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Squash faces risk of being dropped after change in Commonwealth Games format

Only athletics and swimming are safe after decision to reduce core sports and allow host city to choose events By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad...

Superstars set to shine as the sport goes outdoors on World Squash Day

Mega marathon in Brisbane kicks off a busy World Squash Day By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor The 20th anniversary edition of World Squash...

President Biden pays tribute as ‘the world’s biggest community squash center’ opens in Philadelphia

Squash for all is the key target of the $40m Arlen Specter Center By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Staging the U.S. Open in its...

World champion Tarek Momen threatens to quit in astonishing attack on Mostafa Asal

Asal admits to mind games as rivals and fans accuse him of damaging the sport By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor World champion Tarek Momen...

Amanda Sobhy helps to launch Countdown to 2021 World Squash Day

‘Fun, fitness and friendship make this so much more than just your 45 minutes on court’ By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor The countdown to...

Jethro Binns interview: Building SquashSkills into a force for good in the game

‘Our ambition is to qualify two new coaches in every club around the world’ INTERVIEW by ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Jethro Binns has been...

Postponed Canary Wharf Classic returns in November

By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor The Canary Wharf Classic, London’s most popular professional squash tournament, returns to the PSA World Tour calendar in...

Squash Summit: Time to talk and plan a fun future for this fantastic game of ours

By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor I am looking forward to speaking on March 5th at the online Squash Summit organised by the brilliant...

World Champs back in Chicago in July with another million-dollar prize fund

By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor The PSA World Championships are heading back to Chicago in July. Once again there will be a million-dollar...

Talk show time at ToC as new dates are announced for Cairo, Manchester and New York

By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor On the day that the dates for next year’s J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions were announced, squash fans...

As top kids learn lessons from Egypt’s superstars, Russia hopes for rich results in the future

By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Two leading Russian juniors are training with the world’s top stars in Egypt. Moscow-based twins Varvara Esina and...

Happy birthday to squash hero Linda Davie

By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor I would like to lead the squash world today in singing a virtual “Happy Birthday” to one of...

Squash is in limbo, waiting for the moment of truth

By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor With lockdown in various parts of the world set to continue for weeks and probably months, squash is...

Ivy Pochoda backs call for outdoor courts in USA

Ivy Pochoda backs call for outdoor courts in USA By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor As the calls grow louder across the globe for more...

World Squash Day 20th Anniversary date is confirmed for Saturday September 11th 2021

World Squash Day 20th Anniversary date is confirmed for Saturday September 11th 2021 By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor and World Squash Day Founder World...

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