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Carrara National Centre provides Commonwealth Games legacy in Australia

Carrara National Centre provides Commonwealth Games legacy in Australia

Major events planned for the future as Games courts are moved to new Gold Coast venue By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent The recent opening of the new National Squash Centre in Australia marks a historic first in the relocation of an entire facility, made possible by the world’s leading court manufacturer ASB, [...]

November 11, 2018 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0

American Peter Lasusa elected WSF vice president

American Peter Lasusa elected WSF vice president

WSF AGM in Cairo By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent American Peter Lasusa has been elected as World Squash Federation (WSF) Vice President at the WSF AGM held in the Egyptian capital Cairo. Lasusa, a former Chairman of US Squash is the President of Management Leadership Resources Inc. Upon his election, Lasusa (right) [...]

October 28, 2018 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0

Stars shine on World Squash Day

Stars shine on World Squash Day

Royalty joins the party during global celebration of the game By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Squash centres in all corners of the globe hosted a wide variety of events to highlight the sport’s appeal to mark the 16th edition of World Squash Day on Saturday. The breathtaking skills of the sport’s leading [...]

October 16, 2018 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0

Interactive court opens up the future for squash

Interactive court opens up the future for squash

Thousands of youngsters try out squash and have a gas in the glass By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Squash, which has this week made its debut as a Showcase Sport at the Youth Olympic Games with week-long action taking place in a state-of-the-art glass court situated at Technopolis park, has captured the [...]

October 12, 2018 Howard Harding Fun Stuff, Growing the game, News 0

Squash takes centre stage ahead of Youth Olympic Games

Squash takes centre stage ahead of Youth Olympic Games

Squash players push for inclusivity in sport By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Buenos Aires, October 6th, 2018: Maria Toorpakai Wazir, a professional squash player from Pakistan, and Shahd Bshara, a member of the Israel-based urban squash programme SquashBond, participated in two inaugural initiatives launched this week in Buenos Aires, Argentina, that saw [...]

October 6, 2018 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0

Squash prepares for inaugural Youth Olympic Games showcase

Squash prepares for inaugural Youth Olympic Games showcase

‘I feel excited and privileged to be part of the delegation’ says England’s Alice Green By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Ahead of squash’s introduction as a Showcase Sport at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, World Squash Federation (WSF) President Jacques Fontaine has expressed his excitement at seeing the world’s best squash juniors [...]

October 1, 2018 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0

Dalian delights at historic World Teams success

Dalian delights at historic World Teams success

Squash is a glass act in mainland China By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Traditional Chinese musicians and dancers regaled athletes, officials and volunteers at the Closing Ceremony dinner for the CGG WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship in Dalian as the Liaoning Province seaport city celebrated the successful staging of the historic [...]

September 18, 2018 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0

Egypt sink England to retain Women’s World Team title in China

Egypt sink England to retain Women’s World Team title in China

El Welily and Gohar topple Massaro and Waters in final thrillers By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Defending champions Egypt fulfilled their seeding in the CGG WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship today in China, retaining their title by beating perennial rivals England, the No.2 seeds, 2-0 in the final of the biennial [...]

September 16, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

Egypt meet England in Women’s World Team Final

Egypt meet England in Women’s World Team Final

Nour El Sherbini loses again as Egypt halt Hong Kong By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent For the fifth year time in seven years, Egypt and England will contest the final of the CGG WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship in China after the top two seeds survived semi-finals in the biennial World [...]

September 15, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

France and Hong Kong gatecrash Women’s World Team semi-finals

France and Hong Kong gatecrash Women’s World Team semi-finals

England sink Canada as Kiwis make it tough for Egypt By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent France and Hong Kong China upset the form book in today’s quarter-finals of the CGG WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship in China by despatching fourth seeds Malaysia and third seeds USA, respectively, to secure surprise semi-final [...]

September 15, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

Women’s World Teams: Quarter-Final line-up completed in Dalian

Women’s World Teams: Quarter-Final line-up completed in Dalian

England meet battling Canada in last eight By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent After the third day of qualifying action in the CGG WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship in China, France, New Zealand, Canada and Hong Kong China secured the remaining four places in the quarter-finals of the biennial World Squash Federation [...]

September 13, 2018 Howard Harding News 0

Malaysia to host 2020 Women’s World Teams

Malaysia to host 2020 Women’s World Teams

Bukit Jalil National Centre to host top stars By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent The World Squash Federation has awarded the right to host the 2020 WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship to Malaysia. The 22nd edition of the biennial event will take place at the 10-court Bukit Jalil National Squash Centre in [...]

August 20, 2018 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 0

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