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Help Sam Raise Charity Cash

World Snooker’s digital media chief Sam Fletcher will be running the London Marathon in April to raise money for Saint Francis Hospice. Sam will be taking on the full 26-mile quest for the first time, having run half-marathons in the past. Saint Francis Hospice provides care for those affected by life-limiting illnesses. To find out more… Read More

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Rigour Joins Hands With Youku And Zhibo.tv

Rigour (Superstar online) has officially announced cooperation with Youku and Zhibo.tv regarding snooker live broadcast. In the future, snooker will become a key live broadcast sport for Youku and Zhibo.tv.  Starting from this week’s Dafabet Masters, one of the Triple Crown events, both of the online video platforms will live broadcast all the remaining tournaments… Read More

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Watch Snooker This Season On Eurosport Player

You can watch a wide range of tournaments throughout the year on Eurosport Player. Head to eurosportplayer.com for more information on how to sign up for the service. Snooker fans throughout Europe can watch the sport anywhere and on any device on Eurosport Player, the leading live and on-demand digital sport platform. Eurosport Player is… Read More

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World Snooker Vacancy: Digital Media Officer

World Snooker, which runs the sport’s global professional tour, has a vacancy for a digital media officer to join its growing team. The role will be based in Brentwood, Essex but will include working at snooker’s biggest tournaments in the UK and overseas. This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at one of… Read More

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Is A 147 Harder Than A Nine-Darter?

SPORTRADAR, the official data partner of World Snooker and the PDC, look at the holy grail of both darts and snooker in a bid to settle an age-old question – which is harder, the nine-dart finish or snooker’s maximum break? Who’s the greatest of all time? A question asked in relation to many sports over… Read More

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Snooker’s Record Prize Money Spread Throughout Tour

Players throughout the World Snooker Tour are earning more prize money than ever before as the sport continues to grow worldwide. During the 2017/18 season a record £13.7 million was paid out. Those at the top are earning vast sums, with four players earning over £500,000 for the first time: Mark Williams (£898,776), Ronnie O’Sullivan… Read More

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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… Read More

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Hendry’s Best Shot / Lisowski Exclusive

Stephen Hendry describes his best shot ever, Jack Lisowski tries horse racing and five players take on a brand new cue sport…it’s all in this month’s Baize Watch. CLICK HERE  to watch episode eight of our monthly show.

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Hearn – Snooker Is Land Of Opportunity

This week’s BetVictor Northern Ireland Open in Belfast has seen more than half of the top-16 ranked players crash out in the opening round, underlining the strength in depth of players throughout the World Snooker Tour. The tournament started on Monday with 15 of the world’s top 16 among the field, and eight of those… Read More

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China v UK Challenge Postponed

The China v UK Challenge event which was due to take place in Shenzhen on November 24-25 has been postponed. This decision has been made by the local promoter in China, due to logistical issues. The event will go ahead later in the season and discussions are underway regarding the dates for re-scheduling.

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