Badminton is the second most popular sport in the world, second only to soccer.
Badminton is the fastest racquet sport in the word, a shuttle can reach speeds in excess of 490 km/hr
Badminton is a highly aerobic sport which can be played throughout one’s lifetime.
In a typical two-game match, a player can run approximately one mile.
There are two types of shuttles: plastic and feather which are made with goose feathers. A feather shuttle has 16 feathers and weighs between 4.74 and 5.50 grams.