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snooker betting - Stuart Bingham

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…]

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…]

IBSF Responds to WPBSA

Earlier this week the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association released a statement distancing itself from the International Billiards and Snooker Federation. The WPBSA took the extreme measure following what it stated was “an inappropriate and unconstitutional attempt by some members of the International Billiards and Snooker Association (IBSF) to[Read More…]

WPBSA Distances Itself from IBSF

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association released a stunning statement on Monday that could have a significant impact into the global amateur set-up and potentially how aspiring players reach the Main Tour. The WPBSA has taken an unprecedented step of severing all ties with its sister amateur body, the[Read More…]

First WDBS Event Staged in Gloucester

The first tournament staged by the new World Disability Billiards and Snooker body will take place in Gloucester in November. The WDBS was launched this week having been created to give more people with disabilities the opportunity to play cue sports. The first event will take place on the weekend[Read More…]