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.

Asian Games: Chen slays Lee as China reach badminton final
Asian Games: Chen slays Lee as China reach badminton final

Badminton world champion Chen Long smashed Malaysian world number one Lee Chong Wei in the men`s team semi-final Monday, helping China to book a place in the battle for gold.

Asian Games 2014: Badminton draw sets up Lin-Lee semi-final clash
Asian Games 2014: Badminton draw sets up Lin-Lee semi-final clash

The draw for the Asian Games badminton men`s singles Monday saw Chinese superstar Lin Dan and Malaysian number one Lee Chong Wei put on course for a semi-final clash.

Asian Games: Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei ease through team matches
Asian Games: Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei ease through team matches

Badminton giants Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei eased through their first matches in Incheon on Sunday, helping set up a China v Malaysia men`s team showdown.

World class shuttlers set to light up Incheon Asian Games
World class shuttlers set to light up Incheon Asian Games

A quick look at the world rankings offers proof that the region`s players remain the dominant force in badminton today with the Asian Games tournament set to be one of the most keenly contested and highest class events at the Incheon gathering.

China set to crank up the gold medal machine again at Incheon Asian Games
China set to crank up the gold medal machine again at Incheon Asian Games

With huge resources, a Soviet-style sports regime geared to churning out champions and an insatiable desire to win gold, the question is not whether China will top the medal standings at the Incheon Asian Games but by how much.

Lee Chong Wei sorry after another final failure on national day
Lee Chong Wei sorry after another final failure on national day

A crestfallen Lee Chong Wei and the Malaysian Badminton Association (BAM) were left apologising to the nation after their independence day celebrations were soured by the much-loved shuttler`s defeat in the world championship final.

Chen Long wins world title as Lee Chong Wei falls short again
Chen Long wins world title as Lee Chong Wei falls short again

China`s Chen Long edged out top seed Lee Chong Wei in a thrilling match to win the men`s final at the World Badminton Championships on Sunday, handing the Malaysian world number one his third successive defeat in a world championship decider. 

Another heartbreak for Lee Chong Wei at World Badminton Championships
Another heartbreak for Lee Chong Wei at World Badminton Championships

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Copenhagen: Lee Chong Wei's dream of becoming a world champion once again crumbled on Sunday. Playing in his third successive Badminton World Championships final, world number one from Malaysia lost to Chen Long of China.

China secures two golds in badminton worlds, Chen Long in final
China secures two golds in badminton worlds, Chen Long in final

China has secured the women's and mixed doubles gold medals at the World Badminton Championships while its Chen Long has set up a men's title clash with top-seeded Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia.

Badminton: Lee into third world final, Li seals return trip

Malaysian world number one Lee Chong Wei secured a third straight men`s singles finals appearance at the badminton world championships on Saturday while women`s top seed Li Xuerui of China also advanced to the title match.

Lee Chong Wei into third world final, Li Xuerui seals return trip
Lee Chong Wei into third world final, Li Xuerui seals return trip

Malaysian world number one Lee Chong Wei secured a third straight men`s singles finals appearance at the badminton world championships on Saturday while women`s top seed Li Xuerui of China also advanced to the title match.

Malaysia`s Lee moves on, champion Intanon dethroned

Top seed Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia strolled into the quarter-finals of the men`s singles at the badminton world championships on Thursday as women`s title-holder Ratchanok Intanon suffered a shock loss.