VICTOR Oceania Championships 2022 update – Individuals postponed; Juniors and Team events cancelled

Due to the ongoing uncertainties and complications surrounding the global COVID-19 pandemic, Badminton Oceania, in consultation with hosts Badminton North Harbour and the Badminton World Federation, are disappointed to announce that the VICTOR Oceania Championships 2022 (Individual events) have been postponed, while the Junior Individual and Mixed Team Championships, along with the Men’s and Women’s…

Details

Wheelchair division added to Oceania Masters in Paradise 2022 programme

Badminton Oceania, in partnership with Badminton Cook Islands, is delighted to announce that an additional wheelchair division will be added to the Oceania Masters in Paradise 2022 programme – taking place from 26-31 May 2022. Since the inaugural Australia Para Badminton International 2018, Oceania’s Para badminton community has expanded with a greater presence of development…

Details

Jeff and Henry paving the way to creating the world’s best podcast – The Badminton Podcast

Ex-Australian national and state players, Jeff Tho and Henry Wong are two years into their quest to create the world’s best badminton podcast. Their stories capture a wide range of topics in badminton, from dealing with injuries and expert advice from physiotherapists, the operations of a Continental Confederation and top tips from able-bodied and Para…

Details

Putting her career first: Gronya all set for long European stint

Pictured: Gronya Somerville (Australia). Photo credit: Erika Sawauchi, Badminton Photo Last month, Gronya decided to put her badminton career first and leave ‘the most locked down city in the world’ – her hometown, Melbourne. Europe was calling, with opportunities to live, travel, train and compete in cities and countries which are currently celebrating more freedoms.…

Details

Latest BWF tournament updates – October 2021

BWF MEDIA UPDATE Further to September’s announcement detailing updates to the BWF Tournament Calendar 2021, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) can confirm that the Singapore Junior International Series 2021 and Vietnam International Series 2021 is now cancelled. In addition, the Indonesia International Challenge 2021 has been postponed. These cancellations and postponement of events have been…

Details

Northern Marianas features junior competition in the TakeCare Badminton Open

TakeCare Insurance Company Inc. marked its inaugural sponsorship of a sports tournament with Northern Marianas Badminton Association (NMBA) – the ‘TakeCare Badminton Open 2021’. The 14 players who signed up for the junior division of NMBA’s third event of the season are products of NMBA’s junior development programme and recent summer camp. It’s the first…

Details