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Snooker news section which is updated on a regular basis with the latest happenings in the world of online Snooker.

New Plymouth woman wins national womenís snooker title

In New Zealand the national womenís snooker event took place late last week with players from the area taking part. The womenís title went to Agnes Kimura, a player from New Plymouth. After taking down the title on Thursday, Kimura hung around and took part in another snooker tournament over the weekend. (11/07)

Snooker players criticize tournament addition by World Snooker

Professional snooker players are not happy with a recent tournament addition by World Snooker. For the next World Snooker season, the association has added a one-frame Shoot Out tournament. Players are not happy with this decision and have stated as such. (11/05)

Snooker player earns formal warning after not appearing for media obligations

Snooker players who have a career in the sport must abide by the rules and regulations set forth by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. These rules mainly consist of information needed for game play. However, there are also certain rules for events and tournaments that take place throughout the year. Snooker players are expected to follow the rules or punishments will be set forth. (21/04)

Snookerís World Championship Draw Results announced

Every year, snooker fans and players look forward to the Snooker World Championship event. Only the best of the best will make it to the championships, trying their best to earn the coveted title. This year, the World Championship will take place from the 16th of April to the 2nd of May. Fans will get to see the greats compete in the event, including Mark Selby and Ronnie OíSullivan. (13/04)

Snooker prize cue taken from competition winner

Snooker professionals take part in special tournaments and events on a regular basis. Players and fans enjoy watching their favorite players compete and in many cases, items will be donated as prizes. Many players covet such prizes so that they have a piece of their favorite player to take home. Ronnie OíSullivan took part in an exhibition match with Stuart Craig and Craig ended up taking home the cue used. The prize was worth more than money to him and after leaving the venue, the cue was actually stolen. (23/08)

Schoolboy Ready to Take On Snooker Challenge

Jake Brady is a twelve year old who enjoys playing the game of snooker. The schoolboy is skilled at the game and would like to break a record in the game. He plans on staging a 12 hour match in order to raise money for charity. He first began raising money for charity at the age of ten by uniting fans of football teams and hosting a walk from each stadium. He now plans on using snooker to raise funds. (30/07)

WPBSA Championing for Snooker in 2020 Olympics

The 2020 Olympics will take place in Tokyo and will feature a variety of sports that players take part in every time the Olympics take place. For the upcoming Olympics, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association has decided to try and have the game of snooker accepted as an Olympic sport. If accepted, the game would become another event in the world Olympics. (29/01)

Professional Snooker Match Under Investigation

John Sutton is now under investigation by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association after irregular betting patterns were found in a recent betting match. The snooker pro from Ireland will now have to undergo serious scrutiny while the governing body of snooker tries to determine if any wrong-doing took place. (01/10)

Snooker Pro Challenges Chelsea Star

Sports fans always find another sport of interest and have their favorite teams and players. From football to baseball and more, you will find top players always have their favorites. Many times, we get to see the pros take on sports stars in other genres for friendly matchups in each otherís sport. Neil Robertson is a top snooker pro who is looking to take on yet another top footballer. (25/09)

Young Snooker Pro to Compete Against Legend

Every so often, a young individual is able to become a top competitor in any given sport. From baseball to billiards and snooker, the sports can see young people coming up and competing at a very high level. With the game of snooker, players are learning the game after learning how to walk, which means players are entering in to competition at an even younger age. Just recently, we learned that a new snooker Phenom is set to play against top snooker pro Jimmy White. (11/09)

Ali Carter Ready to Play Snooker Once Again

It was not too long ago that snooker pro Ali Carter was diagnosed with lung cancer. The pro has suffered from several conditions including beating testicular cancer just one year ago and fighting Crohnís disease. The diagnosis of lung cancer was another hit to the pro but he has been undergoing intensive chemotherapy treatments to try and defeat cancer once again. The pro is not fully cleared of cancer yet but will be competing in an event this October. (09/09)

BetVictor Welsh Open to Move to Cardiff

For 2015, the BetVictor Welsh Open will be moving to the area of Cardiff to have more space to host the many players who wish to compete and fans who wish to watch the snooker games. Barry Hearn, the chairman of World Snooker, stated that it is fitting the event is moving to the new location. (15/08)

13 Countries Sign up for Jubilee Insurance Asian 3rd 6-Red Event

There are two events coming up for snooker players to enjoy and the Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association have already received 13 countries entries for the events. The Jubilee Insurance Asian 3rd 6-Red and 2nd Team Championship both will be taking place in August and the PBSA is expecting as many as 16 countries to participate in the team events. (08/08)

New Snooker Room Opened by Billiards Pro

Billiards and snooker pros tend to understand both games and enjoy game play, even taking a shot at top tournaments. One former billiards champion has taken his love for both games and opened a new snooker room for players to enjoy. Rob Hall is ranked #3 in the world and the current champion of English Billiards and has opened a new room for snooker players in Narborough Sport and Social Club. (23/07)

Review Scheduled for Peterborough Snooker Club

The game of snooker is enjoyed across the world and snooker clubs are the best place to enjoy the top sport. Players have the option of making friends as well as competitive enemies at a snooker club and look forward to enjoying playing time whenever they can. In Peterborough, a snooker club is under review after the club has been subject to several assaults and fights. (18/07)

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