Friday, July 28, 2017

BAM needs to be wary of overuse injuries in young players such as Goh Jin Wei

Unlike many acute injuries, overuse injuries of this nature are highly preventable if BAM coaches and Goh Jin Wei commit to educating themselves on prevention. (photo: AP)
Kuala Lumpur: If it takes 100,000 hours of "extensive training" to truly master the skill of badminton, it would only need 1 second to suffer a career-ending injury. Malaysia's former World junior champion Goh Jin Wei felt a sharp pain on her left ankle when playing against Indonesia’s Gregoria Mariska in the Asian Junior Badminton Championships semi-finals in Jakarta on...

Make-or-break time for Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei

It's make or break for Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei at the Kuala Lumpur Games. (photo: Bernama)
Kuala Lumpur: "The prettiest doubles pair", one of the names that Vivian Hoo/Woon Khe Wei of Malaysia have picked up during their women's doubles career. The pair has been a force of nature for the Malaysian team since making their breakthroughs by beating Nitya Krishinda Maheswari-Greysia Polii of Indonesia to win the gold at the 2013 Myanmar SEA Games. The...

12BET secures BWF World Championships sponsorship deal

Online gambling company 12BET sponsors the 2017 Badminton World Championships.
Kuala Lumpur: An online gambling company has secured a new sponsorship deal for the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland from 21 to 27 August 2017. The partnership was arranged by Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company that provides 12BET an opportunity to do on-site promotion of their products during the world meet. 12BET's spokesman Rory Anderson...

NBA Superstar Dwyane Wade versus Zhao Yunlei and Bao Chunlai in Badminton

Wang Xin, Zhao Yunlei, Dwyane Wade and Bao Chunlai (from left) play badminton together. (photo: Weibo)video
Beijing: Invited by Chinese sports brand Li-Ning, Dwyane Wade's personal sponsor, the 3-time NBA champion was on the 'Way of Wade' tour in China and was playing one of the most popular sports in China – Badminton during the tour. The success of Chinese badminton superstars, such as Lin Dan and Chen Long, have helped propel the popularity of Badminton...

Lee Chong Wei says Roger Federer is an Inspiration to him

Lee Chong Wei finds inspiration in Roger Federer. (photo: AP)
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei looked to Roger Federer, the 35-year-old tennis maestro who just won his eighth Wimbledon, as strong inspiration of pursuing his first World Championships title at Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland from Aug 21 to 27. Lee admitted athletes such as Federer are always hungry to do their best, strive for the best,...

Chan Peng Soon/Cheah Yee See win Russian Open

Chan Peng Soon/Cheah Yee See pose with their coach Pang Cheh Chang. (photo: Pang Cheh Chang's Facebook)
Vladivostok: Malaysia's unseeded mixed doubles scratch pair Chan Peng Soon/Cheah Yee See won the Russian Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Tournament in Vladivostok, Russia on Sunday. The World No. 152 Chan Peng Soon/Cheah Yee See who were competing in only their third tournament together, went on a rampage to demolish Japanese pair Keiichiro Matsui/Akane Araki 11-8, 13-11, 11-3 at the...

NBA superstar Dwyane Wade plays badminton with Zhao Yunlei & Bao Chunlai

Dwyane Wade plays badminton with Zhao Yunlei, Bao Chunlaivideo
Shanghai: NBA superstar Dwyane Wade who was on promotional tours in China, stopped off at a badminton club in China to hit some shuttlecocks with former World Champions Zhao Yunlei and Bao Chunlai. Dwyane Wade who was a NBA Finals MVP, a Olympic Gold Medalist, a nine-time NBA All-Star and has won three NBA Championships, is known for his killer...

Chan Peng Soon/Cheah Yee See, Soniia Cheah reach Russian Open final

Chan Peng Soon/Cheah Yee See cruise into Russian Open final.
Vladivostok: Malaysia's unseeded Chan Peng Soon/Cheah Yee See have entered the Russian Open Grand Prix final as the mixed doubles pair beat home favorite - the All England champion Vladimir Ivanov and his partner Ekaterina Bolotova 14-15, 11-9, 11-9, 11-9 in the mixed doubles semi-final on Saturday. Chan/Cheah are set to take on Keiichiro Matsui/Akane Araki of Japan in the...

Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing and Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai crash out of US Open

Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing need to become more consistent.
Anaheim: Malaysia’s campaign came to an end with two quarter-final losses in mixed doubles at the $120,000 US Open in Anaheim on Friday. No. 1 seeds Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing of Malaysia walked out on Anaheim Convention Center Arena disappointed as they fought hard, but were edged past by Kim Won Ho/Shin Seung Chan of Korea 21-15, 18-21, 18-21...

Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai, Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing enter US Open quarters

Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai continue their strong showings at US Open.
Anaheim: Malaysian shuttlers had mixed fortunes at the $120,000 US Open with mixed doubles pairs Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai and Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing among the winners but men's singles No. 6 seed Zulfadli Zulkiffli falling in the second round on Thursday. Mixed doubles No. 4 seeds Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai of Malaysia have outclassed Manu Attri/Maneesha...

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Unlike many acute injuries, overuse injuries of this nature are highly preventable if BAM coaches and Goh Jin Wei commit to educating themselves on prevention. (photo: AP)

BAM needs to be wary of overuse injuries in young players such as Goh...

Kuala Lumpur: If it takes 100,000 hours of "extensive training" to truly master the skill of badminton, it would only need 1 second to...
It's make or break for Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei at the Kuala Lumpur Games. (photo: Bernama)

Make-or-break time for Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei

Kuala Lumpur: "The prettiest doubles pair", one of the names that Vivian Hoo/Woon Khe Wei of Malaysia have picked up during their women's doubles...
Online gambling company 12BET sponsors the 2017 Badminton World Championships.

12BET secures BWF World Championships sponsorship deal

Kuala Lumpur: An online gambling company has secured a new sponsorship deal for the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland from 21...