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Day after two world titles in Glasgow, squash stars hope to get TOPS funding in CWG and Asiad year
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Day after two world titles in Glasgow, squash stars hope to get TOPS funding in CWG and Asiad year

Squash stars including Dipika Pallikal, Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa are hoping to get entry into Sports Ministry's TOPS after their title winning exploits at the World Doubles Championship in Glasgow.

Squash stars Saurav Ghosal, Dipika Pallikal Karthik crowned world mixed doubles champions
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Squash stars Saurav Ghosal, Dipika Pallikal Karthik crowned world mixed doubles champions

The second-seed Indian duo had a comfortable final as they defeated their fourth-seed English rivals Alison Waters and Adrian Waller 11-6, 11-8 in straight games

Asian squash Team Championship: Indian men beat Hong Kong to enter final, women bow out in semifinals
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Asian squash Team Championship: Indian men beat Hong Kong to enter final, women bow out in semifinals

This is the third time the Indian men have entered the final after having previously done so in 1981 and 2012.

Saurav Ghosal wins Malaysian Open squash tournament
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Saurav Ghosal wins Malaysian Open squash tournament

The Indian squash player won his first PSA title in three years when he triumphed with a straight set win over top seed Miguel Rodriguez

Egyptian Open: Joshna Chinappa books spot in quarter-finals in her first event in six months
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Egyptian Open: Joshna Chinappa books spot in quarter-finals in her first event in six months

In the decider, the Indian managed to see off the Egyptian for a 11-7, 11-6, 7-11, 10-12, 11-9 win in the third round.

Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa make winning starts in Egyptian Open squash
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Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa make winning starts in Egyptian Open squash

World number 13 Ghosal beat 34th-ranked Englishman, Tom Richards, 11-9, 11-4, 11-1 in a second-round match. World number 11 Chinappa dropped the first game against Scotland's Lisa Aitken before finding her rhythm for a 7-11, 11-4, 11-3, 11-6 win.

Athlete calling athlete: Making sense of players turning interviewers and its domino effect
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Athlete calling athlete: Making sense of players turning interviewers and its domino effect

The phenomenon of athletes turning anchors or interviewers began as an experiment but seems on course to become a trend, both in India and elsewhere. A slew of current and former sportspersons have taken to the format, and dare one say, are doing an exceptionally fine job too.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Squash Rackets Federation of India to defer world body's phased plan of restart
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Squash Rackets Federation of India to defer world body's phased plan of restart

The phase one of the World Squash Federation plan allows just one player per court, separate entry and exit points from the training venues, and bars competitive events

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian squash player Saurav Ghosal takes online course in nutrition to keep busy during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian squash player Saurav Ghosal takes online course in nutrition to keep busy during lockdown

What you eat as an athlete is also as important as the time spent in the gym and Ghosal thought he could use the indefinite break amid the nationwide lockdown to know more about the science of food

Sourav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa to lead Indian men's, women's squads in upcoming Asian Team Squash Championships
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Sourav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa to lead Indian men's, women's squads in upcoming Asian Team Squash Championships

Ace players Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa will lead the Indian men's and women's squads for the 20th Asian Team Squash Championships to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 25 to 29 March.

Senior National Squash Championships: Joshna Chinappa into final; Tanvi Khanna earns shock win against Sunayna Kuruvilla
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Senior National Squash Championships: Joshna Chinappa into final; Tanvi Khanna earns shock win against Sunayna Kuruvilla

In the women's semis, Tanvi Khanna prevailed 11-6, 3-11, 11-8, 8-11, 12-10 in a thriller against Sunayna, the local girl, for her maiden entry into the national final

Top seeds Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa off to breezy starts in National Squash Championships
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Top seeds Saurav Ghosal, Joshna Chinappa off to breezy starts in National Squash Championships

Top-seed Saurav Ghosal had an easy start in the men's singles event of the 77th Senior National Squash Championship at the ISA in Chennai on Wednesday, breezing past Sandeep Jangra in straight games.

Channel VAS Championship: Saurav Ghosal enters quarters of PSA World Tour gold event after beating Tom Richards
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Channel VAS Championship: Saurav Ghosal enters quarters of PSA World Tour gold event after beating Tom Richards

India's Saurav Ghosal moved into the quarter-finals of the Channel VAS Championship, a PSA World Tour gold event, after beating Tom Richards of England

PSA Men's World Squash Championship: Indian No 1 Saurav Ghosal beats Frenchman Lucas Serme to enter pre-quarterfinals
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PSA Men's World Squash Championship: Indian No 1 Saurav Ghosal beats Frenchman Lucas Serme to enter pre-quarterfinals

Indian No 1 Saurav Ghosal had faced the Frenchman only twice in his career, with their most recent meeting also coming in the second round of a PSA World Championships

Men's World Squash Championships: Saurav Ghosal progresses to second round with win over compatriot Mahesh Mangaonkar
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Men's World Squash Championships: Saurav Ghosal progresses to second round with win over compatriot Mahesh Mangaonkar

The other Indians in the fray at Men's World Squash Championships, Ramit Tandon and Vikram Malhotra made first round exits.

Women's World Squash Championships: Joshna Chinappa moves to pre-quarters after beating Ho Tze-Lok; faces 2nd seed Nour El Sherbini
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Women's World Squash Championships: Joshna Chinappa moves to pre-quarters after beating Ho Tze-Lok; faces 2nd seed Nour El Sherbini

India's leading squash player Joshna Chinappa moved into the pre-quarterfinals of the CIB PSA Women's World Championship with a comfortable win over Hong Kong's Ho Tze-Lok in Cairo.

Joshna Chinappa quashes Haley Mendez's attempted comeback to win opening match of women's World Squash Championship
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Joshna Chinappa quashes Haley Mendez's attempted comeback to win opening match of women's World Squash Championship

The 12th seeded Joshna Chinappa admitted she was a touch nervous in the start and with Haley playing well things turned tough

Administrative blunder by India's Squash Federation proves costly for players, denies chance to participate in World Championships
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Administrative blunder by India's Squash Federation proves costly for players, denies chance to participate in World Championships

The Indian men's squash team could have participated in the World Championships in Washington but the SRFI didn't move to get timely clearance from the SAI

Joshna Chinappa enters pre-quarterfinal of British Open Squash after beating Millie Tomlinson; Saurav Ghosal crashes out
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Joshna Chinappa enters pre-quarterfinal of British Open Squash after beating Millie Tomlinson; Saurav Ghosal crashes out

A fighting Joshna Chinappa kept her hopes alive as the Indian entered the pre-quarterfinal round of the British Open Squash, a PSA World Tour Platinum event.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 198: Trailblazers clinch victory over Supernovas, Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman summoned by BCCI and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 198: Trailblazers clinch victory over Supernovas, Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman summoned by BCCI and more

In this edition of Firstpost Spodcast, we talk about Trailblazers beating Supernovas in the opening match of the Women's T20 Challenge, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman summoned by BCCI for their alleged conflict of interest case and more.