Fans have a brand new website on which to follow all the happenings on the HSBC BWF World Tour – from the season’s first tournament in Thailand to the blockbuster finale in Guangzhou, China.
The Badminton World Federation’s latest bespoke portal (http://bwfworldtour.com) has been launched to capture the exciting news, performances and tournament results as players seek to qualify for the season showdown in December.
Various links offer detailed information on the remodelled event series, with the Calendar link cascading into a chronology of the 26 tournaments comprising the BWF World Tour. This concludes with the HSBC BWF World Tour Finals which is the ultimate goal for all players. Christened the HSBC Race to Guangzhou, the Tour rankings will be updated after each event (including the 11 BWF Tour Super 100 events) and fans can check how their favourite stars are faring via the Rankings link.
Click on Live and be transported to ongoing Tour events for scores and results while tournament articles and photos can be found on News. Meanwhile,Tour takes fans on a global guide of the series, highlighting completed, ongoing and future events.
“We hope badminton fans will enjoy this new portal which is designed to bring them up-to-date information and make it easy for them to follow the HSBC BWF World Tour and, of course, the HSBC Race to Guangzhou,” said BWF Secretary General Thomas Lund.
“This site is integrated into our network of websites but is strictly dedicated to the Tour and everything happening around it. This is the go-to location for the Tour and we anticipate it will become very popular as we engage more with our fans in this new and exciting era of badminton.”