Indian hope Nehwal becomes second defending badminton champion to withdraw from Glasgow 2014

By Nick Butler

Defending champion Saina Nehwal has withdrawn from her Commonwealth Games badminton title defence due to injury ©AFP/Getty ImagesIndia have been dealt a blow in their preparations for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow following the announcement that the defending women's singles badminton champion Saina Nehwal has pulled out due to injury. 

Badminton World Federation celebrates 80 years

By Emily Goddard

The BWF's first President, Sir George Thomas, is also its longest serving leader to date, having held the position for 21 years ©BWFThe Badminton World Federation (BWF) is celebrating its 80th year in operation.

Li-Ning to sponsor Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen

By Duncan Mackay

Chinese sportswear company Li-Ning have extended their relationship with the Badminton World Federation by sponsoring this year's World Championships ©Li-Ning Chinese sports company Li-Ning are to sponsor this year's Badminton World Championships in Copenhagen, it was announced today.

Badminton England's new £20 million headquarters "under threat" over funding shortfall

By Zjan Shirinian

Badminton England's new headquarters was due to open in May 2015, but it has reportedly hit problems ©Badminton EnglandBadminton England's planned new £20 million ($34 million/€25 million) headquarters is reportedly under threat because of a funding shortfall.

Badminton set to test new scoring system from August

By Paul Osborne 

The BWF is set to test a new scoring system from August Getty ImagesBadminton is looking into changes to the sports scoring system with trials set to take place from August.

Australia reveals Glasgow 2014 badminton team

By Paul Osborne

Australia has named the 10 players who will represent its badminton team at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesAustralia has named the 10 badminton players that will represent the nation at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

First England National Badminton League auction held - but prices remain secret

By Nick Butler

The closed auction of players taking place at Stadium:MK in Milton Keynes ©Badminton EnglandAn auction has taken place ahead of the inaugural staging of the National Badminton League in England, but organisers have refused to disclose what each player was worth. 

Former European champion Clark named Badminton England ambassador

By Gary Anderson

Anthony Clark has been announced as the latest Badminton England ambassador ©Getty Images Badminton England has announced that former mixed doubles European champion Anthony Clark has become the organisation's latest official ambassador, joining former England team mates Gail Emms and Nathan Robertson in the role.

Peru and China to host major international badminton events

Emily Goddard

Lima has been revealed as the host of next year's Badminton World Federation World Junior Championships ©WikipediaPeruvian capital Lima and Chinese city Kunshan have been revealed as hosts of the 2015 Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Junior Championships and the 2016 BWF Thomas and Uber Cup Finals respectively.
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