• Malaysia Purple League: Petaling Jaya BC climb up to second place

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's Purple League ended the ninth round of the contest on Sunday, and despite the absence of Lee Chong Wei, Petaling Jaya BC were able to defeat Cheras BC 12-7 to move up one spot to No. 2 in the Purple League standings.Zulfadli Zulkifli defeats Muhammad Hafiz Hashim in the tie between Cheras BC and Petaling Jaya BC on Sunday. (photo: Cheras BC)

    Zulfadli Zulkifli defeats Muhammad Hafiz Hashim in the tie between Cheras BC and Petaling Jaya BC on Sunday. (photo: Cheras BC)

  • 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!

  • Malaysia Purple League: Ampang Jaya BC beat Bangsar Hawks BC

    Kuala Lumpur: Ampang Jaya BC defeated Bangsar Hawks BC 12-4 on Wednesday to finish the week with their second win of the season.

    Ampang Jaya took the early lead after Lee Cheuk Yiu scraped past Wan Mas Ami Bin Wan Abu Bakar Sidik of Bangsar Hawks 11-2, 11-2, 11-6 in the first men's singles match.Team Serdang BC. (photo: red ONE)

    Team Serdang BC. (photo: red ONE)

  • 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)

  • Malaysia's Goh Jin Wei is world’s No. 1 junior badminton player

    Lima: Goh Jin Wei made Malaysian badminton history on Sunday when she defeated compatriot Lee Ying Ying in the final to claim the BWF World Junior badminton girls' singles title on an exciting day of action.Goh Jin Wei, Lee Ying Ying, Moe Araki, and Natsuki Nidaira (from left). (photo: BWF)

    Goh Jin Wei, Lee Ying Ying, Moe Araki, and Natsuki Nidaira (from left). (photo: BWF)

  • Lee Ying Ying to face Goh Jin Wei in World Junior Championships final

    Lima: Unseeded Malaysian girls' singles shuttler Lee Ying Ying turned in a stellar all-round performance to knock off No. 11 Natsuki Nidaira of Japan in the semi-finals of World Junior Championships on Saturday, winning 21-15, 16-21, 21-14 in 74 minutes in Lima, Peru.Both Lee Ying Ying (left) and Goh Jin Wei are the future of Malaysian badminton. (photo: BWF)

    Both Lee Ying Ying (left) and Goh Jin Wei are the future of Malaysian badminton. (photo: BWF)
  • Good start for Malaysia at 2015 World Junior Mixed Team Championships

    Lima: The Malaysian team was in control of the 2015 World Junior Mixed Team Championships against El Salvador after Anna Cheong Ching Yik/Soh Wooi Yik, Cheam June Wei, Goh Jin Wei and their teammates all won their respective matches, roaring to a 5-0 victory in the Group A2 first round tie on Wednesday.The Malaysian world junior team and coaches pose for photo. (photo: Facebook)

    The Malaysian world junior team and coaches pose for photo. (photo: Facebook)

  • Goh Jin Wei, Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong surge up BWF rankings

    Kuala Lumpur: There wasn't much movement atop the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, with Chen Long, Saina Nehwal, Lee Yong Dae/Yoo Yeon Seong, Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi and Zhang Nan/Zhao Yunlei holding their places as world No. 1 in men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, women's doubles and mixed doubles respectively.For such a small body, Goh Jin Wei has a strong badminton instinct.

    For such a small body, Goh Jin Wei has a strong badminton instinct.

  • Goh Jin Wei wins 2015 Vietnam International Series

    Da Nang: May be she's not old enough to get a driver's license yet, but that did not stop 15-year-old Goh Jin Wei from winning the Vietnam International Series women's singles title on Sunday. She showed maturity beyond her age, to break down her Taiwanese's opponent Chen Su Yu in straight sets to claim her second international title within a month. Goh Jin Wei won her maiden international title at Belgian International Open on September 12, in Leuven, Belgium.Goh Jin Wei posted a Facebook photo of herself standing on the podium of 2015 Vietnam International Series. (photo: Goh Jin Wei's FB)

    Goh Jin Wei posted a Facebook photo of herself standing on the podium of 2015 Vietnam International Series. (photo: Goh Jin Wei's FB)

  • Goh Jin Wei, Tan Kian Meng/Peck Yen Wei sail into Vietnam Int'l finals

    Da Nang: Malaysia's 15-year-old shuttler Goh Jin Wei returned to the final for second time in four weeks as she secured a 21-19, 21-14 women’s singles semi-final win over No.2 seed Rusydina Antardayu Riodingin of Indonesia at the 2015 Vietnam International Series on Saturday.Goh Jin Wei has endless potential in badminton.

    Goh Jin Wei has endless potential in badminton.

  • Goh Jin Wei denies Kirsty Gilmour to win Belgian International title

    Leuven: Malaysian Goh Jin Wei remained perfect in Belgian International finals, playing just enough to see off second seed Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland in straight sets to claim her first international title on Saturday.Congratulations to Goh Jin Wei!

    Congratulations to Goh Jin Wei!

  • Goh Jin Wei beats Rong Schafer to reach Belgian International final

    Leuven: At 15-year old, the world No. 329 Goh Jin Wei from Malaysia has moved into the Belgian International women’s singles final on Friday with a dominating performance, overwhelming 30-year-old American Rong Schafer 21-13, 21-13 in the semi-finals.Goh Jin Wei is the best young women's singles talent in Malaysia badminton.

    Goh Jin Wei is the best young women's singles talent in Malaysia badminton.

  • Goh Jin Wei to set sights on 2020 Olympics

    Kuala Lumpur: The 15-year-old Goh Jin Wei, who is smally-built, but fast in movement and court coverage, has been rated as a genuine medal prospect for the 2020 Olympics, by which time she will be 20 years of age.

    Jin Wei received a tremendous boosts in her young career last Friday as she was included by the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) together with 7 other shuttlers into the Podium Programme.Khairy Jamaluddin takes picture with Goh Jin Wei following her SEA Games semi-final loss. (photo: Khairy Jamaluddin's Twitter)

    Khairy Jamaluddin takes picture with Goh Jin Wei following her SEA Games semi-final loss. (photo: Khairy Jamaluddin's Twitter)

  • Lee Chong Wei/Vivian Hoo, Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin clinch Perak Open

    Perak: Lee Chong Wei showed us how he truly is the maestro of badminton, even in mixed doubles, when he and Vivian Hoo dominated for control of the momentum on the court, displaying a perfect understanding and use of the sport's geometry, to defeat No. 2 seeds Tan Chee Tean/ Shevon Lai 21-11, 21-15 and to lift the Perak Open mixed doubles title on Thursday.Congratulations Lee Chong Wei and Vivian Hoo on their great win!

    Congratulations Lee Chong Wei and Vivian Hoo on their great win!

  • Lee Chong Wei/Vivian Hoo, Goh Jin Wei advance to Perak Open finals

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian badminton superstar, Lee Chong Wei, and his mixed doubles partner Vivian Hoo, both playing equally well to stun the top seeds Tan Aik Quan/Lai Pei Jing 21-9, 21-12 in the semi-finals of Perak Open on Wednesday.

    Lee Chong Wei and Vivian Hoo are no strangers to teaming up together, having taken home the 2012 Maybank National Circuit Selangor Open title after defeated No. 1 mixed double in Malaysia, Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying 21-15, 27-25. Lee/Hoo will take on second seeds Tan Chee Tean/Shevon Lai in the final on Thursday. Tan Chee Tean/Shevon Lai won a hard-fought three-set semi-finals against Tan Kian Meng/Peck Yen Wei with 21-13, 15-21, 21-9 in 49 minutes.May be Lee Chong Wei should seriously consider playing in doubles after the 2016 Olympics. (photo: Carmen Chong)

    May be Lee Chong Wei should seriously consider playing in doubles after the 2016 Olympics. (photo: Carmen Chong)

  • Perak Open: Daren Liew ousted in quarters, Lee Chong Wei/Vivian Hoo ease to semis

    Perak: Defending champion Daren Liew took the Perak Open men's singles match all the way to its limit only to fall short after being beaten in the quarter-final by Soong Joo Ven on Tuesday.

    The 28-year-old fourth seed went down 22-20, 13-21, 9-21 to Soong Joo Ven, who is ranked No. 112 in the world.Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin plays relentlessly and aggressively in the Perak Open quarter-finals.

    Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin plays relentlessly and aggressively in the Perak Open quarter-finals.

  • Goh Jin Wei falls short in Asia Junior Championship semis

    Bangkok: 15 year-old Goh Jin Wei’s quest for becoming the first Malaysian girls’ singles finalist at the Asian Juniors ended in disappointment, when she lost a hard fought three-set battle against the 2015 China Masters champion, and the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games girls' singles gold medalist He Bingjiao of China.Given correct guidance, He Bingjiao should be able to excel at the senior level. (photo: Granular)

    Given correct guidance, He Bingjiao should be able to excel at the senior level. (photo: Granular)

  • Goh Jin Wei advances to 2015 Asia Junior Championship semis

    Bangkok: 15-year-old Goh Jin Wei was the only bright spot in what turned out to be a dismal day for the Malaysian badminton team, as other Malaysian shuttlers crashed out of the 2015 Asia Junior Championship on Friday.Goh Jin Wei has a bright future ahead of her. (photo: Granular)

    Goh Jin Wei has a bright future ahead of her. (photo: Granular)

  • Goh Jin Wei marches into 3rd round at Asia Junior Championship

    Bangkok: 15 year-old Goh Jin Wei of Malaysia continued the quest for her first girl's singles title with an impressive 21-3, 21-4 win over Chan Kit Lei in the second round of Asia Junior Championship on Thursday. She needed just 16 minutes to ease past her opponent.Goh Jin Wei (front) and Tan Jinn Hwa enjoy a good opening day at Asia Junior Championship. (photo: Granular)

    Goh Jin Wei (front) and Tan Jinn Hwa enjoy a good opening day at Asia Junior Championship. (photo: Granular)

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