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I was ‘stubborn’ in chasing my dreams

KUALA LUMPUR: Sometimes it pays to persevere or, in national women’s singles shuttler Soniia Cheah’s case, to be “stubborn”. It’s thanks to her dogged pursuit, or stubbornness as she calls it, that she will be making her Olympic debut in...

Aaron-Wooi Yik lift the gloom in Malaysian camp on Day 2

TOKYO OLYMPICS 2020 DAY Two of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games proved to be quite underwhelming as far as Malaysia is concerned after the national athletes failed to make much of an impact in their respective events today. The shuttlers, who...

Four badminton players fined RM2,000 each

KUCHING: Four men were fined RM2,000 each on Monday (July 12) for playing badminton in a court during the movement control order (MCO) at Lorong Foochow 11Y, Tabuan Jaya. Meanwhile, the caretaker of the premises was compounded RM10,000. The men were...

Eight shuttlers qualify for Tokyo Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR: Eight Malaysian shuttlers have booked their place at the Olympic Games in Tokyo from July 23 to Aug 8. Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), in a statement today, said the players that will be competing in the Olympic...

Mixed reaction from badminton fraternity over maintaining point system

KUALA LUMPUR: The current 3x21 point scoring format is here to stay but it has drawn mixed reaction from the local badminton circle. While some welcome the move, others want to see a scoring system of 5x11 being implemented instead. Badminton...

BAM yet to decide on proposed new scoring system

KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) is yet to take a stand on the proposed new scoring system post-Tokyo Olympics and Paralympic Games. Its president Tan Sri Mohamad Norza Zakaria said although BAM members had discussed the proposal,...

Zii Jia to get RM25,000 incentive from Kedah govt

ALOR SETAR: The Kedah government will give Lee Zii Jia a RM25,000 incentive for winning the All-England men's singles title last month. Menteri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor said the incentive would be handed to Zii Jia when he is...

Agong receives Zii Jia’s All-England racquet

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah received the racquet that national shuttler Lee Zii Jia used en route to winning the 2021 All...

Zii Jia one step away from All England glory

KUALA LUMPUR: National top singles ace Lee Zii Jia is one match away from clinching a maiden All England Badminton Championships title after overpowering Mark Caljouw of the Netherlands 21-13, 21-17 in Birmingham, today. Sixth-seeded Zii Jia was in majestic...

Clubs, academies equally share responsibilities in developing badminton

KUALA LUMPUR: Clubs and academies must equally share the responsibilities of developing badminton in the country by increasing the talent pool across the nation, said former national shuttler Jeremy Valberg. Jeremy, who now owns the Valberg Badminton Club and Academy,...
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I was ‘stubborn’ in chasing my dreams

KUALA LUMPUR: Sometimes it pays to persevere or, in national women’s singles shuttler Soniia Cheah’s case, to be “stubborn”. It’s...
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