May 2012 All News
With just 58 days to go until the start of the London 2012 Olympics, The British Olympic Association (BOA) has announced today four athletes as officially selected to represent Team GB in badminton at the Games.
Eltham Green Badminton Club from Kent – winners of the 2011 BADMINTON England Cup - will fly the flag for the English club scene as they head out to compete at the 2012 European Club Championships, starting today.
After her outstanding School Games exploits at the ExCel Centre, gold medallist, Jessica Pugh admits winning a title for Team England, alongside Devon’s Ben Lane, has ‘proved a point’ after the talented pair missed out on gold at the U15 Nationals.
Juliette Stebbings, from a research team at Loughborough University has asked BADMINTON England to invite all registered coaches to take part in some doctoral research into coaching psychology.
Torchbearer Rebecca Pantaney, who won gold for Team England badminton ladies team at the 1998 Commonwealth Games, believes the level of public support out on the streets following the torch relay makes this summer's showpiece feel a lot more real.
Good hydration is crucial for both mental and physical performance and of specific importance for badminton players, as England Institute of Sport Perfromance Nutritionist, Freddy Brown, explains.