• Needing time to rest, Lee Chong Wei to skip Korea Open

    Kuala Lumpur: World No.1 men's singles player Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia who bagged his record sixth Japan Open title on Sunday, has decided to withdraw from Korea Open to give his body extra rest before departing to Europe for the Denmark and France Open in October.Lee Chong Wei pulls out from the 2016 Korea Open. (photo: AFP)

    Lee Chong Wei pulls out from the 2016 Korea Open. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei wins record sixth Japan Open title

    Tokyo: Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia has become the first player to win six titles at the Japan Open Superseries. The top-seeded Malaysian fought back from dropping the second set to beat third seed Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark 21-18, 15-21, 21-16 in the men's singles final in 70 minutes.Lee Chong Wei celebrates his 6th Japan Open title in Tokyo. (photo: AFP)

    Lee Chong Wei celebrates his 6th Japan Open title in Tokyo. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei enters Japan Open semi-final

    Tokyo: Malaysian badminton maestro Lee Chong Wei strolled into the semi-finals of the Japan Open with a dominant straight-sets victory over Shi Yuqi of China at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Friday.Lee Chong Wei is on course for his 6th Japan Open title. (photo: AFP)

    Lee Chong Wei is on course for his 6th Japan Open title. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei marches into Japan Open quarters

    Tokyo: World No. 1 men's singles superstar Lee Chong Wei breezed into the Japan Open quarter-finals with a quick demolition of Chinese player Qiao Bin 21-8, 21-16 on Thursday.Lee Chong Wei to play Shi Yuqi of China in the 2016 Japan Open quarter-finals. (photo: AFP)

    Lee Chong Wei to play Shi Yuqi of China in the 2016 Japan Open quarter-finals. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei breezes into Japan Open 2nd round

    Tokyo: World No. 1 badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia left the Japan Superseries Open main draw unscratched after opening the tournament with a straight-sets win.Lee Chong Wei is eyeing his 6th Japan Open title. (photo: AP)

    Lee Chong Wei is eyeing his 6th Japan Open title. (photo: AP)

  • Misbun Sidek challenges Hendrawan to produce another world class player

    Kuala Lumpur: After the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) has agreed to renew the contract of men's singles coach Hendrawan, Malaysian badminton legend Misbun Sidek offered up a challenge to Hendrawan, hoping the former World Champion could produce another world class player such as Lee Chong Wei.Misbun Sidek clearly understand a lot of internal problems in BAM. (photo: AP)

    Misbun Sidek clearly understand a lot of internal problems in BAM. (photo: AP)

  • BAM eyes gold medal in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) has set at least a gold medal as its benchmark for the badminton squad to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.Lee Chong Wei (blue shirt), other Rio badminton silver medalists and BAM coaches receive incentives from BAM on Saturday. (photo: Sinchew)

    Lee Chong Wei (blue shirt), other Rio badminton silver medalists and BAM coaches receive incentives from BAM on Saturday. (photo: Sinchew)

  • Morten Frost: BAM seeks to build pipeline of players

    Kuala Lumpur: Technical director of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Morten Frost Hansen admitted it's hard to find another player with that capability of Lee Chong Wei, but BAM has started building a talent pipeline for the future of badminton in Malaysia.Morten Frost answers reporters' questions. (photo: Bernama)

    Morten Frost answers reporters' questions. (photo: Bernama)

  • Lee Chong Wei tops men's world rankings ahead of the Japan Open

    Kuala Lumpur: There was only one slight change in the top 10 Badminton World Federation (BWF) men's singles rankings over the past week, with World No. 10 Kidambi Srikanth fell to No. 13th, hence allowing Hans-Kristian Vittinghus of Denmark to move up one spot from No. 11 to No. 10.Lee Chong Wei tastes a piece of 'Moon Cake' during the mid-autumn festival. (photo: Sinchew)

    Lee Chong Wei tastes a piece of 'Moon Cake' during the mid-autumn festival. (photo: Sinchew)

  • Lee Chong Wei ready to go for 6th Japan Open title

    Kuala Lumpur: Despite falling short in his Olympic gold medal bid this year, World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei is ready to move on to start the new chapter in his professional badminton career.Lee Chong Wei poses with the Proton Perdana. (photo: Bernama)

    Lee Chong Wei poses with the Proton Perdana. (photo: Bernama)

  • Lee Chong Wei could play until 2020 under the 11-point system

    Kuala Lumpur: Badminton World Federation (BWF) have given serious consideration for implementing the 11 X 5 scoring system recently. BWF is experimenting the new scoring system on selected tournament from September 2016 through to 31 December 2017.  Analysis from these tournaments played will be considered by BWF Council at its Annual General Meeting in May 2018.Hope Lee Chong Wei could play until 2020 Olympics.

    Hope Lee Chong Wei could play until 2020 Olympics.

  • Lee Chong Wei, Carolina Marin confirmed as top seeds for Korea Open

    Kuala Lumpur: The seedings for the 2016 Korea Open Superseries badminton tournaments have been confirmed, and both Lee Chong Wei and Carolina Marin were seeded top in the men's singles and women's singles events respectively.Carolina Marin is the No. 1 seed at 2016 Korea Open Superseries. (photo: AFP)

    Carolina Marin is the No. 1 seed at 2016 Korea Open Superseries. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei continues to show his perseverance

    Kuala Lumpur: After returning from the 2016 Rio Olympics, World No. 1 men's singles shuttler Lee Chong Wei only had barely one week of rest before returning to training to get ready for the Japan Open Superseries that will kick off on Sept 20th.Lee Chong Wei shows his three silver medals from the Summer Olympics. (photo: Pentens)

    Lee Chong Wei shows his three silver medals from the Summer Olympics. (photo: Pentens)

  • Lee Chong Wei vs Chen Long gold medal match most-watched Rio Olympic event in China

    Beijing: Most people think the Olympics are just about basketball, swimming, track, gymnastics and the other more popular sports. However, in the 2016 Rio Olympics, badminton has become arguably the most popular Olympic sport in China, in terms of the TV ratings.Chen Long beats Lee Chong Wei to win the gold medal at Rio Olympics. (photo: AFP)

    Chen Long beats Lee Chong Wei to win the gold medal at Rio Olympics. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei turns his focus to 2017 World Championships

    Kuala Lumpur: The World No. 1 Malaysian badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei along with Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying were presented with cash incentives by the Penang government on Thursday for their outstanding performances at the Rio Olympics.Cogratulations to Lee Chong Wei, Chan Peng Soon, and Goh Liu Ying for the well deserved incentives. (photo: Ke Ooi)

    Cogratulations to Lee Chong Wei, Chan Peng Soon, and Goh Liu Ying for the well deserved incentives. (photo: Ke Ooi)

  • Lee Chong Wei to play Japan Open without Lin Dan & Chen Long

    Kuala Lumpur: World No. 1 Malaysian badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei, Denmark's World No. 4 Viktor Axelsen and World No. 5 Jan Jorgensen will be among the players competing for the Japan Open Superseries in Tokyo that will be held from September 20th to September 25th.Lee Chong Wei receives a relatively good draw for the 2016 Japan Open. (photo: AFP)

    Lee Chong Wei receives a relatively good draw for the 2016 Japan Open. (photo: AFP)

  • Badminton fan dies of heart attack during Lee Chong Wei vs Lin Dan match at Rio Olympics

    Kuala Lumpur: When two of the best badminton player of all time - Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan clashed in the Rio Olympics semi-finals last Friday, not only the whole badminton world was brought to a grinding halt to watch them play, a 62-year-old Malaysian fan also suffered a fatal heart attack at the end of the three-set thriller.A funeral ceremony for the heart attack victim.

    A funeral ceremony for the heart attack victim.

  • Lee Chong Wei wants Hendrawan to stay, denies reports of his net worth

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's World No. 1 badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei hoped the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) would renew the contract of men's singles coach Hendrawan that is set to expire by end of this year.Lee Chong Wei takes picture with the reward recipients. (photo: bernama)

    Lee Chong Wei takes picture with the reward recipients. (photo: bernama)

  • Hendrawan's contract renewal depends on Lee Chong Wei's 2020 Olympics decision

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) will be reshuffle the national team as preparation to ensure Malaysia continues to be the main challenger for medals in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.There will be a lot of changes in the badminton world before the 2020 Tokyo

    There will be a lot of changes in the badminton world before the 2020 Tokyo

  • Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan, Taufik Hidayat, Peter Gade, other badminton stars & their look-alikes

    Kuala Lumpur: With the 2016 Rio Olympics finally at a close, no matter you're sad and depressed or you are happy and excited after the Rio Olympics, it's time to move on and enjoy your life with your family or with your loved one.Lee Chong Wei vs player from Beijing Shougang basketball team.

    Lee Chong Wei vs player from Beijing Shougang basketball team.

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