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Number of snooker tournaments for women to increase: IBSF president

Given Egypt’s uncertain political and economic situation, the tourism industry has been suffering greatly over the past few years. The government along with various entities and institutions are endeavouring to host events that would attract tourists and portray the country as a safe, entertaining haven. One of those events was the 2016 International Billiards and …

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Meet world snooker champion Darren Morgan

The World Team Snooker and Six-Reds Championship, which took place at Pyramisa Sharm El-Sheikh, concluded its events, with Welsh player Darren Morgan winning the six-reds men’s division. Daily News Egypt sat down for an interview with the champion, who has won the world title in the sport several times. Can you describe your sports career …

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Meet female Latvian snooker champion and European title winner Tatjana Vasiljeva

Ahead of the 2016 IBSF World Snooker Championship, Daily News Egypt met with Latvian snooker champion Tatjana Vasljeva to discuss both the failures, which pushed her to work harder, and victories she experienced throughout her sporting career. In 2013, Vasiljeva became Europe’s champion after winning Europe’s Snooker Championship, which took place in her home of …

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Meet Australian Jessica Woods, one of the world’s best female snooker players

Several snooker champions are currently participating in the 2016 IBSF World Snooker Championship, which is taking place now in Pyramisa Sharm El-Sheikh Resort. Among these sports champions is the Australian and international snooker champion Jessica Woods, ranked thirteenth internationally. In May 2014, Woods won the World Women’s under 21 Snooker Championship, which was celebrated in the …

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In Video: The first seminar for snooker referees in Africa

  In the occasion of the first official seminar in Africa for referees in the sport of the snooker, Daily News Egypt interviewed the Vice President of the International Billiards and Snooker Federation, Maxime Cassis. The seminar was held at the Shooting Club in Cairo. Video by Mahmoud Nasr Editing by Omar Korashi

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