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AIG FZ FORZA Irish Open 2023: Chris Salutes Career Best Victory

Posted on 20th November 2023

By RJ Mitchell CHRIS GRIMLEY has described victory in the AIG FZ Forza Irish Open as the finest hour for his partnership with twin brother Matthew Grimley. The Scots confounded the recent form book to defeat red hot Danish duo Andreas Sondergaard and Jesper Toft 22-20, 16-21, 21-17 in an epic three set final on […]

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SSBU 2009 Age Group: Round Up

Posted on 20th November 2023

By Hugh Ainsley On 18th November the SSBU held their 2009 Age Group event at Wishaw. There were 33 players taking part in total with 19 entries for the boys singles. Newcomer Avi Mittal played well beating the seeded Rory Meldrum in the first round of the knock-out and then 3rd seeded Drew Murdoch in […]

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Swedish Youth Games 2023

Posted on 17th November 2023

Good luck to our Scottish squads out in Malmö this week, accompanied by coaches Bruce Flockhart (U17), Julie Hogg (U15), Lena Robertson (U13) and Craig Robertson (U13/15). Play your best and enjoy the tournament! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 📲 Schedules & Results 👇 Team Tournament SYG 2023 U13 Team Tournament SYG 2023 U15 Swedish Youth Games 2023 U13-U15 […]

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Dundee Area Badminton: Round Up

Posted on 16th November 2023

By Gordon Smith The T Duncan & Co ladies league is looking very strong this year and there was a cracking seaside derby between Carnoustie and Monifieth Grove which ended in a deserved share of the spoils. Louise Masey and Ellen Watson secured the draw for Monifeth Grove with a 21-12, 21-16 win in the […]

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Lifetime Dedication to Badminton: Sheila Hynes on her 90th Birthday!

Posted on 14th November 2023

By Grania Shankley Today, Sheila Hynes celebrated her 90th birthday with family and friends at a surprise gathering at Scotstoun. The celebration was a true recognition of her lifetime dedication and passion for badminton over the years both as a player and volunteer. Mother of three, grandmother to seven – six boys and one girl […]

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FZ Forza Irish Open 2023 Build Up: Adam Pringle

Posted on 14th November 2023

By RJ Mitchell ADAM PRINGLE is hoping to continue his hot streak at this week’s AIG FZ Forza Irish Open. The Scotland international reached the semi-finals of the recent Victor FZ Forza Hungarian International earlier this month when he partnered Rachel Andrew and Jack MacGregor to the last four of the Mixed and Men’s disciplines […]

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2023 Northumberland Masters Silver: Round Up

Posted on 14th November 2023

By Laura Muir Northumberland Badminton Association hosted their annual Masters Tournament from 3-5 November 2023 at their purpose-built venue, Tyneside Badminton Centre, in the west of Newcastle. Preceding the main tournament was an international match for most age groups 35+, with players either representing English Counties or Ireland Select. A number of Scottish players were […]

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AIG FZ FORZA Irish Open 2023 Preview: Rachel Sugden

Posted on 13th November 2023

By RJ Mitchell RACHEL SUGDEN is determined to regain some vital momentum at the AIG FZ Forza Irish Open this week in Dublin. After impressive quarter-final runs at the Scottish and Czech Opens, Rachel lost out in the first round at the FZ Forza Norwegian International to England’s Miu Lin Ngan 20-22, 5-21 in Sandefjord […]

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Perth & Kinross Disability Sport Badminton Championships 2023: Round Up

Posted on 13th November 2023

By Perth & Kinross Disability Sport Well done to all who were involved in the Perth & Kinross Disability Sport badminton championships this weekend at Academy of Sport and Wellbeing, UHI Perth delivered in partnership with Glenearn Badminton Club and Badminton Scotland. View all images from P&KDS There were lots of great shots and very […]

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SSBU: 2012 Age Group Round Up

Posted on 13th November 2023

By Hugh Ainsley On Saturday 11 November, it was the turn of the younger players born 2012 or later to play in the SSBU event at Wishaw. There were 28 players in total. The boys singles had 21 entries. There were no great surprises in the pool matches but in the first round of the […]

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Dundee Area Badminton: Doubles League Round Up

Posted on 13th November 2023

By Gordon Smith The matches keep coming thick and fast in the Gents and ladies double leagues. In the ladies league, despite it being so early in the season, newcomers Nomads look strong favourites for the title as they followed up their opening day 6-0 win over champions NCR with a 5-0 win over last […]

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European Mixed Team Preview: Ingo Kindervater

Posted on 8th November 2023

By RJ Mitchell Badminton Scotland’s Head of Performance Ingo Kindervater looks ahead to December’s Women’s and Men’s European Team Championship qualifiers, including squad selection and the different challenges of teams travelling to Azerbaijan and Milton Keynes, England. The Women’s qualifier in Azerbaijan will see Scotland compete in Group 4 with the hosts, Estonia, and Slovakia […]

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Vacancy: Administration Assistant

Posted on 8th November 2023

Badminton Scotland is the governing body for the sport in Scotland, based at 40 Bogmoor Place, Glasgow, G51 4TQ.  Its role is to develop participation, memberships and performance, and accelerate the growth of the sport across the country. To find out more about Badminton Scotland use this link: https://badmintonscotland.org.uk/ Job Summary We have an exciting […]

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Nationwide Celebration of Getting Active in Scotland 

Posted on 8th November 2023

Scottish Disability Sport Week aims to highlight how and why everyone in Scotland with a disability should get active. From Monday 27th November to Sunday 3rd December, there will be a Nationwide celebration of getting active and involved in disability sport in Scotland, through an online campaign called Scottish Disability Sport Week. This week is […]

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Badminton Scotland joins National LGBTI Sports Group

Posted on 7th November 2023

Badminton Scotland are pleased to announce that we have joined the National LGBTI Sports Group, which is chaired by LEAP Sports, Scotland’s LGBTIQ+ Sports Charity. The National LGBTI Sports Group is a national group which exists to have a strategic overview of matters of LGBTI equality within sport in Scotland. It was established in 2013 as one […]

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