Caitlin Dransfield - Para-Badminton Player, Australia

Australia’s Caitlin Dransfield competes amongst the close-knit Para-Badminton community – Irish Para-Badminton Int’l ’19

Australia’s Caitlin Dransfield is currently competing in Ireland at the FZ Forza Irish Para-Badminton International 2019 as she aims to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games – the first time Para-Badminton will be played. The international Para-Badminton circuit comes with an added twist for Dransfield, as a smaller community of players on the elite…

Geraldine Brown

Queen’s Birthday honours – Badminton Oceania President, Geraldine Brown, awarded with an Order of Australia Medal

Photo Credit: Badminton Photo On Monday 10 June 2019, the Australian Governor-General announced the list of recipients for a variety of awards as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2019. The Badminton Oceania President, Geraldine Brown, was amongst the list and has been awarded with an Order of Australia Medal for her services to badminton.…

Jonatan Christie

Singles Semi Finals Highlights – Aus Open ’19

WS: Nozomi Okuhara (JPN)[1] beat Ratchanok Intanon (THA)[4] 21-17, 21-15 Even though Ratchanok Intanon was making Nozomi Okuhara run a great deal, there was no reluctance on the latter’s part. The Japanese still managed to stay ahead in the first game. There were a few Thai drop-shots that were too sharp to reach but the…

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Doubles Semi Finals highlights – Aus Open ’19

The world class players from Indonesia and China opened proceedings on semi finals day at the Crown Group Australian Badminton Open 2019. Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu were looking to reprise their quarter final exit at this year’s All England Championships against Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan. The Chinese dominated the first game, before the…