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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.

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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.

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A similar game to badminton was first developed in Greece 2000 years ago, the official game started in a stately home in Gloustershire in the 16th century!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Was badminton first played in Greece?

An early form of Badminton was first played in ancient Greece.


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What was the first-name of badminton?

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What country does badminton come from?

Badminton was invented in the 1860s by the daughters of the Duke of Beaufort, based loosely on an ancient game called "battledore and shuttlecock" and using the same equipment. It was named after their dad's summer mansion, Badminton House in Gloucestershire, England, where they first played it. The dimensions of the modem official badminton court, 44 feet long and 17 feet wide, reportedly match those of the room where the young women developed the game.


How did badminton originate?

The game called something like Poona (??) originally played in India and brought into England by the army. And the Duke of Beaufort played the first Badminton game in his house party and became popular after that. Click on the 'Badminton' link on this page to read about the game and its history.


Was there a time when no one played badminton?

Of course there was a time where badminton didn't exist, and no one played it.


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.