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Squash - 25 Aug 2004
The new scoring system which was trialed by the Professional Squash Association earlier in the year will be introduced as a permanent fixture on the PSA Tour at the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Open at the end of this month.
Squash - 06 Aug 2004
The Women's World Open Squash Championship is in danger of not being staged this year, for the first time since its launch in 1979, unless a 'saviour' can be found.
Squash - 12 Jul 2004
The Kingdom of Bahrain becomes another top international squash host with the announcement that the Bahrain WISPA Classic will be staged there from 11-16 September this year.
Squash - 16 Jun 2004
Squash247 is delighted to announce the launch of a major new tournament on the squash calendar, the Brighton and Hove Beach Classic.
Squash - 10 Jun 2004
The World Squash Federation Emeritus President Susie Simcock has been made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen's Birthday Honours announced earlier this month.
Squash - 04 Jun 2004
Shanghai will host the first international squash event ever to be held in mainland China when the world's top women compete in a WISPA Gold event in one of the world's biggest cities in November.
Squash - 13 May 2004
The Professional Squash Association (PSA) is celebrating a joint clothing collaboration with Yellow Dot, a brand that is defined by heritage and integrity in the squash market place.
Squash - 12 May 2004
Women's squash has received a major boost with the announcement of a five-year sponsorship agreement for one of one of the leading events on the Women's International Squash Players' Association World Tour in the USA.
Squash - 07 May 2004
Following the success of the second pilot test at the Bermuda Open in March, the Professional Squash Association (PSA) has confirmed that a further pilot internet streaming service will be carried out at next week's Brit Insurance Super Series Finals at Broadgate Arena in London, for the dates 12th to 14th May inclusive.
Squash - 06 May 2004
A new era in men's professional squash will be heralded next week when a new scoring system is unveiled at the 2004 Brit Insurance Super Series Finals at the Broadgate Arena in London, from 10th - 14th May.
Squash - 27 Apr 2004
The Professional Squash Association (PSA) and the Bermuda Squash Rackets Association (BSRA) are celebrating a record $350,000 agreement which will bring two flagship PSA Tour events to the tiny semi-tropical island paradise.
Squash - 22 Apr 2004
The Professional Squash Association (PSA) and McWIL Courtwall have signed a three-year commercial partnership agreement in which the leading international squash court construction company becomes the 'Official Tournament Court Partner' of the PSA.
Squash - 21 Apr 2004
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has emphatically endorsed the initiative by the three international organisations of Squash to establish a joint World Squash Anti-Doping Code.
Squash - 14 Apr 2004
The three international organisations of Squash, the World Squash Federation (WSF), the Professional Squash Association (PSA) and the Women's International Squash Players’ Association (WISPA) have today (14th April 2004) signed an agreement to implement a joint World Squash Anti-Doping Code.
Squash - 15 Mar 2004
The Professional Squash Association (PSA) is continuing with a further web streaming pilot scheme to bring live action from this week's Bermuda Open Squash Championship to squash fans all over the world.
Squash - 10 Mar 2004
The Professional Squash Association will introduce a new scoring system later this year, following a decision made by the PSA Directors at a recent Board Meeting at the Tournament of Champions in New York.
Squash - 10 Mar 2004
After a highly successful inaugural year in 2003, the 2004 British Open Squash Championships will return to Nottingham, from 29th October to 6th November, featuring the biggest combined men's and women's event in Europe.
Squash - 01 Mar 2004
The World Squash Federation (WSF) is offering 'an exciting international leadership opportunity' to a new Chief Executive that the sport's International Federation is seeking to appoint by January 2005.
Squash - 25 Feb 2004
All forty members of the Women's International Squash Players' Association who have been competing in the Qatar Airways Challenge in Doha attended the WISPA AGM held alongside the Grand Prix event and re-elected the entire Board unopposed.
Squash - 06 Feb 2004
Leading US squash promoter John Nimick has announced that the New York City-based financial leader Bear Stearns is to become title sponsor of the 2004 Tournament of Champions.
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 - 20 Jan 2004
Details of a new 8-man invitation event to be held in London in March, the Canary Wharf Classic, were revealed yesterday by Peter Nicol.
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 - 08 Dec 2003
World-class squash received a major boost today as Brit Insurance Holdings PLC (Brit), the UK general insurer, announced a further year’s sponsorship of the Super Series Finals, one of the sport’s most prestigious events and the only world-class sporting event to take place within London’s Square Mile.
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 - 08 Oct 2003
Hong Kong Squash has announced that Credit Suisse Privilege will become the sponsor of the 19th Women's World Open Squash Championship, the leading event on the women's professional circuit which will take place in Hong Kong from 7-13 December.
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 - 07 Aug 2003
Dunlop, the World's leading squash brand, has announced that International Squash Marketing Manager Paul Walters is to leave the company to pursue new international challenges within the sport.
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 - 06 Jun 2003
The Prince English Open, the first new major international squash tournament to be staged in England for more than fifteen years, has been upgraded to a 4-star PSA world ranking event, boasting a prize-fund of $45,000.
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 - 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.