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Matthew and Barker wait on Olympic vote

Matthew and Barker wait on Olympic vote

Squash Stars Staying Positive For Olympic Announcement Twice world champion Nick Matthew is keeping everything crossed ahead of one of the most momentous days in squash history. The Sheffield born star, like the rest of the global squash community, is counting down to September 8th when the International Olympic Committee will decide which of squash, wrestling and softball/baseball will be admitted [...]

September 3, 2013 Alan Thatcher News 0

Olympic ambassador Nicol David makes history

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 her sport into the Olympic Games programme. In the final countdown to this weekend’s International Olympic Committee Session in Buenos Aires – where the IOC will decide if Squash is to be [...]

September 3, 2013 Alan Thatcher WSF 0

WSF: Social media surge for Olympic bid

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 the International Olympic Committee (IOC) votes to decide if Squash will join the2020 Olympic Games, the Squash bid campaign has received worldwide surging social media support. As the campaign looks to build [...]

September 3, 2013 Alan Thatcher WSF 0
BBC: Tribute to the Titanic’s squash coach

BBC: Tribute to the Titanic’s squash coach

  The BBC has published an interesting article paying tribute to Frederick Wright, the squash coach who went down with the Titanic. Squash players in Philadelphia, led by the game’s leading historian James Zug, are planning to hold a tournament [...]

April 14, 2012 Alan's Blog, Fun Stuff, News