The Badminton World Federation (BWF) released the 2021 tournament calendar. Inside there is an agent Thomas and Uber Cup.
The biennial event was supposed to take place in May 2020. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, Thomas and the Uber Cup were forced to delay.
BWF then changed the Thomas and Uber Cup schedule to October 2020. However, the tournament was nevertheless held after Indonesia, South Korea, Australia, Thailand and Taiwan withdrew.
BWF has yet to announce what date the Thomas and Uber Cup will roll out in 2021. Chances are, the team tournament will take place in October.
“It has been decided that the championship will still be held in Aarhus, Denmark, as part of the end of 2021 in Week 41. Then it will be followed by the Denmark Open in week 42, ”as written in the official BWF statement, quoted from The Star.
The badminton tournament calendar for 2021 starts in Thailand on January 12, then progresses to the BWF World Tour Finals on January 27. Meanwhile, various events such as the China Masters, Australia and the Korea Open are still postponed.
Qualification towards Olympic Tokyo 2020 starts from March to May 2021. As for the Sudirman Cup schedule there is still no certainty from BWF.