Oceania Shuttle Time News

Gender Equity Grant encouraging girls in the Solomon Islands to pick up a racket with BWF Shuttle Time

Pictured: Roseanne Ulunga (back row, fourth in from the left) with BWF Shuttle Time Workshop attendees and participants The Solomon Islands is a nation formed of hundreds of islands in the Pacific, with Papua New Guinea as it’s closest neighbouring country. Currently, a small community of people play badminton across the country, with only three…

Team Tonga break the mold as three pairs make the Quarter-Finals – Samoa 2019 Pacific Game

Team Tonga are thriving in the Pacific badminton scene as their national federation grows stronger and their coaches become more competent. The Pacific Sports Partnership (PSP) also plays a significant role in Tonga’s development, helping to turn the BWF Shuttle Time initiative into a reality for many youngsters across the country, while supporting talented players…

From BWF Shuttle Time in the remote Pacific Islands to the international badminton stage

Compared to the other regions in the world, Oceania faces unique challenges due to the remoteness, distance between countries/continents and difficulty in accessing resources which creates several barriers to participation and challenges to our aspiring players. Many of the Pacific Islands face such challenges, which many other countries would take for granted, on a daily…