Dick Witte

http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Badminton/Features/2016/October/17/Another-Great-Champion-Gone Another Great Champion Gone OCT. 17, 2016, 1:02 P.M. (ET)   Dick Witte, national and international champion many times over, passed away on Monday, October 10, at 91.  His body was gifted to science, and a memorial will be held in St. Louis in November. Contact with Pat, his wife, and family can be […]

Belgian scientists develop new Badminton Robot

A robot to play with! A childhood’s dream has now come true for researchers at the Flanders’ Mechatronics Technology Centre (FMTC) in Belgium. Wim Symens and his team pioneered the development of the first robot ever to play badminton. But this robot is only a guinea pig to test a software application designed to optimise energy efficiency […]

USA Win Medals At 2011 World Senior Championships

link to article For the first time ever Americans have won medals at the 2011 Senior World Championships!  The 2011 Senior World Championships was held in Richmond, Vancouver  BC, Canada from 21 -27 August 2011 (  http://bwfworldseniors2011.com/ ). The USA team was comprised of 36 members. The USA winners are: + 55 Women’s  Singles  Gold Medalist […]

USBEF Board of Director Jim Bosco Passes Away

Link to article USA Badminton was deeply saddened by the passing of life-long competitor and supporter 83-year-old Jim Bosco (Santa Cruz, Calif.) who succumbed to a massive heart attack while finishing his singles match in the 80+ division at the 2011 USA Badminton Senior National Championships in Raleigh/Durham, NC on March 24th, 2011. Born on […]

Some Aspects of the Ethics and Spirit of Badminton

The “spirit” of Badminton involves a proper attitude concerning the game – a perspective that considers, for one, that there are no opponents – only participants. Aspirants, if you prefer, demanding the best of themselves… working, perhaps, in a sort of conflicting harmony – the barometer of excellence being determined by doing the best we can… […]

USA Badminton “Walk of Fame Plaza”

The USA Badminton “Walk of Fame Plaza” is a national site in honor of badminton’s elite athletes and outstanding service contributors. The Plaza officially opened April 25, 2003, and is located in front of the Orange County Badminton Club at 1432 North Main Street in Orange, California. A monument in front of the club marks […]

Badminton for Everyone

by R. Stanton Hales The world sporting community and the International Olympic Committee in particular, have had the wisdom to give Badminton the respect it deserves. By unanimous vote of the I.O.C., Badminton has become a medal sport. The future of the world’s most demanding racket sport is rosy indeed but there still is much […]