The History of Badminton at the Olympic Games

The History of Badminton at the Olympic Games

The History of Badminton at the Olympic Games. 1972 Munich Olympic Games. Demonstration Sport. It was only in the mid-1960s that efforts were made to include badminton on the Olympic programme. Badminton history was made at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games when for the...
2020 Yonex All-England Badminton Championships

2020 Yonex All-England Badminton Championships

2020 Yonex All-England Championships Men’s Singles Final: –  The 26-year-old great Dane Viktor Axelsen fulfilled his childhood dream as he romped to an impressive first Yonex All-England title. He breezed past No.1 seed Chou Tien Chen (China) 21-13, 21-14 to...
The History of the All England Badminton Championships

The History of the All England Badminton Championships

The History of the All England Badminton Championships The first Championships were played at the London Scottish Drill Hall in 1899 with only doubles played, singles being introduced the following year. The Championships would use three venues in London before...
Badminton Fit for the Queen

Badminton Fit for the Queen

Badminton Fit for the Queen  England, after hosting the inaugural Thomas Cup Final contest at Preston in 1949 again had the honour in 1982. This would be the first Thomas Cup Finals to be concluded at a non-Asian venue since the inaugural contest 33 years earlier. The...
The All-England Badminton Championships that was Played on Ice

The All-England Badminton Championships that was Played on Ice

    1947- THE ALL ENGLAND – That was Played on Ice. In 1939 the Badminton Association of England decided that their All-England venue at the Royal Horticultural Hall, Westminster, London was now no longer big enough, they had been using the venue for 25 years....

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