Susan Egelstaff claimed Team GB's first badminton win of the Olympic Games at Wembley Arena this afternoon when she defeated Slovenia's Maja Tvrdy 21-15 21-10.
The Olympic badminton schedule has been changed significantly following the team managers' meeting and the changes have a big bearing on GB players.
Former world champion and Olympic silver medallist took centre stage for the last time in a glittering badminton career when he carried the Olympic torch to Wembley Arena on the 68th day of the Torch Relay.
England doubles prospects Marcus Ellis and Alex Langley were today named in the British Olympic Association's Olympic Ambition Programme.
With little more than three months to go before the London 2012 qualification period concludes, GB Badminton continues to demonstrate its focus on medal potential athletes to represent Great Britain at London 2012.
A special New Year message from BADMINTON England Chief Executive Adrian Christy