• BWF expected to announce Lee Chong Wei's hearing date this week

    Kuala Lumpur: Honorary secretary of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Ng Chin Cai said Badminton World Federation (BWF) may announce Lee Chong Wei's hearing date before Friday.A lot of badminton fans want Lee Chong Wei to start playing badminton as soon as possible

    A lot of badminton fans want Lee Chong Wei to start playing badminton as soon as possible

  • Morten Frost faces challenges to revive Malaysian badminton

    Kuala Lumpur: As former Danish great Morten Frost Hansen begins work on his new job as Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) technical director next Monday, he faces the challenging task of reviving the fortunes of Malaysian badminton.Morten Frost faces daunting task of taking on so many problems at BAM

    Morten Frost faces daunting task of taking on so many problems at BAM

  • Lee Chong Wei satisfied with BAM's internal investigation

    Kuala Lumpur: While awaiting Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) to complete their internal investigation before setting a firm hearing date with Badminton World Federation (BWF), Lee Chong Wei has not competed in any international tournament since the Asian Games that was held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 – October 4, 2014.If Lee Chong Wei retires from badminton, its going to be a huge loss to the sport

    If Lee Chong Wei retires from badminton, its going to be a huge loss to the sport

  • No Lin Dan-Lee Chong Wei rivalry at the 2015 Malaysian Open

    Kuala Lumpur: To date, Lin Dan has completed two rounds of career grand slams, winning two Olympic gold medals, two Asian Games men's singles gold medals, five world championships, five All England titles and men’s singles champion in many Superseries tournaments. Lin Dan-Lee Chong Wei (left) rivalry is one of greatest ever in badminton. Hope to see them play against each other soon.

    Lin Dan-Lee Chong Wei (left) rivalry is one of greatest ever in badminton. Hope to see them play against each other soon.


  • The wait is finally over! BAM ready for Lee Chong Wei's hearing

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) is finally ready to present Lee Chong Wei's case to Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) hearing committee following the completion of the internal investigation by BAM.

    BAM's vice president Datuk Seri Norza Zakaria said on Saturday that they are now waiting for BWF to set a date for the hearing.Badminton has been boring without Lee Chong Wei. Waiting for him to bring fun, energy and excitement back to Badminton!

    Badminton has been boring without Lee Chong Wei. Waiting for him to bring fun, energy and excitement back to Badminton!

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

    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

    Hopefully it's worth the wait for Lee Chong Wei

  • Lee Chong Wei may quit if patience is running out

    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!

    The whole badminton world can't wait for Lee Chong Wei to come back to the badminton court!

  • Lee Chong Wei's hearing could be postponed again

    Kuala Lumpur: After several postponements, Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) have again postponed Lee Chong Wei's doping hearing as they've entered the last phase of the evidence collection process.

    BAM is expected to bring the case to Badminton World Federation (BWF) either sometime this month or sometime in March the latest. Vice President of BAM Datuk Seri Mohamad Norza Zakaria said officials from BWF have agreed to make themselves available whenever BAM are ready to present the case.Hopefully the waiting game will end soon for Lee Chong Wei

    Hopefully the waiting game will end soon for Lee Chong Wei

  • Rashid: It's good enough if Lee Chong Wei qualifies for 2016 Olympics

    Kuala Lumpur: Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) men's singles coach Rashid Sidek told Malaysian media yesterday that Lee Chong Wei would need a miracle to win gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

    Rashid explained that Chong Wei's age and significant improvement from some of his opponents over time could make it harder for him to win the gold medal. Of course, Lee Chong Wei could only compete in the Olympics if he would receive a lesser ban from Badminton World Federation (BWF) on his doping case hearing.Rashid Sidek and Lee Chong Wei

    Rashid Sidek and Lee Chong Wei

  • BAM urged to speed up BWF hearing for Lee Chong Wei

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has ordered Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) to get a firm date for Lee Chong Wei's Badminton World Federation (BWF) hearing as soon as possible.

    Vice President of BAM Datuk Seri Mohamad Norza Zakaria said he and Khairy discussed about this issue at Sports Arena Sentosa two days ago.Good luck to Lee Chong Wei!

    Good luck to Lee Chong Wei!

  • Lee Chong Wei 'would quit' if suspended for doping (video)

    By Jennifer Pak

    Malaysia's national hero, Lee Chong Wei, says he will retire from the sport of badminton if he is given a two-year suspension for allegedly doping.We and Badminton need you, Lee Chong Wei!

    We and Badminton need you, Lee Chong Wei!

  • Lee Chong Wei will witness Yonex Malaysia Masters badminton championships

    Kuching: Former world number one shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei will be in town next Thursday to witness the Yonex Sunrise Malaysia Masters badminton championship which is being held in conjunction with this year’s BWF Grand Prix Gold series.Lee Chong Wei will give moral support to athletes at Malaysia Masters badminton championships

    Lee Chong Wei will give moral support to athletes at Malaysia Masters badminton championships

  • Lee Chong Wei's hearing set for first week of Feb

    Kuala Lumpur: According to Malaysian media, deputy president of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Datuk Norza Zakaria has confirmed that Badminton World Federation (BWF) will hear Lee Chong Wei's case at the first week of February.Badminton will be boring without Lee Chong Wei

    Badminton will be boring without Lee Chong Wei

  • Lee Chong Wei’s BWF hearing may be held early Feb

    Kuala Lumpur: According to Malaysian media, deputy president of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Datuk Mohamad Norza Zakaria said that they have requested a new date from the Badminton World Federation (BWF) for Lee Chong Wei's hearing. It was speculated that the hearing date might be set for early February.Badminton needs Lee Chong Wei

    Badminton needs Lee Chong Wei

  • Lee Chong Wei's timely donation saves the life of a 6-month-old baby

    Kuala Lumpur: Lee Chong Wei who has been actively involved in relief efforts for flood victims affected by Malaysia's worst flooding in a decades, made a life-saving impact recently on a 6-month old baby girl who suffered from ventricular septal defect (VSD) — sometimes referred to as a hole in the heart, by donating RM30, 000 to help pay for her medical expenses.Lee Chong Wei and the baby girl who suffers from ventricular septal defect (Photo: 人民邮报)

    Lee Chong Wei and the baby girl who suffers from ventricular septal defect (Photo: 人民邮报)

  • 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

  • Lee Chong Wei brings smiles to Malaysian flood victims

    Kuala Lumpur: Badminton super star Lee Chong Wei made a surprise visit to flooded areas around Kuala Kangsar and Ipoh,Perak on Tuesday.

    The badminton icon met with many people whose lives have been devastated by the floods, he also donated some flood relief supplies to the victims, and hoped his present could help brighten those who were in distress.Lee Chong Wei hands over his donations to the flood relief officer (Photo: Lee Chong Wei's FB)

    Lee Chong Wei hands over his donations to the flood relief officer (Photo: Lee Chong Wei's FB)

  • Chen Long is the new World No.1

    Kuala Lumpur: In the newly released badminton world rankings by Badminton World Federation (BWF), Chen Long of China who was crowned the Dubai Superseries Finals champion last Sunday, leaped past Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia to end the year as the world No.1.The latest BWF world rankings

    The latest BWF world rankings

  • Lee Chong Wei vows to regain his crown as world No 1

    Kuala Lumpur: With Chen Long officially taking over as world number men's singles player on Thursday, Lee Chong Wei who is still waiting for the BWF (Badminton World Federation) panel hearing date, couldn't wait to return on court to start playing badminton.

    The 32-year-old Lee had held the number one ranking for the last six years barring a few weeks when Chinese Olympic champion Lin Dan became the top-ranked player in 2012.Wish Lee Chong Wei and his family a Merry Christmas and a joyous New Year!

    Wish Lee Chong Wei and his family a Merry Christmas and a joyous New Year!

  • Chen Long set to overtake Lee Chong Wei's No 1 spot on Thursday

    Kuala Lumpur: Chen Long who won the World Superseries Finals last Sunday is set to take over the world number one spot from Lee Chong Wei on Thursday.

    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) provisionally suspended Lee last month after the shuttler tested positive for the illegal anti-inflammatory drug dexamethasone at the World Championships in August.Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei (right) and China's Chen Long during the men's singles award ceremony at the 2014 All England Open Championships in Birmingham, England.

    Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei (right) and China's Chen Long during the men's singles award ceremony at the 2014 All England Open Championships in Birmingham, England.

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