• Goh Jin Wei wins Celcom Axiata National Circuit First Leg

    Kuala Lumpur: 16-year-old Malaysian women's singles shuttler Goh Jin Wei barely broke a sweat as she was granted an easy victory at the Celcom Axiata National Circuit First Leg finals at Juara Stadium on Saturday.

    The women's singles final between the top 2 women's shuttlers of Malaysia lasted only 5 minutes after Tee Jing Yi conceded a walkover when trailing 2-11 in the first set.Goh Jin Wei wins the Celcom Axiata National Circuit First Leg title. (photo: BAM)

    Goh Jin Wei wins the Celcom Axiata National Circuit First Leg title. (photo: BAM)

  • Future looks promising for Goh Jin Wei as Malaysia beats Spain 3-2

    Kunshan: Malaysian Uber Cup coaches and players came to the Kunshan Sports Centre to play their last group tie in Uber Cup finals with the "nothing to lose" mindset.

    Perhaps they didn't foresee the 16-year-old World Junior champion Goh Jin Wei would go on to put up arguably one of her best fight in the 2016 Uber Cup finals, when Goh almost toppled the World No. 1 women's singles player Carolina Marin before going down to the World champion 18-21, 22-20, 16-21 in a 77 minutes encounter.Goh Jin Wei returns a shot from Carolina Marin. (photo: BWF)

    Goh Jin Wei returns a shot from Carolina Marin. (photo: BWF)

  • 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)

  • Ratchanok Intanon, Li Xuerui advance to BAC 2nd round

    Wuhan: World No. 1 Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand was in ruthless form on Wednesday as she surged through to the second round of the 2016 Badminton Asia Championship (BAC) with a 21-7, 21-11 victory over qualifier Malaysian shuttler Ho Yen Mei in 28 minutes. Intanon will battle Japanese Sayaka Sato in the second round on Wednesday.Li Xuerui wins a tought match against Porntip Buranaprasertsuk on Wednesday. (photo: AFP)

    Li Xuerui wins a tought match against Porntip Buranaprasertsuk on Wednesday. (photo: AFP)

  • BAC: Goh Jin Wei advance to main draw, Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying exit

    Wuhan: 16-year-old Goh Jin Wei and 19-year-old Ho Yen Mei who represented the Malaysian women's singles team in the qualifying draw on the first day of the 2016 Badminton Asia Championship, won both matches and advanced to the main draw.Goh Jin Wei was the youngest shuttler from Malaysia to win the World Junior Championships. (GettyImages)

    Goh Jin Wei was the youngest shuttler from Malaysia to win the World Junior Championships. (GettyImages)

  • Goh Jin Wei wins '2015 Best Young Athlete' award

    Kuala Lumpur: Goh Jin Wei, the 2015 world junior champion was selected as winner of the SAM-100Plus Best Young Athlete Award 2015.

    She was chosen for this award due to her win at the World Junior Championship in Lima, Peru last year.Goh Jin Wei poses at the 2015 World Junior Championship awards ceremony in Lima, Peru.

    Goh Jin Wei poses at the 2015 World Junior Championship awards ceremony in Lima, Peru.

  • Goh Jin Wei tops Fitriani Fitriani to win Orleans International

    Orleans: 16-year-old Goh Jin Wei of Malaysia capped a remarkable comeback by winning the Orleans International women's singles title on Sunday.Goh Jin Wei on the podium at the Orleans International.

    Goh Jin Wei on the podium at the Orleans International.

  • BATC: Goh Jin Wei only bright spot as Malaysia lost to China 1-4

    Hyderabad: The World No. 117 and 16 year-old Goh Jin Wei of Malaysia is only 1.58m in height, but she can certainly stand tall. Playing against a much taller and much experienced player World No. 11 Sun Yu from China with the height of 1.83m, the little Malaysian girl with big heart was charging up with energy attacks and pulling off one of the shocks of the tournament by beating Sun Yu 21-13, 21-16 in 42 minutes, scoring the only point won by Malaysia in the final Group A tie against China at the Badminton Asian Team Championships (BATC) in Hyderabad, India on Thursday.Goh Jin Wei is an amazing young shuttler with BIG heart and such a bright future ahead of her!

    Goh Jin Wei is an amazing young shuttler with BIG heart and such a bright future ahead of her!

  • BATC: Goh Jin Wei saves the day as Malaysia eliminate Hong Kong 3-2

    Hyderabad: Malaysia women's team capped off a stellar debut at the Badminton Asia Team Championships (BATC) on Tuesday as they marched on to a 3-2 victory over Hong Kong.Goh Jin Wei emerged as the hero for Malaysia with victory in the deciding encounter against Hong Kong on Tuesday.

    Goh Jin Wei emerged as the hero for Malaysia with victory in the deciding encounter against Hong Kong on Tuesday.

  • 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)

  • The top 10 badminton news of 2015 in Malaysia

    Kuala Lumpur: Badminton is undoubtedly one of the most famous and popular sports in Malaysia, due to world class star athletes such as Lee Chong Wei, Tan Boon Heong and Koo Kien Keat have brought a lot of exposure to the sport. Furthermore, large amount of media coverage devoted to badminton also attributed to large-scale expansion of its fan base in Malaysia.Happy New Year to Badminton fans all around the world!

    Happy New Year to Badminton fans all around the world!

  • Malaysia Purple League: Ampang Jaya BC beat Bangsar Hawks BC

    Kuala Lumpur: Ampang Jaya BC defeated Bangsar Hawks BC 12-4 on Wednesday to finish the week with their second win of the season.

    Ampang Jaya took the early lead after Lee Cheuk Yiu scraped past Wan Mas Ami Bin Wan Abu Bakar Sidik of Bangsar Hawks 11-2, 11-2, 11-6 in the first men's singles match.Team Serdang BC. (photo: red ONE)

    Team Serdang BC. (photo: red ONE)

  • Iskandar Zulkarnain and Tee Jing Yi crowned Malaysia Champions

    Kuala Lumpur: Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin finished the 2015 season on a high note by clinching the Malaysia National Circuit Grand Prix Badminton Finals at Juara Stadium in Bukit Kiara on Sunday.

    In dominating fashion, Iskandar took total control to win the one-sided men's singles final match against his sparring partner in the national team, Chong Yee Han with 21-8, 21-10 in 25 minutes to take home RM14,000, while Chong received RM7,200.Wishing Iskandar Zulkarnain every success in 2016. (photo: Bernama)

    Wishing Iskandar Zulkarnain every success in 2016. (photo: Bernama)

  • Iskandar Zulkarnain & Tee Jing Yi advance in Malaysia National GP Finals

    Kuala Lumpur: Men's singles and women's singles top seed Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin and Tee Jing Yi were among the winners on Thursday as the Malaysia National GP Finals got underway at Juara Stadium in Bukit Kiara.Tee Jing Yi has a good chance of winning the 2015 Malaysia National GP Finals. (photo: GettyImages)

    Tee Jing Yi has a good chance of winning the 2015 Malaysia National GP Finals. (photo: GettyImages)

  • Malaysia's Goh Jin Wei is world’s No. 1 junior badminton player

    Lima: Goh Jin Wei made Malaysian badminton history on Sunday when she defeated compatriot Lee Ying Ying in the final to claim the BWF World Junior badminton girls' singles title on an exciting day of action.Goh Jin Wei, Lee Ying Ying, Moe Araki, and Natsuki Nidaira (from left). (photo: BWF)

    Goh Jin Wei, Lee Ying Ying, Moe Araki, and Natsuki Nidaira (from left). (photo: BWF)

  • Lee Ying Ying to face Goh Jin Wei in World Junior Championships final

    Lima: Unseeded Malaysian girls' singles shuttler Lee Ying Ying turned in a stellar all-round performance to knock off No. 11 Natsuki Nidaira of Japan in the semi-finals of World Junior Championships on Saturday, winning 21-15, 16-21, 21-14 in 74 minutes in Lima, Peru.Both Lee Ying Ying (left) and Goh Jin Wei are the future of Malaysian badminton. (photo: BWF)

    Both Lee Ying Ying (left) and Goh Jin Wei are the future of Malaysian badminton. (photo: BWF)
  • Good start for Malaysia at 2015 World Junior Mixed Team Championships

    Lima: The Malaysian team was in control of the 2015 World Junior Mixed Team Championships against El Salvador after Anna Cheong Ching Yik/Soh Wooi Yik, Cheam June Wei, Goh Jin Wei and their teammates all won their respective matches, roaring to a 5-0 victory in the Group A2 first round tie on Wednesday.The Malaysian world junior team and coaches pose for photo. (photo: Facebook)

    The Malaysian world junior team and coaches pose for photo. (photo: Facebook)

  • Goh Jin Wei, Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong surge up BWF rankings

    Kuala Lumpur: There wasn't much movement atop the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, with Chen Long, Saina Nehwal, Lee Yong Dae/Yoo Yeon Seong, Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi and Zhang Nan/Zhao Yunlei holding their places as world No. 1 in men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, women's doubles and mixed doubles respectively.For such a small body, Goh Jin Wei has a strong badminton instinct.

    For such a small body, Goh Jin Wei has a strong badminton instinct.

  • Goh Jin Wei wins 2015 Vietnam International Series

    Da Nang: May be she's not old enough to get a driver's license yet, but that did not stop 15-year-old Goh Jin Wei from winning the Vietnam International Series women's singles title on Sunday. She showed maturity beyond her age, to break down her Taiwanese's opponent Chen Su Yu in straight sets to claim her second international title within a month. Goh Jin Wei won her maiden international title at Belgian International Open on September 12, in Leuven, Belgium.Goh Jin Wei posted a Facebook photo of herself standing on the podium of 2015 Vietnam International Series. (photo: Goh Jin Wei's FB)

    Goh Jin Wei posted a Facebook photo of herself standing on the podium of 2015 Vietnam International Series. (photo: Goh Jin Wei's FB)

  • Goh Jin Wei, Tan Kian Meng/Peck Yen Wei sail into Vietnam Int'l finals

    Da Nang: Malaysia's 15-year-old shuttler Goh Jin Wei returned to the final for second time in four weeks as she secured a 21-19, 21-14 women’s singles semi-final win over No.2 seed Rusydina Antardayu Riodingin of Indonesia at the 2015 Vietnam International Series on Saturday.Goh Jin Wei has endless potential in badminton.

    Goh Jin Wei has endless potential in badminton.

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