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Squash Meets Criteria For 2024 Olympic Games

Squash Meets Criteria For 2024 Olympic Games

The bid for the inclusion of additional sports for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris is in full swing. The French Organising Committee needs to hand a shortlist containing its recommendation of sports to be included to the IOC in March. This list will be looked into, discussed and might even be amended. The final decision won’t […]

World Squash Rankings

Top Nigeria Players Fall in World Squash Rankings

Many top Nigeria squash players have dropped in the latest rankings of Professional Squash Association (PSA) released on Friday. In the PSA Men’s World rankings, Babatunde Ajagbe fell six places to World No. 194 in the February rankings. The US-based player occupied the 188th spot in the January rankings. The 31-year-old current position is unconnected […]

PSA Ranking: King Breaks Into First Three

PSA Ranking: King Breaks Into First Three

New Zealand’s Joelle King has claimed a career-high ranking of World No.3 after the PSA Women’s World Rankings for February were released today (February 1). Cambridge-based King, 30, has been in superb form this season after claiming her first ever PSA Platinum title, the Hong Kong Open in November. She followed that up with a […]

Zahed Eliminates Rodriguez, Makes Last Eight List

The current title holder of the Chamberlain Squash Open – CSO and world No.22- Egyptian Zahed Salem has delivered another blow in the Motor City yesterday, this time on World No.6 and the 2015 MCO Champion-Miguel Rodriguez of Colombia. ZAHED SALEM SPEAKS ‘’I always believed that I could win but until the last point, until […]

Rodriguez Back To Draw Blood With El Shorbagy

The 2019 Motor City Open presented by the Suburban Collection opens will begin tomorrow-Tuesday, January 29, as eight of the world’s Top 20 lead a competitive field vying for the crown. The favourite will be defending champion and top seed Marwan El Shorbagy who defeated New Zealand’s Paul Coll in an epic five-setter last year. El Shorbagy […]


Ajagbe and Onaopemipo On the Rise in PSA World Rankings

Nigeria’s Babatunde Ajagbe has moved up eight places in the January 2019 PSA Men’s World Rankings to occupy the World No.188 berth. His rise amongst the sport’s illustrious top 200 is his second in two months.  Ajagbe, who achieved his highest career ranking of 144 on December, 2014 shares the 188th spot with Britain Elvinn […]

World Junior Champion Asal Declines Declan

Egyptians Mostafa Asal and Omar Mosaad both enjoyed huge wins as round two of the CIB Black Ball Squash Open PSA Platinum tournament came to a close in Cairo, Egypt. Asal who is currently the World Junior Champion holder, pulled out all the stops to defeat England’s World No.19 Declan James in a five-game thriller […]

El Shorbagy, Walks On Into CIB Black Ball Quarter Final

El Shorbagy, Walks On Into CIB Black Ball Quarter Final

Egypt’s World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy got his tournament off to a winning start yesterday of action at the CIB Black Ball Squash Open PSA Platinum tournament in Cairo, Egypt. 2018 Hong Kong Open winner ElShorbagy had to be at his best to conquer a resilient Max Lee of Hong Kong, who pushed the Egyptian all the way […]

New Squash Board Inaugurated In Lagos

A new Squash board has been inaugurated yesterday by the Lagos State Sports Commission. The inauguration which was held at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Indoor Sport Hall at Teslim Balogun Stadium Lagos. The New Board consist of Olatomi Falase as its Chariman, Capt. Dayo Awobokun as Vice Chairman, Chamberlain Usoh, Mobolaji Olumide Sojinrin, Adedayo Adesonoye and […]