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my favourite sport

Badminton is my favourite sport. It is the fastest
racket game in the world. It is played with rackets
and a shuttlecock. The shuttlecock is made from
goose feathers pushed into a small piece of cork.
Badminton rackets are very light. They normally
weigh from 90 grams to about 110 grams. The
smash of the shuttlecock can travel up to 260km
per hour.
There are six main shots: the
serve, the clear, the drop, the smash, the forehand
drive and the backhand drive. The court on which
badminton is played is in the shape of a rectangle
and is divided in half by a net. When there are only
two players, one on each side of the net, it is a
singles game. Badminton takes its name from the
home of the Duke of Beaufort, Badminton House in
Gloucestershire, England where the first game of
badminton was played.
I love badminton because it is
good exercise and a lot of my friends play. I play
lots of competitions with my friends at Smart
Badminton Academy Bandar Baru Bangi. My sister
Yasmin also plays. Sometime I play with my
parents too.