Cook Islands launch mid-week ladies sessions to cope with demand for badminton

Pictured: Liana Eggleton (left) and Lovelyn Gatchalien (right). Photo Credit: Cook Island News Cook Islands Badminton Federation continue to disrupt their nation’s sporting landscape with innovative ideas to improve badminton’s popularity across the country. Last month, their plans to adapt to the ‘new normal’ were celebrated as they managed to capitalise on the sports non-contact…

Statement from the BWF President, Poul-Erik Høyer

Photo Credit: Badminton Photo BWF President, IOC Member and Atlanta 1996 Olympic gold medallist Poul-Erik Høyer has made the decision to disclose the very personal nature of his health issues. Høyer confirmed in a Danish newspaper article published on Wednesday 2 September 2020 that he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease some years ago. Høyer has…

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…