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Multi-Sport Games


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Ontario Winter Games Renfrew 2022

The Ontario Summer Games and Ontario Winter Games are a showcase of amateur sport. As Ontario’s largest multi-sport events, these Games provide top young athletes with development and competitive opportunities that prepare them for national and international competition. Summer Games and Winter Games are held in even numbered years, and attract 3,000 – 3,500 participants competing in 20+ sports.

Badminton is included in the Winter edition of the Ontario Games, host every two years.  For the sport to be included in the Ontario Games, the PSO must apply with the Games Unit of the MHSTCI.  Acceptance into the Games may be conditional on the PSO’s implementation and delivery performance at previous Games; along with feedback from participants.

On December 15, 2020, Minister Lisa MacLeod announced that Renfrew County has been selected as the host community for the 2022 Ontario Winter Games. 

Due to the challenges brought on by the pandemic, Renfrew County has planned a new model of Games delivery for the Ontario Games and will host the Games over two weekends. Similar to the model used by Canada Games, sports will be divided  between two weekends.  The dates of the 2022 Ontario Winter Games are set for February 24-27(week one), 2022 and March 3-6, 2022 (week 2).  Badminton will be placed in week 2: March 3-6, 2022. 

Official Games website:


  • All team main roster shall be comprised of five (5) males and five (5) females; one (1) male and one (1) female alternative shall be listed on the roster.  All twelve (12) athletes are expected to be in attendance at the Games. 
  • All teams shall have a Coach (Minimum NCCP Provincial Coach Status) and team Manager; alternating genders.
  • All participating athletes must be a member in good standing and hold a valid Badminton Ontario 21-22 season athlete membership.
  • Age qualification of athletes will be classified as U19 under the Badminton Ontario age eligibility guidelines.
    • Athlete eligibility for the 21-22 competition season is as follows:
      • U15: born in 2008 or later
      • U17: born in 2006 or later
      • U19: born in 2004 or later         
          • Any U19 athletes selected by Badminton Canada to represent Canada in any external multi-nation event (e.g. World Junior Championships, Junior Pan-Am Championships etc.) whether or not they actually attend the event are ineligible to participate in the 2022 OWG. In the case of any U15/U17 athlete selected as above, each District is permitted to make their own decision on eligibility.
  • All teams must submit their roster 60 minutes before the next tie.
  • Each tie will consist of seven (7) matches:
    • 1 x boys singles
    • 1 x girls singles
    • 2 x boys doubles
    • 2 x girls doubles
    • 1 x mixed doubles
  • In each tie, all athletes must be listed in at least one event and a maximum of two events.
  • In each tie, a team must win a minimum of four (4) matches to win the tie.
  • Order of events will be determined by the Referee.

2020 OWG results in Barrie  |  2018 OWG results in Barrie  |  2016 OSG results in Mississauga

Canada Winter Games PEI 2023

Held once every two years, alternating between winter and summer, the Canada Games represent the highest level of national competition for up and coming Canadian athletes.  ‍The Games have been hosted in every province at least once since their inception in Quebec City during Canada’s Centennial in 1967, and feature events for able-bodied athletes as well as athletes with physical and intellectual disabilities.  ‍The Games are proud of their contribution to Canada’s sport development system in addition to their lasting legacy of sport facilities, community pride and national unity.

The Canada Games exist to strengthen the fabric of Canada, through the power of sport. This is done by celebrating and inspiring the best of the next, whether that be athlete, community, coach, or volunteer.

Badminton has been on the Canada Winter Games sport program since the inaugural Games in 1967 held in Quebec City, QC and has always featured female and male events.  Badminton is included in the Winter edition of the Canada Games, hosted every four years. 

The 2023 Canada Winter Games will be hosted in Prince Edward Island. From February 18 to March 5, the Games will bring together over 3,600 athletes, managers and coaches, across 20 different sports, for the largest multi-sport event in the country.

Official Games website: https://www.2023canadagames.ca/

Competition Eligibility & Format TBA

Team Ontario is selected by Badminton Ontario through a selection tournament for the Canada Games. Leading up to the Games are a series of developmental opportunities for athletes that increase their chances of making the team. The Canada Games are held every two years, alternating summer and winter seasons. Badminton is a winter games sport, with the next games in early 2023. Selection criteria will be posted approximately 1 year before the start of the Games.

Badminton Ontario Team Selection Policy

You can view the CWG 2023 Team Ontario selection criteria here: TBA

2019 Team Ontario Roster   Rachel Chan, Jacqueline Cheung, Catherine Choi, Darren Choi, Stanley Feng, Colin Jia, Crystal Lai, Jonathan Lai, Victor Lai, Talia Ng

2015 Team Ontario Roster   Qufei Chen, Andrew D’Souza, Jason Ho-Shue, Rachel Honderich, Vivian Kwok, Danica Lau, Sergiy Shatenko, Brittney Tam, Nyl Yakura, Joshua Yu

2011 Team Ontario Roster  Alex Bruce, Peter Butler, Surabhi Kadam, Nathan Lee, Michelle Li, Joseph Rogers, Bethany So, Andrew Malcolm Tai-Pow, Tracy Wong, Nyl Yakura 

2007 Team Ontario Roster  Peter Butler, Caroline Cheung, Joycelyn Ko, Stephanie Ko, Jennifer Lam, Michelle Li, Aiden Lim, Thomas Lloyd McKee, Sen Hoong Phang, Lucas Lap-Chung Wong

Summary of 2019 CWG results for Team Ontario in Red Deer, Alberta:
Mixed Team Event:  Bronze
Individual Events: Women’s Singles: Talia Ng (Silver), Jacqueline Cheung (Bronze)
Men’s Doubles: Stanley Feng & Jonathan Lai (Silver)
Women’s’ Doubles: Catherine Choi & Crystal Lai (Bronze)

Summary of 2015 CWG results for Team Ontario in Prince George, British Columbia:
Mixed Team Event: Gold
Individual Events: Men’s Singles: Jason Ho-Shue (Gold), Andrew D-Souza (Silver)
Women’s Singles: Rachel Honderich (Gold), Brittney Tam (Silver)
Men’s Doubles: Joshua Yu & Nyl Yakura (Gold)
Mixed Doubles: Nyl Yakura & Brittney Tam (Gold), Joshua Yu & Vivian Kwok (Silver)

Summary of 2011 CWG results for Team Ontario in Halifax, Nova Scotia:
Mixed Team Event: Gold

Pan American Games Santiago 2023

The Pan American Games is a continental multi-sport event in the Americas featuring summer sports, in which thousands of athletes participate in a variety of competitions. The competition is held among athletes from nations of the Americas, every four years in the year before the Summer Olympic Games.

XIX Pan American Games are set to be hosted from October 20th to November 5th, 2023 in Santiago De Chile

Official Games website: https://www.santiago2023.org/es

Team Canada is selected by Badminton Canada, please see selection criteria HERE.

2019 Team Canada Roster  Jason Ho-Shue (ON), Rachel Honderich (ON), Michelle Li (ON), Kristen Tsai (BC), Josephine Wu (AB), Nyl Yakura (ON), Brian Yang (ON), Joshua Yu (ON)

2015 Team Canada Roster  Alexandra Bruce (ON), Phyllis Chan (BC), Andrew D’Souza (ON), Rachel Honderich (ON), Michelle Li (ON), Toby Ng (BC)

2011 Team Canada Roster  Alexandra Bruce (ON), Grace Gao (AB), Rachel Honderich (ON), Jocelyn Ko (ON), Michelle Li (ON), Adrian Liu (BC), Derrick Ng (BC), Toby Ng (BC)

2007 Team Canada Roster  Mike Beres (ON), Val Loker (ON), Sarah MacMaster (BC), Fiona McKee (ON), William Milroy (AB), Charmaine Reid (AB)

2019 | Lima, the capital of and most populous city in Peru, hosted the XVIII Pan American Games in 2019.

Approximately 6700 athletes represented the 41 competing countries from North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean. The Opening Ceremony took place on July 26, with 16 days of competition before the Closing Ceremony on August 11.

2019 Team Canada Results

Women’s SinglesMichelle Li (ON)Gold
Women’s SinglesRachel Honderich (ON)Silver
Men’s SinglesBrian Yang (ON)Silver
Men’s SinglesJason Ho-Shue (ON)Bronze
Women’s DoublesRachel Honderich (ON) & Kristen Tsai (BC)Gold
Men’s DoublesJason Ho-Shue (ON) &  Nyl Yakura (ON)Gold
Mixed DoublesJosh Hurlburt-Yu (ON) & Josephine Wu (AB)Gold

2015 | Toronto was awarded the 2015 Pan American Games on November 6, 2009, defeating bids from Lima, Peru and Bogota, Colombia.

This gave the province of Ontario its first international multi-sport competition since the 1930 British Empire Games in Hamilton. The 2015 Pan Am Games featured 36 sports with 51 disciplines and 364 medal events, more than is currently on the Olympic program.

2015 Team Canada Results

Women’s SinglesMichelle Li (ON)Gold
Women’s SinglesRachel Honderich (ON)Silver
Men’s SinglesAndrew D’Souza (ON)Silver
Women’s DoublesAlexandra Bruce (ON) & Phyllis Chan (BC)Bronze
Women’s DoublesRachel Honderich (ON) & Michelle Li (ON)Bronze
Mixed DoublesAlexandra Bruce (ON) & Toby Ng (BC)Silver

2011 | Canada competed at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico from October 14 to 30, 2011.

The Canadian team was made up of 492 athletes (256 men and 236 women), the most ever for a non-home Games. On the team all ten provinces and the Northwest Territories are represented. Some sports such as wrestling have sent their strongest team, however sports which offer the most medals (badminton and athletics) have sent for the most part a developmental team. 

2011 Team Canada Results

Women’s SinglesMichelle Li (ON)Gold
Women’s SinglesJoycelyn Ko (ON)Silver
Women’s DoublesAlexandra Bruce (ON) & Michelle Li (ON)Gold
Women’s DoublesGrace Gao (AB) & Jocelyn Ko (ON)Bronze
Men’s DoublesAdrian Liu (BC) & Derrick Ng (BC)Bronze
Mixed DoublesGrace Gao (AB) & Toby Ng (BC)Gold

2007 | The 2007 Pan American Games took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from July 13 to 29, 2007.

A total of 5,633 athletes from 42 National Olympic Committees competed in 332 events in 34 sports and in 47 disciplines. 

2007 Team Canada Results

Women’s SinglesCharmaine Reid (AB)Silver
Women’s SinglesSarah MacMaster (BC)Bronze
Men’s SinglesMike Beres (ON)Gold
Women’s DoublesFiona McKee (ON) & Charmaine Reid (AB)Silver
Men’s DoublesMike Beres (ON) & William Milroy (AB)Gold
Mixed DoublesMike Beres (ON) & Val Loker (ON)Silver

FISU World University Games Russia 2023

The FISU World University Games are staged every two years in a different city. This celebration of international university sports and culture draws many thousands of student-athletes together to compete, making it among the world’s largest and most prestigious multi-sport events.

Embracing the FISU motto of Excellence in Mind and Body, the summer edition of the FISU World University Games incorporate educational and cultural aspects, encouraging student-athletes from around the world to combine high sports performance with their intellectual pursuits.

The twelve-day FISU World University Games competition program includes fifteen compulsory sports. To stay at the forefront of sports development and innovation, organizers may also include up to three optional sports from the FISU Recognized Sports list and the FISU World University Championships program into their event. In 2021, Badminton also becomes a compulsory sport. 

The 32nd FISU World University Games are set to be hosted in Ekaterinburg, Russia from August 8-19, 2023

Official Games website

Team Canada is selected by Badminton Canada, please see selection criteria HERE.

2020 | FISU World University Badminton Championship – cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic 
2019 |
30th Summer Universaide Badminton (Napoli, Italy) – no Badminton competition 
2018 | FISU World University Badminton Championship (Bukit Kiara, Malaysia) Results Here
2017 | 29th Summer Universaide Badminton (Taipei, Taiwan) Results Here
2016 | FISU World University Badminton Championship (Ramenskoe, Russia) Results Here
2015 | 28th Summer Universaide Badminton (Gwangju, Korea) Results Here
2014 | FISU World University Badminton Championship (Cordoba, Spain) Results Here
2013 | 27th Summer Universaide Badminton (Kazan, Russia) Results Here
2012 | FISU World University Badminton Championship (Ganwgju, Korea) Results Here
2011 | 26th Summer Universaide Badminton (Shenzhen, China) Results Here
2010 | FISU World University Badminton Championship (Taipei, Taiwan) Results Here
2009 | 25th Summer Universaide Badminton (Belgrade, Serbia) – no Badminton competition
2008 | FISU World University Badminton Championship (Minho, Portugal) Results Here
2007 | 24th Summer Universaide Badminton (Bangkok, Thailand) Results Here
2006 | FISU World University Badminton Championship  Results Here
2005 | 23rd Summer Universaide Badminton (Izmir, Turkey) Results Here
2004 | FISU World University Badminton Championship Results Here
2003 | 22nd Summer Universaide Badminton (Daegu, Korea) – no Badminton competition
2002 | FISU World University Badminton Championship Results Here

Commonwealth Games Birmingham 2022

The Commonwealth Games is an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930, and, with the exception of 1942 and 1946, has taken place every four years since then. 

List of all Commonwealth Games: https://thecgf.com/games#commonwealth-games  

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will be held in venues all across Birmingham and the West Midlands, from 28 July until 8 August 2022. Read on to find out more information about Badminton at the Birmingham 2022 Common Wealth Games: https://www.birmingham2022.com/the-games/sports/badminton/

Official Games websitehttps://www.birmingham2022.com

2014 | Michelle Li, from Ontario, became the first Canadian woman to ever win badminton singles gold at the Commonwealth Games.

Click to see Glasgow 2014 Results.
Click to see Michelle Li’s results at the Commonwealth Games

SPORTSNET Article: Canada’s Li wins badminton gold in Glasgow
Article published in the August 3, 2014, 8:12 AM linked via SportsNet

Commonwealth Sport Canada | Article: Stellar Performance from Michelle Li: Gold Medallist in Badminton


2018 | Badminton Canada Nominates Eight Athletes to the 2018 Commonwealth Games Team

Commonwealth Sport Canada | Article: Badminton Canada Nominates Eight Athletes to the 2018 Commonwealth Games Team

Commonwealth Sport Canada | Article: Commonwealth Badminton Team Inspired as Individual Tournament Begins

Click to view Gold Coast 2018 Badminton Schedule & Results

The Summer Olympics Tokyo 2020

The Summer Olympic Games also known as the Games of the Olympiad, are a major international multi-sport event normally held once every four years. The Games were first held in 1896 in Athens, Greece, and were most recently held in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games will be held in venues all across Japan, from 23 July until 8 August 2021. Read on to find out more information about Badminton at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games: https://tokyo2020.org/en/sports/badminton/

Official Games website: https://tokyo2020.org/en/

List of Athletes representing Team Canada in the Olympics (Badminton)

Rio 2016 | Martin Giuffre, Michelle Li

London 2012 | Alexandra Bruce, Grace Gao, Michelle Li, Toby Ng

Beijing 2008 | Andrew Dabeka, Valerie Loker, Anna Rice

Athens 2004 | Philippe Bourret, Mike Beres, Charmaine Reid, Jody Patrick, Helen Nichol, Anna Rice, Denyse Julien

Jean-Paul Girard (coach) and Martha Deacon (team leader)

Atlanta 1996 | Denyse Julien

Barcelona 1992 | Doris Piche

London  2012 | Alex Bruce and Michelle Li, both from Ontario, finished just off the podium in fourth place in women’s doubles. 

Beijing 2008 | Anna Rice advances to Round of 16 in women’s singles.

Atlanta 1996 | Iain Sydie advances to Round of 16 in men’s singles. Denyse Julien advances to Round of 16 in women’s singles. 

Barcelona 1992 | Doris Piche advances to Round of 16 in women’s singles.