Gail Emms

Gail models designer apron for Sport Relief 2016

3 February 2016 - 1:50pm
Graham models designer apron for Sport Relief 2016

Badminton champion and Olympic medallist, Gail has put her baking skills on display and swapped her racquet and shuttlecock for oven gloves and aprons for a charity photoshoot!

She joins several well-loved British sports stars in promoting a designer apron to back this year’s Sport Relief campaign.

Designed by leading contemporary designer Orla Kiely, the apron – also modelled by the likes of Graham Bell, Judy Murray, Ben Cohen and Amir Khan – is being presented each night to the winner of the popular BBC show ‘The Great Sport Relief Bake Off’.


Gail Emms Discusses The Open on BBC Five Live and talkSPORT

17 July 2013 - 11:03am
Gail Emms Discusses The Open on BBC Five Live and talkSPORT

Excitement has been building for The Open Championship which begins on the 18th July and Gail has appeared on BBC Five Live and talkSPORT to share her views about the prestigious tournament. The Open is one of the biggest events in the world of golf and attracts the best players from around the globe. 


Gail Emms Hosts Mum of the Year Awards

9 July 2013 - 9:46am
Gail Emms Hosts Mum of the Year Awards

Former badminton star, Gail Emms hosted the Leicester Mercury Mum of the Year awards on 27th June. Gail was incredibly moved by the inspirational stories that were being told on the night and was delighted to be part of the event. Gail said “I am so thrilled to be involved with the Mum of the Year Awards.  I really do believe that being a mum is one of the most rewarding and challenging jobs you can have.  All of the mums at this year’s awards are amazing women who do so much for their families and every single one of them deserves to be recognised for their achievements.”

Gail Emms MBE Welcomes New Baby

9 May 2013 - 1:12pm
Gail Emms

The Olympic silver medallist has given birth to her second child, Oliver, this week.  Both the badminton star and her new baby are doing well and have returned home following his birth on Tuesday 7th May.

Gail also has another child, Harry, who is two years old and Gail is delighted to welcome another addition to her growing family. 

Everyone at Champions (UK) plc sends Gail their heart felt congratulations and is thrilled for her family.   


Gail Test Drives the New Seat FR

26 April 2013 - 11:54am
Gail Test Drives the New Seat FR

At 8 and a half months pregnant, Gail needs a car which is practical yet doesn’t compromise on style. Test driving the new car from Seat, Gail was pleased to say the Seat FR covers all her needs.

Test driving the sports range (Gail didn’t want to compromise on her sporting lifestyle); the car had great features, especially the easy clip in booster seat. With a sunroof and full LED headlights, the car was sporty, distinctive, fun yet practical.


Gail Emms saw Great Victory at Sherwood Forest

26 April 2013 - 11:34am
National School Championship

Gail was proud to have been part of the National Schools Badminton Championships, taking place at Centre Parcs, Sherwood Forest.

With 31,000 children entering the National Schools Badminton Championships this year, the competition was strong. With 36 teams competing, Gail was delighted to be on hand to help with any technique questions and general advice.

With the finals taking place on the 20th and 21st April, the winners were:

Cancer, we're coming to get you! Why Gail Emms backs Race for Life

8 April 2013 - 2:30pm
Gail Emms Race for Life

Sports star Gail Emms is backing Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life and wants everyone to make this year’s the best ever.

 The badminton Olympic silver medallist , who is seven months pregnant with her second child, is a staunch supporter of Race for Life and is issuing the rallying cry “Cancer, we’re coming to get you!” as she urges mums, daughters, sisters and friends to join in Race for Life taking place across the UK this summer.

Gail is Courtside at the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2013

25 February 2013 - 11:28am
Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2013

Gail is joining the panel at the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships this year, in association with Sky Sports. The tournament will take place between the 8th and 10th of March and Gail is delighted to be working with Sky Sports again, as well as being involved with such a prestigious Badminton competition.

Gail continues to be a keen ambassador for her sport and her enthusiasm is sure to prompt all of the competitors to achieve their very best over the three day event.

Gail Has the Recipe for Success for British Turkey

25 February 2013 - 10:56am
I Love British Turkey

Gail, as ambassador for British Turkey, was tasked with providing six healthy and delicious recipes that they could share with turkey lovers and the international badminton star’s culinary creations were so good that they went back for second helpings!

In addition to the six gobble worthy recipes already created by Gail’s keen culinary flair, she has been now been asked to provide twelve in total. It seems that it the Olympic silver medallist is used to serving up more than aces and great sporting skill; she is a whizz in the kitchen too.