International

El Sherbini Collects Fifth PSA World Championship Title; Farag Wins Second in Chicago

Egypt's Nour El Sherbini earned her fifth--and third consecutive--world title while her compatriot Ali Farag won his second--both secured in Chicago at the million dollar PSA World Championships presented by the Walter Family. Like Farag,...

‘Equal Pay for Team USA Act’ Introduced in Congress

Report courtesy of U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation. U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, which has jurisdiction over the United States Olympic & Paralympic...

PSA World Championships Presented by the Walter Family Return to Chicago

The 2020-2021 PSA World Championships presented by the Walter Family—which in 2019 became the sport's first million dollar event and will offer that record prize fund again in 2021—returns to Chicago this week. The...

Springtime Reveals US Squash Activity Ready to Bloom

With the prospect of the U.S. confidently emerging from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the pathway back to active lives including squash is becoming increasingly clear. Central to the sport’s comeback is the...

Nicol David Named Greatest World Games Athlete of All Time

Malaysia’s eight-time World Champion and three-time U.S. Open champion Nicol David has been named as The World Games greatest athlete of all time after topping a poll conducted by the International World Games Association...

Zena Wooldridge Elected as World Squash Federation President

Report courtesy of WSF. Zena Wooldridge has been elected as the new World Squash Federation (WSF) President following the WSF’s 2020 Annual General Meeting on Saturday, December 5. Wooldridge, from England, will become the tenth...

US Squash to Release Enhancements to Ratings Algorithm

US Squash has announced that it will incorporate enhancements into its player rating algorithm this month. Already among the leading rating algorithms in any sport worldwide, the changes will further improve the accuracy of...

Specter Center Construction Progresses Towards 2020 Completion

Construction on the Arlen Specter US Squash Center remains on track for completion in December of 2020. The Specter Center, located on the campus of Drexel University in the heart of Philadelphia’s University City,...

2020 U.S. Open Squash Championships Cancelled

US Squash has announced that the 2020 U.S. Open Squash Championships, scheduled for November 14-21 in Philadelphia, has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. US Squash made the decision prioritizing the safety of...