• Lee Chong Wei is back! (video)

    By: BadmintonPlanet.com

    When He Loses, You Stay With Him!
    When He Fights, You Cheer For Him!

    Never Stop Believing!
    Lee Chong Wei is back!

    Lee Chong Wei is back!

  • BWF: Eight-Month sanction for Lee Chong Wei ends on 30 April, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has finally made its verdict regarding Lee Chong Wei's doping incident on Monday, with a statement posted on it's official web site that said: "Malaysian player, Lee Chong Wei, has received an eight-month sanction for an anti-doping regulation violation."Lee Chong Wei attending a press conference with Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (middle front) on Monday. (photo: Reuters)

    Lee Chong Wei attending a press conference with Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (middle front) on Monday. (photo: Reuters)

  • Indonesian Badminton umpire Unang Sukardja dies at 55

    By Ami Afriatni

    Jakarta:Indonesia’s sporting community mourned the passing over the weekend of top badminton umpire Unang Sukardja, best remembered for officiating what is widely considered one of the greatest matches of all time.Unang Sukardja chaired the men’s singles final in the London Olympic Games between Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei, often called the best match ever played.

    Unang Sukardja chaired the men’s singles final in the London Olympic Games between Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei, often called the best match ever played.

  • BAM asks BWF about Lee Chong Wei's hearing result

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) has contacted the Badminton World Federation (BWF) to obtain the result on Datuk Lee Chong Wei's doping case before the three-week period as stipulated.Wish Lee Chong Wei good luck!

    Wish Lee Chong Wei good luck!

  • It's official: Hendrawan becomes Lee Chong Wei's Coach

    Kuala Lumpur: Former world champion Hendrawan will take on a bigger role - to mentor Datuk Lee Chong Wei - once the shuttler is cleared of his doping charge.

    Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) technical director Morten Frost Hansen today confirmed that changes have been made in the men's singles department.Hendrawan (right) and Lee Chong Wei are laughing during a training session (photo: Utusan/Irwan Majid)

    Hendrawan (right) and Lee Chong Wei are laughing during a training session (photo: Utusan/Irwan Majid)

  • Lee Chong Wei aiming for possible SEA Games return

    Kuala Lumpur: Former Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei is confident he will be cleared from a failed dope test and will find a place in the Malaysian squad for the Southeast Asian Games in June.

    The twice Olympic silver medallist is provisionally banned and awaiting a verdict from Badminton World Federation (BWF) after testing positive for the anti-inflammatory drug dexamethasone during the world championships in August.Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei (right) taking a selfie with a fan (photo: Reuters)

    Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei (right) taking a selfie with a fan (photo: Reuters)

  • Lee Chong Wei drops to 30th, Saina Nehwal regains No. 1

    Kuala Lumpur: Former world number one Lee Chong Wei has dropped to No. 30th in the latest world rankings that the Badminton World Federation (BWF) released on Thursday.Badminton is so boring without Lee Chong Wei, please comeback as soon as possible!

    Badminton is so boring without Lee Chong Wei, please comeback as soon as possible!

  • Lin Dan to get new tattoo if he wins gold in Rio Olympics

    By Rudraneil Sengupta

    With 2015 slated to be a testing year, the incredible player talks about his comeback, Indian badminton, and Olympic dreamsMay be Lin Dan should take more sexy underwear shots than getting more tattoos, what do you think?

    May be Lin Dan should take more sexy underwear shots than getting more tattoos, what do you think?

    Five-time world champion, five-time All England champion and the first men’s singles player to win back-to-back Olympic gold in badminton, Lin Dan is without argument the greatest badminton player of his generation, perhaps of all time. When he defended his Olympic title at the London 2012 games, and then married long-time partner and former women’s world champion badminton player Xie Xingfang, many thought it would be the last time “Super Dan” would take to the court.

  • Hendrawan to coach Lee Chong Wei

    Kuala Lumpur: The 2001 badminton men's singles world champion Hendrawan of Indonesia was appointed to coach Lee Chong Wei if Lee is set to be eligible to return to professional competition.Hendrawan (left) and Lee Chong Wei

    Hendrawan (left) and Lee Chong Wei

  • Lee Chong Wei arrives in Malaysia

    By Fadhli Ishak
    Kuala Lumpur: Datuk Lee Chong Wei refused to delve into detail regarding his doping hearing with the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Saturday but made it clear he is eager to move on with his career.Lee Chong Wei arrives at Kuala Lumpur International Airport after his hearing concludes at Amsterdam last Saturday (Photo: Goh Thean Howe)

    Lee Chong Wei arrives at Kuala Lumpur International Airport after his hearing concludes at Amsterdam last Saturday (Photo: Goh Thean Howe)

  • Lee Chong Wei's hearing result expected to be announced in less than 3 weeks

    Amsterdam: After a lengthy eight-hour hearing on Saturday, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) three-member panel have not yet reached a decision on Lee Chong Wei's hearing.Lee Chong Wei speaks to reporters after the hearing at Amsterdam.

    Lee Chong Wei speaks to reporters after the hearing at Amsterdam.

  • Lee Chong Wei's hearing could take several days

    Amsterdam: Lee Chong Wei’s long-awaited doping hearing opened before a three-member Badminton World Federation (BWF) panel on Saturday in Amsterdam, where the former world No. 1 has vowed to clear his name.Good luck Lee Chong Wei!

    Good luck Lee Chong Wei!

  • Lee Chong Wei drops to 17th, Li Xuerui retakes No. 1 in BWF ranking

    Kuala Lumpur: In the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday, Lee Chong Wei has dropped to 17th spot, while reigning Olympic women's singles champion Li Xuerui has retaken the top spot from Saina Nehwal.Wish Lee Chong Wei best of luck at his hearing, we want Lee Chong Wei!

    Wish Lee Chong Wei best of luck at his hearing, we want Lee Chong Wei!

  • We want Lee Chong Wei! (video)

    Lee Chong Wei was born into a poor family in Malaysia on October 21, 1982. Nothing in this world comes easily for him, but this didn't stop him from rising to become one of the greatest badminton players in badminton history. We want Lee Chong Wei!

    We want Lee Chong Wei!

  • Badminton stars rally behind Lee Chong Wei

    Kuala Lumpur: As Lee Chong Wei is less than five days away from his Badminton World Federation (BWF) hearing in Amsterdam, a host of badminton stars have voiced their support for the badminton superstar.The whole badminton world is waiting for the return of Lee Chong Wei (left)

    The whole badminton world is waiting for the return of Lee Chong Wei (left)

  • Park Joo-bong wishes Lee Chong Wei good luck before BWF hearing

    Kuala Lumpur: Japan's badminton head coach Park Joo-bong was looking forward to another Lee Chong Wei-Lin Dan match up at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, and was hoping to hear good news from Lee Chong Wei's Badminton World Federation hearing (BWF) that will be held in Amsterdam, April 11.Park Joo-bong was the King of men's doubles from late 80's to mid 90's

    Park Joo-bong was the King of men's doubles from late 80's to mid 90's

  • BAM legal team ready Lee Chong Wei’s defence

    Kuala Lumpur: Lee Chong Wei's defence team will be relying on the argument that the Malaysian national shuttler did not knowingly take the banned substance dexamethasone, at the hearing of the doping case on April 11 in Amsterdam.If Lee Chong Wei retires, it's a huge blow to the world of badminton

    If Lee Chong Wei retires, it's a huge blow to the world of badminton

  • Taufik Hidayat wants Lee Chong Wei to stay strong

    Beijing: While attending the opening ceremony of the largest amateur badminton tournament in China, the 2004 Summer Olympics men's singles champion hoped his good friend Lee Chong Wei will soon be eligible to compete again.Taufik Hidayat interacts with Fu Haifeng on stage

    Taufik Hidayat interacts with Fu Haifeng on stage

  • Loss of glamour at Malaysian Open without Lee Chong Wei

    Kuala Lumpur: Without the presence of Datuk Lee Chong Wei, who is still under temporary suspension, the 2015 Malaysian Open Badminton Championships may lose its lustre and excitement.Lee Chong Wei kisses the Malaysian Open trophy after securing his record 10th home title in 2014.

    Lee Chong Wei kisses the Malaysian Open trophy after securing his record 10th home title in 2014.

  • Lin Dan 3th, Lee Chong Wei 8th, Saina Nehwal 2nd in BWF rankings

    Kuala Lumpur: In the latest rankings released by the Badminton World Federation (BWF), after his All England triumph, Chen Long of China cemented his place as the No. 1 men's singles player of the world for the 12 consecutive weeks, followed by Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark in the second place.Fans all cross the world wait for Lin Dan-Lee Chong Wei rivalry to be renewed

    Fans all cross the world wait for Lin Dan-Lee Chong Wei rivalry to be renewed

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