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2017 Guri International 9-Ball Championship

The 2017 Guri International hosted at the Guri Sports Complex in Guri City, Korea from 12 to 15 October 2017. 64 Men and 48 Women players from across the globe will be making their way to this prestigious event in South Korea! To watch the event live on YouTube CLICK...

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WADA publishes 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published the 2018 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); along with, the 2018 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List, which was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee on 24 September 2017, comes into force on 1 January 2018. Follow the link below to read the full article: https://www.wada-ama.org/en/media/news/2017-09/wada-publishes-2018-list-of-prohibited-substances-and-methods    ...

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David Alcaide takes the Kremlin World Cup Trophy…

This  year’s  Kremlin  Cup  10-Ball event featured the strongest field ever  with  10 out of 30 top WPA ranking players coming to Moscow. For the   second   year   straight  101  participants  filled  the  double elimination bracket with knock-out stage for last 32. Kremlin Cup is a WPA  sanctioned  event  and  for  the first time it appeared as one of European qualification events for the Mosconi Cup. Therefore many pros travelled to Russia chasing valuable points. Once  again  Poland appeared with strong representation led by Mateusz Sniegocki  (World  Pool  Masters and Kremlin Cup winner back in 2012). Radoslaw  Babica  handed  defeat to one of Russian top guns Konstantin Stepanov in the round of Last 16 and Wojciech Szewczyk managed to send no other  than Shane Van...

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2017 Kremlin World Cup Links

Some of the best players in the world in action!! Follow the results and watch them live!! Click Here to view the regulations, results, tournament chart and the LIVE STREAM!  ...

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WPA Press Release – JINAN, CHINA

JINAN, CHINA (19th Sept 2017) At a recent meeting between the Jinan Sports Bureau, Organizers and WPA Board members, it was confirmed that the Jinan Heritage Classic 8-Ball event will be played in either May or June 2018. The tournament field is 96 men and 48 women. WPA President Ian Anderson said, “It was very disappointing for us that the 2017 event had to be postponed. However, after the Beijing Miyun event was placed on the same dates as Jinan, we were left with no alternative. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused to players. But as the world...

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MEDIA RELEASE – Chinese 8-Ball

The World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) is delighted to announce a new development for the promotion of Chinese 8-Ball. An agreement with UK based International Chinese Eight ball Association (ICEA) has been reached and they will act in the future as the official authority for the discipline providing many new opportunities for players worldwide. WPA President Ian Anderson said that it is a great new venture for the WPA. “We have seen the keen interest in recent times with this version of our long established game of 8-Ball, and it has great appeal to not only the traditional pool players,...

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all-day U.S. Open – Men
U.S. Open – Men
Oct 22 – Oct 28 all-day
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all-day World 9-Ball Championships – Jun...
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CLICK HERE for detailed information on the event Arrival – 29 October 2017 Play – 30 Oct – 02 Nov 2017 Departure – 3 November 2017 
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all-day 9-Ball WC – Wheelchair @ Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre
9-Ball WC – Wheelchair @ Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre
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