WORLD squash champion Lance Kinder was presented with a special award for all his years involved in the sport.

Lance was the oldest person at the awards ceremony aged 83 and is the current British and world over 80s champion.

His dedication to squash has seen him captain England n 58 occasions and he has multiple world champion titles in singles, doubles and team categories.

He has also won the British national title eight times.

He is not about to give up the game he plays three matches a week as he is looking to defend his world title in 2020.

Lance said: "I am really surprised to win this award. Squash is dying in some areas like Basingstoke as the older players are taking for racketball and there are no young players coming through.

"Elsewhere in places like Lee-on-Solent and Chichester there are loads of young players. I started the over 60 and over 65 tournaments and they are now over-subscribed."