Latest Badminton News and Articles

Badminton lack govt support in Thailand: Ponsana

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 16 April 2010
Posted by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 1010

New Delhi, Apr 16  Ace Thai shuttler Boonsak Ponsana today came hard on his country's government and said people at the power back home simply turn their back to badminton when it comes to extending financial support to the sport.

Ponsana feels the government's lack of attention to badminton often comes in the way of Thai shuttlers participation in international tournaments.

"The government does not see badminton as a great sport even though we have at least 20 players in the top 100 rankings in various categories. They support football, golf and tennis but when it comes to badminton they simply keep themselves out of it," said Ponsana, who progressed to the semifinals of the Badminton Asia Championships here.

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

YouTube

Replays: Malaysia Open 2015

2015 Malaysia Open Badminton Videos

Watch Replays

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Lee Chong Wei's hearing result expected to be announced in less than 3 weeks

Amsterdam: After a lengthy eight-hour hearing on Saturday, t

Peter Gade to coach France national badminton team

Paris: Former world No.1, and five times European champion,

Wang Zhengming wins men's title as China sweep 5 titles at China Masters

Changzhou: In the absence of world No. 1 Chen Long and world

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

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

Recommended badminton news for you