Commonwealth Games Doubles: Mixed competition continues, men’s and women’s events begin

After the excitement of yesterday’s singles finals, there’s plenty more squash action to look forward to in the University of Birmingham Hockey and Squash Centre as the mixed doubles resumes, while the men’s and women’s events begin. There’s no time for England’s Georgina Kennedy to celebrate last night’s singles gold, with the 25-year-old thrust straight […]

Seedings announced for Commonwealth Games singles

New Zealand duo Paul Coll and Joelle King will headline the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games draws after being designated top seeds in the men’s and women’s draws, respectively. Defending Commonwealth Games singles and women’s doubles champion World No.5 King is a three-time gold medal winner at the Games, winning a women’s doubles gold in the […]

Rackets Cubed Profiled by Sport For Development Coalition

Rackets Cubed, one of the key founding members of Squash United, was recent featured in a post by Sport For Development Coalition. Sport for Development Coalition is a UK-wide movement of more than 200 charities and civil society organisations, leagues, clubs and networks over-arching thousands of projects and programmes intentionally using targeted interventions to tackle […]

Sport England lends support to low-cost outdoor court

Sport England has pledged £4,000 to support an ambitious outdoor court project organised by Bounty Squash Club in Basingstoke, England. The Crowdfunder project, which is seeking £10,000 of investment, aims to help squash evolve through the construction of a full-sized outdoor floodlit court behind the club’s existing indoor courts. With outdoor squash courts becoming increasingly […]

Welcome to SquashCommonwealth.com!

Welcome to squashcommonwealth.com! We are now in Commonwealth Games month and we can’t wait for Birmingham 2022 to begin. All around the world, projects are underway to ensure the 2022 Games leave a positive legacy for our sport. At squashcommonwealth.com, we have videos and features about the amazing community projects underway all around the world, […]

England Squash: Squash Finder

The Squash Finder is where all potential new players will be signposted to to locate their nearest club/venue. The finder will be promoted through digital marketing campaigns, community roadshows, and Commonwealth Games events such as the Have-a-Go activation zones and festival sites. This is your chance to really make your club/venue stand out from the […]

Malaysia: Subsidised coaching and English classes offered by Nicol David Organisation

Sixty-four children from lower and middle income families in Malaysia enjoyed their first squash and English language classes yesterday as part of the newly founded Nicol David Organisation’s drive to offer greater sporting and educational opportunities. The non-profit was launched last week in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, by the organisation’s namesake, Malaysia’s former World No.1 […]

Watch: Nicol David – from unknown teen to world star!

“One of my favourite memories, of my entire career, was coming into the stadium in Kuala Lumpur when they announced Malaysia as the host country. I still get goosebumps thinking about it.” Malaysian squash icon Nicol David is one of the undisputed legends of the Commonwealth Games. With appearances at every Games between 1998-2018, the […]

England Squash launch ‘Get Games Ready’ campaign

England Squash has today announced the ‘Get Games Ready‘ campaign. Get Games Ready is a microsite containing resources, ideas and helpful information to assist squash clubs to prepare for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and ensure that the Games leave a positive and lasting legacy for squash. On the Get Games Ready microsite, visitors can […]