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Pro squash events return to Pakistan

Pro squash events return to Pakistan

Men’s and women’s events in Islamabad in December By ALAN THATCHER   Pakistan will host professional squash tournaments for the first time since January between December 19-23 when the Pakistan Open Mens’ Squash Championship and the Chief of the Air Staff International Women Squash Championship take place in Islamabad following last month’s decision by the [...]

September 19, 2017 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

SEA Games : Singapore regain men’s team title and Philippines chalk up historic win

SEA Games : Singapore regain men’s team title and Philippines chalk up historic win

SEA Games : Singapore regain men’s team title after 22 years By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Hosts Malaysia won 6 of the 9 golds on offer at the squash event of the 29th South East Asian, or SEA Games for short, and it was considered a major failure no matter how one justifies it. [...]

September 6, 2017 Alex Wan News, Squash Around The World 0

PSA lifts tournament ban on Pakistan

PSA lifts tournament ban on Pakistan

Jahangir welcomes new events in Islamabad By SEAN REUTHE   The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have confirmed that they are sanctioning two PSA World Tour events in Pakistan in December following their decision to lift a ban imposed in February 2017 which prevented the country from hosting international Tour events due to security concerns. Both a [...]

August 31, 2017 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 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

Saudi Women’s Masters added to PSA World Series calendar

Saudi Women’s Masters added to PSA World Series calendar

Riyadh hosts $165k event By NATHAN CLARKE The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have announced that the PSA Women’s Masters event will return to the calendar for the first time in seven years this October when Saudi Arabia hosts the 2017 Saudi PSA Women’s Squash Masters at the Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh. [...]

June 21, 2017 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Fascinating history of squash is now online

Fascinating history of squash is now online

From a school yard to Dubai Opera, squash has come a long way By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Squash has a fascinating history, and the game’s leading historian, James Zug, has published a major new work on the origins of the sport on the World Squash Federation website. From a school [...]

June 11, 2017 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 1

Star players offer tributes to Ronald Fauvel

Star players offer tributes to Ronald Fauvel

Popular personal therapist to Nicol David By ALAN THATCHER and SEAN REUTHE   Squash players all over the world have offered tributes following the sudden death of Ronald Fauvel, a popular figure at major tournaments as a personal therapist to eight-times world champion Nicol David of Malaysia. The Professional Squash Association (PSA) last night issued [...]

June 1, 2017 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Trio make debut in Men’s World Teams

Trio make debut in Men’s World Teams

Iraq, Israel and Jamaica to compete in Marseille By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Iraq, Israel and Jamaica will make their debuts in the 2017 WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship in France where 28 nations will contest the biennial World Squash Federation event. The championship will be held in Marseille, from [...]

May 29, 2017 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 0

George Parker wins Welsh Open

George Parker wins Welsh Open

Parker completes run right through from qualifying By RICHARD MURPHY    A superb, sublime performance from George Parker, beating Patrick Rooney in straight games, saw him take the inaugural Rhiwbina Welsh Open title. Parker’s fantastic run of form throughout the tournament continued on the final day as he powered his way to victory. His English [...]

May 29, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Top seeds Masters and Creed fall in Welsh Open semi-finals

Top seeds Masters and Creed fall in Welsh Open semi-finals

George Parker meets Patrick Rooney in Cardiff final By RICHARD MURPHY – Squash Mad Reporter   Top seeds Josh Masters and Peter Creed were knocked out in the semi-finals of the Welsh Open in Cardiff. No.1 seed Masters went down in straight games to a resurgent George Parker, while Creed fell in four games to [...]

May 28, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Peter Creed joins English trio in Welsh Open semi-finals

Peter Creed joins English trio in Welsh Open semi-finals

Top seed Masters powers through By RICHARD MURPHY   Peter Creed joined a trio of young Englishmen in the semi-finals of the Welsh Open in Cardiff after beating Ammar Altamimi of Kuwait. It was another superb night of quality squash, with top seed Josh Masters attacking freely and slotting nicks seemingly at will. He meets [...]

May 27, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Tickets on sale for US Open

Tickets on sale for US Open

Special discount offer this weekend By Squash Mad Reporter   Tickets are on sale now for the 2017 U.S. Open Squash Championships presented by Macquarie Investment Management, hosted at Drexel University in Philadelphia, from October 5-14. Squash fans can take advantage of a one-time ticket release discount—15% off all tickets through Memorial Day weekend using [...]

May 26, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Emyr Evans loses Welsh Open marathon to Mango

Emyr Evans loses Welsh Open marathon to Mango

  Mahesh meets George Parker in quarter-finals By RICHARD MURPHY   Top seeds Josh Masters and Peter Creed powered through their first round encounters in the Rhiwbina Welsh Open but local hero Emyr Evans fell after a massive battle lasting 78 minutes against No.4 seed Mahesh Mangaonkar. Three seeds were knocked out on a day [...]

May 26, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Tickets on sale for 2017 World Championships

Tickets on sale for 2017 World Championships

Matthew and Massaro look forward to Manchester By NATHAN CLARKE   Tickets for the 2017 AJ Bell PSA Men’s and Women’s Squash World Championships went on general sale with squash fans rushing to secure their place at the most prestigious tournament on the squash calendar. Taking place at the National Squash Centre in Manchester between [...]

May 19, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

PSA Player Awards to be held during Dubai gala dinner

PSA Player Awards to be held during Dubai gala dinner

By NATHAN CLARKE   The 2016-17 PSA Men’s and Women’s Players of the Year are set to be crowned on June 5 during the annual PSA Awards Dinner, which takes place on the eve of the season-ending PSA Dubai World Series Finals, staged at the Dubai Opera House from June 6-10. The annual awards ceremony, [...]

May 17, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0