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Badminton, a sport played with rackets and shuttlecocks, is a popular game today. Due to its increasing popularity, the game was included as an Olympic sport in 1992. The game involves two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs (doubles). The objective is to hit the shuttlecock into the opponent's half of the court.

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One main piece of equipment used by players to hit the shuttlecock. A racket will typically weigh about 3 ounces and be 27 inches or 68 cm in length. The maximum width for the head is 9 inches or 23 ...

Domain: Sports; Category: Badminton Collected Term

The object made of cork and 14 to 16 goose feathers that players volley across the net; also called a bird or birdie. A shuttlecock will usually last about two games. The heavier the shuttlecock, ...

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The stroke used to put the shuttlecock into play at the start of each rally; also called a service.

Domain: Sports; Category: Badminton Collected Term

The serve must be hit into the Service Court. The Service Court is different for singles and doubles play.

Domain: Sports; Category: Badminton Collected Term

The line 6 feet 6 inches or 1.98 meters from the net, which a serve must reach in order to be considered a legal serve.

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A series of games, (it could be 2 out of 3 or 3 out of 5) to decide a winner.

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The area where the game is played marked by the boundary lines, which are the sidelines and the baseline. The Court is 44 feet or 13.40 meters long; it is 20 feet or 6.10 meters wide for doubles play ...

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