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Alex Marshall, of Scotland, has been informed by the World Indoor Council that he will not be partnering fellow Scot Richard Corsie in the pairs event at the World Indoor Championships at Preston in January, even though they are the only pair to have won both the world indoor and outdoor titles.

DOUBLE CENTURY ENGLISH WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIPS (Leamington Spa) Triples semi-finals: Oxford City and County (I Molyneux) bt Swindon Westlecot (O Henery) 24-18; Lincoln Park (J Edson) bt Field Place (W Davies) 23- 13. Final: Oxford City and County (A Mainwaring, G Winstone, I Molyneux) bt Lincoln Park (J Morris, C Smith, J Edson) 18-11. Singles preliminary round: M Price (Burnham, Bucks) bt P Hood (County Arts, Norwich) 21-16; S Small (Henfield, Sussex) bt B Hill (Billet, Essex) 21-19; P Tilbury (Burnham, Bucks) bt W Line (Southampton Womens) 21-15; Gill Fitzgerald (Kettering Lodge) bt E Amery (Williton, Somerset) 21-14. First round: Price bt Small 21-14; Fitzgerald bt Tilbury 21-12; J Bristow (Bolton) bt A Harwood (Chedville, Bristol) 21-6; J Wells (Balderton, Notts) bt A Gowshall (Park Avenue, Grimsby) 21-17; S Matthews (March Conservatives) bt J Down (Linton, Northumberland) 21-11; J Smith (Henlow Park, Beds) bt J Lord (Hall's, Dartford) 21-13; S Wilson (East Boldon, Durham) bt M Sparkes (Shanklin) 21-11; A Hills (Players, Nottingham) bt F Exton (Epsom Ladies) 21-13; V Beardsley (Bungay, Suffolk) bt J Masters (Peterborough and District) 21-19; P Sutton (Kingscroft Earl Shilton, Leics) bt D Ray (Didcot, Berks) 21-14; V Pedlingham (Eastnor, Hereford) bt P Bigley (Steeple & Morden, Cambs) 21-9; P Marples (Blackwell, Derbyshire) bt D Stubbings (Pickering, Yorks) 21-17; D Dunlop (Boston BBC) bt R Corney (Whitchurch, Hants) 21-11; M Moore (Tally Ho, Birmingham) bt N Beeston (Bellingham, Kent) 21-6; A Truran (St Francis, Haywards Heath) bt B D'Arcy (Leigh Common, Herts) 21-17; K Hawes (Oxford C & C) bt B Ford (Shefford, Beds) 21-1; S Bennett (Topsham, Devon) bt D Bielby (Kingston, Hull) w/o; E Coxhill (Berkhamsted, Herts) bt M Nelson (Barnard Castle, Durham) 21-17; S Baker (Dorchester) bt J Thomson (Witnash, Warks) 21-15; N May (West Cornwall) bt J Baker (Blackwell, Derbyshire) 21-18; D Woodley (Penhill, Swindon) bt N Fagence (Knaphill, Surrey) 21-18; M Borthwick (Worcester) bt S Hawksworth (Bridport) 21-2; M Eccles (Seascale, Cumbria) bt I Butler (Marlborough, Ipswich) 21-9; G Fitzgerald (Haynes Park, Hornchurch) bt S Cunnington (Bodmin) 21-17; A Miller (Benfield, Northumberland) bt P Proud (Cowes) 21-19; P Steadman (Mansfield, London) bt P Tait (Hagbourne, Berks) 21- 19; J Harrington (Westminster Brackley) bt A Woods (Street, Somerset) 21-18; D Prior (Hewell, Redditch) bt T Shennan (Springfield, Middlesex) 21-12; P Margrett (Tewkesbury) bt D Herbert (Castle Green, Hereford) 21- 19; H Crow (Peterborough & District) bt M Toseland (Brookfield, Leics) 21-20; A Hindley (Wilton, Wilts) bt E Garritty (Keswick, Cumbria) 21-17. Second round: Hawes bt Bennett 21-9; Baker bt Coxhill 21-12; May bt Woodley 21-12; Eccles bt Borthwick 21-16; Fitzgerald bt Miller 21-10; Harrington bt Steadman 21-12; Prior bt Margrett 21-20; Crow bt Hindley 21-8.