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WSF Ambassadors Empower Namibian Squash

London, June 16, 2012: “You have empowered Namibian squash,” Tyc Kakehongo, National Administrator of the Namibian Squash Association, told record six-time women’s world champion Nicol David and twice world junior champion Mohamed El Shorbagy as the five-day WSF Ambassador Programme visit to Namibia came to an end in the country’s capital Windhoek.


Malawi WSF Ambassador Visit Inspires Squash Addition

London – UK, June 12, 2012: News that the WSF Ambassador Programme visit to Malawi has inspired a squash facility to be included in a new OlympAfrica Sports Centre in the capital Lilongwe has been hailed by Squash Malawi President Jimmy Kawaye as “a huge, huge thing for the sport in our


Squash Players Target World Record To Back 2020 Olympic Bid

London-UK, June 6, 2012: Squash players all over the world are uniting to create the biggest squash match in history, with two teams playing in one global event showcasing the sport’s bid for a place in the 2020 Olympic Games. World Squash Day takes place on Saturday October 20th and the format


SQUASH – Tins Go Lower For Doubles

London-UK, June 04, 2012: World Squash Federation (WSF) has confirmed today that for future World Doubles Championships, Commonwealth Games and other major events, the height of the tin used for men’s, women’s and mixed events will be lowered from 43cm (17″) to 33cm (13″) – with the current expanded doubles court width


World Champion Nick Matthew Leads Squash Presentation At SportAccord

London-UK, May 25, 2012: World Squash Federation President N Ramachandran, supported by England’s world champion Nick Matthew and Pakistan’s leading female player Maria Toor Pakay, were in attendance at SportAccord in Quebec to promote Squash’s campaign to become an Olympic Sport. As well as holding meetings with the International Olympic Committee and


The Squash World Loves iLoveSquash

Germany, May 18, 2012: Squash World Loves, As the world’s famous squash event, the British Open, marks its return to the world stage at London’s O2 Arena after a two-year absence, iLoveSquash becomes the latest success in the sport which is bidding to join the Olympic Games programme in 2020. Launched on


World’s Leading Players Unite In London to Support Squash 2020 Olympic Dream

London, May 18, 2012: Squash 2020 Olympic Dream, Many of the world’s leading squash players, including women’s world number one Nicol David and men’s world number one James Willstrop, have come together at London’s 02 Arena (see picture below) to show their support for Squash’s campaign to become part of the 2020


SQUASH – India Celebrate Historic Asian Championships Success

Kuwait City-Kuwait, May 08, 2012: RESULTS: Historic Asian, Asian Team Championships, Kuwait City, Kuwait Men’s Final: [4] PAKISTAN bt [1] INDIA 2/0 Farhan Mehboob bt Saurav Ghosal 10-12, 6-11, 11-7, 11-6, 11-9 & Farhan Zaman bt Siddharth Suchde 11-7, 11-6, 11-13, 7-11, 11-9 Remaining final positions: 3 Kuwait & Malaysia, 5 Hong


WSF: Squash Surges in Australia

London. April 11, 2012: A new four million (Australian) dollar squash centre close to completion in Darwin is yet another example of squash’s resilience and growth in Australia. The new 12-court facility has been developed through a partnership between the squash authority and the Northern Territory government (Squash Surges). “The Territory government


WSF Launches Olympic Bid Brochure

London, April 10, 2012: In the latest step in its campaign to have Squash included in the programme for the 2020 Olympic Games, the World Squash Federation has launched a Bid Brochure. The 48-page full colour publication underscores Squash as an innovative and growing sport with a global reach across all five