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Badminton finding solid footing in Howard County

If I were to ask you the most popular sport in the world is, the obvious answer would be soccer. If were then to ask you what the second-most popular sport in the world is, you'd most likely have to pause, and then guess. Is it basketball? Tennis? Golf? The answer would still be no. Would it surprise you to know that, in fact, badminton falls into this category? I was certainly stunned. Badminton has a large following in Europe, and is especially huge throughout Asia. It's even Malaysia's most popular athletic activity. The sport is inexpensive to play, reason enough for its attractiveness around the globe. All you need is a racquet, some shuttlecocks, a net and little space...