• An Olympic Sport at Last! An Olympic Sport at Last!

    18 April, 2016

    On 5 June 1985 it was unanimously decided at the 90th Session of the International Olympic Committee that badminton would be included in the full programme of the summer Olympic Games in 1992.

  • The First Uber Cup The First Uber Cup

    18 April, 2016

    In the following article we provide the outcome of the Inaugural Ladies International Badminton Championship in which the United States laid claim to the First Uber Cup over Denmark. This was originally published in the IBF Handbook for the year 1958-1959.

  • The Uber Cup contest is Started The Uber Cup contest is Started

    18 April, 2016

    The following is a report on the successful staging of the first Ladies International Championship for the Uber Cup. It formed the original piece by Herbert Scheele which appeared in the IBF Handbook for 1956-1957.

  • History of the Uber Cup History of the Uber Cup

    18 April, 2016

    This article describes the early developments in the history of the Uber Cup, a ladies international championship. It is reproduced from the write-up by Herbert Scheele in the IBF Handbook for the year 1956-1957.

  • History of The Thomas Cup History of The Thomas Cup

    18 April, 2016

    The first Thomas Cup competition was such a success that it created an unbelievable impact throughout the world of Badminton.

  • The Thomas Cup Story The Thomas Cup Story

    18 April, 2016

    This is a reproduction of The Thomas Cup Story by Herbert Scheele which first appeared in the May 1979 issue of World Badminton.

  • Susanti’s Golden First Susanti’s Golden First

    15 April, 2016

    Indonesia's badminton queen, Susi Susanti ended the nation's 40-year wait as she wins Gold in the Women's Singles at Barcelona 1992.

  • Jones Delighted by Badminton’s Olympic Debut Jones Delighted by Badminton’s Olympic Debut

    15 April, 2016

    IBF President Arthur Jones gave badminton the thumbs-up after it made such a terrific debut at the Olympics in Barcelona.

  • The Olympic Dream - How the Games were Won The Olympic Dream - How the Games were Won

    15 April, 2016

    Sir Graig Reedie takes us through the times when world sport was developing so rapidly and how he spearheaded getting the game of badminton finally recognised and accepted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)

  • Rings of Gold – Beijing Olympic Review Rings of Gold – Beijing Olympic Review

    15 April, 2016

    Richard Eaton looks back on how Beijing gave the game of badminton such prominence at the superbly organised 2008 Olympic Games.