• Tai Tzu Ying overtakes Carolina Marin and becomes World No. 1

    Taipei: Taiwan's Tai Tzu Ying is now officially the best women's singles player on the planet.

    In the latest world rankings published Thursday by Badminton World Federation (BWF), the 22-year-old Taiwanese player was listed as No. 1 women's singles player with 78,651 points, followed by Olympic gold medalist Carolina Marin of Spain with 77,750 points.Congratulations to Tai Tzu Ying for becoming World No. 1. (photo: AP)

    Congratulations to Tai Tzu Ying for becoming World No. 1. (photo: AP)

  • Lee Chong Wei eyeing at 5th Superseries Finals title in Dubai

    Bernama: After a two-year absence from the Super Series Finals, Datuk Lee Chong Wei is optimistic of gunning for his fifth title in Dubai.Lee Chong Wei looks to add a fifth title to his Superseries Finals success story. (photo: AP)

    Lee Chong Wei looks to add a fifth title to his Superseries Finals success story. (photo: AP)

  • Lee Chong Wei, Chen Long, Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong are going to Destination Dubai

    Kuala Lumpur: Despite speculation that World No. 1 men's singles player Lee Chong Wei's spot in the season-ending Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Superseries Finals was in jeopardy after his withdrawal from French Open, China Open and Hong Kong Open, the latest Destination Dubai Rankings published by BWF showed both Lee and the World No. 1 men's pair Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong were the only Malaysians who have made the cut in the year-ending USD $1 million event.Lee Chong Wei could meet Chen Long again in the World Superseries Finals. (photo: AP)

    Lee Chong Wei could meet Chen Long again in the World Superseries Finals. (photo: AP)

  • Lee Chong Wei withdraws from Hong Kong Open

    Kuala Lumpur: After skipping this week's China Open Superseries, World No. 1 men's singles player Lee Chong Wei has also decided to withdraw from the Hong Kong Open which is set to kick off at the Coliseum in Hung Hom on November 22.Wishing Lee Chong Wei a speedy recovery and looking forward to having him back soon. (photo: AP)

    Wishing Lee Chong Wei a speedy recovery and looking forward to having him back soon. (photo: AP)

  • Lee Chong Wei, Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong are World No. 1

    Kuala Lumpur: The latest top 10 men's singles Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings showed little change as Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, Chen Long, and Lin Dan once again finished in the No. 1, No. 2, and No. 3 positions.Congratulations to Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong for becoming the World No. 1 men's doubles pair. (photo: AFP)

    Congratulations to Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong for becoming the World No. 1 men's doubles pair. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei withdraws from China Open

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has confirmed that World No. 1 men's singles player Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia would not play in the China Open that will be held from Nov 15 to Nov 20 in Fuzhou, China.Wish Lee Chong Wei a fast recovery and get well soon. (photo: AP)Wish Lee Chong Wei a fast recovery and get well soon. (photo: AP)

    Wish Lee Chong Wei a fast recovery and get well soon. (photo: AP)Wish Lee Chong Wei a fast recovery and get well soon. (photo: AP)

  • Lee Chong Wei unsure of playing China and Hong Kong Open

    Kuala Lumpur: Technical director of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Morten Frost Hansen told Malaysian media that he'll let Malaysian badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei decide for himself as to whether he would really like to participate at the China and Hong Kong Open that will be held in November.Hope Lee Chong Wei gets to feel better soon. (photo: AFP)

    Hope Lee Chong Wei gets to feel better soon. (photo: AFP)

  • Zulfadli Zulkiffli advances, Lee Chong Wei exits French Open

    Paris: World No. 33 men's singles shuttler and former World junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli was the sole Malaysian survivor in the 2016 French Open Super Series Badminton Tournament at Stade Pierre de Coubertin, Paris.Zulfadli Zulkiffli shows great confidence in the first round of 2016 French Open.

    Zulfadli Zulkiffli shows great confidence in the first round of 2016 French Open.

  • Lee Chong Wei knocked out of Denmark Open

    Odense: A dramatic day of the quarter-final actions and upstes brough the Denmark Open to a climax on Friday in Odense, Denmark.Lee Chong Wei loses to Brice Leverdez in 2016 Denmark Open quarter-finals. (photo: AP)

    Lee Chong Wei loses to Brice Leverdez in 2016 Denmark Open quarter-finals. (photo: AP)

  • Lee Chong Wei, Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong safely through to Denmark Open quarters

    Odense: World No. 1 men's singles player Lee Chong Wei shook off a stiff challenge from Indian player H. S. Prannoy to reach the Denmark Open quarterfinals with a 21-10, 22-20 victory on Thursday.Lee Chong Wei survives a scare against H. S. Prannoy in the 2016 Denmark Open 2nd round. (photo: Lars Ronbog)

    Lee Chong Wei survives a scare against H. S. Prannoy in the 2016 Denmark Open 2nd round. (photo: Lars Ronbog)

  • Lee Chong Wei exacts revenge on Wei Nan in Denmark Open 1st Round

    Odense: World No. 1 Malaysian badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei exacted revenge for his second round loss to Wei Nan in the 2015 Denmark Open with a 16-21, 21-19, 21-11 win over the Hong Kong player in 60 minutes in the first round of 2016 Denmark Open on Wednesday.Lee Chong Wei is a top favorite to win Denmark Open. (photo: Lars Ronbog)

    Lee Chong Wei is a top favorite to win Denmark Open. (photo: Lars Ronbog)

  • Lee Chong Wei biopic to start filming in 2017

    Kuala Lumpur: World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei has become a symbol of strength, perseverance, and willpower in the sport of badminton for more than a decade. His success in the sport of badminton has attracted the attention of movies maker in Malaysia.Rise of The Legend - the biopic about a real life badminton legend, Lee Chong Wei.

    Rise of The Legend - the biopic about a real life badminton legend, Lee Chong Wei.

  • Lee Chong Wei conferred the title Datuk Wira

    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 during the birthday of Tun Datuk Seri Utama Dr. Mohd Khalil bin Yaakob, the governor of the Malaysian state of Melacca on Saturday.Congratulations to Lee Chong Wei. (photo: Sinchew)

    Congratulations to Lee Chong Wei. (photo: Sinchew)

  • Lee Chong Wei: I couldn’t afford badminton racquet when I was a kid

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s badminton ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei today shared his humble beginnings and how his family could not even afford to buy him a racquet.

    Lee said his father had to raise him and his four siblings on a monthly income of RM800 (USD $192), adding that he had to use a racquet owned by his father’s friend when he was training as a child.The story of Lee Chong Wei motivates everyone of us. (photo: AFP)

    The story of Lee Chong Wei motivates everyone of us. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei to compete in Denmark, French, China, and Hong Kong Super Series

    uala Lumpur: World number one Datuk Lee Chong Wei will compete in four Super Series and Premier Super Series tournaments to maintain his position as the world number one.Hope Lee Chong Wei doesn't wear himself out with these tournaments. (photo: AP)

    Hope Lee Chong Wei doesn't wear himself out with these tournaments. (photo: AP)

  • Needing time to rest, Lee Chong Wei to skip Korea Open

    Kuala Lumpur: World No.1 men's singles player Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia who bagged his record sixth Japan Open title on Sunday, has decided to withdraw from Korea Open to give his body extra rest before departing to Europe for the Denmark and France Open in October.Lee Chong Wei pulls out from the 2016 Korea Open. (photo: AFP)

    Lee Chong Wei pulls out from the 2016 Korea Open. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei wins record sixth Japan Open title

    Tokyo: Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia has become the first player to win six titles at the Japan Open Superseries. The top-seeded Malaysian fought back from dropping the second set to beat third seed Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark 21-18, 15-21, 21-16 in the men's singles final in 70 minutes.Lee Chong Wei celebrates his 6th Japan Open title in Tokyo. (photo: AFP)

    Lee Chong Wei celebrates his 6th Japan Open title in Tokyo. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei enters Japan Open semi-final

    Tokyo: Malaysian badminton maestro Lee Chong Wei strolled into the semi-finals of the Japan Open with a dominant straight-sets victory over Shi Yuqi of China at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Friday.Lee Chong Wei is on course for his 6th Japan Open title. (photo: AFP)

    Lee Chong Wei is on course for his 6th Japan Open title. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei marches into Japan Open quarters

    Tokyo: World No. 1 men's singles superstar Lee Chong Wei breezed into the Japan Open quarter-finals with a quick demolition of Chinese player Qiao Bin 21-8, 21-16 on Thursday.Lee Chong Wei to play Shi Yuqi of China in the 2016 Japan Open quarter-finals. (photo: AFP)

    Lee Chong Wei to play Shi Yuqi of China in the 2016 Japan Open quarter-finals. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei breezes into Japan Open 2nd round

    Tokyo: World No. 1 badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia left the Japan Superseries Open main draw unscratched after opening the tournament with a straight-sets win.Lee Chong Wei is eyeing his 6th Japan Open title. (photo: AP)

    Lee Chong Wei is eyeing his 6th Japan Open title. (photo: AP)

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