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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, Squash Around The World 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

Chan-tastic! Joey floors Nicol David in World Games upset

Chan-tastic! Joey floors Nicol David in World Games upset

France in two finals in Poland By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent in Wroclaw   France will go for gold in both the men’s and women’s World Games squash finals in Poland tomorrow (Friday), but the day’s semi-final headlines were grabbed by Hong Kong’s Joey Chan who upset three-time gold medallist Nicol David on the [...]

July 28, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

England meet Malaysia after trumping USA in World Juniors

England meet Malaysia after trumping USA in World Juniors

Egypt breeze past Germany and now meet Hong Kong By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   England meet Malaysia and top seeds Egypt tackle Hong Kong in the semi-finals of the WSF Women’s World Junior Team Squash Championship in New Zealand after the top four seeds prevailed in today’s quarter-finals at the Queen [...]

July 27, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

French go for record medal haul in World Games

French go for record medal haul in World Games

Top seed Rosner rattles Rodriguez By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   After all four French players made it through to the quarter-finals of the World Games Squash Championships in Poland, three progressed on to the semi-finals as the nation set its sights on a record medal haul at Hasta la Vista in the [...]

July 27, 2017 Howard Harding News 0

England girls meet USA in World Junior Teams

England girls meet USA in World Junior Teams

Germany meet Egypt after shock win over Canada By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Number three seeds England meet USA and outsiders Germany tackle top seeds Egypt in the quarter-finals of the WSF Women’s World Junior Team Squash Championship in New Zealand. Tenth seeds Germany produced the biggest upset on the final day [...]

July 27, 2017 Howard Harding News 0