BWF rules out shifting headquarters from Malaysia

Last Updated: Sep 08, 2010, 16:07 PM IST

Mumbai: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has ruled out shifting its headquarters from Malaysia despite reports they were considering a base in another country.

Rumours have persisted in the media that the sport`s world governing body was considering relocating to another Asian base or a European headquarters from its current location of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

"The BWF is not going to relocate from Malaysia," S Selvam, media and communications manager, BWF, told Reuters in an email.

"The BWF is expanding and needs bigger premises. The BWF is looking to relocate from its current premises to a new one but still within Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia."

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