ATHLÈTE D’EXCEPTION : Premier championnat du monde pour Nathan Jauvin
Nathan Jauvin Racquetball Player

This article appeared in Journal La Revue on October 31, 2017. ———- Du 5 au 11 novembre, Nathan Jauvin donnera tout ce qu’il a pour se démarquer au Championnat du monde junior de racquetball, qui se tiendra à Minneapolis, au Minnesota. Le champion canadien chez les 10-12 ans performera alors dans la division des 14 ans et moins, soit parmi les plus jeunes du tournoi. Il s’agit d’une première présence au championnat du monde junior pour le Terrebonnien, qui cumule les victoires au niveau tant québécois que canadien. À la…

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The IRF Adds Three More Matches To Their YouTube Archive
International Racquetball Federation

The International Racquetball Federation added three more matches to their YouTube Channel. The matches were all from the 2017 Senior World Games, which took place in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 35+ Singles Mexico vs USA 50+ Doubles Mexico vs USA 65+ Singles USA vs USA

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Racquetball – Landesverband Hamburg E.V. Broadcast the Hamburg Open
Hamburg Racquetball

Racquetball – Landesverband Hamburg E.V. Broadcast the Hamburg Open on Facebook on October 28, 2017. From early in the day, until late. Hamburg Open 2017 LIVE NOW Posted by Hamburg Racquetball on Saturday, October 28, 2017 Posted by Hamburg Racquetball on Saturday, October 28, 2017 Posted by Hamburg Racquetball on Saturday, October 28, 2017 Posted by Hamburg Racquetball on Saturday, October 28, 2017 Posted by Hamburg Racquetball on Saturday, October 28, 2017 Posted by Hamburg Racquetball on Saturday, October 28, 2017 Posted by Hamburg Racquetball on Saturday, October 28, 2017…

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2017 European Champion: Donna Ryder
European Racquetball Federation

Introducing our champion: Donna Ryder Donna Ryder won her first European title in The Hague. Recently she won the Irish Open title as well. Time to get to know our top female player a bit better. Name, age: Donna Ryder, 27 years old. Club: Playing at the Newport Racquetball Club. Gear: Pro Kennex racquets and Roll Out gear Career: Playing-13 years (since 2004); junior teams include Mexico(2005), USA(2006), Bolivia(2007) & Dominican Republic(2009) Senior Worlds include-Ireland(2008) Canada(2014) & Columbia(2016) Europeans-Germany(2011) Italy(2013) Netherlands(2017). Donna is coached by Jim Winterton.

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Best Practices For Working And Interacting With Referees
Reaching Your Dream Foundation

Best Practices For Working And Interacting With Referees Athlete-to-Professional, Becoming a Pro, News by Dr. Tim Baghurst www.goatsports.pro Originally published by the Reaching Your Dream Foundation on 10/23/2017. ———- Referees: the word evokes a variety of images and feelings for many. To some, they can be a second opponent. But to others, they are a support, and an assurance that the best player will emerge the winner, and not the one who complained the most. Years ago, I was a FIFA certified soccer referee. As one might imagine, I endured…

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Junior World Championships 2017 – GoFundMe Accounts For US Players
2017 IRT Junior World Championships

The International Racquetball Federation will be hosting the Junior World Championships in Minneapolis, Minnesota from November 5 to 11, 2017. A number of US Junior players have requested financial assistance in attending this event to represent USA Racquetball. Are you available to assist? Lukas Le – https://www.gofundme.com/4h1yfv4 Hollie Rae Scott – https://www.gofundme.com/2e9dfu9w Wayne Antone – https://www.gofundme.com/2egjcnw Daniel & Tatoe Rojas – https://www.gofundme.com/Racquetball2017 Briana Jacquet – https://www.gofundme.com/BrianaRball Alexis Iwassa of Canada is seeking similar assistance. – https://www.gofundme.com/4cgm20w You can also donate directly to USA Racquetball’s Team USA Challenge to support the…

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O`Callaghan Wins Irish Open
Racquetball Association of Ireland

Noel O`Callaghan (Fermoy) won his 15th Irish Open title when he defeated Mark Murphy (Kilkenny) by 2 games to nil in the Men’s Singles final of the 35th Irish Open held in Kilkenny. The tournament combined with Kilkenny Open which is in its 32nd year. Donna Ryder (Newport) won the Women’s Singles defeating Toni Neary (Arklow). Here’s a clip from the Men’s Open Doubles final which saw Mark Murphy and Ray Breen crowned champions. Clip from men’s Open Doubles final which saw Mark Murphy and Ray Breen crowned champions. Posted…

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Pictures from the European Championships 2017 are Online
European Racquetball Federation

Great pics from the EURO 2017 Professional pictures and some awesome action shots from the 19th European Championships in The Hague, Netherlands are now online at https://goo.gl/v6MJBy. Thanks to Ken Fife, racquetball player and professional photographer from the US, but currently residing in Vienna, Austria, for accepting the invitation to come to The Hague and cover the action and for giving us great material to showcase and market the greatest sport on earth. Over 10.000 pics were taken during the competition days.

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Stars of the sport fire at Australian Open Racquetball Championships
Australian Open Racquetball

Racquetball is played a bit differently in Australia. Usually played on a squash court, but still with racquetball racquets and balls, the games are played to 21. Stars of the sport fire at Australian Open Racquetball Championships Published October 15, 2017 by The Border Mail http://www.bordermail.com.au/story/4988655/stars-of-the-sport-fire-at-australian-open-racquetball-championships The undisputed king of racquetball Cam White won his 16th open men’s singles Australian Open Racquetball Championship title in Albury on the weekend. White overcame a major scare to defeat Rex Hedrick, 21-8, 19-21, 21-11 to continue his dominance of the sport. Tournament favourite…

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Late-starter Downey making her mark in international racquetball
Racquetball Ireland Connacht Tribune 2017

Reported in the Connacht Tribune October 13, 2017. MOYCULLEN’S Olivia Downey has some story to tell. For years, Downey was just a ‘social’ racquetball player who loved nothing more than a good old-fashioned chin-wag when the weekly Wednesday session came around. Jump forward to 2017 and the 39-year-old has undergone a radical sporting transformation. In addition to being crowned the All-Ireland intermediate singles and doubles champion earlier this year, she also claimed three medals at the 19th European Senior Racquetball Championships last month. Given where she has come from, Downey’s…

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