Snooker

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

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

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

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.

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

Plans have been announced for snooker’s Championship League to return from June 1-11 at Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes, with the event to be covered live in the UK by commercial broadcaster ITV.

The World Snooker Championship has been rescheduled to run from July 31 to August 16 after discussions with stakeholders, including broadcast rights-holders the BBC and Eurosport

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.

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.

World Snooker has postponed the Indian Open world ranking event, which was due to take place from March 24-28 this year, after failing to find a host city

World Snooker has furthered its efforts to promote the sport in India by agreeing a partnership with the India Business Group (IBG), while it has also revealed details of a new “luxury experience” for…

World Snooker has announced that it will host its first ever event in Austria next year, with the city of Dornbirn set to host the European Masters in January

World Snooker has announced that it will extend its event coverage partnership with social media platform Facebook to cover Pakistan

World Snooker has broadened its association with social media platform Facebook by announcing that a number of its major events will this season be streamed free to fans in India via Facebook Live

Sports agency Matchroom MultiSport has added online betting brand BetVictor as title sponsor for the 2019-20 season of its Championship League Snooker tournament

Cheltenham Racecourse in the UK will host a major snooker tournament for the first time next year when the World Grand Prix takes place.

World Snooker has announced that a new event will be added to its calendar in 2019.

World Snooker, the organising body of the sport’s main ranking events, has extended its long-running data partnership with sports and betting-related services company Sportradar.

World Snooker has revealed details of a new tournament in the Romanian capital of Bucharest that will feature a prize fund of €200,000 ($250,000).

World Snooker has announced that the China Open will become only the second tournament to offer £1m (€1.13m/$1.36m) in prize money after sealing a new hosting agreement with joint promoters Star Xing Pai and Beijing Fuhua Culture Tourism Development.

The World Snooker Federation has announced that Malta will host its inaugural WSF Championships.

UK sports promotional company Matchroom Sport has launched a new division as it seeks to further diversify its portfolio.

A new International Federation (IF) has been formed for snooker with a view to driving the sport’s long-term goal of securing a place on the Olympic Programme.

World Snooker has announced that the Belgian city of Lommel will host the 2017 edition of its European Masters, while the sport’s global governing body has also confirmed that this year’s English Open will take place in the Yorkshire town of Barnsley.