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Unformatted text preview: ). The sport of badminton was first introduced to the Olympics in 1985 when the Olympic committee unanimously voted to have badminton as a full medal sport in the Olympics ( http://www.usabadminton.org/page.asp?page=USA%20in%20the %20Olympics ). The rules of badminton are fairly simple. For both singles and doubles the player to serve must hit the shuttlecock underhand and from the right side of the court in to the right side of the service box. The players must rotate to the left side to serve odd points. Both sides only have one attempt to return the shuttlecock due to being allowed to only strike it once. The games are played to 21 and you have to win by two. One notable names in the sport of badminton is Ken Chertow who was a 1989 US Olympian for Badminton (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Chertow). Works cited http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Chertow http://www.usabadminton.org/page.asp?page=USA%20in%20the%20Olympics http://www.usm.edu/badminton/History.htm...
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