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WSF World Squash Day 2020 Olympic Bid

London – GBR, Sept 28, 2012: 2020 Olympic, The players and their clubs have signed up to take part in the biggest squash match in history on 20 October to support the World Squash Federation’s Olympic ambitions. WSF Chief Executive Andrew Shelley said: “This is a phenomenal milestone to reach, with almost

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Argentina, Korea & Namibia make debuts

London – GBR, Sept 25, 2012: Argentina, Korea and Namibia will compete for the first time in the 2012 WSF Women’s World Team Championships in November in Nimes, France, where a record 26 nations will take part in the biennial World Squash Federation event. In a further unique development for world squash,

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Squash Flashmob Hits Malaysia

London – GBR, Sept 11, 2012: The world’s top squash players turned out in force at the Curve Shopping Mall in Selangor, Malaysia, to stage a flashmob to draw attention to the sport’s bid to be added to the Olympic Games programme in 2020. Inspired by world number one Nicol David, and

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World Squash Day Olympic Bid Entries Hit 10,000

London – GBR, August 28, 2012: More than 10,000 players have now signed up to take part in the biggest squash match in history on World Squash Day 2012 in support of the sport’s Olympic bid. Enthusiasts from all over the globe are joining together on Saturday 20 October to demonstrate grass-roots

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Willstrop & Matthew Lead Latest Squash Rankings

London, August 01, 2012: While the world is currently focused on elite sporting activity in London, Englishmen James Willstrop and Nick Matthew are again confirmed as the two top squash players on the international stage – drawing further attention to missed medal opportunities for the hosts of the 2012 Olympic Games. But

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Fahrenheim Wins Historic World Masters Crown

Birmingham – GBR, July 28, 2012: South Africa’s Peter Fahrenheim won a record-equalling fourth World Masters Squash title – and became the sport’s oldest world champion in the process – when he triumphed in the inaugural Men’s Over-80 event in the World Squash Federation championships in Birmingham, England. More than 750 players

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More Seeds Tumble In Birmingham World

Birmingham – England, July 26, 2012: RESULTS: Subway World Masters Squash Championships, Birmingham, England. More Seeds Tumble In Birmingham World Masters Seeds continued to fall as the 2012 Subway World Masters Squash Championships progressed through to its fifth day at both the University of Birmingham and Edgbaston Priory in Birmingham, England. More

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Dominic Downs Davenport In World Masters

Birmingham, England, July 25, 2012: Australian Geoffrey Davenport, going for a record fifth successive title, crashed out of the fourth round of the Men’s Over-50 event in the Subway World Masters Squash Championships to provide the biggest upset on the fourth day of action in the World Squash Federation event in Birmingham, England.

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Nimes to Introduce Three Glass Show Courts

London, July 24, 2012: In a unique development for world squash, action in the 2012 WSF Women’s World Team Championship in France in November will take place on three new state-of-the-art all-glass show courts. The exciting initiative by the Fédération Française de Squash will ensure that, for the first time in the

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Egypt Retain Title in Men’s World Junior Team

Doha – Qatar, July 18, 2012: In today’s fifth successive meeting in the climax of the biennial World Squash Federation event, it was favourites Egypt who again triumphed over second seeds Pakistan in the final of the Doha WSF Men’s World Junior Team Squash Championship at the Khalifa International Tennis & Squash