Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games – Postponed

BWF MEDIA STATEMENT The International Olympic Committee (IOC), Tokyo Organising Committee and Japan Government today confirmed that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have been postponed due to the COVID-19 situation. IOC President Thomas Bach and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe confirmed the decision after conference call among leaders on Tuesday. A joint IOC-Tokyo Organising Committee statement…

Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games – Postponed

BWF MEDIA STATEMENT International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons welcomed yesterday’s decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. IOC President Thomas Bach and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe confirmed the postponement of the the Olympic Games decision after conference call among leaders on Tuesday. Parsons said in a statement: “Postponing the Tokyo…

Recovering from injury and adapting during this ‘disheartening time’ – Australia’s Setyana Mapasa

Pictured: Setyana Mapasa, Australia. Photo credit: Badminton Photo As the world copes with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, athletes across the globe are learning to cope with the new, unforeseen circumstances which will shape their future careers. The International Olympic Committee has yet to make a decision on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, following their official…