• 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: 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!

  • Purple League: Tee Jing Yi leads Kepong in win against Nusajaya

    Kuala Lumpur: After their 10-7 victory against Nusajaya, the Kepong BC spearheaded by Tee Jing Yi solidified their hopes of qualifying for a Champions Challenge spot.Tee Jing Yi becomes the leader of Kepong BC in the absence of Chong Wei Feng.

    Tee Jing Yi becomes the leader of Kepong BC in the absence of Chong Wei Feng.

  • 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)

  • Sony Dwi Kuncoro can still be a champion

    East Java: Do you still remember Sony Dwi Kuncoro? The Athens Olympic bronze medalist 30-year-old Sony Dwi Kuncoro was kicked out of the Indonesia national team last year following a string of below-par tournament performances. Nevertheless, Sony Dwi Kuncoro was able to regain the spotlight at his hometown Surabaya on Sunday, following his latest triumph at the Indonesia International Challenge.Sony Dwi Kuncoro defies age and doubters with Indonesia International Challenge triumph. (photo: PBSI)

    Sony Dwi Kuncoro defies age and doubters with Indonesia International Challenge triumph. (photo: PBSI)

  • Tee Jing Yi, Sony Dwi Kuncoro advance to Indonesia International Challenge final

    East Java: Women's singles No. 3 seed Tee Jing Yi and unseeded Indonesian Gregoria Mariska advanced to the Indonesia International Challenge final in contrasting fashion on Saturday. Both shuttlers will set up a fight of their title-deciding clash on Sunday.Sony Dwi Kuncoro will fly to Thailand for Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold after Indonesia International Challenge.

    Sony Dwi Kuncoro will fly to Thailand for Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold after Indonesia International Challenge.

  • Soo Teck Zhi scores upset at Indonesia International Challenge

    East Java: Soo Teck Zhi marched into semi-finals at Indonesia International Challenge after pulling off one of the biggest upsets yet on the men's side on Friday. The No. 7 seed, 20-year-old Malaysian defeated No. 1 Firman Abdul Kholik of Indonesia 13-21, 21-12, 21-13 in 78 minutes. This was Soo's second career win over Kholik after he managed to beat the Indonesian at last year's Malaysia Kuching International Challenge. In order to book a final berth, Soo will have to get past the Athens Olympic bronze medalist Sony Dwi Kuncoro on Saturday.Wish Tee Jing Yi good luck in the semis.

    Wish Tee Jing Yi good luck in the semis.

  • Daren Liew, Soo Teck Zhi, Tan Chun Seang, Tee Jing Yi roll at Indonesia International Challenge

    East Java: Daren Liew struggled but moved nearer to his potential second title of the year by defeating Thai player Pannawit Thongnuam 21-14, 18-21, 21-8 on Thursday at the Indonesia International Challenge. Liew claimed the confidence boosting Polish Open triumph in March 2015.Soo Teck Zhi needs to find a way to break through into senior levels. (photo: Raj Kiran Chobey)

    Soo Teck Zhi needs to find a way to break through into senior levels. (photo: Raj Kiran Chobey)

  • Zulfadli Zulkiffli tops Chou Tien Chen at World Championships 1st round

    Jakarta: Unseeded Zulfadli Zulkiffli sailed through his opening match at the Jakarta World Championships on Monday, with a stunning 21-5, 22-20 win over sixth seed Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei in the men's singles first round.

    A former world junior champion, Zulfadli Zulkiffli, based his strategy on quickness, and heavy dose of smashes that ended up befuddling Chou and bedazzling spectators in the Istora Senayan Sports Complex, Jakarta.Wish Zulfadli Zulkiffli a strong showing at the World Championships. (photo: Reuters)

    Wish Zulfadli Zulkiffli a strong showing at the World Championships. (photo: Reuters)

  • Lee Chong Wei/Vivian Hoo, Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin clinch Perak Open

    Perak: Lee Chong Wei showed us how he truly is the maestro of badminton, even in mixed doubles, when he and Vivian Hoo dominated for control of the momentum on the court, displaying a perfect understanding and use of the sport's geometry, to defeat No. 2 seeds Tan Chee Tean/ Shevon Lai 21-11, 21-15 and to lift the Perak Open mixed doubles title on Thursday.Congratulations Lee Chong Wei and Vivian Hoo on their great win!

    Congratulations Lee Chong Wei and Vivian Hoo on their great win!

  • Lee Chong Wei/Vivian Hoo, Goh Jin Wei advance to Perak Open finals

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian badminton superstar, Lee Chong Wei, and his mixed doubles partner Vivian Hoo, both playing equally well to stun the top seeds Tan Aik Quan/Lai Pei Jing 21-9, 21-12 in the semi-finals of Perak Open on Wednesday.

    Lee Chong Wei and Vivian Hoo are no strangers to teaming up together, having taken home the 2012 Maybank National Circuit Selangor Open title after defeated No. 1 mixed double in Malaysia, Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying 21-15, 27-25. Lee/Hoo will take on second seeds Tan Chee Tean/Shevon Lai in the final on Thursday. Tan Chee Tean/Shevon Lai won a hard-fought three-set semi-finals against Tan Kian Meng/Peck Yen Wei with 21-13, 15-21, 21-9 in 49 minutes.May be Lee Chong Wei should seriously consider playing in doubles after the 2016 Olympics. (photo: Carmen Chong)

    May be Lee Chong Wei should seriously consider playing in doubles after the 2016 Olympics. (photo: Carmen Chong)

  • 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

  • Indonesia beat Malaysia, to play Thailand in Axiata Cup final

    Kuala Lumpur: Indonesian advanced to the Axiata Cup final even though they settled for a 2-2 draw with Malaysia in the semi-final of 2014 Axiata Cup held in Kuala Lumpur Cheras Stadium on Saturday. The 2012 Axiata Cup Champion Indonesia qualified for the final based on a tournament format which Indonesia had won two more games than Malaysia.Chong Wei Feng suffers a tough loss in the semi-finall of Axiata Cup

    Chong Wei Feng suffers a tough loss in the semi-finall of Axiata Cup

  • Daren Liew, Tee Jing Yi keep Malaysia's Axiata Cup hope alive

    Jakarta: After falling into a tournament slump by losing to Indonesia 0-4 and Thailand 1-3, Malaysia bounced back with stellar performances on Monday to thump Europe All Stars 4-0 at the Britama Arena.

    Daren Liew pulled off a great escape as he rallied from behind when trailing 5-11 in the decider to snatch victory from Frenchman Brice Leverdez with 21-13, 14-21, 21-18 in 52 minutes.Tan Boon Heong-Tan Wee Kiong seal the winning point for the Malaysian camp

    Tan Boon Heong-Tan Wee Kiong seal the winning point for the Malaysian camp

  • Hong Kong Open: Carolina Marin, Chen Long advance to semis

    Hong Kong: The fifth seed Carolina Marin of Spain, outclassed Tee Jing Yi in the women's singles quarter-final at the Hong Kong Open, winning 21-8, 21-17 and move a step closer to the semi-final on Saturday.

    Marin won the first set easily, but Tee was giving Marin a run for the money in the second set before conceded to a more aggressive Marin in 27 minutes.Carolina Marin cruisese into Hong Kong Open semi-final

    Carolina Marin cruisese into Hong Kong Open semi-final

  • Hong Kong Open: Wang Yihan upset by Tee Jing Yi

    Hong Kong: Tee Jing Yi of Malaysia made it to the women's singles quarter-finals at Hong Kong Open with a huge upset over No. 2 seed Wang Yihan of China on Thursday.Tee Jing Yi plays her first ever Superseries quarter-final on Friday

    Tee Jing Yi plays her first ever Superseries quarter-final on Friday


    Tee who was trailing 17-19 in the first set, raised her energy to reel off four straight points to win the game 21-19; however, Wang responded with very aggressive play to overwhelm her and Tee lost 14-21 in the second set. In the third set, Tee managed to keep a cool head and eventually started to take advantage of Wang's unforced errors to close out the decider with 21-15.

    Unseeded Liu Xin of China also pulled off another major upset by outlasting her teammate top seed Wang Shixian 21-16,9-21,21-15.

  • Daren Liew ousted in day 1 of Korea Grand Prix

    Jeonju: The world number 66 Daren Liew who are anxious to redeem himself at Korea Grand Prix after a recent career slump, suffered an early exit in Jeonju City on Wednesday.Daren Liew continues to struggle

    Daren Liew continues to struggle


  • Glasgow 2014: Peng Soon-Pei Jing, Jing Yi falter in semis

    Glasgow: On Saturday, Malaysia’s Tee Jing Yi was defeated by Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland 13-21, 19-21 in the semi-finals at the Emirates Arena. Jing Yi inexplicably squandered a big 19-11 lead in the second game allowing Gilmour to come back to win game two.

    "Kirsty came well prepared, I made some unnecessary mistakes in second set and just couldn't finish the game," said the disappointed Jing Yi. In last week's mixed team event, Jing Yi was able to down Gilmour in straight sets.Chan Peng Soon-Lai Pei Jing was defeated by Chris Langridge-Heather Olver of England in the mixed doubles semi-final

    Chan Peng Soon-Lai Pei Jing was defeated by Chris Langridge-Heather Olver of England in the mixed doubles semi-final

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