• The Emergence of a New Badminton Nation The Emergence of a New Badminton Nation

    21 February, 2018

    More impressions of the representative team from the Peoples Republic of China touring Europe for the first time.

  • David Freeman was Never Beaten David Freeman was Never Beaten

    23 January, 2018

    Twenty-Five Years Ago the legendary American took the world by storm.

  • 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.

  • The Thomas Cup Story The Thomas Cup Story

    18 April, 2016

    This is a reproduction of The Thomas Cup Story by Herbert Scheele which first appeared in the May 1979 issue of World Badminton.

  • Thomas Cup Established Thomas Cup Established

    09 April, 2016

    The following extract - Editorial Notes - Thomas Cup - from the 1948 - 1949 IBF Statutes, gives an insight into the decision by the IBF to establish a world team championships for men.

  • Thomas Cup History Thomas Cup History

    12 February, 2015

    The Thomas Cup which was named after IBF's first President Sir George Thomas, was first staged in 1948-49 when the team from Malaya claimed the inaugural title beating Denmark in the final.