Kuala Lumpur Badminton Association president Datuk Seri Jahaberdeen Mohamed Yunoos, who is recuperating from a heart attack, hopes President’s Cup held over the weekend will encourage more people to play the sport.
Former national shuttler Robert Lin Woon Fui has reinvented himself and has now ventured into athlete management, packaging athletes into celebrities, fashion icons or lifestyle Key Opinion Leaders.
Badminton Association of Malaysia’s high-performance director Wong Choong Hann is confident his players will rise to the occasion at the BWF World Championships.
Educating shuttlers on the evils of gambling and betting should be top priority and stern action must be taken if they are found guilty.
Two national badminton players who have racked up huge debts after allegedly betting on football matches, have been hauled up by the BA of Malaysia and Badminton World Federation.
Shuttler R. Kasturi says she and her younger sister Venosha could not have won the women’s doubles event at the recent Fleet Mauritius International 2019 without help from dad, mathematics expert R. Radhakrishnan.
Hard work, determination and willingness to sacrifice saw Datuk Lee Chong Wei reach the top of the badminton world, writes Twentytwo13 executive editor Graig Nunis. Thank you and enjoy your fried chicken, champ.
Former badminton star Datin Wong Mew Choo has mixed emotions after husband, national shuttler, Datuk Lee Chong Wei announced his retirement today.
Datuk Lee Chong Wei willing to be sparring partner for national players to help them earn qualification to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after announcing the end of his glittering 19-year career. He will also be Chef de Mission for the Tokyo Games.
Officials from badminton federations across Asia exchanged views at Badminton Asia’s Women in Badminton Summit in Kuala Lumpur as they voiced struggles and sought solutions to keep girls active in sports.
Badminton World Federation (BWF) secretary-general Thomas Lund shares his insights with Twentytwo13 of what stakeholders of the sport can expect this year.
Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Steven Sim tells national sports associations and athletes, to ditch culture of old administration, saying clubs play an important role in the sporting eco-system.
Athletes who leave national bodies should not be punished as only the best deserve to represent the nation. But going independent means being independent without expecting financial help from the government.