KUALA LUMPUR: It's deja vu for Lee Chong Wei, as he will begin the quest for his first World Championship badminton title against the same opponent who knocked him out at Glasgow, Scotland, last year.
KUALA LUMPUR: Cheah Soon Kit’s reign as the men’s doubles head coach lasted only 13 months.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia did not have star player Goh Jin Wei but it did not stop them from equalling their last year’s bronze medal feat in the mixed team event of the Asian Junior Badminton Championships in Jakarta.
KUALA LUMPUR: National men’s singles shuttler Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin can heave a huge sigh of relief for now but the badminton careers of two others - Asian junior champion Soo Teck Zhi and Chong Yee Han are over.
PETALING JAYA: Kanta Tsuneyama emerged as the first Japanese men’s singles winner in the Thailand Open in Bangkok.
PETALING JAYA: National men’s doubles pair Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik vow to build on their solid outing in the Thailand Open as they bid to break into the world top 30 by the end of the year.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s decision to drop women’s singles players from the Asian Games squad is indeed justified.
PETALING JAYA: Doubles shuttler Aaron Chia showed the experience gained at the Thomas Cup Finals did not go to waste.
KUALA LUMPUR: Another 20 badminton players are expected to be dropped from the national team following the exits of Chooi Kah Ming and Tee Jing Yi.
PETALING JAYA: National mixed doubles head coach Pang Cheh Chang is willing to give struggling Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing more time to get back on their feet.