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Shuttler Zii Jia crashes out of Swiss Open

PETALING JAYA: Shuttler Lee Zii Jia's challenge is over at the Swiss Open after crashing out in the men's singles first round in Basel.

Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen defeated Malaysia's Lee Zii Jia at the Swiss Open and will meet Iskandar Zulkarnain in the second round.

Jadadish appointed as BAM’s observer

PETALING JAYA: Jadadish Chandra has been appointed as the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM)’s observer in a match-fixing hearing of two Malaysian shuttlers in Singapore from Feb 26-27.

Shevon-Soon Huat up to the task Down Under

KUALA LUMPUR: It’ll be their first Commonwealth Games but mixed doubles pair Shevon Lai Jemie-Goh Soon Huat will be up to the task Down Under.

Huge improvement: Goh Soon Huat (right) and Shevon Lai Jemie’s strong performances this season convinced BAM to make a bold decision to include them in the Commonwealth Games this year.

Tang Jie-Yee See fail to impress at Swiss Open

PETALING JAYA: New mixed pair Chen Tang Jie-Cheah Yee See failed to make an impression on the opening day of the Swiss Open in Basel.

Thorny outlook

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s top shuttlers face serious early-round obstacles in pursuit for All-England success.

Tough challenge: Barring ay upset, Lee Chong Wei is expected to clash with China’s Lin Dan (right) in the quarter-finals of the All-England."

Denmark fire a shot across the bows with European title

PETALING JAYA: Denmark have put themselves as the clear favourites to defend the Thomas Cup.

BAM may send rep for shuttlers’ match-fixing hearing

PETALING JAYA: A Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) representative may attend the hearing of two Malaysian shuttlers involved in match-fixing scheduled to be held in Singapore from Feb 26-27.

Coach wants Soniia and Jin Wei to produce good results at All-England

PETALING JAYA: National singles head coach Datuk Tey Seu Bock wants women’s singles shuttler Soniia Cheah and Goh Jin Wei to justify their inclusion in the All-England next month.

No time to waste: Goh Jin Wei (right) and Soniia Cheah must not treat their participation in the All-England as a chance to gain exposure. Instead, they must produce results.

Misbun wants Zii Jia, Iskandar and Joo Ven to get the better of Europeans

PETALING JAYA: National singles head coach Datuk Misbun Sidek has set up another test for shuttlers Lee Zii Jia, Soong Joo Ven and Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin at the Swiss Open in Basel starting on Wednesday.

Showing great promise: Coach Misbun Sidek says that Lee Zii Jia (picture) is getting more mature in his game.

Boon Heong to discuss on BAM’s offer after Chinese New Year

PETALING JAYA: Former international Tan Boon Heong is grateful to the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) for having faith in him.

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