The Selecao coach insists the teenager's impressive start to life in England owes everything to those who developed him in Brazil
Badminton England claim to be "staggered" after UK Sport rejected seven of eight appeals against funding cuts ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Archery, goalball, fencing, table tennis, weightlifting and wheelchair rugby also failed in their attempts to overturn those decisions on Monday
British badminton chiefs said they were "staggered" on Monday after UK Sport upheld a decision to cut funding for the sport in the cycle leading up to the Tokyo Olympics, despite the men's doubles bronze medal win in Rio. Badminton, along with archery, fencing, table tennis and weightlifting
With confusion and numerous questionable decisions from the organization, the All-Star center is left to pick up the pieces from his latest career curveball.