Dinesh Karthik to tie nuptial knot with squash ace Dipika Pallikal today
Dinesh Karthik to tie nuptial knot with squash ace Dipika Pallikal today

India's squash ace Dipika Pallikal is all set to become Mrs. Karthik! Pallikal will tie the knot with cricketer Dinesh Karthik on Tuesday in a Christian ceremony, which will be followed by a Telugu-Naidu ceremony on August 20.

2020 Olympics: Baseball woos Tokyo with promise of windfall
2020 Olympics: Baseball woos Tokyo with promise of windfall

Baseball bosses expressed confidence Friday they would be able to entice Japanese organisers to include the sport in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as they bid against seven short-listed rivals.

Joshana Chinappa wins Victorian Open for 10th professional title
Joshana Chinappa wins Victorian Open for 10th professional title

Joshana Chinappa on Sunday upstaged second seed Line Hansen in straight games to win the USD 15,000 Victorian Open squash competition for her 10th WSA title.

Joshna Chinappa cruises into final of Victorian Open
Joshna Chinappa cruises into final of Victorian Open

India's star player Joshana Chinappa on Saturday stormed into the final of the USD 15,000 Victorian Open squash event here today.

T20 Cricket to feature in 2020 Tokyo Olympics?
T20 Cricket to feature in 2020 Tokyo Olympics?

Cricket could become a reality in the next five years as almost 33 international sports federation have been invited to apply as potential new entrants for the biggest showdown in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics games.

Saurav Ghoshal awarded 'Best Sportsperson of the Year'
Saurav Ghoshal awarded 'Best Sportsperson of the Year'

Ace squash player Saurav Ghosal received the Best Sportsperson of the Country Award at the Calcutta Sports Journalists' Club Annual Awards Function at the Rotary Sadan, here on Thursday.

Saurav Ghosal gets past world no.7 after Egyptian thriller
Saurav Ghosal gets past world no.7 after Egyptian thriller

India's top male squash player Saurav Ghosal pulled off a thriller against world no.7 Tarek Momen to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the USD 150,000 El Gouna International tournament here.

Olympic berth for squash will be a big boost: Gregory Gaultier
Olympic berth for squash will be a big boost: Gregory Gaultier

Men's squash world No 2 Gregory Gaultier is fervently hoping that the racquet game played inside four walls makes entry in the Summer Olympic Games of 2020 in Tokyo to give it the much-needed shot-in-the-arm.

Saurav Ghosal still hopes squash will be in 2020 Olympics
Saurav Ghosal still hopes squash will be in 2020 Olympics

Terming it travesty that squash is not part of the Olympics, India number one Saurav Ghosal on Friday said he still has not lost hope completely to see the sport in 2020 Tokyo Games.

Top seed Gregory ​Gaultier survives scare at World Open squash championship

 France`s Gregory Gaultier survived a nasty first round scare to advance at the World Open squash championship in Doha on Friday.

Mahesh Mangaonkar outlasts Zahed Mohamed to lift PSA Squash circuit title
Mahesh Mangaonkar outlasts Zahed Mohamed to lift PSA Squash circuit title

India's Mahesh Mangaonkar toppled top seed Zahed Mohamed of Egypt in straight games to clinch the title in the USD 10,000 JSW PSA Squash Circuit 2 which concluded at the Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana here on Sunday.

ONGC felicitates Asian Games medal winners with cash rewards
ONGC felicitates Asian Games medal winners with cash rewards

Eighteen Incheon Asian Games medal winners, including members of gold-winning Indian hockey, squash and women's relay teams, were today felicitated by their employers Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited for bringing laurels to the country in the multi-sporting event.

Sandhu, Mangaonkar ease into semis of JSW Challenger Squash
Sandhu, Mangaonkar ease into semis of JSW Challenger Squash

Incheon Asian Games gold medallists Harinder Pal Sandhu and Mahesh Mangaonkar breezed into the men's singles semifinals of the opening tournament in the JSW Challenger Squash Circuit here on Friday.

Asian Games: Archers, squash players bag historic gold, India in 11th spot
Asian Games: Archers, squash players bag historic gold, India in 11th spot

The men's squash and archery teams secured historic gold medals as India enjoyed their most productive day in the 17th Asian Games so far with an impressive collection of 10 medals to jump to the 11th position in the overall standings on the eighth day of competitions here on Saturday.

Asian Games: India assured of two silvers in squash team events
Asian Games: India assured of two silvers in squash team events

Indian squash players continued their splendid showing in the ongoing Asian Games with both the men's and women's teams assuring the country of at least two more silver medals after winning their respective semi-final matches at the Yeorumul Courts, here on Friday.

Asian Games: India blank Japan 3-0 in squash
Asian Games: India blank Japan 3-0 in squash

India hardly broke a sweat as they blanked Japan 3-0 in a men's team group B squash match with all the players registering straight-game wins at the Asian games here Thursday.

 Asian Games: India finish day 4 with five medals; total tally reaches 11
Asian Games: India finish day 4 with five medals; total tally reaches 11

Star Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra clinched individual and team bronze medals in his last Asian Games while squash player Saurav Ghosal had to be content with a historic silver as India added five more medals to boost their tally to nine on the fourth day of competitions in Incheon, South Korea on Tuesday.

Malaysia's Nicol David savours fourth squash singles gold
Malaysia's Nicol David savours fourth squash singles gold

Like all dominant athletes, Asian Games squash champion Nicol David really hates to lose, and while her sport failed with its bid to get onto the 2020 Tokyo Olympics programme the Malaysian is not giving up that easily.

Malaysia's Nicol David savours fourth squash singles gold
Malaysia's Nicol David savours fourth squash singles gold

Like all dominant athletes, Asian Games squash champion Nicol David really hates to lose, and while her sport failed with its bid to get onto the 2020 Tokyo Olympics programme the Malaysian is not giving up that easily.

Asiad 2014: Abdullah Almezayen stuns Saurav Ghosal to bag gold in men's squash singles final
Asiad 2014: Abdullah Almezayen stuns Saurav Ghosal to bag gold in men's squash singles final

It was a sad moment for India in Asian Games 2014, where Saurav Ghosal settled for silver after leading 2-0 in the men's singles squash final against Abdullah Almezayen of Kuwait, who won the match 10-12, 2-11, 14-12, 11-8, 11-9.