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Dunlop to sponsor 2018 British National Championships

Dunlop to sponsor 2018 British National Championships

Nick Matthew bids for 10th title in Manchester By DONNA HELMER   England Squash has announced that Dunlop will sponsor the 2018 British National Squash Championships in Manchester from 12th to 18th February. The latest announcement follows a record three-year sponsorship agreement that sees the world’s number one squash brand become the official partner of [...]

January 17, 2018 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

On-screen data will show how hard squash players work

On-screen data will show how hard squash players work

PSA team up with Sports Labs in New York and Chicago By ELLIE MAWSON   The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have today announced that they will team up with international technology company Sports Data Labs to capture data on their athletes performing at this month’s J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, which takes place January 18-25 [...]

January 17, 2018 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

Gregory Gaultier defends Swedish Open title

Gregory Gaultier defends Swedish Open title

World No.1 seeded to meet  Ali Farag in final By SEAN REUTHE   World No.1 Gregory Gaultier will return to defend his UCS Swedish Open title between February 8-11, 2018 as he headlines a top-class draw that will battle it out for the PSA M70 title inside Linköping Sporthall. Gaultier, who turned 35 last month, [...]

January 3, 2018 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Ramy Ashour and Camille Serme are WSF Ambassadors

Ramy Ashour and Camille Serme are WSF Ambassadors

Stars lead visits to Armenia and Ukraine By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Egypt’s three-time world champion Ramy Ashour and France’s world No.3 Camille Serme will lead the 2018 WSF Ambassador Programme to Armenia and Ukraine in June next year when the latest World Squash Federation initiative visits the countries’ capitals Yerevan [...]

December 30, 2017 Howard Harding Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

Satomi Watanabe wins her maiden national title

Satomi Watanabe wins her maiden national title

Satomi Watanabe celebrates her maiden title and Ryunosuke Tsukue nets his fourth at the Japan nationals By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Japan celebrated a brand new national champion last weekend at the 46th All Japan National Championships with the youngest ever winner in the women’s event. After eight titles and being [...]

November 30, 2017 Alex Wan Squash Around The World 0

Saudi Women’s Masters postponed until January

Saudi Women’s Masters postponed until January

New Riyadh event held up by “logistical issues” By SEAN REUTHE   The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have confirmed that the Saudi PSA Women’s Squash Masters, originally scheduled to take place between November 26 and December 1 in Riyadh, has been postponed until January 2018 due to logistical challenges. The World Series tournament will instead [...]

November 11, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Gaultier and El Sherbini top seeds for World Champs

Gaultier and El Sherbini top seeds for World Champs

Record prize money in Manchester By NATHAN CLARKE    Frenchman Gregory Gaultier, the 2015 title winner, and two-time champion Nour El Sherbini of Egypt have been named as the respective number one seeds for the 2017 AJ Bell PSA World Championships, which take place in Manchester, England from December 8-17. The pinnacle event in the [...]

November 10, 2017 Guest Contributor News, Squash Around The World 0

Dunlop in record junior deal with England Squash

Dunlop in record junior deal with England Squash

Nick Matthew backs plan to attract a younger audience By DONNA HELMER (England Squash)   England Squash have announced a record three-year sponsorship with the world’s number one squash brand, Dunlop, which will see the sport’s market leader become the official partner of the England Squash Junior Circuit, including title sponsor of the British Junior [...]

October 23, 2017 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

French Sports Minister supports squash

French Sports Minister supports squash

By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   France’s Minister of Sport Laura Flessel, hosted by French Squash Federation president Jean Denis Barbet, has visited the French Squash National Training Centre in Creteil to watch women’s world No.2 (and WSF Olympic Commission member) Camille Serme competing in a French Regional League match on the [...]

October 7, 2017 Howard Harding Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

Race to buy tickets for the Tournament of Champions

Race to buy tickets for the Tournament of Champions

First Canary Wharf, now Grand Central as fans race for tickets  By SEAN REUTHE    Tickets for the 2018 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions (ToC), the world’s largest spectator squash event, will be available for purchase commencing Friday October 6, 2017 at 9:00AM EST at the www.tocsquash.com website. The PSA World Series tournament celebrates its [...]

October 6, 2017 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Pro squash events return to Pakistan

Pro squash events return to Pakistan

Men’s and women’s events in Islamabad in December By ALAN THATCHER   Pakistan will host professional squash tournaments for the first time since January between December 19-23 when the Pakistan Open Mens’ Squash Championship and the Chief of the Air Staff International Women Squash Championship take place in Islamabad following last month’s decision by the [...]

September 19, 2017 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

SEA Games : Singapore regain men’s team title and Philippines chalk up historic win

SEA Games : Singapore regain men’s team title and Philippines chalk up historic win

SEA Games : Singapore regain men’s team title after 22 years By Alex Wan – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor Hosts Malaysia won 6 of the 9 golds on offer at the squash event of the 29th South East Asian, or SEA Games for short, and it was considered a major failure no matter how one justifies it. [...]

September 6, 2017 Alex Wan News, Squash Around The World 0

PSA lifts tournament ban on Pakistan

PSA lifts tournament ban on Pakistan

Jahangir welcomes new events in Islamabad By SEAN REUTHE   The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have confirmed that they are sanctioning two PSA World Tour events in Pakistan in December following their decision to lift a ban imposed in February 2017 which prevented the country from hosting international Tour events due to security concerns. Both a [...]

August 31, 2017 Guest Contributor Growing the game, News, Squash Around The World 0

Saudi Women’s Masters added to PSA World Series calendar

Saudi Women’s Masters added to PSA World Series calendar

Riyadh hosts $165k event By NATHAN CLARKE The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have announced that the PSA Women’s Masters event will return to the calendar for the first time in seven years this October when Saudi Arabia hosts the 2017 Saudi PSA Women’s Squash Masters at the Princess Nora bint Abdul Rahman University in Riyadh. [...]

June 21, 2017 Alan Thatcher News, Squash Around The World 0

Fascinating history of squash is now online

Fascinating history of squash is now online

From a school yard to Dubai Opera, squash has come a long way By HOWARD HARDING – Squash Mad International Correspondent   Squash has a fascinating history, and the game’s leading historian, James Zug, has published a major new work on the origins of the sport on the World Squash Federation website. From a school [...]

June 11, 2017 Howard Harding News, Squash Around The World 1