International Badminton Magazine provides an invaluable and sought after quarterly review of the world of badminton, appealing to a diverse and dynamic audience of badminton consumers, enthusiasts and players of all standards from recreational and club players to professionals.
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The latest issue of International Badminton Magazine covers many of the latest happenings of one of the world’s most exciting sports, including:
Rio Olympics: Who Are The Favourites?
05 After four years of amazing sporting moments, the world’s leading players are ready to head to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro where five Gold Medals will be at stake. Whilst there are some clear favourites, there are also several strong underdogs and International Badminton Magazine looks at who are likely to triumph in August on the world’s biggest stage
Japan: The New Powerhouse
11 Japanese badminton has become one of the new powerhouses in the sport despite Kento Momota’s recent ban after he admitted to illegal gambling. Raphael Sachetat explains why Park Joo Bong is widely regarded as the key figure behind their success
Moment in Time
16 As part of its collection of some of the most memorable images from the sport, International Badminton Magazine presents Vladimir Ivanov and Ivan Sozonov of Russia performing a Haka Dance after their phenomenal 21-23 21-18 21-16 win over Japan’s Hiroyuki Endo and Kenichi Hayakawa to claim their first Superseries title at this year’s Yonex All England Championships
Rio 2016 Olympic Qualifiers
18 Raphael Sachetat looks back at Olympic qualification and the May deadline which proved to the best or worst day of the sporting careers for many of the world’s leading badminton players: the day when they knew whether they would qualify or not for the Olympic Games to be staged in Rio de Janeiro from the 11th to 20th August.
25 Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Mixed Doubles, Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles at a glance