Oceania players in International action this week

Pictured: Jacob Schueler, Australia. Photo credit: Luis Veniegra As the rush for Olympic qualification continues, players from Australia have travelled to Bahrain and The Netherlands to compete in an attempt to improve their world ranking. Bahrain International Series 2019 The recent winner of the Oceania Tour 2019, Pit Seng Low, opened the Men’s Singles draw…

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End of the road for Oceania’s Juniors on day three – BWF World Junior Championships 2019

Pictured: Jack Wang and Ella Smith, New Zealand. Photo credit: Badminton Photo The four remaining pairs and players from Oceania were in action on day three of the BWF World Junior Championships. Opening with the Mixed Doubles, Australia’s Otto and Kaitlyn were up against the Japanese twelfth seeds. They started both games strong, keeping the…

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BWF World Junior Championships Day One: Mixed success in the Singles before all Women’s Doubles pairs power through to the second round

Pictured: Angela Yu (left) and Kaitlyn Ea (right), Australia. Photo credit: Badminton Photo Following the Mixed Team Championships which took place last week, the Individual competition got underway on Monday 7 October in Kazan, Russia. While the team players from Australia and New Zealand remain in the competition, they are joined by Tahiti’s Louis Beaubois…

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Tahiti’s Teiva Politi paving the way for the Pacific, as he makes history at the BWF World Junior Championships

Pictured: Teiva Politi (front) and Nina Smits, Tahiti. Tahiti’s Teiva Politi is about to see out his Junior years in style; by making history at the BWF World Junior Championships 2019. Alongside fellow compatriot, Louis Beaubois, Politi will become one of the first competitors from the Pacific to compete in the BWF World Junior Championships.…

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Tahiti’s Louis Beaubois is about to part of history at the BWF World Junior Championships 2019

Pictured: Louis Beaubois, Tahiti. Photo Credit: Samoa 2019 Pacific Games New Service Tahiti’s Louis Beaubois and Teiva Politi are about to make history as they become the first competitors from the Pacific to compete in the BWF World Junior Championships. The only countries from Oceania to attend the prestigious event since its inception in 1992…

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BWF World Junior Mixed Team Championships: Australia defeat Uzbekistan on their penultimate day of playoff matches

Pictured: Rio Agustino, Australia. Photo credit: Badminton Photo On the penultimate day of the BWF Junior Mixed Team Championships for Oceania’s representing teams, New Zealand and Australia competed in the playoff stages for a clear indicator of their final positions at this year’s event. After finishing third in Group E, Australia qualified for playoff positions…

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BWF World Junior Mixed Team Championships: Mixed emotions as Australia and New Zealand narrowly lose out of first playoff game

Pictured: Catelyn Rozario, New Zealand. Photo credit: Badminton Photo The BWF World Junior Mixed Team Championships closed the Group stages on day three as the juniors began to fight for final playoff positions. Australia opened the morning with their last Group E match against Armenia. The regional junior Mixed Doubles champions, Jack and Angela Yu…

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BWF World Junior Championships: Tough results for Australia in Group E, while New Zealand qualify for 17-24 playoffs

Pictured: Jack Yu and Kaitlyn Ea, Australia. Photo credit: Badminton Photo On day two of the BWF World Junior Mixed Team Championships, New Zealand completed their group stage matches, while Australia continue to work their way through Group E. Chinese Taipei were quick to set the tone as they opened with a 21-15 21-4 win…

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Sydney International 2019: Oliver Leydon-Davis doubles up on success as the Quarter-Finalists are decided

Pictured: Oliver Leydon-Davis/Anona Pak. Photo Credit: Luis Veniegra Photography Another day of intense competition saw a number of top seeds crumble on day three, as the Quarter Finalists are decided at the BWF International Series event. The Mixed Doubles contingent from the Philippines opened the day with two stunning blows to the top seeded Australians,…

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Filipino team tour Australia in between training camps to prepare for the South East Asian Games

Pictured: Philip Joper Escueta/Paul John Pantig. Photo credit: Luis Veniegra Photography Ten members of the Filipino national team are putting their skills to the test in Australia, competing at the recent South Australia International and this week’s Sydney International. The team has spent the last two months at an intensive training camp in Indonesia and…

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