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Jorgensen and Santoso in the ‘WEI’

Malaysia, August 11, 2014: Simon Santoso’s last-minute entry into the Li-Ning BWF World Championships 2014 could prove a stumbling block in two-time runner-up Lee Chong Wei’s quest for Men’s Singles glory. Lee, silver medallist at the last two BWF World Championships, is keen to claim his maiden World title in the absence

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Badminton: LEE CHONG WEI and LI XUERUI lead seedings

Malaysia, August 8, 2014: If being the top seeds for the Li-Ning BWF World Championships later this month is a good omen, then Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei and Li Xuerui of China should be in a buoyant mood. They head the seedings in Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles respectively for the prestigious

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LI-NING title sponsors BWF world Championships

Kuala Lumpur, June 25, 2014: As attention turns to the latter half of the season, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) is pleased to announce sport apparel and equipment company, Li-Ning, as title sponsor of the BWF World Championships 2014. The year’s second BWF Major Event will be held 25-31 August at Ballerup

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BWF to test Scoring Option

Kuala Lumpur, June 20, 2014: Scoring Option, The Badminton World Federation will seek to test a five-game scoring system – to 11 points with no setting – in the coming months. Following the BWF Council meeting on 30 May, it has been agreed to invite tournament hosts to trial this scoring option,

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BWF REVIEWS SCORING SYSTEM

New Delhi – India, May 20, 2014: The Badminton World Federation membership will open a discussion about alternative options to the current scoring system at its annual Member’s Forum in New Delhi, India, on Friday. It will be the first formal discussion on this topic since 2006 when BWF introduced a rally

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BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals draws

New Delhi, Mar 30, 2014: Defending champions China looked the pick of their groups as the Li-Ning BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals draws unfolded today in New Delhi, India. In the Thomas Cup (the Men’s World Team Badminton Championships), China is bracketed alongside Chinese Taipei, France and Russia, making the nine-time

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BKA ‘negligent’ in players’ whereabouts violations

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 28, 2014: Badminton Korea Association (BKA) has been found negligent and fined USD $40,000 regarding the Whereabouts anti-doping violations for which players, Kim Ki Jung and Lee Yong Dae, were sanctioned earlier this year. A BWF Disciplinary Committee determined that BKA breached the BWF Anti-Doping Regulations – which BKA

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Suhandinata Cup draw

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 26, 2014: Defending Suhandinata Cup champions – Korea – will face off against Botswana, Mongolia and Singapore in the opening salvos of this year’s Junior Mixed Team Championship to be held next month in Alor Setar, Malaysia. Following the draw at Badminton World Federation’s headquarters in Kuala Lumpur today,

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Arab women to showcase BADMINTON talent

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 18, 2014: Badminton World Federation, in partnership with Dubai Sports Council and Peace and Sport, will stage the inaugural Peace and Sport Cup in Dubai next month, featuring a two-day competition for women from ten Arabic-speaking countries. Slated for 26-30 April, the event will see two badminton players and

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BWF’S Para-Badminton Goal

Kuala Lumpur, Mar 10, 2014: Pleased that para-badminton has progressed to the second stage of application for inclusion into the 2020 Paralympic Games, the Badminton World Federation has reiterated its commitment to athletes with impairments. Speaking at the BWF Council meeting in Birmingham, England, over the weekend, BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer lauded