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Nick Taylor: Growing the game in Jersey

Nick Taylor: Growing the game in Jersey

Secrets of success as Nick Taylor builds an island-wide squash community and brings a top pro tournament back to Jersey Squash Mad is delighted to profile the success of Jersey squash coach Nick Taylor, who is busy building the sport at every level. Having left behind a successful squash set-up in Manchester, he set about [...]

November 10, 2014 Alan Thatcher Growing the game, Interviews, News 1

Squash is “ready to walk through Olympic door”

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” should the IOC offer a place in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.  Despite suffering a devastating rebuff in the most recent bid for a place in the Games (in [...]

November 7, 2014 Alan Thatcher Comment, News, WSF 1

Nick Matthew wants to rule the world again

Nick Matthew wants to rule the world again

Wolfman still on the prowl for another world title in Qatar  By NATHAN CLARKE – Squash Mad PSA Correspondent Defending squash World Champion Nick Matthew says he is looking forward to beginning the defence of his title when the 2014 Qatar PSA World Championship gets underway in Doha, Qatar on Friday November 14. The 33-year-old [...]

November 6, 2014 Guest Contributor News 0
Danny Massaro joins Squash Mad

Danny Massaro joins Squash Mad

Danny Massaro: Husband, ball machine, bag carrier and coach By MIKE DALE – Squash Mad UK Danny Massaro has been a squash coach for 15 years. His most famous protégé also happens to be his wife, current world champion Laura [...]

November 4, 2014 Coaching and Development, Growing the game, Interviews, News
Alan’s Blog: More plaudits for Nicol David, Linda Elriani goes the extra mile, and did racquetball kill Elvis Presley?

Alan’s Blog: More plaudits for Nicol David, Linda Elriani goes the extra mile, and did racquetball kill Elvis Presley?

Tributes pour in for Malaysian superstar after 100 months at the top of her game  Nicol David’s astonishing achievement of topping the WSA rankings for 100 months has  generated a mountain of headlines back home in Malaysia. Tributes poured in from [...]

November 3, 2014 Alan's Blog, Fun Stuff, News, Racketball
England drop Jenny Duncalf from World Teams

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 World Team Squash Championship in Canada next month. The world No.2 from Lancashire [...]

November 3, 2014 News, WSF
Exclusive Interview: Saurav Ghosal on the rise of Indian squash

Exclusive Interview: Saurav Ghosal on the rise of Indian squash

Golden performances in the Commonwealth and Asian Games are just the start for Indian stars By ALEX WAN – Squash Mad Asian Bureau Editor In the earlier part of the year, Dipika Pallikal said that 2014 was a bad year [...]

November 3, 2014 Growing the game, Interviews, News
It’s official: Mohamed Elshorbagy takes over at the top today

It’s official: Mohamed Elshorbagy takes over at the top today

As Egyptian takes over at number one, Simon Rosner rises to the top 10 for the first time By NATHAN CLARKE – Squash Mad PSA Correspondent Young Egyptian Mohamed Elshorbagy officially tops the PSA World Rankings for the first time [...]

November 1, 2014 News
US Open: Comparing squash and racquetball

US Open: Comparing squash and racquetball

US Open: Where were the Americans in squash and racquetball?  By FREDDY RAMIREZ  – Editor of Restrung Magazine This year both the Delaware Investments US Open Squash Championships and the United Healthcare United States Open Racquetball Championships had non-American champions. [...]

October 31, 2014 Comment, Growing the game, News, Racketball
Mohamed Elshorbagy: Building a world number one

Mohamed Elshorbagy: Building a world number one

Exclusive interview with Hadrian Stiff, the Bristol coach who helps fine-tune a genius EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW By ALAN THATCHER – Squash Mad Editor     On Saturday, (November 1st 2014) Mohamed Elshorbagy takes over as world number one. The young Egyptian [...]

October 30, 2014 Interviews, News
WSA and PSA to join forces in historic merger

WSA and PSA to join forces in historic merger

Unified World Tour targets increased revenues, prize money parity, and a place in the Olympics Squash made an historic step forward today with the announcement that the men’s and women’s tours, the PSA and WSA, are to merge.  The professional [...]

October 30, 2014 News
Diego Elias gives Halifax fans a glimpse of the future of squash

Diego Elias gives Halifax fans a glimpse of the future of squash

High-quality qualifiers at the Bluenose Classic By Squash Mad Reporters in Halifax Halifax squash fans were treated to a full night of high quality squash on the second day of qualifying for the 2014 Fiera Properties Bluenose Squash Classic. There [...]

October 29, 2014 News
Women’s World Championship heads to Egypt

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 Egypt in December following an agreement reached this week between the Women’s Squash Association [...]

October 29, 2014 News, WSF
Alan’s Blog: Double the fun on World Squash Day

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 a major annual event where clubs and federations can use the occasion to grow the [...]

October 27, 2014 News, WSF
Tarek Momen takes his first Macau title

Tarek Momen takes his first Macau title

Reigning champion Omar Mosaad defeated in all-Egyptian final By ANDREW CROSS  – Squash Mad  Reporter in Macau The Macau Squash championships 2014 came to an end today with two new winners adding their names to the trophies. After Nicol David [...]

October 27, 2014 News