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Statement from the BWF President, Poul-Erik Høyer

Photo Credit: Badminton Photo BWF President, IOC Member and Atlanta 1996 Olympic gold medallist Poul-Erik Høyer has made the decision to disclose the very personal nature of his health issues. Høyer confirmed in a Danish newspaper article published on Wednesday 2 September 2020 that he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease some years ago. Høyer has…

Humans of Shuttle Time: Brent Miller – New Zealand

Photo Credit: Alphapix Brent Miller took his enthusiasm and experience from his time as an international badminton player to the community in New Zealand, working with players from grassroots to high performance. In February 2019, he joined Badminton New Zealand as Community Manager – a role which includes taking the lead on the national delivery…

International Youth Day: Junior players Lata and Mele enriching lives in Tongan communities

Pictured: Lata ‘Isitolo (left) and Mele Ingird (right) competing at the VICTOR Oceania Championships 2020 On Wednesday 12 August 2020, the United Nations are celebrating International Youth Day: International Youth Day gives an opportunity to celebrate and mainstream young peoples’ voices, actions and initiatives, as well as their meaningful, universal and equitable engagement The theme…