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Chris Langridge of England prepares to receive serve during the Final of the Mixed Doubles on October 6, 2013
Seven sports fail in funding cut appeals
Badminton is among seven sports to fail in their appeal against funding cuts from UK Sport for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic cycle.
Feb 20, 15:58
Gabrielle Adcock of England sets to play a backhand while playing with her partner Chris Adcock of England as they compete in their mixed doubles badminton quarter-final match at Emirates Arena during day nine of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on Aug
Chris, Gabby Adcock become first Britons to reach World Superseries Finals
Husband-and-wife pair Chris and Gabby Adcock become the first Britons to reach the badminton year-end World Superseries Finals.
Dec 12, 17:34
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Rachel Choong makes history in Para-Badminton World Championships
Rachel Choong becomes the first English player to win three gold medals at a Para-badminton World Championships.
Sep 22, 10:14
Gabrielle Adcock of England sets to play a backhand while playing with her partner Chris Adcock of England as they compete in their mixed doubles badminton quarter-final match at Emirates Arena during day nine of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on Aug
Japan 'bid to host 2019 World Badminton Champs as test event for Olympics'
Japan reportedly bid to host the 2019 World Badminton Championships as a test event for the Olympic Games the following year.
Sep 1, 09:57
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Badminton World Federation apologises for playing fascist Spanish anthem
The Badminton World Federation apologises for playing the fascist-era version of Spain's national anthem after Carolina Marin won gold at the World Championships in Indonesia.
Aug 19, 09:44
Gabrielle Adcock of England sets to play a backhand while playing with her partner Chris Adcock of England as they compete in their mixed doubles badminton quarter-final match at Emirates Arena during day nine of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on Aug
Adcocks forced to withdraw from World Championships
The husband-and-wife pairing of Chris and Gabby Adcock withdraw from the World Championships through illness.
Aug 14, 16:07
Rajiv Ouseph of England plays a return to Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark during their Thomas Cup badminton match at Siri Fort Stadium in New Delhi on May 20, 2014
England's Rajiv Ouseph suffers shock first-round exit at Badminton World Champs
England's Rajiv Ouseph is knocked out of the Badminton World Championships in Indonesia in the first round.
Aug 11, 10:08
A general view of the Baku Olympic Stadium
Danish flag bearer Line Kjaersfeldt 'never doubted badminton gold' in Baku
Denmark's Line Kjaersfeldt was confident of gold despite trailing to Belgium's Lianne Tan in the women's badminton singles final in Baku.
Jun 28, 12:11
Pablo Abian of Spain competes in the Men's Singles semi final against Kestutsis Navickas of Lithuainia during day fifteen of the Baku 2015 European Games at at Baku Sports Hall on June 27, 2015
Spanish gold medal hopeful Pablo Abian: I had to recover from "stupid mistake"
Pablo Abian admits that he had to 'change his mindset' following a costly error in the first set of his semi-final against Kestutis Navickas.
Jun 27, 12:19
Chloe Magee (R) and Sam Magee of Ireland compete against Samuel Cali and Fiorella Marie Sadowski of Malta in the Badminton Mixed Doubles Group A match during day thirteen of the Baku 2015 European Games at Baku Sports Hall on June 25, 2015
Ireland's Sam Magee "over the moon" with Baku bronze
Ireland's Sam Magee insists that he is "over the moon" with his Baku 2015 bronze medal, due to the fact that he was a major injury doubt heading into the competition.
Jun 27, 10:31
Chloe Magee (R) and Sam Magee of Ireland compete against Samuel Cali and Fiorella Marie Sadowski of Malta in the Badminton Mixed Doubles Group A match during day thirteen of the Baku 2015 European Games at Baku Sports Hall on June 25, 2015
Ireland's Chloe Magee 'gutted' by mixed doubles semi-final defeat
Ireland's Chloe Magee admits that is "very disappointing" to lose out to France in the badminton mixed doubles semi-final in Baku.
Jun 27, 09:44
A general view of the Baku Olympic Stadium
Belgian badminton ace Lianne Tan hails "best moment" of career
Lianne Tan claims that she now has "nothing to lose" when taking on Line Kjaersfeldt in the women's badminton gold-medal final on Sunday morning.
Jun 27, 09:15
Scott Evans of Ireland competes against Gergely Krausz of Hungary in the Badminton Men's Singles Group A match during day twelve of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Baku Sports Hall on June 24, 2015
Scott Evans 'physically and mentally exhausted' after losing quarter-final
Ireland's Scott Evans talks about the 'physical and mental pressure' after his men's singles quarter-final loss to Emil Holst.
Jun 26, 12:30
Chloe Magee (R) and Sam Magee of Ireland compete against Samuel Cali and Fiorella Marie Sadowski of Malta in the Badminton Mixed Doubles Group A match during day thirteen of the Baku 2015 European Games at Baku Sports Hall on June 25, 2015
Ireland's Sam Magee "lost for words" after badminton quarter-finals win
Irish badminton player Sam Magee admits that he is "lost for words" after reaching the semi-finals of the men's doubles event alongside his brother.
Jun 25, 18:27
Scott Evans of Ireland competes against Gergely Krausz of Hungary in the Badminton Men's Singles Group A match during day twelve of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Baku Sports Hall on June 24, 2015
Ireland's Scott Evans looking to take the initiative at European Games
Ireland's Scott Evans admits that he is determined to succeed at the European Games in the men's badminton to help continue to build the sport across his country.
Jun 23, 18:56
Chloe Magee (R) and Sam Magee of Ireland compete against Samuel Cali and Fiorella Marie Sadowski of Malta in the Badminton Mixed Doubles Group A match during day thirteen of the Baku 2015 European Games at Baku Sports Hall on June 25, 2015
Irish badminton player Chloe Magee loses first group match to Estonian
Irish badminton player Chloe Magee loses her first group-stage match to Estonian Kati Tolmoff in straight sets.
Jun 22, 08:44
Rajiv Ouseph of England plays a return to Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark during their Thomas Cup badminton match at Siri Fort Stadium in New Delhi on May 20, 2014
Rajiv Ouseph prepared for "tough" year trying to qualify for Rio 2016
England's Rajiv Ouseph expects a "tough" road to Olympic qualification, but is "excited" to begin his campaign to Rio 2016.
May 19, 10:08
Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia returns against Chen Long of China in their All England Open Badminton Championships men's singles final match in Birmingham, central England, on March 9, 2014
Badminton star Lee Chong Wei handed eight-month doping ban
Former world number one badminton player Lee Chong Wei is banned for eight months for doping.
Apr 28, 10:01
Rajiv Ouseph of England plays a return to Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark during their Thomas Cup badminton match at Siri Fort Stadium in New Delhi on May 20, 2014
England's Rajiv Ouseph hopes to climb up on the world stage
England badminton star Rajiv Ouseph is hopeful that he can move up the rankings on the international stage.
Mar 2, 09:55
Chris Adcock and Gabby White of England during the mixed doubles match against Shama Aboobakar and JMS Beeharry of Mauritius at Siri Fort Sports Complex during day one of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 6, 2010
Badminton player Gabby Adcock targets national titles record
Badminton player Gabby Adcock says that she is determined to reach Anthony Clark's record 12 English National Championship titles following her recent victory.
Feb 2, 10:15
Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland plays a forehand as she competes in her women's singles badminton quarter-final match at Emirates Arena on August 1, 2014
Badminton player Kirsty Gilmour focused on qualifying for Rio 2016
Scottish badminton player Kirsty Gilmour says that she is focused on qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympics this year.
Jan 12, 10:16
A general view of the front of the new Emirates Arena and Chris Hoy Velodrome on October 5, 2012
Glasgow to host 2017 World Badminton Championships
Scottish city Glasgow will play host to the 2017 Badminton World Championships.
Nov 17, 12:37
Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia returns against Chen Long of China in their All England Open Badminton Championships men's singles final match in Birmingham, central England, on March 9, 2014
World number one Lee Chong Wei denies drug use
World number one Lee Chong Wei denies any wrongdoing after provisionally being suspended for an "apparent" anti-doping violation.
Nov 11, 11:12
Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia returns against Chen Long of China in their All England Open Badminton Championships men's singles final match in Birmingham, central England, on March 9, 2014
Lee Chong Wei: "I never cheated"
World number one Lee Chong Wei vows to prove that he has not deliberately taken a banned substance.
Nov 9, 10:31
Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia returns against Chen Long of China in their All England Open Badminton Championships men's singles final match in Birmingham, central England, on March 9, 2014
World number one Lee Chong Wei faces suspension
World number one Lee Chong Wei faces a two-year ban following a second failed drugs test.
Nov 8, 12:09
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Badminton to make Paralympics debut in Tokyo 2020
Badminton will make its Paralympics debut in 2020 at the Tokyo Games.
Oct 8, 16:56
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Adrian Christy: 'Delay possible with Badminton Centre'
Badminton England chief executive Adrian Christy admits that the completion of the new National Badminton Centre could be delayed.
Oct 2, 16:01
 Gold medalist Michelle Li of Canada is congratulated by Kirsty Gilmour of Scotland following the Women's Singles Gold Medal Match at Emirates Arena during day eleven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 3, 2014
Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour happy with "almost perfect" badminton display
Scotland badminton player Kirsty Gilmour insists that finishing second in the women's singles competition at the Commonwealth Games was "almost perfect".
Aug 3, 13:36
Rajiv Ouseph of England plays a return to Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark during their Thomas Cup badminton match at Siri Fort Stadium in New Delhi on May 20, 2014
England's Rajiv Ouseph eager to bounce back with badminton medal at Glasgow 2014
Rajiv Ouseph hopes that he can put his "disappointing" loss earlier today behind him to win bronze in the men's badminton doubles at the Commonwealth Games.
Aug 2, 15:40
Gabrielle Adcock of England sets to play a backhand while playing with her partner Chris Adcock of England as they compete in their mixed doubles badminton quarter-final match at Emirates Arena during day nine of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on Aug
Chris Adcock delighted with performance in mixed doubles semi-final
Chris Adcock admits that he could not be happier after booking a spot in the mixed doubles final with wife Gabby.
Aug 2, 15:28
Chris Adcock of England plays a forehand while playing with his partner Gabrielle Adcock of England as they compete in their mixed doubles badminton quarter-final match at Emirates Arena during day nine of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 1,
Chris Adcock: 'Our performance in quarter-final was unacceptable'
Chris Adcock admits that he and Andrew Ellis must improve after they scraped through to the semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games.
Aug 1, 23:54
Chris Langridge of England prepares to receive serve during the Final of the Mixed Doubles on October 6, 2013
Chris Langridge: 'We must stick to our style'
Chris Langridge underlines the importance of not changing style ahead of the mixed doubles quarter-finals at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 31, 23:38
Chris Adcock and Gabby White of England during the mixed doubles match against Shama Aboobakar and JMS Beeharry of Mauritius at Siri Fort Sports Complex during day one of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 6, 2010
Chris Adcock pleased with progress in badminton mixed doubles
Team England badminton player Chris Adcock admits that he is pleased with how he and his wife Gabby Adcock played as they reached the quarter-finals of the mixed doubles badminton.
Jul 31, 18:00
Rajiv Ouseph of England plays a return to Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark during their Thomas Cup badminton match at Siri Fort Stadium in New Delhi on May 20, 2014
England's Rajiv Ouseph: 'Kieran Merrilees match will be tough'
England's Rajiv Ouseph admits that it will be tough for him to face his friend Scotland's Kieran Merrilees in the quarter-finals of the men's badminton at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 31, 17:32
Chris Langridge of England prepares to receive serve during the Final of the Mixed Doubles on October 6, 2013
Team England's Chris Langridge "happy" with performance
Team England's Chris Langridge says that he is happy with his and teammate Heather Olver's performance in their straight-sets victory over Kenya.
Jul 30, 17:04
Rajiv Ouseph of England plays a return to Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark during their Thomas Cup badminton match at Siri Fort Stadium in New Delhi on May 20, 2014
Rajiv Ouseph: Victory was "quite comfortable"
Team England's Rajiv Ouseph admits that he needs to prepare himself for a tougher outing in the round of 16 following his comfortable victory over Mauritius's Sahir Edoo.
Jul 30, 14:00
Sarah Walker of England in action in her womens singles match against Sayaka Sato of Japan during Day 3 of the London Badminton Grand Prix at The Copper Box on October 3, 2013
England's Sarah Walker eyeing improvement despite win
England badminton player Sarah Walker knows that she has to improve at the Commonwealth Games despite her round-of-32 win over Barbados's Shari Watson.
Jul 30, 13:38
Rajiv Ouseph of England plays a return to Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark during their Thomas Cup badminton match at Siri Fort Stadium in New Delhi on May 20, 2014
England's Rajiv Ouseph happy with "solid" start at Commonwealth Games
Rajiv Ouseph says that he will take it "match by match" after progressing to the round of 32 in the men's singles in Glasgow.
Jul 29, 16:16
Paul Drinkhall of Great Britain competes during Men's Team Table Tennis first round match against team of Portugal on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012
Paul Drinkhall eyeing badminton gold for England
Paul Drinkhall targets a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, having fallen just short for the third time earlier today.
Jul 28, 17:22
Rajiv Ouseph of England plays a return to Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark during their Thomas Cup badminton match at Siri Fort Stadium in New Delhi on May 20, 2014
Rajiv Ouseph: 'England can cause upset'
England badminton player Rajiv Ouseph believes that England will test Malaysia during the mixed team final at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 28, 11:47


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