12th World Squash Day Launched

28 May 2013

Following the incredible success of the 2012 World Squash Day, when 46,000 players took part in the biggest sports fixture in history, it has been confirmed that the 2013 World Squash Day will take place on Saturday 5 October, under the theme Reach Out.

This year’s event – the 12th celebration of Continue reading

SA Team to Men’s World Team Championships

On behalf of the Executive and the selectors I have great pleasure in announcing the team which will represent South Africa at the Men’s World Team Championships in Mulhouse, France from 9th – 15th June 2013.

The Team:

  • Stephen Coppinger (Kzn)
  • Shaun Le Roux (WP)
  • Clinton Leeuw (WP)
  • Rodney Durbach (WP)
  • Richard Castle (Bol) (Manager/Coach)
  • Michael Wood (Border) (Observer player)

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulation all who have been chosen to fly the flag for South Africa, and wish the team all the support from everyone involved in squash.

Steven Doeg
President Squash South Africa

Vote for squash for the Olympic Games

Squash is falling behind wrestling in the poll of which sports should be included in the Olympics 2020 in Inside The Games, which is widely read by IOC members. So your help in emailing/tweeting all databases at your disposal asking them to vote for squash at the following website would be greatly appreciated as very helpful to our bid.

Click here to vote.

Le Roux Lifts Cape Town Crown

7 May 2013

RESULTS: PSA Challenger 5 Keith Grainger Memorial UCT Open, Cape Town, South Africa

1st round:
[1] Shaun le Roux (RSA) bt Bader Al Hussaini (KUW) 11-4, 12-10, 12-10 (50m)
Abdulla Mohd Al Tamimi (QAT) bt Alex Ingham (ENG) 10-12, 13-11, 11-3, 11-6 (52m)
[Q] Thoboki Mohohlo (RSA) bt Robert Downer (ENG) 5-11, 7-11, 11-8, 11-1, 11-7 (55m)
[3] Nathan Lake (ENG) bt Continue reading

Vote for squash for the Olympics!

Inside The Games, a key website that is read by IOC members, is running a new poll on which sport should win the bid for a place in the Olympic Games 2020. So, we would be very grateful if you could alert all your contacts to please vote for squash.

Other candidate sports most certainly will, so we don’t want to be left behind!

http://www.insidethegames.biz/polls/71-which-sport-do-you-think-the-ioc-should-vote-to-include-on-the-olympic-programme-for-2020

Keith Granger UCT Memorial results and draws

Last nights matches saw some outstanding squash especially from the South African players that notched up some upsets, notably from SA no 6, Zambian Kelvin Ndhlovu coming from 0-2 down to register a 3-2 win over Frenchman and no 4 seed Joan Lezaud in 71 minutes of scintillating squash, then Thoboki Mohohlo SA no 9 Continue reading

WP PSA Open Main Draw – Final Results

photoMohamed Abouelghar beat local player Clinton Leeuw 3-0 in a very high quality final. The game scores were 11/8, 14/12, 11/7 with Clinton just not having enough in the tank after 2 five setters in the quarters and semi’s and Mohamed displaying some truly incredible shot making that took Clinton to every corner of the court! Continue reading