Malacca: World No. 1 men's singles Lee Chong Wei was awarded the Darjah Cemerlang Seri Melaka (DCSM) award which carries the title 'Datuk Wira' during the 78th birthday of Tun Datuk Seri Utama Dr. Mohd Khalil bin Yaakob, the governor of the Malaysian state of Melacca on Saturday.
Hyderabad: Despite rising fame after his women's singles player P.V. Sindhu became the first Indian woman shuttler to win an Olympics silver medal on August 19, Pullela Gopichand remained humble and continued to inspire the development of badminton in India.
Taipei: Malaysia's Daren Liew couldn't close it out after leading in both first and second set at the Taiwan Masters Grand Prix Badminton Championship finals at the Hsing Chuang Gymnasium in Taipei on Sunday.
Taipei: 29-year-old Daren Liew gave one of his greatest performance of his professional career in the semifinals of Chinese Taipei Masters, fighting hard to deny No. 5 seed Lin Yu Hsien of Taiwan with 11-9, 6-11, 11-3, 12-10 on Saturday.
Taipei: Current World No. 106 Daren Liew of Malaysia has reached the Taiwan Masters semi-finals after coming through an easy quarter-final against Shesar Hiren Rhustavito of Indonesia 11-8, 11-3, 11-2 on Friday.