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Poul Erik Hoyer-Larsen: BWF fights doping and match-fixing

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Published: 02 December 2014
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Singapore: Doping cases in badminton, including Malaysian world number one Lee Chong Wei’s failed drug test last month, have “damaged some kind of credibility” in the sport, said Badminton World Federation (BWF) president Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen.Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen won men's singles gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics

 

Lee Chong Wei takes Razif Sidek to court

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 01 December 2014
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By Nicolas Anil (As published in Mailsport today)

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KUALA LUMPUR — World No 1 Lee Chong Wei confirmed he is suing Razif Sidek for alleging he has been using banned substances for a long time.

The former national shuttler Razif had told Kosmo on Nov 11 that several Badminton Association of Malaysia officials were aware Chong Wei has been taking banned substances for some time, but kept mum as he is the world’s top shuttler.Razif Sidek (left) and Lee Chong Wei

 

Lee Chong Wei's BWF hearing postponed

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Published: 01 December 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: After the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) was informed that Lee Chong Wei's doping case hearing has been scheduled at Dec 8 in Amsterdam, Mike Morgan, the sports lawyer hired by BAM to represent Lee has requested Badminton World Federation (BWF) to adjourn the hearing to a later date.Lee Chong Wei's anti-doping hearing will be held in Amsterdam

 

Daren Liew, Tee Jing Yi keep Malaysia's Axiata Cup hope alive

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 01 December 2014
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Jakarta: After falling into a tournament slump by losing to Indonesia 0-4 and Thailand 1-3, Malaysia bounced back with stellar performances on Monday to thump Europe All Stars 4-0 at the Britama Arena.

Daren Liew pulled off a great escape as he rallied from behind when trailing 5-11 in the decider to snatch victory from Frenchman Brice Leverdez with 21-13, 14-21, 21-18 in 52 minutes.Tan Boon Heong-Tan Wee Kiong seal the winning point for the Malaysian camp

 

An action-packed day in Kopiko Purple League

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 30 November 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: With 3 ties on the schedule yesterday, Ampang Jaya BC that spearheaded by Goh Giap Chin defeated Kajang BC 14-8. Kajang BC only managed to notch up two wins, one through first men's doubles that featured heavy weight Hendra Setiawan of Indonesia and former Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) international Ong Soon Hock, and another win by Bong Guang Yik in the second men's singles match.Playing with Hendra Setiawan (red shirt, right) would be beneficial to the other Malaysian players

 
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