The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has issued a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to restart international badminton, which has been suspended since mid-March because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

“The BWF is preparing to restart international badminton tournaments with some Governments giving the go-ahead to host events, albeit with restrictions, and advises players and team entourage of the new protocols and procedures that will be implemented at BWF Major Championships and HSBC BWF World Tour events in 2020,” the BWF mentioned.

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“The key to creating a safe environment is the creation of a badminton family bubble and this also means that everyone has to be tested at each tournament.”

As per the SOP, all players must undergo COVID-19 test at their own cost within three days before departing for a tournament…

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