Jason Ferguson, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association chairman, has taken aim at the recent failure of cue sports’ bid to gain Olympic status.
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It has been announced today that Chinese players Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng have been handed long-term suspensions for match fixing.
Billiard sports launched its bid to become part of the Paris 2024 Olympic Sports programme today at a special ceremony at the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
The African Billiards and Snooker Confederation (ABSC) has become the latest regional body to become a full member of the World Snooker Federation (WSF). The agreement follows positive discussions between both organisations in recent months, during which it has become clear that the interests of the WSF and ABSC are aligned[Read More…]
Chinese duo Cao Yupeng and Yu Delu, as well as Welshman David John, have all been handed suspensions by the WPBSA following investigations into alleged breaches. In the case of Yu, this relates to manipulating the outcome of five matches he was involved in since 2015, failing to report two[Read More…]
Following on from the announcement a couple of weeks ago of the formation of the WPBSA World Seniors Snooker Tour, registration for the events on the 2018/19 calendar have now opened. A new subsidiary company named World Seniors Snooker was formed under the auspices of the WPBSA, which during the[Read More…]
The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has announced the official formation of the WPBSA World Seniors Snooker Tour. Following the statement last December that the WPBSA would engage to develop an official tour of events for players over 40, a new subsidiary company named World Seniors Snooker will be formed[Read More…]
The relationship between the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association and the International Billiards and Snooker Federation has been strained again following the release of more statements effectively attacking one another. With the inaugural championships of the World Snooker Federation, a sub-body of the WPBSA, set to commence next week[Read More…]
The World Snooker Federation (WSF) has announced the beginning of its own official WSF Championships, which will run from 14-24 March 2018. The event will be played at the Dolmen Hotel, Malta and provide new and exciting opportunities for amateur players. The winner of the main WSF Championship will receive a first[Read More…]