• Lee Chong Wei moves up 34 places to No. 65 in BWF rankings

    Kuala Lumpur: According the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday, Lee Chong Wei’s sweep of the recent US Open and Canada Open has increased his rankings to world No. 65.It must be an amazing feeling for Lee Chong Wei to win the US Open, his first individual title in over a year.

    It must be an amazing feeling for Lee Chong Wei to win the US Open, his first individual title in over a year.

  • Hendrawan: Lee Chong Wei is a great role model for young Malaysian players

    Kuala Lumpur: "Never discount the heart of a champion," Hendrawan was effusive in his praise for the badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei, after the rejuvenated former world No. 1 shuttler restored his dominance to lift back-to-back titles at the recently concluded US Open and Canada Open.Hope Hendrawan will make 2015 a breakthrough year for Lee Chong Wei

    Hope Hendrawan will make 2015 a breakthrough year for Lee Chong Wei

  • Lee Chong Wei holds off Angus Ng Ka Long to win Canada Open title (video)

    Calgary: Former world number one Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia fought off a determined challenge from Angus Ng Ka Long of Hong Kong to claim back-to-back titles at Canada Open on Sunday.Congratulations to Lee Chong Wei for his Canada Open title! (photo: Lee Chong Wei's FB)

    Congratulations to Lee Chong Wei for his Canada Open title! (photo: Lee Chong Wei's FB)

  • Canada Open: Lee Chong Wei, Angus Ng Ka Long to meet in final

    Calgary: The No. 14 seed Lee Chong Wei had to work hard against No. 6 seed Japanese Takuma Ueda on Saturday before booking his place in the Canada Open men's singles final. After going down 16-21 in the first game, the Malaysian shuttler upped the tempo to take the second game 21-10. Lee got out to a huge lead with a 12-2 score in the third set before the Japanese started to close the gap by scoring few points here or there. Playing some aggressive badminton, Lee Chong Wei eventually pushing through to win the third set by routing Takuma Ueda 21-12 to earn a men's singles final berth. The whole match lasted 57 minutes, and it was the third consecutive match that Lee Chong Wei was stretched into a rubber game.Wishing Lee Chong Wei luck in the Canada Open final.

    Wishing Lee Chong Wei luck in the Canada Open final.

  • Hoon Thien How/Lim Khim Wah, Lee Chong Wei survive scares in Canada Open

    Calgary: Malaysia's independent men's doubles pair Hoon Thien How/Lim Khim Wah won their quarter-finals match on Friday, but not before surviving a scare from Taiwanese pair Chang Ko-Chi/Wang Tzu Wei at the Canada Open.Lee Chong Wei advances into Canada Open semi-finals.

    Lee Chong Wei advances into Canada Open semi-finals.

  • Lee Chong Wei moves up to No. 99 in world rankings after US Open triumph

    Kuala Lumpur: Lee Chong Wei who had recently slumped to No. 180 in Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings last week, made a big leap in this week's BWF rankings released on Thursday, climbing 81 positions to world No. 99.

    Lee received 7,000 ranking points following his triumph at the US Open last week, which saw the Malaysian returned to the top 100 of the BWF rankings.Lee Chong Wei's upward trend in BWF rankings is bound to continue.

    Lee Chong Wei's upward trend in BWF rankings is bound to continue.

  • Lee Chong Wei, Hoon Thien How/Lim Khim Wah reach Canada Open quarters

    Calgary: Malaysia's independent men's doubles pair Hoon Thien How/Lim Khim Wah kept their hopes alive to reach the quarter-finals of the Canada Open having fought back from one set behind, to overcome third seeds Michael Fuchs/Johannes Schoettler of Germany with 13-21, 21-18, 21-14 in the men's doubles second round on Thursday.Lee Chong Wei survives scare in Canada Open men's singles 3rd round.

    Lee Chong Wei survives scare in Canada Open men's singles 3rd round.

  • Lee Chong Wei soars past Shi Yuqi to reach Canada Open 3rd round

    Calgary: After the reigning SEA Games men's singles champion, Chong Wei Feng of Malaysia slumped to a stunning straight-set defeat against Denmark's Christian Lind Thomsen in the first round of Canada Open yesterday, losing 15-21, 20-22, Malaysia's fortune in men's singles was once again had to rely on Lee Chong Wei.Lee Chong Wei is the absolute crowd puller at the 2015 Canada Open.

    Lee Chong Wei is the absolute crowd puller at the 2015 Canada Open.

  • US Open win gives a big boost to Lee Chong Wei

    New York: Even though the U.S. Open Grand Prix Gold that recently concluded in New York was a Badminton World Federation (BWF) sanctioned "Level 3" tournament (The world badminton tournament structure has four levels: Level 1 'BWF Major Events', Level 2 'Superseries Premier and Superseries', Level 3 'Grand Prix Gold and Grand Prix Series', and Level 4 'International Challenge, International Series, and Future Series'), fans experienced an electric atmosphere in the men's singles final as one of the biggest stars in badminton, Lee Chong Wei finally won his first individual title after his 2014 Japan Open triumph.Hopefully Hendrawan (left) could strengthen and take Lee Chong Wei’s game to new heights.

    Hopefully Hendrawan (left) could strengthen and take Lee Chong Wei’s game to new heights.

  • Lee Chong Wei beats Hans-Kristian Vittinghus to lift US Open title

    New York: Former world No. 1 men's singles shuttler, Datuk Lee Chong Wei finally claimed his first Open tournament title in slightly over a year on Sunday.Winning US Open is the best father's day gift for Lee Chong Wei.

    Winning US Open is the best father's day gift for Lee Chong Wei.

  • Lee Chong Wei to meet Hans-Kristian Vittinghus in US Open final

    New York: Lee Chong Wei stayed on course for his US Open title after comfortably brushing aside B. Sai Praneeth of India 21-9, 21-17 in Saturday's semifinals.Wish Lee Chong Wei the best of luck in the US Open final.

    Wish Lee Chong Wei the best of luck in the US Open final.

  • Lee Chong Wei eases into US Open semi-finals

    New York: Despite declining in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings to No. 180, Lee Chong Wei was aiming to continue the quest for his first title of the year at US Open.

    Regardless of the ranking, Lee Chong Wei is one of the greatest badminton players of our time.

    Regardless of the ranking, Lee Chong Wei is one of the greatest badminton players of our time.

  • Lee Chong Wei in US Open quarters, ready for world championships

    Jakarta: It seems pretty clear that this year's BWF World Championships that will be held in Jakarta from 10-16 August 2015, would produce some greatest badminton match ever played.

    All top-eight shuttlers in the world of both men's singles and women's singles will compete in Jakarta, as they all know that everyone in the world is watching them and the world meet is a great chance to improve their rankings and reputation, whilst at the same time playing at a celebrated event.Badminton fans want to see the famous rivalry between Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan at this year's world championships.

    Badminton fans want to see the famous rivalry between Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan at this year's world championships.

  • Lee Chong Wei slips to 180th in world badminton rankings

    Kuala Lumpur: Former world number one shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei's ranking had taken a sharp nose dive in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday. Chong Wei fell 101 spots to world No. 180. However, he is expected to rise up in the rankings starting next week.Lee Chong Wei should find his ranking to start increasing gradually.

    Lee Chong Wei should find his ranking to start increasing gradually.

  • Lee Chong Wei in US Open 3rd round, Hoon Thien How-Lim Khim Wah exit

    New York: Badminton superstar Datuk Lee Chong Wei began his first official men's tournament in the US Open Grand Prix Gold on Tuesday, after his eight-month suspension was lifted on May 1.Lee Chong Wei is the favourite to win the US Open.

    Lee Chong Wei is the favourite to win the US Open.

  • Lin Dan not allowed to play in Chinese badminton league due to sponsor conflicts

    Qingdao: Qingdao Badminton Club spent 1.5 million Yuan (roughly $241,493 USD) to hire Lin Dan to just play several exhibition games at the China Badminton Super League?Lin Dan expressed his "disappointment" at the China Badminton Super League's sponsor.

    Lin Dan expressed his "disappointment" at the China Badminton Super League's sponsor.

  • Malaysia men's team ousted from SEA Games, women's team in final

    Singapore: 17-year-old Ihsan Maulana Mustofa scripted a dramatic third men's singles victory, combined with Ricky Karandasuwardi/Angga Pratama and Kevin Sanjaya/Marcus Fernaldi to win the two heart-stopping men's doubles matches as Indonesia's young guns lived up to the expectations by winning the SEA Games semi-finals tie against Malaysia in Singapore on Thursday.The Indonesian celebrate their team's thrilling win over Malaysia in front of Morten Frost. (photo: SEA Games)

    The Indonesian celebrate their team's thrilling win over Malaysia in front of Morten Frost. (photo: SEA Games)

  • Lee Chong Wei fulfills cancer patient's wish at Singapore

    Singapore: Lee Chong Wei made wish come true for a young fan who is battling cancer in Singapore.Lee Chong Wei lift spirits of a cancer patient. (photo: Fauzi Baharudin, Utusan)

    Lee Chong Wei lift spirits of a cancer patient. (photo: Fauzi Baharudin, Utusan)

  • Lee Chong Wei leads Malaysia into SEA Games semi-final

    Singapore: Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei needed just 13 minutes on court on Wednesday to blast past his opponent at the SEA Games men's team event. Lee took care of Cambodia's Cheng Phor Phom 21-10, 21-5 in just 13 minutes to bring Malaysia to a 3-0 team win.Lee Chong Wei always very calm on the badminton court.

    Lee Chong Wei always very calm on the badminton court.

  • Morten Frost: It's '50-50' between Malaysia and Indonesia at SEA Games

    Singapore: When badminton draw for the 2015 SEA Games was announced on Tuesday, Malaysia men's and women's team have avoided an early showdown with Indonesia after they were both seeded joint third-fourth in the men's and women's team event respectively.The 10-man Malaysia badminton roster for 2015 SEA Games. (photo: 28th SEA Games)

    The 10-man Malaysia badminton roster for 2015 SEA Games. (photo: 28th SEA Games)

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