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Heroes Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong to report for training Tuesday

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Published: 28 March 2007
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On Monday, national chief coach Yap Kim Hock said that there would not be any more celebrations for Kien Keat-Boon Heong when they report for training at the Gymnasium Two in Bukit Jalil Tuesday.

"There will be one or two more functions for them this week. But the BAM have decided not to entertain anymore requests made this week for them," said Kim Hock.

 

Boon Heong also receives RM35,000 (pic)

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Published: 28 March 2007
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ALOR STAR: Shuttler Tan Boon Heong, who together with Koo Kien Keat won the All-England men's doubles title for Malaysia after a lapse of 25 long years, received RM35,000 in reward from the Kedah government and the state Barisan Nasional (BN).

The state government gave RM10,000 and the state BN contributed RM25,000. The Mentri Besar, Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid, who is also the Kedah BN chairman, presented the reward to Boon Heong at his office here yesterday.

 

Kim Hock: The partys over for Kien Keat-Boon Heong (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 28 March 2007
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By RAJES PAUL

KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) have poured cold water on parties to fete Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong, who have gained celebrity and national heroes status in just a short period as a pair.

 

Rexy: Faith is my strength

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 28 March 2007
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REXY Mainaky has been on the lips of every Malaysian since mens doubles Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong burst onto the badminton scene. Nobody denies that Rexy has played an instrumental role in the pairs development but, as Timesports K.M. BOOPATHY finds out, there is much, much more to the deeply religious 1996 Atlanta Olympic gold medallist.

TIMESPORT: Who is your biggest inspiration in life?

 

Start training when young, says badminton legend Rudy (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 28 March 2007
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Damar Harsanto, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta

Badminton legend Rudy Hartono has suggested the establishment of a national training camp for under 16-year-olds, to give younger shuttlers the necessary experience to compete internationally.

 

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