Leo Scullion will referee this year’s Betfred World Snooker Championship final for the first time, having successfully battled cancer.
Ladbrokes today announced that it has renewed its sponsorship of snooker’s World Grand Prix and Players Championship, and also added the new Tour Championship to the series.
Judd Trump has climbed to third place in snooker’s world rankings after his victory at the European Masters.
Mark Selby believes he has produced the most consistent form of his career in 2016 and has no intention of letting slip snooker’s world number one spot.
Mark Williams will join the world’s elite players next month, as they travel to Guangzhou for the inaugural Evergrande China Championship.
Shoot Out will be staged at the Watford Colosseum for the first time in 2017.
The trophy for this season’s Welsh Open snooker tournament has been named after six-time World Champion Ray Reardon.
The trophy for the new Northern Ireland Open snooker event will be named after Alex Higgins in tribute to one of the country’s greatest ever sportsmen.
The winner of snooker’s new English Open next month will receive the Steve Davis Trophy, in tribute to one of the sport’s all-time greats who retired this year.