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Get it right, get it tight – U.S. Open Squash

Get it right,  get it tight – U.S. Open Squash

PHL 17′s Ashley Johnson exercises with Pro Squash athletes [...]

October 16, 2012 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Squash is on the up in the US – Willstrop

Squash is on the up in the US – Willstrop

The US Open Squash Championships finished on Friday evening at Drexel University, west of downtown Philadelphia. It’s the second year running that the University has hosted this event and the improvement on last year was very encouraging. [...]

October 16, 2012 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Ramy Ashour, Nicol David win U.S. Open Squash Championships

Ramy Ashour,  Nicol David win U.S. Open Squash Championships

Egypt’s Ramy Ashour and Malaysia’s Nicol David won their first U.S. Open Squash Championships before a sellout crowd of more than 800 at Drexel University on Friday night. [...]

October 13, 2012 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Princeton Coach and Episcopal Academy grad Bob Callahan joins Squash Hall of Fame

Princeton Coach and Episcopal Academy grad Bob Callahan joins Squash Hall of Fame

Bob Callahan wasn’t planning to play squash at Princeton until a former Episcopal Academy teammate, David Page, suggested he come out for the team his freshman year. [...]

October 11, 2012 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

A clubby sport gone global and urban

A clubby sport gone global and urban

Sports remind us of the laws of the universe in many ways – the predictable flight of a golf ball, the field goal attempt that drifts wide, the geometry celebrated with every pitch of a baseball. And if there is one sport that is defined by the laws of Einstein and Newton, [...]

October 5, 2012 Squash Media News, Participate, Squash in the Media 0

U.S. Open Squash Championship under way

U.S. Open Squash Championship under way

The U.S. Open Squash Championship began Thursday in Philadelphia. The international tournament, which runs through Oct. 12, is being held at Drexel University’s Daskalakis Athletic Center. Drexel also hosted last year’s competition. [...]

October 4, 2012 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Drexel hosting squash events as tool to strengthen programs

Drexel hosting squash events as tool to strengthen programs

Drexel University is using the niche sport of squash as a marketing tool to compete at a higher level in athletics and academics. [...]

October 1, 2012 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Top ten men and women confirmed for U.S. Open Squash in Philadelphia

Top ten men and women confirmed for U.S. Open Squash in Philadelphia

Player lists have been released for the 2012 Delaware Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships, revealing that ALL of the world’s top ten men and women will be competing in this year’s event! [...]

September 28, 2012 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

G. Diehl Mateer Jr., champion squash player

G. Diehl Mateer Jr.,  champion squash player

G. Diehl Mateer Jr., 84, a champion U.S. squash player from the Main Line who was once featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated, died Saturday, Sept. 22, of heart failure at his home in Virginia. [...]

September 27, 2012 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Boston trip proved a real winner all round – Willstrop

Boston trip proved a real winner all round – Willstrop

Playing squash for a living is not bad I have to admit. There are some difficulties, as with anything: airports and travel can occasionally be harrowing, the training at its hardest can be back-breaking and the injuries are a nightmare. But other than that, it’s a glamorous life. [...]

September 18, 2012 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Henri Salaun ’49 battled through WWII obstacles, found squash fame

Henri Salaun ’49 battled through WWII obstacles,  found squash fame

It’s a long and intriguing success story — one that begins with a harried departure from pre-war France, winds through the Wesleyan University campus in Middletown, climbs to the highest of highs in professional squash, then quietly settles down to a home in Needham, Mass. [...]

September 17, 2012 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Google breaks down summer Maps searches, Brits love squash

Google breaks down summer Maps searches,  Brits love squash

Summer is coming to a close (it officially ends the day the iPhone 5 goes on sale, coincidentally). And to mark the start of autumn, Google has broken down what we searched for on Google Maps over the summer months. [...]

September 16, 2012 Squash Media News, Squash in the Media 0

Perfect pitch: how to get a sport into the olympics

Perfect pitch: how to get a sport into the olympics

Winning a gold medal is the pinnacle of any Olympic athlete’s career, and most have to be happy for the chance to participate on sport’s biggest stage. For Nicol David, however, time is running out. [...]

August 14, 2012 Squash Media News, Olympic Bid, Squash in the Media 0