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Egyptians Rule, El Tayab In Third

Egyptians Rule, El Tayab In Third

The PSA Women’s World Rankings for March will feature an all-Egyptian top three after Nour El Tayeb moved up a spot to sit behind compatriots Raneem El Welily and Nour El Sherbini. El Tayeb who had dropped to No.4 last month after being overtaken by New Zealand’s Joelle King, The 25-year-old has however come up strong to […]

Ali Farag Ascends Throne

Ali Farag Ascends Throne

Egypt’s Ali Farag has officially ascended the PSA throne this month as he overtakes compatriot Mohamed ElShorbagy to become the new men’s World No.1 after the PSA Men’s World Rankings for March were released. Farag, the 26-year-old Harvard-graduate, is the sixth Egyptian male to top the rankings, after his predecessors such as ElShorbagy, Karim Abdel Gawad, Ramy […]

0ne Million Dollars Up For Grabs At World Championships

0ne Million Dollars Up For Grabs At World Championships

The 2018/19 Professional Squash Association World Championships will become the first squash tournament to award a $1 million prize as part of a multi-year sponsorship deal with the Chicago-based Walter Family, the association announced today. As part of the agreement, the city of Chicago will host the tournament for the next two cycles, in winter […]

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

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 […]