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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 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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


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