BWF’S BADMINTON4U APP IS COMING SOON

BWF MEDIA UPDATE The Badminton World Federation can today reveal its first-ever mobile app Badminton4U will be hitting app stores soon. Offering fans a unique and ground-breaking destination to get closer to the badminton content they know and love, the exciting Badminton4U app is free to download and includes access to real-time match centre data…

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Badminton returns to Ada Gym

NORTHERN MARIANAS BADMINTON ASSOCIATION PRESS RELEASE The Northern Marianas Badminton Association brought the sport back to its first home after holding the IT&E Badminton Team Tournament at the Gilbert. C. Ada Gymnasium last July 30 and 31. When NMBA was founded in 2006, it hosted games at the Ada Gym for years before the group…

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Latest Update to BWF Tournament Calendar 2021

BWF MEDIA RELEASE The Badminton World Federation (BWF) can announce updates to the BWF Tournament Calendar for the remainder of 2021. BWF is still committed to delivering the remainder of the 2021 calendar as planned we look to provide players with a safe and structured platform to earn important world ranking points and prize money…

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Tahiti to compete in TotalEnergies BWF Sudirman Cup, Thomas and Uber Cup Finals 2021

Pictured: Team Tahiti win bronze at VICTOR Oceania Men’s Team Championships (left). Team Tahiti compete in VICTOR Oceania Mixed Team Championships (right)  The most recent update from the BWF surrounding the revised tournament calendar for 2021 saw the cancellation of the BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Open (Super 300) and CROWN GROUP Australia Open (Super…

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Women’s contingent end on a high as Team Australia bow out of Tokyo 2020

Pictured (left to right): Hsuan-Yu Wendy Chen, Simon Leung/Gronya Somerville, Setyana Mapasa/Gronya Somerville. Photo Credit: Badminton Photo The Australian Olympic team managed to end their campaign on a high this week as both the women’s singles and doubles players/pairs won their final group stage matches. It was a tense four days of group stage action…

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Brisbane to host 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games

AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE PRESS RELEASE The AOC has thanked the Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for their decision to award Brisbane, Queensland the right to host the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2032. Today’s vote at the IOC Session in Tokyo ensures Australia will host its third Olympic Games, eleven years from…

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Q+A with Australian Olympic debutant, Gronya Somerville

Pictured: Gronya Somerville. Photo credit: Australian Olympic Committee Another Olympic debutant in Tokyo is Gronya Somerville, representing Australia in the Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles events. Gronya came close to qualification in Rio 2016 with her partner, Setyana Mapasa. However, Mapasa was ruled ineligible by the governing body following complication with her nationality change from…

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