Identified at BWF Shuttle Time sessions, the next wave of Tonga’s Junior Players undertake a two-month intense training camp in China

Fifteen players, aged between 12-15 years old are currently taking part in a two-month intense training programme in the Hunan Province, China – organised by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Tonga as part of a project partnership with China International Sports Co.Ltd, All fifteen players were originally identified at various BWF Shuttle Time sessions…

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HSBC BWF AirBadminton Community Project Unveiled

BWF PRESS RELEASE The Badminton World Federation (BWF) and HSBC jointly launched the AirBadminton Community Project at the Tianhe Gymnasium in Guangzhou, China, earlier today. Following the successful launch of AirBadminton in Guangzhou in May, the BWF together with its Global Development Partner, HSBC, announced they are delivering a number of permanent AirBadminton courts on…

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Australian Line Judge, Ravi Nandan, added to Technical Officials line up at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

The BWF Line Judge has worked at a number of events across the region, including the Australian Para-Badminton International Championships 2018, VICTOR Oceania Championships 2019, Samoa 2019 Pacific Games, Gold Coast 2017 Sudirman Cup and 2018 Commonwealth Games. This year, he branched out into the HSBC World Tour events, including at the the Macau Open…

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Christmas Competition – Terms and Conditions

Competition 31 December 2019 Competition terms and conditions – 31 December 2019 The promoter is Badminton Oceania (NZBN number 9429043198863) whose registered office is at 3 Robert Street, Ellerslie, Auckland, 1051, New Zealand. By entering this competition, the entrant is indicating that they agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. This competition is…

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Boost for Badminton Against Myopia Project: Research shows positive impact of badminton on the visual organ

TEXT BY LLOYD GREEN, BADMINTON WORLD FEDERATION On Sunday, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and the National Badminton Federation of Russia (NBFR) revealed the results of its Badminton Against Myopia Project during a presentation at the BWF World Junior Championships in Kazan, Russia. The Badminton Against Myopia Project began in 2013 with the aim of…

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Badminton Oceania mourns the loss of Founder and Life Member, Heather Robson

Badminton Oceania is deeply saddened to advise that our Life Member, former President and founder of Badminton Oceania, Heather Robson, passed away Thursday 10 October 2019; age 91. Heather was pivotal in the creation and development of Badminton Oceania, celebrating tremendous success in her own playing career, including 19 New Zealand National titles and an…

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Top seeds from Australia and England stumble at the first hurdle in the Perth International 2019

Pictured: Georgina Bland, England / Photo credit @jbmedia_perth The Men’s and Women’s Singles draw at the Perth International 2019 opened the BWF Future Series event at Kingsway Indoor Stadium this morning. Australia’s national Champion, Jacob Schueler, managed to recover from his shaky start to survive the first round scare, while being gifted with a walkover…

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Queen’s Birthday honours – Badminton Oceania President, Geraldine Brown, awarded with an Order of Australia Medal

Photo Credit: Badminton Photo On Monday 10 June 2019, the Australian Governor-General announced the list of recipients for a variety of awards as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2019. The Badminton Oceania President, Geraldine Brown, was amongst the list and has been awarded with an Order of Australia Medal for her services to badminton.…

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AirBadminton – The New Outdoor Game is here!

Press Release: Badminton World Federation The Badminton World Federation (BWF) and HSBC jointly launched a new outdoor game, AirBadminton, and a new outdoor shuttlecock, the AirShuttle, at a global launch ceremony outside the Tianhe Gymnasium in Guangzhou, China, on Monday 13 May 2019. AirBadminton is an ambitious new development project in partnership with HSBC, BWF’s…

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