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Snooker - 21 Jan 2005
Snooker’s stars will be heading to the Far East in the spring for the 2005 China Open.
Snooker - 01 Oct 2004
TOTESPORT, one of the country's leading betting organisations, is to sponsor the Grand Prix which begins in Preston tomorrow.
Snooker - 23 Sep 2004
Eurosport is to be the host broadcaster for the British Open which will be held in Brighton from November 8 to 14.
Snooker - 21 Jun 2004
Portugal, June 21, 2004: Octagon CSI, UEFA’s European Football Championship™ agency for territories ex Europe (Africa, the Americas, Middle East and Oceania), is ensuring that fans in 109 territories see the best football Europe has to offer in this prestigious tournament. Octagon CSI is supplying English commentary for the World Feed and have employed the services of top UK commentators, Martin Tyler, Peter Brackley and Gary Bloom. The feeds are being relayed through Octagon’s broadcast facili
Snooker - 05 May 2004
World Snooker is delighted to announce a three-year agreement with BCE, the world's leading manufacturer and supplier of snooker tables.
Snooker - 02 Apr 2004
Sir Rodney Walker, the chairman of World Snooker, has announced the formation of his new WPBSA Board, which will take place in May after the World Championships.
Snooker - 20 Dec 2002
World Snooker Ltd has appointed businessman and sporting legend Tony Lewis CBE as non-executive chairman.
Snooker - 13 Nov 2002
Professional snooker has sent a strong message to the world, saying that internal squabbles will not be allowed to affect the success of the game.
Snooker - 12 Nov 2002
World Snooker is pleased to announce that prize money for the 2002-2003 season is increasing by more than £300,000.
Snooker - 25 Oct 2002
Paddy Power, Ireland's biggest bookmaker, are delighted to announce a major sponsorship initiative involving five of the world's leading snooker stars from the 110sport management group.
Snooker - 01 Jul 2002
A summit meeting of the world’s top snooker players to decide on the future direction of the sport resulted in a split decision today (Friday). A total of 72 players including current world champion Peter Ebdon and former world champions Stephen Hendry, John Higgins, John Parrott and Mark Williams voted on three proposals from potential investors at the Tickled Trout in Preston.
Snooker - 19 Apr 2002
Professional snooker’s governing body is to undergo radical and exciting reform, taking the sport forward commercially.
Snooker - 13 Nov 2001
Hill and Knowlton’s Sports Marketing & Sponsorship division has been appointed by World Snooker to raise the profile of the sport and the governing body.
Snooker - 21 Sep 2001
David Sheepshanks, chairman of Ipswich Town Football Club, has joined the Board of World Snooker as a non-executive director.
Snooker - 05 Sep 2001
Stan James Bookmakers are to sponsor the 2001 British Open, which starts at the Telewest Arena in Newcastle later this month.
Snooker - 14 May 2001
World Snooker today announced that it is to remove the rule relating to events in which players can take part with effect from Wednesday 16 May. The move comes as the governing body for the sport prepares to announce its five-year business plan after a root-and-branch review of the sports' commercial activities.
Snooker - 08 Mar 2001
World Snooker chief executive Jim McKenzie today reacted to the news that The Sportsmasters Network are to drop plans for a rival world tour as ‘a victory for common sense and the members’.
Snooker - 27 Feb 2001
TSN applied to the court today for an injunction to prevent the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association from applying its rules. No injunction was granted.
Snooker - 24 Jan 2001
Negotiations between World Snooker and The Sportsmasters Network (TSN) have ended without any agreement being reached.
Snooker - 22 Dec 2000
Griffiths Leaves World Snooker for Rebel Tour
Snooker - 20 Dec 2000
World Snooker Forecasts £1m Profit for New Season
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