Badminton is a racquet sport played by either two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs (doubles). Who take positions on opposite halves of a rectangular court that is divided by a net. Players score points by striking a shuttlecock with their racquet. So that it passes over the net and lands in their opponents' half of the court. A rally ends once the shuttlecock has struck the ground. And the shuttlecock may only be struck once by each side before it passes over the net.
Hockey is a sport in which two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck into the opponent's goal using a hockey stick. There are many types of hockey such as bandy, field hockey and ice hockey.
Often one variation of the sport, such as field hockey or ice hockey, will predominate in a certain area and be known simply as "hockey"