YONEX-SUNRISE India Open 2021 Postponement

Tournament organisers Badminton Association of India (BAI) have postponed the YONEX-SUNRISE India Open – a Super 500 tournament on the HSBC BWF World Tour – scheduled for 11-16 May 2021. The decision was made in consultation and collaboration with local health authorities in Delhi and the Badminton World Federation. All attempts were made by organisers to…

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BWF statement on changes to tournament status – updated April 2021

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) can confirm two BWF Tour Super 100 tournaments – the Russian Open 2021 and Indonesia Masters 2021 Super 100 – have been cancelled. The ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and complications left local organisers no choice but to cancel the tournaments. The respective decisions of the National Badminton Federation of Russia and Badminton Indonesia were made…

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Australia claim their qualification spot for the TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup 2021

Pictured: Australia winning the VICTOR Oceania Mixed Team Championships 2019 The VICTOR Oceania Championships 2021 was originally scheduled to take place in February 2021. However, the tournament was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The winning team from the Open Mixed Team Championships would have qualified for the TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup 2021, which rescheduled…

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Statement on HSBC BWF World Tour 2021

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) can announce changes to the HSBC BWF World Tour 2021 tournament calendar. The CELCOM AXIATA Malaysia Open 2021 (Super 750) will now occur 25-30 May. The PERODUA Malaysia Masters 2021 (Super 500) has been postponed until further notice. The Singapore Open 2021 (Super 500) has been moved to the new…

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Increased World Ranking points for Bendigo and Sydney International as tournaments upgraded

Badminton Australia have successfully filed an application to upgrade the two Grade 3 tournaments scheduled to take place in September 2021. Bendigo Badminton Association are preparing to welcome international players to their arena for the first time from 16 – 19 September 2021 at the Bendigo International 2021. Originally, the tournament was classed as a BWF…

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Pacific Games Gold medallists, Remi Rossi and Dgeniva Matauli, named as regional ambassadors for ‘i am badminton’ integrity campaign

Badminton Oceania, with the support of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) are pleased to announce Remi Rossi (Tahiti) and Dgeniva Matauli (New Caledonia) as the regional ambassadors for the ‘i am badminton’ integrity awareness campaign. Gold medallists in the men’s and women’s singles disciplines at the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games, Remi and Dgeniva are familiar…

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BWF statement on YONEX German Open 2021

The YONEX German Open 2021 to be staged in Mülheim an der Ruhr from 9-14 March 2021 has been cancelled. The German Badminton Association made the decision in consultation and agreement with the Badminton World Federation. The ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and complications left local organisers no choice but to cancel the tournament. The YONEX German Open…

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BWF partners with Creative to add holography to live stream with SXFI live

Badminton World Federation (BWF) has partnered with Creative Technology to enhance the fan experience of watching badminton matches by bringing the audience closer to the action through holographic audio. Starting tomorrow at the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals in Bangkok, Thailand, live and delayed matches on BWF’s YouTube channel will be enhanced with SXFI LIVE. Making…

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