Okay...am I the only one who actually chuckled about this Olympic story. I know it was bad sportsmanship, but really? The fact that badminton is an Olympic sport makes me giggle anyway. This was like The Housewives of Orange County or something in the "badminton world"...which makes me giggle that there is such a thing. I know. I'm bad. The player who was "saying goodbye" to the badminton world forever...um, grab a racquet and try tennis or racquetball.
Olympic badminton players charged with trying to lose their games London 2012: Badminton World Federation acts after farcical matches in which eight women's doubles competitors from China, South Korea and Indonesia appeared to play poorly on purpose. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/olympics/19091234
Our latest brief was to create an Online Strategy Portal. Under the strategic ambition of 'To consistently produce Olympic Champions and get the nation playing badminton... by putting players at the centre of what we do!', the portal focusses on Badminton England's commitment to Young People, Young Adults, Adults, Para-Badminton, Team England, and the Fans themselves. You can view the portal at www.badmintonengland.co.uk/strategy Strategic? Then let's talk.
Badminton in focus… Under the heading of 'The world of Badminton England in focus', the national governing body is committed to the strategic ambition of consistently producing Olympic Champions and getting the nation playing badminton…'. The design of the Annual Report is a celebration of another successful year for the sport's governing body and its members. http://www.bluegreendesign.co.uk/about-us/news/beinfocus/ Focusing? Then let's talk.