Badminton World Federation (BWF) has confirmed its updated Tokyo 2020 qualification process has been approved by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
World number one Kento Momota, whose positive COVID-19 test in January this year led to him and the rest of the Japanese team pulling out of three scheduled events in Thailand, has been named top seed for next month’s All England Open Badminton Championships.
Denmark retained the European Mixed Team Badminton Championship after thumping France in the final in Vantaa, Finland today.
The qualification period for the badminton tournaments at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been extended from April 25 to June 15.
France and Denmark reached the final of the European Mixed Team Badminton Championships after claiming wins in the decisive matches of their semi-final encounters against Russia and Germany respectively.
France and Germany will join Russia and defending champions Denmark in the semi-finals of the European Mixed Team Badminton Championship in Vantaa after all four won today.
Defending champions Denmark beat Germany in a rematch of the 2019 final to cap a fine start to the European Mixed Team Badminton Championship in Vantaa.
Samoa 2019 Pacific Games gold medallists Remi Rossi and Dgeniva Matauli have been named as regional ambassadors for the "i am badminton" integrity campaign.
Defending champions Denmark record whitewash win on opening day of European Mixed Team Badminton Championship
Denmark started the defence of their European Mixed Team Badminton Championship title with a whitewash win over hosts Finland on the opening day of competition at the Energia Areena in Vantaa.
Denmark are set to defend their crown at the upcoming 2021 European Mixed Team Badminton Championships in Vantaa in Finland, starting tomorrow.
World badminton champion PV Sindhu has switched training bases in the latest shake-up to her Tokyo 2020 preparations.
The Yonex German Open, which had been the next-but-one tournament on the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour calendar, has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The 2021 Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour season is set to get underway at the upcoming Yonex Swiss Open, with the draw confirming that Olympic champion Carolina Marín could face reigning world champion PV Sindhu in the women's singles final.
Kento Momota and Tai Tzu-ying remain top of the respective men and women's Badminton World Federation (BWF) world rankings after the standings were unfrozen.
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has approved plans for this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Council elections to be held virtually on May 22.