In a positive development for the sport, the organising committee of 2020 Tokyo Olympics today shortlisted squash as one of the eight disciplines to present its case before a final recommendation is made to the International Olympic Committee in September this year.
Indian champion Harinder Pal Sandhu lined up for the title after beating top seeded German Raphael Kandra in four games to reach the final of the $10,000 Christchurch International squash tournament, a Professional Squash Association (PSA) world tour event, here on Saturday.
India's national champion Harinder Pal Sandhu is in sight of a title after beating the top seeded Raphael Kandra in four games to reach the final of the USD 10,000 Christchurch International 2015, a PSA world tour event here Saturday.
India's Harinder Pal Sandhu went down to local challenger and second seed Campbell Grayson in four games in the quarterfinals of the NZ International Classic squash tournament in Palmerston North, New Zealand today.
Delia Arnold, who caused an upset to reach the semi-finals of the Asian Championships in Kuala Lumpur a week ago, followed it with the best win of her career in the first round of the British Open on Tuesday.
Asian Games gold medallist in squash Saurav Ghosal, gold medal winning hockey Olympian Gurbux Singh among others will be honoured at the Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club annual awards on Thursday at Rotary Sadan.
Indian squash hierarchy will be put to the test in the semi-finals of the Granite Open when the country's top two players Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa meet for a place in the final of the WSA International 25 event here.