IOC Decision Is 'Heart-Breaking' Says WSF
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
"Today's decision is heart-breaking for
the millions of Squash players around the world, particularly
given the 10-year journey we have been on to join the Olympic
Games Sports Programme," said President Ramachandran.
"As the only new Olympic sport on today's
shortlist, we believed Squash offered something for the future
and I still hope that our inclusion may still be possible.
"The feedback we have received from many
IOC members for our campaign and our presentation has been very
positive and I am encouraged by the vote we received today. We
have much to offer the Olympic Movement and I am hopeful that
today is not the end of our Olympic journey."