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Badminton star Chloe Birch beaten in doubles

Badminton ace Chloe Birch's hopes of a second medal at the Commonwealth Games ended with defeat at the quarter-final stage of the doubles.

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Preston's Chloe Birch (Picture: Badminton Photo)

Birch will take lesson from defeat Down Under

Chloe Birch has vowed to learn from defeat after losing the Battle of Britain to Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour in the women’s badminton at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast.

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Ian Bibby

Bibby turns attention to road race, Massaro and Birch progress

Ian Bibby has already turned his attentions to the Commonwealth Games road race after being denied a possible time trial medal following a series of mechanical issues.

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Chloe Birch, back left, celebrates Team England's bronze medal

Badminton ace Chloe Birch ready for singles event after winning team bronze at Commonwealth Games

Chloe Birch proved one of the heroes of England’s run to the bronze medal in the team event, and now the badminton ace is ready to branch out on her own on the Gold Coast.
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Badminton ace Chloe Birch so close to major upset

Badminton ace Chloe Birch so close to major upset

Chloe Birch came within a whisker of a major upset at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday but that made the disappointment all the tougher to take in the end.

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England's badminton squad with Chloe Birch in the centre of the front row

Preston ace Chloe heading for Gold Coast

Preston’s Chloe Birch is among the 10-strong Team England badminton contingent who will represent the nation at the Commonwealth Games this April, in Australia’s Gold Coast.

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Chloe Birch

Birch hoping to cause an upset

Badminton ace Chloe Birch is out to turn Scottish dreams into a nightmare when takes on home favourite Kirsty Gilmour in Glasgow today.

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Competition organiser Mohammed Kabir Sharif with the finalists

Badminton stars battle it out

A badminton doubles competition held at Preston’s College proved to be an enormous success.

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Badminton ace Chloe Birch

Birch in revenge mission

PRESTON’S Chloe Birch admitted revenge was on her mind as she helped Loughborough Sports to a 4-1 victory over Team Derby in the AJ Bell National Badminton League on Monday night.

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TOURNAMENT SUCCESS: Players at the Preston event

A home win for pair

There was a home victory at the Preston Badminton Doubles Championships.

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Former badminton star Gail Emms

Gail is guest of honour at city’s sports awards

Olympian Gail Emms MBE will visit Preston in March to speak at the Walker Smith Way Preston Sports Awards,

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FINAL LINE-UP: From the left, runners-up Tom Reid and Azam Sharif, event organisers and winners Kabir Sharif and Nabeel Naban

Doubles final split family loyalties

It was a case of ‘daddy rules’ in the Preston College Open College Badminton Doubles Championship last week.

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Chloe Birch

Chloe’s Pan-gs of regret over exit

Preston’s Chloe Birch admitted it was a job well done after progressing to the quarter-finals of the English National Badminton Championships in Manchester.

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Preston student Jenny Salisbury at the Olympic Games this summer

Meet Mrs Mop

There can’t be too many occasions when a person has found themselves ‘living the dream’ while mopping the floor.

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No quarter given: That's Chloe Birch, who reached the quarter-finals

Education in Badminton

Preston-born Chloe Birch is the first to admit she was taught a lesson at the English National Badminton Championships in Bolton – but she’s vowed to continue her fast track through the ranks after impressing again.

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Full of promise: Tom Usher in action

FWP support young badminton star

He’s only been playing the sport for 18 months – but Preston schoolboy Tom Usher is already becoming a winner on the badminton court.

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