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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.

In this week's China sports industry round-up: WTA Finals will move to Shenzhen; China Open becomes second £1m snooker event; and more details about Wanda's IPO.

With the global interest in snooker growing, how long can ‘Steel City’ Sheffield hold onto the sport’s World Championship? Elisha Chauhan finds out.

World Snooker commercial director Miles Pearce talks to Owen Evans about taking snooker to new frontiers with the inaugural Indian Open, and explains why it is the perfect platform for the sport to eventually become part of the Olympic Family.

Sports data and technology company Stats Perform has agreed a new five-year worldwide betting streaming rights deal with the Matchroom Sport agency

Japan is to extend its 5,000-person limit on attendees at sports events and concerts beyond the initial planned period that ran until the end of August

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

World Snooker Tour has unveiled a revamped calendar for the first half of its 2020-21 season, with nine events between September and December this year