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Badminton - 12 Mar 2003
Thailand has today withdrawn from the Sudirman Cup, following protests to the International Badminton Federation (IBF) concerning the draw for the competition.
Badminton - 20 Sep 2002
The International Badminton Federation (IBF) has become the third major international federation to launch a new online ranking service using Sportcal’s Active Data for Sport (ADS) service last week.
Badminton - 18 Sep 2002
The draw for the OCBC/Yonex US Open was made today for the first time via the Internet with the new IBF software, written by Sportcal.
Badminton - 09 Sep 2002
09/09/2002 : The International Badminton Federation (IBF) is to focus on further and faster global development, the Executive Board has announced following their weekend meeting in Bangkok.
Badminton - 05 Sep 2002
The International Badminton Federation is proud to announce the launch of its brand new, fully interactive world ranking software, now available through the World Badminton Online website.
Badminton - 21 Jun 2002
19/06/2002 : The recent Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2002 in Guangzhou, China, was one of the most broadcast sporting events in history, excluding major multi-sports events and FIFA's World Cup soccer.
Badminton - 14 May 2002
The suspense on the future of badminton’s scoring system is to continue for one more week.
Badminton - 10 Jan 2002
Sportsetail, the merchandising business owned by Hay & Robertson and BSkyB, has reached an exclusive agreement with the International Badminton Federation (IBF) to supply and distribute official IBF licensed goods.
Badminton - 08 Nov 2001
Following the election of a new President of the Indonesian Badminton Association (PBSI), Justian Suhandinata has resigned from his positions of IBF Vice-President and Council Member.
Badminton - 08 Nov 2001
Japanese sports goods company Yonex has agreed to renew its title sponsorship of the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships for a further three years taking it through to March 2004.
Badminton - 25 Oct 2001
Following the hugely successful 2000 World Junior Championship in Guangzhou last November, the International Badminton Federation (IBF) could be taking its oldest and most prestigious team events to China for the first time.
Badminton - 02 Oct 2001
The Executive Board meeting of the International Badminton Federation has been rescheduled and will now take place on 2 November in Thailand.
Badminton - 27 Sep 2001
Badminton's quota of 172 players at the Olympic Games will remain unchanged for Athens 2004, despite IBF's request to increase the number of players back to 192 - the number permitted in Atlanta in 1996.
Badminton - 07 Sep 2001
The International Badminton Federation (IBF) has appointed Octagon CSI as its international television rights partner effective January 2002.
Badminton - 13 Jul 2001
Badminton can look forward to its most high-profile Olympic Games yet, thanks to the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision to award the 2008 Games to Beijing.
Badminton - 21 Jun 2001
Some good news for players and fans of the Grand Prix circuit - the Thailand Open is back on. Originally scheduled to take place from 11-15 July, the Badminton Association of Thailand (BAT) was unable to secure the necessary funds to stage the tournament, and IBF Member Associations were advised of its cancellation in mid-May.
Badminton - 08 May 2001
Badminton will feature for the first time at the All Africa Games in Abuja, Nigeria in 2003, IBF is pleased to announce.
Badminton - 08 May 2001
After the success of this edition of the Asia Cup 2001, the organisers and promoters of the event have decided to make it a yearly event, instead of every other year. The past two editions had been held in Jakarta, Indonesia in 1997 and Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
Badminton - 01 Mar 2001
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to sponsor 'The World’s No1 Badminton Tournament' – the All England Open Badminton Championships.
Badminton - 28 Feb 2001
The Asian Badminton Confederation (ABC) has confirmed that the 3rd Asia Cup, to be held in Singapore from 2-6 May, will be the most lucrative event on the world badminton calendar.
Badminton - 09 Feb 2001
Olympic Solidarity, the development arm of the IOC, are to contribute around US$10,000 to the staging of this year’s World Academy, where many of the world’s most promising young badminton players and coaches will meet.
Badminton - 05 Feb 2001
Nominations for the IBF Presidential, Vice-Presidential and Council elections closed at midnight on Friday, 2 February, and IBF have released the list of candidates for the vacant positions.
Badminton - 12 Jan 2001
Badminton's World Grand Prix Finals Dates Announced
Badminton - 28 Nov 2000
Commercial Rights Deal for Dutch Badminton
Badminton - 02 Oct 2000
Badminton Claims Best-Ever Olympic TV Viewing Figures
Badminton - 21 Mar 2000
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