3 weeks Badminton chief defends calendar changes after outcry Manilatimes |Sports
KUALA LUMPUR: Badminton’s ruling body defended postponing the season’s finale until January — a decision that has sparked an outcry from players — saying it was the “best possible solution” given the coronavirus pandemic. The virus has thrown the badminton calendar into chaos, with officials forced to repeatedly postpone competitions. In the latest change, officials announced last week the three tournaments that make up the Asian leg of the world tour will take place in the Thai capital Bangkok in January. The final tournaments of the 2020 season were originally scheduled for November. Badminton World Federation (BWF) president Poul-Erik ... more