69 Results for tag: Jason Ferguson

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

Tour Pros Visit Haining School

Gary Wilson, Michael Georgiou, Sanderson Lam, Xiao Guodong and Tian Pengfei all enjoyed a trip to a local school in Haining on Monday. The season’s first Asian Tour event is taking place in the city in China’s Zhejiang Province this week and a group of players took the chance to meet dozens of enthusiastic young snooker fans. The pupils ... More

Ferguson Elected WCBS President

Jason Ferguson has been elected as the new President of the World Confederation of Billiards Sports (WCBS). Ferguson received unanimous support in the election at the WCBS General Assembly, held in Wroclaw, Poland, home to the 2017 World Games. Ferguson said: "Billiard Sports are united in the mission to become part of the Olympic Programme. ... More

The Big Jason Ferguson Interview

While Barry Hearn as the chairman of World Snooker is the man responsible for commercial side of professional snooker, the man at the head of the sport’s regulatory body, the WPBSA, is former world number 28 Jason Ferguson, who since his re-election to the board as chairman in July 2010, has overseen a period of unprecedented change in professional ... More