New courts, new country, new beginnings: Players from Papua New Guinea venture abroad to compete in their first VICTOR Oceania Championships

With the growing popularity of badminton in Papua New Guinea, yet only half marked badminton courts available to the aspiring players, the talent of Papua New Guinea’s Para badminton players could not go unnoticed as Badminton Oceania’s Coaching and Development Officer, Ian Bridge, and Regional Development Officer, Kini Karo, stepped in to lead a Para…

Three Oceania players remain in contention at the Hulic Daihatsu Japan Para-Badminton International 2019

Pictured: Corrie Robinson, New Zealand. Photo Credit: Badminton Photo Australia’s Caitlin Dransfield tasted more victory on day two at the Hulic Daihatsu Japan Para-Badminton International 2019. The SL4 player opened with a convincing win over her Ukranian opponent, with one more match remaining against the first seed in group A before the knockout stages commence.…

Inspiration on and off the court: Para-Badminton star and Nurse, Corrie Robinson, qualifies for World Para-Badminton Championships.

New Zealand’s Para-Badminton star, Corrie Robinson, has qualified for this month’s TOTAL BWF Para-Badminton World Championships in Basel, Switzerland. The avid shuttler is the region’s reigning Para-Badminton Champion in the Men’s Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles from last year’s VICTOR Oceania Para-Badminton Championships. Having taken on some of this year’s top Para-Badminton tournaments in the…

Para-Badminton bringing together a community at the TOTAL BWF Para-Badminton World Championships

Australian Para-Badminton player, Celine Vinot, continues to make waves on the region’s Para-Badminton scene, after medalling in all three disciplines at last year’s VICTOR Oceania Para-Badminton Championships. Following a year of international tournaments, Celine will compete in this month’s TOTAL BWF World Para-Badminton Championships in Basel, Switzerland, in the ‘Standing Lower 3’ (SL3) Women’s Singles,…

Caitlin Dransfield - Para-Badminton Player, Australia

Australia’s Caitlin Dransfield competes amongst the close-knit Para-Badminton community – Irish Para-Badminton Int’l ’19

Australia’s Caitlin Dransfield is currently competing in Ireland at the FZ Forza Irish Para-Badminton International 2019 as she aims to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games – the first time Para-Badminton will be played. The international Para-Badminton circuit comes with an added twist for Dransfield, as a smaller community of players on the elite…