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Shabana pulls out of US Open…just like Ramy

Shabana pulls out of US Open…just like Ramy

By LEE HORTON Amr Shabana has followed Egyptian world number one Ramy Ashour by pulling out of next week’s US Open in Philadelphia. The  Delaware Investments event will be without its 2012 champion Ashour and world No. 8 Shabana, who has been forced to withdraw from the tournament.  World No. 14 Sarah-Jane Perry is also [...]

October 3, 2013 Lee Horton News 0

Bridge too far as Ramy rocks Gaultier in San Francisco

Bridge too far as Ramy rocks Gaultier in San Francisco

By LEE HORTON   Ramy Ashour’s stranglehold on world squash is a tight as ever after the Egyptian despatched Gregory Gaultier 3-2 in San Francisco last night to land the NetSuite Open title and push his unbeaten stretch to 45 matches. On paper, Frenchman Gaultier is Ashour’s closest rival in terms of world ranking and [...]

October 2, 2013 Alan Thatcher News 0

Rampant Ramy´s 10 months at the top

Rampant Ramy´s 10 months at the top

  Ramy Ashour is ranked world No.1 for the 10th month running, reports Howard Harding. Ashour, who celebrated his 26th birthday on Sunday in San Francisco where he won the  PSA International 70 NetSuite Open, is enjoying the best run of his career – unbeaten now in 45 matches in a row and boasting title [...]

October 1, 2013 Alan Thatcher News 0
Blog: Counting down the days

Blog: Counting down the days

By ALAN THATCHER Just four days until the big IOC vote to decide if squash will become and Olympic sport in 2020. Twitter has been in a frenzy with squash players all over the planet amplifying the messages being boomed [...]

September 4, 2013 Alan's Blog
WSF: Kuwait to hold men’s World Teams in 2015

WSF: Kuwait to hold men’s World Teams in 2015

Kuwait To Host WSF World Team Championship 4 September 2013 Kuwait will host its first World Team championship after being awarded the rights to hold the 2015 Men’s World Team Squash Championship by the World Squash Federation. The fast-growing squash nation has twice hosted [...]

September 4, 2013 News, WSF
PSA: India expands with new Bombay event

PSA: India expands with new Bombay event

India’s Maharashtra State Open Joins PSA Tour 3 September 2013 The Maharashtra State Open, one of the most sought-after events on the Indian squash calendar for almost four decades, has become a PSA World Tour event – and is being held this week [...]

September 4, 2013 News
Matthew and Barker wait on Olympic vote

Matthew and Barker wait on Olympic vote

Squash Stars Staying Positive For Olympic Announcement Twice world champion Nick Matthew is keeping everything crossed ahead of one of the most momentous days in squash history. The Sheffield born star, like the rest of the global squash community, is counting down to September [...]

September 3, 2013 News
Olympic ambassador Nicol David makes history

Olympic ambassador Nicol David makes history

Tireless Olympic Campaigner Nicol David Makes World Ranking History 3 September 2013 From HOWARD HARDING Record seven-time women’s world squash champion Nicol David has campaigned tirelessly for several years to get her sport into the Olympic Games programme. In the final countdown to this weekend’s International Olympic [...]

September 3, 2013 WSF
WSF: Social media surge for Olympic bid

WSF: Social media surge for Olympic bid

Social Media Surge For Squash 2020 More than 20,000 Facebook likes over the last seven days 2 September 2013 With less than a week to go until the International Olympic Committee (IOC) votes to decide if Squash will join the2020 Olympic Games, the Squash [...]

September 3, 2013 WSF
BBC: Tribute to the Titanic’s squash coach

BBC: Tribute to the Titanic’s squash coach

  The BBC has published an interesting article paying tribute to Frederick Wright, the squash coach who went down with the Titanic. Squash players in Philadelphia, led by the game’s leading historian James Zug, are planning to hold a tournament [...]

April 14, 2012 Alan's Blog, Fun Stuff, News