• 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.

  • BAM asks BWF about Lee Chong Wei's hearing result

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) has contacted the Badminton World Federation (BWF) to obtain the result on Datuk Lee Chong Wei's doping case before the three-week period as stipulated.Wish Lee Chong Wei good luck!

    Wish Lee Chong Wei good luck!

  • It's official: Hendrawan becomes Lee Chong Wei's Coach

    Kuala Lumpur: Former world champion Hendrawan will take on a bigger role - to mentor Datuk Lee Chong Wei - once the shuttler is cleared of his doping charge.

    Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) technical director Morten Frost Hansen today confirmed that changes have been made in the men's singles department.Hendrawan (right) and Lee Chong Wei are laughing during a training session (photo: Utusan/Irwan Majid)

    Hendrawan (right) and Lee Chong Wei are laughing during a training session (photo: Utusan/Irwan Majid)

  • Lee Chong Wei aiming for possible SEA Games return

    Kuala Lumpur: Former Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei is confident he will be cleared from a failed dope test and will find a place in the Malaysian squad for the Southeast Asian Games in June.

    The twice Olympic silver medallist is provisionally banned and awaiting a verdict from Badminton World Federation (BWF) after testing positive for the anti-inflammatory drug dexamethasone during the world championships in August.Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei (right) taking a selfie with a fan (photo: Reuters)

    Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei (right) taking a selfie with a fan (photo: Reuters)

  • Lee Chong Wei drops to 30th, Saina Nehwal regains No. 1

    Kuala Lumpur: Former world number one Lee Chong Wei has dropped to No. 30th in the latest world rankings that the Badminton World Federation (BWF) released on Thursday.Badminton is so boring without Lee Chong Wei, please comeback as soon as possible!

    Badminton is so boring without Lee Chong Wei, please comeback as soon as possible!

  • Lin Dan to get new tattoo if he wins gold in Rio Olympics

    By Rudraneil Sengupta

    With 2015 slated to be a testing year, the incredible player talks about his comeback, Indian badminton, and Olympic dreamsMay be Lin Dan should take more sexy underwear shots than getting more tattoos, what do you think?

    May be Lin Dan should take more sexy underwear shots than getting more tattoos, what do you think?

    Five-time world champion, five-time All England champion and the first men’s singles player to win back-to-back Olympic gold in badminton, Lin Dan is without argument the greatest badminton player of his generation, perhaps of all time. When he defended his Olympic title at the London 2012 games, and then married long-time partner and former women’s world champion badminton player Xie Xingfang, many thought it would be the last time “Super Dan” would take to the court.

  • Hendrawan to coach Lee Chong Wei

    Kuala Lumpur: The 2001 badminton men's singles world champion Hendrawan of Indonesia was appointed to coach Lee Chong Wei if Lee is set to be eligible to return to professional competition.Hendrawan (left) and Lee Chong Wei

    Hendrawan (left) and Lee Chong Wei

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