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WSF reveal Youth Olympic Games Squash Ambassadors

WSF reveal Youth Olympic Games Squash Ambassadors

Young stars to showcase squash in Argentina in October By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Thirty six young squash players from 27 nations spread across the globe will experience the sport’s first taste of Olympic competition at the Youth Olympic Games in Argentina in October. Squash has been chosen as a “showcase” sport [...]

May 27, 2018 Howard Harding Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

Patrick Rooney wins Vitesse Stortford Classic

Patrick Rooney wins Vitesse Stortford Classic

Quality squash on show in all-English final By STEFFAN BURKWOOD Patrick Rooney overcame Charlie Lee to add his name to the list of champions at the Vitesse Stortford Classic. Last week saw the third year of the event at Bishop’s Stortford Squash and Racketball Club. In an entry that provided a mixture of youth and [...]

May 27, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

PSA awards to be presented ahead of Dubai World Series Finals

PSA awards to be presented ahead of Dubai World Series Finals

Fans to vote online for players of the year  By ELLIE MAWSON The 2017-18 PSA Men’s and Women’s Players of the Year will be crowned on Monday June 4 during the annual PSA Awards Dinner, which takes place on the eve of the season-ending PSA Dubai World Series Finals – taking place at Emirates Golf [...]

May 26, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

World Masters heads to Poland in 2020

World Masters heads to Poland in 2020

With 33 courts, Hasta La Vista is world’s biggest squash club By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The World Squash Federation (WSF) has awarded the rights to host the 2020 World Masters Squash Championships to Poland. Fittingly, the world championships boasting the biggest field will take place at the world’s biggest club [...]

April 24, 2018 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 0

PSA to team up with Olympic Channel

PSA to team up with Olympic Channel

Squash the latest of 65 sports to partner with Olympic Channel By ELLIE MAWSON   The Professional Squash Association (PSA), in collaboration with the World Squash Federation (WSF), has reached a cooperation agreement with the Olympic Channel in a partnership that will see all three organisations collaborate on content for the multi-platform global media destination. [...]

April 20, 2018 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

Gregory Gaultier close to full fitness ahead of El Gouna title defence

Gregory Gaultier close to full fitness ahead of El Gouna title defence

‘I’m on my way back and still want to play for a few more years’ By ELLIE MAWSON   French World No.3 Gregory Gaultier says that he is almost back to full fitness as he prepares to defend his title at the El Gouna International, PSA World Series tournament between April 20-27. The 35-year-old will [...]

April 10, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Hong Kong China claim Asian team title double

Hong Kong China claim Asian team title double

Superb venue in Korea By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Hong Kong China claimed both the men’s and women’s titles in the Asian Squash Team Championships for the first time in the event’s 37-year history in the 2018 championships in Cheongju in the Republic of Korea. The 19th staging of the biennial [...]

April 2, 2018 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 0

Richie Fallows edges past George Parker at Wimbledon

Richie Fallows edges past George Parker at Wimbledon

Simpson meets Masters in qualifying finals By ALAN THATCHER and DAVID HURST   Richie Fallows edged past young English rival George Parker to book a place in the qualifying finals of the Squash Squared Wimbledon Club Open, which has this year raised its status to a $35,000 event on the PSA World Tour. Fallows led [...]

March 19, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Angus Gillams and Kace Bartley take Dulwich titles

Angus Gillams and Kace Bartley take Dulwich titles

Quality squash and capacity crowds at Dulwich By TIM GARNER   The 2018 edition of the Dulwich Open sponsored by Dulwich Tandoori saw new winners engraved on the trophies as the club once again witnessed some high quality squash. Top seed and World no.76 Angus Gillams was in ruthless form as he swept through the [...]

March 19, 2018 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Nick Wall and Elise Lazarus claim English Junior titles

Nick Wall and Elise Lazarus claim English Junior titles

‘So happy to win my fifth English junior title’ says Lazarus By DONNA HELMER   The country’s brightest young prospects battled for national glory at the Dunlop English Junior Championships (EJC) on an extraordinary finals day which saw four top seeds overpowered. Yorkshire’s Nick Wall [seeded two] overcame Boys Under 19 top seed Top Walsh [...]

March 12, 2018 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

LycaHealth sponsor Canary Wharf Corporate Challenge

LycaHealth sponsor Canary Wharf Corporate Challenge

By SEAN REUTHE   Private healthcare service LycaHealth have been announced as the Official Health Partner of the 2018 Canary Wharf Classic, PSA M100 tournament and will sponsor the annual Corporate Challenge held on finals night on March 9 at London’s iconic East Wintergarden. The deal, which was brokered by Leverage Agency, will see this [...]

March 2, 2018 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

PSL: Big wins for WarKen and SGH

PSL: Big wins for WarKen and SGH

Willstrop loses but Pontefract climb By STEVE CUBBINS   With Clubs having just two or three League matches to play before the semi-final places are decided, Round Eight had the potential to produce some pivotal results, and while little was decided for certain, it was a night of high drama at Nottingham and St George’s. [...]

February 28, 2018 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Saudi Arabia makes World Junior Team debut

Saudi Arabia makes World Junior Team debut

Ziad Al Turki pledges focus on participation in Saudi sport By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Saudi Arabia will participate in a World Team Squash Championship for the first time when a team from the Arab state competes in the 2018 WSF Men’s World Junior Team Championship in India in July. The [...]

February 27, 2018 Howard Harding Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

Malaysia to host 2019 World Junior Champs

Malaysia to host 2019 World Junior Champs

Top junior talent heads to Bukit Jalil Centre By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   The World Squash Federation has awarded Malaysia the rights to host the World Junior Squash Championships in 2019. The event, featuring the WSF Women’s World Junior Team Championship from 5-9 August and preceded by the Men’s and Women’s [...]

February 21, 2018 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 0

Josh Masters and Lisa Aitken top seeds in TRAC North of Scotland Open

Josh Masters and Lisa Aitken top seeds in TRAC North of Scotland Open

New women’s event boosts popular Aberdeen tournament By MIKE HEGARTY   2018 will be the fifth anniversary of the TRAC Oil & Gas North of Scotland Open. This year it’s extra, extra special as for the first time we’ve been able to add a Ladies PSA W5 to our programme alongside the Men’s PSA M10. [...]

February 1, 2018 Mike Hegarty News, Squash Around The World 0