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Squash celebrates Diversity, Respect and Solidarity at Paris 2018 Gay Games

Squash celebrates Diversity, Respect and Solidarity at Paris 2018 Gay Games

French sports minister supports Gay Games By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent The French Squash Federation (FFS), the World Squash Federation (WSF) and the Professional Squash Association (PSA) proudly support squash’s participation at the 2018 Gay Games taking place from August 4-12 in Paris. This year’s edition of the worldwide sport and cultural [...]

August 8, 2018 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0

Aussies and England lead gold haul in World Masters

Aussies and England lead gold haul in World Masters

LJ Anjema and Alister Walker roll back the years in Over-35 final By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Australia emerged with six gold medals in the WSF World Masters Squash Championships in the USA state of Virginia – where Men’s O60 champion Geoffrey Davenport claimed a record-equalling sixth World Masters title and Women’s [...]

August 5, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

Stars shine as World Masters reaches semi-finals stage

Stars shine as World Masters reaches semi-finals stage

Former PSA stars enjoy the limelight again By HOWARD HARDING (Squash Mad International Correspondent) and ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad Editor)  After more than 750 players from a record 63 nations got the 2018 WSF World Masters Squash Championships underway in Virginia, USA, at the beginning of the week, the World Squash Federation event will reach [...]

August 3, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

Egypt and Malaysia top new world junior rankings

Egypt and Malaysia top new world junior rankings

Cairo pair make their mark in PSA events By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Players from Egypt and Malaysia share the No.1 positions in the inaugural WSF and PSA World Junior Rankings revealed today by the World Squash Federation and Professional Squash Association. The August Under-19 rankings are headed by Egyptians – Cairo [...]

August 2, 2018 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 0

England take silver as Egypt sweep to more glory

England take silver as Egypt sweep to more glory

Egypt win record sixth world junior title By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Hot favourites Egypt today beat England 2-0 in the final of the WSF Men’s World Junior Team Squash Championship in India to win the biennial World Squash Federation title for a sixth time since 1994. Their triumph meant Egypt surpassed [...]

July 29, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

England to meet Egypt in World Junior Team final

England to meet Egypt in World Junior Team final

Drew’s boys look relaxed ahead of showdown with top seeds By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent After straightforward victories in today’s semi-finals of the WSF Men’s World Junior Team Squash Championship in India, top seeds Egypt and third seeds England will contest Sunday’s final at the Express Avenue Mall in Chennai for the [...]

July 28, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

England meet USA as Czech Republic spring major surprise in World Junior Teams

England meet USA as Czech Republic spring major surprise in World Junior Teams

Czechs shock Malaysia in quarter-finals By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Upsets continued to play their part on day four of the WSF Men’s World Junior Team Squash Championship in India where Czech Republic and USA, the sixth and eighth seeds respectively, defied the seedings to claim surprise berths in the semi-finals of [...]

July 27, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

England meet Pakistan in World Junior Team quarter-finals

England meet Pakistan in World Junior Team quarter-finals

Hosts India fall to bitter rivals By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent In the day’s biggest upset in the WSF Men’s World Junior Team Squash Championship, Asian rivals Pakistan denied hosts India a place in the quarter-finals after a shock 2-1 defeat in the last 16 round at the Express Avenue Mall in [...]

July 27, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

Germany meet England after beating France to gatecrash last 16 in Chennai

Germany meet England after beating France to gatecrash last 16 in Chennai

Hong Kong topple No.8 seeds USA By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Today’s second day of Pool play in the WSF Men’s World Junior Team Squash Championship in India featured intense action as the 24 teams battled for the top two places in the eight pools to ensure a place in the last [...]

July 25, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

Hosts India scrape into last 16 of World Junior Team Champs

Hosts India scrape into last 16 of World Junior Team Champs

Drama on day one in Chennai By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent New Zealand produced the only upset on day one of Pool action in the WSF Men’s World Junior Team Squash Championship in Chennai as hosts India became one of only three teams to ensure their place in the knockout stage. India were [...]

July 24, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

Mostafa Asal upsets seedings to take World Junior title

Mostafa Asal upsets seedings to take World Junior title

Rowan Reda Araby retains women’s title By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent An Egyptian double in today’s WSF World Junior Individual Squash Championships finals was always a foregone conclusion, but the winners certainly were not. Top seed Rowan Reda Araby retained the women’s title, as anticipated, but Mostafa Asal upset the seedings after [...]

July 23, 2018 Howard Harding News 1

All-Egyptian finals again in World Junior Championships

All-Egyptian finals again in World Junior Championships

Top seed Tarek survives 92-minute marathon match to reach Chennai final By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent After dramatic semi-finals at the Express Avenue Mall in the Indian city of Chennai, the WSF World Junior Individual Squash Championships will come to a climax in two all-Egyptian finals – for the fourth time since [...]

July 22, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

Lucy Turmel stops Egyptian clean sweep in World Juniors

Lucy Turmel stops Egyptian clean sweep in World Juniors

Egyptians fill seven out of last eight spots in Chennai By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent The powerhouse that is Egyptian squash claimed seven of the eight quarter-final victories in today’s action in the WSF World Junior Individual Squash Championships in India – but England’s Lucy Turmel denied the nation a clean sweep [...]

July 22, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

Ten-strong Egyptian contingent to contest World Junior quarter-finals

Ten-strong Egyptian contingent to contest World Junior quarter-finals

Lucy Turmel and Nick Wall fly flag for England By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Egyptians stormed en masse into the last eight of the WSF World Junior Individual Squash Championships today in India, where five men (for the first time since 2010) and five women (for the eighth time in the past [...]

July 20, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

Elise Lazarus bows out as Canadian trio reach boys’ fourth round

Elise Lazarus bows out as Canadian trio reach boys’ fourth round

  Day of shocks at World Juniors By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Despite Egyptians securing their anticipated six places in the WSF World Junior Individual Squash Championships men’s last 16 round in India today, it was a trio of Canadians who stole the limelight on the second day of action in the [...]

July 20, 2018 Howard Harding News 0