2006 MVP CUP -Asia vs Europe

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  1. ants

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    PeterGade is concentrating in the WC.
     
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    i feel the same i think PG really should be in MVP team
     
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    Unconfirmed but I was told that Peter Gade's getting married this weekend, which is why he had to beg off from the MVP Cup. Can anyone confirm?
     
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    Actually he has no plans of playing in MVP this yr.
     
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    ah,yes,remember about the wedding plan now...
     
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    Day 1 (July 14)
    Men's Singles Match 1 - Lin Dan 2-1 Niels Christian Kaldau
     
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    World-class badminton back with MVP 2 today

    WORLD-CLASS badminton action returns to Manila today when a select group of Europeans duel with Asia’s best shuttlers in the MVP Cup Asia vs Europe 2 at the Araneta Coliseum.


    Reigning Olympic and world champion Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia and world No. 2 Lin Dan of China will banner the crack Asian squad, which humbled Europe, 11-8, in last year’s inaugurals of this 0,000 (P5.3 million) event sponsored by PLDTmyDSL and Smart Communications and patterned after the Ryder Cup of golf.

    However, the Europeans will be coming into town raring to avenge that loss and this promises to be another explosive duel of power, speed, skill and precision among some of the world’s top players starting at 4 p.m.

    Gail Emms and Donna Kellogg of England, the world No. 4 in women’s doubles, and the mixed doubles pair of Tomas Laybourn and Kamilla RytterJuhl of Denmark, ranked No. 10 in the world, spearhead the Europeans’ bid in the tournament produced by IMG and jointly sanctioned by Badminton Asia and Badminton Europe.

    The Emms-Kellogg tandem will be up against Saralee Thoungthongkam and Sathinee Chankrachangwong of Thailand, the world No. 8, while the Laybourn-Juhl pair will test the Filipino brother and sister team of Kennie and Kennevic Asuncion.

    Denmark’s Kenneth Jonassen and Niels Christian Kaldau, No. 4 and 13 in the world, respectively, will be Europe’s bets in the men’s singles against Hidayat and Lin while Dutch No. 6 Mia Audina Tjiptawan and world No. 7 Yao Jie will have their hands full against world No. 1 Zhang Ning of China and No. 5 Wang Chen of Hong Kong in the ladies singles.

    In a minor change in Europe’s line-up, Robert Blair replaces an injured Michael Logosz to team up with John Mateusiak against the Malaysian pair of Choong Fook and Lee Wan Wah, ranked No. 7 in the world.

    "We’re so proud to bring another edition of the MVP Cup to the Philippines. The goal of this tournament is to expose Filipino athletes to world-class competition on their home soil," said Manny Pangilinan, chairman of PLDT and Smart.

    A total of nine matches — three each day — will be played with points for each match to vary each day.

    Matches in the first day will be worth 1 point apiece, while games in the second and third days are worth 2 and 3 points each, respectively for a total of 18 points. The team to score 10 points will be declared automatic winner.

    The winning team will get ,000 while the losing squad will take home ,000.

    Order of play for today’s matches will be the men’s singles, ladies singles and the men’s doubles while the second ladies singles, men’s singles and ladies doubles on tap tomorrow. The final day will have the mixed doubles and the men’s singles and ladies singles events, the last two on captain’s picks).

    Matches will be broadcast live over ABC 5, the official TV station, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Replays will be on July 21, 3.30 p.m.6.30 p.m./July 22, 4 p.m.-7 p.m./July 23, 3 p.m.-6 p.m. and July 8 at 6.30 p.m.-7 p.m. on MVP Cup Primer.

    Ticket prices are pegged at R300, R500, R750 and R1,000. Tickets are available at all Ticketnet outlets and at the Araneta Coliseum ticket booth.
     
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    MVP Asia vs Europe 2006 - Day 1 (14th July) Results

    1st Men's Singles - Lin Dan (Asia) bt Niels Christian Kaldau (Europe), 19-21, 21-14, 21-10

    1st Women's Singles - Zhang Ning (Asia) bt Yao Jie (Europe) , 21-17, 21-19

    1st Men's Doubles - Choong Tan Fook/ Lee Wan Wah (Asia) bt Michal Logosz/ Robert Mateuziak (Europe), 23-21, 21-18
     
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    Is astro broadcasting the MVp cup day 2?
     
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    i don't quite understand the 11-8 scoreline mentioned above. if there are 3 games a day, and 1, 2 and 3 points respectively for each game won on each day, surely that means only a total of 18 points. ie. 3 points on day 1, 6 points on day 2 and 9 points on day 3. how do we then get 11-8 which means that 19 points were on offer??!!?? :confused:
     
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    yeah i think so..
     
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    recap

    Lin Dan vs. Niels Kaldau
    Zhang Ning vs. Yao Jie
    Choong Tan Fook/Lee Wan Wah vs. Robert Blair and Rober Mateusiak

    Team Asia swept all 3 matches!! :D
     
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    any ideas about this years edition coming up in aug - manila again
     
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    according to my friend who works in IMG Manila... the MVP will be in August... i hope it's true...
     
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    can i ask all of you
    if wer be held the mvp cup?
    tnxxxxxx
     
  17. chinnico9496

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    mid-august, manila, philippines... see you there!
    :)
     
  18. danlegie

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    hehe what i min dis year 2007?
    wer be held the mvp cup?
     

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