Latest Badminton News and Articles

Malaysia May Host 2010 Thomas/Uber Cup Finals

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 17 May 2008
Written by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 1135
From Zulhilmi Supaat

JAKARTA, May 17 (Bernama) -- Malaysia may host the 2010 Thomas and Uber Cup finals as it was the only country to have bidded for the world's prestigious event when the closing date for bidders ended Saturday.


A spokesman of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said only Malaysia submitted its bid at the world badminton governing body's annual general meeting here Saturday.

"The final decision will be announced later as BWF secretary-general Stuart Borrie needs to discuss the details with the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM)," he said.

Sources said Malaysia might host the event outside Kuala Lumpur, probably in Johor Baharu or in Sarawak.

Malaysia last hosted the Thomas and Uber Cup finals in Kuala Lumpur in 2000.

Kuala Lumpur had hosted five editions of the Thomas Cup tournament in 1969-70, 1984, 1988, 1992 and 2000 since the world-class championship was introduced in 1948.
  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: French Open 2014

playbutton-2014-square-french-open

Watch Replays

Related Badminton News

  • Recent News
  • Popular
A top badminton player fails doping test

Kuala Lumpur: It was reported on Tuesday that a "top shuttle

We're not giving up on you, Chong Wei!

Kuala Lumpur: World number one Lee Chong Wei arrived at the

BAM calls for emergency council meeting

Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) wi

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

Lin Dan joins torch relay for 2014 Youth Olympics

Nanjing: Two times Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan was one of

The love story of Derek Wong and Vanessa Neo

By Cheryl Tay The love story of Singapore badminton players

Recommended Videos

  • 2014 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Korea Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 All England - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Hong Kong Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Malaysia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Superseries Finals - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Championships - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Indonesia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Japan Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Denmark Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Singapore Open - Badminton Videos
Previous Next