• BAM pick Lee Chong Wei, Zulfadli Zulkiffli for 2015 World Championship

    Kuala Lumpur: President of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Tan Sri Tengku Mahaleel Tengku Ariff announced on Monday that BAM will send former world number one Datuk Lee Chong Wei and former world junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli to the 2015 World Championship held in Jakarta, this August.Hope Zulfadli Zulkiffli can recreate his dominance at the professional level.

    Hope Zulfadli Zulkiffli can recreate his dominance at the professional level.

  • BAM very likely to send Lee Chong Wei to Jakarta World Championships

    Kuala Lumpur: After the Badminton World Federation (BWF) have opted against giving twice Olympic silver medalist Lee Chong Wei a wildcard for the 2015 world championships in Jakarta, Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) have been left with no option but to choose 2 of the 3 most eligible players, namely Lee Chong Wei, Chong Wei Feng and Zulfadli Zulkifli for the tournament.Lee Chong Wei during a training session at Dongguan before the start of Sudirman Cup. (photo: Reuters)

    Lee Chong Wei during a training session at Dongguan before the start of Sudirman Cup. (photo: Reuters)

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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!

  • 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)

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • BAM to name new team of coaching staff

    Kuala Lumpur: The coaches who will be retained by the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) will be announced on Tuesday.

    BAM technical director Morten Frost Hansen said negotiations on new contracts today went well, with some coaches expressing their willingness to continue serving the body.Hendrawan, Tey Seu Bock, Rashid Sidek (from left) have been coaching in BAM for many years.

    Hendrawan, Tey Seu Bock, Rashid Sidek (from left) have been coaching in BAM for many years.

  • 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

  • Two pairs of former world junior champions to reunite after Tan Boon Heong's departure

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) had admitted their preparation for the 2016 Olympic was hampered by Tan Boon Heong's sudden departure last Wednesday.Mak Hee Chun (holding the trophy) and Teo Kok Siang (holding the flowers) win both Asian and world junior titles in 2008.

    Mak Hee Chun (holding the trophy) and Teo Kok Siang (holding the flowers) win both Asian and world junior titles in 2008.

  • BAM sign with Taiwan's Victor in RM60m deal

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia’s (BAM) 15-year “marriage” with Sunrise Yonex came to an end when Taiwan sports goods supplier Victor came on board with a RM60 million sponsorship deal over six years on Tuesday.

    BAM president Tengku Mahaleel Tengku Ariff said Victor will become the main sponsor for equipment needed by the players and the BAM, replacing Sunrise Yonex, which has been with the BAM as the main sponsor for 15 years.BAM president Tan Sri Tengku Mahaleel Tengku Arif (right)  shaking hands with the Chairman of Victor International Chen Den-li

    BAM president Tan Sri Tengku Mahaleel Tengku Arif (right) shaking hands with the Chairman of Victor International Chen Den-li

  • Tan Boon Heong drops an 'atomic bomb', quits BAM

    Kuala Lumpur: Called the sad state of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), when Tan Boon Heong has decided BAM was an unworthy place for him to stick around and has turned in his resignation letter.Hope Tan Boon Heong gets a new start in his badminton career

    Hope Tan Boon Heong gets a new start in his badminton career

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