Dorna Longbut: Landed and ready for badminton competition

Growing up and living in Papua New Guinea, Dorna Longbut discovered badminton a few months ago, ahead of her debut at the VICTOR Oceana Para Badminton Championships 2022. “Back in the country, badminton is not a really popular sport apart from Rugby league,” Dorna shares after her practice session yesterday. Before her badminton journey, Dorna…

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Dorna Longbut joins the PNG team to extend Para badminton legacy

Dorna Longbut (pictured second from left) prepares to make her Para badminton debut In 2020, four players made history as they became the first players to represent Papua New Guinea at an international badminton tournament – the VICTOR Oceania Para Badminton Championships in Ballarat, Australia. Jerome Bunge, David Joe Kaniku, Danny Ten and Nelly Leva…

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Oceania Tour 2022 – Update

Earlier this year, Badminton Oceania announced the return of the Oceania Tour 2022. The initiative is linked to the Badminton Oceania Player Development programme (supported by the Badminton World Federation) and aims to encourage players to support Oceania events by offering the opportunity to win prize money to support future training or competition costs. Originally,…

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Save the date: North Harbour to host the VICTOR Oceania Championships 2023, 10-19 February

The VICTOR Oceania Championships 2023 will return to the Harcourts Cooper & Co North Harbour Badminton Centre from Friday 10 – Sunday 19 February 2023. North Harbour hosted the combined (Open and Junior, Individual and Mixed Team) Continental Championships eight years ago and the Mixed Team competition in 2016. The association was supposed to host…

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