BWF approves 30% gender representation in Council

The BWF recently staged its 81st BWF Annual General Meeting from Copenhagen. During its virtual meeting, it approved the proposal to ensure geographical and gender representation on the BWF Council by establishing a framework that guarantees global board representation and minimum representation of each gender. Specifically, the members approved changes to the constitution ensuring “at least 30 […]

BWF doubtful to introduce synthetic shuttles next year

The BWF (Badminton World Federation) is unlikely to go ahead with its plan to introduce synthetic shuttles next year, in the wake of COVID-19. Earlier this year, the BWF had approved the use of synthetic shuttles in all BWF International tournaments from 2021. This sustainable decision was taken to cut down waste from the use […]

BWF named PV Sindhu as an ambassador for ‘i am badminton’ awareness campaign

PV Sindhu was unveiled as one of the ambassadors for Badminton World Federation’s ‘i am badminton’ awareness campaign on April 22, 2020. The BWF’s integrity unit was formed five years ago. This campaign is a platform in which players can express their love and respect for badminton by advocating and committing to clean and honest play. We are proud […]

BWF to freeze International Rankings until the start of the International Circuit

Following the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) is planning to freeze the World rankings of the badminton players. Previously, the BWF suspended all International tournaments from March 20 until the end of April after the All England Championship. The Indian Open (Super 500), Malaysia Open (Super 750), and the Singapore […]

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