Jahangir Khan

We belong in Games, declares Jahangir

Legend wants his sport in 2016 Olympics

All-time great Jahangir Khan yesterday argued squash's 'strong case' to be admitted to the Olympic family, saying it fulfilled all the criteria.

Saturday, 1 March, 2008, 12:00am

Jansher in top gear

WORLD squash champion Jansher Khan looked well prepared for next month's attempt on a title record when he breezed into the quarter-finals of the US Open at Providence, Rhode Island.

Jansher, who will better namesake compatriot Jahangir Khan's achievement if he wins a seventh World Open in Cyprus in three weeks time, beat former England captain Phil Whitlock 15-7, 15-5, 15-8.

22 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Family has vital role

HAVING a family and being on the circuit do not usually mix but I'm lucky to have a very supportive and understanding wife, who gives me encouragement all the time.

Sometimes when I don't feel like training, she reminds me that I have to do it because only hard work can help me remain the world number one.

4 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Recognition factor lagging well behind

SQUASH does not get enough recognition and we should start doing something about it. The top tennis players are known everywhere in the world, people know their names and faces. Although I am the world number one and six-time world champion, I am only recognised in Pakistan. Nobody knows me when I walk in the street elsewhere.

2 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Rowland pledges to be fit

AUSTRALIAN Craig Rowland is keeping his date with world number one Jansher Khan in the Cathay Pacific-Perrier Squash Open next week despite fracturing his ribs a fortnight ago.

13 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Healing star set for grand comeback

JAHANGIR Khan may make a dramatic return to the squash limelight in the world championships in his home city of Karachi later this month.

Jahangir, away from competition for nine months with a back injury, has been offered the possibility of a famous rematch with Ross Norman by the World Open draw.

3 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Ti-I star runner wins again

STAR middle-distance runner Chan Man-yee walked off with one of the Junior Sports Stars Awards for the second year running, the only repeat winner in the poll to honour the territory's outstanding athletes of the previous year.

5 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

The super six who deserve to be stars

ONE of the highlights of the territory's sporting year takes place on Friday - the Coca-Cola Hongkong Sports Stars Awards night at the Grand Hyatt.

Sports associations had until November 30 to submit their nominations and a two-week voting period for the public was held in January.

21 Feb 1993 - 12:00am