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Verhaas Elected to WPBSA Board

Senior referee Jan Verhaas has been elected to join the WPBSA board at this year’s Annual General Meeting in Glasgow today. Following the decision taken by Alan Chamberlain to step down from the board on medical advice, Verhaas stood for election for the first time. He received 14 votes in favour and 4 against. Verhaas has enjoyed a distinguished ... More

WPBSA Statement: Alan Chamberlain

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has today announced that Alan Chamberlain has decided to step down from his role as a director of the board at the end of this year at the AGM in December to spend more time with his wife and family, on medical advice. Chamberlain enjoyed a glowing 28-year career in the sport as one of ... More

SIGA Formally Launched as Coalition Shares Universal Standards

The Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) – an independent and neutral coalition of more than 70 international multi-industry members – today announced that it has created a draft set of universal integrity standards for sport and will now launch a comprehensive consultation process with stakeholders throughout the world of sport. SIGA, which also ... More

Indian Open Launched In Hyderabad

All players competing in the Indian Open attended a press conference on Monday to officially launch the world ranking event in Hyderabad. Speeches were made by WPBSA Chairman Jason Ferguson, BSFI President Cap PVK Mohan and Shaun Murphy. This was followed by an exhibition match between defending champion Michael White and Indian ace Pankaj Advani, and ... More

EASB to Vote on Transfer of NGB Status

On 18th June 2016 the English Association for Snooker and Billiards (EASB) will vote at its AGM upon the proposal that the Sport England National Governing Body recognition be transferred to the English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards (EPSB). Formed last summer, the EPSB announced its Whole Sports Development Plan for 2016-2020 during the ... More

Kunlunshan Becomes Snooker’s Water Partner

World Snooker is delighted to announce Kunlunshan as the new official water partner for several of the sport’s biggest tournaments for the next three years. Kunlunshan (Kunlun Mountain Water) will be snooker’s official water partner at the UK Championship, the Masters, the Welsh Open and the World Championship for the 2016/17, 2017/18 and ... More

Ferguson And Doherty Re-Elected

World Professional Billiards And Snooker Association Chairman Jason Ferguson and director Ken Doherty were both re-elected at the governing body's Annual General Meeting in Wigan on Friday. Jason Ferguson and Ken Doherty were both up for re-election as directors. The results of the vote were: Jason Ferguson 9 for, 0 against. Ken Doherty 8 ... More

Restructure For World Ladies Snooker

The World Ladies Billiards and Snooker Association (WLBSA) has become World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) after becoming a subsidiary company of the WPBSA. As part of a rebrand the WLBS is looking to restructure ladies snooker to ensure events and governance falls in line with WPBSA processes. The WLBS is looking to develop its events into ... More

Reaching New Heights

Snooker stars paid a visit to the famous Daqing TV Tower during this week’s International Championship. At 260m tall, it’s the highest steel broadcasting tower in China, as Mike Dunn, Sanderson Lam, Steven Hallworth and Jason Ferguson found out. They met executives from the TV station, signed merchandise and enjoyed a tour of the tower. ... More

Back To School For Snooker Stars

Snooker-loving pupils at Daqing Number Four Middle School were treated to a visit from their idols on Monday. Martin Gould, Fergal O’Brien, Zhou Yuelong, Jamie Jones, Aditya Mehta, Dominic Dale and Ross Muir all joined a visit to the school to meet children, play trick shots and pass on coaching tips. It’s the third time players have ... More