Lin Dan - Badminton Photo

CHINESE SUPERSTAR HEADLINES DAY TWO OF THE BARFOOT & THOMPSON NEW ZEALAND OPEN

CHINESE SUPERSTAR HEADLINES DAY TWO OF THE BARFOOT & THOMPSON NEW ZEALAND OPEN Day two of the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open features the headline act, with two-time Olympic Games gold medalist Lin Dan (China) playing his first-round singles match at 6:40pm at the North Shore Events Centre. The tournament…

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Abhinav Manota - Badminton NZ

MANOTA OPENS 2018 BARFOOT & THOMPSON NZ BADMINTON OPEN CAMPAIGN

NZ Champion Abhinav Manota is underway in the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open, winning his way into the main draw of mixed doubles with partner Justine Villegas, defeating fellow Kiwis Chris Steeghs and Rebecca Fong 21-10, 21-15. “I am very excited and luckily the Australians pulled out of…

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Abhinav Manota - Badminton NZ

WILDCARDS CARRY NEW ZEALAND HOPES AT BARFOOT & THOMPSON NZ BADMINTON OPEN

New Zealand’s best badminton players will take on the world at the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open played at the North Shore Events Centre this week (from May 1st to 6th), but such is the quality of the tournament that most will have to fight their way through…

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