Update on BWF World rankings

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) can confirm it will initiate a transition towards a live 52-week BWF World Ranking commencing 2 August 2022. A complete live 52-week ranking will be published on 3 January 2023. For each week of the newly published ranking starting 2 August 2022, four weeks of historical World Ranking points will…

Humans of Shuttle Time: Elizabeth Temo, Fiji

The Badminton World Federation’s Humans of Shuttle Time series presents the perspectives of those who work on badminton development at the grassroots level. This month, they caught up with Elizabeth Temo (Shuttle Time teacher- Fiji) to discuss her experiences with coaching and helping the community through badminton. I grew up with my aunt’s family in the…

Oceania Umpires prepare to ‘Get Back In The Chair’ in online workship

Since the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the tournament calendar, the ability to attend tournaments has been limited for Oceania’s players and Technical Officials alike. Many programmes and initiatives have adopted a digital footprint over the last two years – the multiple projects delivered by Badminton Oceania are no exception. Badminton Oceania’s Technical Official Committee (BOTOC), supported…

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…