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04.08.14

Commonwealth Games Gold: What the Papers say

CHRIS and Gabby Adcock’s fantastic Gold medal win in the Commonwealth Games mixed doubles final on Sunday has attracted lots of national media attention.

England won five medals in total which culminated in Chris and Gabby’s historic victory in an all-English final at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena, as they became the first married couple to win the mixed doubles gold together at a Commonwealth Games.

On Monday morning the country’s national newspapers have been reporting on the success, as the players now start to turn their thoughts towards World Championships, which start later this month in Copenhagen.

Here is a round-up of some of the best coverage that has helped to boost badminton’s profile during England’s successful Commonwealth Games performance:

The Daily Telegraph - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/othersports/commonwealthgames/11008795/Englands-Chris-and-Gabby-Adcock-first-husband-and-wife-badminton-duo-to-win-Commonwealth-mixed-doubles-gold.html

The Guardian - http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2014/aug/03/chris-gabby-adcock-badminton-gold-glasgow

Daily Express - http://www.express.co.uk/sport/othersport/495225/Golden-couple-rule-the-court-in-Glasgow

The Independent
http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/commonwealth-games/commonwealth-games-2014-husbandandwife-team-chris-and-gabby-adcock-win-badminton-gold-for-england-9644950.html

The Times – http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/sport/commonwealth-games/article4165982.ece

Daily Mail -
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/othersports/article-2714608/Chris-Gabby-Adcock-beat-Chris-Langridge-Heather-Olver-win-badminton-mixed-doubles-gold.html?ITO=1490&ns_campaign=1490&ns_mchannel=rss

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