Humans of Shuttle Time: Thomas Mereana-Ngauru – Cook Islands

Pictured: Thomas Mereana-Ngauru (left) distributing Shuttle Time equipment across the Cook Islands The Badminton World Federation’s Humans of Shuttle Time series presents the perspectives of those who work on badminton development at the grassroots level. Thomas Mereana-Ngauru, President and Shuttle Time National Coordinator for Badminton Cook Islands, first found badminton in New Zealand at his school during…

Kento Momota tests positive for COVID-19; Team Japan withdraw from Asian leg of HSBC BWF World Tour

BWF MEDIA RELEASE Badminton World Federation (BWF) and Badminton Association of Thailand (BAT) can confirm that Japan’s men’s singles world No.1 Kento Momota has tested positive for COVID-19 after undergoing a mandatory PCR test at Narita Airport in Tokyo en route to Bangkok, Thailand earlier today. Nippon Badminton Association (NBA) has subsequently withdrawn all its…

AirShuttle 2.0 now in production

A new, more durable AirShuttle with increased visibility will soon be on the market. BWF has been working with its manufacturing partners to further enhance the durability of the AirShuttle. This process has led to a recent breakthrough which has allowed us to not only dramatically improve the durability but also to introduce a neon…

BWF announces tournament calendar for Q1 and Q2 of 2021

BWF MEDIA RELEASE The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has successfully completed a review process of the BWF Tournament Calendar for 2021, as well as procedures for reopening the BWF World Rankings and vital information related to qualification and seedings for the Olympic Games in Tokyo. BWF can also announce a COVID-19 Support Package for tournament…

Badminton Oceania publish History Document

Badminton Oceania is excited to share the eagerly awaited History Document. Building on a year of research and previous documentation which highlights the moments from the last century which have shaped the organisation into what it is today. Formed on 21 May 1987, Badminton Oceania has celebrated extraordinary growth. From the original founding members (Roy…