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Baltimore Sun: Congressman Cummings Offers Advice to NUSEA Citizenship Tour

Baltimore Sun: Congressman Cummings Offers Advice to NUSEA Citizenship Tour

Report courtesy of the Baltimore Sun. by Christina Jedra Dozens of teenagers listened intently to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings on Monday morning at the Meadow Mill Athletic Club as he gave a speech encouraging them to take charge of their destinies. “You have been chosen,” he told them. “Whatever it is that you believe is [...]

July 21, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Squash in the Media, Urban 0

USA Today: Could Squash Become the Next Big Thing in Ohio?

USA Today: Could Squash Become the Next Big Thing in Ohio?

USA Today puts Neal Tew's T Squash Academy in Cincinnati under the spotlight as the center spurs regional growth. [...]

June 30, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Organize, Participate, Squash in the Media 0

SquashWise Helps Students Think Outside the Box

SquashWise Helps Students Think Outside the Box

Article courtesy of The Baltimore Sun  By Erica L. Green The students of SquashWise have spent years dispelling the myth that they mindlessly bounce a ball against a wall for hours or are interacting with a fruit. They’ve attempted to describe the little-known sport in universal terms such as “tennis in a box.” Some simply [...]

June 18, 2015 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media, Urban 0

Bellevue Scores Tourism Points with World Squash Championship

Bellevue Scores Tourism Points with World Squash Championship

In November, Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Center will feature a luminous glass court surrounded by 3,000 international fans for the 2015 Men’s World Squash Championship. [...]

June 17, 2015 Squash Media International, News, PSA/WSA, Squash in the Media 0

Wayfair Director Marcy Axelrad on Being a Shameless Squash Addict

Wayfair Director Marcy Axelrad on Being a Shameless Squash Addict

Article courtesy of BostInno by Rebecca Strong  If you’ve never played squash, all you need to know is this: the fast-paced racquet sport could be described as essentially turbocharged chess—challenging both mentally and physically. And the more skilled the players, the more strategic the game. Just ask Wayfair executive Marcy Axelrad, who will be speaking on [...]

May 26, 2015 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Steel City Squash: The path to college runs through a squash court

Steel City Squash: The path to college runs through a squash court

Article courtesy of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette by Andrew Goldstein Twenty-five elementary school students from the Hill District take turns four or five at a time running around a court in sneakers, chasing a bouncing ball one sunny spring afternoon. It’s a popular after-school activity for these kids, who dream of someday playing this sport at [...]

May 24, 2015 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Neal Tew’s T Squash Academy Now a Regional Center of Excellence for Junior Squash

Neal Tew’s T Squash Academy Now a Regional Center of Excellence for Junior Squash

The T Squash Academy, featured in Loveland Magazine, will host the 2016 Midwest Junior Squash Championships. [...]

May 13, 2015 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Art of Aging: Fitness in the Retirement Years

Art of Aging: Fitness in the Retirement Years

Report and video courtesy of WPVI-TV BRYN MAWR, Pa. (WPVI) — Jim Zug is a lean, limber, 21 times national squash champion, and a 74-year old athlete who loves the game. “The competition is fun and the fitness is fun, too. My first championship was the national juniors which happened to be at Penn. When [...]

April 30, 2015 Squash Media Adult, News, Squash in the Media 0

Cass Sunstein: Born to be a Wild Card

Cass Sunstein: Born to be a Wild Card

Cass R. Sunstein chronicles his experience as the Charlotte Open wild card for The Atlantic. [...]

April 29, 2015 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA, Squash in the Media 0

Squash Courts Planned in New Orleans Lafitte Greenway Project

Squash Courts Planned in New Orleans Lafitte Greenway Project

Report courtesy of WWLTV.com. by Tania Dall If you build it, they will come? For now that is what a portion of Mid-City is starting to look like as the Lafitte Greenway Project inches closer to completion. The bike and pedestrian trial is clearing the way for ambitious ventures by commercial developers. “It’s five parcels [...]

April 20, 2015 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 1

Cincinnati.com: Academy has Sport of Squash down to a T

Cincinnati.com: Academy has Sport of Squash down to a T

Article courtesy of Cincinati.com. by Forrest Sellers Neal Tew is building an interest in squash one swing at a time. Tew is founder of the T Squash Academy in Fairfax. The academy, which caters to both youngsters and adults, opened in 2013. “Could you establish a market for squash and change the culture of the [...]

April 15, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Organize, Squash in the Media 0

Squash Takes First Step Towards Paralympic Inclusion

Squash Takes First Step Towards Paralympic Inclusion

Article courtesy of the World Squash Federation. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the global governing body of the Paralympic Movement, has confirmed the World Squash Federation as one of its Recognised International Federations. The vision of the IPC is to enable Paralympic athletes to achieve sporting excellence and inspire and excite the world – an [...]

February 25, 2015 Squash Media News, Olympic Bid, Squash in the Media 0

John Flanigan, Chris Gordon, and Nicolette Fernandes Join 120 Sports

John Flanigan, Chris Gordon, and Nicolette Fernandes Join 120 Sports

Watch the Windy City Open's John Flanigan, Chris Gordon, and Nicolette talk squash with local broadcasters 120 Sports. [...]

February 24, 2015 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA, Squash in the Media 0

Cincinnati.com: Squash Anyone? Academy Grows Sport Here

Cincinnati.com: Squash Anyone? Academy Grows Sport Here

Article courtesy of Cincinnati.com. by Adam Turer The popularity of squash is well-established in the northeast and rapidly growing on the west coast. As the sport focuses on expanding in the Midwest, squash players and administrators are seeking a hub to help the sport grow in this region. Why not Cincinnati? Neal Tew has played [...]

February 24, 2015 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Boston Globe: Meet the Venus and Serena of Squash

Boston Globe: Meet the Venus and Serena of Squash

Article and images courtesy of the Boston Globe. by Noah Davis JUST AFTER NOON on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the first American-born squash player to reach the top 10 in the world rankings appeared destined to lose. Already down two games to one in a best-of-five match, 21-year-old Amanda Sobhy again found herself trailing [...]

February 19, 2015 Squash Media News, PSA/WSA, Squash in the Media 0

Dana Hall Student Makes Blankets With Squash Balls to Benefit Children

Dana Hall Student Makes Blankets With Squash Balls to Benefit Children

Article courtesy of The Weston Town Crier. Sydney Soloway of Weston wanted to find a way to combine her athletic passions and desire to better the community. This past September, as a freshman and varsity squash player at Dana Hall School in Wellesley, she started SquashCares, a nonprofit organization that uses the sport of squash [...]

February 10, 2015 Squash Media Juniors, News, Squash in the Media 1

More Hope for New Sports in the Olympics

More Hope for New Sports in the Olympics

According to Around the Rings (ATR), an online newsletter dedicated to the Olympics, IOC President Thomas Bach revealed some big news regarding the Olympics and, in particular, for those sports like squash that have been working hard to gain inclusion on the Olympic Program. A month after the IOC dropped the twenty-eight sport cap on [...]

February 5, 2015 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid, Squash in the Media, Team USA 0

World’s healthiest sport comes to Elko, Nevada

World’s healthiest sport comes to Elko, Nevada

Article courtesy of elkodaily.com. ELKO – The world’s No. 1 healthiest sport – according to Forbes Magazine – has finally come to Elko. Squash professional Robby Testa, in conjunction with Powerhouse Gym and Fitness Center and US Squash, are responsible for bringing the sport to the community. Testa addressed why people in Elko would want [...]

February 2, 2015 Squash Media News, Organize, Squash in the Media 0

Bloomberg: Inner City Squash Gets Wall Street Backing

Bloomberg: Inner City Squash Gets Wall Street Backing

Article courtesy of Bloomberg.com. By Amanda Gordon At least three types of squash players converged in the ballroom of New York’s Waldorf Astoria on Saturday night. Charlie Parkhurst, a trader at Brevan Howard, started playing this physical chess game as a student at Princeton. His home court is the Apawamis Club in Rye, New York. [...]

January 20, 2015 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media, Urban 0

Olympics: 28-Sport Cap Dropped by the IOC

Olympics: 28-Sport Cap Dropped by the IOC

A 28-sport cap has been dropped for future Olympic Games as part of a 40-point action plan to revamp the sporting showpiece. [...]

December 8, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid, Squash in the Media 0

New York Times: A Defining Moment for the Olympic Games

New York Times: A Defining Moment for the Olympic Games

Article courtesy of The New York Times. BOSTON — Sports reform is all the rage, and with good reason. Sebastian Coe, who ran to world records and then ran the successful London Olympics, announced his candidacy for the presidency of track and field’s world governing body in the past week by laying out all that [...]

December 6, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid, Squash in the Media 0

Congressman Dent Plays on Newly-Converted Allentown JCC Courts

Congressman Dent Plays on Newly-Converted Allentown JCC Courts

Congressman Charlie Dent stopped by the newly-converted Allentown Jewish Community Center courts for a WFMZ TV segment. [...]

December 5, 2014 Squash Media News, Organize, Participate, Squash in the Media 0

GQ Magazine: Need A Winter Workout? Squash the Competition

GQ Magazine: Need A Winter Workout? Squash the Competition

Article courtesy of GQ Magazine. by Noah Davis When you hear the phrase “cold-weather squash,” you may think of a roasted and buttered gourd. But the winter months are actually the ideal time to catch the indoor racquet-sport fever (no, seriously!) that’s sweeping the country. The days of preppy old Finn Mortimer IV battling Baron [...]

December 5, 2014 Squash Media Adult, News, Participate, Squash in the Media 0

Princeton Endows Head Coaching Position Named for Bob Callahan

Princeton Endows Head Coaching Position Named for Bob Callahan

The head coaching position for Princeton's men's squash team will be named for Bob Callahan '77 [...]

November 20, 2014 Squash Media College, News, Squash in the Media 0

Strategic Roadmap for the Future of the Olympic Movement Unveiled

Strategic Roadmap for the Future of the Olympic Movement Unveiled

IOC President Thomas Bach today revealed the 40 proposals that make up Olympic Agenda 2020, including re-evaluating the Olympic program. [...]

November 18, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid, Squash in the Media 0