Du Yue/Li Yinhui (L) of China compete during the women’s doubles semifinal match against Lee So Hee/Shin Seung Chan of South Korea at the All England Open 2020 badminton tournament in Birmingham on March 14, 2020. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Xinhua)
The Badminton World Federation has changed the 2020 calendar again as a result of continued coronavirus uncertainty.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) — The 2020 badminton tournament calendar has been further adjusted with most World Tour events dropped due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Thursday.
“We are confident in creating a safe environment around all BWF World Tour tournaments, however, the main challenge with the existing tournament calendar is our capacity to move participants between different territories where different entry and safety restrictions apply,” BWF said in a statement.
“Therefore, in light of the exceptional circumstances we find ourselves