• Malaysia squeezes past Korea 3-2 in Thomas Cup

    Kunshan: The selection of Chong Wei Feng for a roster spot in the 2016 Malaysia Thomas Cup team was a controversial one, but his track record in team event and his performance on Tuesday proved Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) has made a right move in picking him over former world junior champion Zulfadli Zulkifli.Iskandar Zulkarnain shakes hand with Lee Dong Keun after the match on Tuesday.

    Iskandar Zulkarnain shakes hand with Lee Dong Keun after the match on Tuesday.

  • Malaysia in Thomas Cup quarterfinals after beating Germany 5-0

    Kunshan: Malaysia Thomas Cup team has marched into the quarter-finals of Thomas Cup Finals after Lee Chong Wei, Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong, and Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin delivered the first 3 points in the best of five format on Monday.

    World No. 2 Lee Chong Wei battled through an unexpectedly tough first men's singles match when he needed 40 minutes to beat unheralded Kai Schaefer 21-19, 21-15 on day two in Kunshan, China.Lee Chong Wei returns a shot against France's Kai Schaefer. (photo: AFP)

    Lee Chong Wei returns a shot against France's Kai Schaefer. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei gets Malaysia off to good start in Thomas Cup

    Kunshan: Lee Chong Wei gave Malaysia the good start they had hoped for in their Thomas Cup tie against England by beating Toby Penty 21-15, 21-11 Sunday evening. England surprisingly decided to sit out Rajiv Ouseph, the number one ranked male badminton player in England to give him more rest before their next Thomas Cup tie against Korea on Monday.Lee Chong Wei signs autographs for fans after his men's singles match. (photo: AFP)

    Lee Chong Wei signs autographs for fans after his men's singles match. (photo: AFP)

  • Lee Chong Wei confident Malaysia is ready for Thomas Cup success

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian badminton maestro Lee Chong Wei has urged his Thomas Cup teammates to show their fighting spirit in the Thomas Cup finals that will be held in Kunshan, China from May 15 to 22.Members of the Malaysia men's badminton team pose on the podium as runners-up following a 2-3 defeat to Japan in the 2014 Thomas Cup final. (photo: GettyImages)

    Members of the Malaysia men's badminton team pose on the podium as runners-up following a 2-3 defeat to Japan in the 2014 Thomas Cup final. (photo: GettyImages)

  • Rashid Sidek: Malaysia have strong Thomas Cup team

    Kuala Lumpur: Chances for the national badminton squad to qualify for the semifinals of the Thomas Cup competition appear to be brighter, according to former national chief coach, Rashid Sidek.

    He said the line-up of players, led by national champion Datuk Lee Chong Wei, was the best made by the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) for the final round in Kunshan, China from May 15 to 22.Rashid Sidek (left) and Rozman Razak, as well as Tommy Sugiarto (middle) are new additions to the AirAsia Badminton Academy. (photo: Muhd Asyraf Sawal)

    Rashid Sidek (left) and Rozman Razak, as well as Tommy Sugiarto (middle) are new additions to the AirAsia Badminton Academy. (photo: Muhd Asyraf Sawal)

  • Zulfadli Zulkiffli, Tai An Khang/Hong Kheng Yew in Singapore Open main draw

    Singapore: Malaysia had a dismal performance in the Singapore Open qualifying on Tuesday, until Malaysia's former world junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli lit it up by defeating R. M. V. Gurusaidutt of India 21-14, 16-21, 21-17 before facing his brother in the second qualifying round.

    The 23-year-old Zulfadli needed only 22 minutes to see off his brother Zulhelmi 21-14, 21-11 to advance to the main draw. Zulfadli will play last week's Malaysia Open semi-finalist Christie Jonatan on Wednesday.Zulfadli Zulkiffli needs big break through in international badminton.

    Zulfadli Zulkiffli needs big break through in international badminton.

  • Chong Wei Feng quits Malaysia national team

    Kuala Lumpur: After 12 years of serving in the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), World No. 45 men's singles player Chong Wei Feng has decided it's time to quit the organization.BadmintonPlanet wish Chong Wei Feng all the best and good luck on his new adventure.

    BadmintonPlanet wish Chong Wei Feng all the best and good luck on his new adventure.

  • Chong Wei Feng, Zulfadli Zulkiffli make early exits at India Open

    New Delhi: World No. 45 Chong Wei Feng of Malaysia was stunned by Japan's World No. 42 Kenta Nishimoto while former world junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli was also sent packing in the second qualifying match of the India Open in New Delhi, India on Tuesday.Chong Wei Feng suffers another early exit at 2016 India Open.

    Chong Wei Feng suffers another early exit at 2016 India Open.

  • Hendrawan: Lee Chong Wei on alert to Chou Tien Chen threat at All England

    Birmingham: Malaysia's national singles coach Hendrawan described last week's German Open runner-up Chou Tien Chen is on impressive form heading into the All England, and is going to be a big threat for Malaysian badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei in the quarter-finals.Lee Chong Wei is targeting his fourth All England title in Birmingham this week. (photo: GettyImages)

    Lee Chong Wei is targeting his fourth All England title in Birmingham this week. (photo: GettyImages)

  • Iskandar, Zulfadli, Wei Feng in Syed Modi GP 3rd round

    Lucknow: Malaysian shuttlers Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin, Zulfadli Zulkiffli, Chong Wei Feng, and Goh Giap Chin made it through on day one of the main draw of Syed Modi International Badminton tournament on Wednesday.2016 could be a breakthrough for Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin.

    2016 could be a breakthrough for Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin.

  • Daren Liew departs BAM on a low note

    Kuala Lumpur: Daren Liew who was once ranked World No. 10 and was once regarded as the best player to lead the Malaysian team after Lee Chong Wei retires, played his last match under the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) set-up on Wednesday when he lost to Thailand’s veteran player Boonsak Ponsana in the first round of the Malaysia Masters 10-21, 15-21 in 34 minutes.Wishing Daren Liew good luck in his new adventure!

    Wishing Daren Liew good luck in his new adventure!

  • Puchong United shock Kepong to face Muar City in Resorts World Genting Champions Challenge Final

    Genting Highlands: Playing without Chong Wei Feng, defending champions Kepong BC suffered a heartbreaking 10-11 defeat to Puchong United BC in the semi-finals of Resorts World Genting Champions Challenge on Saturday.

    Kepong BC's fortunes for winning the tie looked promising when Wei Nan defeated Malaysia's national men's singles shuttler, Daren Liew 11-9, 8-11, 9-11, 11-10, 11-9 to put Kepong BC ahead with 3-2.Syed Akhbar Shah Syed Mustakim swarmed by his teammates after winning the decisive second men's singles match. (photo: Purple League)

    Syed Akhbar Shah Syed Mustakim swarmed by his teammates after winning the decisive second men's singles match. (photo: Purple League)

  • Chong Wei Feng delivers victory for Kepong BC in Resorts World Genting Champions Challenge

    Genting Highlands: World No. 41 Chong Wei Feng pulled off arguably the most impressive feat of his Purple League performance when he contributed final three points in the last match of the tie on Wednesday.Chong Wei Feng shows the courage to fight back when he was trailing in the match against Krishnan Yogendran. (photo: Bernama)

    Chong Wei Feng shows the courage to fight back when he was trailing in the match against Krishnan Yogendran. (photo: Bernama)

  • Malaysia Purple League: Kepong BC survive stirring comeback

    Kuala Lumpur: Chong Wei Feng brought the audience to life on Thursday when he produced some fireworks to fight back from two sets down before eventually winning in five sets against Thomi Azizan Mahbub of Bangsar Hawks BC.Chong Wei Feng played brilliantly for Kepong BC on Thursday.

    Chong Wei Feng played brilliantly for Kepong BC on Thursday.

  • Malaysia Purple League: Petaling Jaya BC climb up to second place

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's Purple League ended the ninth round of the contest on Sunday, and despite the absence of Lee Chong Wei, Petaling Jaya BC were able to defeat Cheras BC 12-7 to move up one spot to No. 2 in the Purple League standings.Zulfadli Zulkifli defeats Muhammad Hafiz Hashim in the tie between Cheras BC and Petaling Jaya BC on Sunday. (photo: Cheras BC)

    Zulfadli Zulkifli defeats Muhammad Hafiz Hashim in the tie between Cheras BC and Petaling Jaya BC on Sunday. (photo: Cheras BC)

  • Lee Yong-Dae strong in his Purple League debut as Muar City win

    Kuala Lumpur: World No. 1 men's doubles player Lee Yong-Dae enjoyed strong debut in the Malaysia Purple League on Tuesday, when he and former World No. 1 men's doubles ace Tan Boon Heong teamed up to defeat Hoon Thien How/Teo Kok Siang 11-8, 11-3, 11-5 in 27 minutes to give Muar City BC a 12-2 lead over Nusajaya BC.Hope to see more action and exciting games from Lee Yong-Dae in Purple League. (photo: Muar City BC)

    Hope to see more action and exciting games from Lee Yong-Dae in Purple League. (photo: Muar City BC)

  • Chong Wei Feng leads Kepong to beat Ampang Jaya in Purple League

    Kuala Lumpur: Chong Wei Feng guided Kepong to finish off a stunning comeback to beat Ampang Jaya 9-7 in the Malaysia Purple League on Sunday.Kepong BC is now ranked No. 6 in Purple League. (photo: Kepong BC)

    Kepong BC is now ranked No. 6 in Purple League. (photo: Kepong BC)

  • Macau Open: Low Juan Shen/Tan Kian Meng pull off stunners against Liu Xiaolong/Qiu Zihan

    Macau: Young Malaysian pair Low Juan Shen/Tan Kian Meng gave their team much to celebrate on Wednesday as they pulled off the biggest upset of the day to beat No. 1 seed Liu Xiaolong/Qiu Zihan of China 21-19, 21-14 in men's doubles first round of Macau Open.Way to go Tan Kian Meng (left)/Low Juan Shen! (photo: Macau Open)

    Way to go Tan Kian Meng (left)/Low Juan Shen! (photo: Macau Open)
  • Hong Kong Open: Lee Chong Wei sets up Chen Long clash as Lin Dan exits

    Hong Kong: Former world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and current world No. 1 Chen Long of China will square off for the 23rd time in their career in the quarter-finals of the Hong Kong Open on Friday.Lee Chong Wei is playing with renewed confidence in Hong Kong. (photo: AFP)

    Lee Chong Wei is playing with renewed confidence in Hong Kong. (photo: AFP)

  • Chong Wei Feng & Wei Nan join Malaysia Purple League’s Kepong Badminton Club

    Kuala Lumpur: The much awaited second season of Malaysia Purple League has kicked off on November 4th 2015, with all 12 teams ready to compete for total prize money of RM 2.3 million. Same as last season, highest ranked team in the Purple League's standings at the end of the season will take home RM 1 million dollars.Badminton players from Kepong Badminton Club (KBC) take picture with Purple League's founder Dato Jack Koh (front row-third from left).(photo: Purple League)

    Badminton players from Kepong Badminton Club (KBC) take picture with Purple League's founder Dato Jack Koh (front row-third from left).(photo: Purple League)

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