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Nicol’s illustrious career ends at British Open

Nicol says winning her first British Open in 2005 is what gave her the confidence that she can be the best on tour and be world No 1.

Sivasangari pulls off shocker to head into squash championships semis

The 20-year-old beats third seed Joey Chan in 38 minutes.

Nicol crashes out of DPD Open

Nicol David is set to retire at the end of the season.

Take up sports to become strong, confident, Nicol David tells women

The squash queen launches her motivational campaign series POWER to help women battling insecurity.

Paris 2024 rejects Olympic pleas by karate and squash

While breakdancing, climbing, surfing and skateboarding are to make their appearance at the 2024 Paris Olympics, squash and karate will be left out in the cold.

Nicol’s dream of 9th world title dashed

Nicol David lost to Camille Serme of France in the third round, 11-9, 4-11, 4-11 and 5-11.

Nicol gunning for ninth world title before retirement

But Malaysia's squash queen will have to overcome young new talents who have burst onto the scene.

Nicol deserves more than just her pension, says Syed Saddiq

Minister says Nicol is an eight-time world champion and has contributed much to the nation.

Time to hang up my racquet, says squash queen Nicol

The gold medallist will officially retire in June.

Malaysian squash girls rule Asia for third straight time

Aifa Azman and Ooi Kah Yan, who triumphed in 2015 and 2017, seals the title for Malaysia again.

After Asian Games, Nicol all set for China Open

Having won two medals at the Asian Games, Nicol David will enter the China Open with renewed confidence.

Men’s squash team defeat defending champions India 2-1

Malaysia scored an upset victory over India to enter the semifinals.

Nicol David earns Malaysia’s second gold at Asian Games

She edges out national junior player S Sivansangari in a five-set thriller.

After break, Nicol David seeks special finale

She hopes to one day see squash included at the Olympics.

Squash: Wee Wern wins Australian Open

The world number 5 defeats Egypt's Hana Ramadan in the final today.

Wee Wern claims maiden Malaysian Open title ahead of 27th birthday

The Penang-born beat Japan's Satomi Watanabe 11-8, 11-7, 11-4 in only 30 minutes.

Wee Wern cruise into final Malaysian Open

Low Wee Wern secured a place in the final 2018 Malaysian Squash Championship after eliminating S.Sivasangari in a straight-set win.

Wee Wern, Sivasangari to face each other in semis

Another semifinals action will see first seeded from Egypt Omneya Abdel Kawy facing fourth-seeded Japan’s Satomi Watanabe.

Nafiizwan steps into Malaysian Open Squash quarter-finals

The Terengganu-born easily whipped Penangite Ivan 9-11, 11-6, 13-11, 12-10 to face Leo Au of Hong Kong, who had beaten Angus Gilams of England, in the quarterfinals scheduled tomorrow.

Squash hero Nazihah aims comeback at Malaysian open

The Kedahan was among those who helped Malaysia reach the semi-final of the World Junior Team Championships in 2015.

Nicol: I just want the final years of my career to...

She wants to concentrate on her squash academy after that.

Nicol calls time on Commonwealth as reign ends

'I think it will probably be my last Commonwealth Games,' says Nicol, as she approaches the end of her glorious career.

Nicol David makes shock exit in first round of Windy City...

National squash legend is knocked out in the first round of a World Series event for the first time since the 2002 Seattle Open.

How Egyptians are dominating squash

Egypt has emerged as a powerhouse in world squash, with the majority of the world's top players hailing from the country.