Tag: Jason Ferguson

Shaun Murphy Elected to WPBSA Board

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association held its Annual General Meeting in Scotland on Wednesday. Nigel Mawer QPM stood for re-election to the board as a director. Shaun Murphy also stood for election to the board for the first time. Ahead of the AGM, Alan McManus offered his resignation[Read More…]

Scotland Joins World Snooker Federation

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) welcomed Scottish Snooker as the latest National Federation to become a full member on Tuesday. The move is another significant step in a year which back in April saw Scottish Snooker, led by its Chairman Paul Marinello, reach an agreement with the World Professional Billiards[Read More…]

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Stuart Bingham Banned for Betting

Stuart Bingham has been handed a six month ban, three of which are suspended, following a long investigation into his betting on the sport. The 2015 world champion, who also has to fork out £20,000 to cover the costs incurred by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association, has been[Read More…]

World Snooker Federation Launched

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has announced its involvement in a new era of sports governance for snooker and billiards with the official launch of the World Snooker Federation (WSF). The WSF brings together both amateur and professional snooker and will be a key organisation as snooker[Read More…]

WPBSA Strongly Refutes IBSF Allegations

A major row between two global snooker bodies has escalated further with World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association chairman Jason Ferguson furiously responding to claims made by the International Billiards and Snooker Federation against the WPBSA last week. In a letter sent to the IBSF and all of its members,[Read More…]

Jason Ferguson Leaves WCBS

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association announced on Wednesday that its chairman Jason Ferguson has resigned his position as president of the World Confederation of Billiards Sports. In a statement released on its website, the WPBSA said that Ferguson had “severed all links to the organisation.” The statement continued:[Read More…]

World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the Northern Ireland Open – won by Mark Allen.

1. Judd Trump
2. Mark Selby
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Kyren Wilson
6. John Higgins
7. Shaun Murphy
8. Stephen Maguire
9. Mark Allen
10. Ding Junhui
11. Mark Williams
12. Stuart Bingham
13. Yan Bingtao
14. Barry Hawkins
15. Jack Lisowski
16. Anthony McGill

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