Badminton Korea Association Archive

  • Korean assocation chair under investigation

    Korean assocation chair under investigation

    Badminton Korea Association (BKA) Chair Shin Gye Ryun was questioned by prosecutors in Seoul this week in matters related to his use of government money for his son’s education overseas.  Shin, who is currently serving...

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    Former BWF President assumes new title

    Former Badminton World Federation (BWF) President Kang Young Joong (pictured) has been elected the new President of the Korea Council of Sport for All.  The Council is the governing body for recreational sport in the...

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    Korea announces 2015 National Team

    Korean coaches presented their list of 41 players who make up their 2015 National Badminton Team after spending two weeks in December on selection events. Story and photos by Don Hearn Only days after Lee...

  • Lee Hyun Il named to Korea’s Asian Games roster

    Lee Hyun Il named to Korea’s Asian Games roster

    34-year-old Lee Hyun Il was among the names announced today by Korea’s Yonhap News Agency as being members of the Korean badminton contingent for next month’s Incheon Asian Games.  Speculation in the Korean press began...

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    Lee Hyun Il may return for Asian Games

    Former world #1 Lee Hyun Il is being considered as an addition to the team for the 2014 Incheon Asian Games this September, according to a report today from Korea’s Yonhap News Agency. Lee, who...

  • 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,...

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