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Joelle King ousts Delia Arnold to book spot in SRAM Invitational semis

Joelle King ousts Delia Arnold to book spot in SRAM Invitational semis

Joelle King ousts Delia Arnold to book spot in SRAM Invitational semis By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Joelle King of New Zealand emerged top in Group B after beating Malaysian number two Delia Arnold 14-12, 11-8, 11-9 in 39 minutes to book her place in the semi finals in the SRAM [...]

July 29, 2016 Alex Wan News 0

Aussies seeded for double gold

Aussies seeded for double gold

Cam Pilley leads experienced Oz team in World Doubles By HOWARD HARDING and ALAN THATCHER   Hosts Australia are predicted to take gold in two of the three events in the 2016 WSF World Doubles Squash Championships in Darwin next month according to the seedings announced today by the World Squash Federation, while Queenslander Rachael [...]

July 29, 2016 Alan Thatcher News 0

Tournament of Champions celebrates 20 years of grandeur growing squash in the USA

Tournament of Champions celebrates 20 years of grandeur growing squash in the USA

New York anniversary at Grand Central Terminal By NATHAN CLARKE    The iconic J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions (ToC), one of the most prestigious competitions on the PSA World Tour, will celebrate 20 years of association with New York’s stunning Grand Central Terminal this season when the PSA World Series tournament returns to the NYC [...]

July 27, 2016 Guest Contributor News 0
China is Dreaming and Waiting for Squash to be in the Olympics

China is Dreaming and Waiting for Squash to be in the Olympics

China is Dreaming and Waiting for Squash to be in the Olympics By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor   Maybe just only ten years ago, squash was virtually at the start of its infancy stage in China. [...]

July 26, 2016 Growing the game, News
Alan’s Blog: What kind of Olympics would we like to be part of?

Alan’s Blog: What kind of Olympics would we like to be part of?

As top golfers avoid Rio, Olympic ideals come under the microscope By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor James Willstrop wrote another impassioned plea for squash to be included in the Olympic Games after Rory McIlroy became the latest golfer to [...]

July 25, 2016 Alan's Blog, Comment, Growing the game, News
MP backs squash’s Olympic bid

MP backs squash’s Olympic bid

British government to discuss squash and the Olympics By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent   A Member of the UK Parliament has urged the British government to take action for her favourite sport by delivering a paper, Squash and the Olympic [...]

July 25, 2016 Growing the game, News
Nicol David Leads All-Star Cast in SRAM Invitational 2016

Nicol David Leads All-Star Cast in SRAM Invitational 2016

Nicol David To Lead All-Star Cast in SRAM Invitational 2016 By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Malaysia will play host to six leading ladies of the PSA World Tour in the 2016 Squash Rackets Association of Malaysia [...]

July 24, 2016 News, Squash Around The World
Macau Juniors Get the Liz Irving Experience

Macau Juniors Get the Liz Irving Experience

Macau Juniors Get the Liz Irving Experience By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Macau’s top juniors were a happy lot when the trio of Yeung Weng Chi, Manuel Chan Gassman de Oliveira and Ian Leung Teng Chi, [...]

July 18, 2016 News
New PSA season starts with Hong Kong spectacular

New PSA season starts with Hong Kong spectacular

Mohamed Elshorbagy and Nour El Sherbini top seeds in Hong Kong By NATHAN CLARKE    The draw for the opening tournament of the 2016-17 PSA World Series season, the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open, will see [...]

July 14, 2016 News
Stars shine in Polish finals

Stars shine in Polish finals

Squash and art make a show to remember in Krakow By ROSANNA RADLINSKA – Squash Mad European Correspondent   Squash has always been graced by rare artists, amazing players whose skills transcend sporting boundaries and take the game into new aesthetic spheres. [...]

July 6, 2016 Growing the game, News
Hong Kong Still East Asian Champions

Hong Kong Still East Asian Champions

Hong Kong Still East Asian Champions By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor The final round of the 11th East Asian Squash Championships had all the fanfare that was expected, with defending champions Hong Kong playing Japan for [...]

July 3, 2016 News
Hong Kong and Japan To Fight For East Asian Title

Hong Kong and Japan To Fight For East Asian Title

Hong Kong and Japan To Fight For East Asian Title By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Hong Kong and Japan maintain their unbeaten run after four rounds of play at the 11th East Asian Squash Championships and [...]

July 2, 2016 News
Nicol David sets new rankings record

Nicol David sets new rankings record

Jahangir Khan salutes Nicol’s 151 months in world top 10 By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent   Malaysia’s record eight-time Women’s World Squash Champion Nicol David celebrates an historic milestone this month after reaching her 151st successive month in the world [...]

July 2, 2016 News
Mohamed Elshorbagy marches on at the top

Mohamed Elshorbagy marches on at the top

Six Egyptians in PSA men’s top 10 By SEAN REUTHE   Egypt’s Mohamed ElShorbagy has maintained his place at the summit of the PSA Men’s World Rankings, released today (July 1st), for the seventh consecutive month. The 25-year-old, whose dominant [...]

July 2, 2016 News
Joshna Chinappa reaches world top 10

Joshna Chinappa reaches world top 10

Indian star hits career-high ranking By SEAN REUTHE    Chennai-born Joshna Chinappa has become only the second female Indian player in history to reach the world’s top 10 after she moved up a place to World No.10 in the July [...]

July 2, 2016 News