Tokyo: Ng Wei's run at the Japan Open badminton tournament ended when the Hong Kong player lost his third-round match against China's Luo Yigang.Friday, 7 April, 2000, 12:00am
Tokyo: Hong Kong's Ng Wei drew first blood by beating former world badminton champion Heryanto Arbi in the first round of the Japan Open. Ng stormed back from 2-5 in the final set to win 13-15, 15-3, 15-6.6 Apr 2000 - 12:00am
Hong Kong badminton king Tam Kai-chuen has received a surprise call-up to the prestigious World Badminton Cup to be held in Indonesia next month.
That competition will be staged in the city of Sanyo from August 20 to August 24.
Tam, ranked 21st in men's singles, has never before competed in the tournament which features some of the world's best players.5 Jul 1997 - 12:00am
FEW Asians come to Dornbirn and even fewer live here but South Korea's Lee Kwang-jin and Indonesia's Marleve Mainaky were good ambassadors for the East, capturing the hearts of the badminton fans in this quiet Austrian town near the Swiss border on the first day of the Lauda Air Cup tournament.7 Jan 1996 - 12:00am
HONG KONG'S young shuttlers, who did remarkably well at the Australian and New Zealand Open in September, were sent crashing down to earth with quick exits from the Nin Jiom Hong Kong Open Badminton Championships.10 Nov 1995 - 12:00am
INDONESIAN world number one Heryanto Arbi and Bang Soo-hyun of South Korea retained their singles crowns in the Nin Jiom Hong Kong Open Championships at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium yesterday. Both top seeds overcame first game losses to go into the record book as the first men's and women's champions to successfully defend their titles together in the 11-year history of the event.6 Nov 1995 - 12:00am
TWO Bulgarian players were deported to their home country after failing to gain entry into the territory for the US$125,000 Nin Jiom Hong Kong Open at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium, organisers said.2 Nov 1995 - 12:00am
HONG KONG number one Tam Kai-chuen has been given a tough assignment in the main draw of next week's US$125,000 Nim Jiom Hong Kong Open at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium.27 Oct 1995 - 12:00am
SUSI Susanti and Heryanto Arbi reinforced Indonesia's domination of badminton, winning the women's and men's singles titles at the US$125,000 Japan Open championships in Tokyo yesterday.30 Jan 1995 - 12:00am
ASIAN Games champion Heryanto Arbi lived up to his top seeding with a comprehensive 15-9, 15-11 victory over fellow-Indonesian Ardy Wiranata in the Konica Hong Kong Open Championships final yesterday.14 Nov 1994 - 12:00am
TOP seed Arbi Heryanto was given a scare before stopping fellow Indonesian Allan Budi Kasuma 10-15, 15-5, 15-13 in the semi-finals of the Konica Hong Kong Badminton Open at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium yesterday.
Asian Games champion Heryanto found the experienced Kasuma, the Barcelona Olympic gold medallist, too hot and was never in the hunt in the first set.13 Nov 1994 - 12:00am
INDONESIAN Olympic gold medallist Allan Budi Kusuma pulled off the only men's singles quarter-final upset in the Konica Hong Kong Open by crushing compatriot Hermawan Susanto 15-8, 15-0 at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium last night.12 Nov 1994 - 12:00am
HONG KONG national player Chan Oi-ni kept Hong Kong's colours flying in the singles events with a second round 11-5, 11-3 demolition of China's Lin Ying in the Konica Hong Kong Open Championships last night at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium.11 Nov 1994 - 12:00am
LOCAL number one Wong Wai-lap has a good chance of a first-up triumph in next week's Konica Hong Kong Open after being drawn against Singaporean Lau Kim Peng in his opening match.5 Nov 1994 - 12:00am
UNHERALDED South Korean Kim Hak-kyun continued his giant-killing ways in the Lipton Hong Kong Open yesterday, saving seven match points before eliminating top-seeded Arbi Heryanto at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Wan Chai.20 Nov 1993 - 12:00am