Monday, December 11, 2017

Lee Chong Wei may be playing in Dubai without a coach

Lee Chong Wei and Hendrawan (right) have a good coach-player relationship. (photo: AP)
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian badminton superstar and World No. 2 Lee Chong Wei has a great chance of winning the men's singles titles next week at the Dubai World Superseries Finals, but, he may need to play the tournament without guidance from Hendrawan. Lee's coach, Hendrawan who was scheduled to accompany Lee to the tournament on Sunday has yet to receive...

It’s all good for Lee Chong Wei heading into BWF Superseries Finals

Lee Chong Wei looks to end the 2017 season on a high. (photo: AP)
Kuala Lumpur: After a season in which he had some ups and downs, bit of a rollercoaster ride, Lee Chong Wei's final goal of 2017 is to walk away as the winner of the BWF Superseries Finals in Dubai. Lee who had won the event in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2013, was forced to withdraw from the 2014 edition because...

Jeremy Gan: Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong should share the same goal

Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong need to work hard, and to innovate their playing style to earn a chance to rejuvenate their career. (photo: AP)
Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's former men's doubles coach, Jeremy Gan who best known to have guided Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong to the 2016 Rio Olympics final, told reporters that the former World No. 1 men's pair is still capable at resurrecting their career. Jeremy Gan who had resigned from Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) two months ago, said success could...

Opportunity for Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing to prove their worth in Dubai

Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing look to redeem themselves with win in Dubai. (photo: AP)
Kuala Lumpur: Although their performance has been subpar in recent tournaments, World No. 11 mixed doubles pair Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing of Malaysia still has a chance to prove their worth at the 2017 BWF Super Series Finals to be held from December 13 to December 17 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. According to the President of Badminton Association...

Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong, Ong Yew Sin/Teo Ee Yi to resume doubles partnerships

Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong, Ong Yew Sin/Teo Ee Yi
Kuala Lumpur: After a slightly more than two month’s breakup, the Malaysian duo Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong will be reunited in early next year. Their current partners, the 2017 SEA Games silver medalists Ong Yew Sin-Teo Ee Yi will also renew their partnership for few tournaments in 2018. The honorary secretary of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM)...

Carolina Marin latest to pull out of Dubai World Superseries Finals

Wish Carolina Marin a speedy recovery. (photo: AP)
Kuala Lumpur: The Rio Olympic women's singles champion Carolina Marin of Spain made an announcement on Tuesday that she has withdrawn from next week's 2017 World Superseries Finals in Dubai, and her vacated spot was filled by Sayaka Sato of Japan. Marin was the second top women's shuttler to pull out from the year-end championships, reigning World Champion Nozomi Okuhara...

Kento Momota to rejoin Japan National Team

Can't wait to see Kento Momota playing at Super Series tournaments. (photo: AP)
Tokyo: The Japan men’s badminton national team might have one of its star players back by the beginning of 2018. Kento Momota, the former men's singles World No. 2 men's singles player is expected to be officially reinstated to the team early next year. Momota who was suspended in April 2016 for visiting an illegal casino which ruled him out of...

Tan Wee Kiong marries girlfriend Chia Shi Ling

Wishing Tan Wee Kiong and Chia Shi Ling a long and happy marriage. (photo: spozami wedding photo)
Kuala Lumpur: The Rio Olympic silver medalist Tan Wee Kiong married long-time girlfriend Chia Shi Ling on Sunday in a grand ceremony held in Kuala Lumpur. Tan Wee Kiong, 28, and Chia Shi Ling, 28, completed their marriage registration on October 12th last year. They have known each other for seven years before tying the knot. However, due to his...

Jeon Hyeok Jin and Gao Fangjie win Korea Masters titles

Gao Fangjie wins the 2017 Korea Masters title. (photo: AP)
Gwangju City: The unheralded Korean shuttler and World No. 564 Kim Min Ki, who rose from nowhere to the Korea Masters final, saw his remarkable run at the tournament halted as he was defeated by fellow countryman No. 4 seed Jeon Hyeok Jin 21-17, 19-21, 21-12 in the final at the Yeomju Gymnasium on Sunday. Jeon got off to a...

Nozomi Okuhara pulls out of Dubai World Superseries Finals

Wish Nozomi Okuhara a speedy recovery. (photo: AP)
Tokyo: Nozomi Okuhara who came through an epic battle against PV Sindhu of India 21-19, 20-22, 22-20 in the World Championship final in August, has decided to pull out from the Dubai World Superseries Finals, citing knee injury. The Japanese head coach Park Joo-bong has confirmed on Saturday that the reigning World Champion Okuhara to withdraw from the Badminton World...

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Lee Chong Wei and Hendrawan (right) have a good coach-player relationship. (photo: AP)

Lee Chong Wei may be playing in Dubai without a coach

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian badminton superstar and World No. 2 Lee Chong Wei has a great chance of winning the men's singles titles next week...
Lee Chong Wei looks to end the 2017 season on a high. (photo: AP)

It’s all good for Lee Chong Wei heading into BWF Superseries Finals

Kuala Lumpur: After a season in which he had some ups and downs, bit of a rollercoaster ride, Lee Chong Wei's final goal of...
Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong need to work hard, and to innovate their playing style to earn a chance to rejuvenate their career. (photo: AP)

Jeremy Gan: Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong should share the same goal

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's former men's doubles coach, Jeremy Gan who best known to have guided Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong to the 2016 Rio...