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

Tournaments[edit]

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

References[edit]


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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 03:41:15 -0700

The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) has confimed that one of its athletes failed a dope test, but without mentioning the athlete's name. Datuk Norza Zakaria, the deputy president of BAM made the announcement at an emergency council meeting on ...

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:15:00 -0700

PETALING JAYA - The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) has confirmed that it was one of its shuttlers who failed a dope test at a major tournament this year but stopped short of naming the athlete. The announcement was made by deputy president ...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:09:00 -0700

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 06:08:16 -0700

PETALING JAYA, Oct 26 — After keeping silent for some time, the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) today confirmed that one of its shuttlers failed a doping test recently. BAM deputy president Datuk Norza Zakaria, however, said BAM could not ...
 
SBS
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:14:15 -0700

"We are very shocked and sad. It is earth shattering news to us," Mohamad Norza Zakaria, deputy chairman of the badminton association of Malaysia, told reporters. Mohamad said the player tested positive for the banned substance dexamethasone during a ...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:15:00 -0700

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 03:18:45 -0700

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:43:52 -0700

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk James Selvaraj and Yap Kim Hock want new Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) technical director Morten Frost Hansen to be given full power to be effective. Han Jian, however, questions the Dane's appointment. James, the ...
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