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Pacific Games Champion and future Paralympian #ChooseToChallenge with Inclusive GymBad on International Women’s Day – PNG

Pictured (left to right): Linda Pulsan, Inclusive GymBad session, Nelly Leva Every year on March 8, the United Nations celebrates International Women’s Day. This year, the theme is #ChooseToChallenge – which aims to bring awareness to our individual thoughts, actions and ability to choose, challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We can all…

Survey from the Centre for Sport and Human Rights: What is the impact of the pandemic on children’s sporting activities?

Centre for Sport and Human Rights Media Update We live in challenging times. Times that, unfortunately, have been drastically affecting children and their capacity to practice sport. The Centre for Sport and Human Rights has just elaborated a survey to learn from children about the impact of the pandemic on their sporting activities, that we kindly…

Pacific Games Gold medallists, Remi Rossi and Dgeniva Matauli, named as regional ambassadors for ‘i am badminton’ integrity campaign

Badminton Oceania, with the support of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) are pleased to announce Remi Rossi (Tahiti) and Dgeniva Matauli (New Caledonia) as the regional ambassadors for the ‘i am badminton’ integrity awareness campaign. Gold medallists in the men’s and women’s singles disciplines at the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games, Remi and Dgeniva are familiar…

Humans of Shuttle Time: Brian Karo – Papua New Guinea

Pictured: Brian Karo, Papua New Guinea. Photo Credit: Vele Karo The Badminton World Federation’s Humans of Shuttle Time series presents the perspectives of those who work on badminton development at the grassroots level. Brian Karo, Shuttle Time National Coordinator of Papua New Guiena, recounts his badminton journey, since discovering it in the second grade: I was born and…

BWF announces Para badminton tournament calendar for 2021

Pictured: Grant Manzoney, Australia. Photo Credit: Badminton Photo The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced the Para Badminton Tournament Calendar for 2021. The Spanish Para Badminton International to be staged in May 2021 will serve as the last qualification tournament for the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Week Dates Tournament City 13 29 Mar–4 Apr 3rd Fazza–Dubai…