Squash Magazine

Outside the Glass: Head-Butt

From Squash MagazineThis month’s episode of Outside The Glass, the squash podcast, is about photographs of a particular encounter, during the first round of the 1994 British Open, between Anthony Hill and Mir Zaman...

Book Review: Lucky, Anil Nayar’s Story

From Squash MagazineLucky: Anil Nayar’s Story—A Portrait of a Legendary Squash Champion By Jean Nayar (New York: Five Rivers Press, 2020). By James Zug Lucky is the biography of one of the top amateurs of the twentieth century....

Egypt Rules the World at Historic Men’s World Teams in DC

From Squash MagazineBy Chris McClintick This past December in Washington, DC, the global pinnacle of men’s team squash, the World Squash Federation’s Men’s World Team Championship, arrived in the United States for the first time...

The U.S. Wins World Championship – The Story of the 1980 World Juniors

From Squash MagazineForty years ago, in March 1980, a half dozen enterprising, young women flew to Sweden for the first-ever World Junior Championships: Patrice McConnell Cornwell, Kat Castle Grant, Karen Kelso, Alicia McConnell, Diana...

Gohar or Go Home: Nouran Gohar and Ali Farag Capture U.S. Open Titles

From Squash MagazineThe finals of the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open came within a half-inch of duplicating the 2017 edition, with the wife and husband team of Nour El Tayeb & Ali Farag again...

Overseas Student-Athletes and Squash

From Squash MagazineMuggy Mugaseth might be the answer to the trivia question of who was the first international student-athlete to play intercollegiate squash. The cover of Squash: A History of the Game features a photograph...

Gold Record

From Squash MagazineTeam USA’s squash players standing atop of the podium and singing the “Star-Spangled Banner,” with hands over hearts and with gold medals hanging from their necks. At the Pan American Games in Lima,...

New Players, New Coaches, New Stories: Intercollegiate Squash Preview

From Squash MagazineIntercollegiate squash, entering its ninety-eighth season, is looking as vibrant as it ever has. Diversity is the current watchword in the College Squash Association: there are more teams from more regions of the...

The Double Treble: Harvard’s Haul Punctuates a Superlative Season

From Squash Magazineby James Zug Photography by Michael T. Bello/mtbello.com. For college squash, the twenty teens turned out to be the Decade of Way. Mike Way started coaching at Harvard in August 2010. Since then his...

National Singles on Fire

From Squash Magazine By James Zug For the 108th time, the best singles players in the country gathered to play each other for the right to claim a national championship. The 2019 National Singles, spread across...