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Malaysia Open: Chong Wei, Mew Choo in second round

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 January 2008
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KUALA LUMPUR, WED:

Top Malaysian singles Lee Chong Wei and Wong Mew Choo are through to the second round of the Malaysia Open Badminton Super Series.

Chong Wei, who was down with fever and stomach ache yesterday, cruised to the next round after beating compatriot Mohd Hafiz Hashim 21-17, 21-16 in 36 minutes at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil today.
 
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Li Mao slams BAM training policy (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 January 2008
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By : K.M. Boopathy

FORMER national singles coach Li Mao has slammed the BA of Malaysia's (BAM) training attitude for hampering the nation from producing world class shuttlers.

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Former national singles coach Li Mao.

 
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Li Mao reveals jealousy among singles and doubles camps (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 January 2008
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KUALA LUMPUR: About a year ago, Chinese badminton coach Li Mao of China left Malaysia in a huff – leaving national number one Lee Chong Wei in a lurch. Image

But yesterday, he broke his silence on the reason for his premature departure as the singles coach of the Malaysian team and took a swipe at the Badminton Association of Malaysia's (BAM) training and coaching system. 

Li Mao is currently here as the coach of the South Korean singles players for the Malaysian Open, which begins on Wednesday at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil. Prior to that, he was with the Malaysian team for two years.

 

 
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BAM: Li Mao’s criticisms not an issue (pic)

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Published: 16 January 2008
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) have chosen not to take seriously the criticisms from Chinese coach Li Mao over their training and coaching programme and also claims of discord in the national team.

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United: Men’s doubles pair of Koo Kien Keat (left) and Tan Boon Heong take part in the team’s training yesterday ahead of the Malaysian Open.

 

 
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Malaysia Open Badminton Super Series 2008 kicks off

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 January 2008
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 KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Proton Malaysia Open Badminton Super Series 2008 (Malaysia Open) kicked off here on Tuesday as players from 30 countries and regions started their performances in the qualifying matches to vie for the titles or rankings.
 
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