• Night training sessions to grow young Malaysian players

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's double coach Tan Kim Her would like to speed up ripening process for the young shuttlers and to prepare them for the 11 x 5 new scoring system through night training routines.Words of wisdom: Tan Kim Her (left) speaking to the Malaysian squad. He is in charge of grooming the younger doubles players for the future.

    Words of wisdom: Tan Kim Her (left) speaking to the Malaysian squad. He is in charge of grooming the younger doubles players for the future.

    Tan Kim Her is currently coaching Low Juan Shen-Nelson Heg Wei Keat, Chua Khek Wei-Chan Ren Cong, Mohd Amzzar Zainuddin-Ng Di Hua, Tai An Khang-Woon Mun Chun, Ong Yew Sin-Darren Issac, and Yew Hong Kheng-Tan Wee Gieen. Nelson Heg Wei Keat and his former partner Teo Ee Yi won the 2011 BWF World Junior Championships, while Yew Hong Kheng and Ow Yao Han (currently in the senior team) captured the 2010 World Junior Championships.

  • Malaysian crash out, while Lin Dan cruises into semi-finals of Asia Championships

    Korea: Malaysian ended their journey at the Badminton Asia Championships on Friday when Low Juan Shen/Nelson Heg Wei Keat went down to Shi Longfei/Chen Zhuofu of China 21-18, 21-13; while Anscelly Amelia Alicia/Soong Fie Cho faltered against Indian pair Ashwini Ponnappa/Jwata Gutta 21-12, 21-12.I wish I can replace my beer belly with Lin Dan's six pack abs

    I wish I can replace my beer belly with Lin Dan's six pack abs

    In the men's singles, Lin Dan took 34 minutes to defeat Wei Nan of Hong Kong 21-10, 21-7 to cruise into the semi-finals of the men's singles at the Badminton Asia Championships.

  • Two Malaysian pairs and China's Lin Dan reach quarter-finals

    Korea: Malaysia's women’s doubles shuttlers Amelia Anscelly-Soong Fie Cho kept calm and focused to beat Hsieh Pei-chen-Cheng Wen-hsing of Taiwan 21-14, 21-14 in a 30-minute second round match to set up a last eight clash against India’s former World Championships bronze medalists Ashwini Ponnappa-Jwala Gutta of India. Woon Khe Wei (right) and Vivian Hoo crashed out of Asian Badminton Championships

    Woon Khe Wei (right) and Vivian Hoo crashed out of Asian Badminton Championships
    The pair saved Malaysia's blushes on a day most of the other Malaysians fell by the wayside.

  • "Doubles" Delight for Malaysia

    Korea: Day one of Asian Badminton Championship (ABC) started with big upsets and tough losses. Big-name players such as top seed Boonsak Ponsana (Thailand), Nelson Heg Wei Keat (right) with former partner Teo Ee Yi. Nelson is now partnering Low Juan Shen.

    Nelson Heg Wei Keat (right) with former partner Teo Ee Yi. Nelson is now partnering Low Juan Shen.
    third seed Nguyen Tien Minh (Vietnam), fourth seed Kento Momota (Japan), fifth seed Hu Yun (Hong Kong) and eighth seed Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk (Thailand) all crashed out in the first round.
  • Wei Keat forges on with new partner Juan Shen (pic)

    KUALA LUMPUR: National doubles player Nelson Heg Wei Keat is not letting the split with his partner Teo Ee Yi dampen his spirits.

    The doubles pair, who were the World Junior Champions in 2012, have been split and Wei Keat is now partnering Low Juan Shen.

    According to Wei Keat, nothing much has changed since the split as things have to move on.

    “This is the coaches’ decision, and so I respect it. I will give my best in all the tournaments that I participate in with my new partner Juan Shen,” he said.

    “The decision to split my partnership with Ee Yi has not dNelson Heg Wei Keat (right) with former partner Teo Ee Yi, he is now partnering Low Juan Shen.emoralised me. I am looking ahead to be the World Champion in the future,” said the Penangite.

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