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Badminton Association of Malaysia
Badminton Association of Malaysia.png
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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810 news items

The Star Online

The Star Online
Fri, 22 May 2015 07:48:45 -0700

“We're even better as a team now ... since (Badminton Association of Malaysia technical director) Morten Frost took over.” At the Thomas Cup Finals in New Delhi last year, an under-strength Malaysia made heads turn by reaching the final. At the ...

The Star Online

The Star Online
Thu, 21 May 2015 07:03:45 -0700

KUALA LUMPUR: Playing in two events in her first SEA Games is a big thing for Malaysia's youngest shuttler, Goh Jin Wei. But trust the 15-year-old Jin Wei to have a good time. Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) technical director Morten Frost has ...

The Star Online

The Star Online
Thu, 21 May 2015 16:14:41 -0700

KUALA LUMPUR: The door is still wide open for former internationals Tan Boon Heong-Koo Kien Keat to represent Malaysia in major tournaments. All they have to do is show that they are back in the business. Boon Heong-Kien Keat, gold medallists at the ...

The Star Online

The Star Online
Thu, 14 May 2015 08:33:45 -0700

Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) technical director Morten Frost feels that the team deserved credit for a fighting performance. “I think we had a very good match against the Koreans. The whole team fought hard and they definitely did Malaysia ...

The Straits Times

The Straits Times
Wed, 06 May 2015 15:06:12 -0700

Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) bosses want Lee, who will return to competition on Sunday following an eight-month doping ban, to play singles elsewhere. "We're planning to send him to the US Open (June 16-21)," BAM technical director Morten ...

The Star Online

The Star Online
Mon, 11 May 2015 20:00:00 -0700

On Monday, the Badminton Association of Malaysia's (BAM) executive committee chaired by president Tengku Tan Sri Mahaleel Tengku Ariff left out Wei Feng but named Lee Chong Wei and Zulfadli for the World Championships in Jakarta from Aug 10-16.

Astro Awani

Astro Awani
Fri, 15 May 2015 18:56:18 -0700

"The Sports Affairs Badminton Academy is a private entity initiative to mobilise the development of badminton in the country with badminton clubs as well as the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM). They will also organise competitions and we ...

The Star Online

The Star Online
Fri, 15 May 2015 06:18:45 -0700

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) coaches Rashid Sidek and Rosman Razak are back in business with a private academy. The two, who left BAM after turning down two-year contracts last month, are the singles and doubles ...

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