• Yang Li Lian resigns from BAM

    Kuala Lumpur: Top Malaysian women's singles shuttler and world number 54 Yang Li Lian of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) has decided to call it quits from the badminton court to pursue her studies at a local university in Malaysia on Thursday.Yang Li Lian will be surely missed

    Yang Li Lian will be surely missed

  • 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.

  • BAM held council meeting in Kuching

    by Matthew Umpang
    Kuching: Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) held their first council meeting outside Peninsular Malaysia here yesterday, with the subject of grooming future players as the main agenda.

    Speaking during a press conference before the meeting at a local hotel here, BAM president Tengku Tan Sri Mahaleel Tengku Ariff admitted the urgency of developing a new batch of players to replace the current batch.Morshidi (centre) receiving the Datuk Lee Chong Wei autographed racquet from Tengku Mahaleel (second left) yesterday. Also seen are Aziz (second right) and other BAM officials.

    Morshidi (centre) receiving the Datuk Lee Chong Wei autographed racquet from Tengku Mahaleel (second left) yesterday. Also seen are Aziz (second right) and other BAM officials.

  • 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

  • He Guoquan replaces Zhou Kejian as BJSS head coach

    Kuala Lumpur: After the resignation of four Bukit Jalil Sports School (BJSS) coaches – Zhou Kejian, Chong Kien Ling, Poh Chai Boon and Chin Tze Seong – from the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) in one week, BAM has appointed Lin Dan's junior coach He Guoquan as the head coach of BJSS on Friday.He Guoquan is Lin Dan's junior coach

    He Guoquan is Lin Dan's junior coach

  • Lee Chong Wei's hearing set for first week of Feb

    Kuala Lumpur: According to Malaysian media, deputy president of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Datuk Norza Zakaria has confirmed that Badminton World Federation (BWF) will hear Lee Chong Wei's case at the first week of February.Badminton will be boring without Lee Chong Wei

    Badminton will be boring without Lee Chong Wei

  • Lee Chong Wei’s BWF hearing may be held early Feb

    Kuala Lumpur: According to Malaysian media, deputy president of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Datuk Mohamad Norza Zakaria said that they have requested a new date from the Badminton World Federation (BWF) for Lee Chong Wei's hearing. It was speculated that the hearing date might be set for early February.Badminton needs Lee Chong Wei

    Badminton needs Lee Chong Wei

  • BAM President Tengku Mahaleel speaks out

    Kuala Lumpur: BAM (Badminton Association of Malaysia) officials have kept silent for weeks as criticisms mounted against the organization, but on Monday, the president of BAM Tengku Tan Sri Mahaleel Tengku Ariff, finally spoke out in defense of BAM.President of BAM: Tengku Mahaleel Tengku Ariff

    President of BAM: Tengku Mahaleel Tengku Ariff

  • Zulfadli Zulkiffli vows to stays independent

    Kuala Lumpur: The reigning Malaysian champion and the 2011 world junior champion, Zulfadli Zulkifli said he has no plans to join the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) in the near future.Zulfadli Zulkiffli proves he can win Malaysian GP Finals without BAM

    Zulfadli Zulkiffli proves he can win Malaysian GP Finals without BAM

  • Lee Chong Wei's BWF hearing postponed

    Kuala Lumpur: After the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) was informed that Lee Chong Wei's doping case hearing has been scheduled at Dec 8 in Amsterdam, Mike Morgan, the sports lawyer hired by BAM to represent Lee has requested Badminton World Federation (BWF) to adjourn the hearing to a later date.Lee Chong Wei's anti-doping hearing will be held in Amsterdam

    Lee Chong Wei's anti-doping hearing will be held in Amsterdam

  • Goh V Shem out remainder of season

    Kuala Lumpur: Top men's doubles pair Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong of Malaysia suffered a setback in their hope of scoring some much needed qualification points for the 2016 Rio Olympics, when The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) have made the news official on Monday that Goh V Shem will miss the rest of the season due to knee injury.Wish Goh V Shem (second left) a speedy recovery

    Wish Goh V Shem (second left) a speedy recovery


  • 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

  • BAM confirm Malaysian shuttler failed dope test

    Kuala Lumpur: After an emergency council meeting on Sunday, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) made an official announcement that one of their shuttler had failed a drug test, but decided not to reveal that shuttler's name until the B sample results are out.BAM president Tengku Mahaleel (middle) talks to media regarding the doping issue

    BAM president Tengku Mahaleel (middle) talks to media regarding the doping issue

  • BAM calls for emergency council meeting

    Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) will hold an emergency council meeting on Sunday to discuss the alleged doping incident that involved a Malaysian player and the match-fixing scandal that was linked to a Malaysian business man.

    One of the council members would like BAM to shed some light on those two incidents.BAM president Tengku Mahaleel is on the hot seat over the doping and match-fixing scandals

    BAM president Tengku Mahaleel is on the hot seat over the doping and match-fixing scandals

  • A top badminton player fails doping test

    Kuala Lumpur: It was reported on Tuesday that a "top shuttler" from Malaysia failed a drug test during August's World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, according to Malaysian media.People shold wait for the sample "B" test result before jumping to the conclusiong test

    People shold wait for the sample "B" test result before jumping to the conclusiong test

  • Eyes on BAM for Lee Chong Wei's new coach

    Kuala Lumpur: World number one Lee Chong Wei preferred not to involve in the decision of whether he should get a new coach. He would let Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) to take the proper action in this case before he started to chime in.Lee Chong Wei (right) talks to his coach Tey Seu Bock

    Lee Chong Wei (right) talks to his coach Tey Seu Bock

  • BAM, it's time to put together a stronger team around Chong Wei

    To Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM):
    While the existing team around Lee Chong Wei continue to serve him well - helping him to maintain his world number one ranking and winning several Superseries per year, after falling short in huge tournaments such as Olympics, World Championships and Asian Games over and over again, and before Chong Wei's confidence is running dry, BAM should work on assembling a stronger team with personnel that can defeat challenges from the Chinese team.We can never find an extraordinarily talented badminton player like Lee Chong Wei

    We can never find an extraordinarily talented badminton player like Lee Chong Wei

  • BAM set to appoint Lin Dan's junior coach as singles coach

    Kuala Lumpur: In the hope of reviving the glory days of Malaysia badminton, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) have installed Lin Dan's junior coach - He Guoquan as the men's singles coach for Malaysia.He Guoquan - the man with black shirt in the middle

    He Guoquan - the man with black shirt in the middle

  • BAM to hire a coaching czar

    Copenhagen: According to Dato' Norza Zakaria - the Deputy-President of Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), they are looking to hire a head coach for the national training and coaching department by end of 2014.Successful badminton head coaches

    Successful badminton head coaches

  • Malaysia's Thomas Cup coaches get RM 3200 each

    Kuala Lumpur: Two weeks ago, Malaysian Thomas Cup shuttlers were rewarded RM25,000 each by the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) but the coaches were left out. Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (center with purple shirt), posing with the Thomas Cup shuttlers

    Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (center with purple shirt), posing with the Thomas Cup shuttlers

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