• Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong still have chance with BAM

    Kuala Lumpur: Former world No. 1 men's doubles pair Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong will make their comeback debut at the Australian Open qualifying round in Sydney next Tuesday, after they were broke up by Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) following a series of poor performances early 2014.Wish Koo Kien Keat (right)/Tan Boon Heong a stronger than before come back!

    Wish Koo Kien Keat (right)/Tan Boon Heong a stronger than before come back!

  • Malaysia to face Korea again in the 2015 Sudirman Cup quarter-finals

    Dongguan: After the group stage of the 2015 Sudirman Cup has come to a completion on Wednesday, the top two teams of each group were going into the knockout phase that would begin on May 14.Malaysia vs Korea would be the highlight of the 2015 Sudirman Cup quarter-finals

    Malaysia vs Korea would be the highlight of the 2015 Sudirman Cup quarter-finals

  • 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)

  • Lee Chong Wei to spearhead Malaysia's Sudirman Cup team in Dongguan

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Sudirman Cup team is getting excited with the addition of Lee Chong Wei after his suspension officially ended on April 30, 2015. Lee went back to train with the Malaysia team on Friday. In fact, he was one of the earliest players who showed up to attend the Sudirman Cup training session at Stadium Juara, Bukit Kiara.Lee Chong Wei returns to train with the Malaysian team on May 1st. (photo: Bernama)

    Lee Chong Wei returns to train with the Malaysian team on May 1st. (photo: Bernama)

  • Lee Chong Wei drops to 45th, BAM to decide if he could play at world champs

    Kuala Lumpur: With his eight-month suspension officially ended on April 30, 2015, former world number one shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei's has dropped to No. 45th place in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, behind Malaysian shuttlers Chong Wei Feng who was ranked 31st and Zulfadli Zulkiffli in the 41st place.Can't wait to see Lee Chong Wei play again. (photo: Reuters)

    Can't wait to see Lee Chong Wei play again. (photo: Reuters)

  • Morten Frost: Lee Chong Wei must compete in all Super Series to regain World No.1

    Kuala Lumpur: Former World number one Datuk Lee Chong Wei will have to play in all Super Series tournaments to regain his status as the world number one, said Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) technical director Morten Frost Hansen.Morten Frost with Daren Liew at the background (photo: Bernama)

    Morten Frost with Daren Liew at the background (photo: Bernama)

  • Morten Frost wants men's pair to reach top 16 by year end

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) has set a target for the men's doubles pair to reach the top 16 within a year under its new restructuring programme.Morten Frost, please don't count Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong out

    Morten Frost, please don't count Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong out

  • It's official: Hendrawan becomes Lee Chong Wei's Coach

    Kuala Lumpur: Former world champion Hendrawan will take on a bigger role - to mentor Datuk Lee Chong Wei - once the shuttler is cleared of his doping charge.

    Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) technical director Morten Frost Hansen today confirmed that changes have been made in the men's singles department.Hendrawan (right) and Lee Chong Wei are laughing during a training session (photo: Utusan/Irwan Majid)

    Hendrawan (right) and Lee Chong Wei are laughing during a training session (photo: Utusan/Irwan Majid)

  • Hendrawan to coach Lee Chong Wei

    Kuala Lumpur: The 2001 badminton men's singles world champion Hendrawan of Indonesia was appointed to coach Lee Chong Wei if Lee is set to be eligible to return to professional competition.Hendrawan (left) and Lee Chong Wei

    Hendrawan (left) and Lee Chong Wei

  • Morten Frost: coaches leave for better offers

    Kuala Lumpur: Technical director of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), Morten Frost Hansen admitted Rashid Sidek and Rosman Razak have decided to not renew their contracts after receiving better offers from a badminton club.Morten Frost faces a challenging, yet promising future in Malaysia. (photo: mid-day, Shadab Khan)

    Morten Frost faces a challenging, yet promising future in Malaysia. (photo: mid-day, Shadab Khan)

  • Rashid Sidek & Rosman Razak say goodbye to BAM

    Kuala Lumpur: After 13 years serving as a coach at the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), Malaysia's chief singles coach Rashid Sidek has decided not to renew the contract with BAM on Monday. Meanwhile, Rosman Razak who has done extremely well as the women’s doubles coach since taking charge in 2012, has also decided to leave BAM after about 20 years with the organization both as a player and as a coach.It's sad to see Rashid Sidek (left) and Rosman Razak leave. Wishing them an amazing adventure and all the very best for the future!

    It's sad to see Rashid Sidek (left) and Rosman Razak leave. Wishing them an amazing adventure and all the very best for the future!

  • Morten Frost finally gets what he wanted

    Kuala Lumpur: When I was growing up, my parents rarely give me everything I've ever wanted, and I always wished I was the kid few blocks away from my house who got all the cool toys my family couldn't afford.Morten Frost (left) talks to Rashid Sidek at a training session (photo: Osman Adnan)

    Morten Frost (left) talks to Rashid Sidek at a training session (photo: Osman Adnan)

  • Morten Frost tries to increase coaches' salaries

    Kuala Lumpur: They say behind every successful man there’s a woman, but in the Badminton Association of Malaysia's (BAM) case, the coaches play an important role as they provide guidance and support behind scenes to the Malaysian shuttlers.Hope Morten Frost can bring some much needed joy to Malaysian fans

    Hope Morten Frost can bring some much needed joy to Malaysian fans

  • Morten Frost Hansen's appointment is a good move

    Kuala Lumpur: The appointment of Denmark's Morten Frost Hansen as the Badminton Association of Malaysia's (BAM) Technical Director is a move in the right direction since the Youth and Sports Ministry has aspirations to transform the landscape of Malaysian sports.Morten Frost talks to Tey Seu Bock during Lee Chong Wei's training session

    Morten Frost talks to Tey Seu Bock during Lee Chong Wei's training session

  • Morten Frost ready to face task of reviving Malaysian badminton

    Kuala Lumpur: Badminton Association of Malaysia's (BAM) newly appointed technical director Morten Frost Hansen is ready to take on the challenge to revive Malaysia's fortune in badminton.

    Frost, known as 'Mr Badminton' who started work today said he had discussed the task with all the coaches, including coaching method, that had been applied in BAM.Morten Frost, welcome to Malaysia

    Morten Frost, welcome to Malaysia

  • Morten Frost faces challenges to revive Malaysian badminton

    Kuala Lumpur: As former Danish great Morten Frost Hansen begins work on his new job as Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) technical director next Monday, he faces the challenging task of reviving the fortunes of Malaysian badminton.Morten Frost faces daunting task of taking on so many problems at BAM

    Morten Frost faces daunting task of taking on so many problems at BAM

  • Lee Chong Wei may quit if patience is running out

    Kuala Lumpur: With rumors swirling and cloud of doubt hovering, the series of controversies over the mismanagement of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), Lee Chong Wei said issues in BAM might cause more players to consider quitting.

    "Players are aware of management problems at BAM, I am not 100% sure, but I heard more players will soon resign from BAM," said Lee.The whole badminton world can't wait for Lee Chong Wei to come back to the badminton court!

    The whole badminton world can't wait for Lee Chong Wei to come back to the badminton court!

  • Rashid Sidek re-appointed as BAM's singles chief coach

    Kuching: Rashid Sidek was re-appointed as the singles chief coach of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), again, just two weeks after he was dropped from that same position when BAM announced a reshuffle of its coaching structure early this year.

    That decision was made by BAM in a council meeting held on last Saturday.With the re-appointment of Rashid Sidek as singles chief coach, hopefully the political drama in BAM would grind to a temporary halt.

    With the re-appointment of Rashid Sidek as singles chief coach, hopefully the political drama in BAM would grind to a temporary halt.

  • Morten Frost ready to lead Malaysian badminton

    Kuching: While preparing to provide commentary at the ongoing Malaysian Masters in Kuching, Malaysia, Morten Frost provided some insight into his future plan for Malaysian badminton, when he is set to take over as the technical director of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) in March.Morten Frost is currently working as a TV commentator for coverage of badminton

    Morten Frost is currently working as a TV commentator for coverage of badminton

  • Mixed Opinions on Morten Frost hiring

    Kuala Lumpur: The hiring a of Morten Frost seemed to be the right move by Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) until another badminton legend, Han Jian of China offered his “other side” thoughts on Frost's track record.

    "He is a well-respected badminton coach and was a well-known badminton player," said Han Jian.May be Morten Frost can work together with Han Jian to improve badminton in Malaysia

    May be Morten Frost can work together with Han Jian to improve badminton in Malaysia

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