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Peter Nicol in New York

Peter Nicol in New York

From England Squash and Racketball website: At this year’s Tournament of Champions in Grand Central Terminal New York Peter Nicol has switched his racket for his notepad and has been working with England Squash and Racketball and the English players. Ahead of the second half of the quarter-finals we asked him what the highlights have [...]

January 26, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, ESR, News 0

Atlas Khan fights training ban in Pakistan

Atlas Khan fights training ban in Pakistan

WORLD NEWS, KARACHI: Pakistan’s gold-medal winning squash player at the 16th Asian Games, Aamir Atlas Khan has said he will continue his fight for the development of the game in the country even after falling foul of squash authorities. Khan, who openly criticized the operations of the Pakistan Squash Federation, was severely reprimanded and barred [...]

January 26, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

Stars head for Toronto

Stars head for Toronto

World’s best squash players in Toronto for 2011 Ludwig Financial Recruitment Cambridge Cup TORONTO: Four players ranked in the world’s top 10 are confirmed for the $45,000 Ludwig Financial Recruitment Cambridge Cup men’s  invitation tournament set for January 31 to February 2 in Toronto. Canadian number one Shahier Razik of Toronto, ranked 23rd internationally, will [...]

January 26, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

Tune in to live broadcast from the ToC on ESPN

Tune in to live broadcast from the ToC on ESPN

The J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions has achieved a major breakthrough for the game in the USA with live TV coverage of the final two days from the iconic Grand Central Terminal venue this week. The semi-finals and finals in New York will be broadcast live on espn3.com This is a phenomenal opportunity for squash to [...]

January 24, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

Alan’s Blog

Alan’s Blog

Well, the British Junior Open has come and gone with Emily Whitlock breaking the Egyptian stranglehold on the tournament and winning the girls’ under-17 tournament for England. It was a fantastic performance in Sheffield and marks Emily as a player of formidable potential. Elsewhere, six titles were won by Egypt and one by Malaysia, providing [...]

January 11, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog 0

Top US award for Danielle Maur

Top US award for Danielle Maur

Picture shows Danielle and husband Andre Danielle Maur Wins W. Stewart Brauns, Jr. Award in Recognition of Contributions to Game of Squash CHANHASSEN, Minn. — Danielle Maur, national squash and racquetball director for Life Time Fitness (NYSE: LTM) has received the annual W. Stewart Brauns, Jr. Award for outstanding contributions to the game of squash. [...]

January 11, 2011 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Coaching and Development, News 0

Doubles stars launch Kent Open

Doubles stars launch Kent Open

International squash stars Alan Clyne and Harry Leitch delighted a packed gallery at The Mote Squash Club on Friday as dates were announced for next year’s Kent Open. Clyne, the current Kent Open champion from Edinburgh, aims to be back to defend his title in 2011 when the PSA world-ranking tournament is staged between May [...]

December 15, 2010 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Kent Open, News 0

Flying Scot Clyne wins Kent Open in 2010

Flying Scot Clyne wins Kent Open in 2010

Top seed Clyne clinches Kent Open title By ALAN THATCHER Top seed Alan Clyne powered home to the Kent Open title with a straight games victory over surprise finalist Jonathan Harford in the climax of the $10,000 PSA World Tour event at The Mote Squash Club in Maidstone, Kent. The Scot won 11-8, 11-3, 11-8 [...]

June 6, 2010 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Kent Open, News 0