• 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.

  • 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.

  • SEA Games: Amelia Alicia Anscelly-Soong Fie Cho, Chong Wei Feng win gold

    Kuala Lumpur: The pair of Amelia Alicia Anscelly-Soong Fie Cho brighten Malaysian women’s doubles badminton on Tuesday by winning their maiden SEA Games gold medal after edging out compatriots Vivian Hoo/Woon Khe Wei 21-18-21-13 in the women's doubles final.Congratulations to Amelia Alicia Anscelly-Soong Fie Cho, and job well done to Vivian Hoo/Woon Khe Wei too.

    Congratulations to Amelia Alicia Anscelly-Soong Fie Cho, and job well done to Vivian Hoo/Woon Khe Wei too.

  • SEA Games: Malaysia guaranteed 2 golds & 1 silver (video)

    Singapore: Malaysia is guaranteed 2 gold medals in the men's singles, women's doubles at the 2015 SEA Games in Singapore, because all participants in the finals hail from Malaysia.Vivian Hoo/Woon Khe Wei are on course to defend their SEA Games crown.

    Vivian Hoo/Woon Khe Wei are on course to defend their SEA Games crown.

  • Goh Jin Wei, Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying in SEA Games semis

    Singapore: Malaysia’s 15-year-old Goh Jin Wei was on target to deliver a bronze medal in the women's singles event as she trounced No. 2 seed Nichaon Jindapon of Thailand 21-16, 23-21 in the women’s singles quarter-finals at the SEA Games on Sunday. Jin Wei will clash with Indonesian youngster Hana Ramadhini in the semi-finals. Hana Ramadhini defeated Singapore’s Liang Xiaoyu 21-15, 11-21, 21-14 in other quarter-finals.Goh Jin Wei's great fist pump after winning the SEA Games quarter-finals against Nichaon Jindapon.

    Goh Jin Wei's great fist pump after winning the SEA Games quarter-finals against Nichaon Jindapon.

  • SEA Games: Chan Peng Soon & Goh Liu Ying leave fans amazed with exchange of rackets (video)

    Singapore: Malaysia's mixed doubles pair of Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying advanced to the SEA Games quarter-finals in mixed doubles category on Saturday after they defeated Singapore's Vanessa Neo/ Danny Bawa Chrisnanta 21-18, 21-16 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.The quick thinking move by Chan Peng Soon & Goh Liu Ying earns them a point.

    The quick thinking move by Chan Peng Soon & Goh Liu Ying earns them a point.

  • Lee Chong Wei still World No. 46 after Sudirman Cup? It's confusing!

    Kuala Lumpur: Despite being able to pull off strong comebacks by defeating world No. 34 Lee Dong Keun, world No. 4 Kidambi Srikanth, and world No. 5 Son Wan Ho at the 2015 Sudirman Cup, it's very confusing to see Lee Chong Wei to still remained at world No. 46 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings that updated on Thursday, May 21, 2015.Picture 1: Lee Chong Wei's BWF rankings for the week of May,14,2015

    Picture 1: Lee Chong Wei's BWF rankings for the week of May,14,2015

  • Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying send Malaysians past Indians, into Sudirman Cup quarters (video)

    Dongguan: Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying sealed a Sudirman Cup quarter-final place for Malaysia with a straight-sets win over Indian mixed doubles pair Sikki Reddy N./Arun Vishnu in a Group 1D Sudirman Cup tie in Dongguan, China on Monday.Lee Chong Wei thanks the crowd after his win over K. Srikanth at the 2015 Sudirman Cup. (photo: Reuters)

    Lee Chong Wei thanks the crowd after his win over K. Srikanth at the 2015 Sudirman Cup. (photo: Reuters)

  • Sudirman Cup: Lee Chong Wei leads Malaysia to upset Korea 3-2 (video)

    Dongguan: Even though Lee Chong Wei hasn't played in a tournament since last year's Asian Games, he was still the main star attraction on the first day of Sudirman Cup. The former world number one had the crowd in raptures from the moment he first stepped into the stadium until he defeated Lee Dong Keun of Korea 21-12, 21-10 in 45 minutes to put Malaysia ahead with 2-1 against Korea.Lee Chong Wei in action at the 2015 Sudirman Cup. (photo: Reuters)

    Lee Chong Wei in action at the 2015 Sudirman Cup. (photo: Reuters)

  • Arif, Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong in New Zealand quarters

    Auckland: The Malaysia team experienced mixed results in the round three of New Zealand Open on Thursday as the team had several wins and losses.Hope Arif could do well at the New Zealand Open

    Hope Arif could do well at the New Zealand Open

  • Vivian Hoo/Woon Khe Wei, Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying stopped short at China Masters

    Changzhou: Malaysia's interest in the China Masters is over when Vivian Hoo/Woon Khe Wei and Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying were shown the exit respectively in women's doubles, and mixed doubles semi-finals of the 2015 China Masters in Changzhou, China on Saturday.Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying are making great progress. Keep up the good work. (photo: Goh Liu Ying's Facebook)

    Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying are making great progress. Keep up the good work. (photo: Goh Liu Ying's Facebook)

  • China Masters: Vivian Hoo/Woon Khe Wei, Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying in semis

    Changzhou: Malaysia's top women's doubles pair Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei has checked into the China Masters semi-finals after they defeated Arisa Higashino/Chisato Hoshi of Japan on Friday.Good luck to Vivian Hoo (left) and Woon Khe Wei at the China Masters

    Good luck to Vivian Hoo (left) and Woon Khe Wei at the China Masters

  • Hafiz, Hoon Thien How/Lim Khim Wah advance at China Masters

    Kuala Lumpur: Eight Malaysian shuttlers including a sole men's singles player advanced further at the 2015 BWF China Masters Badminton Tournament held at the Olympic Sports Centre in Changzhou, China, today.It's a surprise to see Hafiz play at the China Masters

    It's a surprise to see Hafiz play at the China Masters

  • Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying fall short at the Orleans International

    Orleans: Malaysian mixed doubles pair Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying who won the Polish Open last week, and were hoping for a back-to-back titles in the 2015 Orleans International Challenge had fallen short on Sunday when they suffered a hard-fought loss to Mathias Christiansen/Lena Grebak of Denmark in the final.Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying, all the luck to you both. Keep focus and believe in yourself. (photo: Goh Liu Ying's FB)

    Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying, all the luck to you both. Keep focus and believe in yourself. (photo: Goh Liu Ying's FB)

  • One down, more to go for Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying, Daren Liew

    Kuala Lumpur: After winning the Polish Open on Saturday, Malaysian mixed doubles pair Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying will be traveling to Orleans, France in preparation for the 2015 Orleans International that will be held from March 26 to March 29, 2015.

    Malaysia's doubles coach Jeremy Gan told reporter that he was happy with how the pair played in the Polish Open.Daren Liew, Goh Liu Ying, and Chan Peng Soon after winning the Polish Open(photo:Lim Joe Heang)

    Daren Liew, Goh Liu Ying, and Chan Peng Soon after winning the Polish Open(photo:Lim Joe Heang)

  • Daren Liew, Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying win Polish Open

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia shuttler Daren Liew finally achieved the breakthrough he badly desired after putting up a stunning show to beat fifth seed Emil Holst of Denmark to win the 41st Polish Open men's singles title.Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying (orange shirt) shake hands with their opponents following the match.

    Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying (orange shirt) shake hands with their opponents following the match.

  • Daren Liew, Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying advance to Polish Open finals

    Arlamow: With total of 138 players from 38 different countries that participating in the 41st Yonex Polish Open, in Arlamow, Poland, Malaysian shuttlers Daren Liew, Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying managed to outlast their opponents to storm into the Polish Open finals.Peng Soon-Liu Ying seal their place in the Poland Open final

    Peng Soon-Liu Ying seal their place in the Poland Open final

  • Swiss Open: Daren Liew exits after wasting 4 match points

    Basel: Facing Anand Pawar of India in the second round of Swiss Open, Malaysian shuttler Daren Liew took an early lead as he broke the 16th seed to win the first set at 21-13.Daren Liew had a golden opportunity to win his second round match at Swiss Open and he just utterly failed. (photo: Badminton Swiss Open)

    Daren Liew had a golden opportunity to win his second round match at Swiss Open and he just utterly failed. (photo: Badminton Swiss Open)

  • Great comeback win for Goh Liu Ying/Chan Peng Soon at Kuala Lumpur Open

    Kuala Lumpur: After making several headlines on BadmintonPlanet.com in the past few days, playing only their first comeback tournament together following Goh Liu Ying's knee surgery in May 2014, Goh Liu Ying/Chan Peng Soon lifted the Kuala Lumpur Open mixed doubles title on Sunday after beating top seeds Wong Fai Yin/Chow Mei Kuan 21-16, 21-19 in 37 minutes.Wish Goh Liu Ying/Chan Peng Soon (right) the best as they compete in the upcoming Swiss Open that starts March 10-15

    Wish Goh Liu Ying/Chan Peng Soon (right) the best as they compete in the upcoming Swiss Open that starts March 10-15

  • Goh Liu Ying/Chan Peng Soon, Goh Soon Huat enter Kuala Lumpur Open final

    Kuala Lumpur: After spending most of 2014 recovering from her knee surgery, Goh Liu Ying's partnership with Chan Peng Soon looked to be more successful than expected as they reached the mixed doubles finals of their first tournament together after a 10-month separation.Goh Liu Ying and Chan Peng Soon (right) are eyeing the Kuala Lumpur Open title

    Goh Liu Ying and Chan Peng Soon (right) are eyeing the Kuala Lumpur Open title

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