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Frenchman Gregory Gaultier Is 2015 World Champion  32-year-old Gregory Gaultier ended nine years of heartbreak to win the most prestigious tournament in squash at the fifth time of asking, defeating Egyptian Omar Mosaad in the final of the 2015 PSA Men’s World Squash Championship in Bellevue, Washington today (Nov 22).
 
Four-time World Champion Amr Shabana Retires  Egyptian four-time World Champion Amr Shabana, the man known as the ‘Maestro’ on the PSA World Tour, has retired from competitive professional squash with immediate effect, bringing to an end an illustrious 20-year career.
 
Diego Elias & Nouran Gohar Are The 2015 World Junior Champions Diego Elias and Nouran Gohar have been crowned the champions of the 2015 WSF World Junior Individual Squash Championships after triumphs in today's finals in the Netherlands - Peruvian Elias overcoming Egypt's Youssef Soliman at the Squashtime Centre in Eindhoven to retain the title he won for the first time last year in Namibia, and second seed Gohar upsetting top seed Habiba Mohamed in the other final to deny her Egyptian compatriot a second successive women's title.
 
World Squash Day Gets On The Ball For Unicef World Squash Day 2015 promises to be one of the biggest, most action-packed events on the sport's calendar. A major development this year sees everyone involved in World Squash Day joining forces to raise funds for Unicef, the world's leading children's organization.
 
PSA Unveils Brand New Look For Professional Squash The Professional Squash Association (PSA), the organisation responsible for the administration of both the men’s and women’s professional world tours, has today launched it’s new brand - including a new logo, colour scheme and website.
 
PSA To Trial Changes In Women’s Tin Height The Professional Squash Association (PSA) have today announced that they will conduct a four month trial, beginning in September 2015, into the suitability of reducing the height of the tin in competitive women’s matches from 19” to 17” - the current standard in the men’s professional game.
 
PSA Welcomes Inclusion In Olympic 2020 Shortlist The Professional Squash Association (PSA), the organization responsible for the administration of men's and women's professional squash, have welcomed the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision to include the sport within the latest 2020 Olympic Games shortlist unveiled today.
 
South Africa To Host 2016 World Masters The World Squash Federation has awarded the 2016 World Masters Squash Championships to South Africa. The biennial event - which will be jointly sponsored by Assore and Standard Bank - will take place in Johannesburg from 23-30 September 2016.
 
Rodriguez And Rösner Rise In World Rankings Colombian Miguel Angel Rodriguez has moved up one place in the June PSA World Rankings to occupy the World No.4 berth and become the first South American squash player of all-time, and the first player from either American continent since the legendary Jonathan Power, to rank amongst the sport's illustrious top four.
 
Elshorbagy Is British Open Champion 24-year-old World No.1 Mohamed Elshorbagy capped what has been a remarkable 12-months for the Bristol-based Egyptian by lifting the prestigious 2015 Allam British Open title courtesy of a 3-2 win over defending champion Gregory Gaultier in a breath-taking finale at Hull's Airco Arena today (May 17).
 
Un Panameño en el PSA... Por primera vez en la historia del Squash un jugador Panameño jugara un torneo oficial PSA.
 
France Are European Champions For First Time Competing in the event for the 41st time since 1975, and making their 15th appearance in the final, France finally won the men's European Team Squash Championship for the first time after beating favourites and defending champions England in a dramatic final in Herning, Denmark.
 
WSF World Juniors 2015 to move Today the Board has come to the conclusion that, due to the perception of some parents about the extreme radicalism in the region – not specific to Egypt and heightened by the tragic killing of tourists in Tunisia – and because of the pressure of those parents on their Federation, it is an inappropriate time for teams of youngsters to travel to Egypt to compete in the World Junior Championships in Cairo from 25 July – 4 August.
 
PSA Launches New Mobile-friendly Global Squash Website The Professional Squash Association (PSA), the global governing body responsible for the administration of both men's and women's professional squash, have unveiled a brand new state of the art website (www.psaworldtour.com) which will serve as the home of professional squash on the internet and the new home of their online television channel, SquashTV.
 
Squash Welcomes New IOC 2020 Vision The outcome of the IOC Session in Monaco today continues to raise the prospect of a place for Squash at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
 
England Reclaim Women's World Team Championship Title In a dramatic climax to the 2014 SHOP.CA WSF Women's World Team Squash Championship today in Canada, second seeds England defeated first-time finalists Malaysia 2/1 to win the biennial World Squash Federation championship for the seventh time.
 
Egypt's Ashour Is 2014 Squash World Champion Egyptian Ramy Ashour, the 27-year-old appearing in his first competitive tournament since May's Allam British Open, defied all critics to claim his third World Championship crown, beating compatriot Mohamed Elshorbagy in a thrilling final win Doha.
 
Robertino On A Roll In Queensland Argentina's Robertino Pezzota powered his way to a second successive PSA World Tour title in Queensland, Australia, when he beat James Huang of Chinese Taipei in the final of the Queensland Open in Brisbane.
 
WSA & PSA To Join Forces In Historic Merger The Professional Squash Association (PSA) and Women's Squash Association (WSA) are set to join forces in an historic merger that will see the professional ranks in the sport of squash administered by one unified governing body for the first time ever.
 
WSF Elects New Board At Philadelphia AGM The 44th World Squash Federation AGM and Conference, held this year alongside the US Open in Philadelphia, concluded with the AGM. The meeting followed the two-day conference which featured presentations from key people from outside squash to provide interesting insights from the wide world of sport and related organizations.
 
2014 Squash World Championship Line-Up Confirmed The entry list for the 2014 Qatar PSA World Squash Championship has been finalized, with current French World No.1 Gregory Gaultier topping the field for what promises to be one of the most fiercely contested World Championship tournaments in recent years when the sport’s elite descend on Doha, Qatar to compete for the most prestigious title in squash.
 
WSA Celebrates Record Growth With tournaments spread over 23 nations, the Women's Squash Association (WSA) is celebrating a 2014 calendar which will produce total prize fund of $1,600,000 - representing a 40% increase over the previous year. The Association, which elected a new board of directors in January and appointed former Dutch champion Tommy Berden as acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in April, boasts more than 240 members from 47 countries.
 
SquashTV Preparing For New Era In 2015 SquashTV, the official on-line television channel of the Professional Squash Association (PSA), is set to take on a brand new look in 2015 as the number one destination for squash fans undergoes a major makeover.
 
PSA Confirm 2014-17 World Series Calendar Following the move to implement a new three-year calendar across the elite competition earlier this summer, the PSA are pleased to have reached agreements with many of the sport’s most iconic tournaments to complete what promises to be one of the most exhilarating periods in the history of the PSA World Tour.
 
Balance Restored On Day Three Of Hong Kong Open Following two days of upsets and shock defeats, balance was restored during the second round of the 2014 Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Squash Open as all six remaining seeds booked their places in Friday's quarter-finals.
 
THE CALL The PSA, with the full support and co-operation of the WSF, has developed a website ("The Call") that offers a number of video-clips from squash matches with the intention of educating both referees and players alike to understand the latest thinking about the Rules of Squash and their application.
 
Hashim Khan: RIP Hashim Khan, the father figure of modern squash, has died just a month after celebrating what was believed to be his 100th birthday.
 
Diego Elias & Habiba Mohamed Crowned World Junior Champions The 2014 WSF World Junior Squash Championships came to a resounding climax at the Wanderers Sports Club in the Namibia capital Windhoek when 15-year-old Egyptian Habiba Mohamed Ahmed claimed her third upset in as many days to become the second youngest ever winner of the women's title, and Diego Elias made history by winning the men's trophy to become Peru's first ever World Squash Champion.
 
Elias & El Sherbini Set For Historic World Junior Success Teenagers Diego Elias and Nour El Sherbini are set for historic success in next month's WSF World Junior Squash Championships in Namibia according to the draws for the sport's first ever world championship to be held in the southern African country announced today by the World Squash Federation.
 
Nicol David Reclaims British Open Crown World number one Nicol David avenged her title loss last year by beating England's defending champion Laura Massaro in today's final of the Women's Allam British Open Squash Championship to win the historic Women's Squash Association (WSA) World Series Platinum title at the Sports Arena in Hull for the fifth time since 2005.
 
Gregory Gaultier Wins 2014 British Open  French squash World No.1 Gregory Gaultier claimed the 2014 Allam British Open Squash Championship title, beating England's World Champion and World No.2 Nick Matthew in an emphatic 3-0 performance at the KC Sports Arena in Hull today.
 
WSA Appoints Berden As Interim CEO The Women's Squash Association (WSA) has appointed former Dutch champion Tommy Berden as its acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with immediate effect. Berden is a familiar face within the global squash community. As a player, the 1998 European Junior Champion was forced to retire early from the PSA World Tour after undergoing multiple surgery on his playing hand to repair snapped tendons.
 
SquashTV Purchase Squashlive The Professional Squash Association (PSA) are pleased to announce that they have acquired squashlive.com, taking control of the site’s video archive to bring some of the greatest matches in squash history to SquashTV. 
 
Massaro In Half Century British Open Bid World No2 Laura Massaro bids to become the first Englishwoman for more than 50 years to defend the world's most prestigious squash title when she takes on Hong Kong's Joey Chan in the first round of the Allam British Open in Hull next month.
 
England's Laura Massaro Wins Women's World Championship Title World number two Laura Massaro fought off a courageous attack by teenage Egyptian giant-killer Nour El Sherbini in today's final of the Penang CIMB Women's World Squash Championship in Malaysia to become the first Englishwoman to win the world title for 15 years.
 
Thousands Cheer Penang Star Nicol David Onto Opening World Success After a sparkling opening ceremony for the Penang CIMB Women's World Squash Championship which attracted a huge crowd of over 3,000 spectators, Penang's world number one Nicol David provided the perfect response with a straight games win in her opening match in the premier Women's Squash Association (WSA) event at the SPICE Arena in Penang, Malaysia
 
WSA Marks 30th Anniversary The Women's Squash Association (WSA) is marking the 30th anniversary of its formation this week with celebrations at the British Open in May and the US Open later in the year.Founded in February 1984 at the Belfast Boat Club in Ireland, the originally-named Women's Squash Players' Association (WSPA) boasted 23 members and elected New Zealander Robyn Blackwood as its Chairwoman and Australia's Rae Anderson as Secretary/Treasurer.
 
10 Million And Counting For SquashTV SquashTV, the Professional Squash Association’s (PSA) on-line television channel, has today passed ten million views on popular social media site YouTube. With over eight million views being registered between January 2013 and January 2014, the past 12 months of PSA World Tour coverage have delivered breath-taking action which is set to be continued throughout 2014.
 
Caballero Appointed Youth Olympic Games Ambassador Paraguayan squash player Nicolas Caballero has been appointed his country's Youth Olympic Games Ambassador. The announcement was made by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which published an impressive list of over 100 inspiring young people who will serve as Young Ambassadors for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
 
Record Top 20 Spread In Latest WSA World Rankings Today's publication of the February Women's Squash Association World Rankings shows a record 13 nations represented in the top 20. Malaysian Nicol David heads the list - extending to 91 months the longest ever unbroken reign as world number one.
 
WSA Elects New Board Australia's world No11 Kasey Brown has been elected President of a new board of directors of the Women's Squash Association following a meeting of WSA members during the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions this week in New York
 
Become a commentator with SquashTV From December 9 – January 10 SquashTV are searching the globe to find budding enthusiasts with a ‘Voice for Squash’ to join SquashTV commentator Joey Barrington in the commentary box during select live action in 2014.
 
Record 90th Turns Into Nine For Nicol David In Hong Kong The unstoppable Malaysian squash superstar Nicol David today celebrated her record 90th WSA World Tour final appearance in the Women's Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open by capturing her eighth Hong Kong Open crown in a row - and her ninth successive major title in Hong Kong.
 
HISTÓRICO!!  Miguel Angel Rodriguez (Col) - Se ubica en la posición No. 13 del Ranking Mundial - Borja Golan (Esp) en la posición No. 7

Shabana Marks Ten Years In World Top 10 Egyptian squash maestro Amr Shabana has become one of an elite group of squash legends to complete an unbroken 10-year run as a top 10 ranked player on the PSA World Tour.

 
England's Nick Matthew Wins World Championship Hat-Trick England's Nick Matthew survived a dramatic AJ Bell PSA World Squash Championship final today at Manchester Central in Manchester, beating French rival Gregory Gaultier to claim the trophy for the third time and become the first player since 1977 to clinch the title after squandering a 2/0 lead.
 
Golan & Rodriguez Hit World Ranking Heights Whilst Egypt's Ramy Ashour extends his 2013 run into an 11th month at the top of the Dunlop PSA Men's World Squash Rankings, it is Spaniard Borja Golan and Colombian Miguel Angel Rodriguez who steal the limelight after reaching career-high positions in the new November list published today by the Professional Squash Association.
 
PSA appoint Oceania Representative   The Professional Squash Association are pleased to announce they have expanded their management team with the appointment of 34-year-old professional squash player Kashif Shuja as their new PSA Oceania Representative.
 
Hansen & Fernandes Break into Top 20 Now at 30 years old, both Line Hansen and Nicolette Fernandes are experienced campaigners on the WSA tour. 2013 has been a breakout year for both players with Hansen winning two WSA titles, including last week's Equinox Orange County Open, and Fernandes reaching her biggest final at the Irish Open in April. As well as strong showings at some of the tour's biggest events, this month has seen Hansen reach a career high of no.18 and Fernandes at no.19.
 
Squash Still Has A Great Future, Says PSA Despite being 'devastated' by the IOC decision to choose wrestling ahead of Squash as the 'new' sport to join the 2020 Olympic Games programme, the Professional Squash Association stresses that the sport has a 'great future'.
 
IOC Decision Is 'Heart-Breaking' Says WSF President Sunday 8 September, Buenos Aires: World Squash Federation (WSF) President N Ramachandran, who led the Squash presentation at today's IOC Session in Buenos Aires, admitted that he was heart-broken at the decision.
 
Squash Delegation Arrives In Buenos Aires Ahead Of Olympic Vote Thursday 5 September, Buenos Aires: The World Squash Federation (WSF) delegation that will present its case to join the 2020 Olympic Games today arrived in Buenos Aires ahead of its presentation to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session on Sunday. Squash is one of three sports being considered by the IOC for inclusion in the 2020 Olympic Games, but the only one never to have featured in the Games.
 
Rodriguez Becomes Highest-Ranked South American Whilst Ramy Ashour holds his lead at the top of the September Dunlop PSA Men's World Squash Rankings, it is Colombian Miguel Angel Rodriguez who is the focus of attention in the new list published today by the Professional Squash Association after becoming the highest-ranked South American of all-time.
 
Social Media Surge For Squash 2020 As the campaign looks to build further momentum in the lead up to the IOC presentation on the 8th September, the Squash 2020 Facebook page has now registered over 124,000 likes (a 21% increase over the last seven days) with the 'Back the Bid' film on YouTube receiving almost 153,000 views and @Vote4Squash Twitter account fast approaching 10,000 followers.
 
Nicol David & Gregory Gaultier Win World Games Gold Five nations came away with Squash medals in the 9th staging of the World Games in the Colombian city of Cali, with Malaysia's world number one Nicol David striking gold for a record third time in a row in the women's championship and world No2 Gregory Gaultier claiming the first ever gold medal for France in the men's event.
 
Falcione makes history at the Tasmanian Open Argentina's Antonella Falcione made history this weekend by becoming the first Argentinean player to win a WSA title at the Tasmanian Open.  In fact, it was the first time an Argentinean player has reached a WSA final. 
 
El Sherbini World Hat-Trick Makes Squash History In Poland Egyptian teenager Nour El Sherbini has become the world's most successful junior squash player of all-time after winning the WSF Women's World Junior Championship title for a record third time.
 
Maiden Title For Miranda Argentina's Gonzalo Miranda won the first PSA World Tour title of his career when he beat Manoel Pereira in an all-South American final of the British Virgin Islands Open Squash Championship, the PSA Challenger 5 event in its second year at Pasea Estate in Tortola in the British Virgin Islands.
 
World Championship Heralds New Era For Squash The spectacular - and unique - vision of three all-glass squash courts greeted capacity crowds as they poured into the Palais Des Sports in the city of Mulhouse for the 24th staging of the WSF Men's World Team Squash Championship, held in France for the first time in its 46-year history. 31 nations from all five continents competed over the week-long championship at two venues - the Espace Squash 3000 Centre and the Palais Des Sports, where matches were played simultaneously on three ASB all-glass showcourts lined up side-by-side
 
World Squash Federation Welcomes International Olympic Committee Sport Shortlist Decision for 2020 Games 29 May, St Petersburg, Russia: The World Squash Federation today welcomed the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board to shortlist Squash as a potential sport to join the Olympic Programme for the 2020 Olympic Games. The IOC Executive Board, which comprises 15 IOC members including President Jacques Rogge, made its decision after receiving presentations from eight sports.
 
Home Win For Massaro After Historic British Open Win Laura Massaro has become the first Englishwoman to win the Allam British Open title in 22 years after a superb performance to defeat top seed Nicol David
 
Ramy Ashour Wins Historic British Open Title sensational climax of the 2013 Allam British Open Squash Championships, the fourth PSA World Series event of the year staged on an all-glass court erected on the pitch of soon-to-be English Premier League football club Hull City, saw Ramy Ashour make history by becoming the first Egyptian in 47 years to win the sport's prestigious title.
 
Entrevistamos a Pedro Altamiranda, jugador #1 de Panama con relacion a la visita de la WSF a Panama La visita de la delegacion de la WSF a Panama y Venezuela esta causando una gran expectativa. En esta oportunidad entrevistamos a Pedro Altamiranda, actual #1 del ranking Panameño y un gran entusiasta en promover el squash a todo nivel.   Esto fue lo que nos conto Pedro....
 
Fallows & Temple Murray Head Latest WSF World Junior Rankings South American interest in the new rankings is powerfully led by Diego Elias, the 16-year-old from Peru who leaps 12 places to reach No2 in the men's list. Winner of the Pan American Junior U19 Championship in September, Elias then claimed the South American Junior U19 Championship title in February.
 
Agassi, Clijsters & Edberg Join Tennis Elite In Support Of Squash Olympic Bid Andre Agassi, Kim Clijsters and Stefan Edberg have followed fellow tennis legend Roger Federer in backing Squash to be added to the Olympic Games programme in 2020. "Squash is absolutely one of the best/toughest sports," said Agassi, the eight-time Grand Slam champion and Olympic gold medallist in 1996. "The Games would be proud!"
 
Federación Canaria de Squash invita al Spanish Junior Open 2013 El torneo tendrá lugar en el Centro Insular de Squash de Tenerife del 18 al 21 de julio de 2013.
 
WSF Ambassadors Programme Sets Sights On Panama & Venezuela Malaysia's record seven-time world squash champion Nicol David will lead this year's WSF Ambassador Programme visit to Panama and Venezuela in June, accompanied by Egypt's former world junior champion and current world No6 Mohamed El Shorbagy.
 
 
 

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