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Khairy: Delay in Lee Chong Wei's hearing to ensure good preparation

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Published: 09 February 2015
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Kuala Lumpur: The delay in the hearing of national badminton player Datuk Lee Chong Wei's doping case at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) was to ensure presentation of a strong case, said Youth and Sports Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin.

He said the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) had been reminded to be ready before attending the trial with the BWF Doping Hearing Panel.Hopefully it's worth the wait for Lee Chong Wei

 

BAM's response to player departures

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 09 February 2015
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Kuala Lumpur: Following the latest round of resignations from top Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) shuttlers, BAM have issued a statement (see below) on Saturday trying to provide a logical reasoning for the whole situation. Whether that was yet another denial that came out of BAM’s own persisted arrogance, or they finally acknowledged there were deeper issues underlying the whole mess, it's up to you the reader to decide the good, the bad and the ugly in this ongoing story.Badminton Association of Malaysia president Tengku Mahaleel Tengku Arif (left) and his deputy, Datuk Norza Zakaria

 

Lee Chong Wei may quit if patience is running out

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 08 February 2015
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Kuala Lumpur: With rumors swirling and cloud of doubt hovering, the series of controversies over the mismanagement of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), Lee Chong Wei said issues in BAM might cause more players to consider quitting.

"Players are aware of management problems at BAM, I am not 100% sure, but I heard more players will soon resign from BAM," said Lee.The whole badminton world can't wait for Lee Chong Wei to come back to the badminton court!

 

Kepong shock Muar City to win Purple League Champions Challenge

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 08 February 2015
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Kuala Lumpur: Singapore shuttler Liang Xiao Yu once again inspired players of her team as Kepong BC defeated Purple League's regular season Champions Muar City 13-8 in the final of the Purple League Champions Challenge on Sunday.

After Arif Latif of Muar City won a 3-1 first men's singles match over Nur Azriyn Ayup of Kepong, many people predicted the well balanced Muar City would take home  Purple League Champions Challenge title without any real suspense.Congratulations to Kepong BC and don't ever underestimate the heart of a champion! (photo: Tan Boon Heong's Facebook)

 

Purple League Champions Challenge final: Kepong vs Muar City

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 07 February 2015
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Genting: Kepong BC made a superb comeback on Saturday after trailing 0-1 at one point as they defeated strong contender Cheras BC 16-7 in the semi-finals of the Purple League Champions Challenge.

Nur Azriyn Ayup of Kepong suffered a 9-11, 11-7, 6-11, 4-11 defeat to 2003 All England Champion Mohd Hafiz Hashim of Cheras in the first men's singles, allowing Cheras to open the tie with a 3-1 lead.Tan Boon Heong and Ow Yao Han celebrate following their victory over Cheras BC (photo: Sinar)

 

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