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Cassie’s Corner: Conquering the pain of injuries

Cassie’s Corner: Conquering the pain of injuries

I feel for Nick, James, Ramy and Joelle as they battle back to peak condition Injuries unfortunately are a part of playing sport. Whether you compete socially or professionally in the back of your mind you know there is a chance that an injury may occur. It can be a 10 year old rolling her [...]

September 2, 2014 Cassie Thomas Cassie's Column, Comment, Growing the game, News 0

PSA confirm schedule for 3-year calendar

PSA confirm schedule for 3-year calendar

USA leads the way events in Chicago, New York and Philadelphia By Squash Mad Reporter The running order for that the PSA World Series calendar for the period 2014-2017 has now been finalised, featuring three events in the USA. Following the move to implement a new three-year calendar across the elite competition earlier this summer, [...]

September 2, 2014 Guest Contributor PSA 0

Tarek Momen moves into world top ten

Tarek Momen moves into world top ten

Egyptians on the march as Hong Kong champion Mohamed Elshorbagy closes  gap at the top By Squash Mad  Reporter Tarek Momen, the 26-year-old Egyptian who reached the semi-final stage of the recent PSA World Series Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Squash Open, has broken into the top 10 for the first time [...]

September 2, 2014 Guest Contributor News, PSA 0
All systems Mo as Shorbagy reigns in Hong Kong

All systems Mo as Shorbagy reigns in Hong Kong

This feels great says Egyptian star as he takes out Gaultier in final Egyptian ace Mohamed Elshorbagy claimed the greatest victory of his career in Hong Kong last night beating Gregory Gaultier in a 97-minute battle to be crowned 2014 [...]

August 31, 2014 Hong Kong Open, PSA
Queen Nicol conquers HK and storms to Golden Treble

Queen Nicol conquers HK and storms to Golden Treble

Victory over Nour El Tayeb gives David her 75th WSA tour title Malaysia’s  Nicol David yesterday notched a trio of  magical milestones in the climax of the Hong Kong Open  - winning the WSA World Series Gold title for the [...]

August 31, 2014 Hong Kong Open, WSA
Nicol David aims for 10 out of 10

Nicol David aims for 10 out of 10

Malaysian ace meets Nour El Tayeb in Hong Kong final By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent  Nicol David stands one match away from a remarkable tenth successive title and a phenomenal 50th straight victory in the former British colony [...]

August 30, 2014 Hong Kong Open, News, WSA
Alan’s Blog: Aussie Open heads to Melbourne as NATO Summit closes squash club in Wales

Alan’s Blog: Aussie Open heads to Melbourne as NATO Summit closes squash club in Wales

Sports and Aquatic Centre to host Oz Open as Squash Victoria looks for extra funding The Australian Open is heading to Melbourne for a three-year term starting next year.   Squash and Racquetball Victoria has obtained the rights to host [...]

August 30, 2014 Alan's Blog, Australia, Fun Stuff, News, Olympics
Gregory Gaultier aims for a first Hong Kong title

Gregory Gaultier aims for a first Hong Kong title

French ace meets Egypt’s Mohamed Elshorbagy in final showdown By Squash Mad Reporter Gregory Gaultier, the French World No.1, took a major step towards claiming his first ever Hong Kong tournament title following a 3-0 win over Tarek Momen in [...]

August 30, 2014 Hong Kong Open, News, PSA
Sobhy sinks Serme to reach Hong Kong semi-finals

Sobhy sinks Serme to reach Hong Kong semi-finals

Relaxed American now meets Nicol David as Laura Massaro battles through By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent US squash star Amanda Sobhy claimed “one of my best-ever wins” when she upset third seed Camille Serme in today’s quarter-finals of [...]

August 30, 2014 Hong Kong Open, News, WSA
World Squash Day ready to rock all over the planet

World Squash Day ready to rock all over the planet

Clubs geared up to Go For It on October 18th festival of squash Squash clubs all over the world will be celebrating World Squash Day on Saturday October 18th with a stimulating and varied programme of events. World Squash Day [...]

August 29, 2014 Alan's Blog, Fun Stuff, Growing the game, News, World Squash Day
Chan Charges Into Hong Kong Open Quarters

Chan Charges Into Hong Kong Open Quarters

Joey upsets the seedings to reach quarter-final clash with Nicol David  By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent Hong Kong underdog Joey Chan claimed an unexpected place in the last eight of the Women’s Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open after [...]

August 29, 2014 Hong Kong Open, WSA
Annie keeps home hopes burning bright in HK

Annie keeps home hopes burning bright in HK

Au serves exit ticket on Heba El Torky to seal her place in second round By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Reporter Hong Kong number one Annie Au doubled home interest in the last 16 round of the Women’s Cathay [...]

August 27, 2014 Hong Kong Open, WSA
Marche on the march as French ace downs Darwish

Marche on the march as French ace downs Darwish

That’s the biggest win of my career says happy Gregoire as Darwish is sent packing By Squash Mad Reporter French World No.28 Gregoire Marche stole the headlines during a second day of giant-killing at the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai [...]

August 27, 2014 Hong Kong Open, PSA
Tarek Momen takes out James Willstrop in Hong Kong

Tarek Momen takes out James Willstrop in Hong Kong

Egyptian enjoys giant-killing act as he takes out 6ft 4in No.3 seed By MICHAEL CATLING – Squash Mad Chief Reporter Egyptian ace Tarek Momen sprang the shock of the day in Hong Kong as he overcame No.3 seed James Willstrop [...]

August 26, 2014 Hong Kong Open, News, PSA
Raneem and Mo make it a Malaysian double for Egypt

Raneem and Mo make it a Malaysian double for Egypt

Sister act brings down the curtain on glorious week in KL for Egypt By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Malaysian Correspondent in KL (August 23, 2014)   Pictures by KNG ZHENG GUAN Raneem El Weleily yesterday described Nour El Tayeb [...]

August 23, 2014 Malaysian Open, News