Squash is played in more than 180 countries and millions of people around the world play this game. Though The International Olympic Committee recognizes this sport, it is not yet included in the Olympics games.
This is heart-breaking for squash players and supporters around the world. Here are some reasons why it should be included in the Olympics.
It has a global appeal
Squash is played in almost 180 countries, so it has a global appeal. It was said that this game was difficult to view on TV. But if ice hockey can be enjoyable, even though you cannot see the puck clearly, so can squash.
Cameras have improved to capture the game from different angles so that viewers can watch it clearly on TV. The game also takes place in stunning locations and you will enjoy watching the tournaments.
People are now more aware of the game
The English professional squash player James Willstrop has written a book about squash which became popular around the world. This book has cleared up a lot of misconception about the sport. Many people are now interested in squash and so it should be included in the Olympics game.
There are some great squash players and they have won big tournaments. This makes us believe that people are ready to take this sport seriously. They are interested in becoming professional players and be as popular as NBA or soccer players.
There are lots of famous supporters for this game. Roger Federer, for example, has mentioned squash as a great game. There are other famous supporters as well. With so many known supporters of the game, this game must be included in the Olympic game. Soon we can expect to see this amazing game at the Olympics.