Squash

  • In pics: Asian Games 2014, Day 4 2 hours 22 minutes ago

    Abhinav Bindra won his first Asian Games individual medal, a bronze in the 10 metre air rifle event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range. The 2008 Olympic champion Bindra recorded a final score of 187.1 to take the third position.Abhinav Bindra with other shooters during the 10m air rifle man's qualification event at the Ongnyeon International shooting range.Beijing Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra fired India to the men's team bronze in the 10m air rifle event. The Indian team was comprised of Bindra, Ravi Kumar and Sanjeev Rajput which tallied 1863 to finish third behind gold medal winners China 1886.4 and South Korea (silver) at 1867.6.
  • Asian Games: Saurav Ghosal gives India first ever silver in squash 3 hours 48 minutes ago

    India's Saurav Ghosal threw away a two games lead and a match point as well to settle for a silver medal in the Men's Singles Squash competition. ...
  • Saurav Ghosal gives India maiden silver in Asian Games squash 5 hours 8 minutes ago

    Incheon: It was a case of so near yet so far for Saurav Ghosal as the top seed had to be content with silver medal in squash - India's maiden in the discipline - at the Asian Games on Tuesday. He was shocked by world No.16 Abdullah Al Muzayen of Kuwait...
  • I will continue to fight against manipulated draw at Asian Games: Dipika Pallikal 21 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After securing India's maiden women's singles squash medal at the Asian Games, a vindicated Dipika Pallikal has said she will continue to fight against the "manipulated" draw with higher authorities after being let down by the officials back home. Pallikal, who lost to World No.1 Nicol David in the...
  • Asian Games squash: Saurav Ghosal enters men's singles final Yesterday

    Incheon: Saurav Ghosal reached the final of the men's singles squash event thereby assuring India of at least the silver medal in the 17th Asian Games here on Monday. Ghosal, the top seed, comprehensively beat Ong Beng Hee 119, 114, 115 in just 45 minutes to secure his best placing at...
  • Asian Games 2014: Squash star Dipika Pallikal settles for bronze Yesterday

    Incheon: Indian squash player Dipika Pallikal could not better the colour of her assured bronze as she lost to world number one Nicol David in the women's singles semifinals of the 17th Asian Games on Monday. The 23yearold Indian was outplayed 411, 411, 511 by David, who took merely 25 minutes...
  • Asian Games 2014: Hard to fight against Joshna Chinappa, says Dipika Pallikal Yesterday

    Incheon: Indian squash star Dipika Pallikal said that it is tough to fight for a medal, especially when you are facing a compatriot in the quarterfinals of the Asian Games. The World No.12 on Sunday became the first Indian woman squash player to win an individual medal in the history...
  • As it happened: Asian Games 2014, Day 3 21 hours 11 minutes ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) While Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal will play squash singles semis, women shooters will be in action in rifle and pistol events. Day two of competition at Incheon wasn't particularly a happy one for India, with just two bronze ...
  • Dipika Pallikal, Saurav Ghosal confirm squash medals for India in Asiad 2 days ago

    Incheon: Dipika Pallikal assured India of a maiden women's singles squash medal in the Asian Games, while top seed Saurav Ghosal confirmed his third successive podium finish in men's singles after the two reached the semifinals of their respective events here on Sunday. Ghosal defeated Pakistan's Iqbal Nasir 116, 911, 112,...
  • India assured of maiden women's singles medal in Asiad squash 3 days ago

    Incheon: India is assured of its first ever women's singles medal in the Asian Games after top players Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa won their respective openers on Saturday and set up an exciting contest in the quarterfinals. World No.21 Chinappa blanked 183rd ranked South Korea Song Sunmi 119, 117, 117...
  • Best chance of winning Asiad gold, says squash player Ghosal September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: He goes into the Asian Games as the top seed but Saurav Ghosal is a tad wary of the threat posed by rivals from Pakistan even though the Asia number one feels it is his best chance to convert a couple of singles bronze from the last two...
  • Putting country first, Dipika Pallikal decides to play at Asian Games September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: India's highestranked squash player Dipika Pallikal has decided to put the controversy over the dubious Asian Games draw behind and confirmed her participation for the upcoming Incheon edition, saying "she has always put country first and it is no different this time". World No.12 Pallikal had considered pulling out...
  • India's squash player Dipika Pallikal unhappy with Asiad draw September 12, 2014

    Pallikal and her longtime teammate Joshana Chinappa are drawn to meet in the quarterfinals a month after winning India's first ever squash medal at the Commonwealth Games. ...
  • 'Upset' Dipika Pallikal seriously considering Asian Games pullout September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Upset with the "manipulative" Asian Games singles draw, India's top squash player Dipika Pallikal is "seriously considering" pulling out of the upcoming Incheon Games and possibly handing another setback to the country's medals tally. Pallikal and her longtime teammate Joshana Chinappa are drawn to meet in the quarterfinals a...
  • We can win medals in every category at Asiad, says Dipika Pallikal September 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Fresh from her exploits in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games where she got a gold in the women's doubles with Joshana Chinappa, squash ace Dipika Pallikal is confident that the Indian team can win medals in each of the four categories at the Sep 19Oct 4 Incheon Asian Games. "We can...
  • DipikaJoshana set for faceoff after controversial Asiad draw September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: In a violation of the competition rule, a controversial squash singles draw could lead to an "unfortunate" quarterfinal faceoff between India's 'golden girls' Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa at the Incheon Asian Games. As per the tournament rule, two players belonging to the same country cannot be drawn in...
  • JSW Indian Challenger Circuit to be held in October September 10, 2014

    Mumbai: The firstever tennislike circuit for squash in India, the fourlegged JSW Indian Challenger Circuit for men and women will be held next month in three cities Jaipur, Mumbai and Chennai, it was announced on Wednesday. "For the first time four backtoback PSA and WSA events will be held in...
  • Dipika Pallikal fights her way into China Open quarters September 4, 2014

    Shanghai: India's top squash player Dipika Pallikal battled past lowerranked Line Hansen to reach the quarterfinals of the USD 58,000 China Open on Thursday. In her first competitive match since winning the doubles gold at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, Pallikal held her nerve to beat Denmark's Hansen 911 114 1210 511...
  • Hope our CWG gold changes the face of Indian squash, says Dipika Pallikal August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Squash sensation Dipika Pallikal hopes her and Joshana Chinappa's pathbreaking doubles gold at the Commonwealth Games raises the profile of the racket sport in India and all stakeholders make a "much needed" effort to meet the dearth of worldclass tournaments in the country. Pallikal strongly feels that the biggest...
  • CWG 2014: Winning gold is a dream coming true, says Dipika Pallikal August 6, 2014

    Squash Doubles gold winner Dipika Pallikal on Wednesday said she and her partner Joshna Chinappa went to the Commonwealth Games with a goal of winning medals and to achieve the target was a dream come true. "We went in with a goal of winning a few medals. We dreamt of winning....
  • CWG 2014: DipikaJoshana create history with squash gold; four silver medals for boxers August 3, 2014

    Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa etched their name in Indian squash history by winning the country's first Commonwealth Games medal a gold from the discipline, while boxers, powerlifters and shuttlers, and a triple jumper picked up a clutch of prized metals on the penultimate day of competition on...
  • CWG 2014: Squash stars PallikalChinappa win women's doubles gold August 2, 2014

    Glasgow: Joshana Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal combined brilliantly to clinch gold in the women's doubles final and give India their first squash medal in the Commonwealth Games after the pair outplayed Jenny Duncalf and Laura Massaro of England on Saturday. The fifthseeded Indian pair made short work of their English opponents...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 10 August 3, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj picked up the silver medal in the men's doubles table tennis while Seema Punia won in women's discuss throw in the Commonwealth Games on Friday. While four Indian boxers L. Sarita Devi, L Devendro...
  • CWG 2014: PallikalGhosal lose in mixeddoubles squash quarters August 1, 2014

    Glasgow: India's top players Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal crashed out of mixed double squash after being easily beaten in the quarterfinals by Australia's David Palmer and Rachael Grinham in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Friday. The India duo lost 20 (116 119) to their Australian opponents who rarely looked in...
  • CWG 2014: Dipika PallikalJoshana Chinappa reach women's doubles squash semis August 1, 2014

    Glasgow: India's squash stars Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa reached the women's doubles semifinals with a comprehensive win at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. The duo beat New Zealand's Joelle King and Amanda LandersMurphy 119, 115 in the quarterfinal at the Scotstoun Sports Campus. Meanwhile, Saurav Ghosal and Harinder Pal Sandhu brought...
  • CWG 2014: Dipika Pallikal, Saurav Ghosal begin well in squash doubles July 29, 2014

    Glasgow: India's leading squash players Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal made a winning start in the doubles events at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. Having failed to bag India's first squash medal at the Commonwealth Games in the singles category, Ghosal and Pallikal teamed up for the mixed doubles. The fifth...
  • CWG 2014: Saurav Ghosal loses to Willstrop in men's squash semis July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: India's Saurav Ghosal was outclassed by former World No.1 James Willstrop of England in straight sets in the men's singles squash semifinals at the Scotstoun Squash Campus. The 27yearold fourth seed lost 811, 811, 511 Sunday night. Ghosal's hardfought 32 victory over New Zealand's Campbell Grayson in the quarterfinals had made...
  • CWG 2014: Ghosal reaches semis, Pallikal crashes out in squash event July 27, 2014

    India's star squash player Saurav Ghosal notched up a hardfought 32 win over New Zealand's Campbell Grayson to enter the semifinals of men's singles but it was curtains for Dipika Pallikal in the women's single event at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Sunday. The fourth seed Ghosal produced a gritty performance...
  • CWG 2014: Mangaonkar, Anaka win; Dipika loses in squash July 27, 2014

    Glasgow: While Mahesh Mangaonkar and Anaka Alankamony notched up wins in their respective matches, India's star squash player Dipika Pallikal faltered at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Mangaonkar entered the men's classic plate quarterfinals by defeating Welsh Peter Creed 30 at the Scotstoun Sports Campus. The Indian won 117, 116, 116...