February 26, 1997 (NEW SHUTTLENWS) - The International Badminton Federation today announced the availability of the official highlights video of the badminton competition at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.

The highlight video contains many of the exciting key rallies of the medal matches from Atlanta and is of longer duration than other highlights videos from the badminton federation.

The video has been produced with a limited license from the International Olympic Committee for distribution only thru the badminton federation to members of the different national badminton associations and to badminton enthusiasts. It will not be available thru video stores and retailers.

The video costs 15 pounds sterling and orders can be mailed in to the International Badminton Federation at 4 Manor Drive, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 9TX, United Kingdom mentioning name, full postal address, country and required video format (PAL, SECAM or NTSC) together with a cheque or bank money order drawn on a United Kingdom bank for 15 pounds. The badminton federation also accepts credit cards for payment (Acceptable credit cards are Visa, Mastercard and Delta; orders which are to be paid by credit card should mention credit card number, name of the credit card holder, expiration date and should also be signed by the credit card holder).

Other tournament highlight videos are also available from the badminton federation; these include the 1991 World Championships, the 1992 Thomas Cup Finals, the 1992 Olympic Games, the 1993 World Championships, the 1994 Thomas and Uber Cups Finals, the 1994 World Grand Prix Finals, the 1995 World Championships, the 1995 World Grand Prix Finals and the 1996 Thomas Cup Finals. These videos cost 12 pounds sterling each.