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BADMINTON: BFN PRESIDENT OFF TO THAILAND TO DEFEND NIGERIA’S 2019 AFRICA CHAMPIONSHIP BID

President of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) Francis Orbih while departing Nigeria for China enroute Thailand informed that they will defend the country's bid to host the All Africa senior Badminton Championship in 2019. He will also represent Nigeria...

Nigeria impress in para-badminton

Nigeria won seven medals at the 2018 Uganda International Para-Badminton Tournament, which ended on Sunday. The team won one gold, three silver and three bronze at the MTN Arena in Lugogo. Chinyere Okoro won gold while Ijeoma Chukwuemeka settled for silver...

TOP SEED TAI TZU YING WINS ALL ENGLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS WOMEN’S FINAL

Top seed and defending champion Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan beat second seed Akane Yamaguchi from Japan to win the women’s final of the All England Open badminton championship in Birmingham on Sunday. The world number one came through in...

NIGERIA BADMINTON FAMILY MOURNS DEJI TINUBU

As the sporting family continues to bemoan the passing on of the former Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Council, Deji Tinubu, the president of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria, Francis Orbih has described the death as both personal...

BADMINTON NIGERIA : TRAINING BOOST FOR DORCAS ADESOKAN

President of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria Francis Orbih has said Africa’s number one-ranked female badminton player Dorcas Adesokan will  be going on a training tour of Europe courtesy of the Badminton Confederation of Africa as part of the...

NIGERIA TO HOST THE FIRST PARA-BADMINTON WORKSHOP

Nigeria will host the first African para-badminton workshop in October, the President of Badminton Federation of Nigeria Francis Orbih has said. Orbih saidthat the workshop would be sponsored by the Badminton Confederation of Africa to develop the sport in Africa. “We’ll...

NEW BADMINTON SERVICE LAW TO BE PUT INTO TEST FROM MARCH 2018

Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced that an experimental service law would be put into test from next March. The new service law stipulates that "the whole of the shuttle shall be below 1.15 meters from the surface of the court...

NEW BADMINTON SERVICE LAW TO BE PUT INTO TEST FROM MARCH

Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced on Wednesday that an experimental service law would be put into test from next March. The new service law stipulates that "the whole of the shuttle shall be below 1.15 meters from the surface of...

BADMINTON FEDERATION OF NIGERIA (BFN) TO RELEASE PLAYERS RANKING THIS WEEK

For the first time in five year, players will know their ratings, as the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) releases the rankings this week. President of (BFN), Francis Orbih, who disclosed this yesterday, stated that the Technical Committee of the...

BASEL TO JOINTLY HOST BADMINTON AND PARA BADMINTON WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN 2019

Basel will become the first city to jointly host the Badminton and Para Badminton World Championships after it was awarded the 2019 edition of the Para event. The Badminton World Federation (BWF) confirmed on Tuesday that the two tournaments will...

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