Squash Olympic pictogram

The 2028 Summer Olympics will include the sport of squash for the first time as an optional sport.[1] Squash had previously been rejected from the Olympic Games on four occasions in a row.[2]

Squash has declared its intention to apply for the 2032 Summer Olympics.[3]


Squash has been a regular fixture at multi-sport events such as the Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and World Games. It was accepted as a demonstration sport for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics.[4]


  1. ^ Carpenter, Les; Wu, Daniel (2023-10-16). "The five new sports added for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics". Washington Post. Retrieved 2024-01-29.
  2. ^ Rowbottom, Mike (2012-10-30). "Nobody keeps squash out of the Olympics five times in a row". insidethegames.biz. Retrieved 2024-01-29.
  3. ^ Colangelo, Anthony; Ward, Roy (2021-02-26). "2032 Olympics Brisbane: Cricket leads charge for sports seeking spot at a 2032 Brisbane Olympics". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2024-01-29.
  4. ^ "Buenos Aires 2018 take Youth Olympic Games to the next level with Squash". World Squash Federation. 6 July 2017. Archived from the original on 7 February 2019. Retrieved 14 March 2018.