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Lee Chong Wei

Lee Chong Wei coach blames air-con cut-off in loss to Lin Dan

Malaysia’s coach has blamed an air conditioning cut-off for causing world No 1 Lee Chong Wei to cramp up and pull out of yet another heart-breaking badminton world final.

Monday, 12 August, 2013, 11:22pm 1 comment

Lee Chong Wei beats Marc Zwiebler to win badminton's Indonesia Open

The Malaysian supremo hardly broke a sweat against the unseeded Zwiebler during the men's singles final in Jakarta, taking just 40 minutes to win the match 21-15, 21-14.

17 Jun 2013 - 4:35am

Sports Digest, March 11, 2013

The Wallabies suffered a major blow for this year's home series against the British and Irish Lions with confirmation that star forward David Pocock has been ruled out for six months.

19 Feb 2014 - 5:15pm

Sport Digest, March 10, 2013

The ACT Brumbies beat the hapless New South Wales Waratahs 35-6 in a Super Rugby clash yesterday despite losing openside flanker David Pocock to what could be a serious knee injury.

15 Feb 2014 - 2:26am

Badminton No 1 Lee Chong Wei escapes as China stars slump at All-England

World number one Lee Chong Wei managed one of his most nerve-jangling survivals on Wednesday when he saved him two match points in the first round of the All-England Open.

Lee, who hopes to win the famous title back and capture it for a third time, looked dead and buried at 19-20 down in the final game with Wong Wing-ki launching a kill from an imposing position.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Short Sport, December 14. 2012

Wiggins has rethink on missing Tour de France

14 Dec 2012 - 2:10am

Women's badminton pair Zhao and Tian win doubles at Hong Kong Open, prove Olympic success no fluke

Olympic Games champions Zhao Yunlei and Tian Qing of China proved their success in London this summer was no fluke when they beat compatriots Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli in the women's doubles final at the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open yesterday.

26 Nov 2012 - 3:52am

Hong Kong confident of keeping Super Series badminton status

The city's badminton officials are confident the Hong Kong Open will remain part of the Super Series, despite fierce competition from other venues to join the world's premier tour.

The World Badminton Federation will decide the 12 hosts for 2014-17 at its congress in Bangkok later this month and Hong Kong will need to beat newcomers to keep its position on the calendar.

22 Nov 2012 - 2:28am

Honeymoon over as Lee Chong Wei focuses on Hong Kong Badminton Open

World number one Lee Chong Wei has cut short his honeymoon to play in this week's Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong Open.

21 Nov 2012 - 3:30am

Lee beats Boonsak to win Japan Open

Two-time champion Lee Chong Wei fended off a spirited challenge from Boonsak Ponsana to win the men’s singles title at the Chinese-boycotted Japan Open badminton tournament on Sunday.

The Malaysian top seed, the winner in Japan in 2007 and 2010, powered his way through to a 21-18, 21-18 victory over the Thai.

23 Sep 2012 - 5:54pm