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Badminton is named for the country estate of the Duke of Beaufort, where the game was first played in England in 1873.

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What is the etymology of badminton?

It was named after Badminton House owed by Duke Where this game was played.


What was Badminton called before it was named Badminton?

Badminton began in the mid-18th century when a net was added to the game called "Battledore and Shuttlecock". It was also called "Poona" as it was particularly popular in the town of Poona (now Pune). The game then became known as "Badminton Battledore" in about 1860 and then "Badminton" when played in 1873 at Badminton House.


Is badminton a Olympic game?

Yes,badminton is an olympic game.


Badminton is national game of which country?

badminton is not a national game


What sport or game was called Poona in the 18th century India?

The sport/game of badminton was derived from the game of poona. British soldiers played the game while in India. After going home they described the game to their friends and family. The Duke of Beaufort enjoyed playing the game on his estate, which was called Badminton. It became popular among the British elite and was named 'The Badminton Game'.


What has the author Pat Davis written?

Pat Davis has written: 'How to play badminton' -- subject(s): Badminton (Game) 'The encyclopaedia of badminton' -- subject(s): Dictionaries, Badminton (Game) 'Badminton complete' -- subject(s): Badminton (Game)


Why does badminton called badminton?

badmintin was named badmintin because that's the name of the city badminton was invented in


What type of game is badminton?

Badminton is a Racquet sport!


Where is badminton most played?

badminton is a international game inthe world but, badminton game most played in Malaysia and china.


Why was Poona changed to badminton?

poona change into badminton....badminton was started in India during that time they called it POONA..british soldiers played the game while in India. after going home they described the game to their friends and family. the duke of beaufort enjoyed playing the game on his state which was called badminton.it became popular among the british state and was named "THE BADMINYON GAME"


Where was badminton invented?

badminton was played as early as the 16th century by the Chinese. but it was in England where they made the first set of official rules in 1873. -Chow Badminton began in the 19th century (1870) and was named by the Duke of Beaufort after Badminton House in Gloucestershire. The has technically existed for almost 2,000 years ago starting in Greece, but England was the first country to give the game the title of Badminton. The name comes from the Duke of Gloucestershire in the 1850's who's residence was Badminton House. A pamphlet entitled "Badminton Battledore - a new game" was published in 1860, and this was the first time the name badminton was used to describe the game.


How is a badminton game scored?

A badminton game is scored by hitting the birdie to the other side of the net.

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