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All-Egyptian finals again in World Junior Championships

All-Egyptian finals again in World Junior Championships

Top seed Tarek survives 92-minute marathon match to reach Chennai final By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent After dramatic semi-finals at the Express Avenue Mall in the Indian city of Chennai, the WSF World Junior Individual Squash Championships will come to a climax in two all-Egyptian finals – for the fourth time since [...]

July 22, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

Lucy Turmel stops Egyptian clean sweep in World Juniors

Lucy Turmel stops Egyptian clean sweep in World Juniors

Egyptians fill seven out of last eight spots in Chennai By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent The powerhouse that is Egyptian squash claimed seven of the eight quarter-final victories in today’s action in the WSF World Junior Individual Squash Championships in India – but England’s Lucy Turmel denied the nation a clean sweep [...]

July 22, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

Satinder Bajwa: Top coach transfers lives through squash back home in India

Satinder Bajwa: Top coach transfers lives through squash back home in India

A promise fulfilled as I visit a squash program that helps children in a remote part of India By JOHN LEAVY – Squash Mad Special Correspondent on a return trip to visit Satinder Bajwa’s Khelshala project It took me a few years but I finally accomplished not one but two things that have been on [...]

July 22, 2018 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News 0
Ten-strong Egyptian contingent to contest World Junior quarter-finals

Ten-strong Egyptian contingent to contest World Junior quarter-finals

Lucy Turmel and Nick Wall fly flag for England By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Egyptians stormed en masse into the last eight of the WSF World Junior Individual Squash Championships today in India, where five men (for [...]

July 20, 2018 News
David Palmer inducted into Oz Commonwealth Games Hall of Fame

David Palmer inducted into Oz Commonwealth Games Hall of Fame

‘I love Australia and love playing for my country’ says golden great Palmer By ALEXIA CLONDA – Squash Mad Australia Correspondent Australia’s Commonwealth Games most acclaimed squash player, David Palmer, has been inducted into the Commonwealth Games NSW Division Hall [...]

July 20, 2018 News
Elise Lazarus bows out as Canadian trio reach boys’ fourth round

Elise Lazarus bows out as Canadian trio reach boys’ fourth round

  Day of shocks at World Juniors By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Despite Egyptians securing their anticipated six places in the WSF World Junior Individual Squash Championships men’s last 16 round in India today, it was a [...]

July 20, 2018 News
SquashForward leaders pledge to grow the game and support Olympic bid

SquashForward leaders pledge to grow the game and support Olympic bid

‘Squash is my life and I will do everything I can to help it grow’ says Dutch title winner Nadiia Usenko By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent SquashFORWARD, the joint initiative between the World Squash Federation (WSF) and [...]

July 20, 2018 Growing the game, News
Top seed Marwan Tarek leads the way as seeds power through

Top seed Marwan Tarek leads the way as seeds power through

World Juniors under way in Chennai By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent While Egypt’s defending champion and event favourite Marwan Tarek led all the top 16 seeds safely through to the men’s last 32 round of the WSF [...]

July 20, 2018 News
Wonderful night for squash as James Willstrop and Daryl Selby turn on the style at Lexden

Wonderful night for squash as James Willstrop and Daryl Selby turn on the style at Lexden

  Amazing skills on show in fun-filled exhibition in front of a capacity crowd By ALAN THATCHER, Squash Mad Editor James Willstrop and Daryl Selby delighted a packed crowd at Lexden Rackets and Fitness Club in Colchester, Essex, with a [...]

July 13, 2018 Growing the game, News
Fury as Donald Trump visit stops James Willstrop and Daryl Selby exhibition

Fury as Donald Trump visit stops James Willstrop and Daryl Selby exhibition

Garrison Centre taken over by police PSA squash stars James Willstrop and Daryl Selby, along with more than one hundred young players from Essex, have been forced to down rackets due to Donald Trump’s controversial visit to London. The US [...]

July 13, 2018 News
Natalie Grainger flies US flag as stars go for gold in World Masters in Charlottesville

Natalie Grainger flies US flag as stars go for gold in World Masters in Charlottesville

LJ Anjema, Alister Walker and Wael El Hindi raise the bar in men’s Over-35s By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Former world No.1 Natalie Grainger is set to provide the sole gold medal for the hosts of the [...]

July 10, 2018 News
Sivasangari and Ivan win Malaysian Nationals

Sivasangari and Ivan win Malaysian Nationals

Sivasangari creates history as youngest national champion and Ivan retains title By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Sivasangari Subramaniam created history when she became the youngest national champion while Ivan Yuen continued his recent fine form by [...]

July 9, 2018 News
Ali Farag top seed as Alexandria hosts top stars in September

Ali Farag top seed as Alexandria hosts top stars in September

Bibliotheca provides stunning venue for PSA Gold men’s event By SEAN REUTHE and ALAN THATCHER Alexandria will host a professional squash tournament for the first time in three years when World No.2 Ali Farag heads up a top-class draw at [...]

July 9, 2018 Growing the game, News
Tickets on sale for new-look supershow in San Francisco

Tickets on sale for new-look supershow in San Francisco

Stars return for Oracle NetSuite Open By SEAN REUTHE  Tickets are on sale now for the 2018 edition of the Oracle NetSuite Open, which will welcome a number of the world’s leading squash players back to San Francisco between September [...]

July 8, 2018 News
James Willstrop and Emily Whitlock top the bill in Nantes

James Willstrop and Emily Whitlock top the bill in Nantes

Willstrop will relish drama on stage in France By SEAN REUTHE The 2018 edition of the Open International de Squash de Nantes will play host to its strongest ever line-up between September 4-9 when former World No.1 James Willstrop and [...]

July 5, 2018 News