• Zulfadli Zulkiffli uses Thailand GPG as warmup tournament before BATC

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's professional badminton player Zulfadli Zulkiffli will not join his teammates at the training camp to get ready for the Badminton Asia Team Championships (BATC). Instead, he will be playing at the Thailand GPG that offers prize money of $120,000 USD in Bangkok from Feb 8 to Feb 13 which precedes BATC.Zulfadli Zulkiffli needs to begin to see some new breakthrough in his badminton career.

    Zulfadli Zulkiffli needs to begin to see some new breakthrough in his badminton career.

  • Malaysian Men's and Women's Squads get tough draw at BATC

    Kuala Lumpur: Badminton Asia has released the official draw for the 2016 Badminton Asian Team Championships (BATC) which serves as the Asia qualifying tournament for the Thomas Cup and Uber Cup Finals to be held in Kunshan, China from May 15-22.Zulfadli Zulkifli, Iskandar Zulkarnain, Tan Kian Meng/Low Juan Shen have nothing to lose and plenty to gain at BATC.

    Zulfadli Zulkifli, Iskandar Zulkarnain, Tan Kian Meng/Low Juan Shen have nothing to lose and plenty to gain at BATC.

  • Lee Chong Wei to only take short Chinese New Year break

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei has decided to only take a short Chinese New Year break before returning to Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), helping his juniors to prepare for the Badminton Asia Team Championship (BATC) that will compete in Hyderabad, India from Feb. 15 to Feb. 22.Lee Chong Wei is a great sportsman and great role model for his juniors.

    Lee Chong Wei is a great sportsman and great role model for his juniors.

  • Zulfadli, Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong in Syed Modi quarters

    Lucknow: Malaysian shuttlers Zulfadli Zulkiffli got the better of his compatriot Goh Giap Chin 13-21, 21-16, 21-16 to advance to the quarter-finals of Syed Modi GP on Thursday.

    Zulkiffli will play No. 11 seed Boonsak Ponsana on Friday.Zulfadli Zulkiffli still has chance to qualify for Rio Olympics if he could do well in upcoming tournaments.

    Zulfadli Zulkiffli still has chance to qualify for Rio Olympics if he could do well in upcoming tournaments.

  • Iskandar, Zulfadli, Wei Feng in Syed Modi GP 3rd round

    Lucknow: Malaysian shuttlers Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin, Zulfadli Zulkiffli, Chong Wei Feng, and Goh Giap Chin made it through on day one of the main draw of Syed Modi International Badminton tournament on Wednesday.2016 could be a breakthrough for Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin.

    2016 could be a breakthrough for Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin.

  • Lee Chong Wei wins 5th Malaysia Masters title in front of hometown fans

    Georgetown: Malaysian badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei who has won the Malaysia Masters title four times - 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, hit a forceful smash to capture his fifth Malaysia Masters title on Sunday.Lee Chong Wei at the trophy presentation with Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin after the 2016 Malaysia Masters men's singles final. (photo: Bernama)

    Lee Chong Wei at the trophy presentation with Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin after the 2016 Malaysia Masters men's singles final. (photo: Bernama)

  • Lee Chong Wei to play Iskandar Zulkarnain in Malaysia Masters final

    Georgetown: Former world number one and top seed Lee Chong Wei eased past Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia in straight sets 21-19, 21-15 en route to the Malaysia Masters finals on Saturday. The victory also saw Lee extended his career winning streak against Sugiarto to 14-0.No matter who wins, it's surely encouraging to see Lee Chong Wei plays Iskandar Zulkarnain in the finals.

    No matter who wins, it's surely encouraging to see Lee Chong Wei plays Iskandar Zulkarnain in the finals.

  • Lee Chong Wei, Iskandar Zulkarnain in Malaysia Masters semis

    Georgetown: Badminton Superstar Lee Chong Wei enjoyed a relatively easy passage into the semi-finals of the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold after defeating 10th seeded Ajay Jayaram of India, 21-16, 21-16 in 35 minutes at the SPICE Arena on Friday.

    "Ajay caught me off-guard few times today, fortunately I was able to recoup the advantage to win the match," said Lee.Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin in unstoppable form as he beats Angus Ng Ka Long of Hong Kong in straight sets. (photo: Bernama)

    Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin in unstoppable form as he beats Angus Ng Ka Long of Hong Kong in straight sets. (photo: Bernama)

  • Malaysia GPG: Zulfadli Zulkiffli squanders a big lead to lose to Ajay Jayaram

    Georgetown: Things looked promising for Zulfadli Zulkiffli when he was leading 18-10, 19-11 in the decider and seemingly in control when he played against No. 10 seed Ajay Jayaram in the men's singles 3rd round of Malaysia Masters on Thursday.Zulfadli Zulkiffli clearly dissapointed at his loss to Ajay Jayaram. (photo: Bernama)

    Zulfadli Zulkiffli clearly dissapointed at his loss to Ajay Jayaram. (photo: Bernama)

  • Lee Chong Wei, Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong advance in Malaysian Masters

    Georgetown: Playing in front of hometown crowd, Lee Chong Wei progressed into the Malaysia Masters third round by making easy work of Indonesian qualifier Fikri Ihsandi Hadmadi in the first round with a 21-14, 21-15 victory. He then needed only 28 minutes to dispatch Kantawat Leelavechabutr of Thailand in the second round, winning 21-6, 21-15.Lee Chong Wei is eyeing his fifth Malaysia Masters GP Gold title in Penang.

    Lee Chong Wei is eyeing his fifth Malaysia Masters GP Gold title in Penang.

  • Petaling Jaya BC to play Cheras BC for 5th & 6th place in Genting Champions Challenge

    Genting: Petaling Jaya BC defeated Petaling BC on Thursday night's Resorts World Genting Champions Challenge to set up a clash with Cheras BC for that 5th and 6th spot on Friday.Krishnan Yogendran seals victory for Petaling Jaya on Thursday. (photo: Purple League)

    Krishnan Yogendran seals victory for Petaling Jaya on Thursday. (photo: Purple League)

  • Malaysia Purple League: Kepong BC survive stirring comeback

    Kuala Lumpur: Chong Wei Feng brought the audience to life on Thursday when he produced some fireworks to fight back from two sets down before eventually winning in five sets against Thomi Azizan Mahbub of Bangsar Hawks BC.Chong Wei Feng played brilliantly for Kepong BC on Thursday.

    Chong Wei Feng played brilliantly for Kepong BC on Thursday.

  • The top 10 badminton news of 2015 in Malaysia

    Kuala Lumpur: Badminton is undoubtedly one of the most famous and popular sports in Malaysia, due to world class star athletes such as Lee Chong Wei, Tan Boon Heong and Koo Kien Keat have brought a lot of exposure to the sport. Furthermore, large amount of media coverage devoted to badminton also attributed to large-scale expansion of its fan base in Malaysia.Happy New Year to Badminton fans all around the world!

    Happy New Year to Badminton fans all around the world!

  • Lee Chong Wei leads Petaling Jaya BC to tie Petaling BC 10-10

    Kuala Lumpur: Lee Chong Wei who played for Petaling Jaya BC in the Malaysia Purple League defeated reigning Malaysia champion Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin in straight sets 11-6, 11-5, 11-5, bringing Petaling Jaya BC from a 7-10 deficit to tie Petaling BC with a 10-10 final score.Lee Chong Wei meets Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin for the first time in Purple League. (photo: Purple League)

    Lee Chong Wei meets Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin for the first time in Purple League. (photo: Purple League)

  • Iskandar Zulkarnain and Tee Jing Yi crowned Malaysia Champions

    Kuala Lumpur: Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin finished the 2015 season on a high note by clinching the Malaysia National Circuit Grand Prix Badminton Finals at Juara Stadium in Bukit Kiara on Sunday.

    In dominating fashion, Iskandar took total control to win the one-sided men's singles final match against his sparring partner in the national team, Chong Yee Han with 21-8, 21-10 in 25 minutes to take home RM14,000, while Chong received RM7,200.Wishing Iskandar Zulkarnain every success in 2016. (photo: Bernama)

    Wishing Iskandar Zulkarnain every success in 2016. (photo: Bernama)

  • Iskandar Zulkarnain & Tee Jing Yi advance in Malaysia National GP Finals

    Kuala Lumpur: Men's singles and women's singles top seed Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin and Tee Jing Yi were among the winners on Thursday as the Malaysia National GP Finals got underway at Juara Stadium in Bukit Kiara.Tee Jing Yi has a good chance of winning the 2015 Malaysia National GP Finals. (photo: GettyImages)

    Tee Jing Yi has a good chance of winning the 2015 Malaysia National GP Finals. (photo: GettyImages)

  • Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin and P.V Sindhu exit Indonesian Masters

    Malang: Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin won a hard fought 3-set victory yesterday, but he couldn’t pull off another escape on Friday where the 24-year-old from Malaysia unable to play with his usual rhythm, went down in straight sets 13-21, 18-21 to Indonesian Wisnu Yuli Prasetyo.P.V Sindhu must be very tired after Macau Open.

    P.V Sindhu must be very tired after Macau Open.

  • Iskandar Zulkarnain & Soo Teck Zhi through to Indonesian GPG quarters

    Malang: Both Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin and Soo Teck Zhi of Malaysia were tested at the Indonesian Masters on Thursday.

    With a spot in the quarterfinals at stake, No. 12 seed Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin pushed No. 8 seed R. M. V. Gurusaidutt of India and gave him a worthy fight. Iskandar got out to a huge lead with 12-3 in the third set to eventually push through No. 8 Gurusaidutt, winning 21-14, 17-21, 21-15.Hope Iskandar can finish the year strong!

    Hope Iskandar can finish the year strong!

  • Soong Joo Ven falters, Liang Xiaoyu wins Malaysia International Challenge

    Alor Setar: The 2012 Asian Junior singles runner-up Soong Joo Ven of Malaysia who still looking for his first title of the season would have to work harder after his hope of winning the 2015 Malaysia International Challenge Badminton Championships men's singles title was dashed by Khosit Phetpradab of Thailand on Sunday.Congratulations to Liang Xiaoyu! (photo: Liang Xiaoyu's Facebook)

    Congratulations to Liang Xiaoyu! (photo: Liang Xiaoyu's Facebook)

  • Korea Masters: Zulfadli Zulkiffli romps into third round

    Jeonju City: No. 9 seed in men's singles Zulfadli Zulkiffli of Malaysia was in sizzling form in the first and second round of Korea Masters Grand Prix Gold on Wednesday, dashed past Korean Shin Kyung Deok 21-4, 21-5 in his first round match, and glided into the third round after he ushered Japanese Riichi Takeshita out of the tournament 21-15, 21-10 in the men's second round that was held later Wednesday.Best of luck to Zulfadli Zulkiffli at Korea Masters.

    Best of luck to Zulfadli Zulkiffli at Korea Masters.

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