Squash may have the odds stacked against it in the race to become an Olympic sport at the 2020 Summer Olympics but their irrepressible federation president Narayana Ramachandran told AFP in Buenos Aires he remains an eternal optimist.
President of the World Squash Federation, Narayana Ramachandran, poses on September 5, 2013 in Buenos Aires. Squash -- on its third try to become an Olympic sport -- faces competition from wrestling and a joint bid of softball/baseball.
Squash has been trying to become an Olympic sport for 10 years and was desperately unlucky in 2005 in Singapore where they topped the sports list to be put on the 2012 Games programme only to lack the two thirds majority - now it is by majority vote.
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