• Badminton’s First World Rankings! Badminton’s First World Rankings!

    19 December, 2017

    The International Badminton Federation introduces the World Ranking System in which Indonesia's Liem Swie King and Gillian Gilks of England are the top ranked players.

  • How His Playing Contemporaries Remember Sir George How His Playing Contemporaries Remember Sir George

    19 December, 2017

    In remembrance of Sir George Thomas, Canadian, English, Irish and Scottish contemporaries in the game write fondly about him.

  • Chinese “Hurricane” Chinese “Hurricane”

    19 December, 2017

    One week before Christmas in 1979 the world of Badminton receives a shock as Indonesian Badminton invincibility is smashed by the force of a Chinese "hurricane".

  • Some Impressions of the Chinese Some Impressions of the Chinese

    19 December, 2017

    A party comprising ten players - six men and four ladies, and five officials from China make their first ever playing trip out of their homeland and provide the entire world a glimpse of their brand of Badminton talent.

  • Badminton’s 21st Century acceleration Badminton’s 21st Century acceleration

    12 September, 2017

    With a new Council set in 2009 under a calm President, Kang Young-Joong, BWF finds a fresh and renewed togetherness for a more stable and positive new era.

  • Herbert Scheele - Secretary Extraordinary Herbert Scheele - Secretary Extraordinary

    25 November, 2016

    A write-up published in the August 1976 issue of World Badminton by Stuart Wyatt, the President of the IBF, on Herbert Scheele and the extraordinary secretary that he is.

  • Mr. G. A. Thomas Mr. G. A. Thomas

    23 November, 2016

    This is an article that appeared in the October 1912 issue of The Badminton Gazette. It reveals all we need to know, and more, about Sir George Thomas.

  • Mr Badminton - Herbert Scheele Mr Badminton - Herbert Scheele

    30 August, 2016

    With incomparable vision, knowledge as well as undivided dedication and energy, Herbert Scheele is indeed Mr Badminton. He single-handedly got the world of badminton moving as early as in the 1930's.

  • Badminton Owes Much to Sir George Badminton Owes Much to Sir George

    18 August, 2016

    A great player and a great administrator, Sir George Thomas, passes away.

  • The Passing of Sir George Thomas The Passing of Sir George Thomas

    18 August, 2016

    The entire Badminton fraternity mourns the death of its Founding President, Sir George Thomas.