63 Results for tag: Jason Ferguson

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

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