Monday, July 24, 2017

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...

Zulfadli Zulkiffli, Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Jemie Lai & Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing progress at US Open

Zulfadli Zulkiffli is a young player that is looking to make his name known. (photo: Bernama)
Anaheim: Malaysia's former World Junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli kicked off the US Open in style when he had little trouble dispatching Wolfgang Gnedt of Austria 21-9, 21-11 in the first round on Wednesday. The No. 6 seed Zulkiffli will meet Heo Kwang Hee of Korea in the second round. However, men's singles No. 1 seed Lee Hyun Il suffered an early...

Lin Dan ready for World Championships history bid

Lin Dan undergoes endurance exercise as part of his training for the 2017 World Championships.
Chengdu: Chinese badminton star Lin Dan has been put on intensive training ahead of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Championships that will be held August 21–27 at Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland. The five-time former world champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist, currently training in Chengdu, is ready to bid for a record sixth World title. Lin Dan's 2017 season...

China national badminton team off to Chengdu for training camp

Chen Long keeps himself in top shape, strength, flexibility ahead of the World Championships.
Chengdu: China's men's and women's national badminton teams are undergoing rigorous training in Chengdu to prepare for the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Championships that will be held August 21–27 at Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland. China will have a maximum of four men's singles players in the World championships, after the defending champion Chen Long have received a wildcard...

Zulfadli Zulkiffli aims to go deep at US Open

Zulfadli Zulkiffli needs to work extra hard to make his mark in the world of badminton.
Anaheim: The 2017 US Open will get underway on Wednesday, with Malaysia’s former World Junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli raring to play in Anaheim to warm up for the World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland next month. "So far my preparation is going pretty well. I have been improving my physical fitness and I've always focused and mentally motivated to get ready...

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Lee Chong Wei finds inspiration in Roger Federer. (photo: AP)

Lee Chong Wei says Roger Federer is an Inspiration to him

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...
Chan Peng Soon/Cheah Yee See pose with their coach Pang Cheh Chang. (photo: Pang Cheh Chang's Facebook)

Chan Peng Soon/Cheah Yee See win Russian Open

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...
Dwyane Wade plays badminton with Zhao Yunlei, Bao Chunlaivideo

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

Shanghai: NBA superstar Dwyane Wade who was on promotional tours in China, stopped off at a badminton club in China to hit some shuttlecocks...