• Morten Frost aims four finals at SEA Games

    Singapore: Technical director of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), Morten Frost expected his shuttlers to finish in at least four finals at the Singapore SEA Games.Malaysia shuttlers depart for Singapore SEA Games. (photo: BAM)

    Malaysia shuttlers depart for Singapore SEA Games. (photo: BAM)

  • Lee Chong Wei still World No. 46 after Sudirman Cup? It's confusing!

    Kuala Lumpur: Despite being able to pull off strong comebacks by defeating world No. 34 Lee Dong Keun, world No. 4 Kidambi Srikanth, and world No. 5 Son Wan Ho at the 2015 Sudirman Cup, it's very confusing to see Lee Chong Wei to still remained at world No. 46 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings that updated on Thursday, May 21, 2015.Picture 1: Lee Chong Wei's BWF rankings for the week of May,14,2015

    Picture 1: Lee Chong Wei's BWF rankings for the week of May,14,2015

  • The Reunion of Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan, Taufik Hidayat, Peter Gade

    Beijing: With the mission to promote and foster the sport of badminton globally, badminton equipment manufacturer YONEX has invited the 4 kings of badminton, all current or former world No. 1’s to promote and to play in an exhibition event in Beijing, China on Thursday.The so-called 4 Heavenly Kings of Badminton - Peter Gade, Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei, Taufik Hidayat (from left)

    The so-called 4 Heavenly Kings of Badminton - Peter Gade, Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei, Taufik Hidayat (from left)

  • Sudirman Cup: Lee Chong Wei only bright spot as Malaysia bow out 1-3 to Korea

    Dongguan: Malaysia were hoping that history would repeat itself in the Sudirman Cup quarter-finals after they stunned Korea 3-2 in their first tie in Group 1D four days ago. However, Malaysia came up just short on Thursday with a 1-3 loss to three-time champions Korea.Despite loss of Malaysia, Lee Chong Wei has made a brilliant comeback at the 2015 Sudirman Cup.

    Despite loss of Malaysia, Lee Chong Wei has made a brilliant comeback at the 2015 Sudirman Cup.

  • Lin Dan and Chen Long are waiting for Lee Chong Wei at the 2015 Sudirman Cup

    Dongguan: Lee Chong Wei has come back from an eight-month absence with scorching results so far at the 2015 Sudirman Cup, leading Malaysia to consecutive victories over South Korea and India at the Group stage of the tournament.Lin Dan and Chen Long were in the crowd watching Lee Chong Wei played against Lee Dong Keun on Day 1 of Sudirman Cup.

    Lin Dan and Chen Long were in the crowd watching Lee Chong Wei played against Lee Dong Keun on Day 1 of Sudirman Cup.

  • BAM pick Lee Chong Wei, Zulfadli Zulkiffli for 2015 World Championship

    Kuala Lumpur: President of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Tan Sri Tengku Mahaleel Tengku Ariff announced on Monday that BAM will send former world number one Datuk Lee Chong Wei and former world junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli to the 2015 World Championship held in Jakarta, this August.Hope Zulfadli Zulkiffli can recreate his dominance at the professional level.

    Hope Zulfadli Zulkiffli can recreate his dominance at the professional level.

  • Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying send Malaysians past Indians, into Sudirman Cup quarters (video)

    Dongguan: Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying sealed a Sudirman Cup quarter-final place for Malaysia with a straight-sets win over Indian mixed doubles pair Sikki Reddy N./Arun Vishnu in a Group 1D Sudirman Cup tie in Dongguan, China on Monday.Lee Chong Wei thanks the crowd after his win over K. Srikanth at the 2015 Sudirman Cup. (photo: Reuters)

    Lee Chong Wei thanks the crowd after his win over K. Srikanth at the 2015 Sudirman Cup. (photo: Reuters)

  • Sudirman Cup: Lee Chong Wei leads Malaysia to upset Korea 3-2 (video)

    Dongguan: Even though Lee Chong Wei hasn't played in a tournament since last year's Asian Games, he was still the main star attraction on the first day of Sudirman Cup. The former world number one had the crowd in raptures from the moment he first stepped into the stadium until he defeated Lee Dong Keun of Korea 21-12, 21-10 in 45 minutes to put Malaysia ahead with 2-1 against Korea.Lee Chong Wei in action at the 2015 Sudirman Cup. (photo: Reuters)

    Lee Chong Wei in action at the 2015 Sudirman Cup. (photo: Reuters)

  • BAM very likely to send Lee Chong Wei to Jakarta World Championships

    Kuala Lumpur: After the Badminton World Federation (BWF) have opted against giving twice Olympic silver medalist Lee Chong Wei a wildcard for the 2015 world championships in Jakarta, Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) have been left with no option but to choose 2 of the 3 most eligible players, namely Lee Chong Wei, Chong Wei Feng and Zulfadli Zulkifli for the tournament.Lee Chong Wei during a training session at Dongguan before the start of Sudirman Cup. (photo: Reuters)

    Lee Chong Wei during a training session at Dongguan before the start of Sudirman Cup. (photo: Reuters)

  • BWF rule out Lee Chong Wei World Championships wildcard

    Kuala Lumpur: Badminton World Federation (BWF) has ruled out awarding the 2015 World Championships wild card to Lee Chong Wei.Really hope to see Lee Chong Wei play at the Jakarta World Championships

    Really hope to see Lee Chong Wei play at the Jakarta World Championships

  • Malaysia team depart for the 2015 Dongguan Sudirman Cup

    Kuala Lumpur: Lee Chong Wei who has been named captain of the Malaysia Sudirman Cup squad, urged the Malaysian shuttlers to play their best at the Sudirman Cup held in Dongguan, China from May 10 to 17.Group picture of the Malaysia Sudirman Cup team before their departure to Dongguan, China. (photo: Utusan)

    Group picture of the Malaysia Sudirman Cup team before their departure to Dongguan, China. (photo: Utusan)

  • BAM make World Championships wildcard request for Lee Chong Wei

    Kuala Lumpur: Deputy president of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Datuk Seri Mohamad Norza Zakaria has confirmed on Tuesday that BAM have requested Badminton World Federation (BWF) to grant Lee Chong Wei a wildcard so that Lee could compete in the 2015 World Championships in Jakarta, Indonesia from Aug 10 to 16.Lee Chong Wei attends a signing ceremony between BAM and XOX mobile on Tuesday. (photo: Bernama)

    Lee Chong Wei attends a signing ceremony between BAM and XOX mobile on Tuesday. (photo: Bernama)

  • World championships wildcard for Lee Chong Wei creates win-win situation

    Kuala Lumpur: When Lin Dan was awarded the World Championships wild card by Badminton World Federation (BWF) in 2013 (despite missing from international tournaments for almost a year after he won the London Olympics men's title), that decision has created mixed reactions in the badminton community. However, the badminton community eventually benefited from that move by BWF as the fans was able to watch another epic battle between Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan in the men's singles final.PBSI and BWF will find massive commercial success if Lee Chong Wei plays at the 2015 World Championships

    PBSI and BWF will find massive commercial success if Lee Chong Wei plays at the 2015 World Championships

  • Lee Chong Wei to spearhead Malaysia's Sudirman Cup team in Dongguan

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Sudirman Cup team is getting excited with the addition of Lee Chong Wei after his suspension officially ended on April 30, 2015. Lee went back to train with the Malaysia team on Friday. In fact, he was one of the earliest players who showed up to attend the Sudirman Cup training session at Stadium Juara, Bukit Kiara.Lee Chong Wei returns to train with the Malaysian team on May 1st. (photo: Bernama)

    Lee Chong Wei returns to train with the Malaysian team on May 1st. (photo: Bernama)

  • Lee Chong Wei drops to 45th, BAM to decide if he could play at world champs

    Kuala Lumpur: With his eight-month suspension officially ended on April 30, 2015, former world number one shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei's has dropped to No. 45th place in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, behind Malaysian shuttlers Chong Wei Feng who was ranked 31st and Zulfadli Zulkiffli in the 41st place.Can't wait to see Lee Chong Wei play again. (photo: Reuters)

    Can't wait to see Lee Chong Wei play again. (photo: Reuters)

  • Morten Frost: Lee Chong Wei must compete in all Super Series to regain World No.1

    Kuala Lumpur: Former World number one Datuk Lee Chong Wei will have to play in all Super Series tournaments to regain his status as the world number one, said Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) technical director Morten Frost Hansen.Morten Frost with Daren Liew at the background (photo: Bernama)

    Morten Frost with Daren Liew at the background (photo: Bernama)

  • Capsules contaminated with dexamethasone, Lee Chong Wei keeps Asiad medals

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin told reporters on Monday that dexamethasone found in Lee's urine sample was probably came from contaminated cordyceps capsules.Khairy Jamaluddin, Lee Chong Wei and Datuk Seri Norza (from left). (photo: Reuters)

    Khairy Jamaluddin, Lee Chong Wei and Datuk Seri Norza (from left). (photo: Reuters)

  • 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.

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