KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 (Bernama) -- Penang will host the 30th Women's World Squash Championship 2013 at the Penang International Sports Arena (PISA) Stadium from March 14 to 21.
Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the state government had decided to step in to host the 2013 edition and that it had obtained the green light to do so from the Women Squash Association.
The event had to be cancelled last year after Hong Kong and Egypt rejected proposals to organise it.
"The Penang state government has decided to step in to allow the 2013 championship to continue as well as give Penangites a unique opportunity to see our very own squash queen (Datuk Nicol David) in action, and hopefully live up to expectations by winning the world title again," he said.
Lim said this at a news conference here Saturday which was also attended by world No.1 Nicol.....