Pan Am Junior Team leaves today!

Thursday, 30 July 2015 by

Bon Voyage Pan Am Junior Team! July 30, 2015 The players selected to represent Jamaica in the Pan Am Junior championships Team Event leave Jamaica this afternoon for Tijuana, Mexico. Team members include the Wilson brothers, Sean and Shane, along with Alana Bailey and newcomer Tahlia Richardson. The team is expected to face tough challenges

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach praised the BWF for its record in ensuring badminton’s integrity during a visit to Badminton Association of Malaysia’s National Training Centre today. Bach, who is in Kuala Lumpur for the 128th IOC Session, watched Malaysia’s next generation of Olympic hopefuls going through training drills at the centre in Stadium

Memorandum: Integrity of Badminton

Thursday, 16 July 2015 by

Dear Members and Continental Confederations Please find attached a letter from Thomas Lund, Secretary General on match-fixing as a threat to the integrity of sport. Please ensure that the key messages contained here are communicated internally to the relevant people in your organisation. This is a follow up letter on what the BWF is putting

BWF Agrees New Tokyo 2020 Venue

Thursday, 16 July 2015 by

The Badminton World Federation has agreed to a change of venue for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and is looking forward to optimising its presentation of badminton at the new location. Following open and constructive discussions with the Tokyo 2020 Local Organizing Committee and the International Olympic Committee on this matter, the BWF Council has

Pam Am Games Results

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 by

Jamaica Badminton Pan-AM – improved but falls short July 14, 2015 Team Jamaica Badminton contingent had promising results in Mens and Mixed Doubles, by reaching the Quarter Finals, in the Pam American Games. However, Monday brought new realties to the team and unfortunately the promise shown did not materialize.Henry / Wynter reached the quarterfinals, in

Pandaz vs Racketeers in Badminton Club Knock-out Finals July 12, 2015 The first rounds of the Jamaica Badminton Association Inter-club Knock-out were held yesterday at Constant Spring Golf Club. In the B Division Racketeers Badminton Club (RBC) made short work of Mandeville Rangers (MR) with a 4-1 win, conceding the first and only match, the

Sunday, 12 July 2015 by

Jamaica’s badminton team out of singles, success in Mixed at the Pan Am Games July 12, 2015 Team Jamaica did not progress past the round of 16 in the Pan Am Games yesterday in the Singles Events. Gareth Henry, who received a bye into the round of 16, drew number 1 from Canada, Andrew D’Souza,

Badminton Club-Knock-out Winners

Sunday, 12 July 2015 by

Racketeers and Ingleside Pandaz triumphant! July 12, 2015 The Jamaica Badminton Association Club Knock-out wound up this afternoon at Constant Spring Golf Club, with Racketeers Badminton Club (RBC) taking home trophies in the A and B division and Ingleside Pandaz triumphant in the D division. The A division match-up between Racketeers and Chisholm Champs (CC)

Badminton readies for Pan Am Games

Friday, 10 July 2015 by

Badminton serves off tomorrow at the Pan Am Games! July 10, 2015 Action begins for Jamaica’s finest in badminton, at the Pan Am Games in Toronto, Canada, tomorrow. The match schedule for tomorrow is: The Jamaicans have received challenging draws. The line-up starts at 9:10am (10:10am Toronto) Saturday, with the hardworking Ruth Williams pitted

Innovation; the importance of keeping badminton “a clean sport”; badminton’s inclusion in the Paralympic Games and the Rio 2016 Olympic Games were among highlights of the President’s Review at the 76th BWF Annual General Meeting today. Opening the yearly gathering – attended by 106 of the Badminton World Federation’s 182 member associations – Poul-Erik Høyer