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Dolan too strong for Abela

Badminton Europe Centre of Excellence Irish player Jonathan Dolan has proved to be too strong for Matthew Abela and has won 21-10 and 21-8. Though the score doesn't suggest a close game Abela had a good performance and had some close rallies. Read: Abela plays the Latvia International Dolan has continued his positive participation by [...]

Bio – Nigel Degaetano “Badminton is fast paced and a beautiful game”

We will be trying to  get your closer to our members and we will be reproducing small interviews that we are doing with players, coaches, officials and even more. It's the first bio we are featuring Nigel Degaetano, 20, an MCAST Student currently undertaking a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management at MCAST. Nigel is [...]

3 x 21 to stay!

The delegates have decided. Badminton will continue to be played with 3 games to 21 after the proposal wasn't backed by two thirds of the delegates. 129 delegates out of 252 votes cast were in favour but this was not enough to make the change. Another proposal to reduce on-court coaching and to introduce timeouts [...]

Time for change?

Badminton has reached a crossroads and big decisions will be taken tomorrow and Saturday at the BWF Annual General Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand. 189 Member Associations will be gathering to discuss the future of badminton and the proposals for change. The changes proposed are: A new and enhanced scoring system (based on 5 games to [...]