What’s New

Education Scholarship Programme 2024 for Young Athletes

Badminton World Federation (BWF) and World Academy of Sport (WaoS) have opened the new cycle of scholarships for the WAoS Athlete Certificate programme. This online course has been developed for aspiring young athletes aged between 15 to 18 who want to gain a broader understanding of the tools needed to become successful and knowledgeable athletes.

Sport Science Research Grants Closes 24 May 2024

The BWF Sport Science Research Grants programme enables research institutions and individual researchers to apply for research grants to assist in the funding of applied sport science research in badminton. Players and ex-players who are interested in furthering their studies at Masters or PhD level in the area of badminton research are encouraged to apply for this grant.

A Spectacular Conclusion to the Premier AirBadminton Tournament in the Region

The AirBadminton courts at the Dubai Police Officer’s Club in Al Jadhaf, Dubai, witnessed an exhilarating display of world-class badminton over the past two weekends during the Dubai Police Ramadan AirBadminton Tournament 2024. Organized by the Dubai Police as part of their esteemed Ramadan Games 2024 and executed in collaboration with the UAE Badminton Federation, the tournament attracted nearly 200 players, showcasing the growing popularity and prestige of the sport in the region.

Friendship Around the Shuttlecock

The organisation of a Shuttle Time programme in southern Senegal involving multiple stakeholders and beneficiaries is expected to provide a boost to the sport in the region, which borders Gambia.

International Women’s Day: Jiang’s Journey to Unite the Sporting World

Jiang Yanmei, now a badminton coach, epitomises inclusion and diversity in sports as Badminton World Federation (BWF) celebrates International Women’s Day. With a badminton career under her belt, reaching a career high of world No.7 in women’s doubles with Li Yujia, Jiang who participated in the Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, reflects on her career and her commitment to breaking new ground while fostering a sense of belonging for all athletes, coaches in the badminton community.

Egypt to Receive Enhanced Membership Grant

Egypt Badminton Federation has been identified as the recipient of the Enhanced Membership Grant Programme, a new pilot project aimed at increasing the capacity of Member Associations in countries of strategic importance and with significant growth potential.