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Eun Chan Ahn of Korea upsets lead

Malaysia, Mar 04, 2014: Eun Chan Ahn claimed a notable place in squash history when she beat Hong Kong’s Tong Tsz-Wing in the final of the Women’s Malaysian Tour Squash Circuit 1 to become the first man or woman from the Republic of Korea to win three Tour titles. The 28-year-old from

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Egyptian Heba El Torky beat New Zealander Amanda

Montreal, Mar 04, 2014: After two years in Canadian hands, the 2014 Women’s Montreal Open title went overseas when top-seeded Egyptian Heba El Torky beat New Zealander Amanda Landers-Murphy in the final of the WSA World Tour 5 squash event at Club Sportif MAA in Montreal. And it took the 23-year-old from

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Perry In windy city upset

Chicago, Mar 01, 2014: English qualifier Emma Beddoes pulled off her first win over Ireland’s world No7 Madeline Perry in six Tour meetings over the past six years when she upset the sixth seed in the first round of the Women’s METROsquash Windy City Open, the Women’s Squash Association (WSA) Gold 50

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Kippax Conquers Grinham to make windy city draw

Chicago, Feb 28, 2014: It was sixth time lucky for England’s Sarah Kippax in the qualifying finals of the Women’s METROsquash Windy City Open when she claimed her first ever win over Australia’s former world number one Rachael Grinham – the highest-ranked player in the qualifying draw – to make the main

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Chicago attracts world’s top women squash players

London, Feb 27, 2014: Chicago will host its richest women’s squash event ever when the Women’s METROsquash Windy City Open gets underway tomorrow at the University Club of Chicago in the largest city in the US state of Illinois. The Women’s Squash Association (WSA) Gold event – the third of the year

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WSA Marks 30th Anniversary

London, Feb 26, 2014: The Women’s Squash Association (WSA) is marking the 30th anniversary of its formation this week with celebrations at the British Open in May and the US Open later in the year. Founded in February 1984 at the Belfast Boat Club in Ireland, the originally-named Women’s Squash Players’ Association

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Sochi boost for Squash Olympic bid

Sochi, Feb 24, 2014: World Squash Federation President N Ramachandran, who attended the Sochi Winter Olympic Games as the newly-elected President of the Indian Olympic Association, is encouraged by the IOC vision to introduce new sports to the Summer Games programme “sooner rather than later”. Ramachandran, who led the Squash bid to

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Poland to host WSF Development & Coaching Conference

London, Feb 12, 2014: The World Squash Federation has appointed the Polish city of Krakow to host the 2014 WSF Development & Coaching Conference. Incorporating a progression theme, the title for the biennial four-day international gathering is ‘From Talent to Excellence’. The event will take place from 25-28 June and will feature

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Record top 20 spread in latest WSA world rankings

London, Feb 05, 2014: Today’s publication of the February Women’s Squash Association World Rankings shows a record 13 nations represented in the top 20. Malaysian Nicol David heads the list – extending to 91 months the longest ever unbroken reign as world number one. The unchanged top five sees England’s Laura Massaro at

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WSA partners up with NextSquash

London, Feb 04, 2014: The Women’s Squash Association (WSA) has reached an agreement with NextSquash to provide support to the association at both strategic and operational level. The appointment of NextSquash, which is led by former Dutch champion Tommy Berden, is the first major decision of the entirely new WSA Board, which