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Badminton 12 Jul 2013 | 11:40 PM

Teck Zhi the sole singles survivor as Joo Ven crashes out

KUALA LUMPUR: There was joy for boys’ singles shuttler Soo Teck Zhi but only misery for top junior Soong Joo Ven on a day when Malaysia suffered huge losses in the Asian Junior Cham­pionships in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

Badminton 15 Nov 2013 | 10:40 PM

China Open: Wei Feng through to semis, Daren injured

KUALA LUMPUR: National men’s singles shuttler Chong Wei Feng soared high when he stormed into the semi-finals of the China Open in Shanghai for the second year in a row, but it was a painful end yet again for an injured Liew Daren.

Badminton 13 Jan 2014 | 10:13 PM

Momota-san is a man in a hurry

BUKIT JALIL: With his fiery red new hairstyle, Japan’s rising star Kento Momota is ready to take the world by storm.

Badminton 14 Jan 2014 | 6:59 PM

Japan out to prove they are a force to be reckoned with

BUKIT JALIL: A fantastic showing by the men’s doubles shuttlers at the Korean Open last week, has raised Japan’s hope of putting in another strong challenge to the more fancied teams in the Thomas Cup Finals in New Delhi in May.

Badminton 15 Jan 2014 | 10:12 PM

All hope on Chong Wei … again

BUKIT JALIL: When all others fell on the wayside, the ever-dependable world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei stayed rock steady to reach the men’s singles second round at the Maybank Malaysian Open at Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil.

Badminton 16 Jan 2014 | 7:10 PM

Ahsan-Hendra go down in shock defeat

BUKIT JALIL: The second round of the Maybank Malaysian Open got off to an unexpected start with two of the top four seeds in the men’s doubles crashing out.

Badminton 17 Jan 2014 | 9:55 PM

Momota is the one to watch: Chong Wei

BUKIT JALIL: World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei took a dig at the Malaysian juniors after reaching the men’s singles semi-finals of the Maybank Malaysian Open.

Say what 18 Jan 2014 | 7:30 AM

Wake up, BAM council! Save badminton

ONE of the highlights in the Maybank Malaysian Open was when Kento Momota of Japan defeated Viktor Axelsen of Denmark in a battle between two former world junior champions in the opening round on Wednesday.

Badminton 20 Jan 2014 | 10:10 PM

A long dry spell ahead if Chong Wei retires

KUALA LUMPUR: For a decade, world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei has feasted Malaysian fans with outstanding badminton results.

Badminton 13 Feb 2014 | 9:17 PM

European stints crucial for Daren's Thomas Cup berth

KUALA LUMPUR: A lot is at stake for singles shuttler Liew Daren when he takes part in the back-to-back German Open Grand Prix Gold in Mulheim from Feb 25-March 2 and the All-England from March 4-9 in Birmingham.