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  • 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...

  • Thomas and Uber Cup draws

    Thomas and Uber Cup draws

    The BWF revealed the draws of the upcoming Thomas and Uber Cups, to be held in India in May. Title holders China were granted with a fair draw, as the Thomas Cup squad will play...

  • 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...

  • Para-Badminton one step closer to Tokyo 2020

    Para-Badminton one step closer to Tokyo 2020

    Para-Badminton is one of the two sports allowed to be an official candidate sport at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The International Paralympic Committee notified the Badminton World Federation (BWF) of the good news last...

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    A second World Champs wild card for Lin Dan?

    During a breakfast hosted by Badminton England to their VIP Members, Peter Gade, invited as a special guest, hinted that there were discussions going on about giving Lin Dan a wild card again for the...

  • New Olympic qualification rule for more nations to compete

    New Olympic qualification rule for more nations to compete

    The Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced today that its council had decided to decrease the maximum number of players involved in the Olympic singles draws. As was the case for the doubles, only 2 single...

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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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