65 Results for tag: Jason Ferguson

Murphy to Step Down from WPBSA Board

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has today announced that Shaun Murphy has taken the decision to step down from the Board of Directors and his role of Chairman of the Players Commission with immediate effect. The former world champion was elected to the WPBSA board in December 2017 and has made a valuable contribution ... More

Landmark WPBSA / EBSA Coaching Development

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) and the European Billiards & Snooker Association (EBSA) have just completed the first European Coaching Course to accredit EBSA coaches with WPBSA World Snooker Level 1 coaching accreditation at the Crowne Plaza in Belgrade, Serbia. Chris Lovell (WPBSA Coaching Consultant) held a ... More

Snooker to be included at 2019 African Games

It has been announced by the African Billiards and Snooker Confederation (ABSC) that snooker will be included at the African Games for the first time later this year, representing a landmark development for our sport in the region. Now organised by the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA), the African Union (AU) and the Associat... More

2018 WPBSA Annual General Meeting

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association Annual General Meeting was held today on Wednesday 12th December during the Scottish Open in Glasgow. Both Jason Ferguson and Ken Doherty stood for re-election to the board as directors and were unanimously elected by the membership. WPBSA Chairman Jason Ferguson said: “I would once again like ... More

Snooker Supports Paris 2024 Olympic Bid

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. Hosted by the Billiards 2024 Committee and supported by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) and World Snooker, the event represents a significant milestone billiard sports’ bid ... More

World Women’s Snooker

We are today pleased to announce that World Ladies Billiards and Snooker will now be known as World Women’s Snooker (WWS) as the organisation continues to develop its strategy. This new name is instantly recognisable and completes a gradual transition which has seen the introduction of the World Women’s Snooker Tour and a full rebrand of our most ... More

Snooker’s Cool For Daqing School

Snooker stars Michael Georgiou, Alfie Burden, Stuart Carrington and Martin O’Donnell, as well as WPBSA Chairman Jason Ferguson, visited Daqing Number One Middle School on Monday, during the International Championship. They met around 200 pupils, aged 11 and 12, to teach them more about snooker, which is among the most popular sports in China. The ... More

Hull bids to become snooker city with announcement of exciting three-year deal

Hull is committing to becoming a snooker city today (Monday 8 October) with the announcement that it is the new permanent home of the UK Seniors Snooker Championship. Later this month Hull will host some of the greatest ever snooker players including Jimmy White, Stephen Hendry, Cliff Thorburn and Dennis Taylor all competing at the 2018 UK Seniors ... More

U.A.E. to Host WSF Championships 2019

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) is today delighted to announce that the 2019 WSF Championships will be hosted by the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E). The Championships will run from 28 March – 7 April 2019 and be staged at the spectacular Dubai World Trade Centre, a stunning purpose-built complex for events and exhibitions. The event has been organised ... More

WSF Meetings Held in Thailand

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) held its latest board meeting in Bangkok, Thailand on the 4th of September during the staging of the 2018 SangSom 6-Red World Championship. For many years Thailand has played host to meetings involving international federations from across the globe. This year’s meetings were held as part of the ongoing sports ... More