Quarantine-free travel for Australian players at Oceania Masters in Paradise 2022; early bird extension until 15 April

Oceania Masters in Paradise 2022 delighted to welcome Australian players following border re-opening and quarantine-free travel announcement. Following the New Zealand Government and Cook Islands Government announcements this week, Badminton Oceania is delighted to extend the invite to Australian players to compete in the Oceania Masters in Paradise 2022. Until now, only players from New…

Oceania Tour will commence in 2022

The Oceania Tour was first launched in 2019 – an initiative which is linked to the Badminton Oceania Player Development programme which is supported by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). With an aim to encourage players to support Oceania events and provide the highest performing players with additional support to enable them to attend international…

Oceania perspectives on International Women’s Day 2022 #BreakTheBias

International Women’s Day is celebrated annually on 8 March, with this year’s theme being #BreakTheBias. Badminton Oceania aims to combat stereotypes and dismantling such discrimination by upholding a commitment to Gender Equity across all programme areas, whether it is on or off the filed: Executive Board, Staff, Technical Officials, Coaches, Administrators, Shuttle Time Trainers, Tutors…

BWF STATEMENT ON RUSSIA’S MILITARY INVASION OF UKRAINE

BWF PRESS RELEASE Monday 28 February 2022 The Badminton World Federation (BWF) issued a statement today following a BWF Council meeting condemning Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine and expressing concern over the civilians affected in the conflict. The BWF is of the strong belief that any conflict should be resolved without the use of violence…

VICTOR Oceania Championships 2022 – Open Individuals only – all set for Melbourne, 28 April – 1 May

Earlier this year, it was announced that most of the events in the VICTOR Oceania Championships (set to be hosted by North Harbour in New Zealand) were cancelled, including the Open Men’s and Women’s Team, Junior Mixed Team and Junior Individual tournaments, due to New Zealand’s COVID-19 related border restrictions. However, the Open Individual tournament…

Duke Trench-Thiedeman nominated for position on the Para Badminton Athletes’ Commission 2022-2025

Pictured: Duke Trench-Thiedeman, competing at the BWF Para Badminton World Championships 2019. Photo credit: Badminton Photo Duke Trench-Thiedeman is Badminton Oceania’s Para Badminton Players Advisor, advocating for the development of Para badminton across the continent. The Australian wheelchair player is a popular figure among Oceania’s Para badminton scene, having competed in the last (and only)…