• Why the Name of the Game is Badminton Why the Name of the Game is Badminton

    05 December, 2017

    Richard Eaton examines the origins of the game, in particular the significance of Badminton House in England, that of the Badminton Net and of where and when it first appeared.

  • The Battledore Transformed The Battledore Transformed

    30 September, 2016

    In this article sub-titled "A History of Early Badminton", Richard Eaton makes a thorough examination of the origins of the game of Badminton.

  • The Enduring Mystery of Badminton’s Origins The Enduring Mystery of Badminton’s Origins

    09 August, 2016

    It is generally accepted that the early forms of Badminton were played in an aristocrat’s mansion in Gloucestershire, England. But whether or not that is really where this game first emerged worldwide is another story. Richard Eaton provides some very interesting facts in the discussion that follows.

  • Badminton – a Kaleidoscope of Antiquity Badminton – a Kaleidoscope of Antiquity

    09 August, 2016

    Richard Eaton takes us back through the years as he examines the game of Badminton's history as well as its development then on. He takes a look at intriguing forms of the game that appeared throughout the world - as far back as ancient Greece as well as through Asian nations like China, India, Vietnam, Taiwan and Korea.