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Nick Matthew exclusive: ‘Coaches who try to influence referees should be banned’

I attended the recent British Junior Open in Birmingham and came away with many observations which caused me concern. But let me begin with...

‘It’s Hand Out from me,’ says Squash Mad founder Alan Thatcher

By ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad Editor and Founder) At the end of this month I am taking a step back and retiring from editing Squash...

Squash lovers Alex Preston and Michael Pearce aim to play non-stop for 40 hours in world record charity bid

By ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad Editor) Squash lovers Alex Preston and Michael Pearce are attempting to break the world record for the longest-ever squash marathon. They...

Alongside the many tributes, England Squash offers tournament guidance following the death of Queen Elizabeth II

By ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad Editor) England Squash has published advice for the game on how best to proceed during the period of mourning for...

Former world squash champion Susan Devoy stars in New Zealand reality TV show Celebrity Treasure Island

By ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad Editor) Former world squash champion Dame Susan Devoy is set for a new starring role, this time on TV instead...

Olympic Games 2028: Squash is one of nine sports on bidding process shortlist

LA entry list likely to focus on ‘engaging the best athletes’ rather than a global spread By ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad Editor) Squash is among nine...

Commonwealth Games Live Blog: Gold for England New Zealand after two epic finals

It’s gold for Gina Kennedy and Paul Coll, and bronze for Sarah-Jane Perry and Saurav Ghosal By ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad Editor) After five days of...

Commonwealth Games Live Blog: Semi-finals day at the University of Birmingham

Hollie Naughton and Gina Kennedy stun top seeds Joelle King and Sarah-Jane Perry to reach the women’s final By ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad Editor) England’s Gina...

Commonwealth Games Live Blog from Day Three at the greatest squash show on earth

Big win for Lucy Turmel as she battles past Jess Turnbull to face top seed Joelle King in quarter-finals By ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad Editor) Day...

Commonwealth Games Live Blog: All the action from Day Two at the University of Birmingham

Clean sweep for Team England as top seeds join the fray By ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad Editor) The big guns enter the fray today as the...

Teenage sensations Anahat Singh (14) and Lijana Sultana (15) win through on opening day of Commonwealth Games singles

Uganda veteran Mike Kawooya gains his moment in the limelight against No.2 seed Joel Makin on glass court By ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad Editor) The two...

Commonwealth Games: Rachael Grinham flies the flag for Australia in tonight’s opening ceremony

‘I wasn’t expecting this and am in complete shock,’ says Grinham By ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad Editor) Australia’s Rachael Grinham is the latest squash player to...

Commonwealth Games, Birmingham 2022: History of squash in the competition by numbers

By ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad Editor) The 2022 Commonwealth Games begins in Birmingham tomorrow. The five squash competitions (men’s and women’s singles plus men’s, women’s...

Commonwealth Games Countdown: Now it gets real as the squash players arrive at the athletes’ village

A fun look back at some magical memories from Manchester and Glasgow By ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad Editor) Excitement is building as the Commonwealth Games 2022...

Angela Smith and Billie Jean King, two sporting legends who have opened so many doors for female athletes

‘Meeting BJK twice in New York was such an inspiration and she continues to be one as she nears 80’ By ALAN THATCHER (Squash Mad...

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