76 Results for tag: Jason Ferguson

Ferguson’s Blog – 10 Years at the Helm

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the election of Jason Ferguson as Chairman of the WPBSA, a position that he has held ever since. In the first edition of our new periodic feature ‘The Chairman’s Blog’ Jason reflects upon some of the changes snooker has witnessed over the past decade, the growth of the sport and why despite the current global ... More

WPBSA Proposals Submitted to Parliament for Re-Opening of UK Snooker Facilities

The Chairman of the UK Parliament’s All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), Lincoln MP Karl McCartney, has today submitted to the Sports Minister proposals for the re-opening of snooker clubs. The proposals incorporate guidance for club owners and staff to be able to operate as sporting facilities by providing a safe and controlled environment for ... More

WPBSA Support Packages Announced for Main Tour Players

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has today stepped in to provide player support for its members affected by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent effect that this has had on the World Snooker Tour. To include both immediate financial, travel and practical help, all current main tour players have today been ... More

New Appointments to World Seniors Board

ROKiT Phones World Seniors Snooker has announced that three new directors have been appointed to its board. Current Chairman Jason Francis and director Jason Ferguson will be joined by John Parrott, David Murray and Rohit Sagoo, who will all support the next development phase of the ROKiT Phones World Seniors Snooker Tour. Former world champion John ... More

WST And WPBSA Support China With Donation

WST and WPBSA have come together to raise money to support those affected by the coronavirus in China, with a donation of £1,000 for every century break made at this week’s ManBetX Welsh Open. WST (World Snooker Tour) along with the sport’s governing body the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association will send a minimum donation of ... More

WSF Junior Open / WSF Open 2020 – Draws Released

The group stage draws have today been released for the WSF Junior Open and WSF Open tournaments to be played in Malta from 4-17 January 2020. View the WSF Junior Open draw View the WSF Open draw Organised by the World Snooker Federation (WSF), together with the Malta Billiards and Snooker Federation (MBSA), the prestigious tournaments have ... More

Saudi Arabia To Host World Snooker Tour Event

Kingdom Adds Snooker to Grass Roots Sports Portfolio Saudi Arabia has announced it will host a World Snooker Tour event for the first time in 2020. The event, part of the 2020/21 World Snooker Tour calendar, will run from the 4th-10th October 2020 in Riyadh. The Saudi Arabia Snooker Masters will be a world ranking event with all 128 tour players in ... More

New College Event Launched in China

The inaugural "HengYu Cup" Jiangsu College Billiards and Snooker Championship was launched last week at the at Nanjing Audit University in China. Hosted by the Jiangsu Provincial Student Sports Association's College Work Committee and supported by Jiangsu Provincial Sports Federation, the event was opened by several distinguished dignitaries including ... More

World Class Snooker Facility Opened in Yushan

The Zhiyuan World Open has this week seen world class snooker played at the all-new Yushan Sports Center for the first time follow the successful launch of the venue in China. The prestigious ranking event is being held in Yushan for a fourth successive year with Ali Carter, Ding Junhui and most recently Mark Williams having emerged victorious in the ... More

Malta to Host New World Snooker Federation Events

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) and Malta Billiards & Snooker Association (MBSA) are today delighted to jointly announce the staging of two new WSF tournaments as major amateur events providing qualification to the professional tour. Two events will be held from 4-17 January 2020 at the Malta Snooker Academy and the San Antonio Hotel, the World ... More