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Cancer-stricken Lee Chong Wei resumes badminton training in Malaysia

first_imgCancer-stricken Lee Chong Wei resumes badminton training in MalaysiaBadminton legend Lee Chong Wei was diagnosed with early stage of nose cancer last year.advertisement Indo-Asian News Service Kuala LumpurJanuary 4, 2019UPDATED: January 4, 2019 20:16 IST Lee Chong Wei was seen at the BAM’s Malaysian Badminton Academy’s gymnasium (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSLee Chong Wei was diagnosed with early stage of nose cancer last yearChong Wei is keen on participating in the Olympics for the fifth time at Tokyo Games in 2020The badminton legend is tagetting international return at Malaysian Open in AprilMalaysian badminton legend Lee Chong Wei returned to the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) facility for rehabilitation training on Friday for the first time since diagnosed with cancer last year.The 36-year-old shuttler was seen at the BAM’s Malaysian Badminton Academy’s gymnasium, reports Xinhua news agency.His last appearance on the field was at the Indonesia Open in July last year, where he lost to Kento Momota of Japan in the semi-finals.Lee was diagnosed with nose cancer and has received treatment abroad. He told local Star newspaper earlier this week that he had been given green light to resume training.The former world No. 1 and a three-time Olympic silver medallist is targeting to participate in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 and said he would begin training as soon as his health permits it.Lee said his first international tournament should be the Malaysian Open in April, where he won the 12th title last year shortly before being diagnosed with cancer.Men’s singles chief coach of Malaysia’s national team, Misbun Sidek, said BAM had given Lee the freedom to decide on the training schedule and tournaments to take part in this year.Also Read | Cried, slumped on the sofa after hearing I had nose cancer: Lee Chong WeiAlso Watch:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byIANS Tags :Follow Lee Chong Wei Nextlast_img read more

Sunny Deol escapes unhurt as tyre of his SUV bursts on national highway

first_imgSunny Deol escapes unhurt as tyre of his SUV bursts on national highwayOne of the tyres of the sport utility vehicle (SUV) Sunny Deol was traveling in burst on the Amritsar-Gurdaspur national highway and at least four vehicles in Sunny Deol’s convoy rammed into each other.advertisement Next Indo-Asian News Service GurdaspurMay 13, 2019UPDATED: May 13, 2019 17:37 IST The actor was on his way for a roadshow when one of the tyres of his cars burst. (Photo: Twitter/@iamsunnydeol)HIGHLIGHTSSunny Deol was traveling on Amritsar-Gurdaspur national highway when a tyre of his car burstAt least four vehicles in Sunny Deol’s convoy rammed into each otherSunny Deol subsequently left the spot in another vehicleIt was a close shave for actor-turned politician Sunny Deol on Monday, when one of the tyres of the sport utility vehicle (SUV) he was traveling in burst on the Amritsar-Gurdaspur national highway, police said.At least four vehicles in Sunny Deol’s convoy rammed into each other, though no one was injured. The actor was on his way for a roadshow. He, subsequently, left the spot in another vehicle.Sunny Deol, 62, is a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Akali Dal alliance candidate from Gurdaspur, the seat represented four times by yesteryear actor Vinod Khanna, who passed away due to cancer in April 2017.ALSO READ | Actor-singer Arun Bakshi joins BJPALSO READ | BJP, Congress fight for INLD turf SirsaALSO WATCH | Did PM Modi spend Rs 80 lakh on make-up?Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNayanika Sengupta Tags :Follow GurdaspurFollow PunjabFollow elections 2019Follow Lok Sabha 2019Follow Sunny Deollast_img read more