14 Member Associations from Oceania benefit from BWF Membership Grant Programme – ‘Bringing Badminton Back’

BWF MEDIA RELEASE | BADMINTON OCEANIA In October 2019, the BWF Council approved a new Membership Grants Programme for the period 2020-2024. The BWF Membership Grant Programme provides opportunities for Member Associations to access tailored support, to assist them in developing badminton in their country. Due to COVID-19, and current restrictions on international travel and…

Notice of Special General Meeting

Notice is hereby given of a Special General Meeting of Badminton Oceania to be held via email response. Following the Executive Board Meeting held Thursday 15th October, amendments to the Badminton Oceania Constitution were accepted. Attached is a summary of the constitution changes along with an explanation of the rationale behind the changes. Proposed changes…

Oliver Leydon-Davis: Self-reflection and control crucial for mental health

Photo credit: Badminton Photo New Zealand’s aspiring Olympian, Oliver Leydon-Davis was aiming for qualification at the Tokyo 2020 Games in the men’s doubles with Abhinav Manota and mixed doubles with Anona Pak. The year started out strong after winning the men’s doubles with Manota at the VICTOR Oceania Championships 2020 and climbing to his highest…

BWF partner with WAoS to offer sports industry scholarships to dual career athletes and member association staff

Badminton World Federation has today announced a scholarship programme that will provide dual career athletes, who have chosen a joint educational and elite sporting life, and talent already employed within the badminton family, greater opportunities to learn new skills that can help them improve their career opportunities and in turn the communities around them. The…

BWF confirms cancellation of World Junior Championships; VICTOR Oceania Championships 2021 postponed

BWF MEDIA RELEASE | BADMINTON OCEANIA UPDATE BARFOOT & THOMPSON BWF World Junior Championships 2020 BWF and the organisers of the BARFOOT & THOMPSON BWF World Junior Championships 2020 confirm today that the Championships, which was rescheduled for January 2021, have been cancelled. The ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and uncertainty around this, left BWF and Badminton…

COVID-19 Protocols for DANISA Denmark Open 2020

BWF PRESS RELEASE The much-awaited DANISA Denmark Open 2020 begins tomorrow. It marks the return of competitive badminton after seven months. Badminton World Federation (BWF) and Badminton Denmark have published two key documents outlining relevant health and safety protocols in place during tournament week. COVID-19 Guidelines for DANISA Denmark Open Team Information on COVID-19 Protocols…

Updates on World Ranking and HSBC World Tour Finals 2020

BWF MEDIA UPDATE Following the rescheduling of the Asian leg of the HSBC BWF World Tour 2020, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) can now provide further updates on the World Rankings system and the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals 2020 qualification process. World Rankings World Ranking points will be awarded for tournaments played in 2020, including: DANISA…