Andy Ellis made a winning Team England debut this afternoon in the European Team Championships in Amsterdam.
Andy Ellis is set for his senior England debut after he was named in a strong squad for the European Mixed Team Championships in Amsterdam next month. England will be bidding to improve on their silver medal (pictured) behind Denmark in Liverpool two years ago.
Rajiv Ouseph, the Commonwealth Games silver medalist and three-times English National men's singles champion, is among the British Olympic Association's 2010 Olympic Athletes of the Year, named today after reaching a career best of No. 11 in the world rankings earlier this month.
With the new year a mere matter of weeks away, all eyes turn to a 2011 events calendar packed with 3 high octane badminton tournaments to get your pulse racing.
England win the team bronze at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi today with a 3-1 triumph over Singapore. Top seeds and holders Malaysia defeated India 3-1 to win the gold medal. Picture and copyright: badmintonphoto.com
England were beaten 3-0 by India in the team semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games this afternoon and must face Singapore tomorrow in the bronze medal match. India are through to the team final for the first time and face Malaysia, who won their semi-final 3-1.