Lee Chong Wei

Commonwealth Games 2018: Kidambi Srikanth wins silver in men's badminton final

Commonwealth Games 2018: Kidambi Srikanth wins silver in men's badminton final

Indian Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth lost the men's final to Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast but bagged the Silver for India. Wei overpowered the newly-crowned world no 1 throughout the match and won 2-1 against Srikanth.   

Apr 15, 2018, 08:33 AM IST
Malaysian star Lee Chong Wei was approached by a match-fixer: reports

Malaysian star Lee Chong Wei was approached by a match-fixer: reports

The 35-year-old`s revelation came after news emerged last week that two Malaysian players are being investigated by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) for suspected match-fixing. The pair, who are reportedly due to face a BWF hearing in Singapore later this month, could be banned for life if found guilty.

Feb 21, 2018, 09:49 AM IST
Badminton ace Lee Chong Wei denies featuring in viral sex video

Badminton ace Lee Chong Wei denies featuring in viral sex video

Lee has lodged a police report over what he described as "malicious" allegations.

Feb 14, 2018, 16:51 PM IST
Lee Chong Wei wins Hong Kong Open

Lee Chong Wei wins Hong Kong Open

In the women's singles world number one Tai Tzu-Ying of Taiwan stunned India's Pusarla V Sindhu 21-18, 21-18 as the young top seeds slogged it out in a 45-minute battle.

Nov 26, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan's days of domination are over: Kidambi Srikanth

Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan's days of domination are over: Kidambi Srikanth

Srikanth was felicitated at the P Gopichand Academy in Hyderabad after his recent victories at Denmark Open and French Open. 

Oct 31, 2017, 20:00 PM IST
Shuttler HS Prannoy stuns Lee Chong Wei to enter Denmark Open quarterfinals

Shuttler HS Prannoy stuns Lee Chong Wei to enter Denmark Open quarterfinals

The Indian stunned Malaysian veteran and three-time Olympic runner-up with a 21-17, 11-21, 21-19.

Oct 20, 2017, 08:50 AM IST
Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy enter second round in Denmark Open

Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy enter second round in Denmark Open

World number eight Srikanth overcame a spirited challenge from compatriot qualifier Subhankar Dey, who played for Greve team at the Danish league this year.

Oct 18, 2017, 21:19 PM IST
Carolina Marin, Victor Axelsen clinch Japan Open titles

Carolina Marin, Victor Axelsen clinch Japan Open titles

World champion Viktor Axelsen of Denmark beat Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei on Sunday to clinch his first Japan Open title.

Sep 24, 2017, 18:19 PM IST
Lee Chong Wei falls to Frenchman Brice Leverdez in BWF World Championships

Lee Chong Wei falls to Frenchman Brice Leverdez in BWF World Championships

Defeat ended the 34-year-old Lee`s hunt for an elusive first title in a competition in which he has been runner-up three times.

Aug 23, 2017, 08:58 AM IST
Indonesia Open: Indian giant-killer HS Prannoy hails win over Chen Long one his best

Indonesia Open: Indian giant-killer HS Prannoy hails win over Chen Long one his best

World No. 25 Prannoy today shocked two-time All England and World Champion Chen 21-18 16-21 21-19 in a men's singles quarterfinals match that lasted 75 minutes. He had stunned former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei in straight games yesterday.

Jun 16, 2017, 20:39 PM IST
Indonesia Open: HS Prannoy, Kidambi Srikanth continue giant-killing acts; beat Chen Long, Wang Tzu-wei respectively to enter semis

Indonesia Open: HS Prannoy, Kidambi Srikanth continue giant-killing acts; beat Chen Long, Wang Tzu-wei respectively to enter semis

Prannoy thus became the first Indian player to defeat the big three of Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei and Chen Long.

Jun 16, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
Indonesia Open: HS Prannoy stuns Lee Chong Wei, Kidambi Srikanth shocks Jan O Jorgensen to enter quarters

Indonesia Open: HS Prannoy stuns Lee Chong Wei, Kidambi Srikanth shocks Jan O Jorgensen to enter quarters

The World No. 25 Indian, who went into the match with a 0-2 head-to-head record, saw off three-time Olympic silver medallist Lee 21-10 21-18 in a 40-minute men's singles contest at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC).

Jun 15, 2017, 16:12 PM IST
All England Championship: Lee Chong Wei wins fourth title, history for Taiwan as Tai Tzu Ying wins her first

All England Championship: Lee Chong Wei wins fourth title, history for Taiwan as Tai Tzu Ying wins her first

It was Lee's fourth All-England title, which equals the achievement of Morten Frost, the Dane who is his coaching director in Kuala Lumpur

Mar 12, 2017, 23:24 PM IST
All England Championship: Injury struck Lin Dan, limps off from title race

All England Championship: Injury struck Lin Dan, limps off from title race

Four-time champion Lee reached the final for a seventh time by recovering from a worrying start to beat Chiu Tien Chen of Taiwan 10-21, 21-14, 21-9.

Mar 12, 2017, 09:09 AM IST
All England Open Championships: Lee Chong Wei beats Chou Tien Chen to reach 7th final

All England Open Championships: Lee Chong Wei beats Chou Tien Chen to reach 7th final

World number one Lee Chong Wei reached the final of the All-England Open for a seventh time on Saturday after rallying past Chou Tien Chen of Taiwan 10-21, 21-14, 21-9.

Mar 11, 2017, 23:42 PM IST
All England Championship: Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei on course for one last showdown in championship semi-final

All England Championship: Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei on course for one last showdown in championship semi-final

Both men played almost as well as in there prime, and often with more subtlety -- to their evident pleasure as well as that of the organisers who would love to see the two old gladiators clash on Sunday for what would be the 28th and quite likely the last time.

Mar 11, 2017, 08:04 AM IST
Badminton No 1 Lee Chong Wei defies medics to enter last All England Open

Badminton No 1 Lee Chong Wei defies medics to enter last All England Open

Still in some pain and not quite 100 percent fit, he starts his 13th and last All England on Wednesday. There was a collective gasp in Malaysia on Feb. 4 when news came that Chong Wei slipped and fell, tearing the medial collateral ligament in his left knee.

Mar 08, 2017, 14:56 PM IST
Angry Lee Chong Wei lashes out at Malaysia association

Angry Lee Chong Wei lashes out at Malaysia association

Lee had said last month that he hoped to win the 2017 BWF World Championships in Scotland in August before retiring.  

Feb 09, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
World No.1 Lee Chong Wei to miss All England Championship due to knee injury

World No.1 Lee Chong Wei to miss All England Championship due to knee injury

The 34-year-old, will be out for weeks after he slipped and fell at the new Academy Badminton Malaysia.

Feb 07, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
Fake, but nonetheless touching: Lin Dan 'purportedly' writes emotional letter to great rival Lee Chong Wei after Rio clash

Fake, but nonetheless touching: Lin Dan 'purportedly' writes emotional letter to great rival Lee Chong Wei after Rio clash

After their epic semi-final clash in men's singles tournament at Rio Games, two-time Olympic gold medallist purportedly wrote a letter to the Malaysian celebrating their rivalry.

Aug 21, 2016, 19:10 PM IST