Badminton is governed by the International Badminton Federation (IBF), which was formed on 5 July 1934 in London with nine members – Canada, Denmark, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, New Zealand, Scotland, and Wales.
Besides, who is the governing body for badminton?
Simply so, what country got the first gold medal in Badminton?
What is the first name of Badminton in India?
Notes: Badminton World Federation is the highest governing body of Badminton sport. The Badminton World Federation (BWF) is the international governing body for the sport of badminton recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The headquarters of BWF is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The original name of badminton is Poona, which comes from a city of the same name in India where badminton was popular among British military officers. The name and rules for Poona were first known to be made in 1873.
- A match consists of the best of three games of 21 points.
- The player/pair winning a rally adds a point to its score.
- At 20-all, the player/pair which first gains a 2-point lead wins that game.
- At 29-all, the side scoring the 30th point wins that game.
- The player/pair winning a game serves first in the next game.