UK gaming company Betfred has agreed a four-year £2m deal to sponsor the World Snooker Championships. read more
World Snooker has launched a formal inquiry into a potential match-fixing incident following irregular betting patterns during the first round of the UK Championships at Telford. read more
Sir Rodney Walker has been re-elected as chairman of the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association – a post he has held for the last four years. read more
News and information provider PA Sport has caused controversy by pulling its snooker writers and will now take copy directly from the sport's governing body website and in-house reporters. read more
Snooker’s governing body has admitted that it is considering moving the World Championship from its traditional home at The Crucible in Sheffield to China. read more
World Snooker has struck an information sharing deal with online betting exchange Betfair as it looks to clamp down on rumours of match-fixing in the sport. read more
Suspicious betting patterns around matches are putting sponsors off investing in snooker according to the chairman of the sport’s governing body. read more
Snooker faces a financial black hole after a double hit of sponsors of two major tournaments have pulled out of their deals early.
Pan-regional broadcaster Eurosport has joined forces with sports agency FSTC Sports Management to launch a new Snooker World Series running from May to August each year. read more
The Crucible in Sheffield, the venue for the World Snooker Championship
currently in progress, is to undergo a £13m refurbishment over the next three
years. read more
Online gambling firm 888.com has strengthened its ties with snooker after
renewing its sponsorship deal with Ronnie O’Sullivan for a further 18 months. read more
Snooker has been buoyed by a fresh cash injection after Maplin Electronics
struck a deal with the sport's governing body to sponsor the UK Championships
for the next three years. read more
Snooker will not feature in the 2010 Commonwealth Games after the Commonwealth Games Federation ruled against the move although the governing body did sanction the inclusion of tennis and archery. read more
Highland Spring has renewed its sponsorship involvement in snooker for a further
three years with a £1 million investment into the sport. read more
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