Tag: nose cancer
He had been suffering from nose cancer for the past several years.
The prime minister pays tribute to badminton ace who announced his retirement yesterday.
The youth and sports minister urges the public to give the badminton ace space to decide on his future.
Lee Chong Wei's absence in the World Championships means he will lose his chance to win the world title for the first time.
The badminton ace is not registered for any Badminton World Federation tournaments after May, either.
The former world champion has not fully recovered says the Badminton Association of Malaysia.
The former long-time world number one was seen to be in "high spirits" with plans to get back to court next week.
The badminton ace is hopeful of returning to the court in December but says his health is his main priority.
The badminton ace had been undergoing medical treatment for early stage nose cancer.
BAM president Norza Zakaria says the badminton ace will stay in Taiwan until he completes his treatment.