From Squash Magazine
by James Zug
When I was working at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, a lot of fellow journalists asked why I was there, since the U.S. was not competing.
It was an easy answer. The Commonwealth Games are far and away squash’s biggest moment. Every four years the Games expose the game to the non-squash. The media attention in the seventy-two nations competing in the Games is massive—social, radio, television, print, online. I heard Jahangir Khan on the radio talking about squash. The call for Gina Kennedy’s gold medal victory was replayed again and again for news bulletins.
Pro squash events typically struggle to fill all the seats in the opening few days of a tournament. At the Commonwealth …
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