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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Two Pacific representatives among five from Oceania in BWF Line Judge 2023-2026 rotation

Pictured: Christy P. Villaflor (Northern Marianas, left) and Taurea Mara (Tahiti, right) Congratulations to the following BWF Line Judges for being appointed to the 2023-2026 rotation: Ravi Nandan (AUS) Karen Arnold (AUS) Christy P. Villaflor (MNP) Taurea Mara (TAH) Lok Yun Loi (AUS) From the list above, Ravi and Karen have been renewed for a…

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Pasifika Festival will bring badminton to Auckland’s Pasifika communities

This weekend, Badminton Oceania is partnering up with Counties Manukau Badminton Association and CLM Community Sport to deliver a Pasifika Festival. The fun-filled day aims to bring badminton to the forefront for Pasifika communities in Auckland and facilitate connections to the national body of their respective countries – our member associations. From 12 midday –…

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Paris 2024: Paralympic qualification regulations released

BWF MEDIA UPDATE The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Badminton World Federation (BWF) have published the qualification regulations for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. Here’s the summary of the qualification timeline: Athlete Eligibility For singles, athletes must have participated in their relevant event at a minimum of three designated qualifying tournaments counting towards the Race…

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Australia and New Zealand players secure quarterfinal spots at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Pictured: Oliver Leydon-Davis and Anona Pak (New Zealand) take on Tran Pham and Angela Yu (Australia) This morning’s performance from Oceania representatives already betters the 2018 Commonwealth Games campaign, which saw two pairs into the quarterfinals across the individuals competition. Tran Pham and Jack Yu (men’s doubles), Wendy Chen (Australia) and Oliver Leydon-Davis and Anona…

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Smashing finals and the first triple crown winner at the VICTOR Oceania Para Badminton Championships 2022

The finals of the VICTOR Oceania Para Badminton Championships 2022 brought extra heat into the Melbourne winter cold today, with the first triple-crown winner in the history of the event. Moreover, each participating country, Australia (AUS), New Zealand (NZL) and Papua New Guinea (PNG) were represented on the podium this year. Jerome BUNGE was the…

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