COME WITNESS WORLD CLASS SQUASH AT OUR FAVOURITE HOME VENUE!
For a donation of $50, you will be eligible to receive 2 passes (1 X Session 1, 1 X Session 2) to witness the First Round matches up close! Each session will feature 2 men’s and 2 women’s matches. For an extra $25, we will throw in the official tournament t-shirt!
Your donation will be matched under the One Team Singapore Fund, which is restricted to support the activities of the High Performance System. As we are an Institute of Public character, it is also 250% tax deductible. You may choose to attend both the sessions yourself, or share one each with a friend.
However, tax deduction may only be accorded to one person per $50/$75 donation.
The Singapore Squash Rackets Association (SSRA) Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM)
The Singapore Squash Rackets Association (SSRA) Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) was held on the 22nd of September 2023, at Court 1 of the Kallang Squash Centre.
Upon the confirmation of a quorum, a vote was conducted to pass three items:
1. The adoption of a new NGP Model Constitution
2. The exemption of five (5) clubs from the citizenship requirements contained in Article 8.6 of the NGP Model Constitution
3. The postponement of the 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the extension of the tenure of the current Board.
The Minutes of Meeting can be downloaded (here)
SQUASH IS NOW AN OLYMPIC SPORT!
Singapore community abuzz as cricket, squash, baseball and softball look set for Olympic inclusion
The likely inclusion of cricket, squash, baseball and softball in the Los Angeles 2028 programme has bowled over the local community, who say being part of the Olympics will galvanise these sports.
The International Olympic Committee will make a decision – flag football and lacrosse have also been added by the organisers – in Mumbai next Monday, with many expecting them to be approved.
Singapore Squash Rackets Association president Patrick Thio is excited about the sport’s potential Olympic debut, and the impact it could have on the local fraternity.
Host Singapore to be represented by Asian Games-bound Marcus Phua and Au Yeong Wai Yhann
World’s top seeds set for Singapore Squash Open 2023
Following the immense success of the Singapore Squash Open last year, the premium squash tournament will be back this year at the Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena Hall 1, from 14 – 19 November.
Singapore seeded ninth for Asian Games
Singapore Squash also announced the Asian Games squad today. Seeded 9th in the Men’s team event, the squad includes Phua, six-time SEA Games medallist Samuel Kang Shuan Mu, two-time SEA Games medallist Aaron-Jon Widjaja Liang and debutant Jerome Clement Aw Jin Ming, blending experience with medal hopefuls.
Stars set for battle at Singapore Squash Open in November
Four-time world champion Ali Farag is hoping to add the Vitagen Singapore Squash Open to his list of trophies won around the world, with the Egyptian star confirming his participation for the Professional Squash Association World Tour Gold event in November.
He will be joined by Peru’s Diego Elias, one place behind Farag at world No. 2, for the Nov 14-19 tournament at the OCBC Arena. They are among the 24 top male and female players featuring at the US$225,000 (S$310,000) event.
Peru's Diego Elias (left) lost the men's final of the 2022 Singapore Squash Open to Mohamed El Shorbagy (right) and returns for this year's edition. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
Dads’ influence behind Singapore’s two titles at South-east Asian junior squash meet
Two of Singapore’s young squash players, Naisha Singh and Jackrish Sashikumar, clinched gold medals at the inaugural South-east Asian Junior Individual Championships in Bangkok on Wednesday.
Naisha, 13, and Jackrish, 11, who won all their matches en route to their titles, also have something else in common – both their fathers are former players who have been motivational figures in their fledgling sporting journeys.