Source: Badminton England

GB Badminton team prepare for Rio

Badminton’s Team GB stars and some of Europe’s finest are preparing for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at a three-day training camp at Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena. GB stars including world number 7 pair Chris and Gabby Adcock, Rajiv Ouseph and world number 15 Kirsty Gilmour are putting the final touches to their preparations before they

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Stars of Rio return for badminton’s showpiece

Catch all the world’s best players when they return to Birmingham for the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships 2017 next March. Tickets for the 107th Championships go on general sale today (15 July) giving fans the opportunity to watch the Olympic stars from Rio as well as the next generation of champions compete for

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Source: England Badminton

England’s Chloe Birch and Sarah Walker win first title together

England’s Chloe Birch and Sarah Walker won their first title together after landing the Slovenia International women’s doubles title on Sunday. Birch and Walker, the fourth seeds, beat England’s Jess Pugh and Cheryl Seinen of the Netherlands 22-20. 21-19. The English pairing, who reached the Portuguese International final in March, beat Ukranian top seeds Natalya

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Source: Loughborough University

Loughborough fall at the final hurdle

For a second year running it was a case of what could have been for Loughborough Sport as they finished runners-up in the National Badminton League Final, losing out to Birmingham Lions 3-1 in an unbelievably close final. After beating last year’s champions Team Derby 3-2 in the semi-finals and having gone unbeaten in the

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Source: Loughborough University

Chloe Birch makes it 10 from 10

Chloe Birch makes it 10 from 10 as Loughborough Sport beat MK Badminton.  The final match night of the regular AJ Bell National Badminton League season saw Loughborough Sport break not one but two records as they secured a 4-1 victory. Playing away at Milton Keynes, Chloe Birch won her tenth consecutive match, whilst the

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Nozomi Okuhara becomes Japan’s first singles’ winner since 1977

On her 21st birthday, Nozomi Okuhara became Japan’s first singles’ winner since 1977 after an extraordinary women’s singles final against Wang Shixian of China. Okuhara prevailed 21-11, 16-21, 21-19 in a 99-minute marathon, the second longest match of the tournament, aided by a conduct point against Wang late in the decider for time-wasting. Okuhara said:

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Adcocks in sight of YONEX All England final

England’s world number seven pair Chris and Gabby Adcock ousted Indonesia’s three-time champions to keep their mixed doubles bid firmly on track after a brilliant display at the YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships on Friday night. The Adcocks beat Indonesia’s Lilyana Natsir and Tontowi Ahmad 21-18, 21-16, as they atoned for their last eight

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