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Neil Robertson Interview

In a wide-ranging interview, Neil Robertson reflects on last season’s achievements and discusses the personal challenges he has faced in recent years…  

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Snooker Under The Stars

Who said snooker has to be played indoors? Tables and official coaches form part of the Sport Is Great outdoor exhibition in Beijing. World Snooker and the WPBSA are working with our partner Star to bring the sport to more fans and give them the chance to learn to play. The snooker exhibition is within… Read More

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Selby Fan Simona Conquers Wimbledon

Tennis ace Simona Halep, who revealed her friendship with Mark Selby earlier this week, won her first Wimbledon title today. Halep crushed Serena Williams 6-2, 6-2 in the final of the women’s singles at the biggest tournament in tennis to win her second Grand Slam trophy. After beating Elina Svitolina in the semi-finals on Thursday,… Read More

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Woollaston Ready For Next Career Step

Ben Woollaston believes he is a better player now than he was when he reached his only ranking final four years – but realises he has to prove himself. The 32-year-old from Leicester got to the final of the Welsh Open in 2015, beating the likes of Mark Allen, Ali Carter and Mark Williams before… Read More

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Wilson – I Want To Win A Title

After an eventful holiday in which he avoided three earthquakes and got engaged, Gary Wilson is excited about the new season and the chance to fulfil his biggest ambition. Wilson enjoyed the best moments of his snooker career so far at the Beftred World Championship in the Spring, reaching the semi-finals with memorable wins over… Read More

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Challenge Tour Calendar

The calendar of events for the 2019-20 Challenge Tour season is now available, with the first three venues confirmed. As previously announced the 2019-20 Challenge Tour will comprise ten events, followed by a play-off. The dates are: Event 1: August 31-September 1. Germany – Nuremberg (Ballroom Nürnberg) Event 2: September 21-22. England – Newbury (The Crucible… Read More

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Drago Recovers From Heart Failure

Tony Drago, one of snooker’s most popular characters, is on his way to recovery after a serious health scare. Last year, the 53-year-old from Malta suffered heart failure – a condition in which the heart struggles to pump blood around the body – and he subsequently spent a month in hospital in March this year…. Read More

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Jones – I Feel Like A Snooker Player Now

Former barman Duane Jones had the best season of his career in 2018-19 and he’s determined to build on that success. The 26-year-old from Mountain Ash in Wales reached the semi-finals of the German Masters in February, knocking out the likes of Jack Lisowski and Ding Junhui before his run was ended by David Gilbert…. Read More

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Updated Calendar

The calendar for the 2019-20 season has now been updated. Click here for the calendar Please note that the Potential Ranking Event for October has been removed from the calendar. And there are amendments to the dates for the Yushan World Open qualifiers and China Open qualifiers.

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Prize Money Leap For World Snooker Tour

Overall prize money for the World Snooker Tour’s 2019-20 season has increased to £14,431,000. This could climb to £16,431,000 if two potential £1 million bonuses are triggered. The new season will feature 19 ranking events plus six invitation events. The circuit will visit 11 different territories across the globe. Prize money for the Betfred World… Read More

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