August 2012 All News
Center Parcs – supported Team England’s young guns got off to a strong start in the new international badminton season claiming an impressive haul of 3 silver medals and 3 bronze medals from U15 and U17 action at the 2012 Yonex Langenfeld Cup out in Germany.
Jenny Wallwork is the most experienced member of the squad of England players heading for Lubin next week for the Polish International. Two weeks later she will be part of a large squad England will be sending to the Yonex Belgian International in Leuven.
For sports fans feeling a little bereft after the end of the Olympics, the 2012 Paralympic Games are just around the corner. Team England's Para-Badminton stars may not yet have the chance to shine in London but this may all change come 2020.
As the country basks in a post-Olympic glow, people are pulling their trainers out from the back of the rack and dusting off their old racquets, eager to emulate the heroes who graced Wembley Arena during London 2012.
Performance Centre and England Junior Programme players and coaches will soon be benefiting from an exciting new online system for planning, managing and analysing training and performance, as BADMINTON England in partnership with Into Sport Group launch Vanquish.
It is without doubt that London 2012 was perceived as a roaring success and now we not only want to inspire people to pick up a racket and play badminton but also to experience and capture their interest in watching our major events live.