Squash

Squash: Saurav, Joshna in semis

Hong Kong, May 28 (IANS) — Two top Indian players Saurav Goshal and Joshna Chinappa posted impressive wins in the HKFC... (more...)

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Squash titles for Velavan, Adya

Chennai, May 28 (IANS) — Velavan Senthilkumar of Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra’s Adya Advani survived tough contests... (more...)

Shock wins for Abhay, Samita in junior squash meet

Chennai, May 27 (IANS) — Two Tamil Nadu players Abhay Singh in the boys Under-17 and Samita Sivakumar (girls U-15),... (more...)

Darshana enters semis in junior squash meet

Chennai, May 26 (IANS) — Tamil Nadu’s Darshana Vasudevan enjoyed a dream run here on Tuesday in the ISA Open... (more...)

Hamilton fuels romance rumours with Australian model

Monaco, May 25 (IANS) — Reigning Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton has done very little to squash rumours of a relationship... (more...)

Squash: Kush Kumar loses in quarters of Las Vegas Open

Las Vegas, May 16 (IANS) — India’s Kush Kumar, the reigning national junior squash champion who has moved into... (more...)

Nigeria to organise course for squash referees

Lagos, May 12 (IANS) — The Nigeria Squash Federation (NSF) is planning to organise a refresher course for referees... (more...)

Joshna loses, takes bronze in squash championships

Kuwait, May 4 (IANS) — Joshna Chinnappa went down 6-11, 9-11, 7-11, to World No.1 Nicol David of Malaysia in the semi-finals... (more...)

Squash: Joshna in semis, Dipika loses

Kuwait, May 3 (IANS) — Joshna Chinappa eased into the semi-finals in the Asian Senior Individual squash championship... (more...)

Squash: Dipika, Joshna among last 8

Kuwait, May 2 (IANS) — Second seed Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa entered the quarter-finals in the Asian Senior... (more...)

Indians advance in Asian squash

Kuwait, May 1 (IANS) — Indians made a good start to their campaign in the Asian senior individual squash championship... (more...)

Indians figure in three squash awards

Chennai, April 16 (IANS) — India’s men’s team which won the gold medal at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games... (more...)

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