Two Super 100 badminton tournaments – the Russian Open 2021 and Indonesia Masters – have been cancelled due to COVID-19 related restrictions, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Monday.

“The ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and complications left local organisers no choice but to cancel the tournaments,” a BWF statement read.

“The respective decisions of the National Badminton Federation of Russia and Badminton Indonesia were made in consultation and agreement with the BWF,” it added.

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The Russian Open was scheduled in Vladivostok from July 20-25 and Indonesia Masters from October 5-10.

The Canada Open, supposed to held in June, has also been cancelled.

Another Super 100 event, the Hyderabad Open, is scheduled from August 24-29 but with the fluid COVID-19 situation in India, it remains to be seen…

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