Badminton: Japan beat Malaysia to win its first Thomas Cup

Japan clinched its first Thomas Cup defeating Malaysia in the final match held at Siri Fort Sports Complex in New Delhi. Japan defied all the odds and pre-tournament predictions to carve their name in history winning their first Thomas Cup.

The 2014 Thomas & Uber Cup was the 28th tournament of the Thomas Cup and 25th tournament of the Uber Cup, the prestigious badminton team championships for men and women respectively. The Thomas Cup (World Men’s Team Championships), is an international badminton competition.

This was the first time India hosted both the events i.e. Thomas Cup and Uber Cup.

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