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Thailand Open: German coach, French team member test positive for COVID-19
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Thailand Open: German coach, French team member test positive for COVID-19

The world body also said that all players who were tested on Tuesday have returned negative.

Thailand Open 2021: ‘Withdrawn’, ‘COVID-positive’ Saina Nehwal reinstated; to play first round match on Wednesday evening
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Thailand Open 2021: ‘Withdrawn’, ‘COVID-positive’ Saina Nehwal reinstated; to play first round match on Wednesday evening

After testing positive for COVID-19, Saina Nehwal was told that she, along with husband Parupalli Kashyap and HS Prannoy, would be moved immediately to a hospital, only for her to test negative hours later.

Three Indonesian badminton players banned for life for match fixing
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Three Indonesian badminton players banned for life for match fixing

The BWF Independent Hearing Panel found that the players had breached the body's integrity regulations related to match-fixing, match manipulation and betting on badminton.

Saina Nehwal criticises BWF for denying access to physios, trainers ahead of upcoming tournaments
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Saina Nehwal criticises BWF for denying access to physios, trainers ahead of upcoming tournaments

In a series of tweets, Olympic bronze-medallist Saina expressed her displeasure at the restrictions imposed by BWF as part of its COVID-19 protocols for the bio-security bubble.

India Open to be held from 11 to 16 May as BWF announce 2021 calender
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India Open to be held from 11 to 16 May as BWF announce 2021 calender

The Olympic Qualifying period for Tokyo will restart next year and the first qualifying tournament will be the Swiss Open from 2 to 7 March followed by German Open from 9-14 March.

Mauritius badminton player Kate Foo Kune banned for two years in doping case
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Mauritius badminton player Kate Foo Kune banned for two years in doping case

Foo Kune was the flag bearer for Mauritius at the opening ceremony for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

World Junior Badminton Championship 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
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World Junior Badminton Championship 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

The competition was originally planned for September-October but was pushed to January amid the raging pandemic.

PV Sindhu 'recovering' in London as 'practice was not happening properly' at national camp, says shuttler's father
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PV Sindhu 'recovering' in London as 'practice was not happening properly' at national camp, says shuttler's father

The Olympic silver-medallist has been in London for the last 10 days and posted a picture with sports nutritionist Rebecca Randell of the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI), her training base, on her social media page on Monday.

BWF says current world champions will not get automatic invitations to World Tour Final
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BWF says current world champions will not get automatic invitations to World Tour Final

Sindhu, who won the World Championship gold medal last year, had pulled out of the Denmark Open and will now have to perform at the Asia legs to make it to the World Tour Finals.

Thomas and Uber Cup Finals postponed to 2021 by BWF after top teams withdraw due to COVID-19 pandemic
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Thomas and Uber Cup Finals postponed to 2021 by BWF after top teams withdraw due to COVID-19 pandemic

The BWF has, however, decided that the Denmark Open will proceed as originally planned in the BWF Tournament Calendar (13-18 October).

Coronavirus Outbreak: Thailand men's and women's teams withdraw from Thomas and Uber Cups
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Thailand men's and women's teams withdraw from Thomas and Uber Cups

The twice-postponed Thomas and Uber Cups, the men's and women's world team championships, will be the first international tournaments since the pandemic brought badminton to a halt in March.

BWF waiting for 'more clarity' from China over World Tour Finals after General Administration of Sport's new restriction announcement
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BWF waiting for 'more clarity' from China over World Tour Finals after General Administration of Sport's new restriction announcement

China's General Administration of Sport on Friday said the country will not host any of its planned international events this year except the trials for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Coronavirus Outbreak: BWF cancel Swiss Open, European Championships after failing to find suitable slots in late 2020
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Coronavirus Outbreak: BWF cancel Swiss Open, European Championships after failing to find suitable slots in late 2020

Last month, the BWF had unveiled a revised international calendar to salvage the remainder of the season, disrupted by the global health crisis.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Badminton World Federation cancels August's Hyderabad Open in wake of COVID-19 pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Badminton World Federation cancels August's Hyderabad Open in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

The Hyderabad Open, set from 11 to 16 August, was one of the three to be held in India in the calendar announced by the Badminton World Federation (BWF) on 22 May to restart the sport after the pandemic-forced cancellations since March.

BAI recommends Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty and Sameer Verma for Arjuna award
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BAI recommends Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty and Sameer Verma for Arjuna award

Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty and men's singles player Sameer Verma were on Tuesday recommended for the Arjuna award

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian shuttlers slam BWF's revised calendar, say cramped schedule could lead to injuries
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian shuttlers slam BWF's revised calendar, say cramped schedule could lead to injuries

Indian shuttlers, including Olympic medallist Saina Nehwal, on Friday questioned the rationale behind scheduling 22 events in just five months in a revised BWF calendar, saying the "stupid" planning will increase the injury risk.

Badminton World Federation announces revamped 2020 calendar; India Open to be held in December
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Badminton World Federation announces revamped 2020 calendar; India Open to be held in December

The World Tour Super 500 tournament, originally scheduled to be held in New Delhi from 24-29 March, will now take place from 8-13 December, the BWF said in a release

Coronavirus Outbreak: India coach Pullela Gopichand urges BWF to come up with 'radical solutions' to restart badminton
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India coach Pullela Gopichand urges BWF to come up with 'radical solutions' to restart badminton

Gopichand believes one way of going about things is to segregate the players on the basis of their respective formats — men's singles, women's singles and doubles — and then conducting tournaments in three different countries simultaneously

Synthetic shuttles a feather in BWF's cap or doomed to fail in drift-heavy tournament conditions?
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Synthetic shuttles a feather in BWF's cap or doomed to fail in drift-heavy tournament conditions?

Vimal suggests that, if at all the BWF is thinking of introducing the synthetic shuttle in tournament play, it should be done with the younger lot of players.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Badminton World Federation suspends US Open amidst COVID-19 pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Badminton World Federation suspends US Open amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Indian men's singles shuttler HS Prannoy had won the US Open in 2017, beating compatriot Parupalli Kashyap in the final