• Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen: Let more badminton players become millionaires

    Dongguan: World badminton chief said on Thursday that he would try to promote the sport to the world's top 10 and help more players become millionaires.Agreed with Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen, becoming rich and famous are going to get a lot of attentions.

    Agreed with Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen, becoming rich and famous are going to get a lot of attentions.

  • BWF rule out Lee Chong Wei World Championships wildcard

    Kuala Lumpur: Badminton World Federation (BWF) has ruled out awarding the 2015 World Championships wild card to Lee Chong Wei.Really hope to see Lee Chong Wei play at the Jakarta World Championships

    Really hope to see Lee Chong Wei play at the Jakarta World Championships

  • BAM make World Championships wildcard request for Lee Chong Wei

    Kuala Lumpur: Deputy president of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Datuk Seri Mohamad Norza Zakaria has confirmed on Tuesday that BAM have requested Badminton World Federation (BWF) to grant Lee Chong Wei a wildcard so that Lee could compete in the 2015 World Championships in Jakarta, Indonesia from Aug 10 to 16.Lee Chong Wei attends a signing ceremony between BAM and XOX mobile on Tuesday. (photo: Bernama)

    Lee Chong Wei attends a signing ceremony between BAM and XOX mobile on Tuesday. (photo: Bernama)

  • World championships wildcard for Lee Chong Wei creates win-win situation

    Kuala Lumpur: When Lin Dan was awarded the World Championships wild card by Badminton World Federation (BWF) in 2013 (despite missing from international tournaments for almost a year after he won the London Olympics men's title), that decision has created mixed reactions in the badminton community. However, the badminton community eventually benefited from that move by BWF as the fans was able to watch another epic battle between Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan in the men's singles final.PBSI and BWF will find massive commercial success if Lee Chong Wei plays at the 2015 World Championships

    PBSI and BWF will find massive commercial success if Lee Chong Wei plays at the 2015 World Championships

  • BWF: Eight-Month sanction for Lee Chong Wei ends on 30 April, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has finally made its verdict regarding Lee Chong Wei's doping incident on Monday, with a statement posted on it's official web site that said: "Malaysian player, Lee Chong Wei, has received an eight-month sanction for an anti-doping regulation violation."Lee Chong Wei attending a press conference with Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (middle front) on Monday. (photo: Reuters)

    Lee Chong Wei attending a press conference with Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (middle front) on Monday. (photo: Reuters)

  • BAM asks BWF about Lee Chong Wei's hearing result

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) has contacted the Badminton World Federation (BWF) to obtain the result on Datuk Lee Chong Wei's doping case before the three-week period as stipulated.Wish Lee Chong Wei good luck!

    Wish Lee Chong Wei good luck!

  • Lee Chong Wei aiming for possible SEA Games return

    Kuala Lumpur: Former Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei is confident he will be cleared from a failed dope test and will find a place in the Malaysian squad for the Southeast Asian Games in June.

    The twice Olympic silver medallist is provisionally banned and awaiting a verdict from Badminton World Federation (BWF) after testing positive for the anti-inflammatory drug dexamethasone during the world championships in August.Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei (right) taking a selfie with a fan (photo: Reuters)

    Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei (right) taking a selfie with a fan (photo: Reuters)

  • Lee Chong Wei drops to 30th, Saina Nehwal regains No. 1

    Kuala Lumpur: Former world number one Lee Chong Wei has dropped to No. 30th in the latest world rankings that the Badminton World Federation (BWF) released on Thursday.Badminton is so boring without Lee Chong Wei, please comeback as soon as possible!

    Badminton is so boring without Lee Chong Wei, please comeback as soon as possible!

  • Rexy Mainaky warns on match-fixing

    Jakarta: Former men's doubles world champion has called on Badminton World Federation (BWF) chiefs to take corruption in the sport more seriously, a report said Tuesday, after two top Danish players revealed they were approached to fix matches.Badminton World Federation (BWF) should look into the monetary and non-monetary match fixing in Badminton seriously.

    Badminton World Federation (BWF) should look into the monetary and non-monetary match fixing in Badminton seriously.

  • Lee Chong Wei's hearing result expected to be announced in less than 3 weeks

    Amsterdam: After a lengthy eight-hour hearing on Saturday, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) three-member panel have not yet reached a decision on Lee Chong Wei's hearing.Lee Chong Wei speaks to reporters after the hearing at Amsterdam.

    Lee Chong Wei speaks to reporters after the hearing at Amsterdam.

  • Lee Chong Wei's hearing could take several days

    Amsterdam: Lee Chong Wei’s long-awaited doping hearing opened before a three-member Badminton World Federation (BWF) panel on Saturday in Amsterdam, where the former world No. 1 has vowed to clear his name.Good luck Lee Chong Wei!

    Good luck Lee Chong Wei!

  • Lee Chong Wei drops to 17th, Li Xuerui retakes No. 1 in BWF ranking

    Kuala Lumpur: In the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday, Lee Chong Wei has dropped to 17th spot, while reigning Olympic women's singles champion Li Xuerui has retaken the top spot from Saina Nehwal.Wish Lee Chong Wei best of luck at his hearing, we want Lee Chong Wei!

    Wish Lee Chong Wei best of luck at his hearing, we want Lee Chong Wei!

  • BWF expected to announce Lee Chong Wei's hearing date this week

    Kuala Lumpur: Honorary secretary of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Ng Chin Cai said Badminton World Federation (BWF) may announce Lee Chong Wei's hearing date before Friday.A lot of badminton fans want Lee Chong Wei to start playing badminton as soon as possible

    A lot of badminton fans want Lee Chong Wei to start playing badminton as soon as possible

  • BWF to run 2015 World Para-Badminton Championships in England

    London: Badminton England and the Badminton World Federation (BWF) have announced that the first Para-Badminton World Championships 2015 will be held in England later this year.Let's cheers for the extraordinary abilities of these outstanding athletes!

    Let's cheers for the extraordinary abilities of these outstanding athletes!

  • Lee Chong Wei satisfied with BAM's internal investigation

    Kuala Lumpur: While awaiting Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) to complete their internal investigation before setting a firm hearing date with Badminton World Federation (BWF), Lee Chong Wei has not competed in any international tournament since the Asian Games that was held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 – October 4, 2014.If Lee Chong Wei retires from badminton, its going to be a huge loss to the sport

    If Lee Chong Wei retires from badminton, its going to be a huge loss to the sport

  • The wait is finally over! BAM ready for Lee Chong Wei's hearing

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) is finally ready to present Lee Chong Wei's case to Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) hearing committee following the completion of the internal investigation by BAM.

    BAM's vice president Datuk Seri Norza Zakaria said on Saturday that they are now waiting for BWF to set a date for the hearing.Badminton has been boring without Lee Chong Wei. Waiting for him to bring fun, energy and excitement back to Badminton!

    Badminton has been boring without Lee Chong Wei. Waiting for him to bring fun, energy and excitement back to Badminton!

  • Lee Chong Wei's hearing could be postponed again

    Kuala Lumpur: After several postponements, Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) have again postponed Lee Chong Wei's doping hearing as they've entered the last phase of the evidence collection process.

    BAM is expected to bring the case to Badminton World Federation (BWF) either sometime this month or sometime in March the latest. Vice President of BAM Datuk Seri Mohamad Norza Zakaria said officials from BWF have agreed to make themselves available whenever BAM are ready to present the case.Hopefully the waiting game will end soon for Lee Chong Wei

    Hopefully the waiting game will end soon for Lee Chong Wei

  • BAM urged to speed up BWF hearing for Lee Chong Wei

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has ordered Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) to get a firm date for Lee Chong Wei's Badminton World Federation (BWF) hearing as soon as possible.

    Vice President of BAM Datuk Seri Mohamad Norza Zakaria said he and Khairy discussed about this issue at Sports Arena Sentosa two days ago.Good luck to Lee Chong Wei!

    Good luck to Lee Chong Wei!

  • BWF signs new sponsorship with energy giant Total

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) and energy giant, Total, announced on Monday a landmark multi-million-dollar partnership from 2015 until 2018 covering both BWF Major Events and the MetLife BWF World Superseries.

    This deal will see Total assume title sponsorship for all BWF Major Events – starting with this year’s TOTAL BWF World Championships in Jakarta, Indonesia – and including the TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals and the TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup. It breaks new ground for Total, which mainly focuses its branding activities on the motorsports arena.BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen (right) signs the agreement with Total energy

    BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer Larsen (right) signs the agreement with Total energy

  • Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen: We should make badminton more entertaining

    By Ami Afriatni

    Jakarta: The good old days on court are long gone for Denmark’s badminton great Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen. However, he ensures his presence is still felt in world badminton after his election as Badminton World Federation president in May 2013.

    During his two-day visit to Jakarta, the 1996 Olympic gold medalist joined members of the Olympic Council of Asia to inspect Indonesia’s 2018 Asian Games preparation. Hoyer Larsen also attended the Djarum Superliga press conference and shared memories with his Indonesian counterparts, including Hariyanto Arbi.Badminton World Federation president Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen is encouraged by Indonesian fans’ passion for the game, especially as the fight begins to keep the sport in the Olympic Games. (Photo: PBSI)

    Badminton World Federation president Poul-Erik Hoyer Larsen is encouraged by Indonesian fans’ passion for the game, especially as the fight begins to keep the sport in the Olympic Games. (Photo: PBSI)

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