We will be running a series of Shuttle Time Big Hit Festivals to create a legacy from the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017 by encouraging thousands of children in Scotland to take up the sport of badminton.
Big Hit Glasgow
The inaugural Big Hit Festival was staged at the Emirates Arena on Monday 6 June to coincide with the launch of tickets sales to the general public.
Scotland and Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon was also unveiled as the first official World Championships Ambassador and along with Robert Blair, Rebekka Findlay, Caitlin Pringle and 16 Sports Leaders from Hillhead High School, Craig put more than 200 children from St. Rose of Lima Primary through their paces on the badminton courts.
We will be running a series of Big Hit Festivals throughout Scotland in the approach to the World Championships. Further details will be announced in due course.
ISF EUROPEAN SCHOOLS BADMINTON CHAMPIONSHIP 2017
From 16th June to 21st June 2017, Clermont-Ferrand, a French city of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, hosted one of the European Schools Championship Badminton 2017 organised by International School Sport Federation and the French School Sport Federation. The event was also supported by the
IOC Sport and Active Society Commission Kicks Off 2017 Development Grants Awards!
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! THE IOC SPORT AND ACTIVE SOCIETY COMMISSION HAS FOUR DEVELOPMENT GRANTS WORTH USD 20,000 EACH TO AWARD TO ORGANISATIONS THAT ARE RUNNING EFFECTIVE SPORT FOR ALL PROGRAMMES IN THEIR COMMUNITIES. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator c