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  1. Griffiths Jnr in final interview for top job

    Posted Jun 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Wayne Griffiths, the son of former world champion Terry Griffiths, is in town for the final round of interviews for the new post of head snooker coach at the Sports Institute. ... of the Hong Kong Billiard Sports Control Council. Both candidates were introduced to the Hong Kong team players and snooker venues yesterday before going through an interview. ...

  2. Diary clear for top players to grace Guangzhou Games

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Hong Kong Billiard Sports Control Council. 'Other leading players in the region, such as Ding Junhui of China, will also be in Guangzhou making snooker a big event at the Games.' Barry Hearn's return as head of world snooker had also helped, Lo said, as the promoter considers the region an important market for the sport and does not want to see Asian players miss ...

  3. Fu vows to come back stronger

    Posted Dec 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... he said. Fu will also be busy preparing for next year's East Asian Games in Hong Kong, where he will take part in the snooker events two days before the opening ceremony. This will allow ...

  4. Fans behind the eight ball over snooker tournament

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... They accuse organisers of failing to promote the star-studded event The Hong Kong Billiard and Snooker Control Council yesterday defended its promotion and ticketing arrangements for the Euro-Asia Snooker Master's Challenge following complaints by fans about the event's lack of promotion. The council's chairman, Arthur Tong, said almost 80 per cent of the 4,400 ...

  5. Cue action at the China Open

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... Beijing snooker fans give a wild and enthusiastic reception to the world's best players. Peter Goff was there The players called it madness, insanity, a circus. A clash of cultures as the sedate and sombre world of snooker jarred with the raucous chaos that is modern China. But with the world's most populous nation hailing their new teen hero Ding Junhui it seems the strange ...

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    Marco Fu into second round of world snooker championships

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sheffield Hong Kong’s Marco Fu set up a second-round clash with former world champion Shaun Murphy at this year’s snooker world championships with a fine 10-7 win over Englishman Martin Gould. Fu, seeded seven, had lost to Gould on the previous two occasions they had met at the championships, bowing out in the first round in 2010 and 2011. However, ...

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    Ronnie O’Sullivan snatches Masters snooker crown from Mark Selby

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 10:19am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London O’Sullivan snatches Masters crown from Selby Ronnie O’Sullivan won his fifth Masters snooker title with a 10-4 win over defending champion Mark Selby ... O’Sullivan, one of the most talented players snooker has known but with a sometimes volatile temperament, didn’t play in the Masters but attended as a spectator amid suggestions he was on the verge ...

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    Hong Kong’s Marco Fu sees off former world No 1 Judd Trump in Masters snooker tournament

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 09:51am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Fu sees off former world No 1 Trump in Masters tournament Hong Kong’s Marco Fu Ka-chun booked his place in the quarter-finals of the Masters snooker tournament with a 6-5 victory over Englishman Judd Trump on Monday. Fu reached the final of the event in 2011, losing to China’s Ding Junhui, and he is on course for another title challenge after ...




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