The stars of the carom in the World Games

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

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 […]

Snooker Becomes Mixed Gender Event at World Games

The World Confederation of Billiards Sports (WCBS) has today announced that snooker will be contested as a mixed gender event this year for the first time in its history at the World Games. The news follows the recent announcement from the IOC that mixed-gender events in athletics, swimming, table tennis and triathlon have now been […]

Vahedi, Jans and Lilly Triumph In Qatar

Iran’s Soheil Vahedi has won the 2016 IBSF World Amateur Championship with an emphatic 8-1 victory against Welshman Andrew Pagett in Qatar. Having previously defeated Germany’s Lukas Kleckers, former pro Michael Judge and Declan Brennan in the knock-out stages, two of those matches in deciding frames, Vahedi raced into an early 3-0 lead in the […]