International Youth Day: Junior players Lata and Mele enriching lives in Tongan communities

Pictured: Lata ‘Isitolo (left) and Mele Ingird (right) competing at the VICTOR Oceania Championships 2020 On Wednesday 12 August 2020, the United Nations are celebrating International Youth Day: International Youth Day gives an opportunity to celebrate and mainstream young peoples’ voices, actions and initiatives, as well as their meaningful, universal and equitable engagement The theme…

Able-bodied and Para badminton players join forces to compete in the 2020 LiveLighter Perth Championships

Pictured: Grant Manzoney, Australia. Photo Credit: Badminton Photo. The 2020 LiveLighter Perth Championships will take place this weekend at the Kingsway Indoor Stadium, with over 200 players from the Western state competing. Badminton Western Australia is celebrating an emphatic return to the badminton court with limited restrictions on social gatherings – while other states in…

Words of wisdom from Athens 2004 Olympians, Daniel Shirley and Sara Runesten-Petersen #StrongerTogether

Pictured: Daniel Shirley and Sara Runesten-Petersen, New Zealand. Photo Credit: Badminton Photo Daniel Shirley and Sara Runesten-Petersen were the sole New Zealand representatives in the badminton event at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games and ultimately one of the nation’s most successful Mixed Doubles pairs. They had already celebrated a bronze medal at the Manchester 2002…