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2014 Archive
  • Eat the Frog
    CARTE BLANCHE: Phillip Marlowe looks at how a business motivation term can be applied to squash....
      

  • Danish beats Aamir in Kish final
    PERSIAN GULF: Top-seeded Pakistani brothers Danish and Aamir Atlas Khan contested the final in Kish Island ...

  •  PSL Round Seven
    PSL:
    Big wins for group leaders and Chapel A on the 7th night
    Howard's Roundup ... Chichester v Surrey ...
      

  • How events are born
    CARTE BLANCHE: Two years ago Chris Lengthorn sat down with his sister to talk about bringing squash to the public eye in Chorley ... and their Courtcare Open is coming up for its second staging ... 

  • LJ signs up with Harrow
    BRANDS: Dutch star Laurens Jan Anjema set to become Global Ambassador for Harrow after signing three-year deal with the fast growing squash brand ... 

  • TODAY at the Nationals
    NATIONALS: Sunday was  finals day in Manchester with 18 titles decided ...  Waters takes a fourth, six up for Matthew ...
     MASTERS UPDATES
     

  • Nationals Interviews
    NATIONALS: Interviews with many of the top contenders as the British Nationals gear up in Manchester ...

  • Shorbagy comeback secures second Detroit title
    MOTOR CITY: Mohamed El Shorbagy came from two games down to beat Peter Barker in the final of the PSA $70k event in Michigan ...
      

  • King battles to Greenwich Glory
    GREENWICH: Three five game wins in a row as Joelle King takes the title...  

  • Hail Shabana!
    After a fantastic two weeks for the four-time world champion, two articles in praise of Amr Shabana from the Willstrop Camp...
    One from Malcolm ...,
    and one from James ...
     

  • Choose to avoid injury ?
    CARTE BLANCHE: Phillip Marlowe looks at the choices we make in training and playing, and knowing when to stop ...
      

  • Nick Rider steps down
    ENGLAND: England Squash & Racketball Chief Executive Nick Rider has chosen to step down from his role after 11 years at the helm ...  

  • ATLANTA: Cesar Salazar beats Nasir Iqbal to take firt Life Time title of 2014 ...

  • SEATTLE: Joel Hinds wins a thriller to take PSA $5k title

  • CALGARY: Au retains his title in repeat final in Stampede City ...
      

  • AUSTRALIA DAY : Double Kiwi success for Coll and Landers-Murphy in Ipswich ...
     

  • Edinburgh
    BSPA: Daryl Selby and Habiba Mohamed take the BSPA/WSA titles in Edinburgh ... 

  • Top seeds take London U23 titles
    BSPA: Top seeds Charles Sharpes and Tory Temple-Murray are the 2014 BRIGHT London U23 Open champions …
      

  • Torky too strong in Berwyn final
    LIBERTY BELL: Top seed Heba El Torky claims the first WSA title of the year as she beats home favourite Sabrina Sobhy in the final ...
      

  • When Nicol met Roger
    CARTE BLANCHE: Ever wonder how Nicol David's meeting with Roger Federer came about last year ? Read on ...
      

  • Mental agility and Strength
    SQUASHSKILLS: Peter Nicol looks at ways of improving your game that we (you) often forget ...
     

  • Clegg shows he's a good sport
    UK: Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg backed Nick Matthew's new squash development initiative tonight, and even took on the World Champion on the squash court ...
    Watch the video

     

  • How squash has changed !
    CARTE BLANCHE: "I'm back into squash after a 13 year absence and there have been lots of changes," says Phillip Marlowe ... see if you agree, or even noticed ...
     

 
December 2013
  • Always look on the bright side
    CARTE BLANCHE: Phillip Marlowe urges all squash players to look on the bright side, and to SHARE SQUASH TODAY ...
     

  • New era for Aussie Squash
    AUSTRALIA: After 28 years and a host of world champions, Australia's AIS programme is being replaced by "Winning Edge" ...
      

  • Champions crowned at Yale
    JUNIORS: The U.S. Junior Open started with 900 competitors, no there's just four left in each category ... semis and finals results ...
     

  • Fourteen Irish titles for Madeline
    NATIONALS: "I must have been playing a very long time!" says Madeline Perry after claiming a 14th National title in Dublin ...  

  • Price and Leach comeback takes Briggs Cup
    DOUBLES: It was all going to seeding up until the first two games of the final of the $100k Briggs Cup hardball doubles tournament in New York ... watch the matches ...
     

  • Adrian and Emily crowned Coronation champs
    LONDON: Adrian Grant and Emily Whitlock provide in English double at the the Coronation London Open - PSA $25k and WSA $10k events ...
     

  • Mahesh takes Imet title
    IMET: India's Mahesh Mangaonkar collected his second PSA title with a five-game win over defending champion Greg Lobban in the final of the PSA $5k Imet Open in Bratislava ...

  • Big Olympic changes ahead
    VOTE4SQUASH: IOC President Thomas Bach hopes to push through big changes in his "Olympic Agenda 2020" next year ...
      

  • Meet the Flying Finn
    CARTEBLANCHE: Thirteen years in the World's Top 30, and "Flying Finn" Olli Tuominen is still loving every minute of it ...
     

  • Another award for Nick
    AWARDS: Nick Matthew wins the Sports Journalist Association award at a glittering ceremony at the Tower of London ...
       

  • Riley Mercer 1998-2013
    LESTWEFORGET: Third tragedy hits Canadian Squash as 15-year-old player dies from rare brain cancer ...
      

  • FINALS DAY in Hong Kong
    HONG KONG:
    Day EIGHT of the 2013 edition of the Hong Kong Open saw the Nick Matthew and Nicol David crowned champions at the iconic Culture Centre harbourside location ...  ...
     
    EN BREF | BLOG | GALLERY | PRESS |
      

  • Top seeds take Boston titles
    BSPA: Tom Richards and Jackie Kemp won the titles at the 17th Boston Open ...
      

  • Rules of Squash 2014
    RULES: The WSF has published the new rules of squash, effective 1st Jan 2014 - don't worry, there are "very few changes" ...  
    summary of the changes ...
       

  • Marwan the 3rd in Edmonton
    EDMONTON: Top seed Marwan Elshorbagy wins an all-Egyptian final of the PSA $15k event in Canada ...  
      

  • Mark Sachvie
    LESTWEFORGET:
    Canadian Squash loses another stalwart ... Official statement from Squash Canada ...
      

  • Ten years in the top ten for Shabana
    RANKINGS: The December PSA world ranking mark a decade at the top for Egyptian legend Amr Shabana ...  

  • Lobban takes SRAM title
    MALAYSIA: Top seed Greg Lobban won a five-game final in KL to claim a second PSA title ...
      

  • Colwyn Classic
    COLWYN BAY: Emily Whitlock retains her home title as James Earles takes the PSA closed sat crown in Colwyn Bay..... 

November 2013

September/October 2013

  • Abierto Mexicano
    MEXICO: Finals of the PSA $70k and WSA $15k Abierto Mexicano ... Gaultier and Adel are the champions ...  

  • Nash Cup
    CANADA: Day six reports from London, Ontario - Joe Lee is the men's champion ...
      

  • Knight finally wins one
    CHARLOTTESVILLE: After two PSA final losses already this month, Martin Knight finally wins one ...
      

  • Basic Forehand Technique
    SQUASHSKILLS: The latest video of the week looks at one of your basic shots ... how to get that essential "locked out" position ...
      

  • ECC in Riccione
    EUROCLUBS: 28 teams battling away in Italy for the right to be called European Champions ... Pontefract take women's title ... Worms retain men's crown ...  

    • Life after Sport
      CARTE BLANCHE:  "Life after playing the sport you love can be a difficult one, but it does not need to be," says Lee Drew ...
        

    • Rafa raises the roof in Campinas
      BRAZIL: Rafael Alarcon saves match balls to win his 19th PSA title ...
        

    • Coll's Christchurch comeback
      NEW ZEALAND: Paul Coll comes back from the brink to take the title ...

    • Malaysian Open
      MALAYSIAN: The CIMB Malaysian Open kicks off the new season in Kuala Lumpur ....
      Barker and David are the champions ...
        

  • The Maestro
    is in the House

    PLAYERS: Egyptian Legend Amr Shabana signs a three-year deal with Eye Rackets ...
      

  • The Cannon's Mouth
    SHORT STORIES: My good friend, Amy, who could easily pass for 35 although she is a good ten years older than that, has a habit of saying: “Women over 45 are invisible.”
      

August 2013

  • World Squash Calendar
    CALENDAR: More draws than you can shake a stick at for August/September ... 

  • Does success actually breed success ?
    CARTE BLANCHE: Andy Whipp looks at what it really takes to be successful ...  now up to 15 authors ...
      

  • Sobhy stands up in NY
    HAMPTONS: Just top seed Amanda Sobhy and three surprise Egyptians were left in the semis of the WSA $10k Hampton Squash Week in Southampton ... Two in a row for Amanda
      

  • Attacking Length
    VIDEO: In the latest SquashSkills video of the week, Peter Nicol shows us how to play the attacking length ...
      

  • Garner takes up PSA Euro reins
    PSA: The PSA has appointed Tim Garner as PSA European Representative ...
      

  • ASB to provide World Champs court
    WORLD CHAMPS: Manchester Central will hold an ASB glass court for the PSA Men's World Championship later this year ...
      

    

  • Boast, Drive, Drive
    SQUASHSKILLS VIDEOS: Jethro shows us how to do the Boast, Double  Drive routine drill in threesomes ...
     

  • Max and Amanda take Buler Cup titles
    HONG KONG: Max Lee retains his title but hopes of a double home triumph were dashed as Annie Au retires ill ...
      

  • Barbados Open
    BARBADOS:
    Top seeds Meakins and Chin take the titles ...
      

  • Kristian collects in Chateau-Arnoux
    FRANCE: Top seed Kristian Frost claims PSA $5k title in France ...
      

  • Boast, Drop Drive
    SQUASHSKILLS VIDEOS: Peter Nicol shows us how to do the Boast, Drop, Drive routine drill in pairs ...
     

  • SquashSite POLLS
    POLLS: Which scoring, balls in your bag, your oldest piece of kit, summer squash ... answer these and more questions or  just see how others have voted ...
      

  • Ambassadors in Venezuela
    WSF AMBASSADORS: The second leg of this year's WSF ambassador visit ...
       

  • Maria on the Katie Couric show
    CANADA: Maria Toor Pakay in the mainstream news again, this time with a feature on the Katie Couric show, 6-minute video profile and interview ... featuring Jon Power too ...
      

  • Dicky Rutnagur 1931-2013
    LESTWEFORGET: More sad news, of the death of the journalist who covered Cricket, Squash and Badminton for the Daily Telegraph for almost 40 years ...
      

  • Elias and Naughton take PanAm titles
    JUNIORS: Top seed Diego Elias survives a marathon final as Hollie Naughton takes out the top seeds to claim PanaAm Gold in Brazil ...
      

  • 20 Nations in Colombian World Games
    WORLDGAMES:  Nicol David and Gregory Gaultier are the top ranked players for August's World Games in Colombia ...
      

  • It's 18 T&T titles for Rhea
    NATIONAL CHAMPS: Latest 2013 National Champions, Rhea Khan, Colin Ramasra, Adil Maqbool ...
     

  • World Teams  in Mulhouse
    WORLD TEAMS:
    and on Day Seven it was down to the finals - French finish third as England take the title from Egypt

  • John Timperley 1931-2013
    LESTWEFORGET: 
    Prominent figure during the 70s and 80s expansion of the game passes away ...
      

  • Discover Mulhouse
    WORLD TEAMS: Daily tours of discovery of Mulhouse in English and French ...

June/July 2013

May 2013
April 2013
  • Matthew aiming for a third in Manchester
    MWSC2013: At today's media launch of the Men's World Championshop in Manchester Nick Matthew said that winning a third title, on home soil, would be a great climax to his career ...
     

  • Malaysian SSJM Circuit
    5th Leg: Kota Bharu, Kelanta... Tim Arnold surprises and Noor Shadira confirms... Reports and photos..

  • "The Games would be proud"
    VOTE4SQUASH: Another celebrity endorsement of the bid, this time from Andre Agassi in Harvard ...
      

March 2013

Feb 2013
  • North American
    NAO: Ramy Ashour claims a sixth major title in a row, as he beats Nick Matthew 3-1 in the Richmond final...
      

  • Courtcare Open
    COURTCARE:
    Beddoes claims the inaugural Courtcare Open title in Chorley ... 
       

  • English Junior Champs in Surrey
    JUNIORS: The Tecnifibre English Junior Championships take place this weekend at Wimbledon and Surrey Sports Park ...
    Day THREE,  the finals ...
       

  • Instant Update #43
    WSF NEWS: Latest newsletter from the World Squash Federation, all about the Olympic Bid, World Champs, and lots more ...

  • Why are you that good ???
    CARTE BLANCHE: Not YOU, obviously, but why are some players so good for so long, asks Robert Jan Anjema ...
      

  • National Champions 2013
    NATIONALS: It's Nationals season, and while we know some champions, there are lots more to find out, we're sure ...
    England, France, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Belgium, Sweden, New Zealand, Luxembourg, ...
      

  • Girls and Sport
    CARTE BLANCHE: Lauren Selby ponders why there aren't more women playing sport ...
      

  • Semis at MAA
    MONTREAL: Sam and Milou in WSA $5k Montreal Open final ...
      

  • 7 Matches, 7 Days, 7 Continents
    7 CONTINENTS: Peter Nicol and Tim Garner set themselves a hell of a task to support the Olympic Bid and Charities ...
      

  • Nick v Rachel
    BBC: Nick Matthew takes on BBC R5 Breakfast's Rachel Burden in "why squash should be an Olympic Sport" video ...
     

  • British Nationals
    NATIONALS:
    Top seeds contest repeat finals at the National Squash Centre, ...three for Waters, five for Matthew ...

  • Leaders beaten in round eight
    PSL: League leaders Duffield and Exeter both beaten as the race for playoff places hots up ...

  • SquashSkills
    COACHING: Relive the SSF 2003 Nicol v Power.... The video and the Boss' analysis...

  • Sekisui supports squash to 2020
    SEKISUI: Japanese Chemical company announces European event sponsorship from 2013 to 2020 ...

  • Press
    An excellent English article from the BBC on the NIck/James rivalry...

  • Squash Stories on Carte Blanche
    CARTE BLANCHE:
    All the stories about the squash world you didn't know you needed to know ... first up, Lee Drew's tribute to Harry Faulkner ...
      

  • Rosner in 7th Heaven
    GERMANY: A 7th straight National Title for Simon Rosner and a new name on the women's trophy ...

  • Press :
    A good article about Alex Gough in IsportConnect...
      

  • It's 5 for Olli in  Mikkeli
    FINNISH: Local favourite and top seed Olli Tuominen battled for 2 hours with Karim Abdel Gawad for the Finish Open title....
      

  • U.S. Open to offer equal prize money
    US OPEN: Same size draw, same size prize pool, as U.S. Squash equalises the men and women for the 2013 U.S. Open ...
      

  • Perry prevails in Wilmington
    DELAWARE: Top seed Sarah-Jane Perry beat Sam Cornett in the Delaware State Open final ...

  • Summer Spanish Squash Tour
    SQUASHINSPAIN: It's not just the kids who can enjoy a squashy summer in Spain - check out the adult tour too ...
     

  • Shorbagy beats Shabana in Cambridge Cup final
    CAMBRIDGE CUP: An Egyptian winner was already assured in the fourth Cambridge Cup ...
      

  • Fram's Corner
    Issue 166: So much about the US, plus Raneem, Saurav, Dipika, Olympics from HuffPost, Wallstreet and StreetSquash, 50 grand for Warlingham, Canada, overage & Pakistan, Malaysia, Australia, videos and photos....

  • Raneem outlasts Nicol in Ohio
    CLEVELAND: Raneem El Weleily comes from 2-1 down to beat Nicol David in Cleveland Classic final ...
      

  • Leaders stay on courts in round seven
    PSL: On a night of close matches, the leading teams in both groups kept their noses in front - just ...
      

  • Elite Squash Camps
    CAMPS: Junior and Adult squash camps in South-West England, lots of options coming up over the next weeks and months ...
      

  • 2012 WSA Awards
    AWARDS: Player of the year ... you guessed it ...  plus other awards presented in Cleveland ...
      

JAN 2013

  • Ramy is Player of the Year
    PLAYERS: Ramy Ashour collects a second consecutive Player of the Year award in New York ...
      

  • SquashSkills
    COACHING: The Boss is giving you a tip to improve your backhand kill, and Jess tries and improves your energy level... 

  • SquashSkills
    COACHING: The Boss on Building Pressure on one side to volley the crosscourt... Plus a video of Nicol for a killer shot...

  • Matthew pens new Dunlop deal
    PLAYERS: World number two Nick Matthew has extended his association with Dunlop ... plus more Nick Matthew stories ...

  • Steph set to retire
    PLAYERS: Aged 9 Stephanie Edmison only scored 3 points in her first 3 matches ... it got much better over the next sixteen years, but now Steph decides to call it a day ..     

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  • PSL back from the winter break
    PSL: The second half of the Premier Squash League season gets under way as Duffield just about maintain their unbeaten record, Birmingham get off the mark, and St George's put the cat amongst the pigeons ..
      

NOV / DEC 2012

  • World Champs  in Doha
    QATAR WORLD CHAMPS: All Eyes on Egypt as Ramy Ashour and Mohamed El Shorbagy contest the World Final in Qatar ...
    Ramy Ashour takes it 3-2 for world title and world number one too ...

  • Squash: For Hobbits and Humans
    ODDBALL: Bilbo Baggins actor Martin Freeman reveals that he plays squash ...
      

  • SquashSkills Mark Two launches
    COACHING: The top online coaching site, powered by Peter Nicol and Jethro Binns, has just launched a new version, with a free trial ... 

  • PSA and ASB team up
    COURTS: The PSA has signed an agreement with leading court manufacturer ASB to develop new initiatives to enhance the presentation of the sport ...
      

  • Eddie & Emma bag Boston titles
    BSPA: Top seeds Charlton and Beddoes claim the titles in the 16th running of the BSPA Boston Open ...
      

  • British Open is back for 2013
    BRITISH OPEN: The Allam British Open is coming to Hull in May 2013 ...
    Tickets on general sale NOW
    ...
     
      

OCTOBER 2012

SEPTEMBER 2012

  • No to Doping
    WSF: Nick and Nicol back the WADA campaign, of course they do ..
      

  • It's Iqbal in KL
    ROYAL LAKE:
    Unseeded Pakistani takes PSA $10k Royal Lake Open title in Malaysia ...
      

  • WMG Good News
    MASTERS:
    Squash will, after all, feature in the World Masters Games in Torino next year ...

  • World Deaf Champs
    WDC:Day Five of the World Deaf Champs in Lee on Solent ... it's all over
      

  • New TD for WSA
    WSA: The WSA has a new Tour Director ... Anneli MacDonald
         

  • PSL 2012/13 Round One
    PSL: The new UK Premier Squash League season is under way today ... Oxford & Chichester lead the way - results, roundups, match reports ...
     

  • It's Azan's title in Kobe
    KANSAI: Muhd Asyraz Azan wins a third PSA title and keeps the ProSquash Kansai crown in Malaysian hands ...
      

  • October World Rankings
    RANKINGS: Massaro up to two in WSA as Willstrop stays top of PSA for October ...
             

 

  • BSPA Calendar 2012/13
    BSPA: More dates for your diaries ... New look site too ...
      

  • Eventis on course at Westerham
    SQUASH/GOLF: Event organisers Eventis were on top for at the 5th Annual World of Squash Golf Day on on Kent's challenging Westerham course ...
      
      

  • BGP in in Manchester
    BRITISH GRAND PRIX:  Nick Matthew beats James Willstrop 3/1 to claim the title ....
       
     

  • The Club from Hell
    Chapter 15  “I’m almost too frightened to ask how much ransom the Russians want for our daughter. How much was it?” “Twenty million dollars.” ... Alan Thatcher's second chapter ...         
      

August 2012

July 2012

  • Willstrop & Matthew lead home charge
    BGP: James Willstrop and Nick Matthew may be top seeds for next month's British Grand Prix in Manchester, but they face tough tasks to even reach the final ...
     

  • Listen carefully!
    SQUASH&ROCK: Kiwi rock star Phil Buscke has another video for us featuring top New Zealand players ... oh, and some music too ...  

  • Finals at the Park
    NOTTINGHAM: Karim Ali Fathi wins a marathon Mantis Open final l ...  

  • Waters takes Matamata title
    MATAMATA: Alison Waters prevails in a five game final against Joelle King ...
      

  • Famous Faces back the bid
    WORLDSQUASHDAY: From the past, present, and from outer space, they're all at it - your captions please ...  

  • Manawatu to Music
    VIDEO: Kiwi RockStar Phil Buscke (the guitarist of The Datsuns, who did that WSD bungee jump) presents a video of the recent Manawatu Squash Classic ...
      

  • Top two in Southampton final
    HAMPTONS: Top seeds Sarah Kippax and Latasha Khan are through to the final... Kippax takes it 3/1 ...
      

  • Pilley the diplomat eyes Oz Open title
    AUSTRALIA: Yamba’s Cameron Pilley is eying off even more glory at next week’s Australian Open ...
      

June 2012

    

  • Pyramides final
    PYRAMIDES: Waters wins it in another long one with Wee Wern ...
      

  • LA players back the bid
    OLYMPICS: They're going for it in a big way in LA ...
      

  • Creed on the Rock
    GIBRALTAR: Top seed Peter Creed claimed his second PSA title in the inaugural Gibraltar Open ...
      

  • St Lucia Open - finals
    CARIBBEAN: Colin Ramasra takes the men's title, amid a host of finals ...
      

  • It's Thierry in Marseille
    NICOLAS SIRI: A home victory for Thierry Lincou in the Nicolas Siri memorial ...
      

  • Finals day at The Mote
    KENT OPEN: Top seed Chris Simpson beats unseeded Egyptian Karim Ali Fathi in the final of the Kent Open ...
      

  • India in the Dead Sea
    SQUASHSITE CLASSICS: As this year's Asian Junior Champs gets under way at Kish Island, remember last year's Dead Sea trip ???
     

  • Jena International
    KUWAIT: Abdullah wins another home title.....
      

  • Aus at the double in Hong Kong
    HONG KONG: It's a brother and sister double act for Leo and Annie Au in the Crocodile Hong Kong National finals ...
     

  • South Australia Open
    AUSTRALIA: Top seeds Landers-Murphy and Hedrick take the titles ...
     

 

May 2012

  • Under 11s back in Manchester
    ENGLISH U11: The second edition of the English U11 Championships hit Manchester this weekend ...
    Day TWO, new champions crowned ...
     

  • Corren and Koukal keep title tally rolling
    ROUNDUP: Mike Corren
    claims a 40th PSA title in Kalgoorlie's Golden Open as Jan Koukal's Cerdil Open win brings his tally to 21 ...
      

  • News from Portugal
    U13 & U17 Nationals winners.... Paulo Pinto reports...
     

  • Another first for Sherbini
    RANKINGS: Not much movement in the PSA list but Nour El Sherbini becomes the youngest ever to make the WSA top ten ...    

  • It's a Boy!!!!!
    Karim and Engy
    have now got a little Omar, delivered safely today at 11.30 am... "They are both well and fine elhamdolelah :)"
      

  • British Open dropped
    PHOTOS: A little case of butterfingers for an excited Nick Matthew as he holds aloft the coveted trophy for the third time ...
      

  • British Open FINALS
    BRITISH OPEN: Nicol David claims a fourth British title at the O2 as Nick Matthew makes it three
         

  • Corren claims 38th title
    AUSTRALIA: 100 events, 38 titles, there's no stopping Mike Corren ...
     
     

  • Instant Update #38
    WSF: Eight pages of worldwide news from the World Squash Federation .. 

  • 11 points with ...
    BO STORIES: Big interviews with Ramy Ashour, Laura Massaro, Alison Waters, Nick Matthew, Jenny Duncalf, En Bref, and much more ...
      
     

  • Squash on the BBC
    BRITISH OPEN: Great to see squash stars on the BBC Breakfast settee at the start of a busy sporting weekend ...
      

  • It's an England double in Espoo
    EURO U15/U17: It's England v France in both team finals in Finland ...  Another English double ...
      
     

  • Surrey retain PSL title
    PSL: Surrey It's a fourth PSL title in five years and three in a row for Surrey as they beat St George's again at Surrey Sports Park  ....
         

  • Ben wins in Bexley
    BEXLEY: Ben Ford won a thrilling PSA English Closed final ...
     

April 2012

  • It's an AW double in Dublin finals
    IRISH OPEN: Top seed Alister Walker and qualifier Alison Waters are the new Irish Open Champions ...
       

  • Fram's Corner :
    CORNER: Win Tickets BO, Asian Teams Chps, Botswana, Juniors, Qamar Zaman, Canada, Jersey, Usa, Coaching in Scotland ...

  • Lucky 11 for Selby in Zurich
    GRASSHOPPER: Daryl Selby dashes home hopes with a 3/1 win over Nicolas Mueller to take his 11th PSA title in Zurich's Grasshopper Cup 
      

  • Inter-County Finals
    UK: Day one results and report from Hallamshire ...
      

  • Max and Joey in HK Buler double
    BULER CUP: Max Lee and Joey Chan won their first titles of the year to make it a home double in Hong Kong ...
      

  • Cam's back in Texas
    TEXAS: Top seed Camille Serme claims the title with a 3/1 win over Joelle King in the final ...
     

  • 5 Nations in Cardiff
    JUNIORS: England retained both titles in the U13/U15 Five Nations in Cardiff ...  Final Day Results...
      

  • Dane & Ukraine reign in Malta
    EUROTEAMS: 
    Denmark's women and Ukraine's men take the Division Three titles ...

  • Four for Aamir
    COAS: Aamir Atlas Khan won the COAS International title for the fourth time ...
      

  • Illingworth the Third in Sudbury
    NORTHERN ONTARIO: Julian Illingworth became the third winner of the Northern Ontario Open in Sudbury ...
        

  • All about Ramy
    ASHOUR: A collection of recent Ramy Ashour items - hear him sing, watch his tricks, and more ...
     

  • Back the Bid Brochure
    OLYMPICS 2020:
    The WSF's brochure is designed for IOC delegates, but it can impress you too ... 

March 2012

  • Women's World Open heads for Cayman
    CAYMAN: The Women's World Open 2012 is set for 13-21 December in the Cayman Islands ... check out the story, promo video, info brochure and more ...
        

  • Nothing stops Squash in Egypt, not even a Revolution
    CANARY WHARF: The Big interview #3, Eleven points with Mohamed El Shorbagy ...

  • PSL Round Nine
    PSL: The only confirmed semi-finalists have a night off, while the other contenders all faced crucial matches ... St George's & Oxford progress as Exeter falter ...
      

  • Kamran claims Norooz title in Tehran
    NOROOZ: Top seed Kamran Khan beats Adil Maqbool in the Norooz Cup final ...
     

  • A week off squash
    QUIET WEEK: Quiet on the squash front anyway, but at the Badminton in Birmingham they were having, among other things, a 3am finish! Lots to learn from both sides ...

February 2012

  • Swedish Open SWEDISH OPEN: The ninth edition of the CASE Swedish Open saw top seed Gregory Gaultier beat Karim Darwish in the final in Linkoping ...
      

  • Matthew back on top, Raneem makes top five
    RANKINGS: Nick Matthew back at number one in the Feb PSA rankings, Raneem El Weleily makes her debut in the WSA top five ...

  • U21 World Cup
    U21 WORLD CUP: Top seeds Egypt beat hosts India 2-1 in the final ...
     

  • Top seeds make Meadowood final
    WSA: Emma Beddoes beats Line Hansen 3/2 in Winnipeg final ...

  • Delaware State Open
    WSA: Delia Arnold beat Aisling Blake in the Super Sunday final
      

January 2012

December 2011

November 2011

October 2011

 

September 2011

 

  • It's the O2 for the British Open
    BRITISHOPEN: A new partnership brings the Allam British Open to the O2 next year ....
      

  • Sam Steps Down
    A few days ago, WISPA's Chief Administrator Sam Mueller has gone to new challenges...
     
        

  • Sherbini succeeds in Alex
    ALEXANDRIA: El Sherbini beats El Tayeb in the battle of the Nours in the Alexandria final ...
      

  • Nationals tickets
    on sale

    NATIONALS: Ok, it's not until 05-12 Feb 2012, but the British Nationals are always one of the most popular events, so best get your tickets booked early ...
      

  • Dipika takes the title in Irvine
    ORANGE COUNTY: Top seed Dipika Pallikal ended the run of qualifier Yathreb Adel in the Orange County final ...
      

  • Belfast & Paderborn take EuroClubs titles
    EUROCLUBS: A repeat win for Paderborn and an unexpected bonus for the hosts in Belfast ...
     

  • Leading Female Stars support World Squash Day
    WSD 05 NOV: The world’s leading squash stars are lending their support to World Squash Day ...
      

  • Long-running events
    BLOGS: Tynemouth's Summer Open is 18 years old - but what other long-running UK events are there ???
      

  • Video review rolled out
    PSA: The Video Review system trialled at Canary Wharf will be used as all televised PSA events ...
        

  • Shorbagy in Bogota
    PLAYERS: Juan Carlos Santacruz talks to the World Team Champion and newly-crowned Colombian Open Champion, Mohamed El Shorbagy ...
     

  • Euro Champions crowned in Porto
    MASTERS: The European Masters saw 13 champions crowned in Portugal ...
      

  • Shorbagy wins Bogota thriller
    COLOMBIA: "What can I say after this brutal match," asks Mohamed El Shorbagy after a 17/15 in the fifth win over LJ Anjema in the Colombian Open final ...
      

  • Waters takes DC title
    WASHINGTON: Top seed Siyoli Waters beat second seeded Lauren Selby in the final of the Dread Sports series #1 at the Sports Club/LA in Washington DC ...
      
     

  • Meet Lisa Aitken
    WISPA TALKING: Elliot Selby's interview with the fast-rising Scottish number one, finishing with "Describe yourself in one word" ... answer:
       Someonewhohatesthedescribeyourselfinonewordquestion!

  • Nicol squeezes past Parky
    LEGENDS: Peter Nicol beat Simon Parke 12/10 in the fifth in a thrilling final of the Ipswich Legends to round off a successful weekend in East Anglia ...
      
       

August 2011

July 2011

  • Egypt retain team title in Boston
    WWJ: It was a dream final with hosts USA in their first ever final, but it was Egypt who claimed the title for a third time in a row in Boston ...

  • Singapore Masters
    SINGAPORE: Perry beats Massaro to take the title ...
      

  • Marwan falls in Cairo final
    SPORTSMAX: A tremendous run for Marwan El Shorbagy in Cairo, halted by a marathon final against Ali Anwar Reda ...
      

June 2011

  • Dutch in the Rockies
    COLORADO: Day TEN of LJ Anjema and Sebastiaan Weenink's high-altitude training in Colorado ...
    THE FINAL RUN ...
       

  • Harrow Challenge
    BSPA:
    Richards comeback beats top seed Grant in final ...
     
      

  • Finals in Veracruz
    VERACRUZ: A terrific comeback from Samantha Teran in Veracruz, and Eric Galvez makes it a Mexican double too ...
         

  • All over in Amman
    JUNIORS: It's all over in Amman, with eight new Asian Junior Champions crwoned ... Major Maniam's roundup and more ...
      

  • They won't sink, Major !
    ASIAN JUNIORS: Cyrus Poncha takes the Indian Junior party to the Dead Sea in Jordan and makes a startling discovery ...
       

  • Shorbagy wins marathon Reunion final
    REUNION:  Mohamed El Shorbagy won the longest and toughest match of his career when he beat Thierry Lincou 15/13 in the fifth in the final in Saint Pierre ...
       

  • South African Nationals
    SOUTH AFRICA: Top seeds Steve Coppinger and Tenille van der Merwe duly claimed the South African National titles in Johannesburg ...
    Lauren Siddall reports
    ...
      

  • Air Squash
    INNOVATIONS: A portable court that can go in a car and is ready to play in five minutes, anywhere ...
      

  • Juniors Racketball at Hallamshire
    RACKETBALL: Lucy Townley and the invincible Falconers take the National Junior titles in Sheffield ... Oli Turner reports on the finals
      

  • One each in Adelaide
    AUSTRALIA: Two Trans-Tasman finals in Adelaide, and a winner each for Australia and New Zealand, Melody Francis and Kashif Shuja ... ...
        

  • Top seeds take Barbados titles
    BARBADOS: Karen Meakins eases through, Richard Chin sorely tested  ...

  • Fuller takes Power Play challenge
    NOTTINGHAM: A special exhibition tournament in Nottingham  introduced the "Power Play" to squash, with Chris Fuller taking the spoils ...
      

  • Rosner reaps Jena reward in Kuwait
    KUWAIT: Simon Rosner beat top seed Aamir Atlas Khan to claim the Jena International title in Kuwait ...
      

  • Annie and Max take HK titles
    HONGKONG: It was all change in HK as the results of last year's nationals finals are reversed ...
       

May 2011
  

  • Willstrops go Coast2Coast
    COAST2COAST: Three days of tough cycling and a windy arrival in Tynemouth, but James Willstrop, David and Lee Campion, Vanessa Atkinson, and the Peloton raised over £12,000 for charity in the process ...
     

  • June World Rankings
    RANKINGS: Not much movement in the June rankings, but not a bad month for Egypt...
      

  • Fred Willis, 1942-2011
    Well respected and liked Yorkshire journalist passes away ...
      

  • Let, Stroke, No Let ?
    WSF: Forget the hand signals, convey your decisions with the WSF's standard Referee Decision Cards ...
      

  • Briggs & Frost win in Kriens
    PILATUS:
    More upset results in Switzerland as Lauren Briggs and Kristian Frost take the titles ..
     

  • Euro Individuals in Warsaw
    EICC: It's a case of new but old champions in Warsaw as Gregory Gaultier and Natalie Grinham recapture the European Individual titles...
     

  • Kent Open
    KENT: Top seed Chris Ryder survives a two-hour plus marathon to claim the Kent Open title  ...
      

  • Corren & Camilleri take Perth titles
    PERTH: Serial winners do it again in Perth ...
      

  • Women's US Open to be biggest ever
    US OPEN: Philadelphia will host the biggest-ever women's US Open in October ...
     

  • Ahn goes all the way in Perth
    BLACK KNIGHT: South Korea’s unheralded Ahn Eun Chan completed a stunning tournament when she beat top seed Lisa Camilleri in the final ...
      

  • Latest from Portugal
    PORTUGAL:
    Latest news from Portugal ...
      
      

  • Back to Botswana
    AFRICA: You may have wondered whatever happened to Alister Walker ... Well, he went home for a while....
      

  • WSF unveils World Junior Circuit
    JUNIORS: The World Squash Federation gives world junior squash a hearty boost today with the introduction of the WSF World Junior Circuit and accompanying World Junior Rankings.
      

  • England claim another double in Germany
    EUROJUNIORS: England confirmed their position as favourites for both title in the European U15/U17 Team Championships as they retained both titles ...

  • PanAm Squash Chief shooting mystery
    SHORTS:
    PanAmerican squash president killed in Colombia ...
      

  • How to stream from four courts
    ETC: Were you impressed with the streaming from Espoo? Here's how they did it ...
      

  • Instant Update 32
    WSF: Lots of goodies from Squash Headquarters - Olympics, AGMs, Hashim, Anti-Doping, upcoming World Champs, Refereeing and Coaching conferences, and more !!!
      
      

  • Ingrid takes over for now
    WISPA: Chairman Ingrid Lofdahl-Bentzer has been appointed Acting CEO with immediate effect ...
      

  • The Two Laurens
    WISPA TALKING:
    Elliot Selby talks to two of the WISPA Tour's Chatterboxes, Laurens SELBY and BRIGGS
    Part TWO ...

  • Home winners in Cairo
    EGYPT: Amr Khaled Khalifa and Heba El Torky both took 59 minutes to win their finals in the Egyptian Circuit #1 event at Cairo's Shooting Club ...
      

  • Fourth time lucky for Worms
    GERMANY: Black & White Worms finally win the Bundesliga title as Taufkirchen claim a women's hat-trick ...
      

  • Top seeds take Racketball titles
    RACKETBALL: Tim Vail and Laura Hill claimed the National Racketball titles in Birmingham - that's seven in a row for Laura ...
      

  • World Series 2011 firmed up
    PSA:
    Nine events plus the World Open comprise the World Series 2011, the pinnacle of the Men's game ...

  • UK titles decided
    INTERCOUNTIES: Warwickshire and Surrey claimed the women's and men's senior Inter-County titles at Nottingham last weekend ...
      

  • Grinhams rise in May rankings
    RANKINGS: No change in the men's top ten for May, but Rachael and Natalie are on the rise ...
      

  • ETC Streaming Survey
    ETC: Did you enjoy the streaming from Espoo? Complete this survey to help it become even better ...
      

April 2011

  • Surrey retain PSL title
    PSL: Surrey Health & Racquets beat St George's Hill for the first time this season to retain the PSL title at Surrey Sports Park ...
      

  • Fram's Corner
    Earning money in sport, Asian Individual, Jordan, Pakistan, UK, India, Stop and Start, Zimbawe, news from the world of squash... 

  • Finals Day in Espoo
    ETC: Day four of the European Team Championships ... Back to the days of doubles for England ...
      

  • Asian Individuals
    ASIANS:
    Adnan and David make it a Malaysian double in Penang ...
        

  • English double in Galway
    GALWAY: Lauren Briggs and Olly Pett take the West of Ireland titles in Galway ...
      

  • Five Nations in Guildford
    5Nations: England, France, Wales, Ireland and Scotland/London in U13 and U15 team competition at Surrey Sport Park ... double top for England ...
      

  • England take team title in Kriens
    EURO U19: England's two individual champions lead the team to a repeat success in Switzerland ...
     

  • British Open Masters
    MASTERS: The British Open Masters will be held in Nottingham in June - entries are open ...
      

  • Urquhart denies Chinappa in Chennai
    INDIA: Australia's Donna Urquhart denied local favourite Joshna Chinappa in the final of the Indian Challenger in Chennai ...
      

  • EuroTeam Predictions
    EUROTEAMS: It's a new format this year, so predicting the winners and those going up and down should be easy ... shouldn't it ???
      

  • English on top in Kriens
    EURO U19: Emily Whitlock and Nathan Lake take the individual titles ... Team event down to the playoffs ...
       

  • Maiden title for Marwan in Amman
    ARAMEX: Marwan El Shorbagy wins an all-Egyptian final to claim his first PSA title ... watch out Mohamed ...
     

  • August in Amsterdam
    JUNKIE: Entries are open for the 16th edition of the Junkies Fun Team Squash event in Amsterdam ...
      

  • Fram's Corner
    18th April: Small edition, but big interview on Madeline Perry... Fahim Gul... Tournament Spot...
     

  • Cayman Open
    CAYMAN:
    It's three in a row for Nicol as Ali beats Ramy in men's final ...
     

  • Fram's Corner :
    11th April... Shabana, Madeline, Courts disappearing in England, Canada, NZ, StreetSquash...
     

  • British U23
    BRITISHU23: Victoria Lust and Adrian Waller crowned Champions...
      
      

  • Berkshire Open
    BERKSHIRE:
    El Hindi beats Richards inWilliamstown final ...
     

  • Euro Teams Division 3
    EUROTEAMS: It's Greece v Portugal in the final ... Les Callow reports in his own style ... well worth a read ! Portugal champs
      

  • Natalie Grainger
    WISPA:  WISPA President Natalie Grainger stands down ...
      

  • Semi-Finals
    day in PSL

    PSL:  Surrey win at Duffield, St George's down Chapel A ...
      

  • WISPA rebrands top tier
    WISPA:  The women's game's top tournaments shall henceforth comprise the WISPA World Series ...
      
      

  • English U11
    England has its first U11 champions ... Chris Nutley reports...
      

  • Atwater final
    ATWATER:
    It's Grinham in three ... Report and Video...
         

  • Darwish wins all-Egyptian final in Kolkata
    KOLKATA: Karim Darwish beats Omar Mosaad in the final, in the longest PSA 3/0 since 2008 ..

  • April World Rankings
    RANKINGS:
    Madeline Perry hits the top three, Nick Matthew extends his lead at the top ... 
      

  • Baillargues :
    In France, injured Lincou and tired Ford stop in the semis... Greg Marche in 3...
     

  • Fram's Corner :
    2nd April... All about England, James' Column, Tenille's married, Aamir out, Zimbawe's new PSA member, and so much more...
     

  •  The world at her feet
    ATWATER: After attempting to defend her world junior title at Harvard, Amanda Sobhy will stay on for four years to gain a degree ... but she'll be back ...
       

March 2011

  • Nick Matthew Video Q&A
    C/WHARF: The Canary Wharf champion chats to some youngsters at courtside ...
     

  • Willstrop elected PSA President
    PSA: James Willstrop is the new President of the PSA, charged with representing the players' views ... PSA release ...
      

  • Magdi Saad
    Sad news of the passing of one of Egypt's legends ...
      

  • Corren & Camilleri on the trophy trail again
    ACT OPEN: Mike Corren and Lisa Camilleri took the first titles of the Australian Tour, more to presumably follow ...
     

  • Canary Wharf
    C/WHARF: Nick Matthew beats Peter Barker to retain the Canary Wharf title ...
      

  • NBF Open
    NBF: Hisham denies Palmer in Montreal final ...
      

  • Irving joins Hall of Fame
    AUSTRALIA: Squash Australia adds Liz Irving to the Hall of Fame, elevates Michelle Martin to Legend, and names Kasey Brown athlete of the year ...
      

  • Rocky Mountain
    CALGARY: Palmer wins a thriller in Calgary ...
      

  • KL Open
    KL: Live updates on the last fours from KL, plus Will Mather on the blog .... Top seeds Darwish and David take the titles ...
      

  • Fram's Corner :
    19th March... England, Malaysia, Australia, NZ, Sri Lanka, Malta, Bermuda, USA....

  • WSF AGM heads for Rotterdam
    WSF: Not just both World Opens, but the WSF AGM will be held in Rotterdam in November ...
     

  • Tough draw for Cayman hopefuls
    CAYMAN: Cayman's Marlene West and most of the local men have been given tough draws in next month's Cedrus Investments Cayman Islands Open ...
      

  • WJW heads to Harvard
    JUNIORS: The recent turmoil in Egypt has prompted the WSF to relocate July's Women's World Juniors to Boston in the USA ...
      

  • PSL semis almost decided
    PSL: The semi-finalists were all but decided in the ninth round of PSL  action ...

  • Fram's Corner :
    15th March... Look out for a few funny English news... Plus USA, Malaysia, Isle of Man, Bermuda, Zambia and Qatar...
      
      

  • ATCO PSA World Series Finals
    WSSF: Matthew v Shabana Final to be rescheduled after technical issues at Queen's ...
     

  • South of England Masters
    MASTERS: No sooner had the juniors finished in Sheffield, the Masters were in action at Broxbourne ...
      

  • Title race hotting up
    NWCSL: Another close finish is shaping up in the North West Counties League, the world's biggest ...
       
     

  • Fram's Corner
    Edition #15: Canada... Malaysia... Nick in CW... US Navy... Australia... Awards.... Physio... Pakistan...
     

  • Nationals in Manchester
    NATIONALS:
    If you're going to the Nationals in Manchester next month, why not catch some Badminton action first ...
      

  • Instant Update
    WSF: The latest newsletter from the WSF - anit-doping, courting success, naming rights & wrongs, rule changes ... and more !
      

  • $100,000 bonus for top tenner to sign for PST
    PSAvPST: The court case is off, but Joe McManus declares the fight will continue on the court ...
      

  • Farag on a roll in France
    DU GARD: Fresh from taking the BJO title, Ali Farag wins his first PSA title in France ...
      
      

  • British Junior Open in Sheffield
    BJO: Egypt claim another six titles, but Emily Whitlock provides a first home winner in almost a decade ...
     

  • Duncalf & Waters' 4th ?
    NATIONALS: It could be a 4th final in 5 years for Jenny and Alison ...
      

  • Fram's Corner
    Edition #14: Azlan... Ryder... Ritwik.... Juniors... USA... Canada... English School in Cairo... Sudan...
     

  • Meakins Magic
    CARIBBEAN: A fantastic year for Karen Meakins culminates with her being named Sports Personality of the Year in Barbados ...
      

  • Matthew confirmed as #1
    RANKINGS: The Jan 2011 PSA rankings see Nick Matthew at the top of the pile, with seven Egyptians in the top twenty ...

  • World Final replay in prospect for Manchester
    BRITISH NATIONALS: Nick Matthew and James Willstrop look set to replay their World Open final in February's National Championships  ...
        

  • World's best head for New York
    TOC: The first major PSA event of 2011 will be in New York's Grand Central ...
      

  • Where are they now ?
    JUNIORS: Is winning the World or British Junior Open a route to senior success ? Bob Hanscom looks at where the past, current and future champions are now ...

  • New courts for Argentina
    COURTWATCH
    : Esteban Casarino reports on a new complex for Argentina's Chaco Province in the 'City of Sculptures' ...
     

  • Matthew on top of the world
    PLAYERS: England's Nick Matthew returned home this week after a three-month overseas campaign that saw him claim the World Open title and the World Number One ranking ...
      

  • Annelize Retires
    PLAYERS: Annelize Naudé
    played her last WISPA tournament in Hillegom last weekend ... here's some photos view as Picasa Album
      

  •   

  • World Open
    SAUDI: It's an all-English final at Sunset Beach - Nick Matthew is World Champion ...
      
      

  • Fram's Corner :
    Edition #6..... Shabana & the Promoters... Louise... Nicol in China... India... Squash Marathon...
     

  • PSA v PST
    Latest statement from the PSA on the dispute with the PST ...
     

  • Grainger retires
    WISPA:
    14 glittering years at the top are over as Natalie Grainger calls it a day ...
      

  • Squash the Winter Blues
    CAYMAN: What better place to hold a Junior Open in January ... get booking ...
      

  • Edmonton Open :
    CANADA: Delierre takes the title ...
       

  • Birthday boy LJ makes top ten
    RANKINGS: The December World Rankings feature a Dutchman in the top ten ...
     

  • Women's World Teams in NZ
    WORLD TEAMS:
    Australia beat England 2-1 in the final ... third place for Malaysia ...
     

  • London Open
    LONDON: Top seeds Boswell and Beddoes triumph at the Cumberland Club  ...
      

  • St George's stretch lead
    PSL: Despite a shock defeat at top string St George's open up a gap at the top of Group B ...
    Match reports and Poll on the PSL Blog ...
      

  • Dutch Open Finals
    DUTCH OPEN: Atkinson bows out in style as third time lucky Pilley denies LJ in Rotterdam ...
     

  • Asian Games
    ASIAN GAMES: Malaysia grab double Gold in Guangzhou ...
     

  • Qatar Classic
    QATAR: It's a fourth Classic title for David and a second for Darwish ...
    En Bref #4
    ...
      

  • Canary Wharf Classic
    CANARY WHARF: One of the UK's most popular events is set for March 2011 and tickets are selling fast ...
      

  • Mexico double in PanAm Champs
    PANAM:
    Jorge Baltazar and Samantha Teran claimed double gold for Mexico in Guatemala ...
       

  • BC Open
    VANCOUVER: Top seed Simpson triumphs in all-English final  

  • Madison Open
    WISCONSIN:
    Top seed Le Roux triumphs in all-English final  

  • Fitz & Grinham back in Aussie Team
    WORLDTEAMS: Sarah Fitz-Gerald and Rachael Grinham will play for Australia in the World Teams in New Zealand ...
      

  • What were you up to on Saturday?
    WORLDSQUASHDAY: Celebrate World Squash Day at your club by attracting new members ... submit your videos for some great prizes too ...
         
       

  • Marwan Rising
    EL SHORBAGY: It's been some year for Marwan El Shorbagy, and some month as he rises 277 places in the world rankings this month ... in his own words ...
      

  • PST Players
    speak out
    PSA/PST: The views of seven players affected by the PSA's 'ban' on members competing in PST events ...
      

  • Kuwait Open
    KUWAIT: Ashour levels the score, 8/8 ...
    En Bref #7,
    meeting the Sheikha #2

      

  • Shout out -
    it's allowed
    RULES: A new WSF Guideline allows "spectators to get fully involved without being requested to keep quiet" ... bring on the Barmy Army ...
     

  • All-English Brooklyn final
    WEYMULLER: Jenny Duncalf beat Laura Massaro in the final at Heights Casino to retain her Carol Weymuller title ...
      

 

  • Corren claims 30 at home
    MILLICENT: There's nothing sweeter than a home win, as serial winner Mike Corren can testify ...
      

  • EuroClubs in Ponte
    EUROCLUBS: Serial winners Paderborn win the men's event while Edgbaston beat home favourites in women's final ...
      

  • Joey & Aaron
    win in Shanghai
    CHINA: Contrasting wins for Joey Chan and Aaron Frankcomb in the China Open finals in Shanghai ...
      

  • Heliopolis in Cairo
    HELIOPOLIS:
    Nour El Sherbini became the youngest ever winner of a WISPA title as Rachael Grinham retires injured two games up in the final ...
      

  • The World Cup is back
    WSF: No, not that World Cup, the Squash World Cup, set for India in 2011 ...
      

  • WWT in
    New Zealand

    WWT: 15 teams will be heading down under in November for the Biannual Women's World Team Championships ...
      

  • Squash & Golf meet in wet Surrey
    GOLF: The World of Squash Golf Day once again brought together golfers from all walks of squash, including players, sponsors, administrators, media and fans of the sport ...
      

  • Vote for Metrosquash
    CHICAGO: You can help this urban squash development program cause get a much-needed cash injection via this United Airlines award ...
      

  • Only one Au in HK
    BULER: Unseeded Leo Au takes the men's title but Donna denies Annie ...
      

  • Kuwait Qualifying
    ST GEORGE: Day two of qualifying for November's Kuwait Open ... Day finished...
      

  • Saudi Qualifying
    ST GEORGE: Four marathons to get World Open qualifying under way, but sixteen make it to the main draw ...
      

  • Ian Turley 1931-2010
    Ian Turley, the leading Leicestershire Squash player and winner of the record 14 County Senior titles between 1957 and 1974, has died aged 79 ...
      

  • Nicol takes dream final at St George's
    LEGENDS: Peter Nicol beat Jonathon Power in four to capture the inaugural Legends title at St George's Hill ... 
      

  • Finals day
    in Hong Kong
    HONG KONG: It's six in a row for Nicol, Ramy's first with an added bonus ...
      

  • World Masters
    MASTERS: Lots of new world champions crowned in Cologne ... new photos ...
      

  • It's in the rules, innit ?
    RULES:
    The WSF has issued some guidance on what is, and what isn't, in the rules ... Scoring, Tins and Lets ...
     
      

  • Two new champs in New Zealand
    NEW ZEALAND: Joelle King and Campbell Grayson are the new New Zealand National Champions ...
      

  • Bermuda take men's CASA title
    CASA:
    Winning all their matches 4-1, Bermuda claimed the men's team title in St Vincent, while Barbados took the overall team title ...
      

  • Family affair in Peru
    REGATAS:  13-year-old Diego Elias finds his Dad barring the way to a place in the main draw in Lima ...
     

  • Kasey collects a pair in Melbourne
    DOUBLES: Two wins for Australia, one for England in the invitational doubles ...
      

  • British Grand Prix Draw
    BRITISH GP:
    While Nick Matthew and Ramy Ashour are expected to meet in the final, there's an interesting all-Yorkshire clash in prospect in the quarters ...
      

  • Power cranked up for St George's
    LEGENDS: "There is obviously nothing I would enjoy more than beating Peter Nicol in his own tournament on his home patch ..."
      

  • It's Chin & Meakins at last
    CARIBBEAN: Richard Chin and Karen Meakinas claimed their first CASA senior individual title in St Vincent ... teams under way ...

  • Tong & Arzi capture HK titles
    JUNIORS: Over 500 players, almost 1,000 matches, it was a busy week at the Hong Kong Junior Open ...
      

  • Back on in Dublin
    IRISH: Arthur Curran looks forward to a trip to Fitzwilliam for the rescheduled Cannon Kirk Homes Irish Open ...
      

  • Oz Open
    AUSTRALIA: Matthew and Perry make it a British double down under ...
      

  • Nicol set for three in a row in Soho Square ?
    WORLD OPEN:
    The Women's World Open draw is out ... plenty of potential pitfalls for the top seeds ...
      

  • Jersey head for Delhi
    C/GAMES: Jersey will be sending their biggest squad ever to the Commonwealth Games in Delhi ...
      

  • Heba bags Homebase title
    HONGKONG: A great series of results for Heba El Torky as she claims her third WISPA title in the Homebase Media Open ...
      

  • The best job in the world ???
    JOBS: Every now and then a really superb job comes up ... fancy being a High Performance Squash Coach in the Cayman Islands, anyone ...
       

  • Natalie's Back
    WORLD OPEN: After 10 months off new mum Natalie Grinham will be back in action next month, and Dad Tommy and little Kieran will be with her ...
      

  • Dipika tops Indian list
    INDIA: Sportskeeda lists "the 10 Most Glamorous Women in Indian Sports" ...
      

  • British Junior Champs
    JUNIORS: Entries for this October's Tecnifibre British Junior Championslips are now open ...
       

  • Khan captures Vancouver title
    SUN&SURF: Top seed Latasha Khan denied the home fans as she claimed the title in Vancouver ...
      

  • World Junior Teams - Egypt win
    QUITO: Egypt beat Pakistan 2-1 to claim the World Junior Team Championship in Quito ...
      

  • Matthew in Men's Health
    PAPERS: Nick Matthew talks about training in Men's Health Magazine ...
      

  • New boss for Finnish Squash
    SHORTS: Hannu Mäkinen has been appointed new Executive Director of the Finnish Squash Association ...
        

  • Cameron Confidential
    PLAYERS: "I've never given as many interviews in my life" tweeted Cameron Pilley as the Australian Open looms ... here's the full interview with Will Mather ...
      

  • WISPA announces new team
    WISPA: Big changes on the board of the Women's Professional governing body ...
      

  • Matthew awarded Scout Badge
    SCOUTS: Nick Matthew topped the Scout Association's Racket Sports poll and joins a distinguished list of recipients in the Scout's 103rd Birthday Honours list ...
      

  • Masters boost for India
    INDIA: The Punj Lloyd PSA Masters will  will be the focus of the largest ever corporate initiative to develop and promote the sport of Squash at the grassroots level in India ...
      

  • Quito Final
    WORLD JUNIORS: Top seed Amr Khalid Khalifa justified his top seeding to claim the world junior title in an all-Egyptian final in Quito ...

  • Please?
    Appeal denied!
    USPRO:
    It's official, there will be no lets in next season's US Pro circuit ...
      

  • Malaysia announces squad
    C/GAMES: No surprises in Malaysia's squad for the Commonwealth Games ...
     

  • Seven in a row for Camilleri
    QUEENSLAND: Home wins for Lisa Camilleri and Steve Finitsis in the Queensland Open ...
      

  • Rodriguez prevails in Mexico
    BICENTARIO: A 14th PSA title for Miguel Angel ...
     

  • Six for Willstop in Cleethorpes
    CLEETHORPES: James Willstrop beat Daryl Selby to take his sixth Cleethorpes Invitational title in 13 the event's 13th edition ...
      

  • Nicol gets her fourth in Singapore
    SINGAPORE: Nicol David claimed a fourth successive title in Singapore, but Alison Waters pushed her so so close in the final at Kallang Leisure Park ...
      

  • Momen makes
    top twenty

    RANKINGS: Few changes in the PSA rankings, but Tarek Momen makes it six Egyptians in top 20 ... and it's ten years in the top ten for David Palmer ...
       

  • Girl Power
    PAPERS: Latest from the world's press including features on Laura Gemmell, Dipika Pallikal and Laura Massaro ...
       

  • Great Dane wins Pilley's heart
    AUSTRALIA:
    Cameron Pilley invites some friends to Yamba for pre-event training ...
       

  • Camilleri goes for seven
    AUSTRALIA: Lisa Camilleri is favourite to make it seven wins in a row in the Queensland Open ...
      

  • Palmer aims to complete set in Delhi
    C/GAMES: David Palmer will be competing in his fourth Games in Delhi, and aims to add Gold to his collection ... Australian team announced ...
      

  • Winding up for the Worlds
    SOHOSQUARE: The World's best female squash players are starting the buildup to the most important event of the year, September's Soho Square World Open ...

  • Back to Harlem
    WILLSTROP: Malcolm, James and Vanessa join up at StreetSquash for some more work with deserving Kids ...
      

  • Malaysian Open Finals
    MALAYSIA: It's a home double as Azlan and Nicol take the titles in contrasting fashion ...
      

  • Sport runs
    in the family

    PAPERS: India's Sportstar Weekly conducts a big interview with Dipika Pallikal ...
      

  • HK trio on honours list
    HONG KONG: Three entrants for the Elite squash team in the honours list ...
       

  • US on a roll
    WORLD JUNIORS: Wrapup from the US point of view ...
     

  • New style Euro Teams heads for Finland
    ESF: The European Squash Federation AGM heralded changes in the format of the flagship European Teams Championship, with the Division 1 & 2 events set for Finland in 2011  ...
      

  • Sobhy takes world title in Cologne
    WORLD JUNIORS: Amanda Sobhy becomes the first American to win a world junior squash title, and on her birthday too !!!
     

  • Barbados Open
    BARBADOS: Meaking takes an 11th, first for Simpson ...
      

  • Three-year
    deal for Kuwait
    PSA: A three-year deal sets up the Kuwait Open as a PSA Super Series event, plus two smaller events each year ...
      

  • Khan collects circuit title
    PAKISTAN: Aamir Atlas Khan beat Farhan Mehboob to collect the Pakistan Circuit #2 title in Islamabad...
     

  • Champions' Cup heads for Ponte
    EUROPE: The European Club Championships heads for Yorkshire in September with top clubs from all over the continent aiming to dethrone Aberdeen and Pontefract ...
      

  • Robinson & Clonda honoured
    NEWS: The Queen's Birthday Honours list recognised Jackie Robinson - OBE - and Carin Clonda - OAM ...
      

  • Assaiante becomes US National Coach
    USA: Trinity Coach Paul Assaiante accepts role of U.S. SQUASH National Coach charged with taking the US Teams to new heights at World Championships ...
      

  • La Ciotat
    FRANCE: Borja Golan on the comeback trail as he takes the La Ciotat title ... photos from J.Mouls ...
     

  • Squash wedding
    of the year

    UK: David Campion and Sarah Kippax tie the knot ... Malcolm Willstrop reports ...
       

  • Showdown @Symphony
    USA: Four world number ones will be in action at Boston's Symphony Hall in September ...
     

  • Tuomi triumphs
    in St Petersburg
    RUSSIA: The inaugral ProSquash event saw a Finnish winner ...
      

  • King heading
    for Canberra
    AUSTRALIA: Joelle King will be defending her Australian Open title in Canberra in August ...
      

  • Turin take
    first title

    ITALY: Crazy Turin improved from 3rd two year ago and 2nd last year to take their first title in Riccione ...
       

  • Nick Matthew
    on BBC 5Live

    RADIO: World Number one on the Tony Livesy show (he's at 2h20m) ...
       

  • Matthew confirmed as world #1
    RANKINGS: We knew it was coming, but now it's official ... plus BBC and Telegraph reports ...
      

  • UK Summer Squash Camps
    CAMPS: Get yourself or your kids away for a week or more of intensive squash this summer ...
    NEW Neil Frankland, Paul Hornsby ......
      
     
       

  • 5 Lets to become No Lets
    US PRO: After experimenting with allowing only five lets, the US Pro Tour is set to abandon them completely next season ...
      

  • Ready to roll in Maidstone
    KENT: Players flew in today from various parts of the world, including Egypt, Malaysia, Turkey, Holland, Russia, India .... and Yorkshire! ...

  • Corren goes for title #26
    AUSTRALIA: Adelaide’s Mike Corren will be aiming to create a piece of history at the Golden Open in Kalgoorlie this weekend ...
      

  • Junkie 15 in Amsterdam
    TOURNEYS: Entries are open for the popular team event in Amsterdam this August ...
      

  • Greek Island Squash
    CAMPS:
    Fancy a Summer of squash in the Greek Islands ... the Petros Tzamaloukas Squash Acadamy hits Mykonos in June ...
      

  • Back to Norfolk for Malcolm
    WILLSTROP: Malcolm takes James and David on a trip down memory lane ...
     

  • Aziz Gul Khan, 1918-2010
    RIP: Pakistan Squash mourns one of its greatest coaches ...
      

  • Matthew takes
    Sky title
    SKY: Nick Matthew confirmed his new world number one ranking by beating defending champion Karim Darwish in the Sky Open final ...
      

  • Not the World Cup
    WORLDCUP: It's going to be hard to escape football over the next few weeks ... but we'll try ... in the meantime, here's a pretty good video from Nike ...
      

  • Hungarian Masters
    MASTERS: It's more than just squash in Szeged this June ... how about some underwater beer drinking ??? Enter now ...
      

  • Super Sobhy
    USA: Four WISPA titles already and she's still only sixteen ... people are saying nice things about Amanda Sobhy ...
     

  • Calling all Masters
    DUTCHMASTERS: Entries are open for the Dutch Open Masters, set for August in Eindhoven ... plus news of November's Dutch Open ...   
      

  

  • Surrey regain
    PSL title
    PSL: It could have gone either way, but Surrey H&R beat Oxford at Surrey Sports Park to regain the Premier Squash League title ...
      

  • Double Malaysian Defence in Chennai
    ASIAN CHAMPS: Top seeds Nicol David and Azlan Iskandar successfully defended their Asian Championship titles in Chennai ..
      
        
      

  • PSA does Gumball
    OFFTHEWALL: PSA Chairman Ziad Al-Turki and board member Richard Bramall are competing in this year's Gumball 3000 Rally - London to Scandinavia to Canada to New York ... follow the Pavo-mobiles ...
      

  • Euro Team finals in Aix
    EUROTEAMS: Dutch beat France for the women's title, England take an 18th successive men's crown ...
      

  • ETC Video Clips
      
      

April 2010
  • Middlesex take UK O35 title
    UK:
    Hot weather and hot squash at Wolverhampton for the Inter-County O35 finals ...
      

  • Five lets in action
    USPRO: The US Pro circuit has brought forward it's "five lets only" initiative to this weekend's Franklin & Marshall semis and final ...
      
      

  • Berkshire Open
    BERKSHIRE:
    Boswell beats Walker to take Berkshire title ... meanwhile King beats Grinham in Texas final ...
        

  • Gizmos
    are for Girls

    OFFTHEWALL:
    It's that girl Dipika again, fresh from winning the doubles in Manchester she's in the magazines for fitness, diet and gadgets ...

  • Squash-a-Mile! Results
    SPORTRELIEF: 165 lengths of a court for charity ... and the fastest of them all was Alistair Gorrie ...
      

  • Shelley to take reins at WSF
    WSF: Just days after announcing he was stepping down from WISPA, the World Squash Federation announces that Andrew Shelley is to be their new CEO ...
      

  • British Grand Prix joins Super Series
    UK: A new addition to the PSA tour in Europe, set for September in Manchester ...
        

  • It's Matthew in Canary Wharf
    C/WHARF: Top seed Nick Matthew is a new name on the Canary Wharf Classic trophy after beating Gregory Gaultier in the final ...
      

  • ESR announce Dunlop deal
    ENGLAND: England Squash & Racketball have secured a substantial sponsorship deal with Dunlop ...
      

  • The legends are back
    LEGENDS: It's five years since Peter Nicol and Simon Parke played the last of their 15 meetings, but tonight, at Canary Wharf, they were back ...
      

  • Jonah v Joey
    C/WHARF: When father takes on son it's not often pretty, and when it's the Barringtons you know fireworks are in store ...
     

March 2010
  • All England Finals
    ALL ENGLAND: No, it's not squash, but it was a thrilling day of racket sport in Birmingham with the Chinese, Malaysians and especially Danes going home happy ...
     
     

  • Qlympics, Matches and Music
    WILLSTROP: Malcolm looks at a lost opportunity for 2012, a match to remember at Pontefract and a night to come at Abingdon ...
     

  • Chennai Doubles
    DOUBLES: The titles were well spread out in Chennai ...
     

  • Around the events
    ROUNDUP:
    It's a quiet week for tournaments ... Anjema & Hindle win in Winnipeg and Herentals
       

  • Nicol heads back to Cayman
    CAYMAN: Nicol David is heading back to the Cayman Islands - "one of the most spectacular places I've been to" - to defend her title on the glass court at Camana Bay ... why don't you make a holiday of it too ...
      

  • Malaysian double in Chennai
    CHENNAI: Nicol David and Ong Beng Hee made it two out of two for Malaysia at the Indian Squash Academy ...

  • Coping without funding
    OFFTHEWALL: Zephanie Curgenven talks to the BBC about the problem of being a full time player without funding ...
      

  • Champions crowned in Nottingham
    JUNIORS: The inaugural English Junior Championships saw the top seeds prevail in most categories ...
      

  • Ford takes Salzburg title
    AUSTRIAN: Top seed Ben Ford takes an all-veteran Austrian Open final ...
      

  • Three in three for Dutch
    Q-SOURCING: Hot on the heels of PSA titles for two compatriots, Piedro Schweertman joins in to take the Q-Sourcing trophy ...
     

  • LJ takes Montreal title
    MONTREAL: Laurens Jan Anjema beat Daryl Selby in the NBF Final in Montreal...
     

  • Multi-use venue
    OFFTHEWALL: Recognise this? There will be a squash court where they're sitting soon ...
       

  • Get the SquashSite Widget
    NEWSFEED: See that "SquashSite News" widget down there on the right, delivering News and Tweets ... you can have it too ...
      

  • Funding Update
    UK: Some useful info for UK clubs looking for funding and some success stories ...
      

  • Twelve straight
    for Trinity
    USA/TV: Trinity made it a dozen National College titles in a row, but they got a little overexcited at the end ... follow-up: Chaudry skips individual champs ...
     

  • New courts
    for Tynemouth
    COURTWATCH: The same shells, but new Walls, Floors and Lights on all five courts transform the North-East England Club ...
      

  • Egyptians
    excel in Lille

    JUNIORS: Egypt claimed four of the FJO titles in Lille, but there was success for France and England too ...
     
      

February 2010
  • Loving the Olympics at last
    BLOGWATCH: Vancouver-based squash designer Robert Pacey is joining the Olympic Party in his hometown ...
     

  • Shabana takes Toronto title
    TORONTO: Amr Shabana took a five game final over Gregory Gaultier in Toronto ...
     

  • Austrian Junior Open Diary
    JUNIORS: Ever fancied organising a European junior tournament? Read Andy Holland's Austrian Junior Open diary before you decide ...
      

  • Nationals
    at
    Sportcity
    NATIONALS: Waters wins a massive women's final 12/10 in the fifth ...  Matthew makes in three in three ...
     

  • PSL round 8
    PSL: Five away wins as the leaders maintain their challenges, Duffield stay in touch .....
      

  • A new star
    OFFTHEWALL: Congrats to Shelley Kitchen and Anthony Ricketts ...
     

  • Greg & Camille take French titles
    FRANCE: Gregory Gaultier and Camille Serme took the French National titles in contrasting styles ...
     

  • Three for Olli
    FINNISH: Olli Tuominen won his third Finnish Open in a row in Mikkeli ...
     

  • Biggest Bluenose ever
    BLUENOSE: Thierry Lincou triumphed over Daryl Selby in the Bluenose Classic final in Nova Scotia ...
     

  • All-English final in Sweden
    SWEDEN: Nick Matthew retained his Swedish Open title but it wasn't the final the Linkoping crowd wanted ...
      

  • On the stage in Rotterdam
    WORLD OPEN: The 2011 World Open will be a combined event at Rotterdam's Luxor Theatre ...
     

  • Capitol St Cloud
    ST CLOUD:  Nicolas Mueller claims the St Cloud title ...
      
       

January 2010
  • Artemis in Edinburgh
    BSPA:
    Vanessa Atkinson and Adrian Grant take their biggest BSPA titles ...
      

  • Nationals' Draw
    NATIONALS: Defending champion Nick Matthew and new ToC champion James Willstrop are in opposite sides of the men's draw ...
      

  • ToC Final in New York
    ToC: James Willstrop takes his first ToC title at Grand Central ...

  • Playoffs in their sights
    PSL: Round seven, with four teams in each table chasing playoff places ... Nottingham & Surrey go top ...

  • Mosaad takes
    KIG title in LA

    KIG:  Omar Mosaad claims his biggest win as he beats Shahier Razik in a 'could have gone either way' final in Downtown LA ...
      

  • TOC Three-peat
    TOC: Three former winners are among the world class field heading for New York ...
      

  • North-West Counties hots up
    UK: The division one title in the biggest squash league in the world is up for grabs at the halfway stage ...
      

  • British Junior
    Open 2010
    BJO: 400+ of the world's best juniors assemble in Sheffield ... It's an Egyptian clean sweep - eight out of eight ... 

  • Scottish Junior Open
    JUNIORS: The traditional BJO warmup in Edinburgh saw Canada, Egypt and India take two titles each ...

 

 

Squash News - November 2008

 

 

  • Qatar Classic
    QATAR: English Double in Qatar ... Duncalf destroys Grinham ... Matthew deposes Darwish  ..
      

  • Fitz at the Masters
    WORLD MASTERS: 28,000 athletes took part in the World Masters Games in Sydney, with Sarah Fitz-Gerald as Squash Ambassador ...
            

  • New Zealand Hall of Fame
    NZL: The Kiwis are setting up their very own Squash Hall of Fame this week ... and there's some big names going in ...
      

  • Super Series Revamp
    PSA: The Super Series gets a revamp for 2010 ...

  • 66 up for CCI
    MUMBAI: Not many tournaments can claim 66 consecutive unbroken editions ... Pradeep Vijayakar reports...
      

  • Coppinger collects Leinster crown
    LEINSTER: Steve Coppinger ended the run of Henrik Mustonen in the final in Dublin ...
     
     

  • English double
    in
    Santiago
    SANTIAGO: Fiona Moverley and Peter Barker made it an English double in Spain ...
     

  • Masters in England
    MASTERS: The English Masters season is under way .. Martin Pearse reports o the East and West divisions ...
     
      

  • Kemp & Lloyd-Walter lift London titles
    LONDON:
    It was an all-English men's final and two English winners at the Cumberland Club ...
     

  • Back to league business
    PSL: It was a tough night for some PSL teams in round four, with some debuts to be made ... St George's go clear ...
      

  • Gaurav retains Mumbai title
    INDIA: Top seeds and favourites Gaurav Nandrajog and Saumya Karki lived up to their reputations and bagged the in the 66th CCI-Western India Open ...
     

  • LJ faces
    tough task
    DUTCH: Local favourite LJ Anjema faces a tough challenge to reach the Dutch Open final in Rotterdam ...
       

  • Duncalf takes Weymuller crown
    WEYMULLER: Jenny Duncalf won the all-English final of the Carol Weymuller US Open in Brooklyn's Heights Casino
      

  • Corren claims Ottawa crown
    GOODLIFE: It's a sixth title of the year for Mike Corren ...
      

  • World Open
    KUWAIT: Amr Shabana beat defending champion Ramy Ashour to claim his fourth World Open title in Kuwait, joining some of the greats of the game ...
      

  • The Masters
    is back

    PSA MASTERS: After a two-year hiatus, the Masters, bringing the top 32 players together, is heading for Mumbai in December ...
      

  • Qualifiers v Seeds in Pittsburgh
    PITTSBURGH:
    One of the strangest looking draws ever ... Joel Hinds lifts the crown ...
     
      

  • Gaultier hits
    the top spot
    RANKINGS: Gregory Gaultier officially becomes the world number one ...

  • World Squash Awards head back
    to RAC

    WSA: The fifth edition of the World Squash Awards will be held at London's RAC Club in November ...
      

Squash News - October 2008

 

  • Matsui & Cuskelly take China titles
    CHINA: A huge crowd in Shanghai saw Japanese and Australian victors ...
     
     

  • Strong entry for Rotterdam
    DUTCH: Entries are in for the biggest men's event in Holland this century ...
      

  • Goshen Open
    GOSHEN: Corren beats Creed in Indiana final ... watch all the matches ...
      

  • Duffield gain final revenge
    PSL: Duffield beat champions Chapel Allerton on an otherwise good night for the home teams in PSL round three ...
      

  • Samper wins SD Opener
    MADISON: Bernardo Samper collected the first title of the Squash Design tour in Madison

  • Joe Shaw :
    Just in case you wonder what's been happening to David Palmer's old coach, coaching Legend Joe....

  • Amsterdam World Open
    WWO: It was a repeat of the 2006 final in Belfast as Nicol David beat Natalie Grinham in Amsterdam to claim a fourth world title in five years ...
      

  • WISPA on the Beach
    WISPA: There's a new set of the World's Top Women players ready to grace your walls in the 2010 WISPA Calendar ...
     

  • Donna the Model
    OFF THE WALL: It's been a busy and successful few weeks for Donna Urquhart, with major tournament success mixed with glamour shoots ...
    plus how it was made video ..
     

  • Darwish takes Sky title
    SKY: Top seeds Karim Darwish and Gregory Gaultier competed for the most valuable prize of the year so far at the Sky Petrosport Club, with the world number one prevailing in five games ...
     

Squash News - Sepember 2008

 

  • Hong Kong draw made
    HONG KONG: The big draws are coming fast, with the popular Hong Kong Open, which returns to the Plaza Hollywood for the final stages, just made ...
      

  • Squash set for Surrey expansion
    COURTWATCH: Opening in 2010, the spectacular Surrey Sports Park features state of the art squash facilities for the UK's South-East ...
     

  • The Unofficial World Open Final
    WORLDS: Sister v Sister, Australia v Netherlands, in a possible preview or the real final in Amsterdam's Dam Square ... watch the video to see who won ...

  • In case you missed it
    ROUNDUP: Matthew Castagnet wins first title in Sannois, Illingworth bags Baltimore ...

    • Top clubs swoop on Sweden
      EUROCLUBS: They might call it the "European Champions' Cup" now, but it's still six pounds a pint in Gothenburg ...
      top seeds Aberdeen and Pontefract take the titles
      ...
        

    • Youth v Experience in Squashtime final
      EINDHOVEN: Top seed Annelize Naudé prevailed over a youngster less than half her age in the final in Eindhoven ...
       

Squash News - August 2008

  • Magnificent Shabana takes Chicago title
    CHICAGO: In Chicago's 'Magnificent Mile' Amr Shabana withstood a fightback from Ramy Ashour to claim the US Open title ...
      

  • Alarcon run continues in Quito
    ECUADOR: Beating the 2nd, 3rd and 4th seeds successively, Rafael Alarcon collected his fourth title of the year in Quito ... and it was mental strength that did it ...
      

  • Kemp run continues at Wolves
    WOLVERHAMPTON: Jonathan Kemp played "the best match of my life" to take the title in front of his home crowd ...  
     

  • Doubles fun at Pontefract
    WILLSTROP:
    Malcolm reports on the Lesley Willstrop Doubles and a hard-fought win for James in the Cleethorpes Invitation ...

  • Massaro & Selby take GP titles
    BSPA: The BSPA Grand Prix finals, off the UK mainland for the first tine in, Jersey saw top seeds Laura Massaro and Daryl Selby come away with the spoils ...
     
      
       

  • Nicol moves to all-time third
    RANKINGS: The September world rankings move Nicol David to third on the all-time list as the positions at the top of the men's list close up ...
      

  • Selby secures finals spot
    BSPAELITE: Four wins out of four means that Daryl Selby is guaranteed a place in the top eight BSPA Elite finale ...
     

  • Bowdon on the Up & Up
    COURTWATCH: Good news from Cheshire, UK, where Alex Stait is looking after a thriving squash community ...
     

  • Palmer makes it look easy
    COLOMBIA: Profile and Interview with David Palmer, by Juan Carlos Santacruz ... part two, the interview ...
      

Squash News - July 2008

  • T&T Treble
    in Cayman
    CARIBBEAN: Trinidad & Tobago claimed the CASA men's, women's and overall titles in the Cayman Islands ...
      
     

  • New Zealand Nationals
    NZL: With Shelly out expecting and some of the top men away, opportunities abound in Palmerston North this weekend ... it's Hawkes and Shuja ...
      

  • Full house for Amsterdam
    WWO: All but one of the world’s twenty-five best players have entered for the Forexx Women’s World Open Squash 2009, which will take place from 20-27 September in Amsterdam (and the one missing is pregnant) ...
      

  • Jean Reynolds
    Former chairman of the WSRA passes away ... tributes to young French player Ken Chervet ...
      

  • Record entry for Amsterdam
    WWO: With a record 100+ entries and still a week to go, next month's Women's World Open in Amsterdam might be the last to feature a 32-draw ...
      

  • Tournament Updates
    SHORTS:
    Schoor gets British Open wildcard ... Swine Flu hits Indian Nationals ... World Open qualifiers from 21 Nations ... Egyptians set to dominate US Open ...
      

  • Why I love Squash
    VIDEOS: The England Squash video team have been busy ... player profiles and promos, 18 videos ...
     
     

  • Dutch quartet in Forexx WWO Qualifying
    WWO: Dagmar Vermeulen, Milou van der Heijden, Milja Dorenbos and Margriet Huisman are the qualifying wildcards for next month's Women's World Open in Amsterdam ...
      

  • Hat-trick for Rafa
    SOUTH AMERICA: Brazil's Rafael Alarcon claimed all three titles in the "Tour de las Americas" circuit, while Kristian Frost had a great trip ...
     

  • Kuala Lumpur:
    MALAYSIAN: Right after the World Games, the players are battling in Malaysia...
    Nicol again, but Shabana is back ...

  • Another New Palmer
    BIRTHS: Congratulations to David, Melinda and Kayla Palmer on a new addition to the family ...
      

  • African Open Cancelled
    PSA: The $115k event set for Lagos next month is off ...
       

  • Junkies head
    for Holland

    FUN SQUASH:
     It's the 14th Annual Squash Junkie tournament in Amsterdam next month ... where dancing is just as important as the squash ...
      

  • Long wait over for Palmerston
    NZL: They waited 50 years to regain the Cousins Shield, but Palmerston reckon it's worth the wait ...
    NEW Photo Book
    ...
       

  • Elite series starts second half
    BSPA ELITE: As the season enters its second half, three of the competitors at Roehampton have a chance of going top ...
     

  • World Games
    in Kaohsiung

    WORLD GAMES:
    Top seeds Nicol David and Nick Matthew claimed the Gold medals in Taiwan with straight-game wins in the finals ...
     

  • WANTED:  Past masters in Amsterdam
    WISPA: 25 years of WISPA will fe celebrated at the Women's World Open in Amsterdam ... so we still need to find as many past masters as possible ...
      

  • Shorbagy in shape for Chennai
    WORLD JUNIORS: An unexpected chance to defend the World Junior Title - Fram finds out how Mohamed is feeling with a week to go ...
     

  • Herrick's 180mph Hair-Raiser
    SHORTS: After 14 years at the helm of the PSA Board, Jack Herrick has a new, fast, passion ...
     

  • Fiona flies back
    ENGLAND: After a spell in the States, Fiona Geaves returns to England as a High-Performance coach ...
      

  • Kemp stops Clyne in Ilkley
    BSPAELITE: Late replacement Jon Kemp overcame in-form Alan Clyne in the final of the eighth event ...
     

  • Egypt top junior team seedings
    WORLD JUNIORS: Defending champions Egypt are provisional top seeds for next month's Women's World Junior Team Championships ...
       

  • Guyana take team double in Barbados
    CARIBBEAN: Guyana retained the Boys' and Girls' team titles to conclude the CASA Junior Championships in Barbados ...
     

  • Wife Swap
    TV: On UK's Channel 4 ... former England squash player who runs her household like a military campaign ...
     

  • Boswell & King claim Clare crowns
    AUSTRALIAN: It's a fourth Australian Open title for Stewart Boswell as Joelle King becomes the fourth Kiwi to claim the Heather McKay Cup ...
      

  • A new concept
    in Chennai

    WORLD JUNIORS: For the first time the Boys and Girls world  junior champions will be crowned together in Chennai ...
     

  • Home winners assured in KL
    NSC: With two all-Malaysian finals, the latest NSC Series event is a good one for the hosts ... Arnold and Adnan take the spoils ...

Squash News - June 2008

  • Camille stuns Omneya
    ALEXANDRIA: Top seed Omneya Abdel Kawy falls to Camille Serme in the final in Alex ...   

  • BSPA Elite
    BSPA ELITE: Chris Ryder beat Aaron Frankcomb in the final of the third event in Ilkley ...
     

  • Spanish Masters
    SPAIN: Results and photos from the Spanish Masters Championships in Santiago ...

  • StreetSquash special
    SHORTS: Harlem's urban youth squash programme goes from strength to strength ...
      

  • Romans rule
    in Riccione

    EUROLEAGUES: A star-studded lineup in Riccione as Urbe Squash Rome take the Italian league title ...
      

  • World Open Wildcard for Orla
    WORLD OPEN: Success in the Forexx Pro Tour has earned Orla Noom a wildcard place for September's Forexx World Open ...
      

  • David takes second Seoul title
    SEOUL: Nicol David retained her Seoul Open title to make it two in three years ..
     

  • Title #20 for Corren
    NORTH ISLAND:  Mike Corren has claimed his 20th PSA title in Hamilton ...
      

  • Alexander & Urquhart take Aussie crowns
    AUSSIE CLOSED: Maiden national titles for Zac Alexander and Donna Urquhart in Brisbane ...
      

  • Training Day with David Palmer
    PAPERS: A bumper issue with great articles from Australia, Canada and the UK, and more ...
     

  • June World Rankings
    RANKINGS: A fairly quiet month in the world rankings, as Nicol David takes a double-points lead and Ramy Ashour moves back into the top three ...

Squash News - May 2008

  • WORLD SQUASH DAY
    WSD: Roundup of$Saturday's events all over the world in support of Squash's bid for the 2016 Olympics ... Brazil, Japan, USA, UK, Malaysia, Iran, South Africa, Mexico, New Zealand, and more ...
      

  • Richards takes Vitis title
    VITIS: A third PSA title and some valuable extras for Tom Richards in Zurich ...
      

  • Ford takes Perth title
    PERTH: Ben Ford's flying visit to Australia paid dividends in Perth ...
      

  • Nose2Nose with Nick Matthew
    PLAYERS: On his 5Nations debut, Duncan Steele gets close up to the world number six ...
      

  • Squash for 2016 Day Jumps Off
    WSD: Yes, we know that "kicks off" is the usual term, but this one was different, ok ...   

  • Cuskelly & Ranieri win in New Canaan
    ST LUKE: St Luke's school hosts PSA/WISPA event ...
    finals video ...
      

  • Khan takes Goshen title
    GOSHEN: Latasha Khan made it a home win in Goshen as she defeated top seed Sharon wee in the final ...
      

  • 2016 Drive in LA
    2016: A significant birthday as Squash 2016 Ambassador Samantha Teran hosts a fundraiser in Los Angeles ...
     

  • Shabana Hall of Fame
    HOF: Three world titles, 33 months at #1, lots more to come from the Prince of Egypt, but here's a look at what's happened so far ...
      

  • Favourites reign in Trinidad
    T&T: Colin Ramasra collected his fourth Trinidad & Tobago National title this weekend ...
      

  • David takes Texas title
    TEXAS: Nicol David beat Natalie Grainger to take the Texas Open title...
      

  • Edgbaston end Pontefract run
    UK CLUBS: Edgbaston Priory toppled defending champions Pontefract in the UK National Clubs Women's final while Colets added another men's title ...
      

  •    Kemp denies Galvez Atlanta repeat
    ATLANTA:
    Defending champion Eric Galvez was beaten by England's Jon Kemp in the final in Atlanta ...
      

    Double K in Auckland
    AUCKLAND: Martin Knight and Shelley Kitchen took the titles at the Remuera Club ...
       

  • Strahov regain take Czech title
    EUROLEAGUES: Hosts Strahov reclaimed the Czech playoff title for a 13th win in 16 years ...

  • Tweet, Tweet
    TWITTER: The latest fad, or a useful tool? Find out by following us ...

  • World Hardball Doubles
    HARDBALL: Australia and Canada shared the titles in the World Hardball Doubles championships in San Francisco ...
      

  • Hong Kong Conference in demand
    WSF: The 9th World Squash Coaching & Development conference has attarcted a worldwide response ...
      

  • Where in the World?
    COURTS: Help the WSF present squash's case to the IOC - we're looking for courts and players in more than the 175 countries already identified ...
      

  • Grand Prix Finals head for Jersey
    BSPA: The end-of-season playoffs will be in Jersey in September ...
       

  • Squash 2016 Day Countdown 2016Day: As the 23rd May approaches, a look at what's happening worldwide ... and a brave pledge from Elaine Tan ...
      

  • 5000 and counting for Howard
    SHORTS: Howard Harding's 'World Squash News' service released its 5,000th story last weekend ...
      

  • Willstrop's Words
    WILLSTROP: Malcolm on Lost for Words at Edgbaston, Rugby League Connections and the Times affair ...
       

  • Let's Talk
    FORUM: Our forum server has walked away - we now have it installed on our own server, but sadly we're starting from scratch ...
      

  • World's Top sixteen 1985-88
    OTW: How many of these players do you recognise ???
      

  • Carla Coaches
    in Tehran
    IRAN: Back from Injury, Carla Khan did a coaching stint for the Iranian Girls' Squad ... plus Iranian Nationals results ...
      

  • Aussies pick strong team for Taiwan
    WORLD GAMES: Sarah Fitz-Gerald will lead a strong Australian team in the World Games in Taiwan ...
     

  • 2016 Day in LA
    2016DAY: Where are you going to put YOUR banners on May 23rd ... Bob Hanscom gives us some ideas ...
    #4: Recognise this one ???
     
      

  • Temple takes BSPA Elite #1
    BSPA: Sixteen 8-player events over the UK summer with a £60k prize pot on offer  Temple takes inaugural title ...
      

  • Cayman Open
    CAYMAN: Nicol David and Dean Watson are the Cayman Open champions ...
      

  • Lee & Urquhart take Top End Open
    TOPEND:
    The first event of the 2009 Australian tour saw one home winner in Darwin ...
      
      

  • Galifi stuns Bianchetti in Rome final
    ROMA EST:
    After a marathon semi the Italian number one fell in the final in Rome ...
      

  • England claim a double in Gerona
    EURO U15/17: The Euro U15/U17 team champs saw England take both titles in Spain ...
      

  • Siddall takes Zwolle title
    ZWOLLE: Lauren Siddall claimed the Zwolle Open title in Holland...
    &nbwp; 
     

  • PSL Final
    PSL: Chapel Allerton claimed the PSL title at the first attempt as they beat Duffield in the final et Nottingham ...
      

  • Japan Pro #1
    JAPAN: Chris Gordon takes the title, beating James Snell in the final in Yokohama  ...

  • Euroteams
    EUROTEAMS: It's another English double in Malmo ...
      

  • King takes Wakato title
    NZ: Joelle King denies former world number one Leilani Rorani in Hamilton ...
      

  • Inter-Counties
    UK: Yorkshire retain women's title as Herts take the men's ....
     

  • Canadian Nationals
    CANADA:
    Runa REta & Shahier Razik take Canadian National titles...
     
      

  • Seven up for Wiener Neudorf
    EUROLEAGUES:
    Andy Holland reports on the Austrian League playoff finals ...
     
       

  • Shorbagy makes top twenty
    RANKINGS: Gregory Gaultier goes back to a best-ever #2 while young Shorbagy breaks into the top twenty ...

  • James on the Mend
    EUROTEAMS: He's missing his team-mates in Malmo, but James Willstrop is on the road to recovery ...
      
      

  

Squash News - April 2008

  • British U23 Championships
    BRITISH U23: Fiona Moverley & Chris Simpson take the titles
     

  • Gemmell makes it four
    CANADA: Laura Gemmell takes a record fourth straight Canadian U19 title in Niagara on the lake as sister Michelle claims the U15 title ...
      

  • Kemp wins in Berkshire
    RICHMOND: Jon Kemp collected his seventh PSA title in Berkshire ...
      

  • Ricketts for the All Blacks ???
    SHORTS: If the Wallabies have David Palmer, the All Blacks have an obvious squash star to turn to ...
      

  • Czech Nationals
    CZECH: Two new champions crowned in Prague ...

  • Top seeds take Irish titles
    IRISH: Top seeds Alison Waters and Thierry Lincou claimed the Irish Open titles at a packed Fitzwilliam in Dublin...
      

  • Euroteams Reshuffle
    EUROTEAMS: Men's pools reshuffled after Slovakia withdraw ... team lists & match schedule now online

  • Petros takes the Cigar
    OTW: Big exposure for squash in the April issue of Cigar Magazine in Greece ...
         
      

  • #WEEKEND ROUNDUP
    Latasha Khan wins in St Louis ... Bianchetti in Milan ...
     

  • Euro Juniors back 2016 Bid
    2016: The new European Junior Champions would all love the chance to compete for Olympic medals in 2016 ...
      

  • Walker & Selby set for England debuts
    EUROTEAMS: Defending champions England will be giving first caps to two newcomers next week in Sweden ...
      

  • Palmer takes on the All Blacks
    SHORTS: Australia's Rugby Union coach has a secret weapon in his bid to make the Wallabies fitter than the All Blacks ...
      

  • Around the World on May 23rd
    2016 DAY: Help promote the bid by getting banners up in iconic locations ...
      

  • Duffield aim for PSL record
    PSL: On Tue 5th May Derbyshire village club Duffield will take on Chapel Allerton in the climax of the PSL season, aiming for a record fourth title ...
      

  • Convincing the IOC ... yes we can
    PAPERS: The Times' Giles Smith thinks Barack Obama's oratory can win the 2018 World Cup for America, but that even Martin Luther King couldn't convince the IOC about Squash ...
    We beg to differ
    ...
      

  •   Odense retain Danish Title
    EURO: The league season is upon us, with Odense claiming their 11th Danish League Title ...

  • Walker & Lengthorn triumph in Ilkley
    BSPA: Laura Lengthorn-Massaro retained her Ilkley Open final while Alister Walker beat the defending champion in a marathon men's final ... ...
     

  • Mini-Squash in Plaza Hollywood
    SHORTS: The Fujifilm Minisquash Carnival brought squash to thousands of kids and families in Hong Kong, and gave the 2016 bid another push ...
      

  • Test Match #2 - the Revenge
    UK: It was a case of "revenge is sweet" for the England women's team as they beat Vicky Botwright's Manchester Boys 3-1 in the second Test Match ...
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  • Richards & Moverley top U23 draws
    UK:
    Tom Richards and Fiona Moverley are favourites for next week's resurrected British U23 Championships ...
     

  • World's largest junior team event ?
    UK JUNIORS: 296 juniors are heading for Birmingham this weekend for the Inter-Area Championships ...
       

  • Camps filling up fast
    CAMPS: Places on the various Summer Camps are filling up fast ... get yourself booked in now and you could even get yourself a discount ...
    NEW:
    Paul Hornsby & Lee Beachill, August at Queen's Halifax
     

  • Inter-Counties heads for Wolves
    UK: Next month's Inter-Counties finals will be held at Wolverhampton ...
     

  • West of Ireland
    IRELAND: Simon Rosner claims his first PSA title in Galway ... Rooney & Blake take the 'A' events ...
     

  • Euro U19 Teams
    EURO U19:
    Germany upset defending champions England to take the Euro U19 team title ... Wales come third ...
     

  • Home joy for Raneem in Heliopolis
    HELIOPOLIS:
    A first WISPA title for the World Junior Champion ... Raneen makes it in her home club ...
     

  • Big Euro Entry
    Euro Teams: 28 men's and 21 women's teams are heading to Malmo at the end of the month ...
     

  • England claim Euro U19 double
    EURO JUNIORS:
    Sarah-Jane Perry and Anthony Graham
    are  the new European U19  Champions ...
        

  • Dublin Delight
    IRISH: Dublin's Irish Open has attracted two strong fields this year ...
     

  • Repeat winners in Hurghada
    HURGHADA: Omneya Abdel Kawy and Ramy Ashour deliglted the Egyptian crowd as they retained their Hurghada International titles in the Red Sea resort ...
      

  • Egyptian International Masters
    MASTERS: Fancy a week of$Squash in Cairo this October ... this is for you ...
      

  • Grainger takes Montreal titlel
    ATWATER: Natalie Grainger proved too strong in the final at Club Atwater in Montreal ...

  • SCORING CHANGE
    SCORING: Remember, as of now the official scoring system for squash at all levels is PAR to 11, two clear ...

  • Squash on TV
    TV: Set your Sky+ boxes to record now, Super Series Finals and Canary Wharf Classic UK transmission dates ...

Squash News - March2008

  • Canary Wharf Classic
    C/WHARF: David Palmer dethrones James Willstrop to claim the Canary Wharf Classic titl
    EN BREF: More James, Greg & the Duchess, and more ...
      

  • NSC Series #5
    NSC: It's a first title for Tania Bailey in three years in Kuala Lumpur ...
     

  • Gaultier aims for third SSF Final
    SSF:
    Defending champion Gregory Gaultier is aiming to reach the Super Series Finals final for the third year in a row ...

  • Squash relaunch in Victoria
    COURTWATCH: Good news from Australia, and in the UK the Telegraph's campaign to save sports facilities ...

  • Super Series Finals add to Olympic momentum
    SSF:
    The Squash 2016 campaign organisers believe the ATCO Super Series Finals will be a great showcase for$the sport which will help efforts to be included in the Games succeed ...

  • '21st Century Squash' at Queen's
    SSF:
    Players and spectators at next week's ATCO Super Series Finals will be witness to 'the new face of squash' ...

  • Crunch time for PSL
    PSL: As the playoffs approach the Big Guns are coming out to play on Tuesday, with some spectacular matches in store ...

  • Grainger ends David's run in KL
    KL OPEN:
    Natalie Grainger ended Nicol David's 68-match unbeaten run to claim the KL Open title ... Barker takes men's crown ...

  • COAS cancelled
    PSA: The PSA has postponed the COAS International, which was due to take place in Islamabad ... 

  • It's President Shabana
    PSA:
    Replacing Lee Beachill as President, three-time world champion Amr Shabana adds an Egyptian presence to the PSA board ...

  • Nicol joins Olympic Ambassadors
    OLYMPICS:
    Nicol David is one of the new additions to squash's 2016 ambassadors ...

  • Lengthorn & Matthew on the rise
    RANKINGS: Career-best positions for two English stars in the March World Rankings ...

  • Beachill appointed
    as new COO
    PSA: Recently retired PSA President Lee Beachill is the players' association's new Chief Operating Officer ...

  • U23 Entries Open
    BSPA
    : The tournaments come thick and fast from now on - entries open for Wimbledon, Surrey, and the British U23 Championships ...

  • Squash for 2016
    WSD:
    It used to be "World Squash Day", but on May 23rd this year the world of squash will unite to support the Olympic bid with Squash 2016 Day ...

  • So, After Richmond, Virginia
    VIRGINIA: Back from Virginia, Framboise interviews Framboise ...

  • Schoosh Fever
    SHORTS:
    Once a player always a player - former HK champion Franca Sella is teaching the Italians about lo sport della passione ...

Squash News - February 2008

  • Trinity taken to the limit
    US COLLEGE: Having won 201 matches and 10 straight titles, Trinity came within two points of losing to Princeton in this year's CSA final ...  full reports from men's & women's finals ...

  • Khalifa's bright start in Italy
    INFORMA: Not many players win their first PSA event, especially as a qualifier ... 

  • Finals Day in Manchester
    JUNIORS: Day four of the British Junior Championships at the National Squash Centre, with four new champions crowned ...

  • Walker wins in Montreal
    SANCTUAIRE: Alister Walker denied the Montreal fans a home victory ...

  • 40 Years of reporting squash
    NEWS: A weekly column in the Yorkshire Evening Post for 40 years ..
    Fred Willis
    deserved the recognition he got at the Nationals ...

  • Kitchen & Meuller conquer in KL
    NSC: The latest and largest of the NSC Series events in KL saw one logical and one unexpected winner ...

  • Colleges prepare for CSA finals
    PAPERS: Stories from around the world, with lots of previews for this weekend's US CSA College Championship finals ...

  • Shabana set to wow London crowds
    C/WHARF:
    Egyptian superstar Amr Shabana is all set to dazzle London audiences after confirming his entry into this year’s ISS Canary Wharf Squash Classic ...

  • Squash makes its Olympic bid
    SHORTS:
    The WSF has submitted its response to the IOC's 80-question Olympic Programme Review questionnaire ... plus good news for Leo in Hong Kong ...

  • Nationals  season
    EURO NATIONALS: It's National Championships season, with results in from the UK, France, Holland and Belgium ... plus Barry Dodson looks at the German system and asks "how do you do it?" ...

  • Jonah's Back
    SQUASH ON TV: Squash legend Nonah Barrington is back ... in the TV commentary box


  • Camille Claims Creteil crown
    CRETEIL: A popular home win in Paris for Camille Serme ...

  • ES Rebrands
    ENGLAND: England Squash has a new name and logo ...

  • Camps
    CAMPS:
    Looking to improve your game with intensive training sessions? You can try Surrey next week, Bexley in July, or maybe a trip to Cairo with Amr Shabana or Amir Wagih and Karim Darwish appeals ...

  • Gough promoted to Chief Exec
    PSA: Alex Gough has been appointed the PSA's new Chief Executive ...

  • Bye Bye Beach
    PLAYERS:
    Three-time champion Lee Beachill will be retiring after this week's National Championships in Manchester ...

  • PSA Q&A
    PSA: You asked the questions ... the PSA Board answers ...

  • In the Papers
    PAPERS: Telegraph starts UK campaign, plus more stories from around the world ...  ToC review & sponsorship debate ...

  • Top seeds take Artemis titles
    BSPA: Peter Barker and Vicky Botwright claimed the first BSPA titles of 2009 in Edinburgh

  • Matthew in good Nick for Canary Wharf
    C/WHARF:
    Hopes are high for another home triumph in the ISS Canary Wharf Squash Classic following the return to top form of Nick Matthew ...

 

Squash News - January 2008

 

Squash News - December 2008

  • World's best head for New York
    ToC: 23 of the world's top 25 players are included in the Tournament of Champions draw ...

  • Chiu joins HK top 20
    SHORTS:
    Nothing for squash in the UK New Year honours list, but Rebecca Chiu is certainly appreciated in Hong Kong ... plus Badminton hits the jackpot and Jansher's father passes away ...

  • Richard Graham departs PSA
    PSA: Seven months after being appointed, the PSA's Chief Executive has moved on ...

  • Darwish takes it all in Saudi
    SAUDI:
    World number one and the biggest cheque in squash - it's all Karim Darwish's ...

  • Canadians prosper in Niagara
    JUNIORS: Four home victories in the Canadian Junior Open ...

  • In The Papers
    PAPERS: The final (bumper) issue of the year, squash stories from around the globe ...

  • 12 Days of Squash Christmas
    POET: The latest festive offering from the Squash Poet ...

  • Happy Families
    WILLSTROP: Malcolm muses on what price the progeny of squash-playing couples might fetch should they be put up for auction like horses ...

  • Borja Battles to Spanish Open
    SPANISH:
    To the delight of the Tenerife crowd, Borja Golan wins a five game thriller to reign in Spain ...

  • World Open on TV
    TV: Channel M presents two programs, 25 minutes each ...

  • Kiwis to host next WWT
    WSF: The next Women's World Team Championship will be held in New Zealand ...

  • WWT in Cairo
    WWT: Hosts Egypt claimed their first ever Women's World Team Title as they beat defending champions England in a final that went down to the wire ...

  • Home hat-trick for Bianchetti
    BRESCIA: A third PSA title in his home town for Davide Bianchetti ...

  • Kenny & Perry retein Irish titles
    IRISH:
    Liam Kenny and Madeline Perry are once again Irish National Champions ...

  • Laura wins the jackpot in Monaco
    MONACO: Laure Lengthorn-Massaro beats the top seed to claim the Monaco crown ...

  • Olympic Taskforce
    WSF: One of the first decisions of the new WSF board is to set up a top level Olympic task force ...

  • Last Chance for Christmas
    WISPA:
    Don't forget to get your WISPA Calendar for Christmas ...

  • New deals for the PSA
    PSA: Two new consultants appointed as the PSA tries to make squash cool ...

  • Beddoes takes LeSport
    LeSport: Top seed Emma Beddoes took the LeSport Open trophy in North Wales ...

  • Egypt hog the top spots
    RANKINGS: Egyptians occupy the top three places in the new December world rankings ... Nicol's two years at the top ...

  • Away Day in the PSL
    PSL: Five away wins and two new table-toppers as the Premier Squash League reaches the halfway stage ...

 

Squash News - November 2008

  • Lithgow to close
    COURTWATCH: The NSW squash centre that nurtured David Palmer is under threat ...

  • Golan & Serme reign in Spain
    SANTIAGO:
    A popular home win for Borja and a second senior title for Camille in Santiago ...

  • Stephen Cox, 1956-2008
    After a four-year battle with cancer, a popular Englishman who became a coach in California passes away ...

  • Farhan takes CNS title
    PAKISTAN: With four home semi-finalists a Pakistani winner was assured in Karachi ..

  • The Squash Theatre
    INDONESIA:
    We don't hear a lot about squash in Indonesia, but they sure do have a lovely venue for it ...

  • Diamonds Sparkle
    PSL:
    Three rounds gone and new boys Exeter Diamonds are already the only unbeaten team ...

  • In the Papers
    PAPERS: November's first batch of worldwide reports ...

  • Miss February
    WISPA:
    Amazing what a bit of makeup can do - Miss February hardly recognised herself ...

  • West of England Masters
    MASTERS: While the Cats played in New Zealand the Mice got the cream in Swindon ...

  • Massive entry in Chennai
    INDIA: Over 400 players took part in the Indian National Junior Championships in Chennai ... final results ...

  • Clonda wins courage award
    AUSTRALIA: Former world #5 Carin Clonda is honoured after overcoming a range of serious illnesses ...

  • Darwish moves to two
    RANKINGS:
    Karim Darwish is the new world number two as Mohamed El Shorbagy jumps 29 places ... Vicky Botwright's final WISPA match has propelled her back to number 7 in the world ...  WISPA ranking news ...

  • A moment with
    WISPA:
    Latest player profile plus video interviews with Dominique Lloyd-Walter

  • Trains, Planes and Taxis
    PSL BLOG: In the buildup to round three Oxford's\ Jason Martin finds travel has caused him most problems so far ... round three lineups ...

  • Ecuador Open
    ECUADOR: Arturo Salazar claimed his second PSA title as he won an all-Mexican final in Quito ...

  • Top two in Saskatoon final
    SASKATOON: Mark Krajcsak beat top seed Aaron Frankcomb to claim the Saskatoon Boast title ...

  • All-English final in Lagos
    AFRICA: Joey Barrington claimed his biggest title to date as he beat Tom Righards in an all-English final in Lagos...

  • Andy & Emma take Glasgow titlesBSPA: Andy Whipp and Emma Beddoes claimed the first BSPA titles of the season in Glasgow  ... tournament review

  • Putting the record straight
    29-Oct: It's been a torrid two weeks - closing the site, reopening, lots of reactions ... time to put the record straight ... and to meet Mick Todd ...

Squash News - October 2008

Squash News: AUGUST 2008

  • You've been "PARS-ed"
    MASTERS: Had the East England Masters in Buvy St Edmunds been PAR it would have been a lot shorter ... Martin Pearse reports ...

  • WSF Update
    WSF: Confirmation of the departure of Chief Exec Christian Leighton as the world body restructures ...

  • Leo steps up
    HONG KONG: A first senior title for Leo Au in the JW Closed Satellite in Kowloon ...

  • Croats celebrate in Budapest
    ENCC: Croatia took the men's ENCC title while hosts Hungary are the women's champions ...

  • Queensland retain team title
    AUSTRALIA: Queensland beat South Australia to retain their national team title in Canberra ...

  • Ritwik axes Azlan in Mumbai
    INDIA: Ritwik Bhattacharya recorded the best win of his career in the Maharashtra State final

  • Neil Desai, 1986-2008
    Reaction to the tragic death of a popular young squash player

  • Betty Constable, 1924-2008
    A US great passes away ...

  • 11 of the best for Wolves
    WOLVERHAMPTON: Eleven of the world's top forty head for England's Black Country for their World Open warmup ...

  • In the Papers
    PAPERS: Another bumper issue from around the world ... is squash to blame for the Lehman Brothers collapse ???

  • Waters v Nicol (MBE)
    VIDEOS: National champion Alison Waters takes on squash legend Peter Nicol MBE - watch the whole match ...

  • English National Badminton 2009
    BADMINTON: Interested in Badminton? Tickets for the English Nationals 2009 are on sale now ...

  • Barker downs Palmer in Chicago
    CHICAGO: A fourth successive straight-game victory saw Peter Barker down the top seed to claim his biggest-ever title in Chicago ...

  • A new era
    CHRONICLES: It’s like a rush of fresh blood is flowing through the Squash Body. Dialogue, new ideas, new initiatives, new wills, new enthusiasm seem to have invaded our sport ...

  • Clyne meets Charleston Challenge
    CHARLESTON: A fantastic final, and a first PSA title for Alan Clyne ... Richard Millman reports ...

  • Honours shared in Malmo
    JUNIORS: There was  a good geographical spread of winners in the Nordic Junior Open ...

  • Ghosal takes Bordeaux title
    ORNANO: The upsets continued in Bordeaux as sixth seed Saurav Ghosal takes his fourth PSA title ... 

  • Houston, we have a problem...
    PSA: Next week's Houston Open has been postponed due to the impending Hurvicane Ike ...

  • Rafael & Nicolette find Paraguayan Gold
    S/AMERICA: Rafael Alarcon and Nicolette Fernandes are the new South American champions ...

  • 750 masters head down under
    MASTERS: Next month's World Masters las attracted 750 entries ...

  • Super Series Finals head for Queen's
    SSF: The annual end-of-season tlayoffs are heading for The Queen's Club in London ...

  • US Open Postponed
    USA: Lack of sponsorship is cited as the reason for the absence of a US Open in 2008 ...

  • Gunning for Olympic inclusion
    PAPERS: Squash stories from around the world including Nicol David's blast at the Olympics ...

  • Joey beats Shorbagy in Street
    EXHIBITIONS: The son of a legend beats a potential future legend in Street ... Marwan reports from the Victoria Club ...

  • Instant Update 22
    WSF: Federation news from the Olympics, Jahangir meets Pat, Squash in China, and more ... plus a new-look website and logo ...

  • Annie makes it three
    TAIWAN: Beating the top three seeds on the way, Annie Au claimed her third title of the year in Taiwan ...

  • Last chance to save Sobell
    COURTWATCH: The battle to save the Sobell Centre comes to a dramatic head this week as campaigners launch a last-gasp masterplan to save it from demolition ... have your say ...

  • Can't Squash Her
    INDIA: Spending her time between Chennai and Cairo, Dipika Pallikal still manages to mix squash, glamour and studies ... feature from Hi-Blitz magazine ...

  • BSPA 08/09
    BSPA: The UK Grand Prix Circuit has new sponsors for 2008/09 ... details and calendar ...

  • It's Nicol & Nick in Amsterdam
    DUTCH: Nicol David and Nick Matthew are the Forexx Dutch Open Champions ...

  • Swedes & Brits share Malmo spoils
    MASTERS: Great Britian and hosts Sweden collected seven out of nine European Masters Games titles in Malmo ... 

  • ToC 2009
    USA: A new sponsor and increased prize money for the ToC 2009 ...

  • New-look Aussie women's team
    WORLD TEAMS: Lisa Camilleri and Donna Urquhart will debut in a new-look Australian team in November ...

  • Willstrop well pleased with doubles
    James Willstrop's Pontefract doubles event in memory of his mother provided great entertainment and £7,000 for charity ...

  • Selby snatches Andy Gill
    ANDY GILL: Surviving a fightback from top seed Stewart Boswell, "southern invader" Daryl Selby claimed the 25th Andy Gill Memorial in Rochdale ...

  • Genever tests Dulwich delegates
    CAMPS: The inaugural Eventis coaching camp saw Peter Genever put his pupils through their paces at Dulwich ...

  • Rachael at two, Annie on the up
    RANKINGS: Rachael Grinham overtakes her younger sis, while young Annie Au makes the top 30 in the September women's world rankings ...

  • Egypt add Uni team title
    UNIVERSITIES: Egypt completed a clean sweep of the World University titles in Cairo as they swept past Great Britain in the team final  ...

  • Jahangir hopeful after Beijing
    OLYMPICS:
    Attendance at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing has boosted WSF President Jahangir Khan's hopes that Squash can make its long-awaited debut in 2016 ...

  • It's Ramy & Raneem in Cairo
    UNIVERSITIES: They've both won two world junior titles, and now they have the World University titles too ... GB Diary ...

Squash News: JULY 2008

  • Knight falls in Auckland
    NEW ZEALAND: It took a tremendous fightback for Kashif Shuja to retain his title at the Remuera Club ... Wellington & Waikato take team titles ...

  • Dame Devoy joins Kiwi team
    WORLD TEAMS: The New Zealand squad for the women's world team championships will have a high-profile manager ... 

  • Camilleri claims POF Title
    POF: Home favourite Maria Toor Pakay played in her first WISPA final,  but it was top seed Lisa Camilleri who took the title in Pakistan ...

  • It's repeat winners in Chennai
    INDIA: Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa are still the Indian National Champions ...

  • The French are coming
    PARIS: It's two Frenchman and two Englishmen at the top of the draw for next month's Internationaux de Paris ...

  • Forexx Pro Tour Squash
    HOLLAND: It's billed as "the road to the Women's World Open" - a new 10-event Dutch circuit by Tommy Berden's Next Events ...

  • First and Last for Leo
    JUNIORS: Leo Au collected first first - and last - HK U19 title to conclude the record-entry Hong Kong Junior Open ...

  • Squash on the Menu in Beijing
    OLYMPICS: Leaders of the candidate sports for 2016 will present their cases at an "around the rings" breakfast ...
    new sports pledge star support ...

  • Rodiguez claims Colombian title
    COLOMBIA: Local favourite Miguel Angel Rodriguez ended the run of unseeded Mexican Jorge Baltazar to prove a popular winner at the Club El Nogal in Bogota ...

  • Home double in KL
    NSC: Nafiizwan Adnan and Delia Arnold made it a Malaysian double in Kuala Lumpur ...

  • Missing out on Beijing ... and London ...
    PAPERS: Two takes on squash not being in the Olympics, from James Willstrop and Alex Beam ...  Olympics on the forum ... Jahangir arrives in Beijing ...

  • Rachael scores Alex double
    ALEXANDRIA: Rachael Grinham retained her Alexandria Open title with a straight-game victory over Vanessa Atkinson ...

  • Four Rackets for Edinburgh
    RACKETLON: The next UK Racketlon event is the Scottish Open, set for Edinburgh in September ... entries now open ...

  • Shabana eyes fourth world title
    WORLD OPEN: He's never done that well in England, but Amr Shabana aims to put that right in October in Manchester ... interview with the world number one ...

  • Pierrepont takes all-English final in Vancouver
    SUN&SURF: Top seed Suzie Pierrepont beat qualifier Alexandra Norman in Canada to claim her third career title ...

  • Battle of the Sexes
    SINGAPORE: How would you fancy taking on the world number one ? The reward facing Udai Singh was cash if he won and a skirt if he lost ... Philip Goh reports ...

  • World of Squash Golf Day
    GOLF: England squash staff picked up a couple of awards at the inaugural World of Squash Golf Day ... report & photos

  • WWO goes PAR
    WORLD OPEN: What will PAR scoring do for the Women's World Open in Manchester ???

  • Felix takes the reins at Duffield
    PSL: Brian Hargrave is a hard act to follow, but Felix Frixou is the man for the job at Duffield ...

  • Top seeds triumph in Bay of Plenty
    MAUNGANUI: Shelley Kitchen and Azlan Iskandar showed their class at the BayFair Shopping Mall ...

  • Brazil send strong team to Asuncion
    SOUTH AMERICA: Brazil look good for a few more medals at next month's South American Championships in Paraguay ...

  • Pakistan take World Team final
    JUNIOR TEAMS: Pakistan beat top seeds Egypt to claim the World Junior Team title in Zurich ...

  • Willstrop & Ashour top Super Series Race
    S/SERIES: After five events it's neck and neck in the points race to qualify for the 2009 Super Series Finals ...

  • Roll on 2016
    OLYMPICS: With the Beijing Opening ceremony just one day away, Malcolm Willstrop and others look at Squash and the Olympics ...

  • New at Pontefract
    WILLSTROP: Upgraded facilities at Pontefract and a squash legend to christen them ...

  • Calling all Masters
    MASTERS: Fancy the trip of a lifetime to New Zealand for the 2008 World Masters Squash Championships ??? one month left to enter ...

  • Record entry for Hong Kong Junior
    HONG KONG: A record 466 junior stars will compete for ten titles in Hong Kong next week ...

  • LET'S TALK SQUASH
    FORUM: If you haven't had a look for a while, we have a new Forum engine for squash discussions ..

  • Petrosport International
    SKY: Wael El Hindi claimed his first Super Series title as he beat Karim Darwish in four games at the Sky Club ...

  • Yorkshire's World-Class Production Line
    VIDEO: The Yorkshire Post went along to Pontefract to discover Yorkshire's secret ...

  • It's Palmer at last
    AUSTRALIAN: David Palmer finally added the Australian Open to his collection in Clare as a fine comeback from Annie Au denied a home double  ...

  • It's Nicol again in Singapore
    SINGAPORE: Nicol David claimed her second title in a week, her sixth of the year, and the 30th of her career as she retained the Singapore Masters title ... Philip Goh reports ...

  • Nicol overtakes Fitz, Bengy in top ten
    RANKINGS: A fairly quiet month, but a milestone reached for Nicol David, and a welcome return for Ong Beng Hee ...
    PSA news
    ... WISPA news

  • Shorbagy World Champion
    JUNIORS: The junior world title stayed in Egyptian hands as Mohamed El Shorbagy downed Aamir Atlas Khan in the final in Zurich ...

  • White's Amsterdam return
    DUTCH: Former Dutch resident John White will be going back to Amsterdam in September for the Forexx Dutch Open ...

  • Pro Scoring in Malaysia - the Verdict
    WISPA: After testing out Pro Scoring 'in the wild' at the Malaysian Open, we asked WISPA how it went ...

  • It's Ambassador Kippax ...
    WORLD OPEN: Sarah Kippax has been appointed an official ambassador for the The Hi-Tec World Squash Championships – Manchester 2008 ...

  • Manchester gears up for World Opens
    WORLD OPEN:  Tickets selling fast ... VIP packages now available ... One week left for volunteer applications ... all you need to know about the Hi-Tec World Championships in October ...

  • A home title at last for Corren
    SOUTH AUSTRALIA: An 18th title - but a first in his home state - made it a day to savour for Mike Corren in Adelaide ... Amelia Pittock takes women's title ...

  • Home double in KL
    MALAYSIAN: It was double home delight in Kuala Lumpur's Curve shopping mall as Nicol David and Ong Beng Hee captured the titles ...

  • Big man on court
    PAPERS: Latest from around the world - articles from UK, USA, Canada and  Australia ... Vanity Fair looks at Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf's squash credentials ...

  • Mak's Baton handover
    HONG KONG: Auctioned last month for HK$1.8 million, Christina Mak's Olympic Baton was back in her hands - briefly ...

  • Court Watch
    Closures in Flintshire & Morecambe add to the gloom ... Taunton courts set to be demolished ...

  • Nicol: Don't turn our backs on Nature ...
    MALAYSIA: Fresh from being made a Datuk, United Nations Goodwill Ambassador Nicol David undertakes a mission to the interiors of Sarawak ...

  • English Juniors go Pro
    SCORING: All England Squash junior events in the 2008/09 season will use 'Pro' Scoring ... is Pro Scoring unstoppable ?

  • Seniors in charge at St George's
    JUNIORS: England's seniors beat junior squad in a world champs warm-up at St George's ...

  • World Open heads for Amsterdam
    WWO: The 2009 Women's World Open will be held in Amsterdam under the Forexx banner ...

  • Four Rackets for Nicol
    RACKETLON: Multi-talented squash legend Peter Nicol will be trying his hand at four racket events at the English Racketlon Open in August ...

  • Happy Birthday Shaabz
    BIRTHDAYS: He's been world number one for 28 months, he's a triple World Champion, a proud Dad ... and he's 29 (on the 20th Jul) ...

  • Guyana take CASA double
    CASA TEAMS: Guyana claimed the Boys & Girls team tiles, beating hosts Bermuda in both finals ...  Hall of Fame

  • Shahid avoids jail & takes NSC title
    NSC: Despite the threat of jail for overstaying his visa, Shahid Zaman claimed a second consecutive NSC title in Malaysia ...

  • Pizza Hut provide new court for SRAM
    PAPERS: Next week's Malaysman Open will be played on a brand new all-glass court ...  the Vanity Fair Blog ...  and more ...

  • Aussie students head for Cairo
    UNIVERSITIES: The$World University Championships in Cairo will feature an Australian team for the first time ...

  • Hopes dasled in Somerset
    COURT WATCH: The reprieve for Taunton's last public courts was short-lived ...  game over for Morecambe ...

  • Asunción to host SA Champs
    S/AMERICA: The 6th South American Squash Championships, set for Paraguay in September, were officially launched at the Club Internacional de Tenis ...

  • Courts saved in Somerset
    COURT WATCH: Somerset residents have succeeded in preventing the closure of courts in Taunton and Wellington ...

  • More summer sports for Malcolm
    WILLSTROP: Continuing the Summer theme, Malcolm looks at Rugby League, Horse Racing and Bryan Adams ...
    plus, Siddall joins star doubles ...

  • Clare buzzing before Open
    AUSTRALIA: The wine growing town of Clare in South Australia is a hive of activity this week as it prepares to welcome some of the world’s best squash players for the Clare Valley Australian Open later this month ...

  • Maycock & Sample take CASA titles
    CASA: A stormy day in Bermuda saw a tremendous ladies' final and a popular home winner ...

  • Basil Hebden passes away
    SHORTS: Basil was ‘Mr Squash’ in Bournemouth for many years ... plus Juniors v Oldies @ St George's ...

  • Matthew set for Forexx return
    DUTCH: Seven months out with a shoulder injury, world number seven Nick Matthew is set to return to action in Amsterdam ...

  • In the Papers
    PAPERS: News from around the world - latest issue featuring Datuk Nicol David, Ritwik Bhattacharya, the Vanity Fair blog, Pakistan - the country that once ruled squash, and more ...

  • ESF season ends in Amsterdam
    JUNIORS: The final event of the European junior season saw Nicolas Mueller claim another title and Egypt another four ...

  • Top seeds take KL titles
    NSC: Top seeds Shahid Zaman and Line Hansen claimed the Super Satellite #2 titles in Kuala Lumpur ...

  • Bianchetti wins in Brescia
    MEGA ITALIA: Davide Bianchetti beat Simon Rosner to claim his second Mega Italia title at the Il Leone shopping centre in Brescia ... ...

  • Website Watch
    PLAYERS: With few tournaments to play, Alison Waters, Joey Barrington and Adel Weir have been busy with their new websites ...

  • Brown joins Maunganui Festival
    NEW ZEALAND: Kasey Brown joins a host of star players set to appear at the Bay of Plenty's Bayfair Shopping Centre next month ... 

  • Going Mini in Hong Kong
    HONG KONG: Kowloon's Plaza Hollywood has seen the "big" court, but this weekend it was the venue for the 10th Fujifilm Mini-Squash festival ...

  • Time for Tennis
    WILLSTROP: With little squash to watch, Malcolm tuned in to Wimbledon and was generally impressed ...

  • Five for Egypt in Cologne
    JUNIORS: It was a good day for Egypt as they claimed five titles at the Pioneer Junior Open in Germany ...

  • Pontefract Doubles
    DOUBLES: Your chance to play doubles with a Pro - Willstrop, Beachill, Parke, Campion, Atkinson, Duncalf and Kippax  - waiting for your bids ...

  • Same again for Samantha
    MEXICO: Samantha Teran beat Louise Crome in a second final in eight days to claim the Mexican Open title in Pachuca ...

  • Ghosal & Au claim Chennai titles
    CHENNAI: Saurav Ghosal retained his Chennai Open title in an all-Indian final as Annie Au denied a home double by defeating Dipika Pallikal ...

  • The Alpine test
    FRANCE: The Alpe D'Huez stage is one of the Tour de France's most testing ... this year the squash ladies beat the cyclists to it ...

  • Instant Update
    WSF: WSF meets the IOC, honours for Jahangir & Tunku Imran, Record world junior entry, and more from the World Squash Federation ...

  • No-one to carry on Jahangir's legacy
    PAPERS: A bumper issue with stories from India, Malaysia, New Zealand, UK, USA and St Lucia, including a video feature with Jahangir ...

  • Palmer aims to end Aussie Anomaly
    AUSTRALIAN: David Palmer has a host of titles to his name, but the Australian Open is still missing ...

  • A new role for Vicky
    PLAYERS: The opportunity to become Head Coach at Manchester has prompted Vicky Botwright's competitive retirement ... part two

  • David set for Dutch defence
    DUTCH: Defending champion and World Number one Nicol David will be defending her Forexx Dutch Open title in September ...

  • 24 & 28 months for Nicol & Shabana
    RANKINGS: A quiet month in the world rankings as Nicol David completes two years at the top, Amr Shabana 28 months ...

Squash News: JUNE 2008

  • Khan & Shorbagy top World Junior Draw
    WORLD JUNIORS: Aamir Atlas Khan and Mohamed El Shorbagy are top seeds in the draw for next month's World Juniors in Switzerland ...

  • Teran takes the title in LA
    LA: Samantha Teran claimed the EBG Los Angeles title with a 3/1 final victory over Louise Crome ...

  • Golds shared in Busan
    ASIA: The titles were shared between India, Malaysia, Pakistan and Hong Kong in the conclusion to the 2nd Asian Junior Individual Championships in Busan, Korea ...

  • Tennis traditions given the chop
    PAPERS: How Federer, Nadal et al are using "squash shots", cash for Aamir & Farhan, and more ...

  • Internationaux de France
    PARIS: "When will we have a big PSA event in Paris?" has been asked often enough ... it will be answered this September ...

  • London courts under threat
    COURT WATCH: After Lambs, courts in three more North London centres are under threat ... Gordon Kerr reports ...

  • Brazil mourns Barbosa
    SHORTS: Former national  champion Luciano Barbosa died suddenly this weekend ...

  • Willstrop beats Shabana in Mumbai
    INDIA: Well, Team Willstrop beat Team Shabana in the final of a new IPL-style league ...

  • It's Vicky & Adrian in Ipswich
    BSPA: They had to beat the defending champions to do it, but Vicky Botwright and Adrian Grant are the new BSPA Grand Prix Finals Champions ... ...

  • Top seeds take Hamilton titles
    NORTH ISLAND: Campbell Grayson & Joelle King took the spoils in Hamilton ...

  • Kasey & Adbullah deny HK double
    CROCODILE: New champions in Hong Kong as the home fans are disappointed ...

  • Galifi grabs Toulouse title
    MOVIDA: Qualifier Stephane Galifi went all the way in Toulouse as he captured the Movida International title...

  • Hungarian Masters
    MASTERS: The squash went well in Szeged, but that's only part of the story ... Colin White reports ...

  • Pakistan's squash empire - fall or resurrection ?
    PAPERS: While the junior squad trains for the world championships, Khalid Hussain asserts that Pakistan's squash empire has fallen ...

  • Seeds assert in Sannois
    SANNOIS: After early upsets it was the top two seeds who contested the final in Paris ...

  • WISPA goes Grand Slam
    WISPA:  A series of Continental Championships with 32-draws and $150k prize money - 2009 looks good for women's squash ...

  • So long Goughy
    PSA: After 15 years on tour Alex Gough's playing days are over ... it's time for the Hammock Story ...  
    Part THREE  ... 

  • Renan joins the PSA board
    PSA: The raft of announcements continues with a first ever Frenchman joining the PSA board and Lee Beachill set for the Presidency ...

  • National Cup for DL Aspley
    ENGLAND: The county league champions came together at the weekend with David Lloyd Aspley claiming the men's spoils ...

  • HK retain East Asian title
    SHORTS: Seeing off China, Macau, Chinese Taipei, Japan and Korea, Hong Kong are still East Asian champions ...

  • In the Papers
    PAPERS: Sports like Cricket and Darts are adapting, and so should squash says James Willstrop in his latest article ...

  • Ihree for Kasey in Thornleigh
    AUSTRALIA: Kasey Brown claimed her third Australian Closed title as Finitsis falls at last ...

  • Knight's Day in Christchurch
    NEW ZEALAND: A second title of the year for top seed Martin Knight in the South Island Championships ...

  • Krajcsak claims Kecskemet title
    PRIMAVERA: Hungarian number one Mark Krajcsak kept the Home flag flying in Kecskemet  ...

  • Ricketts in New Zealand
    INTERVIEWS: Two months into his new job in New Zealand, Kashif Shuja finds out how Anthony Ricketts is getting on ...

  • Aamir retains CAS title
    CAS: Aamir Atlas Khan retained his CAS International in an all-Pakistani final ...

  • Nicol's LA stopover
    LOS ANGELES: Straight after winning in Seoul, Nicol David made a flying visit to Los Angeles on her way to Mexico ...  

  • Evans back on top in Cardiff
    WELSH: Former world number three David Evans came through qualifying to win the $3k Welsh Open in Cardiff ...

  • House of a thousand rackets
    SHORTS: Samer's unusual house decoration ... Howard's a Granddad ... what's in a name ???

  • Euro titles for Gaultier &Stoehr
    EIC: It's a French double in Bratislava for Gregory Gaultier and Isabelle Stoehr ...

  • Willstrop with the Whizz-Kidz
    UK: James Willstrop was impressed when he went to the Whizz-Kidz mobility centre in London ...

  • Nicol adds Seoul to her collection
    SEOUL: World number one Nicol David came through the rain and the opposition to add the Seoul Open to her bulging trophy cabinet ...

  • In the Papers
    PAPERS: David Palmer talks about his new life in Boston, and another accolade for Nicol David in Malaysia ...

  • Instant Update
    WSF: Latest from the WSF including Olympic Strategy Update, Three refs for all, and more ...

  • Four in a row for Borderline
    EURO: Latest from the European League Playoffs - Italy ...

  • Jahangir & Jansher lament 
    PAPERS: Pakistan's two squash legends aren't happy with the current state of squash in their country ...

  • A new role for Goughy
    SHORTS: Alex Gough has retired from the PSA tour after being appointed as the Association's Chief Operating Officer ...

  • Mosaad triumphs in Irvine
    SWM: Omar Mosaad claimed his third and biggest tour title at the Sports Club/LA in Orange County ...

  • June World Rankings
    RANKINGS: A fairly static month in the world top twenties, with Laura Lengthorn and Isabelle Stoehr the biggest risers as David Palmer goes back to the top five ...

Squash News: MAY 2008