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Snooker - 12 Dec 2003
On 4th August 2003, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (‘WPBSA’), the governing body of World Snooker, terminated its contract with its commercial management company, World Snooker Enterprises (‘WSE’), based on an allegation that WSE had failed to perform its obligations under that agreement. WSE immediately challenged that termination in the High Court, on the basis that the allegation it had failed to perform was completely groundless, and sought damages for repudiatory
Snooker - 01 May 2003
TWI and World Snooker have announced the amicable settlement of the legal action between them.
Snooker - 02 May 2002
Following representations received from Rex Williams and Ray Reardon, the Board of the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association have voted unanimously to reinstate them as full members of the WPBSA with honorary status.
Snooker - 21 Dec 2001
Former chairman Rex Williams has been expelled as a member of the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association and asked to repay legal costs of £28,268.
Snooker - 05 Oct 2001
5 October 2001 - World Snooker has successfully defended the legal action brought by 110 Sport, the internet start-up formerly known as TSN. In a judgement delivered today at the High Court, Mr. Justice Lloyd ruled against 110 Sport in seven out of eight issues.
Snooker - 05 Oct 2001
In a High Court ruling, in a case brought by Stephen Hendry, Mark Williams and TSN (now 110sport) against professional snooker's governing body, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association, Mr Justice Lloyd today ruled that the WPBSA had adopted an unlawful restraint of trade, abused their dominant position and acted against the EC Treaty in connection with rules adopted by the WPBSA board in March 2001.
Snooker - 27 Jun 2001
Seven-times world champion Stephen Hendry, world No 1 Mark Williams and The Sportsmasters Network (now 110 Sport) today failed in their bid to persuade the High Court to break up World Snooker.
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.
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