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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

SKM wins 7 seats leading in 4 seats SDF wins 3

first_imgGangtok: The opposition Sikkim Krantikari Morcha (SKM) won seven Assembly seats and is leading in four constituencies while the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front won three and is ahead in six, election officials said Thursday. Sikkim has 32 Assembly seats. Chief Minister and SDF supremo Pawan Chamling won the Poklok Kamrang Assembly seat defeating his nearest Sikkim Krantikari Morcha rival Kharka Bahadur Rai by 2,899 votes, they said. He is also contesting Namchi Singhithang seat from where he is also leading by 289 votes. Also Read – Pak activated 20 terror camps & 20 launch pads along LoCSitting MLA and SKM candidate Sonam Lama won the Sangha Assembly seat defeating his nearest Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) rival Tshering Lama by 618 votes, they said. SKM candidate Lok Nath Sharma won the Gyalshing- barnyak seat defeating his nearest SDF rival Laxuman Sharma by 1,814 votes. In the Kabi lungchuk seat Karma Loday Bhutia of SKM wom defeating his nearest SDF rival Ugen Nedup Bhutia by 1,437 votes. Mani Kumar Sharma of SKM won the Khamdong-singtam seat by defeating his nearest SDF rival Garjaman Gurung by 873 seats. Also Read – Two squadrons which participated in Balakot airstrike awarded citationsIn the Shyari seat Kunga Nima Lepcha of SKM won by defeating his nearest SDF rival Karma Wangdi Bhutia by 1,356 votes. Sikkim Democratic Front candidate Gay Tshering Dhungel won the Upper tadong seat defeating his nearest SKM rial Anand Lama by 416 votes. In West pendam seat L B Das of Sikkim Krantikari Morcha won by defeating his nearest SDF rival Gopal Baraily by 898 votes. SKM candidate Sangay Lepch won the Yoksam-tashiding seat by only 79 votes defeating his nearest SDF rival Dichen Wangchuk Bhutia. SDF candidate Tashi Thendup Bhutia won the Barfung seat by defeating his nearest SKM rival Lobzang Bhutia by 79 votes. The SKM is leading in five seats while the ruling SDF is ahead in six seats.last_img read more