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  • 20140626_1641_australianopen2014_yves9885

    Editorial – Not the change we need

    When the Badminton World Federation (BWF) proposed three new scoring systems, Badzine voters voted all three down in resounding fashion.  Now the world body’s next step is to take a fourth option, very similar to...

  • No global coverage for scoring system trial?

    No global coverage for scoring system trial?

    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) released a list of tournaments that will be testing the 5×11-point scoring system and one thing that stands out is that only one Grand Prix event, the 2014 Dutch Open...

  • electronic-scoreboard-01-copenhagenmasters2011

    Badzine readers reject 3 scoring proposals; BWF to test a 4th

    After a month of voting, Badzine’s most recent poll revealed that 78 percent of readers were against any tampering with the current scoring system in badminton, with little support for any of the three ideas...

  • Prize bonus for Superseries top players

    Prize bonus for Superseries top players

    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced today that a total sum of US$400,000  would be distributed to top 10 players at the end of the Superseries season, provided that they play in the requested events...

  • 20140411-1541-singaporeopen2014-raph8712_rotator

    Badminton scoring system in for another makeover?

    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced today that it is again considering changes to its scoring system and it has solicited feedback from the Athletes’ Commission. The current system, which had a trial run in...

  • No Wild Card for Lin Dan…nor anyone

    No Wild Card for Lin Dan…nor anyone

    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) will not give any wild card this year for the BWF World Championships in Copenhagen: not to Lin Dan, nor to anyone. According to different sources, a document was sent...

  • 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...

  • Superseries Finals in Dubai for 4 years

    Superseries Finals in Dubai for 4 years

    The BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals will be held in December and for the next three years in Dubai after the BWF announced today that it had signed a deal with the Dubai Sports...

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