Meet Team Australia Under-19s about to compete at Trans-Tasman Challenge 2022

Over the first weekend of October, the top under-19 players from Australia and New Zealand will compete in the Trans-Tasman Challenge 2022. The new initiative is part of Badminton Oceania’s player development programme (Tier 1) and will see the players compete in three test matches on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 October 2022. Australia will be fielding a…

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Dorna Longbut: Landed and ready for badminton competition

Growing up and living in Papua New Guinea, Dorna Longbut discovered badminton a few months ago, ahead of her debut at the VICTOR Oceana Para Badminton Championships 2022. “Back in the country, badminton is not a really popular sport apart from Rugby league,” Dorna shares after her practice session yesterday. Before her badminton journey, Dorna…

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Oceania Tour 2022 – Update

Earlier this year, Badminton Oceania announced the return of the Oceania Tour 2022. The initiative is linked to the Badminton Oceania Player Development programme (supported by the Badminton World Federation) and aims to encourage players to support Oceania events by offering the opportunity to win prize money to support future training or competition costs. Originally,…

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Save the date: North Harbour to host the VICTOR Oceania Championships 2023, 10-19 February

The VICTOR Oceania Championships 2023 will return to the Harcourts Cooper & Co North Harbour Badminton Centre from Friday 10 – Sunday 19 February 2023. North Harbour hosted the combined (Open and Junior, Individual and Mixed Team) Continental Championships eight years ago and the Mixed Team competition in 2016. The association was supposed to host…

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Multiple Pacific Games medalists, Rémi Rossi and Johanna Kou, set to extend medal haul at Pacific Mini Games 2022 – Individual Event

Pictured: Johanna Kou, New Caledonia (left) and Rémi Rossi, Tahiti (right). Photo credit: Samoa 2019 Pacific Games News Service 53 players from seven member association countries will be competing in the Northern Marianas Pacific Mini Games 2022 Individual event, which takes place from 23-25 June 2022 at the Gilbert C. Ada Gymnasium. While Tuvalu is…

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