Saturday, May 18, 2024

WSF

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...

SPIN-ball wizards

October  11, 2013 The World Squash Federation today launches a new worldwide player registration service that will require players competing internationally to have a Squash Player Identification Number...

WSA: Nicol David’s Olympic hope for squash

NICOL DAVID SAYS WOMEN BOOST OLYMPIC BID From KIM CREAMER World No.1 Nicol David believes that the strength of women’s squash is boosting the sport’s chances...

Olympic Bid: Squash will represent the future, not the past

Squash Delegation Arrives In Buenos Aires Ahead Of Olympic Vote Thursday 5 September, Buenos Aires: The World Squash Federation (WSF) delegation that will present its case to join...

Olympics: Andy Murray backs squash bid

Reigning Olympic, Wimbledon and US Open champion Andy Murray, who played squash as a youth before becoming a tennis star, is backing squash's bid...

WSF: Kuwait to hold men’s World Teams in 2015

Kuwait To Host WSF World Team Championship 4 September 2013 Kuwait will host its first World Team championship after being awarded the rights to hold the 2015 Men's...

Olympic ambassador Nicol David makes history

Tireless Olympic Campaigner Nicol David Makes World Ranking History 3 September 2013 From HOWARD HARDING Record seven-time women's world squash champion Nicol David has campaigned tirelessly for several years to get...

WSF: Social media surge for Olympic bid

Social Media Surge For Squash 2020 More than 20,000 Facebook likes over the last seven days 2 September 2013 With less than a week to go until...

Olympics: Cricket legends back the bid

It was wonderful to see a big crowd at my home club, The Mote in Maidstone, as the Lashings World XI brought some of...

WSF/ESR: Drop shots turn into shop stops

UK Shopping Centres Want More 'Pop-Up' Squash Shops 27 August 2013 From HOWARD HARDING An exciting England Squash & Racketball initiative to temporarily convert empty shops into squash courts...

WSF: Namibia to host 2014 World Juniors

Namibia World to host World Juniors 20 August 2013 In what will be one of the southern African country's first ever stagings of a world championship...

Gulf squash ready to produce a world champion says Ashour

Gulf Squash Growth Will Yield A World Champion Says Ashour 14 August 2013 From HOWARD HARDING The significant growth of squash in Qatar, Kuwait and Jordan will soon lead to the Gulf...

WSF: Record 16 nations in world junior top tens

Record 16 Nations In World Top Tens 6 August 2013 Players from a record 16 nations feature in the top tens of the latest WSF World Junior...

World Games gold for Gaultier and David

Nicol David & Gregory Gaultier Win World Games Gold From HOWARD HARDING Five nations came away with Squash medals in the ninth staging of the World Games in the Colombian city of Cali, with...

World Games: Second seeds slip in semis

World Games: second seeds slip in semis From HOWARD HARDING After semi-final upsets over the second seeds, both Germany's Simon Rosner and Dutch champion Natalie Grinham will compete in the...

WSF: Japanese ace Misaki in World Games shock

Misaki marches into second round From HOWARD HARDING Misaki Kobayashi became the first Japanese player to reach the quarter-finals of the World Games Squash Championship when she upset eighth...

WSF: Egypt girls win fourth title in a row

Egypt Record Fourth World Junior Title In Poland RESULTS: WSF World Junior Team Championship, Wroclaw, Poland Final (all ties played in team order 3, 1, 2): EGYPT bt...

WSF: Triple champ Nour straight back into action

RESULTS: WSF World Junior Team Championship, Wroclaw, Poland 1st qualifying round - Pool A (all ties played in team order 3, 1, 2): EGYPT bt AUSTRALIA...

WSF: World’s top juniors back Olympic bid

World's Top Juniors Unite Behind Squash 2020 Olympic Bid 22 July 2013 Despite battling against each other over the past week for the title of 'world...

WSF: El Sherbini claims historic hat-trick in Poland

RESULTS: WSF World Junior Squash Championships, Wroclaw, Poland Men's final:  Karim Ayman Elhammamy (EGY) bt  Fares Mohamed Dessouki (EGY) 11-8, 11-6, 6-11, 13-11 (83m) Women's final:  Nour El Sherbini (EGY) bt  Mariam...

WSF: Fallows falls in World Junior semi-finals

RESULTS: WSF World Junior Championship, Wroclaw, Poland Men's semi-finals:  Fares Mohamed Dessouki (EGY) bt  Abdulla Mohd Al Tamimi (QAT) 11-4, 12-10, 11-7 (36m)  Karim Ayman Elhammamy (EGY) bt  Richie Fallows (ENG) 11-5,...

WSF: Fallows and Al Tamimi bid to stop Egyptian double in Poland

RESULTS: WSF World Junior Squash Championships, Wroclaw, Poland Men's quarter-finals:  Fares Mohamed Dessouki (EGY) bt  Diego Elias (PER) 11-9, 9-11, 11-5, 11-4 (65m)  Abdulla Mohd Al Tamimi (QAT) bt Lyell Fuller (ENG) 12-10,...

WSF: Egyptians dominate quarter-finals

RESULTS: WSF World Junior Squash Championships, Wroclaw, Poland Men's 4th round:  Fares Mohamed Dessouki (EGY) bt  Tayyab Aslam (PAK) 11-6, 11-8, 11-8 (54m)  Diego Elias (PER) bt Angus Gillams (ENG) 11-6, 11-6, 11-8...

WSF: Brits lead upsets in World Junior Championships

SQUASH - Britons Lead Upsets In World Junior Championships In Poland RESULTS: WSF World Junior Squash Championships, Wroclaw, Poland Men's 1st round: Vojtech Babista (CZE) bt Piotr Hemmerling (POL) 11-7, 11-9,...

WSF: World Juniors under way in Poland

Official website:  ww.wjc2013.pl                   Day 1, Round 1. __________________________________ Wrocław, 17.07.2013 Tuesday's round-up From Adrian Fulneczek During the first seven hours of squash at the World Juniors we saw...

WSF: Al Tamimi raises Qatari hopes

In-Form Al Tamimi Raises Qatari World Junior Hopes 15 July 2013 From HOWARD HARDING Two successive titles on the junior international squash circuit this month have raised...

England juniors aim for top-four finish

ENGLAND CAN END WAIT SAYS GEAVES Fiona Geaves, England’s manager at the forthcoming World Junior Women’s Team Championship, believes the five-time champions can end an...

WSF: Ambassadors leave legacy in Venezuela

WSF Ambassadors Leave Legacy In Venezuela 4 July 2013 As the 2013 WSF Ambassador Programme visit to Venezuela neared its conclusion, Francisco Paradisi had no doubts about its impact: "Our people will...

WSF Ambassadors visit Panama

WSF Ambassador Visit To Inspire Panama World Championship Debut 29 June 2013 "This visit will help us achieve our goal - to see Panama represented for...

WSF: Dubai stages glass court squash gala

Dubai Squash Show Night Features All-Glass Showcourt 24 June 2013 A spectacular glass-court squash show night launches the 2013 Dubai Summer Sport Festival at the Dubai...

WSF: World Junior event shows global spread of squash

World Junior Championships Highlight Global Reach Of Squash 24 June 2013 From HOWARD HARDING The growing reach of squash around the world has never been more emphatically...

WSF: Nicol David and Gregory Gaultier head for World Games

David and Gaultier top seeds in World Games in Colombia 20 June 2013 From HOWARD HARDING Malaysia's world number one Nicol David is seeded to win her third successive World Games squash...

WSF: World Teams success moves squash forward

World Championship Heralds New Era For Squash From HOWARD HARDING The spectacular - and unique - vision of three all-glass squash courts greeted capacity crowds as...

WSF: England beat Egypt to take World Team title

England Upset Title-Holders Egypt To Win World Team Title In France From HOWARD HARDING In a dramatic final of the WSF Men's World Team Squash Championship in France which went...

WSF: England meet Egypt in World Team final

RESULTS: World Team Championship, Mulhouse, France Semi-finals (all ties played in team order 1, 2, 3): EGYPT bt AUSTRALIA 2/1 Karim Darwish lost to Cameron Pilley 10-12, 16-14, 10-12, 9-11...

WSF: Top four seeds power through in World Teams

RESULTS: World Team Championship, Mulhouse, France Quarter-finals (all ties played in team order 2, 1, 3): EGYPT bt INDIA 2/0 Karim Darwish bt Harinder Pal Sandhu 11-7, 11-4, 11-2 (28m) Ramy...

WSF: South Africa and Germany back in world top eight

RESULTS: WSF Men's World Team Championship, Mulhouse, France Last 16 round (all ties played in team order 1, 3, 2): EGYPT bt CANADA 2/0 Ramy Ashour bt Dane Sharp 11-6,...

WSF: England meet Scotland in last 16 of World Teams

RESULTS: WSF Men's World Team Championship, Mulhouse, France 3rd & final qualifying round - Pool A (all ties played in team order 3, 1, 2): EGYPT bt...

WSF: Walker leads Botswana to historic victory

RESULTS: WSF Men's World Team Championship, Mulhouse, France 2nd qualifying round - Pool A (all ties played in team order 2, 3, 1): EGYPT bt SCOTLAND...