Thursday, 25 April 2013
Kiwi Team Through To Final
New Zealand is through to the final of the 2013 Oceania Junior U19 Teams Badminton Championships after scoring an easy 5-0 over the home nation’s top team, Tahiti 1 at Papeete, Tahiti.
The contest was more difficult than the first days play where the Kiwis took under 20 minutes each match to account for the Tahiti 2 team.
Tuesday, 23 April 2013
Kiwi Pair Fall Short In Tahiti Final
The New Zealand women’s doubles pair of Amanda Brown (Waikato) and Waitakere’s Kirtteka Gregory have come up just short at the US$15,000 Tahiti Badminton International Challenge tournament in Punaauia, Tahiti.
Monday, 22 April 2013
Kiwis Have To Fight Hard In Tahiti Tournament
It's been a mixed tournament for New Zealand players at the US$15,000 Tahiti Badminton International Challenge tournament in Punaauia, Tahiti with two Kiwi pairs through to semi-finals while some other players found themselves beaten by French opponents earlier in the event.
Thursday, 11 April 2013
Live Coverage of NZ Badminton Open Confirmed
There’s good news for badminton fans in both New Zealand and Asia with the confirmation of live coverage of the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open.
Top Seed Eases into Second Round at NZ Open
He may be almost a veteran in badminton men’s singles at age 27 but the top seed at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open, Simon Santoso of Indonesia proved his worth as he moved through to the second round of the singles with a straight game victory over Lin Yu Hsien from Taipei.
Tuesday, 9 April 2013
Title Winner Set For NZ Badminton Open
Players lining up for the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open to be held on the North Shore starting tomorrow are in good form after dominating the titles at the big Australian Open over the weekend.
Wednesday, 3 April 2013
One Week Until Top Sportspeople From Around The World Hit Auckland
Just one week away from the start of 250 athletes from 19 countries competing in the US$50,000 SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open there’s plenty for Event Director, Julie Carrel and tournament officials to do with the scheduling of 52 qualifying and 187 main draw matches using an estimated 2000 shuttles.
Wednesday, 27 March 2013
Depth Of International Field Makes Going Tough For Kiwis
It’s going to be tough for Kiwi players to score significant results at the SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open next month 10-14 April in Auckland with the depth of the draws bigger and better than ever seen before in New Zealand.
Monday, 25 March 2013
New Zealand National Team Named
The New Zealand team for the badminton’s Sudirman Cup World Team Championships (world mixed teams event) to be played in Malaysia, 19-26 May has been confirmed with two players to make their national team debut.
New Names Win National Titles
A few new names will appear on the trophies at the New Zealand National Badminton Championships after some entertaining finals at North Harbour over the weekend.
Sunday, 24 March 2013
Waikato & North Harbour Dominate National Champs
Waikato appears to be the stronghold of men’s badminton in New Zealand at present with two players from the region set to clash in the singles final of the national championships held at North Harbour.
Friday, 22 March 2013
Defending Champs Back For More In Nationals
The Pub Charity New Zealand National Badminton championships get underway today(Friday) as ideal preparation for many local players as they look ahead toward the world Grand Prix SKYCITY New Zealand Open next month.
Wednesday, 20 March 2013
Strong International Entries For NZ Badminton Open
The SKYCITY NZ Badminton Open next month in Auckland has scored a coup, firstly with the number of players entered into the event, but also by the fact that for the first time ever in an international event in New Zealand there will be an reserve list for two of the qualifying draws, let alone a full main draw in all singles, doubles and mixed competitions.
Wednesday, 13 March 2013
One Month Until Major Sporting Event Hits Town
Thursday, 7 March 2013
Iconic World Sports Team To Visit New Zealand
Before Kobe Bryant, before Shaquille O’Neal and even before Michael Jordan, the Original Harlem Globetrotters were electrifying fans worldwide, and they are coming to a city near you.
It’s been over 12 years since history's most famous basketball team graced the courts in New Zealand, and the Globetrotters are returning in May for a seven-city tour.
Sunday, 3 March 2013
Asian Powerhouses Confirm Entries Into New Zealand Tournament
Monday, 18 February 2013
Tickets Now On Sale For Major Event
The first tickets have this week been released for sale for the US$50,000 SKYCITY New Zealand Badminton Open 2013 to be held April 10-14 at the North Shore Events Centre.