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Egypt seeded to reclaim Men’s World Team Championship title

Egypt seeded to reclaim Men’s World Team Championship title

France No.3 seeds on home soil By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Three-time champions Egypt are seeded to reclaim the Men’s WSF World Team Squash Championship title in France next month, according to the seedings and draw for the 25th staging of the biennial World Squash Federation event announced today. The 2017 [...]

November 16, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

French Sports Minister supports squash

French Sports Minister supports squash

By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   France’s Minister of Sport Laura Flessel, hosted by French Squash Federation president Jean Denis Barbet, has visited the French Squash National Training Centre in Creteil to watch women’s world No.2 (and WSF Olympic Commission member) Camille Serme competing in a French Regional League match on the [...]

October 7, 2017 Howard Harding Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

English pair win hardball World Doubles finals

English pair win hardball World Doubles finals

By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   England claimed two of the three titles on offer, for the second time in a row, when Clive Leach and John Russell, and Suzie Pierrepont and Georgina Stoker, struck gold in the Men’s and Women’s events in the Stifel World Hardball Doubles Squash Championships in St [...]

September 25, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

John Russell takes out top hardball seeds

John Russell takes out top hardball seeds

Finals day in St Louis By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   England’s John Russell twice defied the seedings on day three of the Stifel World Hardball Doubles Squash Championships by contributing towards the downfall of two sets of top seeds in the biennial event in St Louis in the US state of [...]

September 24, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

PSA and WSF team up on global strategy to grow the game

PSA and WSF team up on global strategy to grow the game

‘Partnership was a key objective’ says WSF chief Jacques Fontaine By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The Professional Squash Association (PSA) and World Squash Federation (WSF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two bodies work in unison towards achieving a joint vision for the future of squash on [...]

September 11, 2017 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0

Squash Youth Olympic Games Debut Formalised In Buenos Aires

Squash Youth Olympic Games Debut Formalised In Buenos Aires

Squash Youth Olympic Games Debut Formalised In Buenos Aires By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   World Squash Federation Vice President Pablo Serna led a delegation representing Squash in the Pan American region at a meeting with the Organising Committee of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires at which the sport’s [...]

September 8, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

World Hardball Champs in St Louis

World Hardball Champs in St Louis

English pair Ferreira and Smith tipped for gold  By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The three World Hardball Doubles Squash Championships titles will change hands according to the seedings and draws revealed today for the 2017 event which will be held in St Louis, in the US state of Missouri, from 21-24 September. The [...]

August 30, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

James Willstrop and Camille Serme win Euro titles

James Willstrop and Camille Serme win Euro titles

England-France battles in both Nottingham finals By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The perennial squash rivalry between England and France surfaced in both finals of the 2017 AJ Bell ESF European Individual Championships in the English city of Nottingham where honours were ultimately shared. Top seed Camille Serme, the world No.3 from France, coasted [...]

August 29, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Brits fall in World Doubles finals

Brits fall in World Doubles finals

Joelle King leads gold rush for Kiwis and Aussies By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   In a disappointing finals day for British duos at the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships in England, New Zealand retained both the Women’s and Mixed gold medals whilst Australia reclaimed the Men’s title after upsetting the defending champions [...]

August 5, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Alison Waters and Joelle King reach two doubles finals

Alison Waters and Joelle King reach two doubles finals

Scots defend men’s title on World Finals day in Manchester By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Local hero Alison Waters and New Zealander Joelle King will face each twice in Saturday’s finals of the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships in England after both came through tough semi-finals in the World Squash Federation [...]

August 5, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Hosts England supply two surprise semi-finalists

Hosts England supply two surprise semi-finalists

Doubles joy for Jenny and Alison, James and Dec By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Today’s quarter-final knockout stage of the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships in England produced two surprise semi-final pairs for the hosts at the National Squash Centre in Manchester. Jenny Duncalf and Alison Waters, the fifth seeds who [...]

August 3, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Doug Kempsell enjoys a treble at the World Doubles

Doug Kempsell enjoys a treble at the World Doubles

Scots take out top seeds in Manchester By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Scottish outsiders Lisa Aitken and Douglas Kempsell upset two higher-seeded pairings – including favourites and Mixed defending champions Joelle King and Paul Coll – on the second day of qualifying action in the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships at [...]

August 3, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Egypt girls make it six in a row with World Junior Team title

Egypt girls make it six in a row with World Junior Team title

Clean sweep in New Zealand By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Completing a clean sweep of all three world titles contested in New Zealand, top seeds Egypt claimed the WSF Women’s World Junior Team Squash Championship title for the sixth time in a row after beating second seeds Malaysia in today’s final at the [...]

July 29, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Simon Rösner and Camille Serme win World Games gold

Simon Rösner and Camille Serme win World Games gold

‘Before I die, I want to see squash in the Olympics’ By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Simon Rösner and Camille Serme won gold for Germany and France, respectively, in Poland tonight to bring the four-day Squash Championships in the World Games at the Hasta la Vista club in Wroclaw to an [...]

July 29, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

Egypt and Malaysia meet in World Junior Final in New Zealand

Egypt and Malaysia meet in World Junior Final in New Zealand

Egypt want six in a row By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The top two seeds Egypt and Malaysia will contest the final of the WSF Women’s World Junior Team Squash Championship in New Zealand after 2/0 victories in today’s semi-finals at the Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre in Tauranga. Whilst hot favourites [...]

July 29, 2017 Howard Harding News 0