BWF announces revamped tournament calendar for 2020

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced a revamped tournament calendar for the remainder of 2020 following disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. A lot of planning and consultation has taken place with Member Association hosts to be able to provide the framework for badminton’s potential return. This includes the rescheduling of top-tier events that…

More events cancelled: Sydney and Bendigo International 2020

Further to the update on tournaments made on 29 April, the BWF announced that in close consultation and agreement with Badminton Oceania and Badminton Australia, that the following tournaments have been cancelled in September: • Sydney International 2020 – 10 – 13 September 2020 • Bendigo International 2020 – 17 – 20 September 2020 “We’re…

BWF World Championships 2021 Rescheduled

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) and Spanish Badminton Federation (FESBA) can confirm the BWF World Championships traditionally scheduled for August 2021 will now take place at the end of 2021 from Monday 29 November to Sunday 5 December. The move will allow the BWF World Championships in Huelva, Spain to shine brightly in what will…

Oceania Tour 2020 – cancelled

Following the cancellation and suspension of three events in Badminton Oceania’s playing calendar, the Oceania Tour 2020 has been cancelled. In March, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) suspended all HSBC BWF World Tour and BWF-sanctioned tournaments from 16 March – 12 April 2020 which had an impact on two of Badminton Oceania’s tournaments: the YONEX…

Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games – new dates announced

International Olympic Committee Media Update The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan today agreed new dates for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, in 2021. The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be celebrated from 23 July to 8…

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…