Friday, Oct 07, 2022



Saurav Ghosal's dinky-dinky, a bit like Jahangir Khan's back-to-the-wall backhand drops against Jansher Khan of late 80s

September 29, 2022 12:29 am

In a match against Mohamed elShorbagy, the Indian squash player hit a fabulous backhand drop shot that stunned his opponent and left the spectators jaw-dropped

CWG 2022: Ghosal-Pallikal power into mixed doubles quarterfinals

August 05, 2022 12:10 am

The Indians won the world doubles title earlier this year and are expected to win the gold here.Earlier on Thursday, Anahat Singh and Sunayna Kuruvilla entered women's doubles pre-quarterfinals.

CWG 2022: Sunayna-Anahat pair reaches round of 16 in women's doubles

August 04, 2022 8:46 pm

The other Indian pair in the fray are seasoned pair of Joshna Chinnappa and Dipika Pallikal, who will play their round of 16 match later in the day.

CWG 2022: Joshna Chinappa enters women's singles quarterfinals

July 31, 2022 8:33 pm

Despite the reversal, Chinappa showed better nerves as she build up a 7-3 lead and quickly stepped ahead to make it 2-1.

Two-time Worlds medallist Chris Walker appointed 'event based' India foreign coach ahead of CWG, Asiad

January 24, 2022 3:30 pm

According to a Sports Ministry release, Walker, who represented England in squash and cycling, will be "engaged" with the Indian team for 16 weeks.

Asian team squash: Indian men beat Hong Kong to enter final, women bow out in semifinal

December 03, 2021 7:42 pm

Saurav Ghosal bounced back after being a game down to Fung by winning the next three to win 10-12, 11-6, 11-6, 15-13 in a 55-minute match.

Giant-killer Abhishek takes on home favourite Velavan in the men’s final

August 26, 2021 2:33 pm

Top seed Sunayna faces No.2 Tanvi for title in women’s category on Thursday.

India not to take part in women's world team squash championship

August 03, 2020 3:50 pm

India pulled out of the Women's World Team Squash Championship scheduled to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from December 15 to 20 due to "lack of preparation time" and "uncertainties" about travelling amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Squash great Jansher Khan undergoes double back surgery for chronic condition

July 31, 2020 5:57 pm

Jansher Khan has had two operations in Peshawar for a chronic back problem that also played a part in his retirement from the sport.

Chandigarh's young squash players begin professional training at Khelshala

July 14, 2019 8:47 am

Bajwa, who shifted base from USA to India in 2009, has been training more than 50 village kids at Khelshala campuses in Chandigarh and Majra village in Mohali. “Our focus has been on providing sports, academics and yoga (SAY) to children


Abhinav Bindra, Saurav Ghosal give India reason to smile at Asian Games 2014

September 23, 2014 10:30 pm

One of India's best shooters & perhaps India's best men's singles squash player didn't disappoint at the Asiad.


12th South Asian Games conclude

February 24, 2016 3:44 am

Guwahati, Feb 24 (ANI): The 12th South Asian games were declared close in a glittering ceremony that saw performances by eight live bands from across the northeastern states. India's regional supremacy went unchallenged as the hosts were crowned overall champions for the 12th consecutive time after notching up a record-breaking haul of 188 gold, 90 silver and 30 bronze medals taking the overall tally to 308. While Sri Lanka with a total of 186 medals came second, Pakistan begged third position with 106 medals. Afghanistan stood at fourth with a medal tally of 35, Bangladesh at fifth with 75 medals, Nepal secured sixth position with 60 medals, Maldives stands at seventh with a medal tally of 3 and Bhutan stands at eighth with a total of 16 medals. Cycling, football, hockey, squash, volleyball were among 23 sport disciplines of which 16 were held in Guwahati and 7 in Shillong. The hosting of the major international sporting event is part of the government's efforts to develop India's northeast region. The two hosting cities Guwahati and Shillong showcased the culture and heritage of northeast India. The mega sports extravaganza will help boost the state's tourism besides pushing infrastructural growth. The objective of decentralizing sports to centres outside the metros is laudable and the effort will boost economic growth and bring prosperity to the region, making India a global destination for sports.