Australia’s Simon and Wendy not letting the pressure get to them ahead of the World Championships

“The World Championships is no different to any other tournament, I’m always going to try my best to prepare for the match ahead”. That’s the spirit of Australia’s Olympian and this year’s Women’s Singles qualifier for next week’s TOTAL BWF World Championships in Switzerland, Hsuan-Yu Wendy Chen. Chen, the reigning regional Champion, leads by example…

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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…

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WONG chases 5th Medal.

Loke Poh Wong heads to Poland this week to play in the YONEX BWF World Senior Championships with the goal of winning his fifth consecutive World Championships medal in Men’s Singles. Loke Poh may be better known to many as the Events Champion in Australia, having been the driving force behind the Australian Open for…

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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,…

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Australia’s Gronya and Setyana climbing back to the top ahead of next month’s World Championships

The whirlwind journey continues for Australia’s golden girls, Gronya Somerville and Setyana Mapasa. A series of career highs and lows which included victories in Europe and Pan-America and career-threatening injuries have struck their performance in recent years. Yet Australian power duo, Gronya and Setyana, are leaping through the world rankings. Around this time last year,…

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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…

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