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  • 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...

  • Yuhan Tan to chair Athletes’ Commission

    Yuhan Tan to chair Athletes’ Commission

    Belgian player Yuhan Tan (pictured) has been selected as the new Chair of the BWF Athletes’ Commission.  He takes over from Emma Mason, whose term on the Commission ended this year.  Taking up the post...

  • Lee Chong Wei in; Lee, Chong Wei Feng out

    Lee Chong Wei in; Lee, Chong Wei Feng out

    Phase II qualifying lists for the 2015 BWF World Championships were released yesterday by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and men’s singles showed rejections of most of the highest-profile players.  Previously announced in the Malaysian...

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    BWF Athletes’ Commission gets 2 new members, still needs a Chair

    The BWF Athletes’ Commission elections have been completed and Japan’s Shintaro Ikeda (pictured) and Koen Ridder of the Netherlands were the two men selected to join Tang Yuanting (pictured bottom) of China as new members. ...

  • WORLDS – No wild card for Lee Chong Wei

    WORLDS – No wild card for Lee Chong Wei

    Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) had hoped that either the Badminton World Federation (BWF) or the hosts PBSI would put an end to their headaches by offering Lee Chong Wei a wild card for the...

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