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Dipika reaches Gold Series semis, creates history


August 17th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 17 (IANS) India's Dipika Pallikal recorded a straight sets win over American Amanda Sobhy at the Australian Squash Open to become the first Indian to enter the semifinals ... Read more...

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Nandrajog wins Coca-Cola Squash Open


July 29th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Second seed Gaurav Nandrajog stunned top seeded Sandeep Jhangra 3-2 (7-11, 7-11, 12-10, 11-8, 11-7) in the final of the Coca-Cola Squash Open Championships here ... Read more...

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Hussain enters quarters in Squash Open


July 27th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Shakir Hussain outplayed Ashray Ohri 3-2 (9-11, 12-14, 11-3, 11-6, 11-7) in the men's open category of the Coca-Cola Squash Open Championship played at Kendriya ... Read more...

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Mukul Yadav upsets top seed in Delhi squash


July 24th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Mukul Yadav of Dhampur Squash Academy, Uttar Pradesh, upset top seed Akhil Yadav of Jindal Sports Academy, Mumbai, 3-1 as the Coca Cola Squash Open ... Read more...

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Soha misses school days, envies school-going children


July 16th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Student life is the best and actress Soha Ali Khan too agrees with it. She says she misses her school days and wishes she ... Read more...

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Squash: Anaka, Kush annex Asian titles


June 24th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Kush Island (Iran), June 23 (IANS) While Anaka Alankamony retained the girls Under-19 title, Kush Kumar annexed the crown in the boys Under-19 category as Indians delivered two gold medals ... Read more...

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Egypt, England eye title at U-21 Squash World Cup


January 31st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) Many young squash stars of the future eager to make their mark in this week's WSF Under-21 World Cup will arrive here fresh from notable success ... Read more...

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India’s Mahesh, Anaka second in world junior squash


January 11th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Indian squash players Mahesh Mangaonkar and Anaka Alankamony have been ranked No.2 in the world among boys and girls in the latest WSF World Junior Circuit ... Read more...

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National Squash championship: Malik ousts Jangra


December 8th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Indian Squash Academy trainee Karan Malik created a flutter when he scalped 5 to 8 seed Vikas Jangra of Services 11-3, 11-9, 5-11, 0-11, 11-6 in ... Read more...

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Ghosal, Dipika top seeds in National Squash


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Defending champion Saurav Ghosal and World No.17 Dipika Pallikal have been given top billing in the 59th Senior National squash championships to be held here at ... Read more...

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Ashita puts out second seed Akanksha in Indian Open squash


September 8th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) India's Ashita Bhengra upset second seed compatriot Akanksha Salunkhe in straight games as the trainees of the Indian Squash Academy occupied eight semi-final spots in various ... Read more...

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Big field for Indian Junior Open squash


September 5th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) The third Indian Junior Open Squash Championship, commencing at the Indian Squash Academy here Tuesday, has attracted 295 players from seven countries.The five-day tournament offers a ... Read more...

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India sail into quarterfinals of World squash


August 25th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Paderborn (Germany), Aug 25 (IANS) Sixth seeded India moved into the quarterfinals of the men's World team squash championship with a runaway 2-0 win against giant-killers Denmark, here Wednesday to ... Read more...

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Maiden squash titles for Adithya, Neharika


July 1st, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Adhitya Raghavan and Neharika Balamurukan, both trainees at the Indian Squash Academy here, won their maiden international squash title in the boys and girls under 13 ... Read more...

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Urquhart tames Joshna to win WISPA Squash Championship


April 23rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) World No.16 Donna Urquhart of Australia lived up to her billing as she defeated Indian champion Joshna Chinappa 7-11, 11-6, 11-6, 11-4 in 37 minutes in ... Read more...

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Dipika, Joshna in last 8


April 21st, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa kept Indian hopes alive by advancing to the quarterfinals of the WISPA Indian Squash Challenger series here Wednesday.Second seeded Dipika, ranked ... Read more...

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Saina beats Eriko to enter Swiss Open quarters


March 18th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Basel, March 18 (IANS) Indian squash star Saina Nehwal took sweet revenge for her All England loss by beating Japanese Eriko Hirose 21-15, 17-21, 21-11 to advance to the quarterfinals ... Read more...

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Dipika becomes highest ranked Indian squash player


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Squash player Dipika Pallikal has climbed to 24 in the world rankings to become the highest-ranked Indian women in the sport.Dipika equalled former player Misha Grewal's feat ... Read more...

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India boys beat Pakistan, grab maiden Asian Junior Squash


January 30th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 30 (IANS) The Indian junior boys created history when they downed arch-rivals and title holders Pakistan in the final of the Asian Junior Team Squash Championships here Saturday for their ... Read more...

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Indian players need to give squash top priority: Coach


December 17th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Indian squash players are loaded with talent but they need to give more time to the sport to become a force on the world circuit, feels coaching ... Read more...

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Saurav, Joshna sad at state of CWG squash venue (Lead)


December 15th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India's top squash players Saurav Ghoshal and Joshna Chinappa Wednesday said they are disappointed to see the state of the Siri Fort Sports Complex - the venue ... Read more...

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Saurav, Joshna sad at state of CWG squash venue


December 15th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Saurav Ghoshal and Joshna Chinappa Wednesday said they are sad to see the state of the Siri Fort Sports Complex - the venue of the ... Read more...

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Indian squash squad for CWG announced


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) India will be fielding a 10-member contingent for the Commonwealth Games squash competition, Squash Rackets Federation of India (SRFI) said here Monday. Squash was first included in the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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No daily allowances for Indian Squash squad for CWG


August 8th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian squash players are not getting the daily allowances sanctioned by the sports ministry in January 2008 as part of their training for the Oct ... Read more...

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Ghosal is highest ranked Indian in World squash


June 2nd, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) Saurav Ghosal Wednesday became the highest ranked Indian squash player in the world rankings (PSA or WISPA) at 26, surpassing former women's national champion Misha Grewal who achieved ... Read more...

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Asian squash begins Saturday


April 30th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) Malaysians Mohd Azlan, ranked No.16, and reigning World champion Nicol David are the top seeds in the 15th Asian Squash Championships commencing at the Indian Squash Academy here ... Read more...

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Dipika qualifies for main draw of Chennai squash


March 3rd, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) India No.2 Dipika Palikal upset second seed Aisling Blake of Ireland in the final qualifying matches of the PSA and WISPA Chennai Open 2010 squash championship at the ... Read more...

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Nicol David for Chennai Open squash


January 25th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) World No.1 Nicol David of Malaysia has confirmed her participation in the WISPA World Tour Chennai Open squash tournament that has been upgraded in its second year to ... Read more...

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Top seed Joshna bows to Siddal


January 22nd, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) An unfit Joshna Chinappa (India) yielded the initiative in the decider to go down fighting to third seed Laura Siddal of England 2-3 in the semi-final of the ... Read more...

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Joshna qualifies for semis in Indian Challenger


January 21st, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) India's top woman player Joshna Chinappa stayed on course for her fourth WISPA title as she entered the semi-final with a clinical win over Lauren Selby of England ... Read more...

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Sandhu clinches squash challenger title


November 21st, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 21 (IANS) The Indian Squash Academy courts here proved to be a happy hunting ground for 19-year old Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu as he claimed his second PSA title in ... Read more...

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Anaka creates record with WISPA title


September 12th, 2009 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) Unseeded Anaka Alankamony of India became the youngest ever to win a Women's International Squash Players Association (WISPA) title at the age of 15 and the second Indian ... Read more...

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Naresh Kumar extends Bennett in Indian Challenger squash


September 9th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) India's unseeded Naresh Kumar put up a brave fight before going down to top seeded Dylan Bennett of the Netherlands in the main draw of the PSA Indian ... Read more...

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Jangra brothers move into main draw of Indian Challenger squash


September 8th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) Mumbai's unseeded Jangra brothers, Sandeep, Vikas and Naveen, outwitted their respective rivals to progress to the main draw of the 2009 PSA Indian Challenger-Three here Tuesday. Naveen is ... Read more...

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Bala, Parthibhan eliminate top seeds in PSA Indian Challenger


September 7th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Balamurugan and A.Parthiban, coaches of the Indian Squash Academy, scalped the top two seeds in the first round qualifying of the PSA Indian Challenger-Three 2009 squash here Monday. ... Read more...

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