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

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 World Team Squash Championship by the World Squash Federation. The fast-growing squash nation has twice hosted the Asian championships and in 1997 first launched the Kuwait Open, a major PSA World [...]

September 4, 2013 Alan Thatcher News, WSF 0

PSA: India expands with new Bombay event

PSA: India expands with new Bombay event

India’s Maharashtra State Open Joins PSA Tour 3 September 2013 The Maharashtra State Open, one of the most sought-after events on the Indian squash calendar for almost four decades, has become a PSA World Tour event – and is being held this week at the Bombay Gymkhana in Mumbai, one of the oldest sporting institutions in the country which has been [...]

September 4, 2013 Alan Thatcher News 0

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 [...]

September 3, 2013 WSF
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 [...]

September 3, 2013 WSF
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
World Squash Day: How it began

World Squash Day: How it began

WORLD SQUASH DAY By ALAN THATCHER September 11 is now etched on the psyche as the date our world changed forever and Americans realised that they are just as vulnerable as the rest of us to terrorist attacks. The world [...]

January 11, 2011 Growing the game, News, World Squash Day