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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Ian Piencenaves upskilling players, coaches and Shuttle Time personnel in Guam and Northern Marianas

Badminton Asia Development Officer, Ian Gil Piencenaves, recently joined Northern Marianas Badminton Association (NMBA) to prepare their team for the upcoming Northern Marianas Pacific Mini Games 2022, while conducting coaching workshops for members of their committee. The former player and BWF Level 2 badminton coach is collaborating with Badminton Oceania to assist with player development…

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Ryan Tong on preparations for Oceania Championships ‘Gameplan is everything’

Pictured: Ryan Tong (New Zealand). Photo credit: Badminton Photo The recent Thomas Cup Finals team announcement by Badminton New Zealand confirmed the selection of Ryan Tong – one of the reigning Oceania Junior Men’s Doubles Champion. Tong was victorious during the VICTOR Oceania Junior Championships 2019 alongside Jack Wang. The pair overcame Australia’s Ricky Tang…

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Oceania Tour will commence in 2022

The Oceania Tour was first launched in 2019 – an initiative which is linked to the Badminton Oceania Player Development programme which is supported by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). With an aim to encourage players to support Oceania events and provide the highest performing players with additional support to enable them to attend international…

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Ian Bridge wins Carbine Club Coach of the Year at the Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Awards

The Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Awards (VDSR Awards) are a celebration of the achievements of sportspeople with disability, the coaches, organisations, officials and volunteers who support them, and the inclusive sport and recreation sector across Victoria. Hosted by Disability Sport & Recreation, the VDSR Awards are an opportunity to discover notable champions and rising…

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