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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.

The World Snooker Championship has been postponed just days after promotor Barry Hearn suggested that the event could take place behind closed doors during the Covid-19 pandemic

Matchroom Sport’s Barry Hearn has suggested live televised sport should continue behind closed doors during the coronavirus outbreak and that snooker will wait for government advice before suspending a…

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

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.