Monday, October 4, 2021

BAM

Former World Junior champion Jin Wei announces retirement

KUALA LUMPUR: Former World Junior champion Goh Jin Wei shocked the badminton fraternity today by announcing her retirement from the racquet sport, aged only 21. The Penangite announced her early retirement through a video posted on her YouTube, just two...

Aaron-Wooi Yik’s success came at just the right time

TOKYO: The country's top men's doubles pair Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik's success in winning a bronze medal, Malaysia's first medal at the Tokyo Olympics last night, came at just the right time as the nation faces a challenging period...

Zii Jia replaces Khairul Anuar as flag bearer for Tokyo Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR: National men’s singles badminton ace Lee Zii Jia will replace archer Khairul Anuar Mohamad as one of the two flag bearers in the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on July 23. Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) president...

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...

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,...

A new generation of Malaysian badminton champions has emerged

KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton Association of Malaysia’s (BAM) efforts of taking a bold step to provide opportunities for young talents, started to bear fruits as a new generation of champions has started to emerge. This was proven when men’s singles...

Reezal Merican ready to assist BAM if needed

KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican has promised to assist the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) in organising the Malaysia Open and Malaysia Masters tournaments if needed. He said that although organising international tournaments...

Soniia among five seniors axed by BAM after poor outing in Thailand

KUALA LUMPUR: The country's top women's singles shuttler Soniia Cheah and four other senior players have been dropped by the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) following their poor performances at three tournaments in Thailand recently. The others shown the exit...

Lifetime ban for Malaysian is a lesson to players

KUALA LUMPUR: The decision of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) to impose a lifetime suspension on a Malaysian involved in match fixings should be a lesson to the national players to avoid being caught in such immoral activities. Badminton Association...

Better solution needed for Olympic qualification system

KUALA LUMPUR: Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) coaching director Wong Choong Hann suggests that the Badminton World Federation (BWF) should come up with a better solution regarding the Olympic qualification system, following the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games to 2021 due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. While the former national...
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