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Badminton Association of Malaysia
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Abbreviation BAM
Type Sports federation
Headquarters Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tengku Mahaleel Tengku Ariff

The Badminton Association of Malaysia or BAM (Malaysian Language: Persatuan Badminton Malaysia) is the governing body of badminton in Malaysia. The association was founded in 1964. Nevertheless the history of Malaysian badminton starts much earlier. Already in 1934 an association was founded by the provinces Perak, Penang, Selangor, Johore and Singapore.

History of Formation[edit]

  • 1809: Badminton brought to Malaya by officers of the East India Company in Penang
  • Early 1900s: Promoted by British through mission schools especially in Penang, Melaka, Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore
  • 1925: Penang becomes first state to form its own state badminton association (Penang Badminton Association)
  • 1929: Perak forms its own state badminton association
  • 1934: Badminton Association of Malaya officially formed on 11 November, J.L. Woods of Perak becomes first President of BAM


Past Presidents[edit]


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753 news items

The Star Online

The Star Online
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 06:44:59 -0700

The Dane, the technical director of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM), said there was no way independent men's singles shuttler Zulfadli, a former world junior champion, would make any impact at the world meet. “Zulfadli has not given any ...

The Star Online

The Star Online
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 06:04:47 -0700

Razif said some of the youngsters have been given more prominence since Morten Frost took charge as Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) technical director in March. “I'm not sure if it's a coincidence or a strategic plan but, under Morten, we have ...

Malay Mail Online

Malay Mail Online
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 06:41:15 -0700

BAM technical director Morten Frost Hansen said a trial selection would be conducted to select junior players for the World Junior Championships. — File picKUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) will conduct a trial selection ...


Badminton World Federation
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 03:54:59 -0700

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach praised the BWF for its record in ensuring badminton's integrity during a visit to Badminton Association of Malaysia's National Training Centre today. Bach, who is in Kuala Lumpur for the 128th IOC ...

The Star Online

The Star Online
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 02:42:38 -0700

On Monday, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) technical director Frost said Kim Her's absence would not disrupt the national training programme. Kim Her has inked a five-year contract with the Badminton Association of India (BAI) as the men's ...

The Star Online

The Star Online
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:26:15 -0700

Those are the words of wisdom by Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) secretary Ng Chin Chai to Malaysia's top men's doubles shuttlers Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong after their Russian Open disappointment. The duo lost to European champions ...


Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:52:57 -0700

Ahead of the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur, President Bach seized the opportunity to visit a sports development project for young badminton players organised by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and the Badminton Association of Malaysia ...
Times of India
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 21:18:45 -0700

HYDERABAD: India's hopes of hiring Malaysian Tan Kim Her as the doubles coach is likely to run into rough weather as the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) is trying hard to convince the specialist to stay in Kuala Lumpur. Tan is a reputed doubles ...

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