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… Continue reading Dick Witte

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Hugh Forgie

”I did for badminton what the Harlem Globetrotters did for basketball” Sports Illustrated, May 31, 1993 Brief Video of Hugh Forgie and Stig Larson playing badminton on ice, in the Ice Capades: http://youtu.be/TTOwmlwjyxw?t=1m58s

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… Continue reading USBEF Board of Director Jim Bosco Passes Away

Joyce Jones the Champion

At 77, Joyce has won 257 National, International, Senior Olympics and World Senior Badminton titles. She’s received the Award of Merit Trophy for Outstanding Service and Sportsmanship and was inducted into the Badminton Senior Hall of Fame. She is the highest tournament title winner in the Canadian Senior Championships with 60 titles. In 2000, players… Continue reading Joyce Jones the Champion