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Draw Set For World Games Snooker

June 27, 2017 l Matt Huart

The draw for the snooker discipline at the tenth staging of the World Games has today been announced. Organised and governed by the International World Games Association (IWGA), under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the 2017 World Games are set to be held in Wroclaw, Poland from 20-30 July 2017. Snooker will […]

China Open 9-Ball Championship

June 27, 2017 l Matt Huart

At the last major event before the World Games, two of the pool players that will play in Wroclaw had victories at the China Open in Shanghai. World number 2, Chen Siming (CHN) won the women’s division while 17 year old German Joshua Filler won the men’s. The China Open 9-Ball Championship is one of […]

COUPE d’EUROPE

June 27, 2017 l Matt Huart

Football Club de Porto (FC Porto) organized the European Clubs League “Coupe d’Europe” finals, 8th to 11th June, 2017, at the Billiard Academy of Dragon Stadium; 8 teams participated in the final round: Morangis – France Gunduz Spor – Turkey Grondal – Denmark Buffalo – The Netherlands Varde – Denmark Deurne – Belgium Gaziantep Spor […]

The stars of the carom in the World Games

June 18, 2017 l Matt Huart

Starting next July 24th, the events organized by the World Confederation of Billiards Sports, concerning the World Games, will take place in the city of Wroclaw, in Poland. This Mega Event will count with the participation in 30 Sports Disciplines, which are not part of the Olympic Games. The World Games are considered as the […]

Japanese Orie Hida Returns as the World’s Best

June 18, 2017 l Matt Huart

ZOERSEL – The 41-year-old Japanese Orie Hida was the first ever world champion in women’s three-cushion. Thirteen years later she returned to the highest stage in Zoersel (Belgium) this Sunday afternoon. Her emotional feelings were intense and modest when the Japanese anthem sounded through the playing room. With her victory, she took her fourth world […]