An AirBadminton Activation was held for the first time during the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando from 4-8 June, with the aim of growing badminton in the country and making it a permanent fixture of the multi-sport event.
The mention of the name Remi Rossi will likely bring a beaming smile to the faces of many a badminton fan – the world No.713 is famous for a momentous win at the TotalEnergies Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2020 last year.
For the September 2022 cycle, BWF and WAoS are once again offering the scholarship for WAoS’ and the University of London’s Postgraduate Certificate in International Sports Management., with one fully funded scholarship, and ten 25 per cent scholarships.
With the BWF Female Participation Grant 2022, Salo, who has hemiplegia, was able to be accurately classified in the Standing Lower (SL4) class and play her first international matches at the 4th Fazza Dubai Para Badminton International 2022.
Building on the first BWF Para badminton National Level 1 Classifier Workshop in Vitoria, a Level 2 Classifier Workshop delivered in the UAE in conjunction with the Dubai Para Badminton International in May.
“A mediocre life is not for me,” said the 32-year-old recipient of the BWF Female Participation Grant 2022, which supports a new athlete’s participation needs, including classification.
In the 2022 cycle, BWF & WAoS are offering 100 scholarships per member association to access the online Athlete Certificate programme.
In April 2022, Barbados became the first Caribbean country to host the BWF-IPC Para Badminton Technical Workshop.
BWF announced the winners of the inaugural Member Association Awards at the 10th BWF Members’ Forum on 06th May 2022.