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I'm back up to speed now and ready for new submissions. For those of you who have submitted updates, I have a backlog of about 200 items that I will gradually be digging down through. Thanks for your patience.

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18MAY1999 - SITE MOVED

This entire site was moved from mid1.external.hp.com to the all new www.worldbadminton.com. All of the content is the same for now but watch for greatly expanded information.

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This site has now been in place for three years. Readership has been remarkably stable for the last couple of years, averaging about 250 visits per day. I am happy to be able to continue to offer this service to the badminton world. Please keep those submissions coming. Happy Smashing!  Stan Bischof (stan@worldbadminton.com)

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Badmintonclub Spijkenisse Sportcentrum "Waterland"

26NOV97

19971220- 1997 Yonex Christmas Tournament. , Palo Alto, CA. Russ Okuno (408) 328-2809, ( okuno@pacbell.net )

19980114- 1998 K&D Graphics U.S. Senior / Master International Badminton, OCBC, Orange County, CA.

Oakwood Badminton Club

19980307- Pennsylvania State Championships, Reading, PA. John Lim (jjsa@juno.com), 610 678-2705.

19980103- Delaware Valley Round Robin Doubles Tournament, Reading, PA. John Lim (jjsa@juno.com), 610 678-2705.

ALL NEW: Hertfordshire Clubs

16NOV97

Badminton Interactive An interactive coaching tool on CDROM

la page d'accueil d'un fan de badminton Photos, Tournament results, and other badminton information for France.

Bienvenue sur le site du CODEP BADMINTON du Val de Marne Local badminton information for France. Clubs, Tournaments, etc.

11NOV97

Brussels

10NOV97

19980410: TIBAD (Tournoi International de BADminton), Orsay, France

971122- Cupertino High School ABCD. Info, Entry Form, Stella Chan (chan_stella@hotmail.com), Jeff Fishback (408-354-2555)

BAE Badminton Association of England

CityNordSport badminton seller in Germany; YONEX / VICTOR / RSL - products and more. Lübeck, Elmshorn, and Hamburg.

3NOV97

STBA Southern Tasmanian Badminton Association

31OCT97

Updated home page: DVS Utrecht

SHBV Schleswig-Holsteinischer Badminton Verband

17OCT97

Due to some excellent work by Ken Newman and by the courtesy of Badminton New Zealand, I am pleased to announce the availability of the rules of badminton in video format: Rules Video

6OCT97

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  • BNZ Badminton New Zealand

    19SEP97

  • 971018- Mansfield Open, Mansfield PA. Penny Weissgerber (CWeiss@traknet.com)

    18SEP97

  • Yellowknife Badminton Club, Yellowknife, NWT.

    11SEP97

  • 970920- Syracuse Badminton Tournament, Syracuse, NY. CWeiss@traknet.com., (315) 682-7055

    10SEP97

  • Burlington Central Badminton Club, Burlington

    9SEP97

  • OBA Ontario Badminton Association

    5SEP97

  • New Category on my home page: General News

    4SEP97

  • New club web page: Mendocino Badminton Club

    2SEP97

  • Göteborgs Badmintonklubb Hemsida in Swedish

    31AUG97

    BACK FROM VACATION!

  • WHACK THE BIRDIE New England (Region 1) Badminton Page
  • 971004- New England College Cup Challenge, Smith College , Northhampton, MA ONLINE Entry Form
  • OFFICIAL USAB PAGE: USAB USA Badminton

    13AUG97

  • Jamaica, NY - York College Badminton Club (college affiliation) Stu Bailin, 718-262-5104

    11AUG97

  • Heinrich-Heine-Gymnasium in Kaiserslautern A grammar school in Germany that emphasizes sports, and offers badminton.

    10AUG97

  • 970830- Summer 1997 Golden Bear Tournament, Berkeley, CA Will Yaung (510) 489-1184 (willwhy@uclink2.berkeley.edu), Brian Pittman 510-549-3106 (bpittman@uclink4.berkeley.edu)
  • 971107- National Capital Open, Washington, DC, Peter Teuben (teuben@astro.umd.edu)
  • The U.S. Olympic Committee Online
  • FFBA French Badminton Association (Federation Francaise De Badminton)
  • GBA Guernsey Badminton Association
  • Harvard Badminton Club
  • Wimbledon Squash and Badminton Club

    7AUG97

  • Appendices to the Laws of Badminton. All 5 appendices plus the Recommendations to Court Officials have been added.

    4AUG97

  • Three new "where to play" listings in Florida. (Holiday, Largo, Tampa).

    22JUL97

  • Badminton Glossary

    21JUL97

  • 970908- US Open, Orange County Badminton Club, Orange, California. 714-639-6222

    15JUL97

  • New badminton page:BC Irchel

    12JUL97

  • New Page:Ed B's Home Page
  • Updated:Carlingwood Badminton Club, Ottawa, Canada

    9JUL97

  • "A Collection of Legendary Players"

    7JUL97

  • New Vendor:Smash!

    23JUN97

  • USBA is now officially renamed to USA Badminton. First new press release is: 970623: Madden Named New Executive Director at USA Badminton

    20JUN97

  • New site in Belgium:Hamse Badminton Club

    18JUN97

  • Santa Barbara, CA- UCSB/Santa Barbara Badminton Club, University of California at Santa Barbara, Dan Hamilton (hamilton@econ.ucsb.edu) ,(805)893-2349
  • Houston, TX- General contacts: Bob Parrott (parrott@rosharon.wireline.slb.com), (281) 536-7776 (hm) or (281) 285-5404 (wk). David Chang (jumpsmash@aol.com), (713) 765-2857, or (713) 771-8905.

    13JUN97

  • 970621- 1997 YONEX PALO ALTO BADMINTON BENEFIT SERIES, Palo Alto, CA. Russ Okuno (okuno@pacbell.net),(408) 328-2809

    12JUN97

  • Bulgarian Badminton

    5JUN97

  • SCBA Surrey County Badminton Association
  • Yang Yang Badminton Products

    3JUN97

  • Womens Badminton to Become an Intercollegiate Sport

    30MAY97

  • New club listing:Newton, NC- 321 Badminton Club.

    21MAY97

  • New US regional page:Region 4 - Northwest

    19MAY97

  • New Vendor: Cutting Edge Sports: 1 IBM Plaza #3200, Chicago IL, 60611. 312-951-9450 Carlton Equipment

    16MAY97

  • 970525- World Championships- Glascow, SCO
  • 970520- Surdirman Cup- Glascow, SCO

    12MAY97

  • New Zealand: Balmoral Badminton Club Auckland. Check out this page if your coming from overseas for a holiday. Also Auckland Regional Tournament Info.
  • 970531- UC Davis Spring OpenJenny Lin (jclin@ucdavis.edu), (916) 792-0566

    9MAY97

  • Badminton Eye Injuries
  • 970704-International Student Badminton Tournament (Manchester, England)
  • Hit Statistics are now available in case you are interested!

    6MAY97

  • Organization: BWBV Baden-Württembergischen Badminton-Verbandes
  • Club: Kayldall, Luxemburg

    27APR97

  • New club has formed: Greensboro, NC- Leonard Centre, 6324 Ballinger Road, (910) 297-4889 Friday 6:30-9:00. Jasper Rajesh (jrajesh@lucent.com)

    26APR97

  • New link: The Olympic Documentation Highway Links to Olympic info on the web
  • New Club page: Las Cruces, NM- Mesilla Valley Badminton Club/ New Mexico State University Badminton Club
  • New Club page:Austin, TX- University of Texas Badminton Club
  • New Club page:Little Ilford E12 Badminton Club
  • New Org page: SBA Southern Badminton Association
  • Vendor's page: Louisville Badminton Supply: 1-502-426-3219

    24APR97

  • 970630- K&D Graphics US Junior National Championships, Orange County Badminton Club, Orange, California. 714-639-6222

    23APR97

    Catching up after some vacation time! New club listings today.

  • Trondheim Badmintonklubb
  • Zwolsche Badminton Club Gives info about the club and other things concerning badminton.
  • BIT Ljubljana
  • BMK Drive Trelleborg, in Swedish

    24MAR97

  • 970501- International Student Badminton Tournament in Tartu (Estonia)
  • FB Baltics We make Rackets, Shutllecoks, Strings, Grips, Cloths, Bags, Net, Post, String machine & tools...)
  • 970412- 1997 UT Open Badminton Tournament Austin Texas. ONLINE Entry Form

    22MAR97

  • Cincinnati, OH- UC Badminton Club, University of Cincinnati, Jie Yuan (jie.yuan@uc.edu), 513-558-2352

    20MAR97

  • Horizon Software Systems Ltd. Sports management software plus sports information.

    18MAR97

  • Exeter Clubs
  • 970503- Carlton 1997 Northern California Junior Championships, Santa Rosa CA Stan Bischof, 707 542-0148

    10MAR97

  • new link: Badminton Photo Album

    9MAR97

  • Training Camp:Badminton Friends of Budapest (Budapesti Tollaslabda-Baratok Kore) August 1997
  • 970405- STANFORD C, D AND HIGH SCHOOL OPEN
  • 970305- Swedish Open, $80,000 prize
  • vendor: AC Badminton Victor Rackets
  • association: HBV Hessischer Badminton Verband
  • association: BVRP Badminton Verband Rheinhessen-Pfalz

    7MAR97

  • NEW RANKINGS (local listing)

    5MAR97

  • IFK-Umeå in Swedish
  • Swiss Badminton General reference for badminton in Switzerland. Lots of good info.

    2MAR97

  • Blocry Badminton Club
  • Badminton Message Board
  • Claus Ring's Page Badminton in Italy. Clubs in Lombardia.

    27FEB97

  • 970426- Collegiate Nationals, U.C.Davis, Davis, California. Hing Chan-(408)435-5801

    24FEB97

  • 970329- 1997 Spring SPARTAN TOURNAMENT
  • 970308- SPRING GOLDEN BEAR BADMINTON TOURNAMENT XX

    18FEB97

  • Stringing Issues
  • Catonsville, MD- Catonsville Badminton Club, Rick Wiker

    13FEB97

  • William's College Badminton Club at Williams College in Massachusetts

    12FEB97

  • Toronto Granite Club

    10FEB97

  • University of Twente Enschede, The Netherlands. Edward W. Kroeze's home page
  • Aaron Spence Badminton Squad Homepage Juniors in New Zealand

    7FEB97

  • An updated page for Hertfordshire Clubs in the UK.

    3FEB97

  • University of Wales, College of Cardiff (UWC) Badminton Club

    2FEB97 - 2 YEAR MARK

    This site has now been in existence for 2 years and has seen lots of use. To date there have been about 130,000 visits, and these have now settled to a fairly constant average of 250 per day. And, there is now a liitle over 100MB of information here.

    30JAN97

  • New Tool: Sport & Teknik unique training machine for badminton from Sweden
  • A new home page: Ernest Joseph's home page Information for New York/New Jersey area
  • Two new clubs looking for members: Spring Valley, NY-Kakiat Badminton Club,Mike, 914-354-4961. Bloomingdale, NJ- Bloomingdale Badminton Club, Dan Mathews, (201) 838-4114. See Where To Play guide

    28JAN97

  • New club site in Sweden: Svedala Badmintonklubb
  • AND a bunch of new links to clubs in Sweden:
  • Oxie IF, badminton
  • Badmintonklubben Eken
  • Västra Frölundas badmintonklubbs hemsida
  • Vårvindens badmintonklubb
  • Bjärreds Badmintonklubb
  • Huddinge BMK
  • Kävlinge-Furulunds BMK
  • Torslanda BMK

    24JAN97

  • New site for Schleswig-Holstein

    22JAN97

  • new place to play in Georgia, USA: Athens, GA-UGA badminton club.
  • and another in Massachussets, USA: Weston, MA.

    21JAN97

  • new home page:EDBA Edmonton and District Badminton Association

    20JAN97

  • 970328- TIBAD, Paris Sud Orsay University

    17JAN97

  • Japan Badminton World Extensive local coverage. In Japanese.

    9JAN97

  • 970112- Chinese Taipei, $125,000 prize
  • Trondheim Badmintonklubb

    8JAN97

  • Ranking via email

    6JAN97

  • New!! Slovenian badminton home page
  • Badmintonclub Meteoor a Dutch Badmintonpage - home of badmintonclub Meteoor, Veendam

    5JAN97

    Catching up after a brief vacation. Happy New Year to everyone

  • IBF International Badminton Federation now has an initial web offering!
  • New site in the UK: Bishop Road Badminton Club
  • And in Switzerland:Badminton Club Obersee

    29DEC96

  • BNZ Badminton New Zealand

    6DEC96

  • New club home page: Hartley Country Club Brands Hatch, Kent
  • New vendor: Shuttles.com Aerogear Shuttles

    27NOV96

  • new college links: University of Texas Badminton CLub, plus Extensive Collegiate Badminton links

    25NOV96

  • New home page in Bavaria: Arno Glompner's Page Discussions about playing, coaching and publishing in Bavaria
  • And a club in Sweden: Halmstad Badmintonklubb in Swedish
  • And in England: Liverpool & District League

    22NOV96

  • A new mailing list in French: french mailing list

    21NOV96

  • New home page: S.B. Helios Student Badminton Club in Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • And another: Toronto Interchurch Badminton League, Toronto, email: tibl@torfree.net

    18NOV96

    Two new home pages today:

  • Sussex University Badminton Club University Of Sussex, United Kingdom
  • Brandon Badminton Club Play in and around Brandon, Manitoba, CA

    13NOV96

  • Kevin Mullen's Pictures from the 1996 olympics

    12NOV96

  • 18 Mar 1997: Ciba Swiss OpenBasel, Switzerland
  • Toronto Granite Club, 2350 Bayview Ave, Toronto, M2L1E4, Mike DeBelle, 416-449-8713.

    7NOV96

  • Badminton MunichFairly extensive site in German

    31OCT96

  • New listing:Lock Haven Badminton Club

    30OCT96

  • Sports Draw Tournament draw sheet planner for single elimination tournaments.

    29OCT96

  • BC Badminton Canada

    28OCT96

  • New revised home page:Carlingwood Badminton Club

    25OCT96

  • AFTER 25 YEARS CENTRALIZED TRAINING STILL DOESN"T WORK

    18OCT96

  • 8 Nov 1996: Open de la ville de TOULOUSE

    17OCT96

  • 15 Nov 1996: Portland Classic
  • New site:
  • BAE Badminton Association of England

    16OCT96

  • 961016: United States Badminton Association Changes Name

    14OCT96

  • Results: World University Championships
  • Results: Russian Open October 1996

    11OCT96

    SITE OUTAGE: Sorry for the brief outage the last couple of days! Hardware issue that have now hopefully been resolved.

    9OCT96

  • New web site: Badmintonklubben abc Aalborg (Aalborg)in Danish

    8OCT96

  • 1 Nov 1996: National Capital Open
  • 961008: U.S.OPEN TV HILITES
  • NEW Club: Elliott Bay Badminton Club

    1OCT96

  • Dutch National Ranking

    30SEP96 - 100000 HITS!

  • Today this page reached the 100000 mark. Since it's inception about 18 months ago, it has been visited an average of nearly 200 times per day. During the olympics this peaked at around 400 hits per day. The 100000th visitor was from France: mimosa.ensaia.u-nancy.fr.
  • New Club Page:Orange County Badminton Club

    29SEP96

  • 1 Nov 1996: KANEYAMA Houston Open
  • New n.shuttlenws Home Page.
  • New Club Home Page: CORNELL BADMINTON CLUB
  • New Club Home Page: Fernhill Badminton Club
  • New Organization Home Page: SCBA Southern California
  • Carlton Northern Cal Juniors September 1996

    25SEP96 - OLYMPIC MOVIES!

  • Courtesy of Ken Newman I am finally able to offer some movie clips from the Olympics in Quicktime format complete with sound.

    20SEP96

  • New home page in Sweden: Viggbyholm IK - badminton, TÄBY, Sweden
  • Two new pictures from Digital Zone: "Netplay" and "Clearshot"

    17SEP96

  • Updated National and International Calendars from USBA.

    30AUG96

  • MBA Midwest Badminton Association
  • TransWorld Sports Television Network which has badminton programming.

    29AUG96

  • Badminton Collectibles

    26AUG96

  • An ALL NEW SHUTTLENWS has taken up the task of reporting international badminton news. n.shuttlenws continues the reporting that d.shuttlenws pioneered.

    23AUG96

  • Updated Hertfordshire Clubs listing, including photo of Locals Jo Wright, national ladies doubles champion and Andy Goode, Olympic Team Manager, who are being wed on AUGUST 24, 1996

    18AUG96

  • Updated IBF Calendar

    16AUG96

  • 1998: Nike World Master Games

    8AUG96

  • ASBY now has their very own web site: ASBY: 1-800-995-ASBY Very wide selection.

    6AUG96

  • New web site for club in the UK: University of Cambridge Graduates' Badminton Club

    29JUL96

  • new home page: SBA Sydney Badminton Association, Australia

    25JUL96

  • new home page: ABA Austrian Badminton Association (ÖBV - Österreichischer Badminton Verband)

    22JUL96

  • new home page in JAPAN: Japan Badminton World

    16JUL96

  • All New home page: BA Badminton Australia

    15JUL96

  • 24 Jul 1996: SUMMER 1996 GOLDEN BEAR TOURNAMENT XIX

    11JUL96

  • Laws of Badminton:And there is a version in French.

    10JUL96

  • Excell Sports - Badminton, Tennis, Squash. Hertfordshire, England. Tel : +44-(0)1707-330392, or +44-(0)468-405991
  • WBA Wellington Badminton Association, Wellington, New Zealand

    8JUL96

  • 14 Sep 1996: CARLTON FALL 1996 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA JUNIORS

    3JUL96

  • NBC Olympic Page Fairly extensive information concerning- history, simplified rules, scehdules, biographies, pictures, etc.

    2JUL96

  • League Scheduler

    26JUN96

  • First listing in Alabama: Homewood Area Badminton Club
  • new vendor: San Diego Badminton Supply
  • new web site: Berkshire IVC
  • the Swiss come on board: SBV Swiss National Organization.
  • and the Chinese: Veterans General Hospital Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China.

    24JUN96 - MOVIES

    Perhaps the first ever badminton video clips to be offered on the net! These are clips from the recent Thomas and Uber Cups.

    11JUN96

    The start of a Thomas/Uber page being assembled:

  • 1996 Thomas and Uber Cups May 1996

    10JUN96

  • University of Kent at Canterbury Badminton Club

    6JUN96

  • 20 Jul 1996: 1996 YONEX JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP BADMINTON TOURNAMENT

    5JUN96

    Two new training opportunities:

  • Doubles and Mixed Doubles Badminton Camp- Vancouver, Canada August 1996
  • George Washington University Badminton Camp, Washington DC July 1996

    3JUN96

  • Carlingwood Badminton Club Updated Page

    31MAY96

  • 22 Jun 1996: HAYWARD HIGH BCD BADMINTON TOURNAMENT
  • BBA Ballarat Badminton Asociation, Victoria, Australia
  • Royal Glenora Club, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. See Where to play in Canada .

    27MAY96

  • Chinascape Index to Online News from China

    22MAY96

  • NBV German Regional Association.

    16MAY96

  • 12 Jul 1996: 1996 OCBC OPEN
  • YSBA Yorkshire Schools Badminton Association.
  • Godalming Badminton Club

    9MAY96

  • 5 October 1996: International Students Badminton Tournament, Tilburg

    6MAY96

  • Kevin Han - NBC Player Profile

    5MAY96

  • Technical Data from Carlton regarding their new line of shuttles.
  • A new book - Grice, Tony: Badminton: Steps To Success - offered by Badminton Books

    30APR96

  • Badmintonklubben Eken Stockholm - in Swedish
  • Turnierleitung mit dem Computer Programmpaket zu Organisation eines Badmintonturnieres in folgenden Systemen: Gruppe, Ko, Poule, Runde und Schweizer System. This is DOS software, in German, for running tournaments

    29APR96

  • 1996 Black Knight Canadian National Badminton Championship Starts Today! "Live" coverage via internet. Bruce Miller and Mike Williams will be updating the above web site regularly as the tournament proceeds.

    19APR96

  • University of Oslo
  • Robbins Sports Surfaces professional flooring for sports

    15APR96

  • 18 May 1996: Stanford ABCD

    12APR96

  • Unicorn Badminton Club now has it's very own web site! Check it out.
  • a new Carlton Sponsorship page.

    2APR96

  • You'll find a new major heading right up front: Shuttlenws, right next to the USBA Press Release link. The good folks who author shuttlenws provide excellent and timely international information which complements welll the US- oriented releases from USBA. I would suggest checking both these links regularly!

    31MAR96

  • New information for play in Phoenix, AZ
  • Club listing in Brussels
  • Club listing in Ann Arbor

    29MAR96

  • New section for International Tournaments starting off with some excellent commentary regarding Thomas/Uber cups from the fine folks at d.shuttlenws.

    28MAR96

  • Some hot places to play: Sydney
  • And a cold place: Anchorage

    24MAR96

  • The DKNET Mailing List has been updated. Please read the new information.
  • New information from Australia: Perth
  • British Universities Sports Association Recognising the importance of college level sports to athletic development, Vaseline offers this web service as a reference source for key British Universities Sports Association events.

    21MAR96

  • New World Ranking from d.shuttlenws@genie.com

    12MAR96

  • WBV Viennese Badminton Association (Wiener Badmintonverband)
  • University of Waterloo Badminton Club General club information and badminton literatures and links.

    11MAR96

  • new/improved page:Hertfordshire Clubs
  • updated club info:Gentofte Badminton Club

    9MAR96

  • tournament: 1 Jun 1996: Schleswig-Holstein
  • new club entry: Early Bird Registration: Carlingwood Badminton Club
  • tournament:11 May 1996: Davis Spring Open

    29FEB96

  • tournament: 3-5 May 1996: Tartu University Estonia
  • new web site: SimBad Badminton ClubUlyanovsk City, Russia
  • training camps:International Badminton Camps Summer 1996
  • tournament: 30 Mar 1996: Mansfield Spring Tournament

    24FEB96

  • Thomas/Uber Cup news from the USBA Press Releases Section.

    22FEB96

  • Lots of updates to the USBA home page, reflecting new leadership and membership information.
  • New on-line sports info: Star TV Sports On Line Broad range of sports, including up-to-date badminton news.
  • Badminton at the Olympics
  • GOLD, SILVER, AND BRONZE MEMBERSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE

    21FEB96

  • new web site: McGill University Badminton
  • A link to the National Collegiate Championships results.

    20FEB96

    SORRY FOR THE INTERRUPTION- the power was out here this weekend so the web page was down.

  • Lots of great new pictures courtesy of USBA. Note that some of these are copyrighted. Please do not abuse their usage.

    14FEB96

  • Various new items on the USBA page.
  • Interesting Badminton Facts

    13FEB96

  • Lots of new Pictures taken from a Yonex Advisory Staff advertisement.

    12FEB96

  • A Constitution for the about-to-be re-established NCBA.

    10FEB96

  • 1996 US Olympic Hopefuls

    9FEB96

  • USBA Press Releases. Note the new link. USBA is connected again and will be sending regular releases. Watch this page- lots of current info!
  • new home page: Dunlop Sports
  • NBA Northeast Badminton Association

    8FEB96

  • New web site: Oxie IF (Sports Club) Local information in Swedish
  • The 50,000th visitor signed on this morning! As near as I can tell the honors go to : rmb89-2.mrl.uiuc.edu. Whoever you are , thanks for the visit.
  • More data from Carlton. A description of how to Make a Shuttle

    6FEB96

  • RESULTS: Korean Open January 1996
  • RESULTS: Japan Open January 1996
  • A NEW SHOE is available from Carlton

    THIS PAGE IS NOW 1 YEAR OLD! There have been just under 50K 'hits' in that time from 26K different IP addresses. A special thanks to all of you who have contributed the information that has made this page successful!

    27JAN95

  • new manufacturer listingLof Fok Hing Co. Ltd.Feathered Shuttles
  • racket technical specs from Carlton: Racquets
  • The Ontario Badminton Association Now has their own page to replace the earlier page at this site.
  • new club presence in England: Pheonix Badminton ClubBasingstoke
  • 1999: Badminton Island Games Gotland
  • An online journal: Coaching Science Abstracts

    19JAN96

  • new location for: Hull University Badminton Club

    15JAN96

  • Exeter Clubs
  • 960115- DAILY BADMINTON NEWS An online newspaper in Malaysia. The sports section has BADMINTON!! This looks like a very good source for timely information.

    9JAN96

  • New Site: SG Moenchengladbach-Rheydt A Badminton Club in Germany German Language, Ingo Oellers' home page
  • New Link: E.S.B.V. Panache A Student Badminton Club in the Netherlands Dutch language.
  • On the Biographies Page: Badminton Canada's Player Profiles

    7JAN96

  • 1996 U.S. Senior National Championships - March 20-24
  • National & Northeast Regional Collegiate Championship - February 18, 1996

    6JAN96

  • NCS Northern California Leaque Play
  • Connecticut Open

    3JAN96

  • New home page: Badminton Vereniging DRIVE - Netherlands. Wouter van Ooijen 's home page- in Dutch
  • 18 Feb 1996: 1996 Northeast & US Collegiate Championship

    2JAN96

  • Rentals For The 1996 Summer Olympics Jerry Moore's Housing Team can provide for your housing needs in the Atlanta - Conyers, Georgia Area
  • 27 Jan 1996: Corning Crystal Tournament

    29DEC95

  • Temporary Court Lines vinyl line markers that can be placed on any gym floor, then quickly removed
  • 1996 Olympics
  • 26 Jan 1996: Shires Leinster Open Badminton Championships
  • Where To Play in Calgary
  • 10 Feb 1996: University of Texas

    28DEC95

  • A new Short Form Rules of Badminton.
  • 1996 International Calendar
  • CARLTON Is on the web now! Check out the CARLTON HOME PAGE So far as I know thtis is the first Badminton manufacturer that has a web presence.

    20DEC95

  • A link to a source of Badminton Books a web book store

    18DEC95

    The Badminton Home Page passed _40,000_ hits today!

  • New home page in Germany: Neuhausen-Nymphenburg (Munich)

    13DEC95

  • New home page for a club: University of Chicago Badminton Club
  • Palm Rules Badminton An irreverent approach to the sport.

    12DEC95

  • New organization under the Badminton Equipment section, separating Mail-Order vendors from Manufacturers
  • Lots of new information regarding play in Hertfordshire , UK.
  • Training opportunity: Hertfordshire (UK) Coaching Courses
  • A good source for Carlton Aerogear 660 shuttles: Sportsnet International 713-771-8905
  • BADMINTON COOKBOOK- Check it out!

    1DEC95

    Catching up on many neglected items:

  • Results: Scottish Open November 1995
  • Results: World Grand Prix November 1995
  • Results: Autumn Oaks Doubles November 1995
  • Upcoming: 28 Feb/3 Mar 1996: Swiss Open
  • BA Badminton Australia
  • INTERNATIONAL BADMINTON FEDERATION HIGH SCHOOL COACHES CLINIC 16DEC95
  • Various updates to the Where to Play in the United States listing

    27NOV95

  • 18 Dec 1995: HONG TA SHAN CUP $$$$$$$

    21NOV95

  • RESULTS: China Open November 1995
  • New USBA membership details: JOIN THE USBA
  • A home page for a long-existing club: Notices Section and feel free to post any items that you want.
  • Canadian Ranking

    14NOV95

  • A NEW SECTION from the USBA: USBA Press Releases
  • New tournament listings on the USBA Event Calendar

    13NOV95

  • an interesting discourse on the History of Badminton History of Badminton
  • a new web site - nice graphics Knut Kleiven's Page

    9NOV95

    some results:

  • Hong Kong Open November 1995
  • Texas A&M October 1995
  • National Capital Open November 1995

    A brand new feature: Post notices here for general or personal attention!

  • Notices

    1NOV95

  • New listing for Ontario, Canada: Kincardine Badminton Club, Kincardine, John Maccio
  • and one in Germany:Neuhausen-Nymphenburg (Munich)

    31OCT95

    Some sports software information:

  • TimeLess Technologies "TimeLess Technologies Schedule Wizard: Windows software package allows you to quickly and easily create sports schedules in minutes!" Also some good links to other software.

    25OCT95

    A new major tournament with it's own extensive home page. Check it out!

  • 29 Apr 96: 1996 Black Knight Canadian National Badminton Championship

    19OCT95

    Have been busy and am catching up on lots of items.

  • new link:University of York Badminton Club
  • new link:Ontario Universities Athletic Association Badminton
  • new club listing:Columbia Badminton Club
  • New link for Tennis information:Tennis
  • tournament results:Danish Open October 1995
  • New tournament:Oct/Nov 1995ACT JUNIOR BADMINTON TEAMS PENNANT, Canberra Institute of Technology

    10OCT95

  • Online Sports is a new and growing site that already has information on thousands of sports and recreation products from dozens of suppliers and publishers.

    6OCT95

  • A new club and home page: Hull University Badminton Club
  • Updated information on the upcoming $$ CASH $$ Junior Competition: Feb 1996: $$ JUNIOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION $$
  • Updated places to play in Houston, Texas

    5OCT95

  • One new tournament today: 4 Nov 1995 1995 Kaneyama Houston Open
  • and a new place to play: UBC Badminton Club, Vancouver.

    3OCT95

    Catching up on some old news- various tournament results.

    2OCT95

  • A new vendor. Recreational badminton supplies as well as a full line of other sports: General Sportcraft

    29SEP95Badminton page:Badminton Club of Greater Buffalo

    26SEP95

  • New Tournament: 21 Oct 1995: Texas A & M

    25SEP95

  • New tournament 28 October 1995: Fall Open 1995 at UC Davis
  • New tournament 3 Nov 1995: National Capital Open
  • New vendor Sportsnet International

    20SEP95

  • New club notice:Carlingwood Badminton Club, Ottawa, Claude Bilodeau
  • Opportunity for some excellent training. Djarum Club (Indonesia) 1995

    15SEP95

  • Sports PsychologyPointer to a new web site.
  • RESULTS: World CupSeptember, 1995- Jakarta, Indonesia

    13SEP95

  • New club notice:Leaside Badminton Club, East York, Nicholas Russon
  • Pointer to a new Badminton page in the Netherlands: Play at Philips in the Netherlands. Dutch.

    11SEP95

  • Tournament in the Netherlands. 7 October 1995: International Students Badminton Tournament, Tilburg

    8SEP95

  • New graphics for tournament announcement. Old was fairly unreadable. 6 October 1995: St. Louis Classic
  • IBF email address: Glencoe Club, Calgary- Grand Prix Sep 1995

    6SEP95

  • New place to play in Canada at the Hillcrest Badminton Club

    5SEP95

  • New information about the upcoming BATH Grand Slam Tournament.
  • Battledore and ShuttlecockPointer to the Racket Sports Heritage Collection of fine arts and antiques related to this predecessor to badminton.

    31AUG95

    A new tournament announcement today:

  • 6 October 1995: St. Louis Classic

    30AUG95

    I'm back from vacation and am catching up , so a number of new items today:

  • Usage has been steadily climbing. At this point just under 11000 systems have connected with the home page.
  • HBA Hungarian Badminton Association has an email contact
  • A new Badminton Page maintained by Dr Hsing Lee of interest to badminton players as well as to Hamster lovers.
  • Results of the US Open August 1995
  • BATH Grand Slam Tournament
  • More playing info from Canad: Toronto Interchurch Badminton League email: tibl@torfree.net
  • New refernces to play in Australia .
  • New Picture: Camilla Martin from Lausanne, Sudirman Cup, 1995
  • results of the 1995 Canadian Open
  • New place to play in San Pablo, CA.Contra Costa College 2600 Mission Bell Drive, San Pablo, CA 94806, tel 510 235-7800. Mondays 7-10PM. 10 courts; drop-in fee $2.00/evening. For more info contact Hok Gouw , 510 524-9743, xbbu16a@prodigy.com, or Kevin Strauss, 510 223-5871.

    12AUG95

  • Two new places to play in Madison Wisconsin.

    5AUG95

    All kinds of new stuff! I've been away so haven't done any upgrades in over a month. Check out some of these new items:

  • USBA home page. I spent some time with the USBA in Colorado in July and came back with this officially sanctioned start. They are working on a web site on their own computer also.
  • A new reference to various Tips for Coaching and training.
  • An extensive listing of clubs in Hertfordshire
  • Sprint Sports A new sporting goods supplier on line.

    20JUN95 - Another player on line: Anita van Dijk has a Web Site

    at the University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands. She has some very nice graphics and the start of an extensive home page, all in English. Also a description of the Swiss Ladder Tournament Format. A note about Shuttle construction. A new tournament coming up at Cal State Hayward Pictures on the Netherlands home page.

    12JUN95 - Another new web site- this one in French.

    Also a new set of pointers to other badminton pages for your convenience. Lot's of good items out there!

    5JUN95 - 1996 OLYMPIC BADMINTON

    A link to the Olympic Web Site

    2JUN95 - a new web site in Finland.

    Includes updated World ranking, plus Finnish ranking and some good pictures.

    31MAY95 - a new web site in Vienna.

    30MAY95 - World Championships Results

    AND there have now been _10000_ visits by > _6000_ individuals!

    26MAY95 - TOURNAMENT

    at City College of San Francisco. URGENT- this is next weekend! Also a new vendor reference - Louisville Badminton Supply (Certainly not a new vendor- these folks have been around a long time and have always given me good service)

    23MAY95 - Training Opportunities

    A new section listing upcoming clinics, camps and other training opportunities for badminton players. Also a new PICTURES page that you are highly encouraged to add to. And some new tournament RESULTS.

    22MAY95 - several goodies--

    12MAY95 - TWO NEW CLUBS

    Littlewoods Badminton Club in Liverpool England has recently organized and they are looking for players and opponents. PRINCETON UNIVERSITY BADMINTON CLUB represents a new place to play in New Jersey.

    25APR95 - ARIZONA BADMINTON CLUB

    20APR95 - We hit the _4000_ visitor mark.

    Post your information and it will be seen by thousands of badminton players.

    18APR95 - OBA

    Ontario Badminton Association Also an updated glossary of Badminton Terms

    14APR94 - Tournament Results

    A new section presenting commentaries and results of tournaments

    6APR95 - Backhand Technique

    Some notes that may help you to improve your backhand.

    5APR95 - ASBY CATALOG on line!

    An extensive and probably the first on-line catalog of Badminton equipment.

    4APR95 - World Ranking Information

    29MAR95 - A new look

    The initial picture image has been greatly reduced to facilitate easy access- especially on slower parts of the net. ALSO as of today there have been _3000_ different visitors! AND if you aren't already subscribing you may want to check out the dknet mailing listas the activity there has greatly increased recently and much good information is being distributed.

    24MAR95 - Unicorn Badminton Club

    16MAR95 - NCBA Newsletters

    14MAR95 - new entry form for Santa Rosa Open

    9MAR95 - Martin Dew-Hattens

    has started posting excerpts from an unpublished book as his contribution to the Biographies section. Very interesting reading!

    27FEB95

    Usage of this page is accelerating! The number of users visiting just shot past 1000. (the 1000th system to visit was skkesm.psu.edu)

    26FEB95 - A pointer to information regarding Stretching and Flexibility

    The Badminton home page has now been visited by >800 systems!

    25FEB95 - The start of a Biographies home page.

    This is YOUR chance to put your face on the web and become known as a badminton player. Feel free to jot down a few notes about yourself and send in a mug shot or two. This is open to players of all abilities.

    Also a pointer to a club in Denmark Gentofte Badminton Club

    24FEB95 - NCBA Home Page

    24FEB95 - Other Racket Sports

    23FEB95 - Tips for Coaching Beginning and Intermediate Players

    visitor list just hit 600 systems

    21FEB95 - Play in Canada

    Some pointers and contacts to assist you in finding a place to play.

    18FEB95 - The Laws of Badminton

    Full rules from the USBA edition of the IBF Rules.

    So you think you know about Badminton? A perspective on the sport from Anthony Andrews. Also the start of a FAQ

    The system has now been visited by > 400 systems from over 30 countries.

    17FEB95 - a Badminton home page for the Netherlands

    16FEB95 - another badminton vendor Supreme Sports

    13FEB95 - a link to badminton information in Tampere, Finland

    A glossary of Badminton Terms

    Note that in the first week this page has now been accessed by >200 systems and from > 20 countries. Your information posted here will clearly be seen by a wide audience!

    12FEB95 - More places to play in and around BOSTON

    courtesy of Dave Wong: WongD@HELIX.MGH.HARVARD.EDU

    12FEB95 - New facility in Orange County

    11FEB95 - Where to play in Toronto

    10FEB95 - added link to ASBY home page.

    ASBY is a mail order badminton vendor.

    10FEB95 - added link to DVS Utrecht

    Badminton club in Utrecht, Holland.

    9FEB95 - added link to University of Maryland home page.

    As it turns out this home page predates mine. Find this under Where to Play | Clubs in the US.

    2FEB95 - home page established.

    Welcome to the BADMINTON home page! As the first broad-based presence on the web it is my intention to be a starting place for world badminton information. Please contribute anything that you would like to see posted world-wide.