Badminton World Federation

Indian shuttlers to take part in All England Championships after three test negative in retests

Three Indian shuttlers and a support staff had tested positive on Tuesday while a few were awaiting confirmation on their inconclusive samples, leaving the players without much practice.

published on : 17th March 2021

Badminton World Federation cancels US Open and Canada Open due to COVID-19

BWF also informed that Badminton Asia Championships 2021 has been postponed.

published on : 12th March 2021

Thailand Open: Shuttler HS Prannoy cruises to second round after hard-fought win vs Jonatan Christie

In the first game, Christie defeated Prannoy 18-21 but in the following two games, the 28-year-old put on some fine performances and ensured his spot in the second round.

published on : 20th January 2021

Saina and Co granted training licence after all participants test negative

The shuttlers can now train but only during the time-slots allotted to each team.

published on : 6th January 2021

Saina asks BWF to intervene after players are kept away from physios, trainers during Thailand tour

Having undergone coronavirus tests, Saina asked Badminton World Federation (BWF) to sort the mess as this will impact the performance of the players on the court.

published on : 5th January 2021

PV Sindhu hopeful of travelling to Thailand from UK despite increasing travel bans

In October, Sindhu had pulled out of the Denmark Open, one of the only two events to be held since March.

published on : 22nd December 2020

Badminton World Federation announces calendar for first half of 2021, India Open to be held from May 11

The USD 400,000 India Open will be the last of the 17 events to earn points towards sealing berths for the Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 22nd December 2020

In London with consent of my parents, no rift with them, coach: PV Sindhu dismisses fake report

Sindhu's father PV Ramana, who has often spoken on behalf of the shuttler dismissed media reports that she left because of an unspecified dispute in the family.

published on : 20th October 2020

I blame Asian nations' withdrawals for Thomas & Uber Cup delay: Ex-badminton coach Vimal Kumar

The decision to go ahead with the Denmark Open has left a few Indian players, including PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap, confused.

published on : 15th September 2020