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Greg’s earned the right to cheeky banter says Selbs

Greg’s earned the right to cheeky banter says Selbs

  By LEE HORTON Gregory Gaultier added a little spice to tomorrow’s quarter final showdown with Daryl Selby with his post match comments following his win over Tarek Momen. “Daryl played exceptionally well against Darwish, it was a massive effort for him to win, in front of his crowd, he deserves that win, but unfortunately, [...]

October 31, 2013 Lee Horton News 0

Talks planned to unite PSA and WSA tours

Talks planned to unite PSA and WSA tours

Squash chiefs are looking at ways to unite the men’s and women’s tours in a bid to attract ‘big fish’ sponsors. Alex Gough (pictured), CEO of the men’s Professional Squash Association, revealed in a BBC interview that talks are planned to help forge a united front as squash looks to re-group following the disappointment of [...]

October 31, 2013 Lee Horton Uncategorized 0

Revenge is sweet as Selby downs Darwish

Revenge is sweet as Selby downs Darwish

  ENGLAND’S Daryl Selby turned the form book upside down last night when he dumped five seed Karim Darwish out of the World Squash Championship in Manchester to secure his first ever quarter final appearance. The battle with Egyptian Darwish went the distance before Essex man Selby got over the line 4-11, 11-9, 12-10, 8-11, 11-8 [...]

October 30, 2013 Lee Horton News 0
Ramy has to scrap as Pilley drives him hard

Ramy has to scrap as Pilley drives him hard

  MATCH REPORTS AND ANALYSIS TO FOLLOW SOON   World No,1 Ramy Ashour had to scrap for his life before booking himself a place in the last eight at the in the AJ Bell World Championship in Manchester. Aussie bruiser Cameron [...]

October 30, 2013 News
Women go for gold in New York

Women go for gold in New York

Women’s squash is celebrating after the prize money on offer in the 2014 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions has been doubled. The kitty has been increased from $25k to $50k, which means an upgrade from WSA Silver Level to Gold. [...]

October 29, 2013 News
Hong Kong: Ramy ready for harbour hat-trick

Hong Kong: Ramy ready for harbour hat-trick

Ramy Set To Retain Hong Kong Crown 29 October 2013 Egypt’s world number one Ramy Ashour is seeded to win his third Hong Kong title in four years. The draw for the 2013 PSA World Series event  was announced in Hong Kong today. Ashour will begin the [...]

October 29, 2013 News
Will James quit the Worlds if baby arrives?

Will James quit the Worlds if baby arrives?

    By LEE HORTON WILL James Willstrop walk away from the World Squash Championships if his heavily pregnant partner Vanessa Atkinson goes into labour? That was the intriguing question on everyone’s lips in Manchester last night after the number [...]

October 27, 2013 News
WSA LIVE: Nicol lands fourth title in 42 days.

WSA LIVE: Nicol lands fourth title in 42 days.

  NICOL DAVID bagged the $50k China Open in Shanghai after hauling herself off the floor to come from two to beat Egyptian Ran El Weleily. Victory sealed the Malaysian world No.1’s fourth WSA  title in just 42 days following her [...]

October 27, 2013 News
SQUASH FASHION: A look in Iron Man Rosner’s wardrobe

SQUASH FASHION: A look in Iron Man Rosner’s wardrobe

German squash star Simon Rosner has had to make a heartbreaking decision and trade in his favourite pink shirt for a new clothing range this season. Here, in an interview with ALAN THATCHER, he reveals his love of tournament hotels [...]

October 26, 2013 Fun Stuff, Interviews
Nick: I blame DJ Chris Evans for firing up Willstrop feud

Nick: I blame DJ Chris Evans for firing up Willstrop feud

    It’s all Chris Evans’s fault. It’s thanks to that notorious radio DJ that my relationship with James Willstrop is so acrimonious. It all kicked off at the 2009 British Open in Manchester when James and I found ourselves [...]

October 26, 2013 News
WSF plan 2024 Olympic bid after Tokyo heartbreak

WSF plan 2024 Olympic bid after Tokyo heartbreak

From stuff.co.nz Having fought through the agony of a third Olympic bid rejection, World Squash Federation president N Ramachandran has given the go-ahead for a tilt at the 2024 Games. The four-day WSF conference and annual meeting wrapped up yesterday [...]

October 24, 2013 News, WSF
GAGGED: Players banned from Tweeting their mind

GAGGED: Players banned from Tweeting their mind

  By LEE HORTON PSA bosses have warned their players: Say anything we don’t like and you’ll be in bother. In an amazing iron-fist email sent to players today, PSA senior management have demanded that their members stop using social [...]

October 24, 2013 News
World Open: Matthew fired up for a hat-trick

World Open: Matthew fired up for a hat-trick

Two-time squash world champion Nick Matthew is hoping he can complete his hat-trick of titles on home soil when the AJ Bell PSA World Squash Championship gets under way in Manchester next week. Matthew, whose previous triumphs came in 2010 [...]

October 24, 2013 News
Hong Kong ruled out for Women’s World Open

Hong Kong ruled out for Women’s World Open

EXCLUSIVE By ALAN THATCHER LAST-DITCH efforts are being made to stage a Women’s World Open in what remains of 2013 as a chorus of unrest and anger is growing louder from furious WSA members and former star players. The WSA [...]

October 23, 2013 News
Laura Massaro: Spat over money fired me up

Laura Massaro: Spat over money fired me up

Laura Massaro Column – Courtesy of Lancashire Evening Post If becoming the US Open champion wasn’t motivation enough to produce my best squash in Philadelphia on Saturday, then the events of the previous few days certainly ensured I gave it [...]

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