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Using the Youth Olympic Games as a catalyst, the BWF implemented a very ambitious youth engagement programme by organising a number of badminton activities before and during the Games in Buenos Aires. In collaboration with the Argentinean Badminton Federation, and the Pan Am Badminton Confederation, pre-games development activities were delivered in local schools.  School pupils […]

BWF Shuttle Time Launched in Eritrea

In September, BWF Shuttle Time School project had been launched in Asmara and Maekel, Eritrea. A 3-days Shuttle Time Tutor course and a 2-days Shuttle Time Teacher course had been delivered by Annirao Dajee, the Development Manager from Badminton Confederation of Africa had attracted a total more than 35 participants to join the courses. The […]

BWF-SOAP Regional Badminton Training

Badminton World Federation (BWF) & Special Olympics Asia Pacific (SOAP) had collaborated to deliver a 2-days BWF Shuttle Time Regional Training in Singapore from 11-12 August 2018. The training consisted a BWF Shuttle Time Face-to-Face Teacher course & a Special Olympics Asia Pacific Local Club Development Workshop. More than 15 participants from 8 different countries […]

BWF Online Shuttle Time Module is HERE!

The BWFs online Shuttle Time module provides an opportunity for participants to cover theoretical aspects of the Shuttle Time programme, in a fun and interactive way. Once the online module has been completed, participants will be eligible to attend a reduced face-to-face course, which covers the practical elements of Shuttle Time. The BWF’s online Shuttle […]

Special Olympics Unified Badminton through Shuttle Time

In July 2017, the Badminton World Federation hosted a Shuttle Time Coaches’ Workshop in Arizona for Special Olympics Arizona (SOAZ) and the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) to launch Unified Badminton in Arizona high schools as the USA pilot Unified Badminton program. The Workshop provided training and resources to several high school Unified Sports coaches on […]

Badminton Asia Kicks Off Capacity-Building Courses

Last March 2018, Badminton Asia had organized an Administration and Event Course in conjunction with the Leaders Meeting (Development). In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  This is a Pilot Project and a point of entry for the higher-level courses that runs at the Continental Confederation level. More than 25 participants from 17 countries attended the course and […]

Para-Badminton Development in Australia

Last February 24-26, Badminton Association of Western Australia hosted the 2018 Australian Para-Badminton Championships and Training Camp at Kingsway Indoor Stadium, Perth. During the championship, more than 20 players participated in the eight-event category which included WH1/2 Men’s Singles, WH1/2 Men’s Doubles, WH1/2 Women’s Singles, SL3/4 Women’s Singles, SL3/4 Women’s Singles, SL3/4 & SS6 Men’s […]

Bolivia And Venezuela Prepare For Badminton Growth

Last January, authorities of the National Federations of Bolivia and Venezuela received a successful Shuttle Time training at the offices of the Badminton Pan American Confederation to assist in promoting the development of our sport in their countries. The Development Area of Pan Am Badminton was in charge of imparting all the necessary tools to […]

Shuttle Time in European 2017 U17 Championships

Last November, the Czech Badminton Federation hosted the 2017 European U17 Championships in Prague.  More than 290 players from all over Europe took part of the Team and Individual competitions – where spectators witnessed exciting games of the future stars of the sport.  The Czech Badminton Federation took this opportunity to implement a Shuttle Time […]

Happy Holidays !

It has been a year full of great development activities – we couldn’t have done it without the support of you all.  We look forward to keep working to continue growing our sport. BWF Development Team wishes you all fantastic festive season and a superbly happy!

Shuttle Time Visit – Suriname

In the city of Paramaribo a school visit was made to primary school O.S.Devisbuiten, where Shuttle Time has been introduced after the Pilot Course held earlier this year. The BWF Shuttle Time programme was officially launched in Suriname in October 2017 (beginning of the school year), nevertheless, the schools have already witness  encouraging results among […]

BWF Named ‘Federation of the Year’ by Peace and Sport

BWF Named “Federation of the Year’ by Peace and Sport Badminton World Federation won the ‘Federation of the Year’ honours at the prestigious Peace and Sport Awards in Monaco on Thursday 7 December.   The Awards, instituted by Peace and Sport, an international organisation that works on using sporting initiatives to promote peace, recognise accomplishments […]

Republican Cup of Uzbekistan

Tashkent (Uzbekistan) – the Uzbekistan Badminton Federation hosted the Republican Cup of Uzbekistan (second most important competition).  The tournament gathered more than 100 players from all 12 regions of Uzbekistan – which showed the positive growth of the sport in the country. Women’s Singles and Women’s Doubles gold medals went to player from the capital, Tashkent.  Men’s Singles, […]

First Experience Training-AMA School

Most (Czech Republic) – Martina Krocova prepared a training experience for kindergarten children during the first ever summer training camp held in the local badminton training center Super Stars in the town of Most. This first training experience within the Badminton Academy for AMA School was the first real sporting experience for many of these […]

Badmintonová Akademie Lukáše Kroce

Lukáš Kroc Badminton Academy is the first and still the only badminton academy set up in the Czech Republic, which combines badminton and education. This sophisticated system which combines badminton and education starts from kindergarten level (AMA School) and goes right up to university level (VŠFS Most). Kids start in this system from the young […]


From 16th June to 21st June 2017, Clermont-Ferrand, a French city of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, hosted one of the European Schools Championship Badminton 2017 organised by International School Sport Federation and the French School Sport Federation. The event was also supported by the Badminton World Federation, the French Badminton Federation, and also more specifically by the Badminton Europe which produced […]

Survey Winners Announcement!

Thank You to Everyone Who Entered! Last month, we launched a short survey calling for feedback and suggestion to improve our website, Facebook and Shuttle Time App. Our ultimate goal is to decide what types of features are built next, so we can better meet your need. We had nearly 250 feedback entries in the first […]

Celebrating Over 12,000 Downloads of the Shuttle Time App!

We’re extremely pleased to announce there are now 12,000 teachers using the Shuttle Time App to teach badminton to kids in their schools!   The mobile App has grown in popularity with teachers in all of the world within a year since its launched and we have received fantastic feedback from both teachers and individual […]

BWF Shuttle Time Feedback Survey!

It’s been now almost a year since we launched our Shuttle Time app, website and facebook. In order to improve the quality content for each, we are conducting a little survey to learn more about your experience with the app, website and our Shuttle Time facebook. Click here to access the survey in English! Click […]

BWF Shuttle Time Photography Grant

The BWF is pleased to offer Shuttle Time Photography Grants for Member Associations, which are intended to support the promotion of Shuttle Time globally. Member Associations involved in the project will be asked to: Hire a photographer for documentation purpose for Shuttle Time programme Send us minimum 10 good quality photos of the programme along […]


We will be running a series of Shuttle Time Big Hit Festivals to create a legacy from the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 by encouraging thousands of children in Scotland to take up the sport of badminton. Big Hit Glasgow The inaugural Big Hit Festival was staged at the Emirates Arena on Monday 6 June […]

Asia-Pacific Special Olympics Regional Development Conference

Special Olympics leaders from 28 countries across the Asia Pacific gathered in Singapore to exchange ideas on how to do more for people with intellectual disabilities. Leaders from 28 countries across the Asia Pacific gathered in Singapore for the annual Special Olympics Asia Pacific Regional Leadership Conference to exchange ideas and renew their commitment to [...]

Badminton Commitments to Encourage Peace & Social Cohesion

Every sport has its own specific nature, which can provide a unique solution to the diverse needs of particular communities. This is certainly the case for badminton, whose educational values and benefits we intend to use to benefit vulnerable populations in Colombia and East Timor. This partnership with the BWF will allow us to be even more targeted and appropriate in operations we run in these two countries that have long suffered and deserve support in their efforts towards peace.


The 16th edition of SHUTTLE WORLD – BWF’s quarterly e-news magazine – is now available on the BWF website. Edition 16 – October 2016 – January 2017 Gold Coast 2017 – TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup / BWF AGM BWF Research Projects Towards Tokyo 2020 / Para-Badminton Player Awards 2016 Gala Night in Dubai – Badminton Player Awards 2016 […]

BWF NEWSLETTER – SHUTTLE WORLD 15: July-September 2016

The 15th edition of SHUTTLE WORLD – BWF’s quarterly e-news magazine – is now available on the BWF website. Articles includes: Infront Sports & Media Partnership announced – 2018 – 2025 A.E Embraces Para-Badminton 3rd Indonesian Para-Badminton Championships Coaches Conferences in Bilbao (Nov 2016), Dubai (Dec 2016) and Glasgow (Aug 2017) Riveting Record-Setting Rio – Olympic Games Report […]

Shuttle Time Country Logo

The BWF recognizes the fine balance, and importance of Member Associations being part of a global BWF project, while also having the ability to self-promote, and give Shuttle Time its own national identity.