World Snooker Tour

Barry Hearn is to step down as chairman of the Matchroom Sport agency and associated companies with son Eddie Hearn to assume the role

The World Snooker Tour has lessened its dependency on the betting sector with the signing of online automotive retailer Cazoo as the title sponsor of a leading trio of events

Leading darts and snooker events will continue to enjoy exposure on free-to-air broadcaster ITV in a new agreement

The World Snooker Tour has announced The Masters, its biggest invitational event, has been moved from London’s Alexandra Palace to the Arena MK in Milton Keynes so that strict Covid-19 safety measures c…

World Snooker Tour has unveiled the WST Pro Series, a new tournament which will join the sport’s calendar for the 2020-21 season.

IMG Arena, the sports betting arm of the IMG agency, has retained the betting streaming rights to one of its leading properties by signing a long-term renewal to its agreement with World Snooker Tour

UK bookmaker Betfred has agreed a one-year extension to its title sponsorship of the World Snooker Championship

Plans to allow fans into a number of sporting events across the UK as a pilot for re-opening venues have been cancelled at the last minute, after the country experienced a spike in Covid-19 infection rates

This year’s Betfred World Championship was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic but snooker fans can still tune in to see a virtual version of the sport’s biggest tournament.

Tokyo 2020's organisers have dismissed reports that this summer's Olympics might be cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak

The World Snooker Tour revealed a new corporate identity and name at the start of this year as it marked ten years of ownership by Barry Hearn's Matchroom Sport. The rebrand is intended to see it towards another decade of international growth, with China, India and the Middle East on snooker's radar.

World Snooker, the commercial arm of the sport, has rebranded to World Snooker Tour (WST) stating its ambition to launch an “exciting new online platform” and double prize money over the next decade.