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Badminton
  • Modern Badminton was probably developed in the 17th century and obtained its name from the place 'Badminton' in Gloucestershire (England)
  • The International Badminton Federation (IBF) was established in 1934.
  • The trophy for the international matches was named Thomas Cup after the name of the first president of the IBF Sir George Thomas. Thomas Cup competition (for men) in 1948-49. Uber cup Championship (for women) started in 1956.
  • World Badminton Championship started in 1977.
Some Important Measurement in Badminton
Length of court 44 fee
Width of the court 20 feet (for doubles) and 17 feet (for singles)
Height of the net 5 feet
Weight of Shuttle cock 4.74 to 5.50 gram
Overall length of the Racket 680 mm (2.5 ft) maximum
Overall width of the Racket 230 mm (9 inches) maximum
Overall length of the Racket head 290 mm (11.5 inches) maximum
Weight of the racket 85 to 140 grams

Some important terminology in Badminton :- Badminton court, End, Trans Lines, Back gallery, Service Court, Let, Forward stroke, Backward Stroke, Toss or Lob, Clear, Smash, Net Strokes, Rally, Setting, First hand or Second hand, Side out, Base of operation, Rotation, Long service, Net Fault, Double fault, Foot fault, Service break, Match Point, Set point, High service, Cross shot, Service change, Drive, Drop shot, Duce, Advance etc.


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