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German Nationals postponed

Due to memorial services for the late Hermann Bachmaier on 30th of January, the German National Championships, which were to be held on 29th-31st of January have been postponed to a later date, most likely the first weekend of March. Players and officials do wish to pay respect to Hermann …

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Hermann Bachmaier passed away

German Racquetball mourns the death of it’s Vice President Hermann Bachmaier who passed away last night after a serious illness. Hermann was a racquetball player for more than 25 years and a huge contributor for German and Bavarian Racquetball. He re-vitalized the Bavarian Open in 2009 which became one of …

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O Callaghan wins Kilkenny Open 2015

Shortly after his return from a successful participation at the US Open, Noel O Callaghan won the 30th Kilkenny Open by defeating country mate Stevie Quinn in the Mens Open Singles final. “Had a good weekend at the Kilkenny Open”, O Callaghan said, “won the the open singles and the …

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Arne Schmitz wins Hamburg Open 2015

Arne Schmitz is the winner of the 2015 Hamburg Open, the season opener of the European Racquetball Tour 2015-2016. He defeated his country mate Mike Mesecke 15-8, 15-14 who himself defeated last years’ winner Oliver Bertels in a close Tie-Break match before. It is Schmitz’ first success at the Hamburg …

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ERF anounces new Technical Director

The ERF has appointed Uwe Otterbein from Germany as new Techical Director for a 2-years-term. Otterbein resides in Mannheim, Germany but lived in South America for many years. He studied sports and has many experiences in the world of sports organization as another sports he has been involved in is …

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And the winner is….

We now have a winner of the Summer Slam 2015 in Ramstein, Germany. Oliver Bertels (GER) defeated Jan Lysakowski (AUT) in the final with 15-1, 7-15, 11-6. The match that was not played during the tournament due to time contraints was played last weekend in Hamburg as both players reside …

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