• Wei Feng: Lucky to be a teammate of Lee Chong Wei

    Kuala Lumpur: Lin Dan, the five-time world champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist has once said that Chong Wei Feng and Daren Liew are fortunate to have the opportunity to train and to learn from the world number one, Lee Chong Wei.Lee Chong Wei (left) and Chong Wei Feng enjoy a lighter moment during a practice session

    Lee Chong Wei (left) and Chong Wei Feng enjoy a lighter moment during a practice session

  • Chen Long #1 threat to Chong Wei at World Champs

    Kuala Lumpur: Rashid Sidek, who was involved in a spat with president of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Tan Sri Tengku Mahaleel Tengku Ariff following the Malaysia shuttlers' poor performance, especially Liew Darren at the just concluded 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland, citing Chen Long of China is the major threat for world number one Lee Chong Wei at the Copenhagen World Championships.In the absence of Lin Dan, Chen Long has became the most dangerous player from China

    In the absence of Lin Dan, Chen Long has became the most dangerous player from China

  • BAM reverses decision to exclude Rashid from World Champs

    Kuala Lumpur: Facing heavy criticism by media, players and government officials, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) announced Monday that they have reversed their decision to remove national singles chief coach Rashid Sidek from the World Championships squad.Rashid Sidek is a world-renowned and well-respected badminton coach

    Rashid Sidek is a world-renowned and well-respected badminton coach

  • Chong Wei benefits from Hendrawan’s experience

    Kuala Lumpur: Hendrawan, the 2000 Summer Olympics men's singles silver medalist, and winner of the 2001 World Championships will be assisting men's singles coach Tey Seu Bock in the BWF World Championships that will take place August 25-31 in Copenhagen, Denmark.Hendrawan trains with Lee Chong Wei

    Hendrawan trains with Lee Chong Wei

  • Kenichi Tago's withdrawal clears Chen Long's path

    Kuala Lumpur: World number 2 Chen Long faces a much easier path to the final of World Championships, after the Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced on Friday that Kenichi Tago of Japan has pulled out of the tournament which will be held in Copenhagen from Aug 25 to 31.Kenichi Tago’s (left) withdrawal had made Chen Long’s road to the final much easier!

    Kenichi Tago’s (left) withdrawal had made Chen Long’s road to the final much easier!

  • Lee Chong Wei plays 'pink' in World Champs

    Kuala Lumpur: When it comes to serving up great fashion style on the badminton court, Lee Chong Wei clearly knows what he is doing. Few years ago, his bright and eye-catching yellow badminton sneaker was particularly favorable for trend-following badminton fans.Lee Chong Wei's pink limited edition gear

    Lee Chong Wei's pink limited edition gear

  • World Champs: Lee Chong Wei is not 100% yet

    Kuala Lumpur: World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei could face Chen Long of China in the final of World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, from Aug 25-31.  Wish Chong Wei the best luck for the World Championships

    Wish Chong Wei the best luck for the World Championships

     

    The draw for the 2014 World Championships on Monday placed the top-seeded Lee Chong Wei in one half while and No. 2 Chen Long of China was drawn in the other. According to Chong Wei's recent records over Chen Long, he has a higher chance of capturing the title for the first time for his home country.

  • Finger-pointing after Malaysian men's singles' loss at Glasgow

    Kuala Lumpur: On Monday, president of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Tengku Mahaleel Tengku Ariff voiced his unhappiness over the poor performances of men's singles players at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. He also denied that he and other association members interfered with the shuttlers selection process. Althought he didn't refer to a specific name, he clearly targeted the men's singles head coach, Rashid Sidek, who was responsible for picking players to replace Datuk Lee Chong Wei at Glasgow.Rashid, Tengku Mahaleel, let's forgive each other, and move on to more pressing matters such as strengthening the men's singles department.

    Rashid, Tengku Mahaleel, let's forgive each other, and move on to more pressing matters such as strengthening the men's singles department.

  • Lee Chong Wei takes aim at World Champs

    Kuala Lumpur: After Malaysia failed in its bid to defend their badminton men’s singles gold medal at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, a title it had held in 6 consecutive editions since 1990, world number one Lee Chong Wei reaffirmed his drive to put in a strong showing at the upcoming World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, from Aug 25 to Aug 31; and Asian Games in Incheon, Korea, from Sept 16 to Oct 6.Lee Chong Wei and Pandelela Rinong (right) during the Samsung Asian Games media conference.

    Lee Chong Wei and Pandelela Rinong (right) during the Samsung Asian Games media conference.

  • Glasgow 2014: P. Kashyap vs Derek Wong in final

    Glasgow: Rashid Sidek, Wong Choong Hann, Mohd Hafiz Hashim and Lee Chong Wei have created the Malaysia badminton dynasty that garnered 6 men's singles gold medals consecutively since the 1990 Auckland Commonwealth Games. However, the men's singles gold medal chase was left wide open with the exit of Chong Wei Feng and Daren Liew in quarter-finals on Friday.Derek Wong plays Parupalli Kashyap in the men' singles final at Glasgow Commonwelath Games

    Derek Wong plays Parupalli Kashyap in the men' singles final at Glasgow Commonwelath Games

  • Glasgow 2014: Malaysia's roster still loaded without Lee Chong Wei

    Glasgow: Team Malaysia will be an overwhelming favorite to repeat its 2010 success in New Delhi and continue its reign as Commonwealth Games champion in badminton mixed team event despite the absence of Lee Chong Wei and Koo Kien Keat.Are you able to recognize the Malaysian players without seeing their faces?

    Are you able to recognize the Malaysian players without seeing their faces?

  • Malaysia set to be top seed at Glasgow

    Glasgow: The Malaysian badminton squad has been seeded first for mixed team event at the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow. Badminton is scheduled for 11 days, starting July 24.Special moments and great memories for the Malaysia team at the 2010 Commonwealth Games

    Special moments and great memories for the Malaysia team at the 2010 Commonwealth Games

  • Chong Wei Dare to Be a Champion at World Championships

    Kuala Lumpur: "Dare To Be A Champion" is the title for Lee Chong Wei's autobiography, same ideology can be used to describe Chong Wei's determination to play at the BWF World Championships in Copenhagen despite a thigh injury.Chong Wei, Good Luck at the World Championships!

    Chong Wei, Good Luck at the World Championships!

  • Young guns will need to carry Malaysian team at Glasgow

    Kuala Lumpur: With Lee Chong Wei officially withdrew from the XX Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014, it's time for the younger players such as Chong Wei Feng, Daren Liew to break out of the shadow of Lee Chong Wei.Chong Wei, please relax and take all the time you need to recover. We wish you comfort, care, and healing on your path to wellness.

    Chong Wei, please relax and take all the time you need to recover. We wish you comfort, care, and healing on your path to wellness.

    Chong Wei Feng was tasked with winning the gold medal in the Myanmar Sea Games last year, but he let slip a chance for a golden debut in the SEA Games after losing 19-21, 12-21 to A. Suppanyu of Thailand in the opening round of the men’s singles competition.

  • NSI promises to take good care of Chong Wei

    Kuala Lumpur: National Sports Institute (NSI) promised to provide the best treatment plan and care to the world number one Lee Chong Wei, to ensure he could return on time for the World Championships in Copenhagen in August and Incheon Asian Games in September.Lee Chong Wei is receiving rehabilitation at NSI

    Lee Chong Wei is receiving rehabilitation at NSI

    Lee Chong Wei decided to withdraw from Commonwealth Games on Friday due to an aggravating thigh injury.

  • Lee Chong Wei to miss Glasgow Commonwealth Games

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's world number one badminton player Lee Chong Wei has been ruled out of this month's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because of a thigh injury.Chong Wei, we would like to wish you a speedy recovery!

    Chong Wei, we would like to wish you a speedy recovery!

    On Friday, Chong Wei announced that he would not seek his third men's singles gold medal at Glasgow Commonwealth Games from July 23-Aug 3 after aggravating his thigh injury during a training session and is currently receiving treatment at the National Sports Institute (NSI).

  • World of badminton awaits Lee Chong Wei - Lin Dan showdown in 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: The Lee Chong Wei vs Lin Dan rivalry has pushed the popularity of badminton to a whole new level. The world of badminton will forever remember the Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan rivalry.Lee Chong Wei vs Lin Dan - The Battle for the Greatest of All Time in Badminton

    Lee Chong Wei vs Lin Dan - The Battle for the Greatest of All Time in Badminton

    Any great duel in sports will feature two opponents of contrasting styles and personalities. The same dynamic has made the Lee Chong Wei-Lin Dan rivalry in modern badminton a compelling one for viewers around the world. These two players have totally different personalities. Lee Chong Wei has a natural humble personality and attitude, while Lin Dan is known for his hot temper for allegedly trying to punch his opponent's coach in the face and throwing his shoes into the crowds.

  • Chong Wei Feng looking good for Commonwealth Games

    Kuala Lumpur: Chong Wei Feng is optimistic he can spring a surprise at the Commonwealth Games after being picked for the Malaysia squad. If everything goes as planned, he will face off against world number one Lee Chong Wei in the men's singles final. Malaysian Chong Wei Feng celebrates after winning againts Rumbaka Dionysius Hayom of Indonesia during the Thomas Cup in May.

    Malaysian Chong Wei Feng celebrates after winning againts Rumbaka Dionysius Hayom of Indonesia during the Thomas Cup in May.



    "Chong Wei is looking for his third Commonwealth gold, and if I can reach the final, I'll be satisfied with a silver medal, because we are clearly in different level," said Wei Feng.
  • Malaysia's Thomas Cup coaches get RM 3200 each

    Kuala Lumpur: Two weeks ago, Malaysian Thomas Cup shuttlers were rewarded RM25,000 each by the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) but the coaches were left out. Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (center with purple shirt), posing with the Thomas Cup shuttlers

    Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (center with purple shirt), posing with the Thomas Cup shuttlers

  • Indonesia Open: Kenichi Tago denies Chong Wei in semi-final

    Jakarta: World number one Lee Chong Wei was knocked out of the Indonesia Open in the semi-finals on Saturday in a shock loss to fourth-seed Kenichi Tago of Japan.
    The Malaysian could not keep up with Tago in the first game, making unforced errors and placing the shuttle wide of the sidelines.
    "Tago played better and more aggressively today," said Chong Wei.Jan O Jorgensen have discovered the secret formula on how to defeat top Chinese shuttlers by defeating Lin Dan in last week's Japan Open and Chen Long in Indonesia Open

    Jan O Jorgensen have discovered the secret formula on how to defeat top Chinese shuttlers by defeating Lin Dan in last week's Japan Open and Chen Long in Indonesia Open

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