Science Research Grants 2014 / 2015

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 by

The BWF provides the opportunity for research institutions and individuals to apply for research grants to assist in the funding of applied sports science research in badminton. The BWF Sports Science Commission has 3 key goals and the research grants are there to assist in achieving these goals: 1. To encourage and widen interest and

BWF To Test Scoring Option

Friday, 20 June 2014 by

The Badminton World Federation will seek to test a five-game scoring system – to 11 points with no setting – in the coming months. Following the BWF Council meeting on 30 May, it has been agreed to invite tournament hosts to trial this scoring option, starting from August. While no decision has been taken on

UHWI Guardian “Keep it Alive” 5K

Thursday, 22 May 2014 by

Our next 5K is The UHWI Guardian “Keep it Alive” run on June 21 at 7 pm. We are looking forward to our second night run and invite everyone to register and participate as members of Team Badminton. ( Register online as per instructions on poster)Team Badminton t-shirts are available for purchase and as part of

Samuel Ricketts won the U19 finals of the Suriname Easter tournament defeating the #1 seed Soren Opti in 2 sets 21-15, 21-10. This is an excellent result for Samuel and will do well for his confidence for the up-coming Pan American Junior Badminton Championships to be held in Guatemala in July. Samuel arrived in Suriname

The Jamaica Badminton Association’s (JBA’s) 2013 ‘B’ Division Rocketeer Champion Jade Clarke, says she is happy that the Spartan Health Club has now come on board with the JBA in offering the team a training facility. “I am very overwhelmed and pleased knowing that Spartan Health Club has now come on board to help us

JBA Club League 2014

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 by

The Jamaica Badminton Association Club League Tournament had it’s Club League Opening Ceremony on Saturday April 5, 2014, at Constant Spring Golf Club at 6 pm. Teams were well represented. David Thomas, Vice President of the JBA, delivered the opening address and set the tone for the tournament. He stressed fair play and good sportsmanship,

Spartan Health Club sponsorship

Monday, 03 March 2014 by

Spartan Health Club has just come on board to sponsor all of our players who are training to be on the Jamaica Badminton Association’s Senior National Team. They have each been granted a one year membership at Spartan. The sponsorship has a value of approximately $1,295,000.00. The JBA is ecstatic about this sponsorship and is looking

Badminton Strategy 2013-2015

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 by

Jamaica Badminton Mission: To unite all stakeholders of Jamaica Badminton with one purpose : to put Jamaica Badminton first Vision: To develop the sport of badminton in Jamaica both by increasing the number of clubs and players across the island and, by achieving a national standard of excellence so that our players are competitive internationally at

New JBA council member elected

Sunday, 09 February 2014 by

Mrs. Nichole Case of the Racketeers Badminton Club has been nominated and elected to the position of Council Member of the Jamaica Badminton Association on February 9, 2014. Click to view letter

Jamaica Badminton Association (JBA) second vice-president, Joseph Clarke, becomes the first Jamaican to be selected as an umpire for the Commonwealth Games, which will take place in Scotland this later year. Clarke, who is Jamaica’s first and highest ranked international umpire, once again placed the nation in history. He is the first Jamaican to be