What’s New

BWF Female Participation Grant: A Golden Success

Nine female Para badminton players are reaping the benefits of the BWF Female Participation Grant, all of which participated in the Spanish Para Badminton International 2021, the final para qualifying event before Tokyo 2020 Paralympics in Cartagena, Spain last month.

Membership Grant Programme Boosts Badminton Globally

Activated in 2020, the BWF Membership Grants Programme aimed at stimulating a return of badminton activities, has seen over 130 Member Associations benefit. With ‘Back to Badminton’ the underlying theme, these are some of the national activities delivered in the first quarter of 2021.

Boost for BWF & SOI Partnership

Special Olympics International (SOI) has appointed Maggie Brennan in the new role of Manager of Sport Development as part of the joint Global Development Strategy by BWF and SOI to grow badminton and provide meaningful opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities worldwide.

Badminton Flies High in Tunisia

A series of development activities to further develop and promote badminton in the country were held from 11–23 March 2021 by the Tunisia Badminton Federation with support from BCA Development Officer Ahmad Reda and BWF Dubai Badminton Development Manager Jaffer Ebrahim.

Coach Education Level 3 Virtual Closing Activities

The BWF has recently held its first “virtual graduation” activities, recognising the accomplishments of our pioneer groups on the groundbreaking Coach Education Level 3 course. The first two pilots were run in Asia and Europe, with candidates exploring high-level topics in coaching, followed by a long-term course project, under the supervision of the course tutors.