The Game of Badminton is played with a shuttlecock and racket on a court measuring 44'-0" (13.400 m) in length and 20'-0" (6.100 m) in width (combined court). It is said that this game was played at a place called Badminton in England. It is also said that this game was played in India at Pune in Maharashtra in the 1870's. In India, it was named "Pune" due to its popularity in the city of Pune. However, it became more popular in England. In India, this game is controlled by the Badminton Association of India.