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Hearing Panel Decisions

Independent Hearing Panel Decision – 6 November 2020

Cover Person:                Mr. Ze Young Lim

Panel:                             James Kitching (Chair), Rune Bård Hansen, Kevin Carpenter

Rule Violation:               Code of Conduct in relation to Betting Wagering and Irregular Match Results (2012,2016,2017)

Appeal:                          The Independent Hearing Panel decision was not appealed and is therefore final.

Download:                      ZYL Hearing Panel Decision


Independent Hearing Panel Decision – 6 November 2020

Athlete:                          Mr. Hendra Tandjaya (INA), Mr. Ivandi Danang (INA) , Mr. Androw Yunanto (INA), Ms. Sekartaji Putri (INA), Ms. Mia Mawarti (INA), Ms. Fadilla Afni (INA), Mr. Aditiya Dwiantoro (INA), Mr. Agripinna Prima Rahmanto Putra (INA)

Panel:                             James Kitching (Chair), Rune Bård Hansen, Kevin Carpenter

Rule Violation:               Code of Conduct in relation to Betting Wagering and Irregular Match Results (2012,2016,2017)

Appeal:                          The Independent Hearing Panel decision was not appealed and is therefore final.

Download:                      Eight INA Players Hearing Panel Decision


Independent Hearing Panel Decision – 13 October 2020

Athlete:                            Nikita Khakimov  (RUS)

Panel:                               James Kitching (Chair), Rune Bård Hansen, Kevin Carpenter

Rule Violation:                Code of Conduct in relation to Betting Wagering and Irregular Match Results (2017)

Appeal:                           The athlete has appealed the decision to CAS

Download:                       Hearing Panel Decision


Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)

Athletes:                         Kate Jessica Foo Kune (MRI)

Hearing Date:                 27 May 2020

Hearing Panel:               Mr Romano F. Subiotto QC, Mr Mark Hovell, Ms Blondel Thompson

Rule Violation:               Article 2.1 of the BWF Anti-Doping Regulations

Download:                     CAS Reasoned Decision


Athletes:                       Zulfadli Zulkiffli (MAS) and Tan Chun Seang (MAS)

Hearing Date:              1 March 2019

Hearing Panel:            Hon. Dr. Annabelle Bennett AO SC (President), Ms. Blondel Thompson,  Ms. Susan Ahern

Rule Violation:            Code of Conduct in Relations to Betting, Wagering and Irregular Match Results 2012 & 2016

Download:                   CAS Appeal Panel Decision


Ethics Hearing Panel Decision – 21 November 2018

 Individual:                  Raj Gaya

Decision Date:           21 November 2018

Hearing Panel:          Sylvia Schenk (Chair), Annabel Pennefather, Kevin Carpenter

Rule Violation:          Statutes of the BWF applicable prior to May 2012, Statutes, Rules and/or Regulations
of the BWF applicable after May 2012 and Statutes of the BWF applicable after June 2017.

Download:                 Hearing Panel Decision


Ethics Hearing Panel Decision – 27 April 2018 

(See also above – CAS Appeal Decision – 26 June 2019)

 Athlete:                     Zulfadli Zulkiffli (MAS) and Tan Chun Seang (MAS)

 Hearing Date:           26 & 27 February 2018

 Hearing Panel:         James Kitching (Chair), Sylvia Schenk, Annabel Pennefather

 Rule Violation:          Code of Conduct in Relations to Betting, Wagering and Irregular Match Results 2012 & 2016

 Download:                 Hearing Panel Decision