LEE Chong Wei, who is alleged to have failed a doping test, will return from abroad today and meet Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin to discuss when he will leave for Norway to witness the testing of his B sample.
AFTER all the speculations, the BA of Malaysia (BAM) finally confirmed one of it’s shuttlers has indeed failed a doping test at a major tournament.
THE BA of Malaysia (BAM) must stand behind World No 1 Lee Chong Wei regardless of the test results of sample B which is scheduled to be analysed in Oslo, Norway early next month.
IF Lee Chong Wei’s B sample is tested as positive, those responsible for his misfortune will have to face the consequences.
LEE Chong Wei, who is alleged to have failed a doping test at the World Championships in Copenhagen in August, is likely a victim of circumstances.
LEE Chong Wei, who is alleged to have failed a doping test, is expected to fly to Norway to be present when his B sample is tested.
THE Badminton World Federation (BWF) confirmed yesterday that the match-fixing allegation involving a Malaysian bookie and two Danish players was the first such case in the history of the sport.
MAKING badminton more lucrative could help curb match-fixing before it gets out of hand, as it might not be a new problem but one that has been ignored.
WORLD No 1 Lee Chong Wei has heard about match-fixing in badminton but noted that no one has ever dared to approach him throughout his career.
“It has been going on for ages. Match-fixing is like ‘cancer’ and it has taken root in badminton. It is now a money-making sport for bookies and sadly some players are actively involved in it,” said the coach yesterday.
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