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Mike Peachey Appointed to WSF Board

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) is today delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Peachey to its board of directors as Treasurer. Peachey has vast experience in the administration of cue sports with his previous roles having seen him serve on the board of the World Confederation of Billiard Sports (WCBS) from 2005-2010, during which… Read More

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EBSA Becomes First Regional Association Affiliated to the WSF

Following the recent announcement regarding a new International Federation for snooker and billiards, the European Billiards and Snooker Association (EBSA), confirmed their affiliation to the WSF. The EBSA has 44 National Federations as members. The WSF is pleased to announce that EBSA Chairman Maxime Cassis has agreed to join the WSF Board and will take… Read More

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World Snooker Federation (WSF)

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) is today pleased to announce its involvement in a new era of sports governance for snooker and billiards with the official launch of the World Snooker Federation (WSF). The WSF brings together both amateur and professional snooker and will be a key organisation as snooker looks to… Read More

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New Mental Health Support for Snooker Players

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) is pleased to announce two new partnerships which will see support offered to current main tour snooker players who are struggling with mental health issues. A signatory to the Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation, launched by The Sport and Recreation Alliance, alongside the Professional Players… Read More

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WPBSA Statement – Kurt Maflin

After a hearing before the WPBSA Disciplinary Committee that took place on 10th August 2017 Kurt Maflin admitted that in 2011, 2015 and 2016 he had breached the WPBSA Members Rules by placing bets on Matches using three different betting accounts in his own name. View the full decision of the WPBSA disciplinary committee The facts… Read More

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New Coaching Dates 2017/18

New course dates are now available for aspiring coaches looking to join the WPBSA World Snooker coaching team. Covering the remainder of 2017 and early 2018, the next dates include both the Level 1 and 1st4sport Level 2 courses. WPBSA World Snooker Level 1 Coaching 24 November 2017 (The Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds) 9 February 2018 (The Capital Venue, Gloucester) The… Read More

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Yeovil Town FC Take To The Baize

Yeovil Town FC players took some time out from their pre-season preparations on Monday to try their hand on the baize at the Pot Black Snooker Club. The Glovers are getting ready for their 2017/18 League Two opener against Luton Town on Saturday. However, nine first team players and manager Darren Way spent a well… Read More

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WPBSA Statement – Joe Perry

After a hearing before the WPBSA Disciplinary Committee that took place on 18th July 2017 Joe Perry admitted that between 2009 and 2013 he had breached the WPBSA Members Rules by placing bets on Matches using five different betting accounts in his own name. View the Decision The facts of the case are that between 23rd September… Read More

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Tour Players 2017/18

Following the conclusion of this year’s Q School event last weekend which saw a further eight main tour places confirmed for next season, we are now little over a week away from the start of the 2017/18 season and the 2017 Kaspersky Riga Masters qualifiers in Preston. With some players having dropped off and others… Read More

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China Tour Nominations

The WPBSA has today confirmed that Li Yuan and Niu Zhuang have qualified to play on the World Snooker Tour for the 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons. As was the case last season, the CBSA China Tour received two nominations under the tour qualification criteria for this season. Final details of next season’s field will be… Read More

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