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John Gowers
01.12.12 BADMINTON England lead tributes to John Gowers

BADMINTON England today led the tributes to one of the most dedicated figures in the sport with the death of John Gowers, who passed away on Monday. Picture: PETER RICHARDSON

Lauren Smith
27.11.12 Smith 'honoured' to be named Cumbria Sports Personality of the Year

Center Parcs – supported Team England badminton star Lauren Smith was named Cumbria Sports Personality of the Year at the weekend but admitted it was “a surprise” to find out she had made the shortlist.

Susan Egelstaff London 2012 Group Olympic
28.07.12 Egelstaff claims Team GB's first badminton win

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.

london 2012 logo
27.07.12 All change in Olympic badminton schedule

The Olympic badminton schedule has been changed significantly following the team managers' meeting and the changes have a big bearing on GB players.

Nathan 2012 torch
25.07.12 Nathan carries the Olympic Torch to Wembley Arena

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.

Marcus Ellis jumps
03.07.12 Ellis and Langley named in Olympic Ambition Programme

England doubles prospects Marcus Ellis and Alex Langley were today named in the British Olympic Association's Olympic Ambition Programme.