Richard Wong bids farewell to BWF Line Judge career at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Pictured: Richard Wong, presented with formal acknowledgement certificate at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Australia’s Richard Wong has celebrated an illustrious technical official career in the badminton world. Progressing through the ranks, Richard completed one term (since 2017) as a BWF Line Judge, while also umpiring (Oceania Accredited Umpire) at numerous badminton tournaments. His experiences…

Q+A with Australian Olympic debutant, Setyana Mapasa

Pictured: Setyana Mapasa. Photo credit: Australian Olympic Committee In five days, Setyana Mapasa will be making her Olympic debut in Tokyo, representing Australia in the Women’s Doubles. Setyana narrowly missed out on competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as she was ruled ineligible by the governing body following complication with her nationality change from…

Q+A with Australian Olympic debutant, Gronya Somerville

Pictured: Gronya Somerville. Photo credit: Australian Olympic Committee Another Olympic debutant in Tokyo is Gronya Somerville, representing Australia in the Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles events. Gronya came close to qualification in Rio 2016 with her partner, Setyana Mapasa. However, Mapasa was ruled ineligible by the governing body following complication with her nationality change from…