59 Results for tag: Jason Ferguson

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

Snooker Stands With Kerala

It was today confirmed by World Snooker that this season’s Indian Open has been postponed following the flooding that has affected the southern Indian state of Kerala over the past few days. The tournament was due to be staged in the city of Kochi, situated within southwest Kerala from 18-22 September however following the ongoing disaster which has ... More

The Race to Shanghai

An ever-present fixture on the World Snooker Tour since Dominic Dale first lifted the trophy back in 2007, the Shanghai Masters will once again return this year from 10-16 September. But this year it will be with a twist, following the announcement by World Snooker last November that the 2018 edition will see the tournament become the richest invitatio... More

Disability Snooker Welcomed in China

Officials from World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) recently visited the China Administration of Sports for Persons with Disabilities (CASPD) to explore future partnership opportunities. Nigel Mawer QPM, chairman of WDBS and WPBSA Sport Development Manager Chris Hornby met with Mr Wu Secretary of the Party Committee for CASPD and his team at the ... More

World Snooker Federation Welcomes Pan American Development

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) is pleased to announce the Pan American Snooker and Billiards Association (PABSA), a new continental federation which has become a full member of the WSF. PABSA brings together key stakeholders like the USA, Canada, Brazil and more creating a new platform to develop new opportunities through the WSF’s mission to ... More

New Ambassadors for World Seniors Snooker

World Seniors Snooker (WSS) is today proud to announce that Dennis Taylor, Cliff Thorburn and John Virgo will all represent the World Seniors Snooker Tour as global ambassadors and help to develop opportunities worldwide. Jason Francis, WSS chairman said: “John, Dennis and Cliff are icons of the sport, known worldwide and respected by everyone. All ... More

Africa Joins World Snooker Federation

We are today pleased to announce that the African Billiards and Snooker Confederation (ABSC) has become the latest regional body to become a full member of the World Snooker Federation (WSF). The agreement follows positive discussions between both organisations in recent months during which it has become clear that the interests of the WSF and ABSC are ... More