January 15, 2019

Not being in the olympics doesn’t make squash any lesser: joshna chinappa

Joshna Chinappa competed, if it can be called competition at all, against Sunidhi Pandey in the first round of the HCL 75th National Squash Championship and beat her 11-0, 11-2,…

December 29, 2018

Squash: technical changes finally start paying off for mahesh mangaonkar

Mahesh Mangaonkar. Nay, say National champion Mahesh Mangaonkar.   Those who witnessed the final between Mahesh Mangaonkar and Vikram Malhotra at the HCL 75th Squash National Championship will vouch for the fact…

December 23, 2018

Urwashi Joshi: a champion in the making

Urwashi Joshi was the second seed at the HCL 75th National Squash Championship and rightly so. She made it to the finals and even stunned the senior pro Joshna Chinappa before ultimately losing the match. As…

December 17, 2018

The squash nationals through the eyes of a first-timer

I had hardly known anything about squash. I had seen a bit of it in movies and an occasional glimpse while switching channels on TV, but I was far from…

December 16, 2018

Squash nationals: Harinder pal sandhu too good to be put off by injuries

Harinder Pal Sandhu is 29, but he looks 19. A spritely young man with a broad smile always gracing his face, he emerged in the players’ area, greeted his colleagues…

October 11, 2018

Choosing squash for ‘fun’, Yuvraj wadhwani is already bringing laurels at 12

Just a few months shy of entering his teenage, the little Yuvraj Wadhwani has been busy chalking out career plans for the year ahead. The recently crowned Champion of the Asian Junior…

October 7, 2018

HCL International Junior Squash C’ships aims to promote the sport across India

When it comes to niche sports in India, one needs to keep in mind that the target audience with a genuine interest in the proceedings is going to be quite…

October 4, 2018

Squash-ing season

The 3rd HCL International Squash tournament kicked off in full swing on the 3rd of October, 2018 in Shiv Nadar University’s very own Indoor Sports Complex. Since its genesis in 2016, the…