LCW doping case ready for BWF hearing

The international investigation that has been going on for Datuk Lee Chong Wei’s doping case is finally done and dusted.

As a result, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) hearing for Chong Wei’s case is ready to be pushed through with, and the Malaysian shuttler himself is satisfied with the case that has been prepared to defend him at the hearing

BAM Deputy president Datuk Norza Zakaria revealed that the BAM are now in talks with the BWF on setting a date for the hearing.

“I think the hearing with be held in March but the decision will be made by the hearing panel,” Norza told Bernama.

“We can only work towards preparing a solid case for Chong Wei.”

The former world number one has suffered a painful period of four months since his suspension from the sport for failing a doping test at the World Championships in Copenhagen.

Should he be found guilty during the hearing, Chong Wei could potentially be suspended for two years, though the man himself has reiterated his desire to retire from the sport if he was handed maximum sentence for the case.

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