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Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong falter, Tommy Sugiarto advance at French Open

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Published: 24 October 2014
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Paris: Malaysian pair Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong's hope of winning the French Open men’s doubles title took a hit on Friday with a 21-19,18-21, 14-21 loss to Lee Sheng Mu-Tsai Chia Hsin of Chinese Taipei in the quarter finals of the French Open.Tan Wee Kiong (left) - Goh V Shem suffer French Open exit on Friday

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BAM calls for emergency council meeting

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Published: 24 October 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) will hold an emergency council meeting on Sunday to discuss the alleged doping incident that involved a Malaysian player and the match-fixing scandal that was linked to a Malaysian business man.

One of the council members would like BAM to shed some light on those two incidents.BAM president Tengku Mahaleel is on the hot seat over the doping and match-fixing scandals

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Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong survive scare to scrape through French Open

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Published: 23 October 2014
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Paris: Reigning Commonwealth men's doubles champion Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong survived a massive scare at the French Open on Thursday, scrambling to a 22-20,8-21,22-20 second-round victory over Jacco Arends-Jelle Maas of Netherlands.Tan Wee Kiong (back) and Goh V Shem in action

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A disturbing rush to judgment over badminton doping case

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Published: 23 October 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: Any time when an athlete is linked to a failed drug test, it is absolutely imperative that we investigate every aspect of this, and the media should wait until the facts are in, before start pointing fingers at someone. That said, there is something disturbing about the demagogic efforts to jump into conclusions in the case of a badminton player tested positive for doping.Zhang Hongda (small picture on the left) of CCTV China is the unethical  journalist who make up stories that Wong Choong Hann has confirmed to him the B sample of the implicated athlete was also tested positive

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Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong upset Fu Haifeng-Zhang Nan at French Open

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Published: 22 October 2014
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Paris: Wednesday was a day of surprises at the French Open. Unseeded Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong of Malaysia who battled through qualifying rounds to make the main draw, sent the reigning Denmark Open champions and sixth seed Fu Haifeng-Zhang Nan of China packing 21-19 9-21 21-19 in 48 minutes. Meanwhile, men's doubles top seed Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen managed to power past Fun Haifeng's longtime partner Cai Yun and his new partner Lu Kai 25-23 21-17.Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong and Fu Haifeng Zhang Nan are warming up before the match

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