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Squash has lessons to learn as pickleball picks up big numbers

The penny drops as squash begins to talk about open-air courts By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Pickleball is a new racket sport. Many squash...

PSA plan provisional return to World Tour action

PSA World Tour returns with action in Manchester and Egypt By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor The PSA World Tour resumes in September with the...

Anil Nayar, one of the best amateur players of all time

‘Turning professional was not for me’ says Hall of Famer Anil Nayar By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor I was expecting a book about squash....

England Squash guidelines for a safe and cautious return to court

  Clubs instructed to fully engage in assessing the risks and managing a safe return to play By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor England Squash have...

Meet Daniel Tiwana, a squash legend at the age of 10

Daniel picks Ali Farag and Anthony Joshua as his top role models By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Squash has a new superstar ... and...

The Big Interview: Chat show hosts Bobby and The Wolf talk squash, lockdown lagers and internet issues

Nick and Daryl discuss lockdown issues and how squash can grow when courts are open again By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Nick Matthew and...

Herts squash community helps during the pandemic

  Instead of awards, Herts help out with vital PPE equipment By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor It’s always good to hear about squash players going...

PSA make tentative plans to reopen World Tour

PSA ‘cautiously outline a roadmap for the return of the Tour’ By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor The PSA are exploring all options in a...

Lockdown leads to launch of Boast and Drive card game

Special offer: 10% off for Squash Mad readers in USA and Canada  By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Trapped at home during the lockdown, squash...

Coronavirus: The facts and the fears as clubs plan to reopen

Keeping clubs clean and safe: We can’t afford to get it wrong By MIKE HEGARTY and ALAN THATCHER  As squash clubs and federations make plans to...

Alan Thatcher: Squash faces a rocky road to reopening as France, NZ and Aussies lead the way

Laura leads my lockdown recovery as the squash world waits to reopen By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor What day is it? Where am I?...

WSF praise vitality of clubs and players during Coronavirus lockdown

WSF president Jacques Fontaine issues Covid-19 update​ By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad International Correspondent Squash players across the globe are coming up with all kinds...

Lockdown Blog: ‘No international sport until a vaccine has been delivered’

Olympics sets the standard for the rest of the sporting world By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor A leading UK scientist has claimed the postponed...

Maria Toorpakai: ‘Being confined to home is nothing new. I was locked away for three years when I had death threats from the Taliban’

MTF volunteers hand out aid parcels in homeland where she received death threats By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor Life, in many ways, has turned...

Coronavirus: Jahangir Khan leads the way as squash rallies round to help communities

JK on the front line to get aid through in Pakistan By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor Jahangir Khan, the greatest player in the history...

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