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Keir Worth: ‘Painful’ changes at England Squash

Keir Worth: ‘Painful’ changes at England Squash

New chief explains bold changes to a body in distress and disarray By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Keir Worth, the Chief Executive of England Squash and Racketball, has produced a video message for members to outline a whole raft of planned changes to grow the game and improve the efficiency of the organisation. Worth [...]

July 4, 2015 Alan Thatcher News 0

It’s Bye-Bye to Bengy

It’s Bye-Bye to Bengy

Malaysian star Ong Beng Hee retires from the PSA Tour By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Ong Beng Hee, the most successful Malaysian male squash player in history, has retired from the PSA World Tour. The 35-year-old from Penang, who reached a career high ranking of seven, has been an engaging and entertaining fixture on [...]

July 2, 2015 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, News 0

Nine years at the top for Nicol David

Nine years at the top for Nicol David

After eight world titles and 111 months at No.1, Nicol David is still hungry for more success By NATHAN CLARKE Malaysian Nicol David has maintained her hold on the Women’s World No.1 ranking for a remarkable 108th consecutive month, and 111th month altogether, after topping the July 2015 Women’s World Rankings – meaning the Penang-born [...]

July 1, 2015 Guest Contributor News 0
Exclusive interview: 11 points with Charles Sharpes

Exclusive interview: 11 points with Charles Sharpes

Losing ESR funding hurts, but Charles Sharpes is on a mission with new coach Robbie Temple Interview by Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Winning the Select Gaming Kent Open final at The Mote Squash Club in Maidstone was a great [...]

June 29, 2015 Interviews, News
Exclusive Interview: 11 points with squash legend Sarah Fitz-Gerald

Exclusive Interview: 11 points with squash legend Sarah Fitz-Gerald

Winning all the top titles, growing squash in Oz, and keeping Jansher waiting: Sarah Fitz-Gerald opens up to Squash Mad By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Sarah Fitz-Gerald is a busy lady. As well as coaching, commentating, playing in Masters events [...]

June 28, 2015 Growing the game, Interviews, News
We must work together to save the game

We must work together to save the game

Mixed messages about the game’s health as we aim for the Olympics  By RICHARD MILLMAN – Squash Mad Correspondent   Recently the Professional Squash Association announced appreciable increase in the prize money funds of both the men’s and women’s professional [...]

June 27, 2015 Comment, Growing the game, News
Squash City Blog: Spotlight on Bristol

Squash City Blog: Spotlight on Bristol

Bristol is a brilliant, vibrant city of squash   By ROSANNA RADLINSKA – Squash Mad Correspondent in Bristol Welcome to our new Squash City Blog, where we focus on the squash community in cities the world over. We’ve decided to start [...]

June 25, 2015 Growing the game, News
Magic night in Malta with Gregory Gaultier

Magic night in Malta with Gregory Gaultier

Magic night in Malta as Battle On The Rock bottles the essence of squash By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor at The Marsa Club in Malta I love watching the top professionals play exhibition matches. It’s like opening up a whole new [...]

June 24, 2015 Alan's Blog, Growing the game
Olympic bid hots up with place on Tokyo shortlist

Olympic bid hots up with place on Tokyo shortlist

Squash makes its case again for a place in the 2020 Olympics By HOWARD HARDING and NATHAN CLARKE   Squash has made it to the shortlist for inclusion to the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan, and a decision will be [...]

June 23, 2015 News
Women’s prize money up 30% in 2015

Women’s prize money up 30% in 2015

Increase of $193k for women’s squash prize money since PSA merger By NATHAN CLARKE Just months after the Women’s Squash Association (WSA) and Professional Squash Association (PSA) joined forces to create one unified governing body responsible for the administration of [...]

June 22, 2015 News
World champion Cassie fights to bring her family back to England

World champion Cassie fights to bring her family back to England

  Cassie Come Home: How government red tape is stopping a world champion from returning to England By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Former world squash champion Cassie Thomas is still fighting to return home to England with her family [...]

June 21, 2015 News
ASB  moves into football after 500 moveable squash walls

ASB moves into football after 500 moveable squash walls

Boxing could be next after success of glass football arena By PETER SCHMIDL – Squash Mad Correspondent Leading squash court manufacture ASB has taken its pioneering glass floor concept successfully into the world’s most popular sport football. Nike installed “the [...]

June 21, 2015 Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World
Singapore win Jumbo Doubles

Singapore win Jumbo Doubles

Singapore celebrate Jumbo Doubles glory in SEA Games By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor It’s been 20 years since Singapore won a South East Asian Games gold in squash. For a country which dominated the sport in the region [...]

June 19, 2015 News
Malaysians march on with team titles at SEA Games

Malaysians march on with team titles at SEA Games

 Malaysia celebrate with WSF patron YAM Tunku Tan-Sri Imran ibni Tuanku Jaafar (left) Superb Singh silences Singapore crowd in final showdown By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor in Singapore   Malaysia continued their domination in the region with another [...]

June 14, 2015 News
Nick Matthew ‘humbled’ by OBE honour from the Queen

Nick Matthew ‘humbled’ by OBE honour from the Queen

Pal Neil Guirey opened letter from Buckingham Palace By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Squash star Nick Matthew says he feels ‘humbled’ to have been honoured with an OBE by Her Majesty the Queen in her Birthday Honours List. The [...]

June 13, 2015 News