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Goh Jin Wei crashes out of BWF World Junior Championships

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Published: 10 November 2016
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Bilbao: Goh Jin Wei, the No. 1 seed and defending champion was sent crashing out of the 2016 Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Junior Championships on Thursday after she was defeated by unseeded Japanese player Natsuki Oie in the 5th round of the girls' singles category.Just want to let Goh Jin Wei know that it is OK to lose sometimes. (photo: BWF)

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Lee Chong Wei, Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong are World No. 1

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Published: 10 November 2016
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Kuala Lumpur: The latest top 10 men's singles Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings showed little change as Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, Chen Long, and Lin Dan once again finished in the No. 1, No. 2, and No. 3 positions.Congratulations to Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong for becoming the World No. 1 men's doubles pair. (photo: AFP)

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Malaysian women's singles coach Wong Tat Meng to join Scotland badminton

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Published: 09 November 2016
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Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's national women's singles coach Wong Tat Meng has decided to join Scotland badminton as their head coach.

Technical Director of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), Morten Frost has issued a statement on Wednesday to confirm Wong would not renew his contract with BAM, instead, Wong has accepted the head coach position in Scotland.Chief Executive of Badminton Scotland, Anne Smillie welcomes Wong Tat Meng to the Scotland badminton team. (photo: Badminton Scotland)

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Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong eyeing world No.1 ranking

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Published: 09 November 2016
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Kuala Lumpur: The retirement of World No. 1 men's doubles player Lee Yong-Dae of South Korea, and the breakup of Rio Olympic men's doubles champions Fu Haifeng/Zhang Nan of China has created a huge vacuum in men’s doubles that may permit World No. 2 men's pair Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong to seize the opportunity to claim the top spot before end of 2016.Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong should take the China Open and Hong Kong Open tournaments one match at a time. (photo: AP)

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Lee Chong Wei withdraws from China Open

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Published: 08 November 2016
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Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has confirmed that World No. 1 men's singles player Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia would not play in the China Open that will be held from Nov 15 to Nov 20 in Fuzhou, China.Wish Lee Chong Wei a fast recovery and get well soon. (photo: AP)Wish Lee Chong Wei a fast recovery and get well soon. (photo: AP)

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