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Dunlop Extends WSF Agreement into Fifth Decade

London, Mar 14, 2013: Dunlop has today announced the renewal of its partnership with the World Squash Federation (WSF). The deal will see the leading international sports brand extend its status as the governing body’s official ball supplier into a fifth decade. The agreement reinforces Dunlop’s status as the world’s number one


Rugby Team Backs Squash 2020 Olympic Bid

London, Mar 08, 2013: squash 2020, Ahead of the England Rugby team’s Six Nations clash with Italy this weekend, Squash’s campaign to become part of the 2020 Olympic Games received a boost when England Captain Chris Robshaw, along with Chris Ashton, Dan Cole, Henry Thomas, Tom Youngs, Joe Marler and Mako Vunipola


Peter Nicol MBE and Tim Garner will contest

London, Fed 26, 2013: Former internationals Peter Nicol MBE and Tim Garner will contest 7 Squash Matches in 7 Days on 7 Continents in a bid to help raise the profile of Squash’s campaign to join the programme of the 2020 Olympic Games. The Xodus 7 Continent Challenge, inspired by legendary British


Botswana claimed a historic first title success

Windhoek – Botswana, Feb 25, 2013: Botswana claimed a historic first title success in an international squash event when Alister Walker beat Zambian Kelvin Ndhlovu in the Men’s Individual final of the All Africa Championships at the Wanderers Club in the Namibia capital Windhoek. New York-based Walker, the world No14, was representing


12th World Squash Refereeing Conference

London, Feb 24, 2013: The World Squash Federation has confirmed that Jordan will host the 2013 World Squash Refereeing Conference. The 12th World Squash Refereeing Conference – with the theme ‘The Next Step: Becoming an Elite Referee’ – will be held in the capital Amman on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th October.


France Focuses On Men’s World Team Champ

London, Feb 22, 2013: A maximum 32 nations – with representation from all five continents – will contest the 2013 WSF Men’s World Team Squash Championship which will be held in France for the first time in the event’s 46-year history. The 24th WSF Men’s World Team Championship, hosted by the Fédération


Olympic 2020: Squash’s Olympic Campaign Goes Viral

London, Feb 20, 2013: The World Squash Federation, together with the Men’s and Women’s Professional Tours, has just launched a new online campaign to build support for Squash’s ambition to join the Olympic Games in 2020. Using the Twitter ID @vote4squash and hashtag #vote4squash, followers are being urged to show their support


Namibia Celebrates All-Africa Championships

London, Feb 18, 2013: Teams throughout the region will compete in this week’s All-Africa Squash Championships, hosted for the first time by Namibia. The championships will take place in the Namibian capital Windhoek from 19-23 February, following an Opening Ceremony at the Wanderers Sports Grounds in Pioneerspark. Botswana and Uganda will making


Squash Fan Federer Supports Olympic Bid

London, Feb 16, 2013: “I think it’s a wonderful sport. It’s unfortunate some sports don’t get the opportunity to be in the Olympics,” said Federer. “I think squash would deserve it. They run a great tour and they have great players and characters. I’d personally be very happy for them.” The 17-time


Squash Olympic Bid Momentum Boost

London – GBR, Jan 09, 2013: World Squash Federation President N Ramachandran has praised the sport’s athletes and their player bodies the Professional Squash Association (PSA) and Women’s Squash Association (WSA) for their contribution to initiatives over the past two months which have significantly boosted the momentum behind the sport’s bid to