• 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

  • Goh Jin Wei, Goh Soon Huat in semis of Kuala Lumpur Open

    Kuala Lumpur: She came, she smiled and she took care of her senior. Goh Jin Wei, the 15 year-old baby-faced killer out of Penang advanced to the semi-final of Kuala Lumpur Open on Friday, after seeing off the reigning Malaysian women's singles champion Yang Li Lian who left Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) recently 22-24, 21-1, 21-17 in a 62 minutes thriller.The young Goh Jin Wei has a big heart!

    The young Goh Jin Wei has a big heart!

  • Goh Liu Ying/Chan Peng Soon attempt to bounce back at K.L Open

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's badminton mixed doubles specialist Goh Liu Ying who has not played with her longtime partner Chan Peng Soon since underwent a knee injury in May 2014, hoped to make a comeback at the Kuala Lumpur Open that started on Feb 11.Chan Peng Soon / Goh Liu Ying used to form a formidable pairing in mixed doubles

    Chan Peng Soon / Goh Liu Ying used to form a formidable pairing in mixed doubles

  • Purple League Champions Muar City stripped of 17 victories

    Kuala Lumpur: After Muar City were found for a failure to comply with Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) ranking when fielding Malaysian mixed doubles expert Chan Peng Soon in their lineup, Purple League has imposed a penalty to vacate 17 wins that played by Chan Peng Soon.  Reversely, Muar City’s opponents were rewarded 3-0 win on those 17 matches.Muar City still the number 1 team in Purple League after they were stripped from their 17 victories (photo: Muar City FB)

    Muar City still the number 1 team in Purple League after they were stripped from their 17 victories (photo: Muar City FB)

  • Chong Wei Feng fizzles out, Peng Soon/Pei Jing march on

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian shuttler Chong Wei Feng sustained a hamstring injury at India Masters on Friday when the score was tied at 8-8 in the second set against top seed Kidambi Srikanth of India. Wei Feng won the first set at 21-17, lost in second set 12-21 while playing through the injury, before he gave Srikanth a walkover in the third set. Kidambi Srikanth will play H. S. Prannoy in the semi-final while Parupalli Kashyap will cross sword with Denmark player Viktor Axelsen in another men's singles semis.Wish Lai Pei Jing (left) and Chan Peng Soon good luck at India Masters

    Wish Lai Pei Jing (left) and Chan Peng Soon good luck at India Masters

  • Malaysian pairs fail to reach Malaysia Masters finals

    Kuching: With one fell rather easily and another failed to come back from one set down, two Malaysian pairs of mixed doubles pair Chan Peng Soon/Lai Pei Jing and men's doubles pair Tan Wee Kiong/Goh V Shem exited Malaysia Masters on Saturday and helped set another low point in Malaysian badminton.

    Chan Peng Soon/Lai Pei Jing were no match for the top seeds Joachim Fischer Nilsen/Christinna Pedersen of Denmark in mixed doubles semi-final, they were shut down by the Denmark pair 10-21, 7-21 in just 32 minutes.Goh V Shem (black shirt, right), Tan Wee Kiong shaking hands with their Taiwanese opponents at the end of the match

    Goh V Shem (black shirt, right), Tan Wee Kiong shaking hands with their Taiwanese opponents at the end of the match

  • Malaysia Masters: Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong,Chan Peng Soon/Lai Pei Jing only Malaysian left

    Kuching: There were quite a few Malaysian shuttlers that took the courts at Malaysia Masters on Friday, but in the end, only Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong and Chan Peng Soon/Lai Pei Jing blasted their way into Malaysia Masters' semifinals at the Stadium Perpaduan, Kuching.Both Tan Wee Kiong (left) and Goh V Shem have some sort of injuries on them, hope they could do well in Malaysia Masters

    Both Tan Wee Kiong (left) and Goh V Shem have some sort of injuries on them, hope they could do well in Malaysia Masters

  • Malaysia complete 4th in Axiata Cup

    Kuala Lumpur: In the battle for the third and fourth place of Axiata Cup, Malaysia lost to Asia All-Stars based on overall points scored.

    All-Stars Asia and Malaysia were tied 2-2 after each team won two of the four matches played. Nonetheless, victory went to Asia All-Stars based on the overall number of points scored in the games played when they collected 147 points compared to only 140 garnered by the Malaysia squad.Chan Peng Soon and Lai Pei Jing play beautifully on Sunday, hope the coaches can keep this winning combination intact

    Chan Peng Soon and Lai Pei Jing play beautifully on Sunday, hope the coaches can keep this winning combination intact

  • Axiata Cup: Boon Heong-Wee Kiong, Peng Soon-Pei Jing help Malaysia roll on

    Jakarta: After beating Philippines 4-0 on Tuesday, Malaysia is one win away to qualify for the semi-finals of the Axiata Cup.

    In the men’s singles event, Chong Wei Feng needed only 29 minutes to down Jason Oba-On with 21-12, 21-14. Then, Tee Jing Yi put Malaysia ahead with 2-0 after she eased past Airah Mae Nicole Aldo 21-12, 21-12 in women singles.Chan Peng Soon and Lai Pei Jing are actually the best mixed doubles in Malaysia, don't know why their coaches keep partnering them with other players

    Chan Peng Soon and Lai Pei Jing are actually the best mixed doubles in Malaysia, don't know why their coaches keep partnering them with other players

  • Double boost for Chan Peng Soon and Ng Hui Lin at Perak Open finals

    Ipoh: Malaysia's doubles specialist Chan Peng Soon enjoyed a double joy on the final day of Perak Open, where he won both the mixed doubles title and the men's doubles title.Chan Peng Soon, Ng Hui Lin, Lai Pei Jing, Tan Aik Quan (back row, from left)

    Chan Peng Soon, Ng Hui Lin, Lai Pei Jing, Tan Aik Quan (back row, from left)

  • Chan Peng Soon to split with Lai Pei Jing

    Kuala Lumpur: Despite gradual progress towards stabilization and better results, Malaysia's mixed doubles coach Jeremy Gan has decided to split up the partnership of Chan Peng Soon and Lai Pei Jing as he is planning to form two strong mixed doubles pairs for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.Lai Pei Jing (left) and Chan Peng Soon in Glasgow Commonwealth Games

    Lai Pei Jing (left) and Chan Peng Soon in Glasgow Commonwealth Games

  • Goh Liu Ying eager to get back on court

    Kuala Lumpur: Top mixed doubles players of Malaysia - Goh Liu Ying, who underwent successful knee surgery in May expressed slightly mixed feelings about having to sit out the World Championships for the first time since 2009.Wish Goh Liu Ying a speedy recovery from her knee surgery

    Wish Goh Liu Ying a speedy recovery from her knee surgery

  • Glasgow 2014: Malaysia survives Singapore's rally to reach final

    Glasgow: Defending champions Malaysia reached the Commonwealth Games badminton mixed team final on Sunday but only after an epic 3-2 victory in the best of five rubbers semi-final against Singapore.The winning moment for Chan Peng Soon-Lai Pei Jing in the semi-final of Commonwealth Games mixed team event

    The winning moment for Chan Peng Soon-Lai Pei Jing in the semi-final of Commonwealth Games mixed team event

    Mixed doubles pair Chan Peng Soon/Lai Pei Jing had to come from behind to scrap past Danny Chrisnanta/Vanessa Neo 17-21, 21-12, 21-14 to clinch the winning point in a three set thriller that kept the fans on the edge of their seats.

  • Improving Peng Soon-Pei Jing eyes a run at Commonwealth Games

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's mixed doubles specialist Chan Peng Soon believed he and Pei Jing got a shot at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games which will be held from July 23-Aug 3. It's been a tough year for the duo, who has yet to win any international title since they started playing together.Hope Peng Soon and Pei Jing can outclass their opponents to win the Commonwealth title

    Hope Peng Soon and Pei Jing can outclass their opponents to win the Commonwealth title

  • Chan Peng Soon concerns about lack of chemistry

    Kuala Lumpur: Mixed doubles specialist Chan Peng Soon said it is hard to produce good results if he and his partner, Lai Pei Jing don't have the right chemistry to get it done.Hope Chan Peng Soon and Lai Pei Jing can develop their chemistry rather quickly.

    Hope Chan Peng Soon and Lai Pei Jing can develop their chemistry rather quickly.

    BAM decided to pair 21-year-old Pei Jing with Peng Soon in Commonwealth Games squad after his longtime partner Goh Liu Ying underwent surgery on her knees last month. Koo Kien Keat- Chin Eei Hui defeated Nathan Robertson and Jenny Wallwork of England 22-20, 21-12 to win the mixed doubles gold in the 2010 New Delhi Commonwelath Games.

  • Lai Pei Jing will play in Commonwealth Games

    Kuala Lumpur: BAM has decided to pair up Chan Peng Soon and Lai Pei Jing in the mixed doubles event for the XX Commonwealth Games, which will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, over 11 days of competition from 23 July to 3 August 2014.Chan Peng Soon and Lai Pei Jing are the reigning Malaysia champions

    Chan Peng Soon and Lai Pei Jing are the reigning Malaysia champions

    The decision was made due to Chan Peng Soon's longtime partner, Goh Liu Ying has decided to undergo a career saving knee surgery on May 20th this year. Liu Ying, who forms the World No 11 pair with Peng Soon, will take at least six months to return to training but the recovery could take longer if there are other complications.

  • Chan Peng Soon is open to playing men's doubles

    When the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) named Peng Soon as the sixth doubles player for the Thomas Cup squad last week, the Malaysian team was excited about Peng Soon's presence on the team.Chan Peng Soon is a very talented player who has a lot of potential in men's doubles

    Chan Peng Soon is a very talented player who has a lot of potential in men's doubles

    “I am really excited to play in men’s doubles again. Men’s doubles give me more room to display my skills as the players are taking turns to rotate around court, while I usually control the back when I’m playing in the mixed doubles.

  • BAM confirms Soon Huat, Peng Soon for Thomas Cup

    PETALING JAYA: On Saturday, BAM announced that Soon Huat will join Lee Chong Wei, Chong Wei Feng and Liew Daren as fourth singles for the Thomas Cup Finals in New Delhi from May 18-25. He vows to justify his selection into the Thomas Cup Finals squad.

    He vows to justify his selection into the Thomas Cup Finals squad.
    The announcement ended speculations that Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) would include Misbun Ramdan Misbun as the fourth singles player because he is more aggressive and has won five international tournaments so far.
  • Chong Wei, Peng Soon-Liu Ying are in the second round of Singapore Open

    Singapore: World No. 1 Datuk Lee Chong Wei got off to a perfect start in the Singapore Open as he beat the China-born Wei Nan of Hong Kong, 21-17, 21-15 in 40 minutes.

    With world No. 2 Chen Long opting to skip the meet and several top players withdrew from the tournament, Lee Chong Wei has a very high chance of bagging Singapore Open as his fourth title of the year. The last time Chong Wei played in Singapore Open was six years ago, and he won the men’s singles title that year. He will play China’s Chen Yuekun in the second round.Lee Chong Wei is on course to his fourth title this year

    Lee Chong Wei is on course to his fourth title this year

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