Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Mike Dale

Mike Dale is a lifelong squash player and a long-time sports journalist. Loves watching, meeting and interviewing the game’s star players.

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Farag targets return from knee injury at January’s Houston Open

By Mike Dale World no.1 Ali Farag is included in the draw to defend his title at January's Houston Open despite the worrying knee injury...

Top spots up for grabs in Women’s World Team Championship pool stage deciders

By Mike Dale The pools stage of the WSF Women's World Team Championship will reach an exciting conclusion on Tuesday with the top spot up...

Ukraine defeated on debut at Women’s World Teams in Cairo

By Mike Dale Ukraine made their debut in the WSF Women's World Team Championship on Sunday at the Madinaty Sporting Club in Cairo, Egypt. Ukraine, whose...

Rising star Withington takes second PSA Tour title

By Mike Dale Finnlay Withington’s reputation as England’s most promising young squash player gained further credence on Sunday as he impressively won the $3k Harrogate...

Egypt off to crushing start at Women’s World Team Championship

By Mike Dale  Hosts and defending champions Egypt made an ominous start to the Women's World Team Championship as they breezed past Switzerland on day...

Georgina Kennedy targets return at January’s Tournament of Champions

By Mike Dale England's golden girl Georgina Kennedy is targeting a return to the PSA World Tour in America after Christmas. The 25-year-old has withdrawn from...

USA seeded above England for Women’s World Team Championship

By Mike Dale USA have been seeded above England for the WSF Women's World Team Championship at the Madinaty Sports Club in Cairo from December...

England star Finnlay Withington won’t temper his attacking instincts

Interview by Mike Dale England’s brightest young talent Finnlay Withington insists he won’t compromise his all-out attacking style as he begins his career in the...

Asal and El Hammamy lift Hong Kong Open titles

By Sean Reuthe (PSA) in Hong Kong Egyptian duo Mostafa Asal and Hania El Hammamy are the 2022 Everbright Securities International Hong Kong Squash Open...

El Hammamy and Asal topple top seeds to reach Hong Kong Open finals

By Mike Dale and Sean Reuthe (PSA) in Hong Kong Egyptian duo Hania El Hammamy and Mostafa Asal toppled the no.1 seeds to advance to...

El Hammamy and Gohar go tête-à-tête again in Hong Kong Open semis

By Mike Dale and Sean Reuthe (PSA) in Hong Kong Hania El Hammamy and bitter rival Nouran Gohar will lock horns once again in the...

World no.2 Paul Coll ‘sick of home heroes’ after tricky Hong Kong Open progress

By MIKE DALE and SEAN REUTHE (PSA) in Hong Kong World no.2 Paul Coll joked he was "sick of home heroes" after weathering a storm...

Harrogate joint venture plan could keep squash alive at Harlow Hill

By MIKE DALE (Squash Mad Correspondent) The pandemic accelerated the decline in player numbers at many provincial squash clubs and Harlow Hill in North Yorkshire...

Sad news as golden girl Gina Kennedy abandons her season to deal with illness and injury issues

By MIKE DALE (Squash Mad Correspondent) Gina Kennedy has called an early end to her season as she struggles to regain fitness following horrific recent...

Rodney Martin on Mostafa Asal: ‘I’ve got no sympathy for him because he’s been getting away with this stuff since day one on Tour’

By MIKE DALE (Squash Mad Correspondent) Aussie legend Rodney Martin has weighed into the debate over the behaviour of Egypt’s divisive young superstar Mostafa Asal. World...

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