2020 Yonex All-England Championships

2020 Yonex All-England 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....
Badminton in a Prisoner of War Camp

Badminton in a Prisoner of War Camp

This article by Peter Birtwistle appeared in the October 1947 Badminton Gazette. Peter Birtwistle a tireless badminton administrator, whose involvement in badminton stretched back beyond the Second World War. He was a 2nd Lieutenant with British Expeditionary Force in...
The First Ever International Badminton Match

The First Ever International Badminton Match

The first ever international badminton match.   Ireland vs England was played on January 31st 1903, at the Earlsfort Skating Rink, Dublin. At the beginning of January, the Irish Badminton Union issued a challenge to the Badminton Association (England) for an...

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