• World Champs: Lee Chong Wei powers into semi-finals

    Copenhagen: With a dominant display of superb badminton, Lee Chong Wei kept up his bid for his first World Championships title by beating Wang Zhengming of China in straight sets 21-8, 21-11 on Friday to reach the semi-finals at the World Championships in Copenhagen. Lee hong Wei hopes to bring cheer to Malaysia on independence day by winning the World Championships title

    Lee hong Wei hopes to bring cheer to Malaysia on independence day by winning the World Championships title

  • World Champs Day 4: Lee Chong Wei trounces Evans

    Copenhagen: Top seed Lee Chong Wei cruised into the quarter-finals of BWF World Championships after defeating Ireland’s Scott Evans straight games 21-11, 21-12 in 36 minutes.Lee Chong Wei signs autograph at Copenhagen

    Lee Chong Wei signs autograph at Copenhagen

  • World Champs Day 3: Lee Chong Wei,Hoon/Tan breeze through

    Copenhagen: World number one Lee Chong Wei marched into the last 16 of World Championships in Copenhagen on Wednesday,  swept past Germany's Dieter Domke 21-12, 21-9 in 30 minutes.Lee Chong Wei powers way past Dieter Domke

    Lee Chong Wei powers way past Dieter Domke



    "Although Domke is a lower ranked player, but he did put up a good fight. I am confident with my game and I know where I want it to be," said Chong Wei after the match.

  • World Champs Day 1: Lee Chong Wei, other Malaysian win

    Copenhagen: There wasn't much drama for Malaysian shuttlers at the opening day of the World Championships in Copenhagen.

    World number one Lee Chong Wei began his quest for the World Championships title with a dominant performance in the first round. It was his first tournament in two months, after losing to Kenichi Tago of Japan 16-21, 21-15, 16-21 at the semi-final of Indonesia Open last June. Lee Chong Wei got off to a good start at World Championships, Copenhagen

    Lee Chong Wei got off to a good start at World Championships, Copenhagen


  • It's advantage Lee Chong Wei at World Champs

    Copenhagen: This week, Lee Chong Wei's fans in every corner of the world are hopeful that the world number one will eventually capture the World Championships title.Lee Chong Wei at the opening ceremony of World Championships in Copenhagen

    Lee Chong Wei at the opening ceremony of World Championships in Copenhagen

  • Wei Feng: Lucky to be a teammate of Lee Chong Wei

    Kuala Lumpur: Lin Dan, the five-time world champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist has once said that Chong Wei Feng and Daren Liew are fortunate to have the opportunity to train and to learn from the world number one, Lee Chong Wei.Lee Chong Wei (left) and Chong Wei Feng enjoy a lighter moment during a practice session

    Lee Chong Wei (left) and Chong Wei Feng enjoy a lighter moment during a practice session

  • Chen Long #1 threat to Chong Wei at World Champs

    Kuala Lumpur: Rashid Sidek, who was involved in a spat with president of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Tan Sri Tengku Mahaleel Tengku Ariff following the Malaysia shuttlers' poor performance, especially Liew Darren at the just concluded 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland, citing Chen Long of China is the major threat for world number one Lee Chong Wei at the Copenhagen World Championships.In the absence of Lin Dan, Chen Long has became the most dangerous player from China

    In the absence of Lin Dan, Chen Long has became the most dangerous player from China

  • BAM reverses decision to exclude Rashid from World Champs

    Kuala Lumpur: Facing heavy criticism by media, players and government officials, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) announced Monday that they have reversed their decision to remove national singles chief coach Rashid Sidek from the World Championships squad.Rashid Sidek is a world-renowned and well-respected badminton coach

    Rashid Sidek is a world-renowned and well-respected badminton coach

  • Chong Wei benefits from Hendrawan’s experience

    Kuala Lumpur: Hendrawan, the 2000 Summer Olympics men's singles silver medalist, and winner of the 2001 World Championships will be assisting men's singles coach Tey Seu Bock in the BWF World Championships that will take place August 25-31 in Copenhagen, Denmark.Hendrawan trains with Lee Chong Wei

    Hendrawan trains with Lee Chong Wei

  • Kenichi Tago's withdrawal clears Chen Long's path

    Kuala Lumpur: World number 2 Chen Long faces a much easier path to the final of World Championships, after the Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced on Friday that Kenichi Tago of Japan has pulled out of the tournament which will be held in Copenhagen from Aug 25 to 31.Kenichi Tago’s (left) withdrawal had made Chen Long’s road to the final much easier!

    Kenichi Tago’s (left) withdrawal had made Chen Long’s road to the final much easier!

  • Lee Chong Wei plays 'pink' in World Champs

    Kuala Lumpur: When it comes to serving up great fashion style on the badminton court, Lee Chong Wei clearly knows what he is doing. Few years ago, his bright and eye-catching yellow badminton sneaker was particularly favorable for trend-following badminton fans.Lee Chong Wei's pink limited edition gear

    Lee Chong Wei's pink limited edition gear

  • World Champs: Lee Chong Wei is not 100% yet

    Kuala Lumpur: World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei could face Chen Long of China in the final of World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, from Aug 25-31.  Wish Chong Wei the best luck for the World Championships

    Wish Chong Wei the best luck for the World Championships

     

    The draw for the 2014 World Championships on Monday placed the top-seeded Lee Chong Wei in one half while and No. 2 Chen Long of China was drawn in the other. According to Chong Wei's recent records over Chen Long, he has a higher chance of capturing the title for the first time for his home country.

  • Finger-pointing after Malaysian men's singles' loss at Glasgow

    Kuala Lumpur: On Monday, president of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Tengku Mahaleel Tengku Ariff voiced his unhappiness over the poor performances of men's singles players at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. He also denied that he and other association members interfered with the shuttlers selection process. Althought he didn't refer to a specific name, he clearly targeted the men's singles head coach, Rashid Sidek, who was responsible for picking players to replace Datuk Lee Chong Wei at Glasgow.Rashid, Tengku Mahaleel, let's forgive each other, and move on to more pressing matters such as strengthening the men's singles department.

    Rashid, Tengku Mahaleel, let's forgive each other, and move on to more pressing matters such as strengthening the men's singles department.

  • Lee Chong Wei takes aim at World Champs

    Kuala Lumpur: After Malaysia failed in its bid to defend their badminton men’s singles gold medal at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, a title it had held in 6 consecutive editions since 1990, world number one Lee Chong Wei reaffirmed his drive to put in a strong showing at the upcoming World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, from Aug 25 to Aug 31; and Asian Games in Incheon, Korea, from Sept 16 to Oct 6.Lee Chong Wei and Pandelela Rinong (right) during the Samsung Asian Games media conference.

    Lee Chong Wei and Pandelela Rinong (right) during the Samsung Asian Games media conference.

  • Glasgow 2014: P. Kashyap vs Derek Wong in final

    Glasgow: Rashid Sidek, Wong Choong Hann, Mohd Hafiz Hashim and Lee Chong Wei have created the Malaysia badminton dynasty that garnered 6 men's singles gold medals consecutively since the 1990 Auckland Commonwealth Games. However, the men's singles gold medal chase was left wide open with the exit of Chong Wei Feng and Daren Liew in quarter-finals on Friday.Derek Wong plays Parupalli Kashyap in the men' singles final at Glasgow Commonwelath Games

    Derek Wong plays Parupalli Kashyap in the men' singles final at Glasgow Commonwelath Games

  • Glasgow 2014: Malaysia's roster still loaded without Lee Chong Wei

    Glasgow: Team Malaysia will be an overwhelming favorite to repeat its 2010 success in New Delhi and continue its reign as Commonwealth Games champion in badminton mixed team event despite the absence of Lee Chong Wei and Koo Kien Keat.Are you able to recognize the Malaysian players without seeing their faces?

    Are you able to recognize the Malaysian players without seeing their faces?

  • Malaysia set to be top seed at Glasgow

    Glasgow: The Malaysian badminton squad has been seeded first for mixed team event at the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow. Badminton is scheduled for 11 days, starting July 24.Special moments and great memories for the Malaysia team at the 2010 Commonwealth Games

    Special moments and great memories for the Malaysia team at the 2010 Commonwealth Games

  • Chong Wei Dare to Be a Champion at World Championships

    Kuala Lumpur: "Dare To Be A Champion" is the title for Lee Chong Wei's autobiography, same ideology can be used to describe Chong Wei's determination to play at the BWF World Championships in Copenhagen despite a thigh injury.Chong Wei, Good Luck at the World Championships!

    Chong Wei, Good Luck at the World Championships!

  • Young guns will need to carry Malaysian team at Glasgow

    Kuala Lumpur: With Lee Chong Wei officially withdrew from the XX Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014, it's time for the younger players such as Chong Wei Feng, Daren Liew to break out of the shadow of Lee Chong Wei.Chong Wei, please relax and take all the time you need to recover. We wish you comfort, care, and healing on your path to wellness.

    Chong Wei, please relax and take all the time you need to recover. We wish you comfort, care, and healing on your path to wellness.

    Chong Wei Feng was tasked with winning the gold medal in the Myanmar Sea Games last year, but he let slip a chance for a golden debut in the SEA Games after losing 19-21, 12-21 to A. Suppanyu of Thailand in the opening round of the men’s singles competition.

  • NSI promises to take good care of Chong Wei

    Kuala Lumpur: National Sports Institute (NSI) promised to provide the best treatment plan and care to the world number one Lee Chong Wei, to ensure he could return on time for the World Championships in Copenhagen in August and Incheon Asian Games in September.Lee Chong Wei is receiving rehabilitation at NSI

    Lee Chong Wei is receiving rehabilitation at NSI

    Lee Chong Wei decided to withdraw from Commonwealth Games on Friday due to an aggravating thigh injury.

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