Saudi Badminton Players and Coach Suspended for snubbing Israeli at tournament
The Saudi Badminton players who refused to play an Israeli in a recent tournament and their coach have been suspended for 6 months following UK Lawyers for Israel’s representations to the Badminton World Federation (BWF). UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) wrote to the BWF on 23 September, following the incident
UKLFI pushes for investigation into Saudi Arabia’s Badminton discrimination against Israeli player
UK Lawyers for Israel has asked for an investigation to be carried out regarding the discrimination by Saudi players in a recent badminton game with an Israeli. UKLFI has written to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) about the Badminton event which took place on 1-4 August 2018 in Dnipro, Ukraine.