Thomas Lund

  • Two-month Super Series break next season for elite shuttlers April 6, 2014

    New Delhi: All England Championship will kickstart the World Super Series circuit in March next year as the Badminton World Federation (BWF) has decided to give a two-month break to the elite international shuttlers at the beginning of the new season. Maintaining its usual slot in the BWF calendar, the All...
  • Olympics: Coaches under scrutiny after scandal August 3, 2012

    London: The IOC demanded a probe into the coaches of eight disqualified players, dashing world badminton's hopes of drawing a line under a match-throwing scandal that has damaged the sport's credibility at the London Games. The Badminton World Federation (BWF) also said it would review video of all round-robin matches at...
  • Olympics: BWF chief apologizes for fixing row August 2, 2012

    London: World badminton apologised on Wednesday for a scandal that has sullied the sport's reputation at the London Olympics and resulted in eight women being disqualified from the tournament. The expulsion of four women's doubles pairs sent shockwaves through the tournament, removing China's top-seeded duo and other doubles pairs from the...
  • There is no threat to WBC: Badminton World COO August 11, 2009

    World Badminton Championship got off to a great start in Hyderabad on Monday with many top shuttlers in action. The security concerns that had arisen due to England pulling out of the tournament have been put to rest. Badminton World Federation Chief Operating Officer Thomas Lund spoke to CNN-IBN Chief Sports...