26 Jul '11, 9pm

Squash upbeat about Olympic debut: by Low Lin Fhoong SINGAPORE - Eight sports - squash, karate, baseball, roller...

SINGAPORE - Eight sports - squash, karate, baseball, roller sports, softball, sport climbing, wakeboarding and wushu - will be jostling for a spot on the 28-sport programme for the 2020 Olympic Games when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meet in Buenos Aires in September 2013. Squash, which was left out of the 2012 and 2016 Olympics in London and Rio de Janeiro, respectively, is making a concerted effort to win over the IOC with innovations such as glass flooring, exotic competition venues, like Egypt's Giza Pyramids and New York's Grand Central Station, improved television coverage in high definition, and super slow motion replays. Jaclyn Hawkes, president of the Women's International Squash Players Association (WISPA), believes the changes will give the sport the boost needed when the IOC decide in just over two years. Speaking to Today after the media conferenc...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Sports/EDC110727-0000063/Squas...

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