Tag Archives: World Snooker Tour (WST)

Barry Hearn – UK sports cannot afford another ‘tobacco scenario’

Barry Hearn, Founder and Chairman of Matchroom Sport, has become the latest sports figurehead to detail concerns on the government’s approach to reforming the UK’s gambling laws.   Recognised as the UK’s biggest sports promoter for darts, snooker and boxing, Hearn stated that a ban on gambling sponsorship would be a ‘disaster for every layer of sport’, according to a report …

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Matchroom Sport agrees multi-year ITV broadcast deal

Matchroom Sport has secured a deal with ITV, which will see some of darts and snooker’s flagship events broadcast on the free-to-air terrestrial network. Some of the flagship events from darts and snooker will be broadcast on free-to-air terrestrial network television, following a deal between Matchroom Sport and ITV.  The contract, that was also signed by the Professional Darts Corporation …

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IMG ARENA pockets WST partnership extension


IMG ARENA has added an extension to its live streaming rights agreement with the World Snooker Tour (WST). The extended deal builds on the existing live streaming agreement, now covering a greater number of matches and tournaments on the Tour. Freddie Longe, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of IMG ARENA, said: “This significant extension and expansion of our relationship …

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