The Racket that Changed Badminton

The Racket that Changed Badminton

The Racket that Changed Badminton in 1966 – Carlton 3.9 The Carlton Sports Company who had been making their nylon shuttles since the 1950s in 1966 introduced their 3.9 badminton racket (red version), it would be the first massed produced lightweight steel...
Early Ball Badminton and Shuttle Badminton in India

Early Ball Badminton and Shuttle Badminton in India

EARLY BALL BADMINTON AND SHUTTLE BADMINTON IN INDIA There are two games called Badminton in India, there is the game as we know it called Shuttle Badminton and there is Ball Badminton.     BALL  BADMINTON Ball Badminton originated in Tanjore, in Tamil Nadu,...
The First Badminton Association.

The First Badminton Association.

       THE FIRST BADMINTON ASSOCIATION Major Seymour Sackville Carew Dolby Click on photos to enlarge The Badminton Association was formed after Major S.S.C. Dolby placed the notice in The Field, September 9th 1893 and the notice was also sent to all known badminton...
The Game of Badminton in 1863

The Game of Badminton in 1863

               The Game of Badminton in 1863. Click on images to enlarge.   The National Badminton Museum has discovered through the Newspaper.com website, an article in the Wednesday 23 December 1863 Trewman’s Exeter Flying Post, which had published part of an...
An Early Badminton Photograph from India.

An Early Badminton Photograph from India.

       AN EARLY BADMINTON PHOTOGRAPH FROM INDIA. Click on image to enlarge. The National Badminton Museum has discovered an early badminton photograph in a book with many different photographs from India. The caption above the photograph says :- “Badminton party,...
The Game of Battledore and Shuttlecock.

The Game of Battledore and Shuttlecock.

THE GAME OF BATTLEDORE AND SHUTTLECOCK. Click on images to enlarge. Battledore bats and shuttlecocks in Badminton House. Photo: – Geoff Hinder. We know that the game of badminton evolved from the older game of Battledore and Shuttlecock because of an article...

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