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Defeat to Korean pair just a blip (pic)

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Published: 29 February 2008
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TAN Boon Heong is adamant that his and doubles partner Koo Kien Keat's loss to a Korean scratch pair was a rare slip and the pair vowed to get their act together in their All England title defence in Birmingham next week.

Kien Keat-Boon Heong, the World No 3, were expected to cruise past Jung Jae Sung-Lee Jae Jin but instead suffered a stunning defeat on Sunday.
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Boon Heong (right) says he and Kien Keat may have let down their guard since the team had already qualified for the Thomas Cup Finals.
 
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Boon Heong can’t wait to exact revenge on Japanese

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 29 February 2008
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KUALA LUMPUR: National men’s doubles specialist Tan Boon Heong can’t stand losing to the same opponents twice. 

Last year, he and partner Koo Kien Keat lost to Taiwan’s Tsai Chia-hsin-Hu Chung-hsien in the second round of the China Open and Japan's Shuichi Sakamoto-Ikeda Shintaro in the third round of the World Championships.

 
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Race is still on, says Rexy (pic)

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Published: 29 February 2008
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KUALA LUMPUR: The race for the men’s doubles third slot in the Thomas Cup Finals is still wide open. 

National doubles coach Rexy Mainaky wants to use the back-to-back tournaments in Europe – the All-England and Swiss Open – to pick the country’s third pair. 

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Ease the pain: A Phiten officer applying one of their products on national number one Lee Chong Wei’s back during a seminar at Dewan Komanwel in Bukit Jalil Friday.

 
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Easy draw for Lee

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 28 February 2008
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By LIM TEIK HUAT 

PETALING JAYA: Top Malaysian men’s singles player Lee Chong Wei faces an easy route to the semi-finals of next month’s Swiss Open but it could be early exits for team-mates Mohd Hafiz Hashim and Wong Choong Hann.

 
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All England: Coach Kim Hock promises the best (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 28 February 2008
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By : K.M. Boopathy

NATIONAL chief coach Yap Kim Hock was tight-lipped on the national shuttlers' title hopes in the All England Championships in Birmingham which begins on Tuesday, but said Malaysia will be treating the tournament very seriously.

World No 3 doubles pair Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong are the doubles defending champions and Kim Hock said there will be an overall improvement in performance and results this year.

 

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National chief coach Yap Kim Hock.

 
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