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Lee Chong Wei denies sex tape: “It’s not me”

Come on, Lee Chong Wei and this guy look completely different!
Kuala Lumpur: Just when everybody is wondering about the Malaysian shuttler who was under investigation by Badminton World Federation (BWF) for allegedly involved in a match-fixing scandal, another huge bomb was dropped on Monday that a video titled 'Lee Chong Wei's sex tape' has gone viral on social media showing a thin guy having sex with a girl. Lee himself,...

Malaysian shuttler Suspected of Match-Fixing

Badminton's latest match-fixing scandal brings shame to the sport. (photo: AP)
By Helmi Takkah and Fabian Peter The Malaysian badminton fraternity has been rocked by a recent match-fixing allegation involving a professional shuttler, who is being investigated by the Badminton World Federation (BWF).According to sources, BWF has provisionally suspended the player, who is in his 20s, from competing as investigations were on going. It is understood that the world governing body started...

Chou Tien Chen leads Puchong United BC to win 2017/2018 Purple League title

Puchong United BC wins the 2017/2018 Purple League title. (photo: Sinchew)
Genting: Puchong United BC defeated Kepong BC 10-8 in what turned out to be a classic final to win their maiden Purple League title at the Arena of Stars in Genting Highlands on Sunday.In the opener, Puchong United BC punted on their first men's singles player World No. 8 Chou Tien Chen to win a close first men’s singles...

Indonesia beats China 3-1 to seal 2018 BATC men’s team title

Indonesia team celebrates on the podium with the 2018 Badminton Asia Team Championships trophy. (photo: AP)
Alor Setar: Indonesia's World No. 13 Jonathan Christie got his team off to a good start at the 2018 Badminton Asia Team Championships (BATC) final as he fought back from dropping a set to beat World No. 7 Shi Yuqi of China 16-21, 21-17, 21-18 to put Indonesia 1-0 up in the tie on Sunday. "My victory over Shi Yuqi...

Japan sweeps China 3-0 to win BATC women’s final

Japan's gold medal-winning BATC women's team take a selfie during the medal ceremony. (photo: AP)
Alor Setar: Japan completed a sweep of the 2018 Badminton Asia Team Championships (BATC) women's team event by winning Sunday's final against defending champions China 3-0. Japan's number one women's singles player Akane Yamaguchi opened brilliantly, beating Chen Yufei in rubber set 21-16, 12-21, 21-14 to give her country a 1-0 win over China in the first women’s singles event...

China to play Japan in women’s 2018 BATC final

Japan's Nozomi Okuhara to play He Bingjiao of China in the BATC women's team final. (photo: AP)
Alor Setar: China's women team defeated Korea 3-1 in the 2018 Badminton Asia Team Championships (BATC) semi-finals to set up a final clash with Japan on Sunday.In the semi-final tie, World No.9 Chen Yufei pulled off an upset to beat World No. 6 Sung Ji Hyun of Korea 21-14, 21-15 to score the first point for China. Korea's World No....

China beat Malaysia to play Indonesia in men’s BATC final

Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong win the only point for the Malaysian team against China in the 2018 BATC Men's team Semi-final tie. (photo: AP)
Alor Setar: Malaysia rested Lee Chong Wei on Saturday, and the home team was defeated by China 1-3 in the 2018 Badminton Asia Team Championships (BATC) semi-finals at Sultan Abdul Halim Stadium in Suka Menanti, Alor Setar, Malaysia. 19-year-old Lee Zii Jia who took over Lee Chong Wei's place in the first men's singles, showed his resiliency against China's World...

China and Korea girls to meet in Badminton Asia Team Championships semis

World No. 8 Chen Yufei to face World No. 6 Sung Ji Hyun in the 2018 BATC women's team semi-finals. (photo: AP)
Alor Setar: The Chinese women team will play against an Korean opponent in the semi-finals of the Badminton Asia Team Championships (BATC) tournament on Saturday. China who defeated Thailand 3-1 on Friday, will play Chen Yufei as first women's singles in the semi-finals. Even though Chen lost to Fitriani Fitriani of Indonesia 21-16, 12-21, 15-21 in the Group Z tie...

Lee Chong Wei may let young players to take his place in BATC semis against China

Lee Chong Wei shows his team the true mark of leadership. (photo: AP)
Alor Setar: Malaysia has made the 2018 Badminton Asia Team Championships (BATC) semi-finals after beating Hong Kong 3-0 on Friday. In the quarter-final tie against Hong Kong, Malaysian badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei overcame a spirited effort from Hong Kong player Angus Ng Ka 21-15, 22-20 to give his team the first point in the quarter-final tie that took place...

Russia VS USA/Japan at the first Badminton tournament in Space (video)

Astronauts from Russia, the US and Japan competed in a badminton tournament in the space. (photo: YouTube/Roskosmos)
Moscow: Badminton is the reputed fastest sport in the world. A shuttlecock, struck by one of the top players in the world with a modern racquet, can travel up to 200 mph. Malaysia's Tan Boon Heong clocked an astonishing speed of 493 km/h or 306 mph through smashing a shuttlecock during a special experiment. The fastest badminton hit in a competition...

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