• New Venture in California New Venture in California

    07 June, 2018

    Badminton takes its place in the 1st World Games to be staged in the United States of America

  • England win All Three Doubles Titles at First European Championships England win All Three Doubles Titles at First European Championships

    27 February, 2018

    All eight members of team win medals at Bochum

  • Commonwealth Games Introduces Badminton Commonwealth Games Introduces Badminton

    22 February, 2018

    England and Malaysia share the honours amongst eleven competing nations.

  • China wins the Thomas Cup at First Attempt China wins the Thomas Cup at First Attempt

    08 January, 2018

    In his report on the 1982 Thomas Cup in London which for the first time was held outside Asia, Craig Reedie reveals how China claimed a narrow, but famous, win at its very first appearance in the biennial competition.

  • Svend Pri wins All-England Title Svend Pri wins All-England Title

    20 December, 2017

    Rudy Hartono is dethroned after seven years.

  • Rudy Hartono - A Legend Rudy Hartono - A Legend

    20 December, 2017

    An interesting interview by Frits Ahlstrom with Indonesia's Rudy Hartono who was born in a Badminton-crazy nation and went on to dominate the game the world over.

  • The Award which took 25 Years The Award which took 25 Years

    11 December, 2017

    Puzant Kassabian of Bulgaria discovers that for his long and significant association with Badminton, in particular the World Championships since its inception in Malmo in 1977, he finally wins the honours he so well deserves... 25 years later!

  • Kristin Blossoms amid Budding Olympians Kristin Blossoms amid Budding Olympians

    08 December, 2017

    The First World Junior Championships for the Bimantara Cups concludes in spectacular fashion as Indonesia's Kristin Yunita and Sun Jun of China win the top prizes.

  • The History of the All England Championships The History of the All England Championships

    12 September, 2017

    Geoff Hinder takes us way back to the year 1899 when the first Championships were contested. In the early years mainly English and Irish players were involved in the event. First staged at the London Scottish Drill Hall, the first Championships later settled at the Wembley Arena until making its last move to the National Indoor Arena at Birmingham.

  • The Institution of World Championships The Institution of World Championships

    23 February, 2017

    In the International Badminton Federation Handbook for the year 1970, Editor H.A.E. Scheele looks back at the various obstacles that had to be overcome for the successful institution and actual staging of the first World Badminton Championships.