India to host 2008 World Doubles Championships

Jahangir Khan has been re-elected, unopposed, for a third term as President of the World Squash Federation (WSF) at the International Federation’s 36th Annual General Meeting in Cape Town, South Africa. 60 delegates, representing 35 member nations from the five regions of the WSF, attended the three-day Conference and AGM  

In bids for future world championships, Egypt was awarded the 2008 World Women’s Team Championships, while India was given the rights to host the 2008 World Doubles Championships. The Strategic Plan for Squash 2006/2009, a major WSF initiative presented to the delegates, was discussed and approved at the AGM.  In addition to a number of presentations made at the Federation’s pre-AGM Conference – the theme of which was “Raising Squash’s Profile” – was a WSF presentation and workshop on the ‘Re-launch Of The WSF World Championships’.In the biennial elections for the additional officers to serve with Jahangir Khan, Heather Deayton (Hong Kong), Gerard DeCourcy (New Zealand) and Frank van Loon (Netherlands) were elected as Vice Presidents of the WSF. 

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About Cyrus Poncha
I was born and lived in Bombay before moving to Chennai in 2001 to coach the Indian national squash team....what a journey its been!!

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