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Saturday, May 28, 2022



IOC approves BWF's qualification criteria for Paris Olympics

May 02, 2022 10:16 am

The total quota for badminton remains 172 places (86 men and 86 women), which includes two host country places and four universality places in addition to the regular quota places of 166.

BWF bans Russia, Belarus athletes following IOC recommendations

March 01, 2022 3:33 pm

Badminton's world governing body (BWF) has cancelled all sanctioned tournaments in Russia and Belarus following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Meet Abdul Wahid, who keeps Lakshya Sen fit & strong

December 18, 2021 10:30 pm

Indian shuttler’s physio & trainer keeps him in shape despite hectic playing style

Srikanth, Sen & Satwik-Chirag take down fancied opponents, making it memorable Tuesday for Indian badminton

December 15, 2021 8:13 am

Indian men revelling in the spotlight and hungry to get onto the court against higher ranked opponents is the sort of boldness badminton has been looking for, for a few dry seasons.

K Srikanth wins first round match in BWF World C'ships

December 12, 2021 11:46 pm

The 12th seeded Indian beat the local challenger 21-12 21-16 in 36 minutes in the first round of the men's singles event.

Thailand Open: Swab sticks cause '10 seconds of hell', surveillance spooks players

January 14, 2021 2:56 pm

TV 2 Sport of Denmark has been chronicling quarantine and isolation woes of Danish shuttlers. Russian doubles veteran Ivan Sozhonov was recorded by partner Vladimir Ivanov, literally shuddering while the testing official poked the swab stick fishing for a sample.

BWF announces calendar for 1st half of 2021, India Open to be held from May 11

December 22, 2020 2:36 pm

The Olympic Qualifying period for Tokyo will restart next year and the first qualifying tournament will be the Swiss Open from March 2 to 7 followed by German Open from March 9-14.

14 day quarantine ahead of three Asian leg tournaments in January 2021

September 30, 2020 3:58 pm

The BWF insisted that while the sport has struggled to take off, badminton is keen on pulling off the two Asian circuit events and the World Tour finals by stitching up a tight bubble.

Badminton attempts travelling bubble: Two continents, 6 tournaments, 66 days

August 29, 2020 3:54 pm

In the mammoth tour across two continents in a protected bubble, there will be a two-week transit gap between the Denmark and the Asian swing with possible chartered flight for players.

BWF seeking 'more clarity' from China before deciding on World Tour Finals

July 11, 2020 10:47 am

China's General Administration of Sport on Friday said the country will not host any of its planned international events this year except the trials for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing to stop the spread of coronavirus.