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Minnows Macau keen to make their mark in squash

Minnows Macau keen to make their mark in squash

WSF Ambassadors receive warm welcome  By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent in Macau   Forever in the shadow of neighbours Hong Kong, Macau is aiming high in its plans for squash following the three-day WSF Ambassador Programme visit to the Chinese special administrative region. Led by Malaysia’s recent world No.5 Low Wee Wern and [...]

June 22, 2016 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 1

WSF Ambassadors aim to put Dalian on the map

WSF Ambassadors aim to put Dalian on the map

Low Wee Wern and Dick Lau help the dream of future Chinese champions By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent   The legacy of a three-day WSF Ambassador Programme visit to the Liaoning Province in China will be to put the city of Dalian on the international squash map, according to the Dalian Squash Association Secretary General [...]

June 19, 2016 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0

Women get a pay rise in San Francisco

Women get a pay rise in San Francisco

Women’s prize money doubled for Netsuite Open By NATHAN CLARKE   The 2016 NetSuite Open looks set to draw some of the biggest names in women’s squash this September after it was announced today that prize money will be doubled for the 2016 iteration of the iconic tournament. Taking place in front of San Francisco’s [...]

June 17, 2016 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News 1
WSF: China bids to host world event

WSF: China bids to host world event

Dalian bids to host 2018 Women’s World Teams By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent   The Liaoning Province city of Dalian is bidding to make squash history by becoming the first in China to host a World Squash Championship. [...]

June 15, 2016 Growing the game, News
Gregory Gaultier and Cam Pilley rock the crowds in Malta

Gregory Gaultier and Cam Pilley rock the crowds in Malta

Battle On The Rock to headline Malta Squash Festival in 2017 By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor World champion Gregory Gaultier and Australian power-hitter Cameron Pilley delighted a packed gallery at the Cynergi Club in Malta in a rematch of [...]

June 13, 2016 Alan's Blog, Growing the game, News
Alan’s Blog: Olympic bid high on the agenda as five new sports are accepted by the IOC in Tokyo

Alan’s Blog: Olympic bid high on the agenda as five new sports are accepted by the IOC in Tokyo

London summit to decide who controls squash’s future Olympic bids By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Squash’s Olympic aspirations, and recent history of failing bids, will be high on the agenda tomorrow during an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of the [...]

June 2, 2016 Alan's Blog, News
Nour El Sherbini stays at world number one

Nour El Sherbini stays at world number one

Three Egyptians in top five By NATHAN CLARKE    The 20-year-old Egyptian Nour El Sherbini has maintained her grasp on the coveted Women’s World No.1 berth for a second consecutive month to stay ahead of England’s Laura Massaro – the [...]

June 1, 2016 News
Egyptian trio hit new heights

Egyptian trio hit new heights

Omar Mosaad moves up to three in the world By NATHAN CLARKE    Egyptian trio Omar Mosaad, Marwan ElShorbagy and Ali Farag have moved up to career high positions inside the top ten of the PSA Men’s World Rankings, released [...]

June 1, 2016 News
Tom Ford takes Kent Open title

Tom Ford takes Kent Open title

Classy left-hander wins memorable marathon at The Mote By ALAN THATCHER    No.2 seed Tom Ford claimed his first PSA World Tour title for six months when he won a thrilling final of the Select Gaming Kent Open against Welsh [...]

May 30, 2016 News
Gregory Gaultier and Laura Massaro win PSA World Series Finals

Gregory Gaultier and Laura Massaro win PSA World Series Finals

Gaultier nightmare over as Dubai champions pocket $42,000 By NATHAN CLARKE in Dubai    England’s Laura Massaro and Frenchman Gregory Gaultier reigned supreme during the final night of action at the PSA Dubai World Series Finals, defeating Raneem El Welily [...]

May 29, 2016 News
Tom Ford meets Joel Makin in Kent Open final

Tom Ford meets Joel Makin in Kent Open final

Top seed Charles Sharpes loses bitter battle on racket-throwing conduct stroke By ALAN THATCHER    Top seed and reigning champion Charles Sharpes crashed out of the Select Gaming PSA M10 Kent Open after a dramatic and often physical contest with [...]

May 29, 2016 Alan's Blog, Comment, News
Laura Massaro reaches World Series Final

Laura Massaro reaches World Series Final

Cam Pilley stuns top seed Mohamed Elshorbagy By NATHAN CLARKE  World No.13 Cameron Pilley pulled off one of the biggest upsets in World Series Finals history as he downed odds-on title favourite Mohamed ElShorbagy, the World No.1, in straight-game to [...]

May 27, 2016 News
Welsh wizards cast a spell on the Kent Open

Welsh wizards cast a spell on the Kent Open

Fallows falls apart in Mote meltdown By ALAN THATCHER    Peter Creed and Joel Makin celebrated a Welsh double as they progressed to the semi-finals at the PSA M10 Select Gaming Kent Open. Makin took out No.3 seed Richie Fallows [...]

May 27, 2016 News
Malaysian Girls Lift Ninth Asian Teams Title While Pakistani Men Deny Hong Kong

Malaysian Girls Lift Ninth Asian Teams Title While Pakistani Men Deny Hong Kong

Malaysian Girls Lift Ninth Asian Teams Title While Pakistani Men Deny Hong Kong By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor A 5.6-magnitude earthquake in Su-Ao, in the northeast of Taipei, where the Asian Team Championships was held, sent [...]

May 27, 2016 News
Cam Pilley powers into World Series semi-finals

Cam Pilley powers into World Series semi-finals

Aussie ace flies the flag in Dubai By NATHAN CLARKE in Dubai   Cameron Pilley, the 33-year-old competing in the PSA Dubai World Series Finals for the first time in his career, became the first Australian since David Palmer in [...]

May 26, 2016 News