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Squash Bounces Back

The 12th annual World Squash Day aims to show the world that the sport refuses to be knocked back by its recent rejection by the IOC to join the Olympic Games programme in 2020. The universal sport, that prides itself on being played in 185 Read more

IOC Decision Is ‘Heart-Breaking’ Says WSF President

Sunday 8 September, Buenos Aires: World Squash Federation (WSF) President N Ramachandran, who led the Squash presentation at today's IOC Session in Buenos Aires, admitted that he was heart-broken at the decision. "Today's decision is heart-breaking for the millions of Squash players around the world, particularly Read more

Squash Olympic Delegation Represents Global Reach

Delegation hopeful that IOC will take on a new sport [caption id="attachment_7775" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="L-R: The WSF delegation - Andrew Shelley, Sarah Fitz-Gerald, Diego Elias, President Ramachandran, Andreina Benedith and Ramy Ashour."][/caption] Friday 6 September, Buenos Aires: The World Squash Federation (WSF) delegation that will Read more

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 the 2020 Olympic Games today arrived in Buenos Aires ahead of its presentation to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session on Sunday. Squash is one of three sports being considered by Read more

NICOL DAVID SAYS WOMEN COULD BOOST SQUASH OLYMPIC BID

World No.1 Nicol David believes that the strength of women’s squash is boosting the sport’s chances of becoming an Olympic sport. “Women’s squash means a lot to the bid. I’m really proud of how far women’s squash has come in Read more

Kuwait To Host WSF World Team Championship

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, Read more

Tireless Olympic Campaigner Nicol David Makes World Ranking History

[caption id="attachment_7736" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="Photo credit to SquashPics.com"][/caption] 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 Read more

Squash Stars Staying Positive For Olympic Announcement

[caption id="attachment_7730" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="British Squash player Nick Matthew (left) poses with Cyclist Victoria Pendleton (right) at the ATCO World Series Finals 2012, being played on January 4th 2013 at the Queens Club, London. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield)"][/caption] Twice world champion Read more

Social Media Surge For Squash 2020

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="587" caption="In the lead to the final IOC presentation, support on social media is surging with 20,000+ Facebook likes over the last 7 days."][/caption] Over 20,000 Facebook likes over the last 7 days! With less than a week to Read more

Squash Medals Shared Six Ways In Maiden Asian Youth Games

Six nations shared the Squash medals in the sport's maiden appearance in the Asian Youth Games at the Nanjing OSC Squash Hall in Nanjing, China. Malaysia emerged as the best performing team with three gold, one silver and one bronze, with India claiming one of each medal, and Hong Kong China boasting two Read more