General
Unstoppable China win 11th Sudirman Cup
26/05/2019 12:19 | Alan Raftery
sMany Badminton fans anticipated the emerging force of Japan to perhaps do what no other nation has ...
We have a China vs Japan final!
25/05/2019 16:39 | Alan Raftery
The semi-finals of the 16th edition of the Sudirman Cup in Nanning was something to behold. And now ...
France finish 14th after Canada defeat
24/05/2019 16:01 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
France has finished 14th in the BWF TOTAL Sudirman Cup after losing out to Canada in a 1-3 defeat i...
The CoE turns to the world
24/05/2019 15:49 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Badminton Europe have started to support different confederations around the World and not just Euro...
Hall of Fame: Honour for Bang Soo Hyun
24/05/2019 08:45 | Press Release by BWF
Former Olympic gold medallist Bang Soo Hyun of Korea was inducted into the BWF Hall of Fame last nig...
China lead the way
23/05/2019 16:11 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
China lead the way in the quarter final of the Sudirman Cup against Denmark, after going ahead in th...
Leeswadtrakul new BWF Deputy President, Zeniya earns seat on BWF Council
23/05/2019 10:21 | BWF
Thailand’s Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul has been elected as BWF Deputy President following election...
Denmark advances to the Quarterfinals
22/05/2019 16:44 | Annika Langrock
After beating Indonesia on Wednesday, Denmark has reached the Quarterfinals of the TOTAL BWF Sudirma...
France have beaten Netherlands
21/05/2019 17:46 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Another European tie of the week, has concluded, and it is France who have won 3-2 against Netherlan...
Ireland has beaten New Zealand
21/05/2019 15:25 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Ireland has won their second tie at the BWF TOTAL Sudirman Cup in Nanning this morning in China, by...
Scotland's team for U17 European Championships
21/05/2019 14:11 | Badminton Scotland
Badminton Scotland today confirmed the team which will travel to Gniezno in Poland from 30 August un...
England are victorious over Denmark
20/05/2019 20:43 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
England has won the all European tie against Denmark today, 3-2 at the BWF TOTAL Sudirman Cup in Nan...
Mixed fortunes for Europe on day One
19/05/2019 00:18 | Tom Hazlewood
The 2019 Sudirman Cup finally got underway today and it was an action-packed day in Nanning China. ...
Sudirman Cup 2019 Preview: Greenland
18/05/2019 21:26 | Mireille van Daal
Tomorrow is the big day! The Sudirman Cup 2019 will start in Nanning, China. The opening ceremony a...
Young stars in Bonn
18/05/2019 21:25 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
The B.A.B.B. German International 2019 which took place from 15 to 18 of May in Bonn, Germany, ended...
Sudirman Cup 2019: preview Slovakia and Lithuania
17/05/2019 08:57 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
On 19 May the Sudirman Cup 2019 will get underway in Nanning, China and will come to an end on the 2...
Sudirman Cup Preview - Isreal, Ireland and Switzerland
16/05/2019 16:59 | Tom Hazlewood
The 2019 Sudirman Cup is now just three days away and the representing nations and players are eager...
“I want to win an Olympic medal at home”
16/05/2019 12:38 | Annika Langrock
Anne Tran spoke to Badminton Europe about her personal ambitions and revealed that the 2020 Olympics...
Sudirman Cup: group 2 preview
15/05/2019 20:30 | Mireille van Daal
Sudirman Cup 2019 in Nanning is getting closer and closer. Only 4 days until this prestigious event...
"It will be a great battle for everybody"
15/05/2019 19:44 | Alan Raftery
To book your place at the 2020 Olympics, the vital qualification year has begun. Fans will be keepin...
"I want to become an Olympic Champion"
15/05/2019 19:26 | Alan Raftery
As we know, the Olympic qualification period is underway. A time where dreams of representing your c...
Are you the new Communications Intern?
15/05/2019 13:31 | Annika Langrock
Badminton Europe is currently looking for a new intern, from the start of September to the end of J...
Sudirman Cup 2019: Elite group-preview
14/05/2019 07:34 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
From 19 to 26 of May, the world's best badminton will take place in Nanning, China where the Sudirma...
AirBadminton – The new Outdoor Game
13/05/2019 14:00 | Badminton Europe
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) and HSBC jointly launched a new outdoor game, AirBadminton, and...
Sudirman Cup 2019: 6 days to go
13/05/2019 11:06 | Mireille van Daal
The Sudirman Cup 2019 in Nanjing is coming closer and closer: Twenty-one nations from all over the ...
Badminton Europe launches partnership with Uni-Damp
13/05/2019 10:26 | Badminton Europe
The Danish hygro-box manufacturer, Uni-Damp, has agreed to a five-year marketing partnership with Ba...
Shephard back on top
12/05/2019 21:42 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Jack Shephard has spent more than a year as world number 1, yet he hasn’t won an international event...
Bethell sensational as Meril marches on
11/05/2019 22:31 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Daniel Bethell was pushed all the way in today’s semi-final against world number 1 Pramod Bhagat. ...
Loquette’s greatest day
10/05/2019 23:17 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The world number nine in the Last 16? The European Champion in the quarter-final? Surely Meril Loque...
“It is important to receive new ideas”
10/05/2019 15:32 | Annika Langrock
New faces and perspectives – Badminton Europe’s commission members for the next years are confirmed....
Levi loses top spot to Hellman
09/05/2019 22:18 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Amir Levi’s loss sees the Israeli scrape second in his men’s singles group and means he has a lot...
Want to work at Badminton Europe?
09/05/2019 14:00 | Badminton Europe
Badminton Europe is seeking an Administration Manager for a full-time position to join its head offi...
European SL4s put to the test in Ottawa
08/05/2019 22:22 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The struggle is real for the SL4 singles classes in Canada as Europeans start to fall out of this ye...
Misha Zilberman climbing up the ranking list
08/05/2019 17:33 | Lilit Poghosyan
In this week’s BWF world ranking list Misha Zilberman (Israel) has moved four spots up to occupy pos...
Sudirman Cup 2019: 12 days to go
07/05/2019 17:45 | Mireille van Daal
In less than two weeks the World Championships for teams will start in Nanjing, China: The Sudirman...
The EPC General Assembly has concluded
07/05/2019 13:16 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
On Saturday 4 May in Netanya, Israel, The European Paralympic Committee (EPC), held their General As...
"It is going to be some exciting months"
07/05/2019 13:09 | Annika Langrock
Mia Blichfeldt, speaking to Badminton Europe, has revealed her plans and ambitions for the rest of t...
Joe Scott: "I love the competitiveness"
07/05/2019 09:31 | Alan Raftery
When tasked with writing an article on a future star, I could look no further than a young talent at...
“I want Suzuki this time”
05/05/2019 09:48 | Denmark's Cathrine Rosengren focuses on Canada this week (Badminton Europe / Mark Phelan)
Europe’s top SU5 women’s singles player Cathrine Rosengren has her sights set on world number 1 Ayak...
Lamsfuss/Herttrich drew the short straw
03/05/2019 23:13 | Mireille van Daal
The Super 300 tournament in New Zealand has ended for Mark Lamsfuss & Isabel Herttrich (Germany). T...
Over six retain their titles
03/05/2019 11:11 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Over the past week, there have been continental championships across Asia, Africa and Pan America,...
The new Magazine is out!
02/05/2019 10:16 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Last week, the latest issue of the Badminton Europe magazine has been released on Issuu, containing...
Olympic qualification starts Down under!
01/05/2019 22:53 | Mireille van Daal
With Tokyo 2020 coming closer, the official qualification period starts tomorrow. This means that t...
Only 19 days to go!
30/04/2019 09:46 | Annika Langrock
In less than three weeks, the TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup 2019 will be getting underway in Nanning, China...
The race for Tokyo 2020 begins
29/04/2019 17:51 | Alan Raftery
Today marks a very important day for the world’s top Badminton players. They will all be hoping to b...
This is how you voted
29/04/2019 10:59 | Rasmus Bech
For the first time the badminton fans voted for the European Fan Player of the Year and Shot of the ...
This is how the Award panel voted
29/04/2019 10:58 | Rasmus Bech
Now the BEC Gala awards are completed, and here are the statistics of how the award was chosen for e...
Baglar bags a brace of Golds
28/04/2019 15:28 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Turkey’s Zehra Baglar grabs today’s headline with a surprise double gold in Uganda Baglar domi...
Ritchie Campbell receives President’s Medal
28/04/2019 10:18 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The former Board Member of Badminton Europe received the President’s medal at the BEC Gala on Saturd...
These are the winners for the BEC Awards 2018
28/04/2019 00:07 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
At the BEC Gala in Kiev, Ukraine, on April 27th the winners of the BEC Awards 2018 were announced. ...
English legend new member of BEC Hall of Fame
27/04/2019 23:17 | Aidan Jones & Rasmus Bech
Badminton Europe is delighted to announce that the former European Champion, Mike Tredgett MBE, is t...
India dominate as Europeans fall in semi-finals
27/04/2019 20:17 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Heartbreak for Loquette and Mroz as they both fail to make the SU5 men’s singles final today, and to...
Peter Tarcala new BEC President
27/04/2019 16:55 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) is pleased to announce Peter Tarcala as the BEC President for t...
Member’s Forum was a success
26/04/2019 21:10 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The 2019 Member’s Forum is in the books, and it was clear that the Member Associations of Badminton ...
Knoblauch set for African triple gold
26/04/2019 20:46 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Europe’s top female WH1 player Valeska Knoblauch has an outside chance of taking all 3 gold medals i...
Joao Matos elected as new BWF Vice-President for Europe
26/04/2019 17:25 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Matos will for the period 2019-2023 be the BWF Vice-President for Europe. At Annual Delegate’s M...
Haller through to 3 quarter-finals
25/04/2019 20:49 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
German Tim Haller will wake up tomorrow to the prospect of 3 quarter final matches at the Uganda Int...
The schedule for the 2019 BEC Congress
25/04/2019 13:15 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The 2019 BEC Congress will take place in Kiev, Ukraine on the 26th & 27th April 2019. BEC looks ...
Misha Zilberman: I can reach higher
25/04/2019 13:01 | Lilit Poghosyan
Misha Zilberman (Israel) has reached position no. 49 on the BWF men’s singles world ranking list thi...
Kulikov escapes group after shock defeat
24/04/2019 17:42 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Day 2 in Africa sees Russian Pavel Kulikov bounce back with a win to secure a place in the knock out...
Gailly returns to Uganda to defend title
21/04/2019 22:08 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Guillaume Gailly collected Gold, Silver and Bronze medals last year at the Uganda International. ...
Doubles delight for Denmark
21/04/2019 09:50 | Tom Hazlewood
The Croatian International concluded today and there were two Doubles titles for Denmark and Emil La...
Kiev: One week to go
19/04/2019 09:27 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The BEC Congress is almost one week away, and one place to begin is the Members’ Forum, which is set...
"I am a big fan of Tiger Woods"
15/04/2019 12:20 | Annika Langrock
As a five-year-old, Marvin Seidel was playing badminton for the first time. Today, he is one of Germ...
No Axelsen in Singapore final
14/04/2019 09:39 | Mireille van Daal
It was time for the thirteenth clash between Viktor Axelsen (Denmark) and Kento Momota (Japan). The...
Milan Ludik: I’m really excited to play in Minsk
13/04/2019 12:15 | Lilit Poghosyan
COE players Felix Burestedt (Sweden) and Milan Ludik (Czech Republic) have both moved three spots up...
A drama in 80 minutes
12/04/2019 15:20 | Annika Langrock
In the second quarterfinal duel within seven days, Axelsen was successful in seeking revenge against...
All set for Kiev
12/04/2019 14:51 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
As we are now two weeks away from the Badminton Europe Confederation Congress in Kiev, Ukraine, pre...
Three Europeans left in Singapore
11/04/2019 15:31 | Annika Langrock
Six Danes have played in the second round of the Singapore Open 2019 on Thursday. Half of them have...
Scotland squad selected for World Junior Championships
10/04/2019 13:48 | Badminton Scotland
Badminton Scotland today confirmed the team which will compete at the World Junior Championships, to...
The second meeting within two weeks
10/04/2019 11:06 | Annika Langrock
Mia Blichfeldt has won her first match at the Singapore Open. After facing Pusarla V. Sindhu (India)...
Astrup and Rasmussen cruise into Round 2
09/04/2019 16:17 | Alan Raftery
We move from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore, for the next BWF Tour event. And today featured qualificatio...
European representation in Singapore
09/04/2019 09:09 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The Singapore Open has started, and the European representation is from four European countries, Den...
- I will be leaving Badminton England
08/04/2019 13:28 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Peter Briggs is leaving Europe. His and Gregory Mair’s future as a current pairing could come to an...
International gold for Lucas Mazur
07/04/2019 14:51 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
SL4 world champion Lucas Mazur wins Europe’s only gold medal at the 2nd Fazza - Dubai Para-Badminton...
Ireland and Muir win title trebles at National Junior Badminton Championships
07/04/2019 12:59 | Badminton Scotland
Lindsey Ireland successfully defended her under 17 girls’ singles title today at the U13/17 National...
Jakobsen takes the title!
07/04/2019 12:35 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Julie Dawall Jakobsen has won the Women’s Singles final at the Finnish Open 2019 in straight games a...
Coombs goes for his first title in 2 years
06/04/2019 20:05 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
6 places have been earned by Europeans on finals day tomorrow, and one man from Devon has his sights...
Quarterfinals done onto the semis
06/04/2019 14:20 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
After a mixed morning for Europe, there are eleven European players left as we head into the semi-fi...
-Christie controlled it better than I did
06/04/2019 00:54 | Alan Raftery
The quarter-finals for the CELCOM AXIATA Malaysia Open 2019 came to a close today. With tricky condi...
Rooke through to semi-finals
05/04/2019 08:24 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Martin Rooke makes it to semi-final stages of the 2nd Fazza - Dubai Para-Badminton International WH2...
Mroz draws world number 2 in the last 16
04/04/2019 22:02 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Bartlomiej Mroz, the European Champion took a tough beat in the groups and exits Group C in second p...
Three Europeans left in Malaysia
04/04/2019 09:18 | Annika Langrock
On Thursday, the second round of the CELCOM AXIATA Malaysia Open 2019 got underway in Kuala Lumpur. ...
Laura Sarosi: We shouldn’t forget to enjoy the game
04/04/2019 09:17 | Lilit Poghosyan
Laura Sarosi (Hungary) has climbed eight spots up on this week’s world ranking list and is now ranke...
Mazur aiming to come back stronger in Dubai
03/04/2019 19:03 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Lucas Mazur recovers well after his first loss in 2 years last weekend in Turkey, with straight game...
“I'm really looking forward to the next round”
03/04/2019 13:36 | Annika Langrock
Kirsty Gilmour has reached the round of 16 at the CELCOM AXIATA Malaysia Open 2019, after beating Ev...
Grassroots badminton recieves boost with new league
03/04/2019 12:57 | Badminton England
Badminton England has revealed that a brand new, tiered National Team League, capable of supporting...
Top matches in the Men’s Singles!
02/04/2019 11:39 | Annika Langrock
After Anders Antonsen has advanced to the round of 16 at the CELCOM AXIATA Malaysia Open 2019 in Ku...
Nice to be in the sun!
02/04/2019 10:05 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Marcus Ellis has spoken to Badminton Europe about the positives of playing in a warm country, the En...
Jonas Lyduch leaves Badminton Netherland
01/04/2019 12:00 | Badminton Netherland
Badminton Nederland and assistant-bonds coach Jonas Lyduch will end their co-operation. The 39-ye...
A second chance in Dubai
31/03/2019 19:35 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
This week sees the 2nd Fazza – Dubai Para-Badminton International get underway in the UAE, and a sec...
Lane and Pugh victorious in Poland
31/03/2019 16:23 | Tom Hazlewood
It was joy for the English pair Ben Lane & Jessica Pugh as they claimed the Mixed Doubles title at t...
China set the standard for the World in Turkey
31/03/2019 00:16 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The Chinese arrive on the scene and take 7 gold medals out of a possible 20 events at the Turkish Pa...
Axelsen in India Open final
30/03/2019 21:26 | Mireille van Daal
Today was semi-final day at the Yonex-Sunrise India Open 2019. While first seeded pair Kim Astrup/A...
Mazur and Rosengren continue the fight for Europe
29/03/2019 23:06 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Semi finals day in Turkey and every European left in the wheelchair classes fall at the final hur...
Want to work at Badminton Europe?
29/03/2019 10:08 | Badminton Europe
Badminton Europe is seeking a Finance & Administration Manager for a full-time position to join its...
A rocky road for Europe’s best wheelchairs
28/03/2019 21:40 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Wandschneider and Rooke were flying through their singles draws until they faced the force of Asia i...
Impressive Day for Europe in New Delhi !
28/03/2019 20:54 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
The YONEX-SUNRISE India Open 2019 is getting underway in New Delhi, India from 26-31 March with the ...
"My biggest dream is to play badminton for a living"
28/03/2019 11:26 | Annika Langrock
Line Christophersen is only 19 years old and wrote already history: As the first Danish Women’s Sing...
Suter-Erath in the hunt for another title
27/03/2019 21:14 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The former world number 1 sets her sights high for Paralympic qualification and is off to a flying s...
Yvonne Li : ready to show her best
27/03/2019 19:49 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
The action continues this week with the YONEX Polish Open 2019 which is taking place in Częstochowa,...
Nhat Nguyen getting closer to the top
27/03/2019 19:45 | Lilit Poghosyan
Last week’s Orleans Masters quarterfinalist Nhat Nguyen (Ireland) has moved 11 spots up on the men’s...
Strong start for Axelsen
27/03/2019 18:10 | Tom Hazlewood
Day two of the Yonex-Sunrise Indian Open took place today and it saw a strong start for Denmark star...
"It is a huge goal of mine"
27/03/2019 13:48 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The next edition of ´European Para-Badminton Towards Tokyo 2020´ features David Jack Wilson from Wal...
Mroz hungry for victory, whilst Tuzcu crashes out
26/03/2019 23:32 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The SU5 men’s singles European Champion made a great start to his Turkish International today with t...
First round success for the Danes!
26/03/2019 16:31 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The YONEX Sunrise India Open, got off to a great start for the Danish Men’s Doubles today, with Ande...
Leverdez is ready to fire!
25/03/2019 15:45 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Brice Leverdez speaking to Badminton Europe believes he is as ready as ever, as he prepares to play ...
Lia Salehar: I hope to play again soon
25/03/2019 11:29 | Annika Langrock
Since last year, Lia Salehar has been dealing with an injury. After three retired matches this year,...
Paralympic Qualifying begins this week in Turkey
24/03/2019 20:59 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The Paralympics ignite as 279 of the world’s elite para-badminton players warm up in Antalya, for th...
Très Bien for Europe in Orléans!
24/03/2019 11:59 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
The Orléans Masters 2019 which took place from 19 to 24 March in Orléans, France, ended on Sunday wi...
3 wins for the Tricolour
23/03/2019 23:43 | Alan Raftery
Semi-final day at the Orleans Masters was an exciting one for the home French supporters, which feat...
Success for Scotland on day four
22/03/2019 21:55 | Tom Hazlewood
Day four of the Orléans Masters has drawn to a close with a number of European hopefuls making it to...
Scots are fighting for a spot in the semi-finals
22/03/2019 12:04 | Annika Langrock
On Friday, the quarterfinals of the Orléans Masters 2019 are getting underway in France. Adam Hall i...
French surprise on French soil
22/03/2019 11:12 | Mireille van Daal
The third day of the Orleans Masters started out well for the French players. Two mixed doubles pai...
“We want to qualify for Paris”
22/03/2019 09:20 | Annika Langrock
2019 is a special year for Fabien Delrue on court: He has just began to play at senior level. Th...
Momota: Do I have to say my weakness?
21/03/2019 13:33 | Alan Raftery
Kento Momota, or as fans call him ‘King Kento’, won the All England Open 2019, for the first time. T...
Persson banned from badminton for 18 months
21/03/2019 10:24 | Press Release BWF
BWF statement on suspended badminton player, Mr. Joachim Persson: The Badminton World Federation...
Tokyo is the goal
20/03/2019 15:35 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Milan Ludik, one of the more experienced players at Badminton Europe's Centre of Excellence (CoE), h...
Successful day Two for Europe in Orléans
20/03/2019 13:30 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
At the end of the second day of the Orléans Masters 2019, the Europeans did their best in Orléans, F...
Felix Burestedt: This is a good step in the right direction
20/03/2019 13:29 | Lilit Poghosyan
COE player Felix Burestedt (Sweden) had reached his career-best result last week as he had moved fou...
New rankings ahead of final week!
20/03/2019 09:52 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
It is not long until the final standings in the world rankings will decide who competes at this year...
Christiansen and Bøje start new collaboration
19/03/2019 14:30 | Badminton Denmark
After Christinna Pedersen has ended her international career last week, Mathias Christiansen is now ...
All focus on the Men's Singles on day One
19/03/2019 09:49 | Tom Hazlewood
The 2019 Orléans Masters got underway on Tuesday with a number of Europe’s top players looking to ta...
Bad luck with injuries for Gabrielle Adcock
18/03/2019 15:27 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Injuries at this time of year have not been kind to Gabrielle Adcock of England, of recent times. ...
German pair are contenders to defend their title
18/03/2019 13:49 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Mark Lamsfuss/Marvin Seidel are playing at the Orléans Masters this week and are defending their tit...
“We are just very happy”
17/03/2019 15:00 | Annika Langrock
Mathias Bay-Smidt and Rikke Søby have surprisingly won the YONEX Swiss Open 2019.  As the current...
Only one European pair in the final
17/03/2019 00:13 | Annika Langrock
After Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge have lost their semi-final match against strong Indonesian op...
Stoevas beaten by South Koreans again
16/03/2019 16:50 | Annika Langrock
Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva are out of the Swiss Open. Such as at the Malaysia Masters in January, t...
"We were seeking for revenge"
16/03/2019 14:52 | Annika Langrock
Mathias Bay-Smidt and Rikke Søby surprisingly reached the final of the YONEX Swiss Open 2019, after ...
Pedersen: "It was my last match today"
16/03/2019 14:46 | Annika Langrock
After 1,5 years, Christinna Pedersen and Mathias Christiansen have played their last match together,...
Azurmendi: "She was fighting for all the points"
16/03/2019 14:12 | Thomas Davin
Clara Azurmendi did not succeed in stunning the Japanese player Saena Kawakani - world ranked number...
Defeats for two European top pairs
15/03/2019 18:56 | Margot Charbonnel
The two European Mixed Doubles pairs of Isabel Herttrich/Mark Lamsfuss and Marcus Ellis/Lauren Smith...
Sung Ji Hyun upended Kosetskaya
15/03/2019 18:14 | Thomas Davin
Evgeniya Kosetskaya, silver medalist at the 2018 European Championships, lost to Sung Ji Hyun in the...
Corvee dominated by Sai Praneeth Bhamidipati
15/03/2019 17:11 | Thomas Davin
No chances for Lucas Corvee to reach the semi-finals of the Swiss Open: the Indian Sai Praneeth Bham...
"We will be fighting for every point"
15/03/2019 16:47 | Annika Langrock
Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva have reached the semi-finals of the YONEX Swiss Open 2019, after beating...
Bay-Smidt/Søby first Europeans in the semi-final
15/03/2019 14:15 | Annika Langrock
The Danish Mixes Doubles pair of Mathias Bay-Smidt and Rikke Søby is qualified for the semi-finals i...
"We were focused on every point"
15/03/2019 10:27 | Margot Charbonnel
Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva reached the quarterfinal of the YONEX Swiss Open 2019 after a quite clos...
"I knew it would be a tough match"
15/03/2019 10:27 | Thomas Davin
The French player, Lucas Corvee, fights his way into the quarterfinals of the YONEX Swiss Open 2019,...
Mark Caljouw into his first Swiss Open quarterfinal
15/03/2019 10:14 | Margot Charbonnel
Mark Caljouw found his way out of the match against Kashyap Parupalli from India in straight games (...
Ellis/Smith confidently into quarterfinals in Basel
14/03/2019 19:19 | Margot Charbonnel
After a 30 minutes’ match, Lauren Smith and Marcus Ellis have reached the quarterfinals of the YONEX...
"It was a long fight"
14/03/2019 18:03 | Annika Langrock
After a thrilling match that lasted 74 minutes, Christinna Pedersen and Mathias Christiansen have r...
Badminton instead of Bollywood
14/03/2019 17:35 | Swiss Badminton
On Tuesday, 12 March 2019, Swiss Badminton held a one of a kind press event in Engelberg on the star...
“It has been a great premiere for us”
13/03/2019 21:21 | Annika Langrock
Johanna Goliszewski and Lara Käpplein have faced Anne Tran/Emilie Lefel for the first time at an int...
Burestedt: "I ended up with the same patterns"
13/03/2019 19:41 | Annika Langrock
After qualifying for the main round in Basel, Felix Burestedt had to accept a defeat in the first ro...
Astrup/Rasmussen beaten in the first round
13/03/2019 09:35 | Annika Langrock
Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen have lost their first match of the YONEX Swiss Open 2019. Th...
"We work really well together"
13/03/2019 09:02 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Have you ever wondered if badminton players have a team behind their original badminton coaches? For...
Strong Asian youth at Dutch & German Junior
12/03/2019 21:56 | Mireille van Daal
Two of the strongest junior tournaments were hosted by The Netherlands and Germany in the past two ...
"The experience blew my mind"
12/03/2019 19:43 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Rebecca Spiteri attended YONEX All England Open Championships 2019 last week, after winning the BEC ...
Imogen Bankier: "It's easier to be on the other side"
12/03/2019 15:08 | Annika Langrock
Change of perspective: The former top player, Imogen Bankier, is working as a coach for the French B...
Can the English cause an upset in China?
12/03/2019 13:24 | Tom Hazlewood
The Lingshui China Masters 2019 takes place this week with a number of top players heading to Lingsh...
Who will win in Basel?
12/03/2019 11:42 | Annika Langrock
From 12-17 March, the YONEX Swiss Open 2019 will be getting underway in Basel, Switzerland. For Chri...
Pedersen stops at the Danish national team
12/03/2019 09:26 | Badminton Denmark
A changed life situation gets one of Denmark's greatest Doubles to stop at the national team, with C...
The Kento 'Mota' keeps on running
11/03/2019 09:44 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Kento Momota has won the YONEX All England Open Championship of 2019 after beating Viktor Axelsen ov...
Two reigning champs fall
10/03/2019 20:48 | Alan Raftery
Tai Tzu Ying was vowing to win her third consecutive All England title. A feat that only five other ...
-Amazing
10/03/2019 16:34 | Alan Raftery
First match on finals day was the Women’s Doubles, following two entertaining semi-finals yesterday....
Finalists are confirmed
09/03/2019 23:57 | Alan Raftery
The evening semi-final session really increased the volume in the arena. After some entertaining mat...
Axelsen in the final
09/03/2019 22:37 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Viktor Axelsen has reached his first ever All England final after beating China’s Shi Yuqi in an epi...
Action from semi-final morning session
09/03/2019 16:36 | Alan Raftery
At the semi-final morning session of the All England Open, Japan had the opportunity of a clean swee...
Super Stoevas
08/03/2019 23:49 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Despite a performance that would win any other match, the Stoeva Sisters have exited the YONEX All E...
First semi finalists decided
08/03/2019 22:15 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
At the end of the first session at the YONEX All England quarter finals, there is representation in ...
Still smiling
08/03/2019 16:25 | Alan Raftery
Watching a match between He Bingjiao and Akane Yamaguchi is always a crowd-pleasing spectacle. And t...
An amazing 15 years
08/03/2019 10:01 | Aidan Jones
Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen have played their last ever match as a pair, before they will make ...
- It's going to be tasty
08/03/2019 09:59 | Alan Raftery
In the evening of day two of the All England Open, the Danish had a mini-surge of success. Leading t...
-We want to go for more
07/03/2019 13:58 | Alan Raftery
Germans Mark Lamsfuss and Marvin Seidel in the Men’s Doubles faced a difficult task today in facing ...
Two big shocks in Asian contests
06/03/2019 17:33 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The first day of the YONEX All England Championships has brought a fair amount of shocks both throug...
Big jump for Hans-Kristian Vittinghus
06/03/2019 15:33 | Lilit Poghosyan
Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus (Denmark) has moved seven spots up on the men’s singles world ranki...
-I will try my best
06/03/2019 15:30 | Alan Raftery
The defending champion Shi Yuqi had an opening round battle with Denmark’s Anders Antonsen, who is i...
- It was unexplainable at times
06/03/2019 13:52 | Alan Raftery
England’s Mixed Doubles pair, Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith, came into this tournament as seventh se...
- No easy games for old-timers like us
06/03/2019 13:50 | Alan Raftery
In their final All England before changing partners, the mainstay pair of Carsten Mogensen and Mathi...
Less than 24 hours to go!
06/03/2019 10:20 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
With the All England Open Championships getting underway in less than 24 hours, here is a preview o...
Memo: Board of Directors meeting, January 2019
06/03/2019 09:34 | Badminton Europe
On January 27th, the Board of Directors Meeting took place in Copenhagen, Denmark. Read the memo her...
Two days until All England!
04/03/2019 11:40 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
With just three days until the start of the All England, let's take a flashback to last years All ...
Create our new digital platform
01/03/2019 15:02 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Badminton Europe is currently looking for a company to develop a state-of-the-art digital platform t...
- Tonight will be another tough task
01/03/2019 12:30 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
As the YONEX German Open approaches the final stages, Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus will play the...
The two European pairs get Japanese tests
01/03/2019 10:50 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
As the YONEX German Open approaches the final stages, there are two European pairs left in the quart...
- A big dream came true
01/03/2019 10:44 | Annika Langrock (BEC)
The Danish Women’s Doubles pairing of Kamilla Rytter Juhl/Christinna Pedersen announced last year t...
Two new pairs in Danish Men's Doubles
28/02/2019 14:51 | Badminton Denmark press release
The Men's Double category at the National Elite Training Center will receive new constellations from...
Vittinghus on fire!
28/02/2019 10:56 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus from Denmark made a huge win against Lin Dan today in the German Op...
Solid home victories for Germans
28/02/2019 01:25 | Mireille van Daal
The second day of the German Open 2019 is over, which means the start of the main draw in all event...
- We want to get a medal
27/02/2019 12:22 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Badminton Europe has released a new podcast, featuring two Danish Women that you will know very wel...
No home success in mixed doubles
27/02/2019 01:13 | Mireille van Daal
The first day of the German Open 2019 in Muelheim an der Ruhr is finished. The matches of the quali...
Slovakian fans expectant of a home win
26/02/2019 11:43 | Tom Hazlewood
The Badminton Future Series continues this week with the 2019 FZ Forza Slovak Open, beginning on Thu...
- Olympics Qualification is the focus
26/02/2019 10:56 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Now, two months into 2019, Mark Caljouw has outlined his intentions after he managed to win his firs...
European stars in the German Open
25/02/2019 18:18 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
The YONEX German Open 2019 gets underway this Tuesday, in Muelheim an der Ruhr and will continue unt...
- I am happy that I won this time
24/02/2019 15:26 | Annika Langrock
After being the runner-up of the Barcelona Spain Masters last year, Mia Blichfeldt was able to win t...
Axelsen wins the title
24/02/2019 13:10 | Annika Langrock
On Sunday, Viktor Axelsen won the Barcelona Spain Masters 2019, after a victory in two games against...
Danish Singles players only Europeans in the final
23/02/2019 20:08 | Annika Langrock
Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva, Marcus Ellis/Lauren Smith, as well as Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen are ...
And the winner is… Denmark!
23/02/2019 16:31 | Annika Langrock
After the semi-finals on Saturday, the Men’s as well as Women’s Singles finals of the Barcelona Spai...
Axelsen in the final after retired match
23/02/2019 13:29 | Annika Langrock
On Saturday, Viktor Axelsen has reached the final of the Barcelona Spain Masters, after his opponent...
Ellis misses chance of playing two semi-finals
22/02/2019 22:16 | Annika Langrock
After reaching the semi-final with Lauren Smith in Barcelona, Marcus Ellis got knocked out in the Me...
Danish Dynamite
22/02/2019 20:20 | Annika Langrock
Anders Antonsen, Viktor Axelsen, Line Kjaersfeldt, Mia Blichfeldt, as well as Mathias Boe/Carsten Mo...
- I came to Barcelona to see where I have to improve
21/02/2019 20:18 | Annika Langrock
Viktor Axelsen has reached the quarter-final of the Barcelona Spain Masters 2019. He spoke to Badmin...
- The match was not good enough
21/02/2019 14:26 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
After being part of third-placed Russia at the European Mixed Team Championships last week, Vladimi...
- It is just about us getting back to 100%
21/02/2019 14:04 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Day 3 of the Barcelona Spain Masters got off to another winning start for European players, with Ma...
- We would love to progress to the late stages
20/02/2019 18:44 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
In the Round of 32 of the Spain Masters in Barcelona, Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge have advanced...
Europe going well so far in Barcelona
20/02/2019 18:43 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
After a day and a half of the Spain Masters in Barcelona there has been a number of good results for...
- It is good sparring for everybody
20/02/2019 11:07 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
This week, Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast episode, which is available to view on ...
International challenge returns in Austria
19/02/2019 23:28 | Tom Hazlewood
After an action-packed week at the European Mixed Team Championships,some of the continents top play...
Prepared and ready
18/02/2019 20:46 | Mireille van Daal
The first BWF Super tournament of the year in Europe is on the program! Location: The sunny Barcelo...
Top ranked players in EMTC
14/02/2019 13:29 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the European Mixed Team Championships being held in Copenhagen, Denmark this week, the BWF worl...
New CTC in Hungary
06/02/2019 09:51 | Badminton Europe
Badminton Europe has certificated a new Training Centre: The badminton training centre in Pecs, Hung...
Kim Astrup out of Danish Nationals with injury
06/02/2019 09:15 | Press release: Badminton Denmark
The defending Danish champion in men's double Kim Astrup is still injured in his left foot, and he ...
- We feel quite satisfied with the CoE
04/02/2019 16:20 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Last week, members of the Russian national team have been training at Badminton Europe’s Centre of ...
Lauren Smith's seventh consecutive Nationals win!
04/02/2019 09:34 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Several European Member Associations have crowned their national champions over the past week. B...
Anders Antonsen in top 15
30/01/2019 18:45 | Lilit Poghosyan
Anders Antonsen (Denmark), who won the Indonesia Masters last week in the finals against world no.1 ...
- I went into a new career in whisky
30/01/2019 18:42 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
This week, we will treat you to an exclusive podcast chat with the Head Coach from  France Imogen Ba...
Marin off for 6 to 8 months
29/01/2019 16:54 | Badminton Spain
Carolina Marin has been gone through surgery, after the diagnose of breaking the anterior cruciate l...
European Championships in Copenhagen with Danish super stars
29/01/2019 11:46 | Press Release: Badminton Europe
With around two weeks to go until the start of the European Mixed Team Championships, Badminton Den...
- I want to play at the European Games
29/01/2019 08:58 | Annika Langrock
Soraya de Visch Eijbergen has just moved to Switzerland. The Dutch spoke about how she has settled ...
Antonsen wins his first Super 500
28/01/2019 15:07 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
At the end of a gruelling Indonesia Masters, there were mixed emotions on the final day in Jakarta....
Approved: New collective national agreement
28/01/2019 14:03 | Badminton Denmark press release
Badminton Denmark and the elite badminton players have succeeded in entering into a new collective ...
Two Europeans make the final
26/01/2019 14:02 | Tom Hazlewood
The Daihatsu Indonesian Masters continued with the Semi Finals in Jakarta being played today. Europe...
Paris 2024: IPC announces sports programme
26/01/2019 13:57 | IPC Press release
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has confirmed that the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games spor...
One step before the Finals in Jakarta!
25/01/2019 23:22 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
One step before the Finals in Jakarta! The quarterfinals of the Daihatsu Indonesia Masters 2019 ...
Badminton means a lot to us
25/01/2019 09:47 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
One European pair, who proved what they could do last year, was Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva. Las...
Great day for Europe in Jakarta
24/01/2019 23:13 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
Great day for Europe in Jakarta The Daihatsu Indonesia Masters 2019 continues in Jakarta with th...
Q & A with Freja Ravn
24/01/2019 09:54 | Annika Langrock
Freja Ravn is 18 years old and one of the rising stars from Denmark. She spoke to Badminton Europe i...
Gilmour tops the bill at YONEX Scottish Nationals
24/01/2019 08:45 | Badminton Scotland
Defending champion Kirsty Gilmour has been confirmed as top seed in the women’s singles at the Yonex...
Big win for Antonsen
23/01/2019 21:26 | Tom Hazlewood
Anders Antonsen picked up a somewhat unexpected victory in the opening round of the Indonesian Mast...
- There is not much of a gap anymore
23/01/2019 15:04 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
This week, Badminton Europe has released a new Podcast and it is all about para-badminton. Check ...
Hopes for Europe in Indonesia?
22/01/2019 22:15 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
Hopes for Europe in Indonesia? The action for Badminton continues in 2019 with the Daihatsu Indon...
New Dutch Mixed Doubles pairings
22/01/2019 21:29 | Badminton Netherlands
After a successful trial period of Mixed Doubles pairing, Robin Tabeling and Selena Piek will contin...
Victor Svendsen: It shows that my hard work is giving results
22/01/2019 21:28 | Lilit Poghosyan
Denmark’s Victor Svendsen has moved six spots up on the men’s singles world ranking list to occupy p...
Marin runner up in Malaysia
21/01/2019 11:35 | Mireille van Daal
The second tournament of the HSBC BWF World Super Tour has ended, but definitely was a tournament t...
Will there finally be a European winner in Indonesia?
21/01/2019 00:11 | Tom Hazlewood
Badminton rolls on in 2019 with the Indonesian Masters taking place throughout the week. Some of the...
Marin in the final !
19/01/2019 13:17 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
Marin in the final ! Fascinating semi-final day After an exciting match, Carolina Marin reac...
Europe is approaching the finals in Malaysia
18/01/2019 17:35 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
Europe is approaching the finals in Malaysia  The Perodua Malaysia Masters 2019 is getting underw...
Time to vote: Shot of the Year
17/01/2019 14:35 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
It is that time of year when the BEC Shot of the Year is chosen, and it is chosen by you, please fol...
- Our junior tournaments are very strong this year
17/01/2019 10:21 | Press release: Swedish junior
Swedish Junior & Swedish U-17 International Uppsala, Sweden 25 - 27 January 2019 25-27th of Janua...
Lund is where the year begins for Europe!
17/01/2019 09:44 | Margot Charbonnel
2019 season has officially begun!  The city of Lund will host players from Europe and all around ...
Dominant start for Axelsen
16/01/2019 16:35 | Tom Hazlewood
Viktor Axelsen opened up his 2019 with a straight game victory over Kazumasa Sakai (Japan) on day tw...
- I definitely think we can get a medal
16/01/2019 13:37 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
This week, we will treat you to an exclusive podcast chat with the Mixed Doubles pair from Germany,...
- It will be tough this year
16/01/2019 11:10 | Annika Langrock
From Thursday to Sunday, the RSL Swedish Open will get underway in Lund. Felix Burestedt spoke to Ba...
Badminton joins taekwondo in humanitarian mission
16/01/2019 10:01 | Press Release: BWF
Lausanne, Switzerland – On January 14, 2019, the Taekwondo Humanitarian Foundation (THF), World Taek...
Mixed day for the English on day one
15/01/2019 14:33 | Tom Hazlewood
The opening day of the Malaysian Masters took place today and there's already been a number of shoc...
Are Robin Tabeling/Selena Piek the future for the Netherlands?
11/01/2019 15:04 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The Dutch newcomer pair Robin Tabeling/Selena Piek has been a success since they play together on co...
Europe is on the path to the Semi-Finals
11/01/2019 11:33 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
The Princess Sirivannavari Thailand Masters 2019 is running on and a number of European players mana...
Dutch newcomer pair into the quarterfinals
10/01/2019 15:55 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
As we approach the midway point of the Thailand Masters, there is still a considerable amount of Eu...
- I want to be fit and healthy
10/01/2019 10:28 | Annika Langrock
For Kai Schäfer, it has been a tough last year. He spoke to Badminton Europe about his 2018, as well...
Time to vote!
09/01/2019 15:07 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
You have nominated – Now it is time to vote! Who is your European Fan Player of the Year? To ...
UPDATED RANKINGS AHEAD OF MINSK 2019
09/01/2019 14:52 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Ahead of the European Games in Minsk, this is how the rankings are looking, as the qualification for...
Badminton in Slovenia is developing
09/01/2019 11:22 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
Badminton in Slovenia is developing Slovenia has a strong team of young and promising players ...
Mixed day for Belgium on day one
08/01/2019 16:57 | Tom Hazlewood
The Princess Sirivannavari Thailand Masters got underway today with a number of European players alr...
- Qualification for the Olympics is a very stressful time
08/01/2019 14:00 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Ireland’s Sam Magee is full of confidence ahead of the Olympic qualifying year but does know that it...
Want to be a volunteer writer at Badminton Europe?
08/01/2019 10:42 | Badminton Europe
Apply now! Badminton Europe is looking for writers to join Europe’s number one badminton community....
Exciting new start at Thailand Masters
07/01/2019 22:55 | Mireille van Daal
New year, new opportunities. With the Super Tour finals of 2018 left behind, it is time for a brand...
Milan Dratva becomes the first arrival of 2019
07/01/2019 16:07 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Badminton Europe is delighted to announce the first arrival of 2019 to the Centre of Excellence (C...
Rankings ahead of the European Games
07/01/2019 08:43 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
As the qualification for the 2019 European Games is getting closer to the end, this is how the ranki...
These are the nominees
03/01/2019 15:41 | Rasmus Bech
At the BEC Gala in Kiev, Ukraine, on April 27th the winners of the BEC Awards 2018 will be announced...
What to look forward to
02/01/2019 14:54 | Annika Langrock
Brian Agerbak, General Secretary of Badminton Europe, has given an outlook on 2019 regarding the big...
- We lost two strong partners
02/01/2019 10:38 | Annika Langrock
Linda Efler spoke to Badminton Europe about how the end of Carla Nelte’s and Olga Konon’s careers af...
Happy New Year
31/12/2018 15:10 | Badminton Europe
Happy New Year from Badminton Europe.
- It has been a good year for European badminton
30/12/2018 22:28 | Annika Langrock
Gregory Verpoorten, BEC President and BWF Vice President, summarises the year 2018 for European badm...
2018 highlights - Standing and SS6
30/12/2018 14:06 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Two of the 3 nominees for BWF Para Player of the Year were Europeans in 2018. SL4 Frenchman Lucas Ma...
- I was lucky enough to taste it three years ago
29/12/2018 11:00 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Maria Ulitina, from Ukraine, has revealed to Badminton Europe that her goal is to qualify for the Eu...
- I threw my racket in the air
28/12/2018 23:44 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
England Men’s and Mixed Doubles player Marcus Ellis has revealed the emotions that he went through w...
Merry Christmas
24/12/2018 22:22 | Badminton Europe
Merry Christmas from Badminton Europe.
Who made Badminton Shot of the Year?
22/12/2018 15:49 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Now you can nominate for the new Badminton Shot of the Year Award! Badminton Shot of the Year can ...
Toma Popov: I am working on the right way
21/12/2018 18:05 | Lilit Poghosyan
Toma Junior Popov has entered the top 60 in last week’s men’s singles world ranking list, reaching h...
- It is a new level for me
21/12/2018 12:04 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
For some players, the European Mixed Team Qualification would just be a normal tournament involvemen...
- Huelva was a roller-coaster ride
21/12/2018 10:29 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
This week, Badminton Europe has released the final BEC Podcast episode before Christmas, which is av...
Adam Hall: - I was relieved to be injured
20/12/2018 16:58 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Scotland’s Adam Hall has revealed to Badminton Europe that he was relieved to get injured which has ...
- My idol is Lin Dan
20/12/2018 10:26 | Annika Langrock
Christopher Grimley is 18 years old and one of Scotland’s biggest talents. He spoke to Badminton Eur...
- My biggest role model is my mum
19/12/2018 15:01 | Annika Langrock
Misha Zilberman has participated in a lot of tournaments this year. He summarised his 2018 and spoke...
- Huelva was a roller-coaster ride
19/12/2018 13:22 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Today, Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast episode, which is available on Facebook an...
- It was difficult for me
19/12/2018 13:21 | Annika Langrock
Carla Nelte has announced that she will finish her badminton career for Team Germany. The 28-year-ol...
Danish and Russian successes in Italy
17/12/2018 13:16 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
The YONEX Italian International took place from 13-16 December in Milan, where Danish and Russian pl...
The best of the best
16/12/2018 14:26 | Alan Raftery
There we have it, the end of year finale has come to a close. All year-round players have been worki...
-It all ends here
15/12/2018 19:11 | Alan Raftery
The semi-finals at the HSBC BWF World Tour finals in Guangzhou, China was a spectacle to behold. Pla...
Astrup/Rasmussen in the semi-final in Guangzhou
14/12/2018 17:25 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The final day of the group stage at the HSBC BWF World Tour finals in Guangzhou, China, has come to ...
- We want to get a medal!
14/12/2018 10:43 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
This week, Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast episode, which is available on Facebook...
Saina Nehwal: I am blessed to be serving my country
14/12/2018 10:42 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Saina Nehwal is one of the world's top players, but sometimes playing on court is not the only thing...
Danes win on day two of the finals
14/12/2018 10:41 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Day 2 of the BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou, China, has brought one European victory with Kim A...
Taiwanese top seeds unscathed on opening day
12/12/2018 20:11 | Alan Raftery
The opening day for the end of year finale took place today in Guangzhou, China. All year-round play...
Representative Visits Rapidly Gaining Interests
12/12/2018 15:28 | Tania Teoh
The Representative Visits (RV) is part of the BEC BASIS Programme. The main objective of RV is to pr...
Who will play against who in Copenhagen?
12/12/2018 11:33 | Annika Langrock
From 13-17 February, the European Mixed Team Championships will get underway in Copenhagen, Denmark....
- I want to defend my title
12/12/2018 10:48 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
The YONEX Italian International gets underway this Thursday in Milan and will continue until Sunday....
World Academy of Sport Courses in Chisinau
11/12/2018 17:19 | Tania Teoh
The World Academy of Sport (WAoS) Administrators and Event Management Courses took place on the 6th ...
European pairs gunning for glory at the World Tour Finals
11/12/2018 14:20 | Tom Hazlewood
The HSBC BWF World Tour Finals gets underway on Wednesday, with the top eight ranked players and pai...
Shephard wins Male Para Player of the Year
11/12/2018 11:14 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Team GB’s Jack Shephard was awarded BWF Male Para Player of the Year last night in Guangzhou Chin...
- We believe that we can do good things
11/12/2018 11:07 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Last week, Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast episode, which is available on Facebo...
Milan Ludik: I hope this is just the next step
08/12/2018 19:47 | Lilit Poghosyan
Milan Ludik (Czech Republic) has climbed one spot up to occupy position no. 89 on the men's singles ...
Germany and Sweden won straight
07/12/2018 15:04 | Annika Langrock
On Friday, the first matches of Group 5 of the EMTC Qualification got underway in Erlangen, Germany....
Group 7: Siblings battle to top six in Sofia
05/12/2018 17:34 | Alan Raftery
The seventh and final qualification group for the European Mixed Team Championship 2019 is a special...
Q&A with Yvonne Li
04/12/2018 15:09 | Alan Raferty & Aidan Jones
Badminton Europe caught up with the German Women’s Singles player, Yvonne Li, before she heads to E...
Meet new Junior Manager Luca Crippa
03/12/2018 17:09 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Badminton Europe is delighted to announce another arrival to the Head Office in Copenhagen, Denmark...
Complete success for Spain in Wales
03/12/2018 11:59 | Despoina Anastasiadou
The Welsh International Championships took place at the end of November and completed in Sports Nati...
Toma Junior Popov - thinking about my last win on FIFA!
01/12/2018 18:31 | Alan Raftery
Recently turning 20 years of age, Bulgarian-born French badminton player Toma Junior Popov has alrea...
Felix Burestedt: Happy to be in top 100
01/12/2018 13:21 | Lilit Poghosyan
BEC “Center of Excellence” player Felix Burestedt (Sweden) has climbed seven spots up on the men’s s...
The Netherlands expected to make Finals
01/12/2018 07:47 | Tom Hazlewood
Caldas de Rainha, Portugal hosts Group 3 of the European Mixed Team Championships Qualification sta...
Ben Lane – I don’t think I will be entering the sea
29/11/2018 22:53 | Alan Raftery
Three years ago, in 2015, England secured the silver and bronze medals in the Boy’s Doubles and Mixe...
- I still want to play longer
29/11/2018 15:55 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Rajiv Ouseph has revealed to Badminton Europe that despite becoming a father and the challenges that...
Europe to host World Championships!
29/11/2018 14:30 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Big news for European badminton – Spain, Russia, France and Denmark will be hosting World Championsh...
- My goal is to win the title
29/11/2018 12:14 | Annika Langrock
On Thursday, the First Round of the VICTOR Welsh International got underway. The German player, Kai ...
- I said no to seven or eight million
28/11/2018 09:00 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
This week, Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast episode, which is available to view on...
Paris 2024: - I will go for that!
27/11/2018 16:01 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour has revealed to Badminton Europe that she cannot wait for the qualificatio...
- I am happy to be back in training
26/11/2018 16:02 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Viktor Axelsen has revealed that he is hoping to be back in full training within the next three week...
Final a step too far for Europeans in India
26/11/2018 15:46 | Tom Hazlewood
There was no joy for Europe at the Syed Modi International with no Europeans making it to the final’...
The players are nominated!
26/11/2018 14:30 | Annika Langrock
The European Mixed Team Championships Qualification is getting underway from 6-9 December. On Monday...
- I like to play against top players
26/11/2018 09:44 | Annika Langrock
Starting tomorrow, the Korea Masters gets underway in Gwangju, Korea. One of six Europeans that are ...
- Our job is not done yet
24/11/2018 15:35 | Annika Langrock
The second edition of the BEC Online Magazine in 2018 was released, featuring Stefani and Gabriela S...
- Everyone is looking at us
23/11/2018 15:09 | Aidan Jones
This week, Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast, which is available to view on Facebook...
- We are disappointed
23/11/2018 14:41 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The Scotland Open had a difficult start for the home nation as Mixed Doubles pair Adam Hall/Julie Ma...
Scottish Open to be streamed live on BBC
23/11/2018 11:04 | Badminton Scotland
Badminton fans will be able to enjoy the best of the action at this year’s Scottish Open Badminton C...
Just like old times
23/11/2018 01:08 | Alan Raftery
The Syed Modi International Championships in India has thrown up a sort of quarter-final match-up th...
Three Europeans left
22/11/2018 11:31 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
As the Syed Modi International in India approaches the midway stage of the tournament, there is now ...
A good day for Europe in Glasgow
22/11/2018 11:03 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The Scottish Open got off to a flyer for European players today with wins across the board.  Marc...
Danes epic match indication for good result in India
21/11/2018 11:26 | Alan Raftery
Last week in Hong Kong, Danish pair Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen showed the world they are nearl...
- I enjoy being a star
21/11/2018 11:25 | Annika Langrock
Saina Nehwal is one of the top players in Women’s Singles. The Indian talks about the current compet...
- We can compete against the best
20/11/2018 14:42 | Annika Langrock
The English Women’s Doubles pair, Lauren Smith and Chloe Birch, spoke with Badminton Europe about th...
Glasgow welcomes a world class entry to the Scottish Open
20/11/2018 12:53 | Badminton Scotland
With the Scottish Open Badminton Championships about to get underway at the Emirates Arena, a world ...
Scottish hopefuls desperate for success on home turf
19/11/2018 10:37 | Tom Hazlewood
The Scottish Open takes place this week, where some of the World’s top talents look to make their ma...
Silver medal for Line Christophersen
18/11/2018 22:27 | Mireille van Daal
Markham, Canada, Sunday 18th of November. At this day and place, Line Christophersen (Denmark) set ...
Christophersen in historical final
18/11/2018 09:02 | Mireille van Daal
Line Christophersen (Denmark) goes on and on in Markham! Also the fourth seeded Yaxin Wei (China) h...
Hans-Kristian Vittinghus: Important to stay in top 32
17/11/2018 09:37 | Lilit Poghosyan
Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus (Denmark) has moved two spots up on the men’s singles world ranking...
Marin bows out with a brilliant show.
17/11/2018 02:31 | Alan Raftery
There was a lot of drama in the Hong Kong coliseum on quarter-finals day. Many of the matches going ...
Three Europeans left
15/11/2018 15:57 | Annika Langrock
On Thursday, Kim Astrup/Anders Skaarup Rasmussen and Carolina Marin won their matches in the second ...
European Champions still standing
15/11/2018 14:16 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Wednesday was a tough day for the European Mixed Doubles at the World Junior Championships, but two ...
Corvee goes down with a fight
14/11/2018 13:49 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Lucas Corvee can exit the YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open with a lot of positives following a tough sch...
More great stuff on show on Day 2
14/11/2018 11:31 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
As Day 2 of the Li-Ning World Junior Championships ends, there are more wins for the European young ...
- Michelle Li: I am on my own, it is sad
14/11/2018 09:56 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
This morning, Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast, which is available to view on Faceb...
A Battle Royale at the Coliseum
13/11/2018 15:28 | Alan Raftery
The Hong Kong Coliseum will be the venue for the 2018 Hong Kong Open. It is the 24th tournament of t...
Still chance to get your tickets!
13/11/2018 11:48 | Badminton Scotland
The Glasgow 2018 EuropeanChampionships may still be fresh in the memory but Badminton Scotland and t...
Road to a medal for Nhat Nguyen
13/11/2018 09:57 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
On Day 1 of the Li NING BWF World Junior Championships 2018 in Canada, there has been a positive sta...
Adcocks knock out number six seeds
13/11/2018 09:06 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
As the YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open got underway today, there is room for improvement for European ...
- My age is a disadvantage sometimes
12/11/2018 14:23 | Despoina Anastasiadou
Vivien Sandorhazi is 17 years old. The Hungarian Women’s Singles and Doubles player spoke with Badmi...
Marin last European in Fuzhou
09/11/2018 14:20 | Annika Langrock
Carolina Marin won against Beiwen Zhang and reached the semi-final at the Fuzhou China Open. Skaarup...
No Europeans on the podium
09/11/2018 09:50 | Annika Langrock
As the only European country, Denmark has reached the first final stage at the World Junior Mixed Te...
- Nobody really wants to help
09/11/2018 09:07 | Aidan Jones
This week we have released another exclusive podcast, this time with English Men’s Doubles player Ch...
- I want to win gold in Tokyo
08/11/2018 15:57 | Annika Langrock
Nozomi Okuhara is 23 years old and ambitious. The Japanese Women’s Singles player is the current num...
Messerschmidt looking to build on Hungary with victory in Norway
08/11/2018 15:48 | Tom Hazlewood
The highly anticipated Norwegian International begins today with Denmark’s Rasmus Messerschmidt look...
- I need to be patient
08/11/2018 13:27 | Annika Langrock
On Thursday, Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus had to face Kento Momota, the current number one in th...
Denmark in the first final stage
08/11/2018 09:49 | Annika Langrock
On Wednesday, Team Denmark reached the first final stage at the BWF World Junior Mixed Team Champion...
- There have been some ups and downs
07/11/2018 13:46 | Annika Langrock
The Finnish Women’s Singles player, Airi Mikkelä, spoke with Badminton Europe about her year and her...
- I will always love playing badminton
07/11/2018 10:06 | Aidan Jones
This morning, Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast which is available to view on Facebo...
Axelsen still absent. But many are raring to go to China
06/11/2018 10:03 | Alan Raftery
The hotly anticipated HSBC BWF World Tour Super 750 event, the Fuzhou China Open, was earmarked as t...
Mroz champion at last, as Valeska becomes world number 3
05/11/2018 13:17 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Possibly the most exciting Finals Day in Para-Badminton history and so many great talking points. Le...
German title for Langridge and Ellis
04/11/2018 16:01 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)

Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis won the final at the SaarLorLux Open against Aaron Chia and Wook Y...
Mazur magnifique on semi-finals day
03/11/2018 19:20 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Home crowd favourite Lucas Mazur reaches all 3 finals of the European Para-Badminton Championships ...
BEC Podcast – Right where you need it
03/11/2018 10:55 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
You have a lot of options of where you would like to see or listen to the podcast from Badminton ...
Knoblauch into 3 semi finals
03/11/2018 08:24 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Quarter finals day in Rodez, and as always the shock upsets are as exciting as the top seeds moving ...
Stoeva Sisters world no. 9
02/11/2018 15:56 | Lilit Poghosyan
French Open runner-ups Stefani Stoeva/Gabriela Stoeva are the top European pair on the women’s doubl...
- They are in a better shape
02/11/2018 14:42 | Annika Langrock
Lara Kaepplein/Johanna Goliszewski, who are currently world ranked number 37, lost against Chloe Bir...
A change of history
02/11/2018 13:49 | Annika Langrock
Last year, Rajiv Ouseph lost against Mark Caljouw in the round of 16 in Saarbrucken, today, he was a...
- I had a strong mentality today
02/11/2018 13:48 | Annika Langrock
The French player, Toma Junior Popov, reached the semi-finals at the SaarLorLux Open after winning a...
- It is tough to be away from your family
02/11/2018 09:53 | Aidan Jones
This morning, Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast, which is available to view on Faceb...
Chyrkov on ‘Cruz’ control
01/11/2018 23:38 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Spain’s Simon Cruz was in two 3 game thrillers today in Rodez, in both singles and men’s doubles mat...
Stoeva Sisters win again
01/11/2018 14:08 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The Women’s Doubles today in Germany has gotten off to a flyer, with the Stoeva Sisters claiming vic...
- We are annoying to play against
01/11/2018 14:04 | Annika Langrock
Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge reached the quarter-final at the SaarLorLux Open. Now, the Men’s Do...
Meet new Senior Manager Michael Nørbæk
01/11/2018 13:57 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Badminton Europe is delighted to announce the arrival of Michael Nørbæk as a new Senior Manager for ...
Two German victories to start the day!
01/11/2018 12:54 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Day 3 of the SaarLorLux Open has got off to a winning start for Europe with a number of victories in...
A good day for Europe so far in Germany!
31/10/2018 16:01 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The German Men’s Doubles pair, Mark Lamsfuss/Marvin Emil Seidel, are through to the next round of t...
- I am just very happy right now
31/10/2018 15:54 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
As we approach the end of the Women’s Singles in the first round at the SaarLorLux Open in Germany,...
Luise Heim: - It is no excuse
31/10/2018 15:48 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The morning session at the German SaarLorLux Open is well underway with the Women’s Singles kicking ...
The lights in Budapest!
31/10/2018 10:41 | Despoina Anastasiadou
The heart of Badminton is beating in Hungary with the 43rd edition of the Hungarian International, ...
- I’m looking forward to the future
30/10/2018 16:34 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Since the most recent circuit event, the world ranking number one for the European circuit tournamen...
Badminton heats up, as temperatures freeze in Rodez
30/10/2018 11:10 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The 2018 European Para-Badminton Championships begin tomorrow and the Continent’s strongest players ...
He's a man on a mission
30/10/2018 01:27 | Alan Raftery
Formerly known as the Bitburger Open, the SaarLorLux Open will take place in Saarbrucken, Germany th...
- I couldn’t be more excited!
29/10/2018 16:26 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
We are now just seven days away from the Li-Ning BWF World Junior Badminton Championships in Canada....
- It will be tough because the competition is tough
29/10/2018 10:04 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Mads Conrad-Petersen, speaking to Badminton Europe insists that he is focused on his own performance...
- It keeps me away from the game I love the most
29/10/2018 09:39 | Annika Langrock
The Danish Doubles player, Ditte Søby, spoke with Badminton Europe about her future plans, taking t...
"We work hard every day"
28/10/2018 14:54 | Annika Langrock
After winning the DANISA Denmark Open, Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong also won the YONEX French Open ...
"We were not tired"
27/10/2018 19:22 | Annika Langrock
Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva reached the final at the YONEX French Open 2018 after an one-and-a-half-...
"I am happy about my improvement"
27/10/2018 15:00 | Annika Langrock
For Rasmus Gemke, it has been a successful week in Paris, even though he lost against Chinese player...
"I was a bit nervous"
26/10/2018 23:00 | Annika Langrock
Rasmus Gemke reached the semi-final at the YONEX French Open after an intense match against his oppo...
"We can still not believe it"
26/10/2018 22:57 | Annika Langrock
Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva won against the current number two in the world, Misaki Matsutomo/ Ayaka...
„We had two good wins before“
26/10/2018 18:43 | Annika Langrock
Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith lost a close quarterfinal match to the current world-ranked number one...
"I’m out of words now"
25/10/2018 23:06 | Annika Langrock
Rasmus Gemke reached the quarterfinals at the YONEX French Open, after winning against his compatrio...
Thygesen/Fruergaard last Danish pair in France
25/10/2018 20:04 | Annika Langrock
On Thursday, Sara Thygesen and Maiken Fruergaard reached the quarterfinals in Paris, whereas Joachim...
A second chance for England
25/10/2018 19:26 | Annika Langrock
Chris and Gabrielle Adcock lost against the best Mixed Doubles pair in the world at the YONEX French...
Mia Blichfeldt: "I want to win the European Games"
25/10/2018 13:29 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Mia Blichfeldt and Line Kjærsfeldt revealed on the BEC Podcast the troubles they have had and now t...
Viktor Axelsen out for 6-8 weeks!
25/10/2018 10:58 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Viktor Axelsen has been ruled out for at least six weeks due to bruising in the cartilage in his rig...
-We were able to gain the initiative
24/10/2018 14:30 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The Mixed Doubles pair Robin Tabeling/Cheryl Seinen are through to the next round of the YONEX Frenc...
"Unfortunately, they stepped up"
24/10/2018 14:00 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Indonesian Men’s Doubles pair, Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo, are through to the next round of ...
The BEC Podcast is back!
24/10/2018 10:11 | Aidan Jones
This morning (Wednesday), Badminton Europe is proud to announce the return of the BEC Podcast which ...
Tickets are still available, purchase yours now!
23/10/2018 14:46 | Aidan Jones
We are now just one week away from the start of the Saar Lor Lux Open in Germany where some of the ...
BEC Podcast is back: “It was crazy”
23/10/2018 11:09 | Aidan Jones
This week we will treat you to an exclusive podcast chat with two Danish Women that you will kno...
Female Revenges
23/10/2018 10:28 | Annika Langrock
On Day one  of the YONEX French Open, Mia Blichfeldt and Pusarla V. Sindhu got the chance to reveng...
“I knew that I would fight for one hour or more”
23/10/2018 09:55 | Annika Langrock
Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus has knocked out Mark Caljouw in the first round of the YONEX French...
“We enjoy playing at our second home”
23/10/2018 09:03 | Annika Langrock
Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva won their first match at the YONEX French Open in Paris. Marvin Emil Sei...
“My biggest wish is to play badminton again”
22/10/2018 14:01 | Annika Langrock
Fabian Roth had to deal with a lot of injuries in his badminton career. The German player spoke wit...
Mads Conrad-Petersen: "I would not switch it for anything"
22/10/2018 11:52 | Aidan Jones
Mads Conrad-Petersen revealed to Badminton Europe (BEC), that having a family at home is one of the ...
BWF Word Junior Championships: Two weeks to go
22/10/2018 11:07 | Mireille Van Daal
Markham, Canada has the honour to host a very special event: The World Junior Championships. Elite ...
Viktor Axelsen withdraws from France!
22/10/2018 10:51 | Aidan Jones
Viktor Axelsen has confirmed that he will withdraw from the upcoming French Open due to a foot injur...
Tai Tzu Ying wins her first Denmark Open
21/10/2018 19:56 | Aidan Jones
The crowd inside Odense Idrætspark were treated to a three-game thriller in the Women’s Singles fina...
"We played better than them"
21/10/2018 16:58 | Aidan Jones
‘Moments of class’ is how the Men’s Doubles contest could be described as, with Marcus Gideon/Kevin ...
"He was the better man today"
20/10/2018 19:19 | Aidan Jones
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"We are not that far away"
20/10/2018 18:48 | Aidan Jones
It just was not to be for the Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge in the Men’s Doubles semi-final after...
"I feel great to be playing finals"
20/10/2018 17:05 | Aidan Jones
India’s Saina Nehwal will be the representative for her country in the finals of the Denmark Open...
"We are very happy to have won the match"
20/10/2018 13:16 | Aidan Jones
It was a victory in the Men’s Doubles for Indonesian pair, Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Suka...
"He was the better man today"
20/10/2018 11:35 | Aidan Jones
Anders Antonsen’s Denmark Open 2018 journey ended today with a defeat to his opponent Chou Tien Chen...
Langridge and Ellis winning the ‘crazy match’
19/10/2018 18:48 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge continues beating the favourites at the DANISA Denmark Open. In ...
Top seeds too much for the Adcocks
19/10/2018 16:01 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Gabby and Chris Adcock can continue the European tour and catch the plane to Paris after losing at t...
Danish dynamite
18/10/2018 20:31 | Annika Langrock
Anders Antonsen surprisingly knocked out Viktor Axelsen after three tough games at the Denmark Open....
The Women’s Singles underdogs surprise
18/10/2018 14:36 | Annika Langrock
On Day 3 of the DANISA Denmark Open, Saina Nehwahl knocked out Akane Yamaguchi, who is currently wor...
Axelsen: “I enjoy playing at home”
17/10/2018 21:27 | Annika Langrock
Viktor Axelsen won the first round of the DANISA Denmark Open against Kazumasa Sakai from Japan. Tom...
“I played better the last time”
17/10/2018 16:13 | Annika Langrock
Scottish Women’s Singles player, Kirsty Gilmour, lost against Ratchanok Intanon from Thailand, curre...
A good morning for Europe
17/10/2018 16:06 | Annika Langrock
On Wednesday morning, European double players were able to reach the next round of the DANISA Denmar...
European fights and surprises
16/10/2018 21:28 | Annika Langrock
European duels have been fought at the DANISA Denmark Open on Tuesday. Thereby, Mia Blichfeldt surpr...
“I take the positive things with me”
16/10/2018 15:03 | Annika Langrock
On Tuesday, Beatriz Corrales was playing the first round of the DANISA Denmark Open. After three clo...
"We did not play how we wanted to“
16/10/2018 11:02 | Annika Langrock
On Day One in Odense, European top players had to accept defeats. Brice Leverdez, as well as Marcus ...
A new Denmark Open family member
16/10/2018 10:08 | Annika Langrock
For the first time, Denmark is hosting the Para-Badminton International this year. Players from all ...
Representative Visit in Moldova
15/10/2018 17:16 | Tania Teoh
The BEC BASIS Programme has the purpose of helping and assisting Member Associations (MA) to develop...
Let's play!
15/10/2018 15:52 | Aidan Jones
With the DANISA Denmark Open getting underway tomorrow, there is so much excitement building around ...
Kirsty Gilmour: "I want to take another one!"
15/10/2018 14:36 | Aidan Jones
Scottish Women’s Singles player, Kirsty Gilmour, is full of confidence ahead of the next two 750 ser...
“I kiss my cross”
15/10/2018 14:25 | Annika Langrock
Toma Junior Popov is 20 years old and currently ranked 69th in the world. The French Men’s Singles a...
Another Dutch Open Victory for Ellis & Smith
14/10/2018 17:37 | Mireille van Daal
A one year collaboration that started at the Dutch Open 2017. After a year Marcus Ellis & Lauren Sm...
Important win to Super Tour final
14/10/2018 17:30 | Mireille van Daal
In their third final of the Dutch Open, Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva (Bulgaria) claimed their second...
Blichfeldt did what she came for
14/10/2018 14:20 | Mireille van Daal
At the Yonex Dutch Open 2018 Mia Blichfeldt (Denmark) succeeded to fulfill her seeding and won the ...
Danish Men's Doubles are the ones to watch!
14/10/2018 12:06 | Aidan Jones
The wait is almost over, for one of the most anticipated tournaments in the world: the DANISA Denmar...
A 1000 voices
13/10/2018 23:06 | Mireille van Daal
Robin Tabeling & Jelle Maas (The Netherlands) did something they dreamt off: They reached the final...
Proud to be in the semi-finals
13/10/2018 21:45 | Mireille van Daal
Aliye Demirbag (Turkey) made some history today: Never before has a Turkish Badminton Player reache...
Europe dominate the semi-finals in Almere!
13/10/2018 20:08 | Aidan Jones
With the Dutch Open approaching its finish tomorrow in the finals, there are five European pairs pla...
Arnaud Merkle doesn't leave without a fight!
12/10/2018 22:10 | Aidan Jones
The Youth Olympic Games was always going to be tough for European players to get far and that prove...
Want to be a volunteer writer at Badminton Europe?
12/10/2018 10:13 | Annika Langrock
Apply now! Badminton Europe is looking for writers to join Europe’s number one badminton community. ...
Danish pair into the Semi Finals!
12/10/2018 08:35 | Aidan Jones
As the YONEX Dutch Open approaches the most important part of the tournament, there have been many ...
One 58-minute drama and one surprising defeat of a top seed
11/10/2018 15:30 | Annika Langrock
On Thursday, the round of 16 in Men's Singles got underway. Whereas Toma Junior Popov won after a d...
Doubles start as they mean to go on as the dutch open reaches its peak!
11/10/2018 15:11 | Aidan Jones
The Dutch Open is well underway now, as Ben Lane and Jessica Pugh beat Danish pair Joachim Fischer N...
More European wins in the Men's Singles!
10/10/2018 18:19 | Aidan Jones
Day two of the YONEX Dutch Open has brought five wins for European players so far with the schedule ...
“It was the first close match for us”
10/10/2018 15:39 | Annika Langrock
On Day Two in Almere, Rikke Søby and Mathias Bay-Smidt had to face their first close match together...
Scottish delight!
09/10/2018 16:11 | Aidan Jones
The qualification stage of the YONEX Dutch Open draws to a close this afternoon, there have been ple...
Uh la la: A French defeat on Day One
09/10/2018 15:39 | Annika Langrock
On Tuesday, the qualification round of the Dutch Open got underway. Thereby, the 16-year-old talent ...
Less than a month to get your tickets!
09/10/2018 14:50 | Aidan Jones
We are now less than a month away from one of the biggest tournaments in European badminton! The...
Day two at the Youth Olympic Games, brings eight wins for Europe!
09/10/2018 13:58 | Aidan Jones
After day two of the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, there were plenty of wins for European cou...
Get your tickets now for the Denmark Open!
09/10/2018 09:42 | Aidan Jones
We are now less than one week away from one of the biggest badminton tournaments across Europe, as ...
The groups are under way in Buenos Aires
09/10/2018 01:59 | Alan Raftery
The third Summer Youth Olympic Games has commenced in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is the first games...
"My goal is to win medals"
08/10/2018 14:51 | Annika Langrock
Linda Efler is currently ranked 25th in mixed doubles and 160th in women’s double. The German player...
Antonia Meinke passes away
07/10/2018 21:18 | Badminton Europe
Austrian badminton player Antonia Meinke has passed away, on the night of Saturday 6 October. The...
Kjaersfeldt outplayed by home favourite
07/10/2018 11:12 | David Grice(BEC)
It was not the result Denmark’s Line Kjaersfeldt wanted as she fell from a set lead against Chinese ...
Kjaersfeldt reaches final as Jorgensen loses thriller
06/10/2018 12:46 | David Grice(BEC)
Denmark’s Line Kjaersfeldt reaches her first singles final in almost three years. Despite an impress...
Danes strike again in Chinese Taipei
05/10/2018 23:59 | Mireille van Daal
Just like yesterday, Danes Line Kjӕrsfeldt and Jan Ø Jorgensen played a very solid match and are now...
Two Europeans make it to the last eight
04/10/2018 16:48 | Aidan Jones
Day three of the YONEX Chinese Taipei Open has brought two European victories as Danish Women’s sing...
Para-Badminton builds towards greatest Euros yet
04/10/2018 10:36 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The 2018 European Para-Badminton Championships begins in 4 week’s time and this year promises to be ...
“We can achieve a title in Asia soon”
04/10/2018 09:21 | Annika Langrock
Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva are sisters in life and partners on court. The women’s double spoke with...
Danish delight in Taipei City
03/10/2018 19:53 | David Grice(BEC)
It was a five-star performance by Denmark’s best and brightest, as all five remaining Dane’s made it...
Centre of 'Excellence' players in Sofia.
03/10/2018 12:30 | Aidan Jones
The BABOLAT Bulgarian International gets underway this Wednesday, in Sofia, and will continue for t...
Perfect preparation for the Youth Olympics
03/10/2018 11:13 | Aidan Jones
Sometimes, training as a badminton player can be difficult due to location but Badminton Europe has...
Meet new Commercial Manager Alexander Regel
03/10/2018 08:58 | Aidan Jones
Badminton Europe is excited to welcome Alexander Regel as the new Commercial Manager as another addi...
Meet new Finance and Administration Manager Charlotte Jörlöv
02/10/2018 14:31 | Aidan Jones
Badminton Europe is delighted to introduce Charlotte Jörlöv, as a new member of the BEC office in Co...
Mads Conrad-Petersen: "I can see myself being a good role model"
02/10/2018 12:21 | Aidan Jones
Mads Conrad-Petersen has revealed to Badminton Europe, that when he puts down the racket he wants to...
Astrup and Rasmussen number one in Europe
02/10/2018 01:54 | Alan Raftery
After a flurry of exciting tournaments in Asia, several changes to the rankings can be seen. Followi...
Adam Hall: "We are just not getting the luck"
01/10/2018 12:06 | Aidan Jones
Scottish Doubles player Adam Hall is confident that the results in his Men’s Doubles pairing will im...
Tragic accident involving two Austrian and one Malaysian badminton player
30/09/2018 17:37 | Austrian Badminton Association
On Friday, 28th of September 2018, a car in which the Austrian badminton players Antonia Meinke and ...
Christiansen and Pedersen fall short of Korea Open title
30/09/2018 16:51 | David Grice(BEC)
It was not to be for Denmark’s Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen, as they were defeated i...
Doubles double for Labar
30/09/2018 15:51 | Mark Phelan
Ronan Labar walked away from Brno this week with some sizeable silverware after victories in both th...
3 Golds for Team GB and Team France take 2 in Japan
30/09/2018 12:57 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Europe take 5 out of a possible 12 gold medals home today at the Japan Para-Badminton International....
Kim Astrup: We need to work even harder
29/09/2018 15:03 | Lilit Poghosyan
Last week’s China Open men’s doubles champions Kim Astrup/ Anders Skaarup Rasmussen (Denmark) have e...
Mazur misses out on potential Triple
29/09/2018 13:50 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Lucas Mazur (FRA) had a genuine chance at 3 international gold medals this week in Tokyo and will ha...
Christiansen and Pedersen recover to reach Korea Open final
29/09/2018 12:56 | David Grice(BEC)
It took guts and determination for Denmark’s Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen to complet...
Misha Zilberman: “Working harder than I have worked before”
28/09/2018 16:39 | Alan Raftery
It would be a tough ask to find a Badminton fan who hasn’t heard of Misha Zilberman. A player who ca...
Loquette locks down 2 semi-finals
28/09/2018 15:58 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Unseeded in both events, France’s SU5 Meril Loquette secured a place today in both the SU5 men’s dou...
Gilmour secures upset as Axelsen is toppled
28/09/2018 10:40 | David Grice(BEC)
It was an impressive outing for Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour, as she managed to oust second seeded Thai...
Tremendous Toupe in tough draw
27/09/2018 15:31 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Day Two at the Machida City Gymnasium saw Frenchman David Toupe battle hard to win WH1 Group D and s...
Who plays who at the LI-NING BWF 2018 World Junior Mixed Team Championships
26/09/2018 18:58 | Aidan Jones
The draw for the Suhandinata Cup has taken place at the BWF Head Quarter in Malaysia, ahead of the ...
Antonsen looking back to his best in great win
26/09/2018 18:07 | Alan Raftery
On day two, the rest of the first-round matches were played out. It seemed like it will be a day to ...
Mixed bag of results in the Mixed Doubles on Day One
26/09/2018 15:04 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Day One at the Japan Para-Badminton International saw some thrilling results in the WH1-2 mixed doub...
Grimley aiming for a fantastic fourth title at the Nationals
26/09/2018 11:23 | Press Release
Matthew Grimley will be aiming to win the under 19 boys’ doubles crown for an unprecedented fourth t...
Soraya de Visch Eijbergen: “Sometimes, I have to be more happy on court”
26/09/2018 10:44 | Annika Langrock
Soraya de Visch Eijbergen is currently ranked 65 in the world and second in Europe. Badminton Europe...
Christiansen and Pedersen lay down an early marker
26/09/2018 01:42 | Alan Raftery
Following the China Open, across the Yellow Sea, Seoul Korea is the location for the next spectacle ...
There is still time to get your tickets for the DANISIA Denmark Open!
25/09/2018 12:28 | Aidan Jones
We are now less than a month away from the biggest badminton tournament in Denmark and one that will...
Victor Svendsen: “I want to enjoy the sport that I love”
24/09/2018 14:13 | Annika Langrock
Victor Svendsen just turned 23 in August, and the Danish youngster already has a successful career t...
The new BEC APP is here!
24/09/2018 11:01 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The new BEC APP is here! Do you want the latest news, video highlights, live score and results? D...
Alina Davletova: Experience is everything
24/09/2018 08:45 | Alan Raftery
Following the happy news the Badminton world received for Europe’s most successful Women’s Doubles p...
Schaefer recovers to take men’s singles title as home players fall short
24/09/2018 08:25 | David Grice(BEC)
It was a memorable week for Germany’s Kai Schaefer, as the 25-year old collected his first title sin...
Astrup/Skaarup surprised even themselves with epic victory
23/09/2018 11:14 | Manuel Røsler
Sometimes Denmark’s Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen surprise even themselves. The triumph at...
High hopes for Europe with low Asian entries in Japan
23/09/2018 08:49 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The Japan International gets underway in Tokyo tomorrow and with a field only two-thirds as strong, ...
Astrup/Skaarup Rasmussen in ‚absurd‘ final
22/09/2018 09:32 | Manuel Røsler
Danish men’s doubles pair Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen are through to the final of the VI...
A good day for Europe in China!
21/09/2018 17:56 | Aidan Jones
It was overall, a great day for Europe on day four of the VICTOR China Open with three victories ou...
Massive victory for the European Champions!
21/09/2018 16:17 | Aidan Jones
An amazing day for European badminton at the VICTOR China Open today with the Stoeva Sisters advanci...
Toby Penty reaches a new career-best
21/09/2018 14:25 | Lilit Poghosyan
Last week’s Belgian International winner Toby Penty(England) has climbed eight spots up on the BWF m...
David Daugaard: "It would be great to play against the big ones!"
21/09/2018 09:28 | Aidan Jones
After reaching the final of the Belgian International, new Danish Men’s Doubles pair David Daugaard...
Stefani Stoeva: "Our tournament starts now"
20/09/2018 16:00 | Annika Langrock
The Stoeva sisters are qualified for the quarter finals of the China Open 2018 after a retired match...
Bochat and Cwalina Aiming for Home Victory
20/09/2018 13:02 | Mark Males
Polish pair Milosz Bochat and Adam Cwalina are hoping for victory this week as top seeds in the men...
Toby Penty: “The last two years have been the toughest in my career”
20/09/2018 11:59 | Annika Langrock
Toby Penty had to deal with plenty of injuries during his badminton career. This year the English pl...
Marin extends winning streak as Adcock’s and Stoeva’s also progress
19/09/2018 19:10 | David Grice(BEC)
Spain’s Carolina Marin makes it ten consecutive wins after coming through her first round match agai...
Iikka Heino: "My goal is to reach the top 20 in the world!"
19/09/2018 15:22 | Aidan Jones
With 230 career wins so far, for Iikka Heino, the bar is set very high for the career that is ahead...
Mark Caljouw: I want to compare myself with the best players in the world."
19/09/2018 09:28 | Aidan Jones
After a year to remember for 23-year old Mark Caljouw, the Dutchman is looking to progress further u...
Overcoming the odds in the Doubles
18/09/2018 18:39 | Alan Raftery
Today marks the beginning of the China Open, taking place in Changzhou. And the first day did not di...
Luise Heim: “It will be a fight”
18/09/2018 15:36 | Annika Langrock
Luise Heim is currently world ranked 73 in the women’s singles and has one big goal: reaching the Ol...
Tickets for the Denmark Open are now on sale!
18/09/2018 13:24 | Aidan Jones
We are now just less than a month away from the biggest badminton tournament in Denmark and one that...
Hans-Kristian Vittinghus: "Becoming a parent is the biggest thing in my life."
18/09/2018 10:08 | Aidan Jones
Hans-Kristian Vittinghus has revealed to Badminton Europe, how his personal life at the moment is a...
Road to Tokyo
18/09/2018 08:39 | Tania Teoh
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) recently released its BWF Para-Badminton 2019 – 2020 calendar. ...
I want to be one of the Top 50 players in the world
17/09/2018 13:45 | Annika Langrock
Jan Louda was five years old, when his father showed him his current profession: badminton. The 19-y...
When your sibling is the best that you have.
17/09/2018 11:06 | Aidan Jones
Sam Magee, one of Ireland’s most successful players has been competing with his sister Chloe (Magee)...
Strong Danish Interest
17/09/2018 09:11 | Mark Males
No fewer than eighteen players from Denmark have made their way to the China Open in Changzhou this...
Carolina Marin completes title defense
16/09/2018 15:10 | Manuel Røsler
Olympic champion Carolina Marin completed the title defense by winning the DAIHATSU YONEX Japan Open...
Carolina Marin on top form as she reaches Japan final
15/09/2018 13:36 | Manuel Røsler
Three-time world champion Carolina Marin has stormed into the final of the DAIHATSU YONEX Japan Open...
Axelsen and Marin last man and woman standing in Tokyo
14/09/2018 21:45 | Annika Langrock
Carolina Marin and Viktor Axelsen reached the semi-finals of the DAIHATSU YONEX Japan Open 2018. Oth...
Let’s go to Almere!
13/09/2018 21:18 | Annika Langrock
In less than one month the 70th edition of the YONEX Dutch Open is taking place in Almere. Who does ...
Rasmus Gemke reaches a career-best result
10/09/2018 14:37 | Lilit Poghosyan
Rasmus Gemke (Denmark) has climbed six spots up on the BWF men’s singles world ranking list, reachin...
What does Sam Parsons want to achieve in the next year?
07/09/2018 16:35 | Aidan Jones
Despite still recovering from an injury, Sam Parsons of England still has big ambitions for his bad...
What is making the Belarus International so special this year?
06/09/2018 14:02 | Aidan Jones
The Belarus International main event starts tomorrow, in Minsk, with the qualification event taking...
Christopher Grimley to represent Team GB at Youth Olympic Games
06/09/2018 13:53 | Aidan Jones
Scotland’s Christopher Grimley has today been named in the Team GB squad to compete in the Youth Oly...
Misha Zilberman is out of the Hyderabad Open
05/09/2018 14:40 | Aidan Jones
Misha Zilberman has been knocked out of the Hyderabad Open today, after being beaten by two games t...
Meet new BEC Junior Communication Manager Annika Langrock
05/09/2018 09:48 | Rasmus Bech
Badminton Europe presents Annika Langrock as a new member of the BEC office in Copenhagen, Denmark. ...
Gilmour looks forward to defending her title as Scottish Open Badminton tickets go on sale
04/09/2018 15:53 | Press Release Badminton Scottland
The Glasgow 2018 European Championships may still be fresh in the memory but Badminton Scotland and ...
Meet new Video Communications Junior Manager Laura Marti Diez
04/09/2018 10:16 | Aidan Jones
Laura  Marti Diez is a junior manager, specialising in video communication and graphic design in the...
Two European players participate in India
04/09/2018 08:33 | Annika Langrock
Hyderabad is a place to keep in mind, at least for the upcoming week. From the 4-9 of September 2018...
Meet new BEC Communication Intern Aidan Jones
03/09/2018 19:44 | Annika Langrock
Badminton Europe is happy to introduce Aidan Jones as a new member of the BEC office in Copenhagen, ...
Jacquet on her injury and goals for the season
03/09/2018 15:52 | Mark Males
Injury and rehabilitation While on the Asian Tour, Sabrina Jaquet was forced to retire with a pro...
Gemke on the rise
02/09/2018 18:26 | Rasmus Gemke celebrates winning in Spain. (Photo: Mark Phelan)
There is no doubt that the stock of Rasmus Gemke is on the rise after the 21 year old lifted his sec...
Blichfeldt through to final after 3 set thriller
01/09/2018 21:08 | Mark Phelan
Mia Blichfeldt came through an epic three set thriller against team mate Line Kjaersfeldt this after...
Thygesen doubles up for semi finals
31/08/2018 22:08 | Mark Phelan
Denmark’s Sara Thygesen proved the big winner on quarter finals day in Spain winning her way through...
Nhat Nguyen: I will have to play and travel more next year
31/08/2018 18:14 | Lilit Poghosyan
This week’s BWF World Ranking list has Europe’s four men’s singles players side by side as all of th...
Corrales flying Spanish flag in Barcelona
30/08/2018 21:11 | Mark Phelan
After an early round flurry from the home grown players day 3 in Barcelona saw the majority fall wit...
Jorgensen survives 3 game scare
30/08/2018 15:33 | Mark Phelan
Jan O Jorgensen had to call on all his experience this morning in Barcelona to eventually see of the...
Svendsen takes out third seed
29/08/2018 21:02 | Mark Phelan
Victor Svendsen created the biggest shock of the day beating third seed and one of Europe’s best per...
Penalver siblings double up on day two
29/08/2018 14:47 | Mark Phelan
The mornings play on day two at the Barcelona Spanish Masters proved fruitful from a Spanish perspec...
Nohr & Thygesen get it over the line against Dutch
28/08/2018 21:30 | Mark Phelan
Niclas Nohr & Sara Thygesen arrived in Barcelona as a pair with the potential to threaten the podium...
Eight medals for hosts Indonesia
28/08/2018 13:47 | Alan Raftery
The Asian Games came to an end today in Jakarta, Indonesia, with the individual event. There was muc...
Preview: Bigger tournament, bigger names
26/08/2018 23:29 | Alan Raftery
Barcelona will be hosting the now HSBC BWF World Tour Super 300 tournament, which has attracted big ...
Getter Saar: I try to enjoy every moment on court
24/08/2018 22:04 | Lilit Poghosyan
Getter Saar (Estonia) has climbed three spots up on the women’s singles world ranking list, currentl...
Badminton Europe is seeking a HP & Development Senior Manager
23/08/2018 16:10 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is seeking a Senior Manager for a full-time position to join its head office in Cop...
Thomas and Uber Cup champions won the gold
23/08/2018 12:07 | Emma Lollike
The team event for the 2018 Asian Games concluded on Wednesday August 22, and the champions of the r...
Spain Masters is a new step forward
22/08/2018 15:35 | Emma Lollike
The HSBC BWF World Tour Super 300 tournament will be hosted in Barcelona, Spain, and the Spanish Bad...
Toma Junior Popov reaches career-high BEC Elite Circuit ranking
21/08/2018 16:47 | Emma Lollike
France’s Toma Junior Popov is fresh off the court from Eurasia Bulgarian Open 2018 as men’s singles ...
365 days to go until the Badminton World Championship in Basel
20/08/2018 15:51 | Swiss Badminton
The countdown to the Badminton World Championship in Basel has started. Swiss Badminton and the orga...
Nøhr and Thygesen: Ready to fight for world top 10
19/08/2018 14:13 | Alan Raftery
The world took note when Niclas Nøhr and Sara Thygesen claimed the gold Mixed Doubles medal in the 2...
Ksenia Polikarpova: It is just the first step
18/08/2018 10:36 | Lilit Poghosyan
Semifinalist in this year’s Eurasia Bulgarian Open Championship - Ksenia Polikarpova (Israel) has cl...
Ticket sale for Spain Masters in Barcelona is now available
17/08/2018 16:03 | Emma Lollike
The local and newly crowned world champion Carolina Marin is top seeded in women’s singles and stars...
A first for Cyprus
14/08/2018 12:39 | Tania Teoh
Cyprusʼ first para-badminton player - Constantinos Constantinou contended at two BWF Para-Badminton ...
Meet new BEC Event Manager Tamara Geeraerts
14/08/2018 09:39 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is proud to present Tamara Geeraerts as the newest member of the BEC office in Cope...
Fabienne Deprez on the right way
10/08/2018 20:06 | Lilit Poghosyan
Germany’s Fabienne Deprez has moved seven spots up on the women’s singles world ranking list. She is...
Malkov falls as last European standing in Vietnam
09/08/2018 16:08 | Emma Lollike
YONEX-SUNRISE Vietnam Open 2018 is of now without European entries on day 3 as Vladimir Malkov from ...
Airi Mikkela’s road to Tokyo: Everything feels in balance.
07/08/2018 17:23 | Mireille van Daal
The European Championships of 2016 must have been the most nerve wrecking tournament for Airi Mikke...
Wang falls short of Vietnam main draw
07/08/2018 14:47 | David Grice(BEC)
German youngster Simon Wang failed to qualify for the main draw of YONEX-SUNRISE Vietnam Open in Ho ...
David Shaw passed away
07/08/2018 13:32 | Emma Lollike
On August 4, David Shaw passed away. The Englishman and former TV executive will be remembered as ba...
Simon Wang's first high level tournament in Asia
06/08/2018 14:10 | Mireille van Daal
After  a fantastic world championships tournament, it is already time to go the usual business. Viet...
Marin World Champion
06/08/2018 11:16 | Alan Raftery
Spain’s Carolina Marin has now won a 3rd World Championship, adding to her wins in 2014 and 2015. Th...
Men’s Doubles: Redemption for Li and Liu
05/08/2018 14:43 | Alan Raftery
At the World Championships last year, Li Jinhui and Liu Yuchen were number one seeds, but suffered a...
Carolina Marin Interview: I have so much emotion inside
05/08/2018 14:30 | Alan Raftery
Today Carolina Marin won the World Championships for the third time, beating P.V. Sindhu in convinci...
Men’s Singles: A new era begins?
05/08/2018 12:58 | Alan Raftery
Kento Momota becomes the first Japanese man in history to win a gold medal at the World Championship...
Mixed Doubles Final: Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong go one better this year
05/08/2018 10:44 | Alan Raftery
Silver medallists from Glasgow 2017, have gone one better this year and won the gold medal they dese...
Women's Doubles Final: Matsumoto and Nagahara make history
05/08/2018 10:03 | Alan Raftery
They become the first non-Chinese pair winning the World Championships since 1995. And furthermore, ...
China and Japan share the doubles domination
04/08/2018 17:14 | Alan Raftery
The China-Japan or ‘Sino-Nippon’ dominance in this year’s World Championship doubles events is plain...
European review of the Worlds: Historic medal for Marin
04/08/2018 13:30 | Emma Lollike
The 2018 TOTAL BWF World Championships is now over and it is time to look back and reflect on the to...
Conrad-Petersen and Kolding suffer tough loss as Europeans bow out in doubles
03/08/2018 23:37 | David Grice(BEC)
It was a tough day for Europe’s remaining doubles participants at the BWF World Championships in Nan...
Misha Zilberman. I was expecting to play better
03/08/2018 19:19 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the World Championships going on this week in Nanjing, China, the BWF world ranking list was pu...
Adcocks off to World’s quarter final
03/08/2018 09:04 | Mireille van Daal
In the third round of the mixed doubles event, Chris & Gabrielle Adcock have succeeded to earn a qu...
Danish Doubles Delight
02/08/2018 00:55 | Alan Raftery
Day by day in Nanjing, the cream is rising to the top. And it was the Danes in the doubles who where...
Good day for Axelsen and Marin
02/08/2018 00:31 | Mireille van Daal
Today it was time for the second round matches at the Total BWF World Championships. Our European c...
Mixed reactions from England: Opening rounds summary
01/08/2018 13:22 | Tom Leonard
The TOTAL BWF World Championships are well underway and the emotions are already running high. With ...
Mia Blichfeldt: I never lose. I either win or I learn.
31/07/2018 20:43 | Alan Raftery
dThe competition is really hotting up now with a few big names bowing out. And one of the biggest na...
The French mixing it up in the mixed
31/07/2018 00:25 | Alan Raftery
The eagerly anticipated World Championships have finally started in Nanjing, China. And the early ro...
Golden hat-trick for Europe in Thailand
29/07/2018 19:37 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Jack Shephard takes Gold and Silver at the Thailand Para-Badminton International today, whilst Coomb...
Ivanov and Kim are victorious in first tournament together
29/07/2018 14:14 | Alan Raftery
Vladimir Ivanov was the only Russian on court on finals day, as Kim Min Kyung of South Korea partner...
Allez Lucas!
28/07/2018 17:42 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Lucas Mazur, the French number 1 SL4 player spent 214 minutes on court today and managed to secure a...
A last minute push prevents all-Russian final
28/07/2018 11:18 | Alan Raftery
The Russian campaign in the Men’s Doubles for their home tournament was looking very strong indeed. ...
Another 3-game match, another win for Jorgensen
28/07/2018 11:11 | Alan Raftery
As the last European man standing in Akita, Japan, Jan O Jorgenson is slowly re-finding his game and...
Mroz: “I’ll use this defeat to build a stronger future”
27/07/2018 19:11 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Heartbreak for Bartlomiej Mroz today in the all European SU5 men’s singles last 16, as Ilker Tuzcu c...
Jorgensen progresses to quarters
26/07/2018 22:03 | David Grice(BEC)
Denmark’s Jan O.Jorgensen turned it around to reach the men’s singles quarter-finals after defeating...
COE player Milan Ludik moving up the ranking list before the Worlds
26/07/2018 21:53 | Lilit Poghosyan
BEC “Center of Excellence” player Milan Ludik (Czech Republic) has climbed seven spots up on the men...
Lauren Smith: excited to put in a performance to be proud of!
26/07/2018 19:25 | Tom Leonard
It is one of the main events of the calendar year in the life of a badminton athlete.  The TOTAL BW...
Business as usual in Bangkok
26/07/2018 18:25 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Just one seeded European lost today in the Huamark Indoor Stadium, elsewhere it was a regular day at...
Ivanov going strong with new Mixed partner
26/07/2018 15:54 | Alan Raftery
In amongst the build-up to the World Championships, just days away, Badminton does not stop. And in ...
World Championships preview – Which European’s have a favourable draw?
26/07/2018 11:20 | David Grice(BEC)
It is less than a week before the World Championships in Nanjing, China. With the seeds are confirme...
Toupe’s three thrillers
25/07/2018 18:06 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
David Toupe had a rollercoaster of a day at the Huamark Indoor Stadium in Bangkok, playing 4 matches...
IPC announcement whilst Para-Badminton prepares for Thailand
24/07/2018 17:14 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The 2018 Thailand Para-Badminton International begins tomorrow and is likely to be the hottest tourn...
Yvonne Li: A long way to travel, but all for good experience!
24/07/2018 14:52 | Tom Leonard
There were mixed fortunes for European players on day one at the Russian Open 2018, with the women's...
World Championships- Countdown!!
24/07/2018 14:25 | Mireille van Daal
Less than one week waiting until the World Championships in Nanjing! Most of the European playe...
Player's warm up for the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018 in Russia!
23/07/2018 19:15 | Tom Leonard
The Russian Open 2018 kicks off inside Sport Hall Olympic in Vladivostock, Russia this week. From...
Chou Tien Chen wins maiden title
22/07/2018 23:21 | Manuel Røsler
Men’s singles shuttler Chou Tien Chen makes history for Taiwan with his maiden title in Singapore. T...
Herttrich/Nelte beaten by Japanese in semis
21/07/2018 22:58 | Manuel Røsler
Germany’s Isabel Herttrich and Carla Nelte lost their semi-final clash at the Singapore Open tournam...
Herttrich and Nelte to semi-finals Singapore Open
20/07/2018 22:17 | Mireille van Daal
On the quarter final day of the Singapore Open Isabel Herttrich and Carla Nelte (Germany) kept the E...
Herttrich and Nelte only shining light for Europe
19/07/2018 20:32 | David Grice(BEC)
Germany’s Isabel Herttrich and Carla Nelte came out as the only European winners on day three of the...
Vladimir Ivanov: We want to improve our game and ranking further
19/07/2018 19:17 | Lilit Poghosyan
Vladimir Ivanov/ Ivan Sozonov (Russia) were in top 10 last week on the BWF men’s doubles world ranki...
Pugh and Smith upset second seeds in opening round
18/07/2018 16:22 | David Grice(BEC)
It was a memorable day for England’s Jessica Pugh and Lauren Smith, who managed to topple women’s do...
Brice Leverdez: It’s not my final destination
16/07/2018 17:54 | Alan Raftery
Entertainer, fighter and an early round giant killer.These are the perhaps the first things you thin...
2 weeks to go
16/07/2018 09:02 | Alan Raftery
The biggest Badminton spectacle of the year is almost within touching distance, only 14 days to go. ...
Chris and Gabby Adcock beaten in Bangkok final
15/07/2018 23:05 | Manuel Røsler
Britain's Chris and Gabby Adcock were beaten 21-12, 21-12 by Hafiz Faizal and Gloria Emanuelle Widja...
Ieva Pope’s Road to Minsk: Not like any other tournament
15/07/2018 17:22 | Mireille van Daal
Three years ago Ieva Pope represented Latvia during the European Games in Baku. Now she hopes to ge...
Chris and Gabby Adcock reach final
14/07/2018 23:07 | Manuel Røsler
England's Chris and Gabby Adcock have reached the Thailand Open - a BWF World Tour Super 500 tournam...
Adcocks battle survive a late surge to get into the semi-final
13/07/2018 17:53 | Alan Raftery
The number one seeds from England, Chris and Gabby Adcock, book their place in the Mixed Doubles sem...
The Adcock's smash their way through to the quarter finals!
12/07/2018 17:21 | Tom Leonard
England's number one partnership remain Europe's sole contenders as first seeds in the mixed doubles...
Adcock’s shine in busy day two in Bangkok
12/07/2018 10:08 | David Grice(BEC)
Mixed doubles top seeds Chris and Gabrielle Adcock made it a comfortable outing in their straight se...
Kamilla Rytter Juhl retires
11/07/2018 15:54 | Alan Raftery
Badminton today has lost Europe’s most successful player to retirement. However, it is a joyous occa...
Tough but sufficient
10/07/2018 22:40 | Mireille van Daal
The Super 500 tournament Thailand Open has started. Four European mixed doubles had to come in acti...
Julie Jakobsen: It was an extra nice feeling
10/07/2018 17:12 | Alan Raftery
Jumping three spots in the ranking, the new Danish player on the block, Julie Jakobsen, is now in th...
Toby Penty: -better understanding of my game style
09/07/2018 18:30 | Alan Raftery
Toby Penty is an English shuttler with a bright future. The 25-year-old has already shown his talent...
Preview: Players to watch
09/07/2018 17:06 | Alan Raftery
Following the festival of Badminton which occurred in Jakarta, for many of the players there is not ...
Axelsen finished runner-up in Indonesia
08/07/2018 21:07 | Manuel Røsler
Japan’s Kento Momota clinched his second Indonesia Open title on Sunday after defeating world number...
Axelsen to battle Momota in Jakarta final
07/07/2018 21:08 | Manuel Røsler
Danish world champion Viktor Axelsen (24) will face Japanese shuttler Kento Momota in the final of t...
We had a thriller in Jakarta
06/07/2018 19:39 | Alan Raftery
Quarter-finals day came to an end in perhaps the loudest Badminton tournament in the world, the Indo...
Brice Leverdez: Top 20 is a step forward for me
06/07/2018 18:26 | Lilit Poghosyan
Brice Leverdez has reached his career-best result of no. 19 on the men’s singles world ranking list....
Monteiro and Daniel - Portugal´s Dynamic Duo
06/07/2018 14:41 | Tania Teoh
Beatriz Monteiro and Diogo Daniel are the very first Portugese para-badminton players classified by ...
Petersen and Kolding lead successful day two in Jakarta
05/07/2018 12:14 | David Grice(BEC)
Day two of the Indonesia Open saw as many as nine wins for Europe’s best and brightest. The highligh...
Badminton Europe is seeking two Communication Junior Managers
03/07/2018 12:55 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is seeking two Junior Managers in the field of Communication for full-time position...
Brice Leverdez takes out Chen Long!
03/07/2018 09:38 | Mireille van Daal
What an exciting first day of the prestigious Super 1000 tournament: The Indonesian Open. The hall ...
Preview: Players to watch
02/07/2018 15:33 | Alan Raftery
After the eventful Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur, we now travel south across the Java Sea to Jakarta...
Jonathan Persson: I’m happy that my ranking is getting higher
02/07/2018 13:32 | Lilit Poghosyan
Badminton Europe's "Center of Excellence" player Jonathan Persson (Germany) has climbed four spots u...
12th Malaysia Open title for Lee Chong Wei
01/07/2018 08:51 | Manuel Røsler
Malaysian superstar Lee Chong Wei beat Japanese shuttler Kento Momota 21-17, 23-21 on Sunday to clin...
Adcocks' title campaign came to an end
30/06/2018 21:16 | Manuel Røsler
English pair Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock suffered a defeat in the semi-finals of the Malaysia ...
BWF National Classifier Workshop - Dublin
29/06/2018 11:51 | Tania Teoh
In conjunction with the recently concluded FZ FORZA Irish Para-Badminton International, the Badminto...
Axelsen grinds his way into the quarters
28/06/2018 15:26 | Alan Raftery
Day 3 at the Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur saw players fighting for their spot in the last 8 of the ...
Marin leads European success on day two in Malaysia
27/06/2018 16:25 | David Grice(BEC)
Olympic women’s singles champion Caroline Marin survives a scare after coming through Indonesia’s Gr...
24-hour badminton marathon by cosmonaut Misurkin
27/06/2018 15:04 | National Badminton Federation of Russia
The cosmonaut Aleksandr Misurkin from Russia completed a badminton marathon, where he played badmint...
Doubles gold for France
27/06/2018 13:40 | Emma Lollike
Two French duos take the gold home to France after the finals of the doubles at the Mediterranean Ga...
Three European umpires accredited by BWF
27/06/2018 08:49 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe was delighted to experience that three umpires from Europe have been upgraded to BW...
Board of Directors Meeting, June 2018
26/06/2018 11:52 | Emma Lollike
The recent Board & Commission meetings in Caldas da Rainha, Portugal, stole headlines as Badminton E...
Historical milestone on the Faroe Islands
26/06/2018 11:17 | Maria Bubucea
Leading up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, more and more new para-badminton players are now join...
Difficult first round for Fontaine and Labar
26/06/2018 00:12 | Mireille van Daal
The first day of the Super 750 tournament Malaysian Open 2018 was a tough one. Many of our European...
The re-match is on
25/06/2018 19:41 | Alan Raftery
With the World Championships a little more than a month away, a lot of focus will be on results in K...
Knoblauch hunting European crown
25/06/2018 11:11 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Germany’s Valeska Knoblauch had the best week of her badminton career here in Dublin, winning 2 gold...
Double delight for Ellis in Calgary
25/06/2018 09:51 | David Grice(BEC)
England’s Marcus Ellis matched his top seed billing, as he along with partners Chris Langridge and L...
Europeans still going strong in Canada
23/06/2018 17:26 | Mireille van Daal
It was a great quarter final day in Calgary Canada. Except for the women’s singles, Europe is prese...
Full steam ahead into the quarter finals
23/06/2018 00:55 | Alan Raftery
We are now approaching the business end of the competition in Canada, as players battled for places ...
Rooke and Wandschneider in all European thriller
23/06/2018 00:30 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Every now and then the fans are treated to a classic, and Badminton Europe were there to witness the...
Levi through to all 3 semi-finals in Dublin
22/06/2018 22:49 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Israel’s Amir Levi is the only European player through to the semi-final stages of the Irish Para-Ba...
Malkov aiming for top 20
22/06/2018 20:31 | Lilit Poghosyan
Russia’s Vladimir Malkov has climbed two spots up on the BWF men’s singles world ranking list, occup...
Dalglish does it again!
21/06/2018 23:42 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
England’s Isaak Dalglish found a way past the world number 6 to win his SS6 men’s singles group and ...
Bruun and Li take out seeds in Canada
21/06/2018 17:45 | Alan Raftery
The European players battling in Calgary, Canada this week had a great day of results. Many taking o...
Knight Grand Cross awarded to Sir Craig Reedie
21/06/2018 16:08 | Emma Lollike
For his services of sport, Craig Reedie was awarded the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Briti...
Day One action in Dublin
20/06/2018 23:16 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
This year’s Irish Para-Badminton international is the second to start on a Wednesday, para-badminton...
The Opportunity is Here
20/06/2018 12:07 | Tania Teoh
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games - a historical one it will be. Para-badminton will make its maiden appea...
Buy your tickets for French Open now
20/06/2018 09:32 | Emma Lollike
The ticket sale for one of the highest ranked BWF tournaments in Europe is open, and this means that...
Preview: Players to watch
19/06/2018 20:00 | Alan Raftery
Following the entertaining US Open last week, Calgary will be host for the Canada Open, which has at...
McVeigh back on home soil after Turkish win, whilst Suter-Erath looks to defend title
19/06/2018 14:16 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The Irish Para-Badminton International gets underway tomorrow, and while European medal hopes are sl...
Gregory Verpoorten to retire from political badminton career
19/06/2018 09:12 | Rasmus Bech
Badminton Europe (BEC) President Gregory Verpoorten will not seek re-election when his term ends in ...
A First for the Czechs - Inaugural Czech Para-Badminton Open
18/06/2018 14:22 | Tania Teoh
The Czech Para-Badminton Open was the first-ever international tournament for wheelchair badminton p...
Deadline extended: Badminton Europe is seeking a Finance & Administration Manager
18/06/2018 11:35 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is seeking a Manager for a full-time position to join its head office in Copenhagen...
Popov makes it a hat-trick of titles in 2018
17/06/2018 13:43 | David Grice(BEC)
Toma Junior Popov make quite a breakthrough on finals day at the Spanish International in Madrid, af...
Caljouw reaches second final of 2018
17/06/2018 09:38 | David Grice(BEC)
It was a memorable afternoon for Dutchman Mark Caljouw, as his 21-13, 23-21 win over India’s Ajay Ja...
Satisfying US Open end for Mairs and Moore.
16/06/2018 22:43 | Mireille van Daal
During night time in Europe, the quarter finals of the Super 100 US Open were played. For Jenny Moo...
Road to Minsk: One year to go
16/06/2018 14:32 | Alan Raftery
The 2019 European Games will carry world ranking points and thereby points for the 2020 Tokyo Olympi...
European mixed pairs pour into quarters
15/06/2018 13:08 | Emma Lollike
Many European mixed double pairs are ready for the quarterfinals on Friday June 16th at YONEX US Ope...
Lucas Corvee: It’s only a step
14/06/2018 11:38 | Lilit Poghosyan
Lucas Corvee (France) entered into the top 40 on the BWF world ranking list for the first time. The ...
Brice Leverdez off to a great start in California
14/06/2018 09:18 | Alan Raftery
The man who has built up a reputation which causes any player to fear being drawn against him in the...
Dreaming of winning a world class medal
13/06/2018 23:26 | Mireille van Daal
Mark Lamsfuss (Germany) is on a roll. Together with Isabel Herttrich, he is currently 19th on the m...
Good first win for Seinen and Tabeling
13/06/2018 21:50 | Mireille van Daal
The HSBC BWF World Super tour 300 tournament US Open has started yesterday in Fullerton, California...
Kristin Kuuba: You have to dream big
12/06/2018 11:46 | Emma Lollike
21-year-old Kristin Kuuba won the two recent Badminton Europe (BEC) Circuit tournaments, which got h...
US Open Preview
11/06/2018 09:23 | Aidan Jones
The YONEX US Open gets underway tomorrow in Fullerton with many countries from Europe taking part. ...
Danish coach finishes PhD in badminton
07/06/2018 11:22 | Emma Lollike
The sport of badminton has a new doctor. Kenneth Kruse Larsen from Denmark finished his doctorate fr...
Want to Host a BEC Para-Badminton Event?
06/06/2018 14:21 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe is inviting Member Associations to host the 2018 BEC Para-Badminton Event. If you a...
British sport’s longest standing CEO Anne Smillie announces her retirement
06/06/2018 09:54 | Badminton Scotland Media
Anne Smillie, the longest serving chief executive in British sport, is stepping down from BADMINTONs...
Hans-Kristian Vittinghus: I want to still feel progress in my game
04/06/2018 07:53 | Lilit Poghosyan
Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus (Denmark) has climbed three spots up on the BWF men’s singles world...
Adam Cwalina: It is a different challenge for me
02/06/2018 14:32 | Alan Raftery
It is fair to say that Poland, since the turn of the century up until recent years, have overachieve...
Krysten Coombs Keeping Up
01/06/2018 13:58 | Maria Bubucea
This edition of ´European Para-Badminton Towards Tokyo 2020´ features Krysten Coombs from England. H...
Vladimir Malkov: I still feel I can reach the top level
31/05/2018 21:18 | Alan Raftery
Badminton is not the first sport that springs to mind when you think of Russia. Despite this, Vladim...
Long-term strategy will bring the world’s biggest badminton events to Denmark
30/05/2018 16:17 | Badminton Denmark press release
Badminton Denmark has, as the first badminton association in the world, made a long-term event strat...
Pathway Club Programme launched
30/05/2018 13:56 | Badminton Scotland Media
A new era of badminton in Scotland is about to take shape after Badminton Scotland announced the lau...
Peter Ganes passed away
30/05/2018 12:25 | Emma Lollike
Peter Ganes passed away Tuesday 29th May at the age of 57 after nine months of severe illness. Badmi...
BEC Podcast reach episode 20 with Kirsty Gilmour
29/05/2018 15:18 | Emma Lollike
A total of 20 podcasts have been published by Badminton Europe since November last year. This week, ...
Want to be volunteer writer at Badminton Europe?
29/05/2018 14:09 | Rasmus Bech
Now is your chance! We are looking for writers to join Europe’s no. 1 badminton community. Do you...
China back on top in the Thomas Cup
27/05/2018 13:56 | Alan Raftery
Favourites China overcame a nail biting end to the final and lifted the Thomas Cup once again. Japan...
Japan surge to Uber Cup number six
26/05/2018 12:41 | Alan Raftery
The Japanese women dominated the final and won the 2018 BWF Uber Cup after a 37-year wait. They beat...
Milan Ludik: I feel great to be back in COE
26/05/2018 10:19 | Lilit Poghosyan
Badminton Europe’s “Centre of Excellence” player Milan Ludik (Czech Republic) is currenty world no. ...
Denmark’s men edge Malaysia to top group
23/05/2018 21:10 | David Grice(BEC)
Wins in both doubles matches and the last of the singles encounters saw Denmark edge Malaysia 3-2,to...
Denmark & France’s men confirm quarter-finals spot
23/05/2018 21:08 | David Grice(BEC)
Denmark and France have both progressed to the quarter-finals of the Thomas Cup after strong wins on...
1st European Small States Badminton Games coming in 2020
21/05/2018 09:55 | Emma Lollike
Minor badminton countries of Europe joins forces to make badminton games to fit their size and capac...
France off to a flying start on day one
20/05/2018 00:12 | Alan Raftery
The French Thomas Cup team settled in very quickly in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, and caused the f...
BWF keeps 3x21 scoring system
19/05/2018 19:22 | BWF press release
Badminton will continue to be played under the 3x21 (three games to 21 points) scoring system.   The...
Blichfeldt - “I feel ready”
19/05/2018 19:04 | David Grice(BEC)
As Europe’s best head off to Bangkok for the ‘Thomas & Uber Cup’, the challenge of facing each ot...
Yvonne Li: We have the underdog role
19/05/2018 10:04 | Emma Lollike
The young women’s singles from Germany has traveled to Bangkok, Thailand, with the German women’s te...
Jonas Ralfy Jansen: excited to play in his first Thomas Cup
19/05/2018 09:46 | Tom Leonard
With one day to go until the Thomas and Uber Cup 2018 begins, some of the best players in the world ...
Sara Thygesen: We have to be ready and go all in
18/05/2018 11:14 | Tom Leonard
The Total BWF Thomas and Uber Finals kick off in Thailand on Sunday 20 May 2018 with the group stage...
Kim Astrup: We are chasing the no.8 spot
18/05/2018 10:58 | Lilit Poghosyan
Kim Astrup/ Anders Skaarup Rasmussen (Denmark) moved one spot up on the BWF men’s doubles world rank...
Anne Tran: Fighting spirit is the most important
17/05/2018 10:24 | Niels Nedergaard
Anne Tran and France’s women’s team are ready for the TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2018. Anne ...
Denmark leads European charge heading to Bangkok
17/05/2018 09:58 | David Grice(BEC)
The Thomas & Uber Cup has traditionally been dominated by Asian nations. But after Denmark’s histori...
Marin: I want to be the best player in the history of badminton
16/05/2018 15:32 | Emma Lollike
The newest episode of BEC Podcasts features no other than the newly crowned European champion; Carol...
Hope for some big surprises
16/05/2018 09:59 | Mireille van Daal
Only 4 days to go till the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals in Bangkok, Thailand! A men’s and women’s team...
Michal Rogalski: The Road to Tokyo
14/05/2018 20:12 | Alan Raftery
In just a little over 800 days, we will be watching the world’s best athlete’s make their dreams com...
McVeigh wins first International title in 3 years
13/05/2018 23:15 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The Turkish Para-Badminton International came to a close this evening, with 3 gold medals coming bac...
7 days to go
13/05/2018 15:46 | Alan Raftery
The 2018 BWF Thomas & Uber Cup will be the 30th edition of the Thomas Cup and the 27th edition of th...
Sabrina Jaquet: Patience is the key!
11/05/2018 13:02 | Lilit Poghosyan
Sabrina Jaquet (Switzerland) is world no. 67 on this week’s BWF women’s singles world ranking list. ...
Mazur and McVeigh head Europe’s hopes in Turkey
09/05/2018 14:26 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The 4th Turkish Para-Badminton International gets underway today in Konya, and whilst Europe excelle...
Zilberman looking to bounce back in Sydney
07/05/2018 12:25 | David Grice(BEC)
After a poor showing at the New Zealand Open, the next destination for our travelling Europeans is S...
Stoeva sisters: first gold for Bulgaria and more
06/05/2018 00:18 | Mireille van Daal
It has been one week after the European Championships. History has been made for Bulgaria and Gabri...
Five Scholarship Recipients at 2018 BEC Congress
04/05/2018 09:47 | Maria Bubucea
Badminton Europe offered Women in Badminton (WiB) scholarships for the participation at the 2018 BEC...
Stoeva sisters: We will aim for top 5
03/05/2018 19:34 | Lilit Poghosyan
The biggest event of the year for European badminton – the European Championships 2018 came to an en...
Badminton Europe is seeking a Finance & Administration Junior Manager
03/05/2018 14:44 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is seeking a Junior Manager for a full-time position to join its head office in Cop...
Sabrina Jaquet rushed out of New Zealand Open
03/05/2018 09:50 | Niels Nedergaard
Sabrina Jaquet is out of BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Open 2018 after a defeat against the sixth s...
Sabrina Jaquet progresses to the second round
02/05/2018 14:49 | Tom Leonard
The BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Open entered it's first day of main draw action today. A numbe...
BEC applauses BWF for lengthy bans
02/05/2018 14:38 | BWF press release & Rasmus Bech
On Wednesday BWF announced that badminton players, Tan Chun Seang and Zulfadli Zulkiffli, World Juni...
Mixed European results during the qualifiers
01/05/2018 19:02 | Tom Leonard
The BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Open 2018 kicked off today in the North Shore Events Centre, Auck...
Europe’s journeyman head off to Auckland
30/04/2018 14:12 | David Grice(BEC)
While a lot of Europe’s best are recovering from a competitive week at the European Championships, i...
The new BEC Magazine is here!
29/04/2018 08:58 | Rasmus Bech
The new edition of the BEC Magazine is finally here, and in this issue,  you have the chance to read...
Sam Parsons: I have put in a lot of hard work
26/04/2018 15:02 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the European Championships going on this week in Huelva, Spain, the BWF World Ranking list pres...
Ritchie Campbell received BWF Distinguished Service Award
23/04/2018 11:42 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s Director of Finance since 2012 took part in his last BEC Congress as a member of ...
Axelsen back to world no. 1
22/04/2018 17:08 | Lilit Poghosyan
Viktor Axelsen is back to world no. 1 on the men’s singles world ranking list.  After confidentl...
Longing to Minsk
20/04/2018 19:54 | Mireille van Daal
In the summer of 2019, the second edition of the European Games will be held. Minsk, the capital of...
Vittinghus: I really wanted to be in Huelva
17/04/2018 15:42 | Emma Lollike
The new BEC podcast is here and Danish men’s singles Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus is the guest. ...
History was made on finals day
15/04/2018 17:44 | Alan Raftery
England achieved their best Commonwealth Games medal tally in 16 years after four pairings booked th...
Seckin, Toupe and Shephard lead Europe’s medal haul in Dubai
15/04/2018 15:13 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
3 of Europe’s finest para-badminton players take 2 gold medals each from the first ever Dubai Intern...
Medals all round
15/04/2018 01:14 | Alan Raftery
After a fantastic day for England and Scotland, going into finals day tomorrow, medals across all 5 ...
World champion honored as BEC Male Player of the Year
14/04/2018 21:04 | Emma Lollike
The year of 2017 has indeed been a tremendous year for the Danish men’s singles Viktor Axelsen. ...
Europe’s Super Six aiming for double-gold in the UAE
14/04/2018 20:08 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
6 of Europe’s best para-badminton players have made into TWO finals each this Sunday at the Dubai In...
BEC welcome four Directors to the board
14/04/2018 15:11 | Emma Lollike
The three newly elected directors will join the Badminton Europe’s Board of Directors including a Di...
Antropov and Matos re-elected as BEC vice-presidents
14/04/2018 14:34 | Emma Lollike
The elections for vice-presidents of the board of directors during Badminton Europe’s 51st Annual De...
Engaging approach at the 2018 Members' Forum
13/04/2018 23:37 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s Congress kicked off this morning with the Members’ Forum. From 9 AM to 4 PM, the ...
Follett and Toupe through to 3 semi-finals, whilst Tuzcu falls in group of death
13/04/2018 20:40 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
David Follett (ENG) and David Toupe (FRA) made it through the WH1 events today to reach all 3 semi-f...
The European top meets in Dubrovnik
12/04/2018 22:27 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s annual congress is about to commence. From Friday 13th of April to Saturday 14th ...
Lucas Claerbout back to top 60
12/04/2018 21:10 | Lilit Poghosyan
Lucas Claerbout (France) climbed one spot up to reach top 60 on the men’s singles world ranking list...
Day One in the United Arab Emirates
12/04/2018 20:44 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The inaugural Dubai Para-Badminton International 2018 got underway today at the Shabab Al-Ahli Sport...
Zilberman and Wang bow out in Lingshui
11/04/2018 14:56 | David Grice(BEC)
It was a short-lived day for the Europeans on day two at the Lingshui China Masters, as both England...
Misha Zilberman to next round in China Masters
10/04/2018 23:25 | Mireille van Daal
After the Orleans Masters, the BWF Super tour continues. The next stop is the Super 100 tournament ...
Team England take bronze at the Gold Coast
10/04/2018 14:00 | Tom Leonard
Badminton is a highlight in the Commonwealth Games! With eleven long days of competition, the event ...
Preview: Last preparations before the European Championships
09/04/2018 20:17 | Alan Raftery
On the picturesque island of Hainan, at the southernmost tip of China, Lingshui will host the now en...
Destination Dubai, a world first for Para-Badminton
09/04/2018 05:23 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The Para-Badminton world makes Dubai the focus this week, hosting its first ever International compe...
Jacco Arends: Hitting the top 10 is our goal
08/04/2018 15:47 | Lilit Poghosyan
Orleans Masters 2018 finished last week bringing new ranking positions for European players.  Orle...
Countdown to BEC Congress 2018
03/04/2018 14:31 | Emma Lollike
Ten days from today, Badminton Europe’s annual Congress will take place. All the European members ha...
Lamsfuss & Seidel find form ahead of Euros
01/04/2018 20:38 | Mark Phelan
It had been a pretty poor 2018 for Mark Lamsfuss and Marvin Seidel ahead of this weeks Orleans Maste...
Caljouw goes back to back in Orleans
01/04/2018 20:08 | Mark Phelan
After winning last year in Orleans Mark Caljouw of the Netherlands performed one of those rare feats...
Gemke triumphs in 83 minute epic
01/04/2018 01:33 | Mark Phelan
Just like the famed women’s singles world championships final last year in Glasgow today’s men’s sin...
Konon & Kaesbauer land surprise final from qualification
31/03/2018 23:10 | Mark Phelan
Of the four German mixed doubles pairs entered into the Orleans Masters Olga Konon and Peter Kaesbau...
Caljouw confirms Euro credentials
31/03/2018 00:35 | Mark Phelan
In what was a David and Goliath story today, Mark Caljouw slayed the giant at the Orleans Masters Su...
Claerbout & Gemke set up mouth-watering semi final
30/03/2018 20:12 | Mark Phelan
Coming into this new era of badminton at the Palais De Sports in Orleans many would not have expecte...
Nerves of steel seal the deal for Tran and Lefel
29/03/2018 23:13 | Mark Phelan
Anne Tran and Emilie Lefel had the home crowd on the edge of their seats as play drew to a close lat...
COE player: It is nice to be back in top 100
29/03/2018 19:24 | Lilit Poghosyan
Milan Ludik (Czech Republic) who is a member of BEC “Centre of Excellence”, was a semifinalist in Ka...
Young guns going for it
29/03/2018 18:00 | Mark Phelan
Danish women’s doubles pair Freja Ravn and Amalie Magelund are not names that roll off the tongue at...
Labar & Fontaine feed off the home support
29/03/2018 14:36 | Mark Phelan
In what has been the match of the tournament so far Ronan Labar and Audrey Fontaine battled through ...
Jorgensen survives tetchy 3 setter against Abain
29/03/2018 00:31 | Mark Phelan
Jan O Jorgensen came through a mentally taxing three set match this evening against twice Orleans ch...
Rouxel leads French men’s singles revolution
28/03/2018 19:47 | Mark Phelan
Day two and the men’s singles draw has been very kind to the home players. Lucas Corvee, Lucas Claer...
3 from 4 for Germany but defending champions go down
28/03/2018 15:36 | Mark Phelan
It was a pretty decent mornings work for Germany’s mixed doubles pairings with three pairs advancing...
A passionate para-badminton coach
28/03/2018 11:47 | Maria Bubucea
This edition of ´European Para-Badminton Towards Tokyo 2020´ features Dina Abouzeid Sariñena, Nation...
Høyer: All for our players
28/03/2018 09:24 | BWF press release
BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer says the proposed innovations to the sport ultimately have the players...
Games and points is why I am here
27/03/2018 08:45 | Mark Phelan
Jan O Jorgensen took to the courts in Orleans for the first time and was instantly full of praise fo...
Corrales looking for revenge and history
26/03/2018 15:13 | David Grice
After recording an impressive quarter-final showing at the recent All England Open, Denmark’s Mia Bl...
BWF announced ELO Water Partnership
26/03/2018 12:59 | BWF press release
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has unveiled ELO Water as the Official Water for its championsh...
Promote badminton and win a trip to YONEX All England 2019
25/03/2018 16:32 | Emma Lollike
Be part of the new Badminton Europe community – BEC Voicestorm – and help badminton to grow on socia...
Mixed Doubles Pairs to Watch: The home support can take them to the final
25/03/2018 10:39 | Alan Raftery
The greatly anticipated BWF Tour Super 100 event, the Orléans Masters 2018, will commence on Tuesday...
Women's Doubles: The Stoeva Sisters
23/03/2018 19:35 | Tom Leonard
Europe’s second highest ranked Women’s Doubles pair, Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva are sitting at a nu...
Selena Piek: The last steps up are always the toughest
23/03/2018 12:50 | Lilit Poghosyan
Last week’s All England Open had some good results for European players and this week’s BWF world ra...
Men's Doubles: Josche and Jones going for gold
22/03/2018 20:42 | Tom Leonard
This year, the Orléans Masters tournament will celebrate being part of the BWF Tour Super 100 for th...
Women’s Singles Players to Watch: My goal is to win it
22/03/2018 17:54 | Alan Raftery
No.1 seed Beatriz Corrales is setting her sights on the Orléans Masters 2018 title. But knows that m...
Men’s Singles Players to Watch: Coming from Rio slums, I'm showing that it is worth to believe in your dreams
22/03/2018 01:15 | Alan Raftery
On the banks of the Loire River in north-central France, Orléans will be hosting the Orleans Masters...
Buy tickets for BWF’s Super 100-tournament in France
21/03/2018 11:57 | Emma Lollike
The city of Orléans will be hosting the first Super 100 tournament in Europe after the Badminton Wor...
France qualify for TUC 2018
20/03/2018 14:26 | Badminton World Federation
Hong Kong’s men and France’s women qualified for the TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2018 due to ...
Men’s Singles Players to Watch: I love playing in Orleans
20/03/2018 10:42 | Alan Raftery
Last year’s finalist will be hoping to one step further in his home event. The Orleans Masters is no...
Shi Yuqi beats the LEGEND!!
18/03/2018 17:10 | Mireille van Daal
Everyone was waiting for this match. A full Chinese final between all time hero Lin Dan against new...
Tai Tzu Ying retains All England title
18/03/2018 15:59 | Mireille van Daal
Tai Tzu Ying (Chinese Taipei) has been dominating in women’s singles since the 2016 Olympics. Durin...
First Japanese mixed doubles pair to be crowned at All England!!
18/03/2018 14:42 | Mireille van Daal
What an amazing match this would be! Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong (China) who only lost one match s...
Fourth All England final for Boe and Mogensen
18/03/2018 01:43 | Mireille van Daal
Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen have reached the final of the 2018 Yonex All England Open Champion...
So close to the finals!
18/03/2018 01:39 | Mireille van Daal
Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen have not succeeded to reach the mixed doubles final of...
We are so pleased to be ready for the finals tomorrow
17/03/2018 15:27 | Mireille van Daal
Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen have made it into the 2018 Yonex All England final in w...
Yamaguchi reaches her first All England final
17/03/2018 15:01 | Mireille van Daal
After a 1 hour and 19 minutes, the match between Pusarla V. SIndhu (India) and Akane Yamaguchi (Japa...
Legend reaches his 10th All England final.
17/03/2018 14:37 | Mireille van Daal
He has done it! And for the tenth time already! Lin Dan is in the 2018 Yonex All England Open Champ...
They were just a little smarter
17/03/2018 14:16 | Mireille van Daal
Mads Conrad-Petersen and Mads Pieler Kolding did not make the cut against world number one’s Marcus...
Lin Dan wins legendary clash
16/03/2018 15:32 | Mireille van Daal
Everyone was looking forward to this match: Lin Dan (China) against Lee Chong Wei (Malaysia). After...
Adcock & Adcock leave All England with mixed feelings.
16/03/2018 14:54 | Mireille van Daal
Chris and Gabrielle Adcock have not succeeded to reach the semi-finals in their home country. In th...
Marin not proceeded to semi-finals
16/03/2018 14:53 | Mireille van Daal
Carolina Marin (Spain) did not make it through the quarter finals at the 2018 All England Open Cham...
Morning session ends with two danish pairs in semi-finals!
16/03/2018 14:51 | Mireille van Daal
Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen have succeeded to reach the semi-finals of the 2018 Yo...
Cannot use too many mistakes at this level
16/03/2018 14:50 | Mireille van Daal
It was Mia Blichfeldt’s (Denmark) first quarter final at All England. Her challenge here was no one...
BEC to engage influencers
16/03/2018 11:30 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe (BEC) is looking to engage influencers for the 2018 European Championships this Apr...
Slip-away game for Langridge and Ellis
16/03/2018 01:22 | Mireille van Daal
Last match of the day, but not least. The Birmingham audience were ensured of an exciting match, but...
Marin is on a roll
15/03/2018 19:41 | Mireille van Daal
Carolina Marin (Spain) also succeeded to win the second round of the 2018 Yonex All England Open Ch...
Felix Burestedt focusing on game improvement
15/03/2018 18:28 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the All England Open 2018 going on this week, the BWF world ranking list has been published tod...
Slow start caused an end
15/03/2018 16:11 | Mireille van Daal
Jacco Arends and Selena Piek (The Netherlands) missed the spot for the quarter finals at the 2018 Yo...
I lost to a friend
14/03/2018 18:57 | Mireille van Daal
Kirsty Gilmour (Scotland) did not survive the first round of the 2018 Yonex All England Open Champio...
Lauren Smith and Marcus Smith talk funding in episode 10
14/03/2018 14:03 | Emma Lollike
The 10th episode of Badminton Europe’s podcast premieres up to the glorious YONEX All England.  T...
Deception for Chervyakova and Morozova
14/03/2018 09:33 | Mireille van Daal
Anastasia Chervyakova and Olga Morozova (Russia) seemed to had their luck on their side today. Unfor...
Great first round for Stoeva sisters
14/03/2018 09:21 | Mireille van Daal
Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva (Bulgaria) had a great start at the 2018 Yonex All England Open Champio...
A close loss now, eyes up for next months
14/03/2018 09:21 | Mireille van Daal
Brice Leverdez (France) was very close in causing stunt against the number three of the world: Srika...
The player’s favourite
12/03/2018 16:02 | Tom Leonard
Next week, the 2018 BWF World Tour lands in Birmingham for the prestigious Yonex All England Open. F...
DBV President: Six days of fantastic badminton
12/03/2018 14:24 | Emma Lollike
The YONEX German Open 2018 concluded with an entertaining line-up on the final’s day on Sunday. Thom...
Marin looking to replicate her 2015 win
12/03/2018 08:24 | David Grice
For any European success in the women’s singles, your best bet is with Olympic champion Carolina Mar...
Second consecutive German Open-title for Chou Tien Chen
11/03/2018 22:12 | Emma Lollike
The men’s singles player from Chinese Taipei is starting a streak at the BWF-tournament in Mülheim. ...
Nøhr/Thygesen finish as runner-ups
11/03/2018 18:55 | Emma Lollike
The Danish streak in Mülheim ended in the mixed doubles final against the third seeded Goh Soon Huat...
Double Gold for Shephard in Spain!
11/03/2018 16:53 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Europe takes 8 gold medals at the Spanish Para-Badminton International England’s SS6 World Cham...
Bartlomiej Mroz: Losing today was an amazing experience
11/03/2018 00:24 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Penultimate day in Alcudia, Spain at the first Para-Badminton competition of the year and the standa...
Inuoe and Kaneko are favourites to German Open-title
10/03/2018 23:50 | Emma Lollike
After a slow start on 2018 for Inoue and Kaneko from Japan, they have now reached the men’s doubles ...
Stoevas stumbled in semifinal
10/03/2018 22:57 | Emma Lollike
Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva from Bulgaria were not able to succeed to the women’s doubles final at Y...
Nøhr: We will use all the power we have left
10/03/2018 20:18 | Emma Lollike
It was another three game-thriller for the Danish pair Niclas Nøhr and Sara Thygesen when they today...
Two European semifinals in Mülheim
10/03/2018 13:20 | Emma Lollike
Two European nations got off to a great start on the quarterfinals’ day at YONEX German Open. Denmar...
Europeans are steering wheels towards medals
10/03/2018 08:45 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
A turbulent day in the Pabellon Municipal Alcudia yesterday, as we make our way through to knock-out...
English mixed and Danish doubles missed out on semifinals
10/03/2018 01:18 | Emma Lollike
Three out of the five quarterfinals with European participation resulted in defeat on Friday, at 201...
Conrad/Kolding withdrew from quarterfinal
10/03/2018 00:32 | Emma Lollike
Mads Conrad-Petersen and Mads Pieler Kolding were forced to pull the plug on the men’s doubles quart...
Thygesen/Fruergaard to take on 3th seeds in quarterfinal
09/03/2018 16:03 | Emma Lollike
Sara Thygesen and Maiken Fruergaard of Denmark beat Della Destiara Haris and Rizki Amelia Pradipta f...
Misha Zilberman aiming for top 40
09/03/2018 13:58 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the German Open 2018 going on this week, the new BWF world ranking list was published today, pr...
Nelte and Herttrich lost in three-game thriller
08/03/2018 22:36 | Emma Lollike
After a thrilling fight, Carla Nelte and Isabel Herttrich faced the press with smiles after all. The...
Arends: We are little bit disappointed right now
08/03/2018 20:48 | Emma Lollike
Jacco Arends and mixed doubles partner Selena Piek did not book a spot in the quarterfinals when the...
European Number 1 pulls out of International
08/03/2018 08:46 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Lucaz Mazur, Europe’s only para-badminton standing-category World Champion withdraws from the Spanis...
Corrales: I believed that I could win
07/03/2018 22:58 | Emma Lollike
The Spanish women’s singles tried to change her game plan between the games against China’s Gao Fang...
Kolding: We knew that this was going to happen
07/03/2018 22:04 | Emma Lollike
The Danish duo of Mads Kolding and Mads Conrad-Petersen have entered this tournament with a second s...
Hosting a Para-Badminton International
07/03/2018 21:38 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Supporters of badminton may only see the final product, but we wanted to go behind the scenes to fin...
Stoeva sisters caught up after losing focus
07/03/2018 17:19 | Emma Lollike
Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva played their first match at the 2018 YONEX German Open earlier on Wednes...
Nøhr/Thygesen: Our biggest challenge is ourselves
06/03/2018 21:12 | Emma Lollike
The first rounds of the mixed doubles event at the 2018 YONEX German Open took off shortly after the...
Koljonen: I am not the underdog
06/03/2018 17:07 | Emma Lollike
The qualifying rounds of the 2018 YONEX German Open proved to be an easy task for Finland’s first me...
MSA to BEC Umpire Assessor Peter Ganes
06/03/2018 14:44 | Torsten Berg
BWF has honoured Peter Ganes with the Meritorious Service Award. Following a recommendation from Bad...
Buy your YONEX All England-tickets now!
06/03/2018 08:54 | Mireille van Daal
One week to go till the most prestigious tournament in Europe: The 2018 All England Open Championsh...
International para-badminton stars launch their 2018 campaign in Spain
05/03/2018 08:46 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
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Brice Leverdez: I am happy to be close to top 20
03/03/2018 09:31 | Lilit Poghosyan
France’s Brice Leverdez is occupying position no. 23 on the men’s singles world ranking list for the...
Episode 9 premieres on iTunes
02/03/2018 13:23 | Emma Lollike
For the 9th episode of Badminton Europe’s podcast, two world champions are guesting the studio, and ...
Buy your tickets for YONEX German Open!
02/03/2018 09:00 | Emma Lollike
Tickets are still available for YONEX German Open Badminton Championships 2018. Don’t miss this chan...
Buy your YONEX All England-tickets now!
01/03/2018 15:52 | Emma Lollike
The 2018 All England Open Badminton Championships kicks off in less than a week and limited tickets ...
Germans and Danes on top in Switzerland
26/02/2018 14:56 | Emma Lollike
The Super 300-tournament was the first BWF tournament hosted on European ground since the launch of ...
Morozova: It feels great to be in top 25 in the world
23/02/2018 22:42 | Lilit Poghosyan
European Men’s and Women’s Team Championships ended last week in Kazan, adding important points to t...
New partnership turns into semi-final.
23/02/2018 00:27 | Mireille van Daal
Quarter final day is over and players are heading up for the semi-finals. Today was a day with vari...
First round kick off for Mitsova and Lamsfuss
21/02/2018 22:07 | Mireille van Daal
The main draw of the Super 300 tournament Swiss Open has started today. After some already beautifu...
Triple world champion after Paralympics announcement: Yes, I was disappointed
19/02/2018 14:50 | Emma Lollike
Back in the fall of 2017, the announcement of the categories for para-badminton at Paralympics 2020 ...
Jorgensen: It has been a tough ride
14/02/2018 14:25 | Lilit Poghosyan
This week is important for all the countries and teams in Europe as European Men’s and Women’s Team ...
Astrup: Being back in top 10 feels great!
08/02/2018 19:15 | Lilit Poghosyan
 “Finally we are back in top 10 and it feels great”, this is how India Open 2018 runner-ups Kim Astr...
Buy tickets to Europe’s first HSBC BWF World Tour tournament
07/02/2018 11:56 | Emma Lollike
Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) world tour started the year off in Asia, and the first European t...
The Adcocks feel that justice has been done
06/02/2018 12:02 | Aidan Jones
What does the funding mean to the Adcocks? Great Britain badminton duo Chris and Gabby Adcock wil...
The new national champions have been crowned
05/02/2018 12:12 | Emma Lollike
Several European Member Associations have crowned their national champions last week. Badminton Euro...
Episode 8: Comeback kids Jacco Arends and Niclas Nøhr
05/02/2018 09:50 | Emma Lollike
Jacco Arends from Netherlands and Niclas Nøhr from Denmark are making a comeback after a period with...
Maiden victory for Christiansen/Pedersen
04/02/2018 09:18 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen secured their first World Tour title as they ...
Ilias Xanthou: They can help me achieve my goals
03/02/2018 14:24 | Lilit Poghosyan
Ilias Xanthou (Greece) recently joined the BEC Centre of Excellence and is currently living and trai...
Two Danish pairs storm into India Open final
03/02/2018 09:17 | Manuel Røsler
Two Danish doubles stormed into the final of the India Open (350.000 Dollars) tournament on Saturday...
Astrup: We have a chance if we find the same level as today
02/02/2018 16:05 | Emma Lollike
Most of the European entries delivered on the day of the quarterfinals at YONEX-SUNRISE DR. AKHILESH...
Two 'comeback kids' take the mic in episode 8
02/02/2018 11:24 | Emma Lollike
After a period with injuries for Jacco Arends and Niclas Nøhr, they have finally made their way back...
National Championships are coming up across Europe
29/01/2018 16:01 | Emma Lollike
The upcoming weekend will for many of Badminton Europe’s Member Associations mean that it is time to...
Vote for BEC Awards 2017 now
29/01/2018 14:50 | Emma Lollike
The awards for the best European players in 2017 kicks off today. Badminton Europe calls on all badm...
Want to be volunteer writer at Badminton Europe?
29/01/2018 09:44 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Now is your chance! We are looking for writers to join Europe’s no. 1 badminton community. Do you lo...
Last Asian stop before the tour moves to Europe
29/01/2018 08:50 | Emma Lollike
After a weekend without European finalists, the HSBC BWF tour moves on to New Delhi for YONEX-SUNRIS...
Rytter Juhl/Pedersen stopped by Olympic Champions
27/01/2018 13:53 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen suffered a defeat to Japanese pair Misaki Mats...
Exciting quarter final day in Jakarta
26/01/2018 18:34 | Mireille van Daal
Today it was quarter finals time at the Daihatsu Indonesia Master in Jakarta. As quarter finals sho...
Gemke: I would like to win more matches at this level
25/01/2018 16:12 | Emma Lollike
The Danish men’s singles Rasmus Gemke continues his international breakthrough as he secured a spot ...
Polikarpova: It's a good start after a break
25/01/2018 14:37 | Lilit Poghosyan
Ksenia Polikarpova (Israel) -  the winner of women’s singles in Estonian International 2018, is curr...
Kjærsfeldt: Ready for the challenge
24/01/2018 16:25 | Emma Lollike
Line Kjærsfeldt is the only Dane in the women’s singles event to succeed for Thursday, where her tea...
Fontaine and Labar are featured in episode 7
23/01/2018 10:11 | Emma Lollike
The European bronze medalists from 2017 of France is the guests in Badminton Europe’s 7th podcast. ...
BWF selects ‘genius’ integrity strategy
23/01/2018 09:20 | BWF press release
Badminton World Federation has formed a long-term integrity partnership with Genius Sports to protec...
Labar: The medal is pushing us every day at practice
22/01/2018 09:42 | Emma Lollike
Episode 7 of BEC Podcast is coming your way in audio and motion pictures on Tuesday 23 January. The ...
Danish victories in KL
22/01/2018 00:28 | Manuel Røsler
Danish shuttler Viktor Axelsen claimed his first title in 2018 at the Malaysia Masters on Sunday, be...
John Hansen has passed away
18/01/2018 15:50 | Lars Jørgen Andersen for Badminton Denmark
The legendary John Hansen took his last breath on 17 January 2018, the day before his 76th birthday....
Vittinghus: Very pleased with my performance
17/01/2018 11:57 | Emma Lollike
Danish men’s singles Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus is happy to be back on the BWF tour after a lo...
Delphine Lansac rises out of qualification
17/01/2018 02:14 | Mireille van Daal
The first day of the Malaysian Masters had been a rough one for European players. Many of them did ...
Tokyo is in Wolfenden's sights
16/01/2018 09:01 | David Grice
The start of a new year always brings hope and a lot of goals to achieve. For English men’s doubles ...
Familiar faces embark on the 'new' tour
15/01/2018 10:48 | Emma Lollike
Qualifying rounds for the PERODUA Malaysia Masters 2018 starts on Tuesday along with the first round...
Last resort for Europeans in Thailand
13/01/2018 03:47 | Mireille van Daal
There are no European players left in the Thailand Masters 2018. The two final remaining mixed doub...
No pressure for Koljonen
11/01/2018 18:28 | Lilit Poghosyan
As the first international BWF tournament (Thailand Masters) and the first BEC circuit tournament (E...
BWF unveils 'World Tour' portal
11/01/2018 15:49 | BWF press release
Fans have a brand new website on which to follow all the happenings on the HSBC BWF World Tour – fro...
Kersaudy and Palermo beat 6th seeded Russians
09/01/2018 14:22 | Emma Lollike
The French mixed doubles Bastian Kersaudy and Lea Palermo won their first round at Thailand Masters ...
2018’s first episode has landed
09/01/2018 09:45 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s BEC podcast excited to present the first episode in the year of 2018.  The fir...
Stoeva sisters: Our sport can become really popular in Europe now
08/01/2018 08:49 | Emma Lollike
2018 brings with it a new event structure for BWF tournaments. In the latest BEC Podcast, Stefani an...
Six busy months ahead
05/01/2018 09:01 | Emma Lollike
It is not only the turn of year that makes the beginning of a new year special. 2018 is also the beg...
Action-packed to the finish
05/01/2018 08:47 | Emma Lollike
The last six months of 2018 will hold the BWF World Championships in the beginning and the first sta...
COE players have bigger goals for 2018
04/01/2018 21:41 | Lilit Poghosyan
The world ranking list was published today, for the first time in 2018. After the holiday COE player...
BEC Voicestorm competition has its first winner
03/01/2018 15:29 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe started a competition via Voicestorm to promote badminton news and content. Badmint...
Huge European sucess around the world
31/12/2017 10:55 | Emma Lollike
Review of the year for European world class badminton in 2017. Listed below you will find the medals...
Important 2017 for Christo Popov
30/12/2017 21:00 | Mireille van Daal
As the year ends, it is also clear who ends the year as the number one on the rankings. For the Euro...
2017 - the year of surprises
30/12/2017 13:08 | Emma Lollike
2017 held surprises at Badminton Europe’s events. The past year has revealed that European badminton...
Big anniversary year is coming to an end
29/12/2017 14:22 | Emma Lollike
2017 has been the year where Badminton Europe celebrated the 50-year anniversary of the confederatio...
Axelsen closes 2017 as no. 1
28/12/2017 15:24 | Lilit Poghosyan
As the year 2017 comes to its end, the last world ranking list was published today.  Denmark’s Vik...
New ranking positions for Europeans
21/12/2017 14:21 | Lilit Poghosyan
Yonex Italian International came to its end last week in Milan giving new ranking points to the Euro...
Robertson: We never looked back
21/12/2017 11:52 | Emma Lollike
Nathan Robertson retired from the badminton court in 2012 but is back behind the court for Badminton...
Extract from article: Adcocks - building a brand
20/12/2017 13:20 | Emma Lollike
The English mixed doubles pair and reigning European champions, Gabrielle and Chris Adcock, launched...
Scholarships Sailing Through
20/12/2017 11:28 | Tania Teoh
This year, Badminton Europe´s (BEC) Women in Badminton Commission granted 21 ladies with its Women i...
Registration for European Universities Games 2018 is open
19/12/2017 15:58 | EUSA
The registration for the European Universities Games 2018 (EUG18) opened on December 15.  Between...
Extract from article: Lighting the way for Europe
19/12/2017 11:22 | Emma Lollike
Viktor Axelsen lifted the trophy in Glasgow and ended a twenty-year drought for European men’s singl...
New BEC intern: I must admit I couldn’t believe it
19/12/2017 11:13 | Emma Lollike
Maria Bubucea works for the Moldavian Badminton Federation and will from 1 March begin a two-month ...
NEW magazine online now
18/12/2017 11:52 | Rasmus Bech
The lastest edition Badminton Europe Magazine of 2017 is ready and it is available online right now....
Axelsen eyes prestigious title
16/12/2017 10:48 | Manuel Røsler
Will world champion Viktor Axelsen end the year 2017 with another great victory? The Dane is only on...
Two participants shadowed a BEC manager
15/12/2017 15:58 | Emma Lollike
The first ever BEC Shadow Programme has been organized in connection with the 2017 European U17 Cham...
Axelsen still in the run for defending title
15/12/2017 10:47 | Mireille van Daal
Today was a very exciting day in Dubai. The final group matches were played, which decided who woul...
The Fantastic Five
15/12/2017 10:07 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe is delighted to present the five nominees of the 2017 BEC Badminton for Women Award...
Little steps forward for Toby Penty
14/12/2017 17:43 | Lilit Poghosyan
After winning the 2017 Scottish Open Grand Prix, Toby Penty (England) got 5500 points and is current...
Shaky start with strong finish from Boe/Mogensen
13/12/2017 16:08 | Emma Lollike
The experienced duo of Carsten Mogensen and Mathias Boe from Denmark finished strong after a shaky s...
Episode 4 features a Q&A session with Mia Blichfeldt
12/12/2017 16:04 | Emma Lollike
A while back badminton Europe asked their fans and followers to comment their questions for Danish w...
- WR-points are a great step forward for European Games
12/12/2017 15:36 | Rasmus Bech
The 2019 European Games will carry world ranking points and that fact gets a lot of positive respons...
Winners announced in Dubai
12/12/2017 11:25 | BWF press release
The BWF Players of the Year were announced at last night’s Gala Dinner for the Dubai World Superseri...