Ireland’s Ballinrobe Open Results
2017 Ballinrobe Open Ireland Racquetball

Noel O`Callaghan (Fermoy) continued his winning ways at the Ballinrobe Open defeating Padraic Ryder (Newport) in the Open Singles Finals and Joe Devenney (Ballinrobe) in the Men’s 40+ Final. Rossmore`s Aisling Hickey won the Women’s Singles defeating Castlebar`s Katie Kenny by 2 games to nil in the final. Other Singles winners were: Ray Keleghan (Moycullen Novice Singles Padraic Benson (Moycullen) C/D Singles Michael O`Loan (Belfast) B Singles Sarah Ainsworth (Castlebar) Women’s D Novice Singles Pictured: Noel O`Callaghan & Aisling Hickey Video from Noel’s matches: Posted by Racquetball Ireland on Sunday,…

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Alcaldía premia a campeones de ráquetbol y reconoce su esfuerzo
Alcaldía premia a campeones de ráquetbol y reconoce su esfuerzo

This article was originally published by Los Tiempos on November 16, 2017. ———- En medio de aplausos, Gerson Miranda, Valeria Centellas y Romina Rivero, representantes y ganadores por Cochabamba en el Mundial Junior de Ráquetbol, recibieron hoy reconocimientos y premios de manos del alcalde José María Leyes, en un acto realizado en los predios municipales. “Me siendo emocionado, me siento orgulloso, de verlos a ustedes ganadores, campeones mundiales y ver que los deportistas bolivianos, los deportistas cochabambinos tienen talla de campeones del mundo”, expresó la autoridad edil. Celebrado del 5…

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International Racquetball Federation Signs Letter of Agreement With Sport Online Productions
International Racquetball Federation World Racquetball Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE International Racquetball Federation Signs Letter of Agreement With Sport Online Productions 15 November 2017 – The International Racquetball Federation (IRF) has signed an historic agreement with Sport Online Productions (SOP). The agreement, which begins January 1, 2018, was signed by IRF General Secretary Luke St. Onge and CEO of SOP Pablo Fajre. Sport Online Productions is a sport marketing and TV production company that produces and broadcasts racquetball events worldwide in high quality professional format. It owns and operates the World Racquetball Tour (WRT), a professional racquetball…

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Rancagüino consiguió medallas de oro y bronce en Mundial Junior de Racquetball
El Rancanguino Junior World Championship Racquetball

El Rancaguino posted this article on November 15, 2017. ———- En la cita planetaria efectuada en Miniapolis, Estados Unidos, el joven de la zona brilló entre los representantes del Team Chile. Ricardo Obando El lunes arribó a Chile, y rápidamente fue felicitado por todos los deportistas locales ligados a la disciplina. El rancagüino Benjamín Vivar (13), consiguió doble medalla en el Mundial Junior de Racquetball efectuado la semana pasada en Estados Unidos. El joven, que a diario entrena bajo las órdenes de su coach Miguel Quilodrán, se coronó con el…

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Local athletes win world racquetball titles
2017 IRT Junior World Championships

The Argus Courier published this article on November 15, 2017. ———- Two local young athletes were crowned world champions this past weekend at the Junior World Championship Racquetball Tournament. Heather Mahoney is an eighth-grader at Kenilworth Junior High and Ava Naworski is in sixth grade at Corona Creek Elementary School. Both young ladies competed in the event held in Minneapolis, Minn. on Nov. 5-11. This was Heather’s fourth time participating in the world event, where she won gold in the Girls 12 and Under singles this year. Ava took the…

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Webb wins two medals at racquetball junior worlds
2017 IRT Junior World Championships

Cambridge Times originally published this article on November 14, 2017. ———- Trevor Webb was a double medalist at the recent the 2017 International Racquetball Federation Junior World Championship in Minneapolis, Minn. Webb won a silver medal in under-18 boys’ doubles with partner Simon Comeau, losing to Mexico’s Gerardo Franco and Eduardo Portillo in the final. The Canadians fought hard for control in the first game before Franco and Portillo pulled away to win 15-9. The second game went Mexico’s way with Franco and Portillo winning 15-2. Webb and Comeau advanced…

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Simon Comeau, vice-champion du monde en racquetball
Canada 18 and Under Doubles 2017 Junior World Championships

Le Journal St. Francois originally published this article on November 14, 2017. ———- Le Campivallensien Simon Comeau a ajouté un autre fleuron à sa couronne déjà bien nantie dans la discipline du racquetball en remportant une médaille d’argent aux Championnats du monde juniors à Minneapolis au Minnesota. L’athlète âgé de 17 ans a réalisé l’exploit en double avec son coéquipier Trevor Webb le week-end dernier. Le duo canadien a pu monter sur la seconde marche du podium pour brandir le drapeau unifolié à l’issue de la compétition chez les 18…

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Simon Comeau remporte la médaille d’argent au Minnesota
2017 IRT Junior World Championships

RDS published this article on November 13, 2017. ———- Le Québécois Simon Comeau et son coéquipier Trevor Webb sont montés sur la deuxième marche du podium de l’épreuve en double de la catégorie 18 ans et moins, aux Championnats du monde juniors de Minneapolis, au Minnesota, ce week-end. En finale, le duo canadien s’est incliné 15-9 et 15-2 face aux Italiens Gerardo Franco et Eduardo Portillo. L’athlète de Valleyfield était loin de s’attendre à quitter Minneapolis avec une médaille au cou. « C’est une surprise. J’ai une blessure à l’épaule…

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XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs – Day 10
USA Racquetball Junior National Team 2017

Day 10 of the USA Racquetball XXIX 2017 Junior World Racquetball Championship Blogs has been published by Cheryl Kirk. Originally published on November 13, 2017. ———- US Junior Team — Blog #10 Monday, November 13, 2017 Well, at the beginning, I predicted nine blogs (10 if you were lucky). Your fondest wish has come true! For those of you feeling the pangs of withdrawal and a certain melancholy after so many days of marathon blog reading, here’s #10! Coaches Charlie and Jen offer stirring comments to cap off a great…

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Micaela Meneses ganó en singles y dobles en Mundial de Ráquetbol en Minneapolis
Abya Yala Digital

Abya Yala Digital published this interview on November 12, 2017. ———- (Abya Yala Digital).-  La boliviana Micaela Meneses ganó la medalla de oro en el Mundial de Ráquetbol  en la categoría 14 años en Minneapolis Por otra parte, Meneses también ganó en dobles junto a la boliviana Camila Rivero en la categoría 14 años, la final fue ante las mexicanas Guadalupe Griffin y Valeria Hernández, el resultado quedo a favor de las bolivianas con los set de 11-15, 15-8 y 11-8. La selección de raquetbol se destacó en este torneo…

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