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Lin Dan accepts BWF wild card for World C’ships

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, May 09, 2013: The Four-time world champion, Lin Dan of China, will defend his title in August, compliments of a wild card from the Badminton World Federation. The BWF’s Committee of Management (COM) for the World Championships has voted unanimously to award the legendary Men’s Singles player a


OSIM BWF World Superseries tour

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, May 6, 2013: Players will have two challenges per match when the new instant review system comes into effect on the OSIM BWF World Superseries tour at the Indonesia Open. Singles players or doubles pairs will be able to challenge line calls or umpire overrules of line calls.


Reviews coming for BWF World Superseries

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, April 17, 2013: SUPERSERIES, Players at this year’s Indonesian Open will have an instant review system at their disposal for the first time in badminton history. Following a vote by the Badminton World Federation Council last week to amend regulations to permit the introduction of a challenge structure,


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