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Palmer ‘Excited’ To Be Back In World Teams Action

London, June 08, 2013: On the eve of the 24th staging of the WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship in France, distinguished Australian David Palmer admits that he is ‘excited’ to be representing his country again almost two years after retiring from the game. The 36-year-old from New South Wales, now based

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Gaultier going for historic home dream

London – June 04, 2013: France’s top-ranked squash player Gregory Gaultier is hoping to fulfil a life-long dream when he leads his country in next week’s WSF Men’s World Team Championship on home soil in Mulhouse. Hosting the championship for the first time in its 46-year history, France is seeded to reach

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World Squash Federation Welcomes IOC

St Petersburg – Russia May 29, 2013: The World Squash Federation today welcomed the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board to shortlist Squash as a potential sport to join the Olympic Programme for the 2020 Olympic Games. The IOC Executive Board, which comprises 15 IOC members including President Jacques

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12th World Squash Day Launched

London, May 28, 2013: Following the incredible success of the 2012 World Squash Day, when 46,000 players took part in the biggest sports fixture in history, it has been confirmed that the 2013 World Squash Day will take place on Saturday 5 October, under the theme Reach Out. This year’s event –

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Women’s & Men’s World Number One in Squash Olympic Presentation

St Petersburg – Russia, May 27, 2013: A Squash delegation that includes women’s world number one Nicol David and men’s world number one Ramy Ashour, today arrived in St Petersburg ahead of a crucial presentation to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board, where the sport will make its case to join

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Women Squash: Iran Squash Boasts Record Growth

London, May 21, 2013: With the squash court count doubling over the past three years and the number of registered players rising five-fold, the Iran Squash Federation is reporting record growth for the sport in Iran – particularly amongst women and girls. At the elite level, Iran has made a huge progress

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Zena Wooldridge Becomes Second Female President

London, May 20, 2013: The European Squash Federation, the sport’s longest-established regional federation, has elected Zena Wooldridge as the second female President in its 40-year history. Ms Wooldridge, the youngest female Chair of England Squash between 2006 and 2012, alongside her paid job as Director of Sport at the University of Birmingham,

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Inaugural KPMG Grand Slam Cup in Frankfurt

Frankfurt – Germany, May 09, 2013: France’s world number three-ranked squash player Gregory Gaultier denied the capacity crowd at The Squaire in Frankfurt a German winner of the inaugural KPMG Grand Slam Cup when he beat home hero Simon Rosner in tonight’s final on a state-of-the-art all-glass ASB Show Court sited in

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Fallows & Murray head latest WSF Rankings

London, May 02, 2013: English pair Richie Fallows and Victoria Temple Murray head the latest WSF World Junior Circuit Rankings according to the new May list published today by the World Squash Federation. Still only 17, Fallows followed title triumphs in the Nordic, Swiss and French Junior Opens by finishing as runner-up

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Dutch Federation marks major milestone

London, April 30, 2013: Milestone, Squash Bond Nederland celebrates its 75th anniversary this week by hosting the biggest ever European Team Squash Championships in the Netherlands capital Amsterdam. The Dutch Squash Federation is the second oldest European member of the World Squash Federation (after England Squash) – and will be hosting the