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WSF stars’ visit to Kenya ‘not just a four-day thrill’

WSF stars’ visit to Kenya ‘not just a four-day thrill’

Nicol David, Camille Serme and Borja Golan lead Ambassadors’ visit  By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent “It’s not just a four-day thrill,” said Gakuo Ndirangu, a driving force of squash in Kenya, as the 2019 WSF Ambassador Programme visit to the country’s capital Nairobi drew to a close at the Nairobi Club after [...]

July 8, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Nicol David, Camille Serme and Borja Golan headline WSF trip to Kenya

Nicol David, Camille Serme and Borja Golan headline WSF trip to Kenya

Kenya set to welcome WSF Squash Ambassadors By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Kenya is set to welcome the WSF Ambassador Programme this week when three of the world’s leading squash players visit the country’s capital Nairobi for the World Squash Federation promotional initiative hosted by the Kenyan Squash community. The sport’s ultimate [...]

June 23, 2019 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0

Egyptian aces are top seeds in World Juniors

Egyptian aces are top seeds in World Juniors

Asal out to keep trophy as El Hammamy bids for a first win By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Almost 200 players representing 30 nations have confirmed entry to the 2019 WSF Men’s and Women’s World Junior Individual Squash Championships which will be held in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur from July 30 [...]

June 22, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Cam and Donna’s double delight in Gold Coast

Cam and Donna’s double delight in Gold Coast

Clean sweep for Aussies in World Doubles By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Australian cousins Cameron Pilley and Donna Lobban struck double Doubles gold on the final day of action in the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships as hosts Australia claimed eight medals across the three events at the Carrara Squash Centre on [...]

June 21, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Aussies go for triple gold in World Doubles

Aussies go for triple gold in World Doubles

All-Australia on finals day in Gold Coast By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Hosts Australia are guaranteed gold medals in all competitions after dominating day four of the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships at the Carrara Squash Centre on the Gold Coast. In the men’s competition, defending world champions Cameron Pilley and Ryan [...]

June 21, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Cousins lead Australia to World Doubles semi-finals

Cousins lead Australia to World Doubles semi-finals

Aussies aim for clean sweep in Gold Coast By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Host nation Australia will head into the knockout stage of the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships at the Carrara Squash Centre as gold medal favourites after the top seeds charged into all semi-finals. In the mixed doubles competition, reigning [...]

June 19, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Top seeds shine on day two of World Doubles

Top seeds shine on day two of World Doubles

Busy day as Pilley and Cuskelly power through  By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent The tournament’s top seeds flexed their muscle on day two of the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships at Carrara Squash Centre on the Gold Coast in Australia, with the top-seeded pairs in both the men’s and women’s draws remaining [...]

June 18, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Aussies power through on day one of World Doubles

Aussies power through on day one of World Doubles

Pilley and Cuskelly lead home charge By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Hosts Australia made a perfect start to the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships at the Carrara Squash Centre on the Gold Coast, going through day one of the event undefeated. Defending men’s doubles champions Cameron Pilley and Ryan Cuskelly from New [...]

June 17, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Australia aim for triple gold in World Doubles

Australia aim for triple gold in World Doubles

Hosts hope for Gold Coast hat-trick By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Australia are seeded win all three gold medals in the 2019 WSF World Doubles Squash Championships next month on home soil – 15 years after becoming the first country to achieve the triple in the 2004 championships in India. The sixth [...]

June 1, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Asian double for India’s Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa

Asian double for India’s Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa

Brother and sister Leo and Annie Au are runners-up in KL By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent India celebrated an historic first-ever double as Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa won the men’s and women’s crowns at the 20th Asian Individual Squash Championships in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur. Chinappa successfully retained the women’s [...]

May 6, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Ambassador Nicol David leads WSF visit to Kenya

Ambassador Nicol David leads WSF visit to Kenya

Squash legend joins Camille Serme and Borja Golan on WSF trip By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Shortly after bringing her illustrious professional squash career to a close, the sport’s ultimate ambassador Nicol David will join fellow players Camille Serme and Borja Golan for the 2019 WSF Ambassador Programme visit to Kenya, where [...]

April 4, 2019 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0

New Zealand to host World Men’s Team Champs in 2021

New Zealand to host World Men’s Team Champs in 2021

Paul Coll delighted to see world’s best heading to Devoy Squash Centre in Tauranga By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent World team squash returns to the North Island city of Tauranga after just four years when New Zealand hosts the WSF Men’s World Team Championship in 2021. It was in 2017 that the [...]

March 7, 2019 Howard Harding News 0

Squash Goes Gold launches fresh Olympic campaign

Squash Goes Gold launches fresh Olympic campaign

‘Squash is in the best position it has ever been; we have made huge strides over the past decade’ By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent and SEAN REUTHE (PSA Media)  The World Squash Federation (WSF) and Professional Squash Association (PSA) have today launched an ambitious new campaign – “Squash Goes Gold” – aimed [...]

February 14, 2019 Howard Harding Growing the game, News 0

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