• 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.

  • Important Problem for next AGM Important Problem for next AGM

    18 August, 2016

    The Editor of World Badminton, H.A.E. Scheele, feels that the I.B.F. Annual Meeting in London in July will be remembered for a long time. With rising interest on who should rightfully represent China, the Federation will have to deal with a motion that is both significant and unprecedented.

  • China and the I.B.F. China and the I.B.F.

    18 August, 2016

    H.A.E. Scheele, Editor of World Badminton, discusses issues that led to China's entry into the game's world governing body, the International Badminton Federation (I.B.F.)

  • From 9 to 166: The Family Grows From 9 to 166: The Family Grows

    17 August, 2016

    The International Badminton Federation came into being in 1934 when Badminton was still widely known as a game played mainly by the British. How it has spread across continents to currently include one hundred and sixty six member countries, is revealed by Torsten Berg.

  • Formation of an International Federation Formation of an International Federation

    17 August, 2016

    An international governing body for badminton was formed just at the right time when the game itself was ready for it and the world was experiencing healthy advancement.

  • Charoen Wattanasin Honoured by King Charoen Wattanasin Honoured by King

    16 August, 2016

    In recognition of his contribution to the game of Badminton, Charoen Wattanasin is honoured by the King of Thailand, this time with the award, Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant.

  • Datuk Punch Gunalan Honoured Datuk Punch Gunalan Honoured

    16 August, 2016

    Datuk Punch Gunalan gets honoured for all his efforts as player, coach, manager and director at local and international levels, in particular, as the architect of the game of Badminton in Malaysia.

  • New Qualifying System New Qualifying System

    11 August, 2016

    The International Badminton Federation (I.B.F.) announces a new World Ranking System for Olympic qualification.