Oct 22, 2020 11:10
KUALA LUMPUR: Organisers of the BARFOOT & THOMPSON BWF World Junior Championships 2020 have confirmed that the event has been cancelled. The ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and uncertainty left BWF, Badminton New Zealand and tournament organisers no choice but to cancel the event.
Oct 08, 2020 11:10
NEW DELHI: Commonwealth Games Bronze medal winning shuttler Chetan Anand has been named the brand ambassador of India's first-ever badminton brand 'Transform', which launched virtually on Wednesday.
Anand, a former world no.10 and the men's singles Bronze medal winner at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, is also an Arjuna Awardee.
Oct 07, 2020 15:10
MUMBAI: Discovery Plus, India’s first aggregated real-life entertainment streaming app, is all set to turn the festive season into a season of knowledge and learning with the launch of 'The Big Learning Festival’.
Sep 28, 2020 12:09
KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced that in partnership with the Badminton Association of Thailand and the Government of Thailand, the Asian leg of the adjusted HSBC BWF World Tour 2020, will be hosted with three tournaments in Bangkok in January 2021.
Sep 15, 2020 15:09
KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton World Federation (BWF), in full consultation and agreement with local host Badminton Denmark, has made the tough decision to postpone the TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2020 in Aarhus, Denmark.
The decision comes following the withdrawal of a number of participating teams from the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals and the European leg of the adjusted HSBC BWF World Tour.
Sep 07, 2020 19:09
NEW DELHI: World champion PV Sindhu, who had earlier communicated her absence in the Thomas and Uber Cup for personal reasons, has consented her availability for the Indian team after a call Monday from Himanta Biswa Sarma, Badminton Association of India (BAI) president and face of the ruling BJP in the North-East.
Aug 28, 2020 15:08
KUALA LUMPUR: The BWF has announced a revised HSBC BWF World Tournament calendar for the remainder of 2020.
The adjusted HSBC BWF World Tour calendar 2020 consists of:
– a European leg – two HSBC BWF World Tour tournaments in the one location
– an Asian leg – two HSBC BWF World Tour tournaments in the one location
Jul 29, 2020 19:07
KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) postponed the season restart on Wednesday by cancelling all World Tour tournaments in September due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Jul 17, 2020 20:07
TOKYO: The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee announced at Friday’s virtual IOC Session that all the venues intended for the Games in 2020 have been secured for next year, and confirmed the sports competition schedule.
Jul 16, 2020 17:07
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has already supported the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs) with around $100 million since the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis.
To date and as needed, $63 million have been allocated to IFs and $37 million to NOCs.