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Controversy at London 2012 Games saw some teams trying to lose matches

Badminton tweaked for Rio

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) have opted to retain the round-robin element at the Rio Olympics.

Lin defends crown

Lin defends crown

Lin Dan successfully defended his Olympic title as China completed a clean sweep of the badminton golds.

Li claims gold

Li claims gold

China's Li Xuerui completed her dream run at Wembley Arena by outbattling Wang Yihan to claim Olympic gold.

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Badminton is without doubt a hugely exciting spectator sport and is regularly watched by crowds of five figures in Asia.