• World Grand Prix Finals World Grand Prix Finals

    11 April, 2016

    Held usually at the end of the Badminton season, The World Grand Prix Finals is a celebration of sorts at it gathers together in competition the top performers for that respective year.

  • The Uber Cup The Uber Cup

    11 April, 2016

    A counterpart of the Thomas Cup, The Uber Cup was designed by legendary badminton player, Betty Uber and it was specifically created for the women in the game and it developed as the Women's World Team Badminton Championships.

  • The Sudirman Cup The Sudirman Cup

    11 April, 2016

    First played in 1989, The Sudirman Cup was staged in odd-numbered years so as not to coincide with the Thomas Cup competitions. The bi-annual event was named after the founding president of the Indonesian Badminton Federation (PBSI), the late Dick Sudirman.

  • BWF World Superseries Finals BWF World Superseries Finals

    11 April, 2016

    The BWF World Superseries Finals is the year-ending finale which brings together in competition the year's most consistent players of the highly popular annual series of events.

  • 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.

  • “The Shuttlecock” “The Shuttlecock”

    08 April, 2016

    "The Shuttlecock" - from the painting by Parisian Jean Chardin (1699 - 1779), which was published in the International Badminton Federation (IBF) Handbook for the year 1971 as well as in the Guinness Book of Badminton by Pat Davis. (Coloured picture courtesy of Guinness Book of Badminton by Pat Davis)

  • Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games

    08 April, 2016

    Badminton gains its second successful experience in its Olympic journey at Atlanta 1996 during which Poul-Erik Høyer was the toast of Europe producing a stunning success in the Men's Singles amidst the overall domination of the four leading Asian nations.

  • Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Sydney 2000 Olympic Games

    08 April, 2016

    Badminton continues to live up to its high standards set earlier at Barcelona 1992 and Atlanta 1996 during the exceptional Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

    07 April, 2016

    The game gains immensely when the world's biggest badminton nation played host to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

  • London 2012 Olympic Games London 2012 Olympic Games

    07 April, 2016

    To the entire world of Badminton the game made its homecoming when the 2012 Olympic Games was hosted by the city of London.