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Nick Matthew signs Global Ambassador deal with Dunlop

Nick Matthew signs Global Ambassador deal with Dunlop

‘I’m excited to be nurturing the next generation of players’ By FAYE ANDREWS – Squash Mad Correspondent Nick Matthew OBE, one of the most successful squash players of all time, has extended his relationship with Dunlop by signing a three-year ambassador deal. Nick, a former World Number One and three-time World Champion, used Dunlop equipment [...]

October 22, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Best of British to descend on Nottingham for Junior Champs

Best of British to descend on Nottingham for Junior Champs

Nick Wall and Alice Green are top seeds By DONNA HELMER The finest juniors from across Britain will compete at the 2018 edition of the Dunlop British Junior Championships with former champions Nick Wall and Alice Green headlining the boys and girls Under 19 draws respectively from 26-28 October in Nottingham after the draws were [...]

October 19, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 1

UK racketball players compete in US Racquetball World Champs

UK racketball players compete in US Racquetball World Champs

Jay Munoz goes from silver to gold in over-35s By TIMOTHY BAGHURST – Squash Mad US Racquetball Correspondent For the first time, UK racketball players competed in the Senior World Racquetball Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  More than 200 racquetball and racketball players from the ages of 35 to 95-plus descended on Albuquerque for the [...]

October 2, 2018 Guest Contributor Growing the game, Racketball, Squash Around The World 1

Alexandria International cancelled

Alexandria International cancelled

PSA Gold event suffers ‘funding instability’ By SEAN REUTHE The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has announced that the Alexandria International Squash Open, which had been postponed from September to November, has been cancelled due to funding instability. The PSA has been in close contact with the tournament organisers, the Egyptian Squash Federation and other key [...]

September 13, 2018 Guest Contributor Squash Around The World 0

Broadcast breakthroughs in Birmingham

Broadcast breakthroughs in Birmingham

SQUASHTV plan live coverage of Dunlop British Junior Open and European Team Championships By ELLIE MAWSON The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has reached agreements with England Squash, Edgbaston Priory Club and the University of Birmingham which will see SQUASHTV, the broadcast arm of the PSA, produce live coverage of January’s Dunlop British Junior Open and [...]

August 28, 2018 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Malaysia to host 2020 Women’s World Teams

Malaysia to host 2020 Women’s World Teams

Bukit Jalil National Centre to host top stars By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent The World Squash Federation has awarded the right to host the 2020 WSF Women’s World Team Squash Championship to Malaysia. The 22nd edition of the biennial event will take place at the 10-court Bukit Jalil National Squash Centre in [...]

August 20, 2018 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 0

Egypt and Malaysia top new world junior rankings

Egypt and Malaysia top new world junior rankings

Cairo pair make their mark in PSA events By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Players from Egypt and Malaysia share the No.1 positions in the inaugural WSF and PSA World Junior Rankings revealed today by the World Squash Federation and Professional Squash Association. The August Under-19 rankings are headed by Egyptians – Cairo [...]

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

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