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

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.

The current BAM president is Dato' Sri Mohd Nadzmi Mohd Salleh.

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]

  • 1934-1937 : John L. Woods
  • 1947-1949 : Lim Chuan Geok
  • 1949 : Heah Joo Seang
  • 1950-1953 : Khoo Teik Foo
  • 1954-1959 : Heah Joo Seang
  • 1960 : Low Hoot Yeang
  • 1961-1985 : Tan Sri Mohd Khir Johari
  • 1985-1993 : Tan Sri Elyas Omar
  • 1993-2000 : Dato' Dr. Abdullah Fadzil Che Wan


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The Star Online
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 07:13:56 -0700

KUALA LUMPUR: World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei has challenged Chong Wei Feng and Liew Daren to keep Malaysia's good tradition in the men's singles event in the Commonwealth Games. Yesterday, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) named ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:00:00 -0700

He is getting ready to migrate to Australia and all he has to do is complete his coaching certificate course within the next two years from the Badminton Association of Malaysia. He wants to be a badminton coach in Australia. The decision to leave ...
The Star Online
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 07:15:00 -0700

Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) secretary Ng Chin Chai said that it would be difficult for most players to peak in all three tournaments. He said that it would also be a nightmare for organisers as the top players tend to make last minute ...
The Star Online
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:03:39 -0700

On Saturday, the national singles chief coach revealed he turned down a team leader role from the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) and will skip the July 23-Aug 3 multi-games event. Although he did not reveal the reason, it is believed that ...
The Star Online
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 08:25:48 -0700

Meanwhile, Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) secretary Ng Chin Chai said Malaysia would try out the new format system at the Maybank Malaysian International Youth Under-19 Championships in Likas, Sabah, from Sept 9-14. advertisement.
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:21:33 -0700

The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) will decide whether to retain his partnership with V Shem after the World Championships in Denmark in August. Besides Khim Wah-Yao Han, the other Malaysian doubles pairs competing in Sydney are Hoon ...
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Sat, 05 Jul 2014 07:05:45 -0700

It is learnt that Rashid, the 1990 Auckland Games singles champion, is unhappy with the Badminton Association of Malaysia's (BAM) interference in his job. In May, Rashid was chosen as the team leader for the Thomas-Uber Cup Finals and the men's team ...

The Malay Mail Online

The Malay Mail Online
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 02:42:39 -0700

The former National head coach had dropped a bombshell by withdrawing from the Commonwealth Games squad, claiming he was not happy with the way the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) was handling the welfare of coaches. Rashid said he ...

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