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Tat Meng Wong to step down

12 December 2018

Tat Meng Wong has announced his decision to step down as Badminton Scotland’s Head Coach after almost two years at the helm


Scottish Badminton mourns for Nicol McCloy

12 December 2018

The Scottish Badminton world was saddened at the passing on 1 December of one of its great champions, Nicol McCloy of Greenock


Highland Bonanza Double Delight for MacCulloch, Hunter & McGuire

11 December 2018

On Friday 7th and Saturday 8th December 2018 Black Isle Leisure Centre Hosted the second Highland Restricted Bonanza


Badminton is a big hit on Barra

11 December 2018

When Laura Muir travelled to the island of Barra last month, she found a thriving and enthusiastic badminton community


Scotland finish second in European Qualifiers

10 December 2018

Scotland narrowly missed out on qualification for the final stages of the European Mixed Team Championships over the weekend, finishing second in Group 2 of the qualifying event held in Ciorescu, Moldova


MacPherson and Newall win Welsh International

2 December 2018

Julie MacPherson and Holly Newall won their first international title together at the Victor Welsh International in Cardiff


Badminton honoured at Sports Council Awards Night

28 November 2018

Four influential and respected figures were honoured for their contribution to badminton at last week's Sports Council for Glasgow awards


Double bronze for Mary Wilson in Australia

28 November 2018

Mary Wilson enjoyed a successful antipodean adventure last week


Gilmour retains her Scottish Open crown

25 November 2018

Kirsty Gilmour is 2018 Scottish Open champion


The Scottish Open: more than a world class tournament

25 November 2018

Creating a lasting legacy and inspiring the next generation to take up the sport is just as important to the Scottish Open as putting on a world class show of badminton at the Emirates Arena


Gilmour into Scottish Open Badminton Championships final

24 November 2018

Home favourite and defending champion Kirsty Gilmour produced a stunning comeback to defeat top seed Cai Yanyan and reach the final of the Scottish Open Badminton Championships


Caljouw surges into last four

23 November 2018

Dutch maestro Mark Caljouw surged into the Scottish Open Badminton Championships semi-finals with a dominant performance against Frenchman Thomas Rouxel in Glasgow


Gilmour into Scottish Open semi-final

23 November 2018

Kirsty Gilmour remains on course to defend her Scottish Open Badminton Championship women’s singles title after overcoming Danish rival Mette Poulsen in the second round


Scottish Open Badminton Championships to be streamed live on BBC

23 November 2018

Badminton fans will be able to enjoy the best of the action at this year’s Scottish Open Badminton Championships live on the BBC


Gilmour off to a strong start at the Scottish Open Badminton Championships

22 November 2018

Reigning women’s singles champion Kirsty Gilmour got her title defence off to the perfect start with a comfortable victory in the first round of the Scottish Open Badminton Championships


Hall and MacPherson through to Scottish Open second round

22 November 2018

An impressive comeback from Scotland’s Adam Hall and Julie MacPherson in the mixed doubles sealed their place in the second round of the Scottish Open Badminton Championships


Scottish Open Live Stream

22 November 2018

You can watch ALL matches on court 1 live at the Scottish Open


Carder loses out but Nguyen through to men’s singles second round

21 November 2018

There was an action-packed evening session at the opening day of the Scottish Open Badminton Championships as the main draw of the men’s singles got underway


Middleton and Sidebottom into women’s doubles main draw

21 November 2018

Qualifying proved no obstacle for Lauren Middleton and Sarah Sidebottom as they sealed their place in the women’s doubles main draw at the Scottish Open Badminton Championships


The stage is set for the Scottish Open

20 November 2018

With the courts laid, the volunteers in place and the players ready and raring go, the countdown to the start of the 2018 Scottish Open Badminton Championships is almost over


Glasgow welcomes another world class entry to the Scottish Open

20 November 2018

With the Scottish Open Badminton Championships about to get underway, a world class field of more than 300 athletes from all over the planet have been arriving in Scotland


Ouseph eyes third title as Gemke withdraws

19 November 2018

Rasmus Gemke has withdrawn due to illness while fourth seed Rajiv Ouseph is expecting a tough run if he is going to make the latter stages of the Scottish Open


MacGregor and Pringle win silver at Irish Open

17 November 2018

Jack MacGregor and Ciar Pringle warmed up for the Scottish Open in fine style this week by reaching the final of the Forza Irish Open


Commonwealth champions going for gold in Glasgow

17 November 2018

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Marcus Ellis thinks he has every chance of clinching his first Scottish Open win alongside partner Chris Langridge


Greg Broadbent wins sportscotland’s Young Person’s Coach of the Year Award

16 November 2018

Edinburgh's Greg Broadbent has been recognised for his dedication to badminton


Participation opportunities still available at the Scottish Open

16 November 2018

There are still opportunities for you to get involved at the Scottish Open Badminton Championships


England’s top players look relishing the chance to perform in Scotland

16 November 2018

The Scottish Open has always been a happy hunting ground for England's badminton stars over the years


Grimleys out of World Junior Championships

16 November 2018

Christopher and Matthew Grimley narrowly missed out on a place in the quarter-finals


Superb win for the Grimleys at World Junior Championships

15 November 2018

Christopher and Matthew Grimley scored a superb victory to reach the last-sixteen of the boys’ doubles event at the World Junior Championships in Canada


Exciting challenges facing Scottish players

15 November 2018

Plenty of Scots face a sizeable challenge at the Scottish Open but Ciar Pringle and Jack MacGregor arguably have the toughest draw of all the homegrown players


Scotland’s doubles players going strongly in World Junior Championships

14 November 2018

Three Scottish pairs are still in contention in the individual events of the World Junior Championships


Learning Disabled Badminton: Ireland v The Flying Scots

14 November 2018

On Friday 30th November, 6 Scottish LD (Learning Disability) athletes (3 female and 3 male) will travel to Lisburn, Northern Ireland to play a badminton match against 6 Irish LD athletes


Young Scots ready for mixed doubles challenge at Emirates Arena

14 November 2018

Two homegrown pairs are hoping to spring some surprises in front of the Glasgow crowd in the mixed doubles at the Scottish Open Badminton Championships


East of Scotland Junior 2018

13 November 2018

2018 saw the first Yonex East of Scotland Junior tournament to take place following the closure of Meadowbank Sport Centre


Gilmour gearing up for a challenging title defence

12 November 2018

She may be the reigning women’s singles champion, but Kirsty Gilmour knows she can take nothing for granted at this year’s Scottish Open against a field packed with world-class talent


Doubles Dutch: Reflecting on last year’s clean sweep

9 November 2018

The Glasgow crowds at last year’s Scottish Open Badminton Championships were left speaking Double Dutch after the exploits of the Netherlands’ finest at the Emirates Arena


Scotland finish twelfth in World Junior Team event

8 November 2018

Scotland finished as the second highest European team and twelfth overall in the World Junior Mixed Team Championships


Glasgow School of Sport Open day

8 November 2018

Glasgow School of Sport is having its annual open day on Saturday 17 November 2018


Scottish Open women’s doubles preview

8 November 2018

With the reigning champions, a pair ranked in the top ten in the world and the European silver medallists all in the field, the women’s doubles could prove to be the most fiercely-contested of all the events at the upcoming Scottish Open Badminton Championships


Two more wins for Scotland at World Junior Championships

7 November 2018

Scotland’s juniors continued their fine form at the World Junior Team Championships yesterday with comprehensive wins over the Czech Republic and Spain


Scotland off to a winning start

6 November 2018

Scotland got off to a winning start yesterday at the Li Ning BWF World Junior Championships in Canada


There are lots of ways YOU can join in at the Scottish Open

6 November 2018

While some of the world’s best shuttlers will descend on the Emirates Arena for the Scottish Open there are plenty of ways for everyone to get in on the action


Scotland squad named for the European Mixed Team Championships

5 November 2018

An exciting young team including three debutants will represent Scotland in the qualification stage of the European Mixed Team Championships next month


Three European bronze medals for Scotland’s Para-Badminton Stars

5 November 2018

Scotland’s players returned from the VYV BWF European Para-Badminton Championships in France with a haul of three bronze medals


Christie guaranteed European bronze

2 November 2018

Fiona Christie will return from the European Para-Badminton Championships with at least a bronze medal


Scottish Para-Badminton stars in action at the European Championships

1 November 2018

Fiona Christie, Bobby Laing, Colin Leslie, Deirdre Nagle and Alan Oliver have all travelled to France this week in search of silverware at the VYV BWF European Para-Badminton Championships


Mixed results for overseas Scots

1 November 2018

Thursday was a day of mixed results for Scots competing in international competition


Scots in action in Germany and Hungary

31 October 2018

Scots are in action at the SaarLorLux Open and Hungarian International this week.


Gilmour in the same half as Cai Yanyan

30 October 2018

Kirsty Gilmour has been drawn in the same half as China's top seed at the Scottish Open


Gold for Keryn Swan and Angus Meldrum in York

29 October 2018

Keryn Swan and Angus Meldrum both struck gold over the weekend


Gold for Brooke Stalker in Finland

29 October 2018

A productive weekend for Brooke Stalker saw her return from the U13 Forza Finnish Youth International with two gold medals and one silver


Gilmour is Scottish Open third seed

26 October 2018

Defending champion Kirsty Gilmour is third seed in a high quality Scottish Open line up


Keith Russell appointed as Badminton Scotland Chief Executive

24 October 2018

Russell focusses on increasing participation following his appointment as Chief Executive


2018 West of Scotland Championships

22 October 2018

The 2018 West of Scotland Championships was held at the Sir Craig Reedie Badminton Centre at the weekend with some outstanding badminton on display


Scottish Open attracts global entry

19 October 2018

ATHLETES from all over the world will head to Glasgow next month to compete in the Scottish Open from 21-25 November


Mixed day for Scotland at Denmark Para-Badminton Championships

18 October 2018

Colin Leslie and Denmark’s Cathrine Rosengren finished off their Denmark Para-Badminton SL3-SU5 mixed doubles campaign with a comprehensive 21-11 21-9 win over Ukraine’s Oleksandr Chyrkov and Ivanna Redka to finish second in the group


Gilmour out but Scots going well in Denmark Para-Badminton Championships

17 October 2018

Kirsty Gilmour was knocked out in the opening round of the women’s singles today at the Danisa Denmark Open in Odense but Scotland’s players made a good start in the Victor Denmark Para-Badminton Championships being held at the same venue


National Junior Championships Picture gallery

16 October 2018

Images from finals day of the U15/19 National Junior Championships are now online in our photo gallery


Good weekend for Scots at U15 Surrey Gold

15 October 2018

Scotland’s under 15 players enjoyed a successful weekend at the U15 Surrey Gold tournament in Guildford


Grimley going strong in team event in Buenos Aires

11 October 2018

Christopher Grimley finished off his individual Youth Olympic Games in style, beating Hungarian Balazs Papai 21-17 21-12 to finish second in group G


Extension to Early Bird Discount period for Scottish Open tickets

10 October 2018

Early Bird discounts on Scottish Open tickets will now be available until 23.30hrs on Monday 22 October


Scottish National Masters Championships

9 October 2018

The closing date for entries for the Scottish National Masters Championships is Monday 15 October


Mary Takes Bronze in Japan

9 October 2018

Mary Wilson won bronze at the Daihatsu Japan Para-Badminton International 2018 from 26-30 September


Good start for Grimley at Youth Olympic Games

8 October 2018

Christopher Grimley’s Youth Olympic Games campaign got off to a good start on Sunday


Record fourth title for Grimley as Stalker bags a hat-trick

7 October 2018

Matthew Grimley won a record fourth U19 boys’ doubles title and in the U15 events Brooke Stalker won a hat-trick of girls’ singles, doubles and mixed.


Pringle and Grimley expected to meet in singles semi-final at U19 Nationals

3 October 2018

Adam Pringle and Matthew Grimley have been drawn in the same half of the U19 singles


Bag a bargain with our early bird Scottish Open ticket offer

2 October 2018

There are now only a handful of days left for you to bag a bargain at our early bird prices, with the discount period coming to an end at 23.30hrs on Monday 8 October


2018 Highland Team event

2 October 2018

On Saturday 29th September 2018 Black Isle Leisure Centre hosted the 2nd Highland Restricted Team Event


Black and Travers strike Gold for Scotland at European Senior Championships

1 October 2018

Dan Travers, Christine Black and Mark MacKay all won medals at the European Senior Championships over the weekend


Travers and Black guaranteed to medal at the European Senior Championships

28 September 2018

Dan Travers and Christine Black are guaranteed to return from the European Senior Championships with at least one medal each


Gilmour loses out in Korea but Scots in contention in Czech Open

28 September 2018

Kirsty loses out in Korea but Scots in contention in Czech Open


Gilmour beats former World Champion to reach Korean Open quarter-final

27 September 2018

Kirsty Gilmour scored one of the best wins of her career today, beating world no. 6 Ratchanok Intanon at the Victor Korea Open


Travers and Black going strongly in European Senior Championships

26 September 2018

Dan Travers and Christine Black eased through their opening 60+ mixed doubles match at the 2018 European Senior Championships


Grimley aiming for a fantastic fourth title at the Nationals

26 September 2018

Matthew Grimley will be aiming to win the under 19 boys’ doubles crown for an unprecedented fourth time at the U15/19 National Junior Championships


Glasgow Under 15/19 Championships

25 September 2018

Over the weekend there were some fantastic matches at the Glasgow Junior Championships with 49 of the 213 matches played going to three sets


Travers and Black going for gold at the European Senior Championships

20 September 2018

Dan Travers and Christine Black will be hoping to strike Spanish gold for Scotland when the European Senior Championships get underway in Guadalajara next week


Would you like to think like a champion? We can help

19 September 2018

Badminton Scotland is delighted to offer the opportunity for members to spend two days in the company of world-renowned Sports Performance Consultant Allistair McCaw at Peffermill Playing Fields in Edinburgh on November 3 & 4 2018


Gilmour suffers defeat in China

19 September 2018

Kirsty Gilmour suffered a disappointing defeat in the first round of the Victor China Open today


Silver and Bronze for Stalker in Sweden

18 September 2018

It was a great weekend for Brooke Stalker at the Swedish Youth Games over the weekend where she won a silver and a bronze medal


European Junior Silver for the Grimleys, Belgian International silver for Hall and MacPherson

16 September 2018

Christopher and Matthew Grimley have won men's doubles silver at the European Junior Championships in Tallinn, Estonia


Grimleys into European quarter-final; Hall, MacPherson, O’Donnell and Torrance progress in Belgium

14 September 2018

Christopher and Matthew Grimley are through to the quarter-finals of the men’s doubles at the 2018 European Junior Championships being held in Tallinn, Estonia


National Junior Championships closing date

14 September 2018

The closing date for entries to the U15/19 National Junior Championships is Monday 17 September


Grimleys through to last-sixteen in Estonia

14 September 2018

Christopher and Matthew Grimley ensured Scotland’s day ended on a high note on Thursday evening when they won their opening men’s doubles match at the European Junior Championships. Picture by Mark Phelan/Badminton Europe


Contrasting fortunes for Scots in Belgium and Estonia

13 September 2018

A mixed day in international competition saw contrasting fortunes with some good results for Scotland’s senior internationalists in Belgium but results in Estonia more disappointing. Photo by Mark Phelan/Badminton Europe


Central Badminton Association Smash In2 Festival

13 September 2018

The second Central Badminton Association Smash In2 doubles festival was held at Grangemouth High School on 02 September 2018


Another good day for Scotland in Tallinn

12 September 2018

Scotland’s next generation of stars continued their good form today at the European Junior Championships in Estonia. Image by Mark Phelan/Badminton Europe


Scots get off to a good start in the individual events of the Euros

11 September 2018

Joshua Apiliga, Adam Pringle and Rachel Andrew got off to the best possible start in the individual events of the 2018 European Junior Championships. Image by Mark Phelan/Badminton Europe


Shetland Luca Russell’s Triple Title Success at Orkney Highland Championships

11 September 2018

The Orkney restricted took place over the weekend


Great Weekend at Glasgow U13/U17

11 September 2018

A grand total of 14779 hard fought points were scored during the Glasgow U13 / U17 Championships at the weekend


Badminton Scotland searching for volunteers for the Scottish Open Championships

10 September 2018

The search for volunteers for the Scottish Open Badminton Championships is now underway following the opening of the application process


Denmark beat Scotland at European Juniors

10 September 2018

Scotland’s run in the team event of the European Junior Championships came to an end today, but Robert Blair’s young squad can hold their heads high despite defeat to top seeds Denmark


Scotland into European Junior Team Championships quarter-finals

9 September 2018

Scotland's next generation are just one win away from a medal, having reached the quarter-finals of the U19 European Junior Team Championships being held in Tallinn, Estonia. Pictures by Mark Phelan/Badminton Europe


Scotland open European campaign with a win

7 September 2018

Scotland opened their European Junior Team Championships campaign with a resounding win today, beating Croatia 4-1 in Tallin, Estonia. Photos: Badminton Europe/Mark Phelan


Christopher Grimley to represent Team GB at Youth Olympic Games

6 September 2018

Scotland’s Christopher Grimley has today been named in the Team GB squad to compete in the Youth Olympic Games next month


Scottish Open Badminton tickets on sale now

4 September 2018

Kirsty Gilmour is looking forward to defending her title as Scottish Open Badminton tickets go on sale


Gold for Pringle, Andrew and Apiliga in Ireland

3 September 2018

Scotland’s next generation of stars enjoyed a successful campaign at the U19 Irish Open in Dublin over the weekend


2019 Robert McCoig international match

1 September 2018

The 2019 Scotland v England international match for the Robert McCoig Trophy will be held on Friday 1 March at the York Institute


Kirsty reaches Barcelona semi-final

31 August 2018

Kirsty Gilmour reached the semi-finals of the Barcelona Spanish Masters with a superb win over Japan's world No.13 Sayaka Takahashi


Gilmour, Hall and MacPherson into Barcelona quarter-finals

30 August 2018

Adam Hall and Julie MacPherson scored a superb win at the Barcelona Masters today


Sport Scotland Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering Awards

30 August 2018

Submit your nominations for the Sport Scotland Coaching, Officiating and Volunteering Awards now!


Gilmour safely through in Spain

29 August 2018

Kirsty Gilmour got her Barcelona Masters campaign off to a winning start this afternoon with a comfortable first round victory


2018 European Junior Championships Preview: Grimleys top seeds in boy’s doubles

28 August 2018

The draws for the 2018 European Junior Championships have been released and Scottish duo Matthew and Christopher Grimley have top seeding in the boy’s doubles competition. Christopher is also seeded fourth in the boy’s singles. Photo Credit: Badminton Europe/Mark Phelan


Apiliga and Pringle fly the flag for Scotland in Danish Junior Cup

25 August 2018

After a difficult day yesterday in the Danish Junior Cup and U17 Junior Cup, Scotland’s young stars regrouped and put in some fantastic performances against tough European opposition


Danish Junior Cup Round-Up

24 August 2018

A large Scottish contingent took on some of Europe’s most talented juniors today in the Danish Junior Cup and the U17 Junior Cup, held just 20 minutes apart on the outskirts of Copenhagen.


2018/2019 SSBU Coaching Squad

24 August 2018

You are invited to apply to be a member of the above squad if you play competitive badminton and wish to increase your knowledge and improve your skills of the game.


Silver and Bronze for Wilson in Brazil

21 August 2018

Scottish para-badminton star, Mary Wilson, returns from Brazil with a double medal haul.


BADMINTONscotland begins search for new CEO

21 August 2018

BADMINTONscotland are currently accepting applications for the position of Chief Executive Officer


Grimleys Dominate in Lithuania

20 August 2018

Christopher and Matthew Grimley continued their successful start to the new season, adding the Yonex Lithuanian Junior men’s doubles title to their collection, while Christopher claimed the men's singles title.


Grimleys set up a busy final day in Lithuania

18 August 2018

Matthew and Christopher Grimley can look forward to a busy final day at the Yonex Lithuanian Junior tomorrow as both brothers progressed individually in men’s singles and together in men’s doubles.


Scots off to perfect start in Lithuania

17 August 2018

Scotland’s young badminton stars made a perfect start to the Yonex Lithuanian Junior at the NEPTUNO sports hall in Klaipeda, Lithuania today.


New Season, New Opportunities for Badminton Enthusiasts

16 August 2018

The Events Committee are looking to recruit new members to assist the match control team at national tournaments in season 2018/19.


Scottish Special Olympics Competitors Secure Medals in Stirling

14 August 2018

Over four fantastic days last week, Stirling played host venue for the 2018 Special Olympics GB Anniversary Games, held to celebrate Great Britain's 40 year membership of the organisation.


Grimleys win gold in Bulgaria

12 August 2018

Christopher and Matthew Grimley started the new season in style this weekend, winning the men's doubles at the Bulgarian Junior International


Grimleys progress in Bulgarian Junior

10 August 2018

Matthew Grimley continued his serene progress at the Bulgarian Junior International today with victory in men’s singles and doubles


Mixed day for Scots at Bulgarian Junior

10 August 2018

Scotland’s experienced a mixed day on the opening day of the Bulgarian Junior International yesterday


Scotland seeded at European Junior Championships

6 August 2018

Scotland have been named as one of the joint 5/8 seeds in the team event at the European Junior Championships, to be held in Tallinn, Estonia, from 7-16 September 2018


Line up for the best seat in the house

3 August 2018

CALLING all badminton fans! Do you want to be in the thick of the action? Well, you won’t get a much better view than from the line judge’s chair. And if you fancy having the best seat in the house then you’re in luck, as the Badminton Scotland Court Officials Group has announced their next line judge training day.


Bonanza Early Bird Deadline Approaching

3 August 2018

The next Badminton Bonanza will be held in Glasgow on 15 & 16 September 2018 and Monday 6 August is the deadline for early bird discounts on the entry fee


Dunn and Hall take the positives from defeat in China

1 August 2018

Alex Dunn and Adam Hall couldn’t match their heroics of yesterday in today’s second round of the TOTAL BWF World Championships but they were far from downbeat after the match


Dunn and Hall into the second round of the World Championships

31 July 2018

Alex Dunn and Adam Hall scored one of the best wins in their burgeoning partnership today to reach the second round of the TOTAL BWF World Championships in Nanjing, China


Gilmour falls to Indonesia’s rising star

30 July 2018

Kirsty Gilmour fell at the first hurdle today on the opening day of the TOTAL BWF World Championships being held in Nanjing, China


Watch Kirsty Gilmour live

30 July 2018

Kirsty Gilmour plays her opening round of the TOTAL BWF World Championships today and you can watch her match live on BadmintonWorld.tv


Midland Badminton Group Open Night

26 July 2018

Midland Badminton Group is holding an open night for players in the Midland Group area (Dundee, Perth, Kinross, Fife, Clackmannan, Falkirk, Stirling and areas local to these) aged 18 or under and looking to join our squads


2018 European Summer School

24 July 2018

Four of Scotland’s brightest young stars travelled to Podcetrtek, Slovenia to take part in Badminton Europe’s 2018 summer school earlier this month


Vacancy: Aberdeen Badminton Academy Club Coach

19 July 2018

Aberdeen Badminton Academy are looking to add to their workforce team by bringing in paid coaches to coach their badminton club sessions in Aberdeen


Gilmour, Dunn and Hall prepare to take on the world in China

17 July 2018

The draws have been made for the 2018 World Championships


Keith Russell appointed as Interim Chief Executive

10 July 2018

Badminton Scotland has appointed vastly experienced and highly respected sports administrator Keith Russell as its interim chief executive


Campbell and MacHugh announce retirement

9 July 2018

Two of Scotland’s most popular players have today confirmed their retirement from full time badminton


Gilmour turns attention to world championships after loss to Tai Tzu Ying

6 July 2018

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour went out at the quarter-final stage of the Blibli Indonesian Open today to Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu Ying


Badminton summer camps available in Hamilton

6 July 2018

Craig Goddard and Keith Turnbull will be holding camps over the summer holidays at the David Lloyd Club in Hamilton


Gilmour into her first World Tour Super 1000 quarter-final

5 July 2018

Kirsty Gilmour reached the quarter-finals of the BLIBLI Indonesian Open today with a fine win over Sayaka Sato


Kirsty wins in Jakarta

4 July 2018

Kirsty Gilmour got her campaign at the Indonesian Open off to the best possible start today with a comprehensive win over Lyanny Mainaky


Another successful ladder to end the season

3 July 2018

On the last day of June Dundee Area Badminton Association held their last Adult Ladder event of the season


Badminton Europe Summer School 2018

29 June 2018

Four of Scotland’s brightest young stars will travel to Podcetrtek, Slovenia to take part in Badminton Europe’s 2018 summer school


Badminton Summer Camps come to Moray and Aberdeenshire

28 June 2018

This summer, a number of badminton camps are being held in the Aberdeenshire and Moray regions.


Kirsty suffers first round loss in Malaysia

27 June 2018

Kirsty Gilmour fell at the first hurdle of the Celcom Axiata Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur today


Laing Strikes Gold in Ireland

27 June 2018

A team of nine plus coach Kaity Hall headed out to Dublin for the FZ Forza Irish Para-Badminton International, where Bobby Laing won his first gold medal in international competition


Badminton mourns Ronald M Robertson

26 June 2018

It is with great sadness that Badminton Scotland notes the death of another badminton stalwart, Ron Robertson, who passed away on Sunday, 24th June


Legends Badminton Camps come to Stirlingshire

25 June 2018

Legends Badminton Camps are delighted to announce their first every residential badminton camp in Scotland


Badminton Estonia welcomes Europe for the 2018 European Junior Championships

22 June 2018

The 2018 European Junior Championships will take place in the Estonian capital, Tallinn, from the 7th to the 16th September.


Volunteer to be part of something truly Special

22 June 2018

The Special Olympics GB Anniversary Games will be held from 9-13 August 2018 at the University of Stirling


School Kit Bag Programme Continues to Provide New Badminton Opportunities

21 June 2018

Three more Scottish primary schools have received a school kit bag delivered on behalf of BADMINTONscotland’s TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships 2017 legacy programme.


Acting Chief Executive Officers

20 June 2018

Following the retirement of Anne Smillie and until such time that a permanent replacement is appointed, the acting Chief Executive Officers for Badminton Scotland will be Mr Ronnie Conway (Chair), Mr Ian Campbell (President) and Mr David Gilmour (Secretary).


Bill Hogg joins the team at Badminton Scotland

18 June 2018

Bill Hogg has joined the team at Badminton Scotland as Coaching & Development Manager, providing maternity cover for Lyndsay Morrison


Semi-final exit for Dunn and Hall

16 June 2018

Alex Dunn and Adam Hall reached the men's doubles semi-finals at the Iberdrola Spanish International, being held this week in Madrid


Sir Craig Reedie awarded Knight Grand Cross award in Queen's birthday honours

15 June 2018

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has been awarded the Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE) in the Queen's birthday honours list for services for sport


BADMINTONscotland Launch Mentoring Programme

15 June 2018

As part of the Pathway Club programme, BADMINTONscotland is now recruiting Coach Mentors to support club coaches on the programme in their development and growth.


Highlands and Islands Season Review

14 June 2018

The fantastic Highlands and Islands season review 2017-18 is now available to read & download.


BADMINTONscotland pays tribute to Wilma Reid

13 June 2018

It is with sadness that we mark the passing of former Scottish internationalist Wilma Reid, née Tyre.


BADMINTONscotland signs up to help start a Scottish sporting revolution

12 June 2018

BADMINTONscotland have signed-up to award-winning tech app Find a Player to grow participation and improve access to sport for young people in Scotland.


Jack MacGregor flying the Scottish flag in Lithuania

8 June 2018

Jack MacGregor is the last Scot standing at the Yonex Lithuanian International being held in Kaunas this week


Six Clubs achieve Badminton Scotland Shuttlemark Award

8 June 2018

Badminton Scotland’s new Shuttlemark initiative has made a strong start to its first year, with six clubs joining Scotland’s National Club Accreditation Scheme since November’s launch


Badminton Europe looking for Senior Manager

7 June 2018

Badminton Europe is seeking a Senior Manager for a full-time position to join its head office in Copenhagen, Denmark.


British Sport’s Longest Standing CEO Anne Smillie Announces Her Retirement

6 June 2018

Anne Smillie, the longest serving chief executive in British sport, is stepping down from BADMINTONscotland after leading the organisation since 1990


Pathway Club Programme launched by Badminton Scotland

30 May 2018

A new era of badminton in Scotland is about to take shape after Badminton Scotland announced the launch of the Pathway Club Programme today


BADMINTONscotland supporting UK Anti-Doping Clean Sport Week

21 May 2018

Players Adam Hall and Eleanor O’Donnell and BADMINTONscotland Chief Executive, Anne Smillie, are throwing their full support behind UK Anti-Doping’s second Clean Sport Week, which launches today.


Chan and Stalker win gold on final day of Glasgow International Youth Championships

20 May 2018

Brooke Stalker had a busy final day of the Glasgow International Youth Championships as she took one gold and two silvers across three disciplines.


Several Scots go through to Glasgow Youth International Semi-Finals

19 May 2018

There will be plenty of young Scottish badminton talent going for medals on Sunday after a busy day of action at the Glasgow International Youth Team Championships 2018.


Scottish Stars' Success at Glasgow International Youth Championships Team Competition

18 May 2018

A plethora of young Scottish talent enjoyed a successful day at the Glasgow International Youth Team Championships 2018 on Friday.


Board of Badminton GB Youth Olympic Games provisional selections include Christopher Grimley and Andrew Bowman

17 May 2018

The Board of Badminton provisional selections for the Youth Olympic Games 2018 include Christopher Grimley and Andrew Bowman. Grace King has also been provisionally selected.


St Dominic's Primary School Looking Forward to Some Badminton Fun

16 May 2018

St Dominic's become the third school to receive a Yonex kit bag.


Double win for Deepti Vijayakumar at U11 Nationals

12 May 2018

Deepti Vijayakumar lived up to her billing as No.1 seed in the girls’ singles and doubles


Closing date extended for Midlothian U11

11 May 2018

The RSL Midlothian Championships U11 will be held on Sunday 27 May 2018 at the Penicuik Centre. The closing date for entries has been extended to Thursday 17 May.


Badminton mourns for Bill Neill

9 May 2018

It is with great sadness that we note the passing of Bill Neill who died peacefully, aged 78, surrounded by his family on the morning of Saturday 5 May


Club Philosophy and Club Development Planning Workshops

9 May 2018

BadmintonScotland would like to invite clubs to attend two workshops based around Club Philosophy and Club Development Planning in Dingwall on the 16th of June.


Draws announced for U11 National Junior Championships

8 May 2018

Scotland’s young badminton starlets have a greater idea of the tests they face after the draw for the U11 National Junior Badminton Championships was made today


Two Scottish pairs win bronze in Cardiff

7 May 2018

TWO Scottish pairs reached the semi-finals to win bronze medals on the final day as the Junior Quadrangular under-15s tournament came to a close.


Mixed day for young Scottish stars in the U15 Quadrangular

4 May 2018

After three rounds of play on day one Scotland’s young stars finished third in the team event at the Junior Quadrangular 2018 in Cardiff.


Young Scots aim to regain U15 Quadrangular title

3 May 2018

Scotland’s young stars will be a team on a mission as they aim to regain their title at the Junior Quadrangular 2018 in Cardiff


Wilson Strikes Gold in Uganda

3 May 2018

Fresh from her success in Dubai Mary Wilson was back on the plane to Uganda’s second Para-Badminton International held from 24-29 April. Playing in all three events Mary was hoping to build on her performances from a few weeks previous


Highland’s Hero Mark Mackay’s Triple Title Win

1 May 2018

Over the weekend of 28 & 29 April 2018 Black Isle Leisure Centre hosted the 2018 Highland Championships


BADMINTONscotland says goodbye to Sharon MacKechnie

1 May 2018

After more than two years of committed effort at BADMINTONscotland as Major Events Operations Manager, Sharon MacKechnie has now moved on to pastures new.


Vijayakumar going for title double as seeds announced for U11 Nationals

1 May 2018

The time has nearly come for the best young badminton players from across the country to show off their talent after the seedings for the U11 National Junior Badminton Championships were confirmed


Great Season for Nomads

30 April 2018

Dundee Nomads are going from strength to strength! Following the successful recruitment drives in the past few years, Nomads now boast three junior clubs, an adult social club and a competitive club


Grimley in pole position for GB selection despite Valamar semi-final loss

29 April 2018

Despite a spirited performance in the Valamar Junior Open semi-final, Christopher Grimley was edged out of a place in the final. But the result leaves the young Scot in pole position to be selected for the Team GB squad for the Youth Olympic Games later this year


Kirsty bows out at quarter-final stage

28 April 2018

A valiant effort from Kirsty Gilmour in her hunt for a third consecutive medal in the European Championships fell agonisingly short as she suffered defeat in the quarter finals


Grimley through to Valamar quarter-finals

27 April 2018

Christopher Grimley’s fine form continued in Croatia as he made the Valamar Junior Open quarter-final with two wins on Friday


Dominant performance from Kirsty to reach European quarter-final

27 April 2018

Kirsty Gilmour’s bid for a first European Championship gold medal continued in fine style after breezing through to the last eight of the women’s singles


Wilson Wins Big in Dubai

26 April 2018

Mary Wilson, the only competitor from Scotland, came home with 3 medals from the first Fazza Dubai Para-Badminton International held last week


Grimley opens Croatian campaign with solid win

26 April 2018

Christopher Grimley knows the challenges only get tougher from here after reaching the third round of the Valamar Junior Open


Gilmour safely through but Dunn and Hall bow out in thriller

26 April 2018

Kirsty Gilmour got her campaign for a first European Championship gold medal off to a perfect start in Spain as she moved into the third round of the women’s singles


Highlands & Islands update

24 April 2018

It has been a busy few weeks for badminton in the highlands and islands region. Here we bring you an update on some of the things that have been going on.


Challenging European draws for Gilmour, Dunn and Hall

24 April 2018

Fresh from the Gold Coast Kirsty Gilmour would have hoped for a kinder draw as she goes in search of a first European Championships gold medal in Huelva, Spain


Merkinch Primary School ready for some badminton fun

23 April 2018

Merkinch primary school in Inverness became the second school to receive a special School Kit Bag from BADMITNONscotland to allow their pupils to enjoy opportunities in badminton.


Easter Badminton Eggstravaganza is a massive hit

23 April 2018

Over the Easter break, BADMINTONscotland held a successful 3-day Easter camp at the Sir Craig Reedie Centre for players off all abilities.


Ritchie Campbell receives BWF Distinguished Service Award

23 April 2018

During the 6th BEC Awards Gala, Ritchie Campbell from Scotland was honored by receiving the BWF Distinguished Service Award (DSA) for his tremendous contribution to the European confederation over the years


Woods misses out on quarter-final at Hellas International

20 April 2018

Toni Woods enjoyed mixed success on day two of the Hellas International in Sidirokastro, Greece


Entry deadline approaching for U11 Nationals

20 April 2018

The final National Junior Championships of the season is the U11 event, to be held at the National Badminton Academy, Scotstoun, on Saturday 12 May


Closing date approaching for 1st Asian Family Fun Tournament

17 April 2018

Beginners and badminton fanatics alike will have a day to remember as the Sir Craig Reedie Badminton Centre plays host to the Asian Family Fun Tournament on Sunday April 29.


Badminton Moray camps provide Easter fun for all levels

17 April 2018

Badminton players of all ages from across Moray had a chance to work on their skills across the holidays thanks to two days of Easter camps held in the area.


Scotland squad named for World Junior Championships

16 April 2018

Eight of Scotland’s finest young badminton starlets will have the best in the world in their sights in 2018 after being selected to compete in the BWF World Junior Championships


Silver for Grimley in Cyprus Junior

16 April 2018

Christopher Grimley admits he was proud to reach the Cyprus Junior Under-19 Championship final, despite a tight defeat


Gilmour secures Commonwealth Bronze

14 April 2018

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour exacted revenge over Michelle Li for her Commonwealth Games gold medal defeat from four years ago by beating the Canadian to bronze on the Gold Coast.


Grimley reaches final of Cyprus Junior

14 April 2018

Christopher Grimley admitted he is pleased with his consistent form as he gets set for a tilt at the Cyprus Junior Under-19 Championship title


Gilmour to face Nehwal in Commonwealth Games semi-final

13 April 2018

Kirsty Gilmour will face Saina Nehwal in a TOTAL BWF World Championships rematch after securing her place in the Commonwealth Games semi-finals – one win away from guaranteeing herself a medal


Gilmour, Dunn and Hall through to Gold Coast quarter-finals

12 April 2018

Kirsty Gilmour, Alex Dunn and Adam Hall are just one game away from the Commonwealth Games semi-finals after the trio battled through their last-16 matches on the Gold Coast


Gilmour, Dunn and O’Donnell progress in Australia

11 April 2018

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games silver medallist Kirsty Gilmour got her latest women’s singles campaign off to the ideal start after reaching the last 16 on the Gold Coast. Alex Dunn and Eleanor O’Donnell also enjoyed success, prevailing in the mixed doubles, with the trio all securing straight-game victories at the Carrara Sports Arena.


Badminton opportunities come to Our Lady of Lourdes primary school

11 April 2018

Our Lady of Lourdes Primary school in Blackburn, West Lothian, received an after school badminton kit bag on Monday in recognition of their on-going contribution to badminton.


Enticing draw for Dunn and Hall at European Championships

11 April 2018

Alex Dunn and Adam Hall were given an enticing opener to the European Championships when the draw was made for the competition later this month


Perfect Day Sees Scottish Shuttlers Advance

10 April 2018

Scottish badminton enjoyed a perfect day at the 2018 Commonwealth Games as five pairs advanced in doubles competition in the Gold Coast, without a single game being dropped.


National hat-tricks for Riddle and Stalker

8 April 2018

The next generation of Scotland’s badminton stars caught the eye as the under-13 and under-17 National Junior Championships took place in Motherwell


Defeat to Malaysia but Scotland can hold their heads high

7 April 2018

Scotland’s chances of a mixed team medal at the Commonwealth Games came to an end after a spirited defeat to defending champions Malaysia in the quarter-finals


Gilmour seeded second at the European Championships

6 April 2018

Kirsty Gilmour is no stranger to the European Championships podium and the shuttler will once more be among the favourites for the crown


Badminton going strong in Aberdeen City

6 April 2018

Badminton in Scotland is alive and flourishing – and nowhere is that more prevalent than Aberdeen, where new standards in getting everyone involved in the sport are being set.


Scotland into the quarter-finals despite loss to top seeds India

6 April 2018

Objective one of Scotland's Commonwealth Games has been completed, reaching Saturday’s quarter-finals, with some strong performances to build on when they take on Malaysia in the quarter-finals, at 8.30am UK-time on Saturday 7 April


Commonwealth double for Scots on the Gold Coast

5 April 2018

Two wins in two matches on the opening day means the Scotland team are assured of the knockout stages even before their last pool match against fellow high-flyers India.


A guide to how to keep up with badminton at Gold Coast 2018

4 April 2018

Preparations are complete and Team Scotland has led the parade of nations at the Opening Ceremony at Gold Coast 2018. Now it’s time for the Games to begin! To help you keep up to date with all the action, we have put together the following short guide to badminton at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games


Clackmannanshire Sports Council Annual Sports Awards

4 April 2018

Congratulations to Aidan Hunter and Craig McCandlish who both received awards at the Clackmannanshire Sports Council Annual Awards at Alloa Town Hall on the 28th March for their work in Badminton in Clackmannanshire


Feathers Flying across the Highlands

4 April 2018

Skye Badminton Association rounded- off their action packed season by hosting the local championships in the Fingal Centre, Portree


Draws announced for National Junior Championships U13/17

4 April 2018

The draws for the Scottish National Junior Under-13 and Under-17 Badminton Championships have been made as Scotland’s next generation of talented youngsters prepare to take to the court


SSBU 50th Anniversary Celebration

3 April 2018

The Scottish Schools’ Badminton Union are hosting a reception in Glasgow on the first Saturday in June to celebrate 50 years of Schools’ Badminton and are searching for all previous champions


Gilmour drawn in same half as Nehwal at Commonwealth Games

3 April 2018

Kirsty Gilmour has been seeded fourth for the women’s singles competition on the Gold Coast and placed in the same half of the draw as second seed Saina Nehwal of India


International titles for Grimley and Stalker

3 April 2018

Christopher Grimley’s impressive year on court shows no sign of slowing down after adding the Hellas Junior International title to his ever-growing collection, whil Brooke Stalker scored a superb win to take the U13 title at the Olve Jot


Gilmour and Merrilees seeded at Commonwealth Games

2 April 2018

Kirsty Gilmour goes into her third Commonwealth Games as fourth seed as the Scot aims to go one better than her silver medal from Glasgow 2014


Grimley through to final of Hellas Junior

31 March 2018

Christopher Grimley recorded three wins in a day to make the final of the Hellas Junior International in Greece


Grimly through in Hellas Junior

30 March 2018

Christopher Grimley revelled in a day of double delight after booking his place in the last 16 of the Hellas Junior International 2018


Central Smash In2 Festival a great success

29 March 2018

The first Central Smash In2 festival was held at the Peak on 25th March 2018. The purpose of the festival was to encourage more players to play competitive games and to promote more contact between players in different clubs and social groups playing in central Scotland


2 Coaches Heading to Badminton Europe Summer School

28 March 2018

Scottish coaches Craig McCandish and Steven Chappell have been successful in their nomination to attend the Badminton Europe Summer School.


Coaching & Development Manager - Maternity Cover

28 March 2018

BADMINTONscotland, in partnership with sportscotland, the national agency for sport, wishes to appoint a temporary Coaching & Development Manager to build on the strong foundations in the sport in Scotland.


Seeds announced for U13/17 National Junior Championships

27 March 2018

The ones to watch at the forthcoming Scottish National Junior Under-17 and Under-13 Badminton Championships have been unveiled with the seedings announced for the competition in Motherwell


Highland Restricted Title Clean Sweep for Sophie, Cara and Jackson

26 March 2018

On Saturday 24th March 2018 Inverness Leisure Centre hosted the Highland Restricted Age group tournament under 12, under 15 and under 18


Scotland to host the Yonex Boys’ Brigade UK and All Ireland Badminton Finals

26 March 2018

On 21st April 2018 Boys’ Brigade Companies from Scotland, England, and All Ireland will be playing their badminton finals in Scotland


Former BADMINTONscotland Internationalist Emma Mason Joins Switch the Play

20 March 2018

Former BADMINTONscotland Internationalist Emma Mason has joined Switch the Play, an organisation that supports athletes as they transition out of a career in sport.


Scottish shuttlers prepare to depart for the Gold Coast

20 March 2018

The eight-strong Scottish squad are getting ready to travel to Australia


Highlands and Islands update

19 March 2018

Over the weekend Orkney A and B teams travelled to Shetland to compete in the senior inter county


Torrance bows out of KaBal International at Quarter-final Stage

17 March 2018

It was not to be for Ciara Torrance as she and Jessica Hopton were beaten in the quarter-finals in the KaBal International in Karvina.


Torrance to contest KaBal International Quarter-final

16 March 2018

Ciara Torrance will bid to reach the final four pairings at the KaBaL International Karviná on Saturday after two victories in the women’s doubles in the Czech Republic today.


Adam Inspires at Park School

16 March 2018

Adam Hall recently visited Park School badminton club to speak to the youngsters there about the Commonwealth Games and success through sport.


Smash In2 Badminton Doubles Challenge

16 March 2018

An exciting new tournament is coming to the Peak sports centre in Stirling


Closing Date for National Junior Badminton Championships U13 / U17 Fast Approaching

16 March 2018

Everyone who wants to be involved needs to make sure they get their entries in by Monday 19 March.


Glenearn Become the First Club to Achieve Shuttlemark Bronze

16 March 2018

Glenearn Badminton Club has become the first club in the whole of Scotland to qualify for the Shuttlemark bronze award.


Narrow miss for Pringle and Torrance on Day One in Karvina

15 March 2018

Ciar Pringle and Ciara Torrance were unlucky to narrowly miss out on qualifying in the mixed doubles at the KaBaL International Karviná today.


Festival Fun in Tayside and Dunfermline

15 March 2018

The Dunfermline & West Fife Sports Council Primary Schools Badminton Singles Festival, the Disability Sport Fife Badminton Championships and the Tayside Parasport Festival were all taking place in the past week.


Stalker and Chan Return from MK with Gold

15 March 2018

It proved to be a golden trip to Milton Keynes for two Scottish players as both Katrina Chan and Brooke Stalker starred at the Under-13 Gold MK 17-18 competition.


Easter Badminton Camps Coming to Aberdeenshire and Moray

15 March 2018

Aspiring young badminton players have the chance to start following in their hero’s footsteps thanks to special badminton camps held across Aberdeenshire and Moray next month.


Glasgow Adult Social Badminton Tournament

14 March 2018

The Glasgow Adult Social Badminton Tournament will take place at the Cockburn Centre on Sunday 25 March.


Gilmour Goes Down to Tough Thai Opposition at the Yonex All-England

14 March 2018

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour was unable to progress at the YONEX All England Open 2018, falling to a straight games defeat at the hands of Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan in Birmingham.


1st Asian Family Fun Tournament

13 March 2018

Beginners and badminton fanatics alike will have a day to remember as the Sir Craig Reedie Badminton Centre plays host to the Asian Family Fun Tournament on Sunday April 29.


Scots in action at Yonex All England and KaBal International

13 March 2018

Known for rising to the challenge in front of the biggest audiences in the game, Kirsty Gilmour will be hoping to do so once again at this week’s All England Open


Leigh U17 Gold

13 March 2018

Calum Flockhart flew the Scottish flag high at the Leigh U17 gold in Lancashire this weekend, winning the boys' singles


Wilson and Laing Score Bronze in Spain

13 March 2018

A squad of 7 went out to Allcudia for the 4th Spanish Para-Badminton International, representing 4 Para-Badminton Classifications.


51st Badminton Bonanza

12 March 2018

Sameer Aamir and Pamela Hodge defended their Badminton Bonanza titles in Glasgow on Sunday as almost 100 players fought it out on the courts of Scotstoun Leisure Centre’s National Badminton Academy


SSBU Highland Primary qualifier

12 March 2018

Friday was the date for the Highland & Islands primary SSBU tournament


2018 Yonex East of Scotland Championships

12 March 2018

While the enforced change of date to avoid a clash with the All England Championships meant that the entries were down on last year, there were nonetheless some excellent matches played throughout the weekend


Silver for MacPherson and O'Donnell in Portugal

11 March 2018

Eleanor O’Donnell says a good week at the Portuguese International has boosted her excitement to compete at the Commonwealth Games next month


MacPherson and O'Donnell set to contest Portuguese International Final

10 March 2018

Eleanor O’Donnell and Julie MacPherson will go in search of a second International title of 2018 on Sunday, after reaching the final in Portugal.


Grimley's run at the German Open comes to an end

10 March 2018

Christopher Grimley’s run at the German Open was halted at the fourth-round stage on Saturday as he came up against a tough challenge in Indonesian second seed Ikhsan Leonardo Imanuel Rumbay.


MacPherson and O'Donnell into Portuguese quarter-finals; Grimley still in contention in German Junior

9 March 2018

Top seeds Julie Macpherson and Eleanor O’Donnell look well-placed for a tilt at the women’s doubles title at the Portuguese International after cruising into the quarter-finals on Friday


Scots off to a strong start in the Yonex German Junior

8 March 2018

It was a day of success for Scottish players as play got under way in Berlin for the German Junior with four wins from six matches. Image by Mark Phelan


Scotstoun to host the 51st Badminton Bonanza

8 March 2018

The Badminton Bonanza returns to Glasgow this weekend with almost 100 players taking to the courts at Scotstoun Leisure Centre’s National Badminton Academy


Gilmour Goes Down Fighting in German Open First Round

7 March 2018

Kirsty Gilmour refused to go down without a fight but could not prevent a German Open loss to Canada’s Brittney Tam in three games.


Caithness Invitation Badminton Tournament

7 March 2018

Over 50 competitors from Shetland, Orkney, Inverness, Ross-shire, Caithness and even one entry from Taiwan descended on Thurso High School early on the afternoon of Friday 2 March for the Caithness Invitation Badminton Tournament (CIBT)


BADMINTONscotland Easter Camp EGGstravaganza

7 March 2018

There are still places available on our Easter Camp running from 10-12 April at the Sir Craig Reedie Badminton Centre


Gilmour, Dunn and Hall to represent Scotland in Huelva

6 March 2018

Kirsty Gilmour, Alex Dunn and Adam Hall have been selected to represent Scotland in next month’s European Championships in Spain


Lanarkshire Junior League

6 March 2018

More than 60 players battled it out over six courts at the Wishaw Sports Centre to win their pool of the Lanarkshire Junior League


Scots in action in Germany and Portugal

5 March 2018

Scottish players are in action across Europe this week with entrants at the German Open, Portuguese International and German Junior


Quarter-final exit for Grimleys

4 March 2018

Matthew Grimley feels he and twin Christopher can reflect on a successful YONEX Dutch Junior as their campaign came to an end at the quarter-final stage


Christopher and Matthew battle through in Dutch Junior

2 March 2018

Christopher Grimley hailed the resilience shown by he and brother Matthew as they came from behind to reach the round of 16 of the YONEX Dutch Junior championships


Tournament Updates - Adverse Weather Conditions

2 March 2018

Unfortunately, due to the continuing adverse weather conditions the West of Scotland Junior U15/U19 Grade A tournament due to take place this weekend has been cancelled. The Midlothian U12 Grade B tournament, also set to take place this weekend on Sunday, has been postponed. Further updates will be made available as soon as possible.


Update on activity in the Highlands and Islands

1 March 2018

The Beast from the East may be sweeping its way across the country but there’s been no shortage of indoor action to keep Scottish badminton fans entertained on the Highlands and Islands


SSBU Gibb Memorial Secondary Quaich Postponed Until 20 March

28 February 2018

The SSBU Gibb Memorial Secondary Quaich has been postponed until 20 March due to adverse weather conditions.


Festivals galore in Tayside and Fife

28 February 2018

Last week was all about badminton festivals in Tayside & Fife


Golden opportunity for Clare

28 February 2018

It's not just Scotland's best players who will test themselves on Australia's Gold Coast. One of Scotland's best court officials will be there too


Christopher and Matthew Look Forward to a Tough Test in the Dutch Junior

27 February 2018

On a stellar run of form and seeded second in a taxing field for the Dutch Junior this week, the Grimley brothers are looking to add another title to their growing list of successes.


2018 Glasgow Championships

27 February 2018

Matthew Carder and Steven Stewart split the men’s titles between them on a strong weekend for the pair at the Glasgow Championships


Scots bow out of Italian Junior

25 February 2018

Lauren Middleton’s run at the Italian Junior was halted at the third-round stage as the Scot came up against a third seed in form


Semi-final exit for Dunn and Hall in Austria

25 February 2018

Adam Hall insists he and men’s doubles partner Alex Dunn are already trying to look forward to the month ahead after a disappointing exit from the Austrian Open


Dunn and Hall into Austrian semi-final

23 February 2018

Alex Dunn and Adam Hall dramatically booked their places in the Austrian Open semi-finals after a thrilling evening of badminton in Vienna


Yonex Italian Junior day 1

23 February 2018

Sarah Sidebottom is in for one of the toughest tests of her young career to date having battled her way to a tie against the YONEX Italian Junior top seed


Scots progress in Austrian Open

23 February 2018

Top seeds Adam Hall and Alexander Dunn led the charge for Scotland on the first day of the Austrian Open


Badminton Scotland to roll out volunteer portal

22 February 2018

Many memories were made on and off the courts at last year’s TOTAL BWF World Championships at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena. One particularly pleasing aspect of the legacy was the incredible level of dedication shown by volunteers and the number of volunteers who have stayed involved in the sport


Closing dates approaching for Bonanza and East Senior

22 February 2018

Time is running out to enter the Badminton Bonanza and East of Scotland Championships


Moray badminton doubles tournament

22 February 2018

On Friday 16th and Saturday 17th February, Fochabers at Milnes High School was a hive of badminton activity as it hosted two doubles events


BADMINTONscotland partners with Young Scot and Find a Player

21 February 2018

We are working to support opportunities for young people in Scotland to get involved in our badminton clubs in partnership with Young Scot and Find a Player.


Badminton Europe Summer School 2018 - Opportunity for Coaches

20 February 2018

BADMINTONscotland is pleased to announce that up to two coaches will be nominated to attend the 2018 Badminton Europe Summer School for coaches


Bronze for Smith in Surrey

19 February 2018

Callum Smith did Scotland proud this weekend at the U17 Surrey Gold with a bronze in the mixed doubles and strong singles showing


Scottish 4 Nations ParaBadminton Championships

19 February 2018

Scotland led the way at Scotstoun over the weekend, taking 15 titles at the Scottish 4 Nations ParaBadminton Championships


Title treble for Stalker at U15 Lancashire Silver

19 February 2018

Brooke Stalker couldn’t have wished for a better weekend after her triple-title success paved the way for an impressive Scottish outing at the Lancashire U15 Silver


Scotland bow out on second day of action at the YONEX U17 France Open

18 February 2018

Two defeats unfortunately meant Scotland had no representatives on the final day of competition at the France U17 Open.


Day 1 from the YONEX France U17 Open 2018

16 February 2018

Several young Scots got action under way in the YONEX France U17 Open 2018.


Para-Badminton Championships set to get underway

16 February 2018

The 4 Nations Para-Badminton Championships make a return to Scotstoun this weekend


BEC 2018 Summer School

15 February 2018

This year’s BEC Summer School will take place in Podcetrtek, Slovenia from 7 to 14 July; and it is BADMINTONscotland’s intention to nominate 4 players (2 men and 2 women), who meet the criteria for the School: players at national level, and born in 2002 or 2003.


Team Scotland name eight-strong badminton squad for the Gold Coast

14 February 2018

Kirsty Gilmour, Julie MacPherson, Eleanor O'Donnell, Kieran Merrilees, Martin Campbell, Patrick MacHugh, Alex Dunn and Adam Hall will represent Scotland in Australia.


Highland Double Title Success for Flockhart, Harris, McCallister, Taylor & Stewart

13 February 2018

It was a busy weekend of badminton in the Highlands. The Black Isle Leisure Centre hosted the U17 & U14 events apart from Dingwall Leisure Centre hosting the U14 girls’ singles and doubles.


Grimleys win Hungarian Junior in all-Scotland final

11 February 2018

Christopher Grimley admits he and his brother Matthew showed fighting spirit to save two match points and clinch the U19 doubles title at the Hungarian Junior International


Hungarian Men's Doubles Final an All Scottish Affair

10 February 2018

It will be an all-Scottish affair at the Hungarian Junior International on Sunday as the Grimley brothers take on Joshua Apiliga and Adam Pringle in the U19 men’s doubles final.


Scots progress in Hungary

9 February 2018

Ten wins to three losses saw plenty of Scottish success on day two of the Hungarian Junior International as all doubles pairs progressed in Pecs


Successful Start for Scotland at the Hungarian Junior International

9 February 2018

It was a day of overall success for the Scottish players in action on day 1 of the Hungarian Junior, with only three losses from nine matches.


Badminton Bonanza - Early Bird Offer Closing Soon

8 February 2018

The Early Bird entry offer for our 51st badminton BONANZA will only be available until 17:00 tomorrow Friday 8 February. Get your entries in quick to take advantage of this offer!


Police Sport UK win annual encounter with Scotland Select

8 February 2018

Police Sport UK made it two wins on the trot over a youthful Scotland Select side as former international Gordon Thomson contributed three points in their 7-4 win over the national side in their annual encounter


Scotland Select to face Police Sport UK

7 February 2018

A youthful Scotland Select side will take on Police Sport UK looking to avenge last year’s reverse in Glasgow


Scotland to Face Top Seeds in the Gold Coast

7 February 2018

The Star Gold Coast was the venue as the draw for the group stages of the badminton team competition at the Commonwealth Games 2018 was held.


Scotland's Top Players Training in Thailand

7 February 2018

Scotland’s best will spend the next two weeks taking on Thailand as eight players and two coaches have made the trip east for a training camp.


GLASGOW CHAMPIONSHIPS "Grade A" - online deadline extended

6 February 2018

The online deadline to enter the Glasgow Championships has been extended until midnight on Wednesday 7 February 2018.


Seventh title for Gilmour while Dunn wins his first two

4 February 2018

Magnificent seven for Kirsty while Alex bags his first National titles


Alastair Wilson presented with Derrick Roarty Award

4 February 2018

Alastair Wilson honoured for more than 50 years of service to badminton


Upsets continue at the Yonex Scottish National Championships

3 February 2018

It was not a day for the second seeds in Perth as both the women’s singles and doubles second favourites exited the Yonex Scottish National Championships earlier than scheduled.


Double Upset at the Yonex Scottish National Championships

2 February 2018

The top two seeds were upset on a thrilling opening day of the Yonex Scottish National Championships as Alex Dunn and Eleanor O’Donnell set up a mixed doubles final clash with Martin Campbell and Julie MacPherson.


FURTHER UPDATE - Midland Junior U13/15/17/19: 20-21 January 2018: Grade A

2 February 2018

The Events Committee of BADMINTONscotland have re-visited their decision of 23 January 2018 not to award any ranking points for the above Championships and have now confirmed that ranking points will be awarded for the stages reached in each event


Badminton looks forward to a colourful weekend in Perth

1 February 2018

Badminton Scotland are teaming up with Scottish Hockey this weekend in a joint effort to promote the Rainbow Laces campaign


Glasgow Championships - Entries Closing Soon!

31 January 2018

Entries for the Glasgow Championships are closing next Monday 5th February. Make sure to get yours in before then if you want to be involved in this "Grade A" tournament.


YONEX Scottish National Championships 2018: Economic Impact Study

31 January 2018

At this year's Scottish Nationals, all those in attendance will be invited to take part in an Economic Impact Study into the event conducted by a student of Strathclyde University.


Grampian Club Workshop

31 January 2018

Badminton clubs from around the country travelled to Aberdeen for a workshop aimed at helping them develop and further engage with the community


Gilmour aiming for seventh heaven in Perth

30 January 2018

Kirsty Gilmour’s pursuit of a seventh straight Nationals singles title will begin on Saturday afternoon


SDS and Lothian Badminton Club Disability Championships

30 January 2018

The Scottish Disability Sport and Lothian Disability Badminton Championship provided a feast of competition and tensely-fought encounters on Saturday, with titles galore being won in Edinburgh


First international title for MacPherson and O'Donnell while Dunn and Hall take men's doubles glory

28 January 2018

The Scottish flag flew high in Reykjavik on Sunday as the doubles pairings of Alex Dunn and Adam Hall, and Julie MacPherson and Eleanor O’Donnell reigned supreme at the Iceland International


Double gold in Sweden for Christopher Grimley while Stalker and Swan reach quarter-finals in France

28 January 2018

Christopher Grimley enjoyed double delight at the Swedish Junior 2018 on Sunday as the young Scot triumphed in both the men’s singles and men’s doubles on a memorable day in Uppsala


Scots challenge for men's and women's doubles gold in Iceland

28 January 2018

Julie MacPherson and Eleanor O'Donnell into their first final while Alex Dunn and Adam Hall challenge for their third title


Grimley seeks title double in Sweden

27 January 2018

Christopher Grimley will continue his bid for success on two fronts at the Swedish Junior 2018 on Sunday after booking his place in the men’s singles and doubles semi-finals, the latter alongside his brother Matthew


Scots safely through to Iceland quarter-finals

27 January 2018

Dunn & Hall, Campbell & MacHugh and MacPherson & O'Donnell are all through to today's quarter-finals in Iceland


Grimleys dominate in Sweden

26 January 2018

Brothers Christopher and Matthew Grimley showed exactly why they’re number one seeds as they cruised through the Swedish Junior first round of the U19 men’s doubles


UPDATE - Midland Junior U13/15/17/19: 20-21 January 2018: Grade A

26 January 2018

The Events Committee of BADMINTONscotland are currently re-visiting their decision of 23 January 2018 not to award any ranking points for the above championships.


Muir out of qualifying of Iceland International singles

25 January 2018

Laura Muir’s Iceland International singles campaign ended at the first hurdle in Reykjavik as the Scot went down in a titanic tussle with home shuttler Katrin Vala Einarsdottir


Valiant Effort Ends in Defeat for Kirsty

24 January 2018

Kirsty couldn’t quite take her strong form from recent months into the Indonesia Masters as she lost in the first round in Jakarta.


Statement regarding the Midland Junior U13/15/17/19: 20-21 January 2018: Grade A

23 January 2018

The Events Committee of BADMINTONscotland noted at its meeting on 23/01/2018 that due to extreme circumstances the above Championships were unable to be completed. They agreed that no ranking points would be awarded for this event; and that the decision to abandon play had been unavoidable and correct.


YONEX Scottish International Masters Championships review

23 January 2018

A comprehensive review of all the action across six age groups in the Scottish International Masters.


Merrilees and Gilmour top seeds at Yonex Scottish Nationals

23 January 2018

Kieran Merrilees and Kirsty Gilmour will begin their defences of the Yonex Scottish National Badminton Championships singles events as tournament favourites after the seedings were confirmed today.


Leaking Roof Problems for Babolat Midland Open Junior

22 January 2018

This weekend’s Babolat Midland Open Junior was cut short because of extensive roof leaks at the Lynch Centre in Dundee


Silver for Campbell and MacHugh in Sweden

21 January 2018

Martin Campbell & Patrick MacHugh just miss out on the men's doubles Swedish Open title


Campbell and MacHugh into Swedish Open final

21 January 2018

Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh are just one win away from claiming the Swedish Open title after battling their way to the men’s doubles final in Lund


Scots into Sweden quarter-finals

19 January 2018

Campbell & MacHugh, MacPherson & O'Donnell into Swedish quarter-finals


England beat Scotland to take the McCoig Trophy

19 January 2018

England take the victory in the Robert McCoig Trophy match


Mixed day for Scots in Swedish qualifying

18 January 2018

It was a mixed day on court for Jack MacGregor and Toni Woods in Sweden as they progressed to the main draw of the mixed doubles but each lost out in singles qualifying


Successful Ladder Events Running Regularly in Dundee

18 January 2018

An overview of the success and popularity of ladder tournaments in Dundee.


Battling loss for Kirsty against World No. 5

18 January 2018

Kirsty Gilmour got off to a blistering start and was within two points of the win against Ratchanok Intanon at the Malaysia Masters but eventually fell to defeat against the world number five.


Scottish International Masters Championships set to get underway

17 January 2018

More than 20 champions will be eyeing up defences of their crowns this weekend as the YONEX Scottish International Masters Championships return to Glasgow


Kirsty fights her way to a first win in Malaysia

17 January 2018

Scottish Open Grand Prix champion Kirsty Gilmour has set up a tough second round tie with Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon after a hard-fought win over Mia Blichfeldt in Malaysia.


Kirsty nominated for Badminton Europe Player of the Year Award

16 January 2018

BADMINTONscotland is delighted to announce that Kirsty Gilmour has been shortlisted for the Badminton Europe Female Player of the Year Award


Good weekend for Scots in Northumberland

16 January 2018

Jack Macgregor, Ciar Pringle and Basia Grodynska ensured Scotland’s spell at the 2018 Northumberland Senior Gold was a successful one after claiming two medals in Newcastle


Kirsty's Maiden PBL Season Ends with Silver

15 January 2018

Kirsty Gilmour’s debut Premier Badminton League season was agonisingly close to perfection after helping her Bengaluru Blasters side to the runner-up spot in India.


Three Medal Haul at the U17 Redbridge Gold

15 January 2018

Calum Flockhart and Callum Smith enjoyed an enterprising weekend after scooping a combined three medals at the U17 Gold Redbridge competition.


MacPherson and O'Donnell reach Estonian semi-final

15 January 2018

Julie Macpherson and Eleanor O’Donnell came within a match of a shot at the Estonian International title but bowed out at the semi-final stage


Closing date for entries for the YONEX Scottish National Championships fast approaching

12 January 2018

Entries must be submitted by midnight on Monday January 15th if you want to play in Scotland's premier national competition. Find full details of how to enter here.


Scotland prepare to face England in the annual McCoig Trophy Match

12 January 2018

With an unprecedented 15 national singles titles in an international career spanning 20 years, Robert McCoig is undoubtedly one of Scotland’s greatest badminton players of all time. And the trophy that bears his name is set to be decided once more.


Gilmour Gunning for Premier Badminton League Final

12 January 2018

Kirsty Gilmour’s Bengaluru Blasters are just one win away from the Premier Badminton League final after reaching the last four in India.


2018 In Preview

10 January 2018

Historical. Unforgettable. Sensational. Just a handful of words which could be used to describe badminton in Scotland throughout 2017. But while the calendar has flipped to a new year, there is still plenty to be excited about in the sport right from the grassroots to the elite, with a busy 12 months in store on and off the court. Here’s the best of what to look out for, both at home and abroad for Scotland’s stars.


First Senior Singles Title for Christopher Grimley

8 January 2018

Christopher Grimley started the New Year well by winning his first senior singles title at the 2018 Babolat Dunfermline Championships


Peter Hardie awarded the British Empire Medal

5 January 2018

Peter Hardie has become a Medallist of the Order of the British Empire


Vacancy: Volunteer ParaBadminton Liaison Officer

4 January 2018

We are currently searching for a volunteer ParaBadminton Liaison Officer to assist in providing support for ParaBadminton in Scotland


Smashing start to 2018 for Gilmour

3 January 2018

Kirsty Gilmour’s Premier Badminton League debut has got off to a near-perfect start after she guided her Bengaluru Blasters side to two wins from their opening two matches in India.


Massive entry for the Scottish International Masters Championships

29 December 2017

Stars from all over the world are set to battle it out in Glasgow in January as the Scottish International Masters Championships returns


2017 - A year in Scottish Badminton

29 December 2017

At the end of an incredibly special year for BADMINTONscotland we take a look back at just some of the highlights of 2017.


Thank you to badminton’s unsung heroes of 2017

22 December 2017

As 2017 draws to a close BADMINTONscotland wants to thank again the multitude of volunteers across various events that helped to make the year such a success.


Early Christmas Turkey for Alex and Adam

21 December 2017

Adam Hall has set his sights on Commonwealth Games qualification with partner Alex Dunn after the pair added another title to their burgeoning silverware cabinet, taking the Turkish International crown earlier this morning.


Dunn and Hall into Turkish International final

21 December 2017

Alex Dunn and Adam Hall are living up to their top-seed billing as they made serene progress into the final of the Turkey international


Dunn and Hall ease through to quarter-finals

20 December 2017

Alexander Dunn and Adam Hall are so far putting their top-seed status to good use after easing through to the Turkey International quarter-finals.


Title treble for Christopher Grimley at National Junior Championships

17 December 2017

Christopher Grimley has thrust his name into illustrious Scottish badminton company after becoming just the fourth player in 30 years to win the boys’ singles, doubles and mixed doubles at the U19 National Junior Championships


MacPherson and O'Donnell out of Italian International at quarter-fianal stage

17 December 2017

Julie MacPherson and Eleanor O’Donnell’s YONEX Italian International campaign has come to an end after missing out on a place in the last four


MacPherson and O'Donnell reach Italian quarter-finals

16 December 2017

Julie MacPherson and Eleanor O’Donnell ensured Scotland’s day at the YONEX Italian International ended with a smile after reaching the women’s doubles quarter-finals


BABOLAT DUNFERMLINE CHAMPIONSHIPS - Entries closing 20 December

15 December 2017

The closing date for the Babolat Dunfermline Championships is fast approaching! Submit your entries before 20 December!


Ian Brown presented with British Empire Medal

14 December 2017

Badminton Scotland today offered their congratulations to former President Ian E Brown after he was presented with the British Empire Medal for his services to badminton


Highland Badminton Bonanzas’ Snow Challenge with Double Winners from Munro & Hunter

12 December 2017

On Saturday 9th December 2017 at Fortrose Leisure Centre, the Highland Badminton Group proudly run the first Highland Restricted Bonanza to cater for social and competitive players.


Grimleys in red hot form ahead of National Junior Championships

12 December 2017

Christopher and Matthew Grimley may be in red hot form but they must wait to discover their opening Scottish National Junior Championship opponents after receiving a first round bye in the doubles.


Trebles for Campbell and Stalker at West Junior

11 December 2017

Alastair Campbell and Brooke Stalker both won title hat-tricks at the recent U13/17 West of Scotland Championships while Scott Waddell was presented with the inaugural Colin Atkinson Silver Salver Award


Grimleys take gold in Estonia

11 December 2017

Christopher and Matthew Grimley’s strong finish to the year continued as they secured the Estonian Junior title in Tartu.


Grimleys guarantee a medal in Estonia

9 December 2017

Christopher and Matthew Grimley will go for gold at the Estonian Junior after battling through to the final in Tartu.


U17 & U19 action gets underway in Estonia

8 December 2017

Action got underway for both U19 & U17 players in Estonia today.


Scottish Sports Awards 2017

8 December 2017

BADMINTONscotland would like to congratulate the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open on being named Sporting Event of the Year at the Sunday Mail and sportscotland Scottish Sports Awards 2017.


Adam and Alex secure their maiden international title as a doubles pairing

8 December 2017

Adam Hall and Alex Dunn secured their maiden international title as a doubles pairing with a victory in the final of the FORZA Irish Open.


Dunn and Hall earn their place in Irish Open final

8 December 2017

Alexander Dunn and Adam Hall reached the final of the men’s doubles of the Irish Open by knocking out the number one seeds in the semi-finals at the National Indoor Arena in Dublin.


Successful day for the Scots at the FORZA Irish Open

7 December 2017

Julie Macpherson and Eleanor O’Donnell ensured Scotland’s second day at the FZ FORZA Irish Open ended in impressive style with victory to take them to the next round.


Irish Open - Day 1 Update

6 December 2017

Our round-up of all the Scottish talent in action during day 1 of the FZ FORZA Irish Open.


Grimleys go for three in a row at Scottish National Junior Championships

5 December 2017

The seeds for the Scottish National Junior Championship U15 & U19 were released today and we take a look at some of those going for titles in Ravenscraig next weekend.


'Improving Hitting' in Portlethan

4 December 2017

BADMINTONscotland hosted another successful CPD coaches workshop this weekend in Portlethan.


Welsh Open Wrap-Up Day 3

2 December 2017

The penultimate day of the Welsh Open proved to be the last day of Scottish interest in the tournament. Despite some success there were no Scots making it through to the final day.


Scotland going strong in Yonex Welsh Open

1 December 2017

Several Scots are gunning for success in Wales this weekend


Woods into Welsh Open main draw

30 November 2017

Scotland’s Toni Woods enjoyed a fine opening day at the Yonex Welsh International as she progressed into the main draw of both the mixed doubles and women’s singles


European bronze medal for Pringle and Andrew

29 November 2017

Junior high performance coach Diana Koleva believes this is the best year for the programme yet after Adam Pringle and Rachel Andrew secured European bronze at the Under 17 European Championships in Prague. Picture by Mark Phelan for Badminton Europe


Three Scots into the U17 European quarter-finals

28 November 2017

Rachel Sugden led the way for Scotland on day three of the European U17 Championships as she progressed to the quarter-finals of the women’s singles with two wins in a day. Photos by Mark Phelan for Badminton Europe


European U17 Championships Day 2 round-up

27 November 2017

The latest update from the individual competition at the European U17 Championships. Photocredit: Photos by Mark Phelan for Badminton Europe


Gilmour finally claims the Scottish Open crown

26 November 2017

Third time’s a charm, but Kirsty Gilmour insists luck had nothing to do with her victory in the Scottish Open Grand Prix after twice finishing runner-up


Pringle and Andrew safely through in Prague

26 November 2017

Adam Pringle and Rachel Andrew put their fifth-seed mixed doubles status to good use with a tight but impressive win as the European U17 Championships hit the individual stage


Gilmour happy to 'win ugly' in Scottish Open semi-final

25 November 2017

Kirsty Gilmour admitted she did not play the most beautiful game of badminton, but that was of little importance as she reached her third Scottish Open Grand Prix final


Coaches come together at Scottish Open Grand Prix

25 November 2017

Most eyes are understandably focused on the fast-paced action on court at the Scottish Open Grand Prix, but there is another set of people whose attention is diverted elsewhere


Gilmour battles through to the last four at the Scottish Open Grand Prix

24 November 2017

Kirsty Gilmour came within two points of Scottish Open Grand Prix defeat but was simply glad to have given her fans a good show


Scottish National Junior Championships U15 / U19 closing date fast approaching

24 November 2017

The closing date for the SNJC U15 / U19 is Monday 27 Nov.


Bronze for Scotland at European Junior Team Championships

24 November 2017

Scotland belied their seeding to pick up a bronze medal at the European U17 Team Championship with a sparkling win over France in Prague


Gilmour rolls on into Scottish Open quarter-finals

24 November 2017

As the temperature dropped in Glasgow, Kirsty Gilmour praised the snowball effect that’s seeing her build momentum at the Scottish Open Grand Prix.


Difficult day for the Scots in Korea

24 November 2017

There was plenty of on-court action at the third day of the Para-Badminton World Championships.


Scotland secure third U17 European Team Championship win in Prague

24 November 2017

It was a fantastic third win in a row for Scotland at the U17 European Team Championships in Prague.


MacPherson and O'Donnell storm through to the second round

23 November 2017

Julie MacPherson and Eleanor O’Donnell came out on top in a thrilling three-game encounter with Amanda Hogstrom and Clara Nistad to advance to the women’s doubles second round


Gilmour overcomes French resistance to reach second round

23 November 2017

Kirsty Gilmour began her bid for Scottish Open Grand Prix glory ‘ready for a scrap’ and that was certainly what she got from France’s Delphine Lansac


Para Badminton World Championships - Day 2 round up

23 November 2017

Our round-up of the action from day 2 at the Para Badminton World Championships in Korea


Badminton Basics popular in Orkney

23 November 2017

14 candidates were awarded with their badminton basics awards in Orkney over the past weekend.


Scotland to face France in European quarter-final

23 November 2017

Rachel Andrew and Adam Pringle led the way again for Scotland as they convincingly beat Croatia at the European U17 Team Championships to win Group 6 and progress to the quarter-finals


Coelho safely through as Merrilees bows out of Scottish Open Grand Prix

22 November 2017

Ygor Coelho is looking to end his season on a high with victory at the Scottish Open Grand Prix after reaching the second round in style but home favourite Merrilees bows out


Scots top group 6 with second win in Prague

22 November 2017

Rachel Andrew and Adam Pringle inspired Scotland to their second win of the European U17 Team Championships with a dominant showing over Austria


Scottish siblings star in qualification as Pringles and Grimleys reach main draw

22 November 2017

The Pringle and Grimley siblings ensured Scottish Open Grand Prix qualification was a family affair as all four sealed their spot in the main draw


Badminton Scotland sign up to the BWF integrity programme

22 November 2017

Badminton Scotland has thrown its weight behind the I Am Badminton campaign at the Scottish Open Grand Prix this week, with stars Adam Hall and Eleanor O’Donnell becoming ambassadors.


Para Badminton World Championships Day 1 Review

22 November 2017

A day of mixed fortunes for the Scots in Korea at the Para Badminton World Championships


Strong start for Scotland against Slovakia

22 November 2017

It was a strong start for Scotland in the European U17 Team Championships.


Merrilees eager for Emirates Arena return on day one of the Scottish Open Grand Prix

21 November 2017

Kieran Merrilees is looking forward to the Scottish Open


Scottish Open to inspire the next generation of stars

21 November 2017

Some of badminton’s biggest names may be about to take Glasgow by storm but they are not the only ones in action at the Scottish Open Grand Prix


Para-Badminton World Championships prepare to get underway in Korea

21 November 2017

Mary Wilson and Fiona Christie will lead the Scottish charge as the Para Badminton World Championships get underway in Korea.


Scottish Open to pay tribute to Erik Meijs

21 November 2017

BADMINTONscotland will pay tribute to 26-year-old Dutch player Erik Meijs on tomorrow’s opening day of the Scottish Open Grand Prix.


Jess Pugh looking to find success in Scotland at the SOGP

21 November 2017

Jess Pugh and Ben Lane have been knocking on the door of badminton success for several months now and the former hopes their moment can finally come at the Scottish Open Grand Prix.


Scotland prepare for their U17 European Team Championships Campaign

20 November 2017

Scotland begin their U17 European Team Championship campaign against Slovakia on Tuesday targeting a possible spot on the podium.


Ways to keep up to date with the Scottish Open

20 November 2017

Not able to get along to the Emirates Arena in person next week? Fear not, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy your Scottish Open Grand Prix fix


Scottish success in the Under 13 Cheltenham Gold

20 November 2017

There was success at the Cheltenham U13 Gold tournament for two young Scotland stars over the weekend.


Scottish Open Grand Prix: Men’s doubles preview

20 November 2017

Check out our preview of the Scottish Open men's doubles event


Jelle Maas and Robin Tabeling aim to take next step at Scottish Open

20 November 2017

Jelle Maas and Robin Tabeling are seeded seventh in men’s doubles. Ahead of the Scottish Open, we caught up with them


Silver for Grimleys in Czech Junior

19 November 2017

Christopher and Matthew Grimley came up just short in their bid to lift the Czech Junior doubles title


Christopher and Matthew Grimley reach Czech Junior final

19 November 2017

Christopher and Matthew Grimley will fight for the Czech Junior title after easing through to the final in Orlová-Lutyně


Christopher and Matthew ease through to Czech Junior second round

17 November 2017

Christopher and Matthew Grimley are through in both singles and doubles at the Czech Junior


Scottish Open Grand Prix Mixed Doubles Preview

17 November 2017

Our preview of those to look out for in the Mixed Doubles draw at this years Scottish Open Grand Prix.


Kieran Merrilees and Emil Holst look forward to the Scottish Open

17 November 2017

Having both faced Lin Dan the last time they competed at the Emirates Arena, at the world championships in August, Kieran Merrilees and Emil Holst will be hoping for slightly easier starts to their Scottish Open campaigns. We caught up with them both ahead of next week’s event


Grimleys fly the flag in the Czech Junior

16 November 2017

Our preview of the upcoming action in the FZ Forza Czech International where the Grimley brothers go together in doubles and individually in singles.


Women's singles contenders speak to Badminton Scotland

16 November 2017

Ahead of the 2017 Scottish Open, we caught up with three of the players who will be hoping to compete for the women’s singles title on 26 November


Badminton Scotland sign up QTV Sports for the Scottish Open

16 November 2017

Court 1 matches at the Scottish Open Grand Prix will be available to watch online with the news that Badminton Scotland are once again partnering with QTV Sports


Scottish Open Grand Prix Women's Doubles Preview

15 November 2017

Find out who are the pairs to watch out for in the Women's doubles draw at the Scottish Open Grand Prix 2017


Scottish Open Grand Prix Men's Singles Preview

15 November 2017

Home favourite and highest seeded Scot Kieran Merrilees will be expected to give the Glasgow crowd something to shout about when the Scottish Open Grand Prix gets underway next week.


BADMINTONscotland national coaches drop by for a day in Dingwall

14 November 2017

Badminton coaches in the Highlands picked up tips and advice from the very best at the weekend as BADMINTONscotland national coaches Tat Meng Wong and Diana Koleva dropped by for a day.


Badminton World Championships shortlisted for Sporting Event of the Year

14 November 2017

The TOTAL BWF World Championships has been shortlisted for the Sunday Mail and sportscotland Scottish Sports Awards 2017


Scots benefit from European Para-badminton training event

14 November 2017

Mary Wilson and Fiona Christie were among para-badminton players from across the continent to experience world-class coaching at the 2017 BEC Para Badminton Event, just in time for next week’s World Championships


Scottish Open Grand Prix 2017 - Women's singles preview

13 November 2017

A preview of what to expect and who to watch out for in the Women's singles draw.


Yonex East of Scotland Junior Championships 2017

13 November 2017

Today saw the last Yonex East of Scotland Junior tournament to be hosted at Meadowbank Sports Centre for several years, as a new centre is now to be built on the current site


Badminton Scotland launches Shuttle Mark

10 November 2017

Badminton Scotland have launched a new club accreditation programme called Shuttle Mark


Scottish Open Badminton Development Extravaganza

9 November 2017

Make sure you are quick to book your places on one of our development activities before places are all gone!


Scottish Open 2017 Badminton Development Extravaganza

9 November 2017

Make sure you are quick to book your places on one of our development activities before places are all gone!


Scottish Open Grand Prix to be broadcasted live

8 November 2017

Badminton fans can look forward to watching the best of the action at this year’s Scottish Open Grand Prix on the BBC Sport website


Blair: Excitement building for Scottish Open Grand Prix

8 November 2017

Robert Blair looks forward to the Scottish Open Grand Prix and beyond


Four Scots seeded at Under 17 European Championships

7 November 2017

Joshua Apiliga and Adam Pringle are seeded second in boys' doubles, Pringle and Rachel Andrew are seeded fifth in mixed and Rachel Sugden is 11th girls' singles seed


Scottish Open National Coaching Conference

7 November 2017

A short preview of what you can expect from the 2017 National Coaching Conference at the Scottish Open Grand Prix 2017.


Former winner Egelstaff tips Gilmour to shine

7 November 2017

The top seed for this year’s Scottish Open Grand Prix, all eyes will be on home favourite Kirsty Gilmour to see if she can end the country’s wait for another singles winner


Lindsey Ireland’s Outstanding Performance at Highland U15/U19 Championships

7 November 2017

On Saturday 4th November and Sunday 5th November 2017, Black Isle Leisure Centre in Fortrose hosted the Highland U15 & U19 Championships


YONEX Hungarian International Review

6 November 2017

There were Scots in action in every event of the YONEX Hungarian International this past weekend, with more than a few of them achieving good results.


Scots Go Down Fighting in the Bitburger Open

2 November 2017

The second day of the Bitburger Open, in the Black Forest town of Saarbrucken, proved to be a difficult day for the Scots competing there.


SCOTTISH OPEN GRAND PRIX: A HISTORY OF NOTABLE SCOTTISH WINNERS

2 November 2017

Since its inception in 1907, the Scottish Open Grand Prix has gained a reputation as one of the most internationally renowned tournaments in the world of badminton.


Bengaluru Blasters Bag Gilmour for the 2018 PBL

2 November 2017

The Premier Badminton League auction took place in Hyderabad, India on 9 October this year with 133 of the World’s best players available for the 8 teams in the league to choose from. On a day of intense speculation and even more intense bidding Scotland’s own Kirsty Gilmour joined the Bengaluru Blasters at a cost of 33 lakh (3,300,000 Indian rupees).


Kieran through to second round of Bitburger Open

1 November 2017

Kieran Merrilees is through to the second round of the Bitburger Open, being held in Saarbrucken this week


Merrilees and Ouseph set for battle of the Brits

31 October 2017

Kieran Merrilees looks set for a battle of the Brits clash at the Scottish Open Grand Prix after being drawn in the same half as European champion Rajiv Ouseph


Scottish Open: A history of one of the world’s oldest badminton tournaments

30 October 2017

The Scottish Open is one of the oldest and most prestigious badminton tournaments in the world, originating in 1907. Here we have a look back over the history of the event


McKay and Leith Finnish first in mixed doubles

30 October 2017

Josh Mckay and Maria Leith win the mixed doubles at the Under 17 mixed doubles at the Finnish International Junior


Home hopes Gilmour and Merrilees seeded at the Scottish Open Grand Prix

27 October 2017

Kirsty Gilmour and Kieran Merrilees have both been seeded for the Scottish Open


Scottish Open Grand Prix: What happened in 2016

26 October 2017

As we wait for the announcement of the seeds for this year’s tournament, due to be released tomorrow, we’re looking back at how the 2016 tournament panned out.


Glasgow - a sporting city

25 October 2017

Scotland’s largest city is building a burgeoning reputation as one of the foremost locations for sporting culture in the UK and beyond.


Difficult day for Scotland in Paris

24 October 2017

Scotland’s players suffered a difficult day at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin in Paris as the Yonex French Open got under way today.


West of Scotland Championships

24 October 2017

Finals day at the West of Scotland Championships did not disappoint at the Sir Craig Reedie Badminton Centre in Glasgow.


Massive entry for Scottish Open Grand Prix

23 October 2017

BADMINTON players from all corners of the globe will once again descend on Glasgow next month as the Scottish Open Grand Prix gets underway at the Emirates Arena.


Scottish Open 2016: A look back at how the home nations fared

20 October 2017

With the 2017 edition of the Scottish Open fast approaching, here’s a recap of some of the most thrilling British moments on court from last year’s tournament to whet the appetite.


Grimleys bow out in Indonesia

19 October 2017

Christopher and Matthew Grimley bowed out of the boys’ doubles at the World Junior Championships in Yogyakarta today.


Christopher and Matthew Grimley into last-sixteen at World Juniors

18 October 2017

Christopher and Matthew Grimley are into the last-sixteen of boys' doubles.


Increasing Participation and Retaining Players Club Workshop Success

18 October 2017

Last night (17 Oct) the first BADMINTONscotland Club Workshop of the season was held at Queen Anne High School, Dunfermline, Fife.


Scotland’s doubles pairs in good form at World Junior Championships

17 October 2017

Scotland’s juniors enjoyed a successful second day at the Individual World Junior Championships in Yogyarta, Indonesia.


Taggarts Jaguar to get the Scottish Open Badminton Grand Prix motoring

17 October 2017

BADMINTONscotland today named Taggarts Jaguar, part of the Lookers family, as the Official Car Supplier to the 2017 Scottish Open Grand Prix.


Gold for Apiliga and Pringle in Denmark and for Chan and Stalker at Lilleshall

16 October 2017

There was success for Scotland’s next generation of stars over the weekend with players winning titles in Denmark and England.


Time running out on our early bird Scottish Open ticket offer

16 October 2017

TIME is running out for badminton fans who want to take advantage of the early bird ticket discount for the Scottish Open Grand Prix.


Scotland finish World Junior Team campaign with a win

13 October 2017

SCOTLAND’S juniors ended their World Team Championships campaign on a high note today with a 3-1 win over Macau at the Gor Amongrogo Stadium in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.


Merrilees pushes Vittinghus all the way in Holland

13 October 2017

Kieran Merrilees pushed Hans-Kristian Vittinghus all the way in their last-sixteen clash at the Yonex Dutch Open yesterday.


Lothian win Restricted Inter-Group

12 October 2017

Lothian came though as the most successful Group in both age categories, with Midland runners-up at Under-18, and West of Scotland at Under-15.


Scotland lose out to Canada at World Junior Championships

11 October 2017

Scotland today lost out to Canada in the first round of the play-off competition to determine the ranking positions for the teams placed 17-24 in the World Junior Mixed Team Championships.


Merrilees starts off strong in the Netherlands

11 October 2017

Kieran Merrilees got off to a strong start in the Dutch Open beating Karan Rajan Rajarajan in straight games.


Scotland demolish South Africa at World Junior Championships

10 October 2017

Scotland’s juniors carried on their good form in Indonesia today with a 3-0 defeat of South Africa at the World Junior Championships for the Suhandinata Cup.


Applications open for Russell Hogg Trust

10 October 2017

Applications are now being accepted for the Russell Hogg Trust for the year ending December 2017.


Scotland beat Bulgaria at World Junior Championships

9 October 2017

Scotland have beaten Bulgaria in their second match of the day at the World Junior Championships, currently being held in Indonesia.


Victory for Basia in the Northumberland Senior Silver

9 October 2017

Basia Grodynska overcame a number of opponents across two days at the Northumberland Senior Silver 2017 tournament last weekend to take the women's singles title.


Scotland names strong squad for Under 17 Europeans

9 October 2017

Scotland today named the squad which will contest the Under 17 European Championships, being held in Prague from 21-29 November 2017.


Toni misses out in Bulgaria

6 October 2017

Toni Woods went out on day one of the Babolat Bulgarian International, currently being held in Sofia.


Scottish Open ticket offer for affiliated clubs

4 October 2017

BADMINTONscotland is offering its affiliated clubs the chance to apply for complimentary season tickets for the Scottish Open Grand Prix


Line up for the best seat in the house

2 October 2017

Do you want to be in the thick of the action? Well, you won’t get a much better view than from the line judge’s chair. And if you fancy having the best seat in the house then you’re in luck, as the Badminton Scotland Court Officials Group have announced their next line judge training day.


Dunn and Hall Czech out at semi-final stage

1 October 2017

Alex Dunn and Adam Hall reached the semi-finals of the men’s doubles at the Li Ning Czech Open at the weekend.


Applications now being accepted

29 September 2017

Applications are now being accepted.


Double Success for Scottish Doubles in the Czech Open

29 September 2017

The second day of the Czech Open provided mixed fortunes for the Scottish players still competing in Brno. By the end of play, the Scottish contingent would be reduced to just 3 players represented across 2 disciplines.


LI-NING Czech Open 2017 gets underway

28 September 2017

The LI-NING Czech Open 2017 got underway yesterday at the City Sports Hall Vodova in Brno, Czech Republic. Scotland had representation on the first day of the tournament in all events, except for mixed doubles where action didn’t get underway until today.


Glasgow U13 / U17 Report

26 September 2017

After some very exciting matches over the weekend Anthony McGuire and Brooke Stalker emerged with 3 titles apiece. Although no one in the U17 age group won three titles, the titles were shared by only four players, each winning two.


2017/2018 SSBU Coaching Squad

26 September 2017

You are invited to apply to be a member of the above squad if you play competitive badminton and wish to increase your knowledge and improve your skills of the game.


Disappointment for Grimley twins in Belgium

24 September 2017

There was disappointment for Christopher and Matthew Grimley yesterday when they went out at the quarter-final stage of the boys' doubles at the Yonex Belgian Junior 2017.


Action gets underway in the YONEX Belgian Junior 2017

22 September 2017

There were a number of young Scottish stars on court as action got underway on the first day of the YONEX Belgian Junior 2017. The three-day event is being held in Herstal, Belgium from today until Sunday.


Gilmour goes down to World No. 10 in Japan

20 September 2017

What looked like a difficult draw for Kirsty Gilmour in the DAIHATSU YONEX Japan Open proved just so, as World No. 10 Chen Yufei showed her class on the way to a straight-set victory.


Bag a bargain with our early bird Scottish Open ticket offer

19 September 2017

Only a few weeks have passed since the TOTAL BWF World Championships bade farewell to Glasgow, but attention has already turned towards the Scottish Open Grand Prix with early bird tickets now on sale.


The Inaugural Sport Connected Club Conference

19 September 2017

The first joint club conference between Scottish Archery and BADMINTONscotland took place on Saturday 16th September.


Scottish success in Milton Keynes

18 September 2017

There were several Scottish success stories at the U17 Milton Keynes Gold tournament, held on 16 & 17 September 2017.


Gold for Travers at World Senior Championships

18 September 2017

SCOTLAND’S Dan Travers collected another gold medal over the weekend, winning the 60+ men’s singles at the World Senior Championships in Cochin, India.


Enter the Lanarkshire Badminton Championships

15 September 2017

The inaugural Lanarkshire Championships will be held from 30 September to 1 October at Wishaw Sports Centre. Entries close on 18 September.


Ian becomes Perth & District Badminton Association Honorary President

15 September 2017

Ian Brown's immense contribution to badminton in Perth & District and far beyond, was recognised at this week's meeting of the Perth & District Badminton Association.


YONEX Belgian International round-up

14 September 2017

The Sportoase Leuven was the venue for the YONEX Belgian International 2017 as a small group of Scottish players took on an international field.


Bronze for Mary at the Japan Para-Badminton International 2017

13 September 2017

Mary Wilson takes bronze at the Japan Para-Badminton International


Disappointment for Kirsty in Korea

13 September 2017

KIRSTY GILMOUR’S return to competitive action ended in disappointment this morning when she was knocked out in the first round of the Victor Korea Open.


Scotland seeded for U17 European Championships

12 September 2017

SCOTLAND have been named as one of eight seeded nations for the Under 17 European Team Championships.


Black wins treble at Glasgow Under 15 Championships

12 September 2017

Title hat-trick for Jodie Black at U15 Glasgow Championships.


Yonex Slovak Open 2017 Report

7 September 2017

Scotland had representation in men's singles and men's doubles in the Yonex Slovak Open 2017. Read our summary report of the event here.


Young scots impress in U19 Irish Open

6 September 2017

Last weekend, a number of young scots made the short hop across the Irish Sea to challenge across all five events in the FZ FORZA Irish U19 Open 2017.


Multiple successes for U17 Scots in France

5 September 2017

While the eyes of the world were being drawn to the Emirates Arena in Glasgow for the TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships, some young Scottish talent was lighting up the Babolat French U17 International.


Watch Glasgow 2017 on the BBC

28 August 2017

All court 1 matches from 22-27 November, as well as highlights of the TOTAL BWF World Championships, are still available on BBC iPlayer.


Viktorious Axelsen topples The Greatest

27 August 2017

History was made on finals day at the TOTAL BWF World Championships as Viktor Axelsen became the first European player to win men’s singles gold in 20 years.


Lin Dan one win away from sixth world title in Glasgow

26 August 2017

Lin Dan moved one step closer to a sixth world title after a dominant display in the TOTAL BWF World Championship semi-finals.


Bronze medal for Chris and Gabby at Glasgow 2017

26 August 2017

Facing Chinese pair Zheng Siwei and Chen Qingchen, the Adcocks were defeated 21-15 23-21 but will still leave Glasgow’s Emirates Arena with a bronze medal hanging from their necks.


Axelsen ensures European representation in world finals with dominant defeat of Chen Long

26 August 2017

Viktor Axelsen became the first European player to qualify for the men’s singles final at the TOTAL BWF World Championships in 16 years, with a straight-games victory over reigning champion Chen Long.


Okuhara defeats defending champion Marin to guarantee medal in Glasgow

25 August 2017

Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara has her sights firmly set on the gold medal after she caused the upset of the day at the TOTAL BWF World Championships, knocking out defending champion Carolina Marin.


Disappointment for Gilmour but Adcocks guaranteed a medal at Glasgow 2017

25 August 2017

There will be British representation on the podium of the TOTAL BWF World Championships after Chris and Gabby Adcock guaranteed at least mixed doubles bronze.


PHM scolarship founder Paul Morron visits the World Championships

25 August 2017

Ronnie Conway, Chairman of BADMINTONscotland, meets Paul Morron at the 2017 TOTAL World Championships at the Emirates Arena.


AHMAD AND NATSIR SEAL SEMI-FINAL SPOT IN GLASGOW

25 August 2017

Ahmad and Natsir, who won the world title in Guangzhou four years ago, defeated Wang Yilyu and Huang Dongping in three games to ensure at least bronze at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena.


Tickets on sale for Scottish Open Grand Prix

25 August 2017

The TOTAL BWF World Championships is in full swing but BADMINTONscotland is already preparing for the next major event at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena as tickets for the Scottish Open Grand Prix go on sale today.


Chen Yufei shocks Yamaguchi as Lin Dan progresses to quarter-finals

24 August 2017

Chen Yufei laid claim to the biggest win of her nascent career after causing the surprise of the day at the TOTAL BWF World Championships.


Gilmour through to World Championships quarter finals

24 August 2017

An emotional Kirsty Gilmour savoured every second of her winning moment after she booked her place in the quarter-finals of the TOTAL BWF World Championships.


Marin mounts title defence in stunning fashion as Ahsan and Saputro produce shock win

23 August 2017

Carolina Marin’s defence of her TOTAL BWF World Championship crown got underway in perfect fashion with a convincing first win in Glasgow.


Gilmour puts on a show for home crowd as she sails into third round in Glasgow

23 August 2017

Making her first appearance of the championships having received a bye in the first round, Gilmour made light work of her match with India’s Rituparna Das, winning in straight games 21-16 21-13.


Lee Chong Wei suffers shock exit as Chen Long marches on

22 August 2017

France’s Brice Leverdez produced the shock of the day as Lee Chong Wei’s bid for a maiden TOTAL BWF World Championship title ended in dramatic circumstances in Glasgow.


Campbell and MacHugh off to a winning start at Glasgow 2017

22 August 2017

Campbell and MacHugh, ranked 54th in the world, needed just two sets to seal victory, recording a 21-13 21-18 success over their opponents in the first meeting between the two pairs.


Queen's Baton Relay welcomed at the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017

22 August 2017

The TOTAL BWF World Championships welcomed the Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay to Glasgow’s Emirates Arena today as it arrived in Scotland ahead of next year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia.


Leverdez produces stunning performance to down Lee Chong Wei

22 August 2017

Arms outstretched and racket tumbling to the floor, Brice Leverdez couldn’t help but laugh in disbelief as he sent Lee Chong Wei crashing out of the TOTAL BWF World Championships in the first round.


Ouseph headlines British success as Merrilees revels in surreal experience

21 August 2017

There was delight for England’s Raj Ouseph however, securing his place in the second round courtesy of victory over Adam Mendrek.


Lin Dan continues bid for sixth world title as Son Wan Ho also triumphs

21 August 2017

Lin Dan’s bid for a sixth TOTAL BWF World Championship crown is still alive, but he was forced to battle beyond a resurgent fightback from home hero Kieran Merrilees in Glasgow.


Merrilees produces performance to be proud of versus The Greatest

21 August 2017

Nerves pulsated through Kieran Merrilees’ veins as he took on Lin Dan - the Greatest Of All Time - in front of a home crowd at the TOTAL BWF World Championships, but it was a battling performance he can look back on with pride for years to come.


Lin Dan vs Lee Chong Wei: the final countdown?

21 August 2017

On the eve of yet another TOTAL BWF World Championships, Lin Dan and Lee Chong Wei still remain tight-lipped over whether it will be their last.


BADMINTONscotland to launch new tartan prior to the World Championships

20 August 2017

BADMINTONscotland is delighted to announce the launch of a new tartan designed especially for the TOTAL BWF World Championships in Glasgow.


Gilmour ready to right the wrongs of Rio as Worlds come to home city

20 August 2017

This week, she will launch her World Championship campaign on familiar territory, the Emirates Arena being the stage for her Commonwealth silver medal win back in 2014.


Langridge hoping to celebrate Olympic bronze anniversary with success in Glasgow

19 August 2017

Exactly a year ago, Chris Langridge was in the midst of Rio celebrations, just days after winning Olympic bronze alongside men’s doubles partner Marcus Ellis.


Goosebumps for Gabby Adcock as she returns to scene of Commonwealth triumph

19 August 2017

On Tuesday, the pair - currently ranked fifth in the world – will start their TOTAL BWF World Championship campaign, having received a bye in the first round.


Merrilees relishing Lin Dan opportunity in front of home crowd

19 August 2017

Playing the Greatest Of All Time is not how he had expected his first round tie to fare at the TOTAL BWF World Championships, but that’s exactly what Merrilees will face come Monday.


Mixed doubles preview: can the Adcocks win gold again in Glasgow?

18 August 2017

The singles may command much of the attention at the TOTAL BWF World Championships, but it is the mixed doubles which could steal the show.


We’re going to give 7,000 youngsters a World-class start, says Anne Smillie

18 August 2017

WITH just two days to go until the start of the TOTAL BWF World Badminton Championships, BADMINTONscotland Chief Executive, Anne Smillie, has today explained how hosting a major global event presents a golden opportunity to develop the sport as never before.


Marin to defend her WS Champion title

17 August 2017

Carolina Marin is not feeling the pressure despite coming into the Total BWF World Championships as a two-time defending champion in the women’s singles.


Campbell and Macpherson to kick-off Scottish interest at World Championships

16 August 2017

Martin Campbell and Julie Macpherson will begin the Scottish charge at the TOTAL BWF World Championships when they appear on the opening day of the tournament, in Glasgow.


Men’s doubles preview: Gideon and Sukamuljo go for gold in Glasgow

16 August 2017

With three BWF Superseries titles already to their name this year, Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo look set for another shot at the silverware as they launch their TOTAL BWF World Championships campaign.


Women’s doubles preview: A change for the history books?

16 August 2017

For more than 20 years, Chinese players have dominated the women’s doubles at the BWF World Championships but could 2017 be the year another chapter of the story is written?


Kirsty Gilmour Joins Magnificent Seven Ambassadors for TOTAL World Badminton Champs

16 August 2017

British number one singles player Kirsty Gilmour has been announced by BADMINTONscotland as the seventh and final ambassador for the TOTAL BWF World Badminton Championships in Glasgow (21-27 August).


AG Barr announced as Official Water Supplier for the TOTAL BWF World Championships

16 August 2017

BADMINTONscotland is delighted to announce its partnership with AG Barr ahead of the TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships in Glasgow next week.


Special Olympics

15 August 2017

Scotland will leave the Special Olympics GB National Games with plenty of badminton success to toast after the delegation picked up 27 medals in the competition.


TOTAL BWF World Championships commemorative medal design competition – winner announced

10 August 2017

Dian Bos, from Veendam in the Netherlands, was announced today as the winner of the TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships commemorative medal design competition.


Juhl and Pedersen eyeing World gold to make up for Olympic miss

10 August 2017

The gold medal may have evaded their grasp at the Rio Olympic Games, but there’s no doubting the confidence of Kamilla Rytter Juhl and Christinna Pedersen ahead of the Total BWF World Championships in Glasgow.


Merrilees to face The Greatest at the World Championships

9 August 2017

KIERAN MERRILEES was today wondering whether he had woken up to a dream or a nightmare when he was drawn to face China’s badminton legend Lin Dan in the opening round of the men’s singles after the draw for the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017.


Mary Strikes Gold in Peru

9 August 2017

Mary Wilson continued her medal streak at the Peru Para-Badminton International in Lima last week.


JOHN BARRIE MBE - A badminton man through and through

8 August 2017

BADMINTONscotland today paid tribute to their former President, John Barrie MBE, who passed away yesterday aged 83


Scots go for gold at the Special Olympics

8 August 2017

Scotland will be represented by 17 players when the badminton action gets underway at the Special Olympics GB National Games on Wednesday.


Ellis and Langridge eager to show what they do best in hunt for more silverware

8 August 2017

Turn the clock back a year, and Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge were in Rio, knee deep in preparations for their first Olympic Games.


Toni Woods joins the Centre of Excellence

7 August 2017

The 6th player to be announced to be part of the upcoming Centre of Excellence (COE) is Toni Woods from Scotland.


Women's singles preview: Marin for the hat trick?

4 August 2017

With World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying having declined her invitation to compete at the Total BWF World Championships in favour of the World Universiade, the race for the women’s singles title has been well and truly blown open.


Men's singles preview: Lee Chong Wei chasing a 1st World crown

4 August 2017

It’s no secret that Lee Chong Wei is fast approaching the end of his career on court, but with no world title to his name, there will be little doubt in the Malaysian’s mind that the time is nigh to finally end that drought.


Scotland’s Gilmour seeded for the Worlds

4 August 2017

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour was today named as 16th seed when the week-long TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 gets under way at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena on Monday, August 21.


Glasgow-girl Gilmour relishing chance to play at ‘favourite place in the world’

3 August 2017

EUROPEAN silver medallist Kirsty Gilmour wants to put on a show for the home fans in her favourite city in the world when the TOTAL BWF World Championships come to Glasgow later this month.


Merrilees is fit and firing ahead of Glasgow World Championships

2 August 2017

Kieran Merrilees is confident he’s reaching peak form and fitness ahead of the Total BWF World Championships in Glasgow.


Badminton Scotland select GoMembership

1 August 2017

Badminton Scotland are excited to announce a new online Membership System – ‘GoMembership’ – for affiliation of clubs, individuals and coaches.


NCS make perfect copy for World badminton champs in Glasgow

1 August 2017

Glasgow-based with global connections, NCS has become the latest major company to offer its support to the TOTAL World Badminton Championships ahead of the event which takes place at The Emirates Arena this month.


The best of Britain prepare to take on the world in Glasgow

1 August 2017

It’s August, which means it’s less than three weeks to go until the best in the badminton world descend on Glasgow for the Total BWF Badminton World Championships.


Campbell looking to make fifth World Championship appearance one to remember on home soil

31 July 2017

Having made his World Championships debut in London six years ago, Campbell’s badminton career has since taken him to Guangzhou, Copenhagen and Jakarta, and everywhere else in between.


Axelsen determined to make childhood dream a reality as he chases World title

28 July 2017

Like most youngsters, Viktor Axelsen had big dreams as a child. His? To become the best in the world.


Summer Camp a Smashing Success

27 July 2017

In July, Badminton Scotland held two Summer Camps.


Holly ready to be inspired by stars all over again

26 July 2017

Newall was not even born the last time the Championships came to Scotland, but August will see her watching the very best players in the world right on her doorstep.


Blair hopes to see the Scots shine at the Worlds

25 July 2017

Blair, now 35, called time on his playing career to focus on coaching – taking up a role with Badminton Scotland – and is excited see what the global tournament has in store


BEC Summer School 2017

24 July 2017

A QUARTET of young Scottish badminton stars have completed a fantastic week of intensive training at the BEC Summer School in Podcetrtek in Slovenia.


Egelstaff looking forward to a world class event

24 July 2017

We talked with one of our ambassadors, Susan Egelstaff, less than a month before the beginning of the TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships 2017


Gilmour edged out by old rival in US Open semi-final

23 July 2017

KIRSTY GILMOUR’S bid for a second final appearance in a week ended in disappointment last night when she lost a three-game marathon against old rival Michelle Li at the Yonex US Open in Anaheim.


Gilmour earns rematch with Li at US Open

22 July 2017

KIRSTY GILMOUR avenged Sunday’s final defeat at the Yonex Canada Open and booked a rematch with great rival Michelle Li as she reached today’s semi-finals at the Yonex US Open in Anaheim.


Tickets selling fast with only a month to go to the Worlds

21 July 2017

Badminton Scotland are urging fans to snap up the last remaining tickets for the TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships in Glasgow with today marking one month to go until the globe’s finest players descend on the city.


Gilmour seeking revenge in US quarter-finals

21 July 2017

KIRSTY GILMOUR is through to the quarter-finals of the women’s singles and Adam Hall and Alex Dunn will contest the last eight of the men’s doubles at the Yonex US Open in Anaheim tonight.


This is just the ticket for our affiliated clubs

21 July 2017

BADMINTONscotland members are in for a treat with exactly a month to go before the start of the week-long TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017.


Scots scatter the seeds at US Open

20 July 2017

The Scotland squad produced great results on day 1 of the US Open in Anaheim.


Gilmour edged out in Canada final

17 July 2017

Kirsty Gilmour had to settle for second best at the Yonex Canada Open after losing a close women’s singles final with Japan’s Saena Kawakami. The Scotland star went down 19-21 21-19 21-18 in a 69-minute contest.


Gilmour storms into Canada final

16 July 2017

Kirsty Gilmour is through to her first final since finishing runner-up at the European Championships in Denmark in April.


Kirsty surges into Canada semi-finals

15 July 2017

Kirsty Gilmour is through to today’s semi-finals of the women’s singles at the Yonex Canada Open in Calgary.


Gilmour through to quarter-finals in Canada

14 July 2017

Kirsty Gilmour booked her place in the quarter-finals of the Yonex Canada Open in Calgary yesterday with a 21-18 21-17 win over Rachel Honderich.


Ouseph eyes successful Glasgow return

14 July 2017

Following on from his European triumph in Denmark earlier this year, Rajiv Ouseph has got the bit between his teeth and is eyeing up more medal glory when the World Championships kick off in Glasgow next month.


Adcocks going for gold in Glasgow

14 July 2017

THIS year has already produced a European title for Chris and Gabby Adcock, and the English pair are more than ready to take their gold medal-success to World Championship level in Glasgow next month.


Queen's Baton Relay to visit World Championships

13 July 2017

The Queen's Baton Relay will make a stop at the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 on the first day of its five-day programme of events and celebrations in the countdown to next year's Commonwealth Games in Australia's Gold Coast.


Gilmour stuns seventh seed in Canada

13 July 2017

Kirsty Gilmour produced a fine performance to defeat Korean seventh seed Jang Mi Lee to reach the second round of the Yonex Canada Open in Calgary yesterday.


Merrilees, Dunn & O’Donnell lead the way in Canada

12 July 2017

Scotland’s challenge at the Yonex Canada Open got off to a winning start in Calgary yesterday.


Gilmour faces tricky start in Canada

11 July 2017

With just six weeks to go before the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 comes to Glasgow, Kirsty Gilmour starts the final countdown by tackling this week’s Yonex Canada Open in Calgary followed by next week’s Yonex US Open in Anaheim.


Thomas composes a World Championships winner

6 July 2017

BADMINTONscotland tuned up for the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 today by announcing the winner of a competition to compose the music for the medal ceremonies on finals day of the Championships.


Lookers to provide World class service

3 July 2017

BADMINTONscotland marked yesterday’s 50 Days to Go to the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 by unveiling leading UK car retailer and leasing company Lookers as the Official Car Supplier to the Championships at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena from August 21-27.


Scottish Para-Badminton Team receive a Royal visit

30 June 2017

Fresh from their medal success in Ireland, the Scottish Para-Badminton team were back on the road again, this time to the newly refurbished sportscotland Centre at Inverclyde


CEO Anne Smillie discusses the World Championships' legacy plan

28 June 2017

Michael Atkinson chats to BADMINTONscotland’s Chief Executive, Anne Smillie, on the legacy that will be delivered through the 2017 TOTAL BWF World Championships


7 Bronze medals for Scotland at Irish Para-Badminton International

27 June 2017

Scotland took a 9-player strong squad over to the new Indoor National Sports Arena in Dublin this weekend


Racket festival delivered at Phoenix Project

26 June 2017

Badminton Scotland have been working in partnership with Richard McShane from the Phoenix Project in Easterhouse, Glasgow Life and Scottish Squash, to organise a racket sports Festival, delivered on Monday 19th June.


Kirsty falls to World No. 1 in Sydney

21 June 2017

KIRSTY GILMOUR bowed out of the CROWN GROUP Australian Open in Sydney today but not before giving world No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying a fair test.


Gilmour faces World No. 1 in Sydney

20 June 2017

Kirsty Gilmour faces the toughest of challenges tomorrow in the women's singles first round at the CROWN GROUP Australia Open in Sydney.


Ian Brown awarded British Empire Medal

19 June 2017

BADMINTONscotland today offered their congratulations to former President Ian E Brown after he was awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.


Hall and Dunn reach Spanish semi-finals

17 June 2017

Adam Hall and Alex Dunn reach the semi-finals at the Spanish International in Madrid.


Merrilees gets the better of Pawar in Madrid

16 June 2017

Kieran Merrilees defeated India’s Anand Pawar as Scotland experienced mixed fortunes on day two of the Spanish International in Madrid.


Seventh seed Merrilees leads Spain challenge

14 June 2017

KIERAN MERRILEES, the five-times Yonex Scottish National men’s singles champion, spearheads the seven-strong challenge at the Spanish International, which begins on Thursday in Madrid.


Gilmour reflects on Indonesia disappointment

13 June 2017

Kirsty Gilmour was today getting over her disappointment of a first-day exit at the BCA Indonesia Open in Jakarta late last night.


Gilmour battles through opening contest in Indonesia

12 June 2017

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour cleared the first hurdle on day one of the BCA Indonesia Open in Jakarta when she won a three-set battle with home hope Febby Angguni 21-15 16-21 21-16 in the first round of women’s singles qualifying.


Gilmour eyes revenge match with Commonwealth rival

9 June 2017

Kirsty Gilmour returns to Superseries action on Monday when she tackles the high-quality BCA Indonesia Open in Jakarta.


Babolat Glasgow U10

6 June 2017

All the results from the Babolat Glasgow U10 which was held at the National Badminton Academy on the June 4th


Tickets going fast for the World Championships

6 June 2017

Tickets for the TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships 2017 are selling fast.


BADMINTONscotland Summer Camp

5 June 2017

Exciting opportunity for all abilities to participate in this year’s BADMINTONscotland Summer Camp at the Sir Craig Reedie Cockburn Centre.


Glasgow to stage BWF Council meeting during World Championships

30 May 2017

The next BWF Council meeting will be held during the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena from August 21-27.


"Growing your club through Social Media" Club Workshop

30 May 2017

The final Club Workshop for this season took place on Saturday 27th May in Caledonia House in Edinburgh.


Scotland's Sudirman Blog number 2

28 May 2017

Catch up with Scotland's progress in Australia


Scotland turn clock back 10 years against USA

26 May 2017

Scotland ended their TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup 2017 challenge on a high tonight when they defeated USA 3-0 in Gold Coast.


Gilmour makes it an election double for Scotland

24 May 2017

Scotland received a second big boost in the countdown to the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 when Kirsty Gilmour was tonight elected to the BWF Athletes' Commission.


Scotland suffer against Vietnam

24 May 2017

Scotland’s hopes of a big finish to their Group 2A campaign at the TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup 2017 took a huge dent tonight in Gold Coast when they were beaten 4-1 by group winners Vietnam.


Gilmour wins twice as Scots bounce back

23 May 2017

Scotland came back from their disappointing 3-2 defeat by Canada to score their first victory at the TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup 2017 today when they defeated New Zealand 4-1 in Group 2A on the Gold Coast.


Agony for Scotland in Sudirman Cup opener at Gold Coast

21 May 2017

Scotland suffered an agonising defeat on day one of the TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup 2017 in Australia’s Gold Coast today.


Scotland's Emma Mason elected to BWF Council

20 May 2017

Emma Mason today gave Scotland a timely World Championship boost by being elected to the Badminton World Federation Council at its annual meeting in Australia’s Gold Coast.


Scotland's Sudirman Cup Blog number 1

20 May 2017

Keep up to date with Scotland's Sudirman Cup team in our series of blogs.


Glasgow International Youth Badminton Championships 2017

18 May 2017

The Glasgow International Youth Badminton Championships 2017 will take place this weekend and has attracted 200 players. The Scottish contingent will compete with players from Barbados, Denmark, England, Germany, India, Ireland, Portugal, Sweden, Wales. This will be a great opportunity for Glasgow to host some great matches at Under 13 & Under 15 age groups.


Scotland ready for Sudirman Cup challenge

16 May 2017

Scotland’s top players leave for Australia tonight to compete in the Sudirman Cup world mixed team championships in Gold Coast.


Tan Kim Her joins World Coaching Conference line-up

16 May 2017

BADMINTONscotland and the Badminton World Federation today announced experienced Malaysian coach Tan Kim Her as the latest addition to the line-up for the two-day Coaching Conference to be held in Glasgow during the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017.


Two Ambassadors Announced To Mark 100 Days To Go To World Champs in Glasgow

15 May 2017

MARKING 100 days to go before the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 gets underway in Glasgow, BADMINTONscotland announced BBC Broadcaster and Presenter Dougie Vipond and Olympian and two time Commonwealth Games medallist Susan Egelstaff as their newest official Ambassadors for the global event.


Stalker and Riddle both hit double top at U11 Nationals

13 May 2017

Brooke Stalker marked 100 days to go to the start of the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 in Glasgow by winning the Scottish National Under 11 girls’ singles and doubles titles for the second year running at Scotstoun this afternoon.


Barr and Hepburn fly the Masters flag in Auckland

12 May 2017

David Barr and Colin Hepburn were Scotland’s two badminton representatives at the recent 9th World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand.


Title-chasing Riddle faces a busy day at the National Under 11s

9 May 2017

North Berwick’s Ben Riddle may need to play 14 matches in one day if he is to achieve his goal of winning two titles at the Scottish National Under 11 Championships at Glasgow’s Scotstoun on Saturday.


Chen Long awarded wild card for the Worlds

4 May 2017

Chen Long’s anxious wait to learn his fate ended today when the Badminton World Federation awarded him the only wild card for the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 from August 21-27 at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena.


Brooke chasing another title double at Under 11s

2 May 2017

Brooke Stalker was today named top seed in both her events as she prepares to defend her girls’ singles and doubles titles at the National Junior Badminton Championships for Under 11s at Glasgow’s National Badminton Academy at Scotstoun on Saturday May 13.


Young Scots take three titles in Quadrangular

1 May 2017

Scotland’s young players added to their second place in the team event at the Junior Quadrangular in Dublin with three titles in the individual events


Silver for Kirsty, gold for Ouseph and the Adcocks

30 April 2017

Silver for Kirsty in European Championships


Gilmour shows her class again to reach Euro final

29 April 2017

Kirsty is going for gold in Sunday's European Championships final


Scotland finish second in Junior Quad team event

29 April 2017

Scotland are runners up in the Quadrangular Team event in Ireland


Gilmour wants more than bronze at Europeans

28 April 2017

Kirsty Gilmour secures at least a bronze medal at the European Championships in Kolding


Gritty Gilmour battles into European quarters

28 April 2017

Kirsty Gilmour reaches the quarter finals of the European Championships


Scotland represented in all five events at the World Championships

28 April 2017

Scotland will be represented in all five disciplines in the World Championships


Gilmour wins then sizes up the Euro opposition

26 April 2017

Kirsty Gilmour got her European Championship challenge off to a solid start in the Danish city of Kolding today as she booked her place in the last 16 of the women’s singles.


Gilmour ready for another big Euro challenge

24 April 2017

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour heads for Kolding in Denmark today (25 April 2017) as she prepares to take on the continent’s other top players at the 2017 European Championships.


Scots edged out in Dutch semis

22 April 2017

Alex Dunn came agonisingly close to a second final in a week before losing in the men’s doubles semi-final at the 18th Victor Dutch International 2017 in Wateringen.


Dunn and Hall off to a winning start in the Dutch International

21 April 2017

Alex Dunn and Adam Hall began their challenge at the 18th Victor Dutch International 2017 with a straight-games win over Steve Olesen and Mathias Weber Estrup.


O'Donnell and MacPherson second seeds in Holland

21 April 2017

ELEANOR O’DONNELL ended her junior career on a high with a mixed doubles silver medal at the European Junior Championships 2017 in Mulhouse last weekend.


Dunn and O’Donnell guaranteed a bronze at European Juniors

16 April 2017

Scotland are guaranteed at least a bronze medal after Motherwell’s Alex Dunn and Beith’s Eleanor O’Donnell reached the semi-finals of the mixed doubles at the European Junior Championships in Mulhouse today.


Dunn and O'Donnell reach European final

16 April 2017

Alex Ddunn and Eleanor O’Donnell are one win away from the mixed doubles gold medal at the European Junior Championships 2017 in Mulhouse.


Pringle takes two doubles titles at the Olve Jot Under 17s

16 April 2017

Scotland followed up their silver medal success at the European Junior Championships 2017 by dominating the doubles events at the Olve Jot Under 17 finals at Edegem near Antwerp.


Dunn and O'Donnell scoop silver at European Juniors

16 April 2017

Alex Dunn and Eleanor O’Donnell’s brilliant performance in reaching the mixed doubles final at the European Junior Championships 2017 ended in disappointment when they fell to Russian second seeds Rodion Alimov and Alina Davletova 21-16 21-14 in just 24 minutes.


Grimley bounces back as Scotland keep up doubles challenge at the Europeans

14 April 2017

Glasgow's Matthew Grimley suffered singles disappointment at the European Junior Championships 2017 in Mulhouse today.


Agony for Newall at European Juniors

12 April 2017

Mauchline’s Holly Newall suffered bitter disappointment at the European Junior Championships 2017 in Mulhouse today.


Mixed fortunes for Scotland

12 April 2017

Scotland suffered mixed fortunes on the opening afternoon of the individual events at the European Junior Championships 2017 at Mulhouse.


Highland Championships

10 April 2017

On Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th April 2017 the Black Isle Leisure Centre in Fortrose hosted the Highland Badminton Championships.


Scots finish with a 5-0 flourish at European Juniors

10 April 2017

Scotland rounded off their team challenge at the European Junior Championships in Mulhouse with a 5-0 victory against Portugal.


Young Scots seeking individual success in Euros

10 April 2017

Scotland’s young squad of eight players return to action in Mulhouse tomorrow looking to shrug off the disappointment of finishing third in Group 6 at the European Junior Championships.


Scotland’s Finnish challenge ends in quarter-finals

8 April 2017

Scotland’s challenge at the Finnish Open 2017 came to an abrupt end today when Mathew Carder went out of the men’s singles and Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh fell in the doubles.


Inverclyde Residential Badminton Camp

7 April 2017

This summer will see the return of residential badminton camps to sportscotland’s recently renovated Inverclyde National Training Centre.


Scots off to winning start in Finland

7 April 2017

Scotland’s three players competing at the Finnish Open got off to a winning start today in Vantaa but they were taken to three games before booking their places in the second round.


East Lothian U14

5 April 2017

The East Lothian U14 Championships will be held on 22 April 2017 at Musselburgh Sports Centre.


Scotland players head for Finland and France

5 April 2017

THREE of Scotland’s senior players head for Vantaa this week to contest the Finnish Open while eight of the nation’s best juniors will be in the French city of Mulhouse for the 10-day European Under 19 Championships.


Badminton pays tribute to Fiona McEwan

4 April 2017

BADMINTONscotland today joined the tributes to Dr Fiona McEwan, who passed away on Friday after a short illness.


Gilmour triumphs in Orleans

2 April 2017

Kirsty Gilmour is back on the title trail.


Gilmour battles her way into Orleans semi-finals

1 April 2017

Kirsty Gilmour is through to tonight’s semi-finals at the Orleans International. But she was made to battle hard in her lunchtime quarter-final with Delphine Lansac before the French player retired with Gilmour leading the deciding game 13-7.


Kaity and Adam visit Glasgow Disability Badminton Club

1 April 2017

On Wednesday 29th April 2017 Kaity and Adam Hall took time out of their busy schedule to pop along to our club, Glasgow Disability Badminton Club (GDBC) at Haghill Sports Centre.


Badminton Europe honours Christine Black

1 April 2017

BADMINTONscotland former President Christine Black was honoured at Badminton Europe's 5th Gala Awards dinner in Prague on Saturday.


Carder eyes a clash with Merrilees in Orleans

30 March 2017

Scotland’s Matthew Carder must win two rounds of qualifying today to earn a place in the main draw at the Orleans International.


Gilmour a contender for BWF Athletes’ Commission

29 March 2017

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour is one of nine players bidding for one of three four-year terms on the BWF Athletes’ Commission.


Gilmour avoids Marin in European draw

29 March 2017

Kirsty Gilmour will start with a first-round bye when she begins her bid to match or better last year’s European Championships silver medal in the Danish city of Kolding at the end of this month.


Grimleys and Newall seeded for European Juniors

28 March 2017

GLASGOW twins Matthew and Christopher Grimley and Mauchline’s Holly Newall have been seeded for the individual events at the European Under 19 Championships to be played in the French city of Mulhouse from 11-16 April.


Exciting line-up for Glasgow’s World Coaching Conference

28 March 2017

Seven keynote speakers, including former players Xu Huaiwen and Pi Hongyan and top coach Kenneth Larsen, were unveiled today for the Conference in August at Glasgow’s National Badminton Academy.


Dunn and Hall finish runners-up in Poland

26 March 2017

ALEX DUNN and Adam Hall had to settle for second best at the Yonex Polish Open 2017 in Warsaw today


Matthew wins thriller as Grimleys take two titles apiece at Scottish National Juniors

26 March 2017

GLASGOW’S Matthew Grimley won a battle royal to defeat twin brother Christopher as the top two seeds got finals afternoon at the Scottish National Under 17 and Under 13 Championships off to a captivating start at Motherwell’s Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility


Dunn and Hall reach Polish International final

25 March 2017

Motherwell’s Alex Dunn and Mauchline’s Adam Hall are through to their first international final together after winning two matches today at the Yonex Polish Open 2017 in Warsaw


Gilmour off to a good start in Poland

24 March 2017

KIRSTY GILMOUR got her Yonex Polish Open 2017 challenge off to a confident start with a 21-12 21-10 victory over Agnes Korosi of Hungary in Warsaw today.


Torrance treble takes him into the main draw in Poland

24 March 2017

Ben Torrance booked his place in today’s first round of the Yonex Polish Open 2017 with three straight-games wins in yesterday’s qualifying competition in Warsaw.


Merrilees top seed in Polish Open 2017

22 March 2017

Scotland’s Kieran Merrilees will be top seed in the men’s singles when the Polish Open 2017 starts on Thursday in Warsaw.


Grimleys vie for Nationals title hat-trick

21 March 2017

Christopher and Matthew Grimley will be aiming to emulate Adam Hall and Alex Dunn when they bid for title hat-tricks at the Scottish National Under 17 Championships in Motherwell’s Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility this weekend.


2017 Yonex Activcity East of Scotland Championships

19 March 2017

It is not yet clear whether Meadowbank Sports Centre will still be available for the 2018 East of Scotland Championships but if this does indeed prove to be the last championships to take place before the venue is refurbished, we were delighted to see both a significantly larger entry than last year and also some excellent matches throughout the weekend


Scots face tough challenge at Sudirman Cup

17 March 2017

Scotland will face a tough week of competition when their young squad heads for Queensland’s Gold Coast in May for the TOTAL BWF Sudirman Cup 2017.


Shock exit for Gilmour at Yonex Swiss Open

15 March 2017

KIRSTY GILMOUR suffered a setback today as she suffered a first-round exit at the Yonex Swiss Open 2017 in Basel.


Scotland set their sights on Quadrangular hat-trick

15 March 2017

BADMINTONscotland have today named a 10-strong squad today to contest the team and individual events at the Under 15 Quadrangular Tournament in Dublin from April 28-30.


Sugden targets Under 17 National titles

14 March 2017

RACHEL SUGDEN, who reached the semi-finals of the women’s singles at the Yonex Scottish National Championships in Perth last month, will be top seed when the Scottish National Junior Championships for Under 13 and Under 17s return to Motherwell’s Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility on March 25-26.


Primary Schools urged to beat the Big Hit deadline

13 March 2017

TIME IS running out for affiliated schools to book places on BADMINTONscotland’s premier Big Hit Festival of the year.


Scotland squads named for Europeans and European Juniors

13 March 2017

KIRSTY GILMOUR will head for the Danish city of Kolding next month as she looks to improve on last year’s silver medal at the European Championships.


Judy Murray unveiled as Official Glasgow 2017 Ambassador

10 March 2017

WITH barely 150 days to go before the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 come to Glasgow, BADMINTONscotland marked the latest stage in the countdown by naming Judy Murray as their fourth Official Ambassador.


BADMINTONscotland seals major partnerships with Yonex

10 March 2017

BADMINTONscotland and Yonex, the world’s No. 1 badminton brand, both had plenty to celebrate today after announcing major partnerships with just five months to go before the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 comes to Glasgow’s Emirates Arena.


Campbell and MacHugh get the better of Hall at the Yonex All England

7 March 2017

Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh brought the curtain down on team-mate Adam Hall’s partnership with England’s Peter Mills when the Yonex All England Open Championships got under way in Birmingham today


Sunset+Vine to be Host Broadcaster for TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017

3 March 2017

BADMINTONscotland continue to secure key partnerships in the countdown to the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 in Glasgow in August with the announcement today that renowned television production company Sunset+Vine, part of The Tinopolis Group, will be the host broadcaster for the Championships


BADMINTONscotland nominates Emma Mason for BWF Council

28 February 2017

FORMER Scotland international Emma Mason has been put forward for a place on the BWF Council.


Gilmour caps comeback with Austrian triumph

26 February 2017

KIRSTY GILMOUR completed her comeback from injury in the best possible way by winning the Austrian Open women's singles title in Vienna


Gilmour battles through to Austrian semi-finals

24 February 2017

Kirsty Gilmour is back to her fighting best after winning a three-game battle at the Austrian Open in Vienna tonight to book her place in tomorrow’s semi-finals in her first international tournament since the Olympic Games


Christie, Allan and Lyttle show Scots the way at 4 Nations Para

24 February 2017

Fiona Christie, Aimee Allan and Karen Lyttle led the way as Scotland players topped the podium in 13 of the 28 categories at the Scottish 4 Nations ParaBadminton Championships at Motherwell’s Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility.


Scotland's doubles pairs join Gilmour in Austria second round

24 February 2017

Scotland’s two doubles pairs have joined Kirsty Gilmour in the second round of the Austrian Open in Vienna.


Gilmour back on the winning trail in Austria

23 February 2017

KIRSTY GILMOUR marked her return to international tournament competition this afternoon with a solid 21-14 21-17 win over Denmark’s Sofie Holmboe Dahl at the Austrian Open in Vienna.


BADMINTONscotland agree broadcast deal for the Worlds

22 February 2017

BADMINTONscotland today confirmed one of the most exciting breakthroughs in the countdown to the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 when they agreed a partnership with BBC Sport to show live action from the Championships at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena from August 21-27.


Carder takes Universities title

21 February 2017

Matthew Carder is the new British Universities men's singles champion.


BADMINTONscotland statement regarding GB badminton funding appeal

20 February 2017

BADMINTONscotland's chief executive statement


Pringle and Andrew mixed doubles runners-up in France

20 February 2017

Scotland’s young squad followed up their recent Swedish Junior success with more impressive performances at the Yonex France Under 17 Championships at Aire sur la Lys near St Omer at the weekend.


Pringle back on the title trail in France

17 February 2017

Adam Pringle is chasing three titles when the Yonex France Under 17 Championships get under way in Aire sur la Lys near St Omer tomorrow.


Grimley, Carder and McCulloch honoured at Glasgow Sports Awards

17 February 2017

THREE prominent Scottish badminton figures shared the limelight last night at the Glasgow Sports Person of the Year Awards.


Hall to face Campbell and MacHugh at the All England

15 February 2017

Adam Hall will be eager to avenge his Yonex National Championships doubles defeat by Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh.


Top Scots head to Vienna for the Austrian Open

14 February 2017

Four players who won titles at the recent Yonex Scottish National Championships in Perth just over a week ago return to international action this week when they tackle the Austrian Open in Vienna, starting on Wednesday.


Scotland name Sudirman Cup squad

9 February 2017

NEW Yonex Scottish National women’s doubles champion Eleanor O’Donnell is in line for her first cap after today being named in Scotland’s squad to compete in the Sudirman Cup in Australia’s Gold Coast from May 21-28.


BADMINTONscotland launch Smash In2 Badminton

8 February 2017

With just over six months to go before the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 comes to Glasgow, BADMINTONscotland are already determined to introduce 30,000 schoolchildren to the sport as part of the World Championship Legacy Programme.


Former Scotland internationalists star for the Police

8 February 2017

FORMER international and National champions Gordon Thomson and Graeme Smith played a major part last night as Police Sport UK defeated Scotland Select 8-3 in Glasgow.


Gilmour takes two titles again at Yonex Scottish National Championships

5 February 2017

KIRSTY GILMOUR proved she was back to full tournament fitness when she won her sixth consecutive women’s singles title as the Yonex Scottish National Championships reached a climax at Bell’s Sports Centre in Perth this afternoon.


BADMINTONscotland hosts successful Club Development Workshop in Perth

5 February 2017

FOURTEEN clubs from all over Scotland attended BADMINTONscotland’s latest Club Development Workshop on Saturday in Perth on day two of the Yonex Scottish National Championships.


Sugden through to Yonex Nationals Semi-finals at first attempt

4 February 2017

Rachel Sugden is through to the semi-finals at her first Yonex Scottish National Championships in Perth.


Gilmour through to Mixed Doubles Final in comeback

3 February 2017

KIRSTY GILMOUR is back in action for the first time since the Olympic Games in Rio.


Heart Scotland and Smooth Scotland sign up for the World Championships

2 February 2017

WITH JUST 200 days to go to the TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships 2017 BADMINTONscotland today extended its number of official tournament partners with the announcement that Heart Scotland and Smooth Scotland will be radio partners for the event.


Merrilees chasing fifth Yonex Scottish National title

30 January 2017

Kieran Merrilees, who missed last year’s Yonex Scottish National Championships will play his bid for a fifth men’s singles crown


Pringle a double winner at Sweden Under 17s

29 January 2017

Adam Pringle hit double top at the Swedish Under 17 International in Uppsala this afternoon as he won the boys' singles and partnered Joshua Apiliga to the boys' doubles title


Young Scots storm into Swedish Under 17 semi-finals

28 January 2017

Scotland’s young stars are through to four of tomorrow’s semi-finals at the Swedish Under 17 International in Uppsala


Tickets going fast for the World Championships

27 January 2017

WITH LESS THAN 200 days to go until the TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships 2017 come to Glasgow’s Emirates Arena tickets are selling fast.


Babolat Midland Junior 2017

25 January 2017

Recap of the Babolat Midland Junior 2017, courtesy of Maria Hadden.


Scottish Vets hit form in Glasgow

24 January 2017

Scotland’s veteran squad came out on top against their Scandinavian counterparts with an 11-8 victory at Glasgow’s Sir Craig Reedie Badminton Centre as they warmed up for the Scottish International Masters Championships held over the same weekend.


Gilmour back to tackle singles and mixed at Yonex Scottish Nationals

24 January 2017

THE best badminton players in Scotland will head for Perth on Friday week to compete in the Yonex Scottish National Championships with Commonwealth and European silver medallist Kirsty Gilmour topping the line-up at the Bell’s Sports Centre.


Catriona Matthew becomes third ambassador for Glasgow 2017

19 January 2017

BADMINTONscotland stepped up its countdown to the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 to be staged in Glasgow in August by today naming Scottish golf star Catriona Matthew MBE as the tournament’s newest Official Ambassador.


Frustration for Scots in Estonia

16 January 2017

Scotland players endured a frustrating time in their first international tournament of 2017 as they looked to gain vital match practice before the Yonex Scottish National Championships in Perth in three weeks.


BWF praise BADMINTONscotland's Big Hit Legacy plans

13 January 2017

BADMINTONscotland today received a massive vote of confidence from the BWF over their plans to get 30,000 more schoolchildren playing the game through their Big Hit Festivals as part of the Legacy Programme built around this year’s TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017.


BADMINTONscotland teams up with mclcreate for the World Championships

11 January 2017

BADMINTONscotland today announced its latest partnership for the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 with mclcreate appointed to provide event production services when the biggest badminton tournament on the world circuit comes to Glasgow’s Emirates Arena in August.


Scotland take four titles in Estonian Juniors

12 December 2016

Glasgow twins Christopher and Matthew Grimley finished off 2016 in fine style by taking top honours as Scotland players produced the goods at the Yonex Estonian Junior Tournament in Tartu


Campbell and MacHugh still going strong in Ireland

9 December 2016

Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh are the last Scots standing going into the third day of the FZ Forza Irish Open in Dublin


BADMINTONscotland extends partnership with Lagardère

9 December 2016

BADMINTONscotland today moved quickly after another successful Scottish Open Grand Prix by reappointing Lagardère Sports as host broadcaster for the 2017 edition of the tournament


Hall and Mills eager for revenge in Dublin

8 December 2016

Adam Hall and Peter Mills kept up their recent good form with a solid start at the FZ Forza Irish International in Dublin today


Sir Craig Reedie receives 2016 Eagle Award from the US Sports Academy

7 December 2016

BADMINTONscotland today offered their congratulations after Sir Craig Reedie CBE was named 2016 Eagle Award winner by the United Sports Sports Academy


Milngavie and Bearsden children and teachers enjoy another Big Hit Festival

6 December 2016

A TOTAL of 106 schoolchildren took part in last Friday’s latest BADMINTONscotland Big Hit Festival at Allander Leisure Centre in Bearsden and Milngavie


Finn and Judy the stars of the Big Hit Festival

29 November 2016

BADMINTONscotland’s Big Hit Festivals received the star treatment on Sunday when Finn Russell and Judy Murray brought the week-long activities to a perfect end


Hall and Mills aim to build on Scotland success as they head for Wales

29 November 2016

Adam Hall and Peter Mills will look to build on their superb performances at the Scottish Open Grand Prix last week when they head for Cardiff this week to tackle the Yonex Welsh International


Hall and Mills just miss out in Scottish Open final

27 November 2016

ADAM HALL and Peter Mills’ bid to win the men’s doubles title at the Scottish Open Grand Prix ended in disappointment at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena this afternoon


Hall and Mills book place in Scottish Open final

26 November 2016

SCOTLAND’S Adam Hall and England’s Peter Mills continued their exciting run at the Scottish Open Grand Prix as they booked their place in tomorrow’s men’s doubles final at Glasgow’s Emirates


Hall and Mills through to last four at Scottish Open

25 November 2016

Scotland’s Adam Hall and partner Peter Mills continued their brilliant run at the Scottish Open Grand Prix tonight as they booked their place in the semi-finals at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena


Hall marches on in Scottish Open

25 November 2016

ADAM HALL’S march through the men’s doubles draw continued today at the Scottish Open Grand Prix when he and new partner Peter Mills booked their place in tonight’s quarter-finals at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena.


Hall and O’Donnell at the double as Merrilees climbs high

24 November 2016

ADAM HALL and Eleanor O’Donnell set the standard on day two of the Scottish Open Grand Prix as they swept into the last 16 of their mixed and level doubles in Glasgow’s Emirates Arena.


Newall and Grimley reach Scottish Open main draw

23 November 2016

Holly Newall is through to tomorrow’s main draw at the Scottish Open Grand Prix at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena


Merrilees shows way on day one at Scottish Open Grand Prix

23 November 2016

KIERAN MERRILEES showed the way as he was the first Scot to move into the second round of badminton’s Scottish Open Grand Prix tonight


Scottish Open boost for Findlay and Pringle

21 November 2016

Erskine’s Rebekka Findlay and Glasgow’s Caitlin Pringle received an unexpected boost today as they prepare to launch their women’s doubles challenge when the Scottish Open Grand Prix starts on Wednesday


Czech gold for Holly, Christopher and Ciara

21 November 2016

Holly Newall warmed up for this week’s Scottish Open Grand Prix by winning the women’s singles title at the Czech Junior Championships in Orlova-Lutyne


Badminton Europe spotlight falls on Kaity Hall

21 November 2016

SCOTLAND’S Kaity Hall is beating the drum for more females as badminton role models


Scottish Open attracts 4000 schoolchildren to Big Hit Festival

16 November 2016

THE FINAL countdown to the Scottish Open Grand Prix is well under way with exactly a week to go before Scotland’s top badminton players prepare to take on some of the best players from Europe and Asia at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena


Wider global TV audience for Scottish Open

15 November 2016

THE Scottish Open Grand Prix received a further boost today with the announcement that BT Sport will screen the tournament for the first time in the UK and 10 nations in Europe and Asia will take live coverage


Christopher Grimley leads way at Glasgow Sports Council Awards

15 November 2016

BADMINTON figured prominently on the podium at the Glasgow Sports Council Awards ceremony at the City Chambers last night


Debut wins for MacPherson and Newall in Scots’ 5-0 Euro-romp

11 November 2016

Julie MacPherson and Holly Newall made winning debuts as Scotland got their European Team Championships qualifying campaign off to a flying start with a 5-0 triumph over Latvia in Medvode this afternoon


O’Donnell and Torrance last Scots to fall at World Juniors

10 November 2016

Scotland’s challenge at the World Junior Championships came to an end in Bilbao this afternoon as Prestwick's Ciara Torrance and Beith's Eleanor O’Donnell bowed out at the last 32 stage


Heart & Smooth to back Scottish Open Grand Prix

9 November 2016

BADMINTONscotland today got tuned up for the Scottish Open Grand Prix when they teamed up with radio stations Heart and Smooth to promote the third oldest tournament in world badminton


Dunn and O'Donnell at the double at World Juniors

9 November 2016

Motherwell's Alex Dunn and Beith's Eleanor O'Donnell led the Scotland challenge on day two at the BWF World Junior Championships for the Eye-Level Cups


BADMINTONscotland appoint top Malaysian as head coach

8 November 2016

BADMINTONscotland today ended their long and patient search for a new head coach when they trusted Malaysian Tat Meng Wong with leading the national squad into a new era


Mixed fortunes for Grimley twins at World Juniors

8 November 2016

Christopher Grimley claimed Scotland’s first victory when the individual events at the World Junior Championships got under way in Bilbao today


Hall and Mills bow out of Bitburger but Scotland beat Hungary at World Juniors

4 November 2016

Adam Hall and Peter Mills' good run at the Bitburger Open came to an end in Saarbrucken today when they lost to German No. 8 seeds Michael Fuchs and Johannes Schoettler in the quarter-finals


Hall & Mills reach Bitburger last 16, Merrilees battles back

3 November 2016

Adam Hall and Peter Mills are through to the last 16 of the men's doubles at the Bitburger Open in Saarbrucken, where Kieran Merrilees also battled his way into the third round of the men's singles last night.


Scotland go down to Australia and England at World Juniors

3 November 2016

Scotland’s youngsters experienced a tough opening day at the Iberdrola World Junior Team Championships in Bilbao


Hall and Mills sweep into Bitburger quarter-finals

3 November 2016

Adam Hall and Peter Mills pulled off their best win together today when they reached the quarter-finals of the Bitburger Open in Saarbrucken by defeating Ireland’s Sam and Joshua Magee in straight games


Chinese Taipei star the man to beat at Scottish Open Grand Prix

2 November 2016

Top seed Hsu Jen Hao will start his bid to become the first player from Chinese Taipei to win a Scottish Open Grand Prix title with a first-round clash against Bulgaria’s Ivan Rusev when the tournament gets under way at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena on November 23


Young Scots tackle World Juniors in Bilbao

1 November 2016

Scotland’s top junior players have arrived in Bilbao in Spain to compete in the IBERDROLA BWF World Junior Mixed Team Championships 2016


Three bronze medals for Scots at Euro Para-Badminton Championships

31 October 2016

Colin Leslie (Dalkeith), Fiona Christie (South Queensferry) and Bobby Laing (Livingston) brought home bronze medals from the European Para-Badminton Championships in the Dutch town of Beek


Merrilees, Campbell & MacHugh reach semi-finals in Hungary

31 October 2016

Kieran Merrilees saw his challenge at the Yonex Hungarian International come to an end in the semi-finals in Budapest


Third time lucky for Midland at the Inter Group

31 October 2016

It was third time lucky for Midland group at the weekend when they won the annual Senior Inter-Group title at the Sir Craig Reedie Centre in Glasgow after two years of finishing second best to West of Scotland


Merrilees seeded for Scottish Open Grand Prix

28 October 2016

KIERAN MERRILEES was today named among the men’s singles seeds for the Scottish Open Grand Prix at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena from November 23-27


Merrilees and Carder make winning starts in Hungary

28 October 2016

Fourth seed Kieran Merrilees and Matthew Carder both made winning starts at the Yonex Hungarian International in Budapest today


Leslie hits a winning streak at the European Para-Badminton Championships

28 October 2016

Scotland’s Colin Leslie is showing his team-mates the way at the European Para-Badminton Championships in the Dutch town of Beek


Hall and Smith through to last 16 in Paris

26 October 2016

Adam Hall today reached the second round of a Superseries event for the first time in his young career at the Yonex French Open in Paris


Grampian CPD Workshop

25 October 2016

An informative and active weekend of accredited badminton CPD workshops was attended by 20 Grampian Coaches at Stonehaven Leisure Centre over the weekend of 22 & 23 October


Hall and Smith hit it off in Paris

25 October 2016

Scotland’s Adam Hall got his first taste of mixed doubles at the highest level today when he tackled the Yonex French Open


Scots in action in the Netherlands France and Hungary

24 October 2016

IT’S another big week in the career of Mauchline’s Adam Hall as he hopes to tackle his first mixed doubles event in the Metlife BWF World Superseries as well as the men’s doubles


Global entry for Scottish Open Grand Prix

21 October 2016

BADMINTON players from all over the world will head for Glasgow next month to compete in the Scottish Open Grand Prix at the Emirates Arena


Gilmour ruled out but lands special role at the Scottish Open Grand Prix

19 October 2016

Kirsty Gilmour today admitted defeat in her battle to be fit for next month’s Scottish Open Grand Prix


Grimley and Torrance take silver in Denmark

17 October 2016

Glasgow’s Christopher Grimley and Prestwick’s Ciara Torrance suffered an agonising defeat in the mixed doubles final at the Danish Junior Cup in Copenhagen


Tough lessons for Campbell, MacHugh and Hall at the Dutch

14 October 2016

Scotland’s challenge at the Yonex Dutch Open in Almere came to an end last night as Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh went out in the men’s double second round


Scotland to face England and Australia at World Juniors

12 October 2016

Scotland’s young players were today drawn to meet Australia and England in the group stages of the BWF World Junior Championships from 2-6 November


Merrilees heads for Holland as juniors go to Denmark

11 October 2016

Scotland’s Kieran Merrilees leads a five-strong Scotland squad into action tomorrow at the six-day Yonex Dutch Open in Almere


BADMINTONscotland step up Para-Badminton initiatives

11 October 2016

BADMINTONscotland’s focus over the coming months is rightly on next month’s Scottish Open Grand Prix and the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 next August


Five double winners at Scottish Junior Nationals

9 October 2016

Callum Smith and Alice Campbell were double winners at the Scottish National Under 15 and Under 19 Championships at Motherwell's Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility this afternoon


Torrance through to final in Bulgaria

8 October 2016

Ben Torrance is one win away from landing his first senior international tournament title and Scotland’s second triumph in five weeks


Carder off to a fine start in Sofia

7 October 2016

SCOTLAND'S Matthew Carder is through to the second round at the Babolat Bulgarian International in Sofia after a strong opening performance


Carder and Torrance into Bulgarian quarter-finals

7 October 2016

Scottish National champion Matthew Carder produced his second win of the day to book his place in the quarter-finals at the Babolat Bulgarian International in Sofia


Dunn facing action replay at Scottish Junior Nationals

4 October 2016

Motherwell’s Alex Dunn is facing an action replay as he bids to retain the Under 19 singles title he won 12 months ago in his home town when the Scottish National Under 15 and Under 19 Championships come to the Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility on Saturday and Sunday


European birthday treat for MacPherson

3 October 2016

Scotland have today named a nine-strong squad to compete in the European Mixed Team Championship qualifiers in Slovenia next month


Bronze for Waddell in Sweden

3 October 2016

Scott and Erin Waddell travelled to Gothenburg in Sweden for the Gothenburg Elite tournament on 1 & 2 October


Scottish Open Coaching Conference to focus on junior badminton

30 September 2016

THE Scottish Open Grand Prix is just over seven weeks away and the tournament organisers are already planning a range of activities and events to run alongside the Championships


Merrilees falls in tough battle in Prague

29 September 2016

Scotland’s challenge at the FZ Forza Prague Open was cut short this afternoon when four-times Yonex Scottish National champion Kieran Merrilees bowed out in the first round of the men's singles


Another tough test for Hall in Korea

28 September 2016

Adam Hall’s second tournament in partnership with England's Peter Mills ended with another early exit at the Victor Korean Open in Seoul today


MacPherson impresses in Poland

27 September 2016

Julie MacPherson’s good run at the Varcolor Polish International came to an end in the semi-finals


Cheung and Smith lead Junior Nationals challenge

27 September 2016

KENNETH CHEUNG and Callum Smith will be battling it out for three Under 15 titles when the first Scottish National Junior Badminton Championships of the season take place at Motherwell’s Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 October


Shetland Big Hit Festivals

27 September 2016

Badminton punched above its weight in Scotland’s most northerly county last week with Highlands & Islands Regional Development Officer, Jane Grant overseeing a flurry of activity


Black nets two golds and a silver at European Seniors

25 September 2016

Christine Black was Scotland’s star of the European Senior Championships in Slovenia with gold in the 60+ women’s doubles and 55+ mixed doubles


Black closing in on another European medal haul

23 September 2016

Scotland’s Christine Black remains on course for three medals at the European Senior Championships in Slovenia


Black chasing three medals at European Seniors

22 September 2016

Christine Black guaranteed Scotland their first medal at the European Senior Championships in Slovenia when she reached tomorrow’s semi-finals of the 60+ women’s singles


Travers, Black and Gladwin going strong at the Europeans

21 September 2016

Scotland’s three challengers at the European Senior Championships have made strong starts in their medal bids in the Slovenian city of Podcetrtek


Hall and Mills find it tough in Tokyo

21 September 2016

Adam Hall's first tournament of World Championship season came to an end in the first round of the Yonex Japan Open in Tokyo today


Parents play their part in latest Big Hit Festivals

20 September 2016

BADMINTONscotland’s Big Hit Festivals, aimed at getting more and more schoolchildren playing badminton, has scored two more successes in central Scotland


Merrilees through to last eight in Belgium

16 September 2016

Kieran Merrilees won his two opening matches to reach today’s quarter-finals at the Yonex Belgian International in Leuven


Merrilees bows out in Belgium quarters

16 September 2016

Kieran Merrilees saw his run at the Yonex Belgian International brought to an end in Leuven this afternoon in the men's singles quarter-finals


Campbell and MacHugh second seeds in Belgium

14 September 2016

Edinburgh's Martin Campbell and Glasgow's Patrick MacHugh go into this week’s Yonex Belgian International in Leuven as second seeds in the men’s doubles


BADMINTONscotland set to launch Community Participation Club initiative with East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture Trust

13 September 2016

WITH only 12 months to go before Glasgow stages the TOTAL BWF World Championships, BADMINTONscotland is set to launch a series of new junior and adult badminton clubs


Glasgow U15 / U19

12 September 2016

Over the weekend we had many close and exciting matches with five players winning 2 events each


BADMINTONscotland welcomes Lyndsay to the team

8 September 2016

BADMINTONscotland today welcomed Lyndsay Morrison as their new Coaching and Development Manager


Scotland name strong squad for European Para-Badminton Championships

8 September 2016

SCOTLAND can draw on success and experience as they send a strong squad to the European Para-Badminton Championships in the Dutch city of Beek from 27-30 October


Be first in the queue to cheer on Kirsty at the Scottish Open as tickets go on sale

6 September 2016

Kirsty Gilmour will be hoping to make it third time lucky when she leads the home challenge once again at the Scottish Open Grand Prix in November


Newall shines as runner-up at the Carlton Irish Under 19s

5 September 2016

Mauchline’s Holly Newall produced the best Scotland performance at the Carlton Irish Under 19 Open in Dublin this weekend when she finished runner-up in the women’s singles


Scotland's Carder reigns supreme in Slovakia

4 September 2016

Matthew Carder secured the biggest win of his career today when he captured the men’s singles title at the Yonex Slovak Open in Trencin


Travers and Black chase more European Seniors glory

2 September 2016

Defending champions Dan Travers and Christine Black have been named second seeds in the 55+ mixed doubles at the European Senior Championships in Slovenia


BADMINTONscotland and NHS join forces

31 August 2016

BADMINTONscotland this week joined forces with NHS staff with a view to launching a new club at the Sir Craig Reedie Centre


Pringle ready for a fresh start

30 August 2016

Caitlin Pringle will be looking for a flying start to the new season when she tackles the Yonex Slovak Open in Trencin this weekend


Middleton shines in Yonex Langenfeld Cup

29 August 2016

Scotland’s Lauren Middleton started the new badminton season in style by reaching the semi-finals in the Under 17 mixed doubles at the Yonex Langenfeld Cup 2016 in Germany yesterday


Badminton Europe Summer School July 2016

25 August 2016

All three of us can agree that we were very grateful to be able to attend such a high standard of training camp and looking back on the 7 days we spent at the camp, we’d like to thank Glasgow School of Sport and Glasgow & North Strathclyde Group, Glasgow Junior League for kindly contributing towards the trip


Finn Russell unveiled as ambassador at One Year to Go Celebration

24 August 2016

BADMINTONscotland today marked One Year to Go to the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 by unveiling Scotland and Glasgow Warriors rugby star Finn Russell as an Official Ambassador


Olympic gold rush towards Glasgow

22 August 2016

IT'S ONE year to go .... and Spain’s Carolina Marin and China’s Chen Long will head for Glasgow this time next year to contest the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 not just as double world champions but as Olympic gold medallists


Big Hit festival held at Bathgate Academy

22 August 2016

On Sunday 21 August 2016, the last day of the Rio Summer Olympics, Stirling Junior Badminton and West Lothian JABS together staged a BIG Hit festival, followed by a friendly match


Scotland name six of the best for World Juniors

27 July 2016

SIX of Scotland’s most promising young players have been selected for the 2016 World Junior Championships to be staged in the Northern Spanish city of Bilbao from November 2-13


Gilmour to face Zetchiri and Jaquet in Rio

26 July 2016

KIRSTY GILMOUR should be content today after the draw for the badminton competition at next month’s Olympic Games in Rio gave her a good chance of reaching the knockout stages


Gilmour named No. 11 seed at the Olympics

21 July 2016

Kirsty Gilmour was today rewarded for her brilliant form during the year-long Olympic qualifying period when she was named 11th women’s singles seed for next month’s Games in Rio


Scottish Para-Badminton players tackle the Irish International

6 July 2016

Seven Scottish Para-badminton players travelled to Antrim to compete in the BWF Irish International between Thursday 23rd June – Sunday 26th June


All aboard as Doig’s become World Championships transport partner

5 July 2016

Doig’s of Glasgow were today confirmed as the official transport partner for the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017


Scotland's first Olympic badminton star to cheer on Gilmour

4 July 2016

KIRSTY GILMOUR heads for Rio next month as the third Scottish badminton player to represent GB in women’s singles at the Olympic Games, following in the footsteps of Dumfries badminton star Anne Gibson in Atlanta 1996 and Glasgow’s Susan Egelstaff at London 2012


Christine Black a champion for sport in Scotland

1 July 2016

FORMER BADMINTONscotland President Christine Black has been hailed as “an inspirational role model and a dedicated champion for sport in Scotland.”


Get involved with the Summer Smashers holiday camp

30 June 2016

BADMINTONscotland is stepping up its campaign to introduce more and more youngsters to the sport by launching a series of holiday camps, aimed at beginners aged 5-12-years-old


SAMH festival a great success

30 June 2016

Twenty eight participants who have mental health issues from across Glasgow and North Lanarkshire took part in third friendly competition at the Sir Craig Reedie BADMINTONscotland Centre in Glasgow on Wednesday


GB star Gilmour keen to test the big guns in Rio

27 June 2016

IT’S OFFICIAL. Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour was today named in the GB badminton squad for the Olympic Games in Rio


Grey and Hunter star at 4 Nations ParaBadminton

22 June 2016

Scotland players won eight gold medals and four silvers at the English 4 Nations ParaBadminton Championships at Sheffield’s Ponds Forge at the weekend


Hall enjoys partnering Towler in Spain

20 June 2016

Adam Hall finished his season on a high note with two good performances at the Spanish International in Madrid


Crème Conferences awarded hotel contract for World Championships

20 June 2016

Crème Conferences were today announced as the accommodation partner for the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 in Glasgow next summer


Gilmour success nets an award for Chris Bruil

17 June 2016

Chris Bruil, the coach who this season has guided Kirsty Gilmour to rise to a career-best No. 15 in badminton’s world rankings, was honoured on Friday at the South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture awards night


Winning start for Hall and Towler

17 June 2016

Scotland’s Adam Hall and new England partner Harley Towler made a winning start to their partnership at the Spanish International in Madrid today


Caitlin back to tackle Spanish International

14 June 2016

Scotland’s Caitlin Pringle returns to tournament action this week after more than a year out with a hip injury


Get involved with the Summer Smashers holiday camp in Glasgow

13 June 2016

BADMINTONscotland is stepping up its campaign to introduce more and more youngsters to the sport by launching a series of holiday camps, aimed at beginners aged 5-12-years-old


Gilmour up to career-best No. 15 in the world

9 June 2016

Kirsty Gilmour today rose up the world rankings to a career best No. 15


Kirsty falls to former World Champion in Sydney

8 June 2016

Kirsty Gilmour found 2011 World Champion and 2012 Olympic silver medallist Wang Yihan too tough an obstacle in the women’s singles first round at the Xiamenair Australian Open in Sydney today


BADMINTONscotland honours Davina Gemmell

8 June 2016

One of Scottish badminton’s longest serving and most dedicated volunteers has been honoured with the 2016 Derrick Roarty Award


Craig Gordon a Big Hit as Badminton World Championships tickets go on sale

6 June 2016

THE COUNTDOWN to Scotland’s biggest badminton event for 10 years began in earnest today when tickets for the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 went on general sale


Brooke makes it a title double at the Scottish National Under 11s

5 June 2016

Dunfermline’s Brooke Stalker was the star of the Scottish National Under 11 Badminton Championships


Gilmour's Indonesia bid comes to an end

2 June 2016

Kirsty Gilmour’s challenge at the BCA Indonesia Open came to an end today in the round of the last 16 in Jakarta


Brilliant Gilmour into last 16 in Indonesia

31 May 2016

Kirsty Gilmour reproduced the form which earned her a silver medal at the European Championships with a fine victory over world No. 12 Sayaka Sato on day one of the BCA Indonesia Open in Jakarta today


Jack brothers aim to stop McGuire’s bid for Under 11 title double

27 May 2016

North Berwick brothers Finlay and Callum Jack will be bidding to cause a double upset when they tackle Saturday’s Scottish National Under 11 Badminton Championships at Scotstoun’s National Badminton Academy in Glasgow


McGuire and Stalker chase title doubles at National Under 11s

24 May 2016

Glasgow’s Anthony McGuire and Dunfermline’s Brooke Stalker will go into next week’s final National Junior Badminton Championships of the season as favourites to win two titles each following today’s seeding for the Under 11 tournament


Rita focusses on developing grass roots badminton in Scotland

24 May 2016

In September 2015 BADMINTONscotland welcomed the return of popular figure Rita Yuan Gao as Performance and Development Coach. Rita returned to BADMINTONscotland after a 4 year absence in Switzerland, reports Reg Atkins from the Alderney Journal


Apiliga and Pringle triumph in Glasgow

23 May 2016

Young Scotland stars Joshua Apiliga and Adam Pringle added to their successes this season by lifting the Under 15 boys’ doubles title as the fourth Glasgow Youth International Championships reached a successful finale


Smillie encourages BWF delegates to come to Glasgow

20 May 2016

BADMINTONscotland Chief Executive Anne Smillie was today invited to address the BWF Council and its delegates at the annual meeting during the TOTAL BWF Thomas and Uber Cup men’s and women’s world team championships in Kunshan in Jiangsu Province, China


Kieran wins Slovenia International title

15 May 2016

Glasgow's Kieran Merrilees is the new Slovenia International men's singles champion


Scots seeded for European qualifying round

12 May 2016

Scotland were today named as one of five seeded nations for the qualifying round of the 2017 European Mixed Team Championships


Be first in the queue for the TOTAL BWF World Championships when tickets go on sale

11 May 2016

BADMINTONscotland is preparing for another red letter day as the countdown to the TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships 2017 gains momentum


Merrilees aims for a good run in Slovenia

11 May 2016

Kieran Merrilees is looking to extend his recent run of good form when he tackles this weekend’s Slovenia International in Medvode


BADMINTONscotland giving Festivals a facelift for the World Championships

11 May 2016

WITH just 15 months to go before Glasgow stages the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017, BADMINTONscotland has set about streamlining its renowned Play Badminton Festival initiative with the aim of increasing its reach to schoolchildren across the country


Crossroads School take School of the month award

10 May 2016

A SMALL rural primary in Caithness has come up trumps in the latest School of the Month competition run by Badminton Scotland


Blair retires but takes new BADMINTONscotland role

10 May 2016

Scotland badminton star Robert Blair today brought down the curtain on his glittering career when he announced his retirement from international badminton


Gilmour battles through to last eight

28 April 2016

Kirsty Gilmour survived a second-game slump to book her place in tomorrow's quarter-finals at the 25th European Championships in La Roche-sur Yon


Merrilees gives Scots an opening win at Europeans

27 April 2016

Scotland’s Kieran Merrilees followed up his silver medal at the Victor Dutch International on Sunday by making a solid start to his campaign at the 25th European Championships in the French town of La Roche-sur-Yon tonight


Blair and Hall lead the way as Kirsty begins her Euro bid

27 April 2016

Kirsty Gilmour began her European Championship challenge tonight with a comprehensive win over Neslihan Yigit in the women's singles second round


ISF World Games 2016 – Malta

26 April 2016

The ISF Badminton event for 2016 was hosted by Malta and attracted entries from 20 countries worldwide


Watch young Scots defend Quadrangular title at Scotstoun

26 April 2016

While Scotland’s top players do battle at the European Championships in France this week, the Under 15 players defend their annual Home Nations Quadrangular International team title at Scotstoun’s National Badminton Academy in Glasgow on Friday


Gilmour leads Scots into European action

25 April 2016

Scotland will send six players into action at the European Championships, which start tomorrow at La Roche-sur-Yon in France’s Vendee region


Merrilees takes silver at the Dutch International

24 April 2016

Kieran Merrilees saw his title challenge at the Victor Dutch International falter at the final hurdle as he faced Spanish top seed Pablo Abian in Wateringen this afternoon


Carder leads the way in Holland

22 April 2016

Matthew Carder scored Scotland’s win of the day when he knocked out third seed Erik Meijs to book his place in the quarter-finals of the men’s singles at the Victor Dutch Open


Dunn battles through to join Torrance in Dutch first round

21 April 2016

Prestwick’s Ben Torrance is through to tomorrow's main draw of the Victor Dutch International – without hitting a shuttle in Wateringen


Emma joins Badminton Europe board

19 April 2016

BADMINTONscotland today congratulated former international Emma Mason on her election to Badminton Europe’s board of directors


Scotland six head for Holland

18 April 2016

Scotland are sending a six-strong squad to contest this week’s Victor Dutch International in Wateringen


Dunn family treble at Scottish Junior Nationals

17 April 2016

THE DUNN family were the toast of Motherwell tonight after their family treble at the Scottish Junior National Badminton Championships upstaged Glasgow's Grimley twins at the Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility


Gilmour looking for Turkish delight at Europeans

15 April 2016

Kirsty Gilmour will lead Scotland’s challenge at the European Championships in the French town of La Roche sur Yon in the Vendee region from April 26-May 1


MacPherson aiming for title treble

15 April 2016

EDINBURGH’S Julie MacPherson will be bidding to repeat her 2015 title treble when the Scottish National Junior Badminton Championships head for Motherwell’s Ravenscraig Sports Facility on April 16 and 17


Grimleys gearing up for National Junior Championships

12 April 2016

Glasgow’s Grimley twins will be bidding to continue their success through the age groups when the Scottish National Junior Championships for Under 13, 17 and 21s take place at Motherwell’s Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility on Saturday and Sunday


Gilmour seeded second at Europeans

8 April 2016

Kirsty Gilmour will go into the European Championships in France at the end of April as second seed in the women’s singles


500 days to go to Glasgow's World Championships

7 April 2016

THE COUNTDOWN begins in earnest today with 500 days to go until the TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships 2017 come to Glasgow’s Emirates Arena from 21-27 August next year


Gilmour loses close match in Malaysia

6 April 2016

Kirsty Gilmour suffered an agonising first-round exit at the Celcom Axiata Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur today


Scotland name strong squad for the Quadrangular

5 April 2016

Scotland’s top young players will defend their team title when they take on England, Wales and Ireland in the annual Under 15 Quadrangular International to be played at Glasgow’s National Badminton Academy at Scotstoun from April 29-May 1


2016 Yonex Activcity East of Scotland Championships

3 April 2016

Entries were slightly down at this year’s East of Scotland Championships and unfortunately we were also hit by some last minute withdrawals as a result of various injuries and illness


Gilmour already planning Malaysia challenge

1 April 2016

KIRSTY GILMOUR is already looking ahead to next week’s Celcom Axiata Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur despite her first-round exit at the Yonex Sunrise India Open Superseries


Elrick School is served National Badmintonscotland School of the Month Award

31 March 2016

As part of Badmintonscotland’s drive to recognise new, innovative and fun filled Badminton developments throughout Scotland, Aberdeenshire’s Elrick Primary received the Badmintonscotland School of the Month Award for February 2016


Tough test for Gilmour in India

29 March 2016

Kirsty Gilmour tackles the Yonex Sunrise India Open tomorrow as the year-long Olympic qualifying race enters its last five weeks


BADMINTONscotland’s President reflects on Scotland’s most recent medal success

29 March 2016

My heart went out to young Christopher Grimley when I read what happened to him at the recent U17 European Championships


Gilmour learns the hard way in India SuperSerie

29 March 2016

KIRSTY GILMOUR suffered another tough defeat today as she battles to reach the heights in world badminton


Young Scots bring back medals from Olve Jot Juniors

29 March 2016

Tommy Lygate teamed up with Estonia’s Steven Parnasalu to take the Under 13 boys’ doubles title at the Olve Jot Junior Tournament in Antwerp over the Easter weekend


Grimley guaranteed at least a bronze

24 March 2016

Christopher Grimley assured himself at least a bronze medal in the boys’ singles at the European Under 17 Championships in Lubin today when he defeated Belgium’s Julien Carraggi in three close games


Glenearn Badminton Club

24 March 2016

Glenearn Badminton Club, Perth, has reinvented itself from a club with just a handful of members in 2009 to become Perth's largest badminton club


Bronze star Grimley suffers injury agony

24 March 2016

Glasgow's Christopher Grimley secured a bronze medal in the boys' singles at the European Under 17 Championships in Lubin today when he defeated Belgium's Julien Carraggi in three close games


Grimleys in the hunt for medals at European Juniors

23 March 2016

Christopher Grimley is through to the quarter-finals of two events at the European Under 17 Championships in Lubin


Busy day for the Grimleys at European Under 17s

23 March 2016

Top seeds Matthew and Christopher Grimley start their men’s doubles title challenge at the European Under 17 Championships in Lubin today


Young Scots back in action in European Juniors

22 March 2016

SCOTLAND’S Under 17 squad are back in action over the next four days looking to shrug off their disappointment of the team event at the European Under 17 Championships in Lubin


Kintyre Primary Schools Badminton Competition

21 March 2016

Over 30 competitors from six South Kintyre Primary Schools took part in this event which was held on Saturday 19th March in the Victoria Hall


BADMINTONscotland launch Glasgow 2017 mascot design competition

21 March 2016

WITH just 17 months to go before the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 come to Glasgow, BADMINTONscotland is urging primary school children across the country to enter a competition to design a new mascot for the event


Young Scots shock seeds Turkey at European Juniors

18 March 2016

Scotland’s Under 17 squad stunned 3/4 seeds Turkey today to move within one win of a place in the knockout quarter-finals of the European Junior Team Championships in Lubin, Poland


Young Scots storm to 5-0 win in European opener

17 March 2016

SCOTLAND’S rising stars got their European Under 17 Team Championships challenge off to an impressive start with a 5-0 win over Latvia in their opening Group 3 match in the Polish city of Lubin this afternoon


Campbell and MacHugh off to a flier at the Swiss Open

16 March 2016

Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh made a winning start to their Swiss Open campaign in Basel today


Merrilees just misses out in Portugal

13 March 2016

Scotland's Kieran Merrilees just missed out on a place in the final of the Portuguese International when he lost a three-game battle with Niluka Karunaratne last night


Merrilees through to Portugal semi-finals

12 March 2016

Kieran Merrilees is through to the semi-finals of the men's singles at the Portuguese International in Caldas da Rainha


Hall's win not enough at the Yonex All England

8 March 2016

Scotland's Adam Hall celebrated his first appearance at the Yonex All England Open Championships with a win in Birmingham today


Scotland confirm six-strong European squad

7 March 2016

Scotland will opt for a combination of youth and experience after announcing their six-strong squad to contest the European Individual Championships in La Roche sur Yon in France’s Vendee region from April 26-May 1


Gilmour's All England opponent hits form in Germany

7 March 2016

KIRSTY GILMOUR must take an opponent in form when she heads for Birmingham this week to compete in the opening Superseries event of the year, the Yonex All England Open Championships


Grimleys top seeds in European Under 17 draw

5 March 2016

Glasgow twins Matthew and Christopher Grimley have been seeded in two events at the 2016 European Under 17 Championships to be played in the Polish city of Lubin from March 17-25


Scotland's Dunn chasing doubles success at Dutch Juniors

4 March 2016

Motherwell’s Alex Dunn is Scotland’s only representative at the Dutch Junior Championships, which got under way yesterday in Haarlem


BADMINTONscotland launches Volunteer Portal for the Worlds

3 March 2016

BADMINTONscotland today launched its Volunteer Portal to enlist new recruits to join their existing army of helpers with just 17 months to go until the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 comes to Glasgow’s Emirates Arena


Shock exit for Gilmour in Germany

2 March 2016

Kirsty Gilmour’s preparations for next week’s Yonex All England Championships in Birmingham suffered a setback today when she went out in the first round of the Yonex German Open in Mulheim


National Junior programme going from strength to strength

2 March 2016

WITH the Olympic Games less than six months away Kirsty Gilmour is poised to become the third Scottish badminton player to represent GB in women’s singles


Glasgow Championships 2016

1 March 2016

Although a number of our top players were not present we had some great matches over the weekend


Scots star again at Under 15 Gold event

1 March 2016

SCOTLAND’S young prospects turned in another set of impressive performances in the Under 15 Gold event at Milton Keynes at the weekend to follow up their two bronze medals at the recent European Juniors


Hall and Coles through to quarter-finals in Austria

26 February 2016

Adam Hall and Chris Coles are through to the quarter-finals of the men's doubles at the Austrian Open in Vienna


Hall and Coles back in action in Austria

24 February 2016

It’s an exciting time in the badminton career of Mauchline’s Adam Hall


Christopher and Matthew Grimley report on the Spanish Junior International

24 February 2016

We left early on Thursday with a long journey ahead of us and we travelled for most of the day


2016 Scottish 4 Nations Para-Badminton champions crowned

22 February 2016

Scotland’s Para-Badminton athletes took 14 titles at the 4 Nations Para-Badminton Championships held at Motherwell’s Ravenscraig Regional Sports Centre over the weekend


Young Scots guaranteed two medals at European Under 15 badminton

20 February 2016

Scotland's four-strong squad at the European Under 15 Championships have guaranteed themselves at least two bronze medals in the Russian city of Kazan


Grimleys seeded in Spanish Juniors

18 February 2016

Glasgow badminton twins Christopher and Matthew Grimley are seeded in the 11th Spanish Junior Championships to be played in Oviedo this weekend


Hall’s wins all in vain as Scotland fall to Sweden

18 February 2016

Adam Hall claimed a 100 per cent success rate in the first three matches of his Scotland career. But it was not enough to save Scotland from a 4-1 defeat by Sweden in their third and final Group 4 match at the European Men’s Team Championships in Kazan, Russia, this morning


Tough challenge for Gilmour at Yonex All England

17 February 2016

Kirsty Gilmour faces another tough challenge when she heads for Birmingham in three weeks to tackle the Yonex All England Championships at the Barclaycard Arena from March 8-13


Scots bounce back with 5-0 win

17 February 2016

Scotland’s men roared back from their opening 4-1 defeat by fourth seeds France by crushing Slovakia 5-0 on day two of the European Men’s and Women’s Team Championships in the Russian city of Kazan


Hall’s debut win not enough for Scotland

16 February 2016

ADAM HALL celebrated his first senior international appearance with a winning debut for Scotland against France at the European men’s Team Championships in Kazan this afternoon


Mackie Academy pupils take on the World

15 February 2016

BADMINTONscotland’s Grampian Regional Development Officer Tom Lambert will lead eight promising youngsters into action at the World Schools’ Badminton Championships in Malta from March 28-April 4


Scotland wait on Merrilees' fitness at Euros

15 February 2016

Scotland’s top men’s players arrived in the Russian city of Kazan yesterday to compete in the European Team Championships


Ciara Torrance wins treble at Glasgow U15/19

15 February 2016

Ciara Torrance won a well-deserved treble at the weekend in the Glasgow Under 19 Championships


Four Scots to tackle Yonex All England in Birmingham

10 February 2016

Kirsty Gilmour will again be Scotland's standard bearer when the opening Superseries event of the year, the Yonex All England Championships, take place in Birmingham next month


Argyll and Bute Primary Badminton Championships

9 February 2016

Almost 40 competitors from Primary Schools across Argyll and Bute took part in this competition which was held on Saturday 6 February in the Victoria Hall, Campbeltown


Apiliga and Pringle take Surrey title

8 February 2016

Glasgow School of Sport doubles pair Joshua Apiliga and Adam Pringle hit form at the weekend by winning the Under 15 Gold event at Surrey Sports Park to follow up their runners-up spot at last month's Carlton International in the Netherlands


BADMINTONscotland salutes Bankier

7 February 2016

IMOGEN BANKIER was honoured by BADMINTONscotland this afternoon before bidding to lift the mixed doubles title for a 10th consecutive time in the final match of her glittering career on finals day at the Yonex Scottish National Championships in Perth


Imogen storms to glorious finish

7 February 2016

KIRSTY GILMOUR made it five consecutive singles titles and four women’s doubles titles in a row while Robert Blair scooped his third mixed and third men’s doubles titles and Matthew Carder made it third time lucky by winning the men’s singles for the first time


Former champion Thomson out to stop young guns

6 February 2016

Former champion Gordon Thomson is out to prevent a new name appearing on the men's singles trophy at the Yonex Scottish National Championships in Perth tomorrow


IMOGEN ON COURSE FOR PERFECT 10 AT YONEX SCOTTISH NATIONAL

5 February 2016

IMOGEN BANKIER is through to the mixed doubles final at the Yonex Scottish National Championships in Bell’s Sports Centre, Perth as she looks to finish her glittering career with a perfect 10


Merrilees chasing fifth men’s singles title at Nationals

2 February 2016

KIERAN Merrilees is bidding for a fifth men’s singles title at this weekend’s Yonex Scottish National Championships at Bell’s Sports Centre in Perth


Hall lands first international title in Iceland

1 February 2016

Adam Hall warmed up for this weekend’s Yonex Scottish National Championships in Perth in perfect fashion by winning his first international badminton title at senior level


Dundee Nomads – A Club Success Story

1 February 2016

From a struggling junior/senior club to a full membership in around 4 years, Nomads in Dundee are a great example of how hard work and offering a social and competitive club can turn around fortunes


Gilmour goes down fighting in Syed Modi quarter-finals

29 January 2016

Kirsty Gilmour’s recent run of success came to an end today when she fell in the quarter-final stage at the Syed Modi International in Lucknow


Gilmour up to No.18 and through to another quarter-final

28 January 2016

Kirsty Gilmour is through to the quarter-finals of the Syed Modi International at Lucknow in India


BADMINTONscotland to host 2017 World Coaches Conference

27 January 2016

BADMINTONscotland are celebrating again today after the Badminton World Federation invited them to stage the 2017 World Coaches Conference


Pringle and Apiliga seeded at European Under 15 Championships

27 January 2016

Adam Pringle and Joshua Apiliga’s performance in finishing runners-up at the recent Carlton International Youth Championships in Holland has earned them a 3/4 seeding at the European Under 15 Championships to be held in the Russian city of Kazan alongside the European Men’s and Women’s Team Championships from February 16-21


Gilmour in a hurry at the Syed Modi International

27 January 2016

Kirsty Gilmour was back on the winning trail today as she swept into the second round of the women’s singles at the Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold event in the Indian city of Lucknow


Gilmour keen to show Yonex Scottish National fans her best form

26 January 2016

Kirsty Gilmour, who is in the form of her life after taking the silver medal at the Malaysian Masters Grand Prix Gold on Sunday, will be the player to beat as she bids for her fifth consecutive women’s singles title when the Yonex Scottish National Championships head for Bell’s Sports Centre in Perth from February 5-7


Gilmour aims to keep good run going in India

26 January 2016

Kirsty Gilmour goes back into Grand Prix Gold action tomorrow when she begins her challenge at the Syed Modi International in Lucknow


BADMINTONscotland mourns Jimmy Kidd

25 January 2016

BADMINTONscotland is mourning for Jimmy Kidd, who died suddenly at the weekend


Mackay pick of the Scots in Yonex Scottish International Seniors

25 January 2016

Scotland’s veteran players shrugged off their McCoig Trophy disappointment by turning in some good performances in the Yonex Scottish International Seniors Championships at Glasgow’s Sir Craig Reedie BADMINTONscotland Centre over the weekend


Olympic star Robertson can't save Scotland in McCoig Trophy

23 January 2016

Scotland's former GB Olympic star Anne Robertson won both her matches in the annual Robert McCoig Trophy match with England for veteran players


Kirsty does it again to reach Malaysia final

23 January 2016

Kirsty Gilmour is one win away from a second Grand Prix title after coming from behind to win her semi-final at the Victor Far East Malaysia Masters


Brilliant Gilmour through to Malaysia semi-finals

22 January 2016

Kirsty Gilmour’s good run of form in Penang continued today when she defeated Busanan Ongbumrungphan for the first time to book her place in the semi-finals at the Victor Far East Malaysia Masters


Kirsty stages great escape to reach Malaysian quarter-finals

21 January 2016

Kirsty Gilmour pulled off her own version of the great escape today to reach the quarter-finals of the Victor Far East Malaysia Masters in Penang


Mixed fortunes for Grimley twins at Polish Juniors

21 January 2016

Christopher Grimley pulled off a fine win in Lubin this afternoon to reach the last 16 of the boys' singles at the Artengo Polish Junior Championships


Bankier sets up Yonex Scottish Nationals swansong

20 January 2016

Imogen Bankier, who announced her retirement from international badminton last month, will be aiming for one last hurrah when she competes in the Yonex Scottish National Championships at the Bell’s Sports Centre in Perth from 5-7 February


Gilmour through to second round in Malaysia

20 January 2016

Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour got her 2016 campaign off to a winning start today when she won her first-round match at the Victor Far East Malaysian Masters in Penang


Findlay and Neil do double as Scots sweep board in Northumberland

19 January 2016

Erskine’s Rebekka Findlay and Prestwick’s Josh Neil led the way as Scotland badminton players swept the board at the Northumberland Senior Gold in Newcastle at the weekend


How Billy Gilliland became Scotland's All England hero

18 January 2016

JUST eight weeks to go to the first Superseries tournament of the year, the Yonex All England Championships


Gilmour back in action in Malaysia

18 January 2016

Kirsty Gilmour plays her first tournament of Olympic year when she tackles this week’s Victor Malaysia Masters in Penang


Campbell and MacHugh runners-up in Estonia

17 January 2016

MARTIN CAMPBELL and Patrick MacHugh’s hopes of a triumphant start to 2016 were dashed in Tallinn this afternoon when they had to settle for second best at the Yonex Estonian International


Campbell and MacHugh first out of the blocks in Olympic year

12 January 2016

Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh will be the first Scots into international competition in 2016


Scotland call up young stars Dunn, Hall and Torrance

11 January 2016

Scotland have named three uncapped young prospects in their squad to contest the European men’s team championship in Russia from February 16-21


Young Scots impress at Carlton International

6 January 2016

THREE of Scotland’s emerging young players got the New Year off to an exciting start with good performances at the Carlton International Under 15 Tournament in the Dutch city of Hoensbroek


BADMINTONscotland salutes Imogen Bankier on retirement

23 December 2015

BADMINTONscotland today paid tribute to the country’s most successful badminton player following Imogen Bankier’s decision to announce her retirement at the age of 28


Gilmour run ends in Mexico quarter-finals

21 December 2015

Kirsty Gilmour's brilliant badminton year came to an end in last night's quarter-finals of the women's singles at the Mexico City Grand Prix


Gilmour reaches quarter-finals in Mexico City

18 December 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR last night booked her place in the last eight of the women's singles at the Mexico City Grand Prix


Gilmour edged out in Orange County final

13 December 2015

Kirsty Gilmour's bid to add another title to her recent haul ended in disappointment at the K & D Graphics/Yonex Grand Prix in Orange County


Gilmour eases into final

12 December 2015

Kirsty Gilmour is through to her second Grand Prix final inside three weeks


Gilmour powers on as Merrilees bows out

11 December 2015

Kirsty Gilmour is through to the semi-finals of the K & D Graphics/Yonex Grand Prix in Orange County but Kieran Merrilees’ brilliant run at the Yonex Italian International in Milan came to an end in the last four last night


Scottish Open Badminton Grand Prix 2015

11 December 2015

A personal view and observations of a “not so” Young Apprentice volunteer


Gilmour and Merrilees through to quarter-finals in Orange County and Milan

10 December 2015

Kirsty Gilmour needed three games to defeat Kristina Gavnholt and book her place in tonight's quarter-finals of the K & D Graphics/Yonex Grand Prix in Orange County


Brilliant Merrilees through to Italian semi-finals

10 December 2015

Scotland's Kieran Merrilees backed up his best run of form for weeks when he scored his third win in two days to reach the semi-finals at the Yonex Italian International in Milan


Gilmour through to last sixteen in Orange County

9 December 2015

Kirsty Gilmour is through to the last 16 of the K & D Graphics/Yonex Grand Prix in Orange County


Merrilees gets a boost in Rome

9 December 2015

Kieran Merrilees survived a 56-minute battle to produce one of his best wins of the season at the Yonex Italian International in Rome this afternoon


Gilmour wants a slice of Orange

8 December 2015

Kirsty Gilmour returns to action today for the first time since finishing runner-up at the Scottish Open Grand Prix


Campbell and MacHugh reach Irish quarter-finals

4 December 2015

Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh are Scotland’s sole survivors going into day three of the Irish Open in Dublin


Scotland's men face tough Euro challenge

4 December 2015

Scotland have been drawn against France, Sweden and Slovakia in Group Four when the European Men’s Team Championship takes place in the Russian city of Kazan from February 16-21


Carder and Dunn through to main draw in Ireland

3 December 2015

Matthew Carder and Alex Dunn both came through qualifying to reach today’s main draw of the men’s singles at the Irish Open in Dublin


Pringle finishes runner-up at Under 15 Gold event

2 December 2015

ADAM PRINGLE produced the pick of the Scotland performances at last weekend’s Under 15 Gold event at Leigh in Lancashire


BADMINTONscotland mourns Rose McClymont

1 December 2015

BADMINTONscotland today paid tribute to Rose McClymont, who died on Saturday at Crosshouse Hospital in Ayrshire, aged 79


Carder and Hall lead the way in Wales

27 November 2015

Matthew Carder and Adam Hall are both through to the last 16 in two events at the Yonex Welsh International in Cardiff


Torrance and Carder close in on main draw in Wales

26 November 2015

Ben Torrance and Matthew Carder are one win away from booking their places in the main draw at the Yonex Welsh International in Cardiff


Scottish Open Grand Prix Highlights on Sky Sports 3

26 November 2015

Highlights from last week’s Scottish Open Grand Prix will be shown in an hour long highlights program on Thursday the 26th November at 8pm on Sky Sports 3


BADMINTONscotland Patron, HRH The Earl of Wessex honoured with BWF President's Medal

25 November 2015

THE Scottish Open Grand Prix reached a rousing climax on Sunday as BADMINTONscotland celebrated 25 years of Royal Patronage by His Royal Highness, The Earl of Wessex


Campbell and MacHugh lead the Scottish challenge in Wales

24 November 2015

Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh lead the Scotland challenge when the five-day Yonex Welsh International gets under way in Cardiff tomorrow


Kirsty misses out as Danes take singles titles at Scottish Open

22 November 2015

Kirsty Gilmour’s dream of winning her first Scottish Open title was shattered at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena this afternoon


Gilmour battles her way into the Scottish Open final

21 November 2015

Kirsty Gilmour is one win away from lifting her first Scottish Open women’s singles title


Gilmour into Scottish Open quarter-finals

20 November 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR moved smoothly into tonight’s quarter-finals at the Scottish Open Grand Prix when she repeated her recent win over Denmark’s Natalia Koch Rohde


Brilliant Gilmour wins thriller to reach Scottish Open semi-finals

20 November 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR kept the Scotland flag flying high on day three of the Scottish Open Grand Prix as she booked her place in the women’s singles semi-finals


TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships website launched

19 November 2015

BADMINTONscotland and its key partners today took a major step towards the 2017 TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships with the launch of the official tournament website


Scottish Open Badminton LEGACY INITIATIVE SET TO BENEFIT GLASGOW FAMILIES

19 November 2015

Families from across Glasgow are being given the chance to attend this weekend's climax of the Scottish Open Grand Prix as part of a legacy initiative aimed at bringing the sport of badminton to new audiences


Gilmour off to a confident start

19 November 2015

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour made a confident start to her bid for a first Scottish Open women’s singles title at the Grand Prix in Glasgow’s Emirates Arena today


Birthday treat for MacPherson

18 November 2015

Julie MacPherson earned herself tomorrow’s match of the day when the Scottish Open Grand Prix got under way today at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena


Gilmour hoping for another Emirates fan-fare!

16 November 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR will be looking for a ranking boost when she spearheads the home challenge at this week’s Scottish Open Grand Prix


Scottish Open to enjoy TV boom worldwide

10 November 2015

WITH just weeks to go until this year’s Scottish Open Grand Prix, BADMINTONscotland are stepping up their push to take the Championships to a bigger audience than ever before


Ranking boost for top Scotland trio

5 November 2015

The latest world ranking list has provided a timely boost for three Scotland stars with the Scottish Open Grand Prix less than two weeks away


Gilmour’s run ends in Bitburger semi-finals

2 November 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR’S hopes of clinching a place in her second Grand Prix Gold tournament final were dashed this afternoon when she bowed out of the Bitburger Open in the semi-finals


Heart Breakfast’s Robin Galloway and Adele Cunningham Take on Badminton Champs

2 November 2015

Heart Breakfast’s Robin Galloway and Adele Cunningham have had their badminton skills pushed to the limit, as they took on champion players in a mixed doubles match, during the build up to the Scottish Open Grand Prix, being held at Glasgow's Emirates Arena from November 18-22


Hungarian glory for Campbell and MacHugh

1 November 2015

Scotland’s Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh tuned up for this month’s Scottish Open Grand Prix by winning the men’s doubles at the 40th Yonex Hungarian International in Budaors this afternoon


Gilmour surges into Bitburger semi-finals

30 October 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR is through to the semi-finals of the Bitburger Open in Saarbrucken after a straight-games win over Denmark’s Natalia Koch-Rohde


Gilmour through to Bitburger quarter-finals

29 October 2015

Kirsty Gilmour marked her rise to No. 22 in today’s new world ranking list by moving into the quarter-finals of the women’s singles at the Bitburger Open in Saarbrucken


Gilmour faces big tests in Scottish Open draw

28 October 2015

Kirsty Gilmour today learned the size of her task if she is to lift the Scottish Open Grand Prix women’s singles title for the first time in Glasgow next month


Gilmour off to a solid start at the Bitburger

28 October 2015

Kirsty Gilmour began her challenge at the Bitburger Open in Saarbrucken today with a comfortable win over Anna Thea Madsen of Denmark


Gilmour tackles Bitburger Open

27 October 2015

Kirsty Gilmour plays her final tournament before next month's Scottish Open Grand Prix when she tackles this week's Bitburger Open in Saarbrucken


Gilmour top seed at Scottish Open Grand Prix

26 October 2015

Kirsty Gilmour will go into the Scottish Open Grand Prix as favourite for the women’s singles title after the seedings were announced by the Badminton World Federation


BADMINTONscotland YouTube and Social Media

23 October 2015

In the lead up to this year’s Scottish Open Grand Prix and the TOTAL BWF World Championships in 2017, BADMINTONscotland has committed to increasing its digital presence over social media and YouTube


Gilmour goes so close to toppling world champion Marin

22 October 2015

Kirsty Gilmour produced a valiant fightback against double world champion Carolina Marin but just failed in her bid for a quarter-final place in the women’s singles at the Yonex French Open in Paris this afternoon


Gilmour shows grit to reach last 16 in Paris

21 October 2015

SCOTLAND’S Kirsty Gilmour produced another determined performance today to book her place in the second round of the women’s singles at the Yonex French Open in Paris


Gilmour's special incentive in Paris

20 October 2015

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour goes into the Yonex French Open in Paris tomorrow with a great incentive to make a flying start


Gilmour and Co ready to challenge at the Scottish Open Grand Prix

19 October 2015

DESPITE the quality of the 278-strong entry for the Scottish Open Grand Prix, Scotland will be represented in the main draw of all five events when the action starts at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena on November 18


Brilliant as Blair takes Swiss title

18 October 2015

Robert Blair added another title to his illustrious trophy cabinet when he and Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth won the Swiss International mixed doubles title at Yverdon-les-Bains today


Blair on a Swiss roll

17 October 2015

Robert Blair moved into the quarter-finals of the Swiss International in Yverdon-les-Bains when he and Indonesia's Pia Zebadiah Bernadeth defeated England youngsters Ben Lane and Jessica Pugh


Don’t miss out on our early bird Scottish Open ticket offer

16 October 2015

TIME is running out if badminton fans want to take advantage of the early bird ticket discounts for the Scottish Open Grand Prix


Blair through to second round in Switzerland

16 October 2015

Robert Blair is through to tonight’s second round of the mixed doubles at the Swiss International in Yverdon-les-Bains


Champions past and present return to Glasgow in bumper Scottish Open entry

14 October 2015

THE road to Rio and the appeal of playing in the venue for the next Badminton World Championships has guaranteed a massive entry for next month’s Scottish Open Grand Prix in Glasgow


Kirsty finds it tough in Denmark

14 October 2015

Kirsty Gilmour’s joy at winning her first Grand Prix title on Sunday was short-lived as she bowed out in the first round of the Yonex Denmark Open in Odense this afternoon


Tough return to Superseries for jubilant Gilmour

13 October 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR has little time to bask in the success of her first Grand Prix title as she returns to MetLife BWF Superseries Premier action tomorrow at the Yonex Denmark Open


Brilliant Gilmour triumphs at Yonex Dutch Open

11 October 2015

Kirsty Gilmour capped a fine week in Almere by winning the women’s singles title in emphatic fashion at the Yonex Dutch Open in Almere this afternoon


Dutch treat as Gilmour books third final appearance in a row

11 October 2015

Kirsty Gilmour made it three final appearances in a row after winning her women’s singles semi-final at the Yonex Dutch Open in Almere


Kirsty charges on in Holland

9 October 2015

Kirsty Gilmour’s title push at the Yonex Dutch Open continued this afternoon after booking her place in the semi-finals of the women’s singles in Almere


Gilmour and Blair through to Dutch quarter-finals

9 October 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR is through to the last eight of the women’s singles at the Yonex Dutch Open in Almere


Scots hit form at the double in Holland

8 October 2015

Scotland’s two men’s doubles pairs got off to a flying start today at the Yonex Dutch Open in Almere


Gilmour and Blair given good work-outs at the Dutch Open

7 October 2015

Kirsty Gilmour is through to the second round of the women’s singles at the Yonex Dutch Open in Almere


Gilmour back on title trail in Holland

6 October 2015

SCOTLAND'S Kirsty Gilmour returns to action in Holland this week following her recent victory in the FZ Forza Prague Open


Rising stars share the honours at Scottish Junior Nationals

4 October 2015

Alex Dunn, Heather MacPherson, Rachel Cameron and Joshua Apiliga were the stars of the Scottish Junior National Championships at Motherwell’s Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility this afternoon with a singles and doubles title each


Grimleys out to threaten Dunn’s home hopes at Scottish National Juniors

29 September 2015

Christopher and Matthew Grimley will go into this weekend’s Scottish National Junior Championships at Ravenscraig Sports Facility full of confidence after their Under 17 title triumph at the Swiss Junior Open in Geneva on Sunday


Great Weekend at Glasgow Junior Championships

29 September 2015

Over 13000 hard fought points were scored during the Glasgow U13/U17 Championships at the weekend


Twin peaks as the Grimleys triumph in Geneva

27 September 2015

Twins Christopher and Matthew Grimley were Scotland’s heroes today at the Swiss Junior Open in Geneva


Gilmour triumphs in Prague, Black takes doubles gold at World Seniors

26 September 2015

Kirsty Gilmour landed the women’s singles title at the FZ Forza Prague Open this afternoon to show she is running into form just at the right time with the Scottish Open Grand Prix less than eight weeks away


Black through to two finals at World Seniors, Gilmour in Prague semis

25 September 2015

Scotland’s Christine Black is two wins away from a golden double at the BWF World Seniors Championships in Sweden while Kirsty Gilmour is through to the women's singles semi-finals in the Czech Republic


Black stays on course for World Senior success

25 September 2015

Christine Black is through to the semi-finals of both her events at the BWF World Seniors Championships


Black chasing double top in Sweden

24 September 2015

Christine Black is through to the quarter-finals of both her events at the BWF World Senior Championships in Helsinborg, Sweden


Just the ticket as Kirsty leads the Scottish Open challenge

22 September 2015

Kirsty Gilmour will return to the scene of her Commonwealth Games silver medal success when she leads the home challenge at the Scottish Open Grand Prix at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena in eight weeks – and you can be there to cheer her on in her title challenge after tickets went on sale today at www.badmintonscotland.org.uk


Motherwell’s Dunn chasing a title hat-trick at Junior Nationals

22 September 2015

ALEX DUNN is bidding for a home run when he tackles the Scottish National Under 19 Championships at Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility in Motherwell on October 3 and 4


Gilmour chasing another final in Prague

21 September 2015

SCOTLAND’S Kirsty Gilmour will look to go one better than in Belgium when she tackles this week’s FZ Forza Prague International Challenge


Scotland youngsters shine at Wimbledon and Nottingham

15 September 2015

Scotland’s Alex Dunn scooped second place in both singles and doubles at the Wimbledon Under 19 Gold tournament t the weekend while Alice Campbell and Rachel Cameron took top spot in singles events at the Nottingham Under 15 event


Bronze for Laing at Para-Badminton World Championships

14 September 2015

Scotland’s Bobby Laing won bronze at the BWF World Para-Badminton Championships held at Stoke Mandeville in Buckinghamshire over the last four days


Gilmour has to settle for runner-up in Belgium

13 September 2015

Kirsty Gilmour was unable to reproduce her semi-final form when she faced Jin Wei Goh in the final of the Yonex Belgian International in Leuven tonight


Tough start to Scotland’s Para-Badminton challenge

11 September 2015

Scotland’s players faced a stern test on day one of the 10th World Para-Badminton Championships at Stoke Mandeville in Buckinghamshire yesterday


Gilmour through to Belgian quarter-finals

11 September 2015

SCOTLAND'S Kirsty Gilmour is through to the quarter-finals of the Yonex Belgian International in Leuven


Gilmour through to Belgian semi-finals

11 September 2015

Kirsty Gilmour has guaranteed herself a ranking boost by reaching the semi-finals of the Yonex Belgian International


Black seeded in two events as she chases more Senior success

10 September 2015

Christine Black is the only member of the four-strong Scotland squad to be seeded for the 7th World Senior Championships to be played in the Swedish city of Helsingborg from September 20-26


Gilmour back on the Olympic trail

8 September 2015

Kirsty Gilmour returns to tournament action this week for the first time since the World Championships in early August


Young Scots hit form in Dublin

7 September 2015

Scotland’s young prospects laid down a marker at the start of the new season by reaching two finals at the Carlton Irish Under 19 Open in Dublin on Sunday


Scotland’s Magnificent Seven tackle World Para-Badminton Championships

7 September 2015

Scotland’s seven-strong team are heading for Stoke Mandeville in Buckinghamshire on Wednesday to compete in the 10th BWF Para-Badminton World Championships


Scotland pairs out of luck in Irish Under 19 draw

3 September 2015

The luck of the draw deserted two Scotland pairs when the Carlton Irish Under 19 Open begins in Dublin tomorrow


Scotland's young stars head for Dublin

1 September 2015

Scotland’s young players tackle their first major event of the 2015-2016 badminton season when they compete in the Carlton Irish Open Under 15 and Under 19 Championships in Dublin this weekend


Campbell and MacHugh bow out at Worlds

12 August 2015

Scotland’s challenge at the World Championships came to an end today when Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh fell in the second round of the men’s doubles in Jakarta


Merrilees can’t stop 14th seed at Worlds

11 August 2015

Scotland’s Kieran Merrilees followed Kirsty Gilmour out of the TOTAL BWF World Championships in Jakarta today


Tough exit for Gilmour at the Worlds

10 August 2015

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour suffered a disappointing early World Championships exit for the second year running in Jakarta today


BADMINTONscotland enjoys a Ministerial visit

3 August 2015

BADMINTONscotland today enjoyed a Ministerial visit when the sport’s National Governing Body played host to the SNP's Humza Yousaf


Line up for the World Championships

31 July 2015

CALLING all badminton fans! Do you want to be in the thick of the action? Well, you won’t get a much better view than from the line judge’s chair


Gilmour out for revenge at TOTAL BWF World Championships

29 July 2015

Kirsty Gilmour will be keen to avenge her Swiss Open defeat by Thailand's Porntip Buranaprasertsuk when they meet in the first round of the women's singles TOTAL BWF World Championships in Jakarta in two weeks


Scotland name World Para-Badminton Championships squad

27 July 2015

Scotland today named a seven-strong team to contest the 2015 BWF Para-Badminton World Championships to be staged at Stoke Mandeville in England from September 8-13


Scottish players ready to represent GB at Special Olympics

17 July 2015

A Special Olympics GB team of 115 athletes with intellectual disabilities from across England, Scotland and Wales will be heading to the 2015 World Summer Games in Los Angeles this month, depart from Heathrow on July 21st for a once in a lifetime experience


Carder and Campbell bow out in last 16 at Student Games

13 July 2015

Great Britain, who finished 10th in the team event at the World Student Games, saw their challenge in the individual events come to an end on the penultimate day of the week-long championships in Gwangju, Korea


Carder through to last 16 at Student Games

10 July 2015

Scotland's Matthew Carder is through to the last 16 of the men's singles as the individual events at the World Student Games got under way today and Martin Campbell is also through to the third round of the mixed doubles


Scots help GB to 10th place at University Games

9 July 2015

Scotland’s top young players helped Great Britain to two wins in the knockout play-off stages to finish in 10th place in the badminton team competition at the World University Games in Gwangju


Scots help Team GB to winning start

6 July 2015

Scotland’s Martin Campbell helped GB’s badminton squad off to a winning start at the 2015 World University Games in Gwangju today when he scored two victories in the opening Group H clash with Uganda


Shetland pair take silver at Island Games

3 July 2015

Gordon Keith and Shona Mackay of the Shetland Isles took the silver medal in mixed doubles at the NatWest Island Games as the badminton competition reached its climax on Jersey today


BADMINTONscotland set to get more students playing through SSS partnership

2 July 2015

SCOTLAND’S student community received a massive badminton boost today with the announcement of a new partnership between BADMINTONscotland and Scottish Student Sport


Scotland’s Para-Badminton stars edged out in Dublin

29 June 2015

Scotland’s Alan Oliver and Colin Leslie both lost out to England pair Daniel Bethell and Bobby Griffin at the Carlton Irish Para-Badminton International in Dublin over the weekend


St Ninian’s High School wins BADMINTONscotland School of the Month Award

26 June 2015

St Ninian’s High School in East Renfrewshire has picked up BADMINTONscotland’s School of the Month Award for June, in recognition of its excellent school badminton programme


French pair too strong for Van Rietvelde and Coles in Canada

25 June 2015

Scotland’s Paul Van Rietvelde and England’s Chris Coles suffered an early exit at the Yonex Canadian Open in Calgary yesterday


Orkney and Shetland counting down to Island Games

25 June 2015

Teams from Orkney and Shetland are in their final preparations for the 2015 Island Games taking place in Jersey from Sunday 28 June to Friday 3 July


Gilmour through to US Open Quarters

19 June 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR hit form at the Yonex US Open last night when she toppled No.8 seed Pai Yu Po 21-11 17-21 21-14 in the second round of the women’s singles in New York


Gilmour looks for a lift at the US Open

15 June 2015

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour takes a break from the pressure of playing Superseries badminton this week when she tackles the 2015 YONEX Suffolk County Community College US Open Championships in New York


8 June 2015

MARTIN CAMPBELL was celebrating yesterday after helping his Derby team-mates to victory in the inaugural National Badminton League finals at K2 Crawley


Top Scots in NBL finals day squads

5 June 2015

FIVE of Scotland's top players will be in competition this weekend as they bid to end up on the winning team at the finals of the inaugural National Badminton League at K2 Crawley


Gilmour pushes Olympic champion all the way in Indonesia

3 June 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR suffered her second Superseries first-round exit in a week when she fell to China's top seed Li Xuerui at the BCA Indonesia Open in Jakarta today


Tarbolton Primary School wins BADMINTONscotland School of the Month Award

1 June 2015

Tarbolton Primary School has picked up BADMINTONscotland’s School of the Month Award for May, in recognition of its excellent school badminton programme


BADMINTONscotland salutes 25 years of Royal Patronage

30 May 2015

BADMINTONscotland today paid tribute to His Royal Highness, The Earl of Wessex to mark his 25 years as Patron of the sport’s national governing body


Scotland's entry confirmed for World Championships

28 May 2015

BADMINTONscotland today confirmed that they will send a four-strong squad to the TOTAL BWF World Championships in Jakarta from August 10-16


Gilmour's tough exit in Sydney

27 May 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR’S Olympic race got off to a false start in Sydney today when she went out in the first round at The Star Australian Open Superseries


McCallister targets title double at Under 11 Scottish Nationals

26 May 2015

HAMISH McCallister of Edinburgh starts his bid for a title double on Saturday as top seed in the boys’ singles and doubles at the Scottish National Under 11 Championships at Scotstoun’s National Badminton Academy in Glasgow


Grimleys lead Scotland's title surge at Glasgow International

24 May 2015

THE Grimley twins dominated the Under 15 individual events on finals day at the Glasgow International Youth Championships at Scotstoun this afternoon as Scotland players added to their Under 13 success in the team event


Bankier quickly through to last 16 in Spain

22 May 2015

Imogen Bankier and Robert Mateusiak are already through to the last 16 of the mixed doubles at the Spanish International in Madrid


Record entry for Under 11 Scottish Nationals

19 May 2015

THE final Scottish National Junior Badminton Championships of the season has attracted a record entry with 84 young prospects set to compete in the Under 11 age group in Glasgow on May 30


Campbell & MacHugh to face Van Rietvelde in Spain

18 May 2015

Scotland’s top players start their year-long Olympic qualifying race this week when they head to Madrid for the Spanish International


Conway first Chairperson as Travers steps up as President

11 May 2015

BADMINTONscotland yesterday confirmed former Scotland international player and national coach Dan Travers as its new President on a two-year term


Campbeltown Grammar wins BADMINTONscotland School of the Month Award

7 May 2015

Campbeltown Grammar has picked up BADMINTONscotland’s School of the Month Award for April, in recognition of its excellent school badminton programme


Gilmour starts Olympic race in pole position

5 May 2015

Scotland’s badminton players this week begin the year-long quest to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro


Scots called up to World University Games badminton squad

5 May 2015

FIVE Scotland players have been named in the nine-strong GB and Northern Ireland badminton squad to compete in the 28th World University Games in the Korean city of Gwangiu from July 3-14


Grimley treble and Farnood double as Scots dominate Quadrangular

3 May 2015

Scotland’s Under 15 squad followed up Friday’s team triumph at the Under 15 Quadrangular tournament in Milton Keynes by winning four of the five individual titles and three runners-up spots as well


Super Scots take Under 15 team title

1 May 2015

Scotland avenged last year’s 5-4 defeat by England to recapture the team title at the Under 15 Quadrangular International in Milton Keynes tonight


Young Scots chase Quadrangular glory

29 April 2015

Glasgow twins Christopher and Matthew Grimley lead Scotland's Under 15 squad into action in the Quadrangular International at Milton Keynes this weekend


Shuttle Time comes to Scotland

28 April 2015

Over the weekend fifteen candidates descended on the Sir Craig Reedie BADMINTONscotland Centre to take part in Shuttle Time Tutor Training in preparation for the introduction of the course in Scotland


MacPherson and Dunn lead title triumphs at Scottish Junior Nationals

19 April 2015

Alex Dunn and Julie MacPherson are the new Scottish National Under 21 badminton singles champions


Miller Primary School wins BADMINTONscotland School of the Month Award

16 April 2015

Miller Primary School from Glasgow has picked up BADMINTONscotland’s School of the Month Award for March 2015, in recognition of its excellent school badminton programme


Dunn and MacPherson lead title challenge at Scottish National Juniors

14 April 2015

Alex Dunn aims to add the Scottish National Under 21 singles crown to last year’s Under 17 title treble when he goes into action at Edinburgh’s Meadowbank Sports Centre at the weekend


Thrills and Quality at Highland Open Badminton

14 April 2015

The Highland Badminton Group’s Senior Open provided a feast of excellence at the Black Isle Leisure Centre, Fortrose


Hall steps up to tackle Dutch International

14 April 2015

Scotland’s Adam Hall looks to build on his European Junior bronze medal when he tackles the Victor Dutch International in Wateringen this week


Chinese star too good for Gilmour

8 April 2015

Kirsty Gilmour faced a thankless task at the OUE Singapore Open today when she took on former world No.1 Wang Shixian in the first round of the women's singles


Bronze star Dunn targets Under 21 singles title

7 April 2015

European Junior bronze medallist Alex Dunn switches from doubles to singles for the Scottish National Junior Championships at Edinburgh’s Meadowbank Sports Centre on April 18 and 19


Cheung and Smith finish runners-up in Belgium

7 April 2015

Scotland sent a large squad to Belgium at the Easter weekend to tackle the four age-group Victor Olve tournament in Edegem, Antwerp


Big win for Van Rietvelde in Finland

4 April 2015

Scotland's Paul Van Rietvelde and England's Chris Coles produced one of the best wins of their developing partnership to reach today's quarter-finals of the Finnish Open in Vantaa


Dunn and Hall ensure Scotland a bronze at the European Juniors

3 April 2015

Alex Dunn and Adam Hall guaranteed Scotland at least a bronze medal at the European Under 19 Championships in Lubin last night


Dunn and Hall win European bronze

3 April 2015

Alex Dunn and Adam Hall were forced to settle for bronze medals in the boys' doubles after going down in a three-game semi-final at the European Junior Championships in Lubin tonight


Dunn and Hall race into European quarter-finals

2 April 2015

Alex Dunn and Adam Hall lived up to their seeding by reaching the quarter-finals of the boys’ doubles at the European Junior Championships in the Polish city of Lubin today


Newall leads the way at European Juniors

1 April 2015

Holly Newall led Scotland’s march into the last 16 at the European Junior Championships at Lubin in Poland this afternoon


Grimleys rise to the occasion at European Under 19s

31 March 2015

Glasgow twins Christopher and Matthew Grimley made a brilliant start at the European Under 19 Championships in Lubin last night


MacPherson and Hall bounce back after mixed doubles exit at European Juniors

31 March 2015

Julie MacPherson put a disappointing mixed doubles exit behind her at the European Junior Championships in Lubin this afternoon with a solid win in her singles event


BADMINTONscotland and Ravenscraig go from strength to strength

30 March 2015

BADMINTONscotland and North Lanarkshire Leisure are celebrating after consolidating their already successful partnership for a further five years


Merrilees' challenge ends in Orleans semi-finals and Laing wins bronze at Spanish Para-Badminton International

30 March 2015

Kieran Merrilees’ hopes of landing a second international title this season were dashed in the semi-finals at the Orleans International


Merrilees reaches Orleans last four but juniors' Euro charge is checked

28 March 2015

Kieran Merrilees is through to the men’s singles semi-finals at the Orleans International after chalking up his sixth win of the tournament this morning


Three wins for Merrilees on way to main draw in Orleans

27 March 2015

Scotland’s Kieran Merrilees won three rounds of qualifying to reach today’s main draw at France’s Orleans International


Another fine win for Scotland's young stars

27 March 2015

Scotland’s young stars followed up yesterday’s 5-0 win over Bulgaria with a 4-1 victory over Slovenia this afternoon at the European Under 19 Championships in Poland


Dashing start by young Scots at the Europeans

26 March 2015

Scotland’s young prospects made a blistering start to their European Under 19 Championships campaign in the Polish city of Lubin this afternoon when they defeated Bulgaria 5-0 in their Group 4 opener


Grimley twins to become youngest boys to represent Scotland at European Junior Championships

25 March 2015

Scotland will make a twin attack on the Under 19 European Junior Badminton Championships, starting in Poland on Thursday, when Christopher and Matthew Grimley tackle the biggest event of their young careers


Carder and Bankier head Scotland challenge at Orleans International

25 March 2015

Matthew Carder gets the chance to avenge his Scottish Open Grand Prix defeat by England’s Rhys Walker when they meet in the qualifying rounds of the Orleans International Challenge tomorrow


Scotland to lose head coach Yvette

23 March 2015

Scottish badminton is to lose “their best ever coach” following today’s decision by Yvette Yun Luo to step down from her role with BADMINTONscotland


Great Entry for Fife Badminton Championships

20 March 2015

International badminton player Russell Hogg from Dunfermline had a major influence on the development of disability badminton in Fife. Sadly Russell passed away two years ago but part of his legacy is undoubtedly the quality and quantity of badminton projects which are now part of the Disability Sport Fife (DSF) programme


MacPherson on course for action replay at European juniors

19 March 2015

Edinburgh’s Julie MacPherson discovered she is on course for a rematch with one of the three seeded players she defeated in last year’s European Junior Under 17 Championships when the draw for this year’s Under 19 Championships was announced today


2015 Yonex Activcity East of Scotland Championships

17 March 2015

The entry at this year’s East of Scotland Championships was not only the largest for several years but also featured many of Scotland’s top junior and senior international players


Hall, Dunn and MacPherson seeded at European Juniors

17 March 2015

Mauchline’s Adam Hall has been seeded in both his doubles events at the European Under 19 Junior Championships later this month in the Polish city of Lubin


2015 Yonex Activcity East of Scotland Championships

16 March 2015

The entry at this year’s East of Scotland Championships was not only the largest for several years but also featured many of Scotland’s top junior and senior international players


Van Rietvelde and Coles charge into Swiss second round

12 March 2015

Paul Van Rietvelde joined Kirsty Gilmour in today’s second round at the Swiss Open in Basel after he and Chris Coles pulled off a fine win last night


Van Rietvelde & Coles book their place in Swiss main draw

11 March 2015

Paul Van Rietvelde and Chris Coles have repeated their efforts at the Yonex German Open two weeks ago by coming through qualifying to reach today's main men's doubles draw of the Swiss Open in Basel


Gilmour off to good start at Swiss Open

11 March 2015

Kirsty Gilmour was Scotland's first winner at the Swiss Open in Basel today


Gilmour hungry for a Swiss roll

10 March 2015

Kirsty Gilmour will aim to put her early exit at the Yonex All England Championships behind her as she heads for Basel to tackle the Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold this week


Campbell and MacHugh edged out in Portugal final

9 March 2015

Top seeds Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh narrowly failed to add the Portugal International title to their second Icelandic International success in January


Campbell and MacHugh through to Portugal final

8 March 2015

Scotland’s Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh are through to today’s men’s doubles final at the 50th Portuguese International at Caldas da Rainha


West Linton Primary School wins BADMINTONscotland School of the Month Award

5 March 2015

West Linton Primary School in Peeblesshire has picked up BADMINTONscotland’s School of the Month Award for February 2015, in recognition of its excellent school badminton programme


Waiting game spoils Gilmour’s All England bid

5 March 2015

Kirsty Gilmour’s hopes of a good run at the Yonex All England Open Championships were dashed in Birmingham last night when she fell in the first round of the women’s singles


Van Rietvelde falls in Yonex All England qualifying

3 March 2015

Scotland's Paul Van Rietvelde saw his Yonex All England Championships challenge come to an abrupt end in Birmingham today


Scotland juniors aim to mount strong European challenge

3 March 2015

Scotland today named a strong squad to contest the team and individual events at the European Junior Under 19 Championships in the city of Lubin from March 26-April 4


Big challenges for Scots in England and Portugal

2 March 2015

Scotland send players into action on two fronts this week. While Kirsty Gilmour and Paul Van Rietvelde head to Birmingham for the Yonex All England Open Championships, several players will head to the Portuguese International in Caldas da Rainha


Badminton Scotland One of Five Glasgow organisations shortlisted for Sports Business Innovation Awards

2 March 2015

BADMINTONscotland are one of five enterprising Glasgow-based organisations to have been named as finalists at the first Sports Business Innovation Awards which will take place in the city on 11th March 2015


Kirsty wins Glasgow Athlete of Year Award

28 February 2015

Kirsty Gilmour added another prize to her growing list of badminton honours after Great Britain's highest ranked women's singles player was named Athlete of the Year in Friday’s Glasgow Sports Person of the Year Awards ceremony at the City Chambers


Line up for a key badminton role

27 February 2015

DO you want one of the best seats in the house when the 2017 TOTAL BWF World Badminton Championships come to Glasgow’s Emirates Arena in August 2017


Scotland's hopes dashed in Germany

26 February 2015

Scotland’s three challengers at the Yonex German Open all went out in the first round in Mulheim yesterday


Van Rietvelde through to main draw in Germany

25 February 2015

Paul Van Rietvelde is through to today's main draw of the men's doubles at the Yonex German Open with English partner Chris Coles


Blair launches new men's doubles partnership in Germany

24 February 2015

Robert Blair will launch a new men's doubles partnership on Wednesday at the Yonex German Open in Mulheim


Thomson leads Police against Scotland Select

23 February 2015

Scotland’s young stars take on Police Sport UK tomorrow at the Sir Craig Reedie Badminton Scotland Centre in Glasgow, looking to repeat last year’s victory in the annual fixture


Carder proves himself the top student

23 February 2015

Matthew Carder, who was men's singles runner-up at the Yonex Scottish Nationals in Perth at the start of the month, went one better at the weekend when he was crowned men's singles champion at the British Universities and Colleges Championship in Sheffield


Hall a Double Winner at the Glasgow Championships

23 February 2015

After some very exciting and closely fought matches Adam Hall emerged as the only double winner at the Sir Craig Reedie Centre at the weekend


Scotland names a date for the 2017 World Championships

17 February 2015

BADMINTONscotland are delighted to announce that the TOTAL BWF World Championships at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena will be staged from August 21-27 in 2017


Merrilees looks to build on Euro form in Austria

16 February 2015

Scotland's Kieran Merrilees will be looking to build on his European Team Championships performances in Belgium last week as he goes into this week's Austrian International Challenge event in Vienna


Scots win 15 titles at Para-Badminton Championships

16 February 2015

Scotland enjoyed some outstanding success over the weekend, winning 15 titles at the 4 Nations Para-Badminton Championships held at Motherwell’s Ravenscraig Regional Sports Centre


Scotland stun holders Germany at Europeans

12 February 2015

Scotland stunned defending champions Germany by winning both singles in their Group 3 decider at the European Team Championships in Belgium this afternoon on the way to a dramatic last match 3-2 victory


Gilmour's special All England incentive

11 February 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR will get the chance to avenge her Commonwealth Games final defeat by Canada's Michelle Li if both players win their opening matches at the Yonex All England Open Championships in Birmingham next month


In-form Gilmour leads the Scottish challenge at Europeans

9 February 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR will be aiming to take her January form into this week’s European Mixed Team Championships in Leuven near Brussels


Under 15/19 Glasgow Championships

9 February 2015

At the Glasgow Under 15/19 Championships at the weekend we had some very interesting results


Scotland to face France, Bulgaria and Slovenia at European Juniors

5 February 2015

Scotland’s young stars will look to build on their impressive performances at the Yonex Scottish National Championships in Perth last weekend when they tackle the Under 19 European Junior Championships in the Polish city of Lubin from March 26-30


Craigmount High School wins BADMINTONscotland School of the Month Award

28 January 2015

Craigmount High School of Edinburgh has picked up BADMINTONscotland’s School of the Month Award for January 2015, in recognition of its excellent school badminton programme


Gilmour and Bankier on a title charge at the Yonex Scottish Nationals

27 January 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR starts her bid for a fourth successive women’s singles title at this weekend’s Yonex Scottish National Badminton Championships with a second-round clash against Sarah Sidebottom at Bell’s Sports Centre in Perth


Campbell and MacHugh reign in Iceland again

25 January 2015

Scotland's Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh warmed up for next weekend's Yonex Scottish National Championships by retaining their men's doubles title at the Iceland International without dropping a game


Bankier sets sights on Yonex Scottish Nationals record

20 January 2015

IMOGEN BANKIER goes in search of a ninth consecutive mixed doubles triumph and a sixth women’s doubles title when she tackles the 2015 Yonex Scottish National Badminton Championships at Bell’s Sports Centre in Perth, starting on Friday 30 January


Scotland back their stars for European challenge

19 January 2015

Scotland will rely on eight of the nine players who topped their qualifying group in November to contest the finals of the European Mixed Team championships in Belgium from February 11-15


Gilmour triumphs in Sweden, Dunn and Hall star in Poland

18 January 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR made a perfect start to her 2015 campaign by retaining her women's singles title at the Swedish Masters in Uppsala this afternoon


Gilmour on Swedish title trail as juniors star in Poland

17 January 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR is through to the semi-finals after making a strong start to the defence of her women’s singles title at the Swedish Masters in Uppsala


Young stars do Scotland proud in Poland

16 January 2015

Scotland's quartet of young stars maintained their 100 per cent record on day two of the Polish Junior tournament in Lubin as they proved a force to be reckoned with


Young Scots make solid start in Poland

15 January 2015

Scotland's three singles players made a good start to their title challenges at the Polish Junior Championships in Lubin


Gilmour, Merrilees and Van Rietvelde head for Sweden

13 January 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR heads for Uppsala this week to defend her Swedish Masters title and Kieran Merrilees looks to take November’s Yonex Welsh International title winning form into the first international event of 2015 for Scotland’s top players


Thomson and Geals grab the glory in Dunfermline

12 January 2015

Former Scotland international Gordon Thomson took top honours at the Babolat Dunfermline Open when he won the men’s singles and mixed doubles titles


Scotland quartet aim to shine in Poland

12 January 2015

Scotland's badminton stars of tomorrow are the first home players into international action in 2015 when a four-strong squad tackles the Polish Under 19 Championships, starting on Wednesday


Gilmour geared up for a big year

6 January 2015

KIRSTY GILMOUR is looking to build on her silver medal success at the Commonwealth Games as she heads into her 2015 campaign


Scots to face Germany and Spain in European finals

19 December 2014

Scotland face a tough task when they tackle the finals of the 2015 European Mixed Team Championships in Leuven near Brussels from February 11-15


Tough time for young Scots in Dublin

4 December 2014

Young Scots Josh Neil and Ben Torrance look to shrug off their singles disappointment when they tackle the men’s doubles first round at the Carlton Irish Open in Dublin today


Scottish trio help Europe to fifth place in Jakarta

3 December 2014

EUROPE All-Stars finished on a high in Jakarta today when they defeated Vietnam 3-1 to secure fifth place in the eight-team, 11-day US $1m Axiata Cup


Scotland's young stars head for Dublin

2 December 2014

SCOTLAND’S young badminton players bring their 2014 campaign to an end this week when they tackle the Carlton Irish International, which starts in Dublin tomorrow


Scottish trio left to chase fifth place and $50,000 in Jakarta

2 December 2014

SCOTLAND’S Robert Blair, Imogen Bankier and Kirsty Gilmour saw their hopes of a semi-final place at the US $1m Axiata Cup slip away today when Europe All-Stars lost 3-1 to league leaders Indonesia in Jakarta


Merrilees gets a boost with Welsh title triumph

1 December 2014

KIERAN MERRILEES gave himself a confidence boost by lifting the men’s singles title without dropping a game in the whole tournament at the Yonex Welsh International in Cardiff at the weekend


Scotland trio in fight for Axiata Cup semi-final place

1 December 2014

SCOTLAND’S three stars at the Axiata Cup know what is expected of them today and tomorrow if Europe All-Stars are to qualify for the semi-finals of the US$1m Axiata Cup


Scottish trio face must-win Cup clash

1 December 2014

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour, Imogen Bankier and Robert Blair face a must-win clash with Indonesia tomorrow if Europe All-Stars are to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the semi-finals of the US $1m Axiata Cup


Scottish Open stars aim to hit the jackpot in Jakarta

26 November 2014

Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier are looking to follow up their Scottish Open Grand Prix triumph by earning a Christmas bonus over the next 11 days


Blair and Bankier through to Scottish Open final

22 November 2014

ROBERT BLAIR and Imogen Bankier are one win away from a successful defence of their Scottish Open Grand Prix mixed doubles title


Gilmour through to two semi-finals at Scottish Open Grand Prix

21 November 2014

KIRSTY GILMOUR gave her fans a fright tonight before booking her place in a second semi-final at the Scottish Open Grand Prix


Gilmour books a quarter-final and a semi-final place at the Scottish Open Grand Prix

21 November 2014

KIRSTY GILMOUR made Glasgow’s Emirates Arena a home from home today when she won her women’s singles and doubles to reach tonight’s quarter-finals of the Scottish Open Grand Prix


Gilmour happy to come through tough Scottish Open start

20 November 2014

KIRSTY GILMOUR displayed her Commonwealth Games silver medal credentials today as she started her women’s singles challenge at badminton’s Scottish Open Grand Prix


Torrance, Carder and Neil surge into Scottish Open second round

19 November 2014

Ben Torrance set the tone for the home challenge tonight when he defeated a played ranked 400 places higher to claim a place in the second round of the men’s singles at the Scottish Open Grand Prix at the Emirates Arena


Newall produces her best at Scottish Open Grand Prix

19 November 2014

RISING Scotland star Holly Newall pulled off “the best win of my career so far” after she knocked out higher ranked French player Anne Tran to book her place in the main draw of the women’s singles on day one of the Scottish Open Grand Prix at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena


Glasgow to show World-class qualities at the Scottish Open Grand Prix

18 November 2014

THE Scottish Open Grand Prix gets under way tomorrow (Wed) with a glowing testimonial ringing in BADMINTONscotland’s ears after Glasgow was awarded the 2017 World Individual Championships


Kirsty urges home fans to roar on Scotland

11 November 2014

WITH just eight days to go to the start of badminton's Scottish Open Grand Prix, Scotland’s top players are urging fans to recreate the Commonwealth Games atmosphere when the action starts at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena


Badminton scoops six prizes at Sports Council for Glasgow Awards

11 November 2014

THE Scottish Open Grand Prix received a terrific boost last night when some of the key players at next week’s Championships helped badminton virtually sweep the board at the Sports Council for Glasgow Awards 2014


Scots book their place in Euro finals

10 November 2014

Scotland roared into the finals of the European Team Championships with a 4-1 win over hosts Czech Republic in Prague on Sunday


Scots off to a flier in Prague

7 November 2014

Scotland made a winning start to their European Team Championships qualifier in Prague this afternoon by beating Switzerland 4-1


Josh and Julie named on Future Stars programme

6 November 2014

Josh Neil and Julie MacPherson, two of Scotland’s fast emerging badminton talents, have been named among Badminton Europe’s 25 young players in their Future Stars programme for 2014-2015


Gilmour ready for Scottish Open Grand Prix title challenge

5 November 2014

KIRSTY GILMOUR will start her Scottish Open Grand Prix title challenge against American player Rong Schafer after the draw was announced today


Glasgow 2014 medal stars top seeds at the Scottish Open Grand Prix

3 November 2014

ROBERT BLAIR and Imogen Bankier were today named as mixed doubles top seeds as they look to retain their Scottish Open Grand Prix title at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena later this month


Scotland are already up to speed as BWF plan ahead to badminton’s Paralympic debut

3 November 2014

Para-Badminton athletes are still celebrating the sport’s entry into the Paralympic movement at the 2020 Games in Tokyo. But the Badminton World Federation has moved quickly to make sure all national governing bodies will be ready to grasp the opportunity


Scotland team up for European challenge in Prague

3 November 2014

SCOTLAND’S top badminton players head for Prague this weekend hoping that their successes at the Commonwealth Games will provide them with real impetus as they tackle the European Mixed Team Championship qualifiers


Gilmour, Bankier and Blair called up for big-money Axiata Cup

30 October 2014

Scotland’s Commonwealth Games medal stars Kirsty Gilmour, Imogen Bankier and Robert Blair have been named in All-Star Europe’s team to contest the Axiata Cup in Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur at the end of November


Commonwealth medallists lead Scottish Open title challenge

28 October 2014

ROBERT BLAIR and Imogen Bankier will be among the mixed doubles favourites when they defend their title at the Scottish Open Grand Prix from November 19-23


Merrilees and Van Rietvelde tackle the Bitburger

27 October 2014

Kieran Merrilees and Paul Van Rietvelde warm up for next month’s Scottish Open Grand Prix when they tackle this week’s Bitburger Open in Saarbrucken


Two Under 13 golds for Kenneth in Nottingham

27 October 2014

Kenneth Cheung hit double top at the Under 13 Nottingham Gold event at the University of Nottingham at the weekend, winning his singles event then teaming up with Callum Smith to take the doubles title


BADMINTONscotland determined to continue culture of success

27 October 2014

BADMINTON in Scotland is booming. But Chief Executive Anne Smillie told BADMINTONscotland’s half-yearly meeting yesterday that there will not be any complacency as the sport’s national governing body looks to build on the unprecedented success enjoyed during the four-year funding cycle just ended


Gilmour falls to Nehwal in Paris

23 October 2014

KIRSTY GILMOUR pushed Saina Nehwal all the way before losing their women's singles second-round contest at the Yonex French Superseries in Paris this afternoon


Winning start for Gilmour in Paris

22 October 2014

Kirsty Gilmour is through to the second round of the Yonex French Superseries in Paris


Success for Scotland’s juniors in Denmark

21 October 2014

A number of our top juniors recently headed to participate in the Danish Junior Cup


Tough return for Gilmour in Denmark

13 October 2014

SCOTLAND'S Kirsty Gilmour faces a tough assignment tomorrow (Wednesday) when she returns to Superseries action following her efforts at the Commonwealth Games and World Championships in July and August


Cooper calls time on Scotland badminton career

8 October 2014

JILLIE COOPER, one of Scotland’s most popular badminton players, today announced her retirement


Lothian Regional Badminton Festival

8 October 2014

Meadowmill Sports Centre in East Lothian provided an excellent setting for this year's Lothian School Badminton Festival, held on Wednesday 1 October


Para-Badminton wins Olympic recognition

7 October 2014

BRITAIN’S Para-badminton stars were celebrating today after the sport finally won its battle for Olympic recognition


Be a winner with our ‘Early Bird’ Scottish Open ticket offer

6 October 2014

JUST two months after an incredible Commonwealth Games, BADMINTONscotland are all geared up to stage another glittering event at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena


Hall the hat-trick hero of the Scottish Junior Nationals

5 October 2014

ADAM HALL entered the record books today as he completed a clean sweep of age group title trebles in winning all three of his Under 19 events at the Scottish National Junior Championships in Motherwell


Stars of the future tackle Scottish Junior Nationals

1 October 2014

MORE THAN 100 young badminton prospects will head for Motherwell at the weekend to contest the first Scottish Junior National Championships of the 2014-2015 season


Sir Craig Reedie Badminton Scotland Centre unveiled

1 October 2014

Sir Craig Reedie CBE was a proud man today after the Glasgow badminton centre he pioneered was renamed in his honour


Grimleys dominate at Glasgow Under 17 and more triple winners in Under 13

30 September 2014

Matthew and Christopher grimly dominated the Glasgow Under 17 Championships at the weekend with Matthew winning a treble of singles, doubles and mixed


EURO SENIORS TITLES FOR TRAVERS AND BLACK

29 September 2014

Scotland’s Dan Travers may have lost his singles title but he retained the men’s and mixed doubles crowns at the European Senior Championships after a tough week of badminton action at Caldas da Rainha in Portugal


Travers & Black still chasing Euro Seniors trebles

26 September 2014

Scotland’s Dan Travers is through to the 55 men’s singles semi-finals after beating joint fifth seed Michael Schneider of Germany on day five of the European Senior Championships at Caldas da Rainha in Portugal


Black survives scare at European Seniors

25 September 2014

Christine Black was given a scare in her opening women’s singles contest at the European Seniors Championships in Portugal yesterday


Travers and Black step up Euro Seniors title challenges

24 September 2014

DAN TRAVERS steps up his European Seniors title challenge today when he plays singles and mixed doubles at Caldas da Rainha in Portugal


Hall and Dunn are hat-trick rivals at Scottish Junior Nationals

23 September 2014

ADAM HALL and Alex Dunn will be partners and rivals when the first Scottish National Junior Championships of the season take place at Motherwell’s Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility on October 4-5


Scotland's juniors excel in Belgium

22 September 2014

MAUCHLINE’S Holly Newall led the way as four of Scotland’s up and coming junior players put up a terrific performance at the U19 Yonex Belgian Junior Championships in Herstal at the weekend


Lochgelly High School presented with Badminton Equipment

19 September 2014

The late Russell Hogg from Dunfermline was a legend in badminton in Fife and in Scotland. When Russell started working at Scottish Disability Sport he inspired Richard Brickley, President of Disability Sport Fife (DSF), to add badminton to the list of priority sports promoted by DSF


Scotland’s famous five hit the title trail in Portugal

18 September 2014

SCOTLAND’S top senior players head for Caldas da Rainha this weekend to take part in the European Senior Championships 2014


Midland Junior U15/19 2014

17 September 2014

The Midland U15/19 Junior Badminton Championships took place on Sunday, September 7th at Grangemouth Sports Centre


Newall and Dunn lead Scotland’s challenge in Belgium

16 September 2014

FOUR of Scotland’s rising badminton stars will tackle the Yonex Belgian Junior Championships this weekend in Herstal, with two of them looking to build on their success at the UK School Games at the start of this month


Silver for Leslie as Scots scoop four medals at the European Para-Badminton Championships

15 September 2014

A glittering year for Scottish badminton continued over the weekend as Scotland’s Para-Badminton players scooped four medals at the European Para-Badminton Championships in Los Narejos, Spain


Van Rietvelde through to quarter-finals of Yonex Belgian International

12 September 2014

LONGNIDDRY’S Paul Van Rietvelde is through to the quarter-finals of the Yonex Belgian International, being held this week in Leuven


European Para-Badminton Championships

10 September 2014

The Scottish Para-Badminton team are in their final preparations for the European Championships, being held in Murcia, Spain, from 8 – 14 September


Scots dominate UK School Games badminton event again

8 September 2014

Scotland once again dominated the badminton tournament at the Sainsbury’s UK School Games, winning the team event and four out of five individual events at the Armitage Site in Manchester over the weekend


Great Danish experience for Johnathan

5 September 2014

Scottish linejudge Johnathan Cranstoun reports on his experiences at the BWF World Championships


Young Scots aim to dominate UK School Games again

1 September 2014

SCOTLAND’S young prospects will start the new badminton season by tackling the UK Schools Games in Manchester from September 5-7


Dunn takes silver in Yonex Langenfeld Cup

27 August 2014

Scotland’s Alex Dunn showed the way at the Yonex Langenfeld Cup in Germany at the weekend


Scotland suffer Games hangover

26 August 2014

The Commonwealth Games hangover continued today as Scotland’s mixed doubles bronze medallists Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier crashed out of the Li-Ning BWF World Championships in Copenhagen


Shock exit for Gilmour at the Worlds

25 August 2014

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour suffered a disappointing first-day exit when the Li-Ning BWF World Championships got under way in Copenhagen’s Ballerup Super Arena today


Gilmour starts Scotland's World bid in Copenhagen

20 August 2014

KIRSTY GILMOUR leads Scotland’s squad into action when the Li-Ning BWF World Championships start in Copenhagen’s Ballerup Super Arena on Monday


Scotland take on Australia in bid for 2017 Sudirman Cup

18 August 2014

BADMINTONscotland are looking to capitalise on the success of the Commonwealth Games to bring the Sudirman Cup world mixed team championships back to Scotland for the third time in 2017


Tough Challenge for Gilmour at the Worlds

11 August 2014

COMMONWEALTH silver medallist Kirsty Gilmour was handed a tough challenge today when the draw for the Li-Ning BWF World Championships was published


Blair and Bankier seeded for the World Championships

8 August 2014

Commonwealth Games bronze medallists Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier are Scotland’s only seeds at the Li-Ning BWF World Championships, which start in Copenhagen two weeks on Monday


Well done to badminton’s unsung heroes at Glasgow 2014

4 August 2014

BADMINTONscotland Chief Executive Anne Smillie today paid tribute to the team behind the scenes who made the badminton tournament at the Emirates Arena such a success during Glasgow 2014


Commonwealth Silver for Gilmour

3 August 2014

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour had to settle for the silver medal in the women’s singles final at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow’s Emirates Arena this morning


Bronze for Blair and Bankier

2 August 2014

Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier ensured Scotland their best badminton medal haul at the Commonwealth Games since 1986 in Edinburgh


Brilliant Gilmour one win from gold

2 August 2014

KIRSTY GILMOUR is just one win away from Scotland’s first singles gold medal in Commonwealth Games history and their second gold overall


Gilmour, Blair & Bankier through to semi-finals

1 August 2014

Kirsty Gilmour is one win away from a place in the women’s singles final of the badminton tournament at Glasgow 2014. But Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier will need to repeat their Yonex German Open win over Chris and Gabby Adcock if they are to reach the mixed doubles final


Gilmour takes pride of place in the quarter-finals

1 August 2014

KIRSTY GILMOUR is first into action on quarter-finals of the badminton tournament at Glasgow 2014


Gilmour and Bankier bounce back as Scotland stars reach quarter-finals

31 July 2014

Kirsty Gilmour and Imogen Bankier shook off last night's women's doubles disappointment when they bounced back today by reaching the last 16 is their second events at Glasgow 2014


Mixed fortunes for Bankier

31 July 2014

Scotland’s third seeds Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier pulled off a fine second-round win to keep on course for a semi-final clash with England’s top seeds Chris and Gabby Adcock at the Emirates Arena


Gilmour and Merrilees set the tone for the Scots

30 July 2014

Kirsty Gilmour and Kieran Merrilees got Scotland’s big day at the badminton tournament off to a solid start when they booked their places in the last 16 of the singles events at Glasgow 2014


Merrilees to set the ball rolling

28 July 2014

Scotland will go into badminton’s individual competition at the Commonwealth Games determined to put their team disappointment behind them


Cooper’s double shows Scotland the way

25 July 2014

Edinburgh’s Jillie Cooper scored her second win of the night as Scotland powered past Guernsey in the evening session of badminton’s first competition day at the Commonwealth Games


Scotland off to a flier

24 July 2014

Scotland got their badminton team challenge off to the perfect start on day one of the Commonwealth Games today


Blair and Bankier in same half as the Adcocks

22 July 2014

Scotland has been drawn against New Zealand, Guernsey and Seychelles in Group C when the team event starts the 11-day badminton competition at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday


Gilmour gets an unexpected Games boost

18 July 2014

KIRSTY GILMOUR and the Scotland team received an unexpected Commonwealth Games boost today when India's defending women’s singles champion Saina Nehwal pulled out of Glasgow 2014


Scotland seeded fifth for Glasgow 2014 badminton

15 July 2014

Scotland have been named No.5 seeds behind Malaysia for the badminton team event at the Commonwealth Games


Meet Team Scotland’s badminton squad for Glasgow 2014

11 July 2014

WITH less than two weeks to go to the start of the Commonwealth Games, Scotland’s badminton team have received their kit for Glasgow 2014. In fact, they received two sets – a home and an away strip


Scotland’s stars ready to shine

10 July 2014

SCOTLAND’S badminton players faced the media for the last time today before going into lockdown in the final build-up to the Commonwealth Games


Prime Minister sees Scotland in badminton action

24 June 2014

BADMINTONscotland welcomed two very special guests to the first day of the Commonwealth Games badminton tournament at the Emirates Arena today


Blair and Bankier bow out in style

26 June 2014

Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier's run at The Star Australian Open came to an end tonight - but not without a terrific fight


Blair and Bankier off to a winner in Australia

25 June 2014

Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier got their Star Australian Open challenge off to a winning start today when they defeated Mohammad Lutfi Zaim and Soong Fie Cho of Malaysian in the mixed doubles first round in Sydney


Gilmour battles hard against Nehwal

19 June 2014

Kirsty Gilmour's Asian challenge came to an end today when she bowed out in the second round of the BCA Indonesia Open in Jakarta


Scottish gold medal winners awarded Doctorates from the University of Glasgow

18 June 2014

The University of Glasgow will award 14 Honorary Degrees, including honouring the eight Scottish Commonwealth Games gold medal winners for their services to sport


Gilmour through to last 16 in Indonesia

18 June 2014

Kirsty Gilmour is through to the last 16 of the women's singles at the BCA Indonesia Open in Jakarta


Scots suffer hiccup in Tokyo

11 June 2014

Scotland’s big medal hopes for the Commonwealth Games suffered a hiccup today at the Yonex Japan Open in Tokyo


Cockburn Centre Shortlisted for Top Award

10 June 2014

GLASGOW’S redeveloped Cockburn Centre has been shortlisted in the Recreation category at the 2014 Biffa Awards


Big Superseries month for Blair and Bankier

9 June 2014

Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier step up their Commonwealth Games preparations this month when they head to Japan, Indonesia and Australia to compete in three MetLife BWF Superseries tournaments


Pringle and Findlay appeal fails

6 June 2014

BADMINTONscotland today expressed their disappointment after their appeal for the inclusion of Erskine’s Rebekka Findlay and Glasgow’s Caitlin Pringle in the individual badminton events at the Commonwealth Games was rejected


Gilmour wins singles and Blair & Bankier take mixed title in Spain

28 May 2014

KIRSTY GILMOUR was celebrating this afternoon after lifting the women’s singles title at the Spanish Open in Madrid


Scotland’s Smillie invited to speak at BWF Members’ Forum in Delhi

22 May 2014

BADMINTONscotland Chief Executive Anne Smillie has been invited to be a guest speaker at the Badminton World Federation’s Members’ Forum during the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals in Delhi tomorrow


Scotland’s young hopes ready for National title battle

21 May 2014

SCOTLAND’S youngest badminton prospects will converge on the National Badminton Academy at Glasgow’s Scotstoun on Saturday to compete in the Under 11 National Championships


Blair and Bankier lead Scotland challenge in Madrid

21 May 2014

ROBERT BLAIR and Imogen Bankier are top seeds at this weekend’s Spanish Open


Chris Bruil to boost Scotland’s Games bid

20 May 2014

BADMINTONscotland have pulled off a coup by recruiting former doubles star Chris Bruil from now until the end of the Commonwealth Games


BADMINTONscotland scores high marks in governance self-assessment

19 May 2014

BADMINTONscotland is today delighted to receive a top category “satisfactory” rating for their governance self-assessment


Scotland bid to bring Sudirman Cup back to Glasgow

15 May 2014

BADMINTONscotland and partners today officially announced a bid to bring the Sudirman Cup back to Europe in 2017 for the first time since Glasgow staged the World Mixed Team Championships in 2007


BADMINTONscotland to appeal over Pringle and Findlay

14 May 2014

BADMINTONscotland are today launching a selection appeal on behalf of Commonwealth Games squad members Caitlin Pringle and Rebekka Findlay


Scots edged out in team final but Lewington and Whillans win mixed

6 May 2014

Scotland’s grip on the team title at the Four Nations Under 15 tournament was wrested from them in Cardiff at the weekend


Young Scots to defend Under 15 title in Cardiff

30 April 2014

SCOTLAND aim to make it a hat-trick of team titles when some of their most promising young badminton players head for Cardiff tomorrow (Thurs) to defend their Under 15 Home Nations crown


Scottish Junior National Team in Denmark

25 April 2014

On the 17-20 April, the Scottish Junior National Team U15 and U17 took part in the Aros Cup in Denmark


Blair and Bankier fall in quarters at Europeans

25 April 2014

Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier’s medal hopes at the INTERSPORT European Championships were dashed today when they lost their quarter-final with unseeded but dangerous Danes Mads Pieler Kolding and Kamilla Rytter Juhl


Blair and Bankier through to last eight at Europeans

24 April 2014

Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier are through to the quarter-finals of the INTERSPORT European Championships in Kazan


Blair and Bankier off to winning start at the Europeans

23 April 2014

Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier got Scotland's INTERSPORT European Championship challenge off to a winning start in Kazan, Russia today


Bankier leads the Scotland medal bid at the Europeans

22 April 2014

Scotland's five-strong squad have arrived in the Russian city of Kazan for the INTERSPORT European Championships and are going through their final day's practice before starting their medal challenge


Scottish seniors head for Holland

16 April 2014

Scotland's Rebekka Findlay and Caitlin Pringle aim to build on their run to the semi-finals of last week's Croatia International when they tackle the Victor Dutch International in Wateringen this weekend


Gilmour to start with Tvrdy at Europeans

8 April 2014

KIRSTY GILMOUR will begin her European Championship challenge with a second-round clash against Slovenia’s Maja Tvrdy


Gilmour, Bankier and Blair seeded at Europeans

7 April 2014

SCOTLAND’S Kirsty Gilmour is the second seed in the women’s singles at the European Championships in Kazan, Russia, later this month


MacPherson chases National title hat-trick

26 March 2014

Julie MacPherson is out to rewrite the record books at this weekend’s Scottish National Junior Championships at Meadowbank Sports Centre in Edinburgh


Young Scots progress in European Under 17 Championships

21 March 2014

Scotland’s young doubles players followed the lead of their singles team-mates at the European Under 17 Championships in Ankara yesterday afternoon


Leith and MacPherson go through at the double

21 March 2014

Mark Leith and Julie MacPherson are both through to the last 16 in singles and level doubles at the European Junior Championships in Ankara


Leith topples seed in European Juniors

20 March 2014

Mark Leith gave Scotland's Under 17 squad a boost today when he knocked out the joint ninth seed Alexandr Kozyrev at the European Junior Championships in Ankara


Bankier's Euro countdown takes her to Warsaw

19 March 2014

With just five weeks to go to the European Individual Championships, Scotland's Imogen Bankier steps up her preparations this weekend at the 40th Yonex Polish Open in Warsaw


Carder chasing treble at Junior Nationals

18 March 2014

Matthew Carder is set to rival Josh Neil and Ben Torrance for top honours at the Scottish National Junior Badminton Championships at Meadowbank Sports Centre in Edinburgh on March 29 and 30


Scots find it tough in Turkey

17 March 2014

Scotland face Finland today in their final group match at the European Under 17 Championships in Turkey


Scotland produce a big Finnish

17 March 2014

Scotland finished their group campaign on a high note at the European Under 17 Team Championships in Turkey today


2014 Yonex Activcity East of Scotland Championships

16 March 2014

The East of Scotland Championships once again provided a weekend of high quality badminton. South Queensferry’s Matthew Carder was the most successful local player winning the men’s singles and mixed doubles and reaching the final of the men’s doubles


Young Scots fly out to European Under 17 Championships

13 March 2014

Scotland’s rising stars today fly out to compete in the European Under 17 Championships in Turkey


Strong start by Gilmour at Swiss Open

12 March 2014

Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour made a strong start to her Swiss Open campaign in Basel today when she defeated world No. 18 Lindaweni Fanetri 21-16 21-13 in the women's singles first round


Scotland doubles pairs finish runners-up in Portugal

10 March 2014

Rebekka Findlay, Caitlin Pringle, Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh followed up Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier’s success in Germany by reaching two finals at the 49th Portuguese Open in Caldas da Rainha yesterday


Campbell and MacHugh seeds in Portugal

5 March 2014

Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh are top seeds at the Portuguese International in Caldas da Rainha this week and will hope to replicate Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier's success last week at the Yonex German Open


Blair and Bankier lead the Scotland challenge at the Yonex All England Open

4 March 2014

Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier head for Birmingham aiming to build on their Yonex German Open triumph on Sunday


Gilmour, Blair and Bankier lead Scotland’s European challenge

3 March 2014

KIRSTY GILMOUR, Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier will lead Scotland’s charge for glory when they head for the European Individual Champions in the Russian city of Kazan next month


German triumph for Blair and Bankier

2 March 2014

Scotland’s Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier capped a brilliant five days in Mulheim when they won the mixed doubles title at the Yonex German Open this afternoon


Blair and Bankier through to Yonex German Open final

1 March 2014

Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier’s brilliant run at the Yonex German Open in Mulheim goes on


Glasgow’s Bankier wins Leader’s Special Award

28 February 2014

Imogen Bankier, one of Scotland’s leading medal contenders at this summer’s Commonwealth Games, added to her many accolades when she received the Leader’s Special Award at the 2013 Glasgow Sportsperson of the Year celebrations


Blair and Bankier march on in Germany

28 February 2014

Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier are through to the semi-finals of the mixed doubles at the Yonex German Open in Mulheim


Gilmour to meet Marin in Mulheim

27 February 2014

SCOTLAND’S Kirsty Gilmour earned herself another rematch with Spanish rival Carolina Marin at the Yonex German Open in Mulheim


Blair and Bankier set up German clash with the Adcocks

26 February 2014

Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier won through their opening mixed doubles match at the Yonex German Open in Mulheim today


Young Scots too strong for the Police

26 February 2014

SCOTLAND’S young players once again proved too strong for the Police Sport UK Team when they met for their annual match at Glasgow’s Cockburn Centre on Tuesday night


Gilmour heads for Germany with a ranking boost

24 February 2014

Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour heads for Germany this week, celebrating her rise into the world's top 20 for the first time


Young Scots tackle European Under 17 Championships

18 February 2014

AS SCOTLAND’S senior players return from the European Team Championships in Switzerland, the young Scots are going into their final preparations before the European Under 17 Championships in Turkey next month


Tough draw for Scottish hopes at the Yonex All England Championships

18 February 2014

Kirsty Gilmour, Scotland's big singles hope at this summer's Commonwealth Games, will get a taste of the pressures to come when she tackles the Yonex All England Open Championships at Birmingham's National Indoor Arena from March 4-9


Impressive title haul for Scots at 4 Nations Para-Badminton Championships

17 February 2014

Fiona Christie (South Queensferry) and Iona McLean (Bearsden) were among the Scottish title winners at the 4 Nations Para-Badminton Championships held at Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility in Motherwell over the weekend


Scotland bow out at Europeans

14 February 2014

Scotland's challenge at the European Men's and Women's Team Championships came to an end in Basel last night


Oliver aiming for brace of titles at Scottish 4 Nations Para-badminton Championships

13 February 2014

ALMOST 100 of the best Para-badminton players in Britain will converge on Ravenscraig Regional Sports Centre in Motherwell from February 14-16 for the seventh Scottish 4 Nations Para-badminton Championships


Campbell inspires Scotland’s men to victory

13 February 2014

Scotland’s hopes of reaching the knockout stages of the women’s event at the European Team Championships in Basel were finally ended today when they went down 3-2 to Russia while Switzerland were defeating Belgium to move into second place in Group 4


Last-match agony for Scotland at the Europeans

13 February 2014

Scotland’s women face a must-win match against Russia this afternoon at the European Team Championships in Basel after an agonising 3-2 defeat by hosts Switzerland last night


Bankier celebrates 50th appearance with a win

12 February 2014

Scotland began their women’s campaign at the European Team Championships in Basel last night with a 3-2 win over Belgium in Group 4


Carder holds his nerve as Scots beat Iceland 5-0

12 February 2014

Scotland's men bounced back from their opening-day defeat by England at the European Team Championships is Basel with a resounding 5-0 victory over Iceland today


Bankier set to win 50th Scotland cap

10 February 2014

IMOGEN BANKIER will make her 50th Scotland appearance when she competes in the European Men’s and Women’s Team Championships in the Swiss city of Basel starting tomorrow


Vote for Kirsty in the BADMINTON Europe Awards

4 February 2014

Kirsty Gilmour, who won her third consecutive Yonex Scottish National women's singles title on Sunday as well as retaining her women's doubles crown, has been shortlisted for the Best European Young Player of the Year 2013


Dunn the Scotland star at Surrey Under 17s

4 February 2014

Alex Dunn was the Scotland hero at the Under 17 Surrey Gold tournament in Guildford


Bankier, Blair and Gilmour to tackle the Yonex All England Championships

3 February 2014

IMOGEN BANKIER will go straight into the main draw at the Yonex All England Open Championships at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham from March 4-9


Lucky 13 for Bankier at the Yonex Scottish Nationals

2 February 2014

Imogen Bankier took her Yonex Scottish National title haul to a total of 13 as she dominated finals day at the Bell’s Sports Arena in Perth


Merrilees to face former champions in National title bid

28 January 2014

Glasgow’s two-time former champion Kieran Merrilees may have to overcome two other past winners if he is to lift the men’s singles title for the third time at the Yonex Scottish National Championships at Bell’s Sports Centre in Perth this weekend


Campbell and MacHugh triumph in Iceland

27 January 2014

Martin Campbell and Patrick MacHugh warmed up for this weekend's Yonex Scottish National Championships in Perth with a brilliant victory at the Iceland International over the weekend, held from 23-26 January in Reykjavik


Scotland ranking boost for Glasgow 2014

27 January 2014

Scotland's badminton players have begun Commonwealth Games year with a significant boost after climbing to No. 18 in the BWF world team rankings


Tough start for Carder in Iceland

23 January 2014

Two-time Scottish National Under-21 champion Matthew Carder (South Queensferry) faces a tough task tomorrow after being drawn against top seed Maxime Moreels of Belgium in the first round of the Iceland International in Reykjavik


Young Scots tackle European Under 15 Championships

22 January 2014

Scotland will send a small squad into action at the European Under 15 Championships in Basel from February 14-16


Scottish Veterans make their mark at Largs

21 January 2014

Scotland finished on top of the podium in nine events at the Yonex Scottish International Veterans Championships to make up for being narrowly beaten by England in the annual Robert McCoig Veterans Trophy match at Largs over the weekend


Merrilees and Gilmour top seeds at Yonex Scottish Nationals

21 January 2014

THREE men’s singles winners top the seedings for the Yonex Scottish National Badminton Championships at Bell’s Sports Centre in Perth from January 31-February 2


Newall takes Leinster title

21 January 2014

MAUCHLINE’S HOLLY NEWALL made a big impact at the Leinster Open in Dublin at the weekend, winning the women’s singles unseeded and reaching the final of the women’s doubles with Glasgow’s Frances Heslop


Gilmour wins singles and Blair and Bankier lift mixed title in Sweden

19 January 2014

Scotland's Kirsty Gilmour got her Commonwealth Games countdown off to a winning start today by lifting the women's singles title at the Caperio Swedish Masters in Uppsala


Gilmour and Merrilees make winning starts in Sweden

17 January 2014

Scotland's top two singles players made winning starts to their opening campaign of 2014 when they moved into the second round of the Caperio Swedish Masters in Uppsala today


Bankier wants more than elevenses in Perth

16 January 2014

IMOGEN BANKIER will be bidding to extend her number of titles beyond 11 when the Yonex Scottish National Championships take place at Bell’s Sports Centre from January 31-February 2


BADMINTONscotland salute John Barrie

16 January 2014

BADMINTONscotland today sent their congratulations to past President John Barrie on receiving an MBE in the Queen's New Year Honours List for services to badminton


Kirsty sets the Scotland standard for 2014

15 January 2014

KIRSTY GILMOUR goes into 2014 with big targets in a major year not just for her but for Scottish badminton


Scotland ready to face England in McCoig match ahead of the Scottish International Veterans Championships

15 January 2014

OVER 160 players from all over the UK and Europe will descend on sportscotland’s Inverclyde National Sports Centre in Largs this weekend for the Yonex Scottish International Veterans Championships, to be played from 17-19 January


Kirsty explains her Glasgow 2014 decision

15 January 2014

KIRSTY GILMOUR, one of Scotland’s big hopes for medal success at this summer’s Commonwealth Games, today explained why she has reluctantly had to withdraw from the GB Badminton Programme to concentrate on Glasgow 2014


Blair, Bankier and Gilmour top seeds in Sweden

15 January 2014

Scotland’s top players start their Commonwealth Games countdown this week when they tackle the Swedish Masters in Uppsala


Lothian and West share the honours at Junior Inter-Group Restricted

18 December 2013

The annual pre-Christmas get-together of Scotland's Junior Group teams took place at the Cockburn Centre on Saturday 14th December, and a good day's badminton was had by all


U16 York tournament

18 December 2013

Longniddry's U15 Junior Internationalist, Shona Whillans, played some of her best Badminton to date at the recent U16 'Airdrie Alternative' Tournament held in York


Scotland to face England in men’s event at Europeans

12 December 2013

Scotland face a tough time when they tackle the European men’s and women’s team championships in Basel in mid-February


"YEHLEX XMAS CRACKER" Coaching course!

12 December 2013

Badminton training camps at Largs are something that up until last weekend, I thought were only for teenagers or elite athletes


No Italian job for Bankier and Gilmour

12 December 2013

IMOGEN BANKIER and Kirsty Gilmour's badminton year came to an early end at the Italian Open in Rome


Bankier and Gilmour aim to end the year in style in Rome

10 December 2013

Imogen Bankier and Kirsty Gilmour bring their badminton year to a close this week by tackling the Italian International in Rome


Gilmour and Bankier chase title doubles in Dublin

6 December 2013

Kirsty Gilmour steps up her bid for a title double at the Carlton Irish Open in Dublin this morning


BANKIER CHASES TWO TITLES BUT GILMOUR FACES A SETBACK IN DUBLIN

6 December 2013

Imogen Bankier remains on course for two titles at the Carlton Irish Open in Dublin


BADMINTONscotland lose their Festival driving force

3 December 2013

BADMINTONscotland will soon say farewell to their Coaching and Development Officer John Shearer after four and a half years with the sport’s national governing body


Bankier and Gilmour get revenge in Ireland

3 December 2013

Imogen Bankier and Kirsty Gilmour avenged their Yonex Welsh International semi-final defeat as they swept into the main draw at the Carlton Irish Open in Dublin today


Promising start for Bankier and Gilmour

2 December 2013

Imogen Bankier and Kirsty Gilmour got their new women’s doubles partnership off to a solid start by reaching the semi-finals of the Yonex Welsh International in Cardiff on Saturday


Bankier and Gilmour sweep into last eight in Wales

29 November 2013

Scotland’s Imogen Bankier and Kirsty Gilmour have eased their way into tonight’s quarter-finals at the Yonex Welsh International in Cardiff


Bankier and Gilmour show their class from the start at Yonex Welsh International

29 November 2013

Imogen Bankier and Kirsty Gilmour launched their women’s doubles partnership in style at the Yonex Welsh International in Cardiff last night when they knocked out fourth seeds and top New Zealand pair Anna Rankin and Madeleine Stapleton in the first round


Bankier and Gilmour launch partnership at Yonex Welsh International

27 November 2013

Glasgow’s Imogen Bankier and Bothwell’s Kirsty Gilmour launch their women’s doubles partnership tomorrow when they tackle the Yonex Welsh International in Cardiff.


Blair and Bankier cap a great Scottish Open Grand Prix

24 November 2013

Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier brought the Scottish Open Grand Prix to a rousing finale by winning the mixed doubles title at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow this afternoon to the delight of thousands of Scotland fans


Gilmour and Blair & Bankier through to Scottish Open finals

23 November 2013

Scotland are celebrating tonight after producing finalists in two events at tomorrow’s Scottish Open Grand Prix at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow


Kirsty leads the Scotland charge at the Open

22 November 2013

Kirsty Gilmour remains on course for a final rematch with Spain’s Carolina Marin after two victories on day three of the Scottish Open Grand Prix


Blair wins both his doubles on day two at Scottish Open Grand Prix

21 November 2013

Robert Blair and Imogen Bankier got their Scottish Open Grand Prix title challenge under way at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow today


Merrilees and Neil show the way on day one of the Scottish Open Grand Prix

20 November 2013

Josh Neil made the most of his first appearance in the main men’s singles draw at the Scottish Open Grand Prix when he booked his place in tomorrow’s second round


Merrilees aims to get the Scottish Open off to a Grand start

18 November 2013

Glasgow’s Kieran Merrilees will be among the big names in action on day one of the Scottish Open Grand Prix at the Emirates Arena on Wednesday


Kirsty flying the flag ahead of the Scottish Open Grand Prix

13 November 2013

Kirsty Gilmour will go for glory at next week’s Scottish Open Badminton Grand Prix – and she aims to repeat the performance at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games


Badminton fans urged to give Scotland players a Games boost

11 November 2013

Scotland's top badminton players will get a taste of what to expect at the Commonwealth Games next summer when they tackle the Scottish Open Grand Prix at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena, starting on Wednesday 20 November


Scottish Open draw gives Kirsty a special incentive

6 November 2013

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour will be relishing the chance of a rematch with Linda Zetchiri after the draw for the Scottish Open Grand Prix was made today at the Badminton World Federation headquarters


Dunn and Leith star in York

5 November 2013

Scotland's Alex Dunn was the big winner at the Under 17 Gold event in York at the weekend


Gilmour named No. 2 seed at Scottish Open Grand Prix

4 November 2013

KIRSTY GILMOUR is on course for another title showdown with Spain’s top seed Carolina Marin after the seedings for this month’s Scottish Open Grand Prix were confirmed today


Gilmour misses out in semi-final of Bitburger Open

2 November 2013

KIRSTY GILMOUR'S bid for a second final appearance in a Grand Prix Gold tournament ended in disappointment today at the Bitburger Open in Saarbrucken


Kirsty into semi-finals of Bitburger Open

1 November 2013

Scotland’s Kirsty Gilmour is through to the semi-finals of the women’s singles at the Bitburger Open in Saarbrucken


Neil and Hall's Bangkok bid comes to an end

31 October 2013

Scotland’s brave challenge at the World Junior Championships in Bangkok finally came to an end today when Josh Neil and Adam Hall went out of the boys’ doubles


Gilmour through to last eight at Bitburger

31 October 2013

Kirsty Gilmour is through to the quarter-finals of the women's singles at the Bitburger Open in Saarbrucken just a week after reaching the last eight in the Yonex French Open Superseries event in Paris


Sarah the golden girl at Leigh Under 15 Gold

30 October 2013

Sarah Sidebottom struck gold for Scotland in the girls’ singles at the Under 15 Gold event at Leigh in Lancashire at the weekend


Neil and Hall battle on in World Junior Championships

30 October 2013

Prestwick's Josh Neil and Mauchline's Adam Hall are Scotland's last men standing after day two of the individual events at the World Junior Championships in Bangkok


Gilmour off to a solid start at Bitburger

30 October 2013

Kirsty Gilmour made a good start to her Bitburger Open challenge today when she defeated Simone Prutsch in her opening women's singles


Gilmour twin targets at Bitburger Open

30 October 2013

KIRSTY GILMOUR aims to build on her superb performances at the Yonex French Open Superseries last week when she tackles the Bitburger Open in Saarbrucken today


Neil stays on the winning trail in Thailand

29 October 2013

Prestwick's Josh Neil rose to the occasion again today when he won his two opening matches at the World Junior Individual Championships in Bangkok


Former champions top a quality entry for Scottish Open Grand Prix

28 October 2013

THE elevation of the Scottish Open to Grand Prix status has had the effect of attracting a star-studded line-up to the Championships at Glasgow's Emirates Arena next month


Scotland finish in top 16 at World Junior Championships

27 October 2013

SCOTLAND claimed an impressive top 16 finish among the 32 nations competing in the World Junior Team Championships for the Suhandinata Cup in Bangkok yesterday


Gilmour’s brave bid ends in French quarter-finals

26 October 2013

Scotland’s emerging world-class star Kirsty Gilmour gave world No. 10 Bae Yeon Ju a real fright in the quarter-finals of the women’s singles at the Yonex French Open Superseries last night before losing in three games