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Dubai Honored with BWF Physical Activity Award as Shuttle Time Dubai Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The city of Dubai has been awarded the prestigious BWF Physical Activity Award, recognizing its outstanding efforts in promoting physical activity and badminton. This accolade coincides with the celebration of the 10th anniversary of Shuttle Time Dubai, a program that has significantly contributed to the development and popularization of badminton in the region, as well as the celebration of World Badminton Day.

Special Olympics Badminton on the Rise – Celebrating World Badminton Day

This World Badminton Day, Special Olympics is highlighting and celebrating the spirit of competition and the power of partnership within the sport of badminton in the Special Olympics Latin America (SOLA) region. Special Olympics’ sport federation partner, Badminton World Federation (BWF), created and now celebrates World Badminton Day annually on 5 July to promote fun and inclusive badminton opportunities worldwide.

BWF and partners Raising a Racket for World Badminton Day

BWF and its Southeast Asia partner Haier, with the help of Rotaract Club of Petaling Jaya and Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management & Technology (TARUMT), kicked off official World Badminton Day activities in style, utilising BWF’s flagship programme Shuttle Time for an interactive coaching clinic.

Recognition for Sustainable Practices in Czechia

The Czech Badminton Federation, in keeping with the newly-adopted Sustainability Strategy of the Czech Olympic Committee, realised the potential for recycling shuttlecock tubes, and implemented a project for its collection and conversion into various other products.

Let’s Move for BadminTeen

The International Olympic Committee’s ‘Let’s Move’ campaign for Olympic Day highlights the profound impact of sports and physical activity. Physical activity is essential for our overall well-being. Regular exercise enhances cardiovascular health, strengthens muscles and bones, improves flexibility and coordination. Participating in activities like badminton not only boosts physical fitness but also supports mental and emotional health. Badminton encourages people of all ages and backgrounds to embrace movement and enjoy the benefits of a dynamic and inclusive sport.

Participation Award for Northern Marianas

The Northern Marianas Badminton Association (NMBA) has been honoured with the prestigious Participation Award for its exceptional efforts in integrating badminton as an interscholastic competitive sport in middle and high schools. This recognition, conferred by the Badminton World Federation (BWF), includes a US$1500 equipment grant, and highlights NMBA’s commitment to fostering youth involvement in badminton.