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Badminton - 02 Mar 2016 - Media rights
Eurosport and Badminton World Federation have announced an exclusive two-year agreement to showcase the sport’s leading events across Europe* on Eurosport Player, Eurosport’s premium live and on-demand digital service.
Badminton - 09 Jun 2015 - Events
Denmark will host the major European badminton event in 2017, the European Championships. This was announced by Badminton Europe (BEC) Friday. The event will take place from 25 to 30 April in the Danish city of Kolding in Southern Denmark.
Badminton - 15 May 2015 - Events
The BWF World Junior Championships will be held in three different continental confederations over the next three years with the awarding of the 2016 and 2017 tournaments to Bilbao, Spain, and Yogyakarta, Indonesia, yesterday.
Badminton - 12 Jan 2015 - Sponsorship
Energy giant Total partners with BWF as the title sponsor of BWF Major Events to promote badminton and increase its Asia-Pacific presence.
Badminton - 02 Apr 2014 - Events
April 2: Dubai signs four-year partnership to host the BWF World Superseries Finals and sponsor the BWF World Superseries Rankings under the name ‘Destination Dubai’
Badminton - 04 Feb 2014 - Events
The opportunity to partner with a globally-recognised brand such as MetLife is ideal for growing badminton’s fan base internationally, specifically through the MetLife BWF World Superseries.
Badminton - 08 Feb 2013 - Federations & NOCs
Badminton World Federation is set to reap “tens of millions” in revenue from commercial rights during the next cycle of tournaments, starting in 2014.
Badminton - 01 Feb 2013 - Federations & NOCs
Badminton World Federation is set to reach new frontiers in its development thrust this year, introducing the sport to hundreds of thousands more children through its ‘Shuttle Time’ programme.
Badminton - 28 Sep 2012 - Events
Fourteen (14) Member Associations of Badminton World Federation (BWF) are vying to host events in the BWF World Superseries 2014-2017 tournament cycle; with China presenting two of a total 15 bids.
Badminton - 31 Aug 2010 - Federations & NOCs
Paris, 28 August, 2010 – At the Yonex Badminton World Championships 2010, currently taking place in Paris, Peace and Sport and the Badminton World Federation (BWF) signed a global partnership agreement to develop joint programs for peace-promotion.
Badminton - 10 May 2010 - Federations & NOCs
Paris and Copenhagen – 5-times European Champion Peter Gade today announced that he is offering his 2010 European Champion Gold Medal and other equipment to the “1,000 rackets for Haiti” appeal launched last month by Association Solibad and the Monaco-based international initiative Peace and Sport to help Haitian earthquake survivors.
Badminton - 07 Nov 2008 - Events
Stockholm, November 7th 2008 The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has exclusively appointed IEC in Sports to handle worldwide television distribution, for the inaugural BWF Super Series Masters Finals.
Badminton - 01 Feb 2008
The Badminton Asia Confederation (BAC), together with Total Sports Asia (TSA), is bringing the Robot (sponsor) Thomas & Uber Cups Asian Zone Qualifying Tournament to the world.
Badminton - 25 Sep 2007
The Hong Kong Badminton Association (HKBA) has appointed Total Sports Asia (TSA) as its exclusive worldwide media rights distributor for the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open Badminton Super Series 2007.
Badminton - 07 Sep 2007
Chinese Taipei Badminton Association (CTBA) is the latest association to exclusively appoint IEC in Sports as their television coordinators for international broadcast rights.
Badminton - 03 Nov 2006
Kuala Lumpur, 3rd November 2006 – The Badminton World Federation recently launched a worldwide logo design competition on the internet on <A href="http://www.bwflogodesign.com/">http://www.bwflogodesign.com/</A>.
Badminton - 16 Dec 2005
International Badminton Federation (IBF) have appointed IEC in Sports to exclusively handle the European television rights for all major IBF properties from 2006-2009.
Badminton - 24 Nov 2005
The International Badminton Federation, after years of deliberation, has made the move from Cheltenham, United Kingdom to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Badminton - 11 Oct 2005
The International Badminton Federation and Total Sports Asia have signed a multi-year exclusive representation agreement for all media rights in Asia-Pacific and Middle East.
Badminton - 24 Jun 2005
Anaheim, Calif (June 23, 2005) - This summer the fastest racquet sport in the world will air on ESPN2.
Badminton - 13 Jan 2005
The International Badminton Federation’s renewed focus on development was underlined today (Wednesday) when the contract for the first of five global IBF Training Centres was signed in Saarbruecken, Germany.
Badminton - 01 Dec 2004
The International Badminton Federation introduced sweeping changes at its Extraordinary General Meeting today (Wednesday), including a move of its central office away from the UK for the first time in the Federation’s 70-year history.
Badminton - 01 Dec 2004
With the departure of Stephen Baddeley (Chief Executive for the past seven years) to Sport England, the Badminton Association of England has appointed David Teasdale as interim Chief Executive.
Badminton - 29 Oct 2004
24 October - TVNW Media Group has been named as host broadcaster of the 2004 World Junior Badminton Championships, to be held this weekend in Richmond, BC, Canada. A highlights package from the individual competition will be produced and given three separate airings on national cable sports channel TSN.
Badminton - 08 Oct 2004
The International Badminton Federation is to stage an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) at the end of this year as it looks to adopt a new strategic plan for 2005 and beyond.
Badminton - 07 Oct 2004
A new report indicates that over 74 million viewers in China tuned in to watch the badminton mixed doubles final at the Olympic Games on 19 August 2004. The report was commissioned by IBF to evaluate Olympic viewership of all sports at the Athens Olympic Games, and was produced by Taylor Nelson Sofres Sport (TNS Sport).
Badminton - 11 Aug 2004
The official draw for the badminton events at the Olympic Games in Athens took place on Sunday using a new-look draw program developed by Sportcal.net, the technology arm of Sportcal.com.
Badminton - 04 Aug 2004
Following an exhaustive tender process, the Badminton Association of England has appointed Goodform Ltd to prepare a new commercial strategy for this important governing body and for the sport of badminton in England.
Badminton - 09 Jul 2004
For the first time in the world and in any sport, the International Badminton Federation (IBF) is proud to announce the launch of a sport-specific dedicated photographic wire agency. This new service is provided by BadmintonPhoto, the official Photographic Agency of IBF.
Badminton - 10 Feb 2004
The International Badminton Federation’s new Chief Operating Officer, Andrew Ryan, has asserted that the Goudi Olympic Complex in Athens has the potential to be badminton’s best Olympic venue to date, once key installation issues are resolved.
Badminton - 22 Dec 2003
The International Badminton Federation (IBF) is set to distribute over US$1 million in 2005 to its five Continental Confederations for development projects, IBF President Korn Dabbaransi announced today following the conclusion of the Federation’s Council session in Kuala Lumpur (MAS).
Badminton - 22 Dec 2003
The International Badminton Federation (IBF) has confirmed the appointment of Andrew Ryan as Chief Operating Officer (COO), currently in an acting capacity.
Badminton - 14 Nov 2003
IBF is today announcing that it has agreed with its Chief Executive, Neil Cameron, that he will no longer act as IBF Chief Executive and will leave IBF’s employment, with immediate effect.
Badminton - 05 Nov 2003
The International Badminton Federation (IBF) is pleased to announce the launch of a new online merchandising arm to its website at www.worldbadminton.net
Badminton - 24 Sep 2003
IEC in Sports has renewed its agreement with the Chinese Badminton Association to represent the IBF China Super Grand Prix Championships. This is the third consecutive year that IEC is representing this prestigious 5-star tournament. The event will be held again this year in Guangzhou from November 11-16.
Badminton - 28 Jul 2003
The IBF annual meeting was staged at the Holiday Inn in Birmingham on Sunday, July 27 – the day before the start of the QI IBF World Championships 2003.
Badminton - 24 Jun 2003
THE BBOC today mounted a strong defence of performance director Lars Sologub’s integrity in the face BADMINTONscotland accusations of 'discrimination' over the composition of his provisional British Olympic badminton squad for Athens.
Badminton - 10 Jun 2003
The International Badminton Federation (IBF) is pleased to announce the rescheduling of the Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia Open World Grand Prix events.
Badminton - 23 May 2003
The International Badminton Federation (IBF) is pleased to announce that the QI IBF World Championships, originally planned for 12-18 May in Birmingham, England, have been rescheduled to take place from 28 July to 3 August 2003.
Badminton - 14 May 2003
Carlton, the world's largest badminton specialist brand, has re-signed Denmark's European Badminton Champion Peter Rasmussen to a new three-year contract with the brand.
Badminton - 12 May 2003
ON the day when the 13th World Championships should have begun at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, the Badminton Association of England today announced overwhelming support from one vital quarter for the event to go ahead on a new date in August.
Badminton - 06 May 2003
England will go to the International Badminton Federation shortly to seek agreement in principle for the staging of the 13th World Badminton Championships.
Badminton - 02 May 2003
The Badminton Association of England were stunned and surprised today after the decision by IBF President Korn Dabbaransi and his eight-man Executive Board to order the postponement of the 13th World Championships in Birmingham’s National Indoor Arena from May 12-18 because of concerns over the SARS epidemic in Asia.
Badminton - 30 Apr 2003
Only a day after the Department of Health said that there was no need for the International Badminton Federation (IBF) to consider postponing the World Badminton Championships in Birmingham, UK Sport was today stunned by the news that the event is to be ‘postponed’.
Badminton - 30 Apr 2003
The International Badminton Federation (IBF) has, with the greatest regret, decided to postpone the XIII World Championships due to the continued uncertainty surrounding Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
Badminton - 29 Apr 2003
UK Sport has intervened in the debate over whether or not next month’s World Badminton Championships in Birmingham should go ahead by securing a letter from the Department of Health that says there is no need for the International Badminton Federation (IBF) to consider postponing the event.
Badminton - 28 Apr 2003
THE Badminton Association of England today reaffirmed their determination to stage the QI IBF World Championships at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham from May 12-18 despite mounting concern over the SARS virus.
Badminton - 24 Mar 2003
22/03/2003 : Badminton’s scoring system is set to return to its 'traditional' system, following a vote at the International Badminton Federation’s Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM), held in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, earlier today.