Inspiration on and off the court: Para-Badminton star and Nurse, Corrie Robinson, qualifies for World Para-Badminton Championships.

New Zealand’s Para-Badminton star, Corrie Robinson, has qualified for this month’s TOTAL BWF Para-Badminton World Championships in Basel, Switzerland. The avid shuttler is the region’s reigning Para-Badminton Champion in the Men’s Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles from last year’s VICTOR Oceania Para-Badminton Championships. Having taken on some of this year’s top Para-Badminton tournaments in the…

Details

WONG chases 5th Medal.

Loke Poh Wong heads to Poland this week to play in the YONEX BWF World Senior Championships with the goal of winning his fifth consecutive World Championships medal in Men’s Singles. Loke Poh may be better known to many as the Events Champion in Australia, having been the driving force behind the Australian Open for…

Details

Para-Badminton bringing together a community at the TOTAL BWF Para-Badminton World Championships

Australian Para-Badminton player, Celine Vinot, continues to make waves on the region’s Para-Badminton scene, after medalling in all three disciplines at last year’s VICTOR Oceania Para-Badminton Championships. Following a year of international tournaments, Celine will compete in this month’s TOTAL BWF World Para-Badminton Championships in Basel, Switzerland, in the ‘Standing Lower 3’ (SL3) Women’s Singles,…

Details

Australia’s Gronya and Setyana climbing back to the top ahead of next month’s World Championships

Photo credit: Badminton Photo The whirlwind journey continues for Australia’s golden girls, Gronya Somerville and Setyana Mapasa. A series of career highs and lows which included victories in Europe and Pan-America and career-threatening injuries have struck their performance in recent years. Yet Australian power duo, Gronya and Setyana, are leaping through the world rankings. Around…

Details

Oceania’s Technical Officials appointed with Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games positions

Photo credit: Badminton Photo Six of Oceania’s Technical Officials have been appointed with positions at next year’s prestigious Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Lynne Nixey – New Zealand – Deputy Referee Kelly Hoare – Australia – Umpire Trish Gubb – New Zealand – Umpire Shevaun Moody – Australia – Line…

Details

Team Tonga break the mold as three pairs make the Quarter-Finals – Samoa 2019 Pacific Game

Team Tonga are thriving in the Pacific badminton scene as their national federation grows stronger and their coaches become more competent. The Pacific Sports Partnership (PSP) also plays a significant role in Tonga’s development, helping to turn the BWF Shuttle Time initiative into a reality for many youngsters across the country, while supporting talented players…

Details