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Squash - 05 Feb 2004
UK Sport, Britain's lead agency for elite sport, has agreed to offer financial assistance towards the administrative costs of the World Squash Federation (WSF) until at least 2008.
Squash - 04 Feb 2004
The Professional Squash Association (PSA) is delighted to announce the launch of the world's first ever LIVE web streaming of live squash matches, from the prestigious Tournament of Champions in New York, between 21-26 February.
Squash - 11 Dec 2003
Bermuda will provide an idyllic setting for world class squash next year when the Bermuda Squash Racquets Association hosts The Bermuda Open 2004 from 15-20 March. The event, presented by Logic and HP, will attract a star-studded line-up of the world's top professional players and has been fully sanctioned by the Professional Squash Association (PSA) as a five-star tournament.
Squash - 03 Nov 2003
Delegates attending the World Squash Federation (WSF) Conference and 33rd Annual General Meeting, held during the Men's World Team Championship in Vienna at the end of October, ratified the findings of a worldwide survey on scoring systems used in the sport.
Squash - 10 Oct 2003
Squash has been rated as the top sport in a survey of the 'Ten Healthiest Sports' published by respected US magazine Forbes.
Squash - 11 Sep 2003
The Professional Squash Association (PSA) has welcomed the creation of a new men's tournament series in the USA announced by Event Engine, Inc., the leading promoter of professional squash in North America. The series is seeking to capitalise on the expansion of professional squash events in the USA and on projections for future growth of the indoor racquet and ball sport.
Squash - 05 Sep 2003
A new agreement between the World Squash Federation and Pakistan International Airline has enabled squash legend Jahangir Khan to become a high-speed global ambassador for the sport.
Squash - 26 Aug 2003
The 20th Women's World Open Squash Championship will take place in Hong Kong from 7 to 13 December. Hosted by Hong Kong Squash and sanctioned by the World Squash Federation (WSF) and the Women's International Squash Players' Association (WISPA), the premier event on the women's international calendar will be staged at the Hong Kong Squash Centre, with the final rounds at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre in Kowloon.
Squash - 16 Jul 2003
The most prestigious event in world squash will be held in Nottingham, England, for the first time in its 81-year history when the 2003 British Open Championships are staged on an all-glass showcourt at the city's Albert Hall from October 1-5, following qualifying rounds at Nottingham Squash Club from September 29.
Squash - 14 May 2003
The Professional Squash Association (PSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Pro-Active Television as exclusive TV and sponsorship development partners for the next three years.
Squash - 30 Apr 2003
On the day that it was confirmed that the Canadian Open is to make a long-awaited return to the Professional Squash Association World Tour, the PSA learned that its longest-standing event the Hong Kong Open will not take place in 2003.
Squash - 25 Apr 2003
The Spanish Open, one of the biggest events on the men's international squash circuit a decade ago, boasting both Jahangir Khan and Jansher Khan as former champions, makes its welcome return to the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Tour in June 2003.
Squash - 04 Apr 2003
Two of the biggest events on the international squash circuit have been postponed as a result of the conflict in Iraq.
Squash - 27 Mar 2003
The Women's International Squash Players' Association (WISPA) AGM, held during the Texas Open, saw the election of a new President when world number two Natalie Pohrer was invited to take over the role following the retirement of Sarah Fitz-Gerald from the Tour.
Squash - 21 Feb 2003
Despite reports that certain events at this summer's Pan American Games in the Dominican Republic may be cancelled due to construction delays, the staging of the Squash events will continue as planned, say the World Squash Federation.
Squash - 20 Feb 2003
The world of squash is mourning the death of Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) President Mushaf Ali Mir, the Pakistan air force chief who has been killed in a plane crash in a remote north-western region of the country.
Squash - 04 Feb 2003
England Squash, the country's governing body for the sport, announces today (Tuesday 04 February) that it has entered into an agreement to license the rights to the British Open Squash Championships to a partnership formed by John Beddington of Beddington Sports Management Ltd and John Nimick of Event Engine, Inc.
Squash - 24 Jan 2003
London-based insurance company Brit Insurance Holdings PLC has been confirmed as the new title sponsor of The Super Series Squash Finals, one of the sport’s most coveted events.
Squash - 18 Dec 2002
One of the initiatives launched by the new board of the Professional Squash Association (PSA), following its election during last week's Men's World Open in Belgium, is the formation of a Players Committee, designed to enhance liaison between the board and the association's grassroots players.
Squash - 09 Dec 2002
Members of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) have elected a new-look board which was announced at today's (Saturday) Annual General Meeting in Belgium, staged during the Men's World Open in Antwerp.
Squash - 02 Dec 2002
All five of the Pakistani squash players originally refused visas to compete in this week's World Open in Antwerp have now received the authority to play, following last-minute and high-level intervention by the Professional Squash Association (PSA) and the event's Belgian promoters.
Squash - 01 Nov 2002
The European Squash Federation (ESF), in partnership with Horizon Software Systems, today (1st November) launches its new updated website at www.europeansquash.com.
Squash - 28 Oct 2002
Jahangir Khan, one of the sport's greatest ever players, has been elected President of the World Squash Federation (WSF) at today's (Saturday) Annual General Meeting of the Federation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Squash - 18 Oct 2002
The Annual General Meeting of the World Squash Federation (WSF) in Kuala Lumpur on 26th October will mark the end of the reign of Susie Simcock as President of the Federation. The New Zealander has served her maximum terms of six years as Vice-President and six as President and, under current WSF rules, now has to stand down.
Squash - 02 Sep 2002
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided that Squash will not be included on the programme of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing 2008.
Squash - 07 Aug 2002
'The best Squash event ever', was how World Squash Federation (WSF) President Susie Simcock hailed the Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games at a post-event celebration for the exuberant team of officials and volunteers at the National Squash Centre in Sportcity.
Squash - 01 Jul 2002
The Management Committee of the World Squash Federation (WSF) has today (Monday) regretfully confirmed that the World Junior Men's Squash Championships, planned for 13-24 August 2002 in Chennai, India, have been postponed.
Squash - 27 Jun 2002
WorldSquash.org, the pioneering squash website hosted by the sport's international governing body the World Squash Federation (WSF), is re-launched tomorrow (Friday 28 June) following a major redesign. The site, originally unveiled in 1994, recently celebrated 2,000,000 hits over the previous 20 months.
Squash - 10 Jun 2002
In a letter to member nations issued today (Monday 10 June) in connection with the planned staging of the Men's World Junior Squash Championships in Chennai from 13-24 August, the World Squash Federation (WSF) reports that it 'continues to monitor the situation in India closely, following the recent deterioration of relationships between India and Pakistan that has led many nations to issue advice to their nationals not to travel to India and, for those already there, to return.'
Squash - 01 May 2002
In a bold initiative to support its growing North American circuit, the Women's International Squash Players' Association (WISPA) is buying its own portable all-glass squash court.
Squash - 07 Feb 2002
At its recent meeting in New York, the Board of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) discussed and reviewed its relationship with Fablon Investments Ltd and the Eye Group.
Squash - 19 Nov 2001
Squash will be featured in the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. The decision was made at the recent AGM of the Pan American Sports Organisation (PASO) in El Salvador.
Squash - 02 Nov 2001
Procam International announced today (Friday) in Mumbai that the PSA 2001 World Open Squash Championship will no longer take place in India in December as planned.
Squash - 08 Oct 2001
The Victorian Squash Federation, organisers of the Melbourne 2001 International Squash Festival, have today (5 October) withdrawn the Men's Individual World Championship from the Festival programme following financial uncertainty due to the present economic situation.
Squash - 14 Sep 2001
With just minutes to go before the tournament was due to get underway, organisers of the US Open Squash Championships, at the Symphony Hall in Boston, took the decision to postpone the event (from Sept 13-16) until later in the year.
Squash - 15 Aug 2001
Next week's Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Squash Open, featuring the world's top men and women players, will see the launch of the first SMS squash results service for mobile phone users all over the world.
Squash - 17 Jul 2001
World Squash Federation (WSF) President Susie Simcock has welcomed the election of Dr. Jacques Rogge, an active Squash player, as President of the International Olympic Committee.
Squash - 13 Jul 2001
Susie Simcock, President of the World Squash Federation (WSF), has welcomed today's (Friday 13 July) vote by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to award the 2008 Olympic Games to Beijing.
Squash - 17 May 2001
Eye Group, Fablon and the Professional Squash Association (PSA) have entered into an eight-year agreement which will provide an injection of more than £21 million into the men's professional game.
Squash - 03 May 2001
Former Vice President Christopher Stahl, from England, has been elected President of the European Squash Federation, succeeding Philip van der Ven following the Dutchman's withdrawal of his nomination for a second term at the ESF AGM in the Netherlands.
Squash - 04 Apr 2001
The opening of the Squash Rackets Association's first Regional Performance Centre at the University of Birmingham coincides with a World Class Potential award to the sport's English governing body of more than £1.5 million.
Squash - 26 Mar 2001
The sports rights acquisition company Eye Group, based in London, has extended its link with the Squash Rackets Association to include sponsorship of the SRA National League.
Squash - 26 Mar 2001
The British Open Squash Championships will make the National Indoor Arena (NIA) in Birmingham its base for at least the next seven years, following an agreement confirmed jointly by Birmingham City Council, the Squash Rackets Association (SRA) and the intellectual property rights acquisition company Fablon Investments Limited.
Squash - 21 Mar 2001
Scotland's world squash champion Peter Nicol has switched his allegiance to England to take advantage of the Lottery-funded World Class Performance Programme run by the sport's English governing body, the Squash Rackets Association (SRA).
Squash - 20 Feb 2001
The National Indoor Arena in Birmingham is set to become the permanent home of the world’s most prestigious squash event, the British Open, under a three-year deal between the NIA and the rights holders, Eye Group.
Squash - 11 Dec 2000
Squash Rackets Association Elects New President
Squash - 21 Nov 2000
World Squash Federation Launches New Website
Squash - 01 Nov 2000
$10m Fablon Deal Creates new Squash World Grand Prix Circuit
Squash - 13 Sep 2000
Fablon Signs £3m deal with Women's Squash
Squash - 10 Aug 2000
New British Open Court Will Aid TV Coverage
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