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Val Nesbitt wins top Womens Award

On Saturday 15th February Badminton Oceania’s Women in Badminton (WIB) working group hosted and organised a dinner and celebrated the inaugural winner of the Oceania Badminton POWA (President of Oceania Women’s Award) awardmore

Former World #1 Players Confirm Entry for NZ Open

The SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open has scored a coup with two former world number one ranked players and a former world number three all confirming entry for the April 15 – 19 tournament at the North Shore Events Centre.more

Australians win 4 titles at Junior International

Ballarat Badminton also hosted the Australian Junior International a few days after the Oceania Championships. The event attracted players from Tahiti, Tonga, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and local Australian players. Daniel Guda [pictured] won two of the titles on offer in the singles and doubles.more

LIVE STREAMING: Oceania Championships

Friday 14 and Saturday 15 join us for Live internet Streaming of Quarter Finals, Semi-Finals and Finals of the Oceania Championhips. http://mysportlive.com.au/broadcasting/more

Record Number of Oceania Entries

A record number of countries and team entries have been received for the Kumpoo Oceania Mixed Team Championships to be held in Ballarat, Australia next February.more

Referee's Course

Badminton Australia and Badminton Oceania invite participants on a Referee's course 13 & 14 February 2014.more

World Juniors: Tough First Day for Aussies

Australia suffered two 5-0 losses at the hands of Singapore and China on the opening day of the World Junior Championships in Thailand yesterday. However there were several close matches in both of the contests.more

KUMPOO sponsor Oceania Championships

Badminton Oceania are pleased to announce KUMPOO as the principal sponsor of the 2014 Oceania Championships. KUMPOO founded in 2001 and the head office is based in Japan.more

27th AGM Notification

Notice is hereby given that the 27th Annual General Meeting of Badminton Oceania will be held in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia on Friday 14 February 2014 at 10.00am during the Oceania Championships.more

Badminton granted AusAid funding

Badminton Australia in partnership with Oceania Badminton was successful in being selected to receive AusAid funding to deliver Badminton (Shuttletime) to the Pacific region it was announced by the Australian Minister for Sport, Melissa Parke.more

Aussie Win Four Circuit Titles

Last weekend was the last tournament on the Oceania Circuit New Caledonia International, with valuable world ranking points up for grabs. Michael Fowke from New Zealand is the only player in the region to have played in all six circuit events and the only Kiwi to win a circuit title. He wins the men's singles title for 2013 ahead of compatriot Joe Wu by 1930 points.more

Officials represent Oceania at World Event

Five Badminton Oceania Officials attended the recent Badminton World Federation World Mixed Team Championships (Sudirman Cup) hosted by Badminton Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur. From Left to Right: Greg Busch (NZ), Greg Vellacott (Aus), Lynne Nixey (NZ), Kelly Hoare (Aus) and Gail Davison (Aus)more

Sudirman Cup: Aussie comfortably beat Kazakhstan

Australia will face the Philippines for third place in Group 3 at the Sudirman Cup after a comfortable 5-0 victory over Kazakhstan secured second spot in Group 3A last night.more

Sudirman Cup: Aussie defeat Switzerland

After a loss on Tuesday against Vietnam, Australia fought back on Wednesday night to defeat the top seeded Switzerland in group 3A at the Sudirman Cup. Australia had the tie won at 3-1 before Switzerland won the last match for a final tie score of 3-2.more

Sudirman Cup: NZ beaten by Ukraine

The Kiwis finished third in their pool after they were beaten 5-0 by the Ukraine, who topped the group, in their final group match at the Sudirman Cup, world mixed teams event yesterday.more

Sudirman Cup: Australia aim high despite loss

Vietnam beat Australia 4-1 as Renuga Veeran born and raised in Kuala Lumpur and her doubles partner Jacqueline Guan (pictured) did not manage to claim a point for Australia in either her mixed or women’s doubles matches.more

Sudirman Cup: NZ beat Turkey and Sri Lanka

New Zealand have won their second successive tie at the Sudirman Cup world mixed team badminton championships in Malaysia after a 3-2 win over Turkey last night.more

Oceania increase to two on BWF Council

Geraldine Brown and Nigel Skelt, two of Badminton Oceania key figures were elected for Badminton World Federation Council yesterday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysiamore

Badminton Family gathers for World AGM

The Badminton World Federation family today began proceedings towards its 74th Annual General Meeting today, with a well-attended Member’s Forum in Kuala Lumpur. Delegates from more than 150 of BWF’s 179 worldwide Member Associations are in the Malaysian capital for the weekend sessions which will also see the election of a new president and council.more

Players allowed two challenges

Players will have two challenges per match when the new instant review system comes into effect in the World Superseries tour at the Indonesia Open, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced today.more

Mexico lead charge for Australian Junior International

MEXICO has led the overseas charge into Ballarat for the Australian Junior Badminton International. Mexico will be one of six visiting countries joining Australia for competition at the Ken Kay Badminton Stadium for three days from tomorrow. This is a major event on the international under-19 badminton calendar, offering points for players striving to qualify for next year’s Youth Olympics.more

Tahiti teams show progress

Tahiti have two teams entered in the Oceania Junior Teams event which is being played in Papeete this week. Tahiti, the hosts are a very young and new Federation and after 3 years of development are challenging teams from New Zealand and Australia. Tahiti number 1, Remi Rossi showed just how close they are to not only winning games but matches.more

Oceania Under 19 Teams event starts today

Oceania Junior Championships starts today in Papeete, Tahiti. Teams from NZ, Australia, Tahiti and initially Cook Islands and Nauru. Matches start at 6pm tonight and results will be available online.more

European players win 4 titles at Tahiti International

Crowds flocked to the University of French Polynesia to watch the finals of the Air Tahiti Nui International with $15000 prize money yesterday. Canada, Thailand, France and Holland shared the prize money taking all five titles.more

Event Director battles to keep NZ Open

Julie Carrel is the classic little battler who decided to take action when someone else gave no as an answer. After the national badminton administration ducked for cover, Carrel took on the responsibility and financial strain of running this week's NZ Open at the North Shore Events centre.more

Robin Bryant awarded Life Membership

New Life Member of Badminton Oceania, Robin Bryant received the highest honour in Oceania for the years of volunteering for Badminton in the region.more

Annual Report highlights

Highlights and reviews of the past year in Oceania from all the members and Oceania. You can download our 2012 Annual Report below, click on more.more

Newstalk ZB Deaker on Sport spoke to Julie Carrel

Julie Carrel, Event Director of the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open spoke with Murray Deaker [pictured] on Newstalk ZB’s Deaker on Sport segment yesterday afternoon.more

AYOF Oceania take on New Zealand

After taking in China first up, and gaining a win over Australia in the semis, Team Oceania took a lot of confidence into their final 7/8th playoff against New Zealand.more

Oceania Badminton features on Radio Australia Pacific

Oceania Badminton's Regional Development Manager, Nadia Bleaken spoke with Heather Jarvis and Jill Scanlon on Radio Australia Pacific's Sport Show today. Listen in to the interview...more

Nukunuku - Excellent Example of Grassroots Community Badminton

Who says badminton can’t be played outdoors? In Nukunuku they are doing a fine job… fantastic way for the public to see what is happening… the community enjoying themselves, having fun, being active and healthy, getting fit and learning new skills… and showing they are very competitive!!!more

Australia wins Superseries spot

Australia becomes the newcomer to host a Superseries event after the BWF announced the host countries for the next cycle of the BWF Superseries events during a press conference in Bangkok on Friday. The remaining hosts for the 2014-2017 cycle retained their spots from the previous cycle.more
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