Badminton


Over 60 badminton players from all over Cornwall, Plymouth and North Devon gathered at the eight-court Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre in Truro to take part in Cornwall Badminton Association’s latest ‘Bonanza’. The idea of Bonanza tournaments is to give both social players and those who play league badminton a chance to try out and …

Avon Badminton Association’s devoted volunteers say they are determined to build on the recognition they received at the recent Bristol Post Sports Awards. An eye-watering 1,000 senior and 500 junior club members regularly take to the badminton courts under the umbrella of the association throughout North Somerset, Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset and South …

Cornwall’s top badminton players began the season with their first two Senior County Championship matches in Bristol with some new and returning faces in the team. Liskeard’s Cara Collins, 14, the new county champion, was making her senior debut, alongside Tom Lyle, from Launceston, with Camborne’s Kellen Moore returning to the first team to join …

An exciting display of talent was on show as Cornwall’s top badminton players took part in the annual county championships, held over two days at Polkyth Leisure Centre. More than 50 players of all ages took part, ranging from 14-year-olds to veteran performers and, with half the entrants under 20, the future looks bright for …

University of Bath sporting scholar Alex Lane has taken his place in the history books after claiming his debut senior men’s singles title at the English National Badminton Championships. Lane, who studies sports performance and is supported by Trendell Sports Scholarship, became the first university student to win the coveted prize after producing a dominant …