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This was the first time the Palestinian junior squash team participated in an international event
August has witnessed great achievements for Egyptian squash players. However, Egypt was not the only Arab country whose squash champions stood out at competitions, as Qatari squash champion Abdullah Mohamed Al-Tamimi won the Australian Squash Open 2016, which took place in Melbourne, Australia. In the tournament’s first round, Al-Tamimi defeated South Korean Daehoon Jeong. Scores …
Egyptian and international squash champions Mohamed Abbas and Omneya Abdel Kawy were the championship’s directors.
Mayar Hany and Nouran El-Torky both competed at the Victorian Open 2016, which took place in Melbourne, Australia from 3-7 August. The prize money for the competition was $10,000. Hany and El-Torky both qualified for the semifinals after Hany defeated Belgian Nele Gilis (8-11, 11-9, 11-6, 11-9, for a final score of 3-1), and El-Torky …
On 26 August, Gezira Sporting Club (GSC) will host the 2016 Cairo Arab Regional Junior Squash Open. The event will last until 1 September. The championship is divided into categories by gender with age divisions under 11, 13, 15, 17, and 19. On this occasion, Daily News Egypt met Mostafa Assal, one of the players …
Wadi Degla Clubs is the first club in Egypt to host and organise a world championship
Several Egyptian squash players stood out at the 2016 WSF World Junior Squash Championship in Poland, concluding with an all-Egyptian female final match. The final match of the girls’ competition took place between Nouran Gohar and Rowan El-Araby, with Gohar beating her opponent with a score of 3-0. Four Egyptian girls had reached the quarter-finals, …
Egyptian squash player Nouran Aly surprised the audience after winning the girl’s under 15 division at the 2016 HEAD Hong Kong Junior Squash Open. Aly is the first Egyptian girl to win this title since 1999. Last year, Asal Mostafa became the first Egyptian boy to win this tournament since 1999, winning the boy’s under …
The tournament will take place from 17-23 September
The tournament, which offered prize money amounting to $5,000, featured only female players.
In the tournament’s first round, Essam won against Spain’s Pascal Gomez, with scores of 11-8, 11-8, 11-2, and a final score of 3-0.
The prize money for the winner was $10,000.
Unfortunately, El-Sherbiny exited the tournament in the semi-finals, after losing to English squash player Laura Massaro, who is ranked second internationally.
Egyptian squash champions continue their success in May
Egyptian squash player, Mazen Gamal, won the Grand Sport Armenia 2nd Challenger 5 2016 squash tournament held in the Armenian capital of Yerevan. The Egyptian champion, ranked 76th internationally, defeated English player Nathan Lake, who is ranked 75th internationally, in the tournament’s final. This is Gamal’s second consecutive victory, as he won the same champion …
The semifinals in the El-Gouna Squash Open concluded on Thursday
Daily News Egypt spoke to El-Tayeb about her career, why she chose this sport, and her thoughts on other players
Barada’s prestigious victories include four consecutive wins at the British Junior Open Squash championship
Egyptians Raneem El-Weleily, Omneya Abdel Kawy, and Nouran Gohar came in third, sixth and seventh place, with 18,255 points, 12,695 points, and 13,505 points, respectively
Egyptian Mohamed El-Shorbagy, ranked number 1 internationally, qualified for the quarter-finals, after winning the sixth match against England’s Chris Simpson, with scores of 11-8, 11-8, 12-10, and the final result of 3-0
Egypt was not the only Arab country competing in the open. Qatari player Abdulla Al-Tamimi lost to South African Stephen Coppinger, with scores of 11-9, 11-9, 9-11, 3-11, 11-3, and a final score of 3-2
Heliopolis Sporting Club (HSC) held a press conference on Thursday to announce the 2016 National Squash Championship, which began on Friday. The five-day championship includes more than 800 players that will play on seven courts that were prepared for the championship. Ahmed Ragheb, head of the championship’s organisation committee and HSC board member, expressed that the …
The Egyptians—Mohamed El-Shorbagy, Karim Abdel Gawad and Ramy Ashour—qualified for the semi-finals in the 2016 Allam British Open Squash Championship, currently underway in Hull, England.
Egyptians squash players Ali Farag and Ramy Ashour have made it to the 2016 Allam British Open Squash Championship quarterfinals, surprising spectators by beating the odds against higher-ranked players. Farag and Ashour will compete against each other in the next round. Egyptian players Mohamed El-Shorbagy, his brother Marwan El-Shorbagy, and Karim Abdel Gawad, have also …
The 2016 Allam British Open Squash Championship is currently underway in Hull, England, where Egyptian champions Ali Farag, ranked fourteenth internationally, and Ramy Ashour, ranked fifth internationally, have made it to the quarterfinals. Farag surprised spectators by beating English squash player Nicholas Matthew, ranked third internationally, with scores of 4-11, 13-11, 10-12, 11-7, 11-4 and …
This is Castagnet’s first time to win the Canary Wharf Squash Classic, the prize money for which was $70,000
At just 14-years-old, El-Hammamy became the second youngest to attend the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Tour, after her compatriot Habiba Mohamed