• Daren Liew enters Malaysia Open main draw

    Kuching: Former Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) men's singles player Daren Liew have qualified for the main draw of the Axiata Malaysia Open 2017 after beating current BAM player Soo Teck Zhi and China's Zhao Junpeng in two qualifying rounds on Tuesday.Daren Liew is going to have a tough fight against Viktor Axelsen in the Malaysia Open opener. (photo: Abdullah Yusof)

    Daren Liew is going to have a tough fight against Viktor Axelsen in the Malaysia Open opener. (photo: Abdullah Yusof)

  • Lim Chi Wing and Misbun Ramdan stave off tough challenges to reach Malaysian National Championships final

    Ipoh: Former Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) player and No. 3 seed Daren Liew put No. 8 seed Lim Chi Wing to a stern test but Lim ultimately came through 17-21, 21-11, 30-29 to reach the final of Malaysian National Championships final on Friday.Misbun Ramdan (left) is set to play Lim Chi Wing in the Malaysian National Championships final on Saturday. (photo: Bernama)

    Misbun Ramdan (left) is set to play Lim Chi Wing in the Malaysian National Championships final on Saturday. (photo: Bernama)

  • Purple League: Muar City BC smash past Petaling BC

    Cyber Jaya: The Purple League's defending champions Muar City Badminton Club (Muar City BC) got off to a strong start in the 2016/2017 season when they beat Petaling Badminton Club (Petaling BC) 10-8 at the Gem in Mall, Cyberjaya on Wednesday.Zhao Yunlei (right) is the biggest name in Purple League. (photo: Purple League)

    Zhao Yunlei (right) is the biggest name in Purple League. (photo: Purple League)

  • Clean sweep for Korea at Korea Masters Championships

    Jeju: The Korean badminton team lived up to home crowd's expectation as they ruled all five events in the Korea Masters finals on Sunday.

    Ko Sung Hyun/Kim Jae Hwan started the campaign for Korea in the men's doubles event against No. 1 seeds and last week's Macau Open champions Lee Jhe-Huei/Lee Yang. Ko/Kim came back after trailing by 7-13, 14-17 to edge the Taiwanese pair 21-19 in the first set. The Korean pair led most of the second set to keep the men's doubles title at home with a 21-18 second set victory.Son Wan Ho beats Daren Liew to win the 2016 Korea Masters Championships. (photo: AP)

    Son Wan Ho beats Daren Liew to win the 2016 Korea Masters Championships. (photo: AP)

  • Daren Liew to play Son Wan Ho in 2016 Korea Masters final

    Jeju: Malaysia's World No. 67 men's singles shuttler Daren Liew will face World No. 6 Son Wan Ho of Korea in the Korea Masters final on Sunday. This will be their first meeting in about 9 months since they last played each other at New Zealand Open in March.Daren Liew faces an uphill battle to break Son Wan Ho in the 2016 Korea Masters final.

    Daren Liew faces an uphill battle to break Son Wan Ho in the 2016 Korea Masters final.

  • Daren Liew beats Wei Nan to enter Macau Open 3rd round

    Macau: Malaysia's professional shuttler Liew Daren pulled off a a major upset en route to book his berth in the third round of the Macau Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Championship at the Tap Seac Multisport Pavilion in Macau, today.Daren Liew is showing some strong form at the 2016 Macau Open.

    Daren Liew is showing some strong form at the 2016 Macau Open.

  • Daren Liew loses Chinese Taipei Masters final due to shoulder injury

    Taipei: Malaysia's Daren Liew couldn't close it out after leading in both first and second set at the Taiwan Masters Grand Prix Badminton Championship finals at the Hsing Chuang Gymnasium in Taipei on Sunday.Wish Daren Liew a fast recovery on his shoulder. (photo: Granular)

    Wish Daren Liew a fast recovery on his shoulder. (photo: Granular)

  • Daren Liew reaches Chinese Taipei Masters final

    Taipei: 29-year-old Daren Liew gave one of his greatest performance of his professional career in the semifinals of Chinese Taipei Masters, fighting hard to deny No. 5 seed Lin Yu Hsien of Taiwan with 11-9, 6-11, 11-3, 12-10 on Saturday.Daren Liew is one win away from his first title as a professional player. (photo: Granular)

    Daren Liew is one win away from his first title as a professional player. (photo: Granular)

  • Daren Liew, Lim/Yap, Chow/Lee enter Taiwan Masters semi-finals

    Taipei: Current World No. 106 Daren Liew of Malaysia has reached the Taiwan Masters semi-finals after coming through an easy quarter-final against Shesar Hiren Rhustavito of Indonesia 11-8, 11-3, 11-2 on Friday.Lee Meng Yean (left) and Chow Mei Kuan are thriving under the 11x5 format.

    Lee Meng Yean (left) and Chow Mei Kuan are thriving under the 11x5 format.

  • Daren Liew, Tan Chun Seang advance to Taiwan Masters quarters

    Taipei: Two former Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) shuttlers - Daren Liew and Tan Chun Seang have advanced to the last eight of the $55,000 Taiwan Masters GP on Thursday.Daren Liew could restart his career through Taiwan Masters. (photo: Granular)

    Daren Liew could restart his career through Taiwan Masters. (photo: Granular)

  • Taiwan Masters: Daren Liew advances, Goh Jin Wei exits

    Taipei: It's clear that not every shuttlers is adopting to the new 11x5 scoring format well. At the ongoing Chinese Taipei Masters that kicked off the opening round on Wednesday, we saw some shuttlers were striving while some were struggling under that experimental 11-point format.Daren Liew of Malaysia. (photo: Granular)

    Daren Liew of Malaysia. (photo: Granular)

  • Thailand Open: Japanese pair upset Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong

    Bangkok: Takuto Inoue/Yuki Kaneko of Japan caused an upset as they toppled No. 1 seeds Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong in the opener of Thailand Open on Wednesday.Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong need to build up their stamina and physical strength in order to compete at the highest level. (photo: AP)

    Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong need to build up their stamina and physical strength in order to compete at the highest level. (photo: AP)

  • Goh Jin Wei reaches quarter-finals of Indonesian Masters

    Balikpapan: 16-year-old women's singles shuttler Goh Jin Wei of Malaysia advanced to the quarter-finals of the Indonesia Grand Prix after beating local shuttler Desandha Vegarani Putri 21-17, 21-10 in 37 minutes on Thursday. Goh will play Chinese shuttler Gao Fangjie next.Goh Jin Wei wins a spectacular second round match at the 2016 Indonesian Masters on Thursday.

    Goh Jin Wei wins a spectacular second round match at the 2016 Indonesian Masters on Thursday.

  • Tian Houwei crashes out of Chinese Taipei Open

    Taipei: After the withdrawal of Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan, and Chen Long, China's Tian Houwei became the highest seed remaining at Chinese Taipei Open. However, the No. 4 seed Tian was knocked out of the tournament when he slumped to an 18-21, 10-21 defeat by Hong Kong shuttler Vincent Wong Wing Ki in the men's singles third round on Thursday.Tian Houwei is currently the World No. 6 in men's singles. (photo: GettyImages)

    Tian Houwei is currently the World No. 6 in men's singles. (photo: GettyImages)

  • Wang Shixian makes strong start at Chinese Taipei Open

    Taipei: Wang Shixian made a flying start in the women's singles first round at Yonex Chinese Taipei Open with a 21-14, 21-16 rout of Taiwan's Hung Shih Han in 33 minutes on Wednesday.Wang Shixian off to strong start in the first round of Chinese Taipei Open. (photo: GettyImages)

    Wang Shixian off to strong start in the first round of Chinese Taipei Open. (photo: GettyImages)

  • Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin, Daren Liew march on at China Masters

    Jiangsu: Malaysian shuttlers Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin and Daren Liew led the Malaysian squad into the third round of the China Masters Grand Prix Gold in Jiangsu, China on Wednesday.Daren Liew is clearly in better shape than few months ago. (photo: GettyImages)

    Daren Liew is clearly in better shape than few months ago. (photo: GettyImages)

  • Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying in New Zealand Open second round

    Auckland: Malaysia's mixed doubles pair Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying made a resounding start to their New Zealand Open campaign when they put up a spirited fightback, coming from 15-20 to storm past Chang Ko-chi/Chang Hsin-tien of Taiwan 22-20 in the first set of the USD 120,000 Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament on Wednesday. The Taiwanese pair appeared demoralized in the second set, and Chan/Goh wasted no time to produce a thrilling performance to notch up a 21-15 win in the second set.03 24 2016 badminton news chan peng soon goh liu ying

    03 24 2016 badminton news chan peng soon goh liu ying

  • Daren Liew off to good start in New Zealand

    Auckland: Tuesday was a good day for the former Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) player Daren Liew. The 2012 French Open men's singles winner needed only 34 minutes to outclass Taiwan’s Liu Wei-chi 21-17, 21-13 in the first round at the New Zealand Open in Auckland.Daren Liew looking to rejuvenate his career with fresh start in New Zealand Open. (photo: GettyImages)

    Daren Liew looking to rejuvenate his career with fresh start in New Zealand Open. (photo: GettyImages)

  • Daren Liew signs with Petaling Badminton Club

    Kuala Lumpur: Daren Liew who left the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) two weeks ago after he was defeated by Boonsak Ponsana in the 1st round of Malaysia Masters, has signed a five-year contract with Petaling Badminton Club on Thursday to continue his playing career.Wish Daren Liew best of luck with his professional career.

    Wish Daren Liew best of luck with his professional career.

  • Daren Liew departs BAM on a low note

    Kuala Lumpur: Daren Liew who was once ranked World No. 10 and was once regarded as the best player to lead the Malaysian team after Lee Chong Wei retires, played his last match under the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) set-up on Wednesday when he lost to Thailand’s veteran player Boonsak Ponsana in the first round of the Malaysia Masters 10-21, 15-21 in 34 minutes.Wishing Daren Liew good luck in his new adventure!

    Wishing Daren Liew good luck in his new adventure!

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