Australia’s Women’s Team named for the TotalEnergies BWF Uber 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 team competitions were…

Ryan Tong on preparations for Oceania Championships ‘Gameplan is everything’

Pictured: Ryan Tong (New Zealand). Photo credit: Badminton Photo The recent Thomas Cup Finals team announcement by Badminton New Zealand confirmed the selection of Ryan Tong – one of the reigning Oceania Junior Men’s Doubles Champion. Tong was victorious during the VICTOR Oceania Junior Championships 2019 alongside Jack Wang. The pair overcame Australia’s Ricky Tang…

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…

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…

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…