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Because when it was first played it in England it was played at Badminton house.

It was originally to be called battledore and shuttlecock

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Inventor of badminton?

Badminton originated from a 12th century game called paume.


Was badminton ever called battledore?

In western civilization badminton came from a game called battledore and shuttlecock.


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.


The game of badminton was once known in India as a game called?

Poona


What are the old names of badminton?

badminton is called "poona" in india badminton is called "battledor" in england badminton is called "badminton" in america


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'.


Badminton is national game of which country?

badminton is not a national game


Is badminton a Olympic game?

Yes,badminton is an olympic game.


Why is badminton called badminton?

Badminton took its name from the Gloucestershire seat of the dukes of Beaufort, (England) where it is believed to have evolved in the 1870s from the older game of shuttlecock. The original name of Badminton was Ha Ha


Where was invented badminton?

BADMINTON was invented long ago; a form of sport played in ancient Greece and Egypt. Badminton came from a child's game called battledore and shuttlecock.


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)


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.

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