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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


Keen Tussle to Host 2014 – 2017 Cycle of BWF World Superseries

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Sept 28, 2012: Fourteen (14) Member Associations of Badminton World Federation (BWF) are vying to host events in the BWF World Superseries 2014-2017 tournament cycle; with China presenting two of total 15 bids. Three newcomers – Australia, Chinese Taipei and Thailand – are competing with the 11 BWF


Disqualifications must ‘Serve as Lesson’

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Sept 20, 2012: LESSON, Badminton World Federation (BWF) has signalled strong support for investigations into the incidents leading to the disqualification of eight badminton players from the London Olympic Games. In correspondence to its entire membership, BWF President Dr. Kang Young Joong said: “BWF notes favourably, from media


Teams Clamour to Compete in World Juniors

Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia, Sept 16, 2012: Clamour, Entries for the prestigious Suhandinata Cup – the pinnacle of junior team badminton – have jumped from last year’s 22 nations to nearly match the record total of 2006. Following the launch of Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) World Junior Team Participation Grant last May,


Statement to mark the conclusion of Badminton

London – GBR, August 05, 2012: During the past nine days, as the London Olympics 2012 have unfolded, badminton fans here and across the world have been treated to an amazing spectacle at Wembley Arena. It has been badminton at its best. We have seen what great theatre and drama sports can


Four Badminton pairs have been disqualified

London – GBR, August 1, 2012: Four pairs who contested Women’s Doubles matches in the London 2012 Olympics last evening (Tuesday 31 July) at Wembley Arena have been disqualified by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). After a hearing this morning before the BWF’s Disciplinary Committee the following pairs were disqualified: Wang Xiaoli


Badminton Players to Answer Charges

London – GBR, July 31, 2012: Answer Charges, Badminton World Federation (BWF) has opened two disciplinary cases against four women’s pairs who contested Women’s Doubles matches in the London 2012 Olympics last evening (Tuesday 31 July) at Wembley Arena. The pairs have been charged under BWF’s Players’ Code of Conduct – Sections


Royal visit crowns badminton’s first day

London, July 28, 2012: Badminton launched its sixth appearance at the Olympic Games in truly royal fashion today, hosting HRH Prince of Wales at the historic Wembley Arena. Still reveling in the glory of being one of three traditional British sports showcased in Friday night’s Opening Ceremony, the racket-and-shuttlecock duel again took