5 Results for tag: Nigel Mawer QPM

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

Landmark WDBS Open Day Held in China

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) staged an Open Day at the WPBSA-CBSA World Snooker Academy in Beijing on Tuesday. The event was attended by Nigel Mawer QPM, Chairman of the WDBS, Chris Hornby, Sports Development Manger of the WPBSA, as well as professional snooker coaches, disabled snooker fans and players. The event was hosted by ... 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

Huart Co-opted to WLBS Board

World Ladies Billiards and Snooker (WLBS) is today pleased to announce that Matt Huart has been co-opted to its Board of Directors. Matt has regularly supported WLBS as part of his role as WPBSA Media Officer since 2015 and will now join the existing board of Mandy Fisher, Nigel Mawer QPM and Diana Schuler responsible for the World Women’s Snooker ... More

WPBSA Hosts 2018 Coaching Seminar

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) hosted its latest annual coaching seminar last Friday at the Betfred World Championship in Sheffield. The evening was headlined by former world champion Ken Doherty, who spoke about his career in the sport and answered questions from the floor. There was also an update presentation by ... More