Empowering the Shuttle: Badminton Takes Flight in Rwanda with BCA and AFB Collaboration

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Author: 
Bernadin Bokpe

In a momentous stride towards badminton development in Rwanda, the Badminton Confederation Africa (BCA) and the Association Francophone de Badminton (AFB) recently organized the Shuttle Time Teachers Course and Training Camp from January 3rd to January 7th, 2024. This initiative, made possible through the membership grant from the Badminton World Federation (BWF), marked Rwanda’s official affiliation as the 47th country to join the BCA and BWF family.

 

Humans of Shuttle Time: MICHAEL JOHN WILLIAM NOONE

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Author: 
Bernadin Bokpe

Coordinator, Badminton South Africa

 

I was born in 1959 and raised in Cape Town, South Africa. I was raised in a modest but loving home, the third child in a family of four, with three sisters. It was school that my love for badminton developed and grew into what I have today with the support and guidance of my father.

 

First Impressions

Historic Partnership: BWF and Egyptian Badminton Federation Launch Enhanced Membership Grant Project

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Author: 
Bernadin Bokpe

Date: January 10, 2023

 

In a historic signing ceremony on January 10, 2023, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) and the Egyptian Badminton Federation (EBF) formalized their collaboration on the enhanced membership grant project. Egypt, selected as the pilot country among 150 nations, aims to spearhead the development of badminton across various domains, including participation, performance, and events.

 

Burkina Faso Badminton Association’s Local Shuttle Day Sparks Creativity and Resilience in the Face of Equipment Challenges

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Author: 
Bernadin Bokpe

Date: January 8, 2024

 

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – The Burkina Faso Badminton Association made a significant stride in promoting grassroots badminton among the country’s youthful population through its innovative “Local Shuttle Day” (LSD) initiative, held on Sunday, January 7, 2024. The President of the Federation Dr Ouedraogo Boukaré , in a statement, highlighted the challenges faced in meeting the high demand for badminton equipment, particularly shuttlecocks, and shared the inspiring efforts undertaken to address these limitations.

 

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