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Adcocks make history with mixed doubles gold
05/08/2024 13:49 | Manuel Røsler
England’s Chris and Gabby Adcock are the new Commonwealth mixed doubles champions after defeating te...
All England Open to commence with full complement of athletes
17/03/2021 15:04 | Press release BWF
The YONEX All England Open 2021 will commence today with a full complement of players as planned. Th...
Happy International Women’s Day
08/03/2021 09:54 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
#ChooseToChallenge is the hashtag of IWD 2021. The 2021 theme for International Women’s Day is #C...
Marin and Axelsen unstoppable once again
07/03/2021 17:14 | Alan Raftery
European champions Carolina Marin and Viktor Axelsen continued their formidable form in 2021 and too...
Kim Astrup/ Anders Rasmussen are back on top and Stoevas stunned in final
07/03/2021 16:40 | Alan Raftery
The two European pairs finding top form in Basel clashed in the men’s doubles final. The European ch...
Get to know Robin Tabeling
19/11/2020 13:00 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
In this article, we get to know Robin Tabeling, the Dutch doubles player, a little better as he answ...
Get to know Adam Hall
16/11/2020 10:46 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
In this article, we get to know Adam Hall, the Scottish doubles player, a little better as he answer...
Badminton Europe is seeking a Development Officer
11/11/2020 20:25 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Badminton Europe is seeking a Development Officer for a full-time position to join its head office i...
Miranda Wilson: Soldier, musician and badminton talent
27/10/2020 09:16 | BEC staff
Earlier this year at the European Men’s and Women’s Team Championships in Liévin, France, the German...
Asian leg of HSBC BWF World Tour moved to January 2021
25/09/2020 15:04 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The Asian leg of the adjusted HSBC BWF World Tour 2020 will now take place in Bangkok, Thailand in J...
The national championships you may have missed over the weekend
23/09/2020 22:17 | Alan Raftery
You may be thinking, but isn’t the European national championship season in winter? You would be cor...
International live badminton is back!
30/08/2020 15:36 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Latvia International 2020 will be the first elite tournament to be played since the All England Open...
BWF Events are back: Starting with three major events in Denmark
28/08/2020 10:00 | Badminton Denmark
Denmark is going to host three big badminton events when the international world class badminton cal...
BWF announces adjusted tournament calendar for 2020
27/08/2020 14:06 | BWF
BWF announces adjusted HSBC BWF World Tour for 2020; TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup to go ahead.  Th...
Rüütel is ready to get back on court
27/08/2020 08:34 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Latvia International 2020 will be the first elite tournament to be played since the All England Open...
Anton Kaisti: I asked and that is it
20/08/2020 14:42 | Alan Raftery
Dual nation doubles partnerships are a rarity on the circuit and often catch the eye when scanning t...
Megan Hollander: you are the best version of yourself, so make the best out of it
17/08/2020 14:25 | BEC staff
Number seven in the world in the Road to Tokyo rankings, Megan Hollander is in the hunt for a spot a...
How did competitive badminton successfully return in Bulgaria?
13/08/2020 10:42 | Alan Raftery
After five months without competitive badminton, Bulgaria were the first nation to host a tournament...
Legends: Mia Audina
29/07/2020 14:32 | Alan Raftery
The player who recorded two Olympic medals for two countries. A look back at Mia Audina’s unique car...
Where are they now: Gail Emms
22/07/2020 14:29 | Alan Raftery
When we think of Gail Emms we picture her standing with Nathan Robertson, wearing wreaths woven out ...
Badminton Wales welcomes Chris Rees as Performance Coach
17/07/2020 14:49 | Badminton Wales press release
Badminton Wales is delighted to welcome Chris Rees as Badminton Wales Performance Coach from the 1 A...
Vivien Sandorhazi: I want to leave a mark in history
17/07/2020 09:51 | Alan Raftery
Sandorhazi, 19, is one of the youngest talents rising up from what is a promising pool of Hungarian ...
Carolina Marin: To be the most winning female single players in the world and Olympics
10/07/2020 14:12 | BEC staff
Reigning Olympic champion, three-time world champion and four-time European champion. A truly alread...
Natalia Perminova: I would choose it again
02/07/2020 08:44 | BEC staff
Russia’s pool of talented female players is rapidly growing, and currently ranked 60 in the world si...
Dutch Open cancelled
01/07/2020 13:15 | Press release from Badminton Netherlands
Badminton Netherlands has decided to cancel the 72nd edition of the Yonex Dutch Open (BWF Tour Super...
Oliver Latvia - the strongest Latvian men's team in Badminton 100 format
01/07/2020 09:13 | Press release from the Latvian Badminton Federation
The Latvian Badminton Federation has found Latvia's strongest men's team in Badminton 100 format.  ...
World Refugee Day: Badminton, a sport for all
20/06/2020 10:18 | BWF Staff
As we celebrate the global refugee community on World Refugee Day today, the Badminton World Federat...
World Junior Championships rescheduled to January 2021
29/05/2020 09:22 | Press release from BWF
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) today announced the new dates for the BARFOOT & THOMPSON BWF Wo...
Marcus Ellis: We again will be the unexpected pair
28/05/2020 09:59 | BEC staff
It is quite hard to believe that it was nearly three months ago that all eyes were on Birmingham for...
Katharina Fink: I felt the desire burning inside me
26/05/2020 14:29 | BEC staff
During this pause in tournament play, we have spoken to many of the emerging talents across Europe. ...
BWF announces revamped tournament calendar for 2020
22/05/2020 12:57 | BWF and Badminton Europe
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has announced a revamped tournament calendar for the remainder ...
Sam Magee: My main goal in the future would be to give back
16/05/2020 12:16 | BEC staff
Sam Magee, four-time bronze medalist at European level reveals what the future may hold for him post...
Jessica Pugh: It feels very weird
09/05/2020 11:50 | BEC staff
For a multitude of reasons, 2020 has been a year of change for many badminton players. One such play...
Badminton Ireland is seeking a Head Coach
06/05/2020 14:36 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Ireland is recruiting a National Head Coach. Badminton Ireland is recruiting a Badminton Ireland Hea...
Christopher Grimley: Strength and ability to read the game
30/04/2020 14:01 | BEC staff
The Grimley brothers over recent years have become synonymous with the future of Scottish badminton,...
Maxime Moreels: I will fight until the end
28/04/2020 10:11 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Maxime Moreels, the best men’s singles player from Belgium and currently ranked as number 97 on the ...
Mathias Boe retires from his impressive career
23/04/2020 09:05 | Badminton Denmark
39-year-old Mathias Boe has chosen to retire from his title-rich career after 20 years at the Nation...
Petra Polanc: We can and will surprise you
21/04/2020 10:08 | BEC Staff
The small mountainous country of Slovenia is not one usually associated with badminton, but there is...
Repiska: It was my own choice
07/04/2020 09:53 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
At an age of nine, Martina Repiska started to play badminton in her hometown and just three years la...
Stoevas: There is no mercy
29/03/2020 11:58 | BEC Staff
The Stoeva sisters sit at the top of the European women’s doubles pecking order. They give us an ins...
Olympic Games postponed
25/03/2020 15:22 | Statement from IOC
The Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later tha...
Thomas & Uber Cup postponed
20/03/2020 16:01 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) can confirm that the TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals 2020 ...
Cancellation of further events
19/03/2020 10:19 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Following last week’s announcement that the Badminton World Federation (BWF) was suspending all HSBC...
Badminton Europe statement on COVID-19
15/03/2020 11:33 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Badminton Europe is monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely, and the preparations for the 2020 Eur...
To Man-Kei finds form in Peru
20/02/2020 10:16 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Belgium’s Para badminton success lays solely in the hands of this female WH1 athlete, but has this p...
Thomas in SL3 group of death
19/02/2020 10:43 | Mathieu Thomas at the World Championships 2019 (credit Badminton Photo)
Mathieu Thomas faces a tough test in the form of Oleksandr Chyrkov, a European battle for a place in...
Happy anniversary, Hungary!
03/02/2020 14:41 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) would like to wish the Hungarian Badminton Federation, a Happy ...
Blichfeldt: I include people more
27/01/2020 12:18 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
In an exclusive interview with Mia Blichfeldt, the world number 13 in women’s singles, we get to kno...
Euphoria for Europe in Indonesia
17/01/2020 15:19 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Another great result for the Danish women’s doubles, Maiken Fruergaard and Sara Thygesen. Yesterday ...
Delrue: What a day
16/01/2020 13:23 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
The third day of the Indonesia Masters has already thrown up some wild wins for the European players...
Happy anniversary, Badminton Denmark!
15/01/2020 14:09 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) would like to wish Badminton Denmark, a happy 90th anniversary....
Danes beat top 10 pair
14/01/2020 15:11 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
The first matches at the Indonesia Masters 2020 have been played, and the first Europeans are alread...
Momota in car accident
13/01/2020 08:34 | BWF PRESS RELEASE
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) can confirm men’s singles world No.1 Kento Momota was involved ...
Last man standing
11/01/2020 21:40 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
The tall Dane, Viktor Axelsen, and the Spanish star, Carolina Marin, were the only Europeans left in...
Badminton Europe wishes everybody a Happy New Year
31/12/2019 11:27 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Badminton Europe wishes everybody a Happy New Year – See you in 2020 to another amazing year of badm...
The only way is up
29/12/2019 10:02 | Alan Raftery
Spain’s Carolina Marin continues to make progress up the rankings and now moves into the top 10, fol...
Short term experiences at the "Centre of Excellence"
13/12/2019 10:13 | Lilit Poghosyan
Badminton Europe’s “Centre of Excellence” has new players joining in the trainings in the facilities...
Antonsen back to world no. 4
01/11/2019 14:51 | Lilit Poghosyan
Anders Antonsen (DEN) is back to top 4. The Dane had been world no. 4 seven weeks in a row before go...
Two-week visits at the “Centre of Excellence”
24/10/2019 13:48 | Lilit Poghosyan
Yonathan Levit (ISR) joined the training sessions at the Centre of Excellence at the end of Septembe...
A good day for the Danish mixed doubles
10/10/2019 22:10 | Emilie Sommer (BEC)
Dutch Open continues and the third day has begun. A lot of the seeded players are still in the ga...
A strong field at Dutch Open
07/10/2019 10:11 | Emilie Sommer
This week, Dutch Open, a BWF Super 100 tournament, is played.  The tournament takes place in Almere,...
The English rivalry
27/09/2019 10:50 | Bobby Griffin
The best of friends and the greatest of rivals, Coombs and Shephard meet in the China International ...
Marin's win in China Open - one of the greatest comebacks ever
26/09/2019 14:25 | Dev Sukumar (BWF)
Carolina Marin achieved one of the greatest comebacks in badminton – and perhaps all sport – defendi...
Marin’s sensational comeback continues
21/09/2019 11:39 | Alan Raftery
Usually when a player returns from a serious and lengthy injury, it takes time to get back up to the...
Celebrating the 70th Anniversary with a blast
10/09/2019 08:49 | Tania Teoh
The Belgian Badminton Federation celebrates its 70th Anniversary this month with a chain of activiti...
Badminton Finland turns 65
03/09/2019 11:35 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Finland turns 65 today! As one of Badminton Europe´s founders back in 1967, the federation...
Camp dedicated to the memory of Sudhakar Reddy Gujjula
31/08/2019 14:36 | Press release XV. Victor International Super Stars Camp
This year marked a special 15th edition of the Victor International Super Stars Most Camp.  This spe...
Athletes´ Commission Election Announcement
30/08/2019 12:58 | Tania Teoh
Richard Perot is the fourth member of Badminton Europe (BEC) Athletes´ Commission. The French pa...
Are you our new journalist?
26/08/2019 15:04 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Badminton Europe is seeking a Officer in the field of Communication for a full-time position to join...
How to watch the World Championships
25/08/2019 11:02 | Aidan Jones
The World Championships in Basel, Switzerland, is of course being broadcasted and there are so many ...
BEC is seeking a Senior Manager for High Performance and Development
25/08/2019 11:02 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Badminton Europe is seeking a Senior Manager for a full-time position to join its head office in Cop...
Danish rookies create a big upset
20/08/2019 19:09 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Amalie Magelund and Freja Ravn – remember those names. Together they won the bronze medals at the...
Swiss Badminton turns 65
16/08/2019 20:04 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) would like to wish Swiss Badminton, a happy 65th anniversary. ...
Hellenic Badminton Federation turns 30
12/08/2019 14:49 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe Confederation would like to wish Hellenic Badminton Federation, a happy 30th annive...
BEC welcomes new Finance and Administration Manager
09/08/2019 13:25 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Andreja Turk, 26, from Slovenia is the new Finance and Administration Manager at Badminton Europe. ...
World Senior Championships are underway
04/08/2019 15:37 | Alan Raftery
The World Senior Championships will be held from 4 to 11 August in Katowice, Poland. The categori...
Baku receives thumbs up as curtain falls on EYOF 2019
29/07/2019 09:01 | Press release from EOC
The organisation of the 15th Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Baku, Azerbaijan r...
Jorgensen’s great run ends in semi-final
27/07/2019 14:17 | Alan Raftery
The importance of this year’s Japan Open has been greatly heightened due to the Tokyo Olympics being...
Latest look at who is going to Tokyo?
26/07/2019 15:23 | Alan Raftery
As we are currently in the middle of the Japan Open, where players are competing at the Musashino Fo...
- I have lost my belief
18/07/2019 15:31 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Jacco Arends from the Netherlands has announced that he has retired from being a professional badmin...
Dutch pair knocked out
16/07/2019 10:24 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Robin Tabeling/Selena Piek is out of the BLIBLI Indonesia Open 2019 after being beaten by Jerry Pran...
Malkov wants to play against the best
16/07/2019 09:51 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Vladimir Malkov is an optimistic man, speaking about his year ambitions after the European Club Cham...
BWF statement on suspended badminton players Mr. Zulfadli Zulkiffli and Mr. Tan Chun Seang
15/07/2019 15:20 | BWF
** AMENDED** The Badminton World Federation (BWF) confirms the appeals to the Court of Arbitratio...
Conrad-Petersen: "I knew something was wrong"
10/07/2019 11:45 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Mads Conrad-Petersen who returned to badminton at the Spanish International has opened up about why...
Danes make the final
07/07/2019 16:38 | Tom Hazlewood
The Semi-Finals of the Canadian Open took place overnight and we are down to our final European repr...
Happy Birthday!
01/07/2019 15:03 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Today, Badminton Europe Confederation would like to wish the Portuguese Badminton Federation (Federa...
BEC salutes a legend
12/06/2019 09:44 | Written by William Kings - Edited by Rasmus Bech
One of the great elders of the sport, Stellan Mohlin had a long and illustrious career as a badminto...
Happy returns for Adcocks
04/06/2019 15:14 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The only European representation at the Australian Open in Sydney, Chris and Gabrielle Adcock have p...
Scotland's team for U17 European Championships
21/05/2019 14:11 | Badminton Scotland
Badminton Scotland today confirmed the team which will travel to Gniezno in Poland from 30 August un...
Sudirman Cup: group 2 preview
15/05/2019 20:30 | Mireille van Daal
Sudirman Cup 2019 in Nanning is getting closer and closer. Only 4 days until this prestigious event...
Want to work at Badminton Europe?
09/05/2019 14:00 | Badminton Europe
Badminton Europe is seeking an Administration Manager for a full-time position to join its head offi...
Only 19 days to go!
30/04/2019 09:46 | Annika Langrock
In less than three weeks, the TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup 2019 will be getting underway in Nanning, China...
Ritchie Campbell receives President’s Medal
28/04/2019 10:18 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The former Board Member of Badminton Europe received the President’s medal at the BEC Gala on Saturd...
These are the winners for the BEC Awards 2018
28/04/2019 00:07 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
At the BEC Gala in Kiev, Ukraine, on April 27th the winners of the BEC Awards 2018 were announced. ...
English legend new member of BEC Hall of Fame
27/04/2019 23:17 | Aidan Jones & Rasmus Bech
Badminton Europe is delighted to announce that the former European Champion, Mike Tredgett MBE, is t...
Peter Tarcala new BEC President
27/04/2019 16:55 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) is pleased to announce Peter Tarcala as the BEC President for t...
Member’s Forum was a success
26/04/2019 21:10 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The 2019 Member’s Forum is in the books, and it was clear that the Member Associations of Badminton ...
Joao Matos elected as new BWF Vice-President for Europe
26/04/2019 17:25 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Matos will for the period 2019-2023 be the BWF Vice-President for Europe. At Annual Delegate’s M...
The schedule for the 2019 BEC Congress
25/04/2019 13:15 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The 2019 BEC Congress will take place in Kiev, Ukraine on the 26th & 27th April 2019. BEC looks ...
Misha Zilberman: I can reach higher
25/04/2019 13:01 | Lilit Poghosyan
Misha Zilberman (Israel) has reached position no. 49 on the BWF men’s singles world ranking list thi...
European representation in Singapore
09/04/2019 09:09 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The Singapore Open has started, and the European representation is from four European countries, Den...
Grassroots badminton recieves boost with new league
03/04/2019 12:57 | Badminton England
Badminton England has revealed that a brand new, tiered National Team League, capable of supporting...
German pair are contenders to defend their title
18/03/2019 13:49 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Mark Lamsfuss/Marvin Seidel are playing at the Orléans Masters this week and are defending their tit...
“We are just very happy”
17/03/2019 15:00 | Annika Langrock
Mathias Bay-Smidt and Rikke Søby have surprisingly won the YONEX Swiss Open 2019.  As the current...
Corvee dominated by Sai Praneeth Bhamidipati
15/03/2019 17:11 | Thomas Davin
No chances for Lucas Corvee to reach the semi-finals of the Swiss Open: the Indian Sai Praneeth Bham...
Badminton instead of Bollywood
14/03/2019 17:35 | Swiss Badminton
On Tuesday, 12 March 2019, Swiss Badminton held a one of a kind press event in Engelberg on the star...
- It's going to be tasty
08/03/2019 15:32 | Alan Raftery
In the evening of day two of the All England Open, the Danish had a mini-surge of success. Leading t...
New Finance & Administration Manager wanted
06/03/2019 09:43 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Badminton Europe has a vacant position for a Finance & Administration Manager at the Head Office in ...
No home success in mixed doubles
27/02/2019 01:13 | Mireille van Daal
The first day of the German Open 2019 in Muelheim an der Ruhr is finished. The matches of the quali...
- I came to Barcelona to see where I have to improve
21/02/2019 20:18 | Annika Langrock
Viktor Axelsen has reached the quarter-final of the Barcelona Spain Masters 2019. He spoke to Badmin...
Paris 2024: IPC announces sports programme
26/01/2019 13:57 | IPC Press release
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has confirmed that the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games spor...
Gilmour tops the bill at YONEX Scottish Nationals
24/01/2019 08:45 | Badminton Scotland
Defending champion Kirsty Gilmour has been confirmed as top seed in the women’s singles at the Yonex...
Victor Svendsen: It shows that my hard work is giving results
22/01/2019 21:28 | Lilit Poghosyan
Denmark’s Victor Svendsen has moved six spots up on the men’s singles world ranking list to occupy p...
Time to vote: Shot of the Year
17/01/2019 14:35 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
It is that time of year when the BEC Shot of the Year is chosen, and it is chosen by you, please fol...
Mixed day for Belgium on day one
08/01/2019 16:57 | Tom Hazlewood
The Princess Sirivannavari Thailand Masters got underway today with a number of European players alr...
Happy New Year
31/12/2018 15:10 | Badminton Europe
Happy New Year from Badminton Europe.
Merry Christmas
24/12/2018 22:22 | Badminton Europe
Merry Christmas from Badminton Europe.
Who made Badminton Shot of the Year?
22/12/2018 15:49 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Now you can nominate for the new Badminton Shot of the Year Award! Badminton Shot of the Year can ...
Toma Popov: I am working on the right way
21/12/2018 18:05 | Lilit Poghosyan
Toma Junior Popov has entered the top 60 in last week’s men’s singles world ranking list, reaching h...
- Huelva was a roller-coaster ride
19/12/2018 13:22 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Today, Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast episode, which is available on Facebook an...
Astrup/Rasmussen in the semi-final in Guangzhou
14/12/2018 17:25 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The final day of the group stage at the HSBC BWF World Tour finals in Guangzhou, China, has come to ...
Q&A with Yvonne Li
04/12/2018 15:09 | Alan Raferty & Aidan Jones
Badminton Europe caught up with the German Women’s Singles player, Yvonne Li, before she heads to E...
Complete success for Spain in Wales
03/12/2018 11:59 | Despoina Anastasiadou
The Welsh International Championships took place at the end of November and completed in Sports Nati...
Europe to host World Championships!
29/11/2018 14:30 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Big news for European badminton – Spain, Russia, France and Denmark will be hosting World Championsh...
Russians rain on India
24/11/2018 15:35 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The two Russian pairs, Ekaterina Bolotova/Alina Davletova and Vladimir Ivanov/Ivan Sozonov are among...
- My priority is to feel strong enough
19/11/2018 13:45 | Despoina Anastasiadou-Galva
Zvonimir Durkinjak, Men's Singles player from Croatia, spoke with Badminton Europe about his ambitio...
Nguyen closing in on the dream
16/11/2018 09:15 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Three Danes and an Irishman are the European players left as the World Junior Championships goes int...
Vienna Welcomes Administrators and Coaches
07/11/2018 14:32 | Tania Teoh
The 2018 BEC Para-Badminton Event in Vienna, organised by Badminton Europe (BEC) with the Austrian B...
English youngsters got the perfect start
06/11/2018 11:34 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The LI NING BWF World Junior Mixed Team Championships 2018 kicked off on Monday, and the English tea...
Fifth 2018 title for Stoevas
04/11/2018 19:29 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The European Champions once again showed that they are the best women’s doubles in Europe.  2018 ...
Indian on top in Saarbrücken
04/11/2018 17:39 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Indian Subhankar Dey had a fantastic week at the SaarLorLux Open first beating Lin Dan and then clai...
New final for the European Champions
03/11/2018 17:39 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The European women’s doubles Champions, Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva will find their name on the sche...
Langridge and Ellis winning European men’s doubles clash
03/11/2018 16:01 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)


Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis are ready for the finals at the SaarLorLux Open 2018 after winnin...
Former EC beat French talent
03/11/2018 14:57 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The European men’s singles Champion from 2017, English Rajiv Ouseph beat the French talent, Toma Jun...
- I want to play in Tokyo
01/11/2018 11:29 | Annika Langrock
The Chinese legend, Lin Dan, is not thinking about retiring soon. Instead, the Men’s Singles player ...
Gilmour drawn in the same half as Chinese top seed at Scottish Open Badminton Championships
31/10/2018 09:22 | Press Release: Badminton Scotland
Kirsty Gilmour has been drawn in the same half of the women’s singles as China’s Cai Yanyan at the S...
- I think that we can see our performance in the right way
29/10/2018 11:12 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Stefani and Gabriella Stoeva was the European representation in the final of the Women’s Doubles eve...
Kirsty Gilmour seeded third in Scottish Open
26/10/2018 14:35 | Press Release: Badminton Scotland
Kirsty Gilmour will have to overcome some strong opposition if she is to retain her women’s singles ...
Marin withdraws from French Open
20/10/2018 15:52 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The World Champion will not be in Paris to play the second BWF World Tour Super 750 tournament. O...
‘The Next One’ ready for the semi-finals
19/10/2018 21:21 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
In a thrilling quarter-final Anders Antonsen beat Chinese Huang Yuxiang and claimed a spot in the se...
Olympic Champions beat the home crowd favourite
19/10/2018 18:53 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Indonesian Super Stars were too strong for Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen. The Dani...
“Actually, we are not sure what we did better”
18/10/2018 14:37 | Annika Langrock
Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge surprisingly won against the World Champions Li Junhui and Liu Yuch...
Marin: I hope I can play in France
17/10/2018 16:14 | Rasmus Bech
Last week, Carolina Marin suffered an injury, preparing for the DANISA Denmark Open. After losing...
Last chance for tickets!
17/10/2018 16:14 | Aidan Jones
We are now less than a week away from one of the biggest tournaments in European badminton! The B...
Awesome week for Maas and Tabeling
14/10/2018 22:17 | Mireille van Daal
Jelle Maas and Robin Tabeling (The Netherlands) played the men’s doubles final at the Dutch Open 20...
Home favourites into second round women’s singles
10/10/2018 23:15 | Mireille van Daal
In the first round of the Yonex Dutch Open 2018, Soraya de Visch Eijbergen and Gayle Mahulette did ...
Tickets are still available, purchase yours now!
05/10/2018 10:05 | Aidan Jones
Tickets for one of the highest ranked BWF tournaments in Europe is still available before the 2018 Y...
Nhat Nguyen: "The goal is to compete at the Olympics in Tokyo."
24/09/2018 15:21 | Aidan Jones
Nhat Nguyen, 18,  is about to have the biggest year in his badminton career yet and is ready for th...
Seeding for the DANISIA Denmark Open is completed!
21/09/2018 13:25 | Press Release
Viktor Axelsen, Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen, Mads Conrad/Mads Kolding and Mathias Christiansen/Chr...
Badminton Scotland searching for volunteers for the Scottish Open Championships
10/09/2018 13:54 | Press Release
The search for volunteers for the Scottish Open Badminton Championships is now underway following th...
German profiles call it a day
30/08/2018 14:24 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Two of the big names, Carla Nelte and Olga Konon, retire. There will be no more international ba...
Lauren Smith: I will continue to play two events
27/08/2018 15:59 | Emma Lollike
The 2018 World Championships brought both disappointment and positivity for the future. The English ...
Marin in the final
04/08/2018 12:42 | Aidan Jones
Exciting Semi-Finals day! Carolina Marin is through to the final of the BWF Total World Champi...
Carolina Marin progresses to the Semi Final as Viktor Axelsen crashes out!
03/08/2018 16:41 | Aidan Jones
Mixed day for Europe. As we approach the end of the BWF Total World Championships in China, world...
Dunn and Hall into the second round
31/07/2018 13:26 | Press release from Badminton Scotland
Alex Dunn and Adam Hall scored one of the best wins in their burgeoning partnership today to reach t...
Work harder to get closer
30/07/2018 12:36 | Mireille van Daal
With around ten matches still to go, the action in Nanjing is wild and shining! This also means tha...
Great preparation for Natalia Perminova
29/07/2018 16:03 | Mark Males
With only one day to go until the start of the World Championships, Badminton Europe caught up with ...
World Championships countdown: preview with Adrian Dziolko.
28/07/2018 09:30 | Mireille van Daal
Only two days until the World Championships!! Many of the players are currently on their way to Nanj...
Strong European Showing on Day Two
25/07/2018 14:43 | Mark Males
It was a great day in the Akita Masters in Japan today for the European competitors.  First on cou...
BREAKING: Lee Chong Wei withdraws from World Championships
24/07/2018 15:53 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Lee Chong has withdrawn from both the next week's World Championships in Nanjing, China, and Asian G...
Bruun ready for second round
24/07/2018 10:19 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Danish Kim Bruun was the only European on court today in Japan, and the Dane is ready to face a Chin...
Chong Wei to skip the World Championships?
23/07/2018 15:53 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Rumours has it, that the three times runner-up at the Olympics and the Worlds, Lee Chong Wei might s...
Help us to do better
23/07/2018 11:19 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
What kind of content would you like to see on the Badminton Europe platforms? Please help us to do b...
Badminton Europe is seeking a Commercial Manager
23/07/2018 11:19 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC) Commercial Manager Deadline: 1 August 2018 at 12 PM (CEST) ...
Qualification Regulations are ready
23/07/2018 09:25 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The qualification regulations for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games are ready.  The Tokyo 2020 Para...
Leverdez before LCW clash: I’ll bring my A game
18/07/2018 09:05 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
For the second consecutive year Brice Leverdez will face Lee Chong Wei, Malaysia, at the World Champ...
Strong European Interest
17/07/2018 09:07 | Mark Males
Moving on from the Thailand Open, the 2018 Singapore Open gets underway on the 17th July, with a lar...
Leverdez vs Chong Wei – The World Championship rematch
17/07/2018 09:02 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
For the second consecutive year Brice Leverdez will face Lee Chong Wei at the World Championships. ...
European clashes in the doubles
17/07/2018 09:02 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
In the doubles categories it is hard to make any predictions ahead of the TOTAL BWF World Championsh...
Campbell and MacHugh announce retirement
09/07/2018 12:38 | Press release from Badminton Scotland
Two of Scotland’s most popular players have today confirmed their retirement from full time badminto...
BASIS News: First BEC National Umpire Tutor Workshop
04/07/2018 08:40 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
During the 2018 European Junior Championships the first BEC National Umpire Tutor Workshop will take...
BEC Commissions and board gather in Caldas da Rainha
14/06/2018 12:07 | Emma Lollike
The commission members of Badminton Europe’s 10 commissions and the Board of Directors will meet in ...
Danish exit
25/05/2018 19:53 | Tom Leonard
The defending Thomas Cup Champions will not be defending their title on Sunday after losing 3-2 agai...
Denmark's men ready for the semi-finals
24/05/2018 19:47 | Niels Nedergaard
There was never doubt about the result, when Denmark’s men beat the South Korean-team in the quarter...
BWF focus on change and future
15/05/2018 11:34 | BWF press release
The future of badminton and the prospect of change will be in focus at the Badminton World Federatio...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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’...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
- 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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
It a successful day for the Danes!
27/10/2017 22:21 | Aidan Jones
At day four of the French Open the Danish players showed, that they are not ready to leave Paris....
Boe and Mogensen still in the title run
21/10/2017 09:50 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The Danish men’s double was the European highlight at the quarterfinals at Denmark Open. Mathias ...
BEC Badminton for Women Award
13/10/2017 13:45 | Tania Teoh
Nominee 4 is Mart Mäerand, Estonian badminton coach in Nõo Badminton Club which he established 25 ye...
BEC will pay Tom Bacher a final tribute
10/10/2017 08:30 | Jimmy Andersen
On Wednesday 11 October Badminton Europe officials will say a last goodbye to its past president and...
Mixed day for European teams
09/10/2017 14:03 | Aidan Jones
The first day of the World Junior Mixed Team Championships has ended and there are some results to n...
30 days until BEC Para-Badminton Event
09/10/2017 14:00 | Tania Teoh
The countdown has begun and in less than one month, the 2017 BEC Para-Badminton Event will commence ...
President: So long my President and Mentor
09/10/2017 13:48 | Gregory Verpoorten
Dear Badminton Friends, It is with great sadness that I was informed last week that one of Badmi...
Mazur Making Waves
29/09/2017 19:06 | Tania Teoh
This edition of ´European Para-Badminton Towards Tokyo 2020´ features Lucas Mazur (FRA), winner of t...
European Juniors fighting for top 10
29/09/2017 11:21 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the World Junior Championships (WJC) kicking off on October 9 in Indonesia, European junior pla...
A new Latvian and Lithuanian tradition on the Day of the Baltic Unity
26/09/2017 13:50 | Latvian Badminton Federation
On September 22, a new tradition called the ‘Day of the Baltic unity’ began, in the Lithuanian bord...
Big anniversary night in Sofia
25/09/2017 14:56 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Big party in the Bulgarian capital as the badminton federation celebrates 50th anniversary. Satu...
Mroz Marching Tall in Sao Paulo
18/09/2017 12:16 | Tania Teoh
Our 2015 BEC Best Para-Badminton Player of the Year winner, Bartlomiej Mroz (POL) had a splendid out...
Team GB tops medal table in Tokyo
15/09/2017 15:06 | Tania Teoh
Team GB went home with five golds and two silvers after the completion of the HULIC DAIHATSU BWF Par...
BEC Badminton for Women Award
11/09/2017 14:37 | Tania Teoh
Nominee 3 is Maria Susana Maldonado (better known as Susana) who was nominated by the Portuguese Bad...
Serbia defends title in Balkan
05/09/2017 12:30 | Emma Lollike
From 25-27 August, the Balkan countries gathered in Novi Sad, Serbia, to compete at the U15 Balkan C...
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...
Alimov and Davletova win bronze at the Universiade
31/08/2017 10:22 | Jimmy Andersen
From 23-29 August, the 29th Summer Universiade took place in Chinese Taipei - with badminton being r...
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 ...
Meet the Team
15/08/2017 12:28 | Tania Teoh
The 2017 BEC Para-Badminton Event will take place in Lisburn, Northern Ireland from 9-12 November 20...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Quotes, quotes, quotes.
03/07/2017 09:18 | Tania Teoh
The Women in Badminton Commission of Badminton Europe (BEC) offers annual scholarships to all our Me...
Toronto to host BWF World Juniors
07/06/2017 15:27 | Emma Lollike
Next year’s edition of the BWF World Junior Championships will be held in Toronto, Canada, at Markha...
Three Europeans elected for BWF Athletes' Commission
24/05/2017 16:16 | Emma Lollike
Three European candidates ran for the election and, today, they were all successfully elected. Congr...
Polish Badminton Association: Head Coach
05/04/2017 09:07 | Emma Lollike
The Polish Badminton Association is looking for a National Head Coach starting July 1st 2017 for ...
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...
Rytter Juhl/Pedersen runner-up in Birmingham
12/03/2017 00:28 | Manuel Røsler
With a chance to win their first All England title and the first European women’s doubles title s...
Juhl & Pedersen make it to the All England finals
11/03/2017 18:08 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen maintained their impressive form as they eased...
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...
Axelsen picks opportune moment to beat Lee Chong Wei for first time
16/12/2016 19:22 | Mark Phelan
It was a case of winner take all in today’s final group match between Viktor Axelsen and Lee Chong W...
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...
Europe well represented across all 5 disciplines in Dubai
12/12/2016 09:52 | Mark Phelan
As Europe starts to experience the winter chill on the approach Christmas the cream of the world’s b...
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...
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...
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...
Kaity Hall: We need female as role model
21/11/2016 12:49 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe (BEC) spoke to Kaity Hall, former Scottish national player and now Head Coach of Sc...
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...
The Past and Beyond
14/11/2016 13:40 | Tania Teoh
Knowledge was gained while new friendships and contacts were made in Beek more than three weeks ago ...
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 ...
Para-Badminton Worlds 2017 to Korea
07/11/2016 10:12 | Emma Lollike
The Badminton World Federation has awarded the 11th BWF Para-Badminton World Championships to the Ci...
Badminton Manager is unlocked for Round 2
03/11/2016 15:47 | Emma Lollike
From today, all the badminton managers out there will beable to adjust their teams. This weekend, th...
Bilbao hosts the biggest Junior events of 2016
02/11/2016 15:11 | Emma Lollike
The city of Bilbao, located in the Basque Country of Spain, will the following days stage the bigges...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
BWF and Wanda announce landmark partnership
30/09/2016 10:11 | Emma Lollike
BWF and Wanda boost badminton to the next level by centralising BWF’s worldwide commercial rights wi...
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...
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...
Tremendous success at the National Badminton Day
15/09/2016 09:24 | Emma Lollike
More than 13 000 people visited and more than 2 300 participated in the tournament of National Badmi...
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...
Seeded players still aiming high
28/07/2016 10:59 | Emma Lollike
The official draw aired live on BWF’s Badmintonworld.tv this Tuesday, giving the Olympians a more de...
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 ...
Draw Ceremony
26/07/2016 14:19 | Emma Lollike
Watch the live feed from Tuesday's Draw Ceremony.
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...
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...
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...
Badminton Europe signs with YONEX until 2020
14/03/2016 11:04 | Brian Agerbak
Birmingham, England (March 11th, 2016) – YONEX CO.,LTD. and the Badminton Europe Confederation (BEC)...
"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...
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...
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...
BWF Para-Badminton World Championships 2015
03/09/2015 13:13 | Tania Teoh
The 10th edition of the BWF Para-Badminton World Championships will take place in Stoke Mandeville f...
Ireland seek Chief Executive Officer
28/08/2015 10:27 | Zsuzsanna Kovacs
Badminton Ireland is seeking to appoint a Chief Executive Officer. Badminton Ireland is the National...
Ellis and Langridge upset No. 8 seeds
13/08/2015 23:31 | Manuel Røsler
Unseeded Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge of England (main picture) created one of the surprising vi...
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...
Carolina Marin wins in Sydney
01/06/2015 10:40 | Manuel Røsler
Spain's Carolina Marin won the women's singles title at the Australian Open Super Series (750.000 US...
BEC mourns the death of Peter A. Jensen
24/04/2015 10:51 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe Confederation, Badminton Denmark and the badminton world mourn the loss of Peter Aa...
World call for “Solibad Days”: “Badminton everywhere”
01/04/2015 14:19 | Manuel Røsler
The 6th edition of Solibad Days will kick off in exactly one month, but this time, badminton fans fr...
Marin and Boe/Mogensen take All-England glory
09/03/2015 16:28 | Manuel Røsler
World champion Carolina Marin was crowned as the women's singles champion of the Yonex All-England. ...
Hoi takes ambitious route to All England
03/03/2015 10:42 | Manuel Røsler
Jakob Hoi, the Great Britain head coach, admits to taking an “ambitious” approach into the YONEX All...
Partnership agreement signed
13/02/2015 17:55 | Manuel Røsler
PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT BETWEEN BADMINTON EUROPE AND SPECIAL OLYMPICS MEANS MORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR BAD...
Vote for your favourite players!
02/02/2015 13:24 | Manuel Røsler
For the third time in the history of Badminton Europe, the best European Players Of The Year will be...
Magazine issue 19 published
02/02/2015 10:58 | Manuel Røsler
The latest edition of Badminton Europe's online magazine (issue 19, January 2015) has been published...
New energy in badminton
13/01/2015 23:21 | Manuel Røsler
Energy giant Total partners with BWF as the title sponsor of BWF Major Events to promote badminton a...
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
19/12/2014 15:57 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe President Gregory Verpoorten, Badminton Europe Council & Staff wish all badminton f...
World beaters qualify for Superseries Finals
26/11/2014 12:11 | Manuel Røsler
A star-studded who’s who of world badminton has qualified for next month’s BWF Destination Dubai Wor...
BWF and IOC fight corruption with IBIS
25/11/2014 12:53 | Manuel Røsler
The Badminton World Federation has reaffirmed its commitment to fighting illegal betting, match fixi...
Lång a firm crowd favourite
22/11/2014 10:05 | Manuel Røsler
Ville Lång became a honorary Scot for the day in today’s semi-final of the Scottish Open Grand Prix ...
Europe are watching the NBL says German star
19/11/2014 22:16 | Manuel Røsler
German badminton international Karin Schnaase, the world number 32, says that the rest of Europe is ...
Gilmour ready for Scottish Open title challenge
13/11/2014 13:19 | Manuel Røsler
Kirsty Gilmour will start her Scottish Open Grand Prix title challenge against American player Rong ...
Piek & Muskens deliver on home soil
12/10/2014 10:52 | Manuel Røsler
Coming into today’s final of the Yonex Dutch Open the home nation had a pair opportunities to land g...
Muskens & Piek settling into new scoring system
10/10/2014 15:13 | Manuel Røsler
Top seeded Dutch pair Selena Piek and Eefje Muskens (pictured) drew the biggest cheer of the day aft...
Ouseph & Navickas last Europeans MS standing
09/10/2014 20:40 | Manuel Røsler
It was a day of serious attrition in the men’s singles draw from a European perspective as only two ...
Panuga Riou brings Polish form to Almere
08/10/2014 19:56 | Manuel Røsler
England’s up and coming women’s singles player, Panuga Riou (pictured) created the first real upset ...
Para-badminton to make its Paralympic Games debut
07/10/2014 20:14 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton will make its Paralympic Games debut at Tokyo 2020 after it was one of 16 sports approved ...
Opportunities a plenty for European success
03/10/2014 13:31 | Manuel Røsler
The 66th edition of the Yonex Dutch Open kicks off in Almere this coming week and represents a huge ...
Sir Craig Reedie Badminton Scotland Centre unveiled
01/10/2014 10:51 | Manuel Røsler
Sir Craig Reedie CBE was a proud man today after the Glasgow badminton centre he pioneered was renam...
Special Olympics European Summer Games
11/09/2014 12:25 | Manuel Røsler
From September 13 – 20, Antwerp, Belgium will host the Special Olympics European Summer Games 2014 –...
Viktor Axelsen: "It’s a dream come true for me"
03/09/2014 16:15 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark's youngster Viktor Axelsen has come a long way since winning the world junior title in 2010....
Peter Gade yet to see new stars emerging
02/09/2014 13:38 | Manuel Røsler
Former Denmark great Peter Gade is longing to see new names rock the men’s singles scene since he le...
Four European semi-finalists
29/08/2014 00:04 | Manuel Røsler
The World Championships quarter-finals day saw four players/couples from the European continent adva...
Jørgensen & Marin lead Europe's challenge
12/08/2014 14:43 | Manuel Røsler
Alongside the Olympic Games, the annual World Championships represents the holy grail of badminton m...
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...
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...
English National Badminton League announced
08/04/2014 17:01 | Manuel Røsler
An exciting new, game-changing National Badminton League (NBL) has today been announced by BADMINTON...
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...
Badminton Europe smash 25.000 barrier
18/03/2024 13:47 | Manuel Røsler
The official Badminton Europe Facebook page continues to grow at a rapid pace. Today morning, Badmin...
Adcocks and Axelsen triumph at Swiss Open
17/03/2014 16:30 | Manuel Røsler
Chris and Gabby Adcock added the Swiss Open (120.000 US Dollars) mixed doubles title to their Hong K...
German triumph for Blair and Bankier
03/03/2014 11:39 | Manuel Røsler
Scotland’s Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier capped a brilliant five days in Mülheim when they won the...
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 ...
New badminton portal launched
20/12/2013 13:57 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe join forces with ClubPeople to create a central web portal called BadmintonPeople.c...
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...
Adcock and White reign supreme in Hong Kong
25/11/2013 12:33 | Manuel Røsler
England's Chris Adcock and Gabby White capped a great first year of their mixed doubles partnership ...
Leverdez - “I thought I was going to Lose”
25/11/2013 12:06 | Manuel Røsler
Brice Levedez of France lifted the men’s singles title at the Scottish Open Grand Prix this afternoo...
Adcock and White through to semi-finals
22/11/2013 12:11 | Manuel Røsler
Chris Adcock and Gabby White (pictured) roared into the semi-finals of the Yonex Sunrise Hong Kong O...
Blair wins both his doubles on day two in Glasgow
22/11/2013 11:35 | Manuel Røsler
Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier got their Scottish Open Grand Prix title challenge under way at the ...
Piek & Muskens on crest of a wave
18/11/2013 11:16 | Manuel Røsler
The Scottish Open returns to the fabulous Emirates Arena in Glasgow this coming week as Badminton Sc...
Issue 15 published
11/11/2013 12:05 | Manuel Røsler
The latest edition of Badminton Europe's online magazine (issue 15) has been published this week. Af...
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...
Title showdown between Gilmour and Marin?
06/11/2013 10:34 | Manuel Røsler
Kirsty Gilmour is on course for another title showdown with Spain’s top seed Carolina Marin (picture...
Former champions top a quality entry
29/10/2013 11:47 | Manuel Røsler
The elevation of the Scottish Open to Grand Prix status has had the effect of attracting a star-stud...
Jan Ø. Jørgensen conquered Paris
27/10/2013 11:30 | Manuel Røsler
A fired up Jan Ø. Jørgensen celebrates his second Superseries triumph in today's Yonex French Open f...
Emms joins Badminton England coaching staff
22/10/2013 13:32 | Manuel Røsler
BADMINTON England today strengthened their coaching team by adding 2006 world mixed doubles champion...
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...
Five different nationalities on top step of podium
13/10/2013 10:35 | Manuel Røsler
Finals day at the 2013 Yonex Dutch Open had a very Asian feel to proceedings. Indonesia had represen...
Piek & Muskens deliver for home fans on home soil
11/10/2013 11:46 | Manuel Røsler
With the weight of expectation firmly on their young shoulders Dutch duo Selena Piek and Eefje Muske...
Merrilees & Zavadsky keep European flag flying
10/10/2013 17:38 | Manuel Røsler
Kieran Merrilees (pictured) & Dmytro Zavadsky made sure that Europe will have at least one player in...
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...
Pang's ‘Dutch Courage’ to be put to the test
07/10/2013 19:37 | Manuel Røsler
The 65th edition of the Yonex Dutch Open takes place this coming week at the 3000 capacity Topsportc...
Carolina Marin wins maiden title
07/10/2013 15:37 | Manuel Røsler
Carolina Marin (20) won her first Grand Prix title at the London Grand Prix on Sunday as she beat Ki...
Ouseph leads the London quarter-final charge
04/10/2013 15:26 | Manuel Røsler
Commonwealth silver medallist Rajiv Ouseph led England’s assault on the quarter-finals of the London...
Chloe shows England the way at London Grand Prix
01/10/2013 10:18 | Manuel Røsler
Chloe Birch was the big England winner on day one of the London Grand Prix. The Sheffield player rep...
England pairs on collision course
18/09/2013 17:35 | Manuel Røsler
England’s Chris Langridge and Peter Mills are on collision course to meet team-mate Marcus Ellis and...
BEC President João Matos visits Serbia
17/09/2013 21:53 | Manuel Røsler
BEC President João Matos paid Badminton Europe Member Association Serbia a visit to join the U15 Bal...
Boe and Mogensen the attraction in London
13/09/2013 11:17 | Manuel Røsler
ENGLISH National men’s and mixed doubles champion Chris Langridge has been given a high seeding in b...
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...
History working group met in Copenhagen
15/08/2013 11:54 | Manuel Røsler
The Badminton Europe History working Group held its annual meeting at BEC’s headquarters on Sunday, ...
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...
Invitation to host BEC Congress in 2014
08/08/2013 19:32 | Manuel Røsler
The 2013 Badminton Europe Congress was held in the beautiful city of Bratislava in Slovakia in excel...
Vamos a la Carolina
08/08/2013 10:40 | Manuel Røsler
It was Spain's unseeded Carolina Marin who really had the crowd on their feet after a spectacular wi...
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...
Marc Zwiebler has realistic expectations
10/07/2013 14:18 | Manuel Røsler
Reigning European Champion Marc Zwiebler will be one of the players to watch at this year's World Ch...
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 ...
Yigit and Leverdez shine
01/07/2013 12:11 | Manuel Røsler
Brice Leverdez of France (pictured) and Neslihan Yigit of Turkey captured the Men’s and Women’s Sing...
A badminton gala in Turkey
28/06/2013 10:48 | Manuel Røsler
The badminton event at the 17th edition of the Mediterranean Games is presently in full swing at Mer...
Europe's challenge ends in Singapore quarter-finals
21/06/2013 10:48 | Manuel Røsler
Rajiv Ouseph's bold bid at the Li-Ning Singapore Open came to an end in the quarter-finals of the me...
Badminton makes its debut
21/06/2013 09:49 | Manuel Røsler
The 20th June marks the official start of the Mediterranean Games. This is a multi-sport event held ...
Referee’s Course in Leuven, Belgium
19/06/2013 12:56 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe will hold a referee’s course in Leuven, Belgium from 13-14 September 2013. The cour...
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...
Strong European performances in Jakarta
16/06/2013 10:12 | Manuel Røsler
The European badminton stars have sent a strong signal to the badminton world at this week's Indones...
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...
Pressure on Danes to maintain record
17/05/2013 11:53 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark's proud record of reaching 10 of 12 Sudirman Cup semifinals is in real jeopardy this year as...
£750,000 Grand Prix boost for Scottish International
07/05/2013 10:34 | Manuel Røsler
BADMINTONscotland and the City of Glasgow are celebrating today after confirmation from the Badminto...
Denmark and Norway are seeking National Coaches
06/05/2013 11:46 | Manuel Røsler
Many of our Member Associations are constantly looking for new employees. In our up-to-date job sect...
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...
Robert Mateusiak: World class at 37
26/04/2013 14:52 | Manuel Røsler
The first two days of the India Open was dominated by the Taufik Hidayat story. The great Indonesian...
20 questions to ...
23/04/2013 12:07 | Manuel Røsler
With the 2012/13 season drawing to a close it is human nature to reflect on the season’s highs and l...
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...
Team Europe convincingly beat Asia
23/03/2013 15:14 | Manuel Røsler
Another great win for Team Europe at today's Axiata Cup 2013 in Surabaya. Europe beat Asia 3-1 and s...
Team Europe clawed back
22/03/2013 09:27 | Manuel Røsler
Team Europe clawed back to beat Vietnam 3-1 at the Axiata Cup today after Scott Evans’ 17-21, 21-12,...
Poul-Erik Høyer on badminton, life and goals
21/03/2013 22:29 | Manuel Røsler
In this 24-minute video feature, Badminton Europe President Poul-Erik Høyer talks about how he belie...
2013 European Junior Championships on BETV
21/03/2013 21:44 | Manuel Røsler
BETV will cover the 2013 European Junior Team Championships on its official YouTube channel. The fir...
Team Europe in Asia
18/03/2013 13:14 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe has been invited to take part in the Axiata Cup with an All Star team from Europe. ...
Dream comes true as Baun bows out with glory
10/03/2013 10:27 | Manuel Røsler
Tine Baun brought the curtain down on a magnificent badminton career when she won a thrilling final ...
Baun earns perfect ending
09/03/2013 11:50 | Manuel Røsler
Tine Baun (pictured) is one win away from the perfect fairytale ending to her glittering badminton c...
Baun keeps on course for a big All England farewell
07/03/2013 11:43 | Manuel Røsler
Tine Baun is the European standard bearer as the Yonex All England Open Championships enter the quar...
13 Nations Meet in Israel
06/03/2013 10:27 | Manuel Røsler
It’s not every day that you read about a badminton tournament in the small country of Israel, but fo...
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...
Europe outshines Asia in mixed doubles
02/03/2013 12:09 | Manuel Røsler
It was a golden day for European mixed doubles players at the quarter finals stage of the 2013 Yonex...
"My Best Victory Ever" - Sashina Vignes Waran
28/02/2013 21:54 | Manuel Røsler
Day two at the Yonex German Open saw the introduction of all the big hitters in the women’s singles...
Rajiv Ouseph: “I was lucky he broke a string at 20-20”
28/02/2013 19:39 | Manuel Røsler
England’s Rajiv Ouseph continued his good run of form today at the Yonex German Open after securing ...
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 ...
Toasting 30 years of Yonex All England sponsorship
26/02/2013 10:19 | Manuel Røsler
YONEX, the world’s No.1 badminton brand, is preparing to celebrate a major milestone in the company’...
Adcock and Ellis get ready to rock
20/02/2013 10:30 | Manuel Røsler
ENGLAND’S men’s doubles stars Chris Adcock and Andy Ellis will be the most dangerous floaters in the...
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...
The streaming schedule
09/02/2013 19:53 | Manuel Røsler
The 2013 European Mixed Team Championships will commence tomorrow, Tuesday at 07.00 CET (10.00 local...
National Champions crowned in Europe
06/02/2013 21:49 | Manuel Røsler
In most of Badminton Europe’s Member Associations the National Championships were being held over th...
10 years jubilee
01/02/2013 11:40 | Manuel Røsler
Today, 1st February 2013, Brian Agerbak, the General Secretary of Badminton Europe (BEC), celebrates...
Uhre: We are the favourites
30/01/2013 21:51 | Manuel Røsler
Lars Uhre, the National Coach of Europe's strongest badminton country, talks exclusively to badminto...
Vallet: Our young players are promising
29/01/2013 13:14 | Manuel Røsler
Fabrice Vallet, National Coach of France, speaks to badmintoneurope. com about the 2013 European Mix...
Evans: We could make some surprises
28/01/2013 11:58 | Manuel Røsler
Scott Evans is the biggest star of Irish badminton. After winning the Irish Open in December, the 25...
Chris Adcock wants to be world's best
24/01/2013 09:53 | Manuel Røsler
Chris Adcock believes the upcoming English National Badminton Championships can be the first step on...
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...
"Team events are always special"
21/01/2013 14:02 | Manuel Røsler
Dutch Jacco Arends and Jelle Maas, one of most talented young shuttlers from Europe, showed their tr...
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...
Determined Fischer and Pedersen on top
20/01/2013 14:46 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark's Joachim Fischer and Christinna Pedersen (pictured) beat home favourites Chan Peng Soon and...
Jørgensen wants to enjoy life again
18/01/2013 21:42 | Manuel Røsler
AFTER the retirement of Denmark’s legendary shuttler, Peter Gade last year, world No. 15, Jan Ø. Jør...
Viktor Axelsen takes us on a car ride
18/01/2013 13:51 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe have produced the sport's first lifestyle web series bringing you bite-size badmint...
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...
Boe/Mogensen runner-up in Seoul
14/01/2013 11:28 | Manuel Røsler
World number one pair of Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen were beaten by sixth seed, Ko Sung Hyun/Le...
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...
New Administration/Finance Manager employed
22/12/2012 15:56 | Manuel Røsler
Due to an increased activity level and the general growth of the sport, BEC has a new employee as of...
Danes shine in Shenzhen
18/12/2012 11:15 | Manuel Røsler
Fantastic week for Denmark at the 2012 BWF Superseries Finals (500.000 US Dollars) in Shenzhen. With...
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...
The nation’s most popular racket sport rises again
07/12/2012 16:56 | Manuel Røsler
BADMINTON England is today proud to announce another consecutive increase in badminton participation...
Ask your personal question to Peter Gade!
03/12/2012 09:37 | Manuel Røsler
Five time European Champion Peter Gade has brought down the curtain on his prolific career after the...
Seven Europeans qualified for Shenzhen
30/11/2012 23:26 | Manuel Røsler
Seven European players have qualified for the BWF Superseries Finals in Shenzhen, China. The 500.000...
Three Superseries events in Europe confirmed
30/11/2012 23:23 | Manuel Røsler
The Yonex All England Championships, Yonex Denmark Open, Indonesia Open, Malaysia Open and the China...
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...
Hospitality and premium seating sold out
23/11/2012 13:16 | Manuel Røsler
BADMINTON England is pleased to announce that all hospitality and premium seating for finals day at ...
European Students win four Medals at WUC
23/11/2012 12:31 | Manuel Røsler
The 12th FISU World University Badminton Championship (WUBC) were held from the 6th to the 11th of N...
BEC events manual published
22/11/2012 20:29 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Europe’s role as the governing body of European badminton is to assist and motivate its me...
Dutch domination in Norway
19/11/2012 10:06 | Manuel Røsler
The Norwegian International Championships was held in Norway’s capital Oslo 15- 18 November. It was ...
Boe and Mogensen defend China Open title
18/11/2012 09:37 | Manuel Røsler
World number one duo Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen (pictured) defended their China Open title in ...
Adcock and White reunited on court
15/11/2012 10:02 | Manuel Røsler
Following recent movements in personnel on the GB Badminton programme, GB Badminton is delighted to ...
Badminton Nederland seek National Coach
12/11/2012 10:29 | Manuel Røsler
Badminton Nederland, with approximately 55.000 members, is one of the larger Sports Associations of ...
Boe/Mogensen on top
08/11/2012 13:37 | Manuel Røsler
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced the latest world rankings on November 8 and with Denm...
Schenk wins on home soil
04/11/2012 15:04 | Manuel Røsler
Successful day for the German top players at the 2012 Badminton Bitburger Open in Saarbrücken. Germa...
New major Grand Prix tournament in London
01/11/2012 10:03 | Manuel Røsler
BADMINTON England is proud to announce it will be the first sport to confirm a major event presence ...
Bankier and Adcock end partnership
30/10/2012 12:51 | Manuel Røsler
IMOGEN BANKIER today threw her full weight behind the Commonwealth Games in her home city of Glasgow...
Strong European performances in Paris
28/10/2012 11:13 | Manuel Røsler
The European top players showed a great form at this week's Yonex French Open by reaching two finals...
The last good-bye of a great champion
27/10/2012 19:54 | Manuel Røsler
Yesterday's quarter-finals of the 2012 Yonex French Open saw the last good-bye of one of badminton's...
Adcock and Bankier surge into semi-finals
27/10/2012 12:20 | Manuel Røsler
England’s Chris Adcock and Scotland’s Imogen Bankier reproduced the form which took them into the wo...
Tine Baun to retire after All England Open 2013
26/10/2012 21:22 | Manuel Røsler
Danish badminton fans are urged to turn out in great numbers at the 2013 Yonex All England Open Badm...
Egelstaff calls time on her badminton career
24/10/2012 12:32 | Manuel Røsler
SUSAN EGELSTAFF, Scotland’s most successful singles player of the last 20 years, has called time on ...