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Squash: Pakistan leave for Hong Kong today Pakistan Squash Federation


KARACHI: The Pakistan Squash Federation Secretary Aamir Nawaz believes that the national eight-member squad that is leaving to compete in the 2014 Asian Team Championship on Monday can pull off upsets in Hong Kong. Nawaz said that the men’s and women’s teams have been preparing for the event where they will ...

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Injured Aamir Atlas excluded from Asian Team squad

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KARACHI: Asian squash champion Aamir Atlas failed to make the cut in the four-member team that will represent Pakistan in the Asian Team Championship due to injury. The players who will be at the mega event – starting June 11 in Hong Kong – include Pakistan’s top-seeded player Nasir Iqbal, ...

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Laura Massaro takes British Open defence into semis


KINGSTON UPON HULL: Laura Massaro, who has unexpectedly developed into the biggest threat to Nicol David’s long-term supremacy of the women’s game, carried her defence of the British Open title tenaciously into the semi-finals. Massaro, the only English woman ever to be both World and British Open champion, now has some ...

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Squash: Farhan Zaman through to semis

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KARACHI: Pakistan squash player Farhan Zaman moved into the semi-finals of the Mohammed Yaquob Hajeyah $15,000 PSA Tournament after upsetting Kuwait’s Abullah Al Muzayen 3-0 in South Surrah, Kuwait. Seeded fifth, Zaman overcame second-seed Al Muzayen without dropping a game in front of his opponent’s home crowd. Zaman’s challenged was ...

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Squash camp for Asian event to begin today Hashim Khan Squash Complex in Islamabad

Mehboob had also led Pakistan to the Asian Senior Championship despite having a depleted team. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

KARACHI: The Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) will organise a training camp for senior players from Thursday at the Hashim Khan Squash Complex in Islamabad for the upcoming Asian Team Championship to be played in Hong Kong in June. The camp will be headed by national coach Jamshed Gul, under whose guidance ...

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Nick Matthew beats Gregory Gaultier in Hong Kong semis

Nick Matthew beats Gregory Gaultier in Hong Kong semis

World champion Nick Matthew won a thrilling contest against France’s Gregory Gaultier to reach the final of the Hong Kong Open. The Englishman repeated last month’s world final victory over Gaultier as he came through 11-13 11-4 11-4 8-11 11-3. A win in Sunday’s final would see Matthew edge out Gaultier for ...

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Squash: Nick Matthew regains top ranking with Hong Kong title

World squash champion Nick Matthew

World squash champion Nick Matthew regained the number one ranking and claimed his first Hong Kong Open title with victory over Spain’s Borja Golan. The Englishman, who won his third world title last month, saw off Golan 11-1 11-8 5-11 11-5 in the final. Matthew, 33, first topped the world rankings in ...

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Guernsey’s Chris Simpson ready to push to next level


Guernsey’s Chris Simpson says a place in the top 16 is within reach if he can start turning narrow defeats into wins. Simpson reached a career-high of 21 in the world rankings this season and said his aim was now to keep progressing. Guernsey’s Chris Simpson “I’ve started to challenge ...

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