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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.

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

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

Fifa has welcomed a life ban on former Afghanistan Football Federation president Keramuudin Karim imposed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport for sexually abusing female players - CNA/Reuters

Events promotion company Matchroom Sport has announced that Matchroom Multi Sport has today been spun off to become its own wholly-owned subsidiary