New Zealand Men’s Team named as they accept qualification to TotalEnergies BWF Thomas Cup Finals 2022

In February 2022, the VICTOR Oceania Men’s and Women’s Team Championships were meant to take place in North Harbour, New Zealand, alongside the Open Individual Championships, Junior Individual and Mixed Team tournament. While the (Open) Individual tournament was able to be postponed and has moved to Melbourne (Australia) between 28 April – 1 May, the…

Quarantine-free travel for Australian players at Oceania Masters in Paradise 2022; early bird extension until 15 April

Oceania Masters in Paradise 2022 delighted to welcome Australian players following border re-opening and quarantine-free travel announcement. Following the New Zealand Government and Cook Islands Government announcements this week, Badminton Oceania is delighted to extend the invite to Australian players to compete in the Oceania Masters in Paradise 2022. Until now, only players from New…

Oceania Tour will commence in 2022

The Oceania Tour was first launched in 2019 – an initiative which is linked to the Badminton Oceania Player Development programme which is supported by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). With an aim to encourage players to support Oceania events and provide the highest performing players with additional support to enable them to attend international…

Oceania perspectives on International Women’s Day 2022 #BreakTheBias

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on 8 March, with this year’s theme being #BreakTheBias. Badminton Oceania aims to combat stereotypes and dismantling such discrimination by upholding a commitment to Gender Equity across all programme areas, whether it is on or off the filed: Executive Board, Staff, Technical Officials, Coaches, Administrators, Shuttle Time Trainers, Tutors…

BWF STATEMENT ON RUSSIA’S MILITARY INVASION OF UKRAINE

BWF PRESS RELEASE Monday 28 February 2022 The Badminton World Federation (BWF) issued a statement today following a BWF Council meeting condemning Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine and expressing concern over the civilians affected in the conflict. The BWF is of the strong belief that any conflict should be resolved without the use of violence…