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WATCH LIVE: Badminton takes its opening bow, handball rolls on

2015 BWF World Championship

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - AUGUST 11: Eva Lee and Paula Lynn Obanana of USA compete against Shendy Puspa Irawati and Vita Marissa of Indonesia in the 2015 Total BWF World Championship at Istora Senayan on August 11, 2015 in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Photo by Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)

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Shuttlecocks will be flying as badminton begins its Olympic run on Day 6 in Rio.

The United States has seven players in the tournament. Howard Shu is the nation’s men’s singles representative, while Iris Wang will lead the way for American ladies.

Men’s doubles pairing Phillip Chew and Sattawat Pongnairat join women’s doubles pairing Eva Lee and Paula Lynn Obanana in the tournament, while Chew joins Jamie Subandhi for mixed doubles.

WATCH LIVE: Badminton - Day 6

Hosts Brazil hope to tame Germany on another busy day for men’s handball, which hits its third match day of the Olympics.

WATCH LIVE: Handball - Day 6

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