IBSF is pleased to invite member countries to send their players to take part in the IBSF World under 16 (Men and Women) Snooker Championships 2019. The championship will be played in city Tyumen in Russia from 18th till 24th August 2019.
The WCBS signed a cooperation agreement with the IOC’s Olympic Channel during the SportAccord Convention being held at the Gold Coast, Australia. Billiards now joins with 82 other sports organisations within the Olympic Channel family. WCBS President said, “We are excited to have signed with the Olympic Channel, it will offer billiards further opportunities to develop its disciplines with so much extra global coverage.” The first event to be covered by the Olympic Channel will be the WPA World 10-Ball Championships scheduled for 22-26 July 2019.
Olympic Channel federation partners include international sports federations (IFs), recognised federations and organisations, multi-sport organisers and non-recognised federations. In addition to collaborating on live streaming and event coverage, the Olympic Channel provides an additional platform to its federation partners by distributing content that is complementary to current broadcast agreements.
The Olympic Channel is an over-the-top (OTT) global media destination where fans can experience the power of sport and the excitement of the Olympic Games all year round. Offering original programming, news, live sports events and highlights, the Olympic Channel provides additional exposure for sports and athletes 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in 11 languages, and is available worldwide at olympicchannel.com, its mobile apps and on connected TV devices.
IBSF is pleased to announce that 2019 World Under-18 (Boys) and Under-21 (Boys / Girls) Snooker Championships will be played in Tsingtao city of Shandong Province in China. The city situated in the east coast of Republic of China is also known as Qingdao.
Qatar Billiards & Snooker Federation (QBSF) along with IBSF and ACBS, are pleased to announce the 2nd WORLD TEAM CUP – 2019 in Doha, Qatar from 29th June to 2nd July 2019. This team championship is now being organized every year by Qatar Billiards & Snooker Federation in collaboration with IBSF & ACBS.
IBSF has already sent official invitation to respective Associations / Federations to participate in this event. Kindly confirm your participation within seven (7) days. It is also requested to enter your team in the online entry system on the IBSF Website www.ibsf.info , using your IBSF User Name and Password, on or before 15th June, 2019.
The following 18 Teams (2 Players max.) are invited on below mentioned criteria: (not more than one team per country)
For any further information, kindly contact on following numbers or email address;
Qatar Billiards & Snooker Federation
Contact No.: +974 44356077
QBSF Technical Committee: +974 66613508
WORLD TEAM TROPHY – BILLIARDS (carom, pool & snooker) (Report Source: WCBS Website)
11&12 March 2019, Roissy (France)
Following a most successful official campaign launch at the Eiffel Tower on 30th November 2018, the WCBS, FFB (French Billiard Federation) and Billard 2024 will co-host a team event in Roissy, near Paris called “World Team Trophy”. This event will showcase our three disciplines with each team being composed by 1 snooker player, 1 pool player and 1 carom player (3 cushion). This presentation is a demonstration tournament, formulated to support a new format for the IOC to accept Billiards as an additional Sport for inclusion into the programme of the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
4 Men Teams: FRANCE, EUROPE, ASIA, REST OF WORLD
4 Women Teams: FRANCE, EUROPE, ASIA, REST OF WORLD
We are very pleased to announced that we have the maximum numbers of countries represented, 18 plus France.
Schedules and details information will be published later.
Amir Sarkhosh of Iran won the title when he fought off a spirited performance from Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon of Thailand to triumph 7-6 in the final inaugural Qatar 6Red World Cup 2019 held at QBSF Academy in Doha.