• Morten Frost acknowledges problems in Malaysian men's doubles

    Kuala Lumpur: Technical director for the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Morten Frost has admitted to a wide range recent struggles with Malaysian men's doubles department, while maintaining that he has started an honest rebuilding effort aimed to revive Malaysia's glory days in men's doubles.Yap Kim Hock (left) and Cheah Soon Kit at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.

    Yap Kim Hock (left) and Cheah Soon Kit at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.

  • Zhou Kejian resigns, other BAM coaches receive 3-month contract extension

    Kuala Lumpur: General manager of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), Kenny Goh has confirmed on Thursday that the chief coach of Malaysia’s junior badminton programme Zhou Kejian had resigned from BAM.BJSS chief coach Zhou Kejian resigns from BAM.

    BJSS chief coach Zhou Kejian resigns from BAM.

  • BAM coaches still in contracts limbo

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's badminton super star Lee Chong Wei has expressed his concerns that coaches at Badminton Association of Badminton were left uncertain as they still unsure whether or not they will have a new contract in 2015.

    BAM’s chief coach Rashid Sidek, men's singles coach Tey Seu Bock, men's doubles coach Pang Cheh Chang and women's doubles coach Rosman Razak are among those whose contracts already expired on Dec 31.Rashid Sidek,Tey Seu Bock, Pang Cheh Chang, Rosman Razak (from left to right)

    Rashid Sidek,Tey Seu Bock, Pang Cheh Chang, Rosman Razak (from left to right)

  • Injury hampers Boon Heong's chances at Asian Games

    Incheon: After a four years title drought, Malaysia's men's doubles ace Tan Boon Heong was hoping to explode back onto the badminton scene with this new permanent partner Hoon Thien How in the Asian Games. However, a left thigh injury he sustained during a training session in Kuala Lumpur could hamper his chances at claiming his second Asian Games gold medal.Tan Boon Heong speaks to media before departing for Incheon

    Tan Boon Heong speaks to media before departing for Incheon



    "I can feel the pain, but I did not talk to doctors at National Sports Institute (NSI), therefore, I don't know how serious the injury is. I hope it is not going to be a problem," said Boon Heong.

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • "Doubles troubles": A good problem to have

    Kuala Lumpur: Although they were temporarily paired up during the Thomas Cup Finals, but the pair of Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong have shown a strong potential for becoming the best men's doubles pair in the world. The pair played their first game in the Thomas Cup Finals against Akshay Dewalkar-Pranaav Jerry Chopra of India by winning 21-17 14-21 21-14; They then defeated world number four Kim Sa Rang-Kim Ki Jung 21-17 21-19 in the last game of Group C. They tamed Carsten Mogensen - Joachim Fischer Nielsen of Denmark 21-19, 21-13, and came to the rescue to level the tie at 2-2 when they defeated Keigo Sonoda - Takeshi Kamura 19-21, 21-17, 21-12 in the Thomas Cup final. Their stayed calm under pressure and they were confident in launching attacks against their opponents.Tan Wee Kiong-Goh V Shem celebrate after delivering the winning point for Malaysia by beating South Korea's world No.4 Kim Ki-jung-Kim Sa-rang.

    Tan Wee Kiong-Goh V Shem celebrate after delivering the winning point for Malaysia by beating South Korea's world No.4 Kim Ki-jung-Kim Sa-rang.

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