Cook Islands launch mid-week ladies sessions to cope with demand for badminton

Pictured: Liana Eggleton (left) and Lovelyn Gatchalien (right). Photo Credit: Cook Island News Cook Islands Badminton Federation continue to disrupt their nation’s sporting landscape with innovative ideas to improve badminton’s popularity across the country. Last month, their plans to adapt to the ‘new normal’ were celebrated as they managed to capitalise on the sports non-contact…

Statement from the BWF President, Poul-Erik Høyer

Photo Credit: Badminton Photo BWF President, IOC Member and Atlanta 1996 Olympic gold medallist Poul-Erik Høyer has made the decision to disclose the very personal nature of his health issues. Høyer confirmed in a Danish newspaper article published on Wednesday 2 September 2020 that he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease some years ago. Høyer has…

Humans of Shuttle Time: Brent Miller – New Zealand

Photo Credit: Alphapix Brent Miller took his enthusiasm and experience from his time as an international badminton player to the community in New Zealand, working with players from grassroots to high performance. In February 2019, he joined Badminton New Zealand as Community Manager – a role which includes taking the lead on the national delivery…