• Subway appointed as official sponsor of the World Squash Masters Championships

    By SGB sports on 01/05/2012
    England Squash & Racketball have today announced the Subway brand as the official sponsor of the 2012 World Squash Masters Championships in Birmingham The World Championships is the largest participation squash event in the world with up to 1,000 players expected to take part in the tournament between the 20-27 July 2012. Over 40 nationalities will be represented in 20 age categories […]
  • Squash/Badminton: Ramping up Biomimetic

    By SGB sports on 01/08/2011
    Jamie Douglas, group product manager for tennis at Dunlop Slazenger International Ltd, updates SGB Sports on the Biomimetic technology, and tells us about its potential application in other racket sports like squash and badminton. The concept behind biomimetics is nature inspired engineering. It is a field of engineering that is used in many different industries such as sport, aerospace, architecture, […]
  • Squash/Badminton: Wilson gets a feel for racket sports

    By SGB sports on 01/08/2011
    Wilson’s 2011 racket range hinges on its BLX technology, which is described as ‘the most advanced composite in the industry’. BLX combines basalt fibres woven longitudinally with Wilson’s proprietary [K]arophite Black technology, itself an evolution of Wilson nCode products which utilises a structure incorporating additional bonds between the SiO2 and graphite molecules on a nanoscopic scale, resulting in more feel […]
  • Trion:Z’s magnetic appeal

    By SGB sports on 28/07/2011
    David Pittman finds out about the appeal of Trion:Z and how its products work Trion:Z launched in in Japan over a decade ago with a mission to promote a healthy and active lifestyle. It is claimed the products, including wristbands, necklaces and body supports, are used every day by millions of people around the world who believe in the benefits […]
  • Legacy Games – Sky Sports News report

    By SGB sports on 22/06/2011
    Catch-up with Sky Sports News’ report into the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic Games Catch-up with the Sky Sports News report into the legacy from the London 2012 Olympic Games here. The special report investigates whether the organisers of London 2012 are doing enough to ensure a sustainable legacy after the Games, and into where funding from the London […]
  • Intersport ‘spot on’ with shows

    By SGB sports on 05/04/2011
    Buying group claims to have ‘formula right’ for quarterly shows; Q4 show member attendance tops 90 per cent Intersport general manager Tom Foley said the buying group has the ‘formula right’ with its quarterly buying shows after closing its recent Q4 event. The Intersport Q4 show took place on March 30-31, with a focus on hockey, squash, badminton and winter collections. […]
  • Squash: Precision Play

    By SGB sports on 01/02/2011
    Each season, squash rackets get more technical with the emphasis on power, precision and comfort. We take a look at some of the new 2011 designs. Dunlop Biomimetic Max Endorsed by World No.2 Ramy Ashour, this racket features a teardrop head shape with long main strings for greater string deflection, which is enhanced by a Powermax string pattern. Constructed from […]
  • Dunlop Slazenger

    By SGB sports on 30/03/2009
    Dunlop’s new Aerogel 4D Ultimate is designed with the better player in mind. Amr Shabana’s racket of choice, Dunlop claims its Aerogel delivers peerless strength to weight ratio for enhanced stiffness and maximum power. There are two models: Aerogel Evolution 120 and Aerogel 4D Max, with the 120 being the lightest racket Dunlop has ever produced, with a raw frame […]
  • J Price

    By SGB sports on 30/03/2009
    J price has made squash balls in England since the 1930s, but primarily for other brands. The Price own-brand balls have been approved by the SRA and passed the test set by the WSF. Exported globally, Price makes balls in White (yellow speed), Green (all speeds) and Black (all speeds). RRP: £14/dozen www.jpricebath.co.uk