• The Good Old Days The Good Old Days

    22 January, 2018

    Pat Davis reveals how the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the IBF also featured an interesting gathering of some of the game's best players who got back on court.

  • Mysteries of the Game - Part 3 Mysteries of the Game - Part 3

    22 January, 2018

    In this third part of his series on Mysteries of the Game, Herbert Scheele of World Badminton views the use of the word "service" to refer to the initial stroke of any rally.

  • Mysteries of the Game - Part 2 Mysteries of the Game - Part 2

    19 January, 2018

    Herbert Scheele, Editor of World Badminton, takes a look at the tournament name "All England" and explains why the world's oldest and most significant event is named as such.

  • Mysteries of the Game - Part 1 Mysteries of the Game - Part 1

    19 January, 2018

    World Badminton Editor, Herbert A.E. Scheele looks at some mysteries of Badminton, the first is the game's widely-used term, "Love-All".

  • The Developing of Badminton The Developing of Badminton

    19 January, 2018

    Badminton Coach of China, Yang Chen Xiang, recalls how Badminton was first popular in Europe and a few Asian countries, then spread rapidly through the rest of Asia, Africa and Latin America before Indonesia and China emerged on the scene to change the face of the game completely.

  • Badminton Loses One of its Great Champions Badminton Loses One of its Great Champions

    09 January, 2018

    The sudden demise of top Danish player Svend Pri shocks the world Badminton community.

  • 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.

  • 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.