International Badminton Magazine - June 2011

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The June issue of International Badminton Magazine, includes:
China Win Fourth Consecutive Sudirman Cup Title
China strengthened their status as the world’s leading badminton nation by winning their fourth consecutive Mixed Team Championships title
Lin Dan: The Greatest Ever?
Lin Dan enters the final 12 months of an already stellar career when he steps into Wembley arena in August for his last World Championships. Richard Eaton questions whether the legendary Chinaman has the desire to win a fourth Men’s Singles title and whether he wishes to advance a claim to being the greatest ever
Yonex BWF World Badminton Championships, London 2011
Richard Eaton previews The Yonex BWF World Badminton Championships to be staged at Wembley Arena from the 8-14 August
Business Matters: Hi-Tec Sports
Joe Holland, Hi-Tec Sports UK Court Category Manager talks with International Badminton Magazine
Don't Be Mediocre, There Is Too Much Competition
Former Danish, European, World Men’s Singles Champion and co-founder of Peter Rasmussen explains why many players dream of reaching great levels of success, but only a few are willing to put in the blood, sweat and tears necessary to reach the top
The Anatomy of Stretching: Will Flexibility Training Improve Your Game?
Brad Walker, an internationally recognised stretching and sports injury consultant and author of ‘The Anatomy of Stretching’, explains how flexibility training can improve your performance on court
Richard Eaton To Receive BWF Distinguished Service Award
Richard Eaton is probably the most travelled racket sports writer of all. He is certainly the only one to have written, reported, and broadcast on badminton for the last 35 years. At the World Championships in Wembley he will be only the second journalist ever to receive the BWF’s distinguished service award
New Direction For Great Britain Badminton
Following a comprehensive strategic review of the Great Britain World Class Performance Programme, BADMINTON England have announced a series of staff changes which they hope will provide strong performance foundations for players with the potential to deliver at future World and Olympic championships
Indian Open Super Series
Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei continued his irrepressible run of form tocollect his third Super Series title of the year in the India Open
World Rankings
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