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IOC Decision Is ‘Heart-Breaking’ Says WSF President

Buenos Aires, Sept 8, 2013: 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 given the 10-year journey we have been

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Squash Represents Global Reach Delegation

Buenos Aires, Sept 6, 2013: Global, The World Squash Federation (WSF) delegation that will present its case to join the 2020 Olympic Games at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session on Sunday, is increasingly hopeful that its case to join the Games will succeed. Squash is one of three sports being considered

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Delegation arrives in Buenos Aires ahead of Olympic vote

Buenos Aires – Argentina, Sept 5, 2013: 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 the

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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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UK shopping centres want more ‘Pop-Up’ squash shops

London, August 27, 2013: An exciting England Squash & Racketball initiative to temporarily convert empty shops into squash courts has received widespread interest from shopping centres across the UK. The Big Hit ‘pop up’ squash shop campaign is aimed at introducing people to the sport whilst successfully transforming empty retail spaces into

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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