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Great Britain Badminton Team

Pearce feeds promising Team GB badminton partnership to ‘peckish’ footballers: Under-fire Great Britain coach Stuart Pearce has insisted that it was a ‘sensible footballing decision’ for his squad to kill, cook and eat badminton partners Chris Adcock and Imogen Bankier after a less than satisfactory evening meal in the Olympic Village.

from the Guardian

Team GB’s Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis win bronze at Rio 2016

Marcus Ellis, left, and Chris Langridge of Great Britain on their way to Olympic bronze in the doubles against China’s Chai Biao and Hong Wei.

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from BBC Sport

Olympics rowing: Glover and Stanning win gold for Britain

BBC Sport - Olympics rowing: Glover & Stanning win Gold for Britain! #Olympics #TeamGB #london2012

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Badminton - Olympics: Day 6

Chris and Gabby Adcock of Great Britain or Team GB (R) compete against Ma Jin and Xu Chen of China in the badminton Mixed Doubles on Day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Riocentro - Pavilion 4 on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Daily Life #1: The video above shows us all about cricket. The national sport is cricket. It is played with teams of 11 people. They play with a small ball and a paddle. To get runs (points) you need to switch places with another batter. The most popular sport is Football (Soccer). It is played just like soccer here in america. There are many teams and clubs but many people just play for fun.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 11: Chris and Gabby Adcock of Great Britain or Team GB compete against Ma Jin and Xu Chen of China in the badminton Mixed Doubles on Day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Riocentro - Pavilion 4 on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Andy Murray of Britain holds the trophy after he defeated Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the Men's singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Sunday, July 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, Pool)

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The Lake at Badminton. Britain’s status as world leader in eventing owes everything to Badminton. In 1949, the 10th Duke of Beaufort, mortified by the home team’s feeble showing in the 1948 Olympics, started it on his estate to train riders. It embodies our unrivalled tradition of using the great country houses as backdrops. ‘Red [flag] on right, white on left, insanity in the middle’ (Anon)