Suspended Lee Chong Wei to lose top ranking to China's Chen Long
Suspended Lee Chong Wei to lose top ranking to China's Chen Long

Lee Chong Wei`s indefinite suspension for a doping violation will cost the Malaysian his top ranking with Chinese world champion Chen Long set to take over on Thursday after his World Superseries Finals triumph in Dubai.

Malaysia lament first absence from Masters Finals
Malaysia lament first absence from Masters Finals

Badminton `powerhouse` Malaysia lamented their absence from next week`s $1 million Super Series Masters Finals in Dubai and warned the current crop of shuttlers to buck up their ideas or risk being axed.

New Indian hero Kidambi Srikanth rises as Lee Chong Wei`s star falls
New Indian hero Kidambi Srikanth rises as Lee Chong Wei`s star falls

Overnight sensation Kidambi Srikanth will try to write more positive headlines for badminton this week in Hong Kong after he shocked the great Lin Dan in the China Open final -- just months after a meningitis scare.

Lin Dan hopes drugs-hit Lee Chong Wei returns soon
Lin Dan hopes drugs-hit Lee Chong Wei returns soon

China's badminton superstar Lin Dan said he hopes world number one Lee Chong Wei, who is embroiled in a doping scandal, is able to return to the sport soon, state media reported.

Drugs-hit Lee Chong Wei fears world, Olympic chance gone
Drugs-hit Lee Chong Wei fears world, Olympic chance gone

Malaysian badminton ace Lee Chong Wei fears he will never realise his dream of becoming world and Olympic champion after he was suspended for failing a drugs test, a report said Wednesday.

Badminton great Lee Chong Wei provisionally suspended
Badminton great Lee Chong Wei provisionally suspended

Malaysian great Lee Chong Wei was Tuesday provisionally suspended by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) due to an apparent anti-doping regulation violation.

Positive test could spell the end for Lee Chong Wei
Positive test could spell the end for Lee Chong Wei

Lee Chong Wei has dominated the world rankings without ever capturing one of badminton`s biggest prizes and now the Malaysian`s hopes of a last shot at glory appear likely to have ended in an Oslo laboratory. 

Badminton World No.1 Lee Chong Wei denies using banned substances, hopes to clear name
Badminton World No.1 Lee Chong Wei denies using banned substances, hopes to clear name

Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei on Saturday denied cheating or using banned substances after he failed a doping test. The Malaysian could end up facing a two-year ban.

Chong Wei fails drugs test, temporarily suspended
Chong Wei fails drugs test, temporarily suspended

The B sample of a Malaysian men's badminton player tested positive for banned anti-inflammatory dexamethasone and the player has been temporarily suspended, an official said Saturday.

Lee Chong Wei to fly to Norway for doping test: Report
Lee Chong Wei to fly to Norway for doping test: Report

Malaysia`s badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei, who is reported to have failed an initial doping test, will travel to Norway on Sunday for follow-up testing, media said Wednesday.

Malaysian badminton officials "shocked" over doping claims
Malaysian badminton officials "shocked" over doping claims

Malaysian badminton officials expressed "shock" on Sunday in their first response to doping allegations following reports that world number one Lee Chong Wei failed a test.

Malaysia to get doping test result next month
Malaysia to get doping test result next month

A Malaysian athlete, widely reported to be badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei, will find out the results of a second doping test next month after a first test came back positive, a newspaper said Saturday.

World number one Lee failed drug test, says report
World number one Lee failed drug test, says report

Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei recently failed a drug test, Malaysian media reported, in a claim that sent shockwaves around the nation.

French Open begins without Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei
French Open begins without Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei

French Open Super Series' main draw will start here Wednesday at the 3,900-seater Pierre de Coubertin Stadium without two of badminton's top stars - Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei - who pulled out last week.

Asian Games: Lin Dan shatters Lee Chong Wei's golden dreams
Asian Games: Lin Dan shatters Lee Chong Wei's golden dreams

China's Olympic champion Lin Dan shattered world number one Lee Chong Wei's dreams of Asian Games gold today with a 22-20, 12-21, 21-9 victory in the semi-finals.

Lee Chong Wei battles back to set up Lin Dan showdown
Lee Chong Wei battles back to set up Lin Dan showdown

Badminton's world number one Lee Chong Wei fought back from a game down to set up a crunch Asian Games semi-final with arch-rival and long-time nemesis Lin Dan on Saturday.

Asian Games: YouTube, plastic shuttlecocks for Afghans
Asian Games: YouTube, plastic shuttlecocks for Afghans

Lessons from YouTube, plastic shuttlecocks and financial support of only $20 a month -- preparations have been far from perfect for Afghanistan`s badminton players at the Asian Games.

Asian Games: Badminton`s Lee zeroes in on Lin showdown
Asian Games: Badminton`s Lee zeroes in on Lin showdown

Badminton star Lee Chong Wei thrashed Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap to move one match away from a likely showdown with his arch-rival Lin Dan on Friday.

Saina, Kashyap crash out of Asian Games badminton
Saina, Kashyap crash out of Asian Games badminton

In what came as a shock for the Indian fans, star shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap fell by the wayside as the two lost their respective women's and men's singles matches to bow out of the 17th Asian Games here on Friday.

Asian Games: Badminton legend Lin Dan gets scare from Korean in singles opener
Asian Games: Badminton legend Lin Dan gets scare from Korean in singles opener

Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan was put through a marathon second game by low-ranked Korean challenger Lee Dong-Keun in a surprise scare at the Asian Games here Thursday.