With support from Badminton World Federation (BWF) and AirBadminton Dubai, 26 Special Olympics United Arab Emirates (UAE) athletes showcased their talents at Expo 2020 Dubai on 8 October 2021.
From July until September this year, AirBadminton launches and test events are organised in various countries globally. Lets highlight some of those activities in Mexico, Netherlands and Spain.
In July, Badminton Pan Am Confederation organised its official continental AirBadminton launch in Acapulco, Mexico, alongside the XXIX Pan Am Junior Championships U19 2021.
BWF has recently release a new resource for technical officials – The Umpires’ Guide to Inclusive Events.
The BWF is pleased to open the application process for the BWF National Level 1 Classifier Workshop, and Members Associations, National Paralympic Committees and National Para Badminton Associations are invited to submit applications for the programme in 2021.
Badminton World Federation (BWF) in partnership with the World Academy of Sport (WaoS) have opened the new cycle of scholarship programme for the WAoS Athlete Certificate which is an online course developed for aspiring young athletes aged between 15 to 18 years of age who want to gain a broader understanding of the tools needed to become successful and knowledgeable athletes.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) in partnership with the World Academy of Sport (WAoS) have combined to offer yet another unique education pathway opportunity for badminton athletes and aspiring administrators within the community. One fully funded scholarship and four 25% scholarships are available for the Bachelor of International Sport Management degree offered by WAoS and Federation University.
Nelly Ruth Leva is an inspirational leader and athlete in Papua New Guinea’s sporting circles.
Earlier this year, ASOIF (Association of Summer Olympic International Federations) decided to work with ‘Women Lead Sports’, a Switzerland-based organisation providing action-oriented learning programmes for women who aspire for leadership roles in their sports organisation.