(20 Aug) Squash and the Olympic Games

Mr David Mui, MH, JP, President of Asian Squash Federation, joined by Mr Tony Choi, Coaching Director of Asian Squash Federation, were honored to meet with key officials of the International Olympic Committee (“IOC”) on 18 August in Nanjing, China making effort to lobby for support for squash to be included in the Olympic Games. The IOC will review the entire competition programme for the 2020 Olympic Games by the end of 2014 to see if new sports would be given opportunity to join in.

In the meetings, Mr Yu Zaiqing, Vice President of the IOC Executive Board from China and HRH Prince Tunku Imran, IOC Member from Malaysia, expressed their full support for squash and both of them feel positive for squash to becoming a competition sport in the 2020 Olympic Games if opportunity exists. Mr Mui thanked Mr Yu and Tunku Imran for their precious time and presence at the meeting.

Special thanks also go to Mr Pang Chung, SBS, Hon. Secretary General of the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China who arranged the fruitful meetings.

 

Upper photo, left to right:
Mr Pang Chung, SBS; Mr Yu Zaiqing; Mr David Mui, MH, JP

Lower photo, left to right:
Mr David Mui, MH, JP; HRH Prince Tunku Imran; Mr Tony Choi

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(8 Aug) Nicol celebrates her 100th month as world No.1

Congratulations to Nicol David from Malaysia who has marked another major milestone in her unparalleled squash career by celebrating her 100th month as world No.1 in the latest Women's World Squash Rankings. Her achievements in squash is second to none: After becoming the first player ever to win two world junior titles, she appeared at 93 WSA World Tour finals and won 74 titles among which seven of them are World Championship titles.

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(6 Aug) Asian Junior Ranking Updates (Aug 2014)

The latest Asian Junior Ranking (August 2014) has been released.  Congratulations to all Top 1 players and hope them keep up the good job in future!

BU19 - Kush Kumar (IND)

GU19 – Ho Tze Lok (HKG)

BU17 - Ling To Yu (HKG)

GU17 – Andrea Lee (MAS)

BU15 - Jesse Foo (MAS)

GU15 – Nur Aliah (MAS)

BU13 - Shawn Tai (MAS)

GU13 – Aifa Azman (MAS)

BU11 - Pouya Shafeifard (IRN)

GU11 – Aira Azman (MAS)

For the full list of the ranking, please click to Asian Junior Ranking page for details.

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(5 Aug) Successful conclusion of Hong Kong Junior Open 2014

Hong Kong Junior Squash Open 2014, an AJSS platinum event, was successfully concluded last Saturday. Congratulations to Hong Kong player Ho Tze lok who was the 1st runner up of Asian Junior Individual Championship 2014, claimed the GU19 victory at her hometowm. Another Hong Kong boy, Yuen Tsun Hei beat his teammate Lau Tsz Kwan in straight game took the BU19 Champion.

All Champions:

BU19 - Yuen Tsun Hei (HKG) GU19 - Ho Tze Lok (HKG)
BU17 - Mohammad Alsarraj (JOR) GU17 -  Lee Andrea Jia Qi (MAS)
BU15 - Tushar Shahani  (IND) GU15 -  Lui Hiu Lam (HKG)
BU13 - Veer Chotrani (IND) GU13 - Lau Tin Yan (HKG)
BU11 - Karam Albatayneh (JOR) GU11 - Wong Po Yui Kristie (HKG)

Click HERE for full draws.

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President's Foreword

I have great pleasure in welcoming all of you to this new website of the Asian Squash Federation. With the successes that our Member National Federations have achieved in the past many years, the ASF has become a very active....

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