Badminton

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.

Player auction to take place for new English National Badminton League

By Nick Butler

Athens 2004 Olympic silver medal winner Nathan Robertson is an ambassador for the inaugural National Badminton League ©Badminton EnglandA player auction for the first ever National Badminton League (NBL), hailed as a "ground breaking" development for the sport in England, is due to take place in Milton Keynes on Monday (June 2).

Olympian Bruil to coach Scottish badminton players for Glasgow 2014

By Emily Goddard

Chris Bruil will lead Scotland's badminton players to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©René LagerwaardTwo-time Olympian Chris Bruil has been named to coach Scotland's badminton players as the nation prepares to host the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

New badminton scoring system to be formally discussed

By Zjan Shirinian

A new scoring system for badminton is being considered for the first time since 2006 ©Getty ImagesBadminton could see an overhaul of its scoring system to create more "intensity and excitement in matches", with alternatives to be formally discussed for the first time in eight years.

Grill to step down as England and Britain badminton performance director

By Emily Goddard

Jens Grill will step down as England and Britain badminton performance director in July ©Badminton EnglandApril 29 - Jens Grill is to step down as the England and Britain badminton performance director to take a "complete break from the sport" in July, it has been announced.
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