Friday, March 1, 2024

WSF

Brian Roberts: the man who helped squash unlock Olympic door? 

There is a fascinating story behind this evocative picture, taken in the 1990s, which might offer clues as to how squash came to be included in the 2028 Olympic...

How squash sealed its place in the LA 2028 Olympic Games

The astonishing news that squash will be on the programme at the 2028 Olympic Games is the result of some brilliantly shrewd manouevring –...

Dunlop and WSF reveal masterplan to solve squash’s ‘wrong ball’ problem

As we’ve seen through our Right Ball campaign, opportunities to engage new squash players are being lost every day because they’re unwittingly playing with...

World Junior Squash Championships hit by IT issues and ‘inequitable’ criticism

The World Junior Championships has been blighted by technical issues and has prompted criticisms that its format is "inequitable." All play on Court 6 and...

Scotland girls in fundraising bid to compete at World Junior Championships

A fundraising campaign is under way to send a Scotland girls’ team to Melbourne to compete in the WSF World Junior Squash Championships for...

USA seeded above England for Women’s World Team Championship

By Mike Dale USA have been seeded above England for the WSF Women's World Team Championship at the Madinaty Sports Club in Cairo from December...

SquashTV announces bumper broadcast package for new season

Nantes launches spectacular season with more than 600 matches live on air By SEAN REUTHE - Squash Mad Correspondent More than 600 live squash matches will...

Dick Pound talks up Olympic hopes

Squash has all the ingredients to be an Olympic sport says top Canadian sports official Dick Pound By Squash Mad Reporter Former IOC vice president Dick...

Veteran Rachael is crucial for Aussies

With Kasey Brown retired and Donna Urquhart injured, golden girl Grinham leads Aussies into battle in World Team Championships By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad...

Egypt top seeds for Women’s World Championship

Hosts Canada drawn in same group as mighty Malaysia By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad WSA Correspondent Egypt, led by world No3 Raneem El Welily, are...

Sandhu loves the sand: Life’s a beach for Harinder and Liu

Sun, sea, sand and squash for Asian Beach Games in Thailand By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad Reporter with the beach shorts, shades and cocktails Harinder...

Hosts Canada hope to shine in Women’s World Teams

Strong Egyptian squad look to recapture title at Niagara  By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad Correspondent A star-studded line-up representing 20 nations - featuring the entire...

Squash is “ready to walk through Olympic door”

WSF pins hopes on IOC review of flawed voting process The World Squash Federation (WSF) say that squash is ready to "walk through the door"...

England drop Jenny Duncalf from World Teams

Laura Massaro leads England's World Team title bid in Canada From England Squash and Racketball  World champion Laura Massaro will lead England’s attempt to regain the...

Women’s Worlds launches with White Oaks open day

Free Community Fun Day at Niagara-on-the-Lake By ALAN THATCHER - Squash Mad Editor I love the White Oaks Squash Club at Niagara-on-the-Lake. It has one of...

Women’s World Championship heads to Egypt

Wadi Degla club to host Women's Worlds in Cairo By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad Correspondent The 2014 Women's World Squash Championship will take place in...

Alan’s Blog: Double the fun on World Squash Day

How squash can grow the game and have a positive effect on your local community World Squash Day is now cemented in the calendar as...

Speed thrills on World Squash Day

Amazing events showcase squash across the globe By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad Correspondent World Squash Day 2014 was a resounding success, with thousands of players...

WSF elects new board in Philadelphia

Heather Deayton bows out with special thanks By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad Correspondent The 44th World Squash Federation AGM and Conference, held this year alongside...

Stars take speed test for World Squash Day

Radar gun challenges on both sides of the Atlantic as Cam Pilley's 176mph record comes under fire By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad Correspondent Some amazing...

Squash Canada announce World Teams sponsor

Squash and shopping the perfect mix for Women's World Team Championship By Squash Mad Reporter OTTAWA (ON) – Squash Canada is pleased to announce that SHOP.CA...

Stuart Crawford relives Glasgow Games glories

Magical memories as the Scottish crowd lifts us beyond our dreams  By STUART CRAWFORD - courtesy of Scottish Squash It’s now two months since the Commonwealth...

Gregory Gaultier leads World Championship line-up in Qatar

French ace favourite to win first world title  By Squash Mad Reporter The entry list for the 2014 Qatar PSA World Squash Championship has been finalised,...

World Squash Day: Midlands men hit the road for massive marathon

Lichfield pair aim to play 7 matches at 7 clubs in 7 hours  One of the most innovative and demanding events being held on World...

Big breakthrough for Canada’s Nikki Todd

First Saskatchewan athlete to win national call-up for World Champs at Niagara By Squash Mad Canada Reporter Nikole (Nikki) Todd made history by becoming the first...

India and Malaysia share Asian Games gold medals

Saurav Ghosal goes mad as he gains revenge to lead Indian men to team title  By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad Correspondent For the first time...

Egypt to stage 2015 World Juniors

Reigning champions to defend title in Cairo next year By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad Chief Reporter The title-holders will defend the WSF Women's World Junior Team...

Egypt and Pakistan to contest sixth World Junior final

Spain and Malaysia bow out in semi-final battles By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad Correspondent For the sixth time in a row, Egypt and Pakistan will...

Top seeds shine in World Junior Teams

Egypt, Pakistan and England power through opening day in Namibia By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad Correspondent Top seeds Egypt and Pakistan, who have contested the...

Diego Elias top seed in World Junior Champs

Peruvian ace seeded to meet El Hammamy in Namibia final By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad Correspondent Teenage star Diego Elias is poised to end Egypt's...

35,000 fans enjoy Commonwealth Games squash drama at Glasgow 2014

Record crowds and amazing atmosphere make Golden Games a huge success for WSF By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad WSF Correspondent Packed and exuberant crowds throughout the...

WSA sign $500,000 three-year deal with World Champs promoter

Hallmark Events Group to handle presentation and sponsorship The Women's Squash Association (WSA) has finalised a major long-term agreement with Hallmark Events Group to stage...

Glasgow’s Golden Games gives squash an Olympic boost

Squash upbeat as IOC discuss new selection and voting processes SQUASH MAD EXCLUSIVE Squash could be heading to the Olympic Games after all, perhaps not in...

Million-plus tune in to CG squash finals on BBC

Commonwealth Games is a golden boost for squash: Next stop the Olympics  Squash has been a massive winner at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Huge crowds,...

Elias and El Sherbini aim for historic junior successes

Namibia hosts first major glass-court event with World Junior Championships By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad Correspondent Teenagers Diego Elias and Nour El Sherbini are aiming...

Commonwealth Games Countdown: Minnows from Mauritius meet reigning champions in first round

Nick Matthew and Nicol David favourites for gold in Glasgow By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad Correspondent A pair of players from the Indian Ocean island...

WSF Ambassadors Cam Pilley and Low Wee Wern help Papua New Guinea gear up for The Games

World squash stars make friends on WSF promotional visit By HOWARD HARDING - Squash Mad WSF Correspondent The visit to Papua New Guinea by World Squash...

Canada ready to host Women’s World Teams

Twenty nations head for White Oaks resort at Niagara-on-the-Lake  By Squash Mad Reporter Defending champions Egypt will lead 20 nations in the Women’s WSF World Team...

WSF World Cup heads to Egypt in December

Sharm El Sheikh to host mixed team event By HOWARD HARDING- Squash Mad Correspondent The World Squash Federation has awarded the rights to host the 2014...

Pilley and Wee Wern are WSF Ambassadors

Stars lead trip to PNG By HOWARD HARDING  - Squash Mad WSF Correspondent Oceania will host the 2014 WSF Ambassador Programme when the region's top squash...

Exclusive: No World Champs for Aussie Juniors

Australian juniors to miss 2014 World Championships in Namibia There will be a glaring absence at the World Junior Squash Championships this year, with former...

Revealed: Wrestling spent $8 million on 2020 Olympic bid

Baseball boost as IOC chief hints at place in 2020 Tokyo Games WRESTLING spent eight million dollars to keep hold of their place in the...

WSF plan 2024 Olympic bid after Tokyo heartbreak

From stuff.co.nz Having fought through the agony of a third Olympic bid rejection, World Squash Federation president N Ramachandran has given the go-ahead for a...