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Topic - Badminton World Federation
The Badminton World Federation (BWF) is the international governing body for the sport of badminton. Founded in 1934 as the International Badminton Federation with nine member nations (Canada, Denmark, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Scotland and Wales), the BWF has since expanded to 169 member nations around the world. On September 24, 2006, at the Extraordinary General Meeting in Madrid, it was decided to adopt the new name Badminton World Federation (BWF). - Source: Wikipedia
Four badminton teams were kicked out of the women's doubles at the London Games on Wednesday for trying to lose on purpose, conduct that a top IOC executive said strikes at the heart of Olympic competition.
World doubles champions Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang of China and their South Korean opponents were booed loudly at the Olympics on Tuesday for appearing to try and lose their badminton group match in Wembley Arena to earn an easier draw.