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SRFI-HCL tie-up for improving Indian squash

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The Federation of (SRFI) on Wednesday announced a tie-up with HCL with an aim to improve the health of the sport in the country.

Through 'HCL Podium Programme', multiple tournaments will be organised at both the senior and junior level besides clinics for the existing coaches.

said they plan to conduct 12 PSA World Tour and Challenger Tour events every year across the country.

No other Indian has been able to make a major impact in professional in the last 10 years other than Saurav Ghosal, and Joshna Chinappa, who continue to shoulder the responsibility. Ghosal and Chinappa recently won the Asian Championship in

said there is a need to provide exposure to up-and-coming talent and organising more PSA tournaments in would give the youngsters the required experience.

The Indian team doesn't have a since March 2018 and Poncha said efforts are being made to rope in experts for event-based coaching.

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 19:26 IST