General
Ritchie Campbell received BWF Distinguished Service Award
23/04/2018 11:42 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s Director of Finance since 2012 took part in his last BEC Congress as a member of ...
Axelsen back to world no. 1
22/04/2018 17:08 | Lilit Poghosyan
Viktor Axelsen is back to world no. 1 on the men’s singles world ranking list.  After confidentl...
Longing to Minsk
20/04/2018 19:54 | Mireille van Daal
In the summer of 2019, the second edition of the European Games will be held. Minsk, the capital of...
Badminton Europe is seeking a Finance & Administration Junior Manager
19/04/2018 15:58 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is seeking a Junior Manager for a full-time position to join its head office in Cop...
Vittinghus: I really wanted to be in Huelva
17/04/2018 15:42 | Emma Lollike
The new BEC podcast is here and Danish men’s singles Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus is the guest. ...
History was made on finals day
15/04/2018 17:44 | Alan Raftery
England achieved their best Commonwealth Games medal tally in 16 years after four pairings booked th...
Seckin, Toupe and Shephard lead Europe’s medal haul in Dubai
15/04/2018 15:13 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
3 of Europe’s finest para-badminton players take 2 gold medals each from the first ever Dubai Intern...
Peter Gade enters BEC Hall of Fame
15/04/2018 12:04 | Emma Lollike
Valamar President Hotel in Dubrovnik sat the stage for the 6th BEC Awards Gala on the eve of April 1...
Medals all round
15/04/2018 01:14 | Alan Raftery
After a fantastic day for England and Scotland, going into finals day tomorrow, medals across all 5 ...
World champion honored as BEC Male Player of the Year
14/04/2018 21:04 | Emma Lollike
The year of 2017 has indeed been a tremendous year for the Danish men’s singles Viktor Axelsen. ...
Europe’s Super Six aiming for double-gold in the UAE
14/04/2018 20:08 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
6 of Europe’s best para-badminton players have made into TWO finals each this Sunday at the Dubai In...
BEC welcome four Directors to the board
14/04/2018 15:11 | Emma Lollike
The three newly elected directors will join the Badminton Europe’s Board of Directors including a Di...
Antropov and Matos re-elected as BEC vice-presidents
14/04/2018 14:34 | Emma Lollike
The elections for vice-presidents of the board of directors during Badminton Europe’s 51st Annual De...
Engaging approach at the 2018 Members' Forum
13/04/2018 23:37 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s Congress kicked off this morning with the Members’ Forum. From 9 AM to 4 PM, the ...
Follett and Toupe through to 3 semi-finals, whilst Tuzcu falls in group of death
13/04/2018 20:40 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
David Follett (ENG) and David Toupe (FRA) made it through the WH1 events today to reach all 3 semi-f...
The European top meets in Dubrovnik
12/04/2018 22:27 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s annual congress is about to commence. From Friday 13th of April to Saturday 14th ...
Lucas Claerbout back to top 60
12/04/2018 21:10 | Lilit Poghosyan
Lucas Claerbout (France) climbed one spot up to reach top 60 on the men’s singles world ranking list...
Day One in the United Arab Emirates
12/04/2018 20:44 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The inaugural Dubai Para-Badminton International 2018 got underway today at the Shabab Al-Ahli Sport...
Konstantin Abramov: One more hurdle before the 2018 European Championships
11/04/2018 22:30 | Tom Leonard
Tomorrow, the 19th Victor Dutch International 2018 begins, taking us a quarter of the way through th...
Zilberman and Wang bow out in Lingshui
11/04/2018 14:56 | David Grice(BEC)
It was a short-lived day for the Europeans on day two at the Lingshui China Masters, as both England...
Misha Zilberman to next round in China Masters
10/04/2018 23:25 | Mireille van Daal
After the Orleans Masters, the BWF Super tour continues. The next stop is the Super 100 tournament ...
Team England take bronze at the Gold Coast
10/04/2018 14:00 | Tom Leonard
Badminton is a highlight in the Commonwealth Games! With eleven long days of competition, the event ...
Preview: Last preparations before the European Championships
09/04/2018 20:17 | Alan Raftery
On the picturesque island of Hainan, at the southernmost tip of China, Lingshui will host the now en...
Destination Dubai, a world first for Para-Badminton
09/04/2018 05:23 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The Para-Badminton world makes Dubai the focus this week, hosting its first ever International compe...
Jacco Arends: Hitting the top 10 is our goal
08/04/2018 15:47 | Lilit Poghosyan
Orleans Masters 2018 finished last week bringing new ranking positions for European players.  Orle...
Countdown to BEC Congress 2018
03/04/2018 14:31 | Emma Lollike
Ten days from today, Badminton Europe’s annual Congress will take place. All the European members ha...
Lamsfuss & Seidel find form ahead of Euros
01/04/2018 20:38 | Mark Phelan
It had been a pretty poor 2018 for Mark Lamsfuss and Marvin Seidel ahead of this weeks Orleans Maste...
Caljouw goes back to back in Orleans
01/04/2018 20:08 | Mark Phelan
After winning last year in Orleans Mark Caljouw of the Netherlands performed one of those rare feats...
Gemke triumphs in 83 minute epic
01/04/2018 01:33 | Mark Phelan
Just like the famed women’s singles world championships final last year in Glasgow today’s men’s sin...
Konon & Kaesbauer land surprise final from qualification
31/03/2018 23:10 | Mark Phelan
Of the four German mixed doubles pairs entered into the Orleans Masters Olga Konon and Peter Kaesbau...
Caljouw confirms Euro credentials
31/03/2018 00:35 | Mark Phelan
In what was a David and Goliath story today, Mark Caljouw slayed the giant at the Orleans Masters Su...
Claerbout & Gemke set up mouth-watering semi final
30/03/2018 20:12 | Mark Phelan
Coming into this new era of badminton at the Palais De Sports in Orleans many would not have expecte...
Nerves of steel seal the deal for Tran and Lefel
29/03/2018 23:13 | Mark Phelan
Anne Tran and Emilie Lefel had the home crowd on the edge of their seats as play drew to a close lat...
COE player: It is nice to be back in top 100
29/03/2018 19:24 | Lilit Poghosyan
Milan Ludik (Czech Republic) who is a member of BEC “Centre of Excellence”, was a semifinalist in Ka...
Young guns going for it
29/03/2018 18:00 | Mark Phelan
Danish women’s doubles pair Freja Ravn and Amalie Magelund are not names that roll off the tongue at...
Labar & Fontaine feed off the home support
29/03/2018 14:36 | Mark Phelan
In what has been the match of the tournament so far Ronan Labar and Audrey Fontaine battled through ...
Jorgensen survives tetchy 3 setter against Abain
29/03/2018 00:31 | Mark Phelan
Jan O Jorgensen came through a mentally taxing three set match this evening against twice Orleans ch...
Rouxel leads French men’s singles revolution
28/03/2018 19:47 | Mark Phelan
Day two and the men’s singles draw has been very kind to the home players. Lucas Corvee, Lucas Claer...
3 from 4 for Germany but defending champions go down
28/03/2018 15:36 | Mark Phelan
It was a pretty decent mornings work for Germany’s mixed doubles pairings with three pairs advancing...
A passionate para-badminton coach
28/03/2018 11:47 | Maria Bubucea
This edition of ´European Para-Badminton Towards Tokyo 2020´ features Dina Abouzeid Sariñena, Nation...
Høyer: All for our players
28/03/2018 09:24 | BWF press release
BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer says the proposed innovations to the sport ultimately have the players...
Games and points is why I am here
27/03/2018 08:45 | Mark Phelan
Jan O Jorgensen took to the courts in Orleans for the first time and was instantly full of praise fo...
Corrales looking for revenge and history
26/03/2018 15:13 | David Grice
After recording an impressive quarter-final showing at the recent All England Open, Denmark’s Mia Bl...
BWF announced ELO Water Partnership
26/03/2018 12:59 | BWF press release
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has unveiled ELO Water as the Official Water for its championsh...
Promote badminton and win a trip to YONEX All England 2019
25/03/2018 16:32 | Emma Lollike
Be part of the new Badminton Europe community – BEC Voicestorm – and help badminton to grow on socia...
Mixed Doubles Pairs to Watch: The home support can take them to the final
25/03/2018 10:39 | Alan Raftery
The greatly anticipated BWF Tour Super 100 event, the Orléans Masters 2018, will commence on Tuesday...
Women's Doubles: The Stoeva Sisters
23/03/2018 19:35 | Tom Leonard
Europe’s second highest ranked Women’s Doubles pair, Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva are sitting at a nu...
Selena Piek: The last steps up are always the toughest
23/03/2018 12:50 | Lilit Poghosyan
Last week’s All England Open had some good results for European players and this week’s BWF world ra...
Men's Doubles: Josche and Jones going for gold
22/03/2018 20:42 | Tom Leonard
This year, the Orléans Masters tournament will celebrate being part of the BWF Tour Super 100 for th...
Women’s Singles Players to Watch: My goal is to win it
22/03/2018 17:54 | Alan Raftery
No.1 seed Beatriz Corrales is setting her sights on the Orléans Masters 2018 title. But knows that m...
Draw: Defending Champion to face Malaysia, Russia and Algeria
22/03/2018 12:49 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The draw for the Thomas & Uber Cup 2018 finals was conducted today in Bangkok, where the tournament ...
Thomas Cup match winner: A great draw
22/03/2018 11:10 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus won the match which secured the Thomas Cup trophy for Denmark in 20...
Men’s Singles Players to Watch: Coming from Rio slums, I'm showing that it is worth to believe in your dreams
22/03/2018 01:15 | Alan Raftery
On the banks of the Loire River in north-central France, Orléans will be hosting the Orleans Masters...
Buy tickets for BWF’s Super 100-tournament in France
21/03/2018 11:57 | Emma Lollike
The city of Orléans will be hosting the first Super 100 tournament in Europe after the Badminton Wor...
France qualify for TUC 2018
20/03/2018 14:26 | Badminton World Federation
Hong Kong’s men and France’s women qualified for the TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2018 due to ...
Men’s Singles Players to Watch: I love playing in Orleans
20/03/2018 10:42 | Alan Raftery
Last year’s finalist will be hoping to one step further in his home event. The Orleans Masters is no...
Indonesian victory in men’s doubles
18/03/2018 19:37 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen finished second after losing in straight games to the World number ...
They did it – Pedersen & Juhl won All England Open!
18/03/2018 18:53 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
They took revenge – Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter Juhl won the 2018 All England Open women’...
Shi Yuqi beats the LEGEND!!
18/03/2018 17:10 | Mireille van Daal
Everyone was waiting for this match. A full Chinese final between all time hero Lin Dan against new...
Tai Tzu Ying retains All England title
18/03/2018 15:59 | Mireille van Daal
Tai Tzu Ying (Chinese Taipei) has been dominating in women’s singles since the 2016 Olympics. Durin...
First Japanese mixed doubles pair to be crowned at All England!!
18/03/2018 14:42 | Mireille van Daal
What an amazing match this would be! Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong (China) who only lost one match s...
Fourth All England final for Boe and Mogensen
18/03/2018 01:43 | Mireille van Daal
Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen have reached the final of the 2018 Yonex All England Open Champion...
So close to the finals!
18/03/2018 01:39 | Mireille van Daal
Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen have not succeeded to reach the mixed doubles final of...
WATCH THE YONEX ALL ENGLAND FINALS HERE
17/03/2018 19:11 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Today is the day. The day where eight names will be made part of the badminton history. YONEX Al...
Jan Colin: We didn't expect to win this tournament
17/03/2018 18:52 | Niels Nedergaard
Jan Colin/Bjarne Geiss from Germany won the KaBaL International Karviná 2018 in men’s doubles, and J...
We are so pleased to be ready for the finals tomorrow
17/03/2018 15:27 | Mireille van Daal
Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen have made it into the 2018 Yonex All England final in w...
Yamaguchi reaches her first All England final
17/03/2018 15:01 | Mireille van Daal
After a 1 hour and 19 minutes, the match between Pusarla V. SIndhu (India) and Akane Yamaguchi (Japa...
Legend reaches his 10th All England final.
17/03/2018 14:37 | Mireille van Daal
He has done it! And for the tenth time already! Lin Dan is in the 2018 Yonex All England Open Champ...
They were just a little smarter
17/03/2018 14:16 | Mireille van Daal
Mads Conrad-Petersen and Mads Pieler Kolding did not make the cut against world number one’s Marcus...
Lin Dan wins legendary clash
16/03/2018 15:32 | Mireille van Daal
Everyone was looking forward to this match: Lin Dan (China) against Lee Chong Wei (Malaysia). After...
Adcock & Adcock leave All England with mixed feelings.
16/03/2018 14:54 | Mireille van Daal
Chris and Gabrielle Adcock have not succeeded to reach the semi-finals in their home country. In th...
Marin not proceeded to semi-finals
16/03/2018 14:53 | Mireille van Daal
Carolina Marin (Spain) did not make it through the quarter finals at the 2018 All England Open Cham...
Morning session ends with two danish pairs in semi-finals!
16/03/2018 14:51 | Mireille van Daal
Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen have succeeded to reach the semi-finals of the 2018 Yo...
Cannot use too many mistakes at this level
16/03/2018 14:50 | Mireille van Daal
It was Mia Blichfeldt’s (Denmark) first quarter final at All England. Her challenge here was no one...
BEC to engage influencers
16/03/2018 11:30 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe (BEC) is looking to engage influencers for the 2018 European Championships this Apr...
Slip-away game for Langridge and Ellis
16/03/2018 01:22 | Mireille van Daal
Last match of the day, but not least. The Birmingham audience were ensured of an exciting match, but...
Another clash between Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei
15/03/2018 21:15 | Mireille van Daal
Birmingham will enjoy a legendary clash at an early stage tomorrow! Because it is Lin Dan (China) an...
Marin is on a roll
15/03/2018 19:41 | Mireille van Daal
Carolina Marin (Spain) also succeeded to win the second round of the 2018 Yonex All England Open Ch...
Felix Burestedt focusing on game improvement
15/03/2018 18:28 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the All England Open 2018 going on this week, the BWF world ranking list has been published tod...
A dream coming true for Mia Blichfeldt
15/03/2018 17:44 | Mireille van Daal
Yesterday was already thriller of a first round, but Mia Blichfeldt (Denmark) did it again: She beat...
Slow start caused an end
15/03/2018 16:11 | Mireille van Daal
Jacco Arends and Selena Piek (The Netherlands) missed the spot for the quarter finals at the 2018 Yo...
I lost to a friend
14/03/2018 18:57 | Mireille van Daal
Kirsty Gilmour (Scotland) did not survive the first round of the 2018 Yonex All England Open Champio...
Lauren Smith and Marcus Smith talk funding in episode 10
14/03/2018 14:03 | Emma Lollike
The 10th episode of Badminton Europe’s podcast premieres up to the glorious YONEX All England.  T...
Deception for Chervyakova and Morozova
14/03/2018 09:33 | Mireille van Daal
Anastasia Chervyakova and Olga Morozova (Russia) seemed to had their luck on their side today. Unfor...
Great first round for Stoeva sisters
14/03/2018 09:21 | Mireille van Daal
Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva (Bulgaria) had a great start at the 2018 Yonex All England Open Champio...
Denmark taking the lead
14/03/2018 09:21 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The morning session was good for the Danish players at YONEX All England 2018. The first Europea...
A close loss now, eyes up for next months
14/03/2018 09:21 | Mireille van Daal
Brice Leverdez (France) was very close in causing stunt against the number three of the world: Srika...
Antonsen: Hopefully I can win
12/03/2018 21:41 | Niels Nedergaard
The young Danish star Anders Antonsen is not afraid of saying something about his ambitions before t...
The player’s favourite
12/03/2018 16:02 | Tom Leonard
Next week, the 2018 BWF World Tour lands in Birmingham for the prestigious Yonex All England Open. F...
DBV President: Six days of fantastic badminton
12/03/2018 14:24 | Emma Lollike
The YONEX German Open 2018 concluded with an entertaining line-up on the final’s day on Sunday. Thom...
Marin looking to replicate her 2015 win
12/03/2018 08:24 | David Grice
For any European success in the women’s singles, your best bet is with Olympic champion Carolina Mar...
Second consecutive German Open-title for Chou Tien Chen
11/03/2018 22:12 | Emma Lollike
The men’s singles player from Chinese Taipei is starting a streak at the BWF-tournament in Mülheim. ...
Nøhr/Thygesen finish as runner-ups
11/03/2018 18:55 | Emma Lollike
The Danish streak in Mülheim ended in the mixed doubles final against the third seeded Goh Soon Huat...
Double Gold for Shephard in Spain!
11/03/2018 16:53 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Europe takes 8 gold medals at the Spanish Para-Badminton International England’s SS6 World Cham...
Bartlomiej Mroz: Losing today was an amazing experience
11/03/2018 00:24 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Penultimate day in Alcudia, Spain at the first Para-Badminton competition of the year and the standa...
Inuoe and Kaneko are favourites to German Open-title
10/03/2018 23:50 | Emma Lollike
After a slow start on 2018 for Inoue and Kaneko from Japan, they have now reached the men’s doubles ...
Stoevas stumbled in semifinal
10/03/2018 22:57 | Emma Lollike
Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva from Bulgaria were not able to succeed to the women’s doubles final at Y...
Nøhr: We will use all the power we have left
10/03/2018 20:18 | Emma Lollike
It was another three game-thriller for the Danish pair Niclas Nøhr and Sara Thygesen when they today...
Two European semifinals in Mülheim
10/03/2018 13:20 | Emma Lollike
Two European nations got off to a great start on the quarterfinals’ day at YONEX German Open. Denmar...
Europeans are steering wheels towards medals
10/03/2018 08:45 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
A turbulent day in the Pabellon Municipal Alcudia yesterday, as we make our way through to knock-out...
English mixed and Danish doubles missed out on semifinals
10/03/2018 01:18 | Emma Lollike
Three out of the five quarterfinals with European participation resulted in defeat on Friday, at 201...
Conrad/Kolding withdrew from quarterfinal
10/03/2018 00:32 | Emma Lollike
Mads Conrad-Petersen and Mads Pieler Kolding were forced to pull the plug on the men’s doubles quart...
Thygesen/Fruergaard to take on 3th seeds in quarterfinal
09/03/2018 16:03 | Emma Lollike
Sara Thygesen and Maiken Fruergaard of Denmark beat Della Destiara Haris and Rizki Amelia Pradipta f...
Misha Zilberman aiming for top 40
09/03/2018 13:58 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the German Open 2018 going on this week, the new BWF world ranking list was published today, pr...
Nelte and Herttrich lost in three-game thriller
08/03/2018 22:36 | Emma Lollike
After a thrilling fight, Carla Nelte and Isabel Herttrich faced the press with smiles after all. The...
Arends: We are little bit disappointed right now
08/03/2018 20:48 | Emma Lollike
Jacco Arends and mixed doubles partner Selena Piek did not book a spot in the quarterfinals when the...
Assistant Coach for BEC Centre of Excellence
08/03/2018 11:19 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Badminton Europe is the Continental Confederation administering the sport of badminton in Europe. Th...
Badminton Europe is seeking an Events Manager
08/03/2018 11:13 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is seeking a Manager for a full-time position to join its head office in Copenhagen...
Happy International Women's Day!
08/03/2018 11:06 | Maria Bubucea
International Women’s Day (IWD) is a worldwide event that celebrates the social, economic, cultur...
Logos for "Para"-llel World Championships 2019 are ready
08/03/2018 10:55 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The best badminton players in the World will go to Basel in 2019 to play the BWF World Championships...
European Number 1 pulls out of International
08/03/2018 08:46 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Lucaz Mazur, Europe’s only para-badminton standing-category World Champion withdraws from the Spanis...
Corrales: I believed that I could win
07/03/2018 22:58 | Emma Lollike
The Spanish women’s singles tried to change her game plan between the games against China’s Gao Fang...
Kolding: We knew that this was going to happen
07/03/2018 22:04 | Emma Lollike
The Danish duo of Mads Kolding and Mads Conrad-Petersen have entered this tournament with a second s...
Hosting a Para-Badminton International
07/03/2018 21:38 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Supporters of badminton may only see the final product, but we wanted to go behind the scenes to fin...
Stoeva sisters caught up after losing focus
07/03/2018 17:19 | Emma Lollike
Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva played their first match at the 2018 YONEX German Open earlier on Wednes...
European Juniors logo published
07/03/2018 13:38 | Press release Badminton Estonia
On the occasion of exactly half a year till the start of European Junior Championships in Tallinn, t...
Nøhr/Thygesen: Our biggest challenge is ourselves
06/03/2018 21:12 | Emma Lollike
The first rounds of the mixed doubles event at the 2018 YONEX German Open took off shortly after the...
Koljonen: I am not the underdog
06/03/2018 17:07 | Emma Lollike
The qualifying rounds of the 2018 YONEX German Open proved to be an easy task for Finland’s first me...
MSA to BEC Umpire Assessor Peter Ganes
06/03/2018 14:44 | Torsten Berg
BWF has honoured Peter Ganes with the Meritorious Service Award. Following a recommendation from Bad...
Buy your YONEX All England-tickets now!
06/03/2018 08:54 | Mireille van Daal
One week to go till the most prestigious tournament in Europe: The 2018 All England Open Championsh...
Olga Morozova: Looking forward to trying new service rules
05/03/2018 20:43 | Niels Nedergaard
Olga Morozova from Russia is looking forward to play in Germany tomorrow, where YONEX German Open ta...
Herttrich: German Open will bring some surprising matches
05/03/2018 09:00 | Emma Lollike
The HSBC BWF World Tour continues in Europe and next up is YONEX German Open. Isabel Herttrich has l...
International para-badminton stars launch their 2018 campaign in Spain
05/03/2018 08:46 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
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Jacco Arends: testing out new service rule
04/03/2018 23:01 | Mireille van Daal
Two days until the German Open in Muelheim an der Ruhr! This Super 300 tournament is the first tour...
Brice Leverdez: I am happy to be close to top 20
03/03/2018 09:31 | Lilit Poghosyan
France’s Brice Leverdez is occupying position no. 23 on the men’s singles world ranking list for the...
Episode 9 premieres on iTunes
02/03/2018 13:23 | Emma Lollike
For the 9th episode of Badminton Europe’s podcast, two world champions are guesting the studio, and ...
Buy your tickets for YONEX German Open!
02/03/2018 09:00 | Emma Lollike
Tickets are still available for YONEX German Open Badminton Championships 2018. Don’t miss this chan...
Buy your YONEX All England-tickets now!
01/03/2018 15:52 | Emma Lollike
The 2018 All England Open Badminton Championships kicks off in less than a week and limited tickets ...
BEC to engage Digital Agency
28/02/2018 16:02 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Badminton Europe is eager to improve its digital footprint and is now looking to engage an agency th...
Germans and Danes on top in Switzerland
26/02/2018 14:56 | Emma Lollike
The Super 300-tournament was the first BWF tournament hosted on European ground since the launch of ...
Morozova: It feels great to be in top 25 in the world
23/02/2018 22:42 | Lilit Poghosyan
European Men’s and Women’s Team Championships ended last week in Kazan, adding important points to t...
New partnership turns into semi-final.
23/02/2018 00:27 | Mireille van Daal
Quarter final day is over and players are heading up for the semi-finals. Today was a day with vari...
First round kick off for Mitsova and Lamsfuss
21/02/2018 22:07 | Mireille van Daal
The main draw of the Super 300 tournament Swiss Open has started today. After some already beautifu...
These Europeans are ready for the next round in Swiss Open
20/02/2018 20:56 | Niels Nedergaard
YONEX Swiss Open 2018 has started, and the first matches are finished. In this article, you can read...
Triple world champion after Paralympics announcement: Yes, I was disappointed
19/02/2018 14:50 | Emma Lollike
Back in the fall of 2017, the announcement of the categories for para-badminton at Paralympics 2020 ...
Jan Jorgensen: Hopefully I can get a lot of matches
19/02/2018 14:09 | Niels Nedergaard
Jan Jorgensen from Denmark is back after an injury, and he hopes to get a lot of matches in YONEX Sw...
Jorgensen: It has been a tough ride
14/02/2018 14:25 | Lilit Poghosyan
This week is important for all the countries and teams in Europe as European Men’s and Women’s Team ...
BWF COUNCIL PROPOSES INNOVATIVE CHANGES
14/02/2018 06:14 | Press release from BWF
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) Council will formally propose a suite of changes to enhance ...
These are the new national champions
09/02/2018 20:14 | Niels Nedergaard
Several European Member Associations have crowned their national champions last week. Badminton Euro...
Astrup: Being back in top 10 feels great!
08/02/2018 19:15 | Lilit Poghosyan
 “Finally we are back in top 10 and it feels great”, this is how India Open 2018 runner-ups Kim Astr...
Buy tickets to Europe’s first HSBC BWF World Tour tournament
07/02/2018 11:56 | Emma Lollike
Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) world tour started the year off in Asia, and the first European t...
Over and out for Evans
06/02/2018 13:07 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Scott Evans has announced his retirement from international badminton. Evans became the first Iri...
The Adcocks feel that justice has been done
06/02/2018 12:02 | Aidan Jones
What does the funding mean to the Adcocks? Great Britain badminton duo Chris and Gabby Adcock wil...
The first space badminton tournament has taken place
06/02/2018 09:44 | Press release from National Badminton Federation of Russia
The first ever space badminton tournament took place at the International Space Station on the Earth...
The new national champions have been crowned
05/02/2018 12:12 | Emma Lollike
Several European Member Associations have crowned their national champions last week. Badminton Euro...
Episode 8: Comeback kids Jacco Arends and Niclas Nøhr
05/02/2018 09:50 | Emma Lollike
Jacco Arends from Netherlands and Niclas Nøhr from Denmark are making a comeback after a period with...
Maiden victory for Christiansen/Pedersen
04/02/2018 09:18 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen secured their first World Tour title as they ...
Ilias Xanthou: They can help me achieve my goals
03/02/2018 14:24 | Lilit Poghosyan
Ilias Xanthou (Greece) recently joined the BEC Centre of Excellence and is currently living and trai...
Two Danish pairs storm into India Open final
03/02/2018 09:17 | Manuel Røsler
Two Danish doubles stormed into the final of the India Open (350.000 Dollars) tournament on Saturday...
Astrup: We have a chance if we find the same level as today
02/02/2018 16:05 | Emma Lollike
Most of the European entries delivered on the day of the quarterfinals at YONEX-SUNRISE DR. AKHILESH...
Two 'comeback kids' take the mic in episode 8
02/02/2018 11:24 | Emma Lollike
After a period with injuries for Jacco Arends and Niclas Nøhr, they have finally made their way back...
Marin recovers as Spain shines in Delhi
01/02/2018 22:18 | David Grice
Marathon encounter sees Olympic women’s singles champion prevail in three sets. It was double ...
Badminton England statement on funding investments
01/02/2018 17:15 | Badminton England
Over £630,000 to be invested into world-level badminton athletes over the remainder of the Tokyo c...
15th anniversary and still going strong
01/02/2018 09:17 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
On this day in 2003 the new General Secretary of Badminton Europe, Brian Agerbak entered the BEC Off...
Antonsen: I’m still a youngster
31/01/2018 22:04 | Aidan Jones
Anders Antonsen can head home after losing in the first round of India Open.  Antonsen lost 22-20 ...
Memo: Board of Directors meeting, January 2018
31/01/2018 11:49 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Luxembourg to host 2019 European Club Championships At the Board of Directors Meeting in Copenhag...
National Championships are coming up across Europe
29/01/2018 16:01 | Emma Lollike
The upcoming weekend will for many of Badminton Europe’s Member Associations mean that it is time to...
Vote for BEC Awards 2017 now
29/01/2018 14:50 | Emma Lollike
The awards for the best European players in 2017 kicks off today. Badminton Europe calls on all badm...
Want to be volunteer writer at Badminton Europe?
29/01/2018 09:44 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Now is your chance! We are looking for writers to join Europe’s no. 1 badminton community. Do you lo...
Last Asian stop before the tour moves to Europe
29/01/2018 08:50 | Emma Lollike
After a weekend without European finalists, the HSBC BWF tour moves on to New Delhi for YONEX-SUNRIS...
Rytter Juhl/Pedersen stopped by Olympic Champions
27/01/2018 13:53 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen suffered a defeat to Japanese pair Misaki Mats...
Exciting quarter final day in Jakarta
26/01/2018 18:34 | Mireille van Daal
Today it was quarter finals time at the Daihatsu Indonesia Master in Jakarta. As quarter finals sho...
Gemke: I would like to win more matches at this level
25/01/2018 16:12 | Emma Lollike
The Danish men’s singles Rasmus Gemke continues his international breakthrough as he secured a spot ...
Polikarpova: It's a good start after a break
25/01/2018 14:37 | Lilit Poghosyan
Ksenia Polikarpova (Israel) -  the winner of women’s singles in Estonian International 2018, is curr...
Kjærsfeldt: Ready for the challenge
24/01/2018 16:25 | Emma Lollike
Line Kjærsfeldt is the only Dane in the women’s singles event to succeed for Thursday, where her tea...
Fontaine and Labar are featured in episode 7
23/01/2018 10:11 | Emma Lollike
The European bronze medalists from 2017 of France is the guests in Badminton Europe’s 7th podcast. ...
BWF selects ‘genius’ integrity strategy
23/01/2018 09:20 | BWF press release
Badminton World Federation has formed a long-term integrity partnership with Genius Sports to protec...
Labar: Very frustrated
23/01/2018 08:45 | Niels Nedergaard
Ronan Labar/Audrey Fontaine from France lost their first game at Daihutsa Indonesia Masters 2018 in ...
Labar: The medal is pushing us every day at practice
22/01/2018 09:42 | Emma Lollike
Episode 7 of BEC Podcast is coming your way in audio and motion pictures on Tuesday 23 January. The ...
Danish victories in KL
22/01/2018 00:28 | Manuel Røsler
Danish shuttler Viktor Axelsen claimed his first title in 2018 at the Malaysia Masters on Sunday, be...
In-form Axelsen seals spot in finals

20/01/2018 13:56 | Manuel Røsler
World champion Viktor Axelsen has booked his place in the Malaysia Masters 2018 Finals, joining his ...
Axelsen: There is nothing to be afraid of
19/01/2018 12:36 | Niels Nedergaard
The world’s number one in men’s singles, Viktor Axelsen, are ready for the semifinals at Perodua Mal...
John Hansen has passed away
18/01/2018 15:50 | Lars Jørgen Andersen for Badminton Denmark
The legendary John Hansen took his last breath on 17 January 2018, the day before his 76th birthday....
Rytter Juhl: We played very well today
18/01/2018 13:43 | Niels Nedergaard
The third seeded Danish pair in women’s doubles, Kamilla Rytter Juhl/Christinna Pedersen, passed in...
Vittinghus: Very pleased with my performance
17/01/2018 11:57 | Emma Lollike
Danish men’s singles Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus is happy to be back on the BWF tour after a lo...
Delphine Lansac rises out of qualification
17/01/2018 02:14 | Mireille van Daal
The first day of the Malaysian Masters had been a rough one for European players. Many of them did ...
Tokyo is in Wolfenden's sights
16/01/2018 09:01 | David Grice
The start of a new year always brings hope and a lot of goals to achieve. For English men’s doubles ...
Familiar faces embark on the 'new' tour
15/01/2018 10:48 | Emma Lollike
Qualifying rounds for the PERODUA Malaysia Masters 2018 starts on Tuesday along with the first round...
- You will see me in Tokyo
15/01/2018 09:05 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Soraya De Visch Eijbergen is definitely back from her injury, and the ambitions are big for the form...
Last resort for Europeans in Thailand
13/01/2018 03:47 | Mireille van Daal
There are no European players left in the Thailand Masters 2018. The two final remaining mixed doub...
No pressure for Koljonen
11/01/2018 18:28 | Lilit Poghosyan
As the first international BWF tournament (Thailand Masters) and the first BEC circuit tournament (E...
Piek: We are always hungry for more
11/01/2018 15:50 | Emma Lollike
Selena Piek and Jacco Arends of the Neterlands are through to the quarter-finals at Thailand Masters...
BWF unveils 'World Tour' portal
11/01/2018 15:49 | BWF press release
Fans have a brand new website on which to follow all the happenings on the HSBC BWF World Tour – fro...
Kersaudy and Palermo beat 6th seeded Russians
09/01/2018 14:22 | Emma Lollike
The French mixed doubles Bastian Kersaudy and Lea Palermo won their first round at Thailand Masters ...
2018’s first episode has landed
09/01/2018 09:45 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s BEC podcast excited to present the first episode in the year of 2018.  The fir...
Waiting time is over!
08/01/2018 19:38 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
It’s time! It’s time for the 2018 season to begin, and Europeans are going for gold in Thailand. ...
BWF LAUNCHES HSBC PARTNERSHIP AND ‘GUANGZHOU FINALS’
08/01/2018 11:47 | Press release from BWF
In a landmark announcement, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) today launched its remodelled world...
Stoeva sisters: Our sport can become really popular in Europe now
08/01/2018 08:49 | Emma Lollike
2018 brings with it a new event structure for BWF tournaments. In the latest BEC Podcast, Stefani an...
Six busy months ahead
05/01/2018 09:01 | Emma Lollike
It is not only the turn of year that makes the beginning of a new year special. 2018 is also the beg...
Action-packed to the finish
05/01/2018 08:47 | Emma Lollike
The last six months of 2018 will hold the BWF World Championships in the beginning and the first sta...
COE players have bigger goals for 2018
04/01/2018 21:41 | Lilit Poghosyan
The world ranking list was published today, for the first time in 2018. After the holiday COE player...
BEC Voicestorm competition has its first winner
03/01/2018 15:29 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe started a competition via Voicestorm to promote badminton news and content. Badmint...
Huge European sucess around the world
31/12/2017 10:55 | Emma Lollike
Review of the year for European world class badminton in 2017. Listed below you will find the medals...
Important 2017 for Christo Popov
30/12/2017 21:00 | Mireille van Daal
As the year ends, it is also clear who ends the year as the number one on the rankings. For the Euro...
2017 - the year of surprises
30/12/2017 13:08 | Emma Lollike
2017 held surprises at Badminton Europe’s events. The past year has revealed that European badminton...
Big anniversary year is coming to an end
29/12/2017 14:22 | Emma Lollike
2017 has been the year where Badminton Europe celebrated the 50-year anniversary of the confederatio...
Axelsen closes 2017 as no. 1
28/12/2017 15:24 | Lilit Poghosyan
As the year 2017 comes to its end, the last world ranking list was published today.  Denmark’s Vik...
Nathan Robertson featured in episode 5
22/12/2017 12:17 | Emma Lollike
The legendary English doubles player sat down with Mark Phelan to revive badminton memories. The ...
New ranking positions for Europeans
21/12/2017 14:21 | Lilit Poghosyan
Yonex Italian International came to its end last week in Milan giving new ranking points to the Euro...
Robertson: We never looked back
21/12/2017 11:52 | Emma Lollike
Nathan Robertson retired from the badminton court in 2012 but is back behind the court for Badminton...
Extract from article: Adcocks - building a brand
20/12/2017 13:20 | Emma Lollike
The English mixed doubles pair and reigning European champions, Gabrielle and Chris Adcock, launched...
Scholarships Sailing Through
20/12/2017 11:28 | Tania Teoh
This year, Badminton Europe´s (BEC) Women in Badminton Commission granted 21 ladies with its Women i...
Registration for European Universities Games 2018 is open
19/12/2017 15:58 | EUSA
The registration for the European Universities Games 2018 (EUG18) opened on December 15.  Between...
Extract from article: Lighting the way for Europe
19/12/2017 11:22 | Emma Lollike
Viktor Axelsen lifted the trophy in Glasgow and ended a twenty-year drought for European men’s singl...
New BEC intern: I must admit I couldn’t believe it
19/12/2017 11:13 | Emma Lollike
Maria Bubucea works for the Moldavian Badminton Federation and will from 1 March begin a two-month ...
The fantastic finish by Axelsen
18/12/2017 13:20 | BWF/BEC
Viktor Axelsen brought down the curtains on the event where his year-long stellar run began – the Du...
NEW magazine online now
18/12/2017 11:52 | Rasmus Bech
The lastest edition Badminton Europe Magazine of 2017 is ready and it is available online right now....
Axelsen eyes prestigious title
16/12/2017 10:48 | Manuel Røsler
Will world champion Viktor Axelsen end the year 2017 with another great victory? The Dane is only on...
Two participants shadowed a BEC manager
15/12/2017 15:58 | Emma Lollike
The first ever BEC Shadow Programme has been organized in connection with the 2017 European U17 Cham...
Axelsen still in the run for defending title
15/12/2017 10:47 | Mireille van Daal
Today was a very exciting day in Dubai. The final group matches were played, which decided who woul...
The Fantastic Five
15/12/2017 10:07 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe is delighted to present the five nominees of the 2017 BEC Badminton for Women Award...
Juhl/Pedersen secured a semi-final spot
15/12/2017 09:01 | Mireille van Daal
Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen (Denmark) won their second match in the Dubai World Sup...
Little steps forward for Toby Penty
14/12/2017 17:43 | Lilit Poghosyan
After winning the 2017 Scottish Open Grand Prix, Toby Penty (England) got 5500 points and is current...
Shaky start with strong finish from Boe/Mogensen
13/12/2017 16:08 | Emma Lollike
The experienced duo of Carsten Mogensen and Mathias Boe from Denmark finished strong after a shaky s...
Episode 4 features a Q&A session with Mia Blichfeldt
12/12/2017 16:04 | Emma Lollike
A while back badminton Europe asked their fans and followers to comment their questions for Danish w...
- WR-points are a great step forward for European Games
12/12/2017 15:36 | Rasmus Bech
The 2019 European Games will carry world ranking points and that fact gets a lot of positive respons...
Winners announced in Dubai
12/12/2017 11:25 | BWF press release
The BWF Players of the Year were announced at last night’s Gala Dinner for the Dubai World Superseri...
Viktor Axelsen starts off with a nail biter
11/12/2017 15:29 | Mireille van Daal
It is the end of the year, which means it is time for the prestigious Super Series final in Dubai. ...
European Games to be part of world ranking
11/12/2017 10:23 | Rasmus Bech
The 2019 European Games will carry world ranking points and thereby points for the 2020 Tokyo Olympi...
Mazur, Lee looking to repeat
08/12/2017 09:46 | BWF press release
Lucas Mazur and Lee Sam Seop – the Male Para-Badminton Player of the Year in 2016 and 2015 respectiv...
Lise and Flore having bigger goals for 2018
07/12/2017 19:23 | Lilit Poghosyan
Yonex Welsh International winners in women’s doubles Lise Jaques and Flore Vandenhoucke (Belgium) cl...
Axelsen in battle for player award
06/12/2017 10:06 | Press release from BWF
Current world No.1 singles stars – Viktor Axelsen of Denmark and Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying – are...
Join the BEC office as an intern
03/12/2017 09:58 | Emma Lollike
As part of the Badminton Administrative Support and Information Sharing programme (BASIS), Badminton...
Ranking jumps for junior doubles players
02/12/2017 18:04 | Mireille van Daal
Last week’s Scottish Open has been a successful tournament for European youngsters. Especially in t...
Zaitsava preparing for new challenges
30/11/2017 13:41 | Lilit Poghosyan
Alesia Zaitsava (Belarus) occupies position no.100 on women’s singles world ranking list this week. ...
BEC Badminton for Women Award
29/11/2017 14:46 | Tania Teoh
Nominee 5 is Diana Koleva who was nominated by Badminton Scotland. Koleva was born in Bulgaria, on 2...
Experimental service law from March 2018
29/11/2017 10:24 | Press release from BWF
The Badminton World Federation will start testing of an Experimental Service Law (Fixed Height) from...
BASIS Programme - WAoS Event Management and Administrator Course
27/11/2017 15:32 | Tania Teoh
World Academy of Sport (WAoS) – Events Management & National Administrators Course lies under the BE...
The Dutch score in Scotland
27/11/2017 12:27 | Frankie Turner
The 2017 Scottish Open Grand Prix came to a close yesterday, a tournament, which saw major success ...
Mazur and Choong reign supreme in Ulsan
27/11/2017 10:39 | Bobby Griffin
Lucas Mazur wins men’s singles gold in SL4 at the Para World Championships, whilst Rachel Choong doe...
Runner-up medals for Denmark
26/11/2017 23:04 | Manuel Røsler
Former European Champions Mads Conrad and Mads Kolding were edged out by world number one Marcus Fer...
One step closer to first Superseries title

25/11/2017 23:04 | Manuel Røsler
Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen (pictured) are inching closer to their first career Sup...
European dreams alive on Day 3
24/11/2017 22:57 | Bobby Griffin
Germans keep European hopes alive in the SL3-4 Mens Doubles at the Para World Championships! Jan ...
Joe Benes has passed away
24/11/2017 15:04 | Torsten Berg
Badminton Europe as well as the Czech and Slovak Badminton Associations mourn the passing of Josef R...
Antonsen: I want to take the next step
24/11/2017 14:38 | Emma Lollike
The Danish men’s singles have named himself “the next one” and has now reached his third Superseries...
Mark Caljouw focusing on progression
23/11/2017 13:22 | Lilit Poghosyan
Following his four three-set victories accompanying to semifinals in Bitburger Badminton Open, Mark ...
New Danish constellation reach the third successive quarter-final
23/11/2017 11:15 | Emma Lollike
Christinna Pedersen and Mathias Christiansen beat the Chinese Zhang Nan and Liu Xuanxuan to reach th...
Tension builds in Ulsan on Day 2
23/11/2017 09:42 | Bobby Griffin
How small the margins, at times are, between triumph and disaster! Welcome to Day 2 of the Para Worl...
Day One at the Worlds and the pressure is already on the Europeans
22/11/2017 16:20 | Bobby Griffin
As Day One of the BWF Para World Championships gets underway, Europe senses Asian domination in many...
Poulsen: I felt like I could have won
22/11/2017 16:13 | Emma Lollike
The reigning national champion had quite a challenging opponent in the first round of YONEX-SUNRISE ...
Kjærsfeldt: Time will tell if it is enough to win
22/11/2017 13:53 | Emma Lollike
Qualifying rounds to YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open have been played in Hong Kong Coliseum since Tuesd...
The second episode is out
22/11/2017 11:04 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s podcast presents its second episode to the badminton world. In this episode, t...
Basel to host historic ‘para’llel championships
21/11/2017 13:35 | BWF press release
The Badminton World Federation will take its goal of developing para-badminton in tandem with badmin...
Đurkinjak: I wanted to do something different
21/11/2017 11:07 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s second episode of the BEC Podcast will be published on Wednesday 22 November. Wat...
Gilmour: To be seeded 1 comes with pressure
21/11/2017 10:42 | Emma Lollike
Glasgow will for the next days host BWF’s Grand Prix tournament Scottish Open in the very same arena...
Europe goes for gold
21/11/2017 09:01 | Bobby Griffin
The stage is set in Ulsan, South Korea for the Para-Badminton World Championships this week and ther...
See You Again
20/11/2017 12:52 | Tania Teoh
Watch the impressions of the 2017 BEC Para-Badminton Event (9-12 Nov) from Belfast, Northern Ireland...
Denmark beaten in three finals
19/11/2017 08:55 | Manuel Røsler
It was not meant to be for European powerhouse Denmark in today’s China Open finals. The Danes, rep...
Axelsen storms into China Open final
18/11/2017 08:52 | Manuel Røsler
Viktor Axelsen has stormed into the China Open final with a 21-12, 21-17 win over Ng Ka Long Angus o...
Conrad: There must be a mistake
17/11/2017 17:33 | Emma Lollike
Mads Conrad-Petersen and Mads Pieler Kolding were up against their Danish colleagues Mathias Boe and...
Prague to host ‘World Juniors’ in 2019
17/11/2017 12:30 | BWF & Badminton Europe
BWF World Junior Championships 2019 will take place in the capital of the Czech Republic – Prague – ...
Katowice to host ‘World Seniors’ in 2019
17/11/2017 09:55 | BWF & Badminton Europe
Katowice in Poland will host the first new-look BWF World Senior Championships – featuring a badmint...
Badminton mourns the loss of Erik Meijs
17/11/2017 09:07 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The 26-year-old Dutch men’s singles profile Erik Meijs passed away Thursday night after being involv...
All Danish quarter-final yet again
16/11/2017 16:25 | Emma Lollike
The second round of China Open brought another victory for the Danish men’s doubles of Conrad and Ko...
This week’s world ranking list for Europeans
16/11/2017 13:46 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the China Open going on this week in Fuzhou, the world ranking list was published today having ...
Two wins out of two possible for Herttrich
15/11/2017 13:16 | Emma Lollike
The best players in the world started the first round of matches in Fuzhou for TAHOE China Open 2017...
The first BEC Podcast is launched
14/11/2017 09:14 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s very first podcast is live. Friday 10 November is the launch date for a new in...
Improving Together in Ireland
13/11/2017 15:14 | Tania Teoh
It was all about para-badminton. 60 participants from 20 countries spent their weekend focusing only...
Nøhr: Europeans can make good results
13/11/2017 13:33 | Emma Lollike
BWF’s World Superseries tour moves to the Asian continent for TAHOE China Open 2017.  After a cou...
Week 45's rankings for Europeans
13/11/2017 11:31 | Lilit Poghosyan
England's Rajiv Ouseph is slowly and steadily moving up in the world ranking list. The current Europ...
COE-players face challenges in Morocco
11/11/2017 09:31 | Mireille van Daal
Milan Ludik (Czech Republic) who trains at the Centre of Excellence, has progressed to quarter fina...
Board of Directors Meeting in Sofia
10/11/2017 13:33 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe publishes the memo from the Board of Directors meeting in Sofia (Bulgaria) from 23 ...
Gilmour: European countries have to work together
09/11/2017 11:36 | Emma Lollike
Two European medalists sat down for the very first BEC Podcast to a friendly conversation with Mark ...
Badminton Denmark´s Debut
08/11/2017 17:00 | Tania Teoh
Another BWF Para-Badminton International is heading to Europe next year. After successfully organizi...
Peter Gade quits as French national coach
07/11/2017 14:39 | Press release
Peter Gade announced today that he would not continue in the role as national coach of France. "I...
5 new BEC Certified umpires announced
06/11/2017 15:57 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is happy to announce that the Major Events Commission has approved the successful a...
Rasmus Gemke completes dream streak
06/11/2017 12:05 | Mireille van Daal
Rasmus Gemke (Denmark) has succeeded to win the Bitburger Open 2017. In the final he beat Hsu Jen H...
Player Pathway course had 44 participants
06/11/2017 11:09 | Jeroen van Dijk
Badminton Europe organised a ‘Player Pathway‘ course in close cooperation with the World Academy of ...
Stoeva/Stoeva work on towards Asia.
04/11/2017 12:19 | Mireille van Daal
Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva (Bulgaria) have not made it through the semi-finals. In two games Akane...
Mark Caljouw pushes through to semi finals
03/11/2017 12:20 | Mireille van Daal
Dutchman Mark Caljouw has reached the semi-final of men’s singles at Bitburger Open. In the quarter...
Europeans climbing up
03/11/2017 11:20 | Lilit Poghosyan
Bulgaria’s Stoeva sisters are back to top 10 on the women doubles world ranking list this week. Stef...
Political legends met again
02/11/2017 15:13 | Emma Lollike
A group of Badminton Europe’s historic personalities gather for a meeting once a year to recollect a...
Positive start on home soil
02/11/2017 11:23 | Frankie Turner
A winning start for Linda Efler and Marvin Emil Seidel in front of a home crowd. The German pair ki...
Birch: On paper, I probably wasn’t expected to win today
01/11/2017 15:14 | Emma Lollike
The English player Chloe Birch have had a good start on 2017 Bitburger Badminton Open that conducted...
COE player climbs in two categories
31/10/2017 15:42 | Emma Lollike
The new BEC Elite Ranking has Centre of Excellence’s (COE) Iikka Heino climbing to the no. 18 spot i...
European men’s singles in top 10
31/10/2017 13:44 | Emma Lollike
The new BWF Junior World Ranking list, from 26 October, revealed that a European men’s singles has a...
Wilson Triumphed in Colorado Springs
30/10/2017 13:08 | Tania Teoh
Mary Margaret Wilson bagged a gold and a bronze in her Sport Class (SL4) in Colorado Springs last we...
Close but not enough
29/10/2017 18:50 | Aidan Jones
The men’s doubles pair have enjoyed an almost perfect tournament but just could not get the result t...
Boe and Mogensen did it again
28/10/2017 22:58 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The Danish men’s double just love playing in Paris. Once again Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen ar...
First super series quarter final for Lane and Pugh
26/10/2017 15:42 | Frankie Turner
On the third day of the Yonex French Open, English mixed doubles pair Ben Lane and Jessica Pugh pul...
New rankings for Europeans
26/10/2017 14:57 | Lilit Poghosyan
With world champion Viktor Axelsen (Denmark) confidently leading the men’s singles ranking list for ...
Delphine Lansac solved her puzzle in to main draw
25/10/2017 08:11 | Mireille van Daal
In front of a cheering audience, Delphine Lansac has found her way into main draw in her home count...
French favourites face home pressure
23/10/2017 09:21 | Emma Lollike
Paris will form the framework around the European Superseries tournament in the coming week. Brice L...
Boe/Mogensen gone out fighting
21/10/2017 23:17 | Mireille van Daal
Local hopes Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen have not made it into the men’s doubles final in Odens...
Freja Ravn: It went better than expected
20/10/2017 16:07 | Frankie Turner
On the fourth day of the BWF World Junior Championships, Denmark’s Freja Ravn talks about her perfo...
European juniors still in the race at quarter final stage
20/10/2017 01:27 | Mireille van Daal
It was the final battle for most of the young European players in Yogyakarta. After a defeat of all...
French fighters in their first Superseries quarter-final
19/10/2017 15:54 | Emma Lollike
Ronan Labar and Audrey Fontaine blew the spectators minds by defeating the seconds seeds Lu Kai and ...
Few changes on the world rankings
19/10/2017 14:34 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the Danisa Denmark Open going on this week in Odense, the BWF World Ranking list has very few p...
Robin Tabeling: We dared to challenge them
18/10/2017 10:18 | Emma Lollike
The Dutch mixed doubles, Robin Tabeling and Cheryl Seinen, was not pleased when they saw that their ...
Christinna Pedersen: We must take small steps
18/10/2017 00:29 | Emma Lollike
The next couple of weeks are going to be challenging for partner Mathias Christiansen and herself, a...
Successful qualification rounds for Europe
17/10/2017 22:01 | Emma Lollike
Danisa Denmark Open 2017 is up and running, and after the qualifying rounds on Tuesday it was clear ...
Seeded Euro men’s singles through to R3
17/10/2017 16:34 | Emma Lollike
Arnaud Merkle can despite the 11th seeding on his shoulders still perform during Day 2 of BWF’s Worl...
- There are not any easy solutions in women’s doubles
16/10/2017 17:01 | Emma Lollike
Taking a closer look at the women’s doubles seedings for Danisa Denmark Open 2017 will reveal one Eu...
- He is the one they all want to beat
16/10/2017 15:50 | Emma Lollike
Danisa Denmark Open 2017 takes off on Tuesday with qualifications and the first rounds of mixed dou...
First tournament victory for Ellis and Smith
15/10/2017 09:48 | Mireille Daal Van
Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith (England) succeeded to win the mixed doubles final of the Dutch Open. ...
Koch Rohde - Small steps to top of the world
14/10/2017 21:24 | Mark Phelan
Danish player Natalia Koch Rohde has not made it through the final in the Dutch Open of the women’s ...
Another good day for European sides
14/10/2017 00:34 | Aidan Jones
As the World Junior Mixed Championships is coming to an end there have been wins for a number of Eur...
Ulitina showing glimpse of Rio form
13/10/2017 23:17 | Mark Phelan
Mariya Ulitina (Ukraine) has reached the semi-finals of the Dutch Open in women’s singles. She beat ...
England show they are not backing down
13/10/2017 00:39 | Frankie Turner
On the fourth day of the BWF World Junior Mixed, English mixed pair Callum Hemming and Hope Warner e...
Mixed feelings about Dutch Open for COE players
12/10/2017 23:43 | Mark Phelan
The Yonex Dutch Open has ended for COE players Felix Burestedt (Sweden) and Zvonomir Durkinjak (Croa...
Turkish teenagers climbed 18 spots
12/10/2017 17:05 | Emma Lollike
Bengisu Erçetin and Nazlıcan Inci have made some big jumps on the World ranking this year and the li...
Day 3: ‘Happy and satisfied’
12/10/2017 09:00 | Frankie Turner
On the third day of the BWF World Junior Championships, Danish mixed player Alexandra Bøje with her ...
Mixed nationality pairs shaking things up in Almere
11/10/2017 08:53 | Mark Phelan
In the mixed doubles event of Dutch Open, the two mixed nationality pairs had a convincing victory i...
Vittinghus – A different preparation for Denmark Open
10/10/2017 09:06 | Mark Phelan
The Yonex Dutch Open is one of the streaming highlights for Badminton Europe as the annual Grand Pri...
Hart & Huser bring Polish form to Almere
10/10/2017 09:01 | Mireille Daal Van & Mark Phelan
The Dutch Open kicked off today with the qualification rounds. Despite the small qualification draw ...
Day 2: Ten European nations win
10/10/2017 08:47 | Aidan Jones
After the second day of the World Junior Mixed Championship’s, there have been wins for ten European...
Former Badminton Europe President, Tom Bacher passes away
10/10/2017 08:31 | Brian Agerbak
On 4 October 2017 Tom Bacher passed away. Tom Bacher served as President for Badminton Europe from 2...
CC Workshops set the scene for extended cooperation
02/10/2017 16:39 | Emma Lollike
Each year, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) invites its five Continental Confederations (CCs) to...
British men's doubles move up
02/10/2017 15:16 | Aidan Jones
British parings were subject of a twenty one combined place rise as the new world rankings were anno...
European player closing in on top 10
02/10/2017 14:28 | Frankie Turner
Badminton Europe are just 88 points off of having a player breaking into the BWF Junior rankings me...
New employee starts today
02/10/2017 14:24 | Emma Lollike
This Monday morning has been Matthieu Hecker’s very first day at Badminton Europe’s (BEC) office in ...
Axelsen takes the number one position
28/09/2017 13:38 | Mireille Daal Van
Japan Open has been favourable for some of our European top players.  The tournament win for Denm...
Marin and Axelsen win Japan titles
24/09/2017 09:27 | Manuel Røsler
Carolina Marin ended a two-year Superseries title drought as she overwhelmed He Bingjiao 23-21, 2...
Badminton Europe celebrates 50th anniversary
24/09/2017 08:57 | Emma Lollike
During the last day of one of the annual Board of Directors’ & Commission meetings this weekend, tim...
Axelsen & Marin reach Yonex Japan Open final
23/09/2017 09:19 | Manuel Røsler
Third seed Viktor Axelsen swept past Korea’s world number one Son Wan Ho in brilliant style to set u...
President Verpoorten visits Minsk ahead of 2019 European Games
22/09/2017 15:48 | Emma Lollike
Over the past couple of days, Badminton Europe’s (BEC) President, Gregory Verpoorten, participated i...
One of the most successful German players of all time passes away
22/09/2017 15:12 | Emma Lollike
Dr. Wolfgang Bochow passed away on 14 September at the age of 73 after a serious illness.  Bochow...
Boe: It’s difficult to beat us
22/09/2017 14:06 | Emma Lollike
A Danish showdown occurred for the second time in a row on the Superseries tour. This Friday at Japa...
The Danes remain unshaken
22/09/2017 10:25 | Lilit Poghosyan
After becoming champions in Korea Open, Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen, ranked no. 1, remain unsha...
Conrad: We would rather face them in a final
21/09/2017 16:37 | Emma Lollike
Mads Conrad-Petersen and Mads Pieler-Kolding of Denmark have the pleasure of facing their fellow cou...
Europeans in close race to junior top 10
21/09/2017 11:40 | Frankie Turner
Three of Europe’s top junior men’s singles players are currently on the edge of breaking into the BW...
Astrup and Rasmussen finally get revenge
20/09/2017 14:03 | Emma Lollike
Anders Skaarup Rasmussen and Kim Astrup from Denmark had an extra special win in Round 1 of Japan Op...
Fabienne Deprez: I was really frustrated
19/09/2017 15:21 | Emma Lollike
Qualifying rounds for Japan Open have ended and for 25-year-old women’s singles player the tournamen...
79 medals for Europe
18/09/2017 17:04 | Emma Lollike
The European players return to their home countries with 79 medals. BWF World Senior Championship...
Herttrich/Konon: We want to be more patient this week
18/09/2017 16:01 | Emma Lollike
Isabel Herttrich and Olga Konon from Germany are playing the qualification to Japan Open this Tuesda...
Boe/Mogensen take home Korea title for 3rd time
17/09/2017 08:31 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s superstars Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen became the first men’s duo to win the Korea Op...
Last Europeans standing
16/09/2017 08:33 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s men’s doubles stars Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen - the European Champions of 2017 -...
German mixed doubles in their first semi-final
15/09/2017 15:41 | Emma Lollike
The Korea Open fairy tale continues for Linda Efler and Marvin Emil Seidel as they have succeeded in...
Linda Efler: We will give everything
14/09/2017 18:34 | Emma Lollike
Linda Efler and mixed doubles partner Marvin Emil Seidel is in their first Superseries quarter-final...
Badminton Europe: Huge congrats to Paris
14/09/2017 09:33 | Rasmus Bech
General Secretary of Badminton Europe, Brian Agerbak, is excited, that Paris was elected to host the...
Jones Ralfy Jansen: We have nothing to lose
13/09/2017 14:54 | Emma Lollike
The German men’s doubles, Jones Ralfy Jansen and Josche Zurwonne, are through the first round at Kor...
Gilmour: I’m really looking forward to getting back onto court
12/09/2017 16:35 | Emma Lollike
Korea Open kicked off today and the 23-year-old Scot cannot wait set foot on the courts in Seoul. ...
Sara Thygesen: There is no easy games
12/09/2017 16:29 | Emma Lollike
Sara Thygesen and her mixed doubles partner Mathias Christiansen were one out of three European entr...
Line Kjærsfeldt: Hopefully, we can challenge the other mix pairs
12/09/2017 14:44 | Emma Lollike
A new mixed doubles constellation from Denmark will take the court for the very first time at Korea ...
European men’s doubles back as no. 1
07/09/2017 16:12 | Emma Lollike
Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen (Denmark) have climbed one spot and are back at as the no. 1 men’s ...
European high jumper: I know I can do better
07/09/2017 12:26 | Emma Lollike
Zvonimir Durkinjak is one of the European players that have taken the biggest jump on BWF’s world ra...
Victor International Super Stars Camp
06/09/2017 11:54 | Czech Badminton Federation
Most (Czech Republic) - 13th edition of the Victor International Super Stars Campis successfully do...
Rasmus Bech: Badminton has exciting potential in Europe
06/09/2017 11:08 | Emma Lollike
Rasmus Bech, 30, is the newest addition to the Badminton Europe (BEC) office. September 1st was h...
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games – Events Confirmed
04/09/2017 16:13 | Tania Teoh
It is now OFFICIAL!!Fourteen para-badminton medals will be up for grab at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic ...
Want to be a writer for Badminton Europe?
04/09/2017 11:27 | Emma Lollike
Now is your chance! We are looking to hire writers to join Europe’s no. 1 badminton community. D...
Axelsen – King of the World
28/08/2017 10:40 | Mark Phelan
Viktor Axelsen wrote his name into Danish and European badminton folklore yesterday as he lifted the...
Axelsen blasts past Olympic champion
26/08/2017 23:38 | Mark Phelan
Viktor Axelsen became that last man standing from a European perspective at this year’s world champi...
Adcock’s head trio of World medals
26/08/2017 02:11 | Mark Phelan
Chris and Gabby Adcock took the Emirates Arena by storm this afternoon to add a minimum of a world b...
Home court God’s shine on Gilmour
25/08/2017 00:26 | Mark Phelan
Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour has spent more combined hours on the courts and in the environs of the vas...
Mia Magic fills the Emirates
24/08/2017 00:39 | Mark Phelan
Day 3 at the 2017 World Championships had drama from the outset with top seeded mixed pair Li & Liu ...
Lightning Strikes Twice for Leverdez
22/08/2017 22:22 | Mark Phelan
Brice Leverdez created one of the biggest upsets in modern World Championship history this afternoon...
Antonsen wins battle of young guns
21/08/2017 23:49 | Mark Phelan
The 2017 World Championships kicked off this morning in Glasgow with a host of Europeans setting out...
Gold required to complete set
19/08/2017 15:47 | Mark Phelan
Mathias Boe & Carsten Mogensen recently said via their Facebook page that world championship gold wo...
Axelsen perfectly positioned for assault on gold
18/08/2017 15:51 | Mark Phelan
It has been exactly 20 years since Europe last tasted men’s singles success in the World Championshi...
Board of Directors Meeting, 24-25 June 2017
16/08/2017 15:41 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe publishes the memo from the Board of Directors meeting in Milan (Italy) from 24-25 ...
BEC Badminton for Women Award
14/08/2017 15:40 | Tania Teoh
Nominee 2 is the Women, Health & Sport project which was nominated by the Spanish Badminton Federati...
Merrilees to relish Lin Dan challenge
10/08/2017 10:21 | Emma Lollike
The much anticipated draw for the upcoming world championships took place this morning in BWF headqu...
International badminton mourns the death of Aneta Yaneva
25/07/2017 15:35 | Emma Lollike
We are saddened to report that Associate Professor Dr. Aneta Yaneva died on July 24, 2017. After a s...
Ivanov and Sozonov complete title hat-trick
25/07/2017 11:32 | Manuel Røsler
World No. 11 Vladimir Ivanov and Ivan Sozonov (pictured) completed a hat-trick of Russian Open Grand...
Invitation to attend courses by World Academy of Sports
25/07/2017 10:56 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is happy to invite its Member Associations to attend the first BEC National Adminis...
Tickets selling fast with only a month to go to the Worlds
21/07/2017 15:38 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Scotland are urging fans to snap up the last remaining tickets for the TOTAL BWF Badminton...
BEC Scholarship Recipients - Sweet 21
21/07/2017 14:29 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe (BEC) supported 21 ladies in the Women in Badminton scholarship programme this year...
Ivanov/Sozonov ready to complete hat-trick
18/07/2017 10:26 | Manuel Røsler
Russia’s power duo Vladimir Ivanov & Ivan Sozonov (main picture) are determined to show on home s...
Briggs & Wolfenden take first Grand Prix title
17/07/2017 15:49 | Emma Lollike
In the last final of the Yonex Canada Open, Peter Briggs and Tom Wolfenden from England could celebr...
Nine European quarter-finals in Canada Open
14/07/2017 22:21 | Emma Lollike
Many high-ranked players, here amongst Kento Momota of Japan, have travelled to Calgary to fine-tune...
Badminton Europe: Events - Junior Manager
12/07/2017 08:57 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is seeking a Junior Manager for a full-time position to join its head office in Cop...
BEC Badminton for Women Award
10/07/2017 11:55 | Tania Teoh
Nominee 1 is Marketa Osickova who was nominated by the Czech Badminton Federation for her numerous c...
Thomas composes a World Championships winner
06/07/2017 15:29 | Emma Lollike
BADMINTONscotland tuned up for the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 today by announcing the winner...
Huge interest for BEC Commissions
06/07/2017 12:12 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s (BEC) Board of Directors concluded a productive Board meeting last weekend, in M...
11th European Universities Badminton Championships
05/07/2017 16:10 | Emma Lollike
European University Sports Association (EUSA) organises university sport events all over Europe. And...
Spain Did it Again
28/06/2017 10:54 | Tania Teoh
Spain has hosted five BWF Para-Badminton International tournaments (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2017)...
Juhl and Pedersen „struggled“ to find top form
25/06/2017 12:58 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen have finished runner-up at the Australian Open...
Juhl and Pedersen reach Sydney final
24/06/2017 12:04 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen maintained their impressive form over Yuki ...
Title holder Vittinghus stays on course
22/06/2017 14:40 | Manuel Røsler
Title holder Hans-Kristian Vittinghus coasted into the quarter-final of the Australian Open Superser...
Ridder to head Athletes’ Commission
22/06/2017 11:37 | Emma Lollike
Dutch international Koen Ridder is the new Chair of the BWF Athletes’ Commission. Ridder replaces...
Marin stunned by Okuhara in Sydney
21/06/2017 23:52 | Manuel Røsler
It was not to be for Carolina Marin as she went down in straight games to Japanese shuttler Nozomi O...
Mark your calendars!
20/06/2017 11:40 | Tania Teoh
9-12 November, 2017.These are the dates when Badminton Europe (BEC) and Badminton Ireland (BI) will ...
BEC becomes a proud member of European Paralympic Committee
19/06/2017 14:42 | Emma Lollike
From this Saturday, 17 June 2017, Badminton Europe (BEC) is officially a member of the European Para...
Boe/Mogensen finished runner-up in Jakarta
18/06/2017 23:50 | Manuel Røsler
China’s third seeds Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen beat second seeds Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen of D...
Boe and Mogensen back as world no. 1
16/06/2017 23:51 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s men’s doubles stars Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen have risen to the world no.1 spot onc...
Badminton Europe appoints new Communication Manager
08/06/2017 09:33 | Jimmy Andersen
Rasmus Bech (30) will be the new Communication Manager at Badminton Europe. Bech is leaving his post...
2017 Badminton for Women Award - Nominate Now!
02/06/2017 11:14 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe’s Women in Badminton Commission has replaced the name ´Women in the Spotlight´ to ‘...
French young guns primed for success
30/05/2017 11:12 | Mark Phelan
Jelgava, about 40km southwest of Riga, plays hosts to this weeks Yonex Latvia International where a ...
Korea upset China to win Sudirman Cup
28/05/2017 11:46 | Manuel Røsler
Korea beat record champion China in Sunday’s finals of the prestigious Sudirman Cup to claim their f...
Denmark beaten by Thailand in quarter-finals
26/05/2017 11:41 | Manuel Røsler
European badminton powerhouse Denmark crashed out of Sudirman Cup with a 2-3 quarter-final defeat by...
Denmark through to the quarter-finals
25/05/2017 09:40 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark progressed to the quarter-finals of the Sudirman Cup despite losing to Indonesia 2-3 on Wedn...
Hat-trick for Badminton Ireland
22/05/2017 13:48 | Tania Teoh
In exactly a month, Badminton Ireland will be organizing its third consecutive BWF Para-Badminton In...
Two new BEC Directors join BWF Council for 2017-2021
22/05/2017 10:19 | Emma Lollike
Elections for the Council of the World’s Badminton Federation (BWF) was organized on Saturday 20 May...
Sudirman Cup: Germany and Russia lost to badminton giants
21/05/2017 23:28 | Manuel Røsler
Germany and Russia both suffered 1-4 defeats to two power houses in the badminton world on the first...
Board of Directors Meeting, 2 April 2017
17/05/2017 11:37 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe publishes the memo from the Board of Directors meeting in Prague (CZE) from 2 April...
Tan Kim Her joins World Coaching Conference line-up
16/05/2017 13:13 | Emma Lollike
BADMINTONscotland and the Badminton World Federation today announced experienced Malaysian coach Tan...
Badminton Europe: Manager - Communication
11/05/2017 15:23 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is seeking a Manager for a full-time position to join its head office in Copenhagen...
Badminton Europe launches #EC17 app
24/04/2017 20:34 | Emma Lollike
Today, Badminton Europe (BEC) has launched an app dedicated to the 2017 European Championships. The ...
Lotka Lubin - Winner of 2016 BEC WiB Award
24/04/2017 11:51 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe (BEC) spoke to Zorika Tysiak, Head of Lotka Lubin after winning the 2016 BEC Women...
Together, we will be stronger.
19/04/2017 15:39 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe is inviting Member Associations to host the 2017 BEC Para-Badminton Event which con...
Double joy for Denmark
16/04/2017 23:15 | Manuel Røsler
There was double joy for Denmark as Europe’s badminton powerhouse claimed both the men’s and women’s...
Three Europeans running for BWF Athletes' Commission
11/04/2017 16:20 | Emma Lollike
An Olympic silver medallist, two former world No.1s in Men’s Doubles and a former European Men’s Sin...
Carolina Marin finished runner-up
10/04/2017 14:05 | Manuel Røsler
Top-ranked Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan won the Malaysia Open (600.000 Dollars) women’s singles title a...
Marin edges Okuhara to reach final
09/04/2017 00:25 | Manuel Røsler
In-form Carolina Marin edged a two-game thriller against Nozomi Okuhara of Japan at the Malaysia Ope...
Marin overcomes title holder Intanon
08/04/2017 00:24 | Manuel Røsler
Another spectacular performance from Olympic Champion Carolina Marin carried her into the Malaysia O...
Fischer/Pedersen on course
07/04/2017 11:21 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s Joachim Fischer and Christinna Pedersen, the world no 5 pair, remained on course for their...
50th Anniversary of Badminton Europe celebrated this weekend
04/04/2017 15:33 | Emma Lollike
During the BEC Congress of 2017, three board members were elected at the Annual Delegates' Meeting, ...
Exciting line-up for Glasgow’s World Coaching Conference
02/04/2017 15:22 | Emma Lollike
BADMINTONscotland and the Badminton World Federation have announced a high-quality line-up for the t...
Viktor Axelsen: Third time lucky
02/04/2017 11:16 | Manuel Røsler
European Champion Viktor Axelsen finished second at the Yonex Sunrise India Open both in 2015 and 20...
Antonsen into maiden Superseries semi-final
01/04/2017 11:56 | Manuel Røsler
Dane Anders Antonsen reached his first semi-final on the Superseries Tour as he beat world number 38...
Marin and Axelsen through to quarter-finals
30/03/2017 00:33 | Manuel Røsler
The current European Champions Carolina Marin and Viktor Axelsen reached the quarter-finals of the 3...
Ready for a weekend of celebration
29/03/2017 11:03 | Emma Lollike
The European Member Associations assemble once a year along with the confederation for the BEC Congr...
Follow the BEC Congress live on BE.TV
28/03/2017 11:09 | Emma Lollike
This weekend, Badminton Europe (BEC) invites everyone to join us for the Members’ Forum and 5th BEC ...
Ivan Škácha passes away
24/03/2017 15:16 | Emma Lollike
The Czech referee died yesterday after a long illness at the age of 57. Even though he lost his seve...
Be Bold For Change
21/03/2017 13:24 | Tania Teoh
The theme for the International Women’s Day (8th March) this year is #BeBoldForChange. Women around ...
Runner-up finish for Stoeva sisters in Basel
20/03/2017 13:24 | Manuel Røsler
Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva, the world no 13 duo, were defeated in the Yonex Swiss Open (120.000 ...
BWF launches new event structure
20/03/2017 11:40 | Emma Lollike
The Badminton World Federation has unveiled a new tournament structure, with million-dollar prize mo...
Stoeva sisters storm into final
19/03/2017 00:10 | Manuel Røsler
In the Yonex Swiss Open (120.000 US Dollars) tournament being held in Basel, the No 4 seeds Stefa...
Bangkok and Basel bag 'Major Events'
18/03/2017 13:38 | Emma Lollike
Bangkok became the first Thai city to win a bid for a BWF Major Event when it was today named to hos...
Ellis and Langridge battle for Swiss Open final spot
17/03/2017 23:55 | Manuel Røsler
No. 4 seeds Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge (pictured) and unseeded pair of Liu Cheng/Zhang Nan of ...
Sudirman Cup battle royal beckons
17/03/2017 15:07 | Emma Lollike
Denmark and Indonesia, who played an epic Thomas Cup final last year, have been drawn together – alo...
Antonsen survives three-game opener
15/03/2017 00:43 | Manuel Røsler
The Yonex Swiss Open, a Grand Prix Gold event with a total prize money of 120.000 Dollars, kicked of...
Adcocks: Determination on home soil
11/03/2017 18:08 | Manuel Røsler
English super mixed duo Chris and Gabby Adcock reached the Yonex All-England Open semi-finals with a...
Magazine 25 ("Anniversary Issue") published
09/03/2017 15:49 | Manuel Røsler
The latest edition of Badminton Europe's online magazine (issue 25, March 2017) has been published t...
All the glamour and all the excitement
08/03/2017 01:17 | Manuel Røsler
In or out, victory or defeat. Some things never change. But this tournament created legends of ou...
Astrup/Skaarup Rasmussen take Euro revenge
05/03/2017 00:11 | Manuel Røsler
The fourth seeds Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen won an all-Danish men’s doubles final again...
Europeans in quarter-finals at German Open
03/03/2017 12:52 | Emma Lollike
In Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, where the German Open is in full swing, 20 quarter-finals are being...
BWF’s Høyer, Salazar nominated unopposed
27/02/2017 10:46 | Jimmy Andersen
BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer has been nominated unopposed to lead badminton’s world-governing body ...
A Passionate Sport Administrator
21/02/2017 10:47 | Tania Teoh
Players’ accommodation, coaches’ flight tickets, the team’s visa application or insurance, etc. The ...
Former VP Ole Mertz passes away
20/02/2017 12:23 | Emma Lollike
On 15 February 2017, Ole Mertz passed away. Ole Mertz was a former Vice President of the IBF and a g...
Erland Kops passes away
18/02/2017 11:58 | Emma Lollike
The world of badminton has lost one of its’ greatest players of all time. Erland Kops died at 80 yea...
Announcement of name for BEC Mascot
08/02/2017 10:52 | Emma Lollike
During November of 2016, Badminton Europe (BEC) organized a name competition for our mascot on our ...
New national champions in 20 member associations
06/02/2017 08:55 | Emma Lollike
Congratulations to all the national champions of 2017! Austria “60. Österreichische Staatsmeis...
Vote for your favourite players!
03/02/2017 13:43 | Manuel Røsler
For the 5th time in the history of Badminton Europe, the best European Players Of The Year will be c...
Tickets going fast for the World Championships
03/02/2017 09:35 | Emma Lollike
WITH LESS THAN 200 days to go until the TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships 2017 come to Glasgow...
National Championships across Europe this weekend
01/02/2017 09:22 | Emma Lollike
By Monday, many European member associations will have crowned their new national champions. Through...
Great recognition for badminton in Bulgaria
31/01/2017 14:55 | Emma Lollike
In connection with the 50th Anniversary of the Bulgarian Badminton (1967-2017), Ministry of Youth an...
Open for scholarship applications
27/01/2017 14:51 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe(BEC) can now inform that the Women in Badminton(WiB) Commission is open for applica...
Preben Dabelsteen, two-time All England champion, dies at 91
26/01/2017 14:27 | Emma Lollike
One of the postwar badminton stars, Preben Dabelsteen, Denmark, who won the All England championship...
Prepared for a year of ‘excellence’
24/01/2017 09:24 | Emma Lollike
Nine commission meetings and a Board of Directors’ meeting was conducted during this past weekend at...
Badminton Manager has exceeded 2,000 teams
19/01/2017 10:57 | Emma Lollike
It began in October 2016, and now Badminton Europe is delighted to announce that the number of teams...
BEC welcomes Board and Commissions in Copenhagen this weekend
18/01/2017 15:33 | Emma Lollike
In the upcoming weekend, Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) has called its Board and Commission me...
Erland Kops turns 80
13/01/2017 09:56 | Emma Lollike
Today, the Danish badminton legend Erland Kops celebrates his 80th birthday. All of us at Badmint...
2017: New year, new features
02/01/2017 11:52 | Emma Lollike
Happy New Year - and welcome to the year of Badminton Europe’s 50th anniversary. To mark this, we ha...
2016 a year to remember for Viktor Axelsen
20/12/2016 11:44 | Mark Phelan
Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen rounded off an almost perfect year winning the Dubai World Super Series fin...
Umpiring and more
19/12/2016 14:58 | Tania Teoh
Carol Ui Fhearghail has 21 years of umpiring experience where 18 of those are from international tou...
Adcock’s go for gold AGAIN
17/12/2016 10:17 | Mark Phelan
Dubai has been a happy hunting ground for Chris & Gabby Adcock in the past. Last year’s Super Series...
Conrad & Kolding power to play offs
15/12/2016 19:25 | Mark Phelan
Sole remaining Danish men’s doubles pair Mads Conrad Petersen and Mads Pieler Kolding grabbed contro...
Jorgensen blasts his way to opening group success in Dubai
14/12/2016 18:04 | Mark Phelan
The 2016 edition of the year ending Dubai World Super Series finals got under way today and as if to...
Congratulations Karin and Lucas!
13/12/2016 11:25 | Tania Teoh
December 12th 2016 – Dubai. A day to be remembered by two of our top European para-badminton players...
Be on top of the World with discounted ticket offers for Glasgow 2017
12/12/2016 14:30 | Emma Lollike
JUST A FEW DAYS to Christmas and BADMINTONscotland is determined to make it a season of good will fo...
Emotional victory for Pedersen and Juhl
27/11/2016 22:59 | Manuel Røsler
No, it was not just their second Superseries title of the year, it was indeed a very emotional victo...
Second Scottish title for Daugaard & Christiansen
27/11/2016 09:28 | Mark Phelan
The 2016 Scottish Open concluded today in the Emirates Arena Glasgow with Denmark’s Mathias Christia...
Jaquet & Antonsen triumph on court 2 battlefield
26/11/2016 20:40 | Mark Phelan
Today was one of those days at the Scottish Open where the stakes were high and the quality of badmi...
Jaquet the meat in a Danish semi final sandwich
25/11/2016 22:04 | Mark Phelan
Sabrina Jaquet (main picture) defied here 6th seeding to make it to the semi-finals of the Scottish ...
Golden hour for Dutch men’s singles
24/11/2016 21:00 | Mark Phelan
Both Mark Caljouw and Nick Fransman took to the court within 20 minutes of each other this afternoon...
Nir Sade: As team manager and umpire you never really exit your role
24/11/2016 14:09 | Emma Lollike
During the ties in Group 1 of the Qualification to the 2017 European Mixed Team Championships, Badmi...
Home players deliver on day 1
23/11/2016 23:55 | Mark Phelan
The 2016 Scottish Open Grand prix got under way today at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow with a mix of...
BWF honours Erland Kops
23/11/2016 10:03 | Emma Lollike
A lifetime of sporting success and sterling contribution to badminton, spanning almost 60 years, was...
Emirates goes multi court
22/11/2016 10:46 | Mark Phelan
The annual Scottish Open Grand Prix gets underway on Wednesday at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, the...
Jan is Back
21/11/2016 12:54 | Mark Phelan
History was made Sunday in China as Jan O Jorgensen claimed the men’s singles title at the Thaihot C...
Former BEC President Tom Bacher turns 75 today
16/11/2016 11:27 | Emma Lollike
Former Badminton Europe President Tom Bacher celebrates his 75th birthday today. Everybody from Badm...
Wider global TV audience for Scottish Open
16/11/2016 09:52 | Emma Lollike
The Scottish Open Grand Prix received a further boost today with the announcement that BT Sport will...
China wins Suhandinata Cup
07/11/2016 10:38 | Emma Lollike
China stood mightily at the summit of the BWF World Junior Mixed Team Championships yet again today ...
BWF in Beek
01/11/2016 10:50 | Tania Teoh
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) organized a back to back Shuttle Time Tutor Course (24 October)...
Danish Duo back on top of the podium
31/10/2016 14:06 | Emma Lollike
Even though the men’s double final at this year’s French Open did not end in a traditional manner, M...
3 titles a piece for Suter-Erath & Mazur
30/10/2016 16:45 | Mark Phelan
The 2016 European Para-Badminton championships concluded today in Beek, The Netherlands with a total...
MS SS6 serve up a treat
29/10/2016 16:26 | Mark Phelan
The 2016 European Para-Badminton Championships reached the business end of the tournament today with...
Groups pan out in Beek
28/10/2016 18:39 | Mark Phelan
Day 2 saw the conclusion of the round robin group stages at the 2016 European Para-Badminton Champio...
Juggling Two in One
28/10/2016 12:15 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe (BEC) recently organized two events in one location in Beek, the Netherlands with t...
Magazine issue 23 published
28/10/2016 12:11 | Manuel Røsler
The latest edition of Badminton Europe's online magazine (issue 23, November 2016) has been publishe...
Competition & togetherness the order of the day
27/10/2016 19:22 | Mark Phelan
Day 1 of the 2016 European Para-Badminton Championships organised by Badminton World Federation (BWF...
Working towards Tokyo
26/10/2016 00:12 | Mark Phelan
The 2016 edition of the European Para-Badminton Championships organized by Badminton Nederland and B...
Badminton Manager reaches 1,250
25/10/2016 09:46 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s manager app-game, Badminton Manager, has reached 1,250 subscribers with the new s...
Danes were determined to win
24/10/2016 15:37 | Emma Lollike
Joachim Fischer Nielsen and Christinna Pedersen of Denmark did what they have done in prior matches ...
Nehwal on IOC Athletes' Commission
19/10/2016 15:56 | Emma Lollike
Badminton athlete, Saina Nehwal, is now a member of the IOC Athletes’ Commission; one of four athlet...
First title in first tournament for Christiansen & Thygesen
16/10/2016 19:53 | Mark Phelan
In what was a pretty barren day in terms of European success for Europe at the Dutch Open there was ...
Christiansen flies Danish & European flag
15/10/2016 20:59 | Mark Phelan
Semi-finals day in Almere is always played in full of a packed house of enthusiastic Dutch supporter...
No mercy from Stoeva's in quarter final victory
14/10/2016 21:56 | Mark Phelan
Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva took no prisoners today in Almere as they romped through their quarter f...
Play Badminton Manager now
14/10/2016 15:27 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is pleased to announce that our Badminton Manager game is back with a second editio...
Happy hunting ground for Raul
13/10/2016 19:50 | Mark Phelan
The main arena in Almere has proven to be a happy hunting ground for Raul Must. The Estonian number ...
Birch impresses with quality round 1 performance
12/10/2016 21:18 | Mark Phelan
England’s Chloe Birch impressed in the opening singles rounds today in Almere with an impressive thr...
Short but sweet opening day
11/10/2016 17:49 | Mark Phelan
The Yonex Dutch Open kicked off today in what has now become the spiritual home of Dutch badminton’s...
A sort of home coming for Dutch stars
10/10/2016 13:17 | Mark Phelan
The Dutch Open Grand Prix traditionally signals the start of a run of world level badminton across E...
Bobby Griffin: Give para-badminton a go!
05/10/2016 10:02 | Tania Teoh
Bobby Griffin is the English Para-Badminton National player who also commentates at different tourna...
A vexed end to a good start
04/10/2016 15:10 | Emma Lollike
Even though Japan Open in the previous week, brought some good results for European badminton, many ...
BEC welcome new junior manager
03/10/2016 15:30 | Emma Lollike
This week, we have welcomed the newest member of the European badminton office in Brøndby.   Hugo Mu...
Retaliation for Rio
26/09/2016 15:41 | Emma Lollike
Exactly one month after Rio Olympic Games, 2016 Yonex Open Japan began. Players travelled to Tokyo t...
Getting Better in Beek
26/09/2016 10:10 | Tania Teoh
Beek will be host to all the participants attending the 2nd BEC Para-Badminton Education Course from...
Referee Course in Belgium
21/09/2016 15:13 | Emma Lollike
Last week, the beautiful city of Leuven was not only the host of the 2016 YONEX Belgian Internationa...
Dazzling Dubrovnik
14/09/2016 15:42 | Tania Teoh
The third Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) Board of Directors and Commission Meetings of this ye...
Sommer: It is important to play badminton.
07/09/2016 11:15 | Tania Teoh
The BEC ´Women in the Spotlight´ September edition features Gitte Sommer (DEN), winner of the BEC Se...
Looking forward after Rio 2016
05/09/2016 13:21 | Tania Teoh
The 2016 Rio Olympic Games is one of the best Olympic Games to date for the European badminton conti...
Historic Olympics for European Badminton
26/08/2016 10:33 | Emma Lollike
First Olympic medal to Spain, gold, in women’s singles. An Olympic medal to Denmark – first in wome...
Dane Dethrones Lin Dan
20/08/2016 09:05 | Emma Lollike
Viktor Axelsen rises to a legendary status by beating the king of badminton, Lin Dan, in three remar...
Marin crowned 'Reina' of Rio
19/08/2016 20:02 | Emma Lollike
‘Reina’ is Spanish for queen, and that is exactly what she is. A successful Olympic tournament for C...
Sensational bronze to Ellis/Langridge
19/08/2016 10:41 | Emma Lollike
Team GB’s Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis have won Britain’s first ever Olympic men’s doubles badmi...
Aiming for Gold
18/08/2016 21:00 | Emma Lollike
When one is 23 years old, trains five hours a day – seven days a week, has won two world and two Eur...
Danes could almost taste the gold
18/08/2016 14:47 | Emma Lollike
An Olympic Women’s doubles final without a Chinese pair is history in itself. For Denmark to win an ...
Missing the extra level
18/08/2016 12:44 | Emma Lollike
Olympic Games in Rio is the first time Viktor Axelsen has played on the Olympic stage. Despite his n...
Young Axelsen lives up to his seeding
17/08/2016 18:56 | Emma Lollike
Viktor Axelsen of Denmark has made it clear that he has a lot of nerves going into this Olympic tour...
Marin fast-forwards to Semi-final
17/08/2016 10:50 | Emma Lollike
Going into the Olympic tournament, there was only one thing on Carolina Marin’s mind; O-R-O (G-O-L-D...
Day 5: Doubles’ QF and Singles’ Last 16
16/08/2016 11:57 | Emma Lollike
The Quarterfinals and last 16-matches of August 15 in Rio, showed European players that delivered bo...
European Women’s doubles ready for historic final
16/08/2016 10:19 | Emma Lollike
Women's Doubles Semi-finals: Denmark has never had a Women’s doubles in an Olympic final, for Ch...
Four European pairs ready for Quarterfinals
15/08/2016 10:56 | Emma Lollike
Polish Mixed doubles Mateusiak/Zieba did not make it through their Quarterfinal this evening, but th...
Singles' recap before Last 16
15/08/2016 03:52 | Emma Lollike
Looking back on the group play of the Olympic Games in Rio, not many surprises have occurred. But Ir...
Day 4: Mateusiak/Zieba through to QF
14/08/2016 13:15 | Emma Lollike
Today the Olympic tournament has reached the final stages of group play in both Men’s and Women’s si...
European Schedule: August 11, 2016
10/08/2016 07:36 | Emma Lollike
The Olympic badminton tournament kicks off tomorrow and we have taken the liberty to make a schedule...
New employee starts today
08/08/2016 15:23 | Emma Lollike
Today is the first day for our new employee Pavel Florián. He will be joining the BEC Office as the ...
Instagram Take-Overs
08/08/2016 13:55 | Emma Lollike
The Olympic badminton tournament is still a couple of days away – three to be precise. This gives th...
Vacant jobs in European badminton
02/08/2016 15:57 | Emma Lollike
On the Badminton Europe (BEC) main website, a job section shows the current available jobs in Europe...
Recontribute as a Coach
29/07/2016 16:55 | Tania Teoh
The July edition of the ´Women in the Spotlight´ features Sarah Bok, former England national player ...
Last stop on the road to Rio
27/07/2016 10:11 | Emma Lollike
Brøndby is usually home turf for the best players of Denmark, but the last couple of days they have ...
European view ahead of Olympic draw next Tuesday
22/07/2016 15:32 | Emma Lollike
Official seeding is based on the World Ranking from July 21st, and shows how the highest ranked pla...
Press Release: GB Badminton stars in Birmingham training camp
21/07/2016 15:23 | Emma Lollike
Badminton’s Team GB stars and some of Europe’s finest are preparing for the Rio 2016 Olympic Game...
2nd PBEC: Combining three events and adding new content
19/07/2016 10:46 | Emma Lollike
2nd BEC Para-Badminton Education Course (2nd PBEC) will be organized from October 21-23, 2016 in Bee...
Badminton competitions begin tomorrow
18/07/2016 08:47 | Emma Lollike
Zagreb, Croatia, is these days hosting the European University Games (EUG 2016). During 15 days of J...
BEC Seek Junior Manager - Development
10/07/2016 11:04 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe is seeking a Junior Manager for a full time position to join its head office in Cop...
Last try before Rio
07/07/2016 12:19 | Emma Lollike
European players reach US Open Quarterfinals in El Monte, California. The ‘road to Rio’ is almost co...
Welcome to our new employee
01/07/2016 10:55 | Emma Lollike
We are very excited to announce our new Junior Manager starts today. The newest addition to the B...
Amazing Antrim
01/07/2016 09:56 | Tania Teoh
Athletes from countries across the globe came to the Antrim Forum in Northern Ireland for the 2nd Ir...
BEC mourns the death of Edgard Verpoorten
30/06/2016 11:05 | Jimmy Andersen
Badminton Europe Confederation, Belgian Badminton Federation, Badminton Vlaanderen and the entire ba...
Antrim Awaiting
13/06/2016 15:49 | Tania Teoh
The Irish Para-Badminton International 2016, to be held in the Antrim Forum is fast approaching. Pla...
First Superseries glory for Vittinghus
13/06/2016 13:01 | Manuel Røsler
Hans-Kristian Vittinghus' mission to win his first ever Superseries title was successful as he outla...
One more step for Vittinghus in Sydney
11/06/2016 10:58 | Manuel Røsler
It has been a bit more than one and a half years since Danish shuttler Hans-Kristian Vittinghus reac...
Vittinghus on track in Sydney
09/06/2016 11:00 | Manuel Røsler
Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, a member of Denmark's glorious Thomas Cup winning side, will be the only E...
Train the Trainers
08/06/2016 19:14 | Tania Teoh
The very first BWF Lead Programme Training was held in Kuala Lumpur from 1-3 June 2016 where all the...
„I fought with all my heart“ - Jørgensen
06/06/2016 15:46 | Manuel Røsler
Indonesia is the place to be for Denmark's shuttler Jan Ø. Jørgensen. The former European Champion (...
Carolina Marin and Wang Yihan to meet in semifinals
03/06/2016 15:42 | Manuel Røsler
World and European Champion Carolina Marin (pictured) and China's star smasher Wang Yihan will meet ...
Comeback of the year
01/06/2016 12:53 | Manuel Røsler
“I don’t know if I will be as good as I was. To find out, let’s have a look at the first match” - sa...
Badminton - Plenty to Offer
25/05/2016 14:30 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe (BEC) established its Women in Badminton Commission back in 2010 with the goal of p...
Tickets on Sale - TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017
25/05/2016 12:27 | Tania Teoh
Be first in the queue for the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 when tickets go on sale. BADMINT...
Denmark clinches Europe's maiden title
23/05/2016 13:36 | Manuel Røsler
Let's go back into the rich history European badminton: There is of course Poul-Erik Høyer's gold me...
Denmark beat Malaysia to reach Thomas Cup final
21/05/2016 13:55 | Manuel Røsler
What a match! Denmark rallied from two matches down to beat Malaysia 3-2 and reach its first Thomas ...
TUC: Denmark advance to the quarter-finals
19/05/2016 13:56 | Manuel Røsler
Both Danish teams have qualified for the Thomas and Uber Cup last 8 stage.The Thomas Cup team topped...
Close Up with Bartlomiej Mroz
18/05/2016 11:15 | Tania Teoh
Bartlomiej Mroz (POL), better known as ´Bart´ is the BEC Para-Badminton Player Award Winner (2015). ...
Thomas Cup: Denmark off to a good start
16/05/2016 00:33 | Manuel Røsler
European Champion Denmark (winner of the European Men's Team Championships earlier this year) will f...
Rio becomes reality for Europe’s elite
10/05/2016 15:06 | Mark Phelan
The podium ceremony at the 2016 European Championships last Sunday week not only crowned the best pl...
BEC Seek Junior Manager - Events
21/04/2016 10:56 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe is seeking a Junior Manager for a full time position to join its head office in Cop...
A Great BEC Congress in Podcetrtek
19/04/2016 13:04 | Tania Teoh
People say, ´time flies when you are having fun´ and this is no exception at the 2016 BEC Congress. ...
A laudatio to Morten Frost
18/04/2016 14:08 | Manuel Røsler
He is probably the greatest men's singles player in recent badminton history. And it is a particular...
Europe’s top players and officials acknowledged in Slovenia
17/04/2016 13:27 | Manuel Røsler
Europe's best-performing players, coaches and technical officials of the past year were honoured and...
The Adcocks, Marin advance to quarterfinals
14/04/2016 01:31 | Manuel Røsler
World champion Carolina Marin (pictured below) advances to the quarterfinals of the Singapore Open (...
2016 BEC Congress - Podcetrtek, Slovenia
11/04/2016 20:02 | Tania Teoh
It is the time of the year again where all the European Badminton Federations gather at the 2016 BEC...
11th title for Lee Chong Wei
10/04/2016 21:31 | Manuel Røsler
Lee Chong Wei (33) eased past world number one shuttler Chen Long of China 21-13, 21-8 in 42 minutes...
Lin Dan sent packing by on-fire Jan Ø. Jørgensen
08/04/2016 21:29 | Manuel Røsler
Five time world champion Lin Dan of China was sent crashing out of the Malaysia Open Superseries qua...
Top seed Marin reaches quarterfinals in Malaysia
08/04/2016 13:32 | Manuel Røsler
World Champion Carolina Marin beat Malaysia's world number 33, Ying Yi Tee, 21-13, 22-20 in 44 minut...
Axelsen loses to dominant Momota in India Open final
04/04/2016 12:11 | Manuel Røsler
Viktor Axelsen (22) failed to win his first Superseries tournament after losing to Kento Momota in t...
Axelsen one step from winning maiden title
02/04/2016 23:16 | Manuel Røsler
It was a very convincing win for Viktor Axelsen today. The victory over Korea’s Son Wan Ho moved the...
Axelsen set for semifinal showdown with Wan Ho
02/04/2016 23:02 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark's Viktor Axelsen clinched his place in the semi-finals of the Yonex Sunrise India Open Super...
A Great Arctic Winter Games
01/04/2016 13:33 | Tania Teoh
The 24th edition of the Arctic Winter Games (AWG 2016) ended on a high and all the involved parties ...
Zwiebler wins battle, reaches quarterfinal
01/04/2016 00:10 | Manuel Røsler
Marc Zwiebler battled back from the brink to defeat China’s world number 7 Tian Houwei in the second...
Magazine issue 22 published
30/03/2016 11:22 | Manuel Røsler
The latest edition of Badminton Europe's online magazine (issue 22, March 2016) has been published t...
Astrup/Skaarup clinch Swiss Open title
21/03/2016 16:23 | Manuel Røsler
„It is the happiest moment of my life“, wrote Kim Astrup (24) on his Facebook profile. The young Dan...
Marc Zwiebler reaches Swiss semis with win over nemesis
19/03/2016 00:27 | Manuel Røsler
Marc Zwiebler has plenty to celebrate - and not just because the German number one reached the semif...
Anders Antonsen continues great run of form
16/03/2016 01:09 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark's youngster Anders Antonsen (main picture) continues his stunning run of form, by making it ...
Ivanov/Sozonov first Russians ever to win All-England
13/03/2016 14:24 | Manuel Røsler
The Russians pulled off an incredible 21-23, 21-18, 21-16 win over the world No7 to secure their fir...
Russian duo creates badminton history
12/03/2016 01:27 | Manuel Røsler
Today, Russian (and European) badminton history was made as the men's doubles duo of Vladimir Ivanov...
Wheelchair Research Project in Paris
09/03/2016 08:39 | Tania Teoh
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) conducted a para-badminton wheelchair research last weekend in ...
Super Dan’s best is still to come, says Peter Gade
08/03/2016 23:16 | Manuel Røsler
The best of Lin Dan, twice an Olympic men’s singles gold medallist and this week seeking a sixth All...
So much history ...
08/03/2016 21:10 | Manuel Røsler
"When you made it here, you could make it anywhere” - This sentence is not only from Frank Sinatra's...
Jørgensen reached semifinals - Lin Dan triumphs
07/03/2016 23:16 | Manuel Røsler
Defending champion Jan ø. Jørgensen failed to defend his Yonex German Open title after losing to Cho...
Vote for your players of the year!
07/03/2016 14:11 | Manuel Røsler
For the fourth time in the history of Badminton Europe, the best European Players Of The Year will b...
Arctic Winter Games 2016 in Nuuk
03/03/2016 10:01 | Tania Teoh
Greenland is to host the Arctic Winter Games 2016 next week. It is the biggest sporting event held i...
"Make yourself and your interest known"
29/02/2016 15:44 | Zsuzsanna Kovacs
We spoke to Emma Mason, a former top player from Scotland and BEC Commission Member since 2015 about...
Para-Badminton at Austrian Open
25/02/2016 12:07 | Tania Teoh
Para-badminton in Austria is still very new. The Austrian Badminton Association (ABA) organized two ...
BEC Athletes election decided
19/02/2016 13:33 | Brian Agerbak
The voting for the BEC Athletes Commission concluded on Thursday 18 February at 17.00 local time in ...
Women in Badminton Scholarships Programme
18/02/2016 14:00 | Zsuzsanna Kovacs
Badminton Europe introduces for the first time ever, the ´Women in Badminton´ Scholarships Programme...
It is election day in Kazan
18/02/2016 10:32 | Brian Agerbak
It is election day at the 2016 European Men’s & Women’s Team Championships in Kazan and time for pla...
BEC Seek Junior Manager - Finance & Administration
11/02/2016 14:21 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe is seeking a Junior Manager for a full time position to join its head office in Co...
National champions crowned around Europe
08/02/2016 14:45 | Manuel Røsler
The majority of European nations held their national badminton championships this week-end, and many...
It's National Championships week-end
05/02/2016 14:46 | Manuel Røsler
This week-end, many Member Associations all over Europe will hold their National Badminton Champions...
Draws for #EU15C and #EU17C Conducted
26/01/2016 16:19 | Tania Teoh
It has been a busy Tuesday for the Events Department in the BEC Office in Copenhagen today as two Eu...
Players, Cast Your Votes.
22/01/2016 15:53 | Tania Teoh
The nominees for the first ever BEC Athletes Commission election are out. Badminton Europe Confeder...
2016 - An Interesting Year Awaits
19/01/2016 12:50 | Tania Teoh
Three days of back to back meetings completed on Sunday, 17th January in the city center of Copenhag...
BEC Seek Junior Manager - Communication
18/01/2016 15:24 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe is seeking a Junior Manager for a full time position to join its head office in Cop...
Swiss Badminton Seek New Director
18/01/2016 14:22 | Tania Teoh
Swiss Badminton is the governing body of badminton in Switzerland and is a member of Swiss Olympic. ...
All Geared Up for 2016
14/01/2016 12:31 | Tania Teoh
The Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) will be hosting the Board of Directors (BoD) and Commission...
BEC Athletes Commission Election
12/01/2016 14:38 | Tania Teoh
During the 2016 European Men’s & Women’s Team Championships the first election of the BEC Athletes C...
A Fabulous 2015 And Beyond
29/12/2015 12:24 | Tania Teoh
 2015 has been an extremely productive year for the European para-badminton community. The strong c...
Girls Camp in Norway
28/12/2015 14:57 | Zsuzsanna Kovacs
The Norwegian Badminton Federation (NBF) organized a badminton training camp for girls from 10-13 De...
Design a Badminton Europe mascot
28/12/2015 10:40 | Manuel Røsler
Who doesn’t love a good mascot in international sports? They can unite a sports community, bring luc...
The Adcocks: “A very big victory for us”
14/12/2015 00:21 | Manuel Røsler
Chris and Gabby Adcock (main picture) have created history by becoming the first English players to ...
Thank you, Veenendaal!
13/12/2015 10:06 | Tania Teoh
Time to head home but that is just the new beginning of the next journey for the para-badminton fami...
Europeans represented in all five categories
12/12/2015 01:38 | Manuel Røsler
There was some kind of drama in today’s BWF World Superseries finals last group matches. Reigning wo...
Enthusiasm on a High
11/12/2015 23:57 | Tania Teoh
Participants, presenters and organizers all checked into the Van der Valk Hotel in Veenendaal and st...
Badminton at the EUG, Zagreb-Rijeka 2016
09/12/2015 15:03 | Tania Teoh
The largest university sport event in Europe, the European Universities Games (EUG), also feature a ...
European stars want to end year on a high
09/12/2015 01:42 | Manuel Røsler
A few European stars will compete for a slice of the $1million prize pot on offer at this week's BWF...
BEC´s Maiden Para-Badminton Education Course
30/11/2015 15:07 | Tania Teoh
The anticipation of the total number of participants for the 1st BEC Para-Badminton Education Course...
Europe well represented in all five disciplines
25/11/2015 19:28 | Mark Phelan
The race to the Dubai for the Super Series finals concluded last week after the Hong Kong Open in wh...
Vittinghus Goes Full Circle
23/11/2015 11:44 | Mark Phelan
Less than a year ago Hans-Kristian Vittinghus was enjoying the best spell of badminton in his career...
5th Superseries title for Carolina Marin
22/11/2015 21:23 | Manuel Røsler
World number one Carolina Marin won the Yonex Hong Kong Open title for the first time in her career ...
Marin ready for revenge mission
22/11/2015 01:04 | Manuel Røsler
Two-time world champion Carolina Marin of Spain beat Chinese former world number one Wang Yihan in t...
Ellis & Mills get monkey off their back
21/11/2015 11:45 | Mark Phelan
It has been an up and down season for English duo Peter Mills and Andy Ellis (pictured). The highlig...
Marin and Boe & Mogensen reach last four
21/11/2015 01:29 | Manuel Røsler
World champion Carolina Marin (pictured) advanced to the Hong Kong Open Superseries semifinals, beat...
Young Germans Topple Second Seeds
20/11/2015 11:45 | Mark Phelan
After the men’s singles opening round of day 1 of the 2015 Scottish Open Grand Prix today it was the...
Unity wins the day
19/11/2015 09:05 | Mark Phelan
The 2015 edition of the Scottish Open Grand Prix got underway today in the Emirates Arena, Glasgow a...
Tough draw for Jan Ø. Jørgensen
18/11/2015 01:59 | Manuel Røsler
The Yonex Hong Kong Open Superseries will see quite a few stars when the 350.000 Dollars event kicks...
Gilmour's Golden Opportunity
17/11/2015 10:33 | Mark Phelan
The Emirates Arena in Glasgow will once again take centre stage this coming week for this the fourth...
Silver medal for Søgaard & Eipe
17/11/2015 00:33 | Manuel Røsler
Young Danish duo Frederik Søgaard and Joel Eipe clinched a fantastic silver medal at the BWF World J...
Fischer & Pedersen lose dramatic final
16/11/2015 01:01 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark stars Joachim Fischer and Christinna Pedersen have just missed out on creating a little piec...
Fischer/Pedersen beat Liu/Bao to reach final
15/11/2015 21:20 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s Joachim Fischer and Christinna Pedersen, the 2014 European Champions, moved into their thi...
Fischer & Pedersen keep European flag flying high
14/11/2015 02:29 | Manuel Røsler
The China Open run comes to an end for the current European Champions Carolina Marin and Jan Ø. Jørg...
Marin and Jørgensen comfortably through to last 16
12/11/2015 01:06 | Manuel Røsler
World champion Carolina Marin continued her great run with a straightforward victory versus Indonesi...
Will Antonsen follow in the footsteps of Axelsen?
10/11/2015 02:26 | Manuel Røsler
The individual event of the Yonex World Junior Championships in Lima, Peru starts today. We’ll have ...
Denmark finish 7th in Peru
09/11/2015 01:10 | Manuel Røsler
Julie Dawall Jakobsen/Amalie Magelund Krogh won the deciding fifth match as Denmark completed their ...
1967-2015: History in the making
06/11/2015 13:59 | Tania Teoh
The Badminton Europe History Working Group met in Copenhagen in November to discuss the activities w...
European teams got off to a good start
06/11/2015 01:06 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark (#9/16) had little trouble in their first three matches at the Yonex World Junior Mixed Team...
Mateusiak & Zieba return to the big stage
02/11/2015 13:32 | Manuel Røsler
Robert Mateusiak and Nadiezda Zieba marked their return to the badminton world stage at the Bitburge...
Adcocks bid to win maiden Bitburger Open title
01/11/2015 02:34 | Manuel Røsler
Chris and Gabby Adock will bid for their first Bitburger Open title on Sunday after comfortably comi...
Ouseph beat Vittinghus to reach semis
31/10/2015 02:31 | Manuel Røsler
England number one Rajiv Ouseph kept up his recent good form with a battling come-from-behind victor...
Successful comeback for Zwiebler
27/10/2015 03:03 | Manuel Røsler
You can say that Germany’s Marc Zwiebler is a real comeback man. The 2012 European men’s singles cha...
Brilliant Marin wins maiden French Open title
26/10/2015 02:31 | Manuel Røsler
European Champion Carolina Marin defeated China’s former world number one, Wang Shixian in the women...
Kolding & Conrad produce upset
25/10/2015 00:06 | Manuel Røsler
Unseeded Mads Conrad and Mads Kolding produced one of the biggest upsets of this year’s Yonex French...
European Champions through to the semi-finals
24/10/2015 02:21 | Manuel Røsler
Carolina Marin is one step closer to claiming her 4th Superseries title after advancing to the Yonex...
European Para-Badminton Towards Tokyo 2020
22/10/2015 20:15 | Tania Teoh
One year has passed since the announcement of the inclusion of para-badminton into the Tokyo 2020 Pa...
Enticing matchups set for French Open start
20/10/2015 15:43 | Manuel Røsler
Mesdames et messieurs: The Yonex French Open Superseries is about to begin. The 275.000 Dollars tour...
Superb Chen Long wins fourth title
19/10/2015 14:39 | Manuel Røsler
World number one and top seed Chen Long (pictured) was in excellent form on Sunday when he beat Tomm...
Europeans fall short in Odense
17/10/2015 01:39 | Manuel Røsler
Yesterday, Viktor Axelsen gave the home fans a lot to cheer when he beat former world number one Lin...
Axelsen close to perfection
16/10/2015 22:44 | Manuel Røsler
What a match! What a result! Former world junior champion Viktor Axelsen is looking increasingly unt...
Vittinghus breaks ”home curse”
15/10/2015 00:09 | Manuel Røsler
Hans-Kristian Vittinghus is probably not one for superstition. But considering his results on home s...
Another First for European Para-Badminton
12/10/2015 16:10 | Tania Teoh
The very first BEC Para-Badminton Education Course will take place in Veenendaal, Netherlands from 1...
BEC Signs Up With ´the sportsman´
12/10/2015 15:10 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) has closed a long-term co-operation agreement with the sportsma...
First mixed doubles GP win for Lefel & Labar
11/10/2015 16:49 | Mark Phelan
There is the old saying in sport that you make your luck and that certainly rings true for French pa...
A day of comebacks in Almere
10/10/2015 20:52 | Mark Phelan
Semi-finals day at the Dutch Open is always a remarkable spectacle. A full house in the Topsportcent...
Another tournament another semi final for Must
09/10/2015 21:20 | Mark Phelan
Estonia’s Raul Must continued his good form this afternoon in Almere as he maintained his remarkable...
Magee's 79 minute marathon
08/10/2015 19:50 | Mark Phelan
The Irish Magee siblings have had a self-induced quiet start to the season with training being the p...
Piek & Arends banish memory of 2014
07/10/2015 22:06 | Mark Phelan
2014 was not a vintage year for Jacco Arends & Selena Piek (pictured) in terms of mixed doubles succ...
Short but intense qualification in Almere
06/10/2015 08:51 | Mark Phelan
The 2015 Yonex Dutch Open kicked off today in Almere, The Netherlands with a very short qualificatio...
Keep It Up, Europe!
28/09/2015 10:30 | Tania Teoh
Two weeks passed and the hype of the BWF Para-Badminton World Championships 2015 is still going on. ...
One Sport, One Team - Join Us
28/09/2015 09:05 | Tania Teoh
Coaches work as motivators, teachers, counselors and even as close friends to their players. Badmint...
Senior world champions crowned in Sweden
27/09/2015 13:09 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s Peter Rasmussen (pictured) is crowned world champion in the +40 age group as he defeats Jü...
Rasmussen beats Schytt to reach final
26/09/2015 01:41 | Manuel Røsler
The BWF World Senior Championships in Helsingborg, Sweden is approaching its business end as the fin...
Former stars still have it
25/09/2015 02:11 | Manuel Røsler
Former world class players Anders Boesen and Peter Rasmussen (both Denmark) showed that they can sti...
“The Legends’ Vision” comes to Copenhagen
24/09/2015 10:18 | Jimmy Andersen
The badminton legends Lin Dan, Taufik Hidayat, Lee Chong Wei and Peter Gade, are coming to Denmark w...
Peter Rasmussen cruises into last 16
22/09/2015 02:07 | Manuel Røsler
The 2015 BWF World Senior Championships takes place in Helsingborg, Sweden this week. The tournament...
Boe & Mogensen ousted in 100 minute-thriller
20/09/2015 10:21 | Manuel Røsler
World number one duo Lee Yong-dae and Yoo Yeon Seong ended the Korea Open campaign of Denmark’s Math...
Boe & Mogensen move on to Korea semis
18/09/2015 10:26 | Manuel Røsler
Defending champions Mathias Boe & Carsten Mogensen’s bid for a third Victor Korea Open title is stil...
Yonex Denmark Open presented by Danisa
17/09/2015 09:20 | Tania Teoh
Dear Badminton Friends, Denmark Calling! Next Up in Europe! Surely a special badminton opport...
Axelsen suffers shock exit
16/09/2015 12:07 | Manuel Røsler
Only three days after celebrating his appearance in the Yonex Japan Open final, Viktor Axelsen had t...
Serbia Successfully Hosted Balkan U17
15/09/2015 09:41 | Tania Teoh
The city of Novi Sad gathered the best Balkan U17 players from seven countries. Balkan U17 Badminton...
A Week Full of Memories
14/09/2015 12:58 | Tania Teoh
Hello and good bye...Thank you, Stoke Mandeville for the memories and experiences. Coaches and playe...
Fischer/Pedersen: Big in Japan
13/09/2015 22:45 | Manuel Røsler
Joachim Fischer and Christinna Pedersen (pictured), the 2014 European Champions, kept one's nerves i...
Axelsen shows top form reaching Japan Open semis
12/09/2015 09:33 | Manuel Røsler
World number six Viktor Axelsen gave another great performance to reach the Yonex Japan Open semi-fi...
Mateusiak & Zieba rolling back the years.
11/09/2015 23:42 | Mark Phelan
  It was a perfect day from a Polish perspective on semi-finals day at the 2015 Belgian Internationa...
Tough test for the Adcocks
11/09/2015 09:31 | Manuel Røsler
England’s world class mixed duo Chris and Gabby Adcock, seeded seventh in Tokyo, advanced from the l...
Marin battles hard in Tokyo
10/09/2015 16:55 | Manuel Røsler
Two-time world champion Carolina Marin had to battle hard to beat Yui Hashimoto of Japan in a three-...
Poland and Turkey dominate finals day
06/09/2015 15:47 | Manuel Røsler
The finals day of the European Universities Championships 2015 in Warsaw saw Poland and Turkey domin...
Uludag University wins gold medal
04/09/2015 15:48 | Manuel Røsler
Maiden title for Uludag University (Turkey) as they won the team competition of the 10th European Un...
A Chat with BWF Vice President - Paul Kurzo
04/09/2015 12:04 | Tania Teoh
Gearing up to the BWF Para-Badminton World Championships 2015 in Stoke Mandeville, England, Badminto...
The 10th European Universities Badminton Championships
26/08/2015 15:06 | Tania Teoh
On behalf of the European University Sports Association (EUSA), the Polish University Sports Associa...
Carolina Marin wins her second gold medal
17/08/2015 12:09 | Manuel Røsler
- First European to win two World Championships singles gold medals - Silver for Christinna Pederse...
European joy in Jakarta
15/08/2015 12:06 | Manuel Røsler
- Carolina Marin, Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter-Juhl book spots in World Championships fina...
Jørgensen’s medal dream comes true
15/08/2015 11:56 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark's Jan Ø. Jørgensen defeated China's Lin Dan to reach the semi-finals of the World Championsh...
Oranje boleh!
14/08/2015 00:49 | Manuel Røsler
Jacco Arends and Selena Piek of The Netherlands (main picture) showcased nerves of steel  today as t...
Rogalski springs a surprise
12/08/2015 00:51 | Manuel Røsler
Michal Rogalski (main picture) defeated Japanese top shuttler Kenichi Tago 22-20, 21-12 to sprang an...
Axelsen makes solid start
11/08/2015 02:06 | Manuel Røsler
Viktor Axelsen’s aim of taking home of medal from the World Championships in Jakarta got off to a wi...
The World Championships Guide
09/08/2015 01:35 | Manuel Røsler
The Badminton World Championships is just around the corner. We'll show you how you can follow the b...
When Camilla smashed a hole in the Chinese wall
06/08/2015 14:03 | Manuel Røsler
23 of May 1999. Brøndbyhallen, Denmark. Camilla Martin, shrouded by the Danish flag, on the podium a...
New BEC Commissions are in place
06/08/2015 13:09 | Zsuzsanna Kovacs
Since the 2015 Annual Delegates’ Meeting of Badminton Europe decided on a new working structure for ...
Find out who Europe's stars will face
04/08/2015 00:07 | Manuel Røsler
It’s World Championships time! In a few days, the biggest badminton tournament of the year will kick...
Marketing Website Reborn
29/07/2015 15:10 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) is pleased to announce the completion of the facelift of its ma...
All Eyes On Jakarta
28/07/2015 12:14 | Tania Teoh
The world´s top players will head to Jakarta for the TOTAL BWF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015 played from...
Make an exclusive visit to the Yonex French Open in Paris
22/07/2015 15:26 | Jimmy Andersen
Badminton fans from all over the world arenow offered an exclusive opportunity of experiencing not o...
Badminton mourns the loss of Jim Mackay
17/07/2015 09:03 | Jimmy Andersen
Para-badminton has lost one of its driving forces in developing the sport and having it added to the...
Watch the world’s best on the road to Rio
15/07/2015 13:35 | Jimmy Andersen
The world’s best players will return to the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships in 2016 a...
Serbian Domination at Serbian Youth International 2015
29/06/2015 11:17 | Tania Teoh
Serbian Team has won nine gold, five silver and eleven bronze medals on the 3rd Serbian Youth Intern...
The Olympic Movement is celebrating today
23/06/2015 13:22 | Manuel Røsler
The Olympic Movement is celebrating Olympic Day today with a host of events designed to get people "...
BEC launched Virtual Manager
15/06/2015 13:34 | Manuel Røsler
The first Virtual Badminton Manager game by Badminton Europe has been launched. Badminton Manager is...
Badminton Manager App reaches 1.000 mark
12/06/2015 16:42 | Manuel Røsler
The appetite for the Badminton Manager App has proven to be there with 1.000 users registering a tea...
Magazine issue 20 published
11/06/2015 22:10 | Manuel Røsler
The latest edition of Badminton Europe's online magazine (issue 20, June 2015) has been published th...
Yuhan Tan new chair of Athletes’ Commission
08/06/2015 22:57 | Manuel Røsler
Belgian badminton player, Yuhan Tan, is the new Chair of the BWF Athletes’ Commission. The 28-year-o...
Seedings for Baku 2015 announced
29/05/2015 10:14 | Manuel Røsler
Seedings for the Badminton competition at the inaugural European Games have been announced, with Dan...
Badminton Europe seek Junior Manager
27/05/2015 11:26 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe are seeking a Junior Manager for a full time position to join its head office in Co...
Badminton to beat at the heart of inaugural games
20/05/2015 10:31 | Manuel Røsler
The inaugural European Games is just weeks away and Badminton Europe today released the list of play...
Høyer: Innovation and Integrity Key Ingredients
19/05/2015 12:51 | Manuel Røsler
Innovation; the importance of keeping badminton “a clean sport”; badminton’s inclusion in the Paraly...
China sweep Japan to take 10th title
18/05/2015 13:37 | Manuel Røsler
China won their sixth consecutive Sudirman Cup on Sunday (May 17), defeating Japan, which had reache...
World Junior Championships 2016 in Spain
18/05/2015 10:58 | Manuel Røsler
The BWF World Junior Championships will be held in three different continental confederations over t...
Peter Gade named French national coach
27/04/2015 13:06 | Manuel Røsler
Former world number one Peter Gade is the new coach of the French national team. Gade was formally i...
MoU between EUSA and BEC signed
27/04/2015 10:49 | Manuel Røsler
On April 18, 2015 European University Sports Association (EUSA) and Badminton Europe Confederation (...
A life full of badminton - Tom Bacher
24/04/2015 14:31 | Manuel Røsler
Former Badminton Europe President Tom Bacher was elected BEC Honorary Vice President alongside the 4...
Europe’s top players acknowledged in Paris
20/04/2015 12:20 | Manuel Røsler
Europe's best-performing players of the past year were honoured and the third member of the Badminto...
Councillors have been re-elected
19/04/2015 11:37 | Manuel Røsler
35 countries were represented at the 2015 Annual Delegates’ Meeting held in Paris, France on the 18t...
Exciting times ahead of us
08/04/2015 12:34 | Manuel Røsler
Dear badminton friends, I am very humble and honored to be Your president these days. Over the last ...
BEC mourns the death of Karl-Heinz Helmdach
07/04/2015 15:22 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe and German Technical Officials mourn the loss of Karl-Heinz Helmdach, who passed aw...
Scotland seek Head Coach
07/04/2015 11:19 | Manuel Røsler
BADMINTONscotland, the national governing body for badminton in Scotland, wish to appoint a Head Coa...
Carolina Marin continues stunning form
07/04/2015 10:46 | Manuel Røsler
Carolina Marin won her second straight Superseries title, in a repeat of last season’s World Champio...
England host World Para-Badminton Championships
24/02/2015 14:04 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton England and the Badminton World Federation (BWF) are delighted to announce that the BWF Pa...
World’s badminton elite arrive in Dubai
15/12/2014 14:21 | Manuel Røsler
December 15 2014, Dubai: World class badminton arrives in Dubai for the first time this week, with t...
More testing of 5x11 scoring option
27/11/2014 10:20 | Manuel Røsler
The Badminton World Federation will continue testing variations of the 5x11 scoring system to furthe...
BEC mourns the death of John Larsen
26/11/2014 10:40 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe and Danish Technical Officials mourn the loss of John Larsen, who passed away on 17...
Christiansen & Daugaard excel in Glasgow
23/11/2014 14:13 | Manuel Røsler
While Finland’s Ville Lång once again stole the limelight at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow it was Da...
Are you ready for the challenge?
20/11/2014 11:47 | Manuel Røsler
Lin Dan, Peter Gade, Taufik Hidayat and Lee Chong Wei are not only the four most influential badmint...
Scottish Open GP live on YouTube
20/11/2014 11:44 | Manuel Røsler
The Scottish Open Grand Prix 2014 kicked-off yesterday. Our dedicated YouTube channel brings you all...
Scotland to stage 2017 World Championships
17/11/2014 14:58 | Manuel Røsler
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has confirmed that the 2017 World Championships will take place...
Glasgow 2014 medal stars top seeds at Scottish Open
03/11/2014 12:10 | Manuel Røsler
ROBERT BLAIR and Imogen Bankier were today named as mixed doubles top seeds as they look to retain t...
BEC signed SoliBad charter
27/10/2014 11:23 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe has signed a charter of the charity organization SoliBad - Badminton without Border...
Boe and Mogensen win second French Open title
27/10/2014 10:42 | Manuel Røsler
Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen spent a very successful week in France as the Danes won their 12th ...
Issue 18 (October) published
24/10/2014 14:16 | Manuel Røsler
The latest edition of Badminton Europe's online magazine (issue 18, October) has been published this...
Dutch Super Saturday
11/10/2014 10:53 | Manuel Røsler
Dutch Open semi-finals day is always an exciting afternoon both on and off the courts. A full house ...
Roth settling into senior life
07/10/2014 00:08 | Manuel Røsler
The 2014 Yonex Dutch Open kicked off this morning in Almere and it was the current European Junior C...
NBL to set new badminton benchmark
06/10/2014 17:32 | Manuel Røsler
Nathan Robertson, the Olympic silver medallist, says that the National Badminton League will set a n...
European Games looks to Incheon for inspiration
30/09/2014 10:40 | Manuel Røsler
A 19-strong team from the Baku 2015 European Games Operations Committee (BEGOC) recently participate...
Thrilling badminton on historic opening night
26/09/2014 13:52 | Manuel Røsler
With two weeks to go until the National Badminton League (NBL) begins, tickets are now on general sa...
New Finance/Administration Manager employed
26/09/2014 12:22 | Manuel Røsler
Today is the first working day for the new employee of Badminton Europe. Zsuzsanna Kovacs did move f...
Season’s top performers to share million-dollar jackpot
23/09/2014 11:26 | Manuel Røsler
The excitement is building as the countdown to the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals be...
YouTube channel passed a milestone
15/09/2014 22:56 | Manuel Røsler
We are live streaming our events via YouTube since 2013 when we started with the 2013 European Mixed...
Switzerland’s Suter-Erath secures hat-trick
14/09/2014 14:54 | Manuel Røsler
Karin Suter-Erath was the star of the show at the European Para-Badminton Championships in Murcia, S...
Balanced finals representation in Murca
13/09/2014 16:47 | Manuel Røsler
The European Para-Badminton Championships, being held in Murcia, Spain, from 8 – 14 September, reach...
Fernando Rivas – A future based on Youth
12/09/2014 14:33 | Manuel Røsler
Spanish badminton has come a long way in the last 10 years and with Carolina Marin becoming World Ch...
The NBL goes global
09/09/2014 22:19 | Manuel Røsler
Millions of badminton fans around the world will be able to watch the new National Badminton League ...
Scotland bids for Sudirman Cup
07/09/2014 15:47 | Manuel Røsler
Glasgow in Scotland and Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia are bidding to host the BWF Sudirman Cup...
Great weeks for European badminton
04/09/2014 12:32 | Manuel Røsler
Dear Badminton Friends,   The last weeks have been great weeks for European badminton. Not only di...
Dare to Dream – Carolina Marin World Beater
04/09/2014 11:28 | Manuel Røsler
15 years is a lifetime in sporting terms and when Camilla Martin won her World Championships women’s...
Badminton Europe smash 50.000 mark
02/09/2014 16:16 | Manuel Røsler
The official Badminton Europe Facebook page continues to grow at a rapid pace. Last week during the ...
A fairy tale written by Carolina Marin
31/08/2014 16:26 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton history was written today in the Ballerup Superarena as the reigning European Champion Car...
Carolina's golden opportunity
30/08/2014 14:55 | Manuel Røsler
Europe's interest in Sunday's Badminton World Championships finals will be Spain's Carolina Marin. T...
Badminton Europe invited for reception
29/08/2014 23:59 | Manuel Røsler
There was a great crowd at today's reception at the Badminton Europe head quarter in Brøndby (Copenh...
The Tan's - Doctors in badminton
01/08/2014 13:26 | Manuel Røsler
In the latest episode of "Smashing Stars II", we did profile doctors in badminton Belgian siblings Y...
July edition published
29/07/2014 13:27 | Manuel Røsler
The latest edition of Badminton Europe's online magazine (issue 17, July) has been published today. ...
BEC seeks Finance/ Administration Manager
25/07/2014 13:30 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe is seeking a full time employee as Finance/ Administration Manager to join its head...
Boe & Mogensen – Quintessentially Professional
16/07/2014 14:41 | Manuel Røsler
Whenever professional badminton in Europe is a topic for discussion it is inevitable that the train ...
Strong European support for scoring test
02/07/2014 12:24 | Manuel Røsler
The BWF has announced which sanctioned events will test out the experimental scoring system - 5 game...
BWF to test scoring option
21/06/2014 21:34 | Manuel Røsler
The Badminton World Federation will seek to test a five-game scoring system – to 11 points with no s...
Michael Fuchs: "Professor Badminton"
18/06/2014 21:34 | Manuel Røsler
After the great success of the first 21 episodes, Badminton Europe has produced the second season of...
Increase in Circuit prize money from 2016
06/06/2014 13:34 | Manuel Røsler
Europe’s circuit players today received the welcomed news that prize money for International Challen...
New President elected
13/04/2014 11:06 | Manuel Røsler
40 countries were represented at the 2014 Annual Delegates’ Meeting held in Dublin, Ireland on 12 Ap...
Issue 16 published
26/03/2014 09:08 | Manuel Røsler
The latest edition of Badminton Europe's online magazine (issue 16, March) has been published this w...
Vote for your Player Of The Year!
20/02/2014 10:45 | Manuel Røsler
For the second time in the history of Badminton Europe, the best European Players Of The Year will b...
Qualification procedure released
29/01/2014 12:04 | Manuel Røsler
With just 500 days until the start of the 1st European Games, the 2015 Baku-organizers have publishe...
New Development/Events Assistant employed
07/01/2014 15:41 | Manuel Røsler
As part of a re-structure, BEC has a new employee as of 1st of January 2014, Zsofia Horvath started ...
Høyer proposed as IOC member
16/12/2013 13:18 | Manuel Røsler
Current BWF and former BEC President Poul-Erik Høyer is "very happy" to be proposed as an Internatio...
Photographer Preben B. Søborg died
06/11/2013 13:40 | Manuel Røsler
The badminton world mourns the death of Preben B. Søborg. The Dane has been one of the most famous b...
BEC seeking Development & Events Assistant
16/10/2013 11:21 | Manuel Røsler
To complete our team, Badminton Europe (BEC) has opened a full time position as Development & Events...
End of the line for Europe’s elite
13/10/2013 13:05 | Manuel Røsler
Semi-final day at the Yonex Dutch open proved to be the end of the road for Europe’s shuttlers as As...
Fairy-tale comeback from Belgium’s Lianne Tan
10/10/2013 12:36 | Manuel Røsler
This year’s 65th edition of the Yonex Dutch open was billed as the big ‘back to back’ opportunity fo...
Ouseph leads the London Gold rush
05/09/2013 22:27 | Manuel Røsler
Rajiv Ouseph will lead the home challenge when the inaugural London Grand Prix takes place at the Co...
Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen passed away
05/09/2013 13:37 | Manuel Røsler
The badminton world mourns the death of Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen. The former Danish great passed aw...
Today: Entry deadline
03/09/2013 11:47 | Manuel Røsler
During the 65th edition of the Yonex Dutch Open 2013 (8-13 October 2013) the Dutch Badminton Associa...
Boe and Mogensen reach finals in Guangzhou
10/08/2013 11:19 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark's 3rd seed Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen of Denmark are through to the finals of the Worl...
Win a signed shirt of Jan Ø. Jørgensen!
08/08/2013 21:51 | Manuel Røsler
As the 2013 BWF World Championships in Guangzhou closes in to just 3 days to go, we zoomed in in the...
Pablo Abian and Linda Zetchiri create upsets
07/08/2013 17:53 | Manuel Røsler
Spaniard Pablo Abian (pictured) created the biggest upset on day 3 at the World Championships in Gua...
Adcock and White bow out at Worlds
06/08/2013 11:09 | Manuel Røsler
Chris Adcock's dreams of repeating his 2011 World Championships silver medal success in mixed double...
Peter Gade: “It will be an open competition”
25/07/2013 13:20 | Manuel Røsler
Danish Legend Peter Gade has been more than 8 months away from the courts – at least, from competiti...
A tragedy hits Faroe Islands
24/07/2013 16:32 | Manuel Røsler
The badminton world mourns the death of Høgni Carlsson and Vilhjalmur Gregoriussen. The two Faroe Is...
Jan Ø. Jørgensen's third time the charm
22/07/2013 15:07 | Manuel Røsler
As the 2013 BWF World Championships closes in to just two weeks to go, we zoom in on one of Europe's...
One year on: The true legacy
20/07/2013 11:11 | Manuel Røsler
Article by Kate Manning. Nearly a whole year has passed since the London 2012 Olympic Games. We t...
The leftover kid who left a mark in the world
19/07/2013 15:07 | Manuel Røsler
As the badminton world readies for the biggest event on its 2013 calendar just three weeks away, it ...
Thinking out of the box to stay in the game
18/07/2013 16:06 | Manuel Røsler
As the badminton world readies for the biggest event on its 2013 calendar just three weeks away, it ...
Laying it all down to be a World Champion
15/07/2013 11:25 | Manuel Røsler
As the badminton world readies for the biggest event on its 2013 calendar just three weeks away, it ...
Scotland’s star in the ascendancy
11/07/2013 22:27 | Manuel Røsler
Scotland’s success at the Sudirman Cup in May has been the springboard for an amazing rise up the wo...
Marin: Hoping to revolutionise badminton in Spain
09/07/2013 15:08 | Manuel Røsler
With its wealth of talent in various sports – best exemplified by Rafael Nadal and the soccer World ...
Top Shuttlers in Summer Universiade
05/07/2013 15:58 | Manuel Røsler
Some of badminton’s superstars will be gunning for glory when the 27th Summer Universiade starts in ...
Watch out for Neslihan Yigit
17/06/2013 10:13 | Manuel Røsler
Watch out for Neslihan Yigit of Turkey – she could be one of the top European women’s badminton star...
Poul-Erik Høyer resigns as Badminton Europe President
16/06/2013 15:10 | Manuel Røsler
Poul-Erik Høyer has informed Badminton Europe (BEC) about his resignation as Confederation’s Preside...
Episode #13 out now
04/06/2013 11:55 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe produced the sport's first lifestyle web series bringing you bite-size badminton fe...
Poul-Erik Høyer new elected BWF President
18/05/2013 23:13 | Manuel Røsler
Poul-Erik Høyer (pictured of Denmark is the new President of the Badminton World Federation BWF. The...
Ákos Károlyi passed away
17/05/2013 15:01 | Manuel Røsler
It is with deep regret that Badminton Europe received news of the untimely passing of one of Hungary...
Franziska Volkmann
04/05/2013 14:56 | Manuel Røsler
Every two years the cream of Europe’s U19 talent come together to compete in the European Junior Cha...
England’s plans for new National Arena approved
30/04/2013 09:55 | Manuel Røsler
BADMINTON England is delighted to announce that the plans to develop the National Badminton Arena we...
Erland Kops first Hall of Fame member
22/04/2013 10:18 | Manuel Røsler
The legendary Erland Kops is the first member of the BEC Hall of Fame. The Dane, who won seven All-E...
The Awards of the year 2012 go to...
21/04/2013 17:46 | Manuel Røsler
For the first time in the history of Badminton Europe, an Awards Gala took place to crown the best E...
New Vice-President elected
21/04/2013 11:55 | Manuel Røsler
39 countries were represented at the 2013 Annual Delegates’ Meeting held in Bratislava, Slovakia on ...
BEC seeking Marketing Manager
03/04/2013 12:01 | Manuel Røsler
To complete our team, Badminton Europe (BEC) has opened a full time position as Marketing Manager to...
Anders Kristiansen “On court I play with my emotions”
03/03/2013 23:11 | Manuel Røsler
Danish Veterans Anders Kristiansen and Julie Houmann continue to prove their undoubted world class a...
Third time unlucky for Juliane Schenk
03/03/2013 21:25 | Manuel Røsler
The 2013 Yonex German Open drew to a close this afternoon in Mülheim and it was a question of so nea...
Tine Baun: "Hopefully that smile will be there"
02/03/2013 23:10 | Manuel Røsler
Tine Baun, the only woman in the past ten years to deny China an All England singles title, will fin...
Close but no cigar for Koukal
27/02/2013 01:01 | Manuel Røsler
Petr Koukal came within three points of creating a major upset on the first day of the Yonex German ...
Stiff Challenge for Europe’s elite in Mülheim
26/02/2013 14:43 | Manuel Røsler
The Yonex German Open has been a traditional stop off for the top Asian players en route to the All ...
Swiss Badminton seek National Coach
19/02/2013 14:00 | Manuel Røsler
Swiss Badminton are searching for an elite badminton coach to complete the national coaching team. T...
Vote for your Player Of The Year!
15/02/2013 11:02 | Manuel Røsler
For the first time in the history of Badminton Europe, the best European Players of the year will be...
Jonassen to leave England
10/02/2013 19:51 | Manuel Røsler
BADMINTON England have already begun their search for a new GB singles coach following Kenneth Jonas...
Badminton Europe choose Total Sports Asia
23/01/2013 12:33 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe, the governing body of badminton in Europe,  who recently issued a tender for its m...
Ouseph already eyeing Rio
20/01/2013 15:34 | Manuel Røsler
AS the five-time defending champion at the English National Badminton Championships Rajiv Ouseph (pi...
Annual Delegates’ Meeting to be held in Bratislava
17/01/2013 21:46 | Manuel Røsler
The 2013 Annual Delegates’ Meeting of Badminton Europe will be held in Bratislava, Slovakia at Shera...
Good day for Europe
15/01/2013 21:45 | Manuel Røsler
Great day for Europe at the 2013 Malaysian Open Superseries as many European top shuttlers cruised t...
Peter Gade: The one before the one
02/01/2013 13:55 | Manuel Røsler
I am not a fan of Peter Gade. It may be ridiculous and almost rude to say that in recounting the suc...
Obituary: Farewell to the Voice of the All England
08/12/2012 10:56 | Manuel Røsler
The voice of the Yonex All England Championships has fallen silent. John Gowers, who year after year...
BEC seek Finance/ Administration Manager
24/11/2012 15:46 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe has opened a full time position as Finance/ Administration Manager to join its head...
Emil wants to fight for the Danish top spot
25/09/2012 21:27 | Manuel Røsler
The 21-year-old Emil Holst won his first International Challenge title by beating Ukrainian Vitay Ko...
BEC looking for Media Agency
24/09/2012 21:38 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe have traditionally sold the international TV-rights to the local organisers of our ...
Jeroen van Dijk new BEC Development Manager
14/09/2012 11:50 | Manuel Røsler
Jeroen van Dijk will move from Germany to Denmark to take up the position as Badminton Europe’s Deve...
England name new Head Doubles Coach
07/08/2012 14:46 | Manuel Røsler
BADMINTON England today showed they are wasting no time in starting their planning for the 2016 Oly...