Badminton

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the decision of the Union Sports Ministry to provisionally renew the annual recognition of 54 National Sports Federations (NSF) and directed it to "maintain status quo ante".

In the course of the hearing, the Bench of Justices Hima Kohli and Najmi Waziri also shot down a proposal by the ministry to restore the suspension of recognition to three NSFs, namely, Indian Golf Union (IGU), School Games Federation of India (SGFI) and the Rowing Federation of India (RFI), PTI reports.

Jun 19, 2020 18:06
LAUSANNE: Olympic Day 2020 will see Olympians, athletes and fans all over the globe get active in the world's largest 24-hour digital Olympic workout. Twenty-three Olympic athletes have already joined the recording of an official Olympic Day workout video, and on Olympic Day, athletes from around the world will lead live workouts at 11 a.m. local time across 20 time zones on @olympics Instagram live.
Jun 10, 2020 19:06
LAUSANNE: There are further changes to the status of badminton tournaments this year with the YONEX Swiss Open 2020 and 2020 European Championships now cancelled. Both previously carried “suspended” status until suitable replacement dates could be found.
Jun 05, 2020 15:06
NEW DELHI: The inaugural Hyderabad Open badminton tournament, scheduled to be held in August, was on Thursday cancelled by the sport’s world governing body in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, two weeks after the unveiling of a revised calendar.
May 26, 2020 18:05
NEW DELHI: Top Indian athletes from India - Rohit Sharma, Hima Das, Nikhat Zareen, Manpreet Singh, Kuldeep Yadav, Dipika Pallikal, Simranjit Kaur and Mirabai Chanu have come together to participate in world’s largest virtual sports event.
May 22, 2020 17:05
KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton World Federation on Friday unveiled a revamped tournament calendar for the remainder of 2020 following disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The BWF announced the revised list of events to signal the restart of competitive badminton, suspended following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
May 13, 2020 20:05
NEW DELHI: Resume non-contact sports like cricket and badminton behind closed doors, in few locations and with limited manpower, industry body FICCI suggested on Wednesday, as the Indian sports sector looks to get the wheels back in motion amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 01, 2020 16:05
KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) and Spanish Badminton Federation (FESBA) confirmed Friday that the BWF World Championships, traditionally scheduled for August 2021, will now take place at the end of 2021 from Monday 29 November to Sunday 5 December.
Apr 29, 2020 17:04
KUALA LUMPUR: The Badminton World Federation and Badminton Denmark announced Wednesday that the TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals 2020 in Aarhus, Denmark have been postponed for a second time to new dates of 3 – 11 October. The postponement was necessitated after the Danish government extended coronavirus social-distancing measures banning “larger gatherings” until the end of August. 
Apr 28, 2020 19:04
NEW DELHI: The Badminton Association of India is ready to host the $400,000 India Open, an Olympic qualifier, in December this year or January next year, BAI has informed the Badminton World Federation, provided government approval is forthcoming.
Apr 22, 2020 16:04
KUALA LUMPUR: It has been five years since BWF’s Integrity Unit was formed.