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Høyer Pledges Badminton Assistance

Høyer Pledges Badminton Assistance

Badminton World Federation has lent its support to earthquake relief efforts in Nepal, with BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer attending a contribution ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand recently.

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The Star Australian Open Coverage

The Star Australian Open Coverage

The fifth event of the MetLife BWF World Superseries circuit is taking place in Australia. Follow our daily coverage of The Star Australian Open on our BWF World Superseries website.

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BWF Suspends SportAccord Ties

BWF Suspends SportAccord Ties

The Badminton World Federation has suspended its membership of SportAccord with immediate effect until further notice.

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No Dearth of Quality: Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Review

No Dearth of Quality: Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Review

They weren’t in Group 1 but Michelle Li and Carolina Marin’s Group 2 late-night blockbuster proved the match of the tournament in the recent Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup.

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Tenth Title for China – Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Finals

Tenth Title for China – Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Finals

China’s tenth Sudirman Cup title came in authoritative fashion over Japan in front of a full-house home crowd in Dongguan today.

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Japan in Maiden Sudirman Cup Final – Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Semi-finals

Japan in Maiden Sudirman Cup Final – Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Semi-finals

Nozomi Okuhara’s magnificent fightback against Sung Ji Hyun propelled Japan to their historic first appearance in a Sudirman Cup final.

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Høyer: Innovation and Integrity Key Ingredients

Høyer: Innovation and Integrity Key Ingredients

Innovation; the importance of keeping badminton “clean”; inclusion in the Paralympic Games and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games were among highlights of the President’s Review at the 76th BWF Annual General Meeting today.

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China Prove Too Strong for Indonesia – Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Semi-finals

China Prove Too Strong for Indonesia – Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Semi-finals

China’s all-round strength proved too hard for Indonesia to crack as the home favourites breezed into the Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup final today.

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Spotlight on Icons

Spotlight on Icons

Badminton stalwarts Wang Wenjiao and Dr. Puzant Kassabian were the toast of their peers last evening in a gala ceremony ahead of the Badminton World Federation’s Annual General Meeting today in Dongguan, China.

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Hong Kong Emerge Group 2 Champions – Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Day 6 Session 2

Hong Kong Emerge Group 2 Champions – Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Day 6 Session 2

Hong Kong recovered from an early setback against Netherlands to be crowned Group 2 champions at the Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup yesterday.

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Japan Survive Danish Scare – Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Day 6 Session 1

Japan Survive Danish Scare – Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Day 6 Session 1

Under-strength Denmark were within a whisker of upsetting title favourites Japan but faltered at the very end in the quarter-finals of the Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup today.

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BWF Juniors and Seniors ‘Going Worldwide’

BWF Juniors and Seniors ‘Going Worldwide’

The BWF World Junior Championships will be held in three different continental confederations over the next three years with the awarding of the 2016 and 2017 tournaments to Bilbao, Spain, and Yogyakarta, Indonesia, yesterday.

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China, Korea Enter Semi-finals – Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Day 5 Session 2

China, Korea Enter Semi-finals – Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Day 5 Session 2

Korea avenged their group defeat to Malaysia, while China once again eased past Germany in the quarter-finals of the Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup today.

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Sri Lanka Edge Past Israel – Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Day 5 Session 1

Sri Lanka Edge Past Israel – Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup Day 5 Session 1

Sri Lanka beat Israel in a thriller to top sub-group 4B and earn the right to play Philippines in the Vivo BWF Sudirman Cup today.

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Total and BWF Partnership Revs Up

Total and BWF Partnership Revs Up

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) and energy giant, Total, today celebrated their blossoming partnership with a ceremonial signing for three of the BWF Major Events which Total will title-sponsor.

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