March 31, 2004
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International Squash Organizations Unite Behind Anti-Doping Code

The three international organizations of Squash, the World Squash Federation (WSF), the Professional Squash Association (PSA) and the Women's International Squash Players' Association (WISPA) signed an agreement to implement a joint World Squash Anti-Doping Code on April 14th 2004.

The agreement was signed at a Press Conference at the headquarters of UK Sport in London, hosted jointly by WSF Chief Executive Ted Wallbutton, PSA Chief Executive Gawain Briars, and WISPA Executive Director Andrew Shelley.

“Squash has set an example of how professional organizations and leagues can work hand-in-hand with an international federation to use the Code as the basis for the fight against doping in sport,” said David Howman, WADA’s Director General.  “It is an example we at WADA would encourage all professional leagues around the world to follow.”


"It is vital for the sport of Squash to be united in the fight against doping,” Ted Wallbutton commented.  “We know from our past testing programs that Squash has a clean record in the doping arena, but we must be constantly vigilant to ensure that we protect the integrity of the sport and the health and rights of all players.”