• Lee Chong Wei moves up to No. 99 in world rankings after US Open triumph

    Kuala Lumpur: Lee Chong Wei who had recently slumped to No. 180 in Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings last week, made a big leap in this week's BWF rankings released on Thursday, climbing 81 positions to world No. 99.

    Lee received 7,000 ranking points following his triumph at the US Open last week, which saw the Malaysian returned to the top 100 of the BWF rankings.Lee Chong Wei's upward trend in BWF rankings is bound to continue.

    Lee Chong Wei's upward trend in BWF rankings is bound to continue.

  • Koo Kien Keat & Tan Boon Heong win Sri Lanka International Challenge

    Colombo: Malaysia's former world No. 1 men's doubles Koo Kien Keat & Tan Boon Heong turned the Sri Lanka International Challenge final into a grand occasion for themselves on Saturday, beating their younger compatriots Chooi Kah Ming/Ow Yao Han 21-19, 21-17 to finally ended a 3 years title drought in Open tournaments. The last time Koo Kien Keat & Tan Boon Heong won a championship together was in the 2012 Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold, in which they've also defeated Chooi Kah Ming/Ow Yao Han 21-15, 21-19 in the final.Congratulations to Tan Boon Heong (left, black shirt) and Koo Kien Keat, keep up the amazing work! (photo: Tan Boon Heong's FB)

    Congratulations to Tan Boon Heong (left, black shirt) and Koo Kien Keat, keep up the amazing work! (photo: Tan Boon Heong's FB)

  • Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong earn respect despite loss in Australian Open

    Sydney: Former world No. 1 men's pair from Malaysia Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong's quest for the Australian Open title came to a halt on Friday after they lost to 6th seeds Liu Xiaolong/Qiu Zihan of China.Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong should continue working on strengthening their power, speed, agility, quickness and stamina. (Photo: Tan Boon Heong's FB)

    Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong should continue working on strengthening their power, speed, agility, quickness and stamina. (Photo: Tan Boon Heong's FB)

  • Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong take revenge on Lee Sheng Mu/Tsai Chia Hsin

    Sydney: When Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong of Malaysia were eliminated by Taiwan’s Lee Sheng Mu/Tsai Chia Hsin 21-14, 10-21, 19-21 in the final 16 of last year's world championships in Copenhagen, their fans were so devastated to say farewell to the Malaysian pair after the loss.Tan Boon Heong/Koo Kien Keat are going strong at the 2015 Australian Open

    Tan Boon Heong/Koo Kien Keat are going strong at the 2015 Australian Open

  • Tan Boon Heong/Koo Kien Keat, Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong storm back to survive Australian Open scares

    Sydney: Tan Boon Heong/Koo Kien Keat have to fight hard to survive a stern test from world No. 15 Japanese men's doubles pair Takeshi Kamura/Keigo Sonoda to reach the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday.Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong win their opener at Australian Open with incredibly tight margins.

    Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong win their opener at Australian Open with incredibly tight margins.

  • Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong off to a great start in Australian Open

    Sydney: Former world No. 1 men's pair Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong of Malaysia got their comeback campaign at the Australian Open in Sydney off to a flyer. The Malaysian duo produced straight sets 21-12, 21-19 victory over Hong Kong's Alan Chan Yun Lung/Reginald Lee Chun Hei in their first qualifier. Koo/Tan then returned to the court at around 4.30pm Sydney time to demolish their compatriots Jagdish Singh/Roni Tan Wee Long 21-17, 21-13 in just 31 minutes to make it to the main draw that starts on Wednesday.Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong get off to good start in Australian Open 2015.

    Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong get off to good start in Australian Open 2015.

  • Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong still have chance with BAM

    Kuala Lumpur: Former world No. 1 men's doubles pair Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong will make their comeback debut at the Australian Open qualifying round in Sydney next Tuesday, after they were broke up by Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) following a series of poor performances early 2014.Wish Koo Kien Keat (right)/Tan Boon Heong a stronger than before come back!

    Wish Koo Kien Keat (right)/Tan Boon Heong a stronger than before come back!

  • Malaysian shuttlers gear up for Australian Badminton Open

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian shuttlers will head to Sydney to play at the Australian Badminton Open that will be held from May 26 - 31. The Australian Badminton Open is one of the 12-leg prestigious Superseries events sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) and is offering prize money of US$750,000.Can't wait to see Koo Kien Keat (front) and Tan Boon Heong back in action!

    Can't wait to see Koo Kien Keat (front) and Tan Boon Heong back in action!

  • Yeah baby, Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong are back!

    Kuala Lumpur: Former world No. 1 men's doubles pair Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong has officially announcing their comeback in badminton at a singing ceremony with Seri Mutiara Development Sdn Bhd on Monday.Can't wait to see Tan Boon Heong, Koo Kean Keat back in action. But, they both really need to lose some weight in order to compete at the highest level. (photo: Kong Khai Kent)

    Can't wait to see Tan Boon Heong, Koo Kean Keat back in action. But, they both really need to lose some weight in order to compete at the highest level. (photo: Kong Khai Kent)

  • Tan Boon Heong and Koo Kien Keat to reunite

    Kuala Lumpur: A lot of badminton fans were heartbroken after the former world number one men's doubles pair in the world, Tan Boon Heong and Koo Kien Keat of Malaysia played their last match together in the final 16 of the World Championships last August.Wish Tan Boon Heong-Koo Kien Keat a strong comeback!

    Wish Tan Boon Heong-Koo Kien Keat a strong comeback!

  • Tan Boon Heong drops an 'atomic bomb', quits BAM

    Kuala Lumpur: Called the sad state of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), when Tan Boon Heong has decided BAM was an unworthy place for him to stick around and has turned in his resignation letter.Hope Tan Boon Heong gets a new start in his badminton career

    Hope Tan Boon Heong gets a new start in his badminton career

  • Muar City crush Kepong to hold top spot on Purple League

    Kuala Lumpur: On Sunday night, Muar City BC of Purple League notched a blowout 15-6 win over Kepong BC to extend their franchise record winning streak to 9 games, thanks to strong performances from Lee Hyun Il and Mak Hee Chun/Tan Bin Shen.

    Lee Hyun-Il got off to a good start, breaking Goh Soon Huat of Kepong BC 11-7, 11-5, 10-11, 11-7 to win the first men's singles match comfortably in 39 minutes.Lee Yong-Dae congratulates Mak Hee Chun/Tan Bin Shen after their win over Ow Yao Han/Tan Boon Heong (photo: Muar City's FB)

    Lee Yong-Dae congratulates Mak Hee Chun/Tan Bin Shen after their win over Ow Yao Han/Tan Boon Heong (photo: Muar City's FB)

  • Malaysia Masters: Daren Liew survives Zulfadli Zulkiffli scare; Wei Feng, Tan/Hoon exit

    Kuching: Malaysian shuttler Daren Liew appeared ready to put a turbulent 2014 behind him on Thursday as he had to battle hard to beat Malaysian champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli 23-21, 22-20 in a two-set thriller to advance into the Malaysia Masters quarter-finals.Tan Boon Heong-Hoon Thien How has the potential to evolve into world top 10, if they could loose weight and could improve their physical stamina

    Tan Boon Heong-Hoon Thien How has the potential to evolve into world top 10, if they could loose weight and could improve their physical stamina

  • Purple League: Tan Boon Heong/Ow Yao Han hand Puchong United their first loss

    Kuala Lumpur: On Saturday afternoon, Puchong United BC saw its unbeaten streak go by the wayside in a 10-11 loss to Kepong BC, which finished the day on a 7-game winning streak.

    Kepong BC, who started Nur Azriyn Ayup has no answer to Daren Liew of Puchong United in the first men's singles match, losing 11-7, 5-11, 8-11, 8-11.Ow Yao Han (left) and Tan Boon Heong are one of the strongest men's doubles at Purple League

    Ow Yao Han (left) and Tan Boon Heong are one of the strongest men's doubles at Purple League

  • Chong Wei Feng, Tan Boon Heong lift Kepong past Ampang Jaya at Purple League

    Kuala Lumpur: Chong Wei Feng of Kepong BC rallied from a set down to beat Muhammad Shawal Mohd Ismail 3-1 in the first men's singles match between Kepong BC and Ampang Jaya BC on Thursday.With Chong Wei Feng and Tan Boon Heong, Kepong BC is one of the strongest teams in Purple League (Photo: Kepong BC FB)

    With Chong Wei Feng and Tan Boon Heong, Kepong BC is one of the strongest teams in Purple League (Photo: Kepong BC FB)


  • Hafiz leads Cheras BC to victory over Nusajaya BC at Kopiko Purple League

    Kuala Lumpur: Despite losing the last two matches, Cheras BC managed to hang on to pull off a 12-10 victory over Nusajaya BC on Saturday.

    In the first men's singles match, former All-England champion Muhd Hafiz Hashim of Cheras BC continued his stunning revival under the 11-point scoring system when he knocked out world number 17 Boonsak Ponsana 11-6, 8-11, 11-6, 5-11, 11-9 in 47 minutes.Can you find Simon Santoso, Chong Wei Feng and Tan Boon Heong in this picture? (Photo: Purple League's FB)

    Can you find Simon Santoso, Chong Wei Feng and Tan Boon Heong in this picture? (Photo: Purple League's FB)

  • Happy New Year! Reliving the top 10 greatest moments of Malaysian badminton from 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: 2014 may not have been a stellar year for Malaysian badminton, but hey, it's all depends on how you look at it. BadmintonPlanet.com have put together a list of top 10 best moments of Malaysian badminton in 2014, thank you for reading and hope you enjoy the list.

    BadmintonPlanet.com's top 10 greatest moments of Malaysian badminton from 2014 in chronological order.Reliving the top 10 greatest moments of Malaysian badminton from 2014

    Reliving the top 10 greatest moments of Malaysian badminton from 2014

  • Indonesia beat Malaysia, to play Thailand in Axiata Cup final

    Kuala Lumpur: Indonesian advanced to the Axiata Cup final even though they settled for a 2-2 draw with Malaysia in the semi-final of 2014 Axiata Cup held in Kuala Lumpur Cheras Stadium on Saturday. The 2012 Axiata Cup Champion Indonesia qualified for the final based on a tournament format which Indonesia had won two more games than Malaysia.Chong Wei Feng suffers a tough loss in the semi-finall of Axiata Cup

    Chong Wei Feng suffers a tough loss in the semi-finall of Axiata Cup

  • Kopiko Purple League: Kepong BC edge Bangsar Hawks BC 16-7

    Kuala Lumpur: The Kepong BC was taking full advantage of having Chong Wei Feng and Tan Boon Heong returned to its lineup after both players helped qualified Malaysia for the Axiata Cup semi-finals in Jakarta two days ago.Given proper training and exposure, 17-year old Loh Kean Yew has the potential to rise to stardom

    Given proper training and exposure, 17-year old Loh Kean Yew has the potential to rise to stardom

  • Axiata Cup: Malaysia does just enough to reach semi-finals

    Jakarta: Tan Boon Heong (right) and Tan Wee Kiong have been pretty stable in their lastest two matches

    Tan Boon Heong (right) and Tan Wee Kiong have been pretty stable in their lastest two matches

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