Loke Poh Wong elected as Badminton Oceania President

The 35th Annual General Meeting took place at Melbourne Sports and Aquatics Centre on Saturday 30 April 2022. The voting AGM was also a hybrid AGM, with a combination of personnel meeting in the same room and the majority of member association representatives and delegates joining via Zoom. There were two nominations for the Presidential…

Olympic qualification regulations for Paris 2024

BWF MEDIA ALERT The Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) qualification regulations for Paris 2024 have been approved by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The Race to Paris Olympic Qualification Period begins in 12 months’ time on 1 May 2023. Qualification will run until 28 April 2024 with the Race to Paris ranking lists as of 30…

Results round up from the VICTOR Oceania Championships 2022

MEN’S SINGLES Nathan Tang opened his game with the same aggression that saw him past the first seed and reigning champion (Abhinav Manota) yesterday,  to take on New Zealand’s single sensation Edward Lau. Edward is the reigning junior champion (from 2019) and finished as runner up in the 2020 edition. This year, the seventh seed…

Abhinav’s new partnership exceeds expectations, Gronya and Kenneth guaranteed two medals each. Semifinal highlights – VICTOR Oceania Championships 2022

Pictured: Jack Wang (right) and Abhinav Manota (left), New Zealand. Photo Credit: Ho Kah Meng Australia is guaranteed to bring in two gold medals from this year’s championships as representatives were successful on both ends of the draw in the women’s singles and doubles. Meanwhile, New Zealander’s showed dominance in the men’s doubles as the…

Nathan Tang stuns the top seed, Gronya’s delight with new partners. Quarterfinals at the VICTOR Oceania Championships 2022

The quarterfinals of the VICTOR Oceania Championships 2022 took place at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatics Centre this morning. The biggest upsets came in the men’s singles as two of the top seeds were knocked out, including the reigning champion Abhinav Manota. Australia’s 32-year-old Nathan Tang showed absolutely no signs of slowing down, ousting top…