International Badminton Federation

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  • It drew sponsorship interest from condom manufacturers, but the International Badminton Federation objected to the name, which has since been abandoned.
  • The service caused much uproar and was eventually banned by the International Badminton Federation (IBF).
  • Wu was part of a cadre of Chinese players who dominated women's international badminton after China became a member of the International Badminton Federation in 1981.
  • Wu was one of China's leading combination women's singles and doubles players in the first several years after her country joined the International Badminton Federation (now Badminton World Federation).
  • Xu Rong was one of the main Chinese players who dominated the women's game after China joined the International Badminton Federation in 1981 in both singles and doubles.
  • After his success as a player, Reedie turned his efforts towards sports administration and from 1981 to 1984 he was President of the International Badminton Federation (IBF).
  • Ekiring competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, after being given a wildcard into the men's singles by the International Badminton Federation.
  • At seventeen Han also won the short-lived World Badminton Federation's version of the World Championships in 1979, before China became a member of the International Badminton Federation.
  • The body was a founding member of the International Badminton Federation, since renamed to Badminton World Federation (BWF), which is the international governing body for the sport.
  • Though The People's Republic of China had been producing players of astonishing ability since the mid-1960s, its entry into the International Badminton Federation (now the Badminton World Federation) had been delayed for years over the Taiwan issue.
  • Luan Jin is a retired male badminton player from China who rated among the world's very best singles players in the early to mid-1980s after China gained entry into the International Badminton Federation (now Badminton World Federation).
  • Gosen was one of the world's first companies that had its strings approved by the International Badminton Federation (now known as Badminton World Federation), and the International Tennis Federation.
  • Mambwe competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, after accepting a tripartite commission invitation into the men's singles by the International Badminton Federation.
  • After his high-level playing days ended Sonneville was elected to terms as both president of the International Badminton Federation (now World Badminton Federation) and president of the Badminton Association of Indonesia (PBSI).
  • Chen Changjie is a former badminton player from China who rated among the world's leading singles players for a short period of time after China joined the International Badminton Federation (now Badminton World Federation) in 1981.
  • In 2002 the International Badminton Federation (BWF), concerned with the unpredictable and often lengthy time required for matches, decided to experiment with a different scoring system to improve the commercial and especially the broadcasting appeal of the sport.
  • The World Badminton Grand Prix Finals was an annual badminton tournament organized by the International Badminton Federation (IBF) to crown the best badminton player of the year.
  • In 1978 Zhang won the rival "world championship" that was run by the short-lived World Badminton Federation prior to China's entry into the International Badminton Federation (now Badminton World Federation).
  • Qian was among the youngest of an impressive cadre of Chinese players who largely dominated women's international badminton after China joined the International Badminton Federation (now Badminton World Federation) in 1981.
  • The World Badminton Federation was established as a result of the dissatisfaction of some badminton nations, led by then non-IBF member China, with the policies of the International Badminton Federation, the governing body of international badminton formed in the 1930s.
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