• Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong withdraws from Bitburger Open

    Kuala Lumpur: Reigning Commonwealth Games men's doubles champions Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong have decided to skip the Bitburger Open badminton championships that will kick off in Saarbrucken, Germany on Tuesday.Goh V Shem (left) and Tan Wee Kiong are trying hard to qualified for Rio Olympics

    Goh V Shem (left) and Tan Wee Kiong are trying hard to qualified for Rio Olympics

  • Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong falter, Tommy Sugiarto advance at French Open

    Paris: Malaysian pair Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong's hope of winning the French Open men’s doubles title took a hit on Friday with a 21-19,18-21, 14-21 loss to Lee Sheng Mu-Tsai Chia Hsin of Chinese Taipei in the quarter finals of the French Open.Tan Wee Kiong (left) - Goh V Shem suffer French Open exit on Friday

    Tan Wee Kiong (left) - Goh V Shem suffer French Open exit on Friday

  • Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong survive scare to scrape through French Open

    Paris: Reigning Commonwealth men's doubles champion Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong survived a massive scare at the French Open on Thursday, scrambling to a 22-20,8-21,22-20 second-round victory over Jacco Arends-Jelle Maas of Netherlands.Tan Wee Kiong (back) and Goh V Shem in action

    Tan Wee Kiong (back) and Goh V Shem in action

  • Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong upset Fu Haifeng-Zhang Nan at French Open

    Paris: Wednesday was a day of surprises at the French Open. Unseeded Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong of Malaysia who battled through qualifying rounds to make the main draw, sent the reigning Denmark Open champions and sixth seed Fu Haifeng-Zhang Nan of China packing 21-19 9-21 21-19 in 48 minutes. Meanwhile, men's doubles top seed Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen managed to power past Fun Haifeng's longtime partner Cai Yun and his new partner Lu Kai 25-23 21-17.Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong and Fu Haifeng Zhang Nan are warming up before the match

    Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong and Fu Haifeng Zhang Nan are warming up before the match

  • Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei settle for bronze, Goh-Tan advance to semis

    Incheon: A fighting Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei went down to their Japanese rivals Ayaka Takahashi-Misaki Matsutomo 21-16, 21-17 in the women's doubles badminton semi-finals to settle for their maiden bronze medal at the Incheon Asian Games on Friday. Congratulations to Vivian Hoo (right) and Woon Khe Wei for winning the Asian Games women's doubles bronze medal

    Congratulations to Vivian Hoo (right) and Woon Khe Wei for winning the Asian Games women's doubles bronze medal


  • Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong in quarters

    Incheon: The reigning Commonwealth Games champions Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong survived a second round fright on Thursday by outlasting Thailand’s Patiphat Chalardchalaem-Wannawat Ampunsuwan 21-19, 15-21, 21-15 in 44 minutes.Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong (right) face a tough test in the quarter-finals

    Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong (right) face a tough test in the quarter-finals


  • Asian Games: Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong reach second round

    Incheon: On Wednesday, unseeded Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong of Malaysia staved off world No. 6 Lee Sheng-mu-Tsai Chia-hsin of Taiwan in a thrilling three-set match at the first round of Asian Games men's doubles event.Goh V Shem (left) and Tan Wee Kiong in action

    Goh V Shem (left) and Tan Wee Kiong in action

  • Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong is ready to rock at Asian Games

    Kuala Lumpur: At the Guangzhou Asian Games four years ago, Tan Wee Kiong and his former partner Mak Hee Chun lost in the first round of men's doubles event to Hiroyuki Endo-Kenichi Hayakawa of Japan 21-17, 21-6.Can Tan Wee Kiong (left), Goh V Shem bring home the Asian Games gold medal?

    Can Tan Wee Kiong (left), Goh V Shem bring home the Asian Games gold medal?

  • World Champs run ends for Hoon Thien How/Tan Wee Kiong

    Copenhagen: The sole men's doubles representative of Malaysia, Hoon Thien How and Tan Wee Kiong crashed out in the quarter-finals of World Championships to 12th seeds Ko Sung-hyun-Shin Baek-cheol of South Korea 18-21, 13-21 on Friday at the Bellarup Super Arena.Hoon Thien How-Tan Wee Kiong plays their last game as a pair on Friday

    Hoon Thien How-Tan Wee Kiong plays their last game as a pair on Friday

  • 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.

  • Malaysia's new triple "doubles" confirmed

    Kuala Lumpur: National doubles coach Pang Cheh Chang has finally acknowledged that there will be some reshuffling in the men's doubles department after the World Championship.Malaysia's new big three men's doubles: Wee Kiong - V Shem (top left), Boon Heong-Thien How (top right), Yao Han- Khim Wah (bottom)

    Malaysia's new big three men's doubles: Wee Kiong - V Shem (top left), Boon Heong-Thien How (top right), Yao Han- Khim Wah (bottom)

  • Glasgow 2014: Double gold delight for Malaysia

    Glasgow: After winning the gold medal in badminton mixed team event last week, Malaysia received two more golds in both men and women's doubles badminton events on Sunday.Congratulations to Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo

    Congratulations to Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo

    In women's doubles final, Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo’s resilience and determination eventually paid off as they saved five game points when the defending champion Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa was leading 20-16, and then 21-20 in the second set. The duo managed to come from behind to triumph 21-17, 23-21 in 41 minutes.

  • Glasgow 2014: Malaysia's "Doubles" shot at gold

    Glasgow: Despite the disappointments of missing out on the gold of men’s singles, women’s singles and mixed doubles, Malaysia still have two more chances to win gold - through men's doubles Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong and women's doubles Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo.

    In the semi-finals, Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong shook off a slow start to beat England’s Chris Adcock-Andrew Ellis of England 21-19, 21-19. The Malaysian pair has looked sloppy at times.Can Tan Wee Kiong-Goh V Shem (right) bring back the men's doubles gold medal?

    Can Tan Wee Kiong-Goh V Shem (right) bring back the men's doubles gold medal?

  • Glasgow 2014: 6 of 8 Malaysian shuttlers progress to the quarters

    Glasgow: National singles Chong Wei Feng who was given the task to step into the shoes of injured Datuk Lee Chong Wei stayed on track to win the men's single gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. He has put on a clinic in the round of 16 to brush aside Tony Stephenson from Northern Ireland 21-15, 21-10. He will play R.M.V Gurusaidutt from India in the quarterfinals on Friday.Can Lai Pei Jing/Chan Peng Soon defend the mixed doubles gold for Malaysia?

    Can Lai Pei Jing/Chan Peng Soon defend the mixed doubles gold for Malaysia?

  • Promising Malaysian men's doubles to keep an eye on

    Kuala Lumpur: Men’s doubles coach of Malaysia Pang Cheh Chang is making the big move to nurture three strong men's doubles for a shot at Olympic gold medal.

    "Malaysia has always been relying on only one pair, while other countries such as Indonesia, China, and Korea have more than one strong pairs. We should not put all eggs in one basket, like we did in 2012 Olympics, where the country put too much pressure and hope on Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong, they failed to deliver under too much pressure eventually," said Cheh Chang.Possible partnerships: Tan Boon Heong-Hoon Thien How (top left), Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong (top right), Lim Khim Wah - Ow Yao Han (bottom)

    Possible partnerships: Tan Boon Heong-Hoon Thien How (top left), Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong (top right), Lim Khim Wah - Ow Yao Han (bottom)

  • Australian Open: Tan Boon Heong-Hoon Thien How sole Malaysian left standing

    Sydney: Concluding the day's action on States Sports Centre in Sydney, Australia, two Malaysian pairs crashed out of the tournament leaving unseeded Malaysian pair Hoon Thien How-Tan Boon Heong the sole doubles survivor.

     

    On Friday, Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong's sensation run was ended by Lee Yong-dae-Yoo Yeon-seong of Korea. Goh/Tan lost their first set 21-15 to Lee-Yoo easily, but was able to give the Korean a run for their money before losing the second set 24-22.Tan Boon Heong-Hoon Thien How defeats Cai Yun-Lu Kai (right)

    Tan Boon Heong-Hoon Thien How defeats Cai Yun-Lu Kai (right)

  • Australia Open: Three Malaysian pairs march into quarter finals

    Sydney: Malaysia's scratch pair Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong continued their impressive run at the Australian Open badminton championships to stun sixth seeds Markis Kido-Gideon Markus Fernaldi of Indonesia 19-21, 21-11, 21-12 in 33 minutes to reach the quarter-finals in Sydney on Thursday. They will play Lee Yong Dae-Yoo Yeon Seong of Korea who are eyeing their third back to back Superseries titles.Post match interview: Yoo Yeon Seong-Lee Yong Dae (left) and Hirokatsu Hashimoto-Noriyasu Hirata

    Post match interview: Yoo Yeon Seong-Lee Yong Dae (left) and Hirokatsu Hashimoto-Noriyasu Hirata

    The Korean who won Japan Open two weeks ago and Indonesia Open last week overcame a tight match against Hirokatsu Hashimoto-Noriyasu Hirata of Japan 21-18, 20-22, 21-12 in the second round.

  • Indonesia Open: Lee Chong Wei is last Malaysian standing

    Jakarta: World number one will take on Kenichi Tago for a spot in the final of Indonesia Open.

    Coming into the quarter final, Chong Wei who is aiming to go down the record books as the man with six Indonesia Open titles was given a lot of troubles from Hans-Kristian Vittinghus of Denmark. Chong Wei was trailing 13-18 in the first set before completed an eight points comeback to win the game. In the second set, the top seed gave one of the finest performance in the ongoing tournament by dusting off Vittinghus 21-11.Tan Boon Heong and Tan Wee Kiong had a great run in Indonesia Open before they went down to Lee Yong Dae-Yoo Yeon Seong in quarter final

    Tan Boon Heong and Tan Wee Kiong had a great run in Indonesia Open before they went down to Lee Yong Dae-Yoo Yeon Seong in quarter final

  • Indonesia Open: Chong Wei, Boon Heong-Wee Kiong in quarters

    Jakarta: World number one Lee Chong Wei who will be chasing his sixth Indonesia Open title, breezed through his second round match rapidly and easily with 21-4, 21-16 thumping of Frenchman Brice Leverdez. Unfortunately, luck was not on Chong Wei Feng and Mohamad Arif Abdul Latif's side on Thursday.Indonesian badminton fans with their colourful and creative outfits

    Indonesian badminton fans with their colourful and creative outfits

    Chong Wei Feng went down to Kenichi Tago of Japan 18-21, 15-21, and Mohamad Arif Abdul Latif was not be able to reproduce his stunning first round form by losing to third seed Jan O Jorgensen 21-18 21-11 in 30 minutes.

  • Boon Heong on Commonwealth: Why not me?

    Kuala Lumpur: Tan Boon Heong has vented his disappointment at not being selected for next month’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Boon Heong won the gold with Koo Kien Keat at the previous Commonwealth but was excluded from this year's edition. Instead, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) has chosen Goh V Shem, Tan Wee Kiong for the men's doubles.Boon Heong, you need to forget about past glory, always start from zero (like a baby). Embrace the values that made you a champion, be truth to yourself, the game and your opponents; otherwise the game and your opponents will be truth to you

    Boon Heong, you need to forget about past glory, always start from zero (like a baby). Embrace the values that made you a champion, be truth to yourself, the game and your opponents; otherwise the game and your opponents will be truth to you



    "I don't have any problems with my teammates, I was just hoping for an equal and fair player selection process. I did ask Cheh Chang about this, his answer was the decision has been made."

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