• Morten Frost ready to lead Malaysian badminton

    Kuching: While preparing to provide commentary at the ongoing Malaysian Masters in Kuching, Malaysia, Morten Frost provided some insight into his future plan for Malaysian badminton, when he is set to take over as the technical director of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) in March.Morten Frost is currently working as a TV commentator for coverage of badminton

    Morten Frost is currently working as a TV commentator for coverage of badminton

  • Park Joo-bong comes home with Japanese team

    Incheon: The current head coach of Japan national badminton team and the 1992 Summer Olympics men's doubles gold medalist Park Joo-bong (with Kim Moon-Soo) of South Korea, has very mixed feelings about coaching the Japanese tam to compete at his home country.Japan head coach Park Joo-bong holds aloft the Thomas Cup after they beat Malaysia 3-2 in the Thomas Cup final in New Delhi last May.

    Japan head coach Park Joo-bong holds aloft the Thomas Cup after they beat Malaysia 3-2 in the Thomas Cup final in New Delhi last May.

  • Not fair to give Lin Dan a wild card: Joo-bong (pic)

    BUKIT JALIL: Japan chief coach Park Joo-bong will be the first one to protest if the Badminton World Federation (BWF) were to offer a wild card again to five-time world champion Lin Dan of China for this year’s World Championships.

    Last year, Lin Dan was awarded the wild card despite missing international tournaments for almost a year. But the men’s singles maestro showed his prowess by beating Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei for his fifth crown at his homeground – Guangzhou. Lin Dan was given a wild card to take part in last year's World Championships, which he went on to win after beating Lee Chong Wei.

    Joo-bong said that the world body’s decision last year proved controversial as many felt that it was unfair.

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