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Squash Mad Australia: Steve Walton’s Video Blog

Squash Mad Australia: Steve Walton’s Video Blog

By STEVE WALTON – Squash Mad Roving Reporter Down Under Great to see Cam Pilley and Ryan Cuskelly flying the flag for Australia in major world events, with Ryan especially doing well in the States and Cam climbing back up to 14 in the world. Here at home, we have lots of exciting news on [...]

February 4, 2016 Steve Walton Comment, Fun Stuff, Growing the game, News 0

Squash Mad Australia: Thunder from Down Under

Squash Mad Australia: Thunder from Down Under

Sad news for Aussie aces missing the Worlds as a row over racket sales rumbles on the horizon By STEVE WALTON – Squash Mad Raving Reporter Down Under   This week, Squash Mad’s Australia Correspondent Steve Walton (his job description actually reads: Raving Reporter on Location at a Squash Club Near You) delivers his Christmas Message. It’s [...]

December 9, 2015 Steve Walton Comment, Fun Stuff, News 0

Squash Mad Australia: Steve Walton takes the Mickey

Squash Mad Australia: Steve Walton takes the Mickey

Bollywood drama unfolds as squash dissects failed Olympic bid By STEVE WALTON – Squash Mad Australian News Digger  Bill Gates meets Mickey Mouse with a little Oprah Winfrey on the side as Steve Walton brings you the latest hot news from Down Under. Squash Mad Australia’s Raving Reporter focuses on the not-so-Nice World Federation AGM, where the latest [...]

November 12, 2015 Steve Walton Fun Stuff, News 0

Squash Mad Australia: We are not minions, says Steve Walton

Squash Mad Australia: We are not minions, says Steve Walton

Praise for World Squash Day clubs, top coaches and top pros By STEVE WALTON – Squash Mad Australia Roving Reporter   Our roving reporter Steve Walton turns into a raving reporter this week as he dresses up to deliver a keynote speech from Down Under. He praises all the clubs and squash centres who got [...]

October 21, 2015 Steve Walton Fun Stuff, News 0

Steve Walton: Latest video report from Australia

Steve Walton: Latest video report from Australia

He’s online and in your face: Steve Walton makes a racket about the Olympics By STEVE WALTON – Squash Mad Roving Reporter at the Australian Junior Championships Not only did squash miss out in the voting by the Tokyo committee who recommended five new sports for the 2020 Olympic Games, but the choice of some of them [...]

October 2, 2015 Steve Walton Fun Stuff, News 0

Junkies joy at 20th anniversary

Junkies joy at 20th anniversary

Junkies weekend is the ultimate squash party  By JASON MORRIS – The Man Who Runs The Junkies Festival Last weekend saw the 20th edition of Junkies. Its an international team squash event combining great squash and intense socializing. We are based at ‘Meersquash, Hoofddorp, Netherlands. Its a 10 court club, 10 minutes from Schiphol airport and [...]

August 5, 2015 Guest Contributor Fun Stuff, News 0

Nick Matthew unveils the ‘Wolf Bentley Titan’

Nick Matthew unveils the ‘Wolf Bentley Titan’

Matthew motors ahead with new design for Duffield sponsor Felix Frixou By FAYE ANDREWS  Three-time world squash champion Nick Matthew OBE unveiled the ‘Wolf’ Bentley Titan on Friday in Derby with long-time sponsor Benz Bavarian. World No.2 Matthew, who last year won gold and silver at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, and whose on-court persona [...]

August 3, 2015 Guest Contributor Fun Stuff, News, Squash Around The World 0

Squash Mad Australia Video Blog

Squash Mad Australia Video Blog

Steve Walton’s Video Blog: Jumbo Doubles heading to Oz  By STEVE WALTON – Squash Mad Australia Head Honcho on location in Singapore We’re giving it large this week as we report from Singapore, where Steve hooks up with the Singapore squash community and sees some great development work close up.  The big, big news is that Jumbo Doubles, so [...]

July 28, 2015 Guest Contributor Fun Stuff, News 0

Blog: Nick Matthew is Britain’s greatest racket player

Blog: Nick Matthew is Britain’s greatest racket player

Wimbledon highlight as Nick Matthew is rated a better racket player than Andy Murray By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Squash took centre stage on Centre Court today as three-times world champion Nick Matthew and his wife Esme joined the celebrities in the Royal Box.  As he was spotted in the crowd, the commentators discussed who [...]

July 4, 2015 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Fun Stuff, News, Squash Around The World 7

Piotr sets world marathon record in Poland

Piotr sets world marathon record in Poland

Piotr loses 30 balls in the river but claims Guinness World Record for playing 100 matches By ROSANNA RADLINSKA – Squash Mad Reporter. Pictures by Marek Madphoto Dudek   During the Tall Ships Regatta in Szczecin, Piotr Misilo, the leader of the Polish Squash Federation Men’s Over-40 ranking, set a new record by playing 100 consecutive [...]

July 1, 2015 Guest Contributor Fun Stuff, Growing the game, Interviews, News 0

Alan’s Blog: Squash stars go undie-cover

Alan’s Blog: Squash stars go undie-cover

Nick Matthew and Sarah Kippax are model professionals By Alan Thatcher, Squash Mad Editor Commuters on the London Underground will have had a pleasant surprise last week when they opened up the free Sport magazine and clapped eyes on an action picture of England international Sarah Kippax.   Instead of being pictured on court, Sarah was clearly [...]

May 27, 2015 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Fun Stuff, News 0

BLOG: Dives and Bumps and Bruises

BLOG: Dives and Bumps and Bruises

Ouch! Here’s a new one from Mexico Latest trophy shot from Blanca Vallarta, from Mexico. Whew, that’s a stinger! ALAN THATCHER EXPLAINS WHY THERE’S NO PAIN WITHOUT GAIN OUCH!  This the bruise left behind on the leg of Mexican player Alfredo Avila after being struck by Egyptian powerhouse Omar Mosaad in the quarter-finals of the recent Colombian [...]

May 27, 2015 Alan Thatcher Alan's Blog, Fun Stuff, News, Squash Around The World 1

Video: News from Australia by Steve Walton

Video: News from Australia by Steve Walton

Video news from Australia By Steve Walton, Squash Mad Australia The latest news and views from Down Under! [...]

May 7, 2015 Guest Contributor Fun Stuff, News 0

We find the world’s oldest squash club

We find the world’s oldest squash club

Founded in 1793, the world’s oldest racket-sports club is in Kolkata By Bert Armstrong, Squash Mad Travel Editor An intrepid traveller from Australia has happened across the world’s oldest squash club. The Calcutta Racket Club was founded in 1793 by the East India Company, and predates the Harrow School courts by more than 70 years! [...]

April 8, 2015 Guest Contributor Fun Stuff, News, Squash Around The World 0

Cam Pilley kiss awards..Nick takes one in the eye

Cam Pilley kiss awards..Nick takes one in the eye

The Bruise Brothers … and Sisters  SQUASH is no place for wimps, as our growing gallery of trophy ‘Campilley kisses’ will testify. If you have one to match it,  email [email protected] and I’ll add it to the the rogue’s gallery. Later, we’ll ask King of Sting, Cameron Pilley to vote for his favourite. Major prize for the [...]

March 27, 2015 Lee Horton Comment, Fun Stuff, News 4