• 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.

  • Lee Chong Wei's BWF hearing may not be held this year

    Kuala Lumpur: After witnessing a signing ceremony on Monday, Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin indicated that Lee Chong Wei's hearing at Badminton World Federation (BWF) will most likely be postponed to early next year.Lee Chong Wei's BWF hearing may be postponed to next year

    Lee Chong Wei's BWF hearing may be postponed to next year


  • Razif Sidek publicly apologizes to Lee Chong Wei

    Razif Sidek publicly apologizes to Lee Chong Wei (English version)

    Razif Sidek publicly apologizes to Lee Chong Wei (English version)

  • Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei at Thailand's Glory to the King badminton (video)

    Bangkok: Even though Lee Chong Wei is he is serving a provisional suspension from Badminton World Federation (BWF), he participated in the “Glory to the King” badminton invitational event in honour of the Thai King’s 87th birthday.Taufik Hidayat & Lee Chong Wei with Countess Leeswadtrakul at the Badminton Thai Glory to the King event

    Taufik Hidayat & Lee Chong Wei with Countess Leeswadtrakul at the Badminton Thai Glory to the King event

  • Lee Chong Wei takes Razif Sidek to court

    By Nicolas Anil (As published in Mailsport today)

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    KUALA LUMPUR — World No 1 Lee Chong Wei confirmed he is suing Razif Sidek for alleging he has been using banned substances for a long time.

    The former national shuttler Razif had told Kosmo on Nov 11 that several Badminton Association of Malaysia officials were aware Chong Wei has been taking banned substances for some time, but kept mum as he is the world’s top shuttler.Razif Sidek (left) and Lee Chong Wei

    Razif Sidek (left) and Lee Chong Wei

  • Lee Chong Wei's BWF hearing postponed

    Kuala Lumpur: After the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) was informed that Lee Chong Wei's doping case hearing has been scheduled at Dec 8 in Amsterdam, Mike Morgan, the sports lawyer hired by BAM to represent Lee has requested Badminton World Federation (BWF) to adjourn the hearing to a later date.Lee Chong Wei's anti-doping hearing will be held in Amsterdam

    Lee Chong Wei's anti-doping hearing will be held in Amsterdam

  • Malaysia hope for good turnout in Axiata Cup without Lee Chong Wei

    Kuala Lumpur: With the absence of world number one Lee Chong Wei, it would be an uphill task for team Malaysia to defend the trophy at the 2014 Axiata Cup tournament. Malaysia defeated Thailand 3-1 to win the cup in 2013.The World No 1 Lee Chong Wei guided Malaysia to a 3-1 Axiata Cup win over Thailand in 2013.

    The World No 1 Lee Chong Wei guided Malaysia to a 3-1 Axiata Cup win over Thailand in 2013.

  • Taufik Hidayat warns shuttlers over badminton doping case

    Jakarta: Former Olympic champion Taufik Hidayat warned other badminton players to take extra care over their diet and supplements after a positive drugs test rocked world number one Lee Chong Wei.

    The retired Indonesian said Malaysia's Lee probably took the banned anti-inflammatory dexamethasone by mistake, but that he should still have been aware of what was going into his body.Taufik Hidayat takes the badminton doping incident seriously

    Taufik Hidayat takes the badminton doping incident seriously

  • Lee Chong Wei vows to stays strong as he awaits BWF hearing

    (Reuters) - Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei is confident his name will be cleared following his provisional suspension by the sport's governing body (BWF) for an anti-doping violation.Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei speaks to the media during a news conference in Bangkok yesterday.

    Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei speaks to the media during a news conference in Bangkok yesterday.

  • Lin Dan: We need Lee Chong Wei

    Fuzhou: China's badminton superstar Lin Dan said he hopes world number one Lee Chong Wei, who is embroiled in a doping scandal, is able to return to the sport soon, state media reported.

    "I hope that this great player comes back to the court as soon as possible," Lin said referring to Lee, according to China's official Xinhua news agency. "Not only does Malaysia need him, but the whole badminton world needs him."Lin Dan can't wait for Lee Chong Wei to come back to the court

    Lin Dan can't wait for Lee Chong Wei to come back to the court

  • BWF: Lee Chong Wei provisionally suspended

    Kuala Lumpur: Badminton's governing body confirmed on Tuesday that Lee Chong Wei has been suspended "due to an apparent anti-doping regulation violation", identifying him for the first time after weeks of reports naming the world No.1.Be Strong, Chong Wei!

    Be Strong, Chong Wei!

  • Lee Chong Wei returns to training with friends

    Kuala Lumpur: Posted on a blog (http://ssdhaliwal.blogspot.com/2014/11/my-story-part-2-by-lee-chong-wei.html), the world number one badminton player told the blogger that he had resumed daily training and physical conditioning while waiting for his appeal to the BWF against his possible suspension.It may be stormy now for Lee Chong Wei, but it never rains forever, be strong and believe!

    It may be stormy now for Lee Chong Wei, but it never rains forever, be strong and believe!

    "Life has to go on as I await the decision made by BWF," Lee told the blog on Monday.

  • Drug administered to Lee Chong Wei from Specialist Clinic

    Kuala Lumpur: The banned substance Dexamethasone was not administered to Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei by doctors at the country's National Sports Institute (ISN), but by a specialist sports clinic in Kuala Lumpur as part of stem-cell treatment for an injury.There's always a rainbow after every storm, stay strong Chong Wei!

    There's always a rainbow after every storm, stay strong Chong Wei!

  • Support Lee Chong Wei

    Lee Chong Wei is one of the greatest badminton players to ever play the game. His rise from an unknown shuttler in the early 2000's to world number one men's singles player is a prime example of what determination, hard work and a refusal to give up can achieve and many great badminton players of all ages are lovingly looking up to him.Please sign the petition to support Lee Chong Wei

    Please sign the petition to support Lee Chong Wei

  • Lee Chong Wei temporarily suspended

    Kuala Lumpur: World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei has been temporarily suspended until  the Badminton World Federation (BWF) hearing, which will be decided soon.Lee Chong Wei awaits hearing from BWF

    Lee Chong Wei awaits hearing from BWF

  • Lee Chong Wei’s B sample tests positive

    Kuala Lumpur: World badminton No.1 Datuk Lee Chong Wei's B sample has tested positive for dexamethasone, threatening the career of one of Malaysia's greatest sportsmen.We need Lee Chong Wei, badminton needs Lee Chong Wei!

    We need Lee Chong Wei, badminton needs Lee Chong Wei!

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