SquashTV Purchase Squashlive
"Knowing first hand how challenging producing squash events is
financially and otherwise, I take this occasion to congratulate
PSA leadership and its television crew on their great
accomplishments over the last few years.
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.
The work of pioneering squash filmmaker Jean DeLierre, squashlive's historic
archive includes an impressive array of matches tracing back to
the early 1990s and will be digitally remastered before being
added to SquashTV later in 2014.
With an abundance of footage showcasing the likes of legendary
Pakistan squash players Jahangir and Jansher Khan and historic
encounters between Peter Nicol, Jonathan Power and the dominant
forces of the 1990s, SquashTV fans will be able to re-live some
of the finest displays and fiercest matches in recent history
on the world’s premier squash resource.
“We are very pleased to add the squashlive
archive to our already extensive and detailed collection of
historic squash action,” said
PSA COO Lee Beachill.
"For many years Jean and his team at
squashlive pushed the boundaries in terms of how squash is
filmed and his work was certainly the benchmark when SquashTV
"SquashTV is the number one place for
squash fans to watch the sport live and on demand and this
latest acquisition allows us to improve the historical side of
the channel and ensure that fans of the sport can relive some of
the greatest matches of all time.
"We will also be looking at making full HD
copies of these matches available to purchase later in 2014
as we look to expand the SquashTV operation further."
founder Jean DeLierre said: “To
know that our archives of the game’s past and present stars will
join others from SquashTV gives our team and I a great sense of
"I trust that their hard work will soon
lead the PSA and its players to lucrative TV and sponsorship
contracts, their success in that respect would become the best
possible conclusion to our squashlive story.
"I sincerely hope that world’s squash
community and its supporters will stand united behind the PSA by
subscribing to their channel."