Olympics-Badminton-Taiwan's Cheng feels heat of minister's visit


By Ian Ransom LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - Olympians are often tickled to have top government officials come specially to watch their performances, but not Taiwan's badminton player Cheng Shao-chieh who regarded a visiting minister's support at Wembley Arena as an unwelcome distraction. Cheng, seeded seventh in the women's singles, was a comfortable 21-11 21-9 winner over Austria's Simone Prutsch in her preliminary round match on Monday, with Taiwan's ...

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