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squash rackets

squash rackets derived from rackets and originated at Harrow. An Association was formed in 1928 and by 1939 more than 200 clubs were affiliated. The International Federation was set up in 1967. The sport was given a considerable boost by the Royal Air Force, which built courts at almost all stations, and it became fashionable in the 1980s as fierce and competitive exercise for young business executives.

J. A. Cannon

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