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Amazing! Mak Hee Chun/Tan Bin Shen, Zulfadli Zulkifli are now the Malaysian Champions

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Published: 30 December 2014
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Kuala Terengganu: Inspiration comes from a lot of different places, but one thing that can always sweep us from under our feet is a great sports underdog.

After a turbulent career at Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), the two ex-BAM players Mak Hee Chun/Tan Bin Shen who used to be nobodies after leaving BAM have somehow made their way to become somebodies. After winning the Sabah Open two weeks ago, Mak Hee Chun and Tan Bin Shen have every reason to smile again on Tuesday as they defeated BAM's back-up shuttlers Tan Wee Gieen and Teo Ee Yi 21-18, 21-15 in 35 minutes to win their first ever national men's doubles title.Mak Hee Chun (top right), Tan Bin Shen - go ahead to celebrate, then recharge, and refocus. Happy New Year!

 

Kidambi Srikanth: Staying in top-5 will be challenging

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 29 December 2014
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By Suhrid Barua

History beckoned Indian badminton as Kidambi Srikanth became the third Indian men’s singles shuttler to break into the top-5 in world rankings after the illustrious duo of Prakash Padukone (reached number one) and Pullea Gopichand (reached number four).

The 21-year-old Guntur boy scaled new heights in 2014, winning the China Open Superseries Premier beating Lin Dan in the final. He also made it to the final of the India Open Grand Prix Gold and the semi-finals in Hong Kong and the SuperSeries Finals in Dubai, which greatly shaped up his ranking leap.Kidambi Srikanth beats Lin Dan to win China Open

 

Mak Hee Chun/Tan Bin Shen sends Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong packing in National GP semis

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 29 December 2014
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Kuala Terengganu: The reigning Sabah Open champion Mak Hee Chun-Tan Bin Shen pulled off a stunning, 24-22,13-21,21-13 upset win over tournament favorite Commonwealth Games champion Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong in an intense battle at the semi-final of National GP finals, Kuala Terengganu on Monday.Mak Hee Chun, Tan Bin Shen:Hang in there, keep fcous, play your best and see what happens

Mak-Tan will clash with Malaysia's national backup shuttlers Tan Wee Gieen-Teo Ee Yi for the National GP Finals title.

 

Help Malaysia's flood victims

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 28 December 2014
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Malaysia is battling some of the worst floods in decades along its east coast, which have killed killed 10 people, authorities said on Sunday.Please help Malaysia flood victims

 

Pray for AirAsia Flight QZ8501 - Emergency Contact Info

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 28 December 2014
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AirAsia Flight QZ8501 has lost contact with air traffic control at 07:24hrs on a flight from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore, on Sunday morning with 162 people on board. Let's hope and pray for the safety of the passengers and crew on board Flight QZ8501.Pray, pray, pray! Pray for the safety of everyone on board QZ8501

 

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