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    Lee, Sagoy are first Para-Badminton Players of the Year

    Lee Sam Seop and Helle Sofie Sagoy received the inaugural Para-Badminton Players of the Year awards on Monday where singles World Champions Chen Long and Carolina Marin were also honoured. Photos: Badmintonphoto (live) The competition...

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    Players of the Year to be named Monday

    Saina Nehwal, Bao Yixin, and Lee Yong Dae / Yoo Yeon Seong join four World Champions as the BWF names 19 candidates for its 2015 Badminton Players’ Awards. Photos: Badmintonphoto The Badminton World Federation (BWF)...

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    Superseries Finals go ahead with just one substitution

    Naoko Fukuman / Kurumi Yonao (pictured) are the only substitutions from among the forty entries for next week’s Superseries Finals in Dubai. The Badminton World Federation (BWF) released the final list of qualifiers today and...

  • BWF: Yu Xiaohan under provisional suspension

    BWF: Yu Xiaohan under provisional suspension

    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) issued a press release today saying that Singapore Open champion Yu Xiaohan has been under Provisional Suspension since September 28th.  The announcement comes a few days after China’s Xinhua New...

  • BWF: No comment on role in Zilberman visa

    BWF: No comment on role in Zilberman visa

    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) refused any comment on its role in the acquisition of a visa for Israel’s Misha Zilberman.  Journalists were not permitted to interview Zilberman after his 14-21, 14-21 loss to Hsu...

  • Zilberman given visa, AP reports

    Zilberman given visa, AP reports

    Misha Zilberman of Israel has been granted a visa to enter Indonesia to compete in the Total BWF World Championships, according to a report late yesterday from the Associated Press.  The report cited Olympic Committee...

  • Zilberman to get BWF escort to Indonesia?

    Zilberman to get BWF escort to Indonesia?

    According to a report late last night in The Jerusalem Post, Badminton World Federation (BWF) Secretary General Thomas Lund is planning to escort Israeli shuttler Misha Zilberman to Indonesia.  The report says Zilberman’s participation in...

  • Still no visa for Zilberman

    Still no visa for Zilberman

    Misha Zilberman of Israel has not been granted a visa to participate in the Total BWF World Championships in Jakarta.  In an article this week in The Jerusalem Post, Zilberman is quoted as saying on...

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