LGBTQ+ European Open 2022 Berlin – the story of the decade’s biggest LGBTQ+ tournament

Today the biggest LGBTQ+ Squash tournament in over a decade gets underway. The brainchild of Berlin-based coach Alexander Panasuk and OutPlay Squash London’s Fabian Valencia, the LGBTQ+ European Open 2022 Berlin will see players from around the world play in a two-day tournament they hope will act as a catalyst to help create a greater […]

GUYANA NO. 1 MARY FUNG-A-FAT: SQUASH COMMUNITY ‘SAVED ME’ AFTER LOSS OF FATHER

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Former World No.106 Mary Fung-A-Fat shares her personal story about the recent loss of her father, her recovery process, use of Sporting Chance counselling services and the support of her squash family. As part of the PSA Foundation’s health and wellness group, which sees players on the PSA Tour come together to support each other […]

New Squash Plus Outdoor Court Launched

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Squash Plus is on a mission to to raise the profile of the game and to make the sport more accessible to all, with a particular focus on younger ages. The pandemic was an awakening for squash, highlighting the low accessibility of the infrastructure and hidden nature of the typical court. Squash is the last […]

First Squash Dreamer Accepted into #1 Educational Facility in Jordan

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PSA Foundation partners Squash Dreamers are overjoyed to share that Israa, one of the girls on the programme, has been accepted into the King’s Academy Summer Enrichment Program. Israa is a 12-year-old Syrian refugee who has been participating in the Squash Dreamers programme for three years alongside her sisters who all left their home country […]

All of New Street talking about squash

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Over 2,000 people got the once-in-a-lifetime experience of playing squash on a stunning glass court at Birmingham New Street station from 4th – 11th April. The eye-catching, modern glass court was installed at the busy commuter station to whet appetites ahead of squash’s starring role at this summer’s Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. “Having this court […]

Eye-catching all-glass squash court popping up in Birmingham’s New Street Station

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Thousands of commuters and Birmingham residents are set to discover the exciting sport of squash and meet the world’s best players ahead of this year’s Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games when a world-class glass court is erected inside New Street station’s state-of-the-art atrium from 4 – 11 April. An action-packed week of activity is planned to […]

New website launched to celebrate Commonwealth squash legacy

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The Squash United by Birmingham 2022 group is delighted to announce the launch of squashcommonwealth.com. Squashcommonwealth.com is a website designed and created by the Squash United group, that the PSA Foundation is a part of alongside the World Squash Federation, England Squash, Rackets Cubed & Off The Wall Squash. The website has been made to […]

PSA Foundation Partners with Squash Players App

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Imagine an app that tells you, wherever you are in the world, where your nearest squash court is and who locally would be up for a friendly game? Well, Squash Players App is on its way to producing exactly that. The Squash Players App, produced by Itomic & 101Sports, has so far collected 13,470 courts […]

The PSA Foundation’s Yearly Roundup

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A message from Adriana Olaya, Head of the PSA Foundation: “Wow, what an incredible year it has been. 2021 has been a year of extreme challenges, as the global squash family battled the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “Despite all the difficulties and disruptions of the past 12 months, this has been a year […]

World No. 3 Amanda Sobhy: Recovering from an eating disorder with BodyLoveSoul

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Amanda Sobhy: from body-image spirals and stigmas, to healthy mindset and recovery. “It was something I wanted to address. I wanted to be able to break free and have the tools, but I was still not in a comfortable place where I wanted to go to see a therapist. That was just too much for […]