Welfare of shuttlers must come first for BWF

WHEN the Badminton World Federation (BWF) released their revamped calendar on Friday, the joke in the office was that players would break their backs playing in back-to-back tournaments.

Packing 22 tournaments in five months from August to December, with a few major Opens slated in consecutive weeks, is really no joke.

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