Category Archives: Squash

Brits Rule in Trainswatting Tourney

The English are largely favored to bring home the squash Tournament of Champions trophy, a.k.a. Trainswatting, a.k.a. that squash event you pass in Grand Central each day, as the semifinals go down this eve. Three of the four semifinalists are … Continue reading

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Teen Bowling Tourney Strikes GCT

You can bowl in Port Authority, and for two days, ace teen bowlers could bowl in Grand Central too. It was the Teen Masters Bowling Championship, held in Vanderbilt Hall, same place where the squash tournament takes place every year. Writes … Continue reading

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Egyptian Grabs Trainswatting Title

While the news out of Egypt is pretty horrifying these days, Egyptians had reason to smile when one of their own, Remy Ashour, took the squash Tournament of Champions title inside that plastic squash court you saw in Grand Central … Continue reading

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Squash King Quashed!

Englishman James Willstrop, pictured above, slew the world’s top squash player in the Grand Central crucible last night, setting the stage for a dramatic final at 7:30 tonight. Yes, Willstrop defeated top-ranked Karim Darwish (Egypt) 11-6, 11-5, 11-8 in the plastic … Continue reading

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Squash Final Four in GCT

Don’t forget, the semifinals of the squash Tournament of Champions falls smack in the middle of your commute through Grand Central today. The matches are held in the clear plastic squash court in Vanderbilt Hall, near the front entrance/exit of … Continue reading

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What’s That Racket in GCT?

You may have noticed the giant clear cube being erected in the Vanderbilt Hall section of Grand Central yesterday, along with some silver bleacher seating in the back. Yes, it’s almost time for that annual squash bacchanal known as Tournament … Continue reading

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Viva Les Bleus! Unranked Gaultier in GCT Squash Final

Gregory Gaulthier, our Gallic dark-horse pick in the elite squash tournament going down in Grand Central, is in the final after dethroning world #1 squasher Karim Darwish yesterday. Gaultier overcame a scary case of Very Tight Rails (there’s got to … Continue reading

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