• Goh Jin Wei, Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing in Indonesia Masters semis

    Balikpapan: Friday was a great day for Malaysian shuttlers at the Indonesia Masters as all of them advanced to the semi-finals.

    16-year-old women's singles shuttler needed 39 minutes to brush aside Gao Fangjie of China in the women's singles quarter-finals, winning 21-16, 21-18. Goh who is aiming for her first ever GP title, will face No. 2 seed Nitchaon Jindapol of Thailand for a final berth.Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing are 2 wins away from winning their second title of 2016.

    Tan Kian Meng/Lai Pei Jing are 2 wins away from winning their second title of 2016.

  • Chooi Kah Ming/Low Juan Shen make great run at Indonesia Masters

    Balikpapan: Malaysian men's doubles qualifiers Chooi Kah Ming-Low Juan Shen continued their excellent run at the Indonesia Masters by overcoming Indonesia's Yohanes Rendy Sugiarto-Afiat Yuris Wirawan 21-15, 16-21, 21-13 in the men's doubles second round.Chooi Kah Ming (left) and Low Juan Shen are doing well at the 2016 Indonesia Masters.

    Chooi Kah Ming (left) and Low Juan Shen are doing well at the 2016 Indonesia Masters.

  • Goh Jin Wei holds off Gregoria Mariska in Indonesian Masters opener

    Balikpapan: The 16-year-old World No. 51 Goh Jin Wei of Malaysia fought past local shuttler Gregoria Mariska 25-23, 21-12 during women’s singles first-round action at the 2016 Indonesian Masters on Wednesday night.Malaysia's badminton rising star Goh Jin Wei. (photo: AFP)

    Malaysia's badminton rising star Goh Jin Wei. (photo: AFP)

  • Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing survive tests to reach Vietnam Open semis

    Ho Chi Minh City: Malaysia's World No. 37 mixed doubles pair Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing showed their never-say-die spirit as they rallied past No. 6 seeds Taiwanese pair Chang Ko chi-Chang Hsin Tien 27-25, 19-21, 21-4 to advance to the Vietnam Open semi-finals.Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing have yet to win an international title together. (photo: AFP)

    Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing have yet to win an international title together. (photo: AFP)

  • Malaysia men's team shown exit at Badminton Asia Team Championships

    Hyderabad: It is going to be that much more difficult for the national men's badminton squad to qualify for the 2016 Thomas Cup finals, following their quarterfinal exit at the Badminton Asian Team Championships (BATC).

    They lost 2-3 to hosts India.Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin lets out a roar infront of Morten Frost after rallying from one set down to defeat Ajay Jayaram. (photo: GettyImages)

    Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin lets out a roar infront of Morten Frost after rallying from one set down to defeat Ajay Jayaram. (photo: GettyImages)

  • Malaysian Men's and Women's Squads get tough draw at BATC

    Kuala Lumpur: Badminton Asia has released the official draw for the 2016 Badminton Asian Team Championships (BATC) which serves as the Asia qualifying tournament for the Thomas Cup and Uber Cup Finals to be held in Kunshan, China from May 15-22.Zulfadli Zulkifli, Iskandar Zulkarnain, Tan Kian Meng/Low Juan Shen have nothing to lose and plenty to gain at BATC.

    Zulfadli Zulkifli, Iskandar Zulkarnain, Tan Kian Meng/Low Juan Shen have nothing to lose and plenty to gain at BATC.

  • Goh Soon Huat, P.V Sindhu enter quarter-finals of Macau Open

    Macau: Goh Soon Huat became Malaysia's sole representative left in the Macau Open when he defeated Wang Tzu Wei of Chinese Taipei 22-20, 22-20 in the third round of Macau Open in 47 minutes on Thursday. Goh will play No. 15 seed B. Sai Praneeth on Friday.

    The women's competition saw two-time defending champion and No. 5 seed P.V Sindhu of India defeated Indonesia's Lindaweni Fanetri 21-17 21-18 in a women's singles match that lasted 46 minutes. The world No. 12 will next take on China's Chen Yufei.Hope Goh Soon Huat could deliver good results at Macau Open.

    Hope Goh Soon Huat could deliver good results at Macau Open.

  • Macau Open: Low Juan Shen/Tan Kian Meng pull off stunners against Liu Xiaolong/Qiu Zihan

    Macau: Young Malaysian pair Low Juan Shen/Tan Kian Meng gave their team much to celebrate on Wednesday as they pulled off the biggest upset of the day to beat No. 1 seed Liu Xiaolong/Qiu Zihan of China 21-19, 21-14 in men's doubles first round of Macau Open.Way to go Tan Kian Meng (left)/Low Juan Shen! (photo: Macau Open)

    Way to go Tan Kian Meng (left)/Low Juan Shen! (photo: Macau Open)
  • Malaysia win 2 titles at Vietnam International Series

    Danang: On Sunday, Malaysia's reserve shuttler Lim Chi Wing won the Vietnam International Series title through a hard-fought match over Taiwan’s Lu Chia-hung with 21-19, 11-21, 21-17 in 59 minutes. This is their second meetings in 2014, the 19 year-old Lim Chi Wing lost to Lu in the Vietnam International Challenge earlier this year.Lim Chi Wing was promoted to the Malaysia national back-up squad last in 2013

    Lim Chi Wing was promoted to the Malaysia national back-up squad last in 2013

  • Night training sessions to grow young Malaysian players

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's double coach Tan Kim Her would like to speed up ripening process for the young shuttlers and to prepare them for the 11 x 5 new scoring system through night training routines.Words of wisdom: Tan Kim Her (left) speaking to the Malaysian squad. He is in charge of grooming the younger doubles players for the future.

    Words of wisdom: Tan Kim Her (left) speaking to the Malaysian squad. He is in charge of grooming the younger doubles players for the future.

    Tan Kim Her is currently coaching Low Juan Shen-Nelson Heg Wei Keat, Chua Khek Wei-Chan Ren Cong, Mohd Amzzar Zainuddin-Ng Di Hua, Tai An Khang-Woon Mun Chun, Ong Yew Sin-Darren Issac, and Yew Hong Kheng-Tan Wee Gieen. Nelson Heg Wei Keat and his former partner Teo Ee Yi won the 2011 BWF World Junior Championships, while Yew Hong Kheng and Ow Yao Han (currently in the senior team) captured the 2010 World Junior Championships.

  • Malaysian crash out, while Lin Dan cruises into semi-finals of Asia Championships

    Korea: Malaysian ended their journey at the Badminton Asia Championships on Friday when Low Juan Shen/Nelson Heg Wei Keat went down to Shi Longfei/Chen Zhuofu of China 21-18, 21-13; while Anscelly Amelia Alicia/Soong Fie Cho faltered against Indian pair Ashwini Ponnappa/Jwata Gutta 21-12, 21-12.I wish I can replace my beer belly with Lin Dan's six pack abs

    I wish I can replace my beer belly with Lin Dan's six pack abs

    In the men's singles, Lin Dan took 34 minutes to defeat Wei Nan of Hong Kong 21-10, 21-7 to cruise into the semi-finals of the men's singles at the Badminton Asia Championships.

  • Two Malaysian pairs and China's Lin Dan reach quarter-finals

    Korea: Malaysia's women’s doubles shuttlers Amelia Anscelly-Soong Fie Cho kept calm and focused to beat Hsieh Pei-chen-Cheng Wen-hsing of Taiwan 21-14, 21-14 in a 30-minute second round match to set up a last eight clash against India’s former World Championships bronze medalists Ashwini Ponnappa-Jwala Gutta of India. Woon Khe Wei (right) and Vivian Hoo crashed out of Asian Badminton Championships

    Woon Khe Wei (right) and Vivian Hoo crashed out of Asian Badminton Championships
    The pair saved Malaysia's blushes on a day most of the other Malaysians fell by the wayside.

  • "Doubles" Delight for Malaysia

    Korea: Day one of Asian Badminton Championship (ABC) started with big upsets and tough losses. Big-name players such as top seed Boonsak Ponsana (Thailand), Nelson Heg Wei Keat (right) with former partner Teo Ee Yi. Nelson is now partnering Low Juan Shen.

    Nelson Heg Wei Keat (right) with former partner Teo Ee Yi. Nelson is now partnering Low Juan Shen.
    third seed Nguyen Tien Minh (Vietnam), fourth seed Kento Momota (Japan), fifth seed Hu Yun (Hong Kong) and eighth seed Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk (Thailand) all crashed out in the first round.

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