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Christmas Offer: Squashskills and SquashTV join forces

Christmas Offer: Squashskills and SquashTV join forces

With panic-buying now on the verge of setting in, Squashskills and Squash TV are embracing the seasonal festivities by offering the perfect gift for every squash nut this Christmas. The two websites have teamed up to offer a joint membership subscription for just $189, a saving of almost 30% if purchased individually. The offer, which is [...]

December 16, 2013 Guest Contributor News 0

Golan gunning for end of year title

Golan gunning for end of year title

Golan looking to put Hong Kong disappointment behind him in Kuwait By MICHAEL CATLING – Squash Mad Reporter THE first-round of the Alwatan & Asnan International Tournament gets underway in Kuwait today, as world number seven Borja Golan looks to bounce back from his final defeat to Nick Matthew at the Hong Kong Open. Golan, [...]

December 16, 2013 Guest Contributor News 0

London Open right up Adrian’s Coronation street

London Open right up Adrian’s Coronation street

Double success for England as Grant and Whitlock celebrate victory on home soil By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Contributor ADRIAN GRANT became the first Londoner to win the Coronation London Open title when he beat Chris Simpson in the all-English final at the Cumberland Lawn Tennis Club. The London-born-and-bred 33-year-old, who was making his debut in the event, made [...]

December 15, 2013 Lee Horton News 0
EXCLUSIVE: Gough escapes with a warning after PSL inquiry into bust-up with referee

EXCLUSIVE: Gough escapes with a warning after PSL inquiry into bust-up with referee

England Squash make secret ruling after PSA chief’s bust-up with ref Whiteley By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Reporter ALEX GOUGH, the PSA chief executive, has been handed a warning by England Squash and Racketball after complaints about his behaviour [...]

December 13, 2013 News
SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND: Why Nick Matthew is missing SPOTY

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND: Why Nick Matthew is missing SPOTY

The truth about Nick’s absence and why squash needs a grading system By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Reporter ACCORDING to The Times, Nick Matthew is snubbing the BBC Sports Personality Of The Year Show in protest at the way [...]

December 13, 2013 Alan's Blog, Comment
London Open: Grant and Simpson march on

London Open: Grant and Simpson march on

Grant and Simpson keep home hopes alive By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad Contributor LONDONER Adrian Grant and Guernsey’s Chris Simpson kept home hopes of success alive in the Coronation London Open after prevailing in contrasting quarter-finals at the Cumberland Lawn Tennis Club. Simpson, the Harrogate-based No.4 [...]

December 13, 2013 News
Tragedy strikes Canada Squash for third time with death of Riley Mercer, a kid who inspired thousands

Tragedy strikes Canada Squash for third time with death of Riley Mercer, a kid who inspired thousands

Tears for Riley as tragedy strikes Canada squash for the third time By LEE HORTON – Squash Mad Reporter SQUASH loving teenager Riley Mercer, whose battle with cancer prompted a large vigil in Canada last month and inspired thousands of [...]

December 12, 2013 News
Squash in England’s top 10 but numbers slip slightly

Squash in England’s top 10 but numbers slip slightly

Sport England figures show Squash in top 10 but numbers are dipping By LEE HORTON – Squash Mad Reporter SQUASH is the 10th most popular sport in England, according to figures published by Sport England today. The latest Active People [...]

December 12, 2013 News
Ramy top seed at ToC…if hamstring is okay

Ramy top seed at ToC…if hamstring is okay

Tournament of Champions field revealed as Ramy draws Adrian Grant in round one By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Reporter EGYPT’S Ramy Ashour is aiming to be back in action at the 2014 Tournament of Champions event in New York. The [...]

December 11, 2013 News
EXCLUSIVE: Pay a tension – Greg’s amazing racket secret

EXCLUSIVE: Pay a tension – Greg’s amazing racket secret

String expert Joe Magor reveals an astonishing secret about French ace Gregory Gaultier and his rackets By Joe Magor – Guest Reporter WORLD number two Gregory Gaultier has been grabbing the headlines recently with a series of career-best performances, taking [...]

December 11, 2013 Fun Stuff, News
COMMENT: How America killed the Olympic dream

COMMENT: How America killed the Olympic dream

How American excess killed the Olympic dream By BOB KINGSLEY SQUASH is feeling sorry for itself after the IOC again rejected the sport’s application for a place on the 2020 Olympic Games programme. The sympathetic responses bear a familiar look. [...]

December 10, 2013 Alan's Blog, Comment
PSL: Ryder falls to Copp then quits pro squash

PSL: Ryder falls to Copp then quits pro squash

Ryder falls to Coppinger…then says he’s quitting pro squash By LEE HORTON – Squash Mad Reporter Benz-Bavarian Duffield and Surrey Health – the two teams that contested last season’s final – top the Group A and B tables in the Premier Squash League at [...]

December 10, 2013 News
No place for Shabs in World Series Finals

No place for Shabs in World Series Finals

Shabana misses out as Tarek takes final World Series spot Report by LEE HORTON REIGNING champ Amr Shabana won’t make the World Series Finals – if and when they are staged in 2014 – unless another player in the world’s [...]

December 10, 2013 News
CASSIE’S CORNER: Former world champ Cassie Thomas joins Squash Mad and tells it like it is

CASSIE’S CORNER: Former world champ Cassie Thomas joins Squash Mad and tells it like it is

WE are pleased to welcome our latest Squash Mad columnist, former world champion Cassie Thomas (nee Jackman). Cassie, who won the world title in 1999, now lives in Australia, where she is coaching and raising a young family. hen I [...]

December 9, 2013 Cassie's Column, Comment
Walker will be chasing some capital gains at London Open

Walker will be chasing some capital gains at London Open

By MICHAEL CATLING BOTSWANA’S Alister Walker will be bidding for a fourth PSA Tour title this year, when he headlines the Coronation London Open next week. The world number 15 is seeded to face South African Stephen Coppinger in the [...]

December 9, 2013 News