• Serdang BC clinch 8th spot to qualify for Resorts World Genting Champions Challenge

    Kuala Lumpur: Nusajaya BC have been officially eliminated from the Purple League's Resorts World Genting Champions Challenge Friday night after Serdang BC held on the 8th spot firmly by defeating Kajang BC 13-8.Congratulations to Serdang BC for advancing to the Resorts World Genting Champions Challenge. (photo: Serdang BC)

    Congratulations to Serdang BC for advancing to the Resorts World Genting Champions Challenge. (photo: Serdang BC)

  • Lee Chong Wei weathers slow start to lift Petaling Jaya over Puchong United

    Kuala Lumpur: The Malaysia Purple League saw an exciting fight on Wednesday, when the tie between the league's No. 3 team Petaling Jaya BC and Puchong United BC brought a lot of energy to the court.Lee Chong Wei strolls to easy win against Andre Kurniawan Tedjono in Malaysia Purple League.

    Lee Chong Wei strolls to easy win against Andre Kurniawan Tedjono in Malaysia Purple League.

  • Zulfadli Zulkiffli survives thriller to reach 2nd round in Taipei

    Taipei: Zulfadli Zulkiffli was given a fright before reaching the second round of the Chinese Taipei Grand Prix on Wednesday. The No. 2 seed beat Reksy Aureza Megananda 21-19, 21-23, 21-14 but needed 76 minutes to set up a second round clash against the qualifier Hsieh Feng Tse of Taiwan.Zulfadli Zulkiffli needs a breakthrough performance at senior level.

    Zulfadli Zulkiffli needs a breakthrough performance at senior level.

  • Zulfadli Zulkiffli to meet Nguyen Tien Minh in Sydney International final

    Sydney: No. 1 seed Zulfadli Zulkiffli sailed into Saturday's final with a comprehensive 21-11, 21-16 beat down of Tan Yuhan of Belgium at the Sydney International semi-finals on Friday.Setyana Mapasa (left) & Gronya Somerville are eye candies at Sydney International. (photo: Sydney Badminton International)

    Setyana Mapasa (left) & Gronya Somerville are eye candies at Sydney International. (photo: Sydney Badminton International)

  • Chong Wei Feng, Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong advance at Vietnam Open

    Ho Chi Minh City: Malaysian men’s singles player Chong Wei Feng battled back from a set down to complete a 19-21, 21-16, 21-18 victory over his South Korean opponent Heo Kwang Hee, reaching the third round of the Vietnam Open on Wednesday. The world No. 39 Malaysian will play veteran from Vietnam Nguyen Tien Minh in the third round.Koo Kien Keat/ Tan Boon Heong breezed into round 2 of Vietnam Open. (photo: BWF)

    Koo Kien Keat/ Tan Boon Heong breezed into round 2 of Vietnam Open. (photo: BWF)

  • Kopiko Purple League: High quality badminton from Hafiz, Tien Minh

    Kuala Lumpur: The 2003 All England champion Hafiz Hashim who has disappeared from the Malaysian badminton landscape for a long time, is now playing for Cheras BC in the first season of Kopiko Purple League (KPL). Hafiz got off to a good start on Wednesday against current Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) shuttler Goh Soon Huat winning the first men’s singles tie 11-10, 11-8, 11-10.Hafiz (yellow shirt) sits next to his brother Muhammad Roslin Hashim at the Purple League

    Hafiz (yellow shirt) sits next to his brother Muhammad Roslin Hashim at the Purple League

  • Asian Games: Lee Chong Wei vs Lin Dan in semis

    Incheon: World number Lee Chong Wei was forced to rally from a one-set deficit before overcoming gallant Vietnamese unseeded Nguyen Tien Minh 21-23, 21-16, 21-17 in 75 minutes to book a place in the men's singles semi-finals, where he will meet his long-time nemesis Lin Dan on Sunday.Lin Dan (left) vs Lee Chong Wei in the Asian Games semi-final

    Lin Dan (left) vs Lee Chong Wei in the Asian Games semi-final

  • US Open GP: Nguyen Tien Minh wins second consecutive title

    New York: Nguyen Tien Minh was crowned men's singles champion at U.S. Open on Sunday after a 2-1 victory over the second seeded Tien Chen Chou of Taiwan. This was Nguyen Tien Minh's third win against the world number 22 Chou Tien Chen.Nguyen Tien Minh wins US Open Championship in 2013, and 2014

    Nguyen Tien Minh wins US Open Championship in 2013, and 2014

  • US Open GP: Nguyen Tien Minh cruises into final

    New York: In the semi-finals of U.S. Open Badminton 2014, defending champion Nguyen Tien Minh of Vietnam won a 2-1 comeback against Wong Wing Ki of Hong Kong.Nguyen Tien Minh receives recognition by local government for winning the 2013 US Open Championships

    Nguyen Tien Minh receives recognition by local government for winning the 2013 US Open Championships

    This is Nguyen's third win against Wong in their fourth meetings. His only defeat to Wong happened in round 1 of Korea Open 2013 when he retired midway through the game due to injury.

  • "Doubles" Delight for Malaysia

    Korea: Day one of Asian Badminton Championship (ABC) started with big upsets and tough losses. Big-name players such as top seed Boonsak Ponsana (Thailand), Nelson Heg Wei Keat (right) with former partner Teo Ee Yi. Nelson is now partnering Low Juan Shen.

    Nelson Heg Wei Keat (right) with former partner Teo Ee Yi. Nelson is now partnering Low Juan Shen.
    third seed Nguyen Tien Minh (Vietnam), fourth seed Kento Momota (Japan), fifth seed Hu Yun (Hong Kong) and eighth seed Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk (Thailand) all crashed out in the first round.
  • Ex-BAM shuttlers Jagdish Singh-Roni Tan Wee Long win Sydney Int'l Challenge

    Sydney: Malaysia's independent men's doubles pair shuttlers Jagdish Singh and Roni Tan Wee Long who represented AirAsia Badminton Academy, were pushed to limit Saturday before came from a set down to defeat Liu Wei Chen and Yang Po Han of Chinese Taipei 13-21, 21-17 and 21-11 in 51 minutes, claiming the 2015 Sydney International Challenge at the Netball Centre in New South Wales, Australia. The Sydney International title was also Jagdish Singh and Roni Tan Wee Long's second career international title.Congratulations to Jagdish Singh (left) and Roni Tan Wee Long! (photo: NSR)

    Congratulations to Jagdish Singh (left) and Roni Tan Wee Long! (photo: NSR)

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