Badminton Korea Association Archive

  • Whereabouts sanctions reversed for Kim and Lee

    Whereabouts sanctions reversed for Kim and Lee

    A Doping Hearing Panel at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) has expunged the one-year sanction against Korean men’s doubles players Kim Ki Jung and Lee Yong Dae, meaning that the two men can get back...

  • Korean association fined for negligence

    Korean association fined for negligence

    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) issued a press release today stating that they had fined the Badminton Korea Association (BKA) US$40,000 for negligence in the context of the Whereabouts violations that got doubles players Kim...

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    POLL – Is suspension of Kim & Lee fair?

    Korean men’s doubles players Kim Ki Jung and Lee Yong Dae have been suspended by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) for one year.   We’d like your opinion on that ruling.  Is it fair, too harsh,...

  • Yong Dae stops training and hires a lawyer

    Yong Dae stops training and hires a lawyer

    Lee Yong Dae is ready to fight the decision of the BWF. According to local daily The Dong-A Ilbo, the case of Korean legend and his compatriot Kim Ki Jung – who have been handed...

  • BKA: “Kim and Lee have never taken any banned substances”

    BKA: “Kim and Lee have never taken any banned substances”

    “Lee Yong Dae and Kim Ki Jung have never taken any banned substances,” Kim Joong Soo, an executive director of the Badminton Korea Association (BKA), was quoted by Korea’s Yonhap News Agency as saying, “nor...

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    BWF sanctions Kim and Lee for ‘whereabouts’ violations

    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) issued a press release today that may clarify what has become hot news on the Korea sporting scene today.  The BWF revealed that men’s doubles stars Lee Yong Dae and...

  • Lee Yong Dae under doping scrutiny

    Lee Yong Dae under doping scrutiny

    The online edition of Korean daily The Chosun Ilbo reported this afternoon that marquee player Lee Yong Dae was under suspicion for doping.  No details were reported but a press conference has been scheduled by...

  • SUPERSERIES FINALS 2013 – Korea surprises

    SUPERSERIES FINALS 2013 – Korea surprises

    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has published some early confirmations for the Superseries Finals and the only surprise has come from Korea, which has confirmed disbanded pair Ko Sung Hyun and Lee Yong Dae for...

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