28 Results for tag: Jason Ferguson

Mike Peachey Appointed to WSF Board

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) is today delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Peachey to its board of directors as Treasurer. Peachey has vast experience in the administration of cue sports with his previous roles having seen him serve on the board of the World Confederation of Billiard Sports (WCBS) from 2005-2010, during which he was ... More

EBSA Becomes First Regional Association Affiliated to the WSF

Following yesterday’s announcement regarding a new International Federation for snooker and billiards, we can confirm today that the European Billiards and Snooker Association (EBSA), confirmed their affiliation to the WSF. The EBSA has 44 National Federations as members. The WSF is pleased to announce that EBSA Chairman Maxime Cassis has agreed to ... More

World Snooker Federation (WSF)

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) is today pleased to announce 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 looks to take its ... More

Yushan to Become World’s First Billiard Sport City

Yushan County is set to become home to the world’s first Billiard Sports City with work already well underway in China’s Jiangxi Province. The destination, which has this week welcomed the World Snooker Tour for the 2017 World Open, a the prestigious ranking event carrying a £700,000 prize fund and won last season by Ali Carter, has big ambitions to ... More

Top Class Snooker Facilities on the Rise

The standard of snooker facilities continues to rise with a growing number of official academies being launched across the world. During their visit to the recent SangSom Six Red World Championship in Thailand both WPBSA Chairman Jason Ferguson and Vice Chairman Nigel Mawer visited the Hi-End Club, home to several tables fitted to professional standards ... More

Snooker Ranked Fourth In Integrity Index

An independent study into the perceived level of integrity of the top 12 professional sports in the UK ranked snooker in fourth place. The research was carried out by political and public relations consultancy Portland. Click here to see the full report The calculation of integrity was based on the perceived likelihood of the professional sport being ... More

WPBSA Statement

WPBSA Chairman Jason Ferguson has today resigned his position as President of the World Confederation of Billiards Sports (WCBS) and severed all links to the organisation. This announcement comes following the success of the 2017 World Games Billiards Sports event in Wroclaw, Poland. This decision was taken because despite him taking all possible steps ... More

Bluebell Wood nurses funded by Matchroom Foundation

An £83,000 donation is the first part of a generous promise that will help to fund nurses at Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice for the next three years. The Matchroom Sport Charitable Foundation has pledged £250,000 over three years to help South Yorkshire’s only children’s hospice cover the costs of two nurses caring for children and young adults ... More

WPBSA and Scottish Snooker Agree Landmark Partnership Agreement

A new landmark agreement was reached between the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (‘WPBSA’) and Scottish Snooker this week in Sheffield. Signed by WPBSA Chairman Jason Ferguson and Scottish Snooker Chairman Paul Marinello, the agreement will see the sport’s world governing body work together with Scotland’s national governing ... More

WATCH: On Yee and Pillai React to Epic Finale

Hong Kong's Ng On Yee claimed her second Eden World Women's Snooker Championship title in the early hours of Monday morning following a dramatic 6-5 victory against India's Vidya Pillai. Following the match, both players spoke to WPBSA chairman Jason Ferguson about the final, which you can now watch below or at our WPBSA YouTube channel. It ... More