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Lee Chong Wei leads badminton money winners

Paris, France Jan 06, 2014: The badminton magazine “Badzine” reveals the top 50 money earners based on the prize money awarded during the 2013 season for all Badminton World Federation tournaments, according to a report by AIPS (International Sports Press Association). Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia tops the bill in the men’s

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Metlife partners with BWF World Superseries

Kuala Lumpur, Dec 18, 2013: The third edition of the BWF World Superseries will be branded the “MetLife BWF World Superseries,” with the global insurance company signing as title partner for four years. Making this announcement, BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer welcomed MetLife into the Badminton World Federation’s family, declaring the partnership –

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Malaysia hosting BWF World Superseries Finals

Kuala Lumpur, Oct 17, 2013: After an absence of three years, the BWF World Superseries Finals return to Malaysia this December. Last held in Kuala Lumpur in 2009, the season-ending tournament of the BWF World Superseries tour will be held 11-15 December and will be organised by TSA. Traditionally, the five-day spectacle

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Scent set for Suhandinata Cup showdown

Malaysia, Oct 11, 2013: Defending Suhandinata Cup champions and top seeds – China – have been pitted against Australia, Singapore and Spain in sub-group W1 for the round-robin phase of the SCG BWF World Junior Championships 2013 later this month. Meanwhile, following today’s draw at the Badminton World Federation office in Malaysia,

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IOC membership a “Great Honour” for Dagmawit

Malaysia, Sept 13, 2013: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) is pleased to congratulate Dagmawit Girmay Berhane on her election as an International Olympic Committee (IOC) member at the recent 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Applauding Berhane’s success, BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer said it is “a great honour and, as a

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Bodin Issara and Maneepong Jongjit suspended

Kuala Lumpur, August 6, 2013: Thailand player, Bodin Issara, has been suspended for two years from all tournaments sanctioned by the Badminton World Federation while his compatriot, Maneepong Jongjit, has received a three-month ban. This decision by the BWF’s Disciplinary Committee follows the two players’ involvement in an altercation while competing against

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Thailand players to answer charges

Malaysia, July 25, 2013: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has opened two disciplinary cases against two Thailand players who were engaged in an altercation in the Men’s Doubles final of the Yonex Canada Open tournament last Sunday. The BWF’s Disciplinary Committee has today written to Bodin Issara and Maneepong Jongjit – via

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DRAW SEPARATES CHONG WEI AND LIN

Guangzhou, China, LIN, July 22, 2013: The fervent hopes of badminton fans were realised when the two hottest Men’s Singles contenders for the Wang Lao Ji BWF World Championships 2013 were drawn in opposite halves today in Guangzhou, China. World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei (Malaysia) and four-time World champion Lin Dan

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BWF investigating incident at Canada open

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, July 22, 2013: The Badminton World Federation is aware of an incident which occurred during the finals of the Yonex Canada Grand Prix tournament on Sunday. The Men’s Doubles final ended in unusual circumstances, with a black card being issued to Thailand pair, Bodin Issara and Pakkawat Vilailak,

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Para-Badminton worlds’ start of BWF’s Paralympics push

Kuala Lumpur – Paralympic, Malaysia, June 27, 2013: A record number of competitors from as many as 35 countries is expected to participate in this year’s BWF World Para-Badminton Championships in Germany. As many as 200 para-badminton competitors will take part in the championships in Dortmund from 5-10 November, with the Badminton