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PSA selects Leverage as global sponsorship agency

PSA selects Leverage as global sponsorship agency

World Tour seeks global sponsor By SEAN REUTHE   The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have today announced an agreement with New York City-based sports and entertainment marketing firm Leverage Agency that will see the organisation become the PSA’s exclusive global marketing agency in a move to increase the sport’s profile and revenue potential. Under the [...]

March 29, 2017 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

Racquetball: David Horn takes second title

Racquetball: David Horn takes second title

‘Bobby’ dazzles to beat Mercado in Minnesota By LAURA McCORMICK – Squash Mad Racquetball Correspondent   The World Racquetball Tour Midwest Championships were hosted at Life Time Fitness Moore Lake in Fridley, MN. The WRT divisions were run in tandem to the Minnesota State Championships, which are held annually. With the Mexican National Championships being [...]

March 23, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Racketball, Squash Around The World 0

No stopping Kane Waselenchuk

No stopping Kane Waselenchuk

  Waselenchuck adds to resume, but young upstart Parrilla wins hearts By MARK PALERMO – Squash Mad Racquetball Correspondent   Racquetball has an unusual configuration of three professional tours: The Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour (LPRT), The World Racquetball Tour (WRT), and International Racquetball Tour (IRT). With respect to the male tours, the IRT is a [...]

March 20, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Racketball, Squash Around The World 0

Mohamed ElShorbagy tops Grasshopper draw

Mohamed ElShorbagy tops Grasshopper draw

Possibly the strongest 16-man draw in PSA history By NATHAN CLARKE   A breathtaking draw has been confirmed for the 2017 Grasshopper Cup which will see all of the world’s top four players travel to Zurich’s Puls5 to contest the $100,000 tournament this May. World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy heads the draw which sees every automatic [...]

March 16, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Regional events build up to World Juniors

Regional events build up to World Juniors

Following in the footsteps of legends By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Squash’s National Federations will be making full use of the WSF Regional Federation management of their regional junior championships – not only to compete for the titles but also to select and prepare squads for the 2017 WSF World Junior Squash Championships [...]

March 16, 2017 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 0

Rackets Cubed teams up with Canary Wharf Classic.

Rackets Cubed teams up with Canary Wharf Classic.

Pupils enjoy magic moments on the glass court By Squash Mad Reporter   A recent partnership established between Rackets Cubed and the Canary Wharf Squash Classic (a major event on the professional world tour) saw Rackets Cubed become the official Charity Partner to the event for 2017. This link provided a major highlight for 27 [...]

March 14, 2017 Alan Thatcher Fun Stuff, Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

Paola Longoria wins 80th Tour title

Paola Longoria wins 80th Tour title

By Ladies Pro Racquetball Tour  Paola Longoria won her 80th professional title at the Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour’s Green Brook New Jersey Open. This marks a milestone in Longoria’s record-setting career. The Mexican superstar set the mark just before heading into another run, defending her Mexican national championship. Paola defeated number 5 seed Cristina Amaya (Colombia) [...]

March 11, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Racketball, Squash Around The World 0

Interactive court goes up at Munich Airport

Interactive court goes up at Munich Airport

By Squash Mad Reporter   Interactive Squash is really flying high. The pop-art techno start-up, whose mission is to make squash fun with moving murals and coloured targets on the front wall, is teaming up with ASB to install a glass show court court at Munich Airport for a two-week period in April. The glass [...]

March 10, 2017 Alan Thatcher Fun Stuff, Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

Battle of The Bankers at Canary Wharf

Battle of The Bankers at Canary Wharf

Squash rivals from Barclays and Credit Suisse aim to show their class on the glass By ALAN THATCHER, Squash Mad Editor Forget The Wolf of Wall Street: top seed Nick Matthew is the Wolf of Bank Street. The most successful English squash player in history is seeking a sixth Canary Wharf Classic title this week [...]

March 9, 2017 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Fourteen teams in Women’s World Junior Teams

Fourteen teams in Women’s World Junior Teams

NZ hosts event in July By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Hosts New Zealand will lead a select group of six nations that have competed in each WSF Women’s World Junior Team Squash Championship since the inaugural event in 1985 when they do so again in the 2017 championship on home soil in July. [...]

March 4, 2017 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 0

Omar Mosaad pulls out of Canary Wharf

Omar Mosaad pulls out of Canary Wharf

Tom Richards moves into first round draw By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Egypt’s former World No.3 Omar Mosaad has pulled out of next week’s Canary Wharf Classic due to illness. Mosaad, who was runner-up to Mathieu Castagnet, will be replaced in the draw by England’s Tom Richards. Mosaad’s withdrawal means that fans will not [...]

March 3, 2017 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

England team announced for Five Nations in Wales

England team announced for Five Nations in Wales

By DONNA HELMER    Young stars Sam Todd and Torrie Malik will represent England in this year’s Five Nations tournament. The finest young players from Scotland, Ireland, England and France will all travel to the host nation Wales for the popular annual event. Each country will be represented by an under-13 team and an under-15 [...]

March 2, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Men’s World Teams return to France

Men’s World Teams return to France

European sport capital Marseille chosen by WSF By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The World Squash Federation has awarded the rights to host the 2017 Men’s WSF World Team Squash Championship to France, four years after the European country hosted the biennial event for the first time. The championship will be held [...]

February 28, 2017 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 0

WRT: Mexican Montoya marches on to Seattle title

WRT: Mexican Montoya marches on to Seattle title

Hot Rod’s power show wins it By LAURA McCORMICK – Squash Mad North American Racquetball Correspondent   Number three seed Rodrigo Montoya won The Mount Rainer Open, hosted in downtown Seattle at the Washington Athletic Club, to enhance his rapidly-growing reputation. The Mount Rainer Open saw a 40-strong draw with strong international and local participation. [...]

February 24, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Racketball, Squash Around The World 0

India to host 2018 World Juniors

India to host 2018 World Juniors

WSF to stage World Juniors in Chennai By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Correspondent   For the third time since 2002, India will host the WSF World Junior Squash Championships after winning the rights from the World Squash Federation to stage the 2018 event in Chennai. The Men’s and Women’s World Junior Individual Championships will [...]

February 21, 2017 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 0