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World Squash Library launches World Junior Compendia

World Squash Library launches World Junior Compendia

World Squash Library launches World Junior Compendia By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Following the success of its senior packages, the World Squash Library now launches synopses of the Men’s and Women’s World Junior Individual Championships, the originally biennial events which began in 1980 in Sweden for boys and a year later for [...]

August 3, 2020 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 1

Sports lawyer Rowena Samarasinhe joins PSA Board

Sports lawyer Rowena Samarasinhe joins PSA Board

Sports lawyer Rowena Samarasinhe joins PSA Board By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor London-based commercial sports lawyer Rowena Samarasinhe, based in London, has joined the PSA’s Board of Directors. Samarasinhe has well over a decade of dedicated experience in the sports industry and is currently the Managing Director of GENSport Limited as well as [...]

August 3, 2020 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

WSF joins forces with Global Esports Federation

WSF joins forces with Global Esports Federation

‘This could help squash to evolve’ says WSF chief Louis-Marie  By ALAN THATCHER The World Squash Federation (WSF) has announced that it has joined as a member of the Global Esports Federation (GEF) in a move that will see the two organisations collaborate to bring squash into the Esports world. WSF and GEF will work [...]

July 10, 2020 Alan Thatcher Squash Around The World 2

World Squash Library launches Women’s Worlds section

World Squash Library launches Women’s Worlds section

Library features every result since World Open launch in 1976 By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent The World Squash Library has launched a second compendium of the sport’s World Championships, this time covering all the Women’s World Opens from the maiden event in Brisbane, Australia, in 1976. The production features the dates, venue [...]

May 23, 2020 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 0

Max Forster and Katie Malliff headline Dunlop English Junior Championships draws

Max Forster and Katie Malliff headline Dunlop English Junior Championships draws

Record entry heading to Hull for English Juniors By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent Former champions Max Forster and Katie Malliff have been named as Boys and Girls Under 19 top seeds respectively in the Dunlop English Junior Championships 2020 (EJC) in Hull from March 5-8. This year’s championships will feature a record 324 [...]

February 25, 2020 Guest Contributor Squash Around The World 0

World champion Tarek Momen heads Troilus Canada Cup entry

World champion Tarek Momen heads Troilus Canada Cup entry

Momen, Coll, Elias and Makin are top four seeds in Toronto By MATT COLES – Squash Mad Correspondent The entry list for the 2020 Troilus Gold Canada Cup has been announced, with World Champion Tarek Momen headlining the 24-strong field heading to Toronto at the end of February. There will be four venues that play host [...]

January 19, 2020 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

AJ Bell continue to back National Champs at Nottingham

AJ Bell continue to back National Champs at Nottingham

‘Their support will help the event scale new heights’ says Keir By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent England Squash has announced that AJ Bell will be continuing as title sponsor for the 2020 AJ Bell British National Squash Championships to be staged in Nottingham from the February 12-16, 2020. The latest agreement sees AJ [...]

November 25, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

England Squash: Karakal sponsor PSL

England Squash: Karakal sponsor PSL

World Squash Day success leads to new partnership  By DONNA HELMER – Squash Mad Correspondent England Squash has announced a new partnership with Karakal which will see one of the UK’s leading squash brands become title sponsor of the Premier Squash League (PSL), the world’s longest established and most successful national club competition. The latest [...]

November 19, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Andrew Shelley books his place in squash history

Andrew Shelley books his place in squash history

London library to house 4,000 items at the Southgate club By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent While Squash looks forward, with new generations enjoying this great sport and new champions crowned on the latest club and showcourts, the sport also has a long and rich heritage. Being passionate about preserving this extensive history, [...]

October 24, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Tickets on sale for Men’s World Teams

Tickets on sale for Men’s World Teams

Squash On Fire to host World Teams in Washington DC By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent Tickets for the 2019 World Squash Federation (WSF) Men’s World Team Squash Championship – which is being staged in the United States for the first time in the event’s 50-year history this December – have gone on [...]

August 20, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Devon dominate at Racketball inter-counties

Devon dominate at Racketball inter-counties

Nottingham host 19 teams on tough weekend By ALAN THATCHER and MARK FULLER Much as the team at Squash Mad detest the ridiculous name thrust on racketball by a drunken think-tank committee, we salute the efforts being made to repair the damage. This culminated in the introduction of the first combined inter-county finals competition at [...]

June 12, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Racketball, Squash Around The World 0

Mauritius to host PSA Gold men’s event

Mauritius to host PSA Gold men’s event

Stars return for $100k Necker Open By SEAN REUTHE  Mauritius will host a professional squash tournament for the first time after the Professional Squash Association (PSA) announced today that an agreement had been reached with title sponsors Necker Gestion Privée to bring a men’s PSA World Tour Gold tournament to the island in June 2020. [...]

May 1, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Miguel Rodriguez back to defend Guatemala title

Miguel Rodriguez back to defend Guatemala title

Diego Elias seeded to meet him in final again By ELLIE MAWSON Colombia’s World No.7 Miguel Rodriguez will headline the XII Torneo Internacional PSA Sporta when the PSA Bronze tournament takes place from May 29 to June 2 in Guatemala. Defending champion Rodriguez will be back in action at this season’s tournament after claiming last [...]

April 28, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Squash player’s family killed in Sri Lanka bombing

Squash player’s family killed in Sri Lanka bombing

Our sympathies to Essex player Ben Nicholson after Sri Lanka tragedy  By LEE HORTON and ALEX WAN The heartfelt thoughts of everyone in squash go out to Essex player Ben Nicholson, whose wife and two children were killed in the horror bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. In a statement released over the weekend, [...]

April 23, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

PSA reaches 250k page likes on Facebook

PSA reaches 250k page likes on Facebook

Another social media success for PSA By SEAN REUTHE  The official Facebook page of the PSA World Tour has reached 250,000 page likes – meaning there has been a 25% increase in total followers across all of the Professional Squash Association’s (PSA) social media channels over the past 12 months. The milestone comes just a [...]

March 29, 2019 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0