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Kuwait to host WSF World Team Championship

London, Sept 4, 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

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Tireless Olympic campaigner Nicol David makes world ranking history

London, Sept 3, 2013: 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 in Buenos Aires – where the IOC will decide if Squash is to be

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Social media surge for Squash 2020

London, September 2, 2013: With less than a week to go until the International Olympic Committee (IOC) votes to decide if Squash will join the 2020 Olympic Games, the Squash bid campaign has received worldwide surging social media support. As the campaign looks to build further momentum in the lead up to

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Squash Medals Shared Six Ways In Maiden Youth Games

Nanjing – China, Aug 24, 2013: 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

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Namibia in historic World Championship

London, August 20, 2013: In what will be one of the southern African country’s first ever staging of a world championship event, Namibia has won the rights to host the 2014 WSF World Junior Squash Championships. The World Squash Federation event, which will include the Men’s & Women’s World Junior Individual Championships

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Gulf Squash Growth Will Yield A World Champion

London, Aug 14, 2013: The significant growth of Squash in Qatar, Kuwait and Jordan will soon lead to the Gulf region producing a world champion says Egypt’s world number one Ramy Ashour. “I really believe that a Gulf country can produce a world champion – there is so much happening there right

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World Junior Circuit Rankings16 nations

London, August 6, 2013: Players from a record 16 nations feature in the top tens of the latest WSF World Junior Circuit Rankings, according to the new August list published today by the World Squash Federation. Egypt’s world junior champion Karim El Hammamy tops the men’s list for the first time, while

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Nicol David & Gregory win World Games gold

Cali – Colombia, August 5, 2013: Five nations came away with Squash medals in the 9th staging of the World Games in the Colombian city of Cali, with Malaysia’s world number one Nicol David striking gold for a record third time in a row in the women’s championship and world No2 Gregory

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Kobayashi Celebrates Japanese Breakthrough

Cali – Colombia, August 03, 2013: Misaki Kobayashi became the first Japanese player to reach the quarter-finals of the World Games Squash Championship when she upset eighth seed Samantha Teran in the second round of the 9th edition of the multi-sport games being held for the first time in South America, in

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Kit Aid Primed to start Squash distribution

London, Aug 02, 2013: Budding squash players around the world will soon be able to take advantage of recycled equipment following the move by LV=SOS Kit Aid into the sport to further boost junior development. More than 130,000 youngsters have benefited from the $5.25 million worth of recycled sports kit that LV=SOS