The aim of this fast-moving and exciting sport is to hit the shuttlecock with a lightweight racket so that it passes over the net and lands inside the
The biggest stars of the sport will chase after Olympic gold in 2021, including Momota Kento, Chen Long, Carolina Marin and Okuhara Nozomi.
Learn about how to play the popular high-speed indoor racquet sport and the history of badminton at the Olympics since its first appearance at Barcelona 1992
Badminton is a fun sport and a great form of exercise.
If you only play badminton for fun, you might not realize that there's more to it than hitting the shuttlecock (also called a "birdie") back and forth across the net.
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PV Sindhu became the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals as the Indian defeated China's He Bing Jiao in the bronze medal match at the Tokyo Olympics.
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Who wouldn't want to play the world's fastest racket game?
Badminton Rules Photo credit: Agência Brasil (source) Badminton is a sport that has been around since the 16th century.