Badminton

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.
Jul 16, 2020 11:07
LAUSANNE: Further to the approval of a series of amendments to the Tokyo 2020 qualification system principles by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Qualification Task Force in April,  the review of the International Federation (IF) qualification processes for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and each sport has now been finalised.
Jun 25, 2020 20:06
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".
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.