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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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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

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BWF ‘drawing’ into the future with Chery

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, May 24, 2013: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) yesterday welcomed Chinese car company, Chery Automobile, as a partner and the “Official Car” for all BWF Major Events. The four-year contract – from 2013 to 2016 – was announced at a press conference at Putra Stadium for the signing

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Geraldine Brown gain record six seats on BWF Council

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, May 21, 2013: In a historic first, six women now sit on the Badminton World Federation Council, following elections last Saturday. This milestone equates to 23 per cent of the 26-seat Council being comprised of women, surpassing the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recommendation of at least 20 per

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Chinese Players In spotlight on BWF Awards

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, May 19, 2013: China’s defence of the Li-Ning BWF Sudirman Cup began with a good omen on Saturday evening – three of their squad members copping the Male and Female Player of the Year awards for 2012. Fu Haifeng and Wang Yihan were the toast of the BWF

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BWF new Council elected for 2013-2017

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, May 18, 2013: The following persons have been elected to the Badminton World Federation Council for the next four years. The confederation Vice Presidents were elected by their respective confederations prior to today’s Annual General Meeting. Emma Mason was also selected as a Council Member by virtue of

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Poul-Erik of Denmark is the new President of BWF

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, May 18, 2013: Poul Erik, The 1996 Olymic Men’s Singles gold medallist defeated his lone rival, Dr. Justian Suhandinata of Indonesia, in this morning’s vote by the BWF membership at the Annual General Meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hoyer Larsen polled 145 votes to Suhandinata’s 120. There was

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Badminton fraternity gathers for AGM/Member’s forum

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, May 17, 2013: The Badminton World Federation family today began proceedings towards its 74th Annual General Meeting tomorrow, with a well-attended Member’s Forum in Kuala Lumpur. Delegates from more than 150 of BWF’s 179 worldwide Member Associations are in the Malaysian capital for the week-long session which will

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BWF and IMG in Landmark Media-Rights deal

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, May 16, 2013: Badminton World Federation (BWF) and IMG Media – a division of IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company – have agreed a four-year contract for the centralised media rights of the BWF Major Events, the BWF World Superseries and BWF Grand Prix Gold.