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Alimov and Davletova look to build on yesterday’s upset
13/11/2019 15:43 | Alan Raftery
The big upset of the mixed doubles first round played yesterday was caused by Russia’s Rodion Alimov...
Danish doubles do the business in Hong Kong
13/11/2019 14:27 | Alan Raftery
The main draw is now in full flow today at the Hong Kong Open.   One of the pairs highlighted in ou...
Bo Jensen reveals how Denmark secured the 2020 Thomas & Uber Cup
13/11/2019 12:33 | Alan Raftery
Listen to the new episode just out. BEC Podcast meets Bo Jensen Bo Jensen is the CEO of Badminto...
Adcocks survive controversy in tough opening round in Hong Kong
12/11/2019 14:14 | Alan Raftery
The Hong Kong Open has commenced today with the qualification rounds and the first mixed doubles rou...
Mogensen and Kolding are back in the game
12/11/2019 14:01 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Once again players from all over the world will meet.  Players from almost every continent meet i...
From volunteer to officer
12/11/2019 12:07 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Alan Raftery is 28 years old from Coventry in the United Kingdom. When he is not working at Badminto...
Nhat Nguyen: The Irish Open is a big focus for me
12/11/2019 11:37 | Alan Raftery
Ireland, a small but proud badminton nation, have over the past decade been entertained by a top men...
Raul Must jumps up four places
12/11/2019 11:36 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
The Norwegian International was played last week, meaning there have been some changes in the rankin...
Nilsson: My dream is to become the world champion
11/11/2019 15:30 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
This edition of ´European Para badminton Towards Tokyo 2020´ features Rickard Nilsson from Sweden.  ...
The battle continues at the Hong Kong Coliseum
11/11/2019 13:38 | Alan Raftery
The battle for Olympic qualification continues this week in the Hong Kong Coliseum.  There are many ...
Meet our new Commercial Manager
11/11/2019 12:28 | Alan Raftery
Chris Spiteri, our new Commercial Manager, hails from the sunny archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea...
Irina Andersen on top
11/11/2019 10:50 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Irina Andersen from Denmark and Katerina Tomalova from Czech Republic practise at the Centre of Exce...
Two gold medals for Karlsson
11/11/2019 08:35 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
A lot of Europeans went to Norway to participate in the FZ FORZA Norwegian International 2019 that w...
Final day at Fuzhou China Open
10/11/2019 15:19 | Maria Bubucea
The final day at Fuzhou China Open 2019 has come to an end. World number one, Kento Momota, has ...
Another milestone in the Paralympic journey
10/11/2019 09:32 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Tension builds up as the Paralympic Test Event gets underway in Tokyo. Para badminton stars are n...
Last Europeans out of Fuzhou China Open
09/11/2019 17:51 | Maria Bubucea (BEC)
The final day of the Fuzhou China Open will be without European participation, as the last two, Denm...
Are you our new Development Officer?
09/11/2019 13:25 | Alan Raftery
Badminton Europe is seeking a Development Officer for a full-time position to join its head office i...
Sir Craig Reedie honoured in Katowice
08/11/2019 12:02 | BWF
Outgoing WADA President and BWF Honorary Life Vice President Sir Craig Reedie was honoured at WADA’s...
Good game Gemke
08/11/2019 11:46 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
An amazing performance by Rasmus Gemke sent him through to the semi-finals at Fuzhou China Open.  ...
Meet our new Communication Intern
08/11/2019 11:39 | Alan Raftery
Emilie Sommer is a 19-year-old from Ringsted, Denmark who grew up with badminton as both of her pare...
Vladimir Malkov: “It’s important to build the routines”
07/11/2019 20:10 | Lilit Poghosyan
Russia’s Vladimir Malkov is one of the new players at Badminton Europe’s “Centre of Excellence”. Mal...
Sisters beating the Olympic Champions
07/11/2019 15:11 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
An incredible win for the Stoeva sisters, who delivered an amazing performance today.  Gabriela a...
Representative Visit in Ukraine
07/11/2019 08:46 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
The Representative Visit offers the opportunity for any MA to receive direct support from Badminton ...
Hello, it’s ‘Mia’ again
06/11/2019 15:14 | Alan Raftery
Day two of the Fuzhou China Open completed the first rounds of the tournament. For a few players the...
Lefel: I think this will be my last year
06/11/2019 14:48 | Emilie Sommer
Another episode of BEC Podcast is out. Disclaimer: This podcast was recorded prior to the season ...
Estonia's triumph at Baltic Open Youth Championships
06/11/2019 10:42 | Press release from Latvian Badminton Federation
At the beginning of November, for the second year in a row, the Baltic Open Youth Teams and Individu...
Marin: I’ll be ready again soon
05/11/2019 11:39 | Alan Raftery
The Fuzhou China Open, a Super 750 BWF World Tour event, is a big milestone event on the Badminton c...
Nøhr: I think we have improved
04/11/2019 15:05 | Alan Raftery
With just a little over eight months until the Olympic games and only six months left of the qualifi...
Chinese domination at SaarLorLux
03/11/2019 18:40 | Maria Bubucea (BEC)
China dominated the finals at the SaarLorLux Open in Saarbrücken winning four of the five finals. ...
Mølhede: I am really proud that we have made it to the finals
02/11/2019 13:48 | Maria Bubucea (BEC)
Badminton Europe spoke to Denmark’s Lasse Mølhede after he and his partner, Mathias Bay-Smidt beat E...
Nohr and Thygesen stun top seeds
02/11/2019 09:47 | Alan Raftery
The final four in each event is now set in Saarbrücken, Germany. We saw several upsets on quarterfin...
Marin surges up the rankings
01/11/2019 15:19 | Alan Raftery
The last three tournament results for Carolina Marin recorded as China Open champion, Denmark Open s...
Antonsen back to world no. 4
01/11/2019 14:51 | Lilit Poghosyan
Anders Antonsen (DEN) is back to top 4. The Dane had been world no. 4 seven weeks in a row before go...
Seidel: We want to perform well here
31/10/2019 15:23 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Locals through to the quarterfinals at SaarLorLux Open.   The third seeded German mixed double, M...
The podcast is back - starring: HK Vittinghus!
30/10/2019 14:24 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Badminton Europe has launched a new edition of the BEC Podcast! In the BEC Podcast, European ba...
BEC launches new streaming platform!
30/10/2019 10:44 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Badminton Europe is happy to announce that its new streaming platform is now online. Badminton Eu...
Young Dane ready to rock
29/10/2019 15:36 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Young talents and profiles are ready to kick off the 44th YONEX Hungarian International Championship...
Bronze for the Maltese
29/10/2019 14:21 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Matthew Abela from Malta practices at the Centre of Excellence in Holbaek, Denmark on daily basis. L...
Kolding returns to partner Mogensen
28/10/2019 15:02 | Alan Raftery
We move to Saarbrücken in Germany for the SaarLorLux Open, which marks the tenth Super 100 tournamen...
Representative Visit in Ireland
28/10/2019 13:32 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
The BEC BASIS Programme has the purpose of helping and assisting Member Associations (MAs) to develo...
Indonesians conquer Europe
27/10/2019 16:17 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Praveen Jordan and Melati Daeva Oktavianti won back-to-back World Tour titles. Last week Praveen ...
Super talent beats Marin
27/10/2019 14:53 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Carolina Marin lost the French Open final to Korean An Se Young. The firework was on and it was h...
Are you the one we are looking for?
27/10/2019 12:50 | Rasmus Bech
Do you want to make your chance for working full time in badminton bigger? Join Badminton Europe as ...
Adcocks bow out
26/10/2019 18:41 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Gabby and Chris Adcock can return to England after losing their semifinal at French Open. They are...
Axelsen lost in epic drama
26/10/2019 17:48 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Viktor Axelsen could not stand up in the mixed zone after the matchup against Jonatan Christie. ...
Marin cruising into the final
26/10/2019 17:43 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
She did it again! Carolina Marin is ready for another World Tour final. Carolina Marin has been o...
Success for the Adcocks
25/10/2019 19:35 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The back-to-back European champions clinched a spot in the French Open semifinals. Chris Adcock a...
The journey over for the Stoevas
25/10/2019 19:06 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The European Champions lost in the quarterfinals of French Open. Thursday Gabriela and Stefani St...
Winning streak ends for Momota
25/10/2019 16:59 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Friday Kento Momota lost for the first time in 28 matches. There is no doubt that Japanese Kento ...
Denmark vs. Japan 2-1
24/10/2019 22:36 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
All three Danish men’s singles players faced Japanese opponents in the second round of French Open, ...
Marin won ‘Battle of the Champs’
24/10/2019 21:12 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Carolina Marin got her revenge and won against Nozomi Okuhara. One of the biggest current rivalri...
- I think this was my last French Open
24/10/2019 18:53 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Emilie Lefel is not sure that she will return to Stade Pierre de Coubertin as a player. The 2018 ...
Not a bad day at the office
24/10/2019 16:37 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Ben Lane and Jessica Pugh are through to the quarterfinals at French Open. In the second round ...
Two-week visits at the “Centre of Excellence”
24/10/2019 13:48 | Lilit Poghosyan
Yonathan Levit (ISR) joined the training sessions at the Centre of Excellence at the end of Septembe...
A bientot - Gicquel and Delrue
23/10/2019 20:09 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Thom Gicquel and Delphine Delrue lost in the first round of French Open 2019. Wednesday evening a...
Adcocks made it to second round
23/10/2019 15:51 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
The back-to-back European champions are ready for the second round at the French Open. Lately is...
Victory for well prepared Germans
23/10/2019 15:27 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Finally, Mark Lamsfuss and Isabel Herttrich beat Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith after losing three ma...
One step closer
23/10/2019 13:24 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Last years runner-up, Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva from Bulgaria, are one step closer to defend their...
Legend beat local hero
22/10/2019 18:12 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Lin Dan has still got it. In the opening round of French Open he beat home crowd favourite Brice Lev...
Better than last week
22/10/2019 15:01 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
After a not too good tournament in Denmark, Ben Lane and Jessica Pugh are ready for a better week in...
Poulsen: We have high ambitions
22/10/2019 14:56 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
The Danish women’s double, Mette Poulsen and Alexandra Bøje, have high ambitions for the future. ...
Preview: Marin poised for revenge
22/10/2019 10:09 | Alan Raftery
We now move to the Stade Pierre de Coubertin in Paris for the French Open. A tournament that traditi...
Ludik at the podium
21/10/2019 15:36 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
CoE player Milan Ludik did good at Egypt International 2019 which took place in Cairo last week. ...
Doubling up in Denmark
20/10/2019 22:34 | Alan Raftery
It was finals day in Odense today where we witnessed three of the winners amazingly secure back-to-b...
Shephard extends world lead
20/10/2019 09:08 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Jack Shephard takes his third international win of the year in Denmark and is one step closer to Tok...
Axelsen agonisingly denied the final
19/10/2019 19:53 | Alan Raftery
After successfully avenging last year’s early Denmark Open exit against his compatriot Anders Antons...
Sagoy SL4 women’s singles champion
19/10/2019 09:09 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Helle Sofie Sagoy announced as Denmark International SL4 women’s singles champion today in Odense ...
Marin and Axelsen ready for the semifinals
18/10/2019 23:08 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Four Europeans were on court at the quarterfinals day at Denmark Open 2019 - now two are left. ...
Seckin beats world number two
18/10/2019 22:08 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Emine Seckin found great form today as she beat the WH2 second seed to confirm a place in the semifi...
Tuzcu a chance at medals
17/10/2019 22:01 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Ilker Tuzcu made it through the singles and mixed doubles group stages to set up a chance at double ...
Close, but not close enough
17/10/2019 18:54 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
The German men's double has played their last match at Denmark Open. Mark Lamsfuss and Marvin Se...
No luck for the Dutch and the French
17/10/2019 18:28 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Mark Caljouw and Brice Leverdez are both out of Denmark Open after losing in second round. Mark...
Marin: I am feeling really good
17/10/2019 15:09 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Carolina Marin is the only European women's singles player left at Denmark Open.  The Spanish sta...
CoE players achieve new heights
17/10/2019 11:01 | Lilit Poghosyan
September and October have been busy and successful months for Badminton Europe's “Centre of Excelle...
Danish Dynamite
16/10/2019 22:34 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Overall it has not been a good day for the Europeans. Only four Europeans from today are through for...
A bad day for the English mixed doubles
16/10/2019 18:20 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
No English mixed doubles left at this years Denmark Open Chris and Gabrielle Adcock from England ...
Fast shuttles and a lovely hall
16/10/2019 18:19 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
It is day two at DANISA Denmark Open 2019 and a lot of matches are going to be played. It has b...
Olgiati makes it through to knockouts
16/10/2019 10:53 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Luca Olgiati finished second in his group today and has progressed to the quarterfinals for the firs...
Loquette early scare in Denmark
15/10/2019 22:36 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Meril Loquette is on the brink of exiting the SU5 men’s singles on day one of the Denmark Para ba...
“Our biggest result ever”
15/10/2019 18:29 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Thom Gicquel and Delphine Delrue played their ‘best game ever’ beating former All England winners an...
From World Juniors to Denmark Open
15/10/2019 16:01 | It was not an easy opening match for the two young Danes.
Five days after their quarterfinals at the World Junior Championships two young Danes walked on cour...
BOOST FOR BADMINTON AGAINST MYOPIA PROJECT
15/10/2019 10:52 | Press release from BWF
On Sunday, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and the National Badminton Federation of Russia (NBF...
Preview: A familiar return
14/10/2019 14:16 | Alan Raftery
The BWF World Tour has come to Europe, and all eyes are on Odense where the world’s best will be re-...
Rosengren injury doubt
13/10/2019 23:22 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Denmark’s Para badminton number one Cathrine Rosengren is doubtful to feature next week at her home ...
Dutch home triumph in the mixed doubles
13/10/2019 21:07 | Alan Raftery
The entertaining week in Almere, Netherlands for the Dutch Open came to end today, with a loud cheer...
Popov wins World Junior silver!
13/10/2019 19:35 | Alan Raftery
The World Junior Championships taking place in Kazan, Russia came to a end today. Badminton's finest...
Russians hold their nerves in the semifinal
13/10/2019 11:37 | Alan Raftery
This week we are in Almere, Netherlands for the Dutch Open. Saturday was a semifinal day which gave ...
Holden: My big goal would be to become the number one in England
11/10/2019 12:50 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Abigail Holden, an English women’s singles player with big dreams. Badminton Europe recently spoke ...
A good day for the Danish mixed doubles
10/10/2019 22:10 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Dutch Open continues and the third day has begun. A lot of the seeded players are still in the ga...
BWF statement on Thailand badminton player Ratchanok Intanon
10/10/2019 11:46 | Statement from BWF
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) can confirm current world No.5 women’s singles player Ratchanok...
Circuit returns to Cyprus
10/10/2019 08:51 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Cyprus will be hosting it’s first international elite tournament since 2013. This week Cyprus I...
Day two at Dutch Open
09/10/2019 13:52 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Dutch Open has begun. The first day is over and the second day has begun. A lot of matches have alre...
Four Nations come together to celebrate Badminton Ireland's 120th Anniversary
09/10/2019 11:54 | Badminton Ireland
To celebrate the 120th Anniversary of Badminton Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales were invited to...
The new champion has been crowned
07/10/2019 15:47 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
BWF World Junior Mixed Team Championships 2019 has come to an end. Last week the BWF World Junior ...
From Czech Republic to Denmark
07/10/2019 15:21 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Katerina Tomalova has recently joined the Centre of Excellence in Holbaek, Denmark. Badminton Europe...
A strong field at Dutch Open
07/10/2019 10:11 | Emilie Sommer
This week, Dutch Open, a BWF Super 100 tournament, is played.  The tournament takes place in Almere,...
Tomalova: I would love to play more in Europe
04/10/2019 15:23 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
The Olympics are important to most badminton players, and this also applies to Katerina Tomalova. Ka...
Respected leader joins Badminton Europe
04/10/2019 14:03 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Jacob Oehlenschlæger is the new Senior Manager at Badminton Europe. The former national coach of ...
European stars at CoE men’s singles camp
03/10/2019 14:47 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
A number of the best European men’s singles players are currently practicing at BEC's Centre of Exce...
Golden Girl in China
29/09/2019 14:01 | Bobby Griffin
Valeska Knoblauch took gold in the WH1 women’s singles class in Hangzhou this morning. A round-ro...
Knoblauch with a chance at gold
28/09/2019 20:14 | Bobby Griffin
A round-robin format in the WH1 women’s singles and a fascinating twist of fate provides us with a c...
All Europeans out of Korea Open
27/09/2019 19:17 | Tom Hazlewood
It has been a rough tournament for Europe, as day four of Korea Open saw the final Europeans knocked...
The fight for a place in Tokyo is getting interesting
27/09/2019 15:37 | Alan Raftery
Badminton fans and players are eagerly looking towards the end of April 2020, when the qualification...
The English rivalry
27/09/2019 10:50 | Bobby Griffin
The best of friends and the greatest of rivals, Coombs and Shephard meet in the China International ...
Marin's win in China Open - one of the greatest comebacks ever
26/09/2019 14:25 | Dev Sukumar (BWF)
Carolina Marin achieved one of the greatest comebacks in badminton – and perhaps all sport – defendi...
Busy day for the Danes
26/09/2019 12:07 | Alan Raftery
The first round of the Korea Open has taken place yesterday in Incheon and it was a busy for one the...
Mroz gets revenge in Hangzhou
26/09/2019 12:04 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Bartlomiej Mroz pushes last week’s demons aside and comes through as group winner in China today. ...
Bethell is back and aims for a medal
26/09/2019 10:37 | Bobby Griffin
Daniel Bethell withdrew from the Thailand International last week, but has bounced back well here in...
Loquette clinches victory from the jaws of defeat
25/09/2019 13:43 | Bobby Griffin
Meril Loquette is the European hero today in China. On the verge of defeat to China’s He Zhirui, he ...
Frank Peard – An Appreciation
24/09/2019 14:47 | Badminton Ireland
With the passing of Frank Peard, two weeks short of his hundredth birthday, badminton has lost one ...
Ellis and Smith beaten in thriller
24/09/2019 13:37 | Tom Hazlewood
The hugely anticipated Korea Open got underway in Incheon on Tuesday and  a number of Europe’s top t...
Danish dominance in Poland
23/09/2019 19:20 | Tom Hazlewood
The Polish International came to a close on Sunday and it was a highly successful one for Danish pla...
Can Axelsen bounce back in Korea?
23/09/2019 14:57 | Tom Hazlewood
The big tournaments keep on coming with the Korea Open taking place in Incheon from Tuesday the 24th...
Concentrated efforts in Hangzhou
22/09/2019 13:44 | Bobby Griffin
This weekend 147 players arrived in Hangzhou, China, in preparations for the second Para badminton i...
Israel and France triumph in Thailand
21/09/2019 23:13 | Bobby Griffin
French world number two pair take the ‘standing’ mixed doubles title, whilst Lucas Mazur makes it a ...
Marin’s sensational comeback continues
21/09/2019 11:39 | Alan Raftery
Usually when a player returns from a serious and lengthy injury, it takes time to get back up to the...
Knoblauch comes through all European thriller
21/09/2019 10:01 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
A repeat of the European Championships women’s singles final saw another incredible contest between ...
Umpires focus in Kharkiv
20/09/2019 14:10 | Matthieu Hecker
From 3 to 8 September 2019, the last BEC umpire course of the year took place during the RSL Kharkiv...
New names at the Centre of Excellence
20/09/2019 10:30 | Lilit Poghosyan
As the BEC Centre of Excellence has been moved to new facilities in Holbaek Sportsby, there are more...
Poland awaits a new hero
19/09/2019 14:08 | Tom Hazlewood
Despite many players being away at the VICTOR China Open, there’s still enough top talent to go arou...
Adam Cwalina: I am still able to give something they can use in the future
19/09/2019 13:54 | Alan Raftery
For our Badminton Europe exclusive, we spoke to Poland’s experienced doubles player Adam Cwalina. A ...
Just two Europeans left in China
19/09/2019 11:27 | Tom Hazlewood
There’s now just two Europeans left standing at the VICTOR China Open after the end of day three in ...
Noel reaches two semifinals
19/09/2019 10:47 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Faustine Noel is back from injury and back to her best in Thailand. The French SL4 withdrew from ...
Danes moving nicely through the draw
19/09/2019 10:37 | Alan Raftery
The 2019 VICTOR China Open in Changzhou has turned into a comeback tournament for many players. We s...
World silver medallists scrap for a place
18/09/2019 13:52 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Germans struggle through mixed doubles group stages to create a mouth-watering all European quarterf...
Loquette carries form to Asia
17/09/2019 12:25 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
A good run this week in Thailand will ensure that Meril Loquette’s best six results ever will all ha...
Axelsen out in the opening round
17/09/2019 10:48 | Tom Hazlewood
The return of Viktor Axelsen to a badminton court has not gone the way the Dane would have imagined ...
Nilsson struggles on day one
16/09/2019 13:14 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
World number seven Rickard Nilsson suffered an early defeat to set up a difficult week in Thailand. ...
Axelsen and Marin return to China
16/09/2019 12:40 | Tom Hazlewood
The last Super 1000 event of the year unfolds this week as some of the world's top talents head to C...
BEC President looks back at a great weekend
15/09/2019 21:14 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Peter Tarcala is a happy and satisfied president after a weekend in Belgium. The Badminton Europe...
Knoblauch still in the hunt
14/09/2019 13:15 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
As the Para badminton World Championships begin to disappear around the bend, athletes focus in on t...
Time to work on the strategy
11/09/2019 12:07 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The Badminton Europe Board of Directors will meet in Léuven to work on the future strategy for the c...
Finally a home winner in Leuven?
10/09/2019 14:38 | Tom Hazlewood
After just a few days break, the next International Challenge is on as the 2019 YONEX Belgian Intern...
Celebrating the 70th Anniversary with a blast
10/09/2019 08:49 | Tania Teoh
The Belgian Badminton Federation celebrates its 70th Anniversary this month with a chain of activiti...
Boe and Conrad out in the semifinal
08/09/2019 13:07 | Tom Hazlewood
Denmark’s Mathias Boe and Mads Conrad-Petersen’s run in the Taipei Open has come to an end at the se...
Anders Antonsen reaches new heights
04/09/2019 13:05 | Lilit Poghosyan
Anders Antonsen (Denmark) has reached his career-best result of no. 4 on the men’s singles world ran...
Badminton Finland turns 65
03/09/2019 11:35 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Finland turns 65 today! As one of Badminton Europe´s founders back in 1967, the federation...
Kharkiv ready for action
03/09/2019 08:59 | Tom Hazlewood
The RSL Kharkiv International in Ukraine kicks off Wednesday and welcomes players from all over the ...
Camp dedicated to the memory of Sudhakar Reddy Gujjula
31/08/2019 14:36 | Press release XV. Victor International Super Stars Camp
This year marked a special 15th edition of the Victor International Super Stars Most Camp.  This spe...
Wales – The comeback kid
30/08/2019 14:51 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
For the first time in years Wales is back at the European U17 Team Championships. On Friday the 2...
Athletes´ Commission Election Announcement
30/08/2019 12:58 | Tania Teoh
Richard Perot is the fourth member of Badminton Europe (BEC) Athletes´ Commission. The French pa...
Badminton Europe welcomes Kosovo
29/08/2019 10:33 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Kosovo is a new Member Association of Badminton Europe. Badminton Europe is the governing body o...
Antonsen, Blichfeldt achieve career-best results
28/08/2019 09:41 | Lilit Poghosyan
The 2019 World Championships are already in the history books. This week’s BWF world ranking list ha...
An outstanding World Championships
28/08/2019 09:03 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The General Secretary of Badminton Europe praises the BWF and the Swiss organisers on a successful W...
Are you our new journalist?
26/08/2019 15:04 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Badminton Europe is seeking a Officer in the field of Communication for a full-time position to join...
Ready for the future Championships?
26/08/2019 11:20 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Want to travel to watch badminton? The planning can begin! If you plan to travel in the near futu...
Shephard defends singles title
26/08/2019 08:37 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Jack Shephard is able to introduce himself as the SS6 men’s singles world champion for another tw...
These are the world champions
26/08/2019 08:35 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The World Championships 2019 are in the books. These are the winners. Five players won back-to-ba...
Back-to-back champions
25/08/2019 19:15 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Japan and China won back-to-back titles in the doubles categories. It is public knowledge that Ja...
Silver for Antonsen
25/08/2019 16:46 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Big loss for Danish Anders Antonsen in the final at the World Championships. Antonsen was off to ...
Finally a golden moment for outstanding Sindhu
25/08/2019 15:40 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The three-times runner-up finally got her gold medal. After losing three straight major finals In...
Bethell “on fire” on semifinals day
25/08/2019 13:51 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Daniel Bethell seemed unstoppable today, after a confident display in the quarterfinal he went on to...
How to watch the World Championships
25/08/2019 11:02 | Aidan Jones
The World Championships in Basel, Switzerland, is of course being broadcasted and there are so many ...
BEC is seeking a Senior Manager for High Performance and Development
25/08/2019 11:02 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Badminton Europe is seeking a Senior Manager for a full-time position to join its head office in Cop...
Here are the World Championships finals
24/08/2019 22:34 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Sunday is the final day at the World Championships 2019: Ten finalists have been found for the Wo...
Mi and Knoblauch through to semifinals
24/08/2019 22:15 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Mi Young-Chin and Valeska Knoblauch destroyed the Swiss dreams of a medal in the WH1-2 mixed doubles...
Antonsen in the final
24/08/2019 19:30 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Anders Antonsen is in the World Championships final in Basel. On paper Danish Anders Antonsen wa...
Champion ready to defend his title
24/08/2019 14:46 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Kento Momota is ready for the World Championships final in Basel. Ahead of the semifinals the ov...
Golden times for Sindhu?
24/08/2019 12:56 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Runner-up in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Is 2019 the year where Pusarla V. Sindhu finally wins that golden ...
Medal secured: Antonsen beats Chinese super star
23/08/2019 22:49 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Anders Antonsen knocked out the former world champion and the defending Olympic champion, Chen Long....
The Dutch stopped flying
23/08/2019 21:36 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The World Championships campaign came to an end for Selena Piek and Robin Tabeling. It is less th...
Blichfeldt out
23/08/2019 19:01 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The small things made the difference when Mia Blichfeldt lost the in the quarterfinals at the Worlds...
Sindhu gets past Tai Tzu Ying
23/08/2019 18:17 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Pusarla V. Sindhu made the comeback of the day winning against Tai Tzu Ying. Before today Indian ...
Momota ready for another semifinal
23/08/2019 14:01 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
As expected the world number one is ready for the semifinals at the World Championships. There w...
Still no WC medal for Rio 2016 runner-up
23/08/2019 13:55 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Peng Soon Chan and Liu Ying Goh, Malaysia, once again leave the World Championships without a medal....
Coombs - cool under pressure
23/08/2019 09:45 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Krysten Coombs survived a tough test today in the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, as he drew Niall McVeigh...
Down and up for Danish men’s singles
22/08/2019 21:24 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
While Anders Antonsen made it to the quarterfinals, Jan O Jorgensen is out of the Worlds. Thursd...
Auf Wiedersehen
22/08/2019 18:50 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Mark Lamsfuss and Marvin Seidel lost to the former world champions, Liu Cheng and Zhang Nan. The ...
Flying Dutch ready for more
22/08/2019 18:24 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Selena Piek and Robin Tabeling are together one of the eight best mixed doubles in the world. Af...
The curse of R16
22/08/2019 15:59 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
It is hard to make it to the World Championships quarterfinals for the Stoeva Sisters. The Stoeva...
The end for Astrup and Skaarup Rasmussen
22/08/2019 14:48 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The Danish men’s doubles lost in three games against Liao and Su from Chinese Taipei. The last Eu...
Exit European Games champions
22/08/2019 14:37 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith lost in the round of last 16 at the World Championships. On paper,...
- I worry about Carolina Marin
22/08/2019 13:42 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Ratchanok Intanon hopes to see Carolina Marin back on court soon. Ratchanok Intanon is 24 years ...
Mroz finds form at the right time
22/08/2019 13:01 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Bartlomiej Mroz continued his good form with a second win in the group stage Poland’s Para Star, ...
Tough day for the Adcocks
22/08/2019 12:40 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Chris and Gabby Adcock bowed out of the World Championships. The back-to-back European champions...
Scots can be proud
22/08/2019 12:35 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Alexander Dunn and Adam Hall put up a good fight but lost to Indonesian super stars Hendra Setiawan ...
Blichfeldt beats Nehwal: I am shaking
22/08/2019 10:13 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Big result for Danish Mia Blichfeldt who beats Saina Nehwal at the World Championships. - I want ...
No pressure: I want to be a role model
21/08/2019 19:44 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
With Carolina Marin not present all European eyes are on Mia Blichfeldt. On Wednesday afternoon ...
EG Champion: It has been some long days
21/08/2019 17:48 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
After two days of waiting it was finally time for Anders Antonsen to go on court. The European G...
Stoevas are back and aim for the quarterfinals
21/08/2019 17:27 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
After a two months break the defending European champions are back on court, and the ambitions are b...
Huge win for German men’s double
21/08/2019 14:51 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Thanks to Germany's Marvin Seidel and Mark Lamsfuss the world number five will not play anymore in B...
- Give as much as possible – whatever that means
21/08/2019 12:10 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen won their first match at the Worlds, but the expectations fo...
Lost to the world number two: An awesome experience
21/08/2019 11:05 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Zvonimir Durkinjak was smiling despite losing to Chou Tien Chen. Croatian Zvonimir Durkinjak lost...
Good to be Dutch in Basel
21/08/2019 10:28 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Selena Piek and Robin Tabeling are through to the round of last 16. After a disappointing Europea...
Noel ‘crashes’ out
21/08/2019 10:10 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
French hearts break as Faustine Noel withdraws after one match, due to an injury she suffered during...
Mixed feelings for England
20/08/2019 19:57 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
A win in mixed doubles and a loss for the European Games champions were the results on Tuesday after...
Danish rookies create a big upset
20/08/2019 19:09 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Amalie Magelund and Freja Ravn – remember those names. Together they won the bronze medals at the...
Jorgensen ‘still on his way back’
20/08/2019 15:56 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
A good performance in the second round shows that Jan O Jorgensen is still on the right track after ...
Russians ready for revenge
20/08/2019 14:44 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Vladimir Ivanov and Ivan Sozonov are ready to face Takeshi Kamura and Keigo Sonoda in the second rou...
Russian born Polikarpova: I feel like an Israeli now
20/08/2019 14:41 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
For the first time Ksenia Polikarpova participates at the individual World Championships representin...
Lin Dan leaves the Worlds
20/08/2019 12:45 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Chinese legend, Lin Dan, lost in the second round of the World Championships. The World Champion...
- It is frustrating
20/08/2019 12:42 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Niclas Nohr and Sara Thygesen bowed out of the World Championships in the first round. In mixed ...
Czech stars to split: Our last World Championships
20/08/2019 11:17 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Jakub Bitman and Alzbeta Basova will terminate their partnership within the next 1,5 months. The...
French ready to face the Stoeva Sisters
20/08/2019 08:56 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
After an easy win on day 1, an all-European clash awaits in the second round in the women’s doubles ...
Swedish youngsters winning all-European clash
20/08/2019 08:55 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Johanna Magnusson and Emma Karlsson are ready for the second round at their first World Championship...
Momota: Hope to see Axelsen soon
19/08/2019 14:54 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The defending world champion aims for another gold medal, but he also admits that he misses one of h...
Maddaloni retires
19/08/2019 14:08 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Italian Rosario Maddaloni retires from international badminton. The Italian men’s singles player,...
It’s a vision we’ve always had: ONE SPORT
18/08/2019 15:44 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Today is a landmark occasion for para-badminton as the TOTAL BWF World Championships and Para-Badmin...
Mixed doubles preview
17/08/2019 14:25 | Tom Hazlewood
The BWF World Championships are now just two days away! Both the world and continents best are all s...
Swiss Badminton turns 65
16/08/2019 20:04 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) would like to wish Swiss Badminton, a happy 65th anniversary. ...
Men's doubles preview
16/08/2019 14:25 | Alan Raftery
It’s now just three days to wait before the world’s best will arrive at St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Sw...
Gicquel and Labar – The young and the experienced
16/08/2019 09:08 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Will they make it to Tokyo 2020? Will they go for Paris 2024? These are two of the biggest questions...
Women’s doubles preview
15/08/2019 14:26 | Alan Raftery
The tournament we have been gearing up for all year is finally upon us. The world’s best will arriv...
Marin: Hard to be impatient
15/08/2019 09:09 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Carolina Marin will soon be back on court after seven months of recovery. Badminton fans from all...
Lianne Tan back into world top 50
14/08/2019 13:09 | Lilit Poghosyan
The World Championships will kick off in Basel, Switzerland, next week already. One of Europe’s top ...
TIME TO VOTE
14/08/2019 12:02 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
It is time to vote for a spot in the Badminton Europe (BEC) Athletes´ Commission. The BEC Athlete...
28 European World Senior Champions
13/08/2019 18:33 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
28 players/pairs from 12 different European countries won gold medals at the World Senior Championsh...
“The Next One” three years later
13/08/2019 11:54 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
In 2016 Anders Antonsen announced himself as “The Next One” for Danish men’s singles. Three years la...
Penty - The new Number One
13/08/2019 11:06 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Toby Penty is the new Number One in England – a role that suits him. Since the Sudirman Cup 2019,...
Nominate a para-badminton player for the Athletes’ Commission
13/08/2019 09:57 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
It is time to nominate for a spot in the Badminton Europe Athletes´ Commission. The BEC Athletes’...
Hellenic Badminton Federation turns 30
12/08/2019 14:49 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe Confederation would like to wish Hellenic Badminton Federation, a happy 30th annive...
Danish mixed doubles ready to be the next top pair
12/08/2019 11:26 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Rikke Soby and Mathias Bay-Smidt are ready to be the new Danish mixed doubles pair on the absolute t...
BEC welcomes new Finance and Administration Manager
09/08/2019 13:25 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Andreja Turk, 26, from Slovenia is the new Finance and Administration Manager at Badminton Europe. ...
Women's singles re-draw for the Worlds
09/08/2019 13:01 | Press release from BWF
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has conducted a re-draw of the women’s singles category at the ...
- I can be in the top of the World
08/08/2019 15:17 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Chloe Birch believes that she can reach the absolute top level in women’s doubles. It is not unus...
- I am at the best level for years
07/08/2019 12:21 | Aidan Jones
Germany’s women’s singles player Fabienne Deprez believes that she is at her best level since she re...
Home crowd favourite to play Gilmour – again
06/08/2019 13:55 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
For the 10th time Sabrina Jaquet and Kirsty Gilmour will play each other in an international tournam...
Coombs going for gold
05/08/2019 21:37 | Aidan Jones
England’s Krysten Coombs says that his only goal for the Para-Badminton World Championships is to go...
The World Championships draw is ready
05/08/2019 11:41 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Basel 2019 is getting closer. On Monday 5th August the draw for the World Championships 2019 was ...
No Marin at the World Championships
05/08/2019 10:29 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Carolina Marin is not ready to play. In 2018 the European highlight at the World Championships wa...
World Senior Championships are underway
04/08/2019 15:37 | Alan Raftery
The World Senior Championships will be held from 4 to 11 August in Katowice, Poland. The categori...
Ten Europeans seeded for the World Championships
01/08/2019 11:35 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The first version of the seeding report for the 2019 World Championships in Basel is official. Wi...
Axelsen out of World Championships
31/07/2019 12:42 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The men's singles world champion from 2017, Viktor Axelsen, has announced that he will not attend t...
French mixed doubles pair back on track
30/07/2019 14:33 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
After some tough months, Anne Tran and Ronan Labar came back on the winning track. In May, Anne ...
Europeans head to Bangkok
29/07/2019 15:41 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
This week, the TOYOTA Thailand Open 2019 will take place, giving European players one last chance t...
Baku receives thumbs up as curtain falls on EYOF 2019
29/07/2019 09:01 | Press release from EOC
The organisation of the 15th Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Baku, Azerbaijan r...
Jorgensen’s great run ends in semi-final
27/07/2019 14:17 | Alan Raftery
The importance of this year’s Japan Open has been greatly heightened due to the Tokyo Olympics being...
Latest look at who is going to Tokyo?
26/07/2019 15:23 | Alan Raftery
As we are currently in the middle of the Japan Open, where players are competing at the Musashino Fo...
Danish showdown set for the Quarter-Finals
25/07/2019 08:39 | Tom Hazlewood
Day three of the Japan Open saw a number of Europeans fall but the Men’s Singles looks enticing as t...
The Dutch lead the way for Europe
24/07/2019 14:06 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Robin Tabeling and Selena Piek managed to take a win against the number eight seeds from Hong Kong....
Anders Antonsen becomes world no. 9
24/07/2019 12:37 | Lilit Poghosyan
Last week’s Indonesia Open runner-up Anders Antonsen has climbed two spots up to occupy position no....
Blichfeldt comes through tough opener
23/07/2019 18:00 | Tom Hazlewood
The opening round of the Japan Open took place on Tuesday with a number of the worlds top Badminton ...
The European Champions are back
23/07/2019 08:58 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva have reached an agreement with the Bulgarian Badminton Association with ...
Road to Basel: One month to go!
22/07/2019 16:01 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The BWF TOTAL World Championships is now less than one month away and the very best talents across ...
Ellis and Langridge are 'Reddy'
22/07/2019 14:36 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge are up for the challenge as they prepare to face Satwiksairaj Ranki...
EYOF kicks off with lively Opening Ceremony
22/07/2019 09:14 | Press release EOC
The 15th edition of the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival is under way after a vibrant Open...
Antonsen loses Final in thriller
21/07/2019 09:01 | Tom Hazlewood
Denmark’s Anders Antonsen lost the Men’s Singles Final at the Indonesian Open on Sunday in a maratho...
Antonsen into the final!
20/07/2019 18:11 | Tom Hazlewood
Denmark’s Anders Antonsen has marched into the Men’s Singles final at the Indonesian Open after a 21...
All coming together nicely for Antonsen
19/07/2019 17:50 | Alan Raftery
The conditions on one of the biggest stages in the Badminton world, the Indonesia Open, have been to...
Where to watch the World Championships
19/07/2019 11:29 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The World Championships in Basel, Switzerland are getting closer and there are so many ways you can...
- My family funds me
19/07/2019 08:45 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
It is not cheap to be a badminton player at the highest level and it is not easy to find funding sup...
- I have lost my belief
18/07/2019 15:31 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Jacco Arends from the Netherlands has announced that he has retired from being a professional badmin...
Spanish Inclusive Badminton Championship has concluded
18/07/2019 15:09 | Spanish Badminton Federation
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, specifically the main hall `El Zaburdón', was the stage where the Spanis...
Retired Champion: European title was my highlight
18/07/2019 10:02 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Rajiv Ouseph, following announcing his retirement, has singled out the European Championships title...
Strong European presence in Jakarta!
17/07/2019 19:23 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
The BLIBLI Indonesia Open 2019 is running on in Jakarta, Indonesia this week with the first round...
England and GB badminton number one Rajiv Ouseph to retire after Worlds
17/07/2019 13:02 | Badminton England
England and GB badminton’s undisputed men’s singles number one Rajiv Ouseph will hang up his racket...
Dutch pair knocked out
16/07/2019 10:24 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Robin Tabeling/Selena Piek is out of the BLIBLI Indonesia Open 2019 after being beaten by Jerry Pran...
Europe is moving forward in Jakarta!
16/07/2019 10:23 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
The BLIBLI Indonesia Open 2019 is getting underway in Jakarta, Indonesia from 16 to 21 July with hal...
Malkov wants to play against the best
16/07/2019 09:51 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Vladimir Malkov is an optimistic man, speaking about his year ambitions after the European Club Cham...
BWF statement on suspended badminton players Mr. Zulfadli Zulkiffli and Mr. Tan Chun Seang
15/07/2019 15:20 | BWF
** AMENDED** The Badminton World Federation (BWF) confirms the appeals to the Court of Arbitratio...
Adcocks do not feel the Olympic pressure
15/07/2019 09:04 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Gabrielle and Chris Adcock are fighting to qualify for Tokyo 2020, but despite of being in a close r...
Winning note for the hosts!
14/07/2019 15:42 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
The White Nights 2019 ended today in Gatchina, Russia with the Finals of all the events taking place...
Two European pairs in the Semi-Finals in U.S.A.!
13/07/2019 16:25 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
The YONEX US Open 2019 gets underway this week in Fullerton, U.S.A. and will continue until Sunday 1...
European Games surprise aiming for titles
13/07/2019 08:30 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
At the European Games, Kati-Kreet Marran and Helina Ruutel delivered the big surprise making it to t...
Axelsen out of Indonesia and Japan
12/07/2019 12:06 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Viktor Axelsen has today revealed that he has suffered yet another setback as he prepared to play ...
New French Men’s Doubles sees daylight
11/07/2019 09:11 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Julien Maio has a new Men’s Doubles partner: Éloi Adam. It is time to get used to a new French Me...
Conrad-Petersen: "I knew something was wrong"
10/07/2019 11:45 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Mads Conrad-Petersen who returned to badminton at the Spanish International has opened up about why...
White Nights: hopes for the hosts
09/07/2019 14:54 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
The action vigorously continues this week as well, with the White Nights 2019 taking place in Gatchi...
Bulgarian star quits doubles category
09/07/2019 09:19 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Mariya Mitsova is going all in trying to qualify for the 2020 Olympics in Women’s Singles. Two w...
Eric Pang: "They are training well"
08/07/2019 17:33 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Midway through the Summer School camp in Podcetrtek, Slovenia; one of the coaches at the event, Eri...
Boe and Petersen crowned Champions in Canada
08/07/2019 15:06 | Tom Hazlewood
Denmark’s Matthias Boe and Mads Conrad-Petersen won the Men’s Doubles title at the Canada Open last ...
A positive reaction
08/07/2019 13:58 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Peter Tarcala, the President of Badminton Europe is a satisfied person following the outcomes of the...
Danes make the final
07/07/2019 16:38 | Tom Hazlewood
The Semi-Finals of the Canadian Open took place overnight and we are down to our final European repr...
High performances in Canada!
06/07/2019 21:09 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
In Calgary, Canada, this week, where is getting underway the 2019 YONEX Canada Open, Europe has reac...
Record breaking event in Novi Sad
05/07/2019 10:28 | Badminton Association of Serbia
Repeated success of Team Serbia both in competition and event management during on of the most popul...
Two Quarterfinals for Bøje in Canada!
05/07/2019 09:52 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
With the action taking place in Calgary, Canada, this week, a significant number of European players...
- We are very experienced
04/07/2019 17:07 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Today’s first session saw Primorye Vladivostok have strolled through to the quarter-finals after the...
Deprez stuns third seed in incredible match
04/07/2019 13:39 | Alan Raftery
The Canada Open is now in full swing. And we have had our first big upset of the tournament.  Ge...
Career-best result for Anders Antonsen
02/07/2019 15:08 | Lilit Poghosyan
The 2019 European Games is already a history. The badminton tournament of this multi-sport event too...
Happy Birthday!
01/07/2019 15:03 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Today, Badminton Europe Confederation would like to wish the Portuguese Badminton Federation (Federa...
Adcocks leap into last 8
27/06/2019 13:31 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Chris and Gabrielle Adcock have progressed to the quarterfinals of the European Games as the top of...
Coombs cool, calm and collected
23/06/2019 23:29 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Krysten Coombs takes his first international gold medal in 2 years and climbs the Race to Tokyo rank...
It’s finally here! But what is the European Games?
23/06/2019 16:53 | Alan Raftery
Starting from tomorrow, the Badminton competition will be taking place at the second edition of the ...
Malopolska region, city of Krakow to host 3rd European Games in 2023
23/06/2019 08:36 | Press release from EOC
An Extraordinary General Assembly of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) today unanimously ele...
Lucas leads Europeans into Finals Day
22/06/2019 22:20 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Lucas Mazur makes it to the SL4 men’s singles final and the SL3-SU5 mixed doubles final with partner...
Rooke confirms his place as Europe’s best
21/06/2019 23:17 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Martin Rooke beat both of his European rivals to take a place in tomorrow’s semi-finals and a likely...
Women’s Doubles wide open
21/06/2019 17:11 | Tom Hazlewood
Badminton at the European Games gets underway on Monday and the battle for the Women’s Doubles title...
Magic Meril moves on
21/06/2019 00:38 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
An epic battle between two of Europe’s best SU5s was the highlight of the day in Dublin, as the men’...
Chyrkov impresses on Day One
20/06/2019 00:21 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Oleksandr Chyrkov’s campaign was off to a great start today in Dublin, with a surprising win over on...
“It’s cool to be back in top 50”
18/06/2019 13:58 | Lilit Poghosyan
Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus has moved one spot up on the men’s singles world ranking list to oc...
Marc Zwiebler to head the BWF Athletes' Commission
17/06/2019 11:56 | BWF Staff
Former German international Marc Zwiebler has been elected Chair of the BWF Athletes’ Commission for...
Shephard aims to defend Irish title
16/06/2019 17:04 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Team GB’s Jack Shephard has been busy preparing his defence of the Irish International title this we...
Lee Chong Wei bids farewell
13/06/2019 11:01 | Dev Sukumar/BWF
Malaysian great Lee Chong Wei called time on a glorious 19-year career as he announced his retiremen...
BEC salutes a legend
12/06/2019 09:44 | Written by William Kings - Edited by Rasmus Bech
One of the great elders of the sport, Stellan Mohlin had a long and illustrious career as a badminto...
"It has caused anxiety and self-confidence issues"
12/06/2019 09:00 | Annika Langrock
Since half a year, Toby Penty has been dealing with an autoimmune disease. The result: permanent hai...
Strong youngsters in Lithuania
09/06/2019 11:12 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
The RSL Lithuanian International 2019 ended today, on 9thof June with the finals of all events takin...
Adcock's crash out in Quarter-Finals
07/06/2019 17:00 | Tom Hazlewood
Europe’s final hope of winning a title at this weeks Australian Open in Sydney ended today after Eng...
Adcocks into quarter-final in Sydney
06/06/2019 19:52 | Alan Raftery
Following a break in the calendar, we get back to it with the 12th event in the BWF World Tour, the ...
Happy returns for Adcocks
04/06/2019 15:14 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The only European representation at the Australian Open in Sydney, Chris and Gabrielle Adcock have p...
Milan Dratva: Believe in the process and results will come naturally
04/06/2019 14:22 | Lilit Poghosyan
BEC “Center of Excellence” player Milan Dratva (Slovakia), who is currently ranked no. 231, talked a...
Australian Open: Next stop for the Adcocks
03/06/2019 13:35 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
The action on court continues this week in Sydney, Australia where the CROWN GROUP Australian Open 2...
Badminton Scotland appoint Ingo Kindervater as Head of Performance
27/05/2019 15:25 | Badminton Scotland
Badminton Scotland have today confirmed the appointment of Ingo Kindervater as Head of Performance. ...
China win on home soil
27/05/2019 14:56 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The BWF TOTAL Sudirman Cup is now over and after a dominant performance against Japan on Sunday, Ch...
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...
"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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
- 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...
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. ...
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...
"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...
“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 ...
-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...
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...
- 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...
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...
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...
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...
- 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 ...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
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...
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...
- 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
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