• 200,000 young people in England play badminton once a week

    London: Badminton England has reaffirmed its commitment to providing more opportunities for people to play badminton than ever before following the release of Sport England’s Active People Survey results today.

    The Active People Survey 8 results for the period of October 2013 to October 2014 reveal that the number of 14-25 year olds who play badminton regularly has increased by 19% and now exceeds 200,000 for the first time.Badminton England is doing a good job of promoting badminton among youngsters in UK.

    Badminton England is doing a good job of promoting badminton among youngsters in UK.

  • Badminton England awarded Equality Standard for Sport

    England: Badminton England is delighted to announce that we have achieved the Intermediate level of the Equality Standard for Sport.

    The Equality Standard for Sport was launched by the UK Sports Councils in 2004 to help address the inequalities that exist within the sport sector. The Standard provides a framework for sports organisations to guide them towards achieving equality in all areas, from playing and officiating to coaching and volunteering. Badminton England along with many other organisations achieved the first 2 levels of the Standard in 2006 and 2008.Badminton England deserves the Equality Standard for Sport award.

    Badminton England deserves the Equality Standard for Sport award.

  • Britain's first national badminton league starts in October

    Britain will have its own national badminton league this October that will set of rules and own set of format. A new format is intended to make matches shorter but the details have yet to be finalized.

    "Under the new rules, games will get to critical points quicker; it is going to be very exciting for the fans and the players. It's going to be non-stop action, and no-interruption to games," said Badminton England chief executive Adrian Christy.Chris and Gabby Adcock could be playing in the newly formed Britain's National Badminton League

    Chris and Gabby Adcock could be playing in the newly formed Britain's National Badminton League

  • Yonex signs deal to sponsor badminton English National Championships (pic)

    Badminton England has announced sports equipment firm Yonex has signed a multi-year deal to become the official sports equipment partner of the English National Championship series.

    This year's Championships are due to take place at stadium:mk in Milton Keynes on February 8 and 9.Rajiv Ouseph will be taking part in the English National Championships which will be sponsored by Yonex

    Badminton England is based in Milton Keynes and this will be the first time the Championships will be staged in the city after taking place at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester for the past nine years.

    Japanese firm Yonex has a long association with the sport of badminton and the company has been a long-term partner of Badminton England.

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