KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s iconic shuttler and former world No. 1 Datuk Lee Chong Wei took time off from his busy training and competition schedule to send aid to flood victims in Penang. “Although I cannot be with them (flood victims), we will help whenever and wherever we can. I received a message seeking help for
PETALING JAYA: Things just got worse for Lee Chong Wei in Europe. The three-time Olympic silver medallist endured a terrible campaign at the Denmark Open last week – being beaten in the second round by India’s H.S. Prannoy. The world No. 7 suffered a more embarrassing exit this time – in the first round of
KUALA LUMPUR: Lee Zii Jia is delighted to become the national No. 2 men’s singles player within a year. The 19-year-old shuttler made the leap after moving up from No. 240 to No. 62 in the world ranking. Three-time World Championships runner-up Lee Chong Wei still holds the national number one spot at seventh position in
PETALING JAYA, MALAYSIA: Datuk Lee Chong Wei’s wish to win his 100th career final did not materialise when he was dethroned by Viktor Axelsen at the Japan Open. On Sunday, the 34-year-old Lee went down 14-21, 21-19, 14-21 to reigning world champion Axelsen of Denmark in 75 minutes in the men’s singles final in Tokyo.
KUALA LUMPUR: Top seed Madzlan Saibon (pic) delivered the first gold for badminton in the Asean Para Games on Friday. Madzlan who is one of four para shuttlers under the Podium Programme, defeated Truong Ngoc Binh of Vietnam 21-10, 21-10 to win the men’s singles WH2 (impairment in the lower limbs) final at the Axiata