Egypt, England, Australia and hosts France will contest the semi-finals of the Men's World Team Championship for the 4th time in a row after surging through the quarter-finals of the biennial event being staged in France for the first time in its 46-year history.
A crucial match in final qualifying rounds of the Men's World Team Squash Championship in France - the outcome of which would either have put one nation into the world top 16 for the 1st time ever or another out of the elite group for the 1st time in 21 appearances - saw Canada edge past Colombia 2/1 to maintain top 16 status since 1971.
"Our first championship - and our first win," exclaimed the exuberant Botswana No1 Alister Walker as he stepped off the court after winning the decider against Poland on the 2nd day of qualifying in the WSF Men's World Team Squash Championship in France.
Distinguished veteran Thierry Lincou (pic le), the former World No1 and world champion from France who is making his tenth successive appearance in the biennial WSF Men's World Team Squash Championship, led the hosts to a confident 3/0 win over Netherlands.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board did put Squash on the shortlist as a potential sport to join the Olympic Programme for the 2020 Olympic Games. The IOC Executive Board, which comprises 15 IOC members including President Jacques Rogge, made its decision after receiving presentations from eight sports.
10 more days to go as the Men’s World Team Championships (9th to 15th of June) takes place in Mulhouse in France. Big Championship posters are up at the walls and today the 3 ASB glass courts arrived and will be built into the Palais des Sports ...