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Amelia and Fie Cho - Childhood dream came true

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 27 March 2014
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PASIR GUDANG: Amelia Anscelly-Soong Fie Cho was able to step up to the plate in the ongoing Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold by advancing into the quarter-finals at the Pasir Gudang Municipal Stadium after a hard-fought 21-17, 21-16 win over Chaladchalam Chayanit-Peeraya Munkitamorn of Thailand.Amelia-Fie Cho from Malaysia

The duo will take on China’s rising pair, Huang Yaqiang-Yu Xiaohan, in the last eight on Friday – and they hope to be able to do well to solidify their status as second best women’s pair in Malaysia.

 

Tan Boon Heong-Ow Yao Han have room for improvement (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 26 March 2014
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PASIR GUDANG: Doubles shuttlers Ow Yao Han-Tan Boon Heong were struggling on the first set, but where able to pull it off by beating Christopher Risdianto-Trikusuma Wardhana of Indonesia 19-21, 21-15, 21-8 in their first international debut on Wednesday.Goh Soon Huat in a file photo. He vows to justify his selection into the Thomas Cup Finals squad.

“We got off to a slow start and fortunately, fortunately our opponents were not too strong. We were able to finish strong today."

“We played well in training, hopefully, we will play with more fervour in the next match.” said Boon Heong.

 
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Doubles were sent packing on opening day of Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 26 March 2014
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PASIR GUDANG: Malaysia's top pair Hoon Thien How-Tan Wee Kiong and Tanongsak Saensom­boon­suk of Thailand – were miserable on the opening day of the Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold at the Pasir Gudang.

Malaysian No. 1 Thien How-Wee Kiong lost to Singaporeans Danny Bawa Chrisnanta-Chayut Triyachart 16-21, 20-22 in a 39-minute match on Wednesday.hoon Thien How- Tan Wee Kiong were sent packing 16-21, 20-22 by Singaporeans Danny Bawa Chrisnanta-Chayut Triyachart on Wednesday.

After the match, Wee Kiong said that they seriously need to examine what went wrong.

 

Rashid Sidek is trying to strengthen the Thomas, Uber Cups squad (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 26 March 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR: On March 20, after Datuk Misbun Sidek turned down the Badminton Association of Malaysia’s (BAM)'s offer to become the badminton supremo, they've decided that they started looking for a chief coach for both the singles and doubles departments.Rashid Sidek

BAM has appointed Rashid Sidek as the singles chief coach, and as an interim coach for the doubles department for the time being. Meanwhile, Tan Kim Her’s contract has been extended to oversee the men’s doubles back-up shuttlers.

 
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Chong Wei Feng: I need to do better (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 26 March 2014
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PASIR GUDANG: In the absence of the three-time All-England champion Datuk Lee Chong Wei, Chong Wei Feng needs to prove he can live up to the expectation as the second best men's singles in Malaysia.It's time for Chong Wei Feng to show he is the legitimate one

Chong Wei Feng hopes he can at least reach the final of the championship while China are banking on their future stars for exposing them to more international tournaments.