New Zealand’s Commonwealth Games top seed Joelle King on finding her home in England

This article, written by Rod Gilmour, first appeared in the WSF-endorsed Squash Player Magazine  Four years ago, as Joelle King set about becoming the first New Zealander to win the Commonwealth Games women’s singles title, her home country’s broadcaster opted to show a boxing bout between athletes from Zambia and Kenya. At the time, TVNZ […]

Watch: Joelle King – Commonwealth Games is ‘pinnacle’ of squash

With six Commonwealth Games medals across three Games, including golds in 2010 and 2018, New Zealand’s Joelle King has a medal tally to make anyone jelous! The 33-year-old will travel to Birmingham as the top seed and favourite to defend her singles and doubles golds from 2018. We caught up with King to find out […]

Scottish Squash announce plans for biggest celebration of squash in Scotland

Scottish Squash are delighted to announce plans for Love Squash Week, the year’s biggest celebration of the sport of squash across Scotland. Love Squash Week will run from 1st-8th August, and will be a perfect opportunity for people across Scotland to get on court and give squash a try. 26 venues covering the length and breadth […]

Uganda’s Commonwealth Games star thanks generous Canadian squash community

Uganda’s Michael Kawooya, who this week will be competing in his fourth Commonwealth Games, has paid tribute to the kindness of the Canadian squash community, who have helped him grow the sport in Uganda through generous donations of squash gear. Kawooya, who first competed in the 2010 Games in Delhi, has been working to grow […]

Watch: England’s Georgina Kennedy Previews Birmingham 2022

“I knew it would be a challenge just to get selected. The fact that I’m going in ranked No.2 in England is really exciting! It’s definitely beyond all my expectations.” England’s Georgina Kennedy sits down to preview her upcoming Birmingham 2022 debut. The 25-year-old, who in June 2021 was ranked World No.170 and has now […]

Draws announced for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

The singles draws for the first round of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have been made. While the majority of the game’s biggest names are receiving a bye through to round two, there is still plenty of action to look forward to on day one as 56 players take part in the opening round in Birmingham, […]