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Equipment donation project launched by BWF

Kuala Lumpur, Feb 24, 2014: World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei has become the first player to contribute to the new BWF Equipment Donation Project. The Men’s Singles superstar endorsed the Badminton World Federation (BWF) initiative, handing over some equipment to the world-governing organisation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, recently. His and other

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‘WHEREABOUTS’ SANCTION FOR KOREANS

Kuala Lumpur, Jan 28, 2014: Korean badminton players, Kim Ki Jung and Lee Yong Dae, have each received a one-year sanction for violating the requirements relating to filing whereabouts information and resulting missed tests under the BWF Anti-Doping Regulations (Section 2.4). Their period of ineligibility is from 23 January 2014 to midnight

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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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JAKARTA TO HOST BWF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Kuala Lumpur, Nov 28, 2013: The deafening noise and colorful sights inside the Istora Senayan Stadium will be the backdrop for the BWF World Championships 2015 as Jakarta was today selected as host city for that tournament. BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer made the announcement in Athens, Greece, as the BWF Council revealed

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BWF presents new Grand Prix Gold Logo

Kuala Lumpur, Nov 21, 2013: Starting with the India Grand Prix Gold in January, the Badminton World Federation will unveil its latest series of tournaments – the BWF Grand Prix Gold – for global viewing next year. The 11 events, following on the heels of the BWF Major Events and the BWF

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BWF TO AWARD 2015 MAJOR EVENTS

Kuala Lumpur, Nov 14, 2013: The Badminton World Federation will announce the winning bids for its 2015 Major Events at month-end in Athens, Greece. BWF Member Associations and the respective candidate cities will know on Thursday 28 November, if they have been successful in winning bids for the BWF Sudirman Cup; the

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Badminton, Issara’s Appeal Dismissed

Kuala Lumpur, Oct 25, 2013: Thailand player, Bodin Issara’s two-year suspension has been unanimously upheld by a BWF Appeals Panel which determined there were “proven breaches of the BWF Players’ Code of Conduct”. The three-member body dismissed Issara’s appeal and confirmed he is ineligible to compete in all tournaments sanctioned by the

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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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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