Commonwealth Games Semi-Final Preview: Birmingham’s Perry hoping for local boost

England’s No.2 seed at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games silver medallist Sarah-Jane Perry is hoping the support of her hometown crowd will give her a boost in today’s semi-finals, which begin at 16:00 (GMT+1) at the University of Birmingham Hockey and Squash Centre and will be shown live on BBC iPlayer in the UK and around the world. […]

Nick Matthew’s Commonwealth Games Q&A

England’s Nick Matthew, OBE, a three-time World Champion and winner of Commonwealth Games singles and doubles golds in Delhi 2010 and a singles gold and doubles silver in Glasgow 2014, is one of the game’s most decorated players. Today, though, Matthew is in Birmingham as part of an England coaching team that is looking to […]

Squash Australia’s Alex Haydon’s dream Commonwealth Games debut awaits

It was only 12 months ago that South Australia’s Alex Haydon wasn’t sure if she would make the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games team. Now, Haydon is one of three players in Australia’s Birmingham 2022 squash squad set to make her debut at the Commonwealth Games. “I don’t think I would’ve made the Commonwealth Games team […]

Meet Commonwealth Games Singles Tournament Referee Roy Gingell

Tournament Referee Roy Gingell

When squash at the Commonwealth Games gets underway on Friday, Wales’ Roy Gingell will be heading up a team consisting of officials from seven different Commonwealth Nations as the singles Tournament Referee, supported by England’s John Massarella as the doubles Tournament Referee. For Gingell, who will be refereeing at his sixth Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, […]

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 […]

James Willstrop and Birmingham school children set to star on stage in new squash play

Commonwealth Games gold medallist James Willstrop and children from inner city Birmingham schools will be creating a drama on the squash courts at the University of Birmingham with a brand-new play, Outside The Box. As the region gets ready for the Commonwealth Games, Outside The Box premieres as part of the Birmingham 2022 Festival at […]

100 days to go until Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

England's Sarah-Jane Perry and Commonwealth Games mascot Perry the Bull at the King Solomon International Business School squash court.

Today marks 100 days to go until the 2022 Commonwealth Games gets under way in Birmingham, England. The 2022 Commonwealth Games will feature 20 sports – including squash – and will take place between Thursday July 28 – Monday August 8, 2022. Squash – including men’s and women’s singles and men’s, women’s and mixed doubles […]

‘Intriguing’ Squash Court Could Inspire a New Generation of Players

Birmingham 2022 medal contender Sarah-Jane Perry believes that the new temporary glass squash court installed at Birmingham New Street station this week can inspire a new generation of squash players to watch the sport and even give it a try themselves. “The glass court at New Street is colourful, it’s vibrant but it looks sharp […]

Watch: The King Solomon International Business School Playground Court

England's Sarah-Jane Perry and Commonwealth Games mascot Perry the Bull at the King Solomon International Business School squash court.

A new innovative outdoor squash court has been officially unveiled at King Solomon International Business School in Birmingham, which aims to build on the excitement of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and introduce the sport of squash to potentially thousands of young people. England Squash, a key member of the Squash United group, were on […]