The Badminton World Federation (BWF) admit they are "delighted" that their sport will feature as one of the 22 sports on the programme at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris.
Hosts Australia lead in every category being contested at the Oceania Para-Badminton Championships after day one's play concluded in Geelong.
Three Peruvian top seeds, Pedro Pablo De Vinatea, Giuliana Poveda and Pilar Jaurequi Cancino, have all made it into their respective finals at the Pan American Para Badminton Championships on home soil in Lima.
The man considered the pioneer of Para-badminton in Peru, Pedro Pablo De Vinatea, has qualified for the quarter-finals in the men's singles SL3 division at the Pan American Para Championships on home soil.
Peru's home favourite Giuliana Poveda has got off to a strong start at the Para Pan Am Badminton Championships, winning her first match in the women's singles SS6 division in comfortable fashion in Group A.
South Korea's Kim Jung-jun and Thailand’s Amnouy Wetwithan have received the men's and women's Para Badminton Player of the Year Awards for their achievements in 2017.