Northern Marianas legacy transpires with first BWF international tournaments sanctioned in 2023

Pictured: Janelle Pangilinan and Jenine Savellano, Northern Marianas, competing at the 2022 Pacific Mini Games. Photo Credit: Michael Jornal Badminton Oceania and Northern Marianas Badminton Association (NMBA) are delighted to announce the addition of two new International Challenge tournaments to the BWF Calendar in 2023, taking place back-to-back in June.   Tournament Category Date Location…

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Oceania Tour 2022 winners announced

The Oceania Tour is an initiative linked to our player development programme which encourages players from Oceania to participate in international tournaments across the region, earn world ranking points and compete for prize money which will be used to support future international training and competition opportunities. The Oceania Tour 2022 awards $1,500 NZD for singles winners…

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Olympic champions (Lee/Wang), Loh Kean Yew and Japan’s women’s doubles pairs knocked out – Quarterfinals #ABO22

Pictured: Lee Yang and Wang Chi-Lin (Chinese Taipei). Photo Credit: Badminton Photo, Erika Sawauchi The mixed doubles opened proceedings at the SATHIO GROUP Australian Badminton Open 2022 with three heated matches warming up the crowds. Noticeably, court three was attracting considerable attention as the new Indonesian pair Ferdinansyah/Widjaja caused the first upset of the quarterfinals…

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Retired BWF Umpire, Richard Bramley (NZL) presented with commemorative plaque from Badminton Oceania

Pictured (left to right): Loke Poh Wong and Geraldine Brown (Australia, BOC Executive Board Members), Richard Bramley (New Zealand, retired BWF Umpre), Peter Cocker (Australian, Badminton Oceania Technical Official Committee Chairperson), Julie Carrel and Lynne Nixey (Badminton Oceania staff) Richard Bramley (New Zealand) was presented with a commemorative plaque from Badminton Oceania to acknowledge his…

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TakeCare PSS Interscholastic Badminton League: SIS wins second consecutive title

Northern Marianas Badminton Media Update. Written by James Sablan Jr. SAIPAN International School bagged its second consecutive badminton title after winning three of five matches against Agape Christian School in the middle school division championship of the TakeCare Interscholastic Badminton League at the TSL Sports Complex on Saturday. It was a championship like no other as…

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Northern Marianas name national junior Team for Pacific U15 Junior Team Challenge

From left, Shaina Angelo Malonzo, Ruth Charmaine Bautista, Lina Tsukagoshi, Evan Seguritan, Justin Gragasin, and Jude Mallari show the letter from the Northern Marianas Badminton Association confirming their selection to the NMI Junior National Badminton Team. The Northern Marianas Badminton Association has selected six students to form the NMI Junior National Badminton Team that will…

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