• After Forty Years a Prayer is Answered After Forty Years a Prayer is Answered

    15 April, 2016

    Indonesians celebrate like never before as Susi Susanti wins her nation's first ever gold medal in the Women's Singles competition at Atlanta 1996 and soon after on the same day Allan Budi Kusuma claims to their second, winning the Men's Singles crown.

  • A Fairy-tale Finish to Koreans’ Careers A Fairy-tale Finish to Koreans’ Careers

    15 April, 2016

    Park and Kim strike gold and retire.

  • Badminton’s Most Golden Moment Badminton’s Most Golden Moment

    15 April, 2016

    Richard Eaton, The Times' badminton correspondent at the Barcelona Olympic Games, looks at what great effects badminton's entry to form part of the official Olympic programme had on the game worldwide.

  • Stunner Kusuma Stunner Kusuma

    15 April, 2016

    Indonesia, proudly represented on either side of the net in the Men's Singles final at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games, where Allan Budi Kusuma claims the gold in straight games over his injured compatriot Ardy Wiranata.

  • Lu Shengrong is Made a Member of the IOC Lu Shengrong is Made a Member of the IOC

    15 April, 2016

    China's Mdm Lu Shengrong who made her nation proud on becoming the only Asian woman president of an international sports federation when she was made first woman president of the International Badminton Federation (IBF) in 1993, is made a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

  • What did Morten Frost think? What did Morten Frost think?

    14 April, 2016

    Morten Frost-Hansen and his charge Poul-Erik Hoyer achieve remarkable success at Atlanta 1996 as the latter wins the gold medal in the Men's Singles for Denmark.

  • A Pupil who beat his Master A Pupil who beat his Master

    14 April, 2016

    Young and talented, Kim Dong Moon of Korea shows that he can rise brilliantly to the occasion and match, even beat his master for the gold medal in Atlanta where Mixed Doubles is being contested for the first time.

  • Two G’s Stand for Gold Two G’s Stand for Gold

    14 April, 2016

    China enjoys a double celebration as IBF President Mdm Lu Shengrong makes her debut as an IOC Member while their top girls, Ge Fei and Gu Jun, go on to win their nation's first Olympic gold in the Women's Doubles at the 1996 Atlanta Games.

  • A Recovery for Ricky and Rexy in the Best Final A Recovery for Ricky and Rexy in the Best Final

    14 April, 2016

    Indonesia's world famous pair, Ricky Subagja and Rexy Mainaky, take the difficult route and find themselves having to scramble and recover just in time to strike gold in the Men's Doubles final at the 1996 Atlanta Games.

  • Hoyer’s Joy Hoyer’s Joy

    14 April, 2016

    Poul-Erik Hoyer achieves the near-impossible to beat a string of elite players in world badminton en route to the Men's Singles Gold at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.