March 27 - Squash Canada has unveiled a logo comprised of 31 silhouettes of leading players for the Women's World Team Squash Championships to be held later this year.
The biannual Championships, due to be held over six days beginning on December 1 at the White Oaks Conference Resort and Spa in Niagara-on-the-Lake, will feature the top female players on the planet representing 20 nations encompassing every continent.
The Championships will also serve as the Official Test Event for the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games to be held in the same venue next year.
Among the 31 players depicted on the logo are Malaysia's world number one Nicol David, England's new world champion Laura Massaro, and Egyptian Raneem El Welily, all of who are expected to be participating.
"The Women's World Team Squash Championship logo symbolises national pride and illustrates female competitive excellence, which is the essence of the World Team Championship," said the executive director of Squash Canada Danny Da Costa
Similar sentiments were expressed by World Squash Federation chief executive Andrew Shelley when he outlined the significance of the logo in setting the stage for the event.
"These Canadian-hosted Championships are going to raise the bar in many elements, and their event identity has just provided another example of the vitality and innovation that Squash Canada are bringing to the table."
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