Badminton

Chong Wei will make an impact at World Championship: Frost

Tuesday, 21 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Former world number one, Datuk Lee Chong Wei will rebound at the World Championship in Jakarta, scheduled from Aug 11-16, despite his recent quarterfinal defeat to Chen Long at the Taiwan Open, according to Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) Technical Director, Morten Frost Hansen

Chong Wei crashes out of Taiwan Open

By Fabian Peter - Friday, 17 July 2015.

IT was a sad ending for Lee Chong Wei who crashed out in the quarter-finals of the Taiwan Open GP Gold today.

Chong Wei wins Canada Open

Monday, 29 June 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: National badminton ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei achieved a back-to-back victory after clinching the 2015 Canada Open in Calgary today.

Chen, Marin winners in Australia Superseries finals

Sunday, 31 May 2015.

SYDNEY: World number one Chen Long was taken to three games before downing Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen to win the Australian Open Badminton Superseries final in Sydney on Sunday.

Axelsen to play Chen in Australia Superseries final

Saturday, 30 May 2015.

SYDNEY: Viktor Axelsen upset his higher ranked Danish rival Jan O Jorgensen to reach the final of the Australian Open Superseries in Sydney on Saturday.

Only Kien Keat/Boon Heong survive to go into Australian Open quarter-finals

Friday, 29 May 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Former All England champions Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong were the only Malaysians left standing in the Australian Open in Sydney, Australia.

Wei Feng only Malaysian in men’s singles competition

Tuesday, 26 May 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: National shuttler Chong Wei Feng was the only Malaysian left standing in the main draw of the men’s singles in the 2015 Australian Open in Sydney, Australia.

No semi-finals for Malaysian team

By Fabian Peter - Thursday, 14 May 2015.

THE efforts were heroic but there was no repeat for Malaysia who lost 3-1 to South Korea in the quarter-final of the Sudirman Cup in Dongguan, China.

Sudirman Cup: Malaysia set for repeat match against South Korea

By Fabian Peter - Wednesday, 13 May 2015.

MALAYSIA are set for a repeat match against South Korea in the quarter-finals of the Sudirman Cup tomorrow in Dongguan, China.

China’s Lin Dan wins men’s title at Asia Championships

Sunday, 26 April 2015.

BEIJING: China’s Lin Dan won the men’s singles at the Badminton Asia Championships in China on Sunday, defending his title won last year in South Korea and adding another crown to an illustrious career.

Piece of cake for Lin Dan as Tommy retires with injury

Wednesday, 1 April 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: China’s badminton ace Lin Dan is on the right path to wrest his maiden Malaysia Open Premier Super Series after notching an easy win at Putra Stadium, Bukit Jalil, today.

Morten Frost is back as BAM’s technical director

By Fabian Peter - Monday, 2 March 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) newly hired technical director Morten Frost has promised to look into the national coaches’ contracts as soon as possible.

Clarification over a defeat

Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

NATIONAL player Liew Daren yesterday said he did not blame the BA of Malaysia (BAM) for his surprise loss to Lim Chi Wing in the semi-finals of the National GP Finals on Monday in Kuala Terengganu.

Zulfadli realises dream

Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

ZULFADLI Zulkifli’s dream came true when he was crowned as men’s singles champion at the National GP Finals in Terengganu yesterday.

Daren blames BAM for defeat

By Fabian Peter - Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

LIEW Daren suffered a shock defeat in the semi-finals of the National GP Finals yesterday but it was what he said after the match that caught everyone's attention.

A sad Hui Lin has had enough

By Fabian Peter - Monday, 29 December 2014.

WOMEN’S doubles player Ng Hui Lin confirmed yesterday that she had quit the national team.

Zulfadli fired up by history

Monday, 29 December 2014.

ZULFADLI Zulkifli hopes to reach the final of the National GP Finals for the first time. But he will first have to defeat national player Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin in the semi-final today.

More gloom than cheer

By Fabian Peter - Sunday, 28 December 2014.

BADMINTON, like most sports in Malaysia, had its share of ups and downs with Lee Chong Wei testing positive for a banned substance rocking the fraternity.

Winning start for Daren

Sunday, 28 December 2014.

LIEW Daren, who intends to end the year with a title, got off to a winning start at the National GP Finals in Kuala Terengganu yesterday.

Pair craving for GP success

Sunday, 21 December 2014.

GOH V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong are raring to end the year with a bang by winning the National GP Finals in Terengganu on Dec 27-30.

Daren hoping for Grand Prix consolation

Saturday, 20 December 2014.

LIEW Daren is hoping to end a miserable 2014 by winning the National GP Finals in Terengganu.

Sonia, Liu Ying raring for action

Friday, 19 December 2014.

TWO injured BA of Malaysia (BAM) shuttlers, Sonia Cheah Su Ya and Goh Liu Ying are fighting hard to recover for a return to competitive action in February.

The task of filling Chong Wei’s shoes

Thursday, 18 December 2014.

CHONG Wei Feng is confident that he will recover in time for the Malaysia Masters GP Gold on Jan 13-18 after picking up an injury in the Axiata Cup earlier this month.

Soon Huat sinks Zulkarnain to win Sabah Open

Monday, 15 December 2014.

GOH Soon Huat emerged champion in the Sabah Open yesterday after defeating his teammate and closest rival Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin in the men’s singles final.

No cheer in playoff

By Fabian Peter - Monday, 8 December 2014.

MALAYSIA’S hope for any consolation in the Axiata Cup did not materialise following their defeat to All-Star Asia in the playoff for third place yesterday.

Malaysia fall in semis

By Fadhli Ishak - Sunday, 7 December 2014.

MALAYSIA failed to defend their Axiata Cup title after crashing out to top-seeds Indonesia 6-4 on set difference when both sides drew 2-2 in the semi-finals at the Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium yesterday.

Dreaded draw

By Fabian Peter - Saturday, 6 December 2014.

MALAYSIA got the draw they were dreading and are now banking on home advantage to take them through against top seeds Indonesia in the Axiata Cup semi-finals at the Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium today.

Fearful Malaysia

By Fabian Peter - Friday, 5 December 2014.

MALAYSIA are keeping their fingers crossed they will avoid a meeting with Indonesia in the Axiata Cup semi-finals tomorrow.

BAM coaches to know status soon

Friday, 5 December 2014.

THE good must stay and the bad must go seems to be Jeremy Gan’s sentiment ahead of the BA of Malaysia’s (BAM) review of coaches’ contracts.

Indonesia loom

By Fabian Peter - Thursday, 4 December 2014.

MALAYSIA only managed a 2-2 draw against Singapore in the Axiata Cup last night, but the final preliminary result was good enough to take them through to the knockout stage.