GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA – 6 MAY 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, […]
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Paris 12th March 2019 A decision was taken today at the WCBS Meeting to accept the IBSF (International Billiards and Snooker Federation) as a member to represent the discipline of snooker.
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The inaugural World Team Trophy (WTT) will take place in Roissy-en-France, near Paris, 11&12 March. In their common quest for the Olympic Dream, WCBS, FFB and Billiards 2024 keep up their effort and launch this first-ever competition with a new format. The same number of women and men from all over the World (19 nations) […]
Ian Anderson, WCBS President during the Press Conference in Paris (November 2018) February 21 2019 – the OCOG of Paris 2024 announced the four additional sports they have chosen to propose to the IOC, breakdancing, climbing, skateboarding and surfing. The disappointment of WCBS is huge but global results of this campaign are positive, we managed […]
The World Team Trophy (WTT) organised on 11 & 12 March 2019 at the Orangerie de Roissy-en-France (IDF) will prefigure what the sporting format should be at the 2024 Paris Olympic Games, if billiards is chosen as an additional sport. In Roissy, 4 men’s and 4 women’s teams will be competing: France, Europe, Asia and […]
WORLD TEAM TROPHY – BILLIARDS (carom, pool & snooker) 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 […]
Lausanne, December 19, 2018 PRESS RELEASE / WCBS Statement 19th December 2018 According to the decision taken unanimously at the Extraordinary General Assembly (EGA) held on 16th August 2018, if the IBSF and WPBSA did not have a formal Agreement in place by the 16th December 2018, both parties would have their WCBS membership automatically […]
Left to right; Florian Kohler, Jérémy Bury, Shaun Murphy, Jasmin Ouschan At one of the world’s greatest iconic buildings, the Eiffel Tower, billiards sports launched its bid to get on the program of the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. The Conference was organised by the Billiards 2024 Committee on behalf of the World Confederation of Billiards […]