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Interview: Golden moment gives Willstrop plenty of reasons to be cheerful

LIFE has always been about more than just playing squash for James Willstrop.

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In unison: Jack Laugher and Chris Mears during the men's synchronised 3m springboard.

Commonwealth Games: It’s a golden hat-trick for Jack Laugher

JACK LAUGHER won his third gold of the Games today as he and his partner Chris Mears won the 3m synchronised springboard event on Gold Coast.

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England's Dina Asher-Smith. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA

Commonwealth Games: Willstrop happy to be easily distracted from Gold Coast court battles

FROM the podium to the playhouse, James Willstrop has credited his new career path as the perfect distraction from the mental grind of competitive squash.

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Harrogate's Jenny Duncalf, far right, on her way to mixed doubles victory with Adrian Waller. Picture courtesy of World Squash Federation.

Commonwealth Games: Jenny Duncalf up and running as she bids for doubles glory

HARROGATE’S Jenny Duncalf admitted she was relieved to end the waiting as she got her bid for Commonwealth Games doubles squash glory underway on the Gold Coast.

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James Willstrop. Picture: England Squash

Commonwealth Games: 'I can't really believe it!" - Yorkshire's James Willstrop finally gets his hands on gold

JAMES WILLSTROP ended his long wait for Commonwealth Games glory amid emotional scenes on the Gold Coast.
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Leeds' Tom Bosworth celebrates taking silver in the Men's 20km Race Walk Final during day four of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Silver medal redemption for Leeds’ Tom Bosworth

LEEDS Race walker Tom Bosworth found his road to redemption on a sun-drenched beachfront in trendy Currumbin.

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James Willstrop has been in fine form at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Picture: Squashpics.com

Commonwealth Games: Harrogate squash ace Willstrop into singles final

Harrogate’s James Willstrop is closing in on a first Commonwealth gold medal having qualified for the 2018 men’s squash singles final.

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Lee Beachill. Picture: SquashPics.com

Yorkshire Squash League: Dunnington pull further clear of rivals

Dunnington extended their lead at the top of the Yorkshire Premier League with a crushing 5-0 victory at Hallamshire in round eight.

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Squash round-up: Chapel Allerton make solid start to Yorkshire Premier League defence

Chapel Allerton 1 began the defence of their Yorkshire Premier League squash title with an opening-night 3-2 victory against last year’s runners up Dunnington.

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James Willstrop, lefvt, in action against Mohamed ElShorbagy in Dubai. Picture courtesy of PSA

James Willstrop denied in World Series Finals by resurgent Mohamed ElShorbagy

Yorkshire’s James Willstrop was denied winning the PSA Dubai World Series Finals after losing out to world No 3 Mohamed ElShorbagy.

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Yorkshire Squash League: Pontefract routed by newly-crowned champions Chapel Allerton

CHAPEL ALLERTON marked their first Yorkshire Squash League title for nine years in style this week when they completed their season with a 17-5 rout of third-placed Pontefract.

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Chapel Allerton turn on the style to lift first White Rose league title

CHAPEL ALLERTON clinched their first Yorkshire League title for nine years this week in stunning style.

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James Willstrop, left, on his way to a first round defeat to France's Mathieu Castagenet. Picture courtesy of PSA.

British Open - James Willstrop crashes out in Hull

Former world No 1 James Willstrop crashed out of the British Open at the first hurdle at in Hull.

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James Willstrop, on his way to a memorable - and overdue - victory against long-time rival and fellow Yorkshireman, Nick Matthew. Picture: PSA.

Just grand: Joy for James Willstrop as he ends 10-year wait for sweet taste of victory over rival Nick Matthew

IT was in Nick Matthew’s home city of Sheffield that James Willstrop last tasted victory against his long-time rival ahead of their latest PSA World Tour meeting in New York.

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PUMPED: Nick MAtthew celebrates his British Grand Prix win over fellow Yorkshireman Nick Matthew in Manchester on Monday night. Picture: PSA.

‘Incredible feeling’ - Delight for Nick Matthew after lifting British Grand Prix crown in Manchester

NICK MATTHEW announced his intention to return to Manchester for next year’s World Championships after continuing his love affair with the city by clinching the British Squash Grand Prix crown.

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Fiona Moverley, helped Hull & East Riding SC beat Hallamshire with victory over Dan Lawrence. Picture: squashpics.com

Yorkshire Squash League: Three-way battle for title between Pontefract, Dunnington and Chapel Allerton intensifies

The battle for the Yorkshire Squash League title is thrillingly poised at the halfway stage of the season, with Pontefract, Dunnington and Chapel Allerton separated by just six points at the top.

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Yorkshire Squash League: Leaders Pontefract looking over their shoulder as rivals creep up

Pontefract still lead the Yorkshire Premier Squash League despite not playing this week, but their nearest challengers all won to intensify the pressure at the top.

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Yorkshire Squash League: Chapel Allerton hammer Hull to close gap on leaders Pontefract

CHAPEL ALLERTON stormed to a 20-2 victory at Hull and East Riding this week to reduce Pontefract’s lead at the top of the Yorkshire Squash League to 23 points.

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James Willstrop again got the better of Chris Simpson in the 'Battle of Harrogate' at the Qatar Classic. Picture courtesy of PSA/squashpics.com

Qatar Classic: James Willstrop and Nick Matthew prevail after tough opening battles

JAMES WILLSTROP came out on top against Chris Simpson as the Harrogate-based ‘neighbours’ took their rivalry to the Qatar Classic.

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Nick Matthew makes his point during his second round win over Leon Au in Cairo. Picture courtesy of PSA.

World Championships: Nick Matthew drives on in Cairo but the road ends for James Willstrop and Chris Simpson

NICK MATTHEW maintained Yorkshire’s interest in the World Squash Championships after seeing off the challenge of Hong Kong’s Leon Au in the second round.

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