Badminton Archive


Nominations for BWF 2012 Player Awards

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Mar 27, 2013: Some of badminton’s best will battle it out for Player of the Year honours for last season! Among those nominated for the Male Player of the Year for 2012 are two-time Olympic gold medallist, Lin Dan of China, and his perennial rival Malaysia’s Lee Chong


Dato Sri Mohd Nadzmi Mohd Salleh withdraws

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Mar 25, 2013: The Badminton World Federation wishes to confirm the withdrawal of Dato Sri Mohd Nadzmi Mohd Salleh from the upcoming BWF presidential elections. BWF Secretary General Thomas Lund has indicated that the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) – who nominated Nadzmi – today indicated officially that


BWF’S commitment to sport Integrity Saluted

Doha – Qatar, Mar 20, 2013: The Badminton World Federation’s “courageous decision” to protect its sport’s integrity at last summer’s London Olympics has been recognised by the International Centre for Sport Security and Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University. At a ceremony in Doha, Qatar, last Monday evening, BWF Secretary General Thomas Lund accepted


BWF breaks new ground with Partners

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Mar 13, 2013: PARTNER, Badminton World Federation (BWF) has broken new ground, announcing partnerships with sport apparel and equipment company, Li Ning, and energy drink company, Redbull China, for BWF Major Events for the next four years.


New members of BWF Athletes’ Commission

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Mar 10, 2013: Yuhan Tan (Belgium), Greysia Polii (Indonesia) and Hans-Kristian Vittinghus (Denmark) are the new members of the BWF Athletes’ Commission. The three were elected to serve four-year terms following four days of voting by their fellow players; two at the Yonex German Open and two at


Badminton World Federation Presidency

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Feb 25, 2013: Three candidates are vying to become the next President of the Badminton World Federation while two persons are standing for the post of Deputy President. When nominations closed last Friday, Dato Sri Mohd Nadzmi Mohd Salleh (Malaysia), Dr. Justian Suhandinata (Indonesia) and Poul-Erik Hoyer (Denmark)


Global Youth Development at forefront

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia Feb 01, 2013: Badminton World Federation is set to reach new frontiers in its development thrust this year, introducing the sport to hundreds of thousands more children through its ‘Shuttle Time’ programme. Following the initial roll-out of the schools-based initiative in 2012 – when it was implemented in


World SUPERSERIES to be ‘Better than Ever’

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Jan 23, 2013: The Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) World Superseries tour is becoming increasingly popular and successful and the upcoming third cycle will likely exceed its preceding phases. Speaking to representatives of hosts for the 2014-2017 tournament series on Monday in Kuala Lumpur, BWF Deputy President Paisan Rangsikitpho


Right time for succession in ‘strong BWF’

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Dec 07: BWF President leaving office next year with world body boasting record commercial profits; greater number of development and coaching programs taking place and badminton’s popularity on global rise. President of Badminton World Federation (BWF), Dr. Kang Young Joong, will not seek re-election to the world-governing organization’s


Draw for BWF World Juniors on 11 October

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Oct 09, 2012: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) wishes to announce the draw for the Yonex BWF World Junior Championships 2012 takes place at BWF Headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Thursday 11 October, 2012. The league draw commences at 3 p.m. Malaysia time when it will be