BWF’s continued commitment towards sport development and peace saw another two orphanages in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, benefit last year.
‘Inclusion’ was the key principle underlined by Badminton World Federation (BWF) on the occasion of the International Day of Sports for Development and Peace which was celebrated on Tuesday, 6 April 2021.
After making an impact at several places around the world, AirBadminton’s arrival in Africa happened with a friendly team relay competition at the University of Mauritius on 15 December 2020.
Following the recent announcement of the BWF Para Badminton Tournament Calendar for 2021, we are happy to communicate that the application process for the BWF Para Badminton Female Participation Grant 2021 is OPEN!
Under the BWF Membership Grants Programme, activated in 2020, over 100 Member Associations received their first sums of money in November. Due to COVID-19, the funds were aimed at stimulating a return of badminton activities, with ‘Back to Badminton’ the underlying theme. These are the highlights of the national activities delivered in November and December.
Not so long ago, Dubai and badminton seemed worlds apart. The emirate was known for hosting big-ticket events in other sports such as tennis and football; badminton never even lurked on the horizon.
One of the benefits of the Swiss ball training, part of the BWF Coach Education Level 2 Resources, is its positive effect on the integrity of functional movements and balance of upper and lower limbs of teenage badminton players.
Sport Industry Scholarship Programme 2020 for Dual Career Athletes, Member Association Staff & Young Athletes – Updates
BWF received more than 70 PGCert in International Sports Management applications from at least 35 countries, comprising staffs of Member Associations, current and former athletes (badminton and Para badminton), technical officials, coaches and university graduates, with female applicants making up 36 per cent. And also received more than 310 Athlete Certificate applications from more than 60 countries, with female youth athletes accounting for 40 per cent of it.
Badminton World Federation (BWF) in collaboration with Special Olympics International (SOI) has published their Global Development Strategy to grow badminton and provide meaningful opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities to be involved in all aspects of badminton.