Thursday, June 27, 2019

Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai eager to return to competition

Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai are optimistic about return to competition this season. (photo: AFP)
Kuala Lumpur: After nearly a one-month layoff due to a dizzy spell, and then a thigh muscle pull followed by the hamstring injury, Malaysia's World No. 13 mixed doubles player Goh Soon Huat is expected to make a timely recovery so that he and his partner Shevon Jemie Lai could participate at the Indonesian Super 1000 tournament that will...

Carolina Marin confirms her intention to return to badminton

Wish Carolina Marin a speedy recovery. (photo: LaLiga)
Madrid: Former World No. 1 and Rio Olympic women's singles gold medalist Carolina Marin of Spain said on Monday she hoped to return to competitive badminton -- perhaps as soon as August at the World Championships in Basel, Switzerland. The Spaniard, who originally expected to be out of action for at least six to nine months after rupturing her anterior...

BAM happy with Malaysian players’ performance at Malaysia International Series

Soong Joo Ven is a rising badminton player with big dreams. (photo: Bernama)
Kuala Lumpur: The President of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), Mohamad Norza Zakaria was pleased to see Malaysian men's singles players regained the confidence after Soong Joo Ven won the Malaysia International Series title at the Perak Badminton Arena on Sunday. According to Zakaria, both Soong Joo Ven, and also Cheam June Wei who emerged as runners-up have proved that...

Lee Chong Wei takes part in the Penang Olympic Carnival torch relay

Lee Chong Wei receives Olympic flame from Chan Peng Soon during torch relay. (photo: Penang Olympic Carnival)
Penang: The Penang-born Malaysian badminton legend Lee Chong Wei who hung up his racket about two weeks ago, was the final torchbearer at the closing ceremony of the Olympic Carnival in Penang on Sunday night after a 12-day of exhilarating sporting competition. The ceremony reached its climax after Lee received the torch from 2016 Rio Olympics silver medalist Chan Peng...

Soong Joo Ven wins Malaysia International Series

Soong Joo Ven (L) and Cheam June Wei pose for picture during the awards ceremony. I am really curious who can really survive with that kind of prize money? (photo: BAM)
Kuala Lumpur: Top seed Soong Joo Ven from Malaysia was playing with intensity and hunger in the Malaysia International Series final to eventually win his first title of the year on Sunday. Facing his compatriot No. 2 seed Cheam June Wei in the final, Soong was leading all the way to wrap up the first set 21-13. The second set...

Soong Joo Ven to play Cheam June Wei in Malaysia International Series final

Cheam June Wei needs a real breakthrough in his career. (photo: VCG)
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's No. 1 seed Soong Joo Ven saw off compatriot Lim Chong King 21-13, 21-15 on Saturday to advance to the Malaysia International Series final. Soong will play his teammate No. 2 seed Cheam June Wei in the men’s singles title match. Cheam, on the other hand, needed only 40 minutes to outlast another Malaysian player Tan Jia Wei...

Soong Joo Ven and Cheam June Wei enter 2019 Malaysia International Series semis

Soong Joo Ven is looking strong at 2019 Malaysia International Series. (photo: Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images)
Kuala Lumpur: Four Malaysian men's singles players dominated the Malaysia International Series after beating their respective opponents on Friday. The No. 1 seed Soong Joo Ven was barely troubled by Indonesian player Gatjra Piliang Cupu, defeating the defending champion 21-12, 21-7 in 31 minutes. Soong will be playing compatriot Lim Chong King, who shocked the No. 3 seed from Canada, Sheng...

Mads Pieler Kolding ties the knot with girlfriend

Mads Pieler Kolding marries girlfriend in a church. (photo: Mads Pieler Kolding's Instagram)
Copenhagen: Last week, Malaysian badminton legend Lee Chong Wei's retirement announcement had undoubtedly shocked and saddened the badminton fraternity around the world. However, on the other side of the earth, the Denmark badminton team was beaming in joy and happiness as two of its top Danish men's doubles players were marrying their respective girlfriends. Mads Pieler Kolding, with the height...

Viktor Axelsen withdraws from 2019 European Games

Wish Viktor Axelsen a speedy recovery. (photo: Shi Tang/Getty Images)
Copenhagen: The 2017 World Championship champion, Viktor Axelsen of Denmark has suffered from pollen allergy in the last two weeks, and has been receiving treatment from Bispebjerg Hospital in Copenhagen. However, Axelsen still experiencing symptoms of asthma such as coughing and breathing after the treatment, which prompted him to pull out from the 2019 European Games that will be held...

Lee Chong Wei officially removed from BWF rankings

Thank you Lee Chong Wei for all the great memories, both on and off the court. (photo: AFP)
Kuala Lumpur: The top 10 men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles BWF rankings released Tuesday remained unchanged about a week after the badminton legend Lee Chong Wei announced his retirement from the sport. This week's rankings have drawn a lot of attention around the world mainly because of the badminton king - Lee Chong Wei's...

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Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai are optimistic about return to competition this season. (photo: AFP)

Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai eager to return to competition

Kuala Lumpur: After nearly a one-month layoff due to a dizzy spell, and then a thigh muscle pull followed by the hamstring injury, Malaysia's...
Wish Carolina Marin a speedy recovery. (photo: LaLiga)

Carolina Marin confirms her intention to return to badminton

Madrid: Former World No. 1 and Rio Olympic women's singles gold medalist Carolina Marin of Spain said on Monday she hoped to return to...
Soong Joo Ven is a rising badminton player with big dreams. (photo: Bernama)

BAM happy with Malaysian players’ performance at Malaysia International Series

Kuala Lumpur: The President of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), Mohamad Norza Zakaria was pleased to see Malaysian men's singles players regained the confidence...
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