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  • Ellen Howat | Badminton Scotland

    It is with great sadness that Badminton Scotland note the passing of Ellen Howat.   Ellen was passionate about badminton and for many years served as the convenor of Midlands Badminton Group. She was also an active linejudge, officiating at local, national and international events.   Ellen’s other passion was […]

  • Dundee Area Badminton Round-up | Badminton Scotland

    There was a big clash in the T Duncan & Co Gents doubles Division 1 as the top two, Nomads and NCR clashed and it was reigning champions Nomads who were victorious with a 3-0 victory in an exciting tussle. Nomads started strongly winning the opening two games but it […]

  • Perth Village Wins Badminton 1st Division | Badminton Scotland

    At last, after 10 years there is a new name on the Perth & District Badminton Association League Division 1 trophy, and it’s Forgandenny BC. Although a small village Forgandenny has produced a winning team able to compete against bigger clubs. Four members of the team were born & bred […]

  • Adam Calls Time On Mixed Doubles Career | Badminton Scotland

    By RJ Mitchell ADAM HALL has revealed he has decided to end his Mixed Doubles badminton career. For six years Adam has partnered Julie MacPherson in what has been the dominant partnership in Scottish badminton with the duo winning four national titles with the first coming in 2019 and also […]

  • Great Britain Badminton Chair | Badminton Scotland

    GB Badminton is responsible for the participation of the Great Britain teams in international badminton events, including the Olympic and Paralympic Games. GB Badminton brings together all four Home Nations and has appointed Badminton England as the Lead Home Nation until March 2025. The Lead Home Nation takes responsibility for […]

  • Kirsty Pays Heartfelt Thanks to Head Coach Ingo for Fourth Silver Success At European Championships | Badminton Scotland

    By RJ Mitchell / Image by Sven Heise KIRSTY GILMOUR has paid a heartfelt thanks to the contribution of Head Coach Ingo Kindervater for laying the foundations of her silver medal success at the European Championships. The Scottish No.1 was edged 21-11, 21-18 by Spanish legend Carolina Marin, in what […]

  • In Memory of Ian Brown | Badminton Scotland

    Ian Brown 1943-2024 Ian Brown commenced his badminton career in the Perth and District leagues in the 1960s. He never claimed to be a natural. When I asked him the highlight of his playing days, he told me that it was the day he met his wife Catherine, a mixed […]

  • Dundee Area Badminton: Round Up | Badminton Scotland

    It was champions week in the DABA leagues. After a gap of 6 years Nomads are the T Duncan & Co Mixed Doubles First Division champions. They clinched the title with a 6-1 win v Roseangle, completing their season with a perfect 100% record. Nomads were 3-1 up after the […]

  • Rachel Has Nothing To Lose Ahead Of Meeting With Legend Marin | Badminton Scotland

    By RJ Mitchell IT may be a daunting prospect to face the six-time European Champion, former Olympic, three-time World Champion and ex-World No.1 but Rachel Sugden says she can’t wait for her match-up with Carolina Marin tomorrow. The Scottish champion will take to the court at the Saarlandhalle determined to […]

  • 2024 Yonex East of Scotland Championships | Badminton Scotland

    This year’s Yonex East of Scotland Championships were held at the Oriam and Meadowbank Sports Centre on the first weekend in April. Tournament organisers were very pleased to have an extremely large entry in the tournament. There was a truly international feel to the tournament with players from China, Slovakia, […]

  • Badminton Talent Honours John Grant’s Legacy | Badminton Scotland

    Glenearn Badminton Club kicked off April by hosting the third John Grant Memorial Tournament, in memory of its former President, John Grant, who sadly passed away in 2020. John’s wife, Maureen, and son, Gary, attended to share in the memories of John, watch the action, and present the cup. The […]

  • Eleanor Tips Scots For More Medal Glory At Europeans | Badminton Scotland

    By RJ Mitchell FORMER Scotland international Eleanor O’Donnell is confident that the strong Scotland entry competing in the European Championships in Saarbrucken this week have real medal potential. Having competed in two previous European Championships herself Eleanor, who recently had to retire from the international squad due to illness, is […]

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