US SQUASH

Olympic Bid

Los Angeles Awarded 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Los Angeles Awarded 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Summer Games to return to the United States for first time in thirty-two years. [...]

September 13, 2017 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid, Team USA 0

2018 Youth Olympic Games to Showcase Squash

2018 Youth Olympic Games to Showcase Squash

The sport of Squash has been confirmed as a showcase sport at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in October 2018. [...]

July 6, 2017 Squash Media International, Juniors, News, Olympic Bid, Team USA 0

PSA Tour and National Federations Join Together in Call For Urgent World Squash Changes

PSA Tour and National Federations Join Together in Call For Urgent World Squash Changes

In the wake of last week’s WSF AGM, the PSA have reiterated their belief that the existing WSF structure must be overhauled in order for the sport to progress. [...]

November 13, 2015 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid, PSA/WSA 0

Squash Not Recommended as Tokyo 2020 Additional Event

Squash Not Recommended as Tokyo 2020 Additional Event

For the second time in two years, squash's Tokyo 2020 Olympic dreams have been crushed. [...]

September 28, 2015 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid, PSA/WSA 1

Tokyo 2020 to Announce its Proposed Additional Events to IOC September 28

Tokyo 2020 to Announce its Proposed Additional Events to IOC September 28

The final decision will be taken at the 129th IOC Session in Rio in August 2016. [...]

September 18, 2015 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid, PSA/WSA 0

World Squash President Upbeat After Tokyo 2020 Presentation

World Squash President Upbeat After Tokyo 2020 Presentation

The Tokyo 2020 squash delegation are confident following their presentation to the Tokyo organizing committee Friday. [...]

August 7, 2015 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid 0

Squash Set For Tokyo 2020 Presentation

Squash Set For Tokyo 2020 Presentation

Squash will present its case for Olympic inclusion to the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee Friday. [...]

August 6, 2015 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid 0

Squash One of Eight Additional Events to Make Tokyo 2020 Shortlist

Squash One of Eight Additional Events to Make Tokyo 2020 Shortlist

Squash is one step closer to Olympic inclusion, joining seven other sports on the Tokyo 2020 additional events shortlist. [...]

June 22, 2015 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid 0

Squash Applies for Tokyo 2020 Inclusion

Squash Applies for Tokyo 2020 Inclusion

The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee has received applications from 26 IOC-recognized International Federations proposing events to be considered for inclusion at Tokyo Olympic Games 2020. [...]

June 12, 2015 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid 0

“Road to Rio” Make First Stop in Philadelphia, Host-City to U.S. Open

“Road to Rio” Make First Stop in Philadelphia,  Host-City to U.S. Open

The United States Olympic Committee announced a nine-stop tour for Team USA on the “Road to Rio, “ building to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The first stop on the “Road” brings Team USA to Philadelphia for the Fourth of July. What better way to celebrate Independence Day than to highlight the athletic accomplishments [...]

June 11, 2015 Squash Media News, Olympic Bid, U.S. Open 0

Squash Seeks Tokyo 2020 Inclusion as Additional Events Application Process Launches

Squash Seeks Tokyo 2020 Inclusion as Additional Events Application Process Launches

The Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee opened the application process for additional events to be included at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad. [...]

May 12, 2015 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid 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

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

US Squash Presses Case for Olympic Inclusion

US Squash Presses Case for Olympic Inclusion

US Squash CEO Kevin Klipstein visits Colorado to talk Olympics with IOC President Thomas Bach [...]

February 5, 2015 Squash Media News, Olympic Bid 0

WSF President Meets Tokyo 2020 Games Oganizing Committee

WSF President Meets Tokyo 2020 Games Oganizing Committee

WSF President N. Ramachandran has had the opportunity to press the case for Squash to be added to the 2020 Olympic Games. [...]

January 21, 2015 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid 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

World’s Top Women Have Olympic ‘Opportunity & Responsibility’

World’s Top Women Have Olympic ‘Opportunity & Responsibility’

Former IOC Vice President Dick Pound says the world's top women have the 'opportunity and responsibility' to see squash join the Olympic program. [...]

December 1, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid, Team USA, Women 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

Inside The Games: Excellent Timing of Squash Merger With Olympic Agenda 2020 on the Horizon

Inside The Games: Excellent Timing of Squash Merger With Olympic Agenda 2020 on the Horizon

Last week's announcement of a historic merger agreement between the PSA and the WSA couldn't have been much more timely if it tried. [...]

November 5, 2014 Squash Media News, Olympic Bid, Squash in the Media, U.S. Open 0

One Million Viewers Watch Squash Finals in Glasgow

One Million Viewers Watch Squash Finals in Glasgow

A peak television audience of one million viewers tuned in to BBC1 to watch the Commonwealth Games squash finals. [...]

August 1, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid, PSA/WSA 0

Commonwealth Games Federation President Pushes for Squash Inclusion at Olympics

Commonwealth Games Federation President Pushes for Squash Inclusion at Olympics

Prince Imran Tunku, the Commonwealth Games Federation president handed squash a significant boost in its bid for continued Olympic inclusion. [...]

July 30, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid 0

Big Changes to Olympic Sports Program on way after 2020 Summit

Big Changes to Olympic Sports Program on way after 2020 Summit

Significant changes to the way in which sports events are selected for the Olympics look to be on the way, following a wide-ranging Summit meeting. [...]

July 19, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid, Squash in the Media 0

Sochi Boost for Squash Olympic Bid

Sochi Boost for Squash Olympic Bid

Article and image courtesy of the World Squash Federation. World Squash Federation President N Ramachandran, who attended the Sochi Winter Olympic Games as the newly-elected President of the Indian Olympic Association, is encouraged by the IOC vision to introduce new sports to the Summer Games program “sooner rather than later”. Ramachandran, who led the Squash [...]

February 24, 2014 Squash Media News, Olympic Bid 0

Olympic Return for Baseball, Softball Could Get Boost

Olympic Return for Baseball,  Softball Could Get Boost

The International Olympic Committee could take another step this week toward getting baseball and women’s softball back into the Olympics as well as adding squash for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. [...]

February 3, 2014 Squash Media International, News, Olympic Bid, Squash in the Media 0