Badminton World Tour finals moved from China to Thailand because of Covid


BEIJING, China (AFP) – China will no longer host the season-ending Badminton World Tour Finals in December because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the sport’s governing body said on Tuesday. The Badminton World Federation had planned to host the flagship $1.5 million event in Guangzhou between December 14 and 18, but the event will now take place in Bangkok, Thailand, the previous week. China has cancelled almost all international sports competitions since Covid emerged there in 2019, […]