General
Milan Ludik: I hope this is just the next step
08/12/2018 19:47 | Lilit Poghosyan
Milan Ludik (Czech Republic) has climbed one spot up to occupy position no. 89 on the men's singles ...
Germany and Sweden won straight
07/12/2018 15:04 | Annika Langrock
On Friday, the first matches of Group 5 of the EMTC Qualification got underway in Erlangen, Germany....
Group 7: Siblings battle to top six in Sofia
05/12/2018 17:34 | Alan Raftery
The seventh and final qualification group for the European Mixed Team Championship 2019 is a special...
- We believe that we can do good things
05/12/2018 09:19 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Today (Wednesday), Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast episode, which is available on...
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...
Meet new Junior Manager Luca Crippa
03/12/2018 17:09 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Badminton Europe is delighted to announce another arrival to the Head Office in Copenhagen, Denmark...
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...
Toma Junior Popov - thinking about my last win on FIFA!
01/12/2018 18:31 | Alan Raftery
Recently turning 20 years of age, Bulgarian-born French badminton player Toma Junior Popov has alrea...
Felix Burestedt: Happy to be in top 100
01/12/2018 13:21 | Lilit Poghosyan
BEC “Center of Excellence” player Felix Burestedt (Sweden) has climbed seven spots up on the men’s s...
The Netherlands expected to make Finals
01/12/2018 07:47 | Tom Hazlewood
Caldas de Rainha, Portugal hosts Group 3 of the European Mixed Team Championships Qualification sta...
Ben Lane – I don’t think I will be entering the sea
29/11/2018 22:53 | Alan Raftery
Three years ago, in 2015, England secured the silver and bronze medals in the Boy’s Doubles and Mixe...
- I still want to play longer
29/11/2018 15:55 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Rajiv Ouseph has revealed to Badminton Europe that despite becoming a father and the challenges that...
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...
- My goal is to win the title
29/11/2018 12:14 | Annika Langrock
On Thursday, the First Round of the VICTOR Welsh International got underway. The German player, Kai ...
- I said no to seven or eight million
28/11/2018 09:00 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
This week, Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast episode, which is available to view on...
Paris 2024: - I will go for that!
27/11/2018 16:01 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour has revealed to Badminton Europe that she cannot wait for the qualificatio...
- I am happy to be back in training
26/11/2018 16:02 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Viktor Axelsen has revealed that he is hoping to be back in full training within the next three week...
Final a step too far for Europeans in India
26/11/2018 15:46 | Tom Hazlewood
There was no joy for Europe at the Syed Modi International with no Europeans making it to the final’...
The players are nominated!
26/11/2018 14:30 | Annika Langrock
The European Mixed Team Championships Qualification is getting underway from 6-9 December. On Monday...
- I like to play against top players
26/11/2018 09:44 | Annika Langrock
Starting tomorrow, the Korea Masters gets underway in Gwangju, Korea. One of six Europeans that are ...
- Our job is not done yet
24/11/2018 15:35 | Annika Langrock
The second edition of the BEC Online Magazine in 2018 was released, featuring Stefani and Gabriela S...
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...
- Everyone is looking at us
23/11/2018 15:09 | Aidan Jones
This week, Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast, which is available to view on Facebook...
- We are disappointed
23/11/2018 14:41 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The Scotland Open had a difficult start for the home nation as Mixed Doubles pair Adam Hall/Julie Ma...
Scottish Open to be streamed live on BBC
23/11/2018 11:04 | Badminton Scotland
Badminton fans will be able to enjoy the best of the action at this year’s Scottish Open Badminton C...
Just like old times
23/11/2018 01:08 | Alan Raftery
The Syed Modi International Championships in India has thrown up a sort of quarter-final match-up th...
Three Europeans left
22/11/2018 11:31 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
As the Syed Modi International in India approaches the midway stage of the tournament, there is now ...
A good day for Europe in Glasgow
22/11/2018 11:03 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The Scottish Open got off to a flyer for European players today with wins across the board.  Marc...
Danes epic match indication for good result in India
21/11/2018 11:26 | Alan Raftery
Last week in Hong Kong, Danish pair Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen showed the world they are nearl...
- I enjoy being a star
21/11/2018 11:25 | Annika Langrock
Saina Nehwal is one of the top players in Women’s Singles. The Indian talks about the current compet...
- We can compete against the best
20/11/2018 14:42 | Annika Langrock
The English Women’s Doubles pair, Lauren Smith and Chloe Birch, spoke with Badminton Europe about th...
Glasgow welcomes a world class entry to the Scottish Open
20/11/2018 12:53 | Badminton Scotland
With the Scottish Open Badminton Championships about to get underway at the Emirates Arena, a world ...
- 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...
Scottish hopefuls desperate for success on home turf
19/11/2018 10:37 | Tom Hazlewood
The Scottish Open takes place this week, where some of the World’s top talents look to make their ma...
Silver medal for Line Christophersen
18/11/2018 22:27 | Mireille van Daal
Markham, Canada, Sunday 18th of November. At this day and place, Line Christophersen (Denmark) set ...
Christophersen in historical final
18/11/2018 09:02 | Mireille van Daal
Line Christophersen (Denmark) goes on and on in Markham! Also the fourth seeded Yaxin Wei (China) h...
Hans-Kristian Vittinghus: Important to stay in top 32
17/11/2018 09:37 | Lilit Poghosyan
Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus (Denmark) has moved two spots up on the men’s singles world ranking...
Marin bows out with a brilliant show.
17/11/2018 02:31 | Alan Raftery
There was a lot of drama in the Hong Kong coliseum on quarter-finals day. Many of the matches going ...
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...
Three Europeans left
15/11/2018 15:57 | Annika Langrock
On Thursday, Kim Astrup/Anders Skaarup Rasmussen and Carolina Marin won their matches in the second ...
European Champions still standing
15/11/2018 14:16 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Wednesday was a tough day for the European Mixed Doubles at the World Junior Championships, but two ...
Corvee goes down with a fight
14/11/2018 13:49 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Lucas Corvee can exit the YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open with a lot of positives following a tough sch...
More great stuff on show on Day 2
14/11/2018 11:31 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
As Day 2 of the Li-Ning World Junior Championships ends, there are more wins for the European young ...
- Michelle Li: I am on my own, it is sad
14/11/2018 09:56 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
This morning, Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast, which is available to view on Faceb...
A Battle Royale at the Coliseum
13/11/2018 15:28 | Alan Raftery
The Hong Kong Coliseum will be the venue for the 2018 Hong Kong Open. It is the 24th tournament of t...
Still chance to get your tickets!
13/11/2018 11:48 | Badminton Scotland
The Glasgow 2018 EuropeanChampionships may still be fresh in the memory but Badminton Scotland and t...
Road to a medal for Nhat Nguyen
13/11/2018 09:57 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
On Day 1 of the Li NING BWF World Junior Championships 2018 in Canada, there has been a positive sta...
Adcocks knock out number six seeds
13/11/2018 09:06 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
As the YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open got underway today, there is room for improvement for European ...
- My age is a disadvantage sometimes
12/11/2018 14:23 | Despoina Anastasiadou
Vivien Sandorhazi is 17 years old. The Hungarian Women’s Singles and Doubles player spoke with Badmi...
Marin last European in Fuzhou
09/11/2018 14:20 | Annika Langrock
Carolina Marin won against Beiwen Zhang and reached the semi-final at the Fuzhou China Open. Skaarup...
No Europeans on the podium
09/11/2018 09:50 | Annika Langrock
As the only European country, Denmark has reached the first final stage at the World Junior Mixed Te...
- Nobody really wants to help
09/11/2018 09:07 | Aidan Jones
This week we have released another exclusive podcast, this time with English Men’s Doubles player Ch...
- I want to win gold in Tokyo
08/11/2018 15:57 | Annika Langrock
Nozomi Okuhara is 23 years old and ambitious. The Japanese Women’s Singles player is the current num...
Messerschmidt looking to build on Hungary with victory in Norway
08/11/2018 15:48 | Tom Hazlewood
The highly anticipated Norwegian International begins today with Denmark’s Rasmus Messerschmidt look...
- I need to be patient
08/11/2018 13:27 | Annika Langrock
On Thursday, Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus had to face Kento Momota, the current number one in th...
Denmark in the first final stage
08/11/2018 09:49 | Annika Langrock
On Wednesday, Team Denmark reached the first final stage at the BWF World Junior Mixed Team Champion...
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...
- There have been some ups and downs
07/11/2018 13:46 | Annika Langrock
The Finnish Women’s Singles player, Airi Mikkelä, spoke with Badminton Europe about her year and her...
- I will always love playing badminton
07/11/2018 10:06 | Aidan Jones
This morning, Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast which is available to view on Facebo...
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...
Axelsen still absent. But many are raring to go to China
06/11/2018 10:03 | Alan Raftery
The hotly anticipated HSBC BWF World Tour Super 750 event, the Fuzhou China Open, was earmarked as t...
Mroz champion at last, as Valeska becomes world number 3
05/11/2018 13:17 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Possibly the most exciting Finals Day in Para-Badminton history and so many great talking points. Le...
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...
German title for Langridge and Ellis
04/11/2018 16:01 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)

Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis won the final at the SaarLorLux Open against Aaron Chia and Wook Y...
Mazur magnifique on semi-finals day
03/11/2018 19:20 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Home crowd favourite Lucas Mazur reaches all 3 finals of the European Para-Badminton Championships ...
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...
BEC Podcast – Right where you need it
03/11/2018 10:55 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
You have a lot of options of where you would like to see or listen to the podcast from Badminton ...
Knoblauch into 3 semi finals
03/11/2018 08:24 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Quarter finals day in Rodez, and as always the shock upsets are as exciting as the top seeds moving ...
Stoeva Sisters world no. 9
02/11/2018 15:56 | Lilit Poghosyan
French Open runner-ups Stefani Stoeva/Gabriela Stoeva are the top European pair on the women’s doubl...
- They are in a better shape
02/11/2018 14:42 | Annika Langrock
Lara Kaepplein/Johanna Goliszewski, who are currently world ranked number 37, lost against Chloe Bir...
A change of history
02/11/2018 13:49 | Annika Langrock
Last year, Rajiv Ouseph lost against Mark Caljouw in the round of 16 in Saarbrucken, today, he was a...
- I had a strong mentality today
02/11/2018 13:48 | Annika Langrock
The French player, Toma Junior Popov, reached the semi-finals at the SaarLorLux Open after winning a...
- It is tough to be away from your family
02/11/2018 09:53 | Aidan Jones
This morning, Badminton Europe has released another BEC Podcast, which is available to view on Faceb...
Chyrkov on ‘Cruz’ control
01/11/2018 23:38 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Spain’s Simon Cruz was in two 3 game thrillers today in Rodez, in both singles and men’s doubles mat...
Stoeva Sisters win again
01/11/2018 14:08 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The Women’s Doubles today in Germany has gotten off to a flyer, with the Stoeva Sisters claiming vic...
- We are annoying to play against
01/11/2018 14:04 | Annika Langrock
Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge reached the quarter-final at the SaarLorLux Open. Now, the Men’s Do...
Meet new Senior Manager Michael Nørbæk
01/11/2018 13:57 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Badminton Europe is delighted to announce the arrival of Michael Nørbæk as a new Senior Manager for ...
Two German victories to start the day!
01/11/2018 12:54 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Day 3 of the SaarLorLux Open has got off to a winning start for Europe with a number of victories in...
- 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 ...
A good day for Europe so far in Germany!
31/10/2018 16:01 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The German Men’s Doubles pair, Mark Lamsfuss/Marvin Emil Seidel, are through to the next round of t...
- I am just very happy right now
31/10/2018 15:54 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
As we approach the end of the Women’s Singles in the first round at the SaarLorLux Open in Germany,...
Luise Heim: - It is no excuse
31/10/2018 15:48 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The morning session at the German SaarLorLux Open is well underway with the Women’s Singles kicking ...
The lights in Budapest!
31/10/2018 10:41 | Despoina Anastasiadou
The heart of Badminton is beating in Hungary with the 43rd edition of the Hungarian International, ...
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’m looking forward to the future
30/10/2018 16:34 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Since the most recent circuit event, the world ranking number one for the European circuit tournamen...
Badminton heats up, as temperatures freeze in Rodez
30/10/2018 11:10 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The 2018 European Para-Badminton Championships begin tomorrow and the Continent’s strongest players ...
He's a man on a mission
30/10/2018 01:27 | Alan Raftery
Formerly known as the Bitburger Open, the SaarLorLux Open will take place in Saarbrucken, Germany th...
- I couldn’t be more excited!
29/10/2018 16:26 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
We are now just seven days away from the Li-Ning BWF World Junior Badminton Championships in Canada....
- 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...
- It will be tough because the competition is tough
29/10/2018 10:04 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Mads Conrad-Petersen, speaking to Badminton Europe insists that he is focused on his own performance...
- It keeps me away from the game I love the most
29/10/2018 09:39 | Annika Langrock
The Danish Doubles player, Ditte Søby, spoke with Badminton Europe about her future plans, taking t...
"We work hard every day"
28/10/2018 14:54 | Annika Langrock
After winning the DANISA Denmark Open, Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong also won the YONEX French Open ...
"We were not tired"
27/10/2018 19:22 | Annika Langrock
Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva reached the final at the YONEX French Open 2018 after an one-and-a-half-...
"I am happy about my improvement"
27/10/2018 15:00 | Annika Langrock
For Rasmus Gemke, it has been a successful week in Paris, even though he lost against Chinese player...
"I was a bit nervous"
26/10/2018 23:00 | Annika Langrock
Rasmus Gemke reached the semi-final at the YONEX French Open after an intense match against his oppo...
"We can still not believe it"
26/10/2018 22:57 | Annika Langrock
Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva won against the current number two in the world, Misaki Matsutomo/ Ayaka...
„We had two good wins before“
26/10/2018 18:43 | Annika Langrock
Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith lost a close quarterfinal match to the current world-ranked number one...
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 ...
"I’m out of words now"
25/10/2018 23:06 | Annika Langrock
Rasmus Gemke reached the quarterfinals at the YONEX French Open, after winning against his compatrio...
Thygesen/Fruergaard last Danish pair in France
25/10/2018 20:04 | Annika Langrock
On Thursday, Sara Thygesen and Maiken Fruergaard reached the quarterfinals in Paris, whereas Joachim...
A second chance for England
25/10/2018 19:26 | Annika Langrock
Chris and Gabrielle Adcock lost against the best Mixed Doubles pair in the world at the YONEX French...
Mia Blichfeldt: "I want to win the European Games"
25/10/2018 13:29 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Mia Blichfeldt and Line Kjærsfeldt revealed on the BEC Podcast the troubles they have had and now t...
Viktor Axelsen out for 6-8 weeks!
25/10/2018 10:58 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Viktor Axelsen has been ruled out for at least six weeks due to bruising in the cartilage in his rig...
-We were able to gain the initiative
24/10/2018 14:30 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
The Mixed Doubles pair Robin Tabeling/Cheryl Seinen are through to the next round of the YONEX Frenc...
"Unfortunately, they stepped up"
24/10/2018 14:00 | Aidan Jones (BEC)
Indonesian Men’s Doubles pair, Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo, are through to the next round of ...
The BEC Podcast is back!
24/10/2018 10:11 | Aidan Jones
This morning (Wednesday), Badminton Europe is proud to announce the return of the BEC Podcast which ...
Tickets are still available, purchase yours now!
23/10/2018 14:46 | Aidan Jones
We are now just one week away from the start of the Saar Lor Lux Open in Germany where some of the ...
BEC Podcast is back: “It was crazy”
23/10/2018 11:09 | Aidan Jones
This week we will treat you to an exclusive podcast chat with two Danish Women that you will kno...
Female Revenges
23/10/2018 10:28 | Annika Langrock
On Day one  of the YONEX French Open, Mia Blichfeldt and Pusarla V. Sindhu got the chance to reveng...
“I knew that I would fight for one hour or more”
23/10/2018 09:55 | Annika Langrock
Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus has knocked out Mark Caljouw in the first round of the YONEX French...
“We enjoy playing at our second home”
23/10/2018 09:03 | Annika Langrock
Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva won their first match at the YONEX French Open in Paris. Marvin Emil Sei...
“My biggest wish is to play badminton again”
22/10/2018 14:01 | Annika Langrock
Fabian Roth had to deal with a lot of injuries in his badminton career. The German player spoke wit...
Mads Conrad-Petersen: "I would not switch it for anything"
22/10/2018 11:52 | Aidan Jones
Mads Conrad-Petersen revealed to Badminton Europe (BEC), that having a family at home is one of the ...
BWF Word Junior Championships: Two weeks to go
22/10/2018 11:07 | Mireille Van Daal
Markham, Canada has the honour to host a very special event: The World Junior Championships. Elite ...
Viktor Axelsen withdraws from France!
22/10/2018 10:51 | Aidan Jones
Viktor Axelsen has confirmed that he will withdraw from the upcoming French Open due to a foot injur...
Tai Tzu Ying wins her first Denmark Open
21/10/2018 19:56 | Aidan Jones
The crowd inside Odense Idrætspark were treated to a three-game thriller in the Women’s Singles fina...
"We played better than them"
21/10/2018 16:58 | Aidan Jones
‘Moments of class’ is how the Men’s Doubles contest could be described as, with Marcus Gideon/Kevin ...
"He was the better man today"
20/10/2018 19:19 | Aidan Jones
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"We are not that far away"
20/10/2018 18:48 | Aidan Jones
It just was not to be for the Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge in the Men’s Doubles semi-final after...
"I feel great to be playing finals"
20/10/2018 17:05 | Aidan Jones
India’s Saina Nehwal will be the representative for her country in the finals of the Denmark Open...
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...
"We are very happy to have won the match"
20/10/2018 13:16 | Aidan Jones
It was a victory in the Men’s Doubles for Indonesian pair, Marcus Fernaldi Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya Suka...
"He was the better man today"
20/10/2018 11:35 | Aidan Jones
Anders Antonsen’s Denmark Open 2018 journey ended today with a defeat to his opponent Chou Tien Chen...
‘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...
Langridge and Ellis winning the ‘crazy match’
19/10/2018 18:48 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge continues beating the favourites at the DANISA Denmark Open. In ...
Top seeds too much for the Adcocks
19/10/2018 16:01 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Gabby and Chris Adcock can continue the European tour and catch the plane to Paris after losing at t...
Danish dynamite
18/10/2018 20:31 | Annika Langrock
Anders Antonsen surprisingly knocked out Viktor Axelsen after three tough games at the Denmark Open....
“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...
The Women’s Singles underdogs surprise
18/10/2018 14:36 | Annika Langrock
On Day 3 of the DANISA Denmark Open, Saina Nehwahl knocked out Akane Yamaguchi, who is currently wor...
Axelsen: “I enjoy playing at home”
17/10/2018 21:27 | Annika Langrock
Viktor Axelsen won the first round of the DANISA Denmark Open against Kazumasa Sakai from Japan. Tom...
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...
“I played better the last time”
17/10/2018 16:13 | Annika Langrock
Scottish Women’s Singles player, Kirsty Gilmour, lost against Ratchanok Intanon from Thailand, curre...
A good morning for Europe
17/10/2018 16:06 | Annika Langrock
On Wednesday morning, European double players were able to reach the next round of the DANISA Denmar...
European fights and surprises
16/10/2018 21:28 | Annika Langrock
European duels have been fought at the DANISA Denmark Open on Tuesday. Thereby, Mia Blichfeldt surpr...
“I take the positive things with me”
16/10/2018 15:03 | Annika Langrock
On Tuesday, Beatriz Corrales was playing the first round of the DANISA Denmark Open. After three clo...
"We did not play how we wanted to“
16/10/2018 11:02 | Annika Langrock
On Day One in Odense, European top players had to accept defeats. Brice Leverdez, as well as Marcus ...
A new Denmark Open family member
16/10/2018 10:08 | Annika Langrock
For the first time, Denmark is hosting the Para-Badminton International this year. Players from all ...
Representative Visit in Moldova
15/10/2018 17:16 | Tania Teoh
The BEC BASIS Programme has the purpose of helping and assisting Member Associations (MA) to develop...
Let's play!
15/10/2018 15:52 | Aidan Jones
With the DANISA Denmark Open getting underway tomorrow, there is so much excitement building around ...
Kirsty Gilmour: "I want to take another one!"
15/10/2018 14:36 | Aidan Jones
Scottish Women’s Singles player, Kirsty Gilmour, is full of confidence ahead of the next two 750 ser...
“I kiss my cross”
15/10/2018 14:25 | Annika Langrock
Toma Junior Popov is 20 years old and currently ranked 69th in the world. The French Men’s Singles a...
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...
Another Dutch Open Victory for Ellis & Smith
14/10/2018 17:37 | Mireille van Daal
A one year collaboration that started at the Dutch Open 2017. After a year Marcus Ellis & Lauren Sm...
Important win to Super Tour final
14/10/2018 17:30 | Mireille van Daal
In their third final of the Dutch Open, Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva (Bulgaria) claimed their second...
Blichfeldt did what she came for
14/10/2018 14:20 | Mireille van Daal
At the Yonex Dutch Open 2018 Mia Blichfeldt (Denmark) succeeded to fulfill her seeding and won the ...
Danish Men's Doubles are the ones to watch!
14/10/2018 12:06 | Aidan Jones
The wait is almost over, for one of the most anticipated tournaments in the world: the DANISA Denmar...
A 1000 voices
13/10/2018 23:06 | Mireille van Daal
Robin Tabeling & Jelle Maas (The Netherlands) did something they dreamt off: They reached the final...
Proud to be in the semi-finals
13/10/2018 21:45 | Mireille van Daal
Aliye Demirbag (Turkey) made some history today: Never before has a Turkish Badminton Player reache...
Europe dominate the semi-finals in Almere!
13/10/2018 20:08 | Aidan Jones
With the Dutch Open approaching its finish tomorrow in the finals, there are five European pairs pla...
Arnaud Merkle doesn't leave without a fight!
12/10/2018 22:10 | Aidan Jones
The Youth Olympic Games was always going to be tough for European players to get far and that prove...
Want to be a volunteer writer at Badminton Europe?
12/10/2018 10:13 | Annika Langrock
Apply now! Badminton Europe is looking for writers to join Europe’s number one badminton community. ...
Danish pair into the Semi Finals!
12/10/2018 08:35 | Aidan Jones
As the YONEX Dutch Open approaches the most important part of the tournament, there have been many ...
One 58-minute drama and one surprising defeat of a top seed
11/10/2018 15:30 | Annika Langrock
On Thursday, the round of 16 in Men's Singles got underway. Whereas Toma Junior Popov won after a d...
Doubles start as they mean to go on as the dutch open reaches its peak!
11/10/2018 15:11 | Aidan Jones
The Dutch Open is well underway now, as Ben Lane and Jessica Pugh beat Danish pair Joachim Fischer N...
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 ...
More European wins in the Men's Singles!
10/10/2018 18:19 | Aidan Jones
Day two of the YONEX Dutch Open has brought five wins for European players so far with the schedule ...
“It was the first close match for us”
10/10/2018 15:39 | Annika Langrock
On Day Two in Almere, Rikke Søby and Mathias Bay-Smidt had to face their first close match together...
Scottish delight!
09/10/2018 16:11 | Aidan Jones
The qualification stage of the YONEX Dutch Open draws to a close this afternoon, there have been ple...
Uh la la: A French defeat on Day One
09/10/2018 15:39 | Annika Langrock
On Tuesday, the qualification round of the Dutch Open got underway. Thereby, the 16-year-old talent ...
Less than a month to get your tickets!
09/10/2018 14:50 | Aidan Jones
We are now less than a month away from one of the biggest tournaments in European badminton! The...
Day two at the Youth Olympic Games, brings eight wins for Europe!
09/10/2018 13:58 | Aidan Jones
After day two of the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, there were plenty of wins for European cou...
Get your tickets now for the Denmark Open!
09/10/2018 09:42 | Aidan Jones
We are now less than one week away from one of the biggest badminton tournaments across Europe, as ...
The groups are under way in Buenos Aires
09/10/2018 01:59 | Alan Raftery
The third Summer Youth Olympic Games has commenced in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is the first games...
"My goal is to win medals"
08/10/2018 14:51 | Annika Langrock
Linda Efler is currently ranked 25th in mixed doubles and 160th in women’s double. The German player...
Antonia Meinke passes away
07/10/2018 21:18 | Badminton Europe
Austrian badminton player Antonia Meinke has passed away, on the night of Saturday 6 October. The...
Kjaersfeldt outplayed by home favourite
07/10/2018 11:12 | David Grice(BEC)
It was not the result Denmark’s Line Kjaersfeldt wanted as she fell from a set lead against Chinese ...
Kjaersfeldt reaches final as Jorgensen loses thriller
06/10/2018 12:46 | David Grice(BEC)
Denmark’s Line Kjaersfeldt reaches her first singles final in almost three years. Despite an impress...
Danes strike again in Chinese Taipei
05/10/2018 23:59 | Mireille van Daal
Just like yesterday, Danes Line Kjӕrsfeldt and Jan Ø Jorgensen played a very solid match and are now...
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...
Two Europeans make it to the last eight
04/10/2018 16:48 | Aidan Jones
Day three of the YONEX Chinese Taipei Open has brought two European victories as Danish Women’s sing...
Para-Badminton builds towards greatest Euros yet
04/10/2018 10:36 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The 2018 European Para-Badminton Championships begins in 4 week’s time and this year promises to be ...
“We can achieve a title in Asia soon”
04/10/2018 09:21 | Annika Langrock
Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva are sisters in life and partners on court. The women’s double spoke with...
Danish delight in Taipei City
03/10/2018 19:53 | David Grice(BEC)
It was a five-star performance by Denmark’s best and brightest, as all five remaining Dane’s made it...
Centre of 'Excellence' players in Sofia.
03/10/2018 12:30 | Aidan Jones
The BABOLAT Bulgarian International gets underway this Wednesday, in Sofia, and will continue for t...
Perfect preparation for the Youth Olympics
03/10/2018 11:13 | Aidan Jones
Sometimes, training as a badminton player can be difficult due to location but Badminton Europe has...
Meet new Commercial Manager Alexander Regel
03/10/2018 08:58 | Aidan Jones
Badminton Europe is excited to welcome Alexander Regel as the new Commercial Manager as another addi...
Meet new Finance and Administration Manager Charlotte Jörlöv
02/10/2018 14:31 | Aidan Jones
Badminton Europe is delighted to introduce Charlotte Jörlöv, as a new member of the BEC office in Co...
Mads Conrad-Petersen: "I can see myself being a good role model"
02/10/2018 12:21 | Aidan Jones
Mads Conrad-Petersen has revealed to Badminton Europe, that when he puts down the racket he wants to...
Astrup and Rasmussen number one in Europe
02/10/2018 01:54 | Alan Raftery
After a flurry of exciting tournaments in Asia, several changes to the rankings can be seen. Followi...
Adam Hall: "We are just not getting the luck"
01/10/2018 12:06 | Aidan Jones
Scottish Doubles player Adam Hall is confident that the results in his Men’s Doubles pairing will im...
Tragic accident involving two Austrian and one Malaysian badminton player
30/09/2018 17:37 | Austrian Badminton Association
On Friday, 28th of September 2018, a car in which the Austrian badminton players Antonia Meinke and ...
Christiansen and Pedersen fall short of Korea Open title
30/09/2018 16:51 | David Grice(BEC)
It was not to be for Denmark’s Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen, as they were defeated i...
Doubles double for Labar
30/09/2018 15:51 | Mark Phelan
Ronan Labar walked away from Brno this week with some sizeable silverware after victories in both th...
3 Golds for Team GB and Team France take 2 in Japan
30/09/2018 12:57 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Europe take 5 out of a possible 12 gold medals home today at the Japan Para-Badminton International....
Kim Astrup: We need to work even harder
29/09/2018 15:03 | Lilit Poghosyan
Last week’s China Open men’s doubles champions Kim Astrup/ Anders Skaarup Rasmussen (Denmark) have e...
Mazur misses out on potential Triple
29/09/2018 13:50 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Lucas Mazur (FRA) had a genuine chance at 3 international gold medals this week in Tokyo and will ha...
Christiansen and Pedersen recover to reach Korea Open final
29/09/2018 12:56 | David Grice(BEC)
It took guts and determination for Denmark’s Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen to complet...
Misha Zilberman: “Working harder than I have worked before”
28/09/2018 16:39 | Alan Raftery
It would be a tough ask to find a Badminton fan who hasn’t heard of Misha Zilberman. A player who ca...
Loquette locks down 2 semi-finals
28/09/2018 15:58 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Unseeded in both events, France’s SU5 Meril Loquette secured a place today in both the SU5 men’s dou...
Gilmour secures upset as Axelsen is toppled
28/09/2018 10:40 | David Grice(BEC)
It was an impressive outing for Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour, as she managed to oust second seeded Thai...
Tremendous Toupe in tough draw
27/09/2018 15:31 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Day Two at the Machida City Gymnasium saw Frenchman David Toupe battle hard to win WH1 Group D and s...
Who plays who at the LI-NING BWF 2018 World Junior Mixed Team Championships
26/09/2018 18:58 | Aidan Jones
The draw for the Suhandinata Cup has taken place at the BWF Head Quarter in Malaysia, ahead of the ...
Antonsen looking back to his best in great win
26/09/2018 18:07 | Alan Raftery
On day two, the rest of the first-round matches were played out. It seemed like it will be a day to ...
Mixed bag of results in the Mixed Doubles on Day One
26/09/2018 15:04 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Day One at the Japan Para-Badminton International saw some thrilling results in the WH1-2 mixed doub...
Grimley aiming for a fantastic fourth title at the Nationals
26/09/2018 11:23 | Press Release
Matthew Grimley will be aiming to win the under 19 boys’ doubles crown for an unprecedented fourth t...
Soraya de Visch Eijbergen: “Sometimes, I have to be more happy on court”
26/09/2018 10:44 | Annika Langrock
Soraya de Visch Eijbergen is currently ranked 65 in the world and second in Europe. Badminton Europe...
Christiansen and Pedersen lay down an early marker
26/09/2018 01:42 | Alan Raftery
Following the China Open, across the Yellow Sea, Seoul Korea is the location for the next spectacle ...
There is still time to get your tickets for the DANISIA Denmark Open!
25/09/2018 12:28 | Aidan Jones
We are now less than a month away from the biggest badminton tournament in Denmark and one that will...
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...
Victor Svendsen: “I want to enjoy the sport that I love”
24/09/2018 14:13 | Annika Langrock
Victor Svendsen just turned 23 in August, and the Danish youngster already has a successful career t...
The new BEC APP is here!
24/09/2018 11:01 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
The new BEC APP is here! Do you want the latest news, video highlights, live score and results? D...
Alina Davletova: Experience is everything
24/09/2018 08:45 | Alan Raftery
Following the happy news the Badminton world received for Europe’s most successful Women’s Doubles p...
Schaefer recovers to take men’s singles title as home players fall short
24/09/2018 08:25 | David Grice(BEC)
It was a memorable week for Germany’s Kai Schaefer, as the 25-year old collected his first title sin...
Astrup/Skaarup surprised even themselves with epic victory
23/09/2018 11:14 | Manuel Røsler
Sometimes Denmark’s Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen surprise even themselves. The triumph at...
High hopes for Europe with low Asian entries in Japan
23/09/2018 08:49 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The Japan International gets underway in Tokyo tomorrow and with a field only two-thirds as strong, ...
Astrup/Skaarup Rasmussen in ‚absurd‘ final
22/09/2018 09:32 | Manuel Røsler
Danish men’s doubles pair Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen are through to the final of the VI...
A good day for Europe in China!
21/09/2018 17:56 | Aidan Jones
It was overall, a great day for Europe on day four of the VICTOR China Open with three victories ou...
Massive victory for the European Champions!
21/09/2018 16:17 | Aidan Jones
An amazing day for European badminton at the VICTOR China Open today with the Stoeva Sisters advanci...
Toby Penty reaches a new career-best
21/09/2018 14:25 | Lilit Poghosyan
Last week’s Belgian International winner Toby Penty(England) has climbed eight spots up on the BWF m...
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...
David Daugaard: "It would be great to play against the big ones!"
21/09/2018 09:28 | Aidan Jones
After reaching the final of the Belgian International, new Danish Men’s Doubles pair David Daugaard...
Stefani Stoeva: "Our tournament starts now"
20/09/2018 16:00 | Annika Langrock
The Stoeva sisters are qualified for the quarter finals of the China Open 2018 after a retired match...
Bochat and Cwalina Aiming for Home Victory
20/09/2018 13:02 | Mark Males
Polish pair Milosz Bochat and Adam Cwalina are hoping for victory this week as top seeds in the men...
Toby Penty: “The last two years have been the toughest in my career”
20/09/2018 11:59 | Annika Langrock
Toby Penty had to deal with plenty of injuries during his badminton career. This year the English pl...
Marin extends winning streak as Adcock’s and Stoeva’s also progress
19/09/2018 19:10 | David Grice(BEC)
Spain’s Carolina Marin makes it ten consecutive wins after coming through her first round match agai...
Iikka Heino: "My goal is to reach the top 20 in the world!"
19/09/2018 15:22 | Aidan Jones
With 230 career wins so far, for Iikka Heino, the bar is set very high for the career that is ahead...
Mark Caljouw: I want to compare myself with the best players in the world."
19/09/2018 09:28 | Aidan Jones
After a year to remember for 23-year old Mark Caljouw, the Dutchman is looking to progress further u...
Overcoming the odds in the Doubles
18/09/2018 18:39 | Alan Raftery
Today marks the beginning of the China Open, taking place in Changzhou. And the first day did not di...
Luise Heim: “It will be a fight”
18/09/2018 15:36 | Annika Langrock
Luise Heim is currently world ranked 73 in the women’s singles and has one big goal: reaching the Ol...
Tickets for the Denmark Open are now on sale!
18/09/2018 13:24 | Aidan Jones
We are now just less than a month away from the biggest badminton tournament in Denmark and one that...
Hans-Kristian Vittinghus: "Becoming a parent is the biggest thing in my life."
18/09/2018 10:08 | Aidan Jones
Hans-Kristian Vittinghus has revealed to Badminton Europe, how his personal life at the moment is a...
Road to Tokyo
18/09/2018 08:39 | Tania Teoh
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) recently released its BWF Para-Badminton 2019 – 2020 calendar. ...
I want to be one of the Top 50 players in the world
17/09/2018 13:45 | Annika Langrock
Jan Louda was five years old, when his father showed him his current profession: badminton. The 19-y...
When your sibling is the best that you have.
17/09/2018 11:06 | Aidan Jones
Sam Magee, one of Ireland’s most successful players has been competing with his sister Chloe (Magee)...
Strong Danish Interest
17/09/2018 09:11 | Mark Males
No fewer than eighteen players from Denmark have made their way to the China Open in Changzhou this...
Carolina Marin completes title defense
16/09/2018 15:10 | Manuel Røsler
Olympic champion Carolina Marin completed the title defense by winning the DAIHATSU YONEX Japan Open...
Carolina Marin on top form as she reaches Japan final
15/09/2018 13:36 | Manuel Røsler
Three-time world champion Carolina Marin has stormed into the final of the DAIHATSU YONEX Japan Open...
Axelsen and Marin last man and woman standing in Tokyo
14/09/2018 21:45 | Annika Langrock
Carolina Marin and Viktor Axelsen reached the semi-finals of the DAIHATSU YONEX Japan Open 2018. Oth...
Let’s go to Almere!
13/09/2018 21:18 | Annika Langrock
In less than one month the 70th edition of the YONEX Dutch Open is taking place in Almere. Who does ...
Rasmus Gemke reaches a career-best result
10/09/2018 14:37 | Lilit Poghosyan
Rasmus Gemke (Denmark) has climbed six spots up on the BWF men’s singles world ranking list, reachin...
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...
What does Sam Parsons want to achieve in the next year?
07/09/2018 16:35 | Aidan Jones
Despite still recovering from an injury, Sam Parsons of England still has big ambitions for his bad...
What is making the Belarus International so special this year?
06/09/2018 14:02 | Aidan Jones
The Belarus International main event starts tomorrow, in Minsk, with the qualification event taking...
Christopher Grimley to represent Team GB at Youth Olympic Games
06/09/2018 13:53 | Aidan Jones
Scotland’s Christopher Grimley has today been named in the Team GB squad to compete in the Youth Oly...
Misha Zilberman is out of the Hyderabad Open
05/09/2018 14:40 | Aidan Jones
Misha Zilberman has been knocked out of the Hyderabad Open today, after being beaten by two games t...
Meet new BEC Junior Communication Manager Annika Langrock
05/09/2018 09:48 | Rasmus Bech
Badminton Europe presents Annika Langrock as a new member of the BEC office in Copenhagen, Denmark. ...
Gilmour looks forward to defending her title as Scottish Open Badminton tickets go on sale
04/09/2018 15:53 | Press Release Badminton Scottland
The Glasgow 2018 European Championships may still be fresh in the memory but Badminton Scotland and ...
Meet new Video Communications Junior Manager Laura Marti Diez
04/09/2018 10:16 | Aidan Jones
Laura  Marti Diez is a junior manager, specialising in video communication and graphic design in the...
Two European players participate in India
04/09/2018 08:33 | Annika Langrock
Hyderabad is a place to keep in mind, at least for the upcoming week. From the 4-9 of September 2018...
Meet new BEC Communication Intern Aidan Jones
03/09/2018 19:44 | Annika Langrock
Badminton Europe is happy to introduce Aidan Jones as a new member of the BEC office in Copenhagen, ...
Jacquet on her injury and goals for the season
03/09/2018 15:52 | Mark Males
Injury and rehabilitation While on the Asian Tour, Sabrina Jaquet was forced to retire with a pro...
Gemke on the rise
02/09/2018 18:26 | Rasmus Gemke celebrates winning in Spain. (Photo: Mark Phelan)
There is no doubt that the stock of Rasmus Gemke is on the rise after the 21 year old lifted his sec...
Blichfeldt through to final after 3 set thriller
01/09/2018 21:08 | Mark Phelan
Mia Blichfeldt came through an epic three set thriller against team mate Line Kjaersfeldt this after...
Thygesen doubles up for semi finals
31/08/2018 22:08 | Mark Phelan
Denmark’s Sara Thygesen proved the big winner on quarter finals day in Spain winning her way through...
Nhat Nguyen: I will have to play and travel more next year
31/08/2018 18:14 | Lilit Poghosyan
This week’s BWF World Ranking list has Europe’s four men’s singles players side by side as all of th...
Corrales flying Spanish flag in Barcelona
30/08/2018 21:11 | Mark Phelan
After an early round flurry from the home grown players day 3 in Barcelona saw the majority fall wit...
Jorgensen survives 3 game scare
30/08/2018 15:33 | Mark Phelan
Jan O Jorgensen had to call on all his experience this morning in Barcelona to eventually see of the...
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...
Svendsen takes out third seed
29/08/2018 21:02 | Mark Phelan
Victor Svendsen created the biggest shock of the day beating third seed and one of Europe’s best per...
Penalver siblings double up on day two
29/08/2018 14:47 | Mark Phelan
The mornings play on day two at the Barcelona Spanish Masters proved fruitful from a Spanish perspec...
Nohr & Thygesen get it over the line against Dutch
28/08/2018 21:30 | Mark Phelan
Niclas Nohr & Sara Thygesen arrived in Barcelona as a pair with the potential to threaten the podium...
Eight medals for hosts Indonesia
28/08/2018 13:47 | Alan Raftery
The Asian Games came to an end today in Jakarta, Indonesia, with the individual event. There was muc...
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 ...
Preview: Bigger tournament, bigger names
26/08/2018 23:29 | Alan Raftery
Barcelona will be hosting the now HSBC BWF World Tour Super 300 tournament, which has attracted big ...
Getter Saar: I try to enjoy every moment on court
24/08/2018 22:04 | Lilit Poghosyan
Getter Saar (Estonia) has climbed three spots up on the women’s singles world ranking list, currentl...
Badminton Europe is seeking a HP & Development Senior Manager
23/08/2018 16:10 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is seeking a Senior Manager for a full-time position to join its head office in Cop...
Thomas and Uber Cup champions won the gold
23/08/2018 12:07 | Emma Lollike
The team event for the 2018 Asian Games concluded on Wednesday August 22, and the champions of the r...
Spain Masters is a new step forward
22/08/2018 15:35 | Emma Lollike
The HSBC BWF World Tour Super 300 tournament will be hosted in Barcelona, Spain, and the Spanish Bad...
Toma Junior Popov reaches career-high BEC Elite Circuit ranking
21/08/2018 16:47 | Emma Lollike
France’s Toma Junior Popov is fresh off the court from Eurasia Bulgarian Open 2018 as men’s singles ...
365 days to go until the Badminton World Championship in Basel
20/08/2018 15:51 | Swiss Badminton
The countdown to the Badminton World Championship in Basel has started. Swiss Badminton and the orga...
Nøhr and Thygesen: Ready to fight for world top 10
19/08/2018 14:13 | Alan Raftery
The world took note when Niclas Nøhr and Sara Thygesen claimed the gold Mixed Doubles medal in the 2...
Ksenia Polikarpova: It is just the first step
18/08/2018 10:36 | Lilit Poghosyan
Semifinalist in this year’s Eurasia Bulgarian Open Championship - Ksenia Polikarpova (Israel) has cl...
Ticket sale for Spain Masters in Barcelona is now available
17/08/2018 16:03 | Emma Lollike
The local and newly crowned world champion Carolina Marin is top seeded in women’s singles and stars...
A first for Cyprus
14/08/2018 12:39 | Tania Teoh
Cyprusʼ first para-badminton player - Constantinos Constantinou contended at two BWF Para-Badminton ...
Meet new BEC Event Manager Tamara Geeraerts
14/08/2018 09:39 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is proud to present Tamara Geeraerts as the newest member of the BEC office in Cope...
Fabienne Deprez on the right way
10/08/2018 20:06 | Lilit Poghosyan
Germany’s Fabienne Deprez has moved seven spots up on the women’s singles world ranking list. She is...
Malkov falls as last European standing in Vietnam
09/08/2018 16:08 | Emma Lollike
YONEX-SUNRISE Vietnam Open 2018 is of now without European entries on day 3 as Vladimir Malkov from ...
Airi Mikkela’s road to Tokyo: Everything feels in balance.
07/08/2018 17:23 | Mireille van Daal
The European Championships of 2016 must have been the most nerve wrecking tournament for Airi Mikke...
Wang falls short of Vietnam main draw
07/08/2018 14:47 | David Grice(BEC)
German youngster Simon Wang failed to qualify for the main draw of YONEX-SUNRISE Vietnam Open in Ho ...
David Shaw passed away
07/08/2018 13:32 | Emma Lollike
On August 4, David Shaw passed away. The Englishman and former TV executive will be remembered as ba...
Simon Wang's first high level tournament in Asia
06/08/2018 14:10 | Mireille van Daal
After  a fantastic world championships tournament, it is already time to go the usual business. Viet...
Marin World Champion
06/08/2018 11:16 | Alan Raftery
Spain’s Carolina Marin has now won a 3rd World Championship, adding to her wins in 2014 and 2015. Th...
Men’s Doubles: Redemption for Li and Liu
05/08/2018 14:43 | Alan Raftery
At the World Championships last year, Li Jinhui and Liu Yuchen were number one seeds, but suffered a...
Carolina Marin Interview: I have so much emotion inside
05/08/2018 14:30 | Alan Raftery
Today Carolina Marin won the World Championships for the third time, beating P.V. Sindhu in convinci...
Men’s Singles: A new era begins?
05/08/2018 12:58 | Alan Raftery
Kento Momota becomes the first Japanese man in history to win a gold medal at the World Championship...
Mixed Doubles Final: Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong go one better this year
05/08/2018 10:44 | Alan Raftery
Silver medallists from Glasgow 2017, have gone one better this year and won the gold medal they dese...
Women's Doubles Final: Matsumoto and Nagahara make history
05/08/2018 10:03 | Alan Raftery
They become the first non-Chinese pair winning the World Championships since 1995. And furthermore, ...
China and Japan share the doubles domination
04/08/2018 17:14 | Alan Raftery
The China-Japan or ‘Sino-Nippon’ dominance in this year’s World Championship doubles events is plain...
European review of the Worlds: Historic medal for Marin
04/08/2018 13:30 | Emma Lollike
The 2018 TOTAL BWF World Championships is now over and it is time to look back and reflect on the to...
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...
Conrad-Petersen and Kolding suffer tough loss as Europeans bow out in doubles
03/08/2018 23:37 | David Grice(BEC)
It was a tough day for Europe’s remaining doubles participants at the BWF World Championships in Nan...
Misha Zilberman. I was expecting to play better
03/08/2018 19:19 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the World Championships going on this week in Nanjing, China, the BWF world ranking list was pu...
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...
Adcocks off to World’s quarter final
03/08/2018 09:04 | Mireille van Daal
In the third round of the mixed doubles event, Chris & Gabrielle Adcock have succeeded to earn a qu...
Danish Doubles Delight
02/08/2018 00:55 | Alan Raftery
Day by day in Nanjing, the cream is rising to the top. And it was the Danes in the doubles who where...
Good day for Axelsen and Marin
02/08/2018 00:31 | Mireille van Daal
Today it was time for the second round matches at the Total BWF World Championships. Our European c...
Mixed reactions from England: Opening rounds summary
01/08/2018 13:22 | Tom Leonard
The TOTAL BWF World Championships are well underway and the emotions are already running high. With ...
Mia Blichfeldt: I never lose. I either win or I learn.
31/07/2018 20:43 | Alan Raftery
dThe competition is really hotting up now with a few big names bowing out. And one of the biggest na...
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...
The French mixing it up in the mixed
31/07/2018 00:25 | Alan Raftery
The eagerly anticipated World Championships have finally started in Nanjing, China. And the early ro...
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...
Golden hat-trick for Europe in Thailand
29/07/2018 19:37 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Jack Shephard takes Gold and Silver at the Thailand Para-Badminton International today, whilst Coomb...
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 ...
Ivanov and Kim are victorious in first tournament together
29/07/2018 14:14 | Alan Raftery
Vladimir Ivanov was the only Russian on court on finals day, as Kim Min Kyung of South Korea partner...
Allez Lucas!
28/07/2018 17:42 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Lucas Mazur, the French number 1 SL4 player spent 214 minutes on court today and managed to secure a...
A last minute push prevents all-Russian final
28/07/2018 11:18 | Alan Raftery
The Russian campaign in the Men’s Doubles for their home tournament was looking very strong indeed. ...
Another 3-game match, another win for Jorgensen
28/07/2018 11:11 | Alan Raftery
As the last European man standing in Akita, Japan, Jan O Jorgenson is slowly re-finding his game and...
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...
Mroz: “I’ll use this defeat to build a stronger future”
27/07/2018 19:11 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Heartbreak for Bartlomiej Mroz today in the all European SU5 men’s singles last 16, as Ilker Tuzcu c...
Jorgensen progresses to quarters
26/07/2018 22:03 | David Grice(BEC)
Denmark’s Jan O.Jorgensen turned it around to reach the men’s singles quarter-finals after defeating...
COE player Milan Ludik moving up the ranking list before the Worlds
26/07/2018 21:53 | Lilit Poghosyan
BEC “Center of Excellence” player Milan Ludik (Czech Republic) has climbed seven spots up on the men...
Lauren Smith: excited to put in a performance to be proud of!
26/07/2018 19:25 | Tom Leonard
It is one of the main events of the calendar year in the life of a badminton athlete.  The TOTAL BW...
Business as usual in Bangkok
26/07/2018 18:25 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Just one seeded European lost today in the Huamark Indoor Stadium, elsewhere it was a regular day at...
Ivanov going strong with new Mixed partner
26/07/2018 15:54 | Alan Raftery
In amongst the build-up to the World Championships, just days away, Badminton does not stop. And in ...
World Championships preview – Which European’s have a favourable draw?
26/07/2018 11:20 | David Grice(BEC)
It is less than a week before the World Championships in Nanjing, China. With the seeds are confirme...
Toupe’s three thrillers
25/07/2018 18:06 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
David Toupe had a rollercoaster of a day at the Huamark Indoor Stadium in Bangkok, playing 4 matches...
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...
IPC announcement whilst Para-Badminton prepares for Thailand
24/07/2018 17:14 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The 2018 Thailand Para-Badminton International begins tomorrow and is likely to be the hottest tourn...
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...
Yvonne Li: A long way to travel, but all for good experience!
24/07/2018 14:52 | Tom Leonard
There were mixed fortunes for European players on day one at the Russian Open 2018, with the women's...
World Championships- Countdown!!
24/07/2018 14:25 | Mireille van Daal
Less than one week waiting until the World Championships in Nanjing! Most of the European playe...
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...
Player's warm up for the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2018 in Russia!
23/07/2018 19:15 | Tom Leonard
The Russian Open 2018 kicks off inside Sport Hall Olympic in Vladivostock, Russia this week. From...
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...
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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...
Chou Tien Chen wins maiden title
22/07/2018 23:21 | Manuel Røsler
Men’s singles shuttler Chou Tien Chen makes history for Taiwan with his maiden title in Singapore. T...
Herttrich/Nelte beaten by Japanese in semis
21/07/2018 22:58 | Manuel Røsler
Germany’s Isabel Herttrich and Carla Nelte lost their semi-final clash at the Singapore Open tournam...
Herttrich and Nelte to semi-finals Singapore Open
20/07/2018 22:17 | Mireille van Daal
On the quarter final day of the Singapore Open Isabel Herttrich and Carla Nelte (Germany) kept the E...
Herttrich and Nelte only shining light for Europe
19/07/2018 20:32 | David Grice(BEC)
Germany’s Isabel Herttrich and Carla Nelte came out as the only European winners on day three of the...
Vladimir Ivanov: We want to improve our game and ranking further
19/07/2018 19:17 | Lilit Poghosyan
Vladimir Ivanov/ Ivan Sozonov (Russia) were in top 10 last week on the BWF men’s doubles world ranki...
Pugh and Smith upset second seeds in opening round
18/07/2018 16:22 | David Grice(BEC)
It was a memorable day for England’s Jessica Pugh and Lauren Smith, who managed to topple women’s do...
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...
Brice Leverdez: It’s not my final destination
16/07/2018 17:54 | Alan Raftery
Entertainer, fighter and an early round giant killer.These are the perhaps the first things you thin...
2 weeks to go
16/07/2018 09:02 | Alan Raftery
The biggest Badminton spectacle of the year is almost within touching distance, only 14 days to go. ...
Chris and Gabby Adcock beaten in Bangkok final
15/07/2018 23:05 | Manuel Røsler
Britain's Chris and Gabby Adcock were beaten 21-12, 21-12 by Hafiz Faizal and Gloria Emanuelle Widja...
Ieva Pope’s Road to Minsk: Not like any other tournament
15/07/2018 17:22 | Mireille van Daal
Three years ago Ieva Pope represented Latvia during the European Games in Baku. Now she hopes to ge...
Chris and Gabby Adcock reach final
14/07/2018 23:07 | Manuel Røsler
England's Chris and Gabby Adcock have reached the Thailand Open - a BWF World Tour Super 500 tournam...
Adcocks battle survive a late surge to get into the semi-final
13/07/2018 17:53 | Alan Raftery
The number one seeds from England, Chris and Gabby Adcock, book their place in the Mixed Doubles sem...
The Adcock's smash their way through to the quarter finals!
12/07/2018 17:21 | Tom Leonard
England's number one partnership remain Europe's sole contenders as first seeds in the mixed doubles...
Adcock’s shine in busy day two in Bangkok
12/07/2018 10:08 | David Grice(BEC)
Mixed doubles top seeds Chris and Gabrielle Adcock made it a comfortable outing in their straight se...
Kamilla Rytter Juhl retires
11/07/2018 15:54 | Alan Raftery
Badminton today has lost Europe’s most successful player to retirement. However, it is a joyous occa...
Tough but sufficient
10/07/2018 22:40 | Mireille van Daal
The Super 500 tournament Thailand Open has started. Four European mixed doubles had to come in acti...
Julie Jakobsen: It was an extra nice feeling
10/07/2018 17:12 | Alan Raftery
Jumping three spots in the ranking, the new Danish player on the block, Julie Jakobsen, is now in th...
Toby Penty: -better understanding of my game style
09/07/2018 18:30 | Alan Raftery
Toby Penty is an English shuttler with a bright future. The 25-year-old has already shown his talent...
Preview: Players to watch
09/07/2018 17:06 | Alan Raftery
Following the festival of Badminton which occurred in Jakarta, for many of the players there is not ...
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...
Axelsen finished runner-up in Indonesia
08/07/2018 21:07 | Manuel Røsler
Japan’s Kento Momota clinched his second Indonesia Open title on Sunday after defeating world number...
Axelsen to battle Momota in Jakarta final
07/07/2018 21:08 | Manuel Røsler
Danish world champion Viktor Axelsen (24) will face Japanese shuttler Kento Momota in the final of t...
We had a thriller in Jakarta
06/07/2018 19:39 | Alan Raftery
Quarter-finals day came to an end in perhaps the loudest Badminton tournament in the world, the Indo...
Brice Leverdez: Top 20 is a step forward for me
06/07/2018 18:26 | Lilit Poghosyan
Brice Leverdez has reached his career-best result of no. 19 on the men’s singles world ranking list....
Monteiro and Daniel - Portugal´s Dynamic Duo
06/07/2018 14:41 | Tania Teoh
Beatriz Monteiro and Diogo Daniel are the very first Portugese para-badminton players classified by ...
Petersen and Kolding lead successful day two in Jakarta
05/07/2018 12:14 | David Grice(BEC)
Day two of the Indonesia Open saw as many as nine wins for Europe’s best and brightest. The highligh...
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...
Badminton Europe is seeking two Communication Junior Managers
03/07/2018 12:55 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is seeking two Junior Managers in the field of Communication for full-time position...
Brice Leverdez takes out Chen Long!
03/07/2018 09:38 | Mireille van Daal
What an exciting first day of the prestigious Super 1000 tournament: The Indonesian Open. The hall ...
Preview: Players to watch
02/07/2018 15:33 | Alan Raftery
After the eventful Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur, we now travel south across the Java Sea to Jakarta...
Jonathan Persson: I’m happy that my ranking is getting higher
02/07/2018 13:32 | Lilit Poghosyan
Badminton Europe's "Center of Excellence" player Jonathan Persson (Germany) has climbed four spots u...
12th Malaysia Open title for Lee Chong Wei
01/07/2018 08:51 | Manuel Røsler
Malaysian superstar Lee Chong Wei beat Japanese shuttler Kento Momota 21-17, 23-21 on Sunday to clin...
Adcocks' title campaign came to an end
30/06/2018 21:16 | Manuel Røsler
English pair Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock suffered a defeat in the semi-finals of the Malaysia ...
BWF National Classifier Workshop - Dublin
29/06/2018 11:51 | Tania Teoh
In conjunction with the recently concluded FZ FORZA Irish Para-Badminton International, the Badminto...
Axelsen grinds his way into the quarters
28/06/2018 15:26 | Alan Raftery
Day 3 at the Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur saw players fighting for their spot in the last 8 of the ...
Marin leads European success on day two in Malaysia
27/06/2018 16:25 | David Grice(BEC)
Olympic women’s singles champion Caroline Marin survives a scare after coming through Indonesia’s Gr...
24-hour badminton marathon by cosmonaut Misurkin
27/06/2018 15:04 | National Badminton Federation of Russia
The cosmonaut Aleksandr Misurkin from Russia completed a badminton marathon, where he played badmint...
Doubles gold for France
27/06/2018 13:40 | Emma Lollike
Two French duos take the gold home to France after the finals of the doubles at the Mediterranean Ga...
Three European umpires accredited by BWF
27/06/2018 08:49 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe was delighted to experience that three umpires from Europe have been upgraded to BW...
Board of Directors Meeting, June 2018
26/06/2018 11:52 | Emma Lollike
The recent Board & Commission meetings in Caldas da Rainha, Portugal, stole headlines as Badminton E...
Historical milestone on the Faroe Islands
26/06/2018 11:17 | Maria Bubucea
Leading up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, more and more new para-badminton players are now join...
Difficult first round for Fontaine and Labar
26/06/2018 00:12 | Mireille van Daal
The first day of the Super 750 tournament Malaysian Open 2018 was a tough one. Many of our European...
The re-match is on
25/06/2018 19:41 | Alan Raftery
With the World Championships a little more than a month away, a lot of focus will be on results in K...
Knoblauch hunting European crown
25/06/2018 11:11 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Germany’s Valeska Knoblauch had the best week of her badminton career here in Dublin, winning 2 gold...
Double delight for Ellis in Calgary
25/06/2018 09:51 | David Grice(BEC)
England’s Marcus Ellis matched his top seed billing, as he along with partners Chris Langridge and L...
Europeans still going strong in Canada
23/06/2018 17:26 | Mireille van Daal
It was a great quarter final day in Calgary Canada. Except for the women’s singles, Europe is prese...
Full steam ahead into the quarter finals
23/06/2018 00:55 | Alan Raftery
We are now approaching the business end of the competition in Canada, as players battled for places ...
Rooke and Wandschneider in all European thriller
23/06/2018 00:30 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Every now and then the fans are treated to a classic, and Badminton Europe were there to witness the...
Levi through to all 3 semi-finals in Dublin
22/06/2018 22:49 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Israel’s Amir Levi is the only European player through to the semi-final stages of the Irish Para-Ba...
Malkov aiming for top 20
22/06/2018 20:31 | Lilit Poghosyan
Russia’s Vladimir Malkov has climbed two spots up on the BWF men’s singles world ranking list, occup...
Dalglish does it again!
21/06/2018 23:42 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
England’s Isaak Dalglish found a way past the world number 6 to win his SS6 men’s singles group and ...
Bruun and Li take out seeds in Canada
21/06/2018 17:45 | Alan Raftery
The European players battling in Calgary, Canada this week had a great day of results. Many taking o...
Knight Grand Cross awarded to Sir Craig Reedie
21/06/2018 16:08 | Emma Lollike
For his services of sport, Craig Reedie was awarded the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Briti...
Day One action in Dublin
20/06/2018 23:16 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
This year’s Irish Para-Badminton international is the second to start on a Wednesday, para-badminton...
The Opportunity is Here
20/06/2018 12:07 | Tania Teoh
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games - a historical one it will be. Para-badminton will make its maiden appea...
Buy your tickets for French Open now
20/06/2018 09:32 | Emma Lollike
The ticket sale for one of the highest ranked BWF tournaments in Europe is open, and this means that...
Preview: Players to watch
19/06/2018 20:00 | Alan Raftery
Following the entertaining US Open last week, Calgary will be host for the Canada Open, which has at...
McVeigh back on home soil after Turkish win, whilst Suter-Erath looks to defend title
19/06/2018 14:16 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The Irish Para-Badminton International gets underway tomorrow, and while European medal hopes are sl...
Gregory Verpoorten to retire from political badminton career
19/06/2018 09:12 | Rasmus Bech
Badminton Europe (BEC) President Gregory Verpoorten will not seek re-election when his term ends in ...
A First for the Czechs - Inaugural Czech Para-Badminton Open
18/06/2018 14:22 | Tania Teoh
The Czech Para-Badminton Open was the first-ever international tournament for wheelchair badminton p...
Deadline extended: Badminton Europe is seeking a Finance & Administration Manager
18/06/2018 11:35 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is seeking a Manager for a full-time position to join its head office in Copenhagen...
Popov makes it a hat-trick of titles in 2018
17/06/2018 13:43 | David Grice(BEC)
Toma Junior Popov make quite a breakthrough on finals day at the Spanish International in Madrid, af...
Caljouw reaches second final of 2018
17/06/2018 09:38 | David Grice(BEC)
It was a memorable afternoon for Dutchman Mark Caljouw, as his 21-13, 23-21 win over India’s Ajay Ja...
Satisfying US Open end for Mairs and Moore.
16/06/2018 22:43 | Mireille van Daal
During night time in Europe, the quarter finals of the Super 100 US Open were played. For Jenny Moo...
Road to Minsk: One year to go
16/06/2018 14:32 | Alan Raftery
The 2019 European Games will carry world ranking points and thereby points for the 2020 Tokyo Olympi...
European mixed pairs pour into quarters
15/06/2018 13:08 | Emma Lollike
Many European mixed double pairs are ready for the quarterfinals on Friday June 16th at YONEX US Ope...
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 ...
Lucas Corvee: It’s only a step
14/06/2018 11:38 | Lilit Poghosyan
Lucas Corvee (France) entered into the top 40 on the BWF world ranking list for the first time. The ...
Brice Leverdez off to a great start in California
14/06/2018 09:18 | Alan Raftery
The man who has built up a reputation which causes any player to fear being drawn against him in the...
Dreaming of winning a world class medal
13/06/2018 23:26 | Mireille van Daal
Mark Lamsfuss (Germany) is on a roll. Together with Isabel Herttrich, he is currently 19th on the m...
Good first win for Seinen and Tabeling
13/06/2018 21:50 | Mireille van Daal
The HSBC BWF World Super tour 300 tournament US Open has started yesterday in Fullerton, California...
Kristin Kuuba: You have to dream big
12/06/2018 11:46 | Emma Lollike
21-year-old Kristin Kuuba won the two recent Badminton Europe (BEC) Circuit tournaments, which got h...
US Open Preview
11/06/2018 09:23 | Aidan Jones
The YONEX US Open gets underway tomorrow in Fullerton with many countries from Europe taking part. ...
Danish coach finishes PhD in badminton
07/06/2018 11:22 | Emma Lollike
The sport of badminton has a new doctor. Kenneth Kruse Larsen from Denmark finished his doctorate fr...
Want to Host a BEC Para-Badminton Event?
06/06/2018 14:21 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe is inviting Member Associations to host the 2018 BEC Para-Badminton Event. If you a...
British sport’s longest standing CEO Anne Smillie announces her retirement
06/06/2018 09:54 | Badminton Scotland Media
Anne Smillie, the longest serving chief executive in British sport, is stepping down from BADMINTONs...
Hans-Kristian Vittinghus: I want to still feel progress in my game
04/06/2018 07:53 | Lilit Poghosyan
Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus (Denmark) has climbed three spots up on the BWF men’s singles world...
Adam Cwalina: It is a different challenge for me
02/06/2018 14:32 | Alan Raftery
It is fair to say that Poland, since the turn of the century up until recent years, have overachieve...
Krysten Coombs Keeping Up
01/06/2018 13:58 | Maria Bubucea
This edition of ´European Para-Badminton Towards Tokyo 2020´ features Krysten Coombs from England. H...
Vladimir Malkov: I still feel I can reach the top level
31/05/2018 21:18 | Alan Raftery
Badminton is not the first sport that springs to mind when you think of Russia. Despite this, Vladim...
Long-term strategy will bring the world’s biggest badminton events to Denmark
30/05/2018 16:17 | Badminton Denmark press release
Badminton Denmark has, as the first badminton association in the world, made a long-term event strat...
Pathway Club Programme launched
30/05/2018 13:56 | Badminton Scotland Media
A new era of badminton in Scotland is about to take shape after Badminton Scotland announced the lau...
Peter Ganes passed away
30/05/2018 12:25 | Emma Lollike
Peter Ganes passed away Tuesday 29th May at the age of 57 after nine months of severe illness. Badmi...
BEC Podcast reach episode 20 with Kirsty Gilmour
29/05/2018 15:18 | Emma Lollike
A total of 20 podcasts have been published by Badminton Europe since November last year. This week, ...
Want to be volunteer writer at Badminton Europe?
29/05/2018 14:09 | Rasmus Bech
Now is your chance! We are looking for writers to join Europe’s no. 1 badminton community. Do you...
China back on top in the Thomas Cup
27/05/2018 13:56 | Alan Raftery
Favourites China overcame a nail biting end to the final and lifted the Thomas Cup once again. Japan...
Japan surge to Uber Cup number six
26/05/2018 12:41 | Alan Raftery
The Japanese women dominated the final and won the 2018 BWF Uber Cup after a 37-year wait. They beat...
Milan Ludik: I feel great to be back in COE
26/05/2018 10:19 | Lilit Poghosyan
Badminton Europe’s “Centre of Excellence” player Milan Ludik (Czech Republic) is currenty world no. ...
Denmark’s men edge Malaysia to top group
23/05/2018 21:10 | David Grice(BEC)
Wins in both doubles matches and the last of the singles encounters saw Denmark edge Malaysia 3-2,to...
Denmark & France’s men confirm quarter-finals spot
23/05/2018 21:08 | David Grice(BEC)
Denmark and France have both progressed to the quarter-finals of the Thomas Cup after strong wins on...
1st European Small States Badminton Games coming in 2020
21/05/2018 09:55 | Emma Lollike
Minor badminton countries of Europe joins forces to make badminton games to fit their size and capac...
France off to a flying start on day one
20/05/2018 00:12 | Alan Raftery
The French Thomas Cup team settled in very quickly in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, and caused the f...
BWF keeps 3x21 scoring system
19/05/2018 19:22 | BWF press release
Badminton will continue to be played under the 3x21 (three games to 21 points) scoring system.   The...
Blichfeldt - “I feel ready”
19/05/2018 19:04 | David Grice(BEC)
As Europe’s best head off to Bangkok for the ‘Thomas & Uber Cup’, the challenge of facing each ot...
Yvonne Li: We have the underdog role
19/05/2018 10:04 | Emma Lollike
The young women’s singles from Germany has traveled to Bangkok, Thailand, with the German women’s te...
Jonas Ralfy Jansen: excited to play in his first Thomas Cup
19/05/2018 09:46 | Tom Leonard
With one day to go until the Thomas and Uber Cup 2018 begins, some of the best players in the world ...
Sara Thygesen: We have to be ready and go all in
18/05/2018 11:14 | Tom Leonard
The Total BWF Thomas and Uber Finals kick off in Thailand on Sunday 20 May 2018 with the group stage...
Kim Astrup: We are chasing the no.8 spot
18/05/2018 10:58 | Lilit Poghosyan
Kim Astrup/ Anders Skaarup Rasmussen (Denmark) moved one spot up on the BWF men’s doubles world rank...
Anne Tran: Fighting spirit is the most important
17/05/2018 10:24 | Niels Nedergaard
Anne Tran and France’s women’s team are ready for the TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2018. Anne ...
Denmark leads European charge heading to Bangkok
17/05/2018 09:58 | David Grice(BEC)
The Thomas & Uber Cup has traditionally been dominated by Asian nations. But after Denmark’s histori...
Marin: I want to be the best player in the history of badminton
16/05/2018 15:32 | Emma Lollike
The newest episode of BEC Podcasts features no other than the newly crowned European champion; Carol...
Hope for some big surprises
16/05/2018 09:59 | Mireille van Daal
Only 4 days to go till the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals in Bangkok, Thailand! A men’s and women’s team...
Michal Rogalski: The Road to Tokyo
14/05/2018 20:12 | Alan Raftery
In just a little over 800 days, we will be watching the world’s best athlete’s make their dreams com...
McVeigh wins first International title in 3 years
13/05/2018 23:15 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The Turkish Para-Badminton International came to a close this evening, with 3 gold medals coming bac...
7 days to go
13/05/2018 15:46 | Alan Raftery
The 2018 BWF Thomas & Uber Cup will be the 30th edition of the Thomas Cup and the 27th edition of th...
Sabrina Jaquet: Patience is the key!
11/05/2018 13:02 | Lilit Poghosyan
Sabrina Jaquet (Switzerland) is world no. 67 on this week’s BWF women’s singles world ranking list. ...
Mazur and McVeigh head Europe’s hopes in Turkey
09/05/2018 14:26 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The 4th Turkish Para-Badminton International gets underway today in Konya, and whilst Europe excelle...
Zilberman looking to bounce back in Sydney
07/05/2018 12:25 | David Grice(BEC)
After a poor showing at the New Zealand Open, the next destination for our travelling Europeans is S...
Stoeva sisters: first gold for Bulgaria and more
06/05/2018 00:18 | Mireille van Daal
It has been one week after the European Championships. History has been made for Bulgaria and Gabri...
Five Scholarship Recipients at 2018 BEC Congress
04/05/2018 09:47 | Maria Bubucea
Badminton Europe offered Women in Badminton (WiB) scholarships for the participation at the 2018 BEC...
Stoeva sisters: We will aim for top 5
03/05/2018 19:34 | Lilit Poghosyan
The biggest event of the year for European badminton – the European Championships 2018 came to an en...
Badminton Europe is seeking a Finance & Administration Junior Manager
03/05/2018 14:44 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is seeking a Junior Manager for a full-time position to join its head office in Cop...
Sabrina Jaquet rushed out of New Zealand Open
03/05/2018 09:50 | Niels Nedergaard
Sabrina Jaquet is out of BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Open 2018 after a defeat against the sixth s...
Sabrina Jaquet progresses to the second round
02/05/2018 14:49 | Tom Leonard
The BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Open entered it's first day of main draw action today. A numbe...
BEC applauses BWF for lengthy bans
02/05/2018 14:38 | BWF press release & Rasmus Bech
On Wednesday BWF announced that badminton players, Tan Chun Seang and Zulfadli Zulkiffli, World Juni...
Mixed European results during the qualifiers
01/05/2018 19:02 | Tom Leonard
The BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Open 2018 kicked off today in the North Shore Events Centre, Auck...
Europe’s journeyman head off to Auckland
30/04/2018 14:12 | David Grice(BEC)
While a lot of Europe’s best are recovering from a competitive week at the European Championships, i...
The new BEC Magazine is here!
29/04/2018 08:58 | Rasmus Bech
The new edition of the BEC Magazine is finally here, and in this issue,  you have the chance to read...
Sam Parsons: I have put in a lot of hard work
26/04/2018 15:02 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the European Championships going on this week in Huelva, Spain, the BWF World Ranking list pres...
Ritchie Campbell received BWF Distinguished Service Award
23/04/2018 11:42 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s Director of Finance since 2012 took part in his last BEC Congress as a member of ...
Axelsen back to world no. 1
22/04/2018 17:08 | Lilit Poghosyan
Viktor Axelsen is back to world no. 1 on the men’s singles world ranking list.  After confidentl...
Longing to Minsk
20/04/2018 19:54 | Mireille van Daal
In the summer of 2019, the second edition of the European Games will be held. Minsk, the capital of...
Vittinghus: I really wanted to be in Huelva
17/04/2018 15:42 | Emma Lollike
The new BEC podcast is here and Danish men’s singles Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus is the guest. ...
History was made on finals day
15/04/2018 17:44 | Alan Raftery
England achieved their best Commonwealth Games medal tally in 16 years after four pairings booked th...
Seckin, Toupe and Shephard lead Europe’s medal haul in Dubai
15/04/2018 15:13 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
3 of Europe’s finest para-badminton players take 2 gold medals each from the first ever Dubai Intern...
Medals all round
15/04/2018 01:14 | Alan Raftery
After a fantastic day for England and Scotland, going into finals day tomorrow, medals across all 5 ...
World champion honored as BEC Male Player of the Year
14/04/2018 21:04 | Emma Lollike
The year of 2017 has indeed been a tremendous year for the Danish men’s singles Viktor Axelsen. ...
Europe’s Super Six aiming for double-gold in the UAE
14/04/2018 20:08 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
6 of Europe’s best para-badminton players have made into TWO finals each this Sunday at the Dubai In...
BEC welcome four Directors to the board
14/04/2018 15:11 | Emma Lollike
The three newly elected directors will join the Badminton Europe’s Board of Directors including a Di...
Antropov and Matos re-elected as BEC vice-presidents
14/04/2018 14:34 | Emma Lollike
The elections for vice-presidents of the board of directors during Badminton Europe’s 51st Annual De...
Engaging approach at the 2018 Members' Forum
13/04/2018 23:37 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s Congress kicked off this morning with the Members’ Forum. From 9 AM to 4 PM, the ...
Follett and Toupe through to 3 semi-finals, whilst Tuzcu falls in group of death
13/04/2018 20:40 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
David Follett (ENG) and David Toupe (FRA) made it through the WH1 events today to reach all 3 semi-f...
The European top meets in Dubrovnik
12/04/2018 22:27 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s annual congress is about to commence. From Friday 13th of April to Saturday 14th ...
Lucas Claerbout back to top 60
12/04/2018 21:10 | Lilit Poghosyan
Lucas Claerbout (France) climbed one spot up to reach top 60 on the men’s singles world ranking list...
Day One in the United Arab Emirates
12/04/2018 20:44 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The inaugural Dubai Para-Badminton International 2018 got underway today at the Shabab Al-Ahli Sport...
Zilberman and Wang bow out in Lingshui
11/04/2018 14:56 | David Grice(BEC)
It was a short-lived day for the Europeans on day two at the Lingshui China Masters, as both England...
Misha Zilberman to next round in China Masters
10/04/2018 23:25 | Mireille van Daal
After the Orleans Masters, the BWF Super tour continues. The next stop is the Super 100 tournament ...
Team England take bronze at the Gold Coast
10/04/2018 14:00 | Tom Leonard
Badminton is a highlight in the Commonwealth Games! With eleven long days of competition, the event ...
Preview: Last preparations before the European Championships
09/04/2018 20:17 | Alan Raftery
On the picturesque island of Hainan, at the southernmost tip of China, Lingshui will host the now en...
Destination Dubai, a world first for Para-Badminton
09/04/2018 05:23 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
The Para-Badminton world makes Dubai the focus this week, hosting its first ever International compe...
Jacco Arends: Hitting the top 10 is our goal
08/04/2018 15:47 | Lilit Poghosyan
Orleans Masters 2018 finished last week bringing new ranking positions for European players.  Orle...
Countdown to BEC Congress 2018
03/04/2018 14:31 | Emma Lollike
Ten days from today, Badminton Europe’s annual Congress will take place. All the European members ha...
Lamsfuss & Seidel find form ahead of Euros
01/04/2018 20:38 | Mark Phelan
It had been a pretty poor 2018 for Mark Lamsfuss and Marvin Seidel ahead of this weeks Orleans Maste...
Caljouw goes back to back in Orleans
01/04/2018 20:08 | Mark Phelan
After winning last year in Orleans Mark Caljouw of the Netherlands performed one of those rare feats...
Gemke triumphs in 83 minute epic
01/04/2018 01:33 | Mark Phelan
Just like the famed women’s singles world championships final last year in Glasgow today’s men’s sin...
Konon & Kaesbauer land surprise final from qualification
31/03/2018 23:10 | Mark Phelan
Of the four German mixed doubles pairs entered into the Orleans Masters Olga Konon and Peter Kaesbau...
Caljouw confirms Euro credentials
31/03/2018 00:35 | Mark Phelan
In what was a David and Goliath story today, Mark Caljouw slayed the giant at the Orleans Masters Su...
Claerbout & Gemke set up mouth-watering semi final
30/03/2018 20:12 | Mark Phelan
Coming into this new era of badminton at the Palais De Sports in Orleans many would not have expecte...
Nerves of steel seal the deal for Tran and Lefel
29/03/2018 23:13 | Mark Phelan
Anne Tran and Emilie Lefel had the home crowd on the edge of their seats as play drew to a close lat...
COE player: It is nice to be back in top 100
29/03/2018 19:24 | Lilit Poghosyan
Milan Ludik (Czech Republic) who is a member of BEC “Centre of Excellence”, was a semifinalist in Ka...
Young guns going for it
29/03/2018 18:00 | Mark Phelan
Danish women’s doubles pair Freja Ravn and Amalie Magelund are not names that roll off the tongue at...
Labar & Fontaine feed off the home support
29/03/2018 14:36 | Mark Phelan
In what has been the match of the tournament so far Ronan Labar and Audrey Fontaine battled through ...
Jorgensen survives tetchy 3 setter against Abain
29/03/2018 00:31 | Mark Phelan
Jan O Jorgensen came through a mentally taxing three set match this evening against twice Orleans ch...
Rouxel leads French men’s singles revolution
28/03/2018 19:47 | Mark Phelan
Day two and the men’s singles draw has been very kind to the home players. Lucas Corvee, Lucas Claer...
3 from 4 for Germany but defending champions go down
28/03/2018 15:36 | Mark Phelan
It was a pretty decent mornings work for Germany’s mixed doubles pairings with three pairs advancing...
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...
Høyer: All for our players
28/03/2018 09:24 | BWF press release
BWF President Poul-Erik Høyer says the proposed innovations to the sport ultimately have the players...
Games and points is why I am here
27/03/2018 08:45 | Mark Phelan
Jan O Jorgensen took to the courts in Orleans for the first time and was instantly full of praise fo...
Corrales looking for revenge and history
26/03/2018 15:13 | David Grice
After recording an impressive quarter-final showing at the recent All England Open, Denmark’s Mia Bl...
BWF announced ELO Water Partnership
26/03/2018 12:59 | BWF press release
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has unveiled ELO Water as the Official Water for its championsh...
Promote badminton and win a trip to YONEX All England 2019
25/03/2018 16:32 | Emma Lollike
Be part of the new Badminton Europe community – BEC Voicestorm – and help badminton to grow on socia...
Mixed Doubles Pairs to Watch: The home support can take them to the final
25/03/2018 10:39 | Alan Raftery
The greatly anticipated BWF Tour Super 100 event, the Orléans Masters 2018, will commence on Tuesday...
Women's Doubles: The Stoeva Sisters
23/03/2018 19:35 | Tom Leonard
Europe’s second highest ranked Women’s Doubles pair, Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva are sitting at a nu...
Selena Piek: The last steps up are always the toughest
23/03/2018 12:50 | Lilit Poghosyan
Last week’s All England Open had some good results for European players and this week’s BWF world ra...
Men's Doubles: Josche and Jones going for gold
22/03/2018 20:42 | Tom Leonard
This year, the Orléans Masters tournament will celebrate being part of the BWF Tour Super 100 for th...
Women’s Singles Players to Watch: My goal is to win it
22/03/2018 17:54 | Alan Raftery
No.1 seed Beatriz Corrales is setting her sights on the Orléans Masters 2018 title. But knows that m...
Men’s Singles Players to Watch: Coming from Rio slums, I'm showing that it is worth to believe in your dreams
22/03/2018 01:15 | Alan Raftery
On the banks of the Loire River in north-central France, Orléans will be hosting the Orleans Masters...
Buy tickets for BWF’s Super 100-tournament in France
21/03/2018 11:57 | Emma Lollike
The city of Orléans will be hosting the first Super 100 tournament in Europe after the Badminton Wor...
France qualify for TUC 2018
20/03/2018 14:26 | Badminton World Federation
Hong Kong’s men and France’s women qualified for the TOTAL BWF Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2018 due to ...
Men’s Singles Players to Watch: I love playing in Orleans
20/03/2018 10:42 | Alan Raftery
Last year’s finalist will be hoping to one step further in his home event. The Orleans Masters is no...
Shi Yuqi beats the LEGEND!!
18/03/2018 17:10 | Mireille van Daal
Everyone was waiting for this match. A full Chinese final between all time hero Lin Dan against new...
Tai Tzu Ying retains All England title
18/03/2018 15:59 | Mireille van Daal
Tai Tzu Ying (Chinese Taipei) has been dominating in women’s singles since the 2016 Olympics. Durin...
First Japanese mixed doubles pair to be crowned at All England!!
18/03/2018 14:42 | Mireille van Daal
What an amazing match this would be! Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong (China) who only lost one match s...
Fourth All England final for Boe and Mogensen
18/03/2018 01:43 | Mireille van Daal
Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen have reached the final of the 2018 Yonex All England Open Champion...
So close to the finals!
18/03/2018 01:39 | Mireille van Daal
Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen have not succeeded to reach the mixed doubles final of...
We are so pleased to be ready for the finals tomorrow
17/03/2018 15:27 | Mireille van Daal
Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen have made it into the 2018 Yonex All England final in w...
Yamaguchi reaches her first All England final
17/03/2018 15:01 | Mireille van Daal
After a 1 hour and 19 minutes, the match between Pusarla V. SIndhu (India) and Akane Yamaguchi (Japa...
Legend reaches his 10th All England final.
17/03/2018 14:37 | Mireille van Daal
He has done it! And for the tenth time already! Lin Dan is in the 2018 Yonex All England Open Champ...
They were just a little smarter
17/03/2018 14:16 | Mireille van Daal
Mads Conrad-Petersen and Mads Pieler Kolding did not make the cut against world number one’s Marcus...
Lin Dan wins legendary clash
16/03/2018 15:32 | Mireille van Daal
Everyone was looking forward to this match: Lin Dan (China) against Lee Chong Wei (Malaysia). After...
Adcock & Adcock leave All England with mixed feelings.
16/03/2018 14:54 | Mireille van Daal
Chris and Gabrielle Adcock have not succeeded to reach the semi-finals in their home country. In th...
Marin not proceeded to semi-finals
16/03/2018 14:53 | Mireille van Daal
Carolina Marin (Spain) did not make it through the quarter finals at the 2018 All England Open Cham...
Morning session ends with two danish pairs in semi-finals!
16/03/2018 14:51 | Mireille van Daal
Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen have succeeded to reach the semi-finals of the 2018 Yo...
Cannot use too many mistakes at this level
16/03/2018 14:50 | Mireille van Daal
It was Mia Blichfeldt’s (Denmark) first quarter final at All England. Her challenge here was no one...
BEC to engage influencers
16/03/2018 11:30 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe (BEC) is looking to engage influencers for the 2018 European Championships this Apr...
Slip-away game for Langridge and Ellis
16/03/2018 01:22 | Mireille van Daal
Last match of the day, but not least. The Birmingham audience were ensured of an exciting match, but...
Marin is on a roll
15/03/2018 19:41 | Mireille van Daal
Carolina Marin (Spain) also succeeded to win the second round of the 2018 Yonex All England Open Ch...
Felix Burestedt focusing on game improvement
15/03/2018 18:28 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the All England Open 2018 going on this week, the BWF world ranking list has been published tod...
Slow start caused an end
15/03/2018 16:11 | Mireille van Daal
Jacco Arends and Selena Piek (The Netherlands) missed the spot for the quarter finals at the 2018 Yo...
I lost to a friend
14/03/2018 18:57 | Mireille van Daal
Kirsty Gilmour (Scotland) did not survive the first round of the 2018 Yonex All England Open Champio...
Lauren Smith and Marcus Smith talk funding in episode 10
14/03/2018 14:03 | Emma Lollike
The 10th episode of Badminton Europe’s podcast premieres up to the glorious YONEX All England.  T...
Deception for Chervyakova and Morozova
14/03/2018 09:33 | Mireille van Daal
Anastasia Chervyakova and Olga Morozova (Russia) seemed to had their luck on their side today. Unfor...
Great first round for Stoeva sisters
14/03/2018 09:21 | Mireille van Daal
Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva (Bulgaria) had a great start at the 2018 Yonex All England Open Champio...
A close loss now, eyes up for next months
14/03/2018 09:21 | Mireille van Daal
Brice Leverdez (France) was very close in causing stunt against the number three of the world: Srika...
The player’s favourite
12/03/2018 16:02 | Tom Leonard
Next week, the 2018 BWF World Tour lands in Birmingham for the prestigious Yonex All England Open. F...
DBV President: Six days of fantastic badminton
12/03/2018 14:24 | Emma Lollike
The YONEX German Open 2018 concluded with an entertaining line-up on the final’s day on Sunday. Thom...
Marin looking to replicate her 2015 win
12/03/2018 08:24 | David Grice
For any European success in the women’s singles, your best bet is with Olympic champion Carolina Mar...
Second consecutive German Open-title for Chou Tien Chen
11/03/2018 22:12 | Emma Lollike
The men’s singles player from Chinese Taipei is starting a streak at the BWF-tournament in Mülheim. ...
Nøhr/Thygesen finish as runner-ups
11/03/2018 18:55 | Emma Lollike
The Danish streak in Mülheim ended in the mixed doubles final against the third seeded Goh Soon Huat...
Double Gold for Shephard in Spain!
11/03/2018 16:53 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Europe takes 8 gold medals at the Spanish Para-Badminton International England’s SS6 World Cham...
Bartlomiej Mroz: Losing today was an amazing experience
11/03/2018 00:24 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Penultimate day in Alcudia, Spain at the first Para-Badminton competition of the year and the standa...
Inuoe and Kaneko are favourites to German Open-title
10/03/2018 23:50 | Emma Lollike
After a slow start on 2018 for Inoue and Kaneko from Japan, they have now reached the men’s doubles ...
Stoevas stumbled in semifinal
10/03/2018 22:57 | Emma Lollike
Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva from Bulgaria were not able to succeed to the women’s doubles final at Y...
Nøhr: We will use all the power we have left
10/03/2018 20:18 | Emma Lollike
It was another three game-thriller for the Danish pair Niclas Nøhr and Sara Thygesen when they today...
Two European semifinals in Mülheim
10/03/2018 13:20 | Emma Lollike
Two European nations got off to a great start on the quarterfinals’ day at YONEX German Open. Denmar...
Europeans are steering wheels towards medals
10/03/2018 08:45 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
A turbulent day in the Pabellon Municipal Alcudia yesterday, as we make our way through to knock-out...
English mixed and Danish doubles missed out on semifinals
10/03/2018 01:18 | Emma Lollike
Three out of the five quarterfinals with European participation resulted in defeat on Friday, at 201...
Conrad/Kolding withdrew from quarterfinal
10/03/2018 00:32 | Emma Lollike
Mads Conrad-Petersen and Mads Pieler Kolding were forced to pull the plug on the men’s doubles quart...
Thygesen/Fruergaard to take on 3th seeds in quarterfinal
09/03/2018 16:03 | Emma Lollike
Sara Thygesen and Maiken Fruergaard of Denmark beat Della Destiara Haris and Rizki Amelia Pradipta f...
Misha Zilberman aiming for top 40
09/03/2018 13:58 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the German Open 2018 going on this week, the new BWF world ranking list was published today, pr...
Nelte and Herttrich lost in three-game thriller
08/03/2018 22:36 | Emma Lollike
After a thrilling fight, Carla Nelte and Isabel Herttrich faced the press with smiles after all. The...
Arends: We are little bit disappointed right now
08/03/2018 20:48 | Emma Lollike
Jacco Arends and mixed doubles partner Selena Piek did not book a spot in the quarterfinals when the...
European Number 1 pulls out of International
08/03/2018 08:46 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Lucaz Mazur, Europe’s only para-badminton standing-category World Champion withdraws from the Spanis...
Corrales: I believed that I could win
07/03/2018 22:58 | Emma Lollike
The Spanish women’s singles tried to change her game plan between the games against China’s Gao Fang...
Kolding: We knew that this was going to happen
07/03/2018 22:04 | Emma Lollike
The Danish duo of Mads Kolding and Mads Conrad-Petersen have entered this tournament with a second s...
Hosting a Para-Badminton International
07/03/2018 21:38 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
Supporters of badminton may only see the final product, but we wanted to go behind the scenes to fin...
Stoeva sisters caught up after losing focus
07/03/2018 17:19 | Emma Lollike
Stefani and Gabriela Stoeva played their first match at the 2018 YONEX German Open earlier on Wednes...
Nøhr/Thygesen: Our biggest challenge is ourselves
06/03/2018 21:12 | Emma Lollike
The first rounds of the mixed doubles event at the 2018 YONEX German Open took off shortly after the...
Koljonen: I am not the underdog
06/03/2018 17:07 | Emma Lollike
The qualifying rounds of the 2018 YONEX German Open proved to be an easy task for Finland’s first me...
MSA to BEC Umpire Assessor Peter Ganes
06/03/2018 14:44 | Torsten Berg
BWF has honoured Peter Ganes with the Meritorious Service Award. Following a recommendation from Bad...
Buy your YONEX All England-tickets now!
06/03/2018 08:54 | Mireille van Daal
One week to go till the most prestigious tournament in Europe: The 2018 All England Open Championsh...
International para-badminton stars launch their 2018 campaign in Spain
05/03/2018 08:46 | Bobby Griffin (BEC)
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Brice Leverdez: I am happy to be close to top 20
03/03/2018 09:31 | Lilit Poghosyan
France’s Brice Leverdez is occupying position no. 23 on the men’s singles world ranking list for the...
Episode 9 premieres on iTunes
02/03/2018 13:23 | Emma Lollike
For the 9th episode of Badminton Europe’s podcast, two world champions are guesting the studio, and ...
Buy your tickets for YONEX German Open!
02/03/2018 09:00 | Emma Lollike
Tickets are still available for YONEX German Open Badminton Championships 2018. Don’t miss this chan...
Buy your YONEX All England-tickets now!
01/03/2018 15:52 | Emma Lollike
The 2018 All England Open Badminton Championships kicks off in less than a week and limited tickets ...
Germans and Danes on top in Switzerland
26/02/2018 14:56 | Emma Lollike
The Super 300-tournament was the first BWF tournament hosted on European ground since the launch of ...
Morozova: It feels great to be in top 25 in the world
23/02/2018 22:42 | Lilit Poghosyan
European Men’s and Women’s Team Championships ended last week in Kazan, adding important points to t...
New partnership turns into semi-final.
23/02/2018 00:27 | Mireille van Daal
Quarter final day is over and players are heading up for the semi-finals. Today was a day with vari...
First round kick off for Mitsova and Lamsfuss
21/02/2018 22:07 | Mireille van Daal
The main draw of the Super 300 tournament Swiss Open has started today. After some already beautifu...
Triple world champion after Paralympics announcement: Yes, I was disappointed
19/02/2018 14:50 | Emma Lollike
Back in the fall of 2017, the announcement of the categories for para-badminton at Paralympics 2020 ...
Jorgensen: It has been a tough ride
14/02/2018 14:25 | Lilit Poghosyan
This week is important for all the countries and teams in Europe as European Men’s and Women’s Team ...
Astrup: Being back in top 10 feels great!
08/02/2018 19:15 | Lilit Poghosyan
 “Finally we are back in top 10 and it feels great”, this is how India Open 2018 runner-ups Kim Astr...
Buy tickets to Europe’s first HSBC BWF World Tour tournament
07/02/2018 11:56 | Emma Lollike
Badminton World Federation’s (BWF) world tour started the year off in Asia, and the first European t...
The Adcocks feel that justice has been done
06/02/2018 12:02 | Aidan Jones
What does the funding mean to the Adcocks? Great Britain badminton duo Chris and Gabby Adcock wil...
The new national champions have been crowned
05/02/2018 12:12 | Emma Lollike
Several European Member Associations have crowned their national champions last week. Badminton Euro...
Episode 8: Comeback kids Jacco Arends and Niclas Nøhr
05/02/2018 09:50 | Emma Lollike
Jacco Arends from Netherlands and Niclas Nøhr from Denmark are making a comeback after a period with...
Maiden victory for Christiansen/Pedersen
04/02/2018 09:18 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen secured their first World Tour title as they ...
Ilias Xanthou: They can help me achieve my goals
03/02/2018 14:24 | Lilit Poghosyan
Ilias Xanthou (Greece) recently joined the BEC Centre of Excellence and is currently living and trai...
Two Danish pairs storm into India Open final
03/02/2018 09:17 | Manuel Røsler
Two Danish doubles stormed into the final of the India Open (350.000 Dollars) tournament on Saturday...
Astrup: We have a chance if we find the same level as today
02/02/2018 16:05 | Emma Lollike
Most of the European entries delivered on the day of the quarterfinals at YONEX-SUNRISE DR. AKHILESH...
Two 'comeback kids' take the mic in episode 8
02/02/2018 11:24 | Emma Lollike
After a period with injuries for Jacco Arends and Niclas Nøhr, they have finally made their way back...
National Championships are coming up across Europe
29/01/2018 16:01 | Emma Lollike
The upcoming weekend will for many of Badminton Europe’s Member Associations mean that it is time to...
Vote for BEC Awards 2017 now
29/01/2018 14:50 | Emma Lollike
The awards for the best European players in 2017 kicks off today. Badminton Europe calls on all badm...
Want to be volunteer writer at Badminton Europe?
29/01/2018 09:44 | Rasmus Bech(BEC)
Now is your chance! We are looking for writers to join Europe’s no. 1 badminton community. Do you lo...
Last Asian stop before the tour moves to Europe
29/01/2018 08:50 | Emma Lollike
After a weekend without European finalists, the HSBC BWF tour moves on to New Delhi for YONEX-SUNRIS...
Rytter Juhl/Pedersen stopped by Olympic Champions
27/01/2018 13:53 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen suffered a defeat to Japanese pair Misaki Mats...
Exciting quarter final day in Jakarta
26/01/2018 18:34 | Mireille van Daal
Today it was quarter finals time at the Daihatsu Indonesia Master in Jakarta. As quarter finals sho...
Gemke: I would like to win more matches at this level
25/01/2018 16:12 | Emma Lollike
The Danish men’s singles Rasmus Gemke continues his international breakthrough as he secured a spot ...
Polikarpova: It's a good start after a break
25/01/2018 14:37 | Lilit Poghosyan
Ksenia Polikarpova (Israel) -  the winner of women’s singles in Estonian International 2018, is curr...
Kjærsfeldt: Ready for the challenge
24/01/2018 16:25 | Emma Lollike
Line Kjærsfeldt is the only Dane in the women’s singles event to succeed for Thursday, where her tea...
Fontaine and Labar are featured in episode 7
23/01/2018 10:11 | Emma Lollike
The European bronze medalists from 2017 of France is the guests in Badminton Europe’s 7th podcast. ...
BWF selects ‘genius’ integrity strategy
23/01/2018 09:20 | BWF press release
Badminton World Federation has formed a long-term integrity partnership with Genius Sports to protec...
Labar: The medal is pushing us every day at practice
22/01/2018 09:42 | Emma Lollike
Episode 7 of BEC Podcast is coming your way in audio and motion pictures on Tuesday 23 January. The ...
Danish victories in KL
22/01/2018 00:28 | Manuel Røsler
Danish shuttler Viktor Axelsen claimed his first title in 2018 at the Malaysia Masters on Sunday, be...
John Hansen has passed away
18/01/2018 15:50 | Lars Jørgen Andersen for Badminton Denmark
The legendary John Hansen took his last breath on 17 January 2018, the day before his 76th birthday....
Vittinghus: Very pleased with my performance
17/01/2018 11:57 | Emma Lollike
Danish men’s singles Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus is happy to be back on the BWF tour after a lo...
Delphine Lansac rises out of qualification
17/01/2018 02:14 | Mireille van Daal
The first day of the Malaysian Masters had been a rough one for European players. Many of them did ...
Tokyo is in Wolfenden's sights
16/01/2018 09:01 | David Grice
The start of a new year always brings hope and a lot of goals to achieve. For English men’s doubles ...
Familiar faces embark on the 'new' tour
15/01/2018 10:48 | Emma Lollike
Qualifying rounds for the PERODUA Malaysia Masters 2018 starts on Tuesday along with the first round...
Last resort for Europeans in Thailand
13/01/2018 03:47 | Mireille van Daal
There are no European players left in the Thailand Masters 2018. The two final remaining mixed doub...
No pressure for Koljonen
11/01/2018 18:28 | Lilit Poghosyan
As the first international BWF tournament (Thailand Masters) and the first BEC circuit tournament (E...
BWF unveils 'World Tour' portal
11/01/2018 15:49 | BWF press release
Fans have a brand new website on which to follow all the happenings on the HSBC BWF World Tour – fro...
Kersaudy and Palermo beat 6th seeded Russians
09/01/2018 14:22 | Emma Lollike
The French mixed doubles Bastian Kersaudy and Lea Palermo won their first round at Thailand Masters ...
2018’s first episode has landed
09/01/2018 09:45 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s BEC podcast excited to present the first episode in the year of 2018.  The fir...
Stoeva sisters: Our sport can become really popular in Europe now
08/01/2018 08:49 | Emma Lollike
2018 brings with it a new event structure for BWF tournaments. In the latest BEC Podcast, Stefani an...
Six busy months ahead
05/01/2018 09:01 | Emma Lollike
It is not only the turn of year that makes the beginning of a new year special. 2018 is also the beg...
Action-packed to the finish
05/01/2018 08:47 | Emma Lollike
The last six months of 2018 will hold the BWF World Championships in the beginning and the first sta...
COE players have bigger goals for 2018
04/01/2018 21:41 | Lilit Poghosyan
The world ranking list was published today, for the first time in 2018. After the holiday COE player...
BEC Voicestorm competition has its first winner
03/01/2018 15:29 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe started a competition via Voicestorm to promote badminton news and content. Badmint...
Huge European sucess around the world
31/12/2017 10:55 | Emma Lollike
Review of the year for European world class badminton in 2017. Listed below you will find the medals...
Important 2017 for Christo Popov
30/12/2017 21:00 | Mireille van Daal
As the year ends, it is also clear who ends the year as the number one on the rankings. For the Euro...
2017 - the year of surprises
30/12/2017 13:08 | Emma Lollike
2017 held surprises at Badminton Europe’s events. The past year has revealed that European badminton...
Big anniversary year is coming to an end
29/12/2017 14:22 | Emma Lollike
2017 has been the year where Badminton Europe celebrated the 50-year anniversary of the confederatio...
Axelsen closes 2017 as no. 1
28/12/2017 15:24 | Lilit Poghosyan
As the year 2017 comes to its end, the last world ranking list was published today.  Denmark’s Vik...
New ranking positions for Europeans
21/12/2017 14:21 | Lilit Poghosyan
Yonex Italian International came to its end last week in Milan giving new ranking points to the Euro...
Robertson: We never looked back
21/12/2017 11:52 | Emma Lollike
Nathan Robertson retired from the badminton court in 2012 but is back behind the court for Badminton...
Extract from article: Adcocks - building a brand
20/12/2017 13:20 | Emma Lollike
The English mixed doubles pair and reigning European champions, Gabrielle and Chris Adcock, launched...
Scholarships Sailing Through
20/12/2017 11:28 | Tania Teoh
This year, Badminton Europe´s (BEC) Women in Badminton Commission granted 21 ladies with its Women i...
Registration for European Universities Games 2018 is open
19/12/2017 15:58 | EUSA
The registration for the European Universities Games 2018 (EUG18) opened on December 15.  Between...
Extract from article: Lighting the way for Europe
19/12/2017 11:22 | Emma Lollike
Viktor Axelsen lifted the trophy in Glasgow and ended a twenty-year drought for European men’s singl...
New BEC intern: I must admit I couldn’t believe it
19/12/2017 11:13 | Emma Lollike
Maria Bubucea works for the Moldavian Badminton Federation and will from 1 March begin a two-month ...
NEW magazine online now
18/12/2017 11:52 | Rasmus Bech
The lastest edition Badminton Europe Magazine of 2017 is ready and it is available online right now....
Axelsen eyes prestigious title
16/12/2017 10:48 | Manuel Røsler
Will world champion Viktor Axelsen end the year 2017 with another great victory? The Dane is only on...
Two participants shadowed a BEC manager
15/12/2017 15:58 | Emma Lollike
The first ever BEC Shadow Programme has been organized in connection with the 2017 European U17 Cham...
Axelsen still in the run for defending title
15/12/2017 10:47 | Mireille van Daal
Today was a very exciting day in Dubai. The final group matches were played, which decided who woul...
The Fantastic Five
15/12/2017 10:07 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe is delighted to present the five nominees of the 2017 BEC Badminton for Women Award...
Little steps forward for Toby Penty
14/12/2017 17:43 | Lilit Poghosyan
After winning the 2017 Scottish Open Grand Prix, Toby Penty (England) got 5500 points and is current...
Shaky start with strong finish from Boe/Mogensen
13/12/2017 16:08 | Emma Lollike
The experienced duo of Carsten Mogensen and Mathias Boe from Denmark finished strong after a shaky s...
Episode 4 features a Q&A session with Mia Blichfeldt
12/12/2017 16:04 | Emma Lollike
A while back badminton Europe asked their fans and followers to comment their questions for Danish w...
- WR-points are a great step forward for European Games
12/12/2017 15:36 | Rasmus Bech
The 2019 European Games will carry world ranking points and that fact gets a lot of positive respons...
Winners announced in Dubai
12/12/2017 11:25 | BWF press release
The BWF Players of the Year were announced at last night’s Gala Dinner for the Dubai World Superseri...
Viktor Axelsen starts off with a nail biter
11/12/2017 15:29 | Mireille van Daal
It is the end of the year, which means it is time for the prestigious Super Series final in Dubai. ...
European Games to be part of world ranking
11/12/2017 10:23 | Rasmus Bech
The 2019 European Games will carry world ranking points and thereby points for the 2020 Tokyo Olympi...
Mazur, Lee looking to repeat
08/12/2017 09:46 | BWF press release
Lucas Mazur and Lee Sam Seop – the Male Para-Badminton Player of the Year in 2016 and 2015 respectiv...
Lise and Flore having bigger goals for 2018
07/12/2017 19:23 | Lilit Poghosyan
Yonex Welsh International winners in women’s doubles Lise Jaques and Flore Vandenhoucke (Belgium) cl...
Join the BEC office as an intern
03/12/2017 09:58 | Emma Lollike
As part of the Badminton Administrative Support and Information Sharing programme (BASIS), Badminton...
Ranking jumps for junior doubles players
02/12/2017 18:04 | Mireille van Daal
Last week’s Scottish Open has been a successful tournament for European youngsters. Especially in t...
Zaitsava preparing for new challenges
30/11/2017 13:41 | Lilit Poghosyan
Alesia Zaitsava (Belarus) occupies position no.100 on women’s singles world ranking list this week. ...
BEC Badminton for Women Award
29/11/2017 14:46 | Tania Teoh
Nominee 5 is Diana Koleva who was nominated by Badminton Scotland. Koleva was born in Bulgaria, on 2...
The Dutch score in Scotland
27/11/2017 12:27 | Frankie Turner
The 2017 Scottish Open Grand Prix came to a close yesterday, a tournament, which saw major success ...
Runner-up medals for Denmark
26/11/2017 23:04 | Manuel Røsler
Former European Champions Mads Conrad and Mads Kolding were edged out by world number one Marcus Fer...
One step closer to first Superseries title

25/11/2017 23:04 | Manuel Røsler
Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen (pictured) are inching closer to their first career Sup...
Joe Benes has passed away
24/11/2017 15:04 | Torsten Berg
Badminton Europe as well as the Czech and Slovak Badminton Associations mourn the passing of Josef R...
Antonsen: I want to take the next step
24/11/2017 14:38 | Emma Lollike
The Danish men’s singles have named himself “the next one” and has now reached his third Superseries...
Mark Caljouw focusing on progression
23/11/2017 13:22 | Lilit Poghosyan
Following his four three-set victories accompanying to semifinals in Bitburger Badminton Open, Mark ...
New Danish constellation reach the third successive quarter-final
23/11/2017 11:15 | Emma Lollike
Christinna Pedersen and Mathias Christiansen beat the Chinese Zhang Nan and Liu Xuanxuan to reach th...
Tension builds in Ulsan on Day 2
23/11/2017 09:42 | Bobby Griffin
How small the margins, at times are, between triumph and disaster! Welcome to Day 2 of the Para Worl...
Day One at the Worlds and the pressure is already on the Europeans
22/11/2017 16:20 | Bobby Griffin
As Day One of the BWF Para World Championships gets underway, Europe senses Asian domination in many...
Poulsen: I felt like I could have won
22/11/2017 16:13 | Emma Lollike
The reigning national champion had quite a challenging opponent in the first round of YONEX-SUNRISE ...
Kjærsfeldt: Time will tell if it is enough to win
22/11/2017 13:53 | Emma Lollike
Qualifying rounds to YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open have been played in Hong Kong Coliseum since Tuesd...
The second episode is out
22/11/2017 11:04 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s podcast presents its second episode to the badminton world. In this episode, t...
Basel to host historic ‘para’llel championships
21/11/2017 13:35 | BWF press release
The Badminton World Federation will take its goal of developing para-badminton in tandem with badmin...
Đurkinjak: I wanted to do something different
21/11/2017 11:07 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s second episode of the BEC Podcast will be published on Wednesday 22 November. Wat...
Gilmour: To be seeded 1 comes with pressure
21/11/2017 10:42 | Emma Lollike
Glasgow will for the next days host BWF’s Grand Prix tournament Scottish Open in the very same arena...
Europe goes for gold
21/11/2017 09:01 | Bobby Griffin
The stage is set in Ulsan, South Korea for the Para-Badminton World Championships this week and ther...
See You Again
20/11/2017 12:52 | Tania Teoh
Watch the impressions of the 2017 BEC Para-Badminton Event (9-12 Nov) from Belfast, Northern Ireland...
Denmark beaten in three finals
19/11/2017 08:55 | Manuel Røsler
It was not meant to be for European powerhouse Denmark in today’s China Open finals. The Danes, rep...
Axelsen storms into China Open final
18/11/2017 08:52 | Manuel Røsler
Viktor Axelsen has stormed into the China Open final with a 21-12, 21-17 win over Ng Ka Long Angus o...
Conrad: There must be a mistake
17/11/2017 17:33 | Emma Lollike
Mads Conrad-Petersen and Mads Pieler Kolding were up against their Danish colleagues Mathias Boe and...
Prague to host ‘World Juniors’ in 2019
17/11/2017 12:30 | BWF & Badminton Europe
BWF World Junior Championships 2019 will take place in the capital of the Czech Republic – Prague – ...
Katowice to host ‘World Seniors’ in 2019
17/11/2017 09:55 | BWF & Badminton Europe
Katowice in Poland will host the first new-look BWF World Senior Championships – featuring a badmint...
All Danish quarter-final yet again
16/11/2017 16:25 | Emma Lollike
The second round of China Open brought another victory for the Danish men’s doubles of Conrad and Ko...
This week’s world ranking list for Europeans
16/11/2017 13:46 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the China Open going on this week in Fuzhou, the world ranking list was published today having ...
Two wins out of two possible for Herttrich
15/11/2017 13:16 | Emma Lollike
The best players in the world started the first round of matches in Fuzhou for TAHOE China Open 2017...
The first BEC Podcast is launched
14/11/2017 09:14 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s very first podcast is live. Friday 10 November is the launch date for a new in...
Improving Together in Ireland
13/11/2017 15:14 | Tania Teoh
It was all about para-badminton. 60 participants from 20 countries spent their weekend focusing only...
Nøhr: Europeans can make good results
13/11/2017 13:33 | Emma Lollike
BWF’s World Superseries tour moves to the Asian continent for TAHOE China Open 2017.  After a cou...
Week 45's rankings for Europeans
13/11/2017 11:31 | Lilit Poghosyan
England's Rajiv Ouseph is slowly and steadily moving up in the world ranking list. The current Europ...
COE-players face challenges in Morocco
11/11/2017 09:31 | Mireille van Daal
Milan Ludik (Czech Republic) who trains at the Centre of Excellence, has progressed to quarter fina...
Board of Directors Meeting in Sofia
10/11/2017 13:33 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe publishes the memo from the Board of Directors meeting in Sofia (Bulgaria) from 23 ...
Gilmour: European countries have to work together
09/11/2017 11:36 | Emma Lollike
Two European medalists sat down for the very first BEC Podcast to a friendly conversation with Mark ...
Badminton Denmark´s Debut
08/11/2017 17:00 | Tania Teoh
Another BWF Para-Badminton International is heading to Europe next year. After successfully organizi...
Peter Gade quits as French national coach
07/11/2017 14:39 | Press release
Peter Gade announced today that he would not continue in the role as national coach of France. "I...
5 new BEC Certified umpires announced
06/11/2017 15:57 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is happy to announce that the Major Events Commission has approved the successful a...
Player Pathway course had 44 participants
06/11/2017 11:09 | Jeroen van Dijk
Badminton Europe organised a ‘Player Pathway‘ course in close cooperation with the World Academy of ...
Stoeva/Stoeva work on towards Asia.
04/11/2017 12:19 | Mireille van Daal
Gabriela and Stefani Stoeva (Bulgaria) have not made it through the semi-finals. In two games Akane...
Mark Caljouw pushes through to semi finals
03/11/2017 12:20 | Mireille van Daal
Dutchman Mark Caljouw has reached the semi-final of men’s singles at Bitburger Open. In the quarter...
Europeans climbing up
03/11/2017 11:20 | Lilit Poghosyan
Bulgaria’s Stoeva sisters are back to top 10 on the women doubles world ranking list this week. Stef...
Political legends met again
02/11/2017 15:13 | Emma Lollike
A group of Badminton Europe’s historic personalities gather for a meeting once a year to recollect a...
Positive start on home soil
02/11/2017 11:23 | Frankie Turner
A winning start for Linda Efler and Marvin Emil Seidel in front of a home crowd. The German pair ki...
Birch: On paper, I probably wasn’t expected to win today
01/11/2017 15:14 | Emma Lollike
The English player Chloe Birch have had a good start on 2017 Bitburger Badminton Open that conducted...
COE player climbs in two categories
31/10/2017 15:42 | Emma Lollike
The new BEC Elite Ranking has Centre of Excellence’s (COE) Iikka Heino climbing to the no. 18 spot i...
Wilson Triumphed in Colorado Springs
30/10/2017 13:08 | Tania Teoh
Mary Margaret Wilson bagged a gold and a bronze in her Sport Class (SL4) in Colorado Springs last we...
First super series quarter final for Lane and Pugh
26/10/2017 15:42 | Frankie Turner
On the third day of the Yonex French Open, English mixed doubles pair Ben Lane and Jessica Pugh pul...
New rankings for Europeans
26/10/2017 14:57 | Lilit Poghosyan
With world champion Viktor Axelsen (Denmark) confidently leading the men’s singles ranking list for ...
Delphine Lansac solved her puzzle in to main draw
25/10/2017 08:11 | Mireille van Daal
In front of a cheering audience, Delphine Lansac has found her way into main draw in her home count...
French favourites face home pressure
23/10/2017 09:21 | Emma Lollike
Paris will form the framework around the European Superseries tournament in the coming week. Brice L...
Boe/Mogensen gone out fighting
21/10/2017 23:17 | Mireille van Daal
Local hopes Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen have not made it into the men’s doubles final in Odens...
Freja Ravn: It went better than expected
20/10/2017 16:07 | Frankie Turner
On the fourth day of the BWF World Junior Championships, Denmark’s Freja Ravn talks about her perfo...
European juniors still in the race at quarter final stage
20/10/2017 01:27 | Mireille van Daal
It was the final battle for most of the young European players in Yogyakarta. After a defeat of all...
French fighters in their first Superseries quarter-final
19/10/2017 15:54 | Emma Lollike
Ronan Labar and Audrey Fontaine blew the spectators minds by defeating the seconds seeds Lu Kai and ...
Few changes on the world rankings
19/10/2017 14:34 | Lilit Poghosyan
With the Danisa Denmark Open going on this week in Odense, the BWF World Ranking list has very few p...
Robin Tabeling: We dared to challenge them
18/10/2017 10:18 | Emma Lollike
The Dutch mixed doubles, Robin Tabeling and Cheryl Seinen, was not pleased when they saw that their ...
Christinna Pedersen: We must take small steps
18/10/2017 00:29 | Emma Lollike
The next couple of weeks are going to be challenging for partner Mathias Christiansen and herself, a...
Successful qualification rounds for Europe
17/10/2017 22:01 | Emma Lollike
Danisa Denmark Open 2017 is up and running, and after the qualifying rounds on Tuesday it was clear ...
Seeded Euro men’s singles through to R3
17/10/2017 16:34 | Emma Lollike
Arnaud Merkle can despite the 11th seeding on his shoulders still perform during Day 2 of BWF’s Worl...
- There are not any easy solutions in women’s doubles
16/10/2017 17:01 | Emma Lollike
Taking a closer look at the women’s doubles seedings for Danisa Denmark Open 2017 will reveal one Eu...
- He is the one they all want to beat
16/10/2017 15:50 | Emma Lollike
Danisa Denmark Open 2017 takes off on Tuesday with qualifications and the first rounds of mixed dou...
First tournament victory for Ellis and Smith
15/10/2017 09:48 | Mireille Daal Van
Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith (England) succeeded to win the mixed doubles final of the Dutch Open. ...
Koch Rohde - Small steps to top of the world
14/10/2017 21:24 | Mark Phelan
Danish player Natalia Koch Rohde has not made it through the final in the Dutch Open of the women’s ...
Another good day for European sides
14/10/2017 00:34 | Aidan Jones
As the World Junior Mixed Championships is coming to an end there have been wins for a number of Eur...
Ulitina showing glimpse of Rio form
13/10/2017 23:17 | Mark Phelan
Mariya Ulitina (Ukraine) has reached the semi-finals of the Dutch Open in women’s singles. She beat ...
England show they are not backing down
13/10/2017 00:39 | Frankie Turner
On the fourth day of the BWF World Junior Mixed, English mixed pair Callum Hemming and Hope Warner e...
Mixed feelings about Dutch Open for COE players
12/10/2017 23:43 | Mark Phelan
The Yonex Dutch Open has ended for COE players Felix Burestedt (Sweden) and Zvonomir Durkinjak (Croa...
Turkish teenagers climbed 18 spots
12/10/2017 17:05 | Emma Lollike
Bengisu Erçetin and Nazlıcan Inci have made some big jumps on the World ranking this year and the li...
Day 3: ‘Happy and satisfied’
12/10/2017 09:00 | Frankie Turner
On the third day of the BWF World Junior Championships, Danish mixed player Alexandra Bøje with her ...
Mixed nationality pairs shaking things up in Almere
11/10/2017 08:53 | Mark Phelan
In the mixed doubles event of Dutch Open, the two mixed nationality pairs had a convincing victory i...
Vittinghus – A different preparation for Denmark Open
10/10/2017 09:06 | Mark Phelan
The Yonex Dutch Open is one of the streaming highlights for Badminton Europe as the annual Grand Pri...
Hart & Huser bring Polish form to Almere
10/10/2017 09:01 | Mireille Daal Van & Mark Phelan
The Dutch Open kicked off today with the qualification rounds. Despite the small qualification draw ...
Day 2: Ten European nations win
10/10/2017 08:47 | Aidan Jones
After the second day of the World Junior Mixed Championship’s, there have been wins for ten European...
Former Badminton Europe President, Tom Bacher passes away
10/10/2017 08:31 | Brian Agerbak
On 4 October 2017 Tom Bacher passed away. Tom Bacher served as President for Badminton Europe from 2...
CC Workshops set the scene for extended cooperation
02/10/2017 16:39 | Emma Lollike
Each year, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) invites its five Continental Confederations (CCs) to...
British men's doubles move up
02/10/2017 15:16 | Aidan Jones
British parings were subject of a twenty one combined place rise as the new world rankings were anno...
European player closing in on top 10
02/10/2017 14:28 | Frankie Turner
Badminton Europe are just 88 points off of having a player breaking into the BWF Junior rankings me...
New employee starts today
02/10/2017 14:24 | Emma Lollike
This Monday morning has been Matthieu Hecker’s very first day at Badminton Europe’s (BEC) office in ...
Axelsen takes the number one position
28/09/2017 13:38 | Mireille Daal Van
Japan Open has been favourable for some of our European top players.  The tournament win for Denm...
Marin and Axelsen win Japan titles
24/09/2017 09:27 | Manuel Røsler
Carolina Marin ended a two-year Superseries title drought as she overwhelmed He Bingjiao 23-21, 2...
Badminton Europe celebrates 50th anniversary
24/09/2017 08:57 | Emma Lollike
During the last day of one of the annual Board of Directors’ & Commission meetings this weekend, tim...
Axelsen & Marin reach Yonex Japan Open final
23/09/2017 09:19 | Manuel Røsler
Third seed Viktor Axelsen swept past Korea’s world number one Son Wan Ho in brilliant style to set u...
President Verpoorten visits Minsk ahead of 2019 European Games
22/09/2017 15:48 | Emma Lollike
Over the past couple of days, Badminton Europe’s (BEC) President, Gregory Verpoorten, participated i...
One of the most successful German players of all time passes away
22/09/2017 15:12 | Emma Lollike
Dr. Wolfgang Bochow passed away on 14 September at the age of 73 after a serious illness.  Bochow...
Boe: It’s difficult to beat us
22/09/2017 14:06 | Emma Lollike
A Danish showdown occurred for the second time in a row on the Superseries tour. This Friday at Japa...
The Danes remain unshaken
22/09/2017 10:25 | Lilit Poghosyan
After becoming champions in Korea Open, Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen, ranked no. 1, remain unsha...
Conrad: We would rather face them in a final
21/09/2017 16:37 | Emma Lollike
Mads Conrad-Petersen and Mads Pieler-Kolding of Denmark have the pleasure of facing their fellow cou...
Europeans in close race to junior top 10
21/09/2017 11:40 | Frankie Turner
Three of Europe’s top junior men’s singles players are currently on the edge of breaking into the BW...
Astrup and Rasmussen finally get revenge
20/09/2017 14:03 | Emma Lollike
Anders Skaarup Rasmussen and Kim Astrup from Denmark had an extra special win in Round 1 of Japan Op...
Fabienne Deprez: I was really frustrated
19/09/2017 15:21 | Emma Lollike
Qualifying rounds for Japan Open have ended and for 25-year-old women’s singles player the tournamen...
79 medals for Europe
18/09/2017 17:04 | Emma Lollike
The European players return to their home countries with 79 medals. BWF World Senior Championship...
Herttrich/Konon: We want to be more patient this week
18/09/2017 16:01 | Emma Lollike
Isabel Herttrich and Olga Konon from Germany are playing the qualification to Japan Open this Tuesda...
Boe/Mogensen take home Korea title for 3rd time
17/09/2017 08:31 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s superstars Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen became the first men’s duo to win the Korea Op...
Last Europeans standing
16/09/2017 08:33 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s men’s doubles stars Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen - the European Champions of 2017 -...
German mixed doubles in their first semi-final
15/09/2017 15:41 | Emma Lollike
The Korea Open fairy tale continues for Linda Efler and Marvin Emil Seidel as they have succeeded in...
Linda Efler: We will give everything
14/09/2017 18:34 | Emma Lollike
Linda Efler and mixed doubles partner Marvin Emil Seidel is in their first Superseries quarter-final...
Badminton Europe: Huge congrats to Paris
14/09/2017 09:33 | Rasmus Bech
General Secretary of Badminton Europe, Brian Agerbak, is excited, that Paris was elected to host the...
Jones Ralfy Jansen: We have nothing to lose
13/09/2017 14:54 | Emma Lollike
The German men’s doubles, Jones Ralfy Jansen and Josche Zurwonne, are through the first round at Kor...
Gilmour: I’m really looking forward to getting back onto court
12/09/2017 16:35 | Emma Lollike
Korea Open kicked off today and the 23-year-old Scot cannot wait set foot on the courts in Seoul. ...
Sara Thygesen: There is no easy games
12/09/2017 16:29 | Emma Lollike
Sara Thygesen and her mixed doubles partner Mathias Christiansen were one out of three European entr...
Line Kjærsfeldt: Hopefully, we can challenge the other mix pairs
12/09/2017 14:44 | Emma Lollike
A new mixed doubles constellation from Denmark will take the court for the very first time at Korea ...
European men’s doubles back as no. 1
07/09/2017 16:12 | Emma Lollike
Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen (Denmark) have climbed one spot and are back at as the no. 1 men’s ...
European high jumper: I know I can do better
07/09/2017 12:26 | Emma Lollike
Zvonimir Durkinjak is one of the European players that have taken the biggest jump on BWF’s world ra...
Victor International Super Stars Camp
06/09/2017 11:54 | Czech Badminton Federation
Most (Czech Republic) - 13th edition of the Victor International Super Stars Campis successfully do...
Rasmus Bech: Badminton has exciting potential in Europe
06/09/2017 11:08 | Emma Lollike
Rasmus Bech, 30, is the newest addition to the Badminton Europe (BEC) office. September 1st was h...
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games – Events Confirmed
04/09/2017 16:13 | Tania Teoh
It is now OFFICIAL!!Fourteen para-badminton medals will be up for grab at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic ...
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...
Axelsen – King of the World
28/08/2017 10:40 | Mark Phelan
Viktor Axelsen wrote his name into Danish and European badminton folklore yesterday as he lifted the...
Axelsen blasts past Olympic champion
26/08/2017 23:38 | Mark Phelan
Viktor Axelsen became that last man standing from a European perspective at this year’s world champi...
Adcock’s head trio of World medals
26/08/2017 02:11 | Mark Phelan
Chris and Gabby Adcock took the Emirates Arena by storm this afternoon to add a minimum of a world b...
Home court God’s shine on Gilmour
25/08/2017 00:26 | Mark Phelan
Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour has spent more combined hours on the courts and in the environs of the vas...
Mia Magic fills the Emirates
24/08/2017 00:39 | Mark Phelan
Day 3 at the 2017 World Championships had drama from the outset with top seeded mixed pair Li & Liu ...
Lightning Strikes Twice for Leverdez
22/08/2017 22:22 | Mark Phelan
Brice Leverdez created one of the biggest upsets in modern World Championship history this afternoon...
Antonsen wins battle of young guns
21/08/2017 23:49 | Mark Phelan
The 2017 World Championships kicked off this morning in Glasgow with a host of Europeans setting out...
Gold required to complete set
19/08/2017 15:47 | Mark Phelan
Mathias Boe & Carsten Mogensen recently said via their Facebook page that world championship gold wo...
Axelsen perfectly positioned for assault on gold
18/08/2017 15:51 | Mark Phelan
It has been exactly 20 years since Europe last tasted men’s singles success in the World Championshi...
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 ...
BEC Badminton for Women Award
14/08/2017 15:40 | Tania Teoh
Nominee 2 is the Women, Health & Sport project which was nominated by the Spanish Badminton Federati...
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...
Ivanov and Sozonov complete title hat-trick
25/07/2017 11:32 | Manuel Røsler
World No. 11 Vladimir Ivanov and Ivan Sozonov (pictured) completed a hat-trick of Russian Open Grand...
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...
BEC Scholarship Recipients - Sweet 21
21/07/2017 14:29 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe (BEC) supported 21 ladies in the Women in Badminton scholarship programme this year...
Ivanov/Sozonov ready to complete hat-trick
18/07/2017 10:26 | Manuel Røsler
Russia’s power duo Vladimir Ivanov & Ivan Sozonov (main picture) are determined to show on home s...
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...
BEC Badminton for Women Award
10/07/2017 11:55 | Tania Teoh
Nominee 1 is Marketa Osickova who was nominated by the Czech Badminton Federation for her numerous c...
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...
Huge interest for BEC Commissions
06/07/2017 12:12 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe’s (BEC) Board of Directors concluded a productive Board meeting last weekend, in M...
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...
Spain Did it Again
28/06/2017 10:54 | Tania Teoh
Spain has hosted five BWF Para-Badminton International tournaments (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2017)...
Juhl and Pedersen „struggled“ to find top form
25/06/2017 12:58 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen have finished runner-up at the Australian Open...
Juhl and Pedersen reach Sydney final
24/06/2017 12:04 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen maintained their impressive form over Yuki ...
Title holder Vittinghus stays on course
22/06/2017 14:40 | Manuel Røsler
Title holder Hans-Kristian Vittinghus coasted into the quarter-final of the Australian Open Superser...
Ridder to head Athletes’ Commission
22/06/2017 11:37 | Emma Lollike
Dutch international Koen Ridder is the new Chair of the BWF Athletes’ Commission. Ridder replaces...
Marin stunned by Okuhara in Sydney
21/06/2017 23:52 | Manuel Røsler
It was not to be for Carolina Marin as she went down in straight games to Japanese shuttler Nozomi O...
Mark your calendars!
20/06/2017 11:40 | Tania Teoh
9-12 November, 2017.These are the dates when Badminton Europe (BEC) and Badminton Ireland (BI) will ...
BEC becomes a proud member of European Paralympic Committee
19/06/2017 14:42 | Emma Lollike
From this Saturday, 17 June 2017, Badminton Europe (BEC) is officially a member of the European Para...
Boe/Mogensen finished runner-up in Jakarta
18/06/2017 23:50 | Manuel Røsler
China’s third seeds Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen beat second seeds Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen of D...
Boe and Mogensen back as world no. 1
16/06/2017 23:51 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark’s men’s doubles stars Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen have risen to the world no.1 spot onc...
Badminton Europe appoints new Communication Manager
08/06/2017 09:33 | Jimmy Andersen
Rasmus Bech (30) will be the new Communication Manager at Badminton Europe. Bech is leaving his post...
2017 Badminton for Women Award - Nominate Now!
02/06/2017 11:14 | Tania Teoh
Badminton Europe’s Women in Badminton Commission has replaced the name ´Women in the Spotlight´ to ‘...
French young guns primed for success
30/05/2017 11:12 | Mark Phelan
Jelgava, about 40km southwest of Riga, plays hosts to this weeks Yonex Latvia International where a ...
Korea upset China to win Sudirman Cup
28/05/2017 11:46 | Manuel Røsler
Korea beat record champion China in Sunday’s finals of the prestigious Sudirman Cup to claim their f...
Denmark beaten by Thailand in quarter-finals
26/05/2017 11:41 | Manuel Røsler
European badminton powerhouse Denmark crashed out of Sudirman Cup with a 2-3 quarter-final defeat by...
Denmark through to the quarter-finals
25/05/2017 09:40 | Manuel Røsler
Denmark progressed to the quarter-finals of the Sudirman Cup despite losing to Indonesia 2-3 on Wedn...
Hat-trick for Badminton Ireland
22/05/2017 13:48 | Tania Teoh
In exactly a month, Badminton Ireland will be organizing its third consecutive BWF Para-Badminton In...
Two new BEC Directors join BWF Council for 2017-2021
22/05/2017 10:19 | Emma Lollike
Elections for the Council of the World’s Badminton Federation (BWF) was organized on Saturday 20 May...
Sudirman Cup: Germany and Russia lost to badminton giants
21/05/2017 23:28 | Manuel Røsler
Germany and Russia both suffered 1-4 defeats to two power houses in the badminton world on the first...
Board of Directors Meeting, 2 April 2017
17/05/2017 11:37 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe publishes the memo from the Board of Directors meeting in Prague (CZE) from 2 April...
Tan Kim Her joins World Coaching Conference line-up
16/05/2017 13:13 | Emma Lollike
BADMINTONscotland and the Badminton World Federation today announced experienced Malaysian coach Tan...
Badminton Europe: Manager - Communication
11/05/2017 15:23 | Emma Lollike
Badminton Europe is seeking a Manager for a full-time position to join its head office in Copenhagen...
Badminton Europe launches #EC17 app
24/04/2017 20:34 | Emma Lollike
Today, Badminton Europe (BEC) has launched an app dedicated to the 2017 European Championships. The ...
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