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End of the Olympic dream - 2016 Games without Squash
Thursday, 20 August 2009

Further to the short statement by the WSF President sent out immediately after the result of the Vote within the IOC Executive Board in Berlin was announced that Golf and Rugby would be proposed to the IOC Session, here is a much more detailed report and analysis of the campaign, Berlin and the future - provided by Dr George Mieras, WSF Olympic Bid Coordinator.

Report by Dr George Mieras.

 
Squash 2016 fever has caught on all over the world
Thursday, 21 May 2009
World Squash Day takes place on Saturday (May 23) with a worldwide festival of Olympic-themed events. For further information please visit www.worldsquashday.com.
 
Susie Simcock & Ross Norman Honoured In New Zealand
Friday, 13 February 2009
Squash achieved a notable double in New Zealand this week when Susie Simcock and Ross Norman were honoured at the annual Halberg Awards dinner in Auckland.
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Athlete Ambassadors Rally In New York
Friday, 13 February 2009

Grand Central Terminal in New York provided the perfect platform for the first meeting of Squash's Olympic Athlete Ambassadors, a select group of leading players nominated by the Professional Squash Association (PSA) and Women's International Squash Players' Association (WISPA) as the sport's two international player bodies rallied to the call from the World Squash Federation to spearhead the sport's bid to join the Olympic Games programme in 2016.

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Squash Presents Its Case To The IOC
Friday, 14 November 2008

The bid by Squash to get onto the Olympic Games programme for 2016 took a step forward today when a World Squash Federation delegation offered the credentials of the sport to the Olympic Programme Commission in Lausanne.

The seven sports vying for the two probable spots are baseball, golf, karate, roller sports, rugby sevens and softball, along with squash - each of which gave a one-hour presentation.

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WSF President Ramachandran Meets IOC President In Lausanne
Thursday, 13 November 2008

The new World Squash Federation President Mr N Ramachandran paid a courtesy call on International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge today (Thursday) at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne.

Outgoing WSF President Jahangir Khan introduced his successor, who was elected at last month's WSF AGM which was held during the Men's & Women's World Championships in Manchester, England.

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