Still missing dad, Yiwen pulls out of Indian Tour

National squash player Chan Yiwen (pic) has withdrawn from the Indian Tour which begins in Mumbai today. Yiwen was called away from the SEA Games when her father died two weeks ago and has not trained since. She featured in the individual events in the Philippines and lost to teammate Rachel Arnold in the women’s singles final on Dec 2. At midnight later, she received the news that her 57-year-old father Chan Thean Poay, a businessman, had died after a heart attack. She returned to Penang and did not feature…

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Nicol to come out of retirement – to play against youngsters

 One can’t keep former squash ace Datuk Nicol David (pic) still for long – she is set to come out of retirement just to inspire more youngsters. Nicol is organising an exhibition event called “The Dream Remains” at the Nicol David Arena in Bukit Jalil from Dec 19-20. She has invited four women professional players – Malaysia’s world No. 24 Low Wee Wern, Sarah-Jane Perry of England (No. 7), Tinne Gilis of Belgium (No. 14) and Hollie Naughton of Canada (No. 28) to spice up the exhibition event. Nicol will…

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