Olympics

Squash and Olympia – a never ending Story?

N Ramachandran President of the World Squash Federation) led the Squash bid to the 2020 Olympic Games programme in Buenos Aires last September
World Squash Federation President N Ramachandran (ri), 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 programme "sooner rather than later".

Squash still has a great future!

Ramy Ashour and Nicol David show their Hong Kong Open trophies (photo: Steve Cubbins)
Despite being 'devastated' by the IOC decision to choose wrestling ahead of Squash as the 'new' sport to join the 2020 Olympic Games many squash fans, players and officials are convinced that squash has a 'great future'.

7 days to wait for Olympic decision!

The squash community cannot wait any longer to know about the vote, that will boast the sport to heaven or leave where it is.
7 days to go and the squash community will know if the Olympic dream come true - #vote4squash

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IOC put Squash on the shortlist for 2020!

President Ramachandran concluded: "Squash would grow all over the world with the Olympic Movement. We are a growing, global sport played in 185 countries by millions across the world.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board did put Squash on the shortlist as a potential sport to join the Olympic Programme for the 2020 Olympic Games. The IOC Executive Board, which comprises 15 IOC members including President Jacques Rogge, made its decision after receiving presentations from eight sports.

Tennis legends support the Squash 2020 Olympic Games!

The 3 tennis legends Roger Federer, Kim Clijsters and André Agassi would like to see squash in the Olympic Games
André Agassi, Kim Clijsters and Stefan Edberg have followed fellow tennis legend Roger Federer in backing Squash to be added to the Olympic Games programme in 2020. "Squash is absolutely one of the best/toughest sports," said Agassi, the eight-time Grand Slam champion and Olympic gold medallist in 1996. "The Games would be proud!"

Peter, Tim and the bunch of penguins!

Peter Nicol and Tim Garner at the start of their 7 Continent Challenge tour in the Falkland Islands together with a bunch of penguins
Former world No1 Peter Nicol (le) together with business partner and friend Tim Garner (ri) started their 7 Continent Challenge tour.

Nicol and Garner travel for Olympic bid!

“Through the course of this bid process, Squash has been demonstrating all of its strengths and why it will be a great addition to the Olympic Programme", Peter Nicol said
Former internationals Peter Nicol and Tim Garner will contest 7 Squash Matches in 7 Days on 7 Continents in a bid to help raise the profile of Squash’s campaign to join the programme of the 2020 Olympic Games.
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