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Squash Player Azam Khan Dies of Coronavirus

LONDON: Azam Khan, one of the greatest squash players of all time, passed away in London on Saturday, becoming one of the thousands of victims of the coronavirus pandemic.

The 95-year-old Azam, who won four consecutive British Open titles between 1959-62, tested positive for COVID-19 last week and breathed his last at London’s Ealing Hospital.

His son Wasil Khan, a former British junior champion, told The Newsfrom London that the hospital authorities informed the family about Azam’s demise on Saturday afternoon.