Zii Jia heads Thomas Cup squad, Haikal surprise inclusion

PETALING JAYA: Professional singles shuttler Lee Zii Jia will get a compensation to play for Malaysia in the Thomas Cup Finals. Zii Jia is one of the five men's singles named for the Finals by the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) on Friday. The others for the Finals from April 27-May 5 in Chengdu, China are...

Rexy may opt for five singles shuttlers for Thomas Cup Finals

PETALING JAYA: National coaching director Rexy Mainaky could select five singles shuttlers for the Thomas Cup Finals from April 27-May 5 in Chengdu to ensure there will be no repeat of the crisis in the Asia Team Championships. In the Asia team meet in Shah Alam in February, Rexy was forced to name doubles player Mohd...

Youngster Justin raises bar by setting eyes on Thomas Cup spot

PETALING JAYA: Men’s singles shuttler Justin Hoh (pic) has set his sights on winning a spot in the Thomas Cup Finals squad next year. The prestigious team event is set to take place from April 27-May 5 in Chengdu, China. World No. 67 Justin, who will turn 20 in April, is keen to earn the right to...