Competition has been heating up as 16 schools battle it out in the 2015 JBA/SDF Under-15 Badminton Schools’ League. Schools from the Eastern and Western regions have been competing over the last week with matches commencing on April 17. It’s anybody’s guess who will make it to the finals from the Western region where 7

Malaysian player, Lee Chong Wei, has received an eight-month sanction for an anti-doping regulation violation. This sanction, imposed by the BWF Doping Hearing Panel, has resulted from an Adverse Analytical Finding of Lee’s sample taken at the BWF World Championships last 30 August in Denmark. That sample contained Dexamethasone, a Specified Substance prohibited “in competition”,

Gareth Henry, Jamaica’s top male badminton player is back on the Olympic trail in Peru. Henry, who was selected to participate in the Pan Am Development Training Camp in Peru from April 7-21, has been looking forward to the XX Peru International which started today. Henry commented – “It is always good to get two

National Junior Squad Named

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 by

The Jamaica Badminton Association has named the 2015 National Junior Squad. The juniors named to the squad have been earmarked for development for the upcoming Pan Am Junior Badminton Championships in Tijuana, Mexico, August 2-9, and the Caribbean Regional Badminton Confederation Championships,August 27-30 .   The juniors named in the U19 category are Shane Wilson,

Høyer Receives Knighthood

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 by

BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer has been knighted by Denmark’s Queen Margrethe II in her 75th birthday honours. The 1996 Men’s Singles Olympic gold medallist was one of two sporting heroes awarded the Order of the Dannebrog (knighthood); the other being golfer, Thomas Bjorn, who has played on three Ryder Cup-winning squads. The national honours were

Wilson and Wynter triumph!

Monday, 13 April 2015 by

The finals of the Tournament of Kings concluded this evening at the Constant Spring Golf Club. In the Open Men’s Singles Event, tall and lanky, number one seed, Che Beckford faced off against the diminutive, but irrepressible Shane Wilson, the number 4 seed, who disposed of number 6 and number 2 seeds on his way

Shuttle World Edition 9 Newsletter

Monday, 13 April 2015 by

The Badminton World Federation is pleased to present its quarterly newsletter: Shuttle World 9 – January/March 2015.

Tournament of Kings Draw

Friday, 10 April 2015 by

Please find the Tournament Draw for Tournament of Kings 2015 – April 11 -12. ALS AMS BLS BMS CLS CMS DLS DMS Matches are scheduled to begin at 9am, as such players should arrive half an hour before their first match to register and pay their entry fees. If there are any concerns, please direct

We regret to inform you that due to circumstances beyond our control, the JBA Club League and the Quantum Badminton Tournament, scheduled to beginMarch 28 and May 3rd respectively, have been postponed. We will advise you of the new dates as soon as possible.