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Boost for Badminton Against Myopia Project: Research shows positive impact of badminton on the visual organ

TEXT BY LLOYD GREEN, BADMINTON WORLD FEDERATION On Sunday, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and the National Badminton Federation of Russia (NBFR) revealed the results of its Badminton Against Myopia Project during a presentation at the BWF World Junior Championships in Kazan, Russia. The Badminton Against Myopia Project began in 2013 with the aim of…

Oceania players in International action this week

Pictured: Jacob Schueler, Australia. Photo credit: Luis Veniegra As the rush for Olympic qualification continues, players from Australia have travelled to Bahrain and The Netherlands to compete in an attempt to improve their world ranking. Bahrain International Series 2019 The recent winner of the Oceania Tour 2019, Pit Seng Low, opened the Men’s Singles draw…

BWF World Junior Championships Day One: Mixed success in the Singles before all Women’s Doubles pairs power through to the second round

Pictured: Angela Yu (left) and Kaitlyn Ea (right), Australia. Photo credit: Badminton Photo Following the Mixed Team Championships which took place last week, the Individual competition got underway on Monday 7 October in Kazan, Russia. While the team players from Australia and New Zealand remain in the competition, they are joined by Tahiti’s Louis Beaubois…

Tahiti’s Teiva Politi paving the way for the Pacific, as he makes history at the BWF World Junior Championships

Pictured: Teiva Politi (front) and Nina Smits, Tahiti. Tahiti’s Teiva Politi is about to see out his Junior years in style; by making history at the BWF World Junior Championships 2019. Alongside fellow compatriot, Louis Beaubois, Politi will become one of the first competitors from the Pacific to compete in the BWF World Junior Championships.…

BWF World Junior Mixed Team Championships: Australia defeat Uzbekistan on their penultimate day of playoff matches

Pictured: Rio Agustino, Australia. Photo credit: Badminton Photo On the penultimate day of the BWF Junior Mixed Team Championships for Oceania’s representing teams, New Zealand and Australia competed in the playoff stages for a clear indicator of their final positions at this year’s event. After finishing third in Group E, Australia qualified for playoff positions…