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Olympics badminton: South Korean appeal rejected


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An appeal by four South Korean badminton players against their disqualification from the Olympics for match-fixing has been rejected, the head of the Badminton World ... Read more...

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Thomas and Uber Cups increased to 16 teams


June 11th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has rolled out a strategic new format for the Thomas and Uber Cups (men's & women's world team championships) which expands ... Read more...

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World Badminton Federation suspends Pakistan’s membership


April 4th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 4(ANI): The World Badminton Federation (BWF) has suspended Pakistan's membership over the ongoing controversy of parallel bodies in the Pakistan Badminton Federation (PBF).According to a letter signed by BWF Chief ... Read more...

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Successful badminton tourney another feather in Andhra police’s cap


August 17th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The successful and smooth conduct of the World Badminton Championships despite the initial security and swine flu scares has come as yet another feather in ... Read more...

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World badminton body unhappy with players pulling out on their own


August 13th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 13 (IANS) After two Austrian players pulled out of the World Badminton Championships, citing apprehensions over security, the sport's governing body Thursday expressed concern that team managers and ... Read more...

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Malaysian badminton coach tests negative for swine flu (Lead)


August 13th, 2009 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 12 (IANS) The Malaysian badminton coach, who was hospitalised here after showing swine flu-like symptoms, tested negative for the viral disease Wednesday, an official said. Jeremy Gan, who coaches the Malaysian ... Read more...

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World Badminton: Malaysian coach stable


August 12th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 12 (IANS) The condition of the Malaysian coach, quarantined with swine flu-like symptoms at the World Badminton Championships here, was stable Wednesday. "He had no fever in last 36 hours. ... Read more...

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Malaysian coach quarantined but chances of swine flu low


August 11th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) A Malaysian coach has been quarantined in a hospital here with symptoms of swine flu, but Badminton World Federation (BWF) and health officials Tuesday said there ... Read more...

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We are not reviewing our security measures, says WBF


August 9th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Aug. 9 (ANI): World Badminton Federation (WBF) on Sunday said that it would not be reviewing security arrangements despite England pulling out of the world championships to be held from Monday ... Read more...

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England’s pull out ‘unfortunate’, says world federation


August 9th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Badminton World Federation (BWF) Sunday termed as "unfortunate" England's decision to pull out from the World Championships citing security concerns, and said the team management could ... Read more...

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