...to the website of Billiards’ official bidding campaign for the Olympic Games 2024 in Paris
Soon you will find here more information about Billiards, our commitment to Olympic values, and how to support our candidacy as an additional sport to the Paris Olympic Games 2024
We are determined to prove the olympic worthiness of billiards to the world!
For more than 100 years, Billiards has always been one of world’s most widely played sports.
Over 200 federations from around the globe are affiliated under the umbrella of the World Confederation of Billiards Sports (WCBS), representing all forms of billiards and organizing tournaments and championships all across the globe.
With players on all continents and a worldwide media coverage, Billiards is both universal and extremely popular.
On march 21st 2018, the World Confederation of Billiards Sports (WCBS) officially presented the candidacy of Billiards as an additional sport to the Paris Olympic Games 2024, in full cooperation with the host country’s Fédération Française de Billard (FFB)
This is Billiards’ first step towards the Olympic status.
Together, let’s share with the world our core values of universality, popularity, friendship - and excellence!
For this unprecedented opportunity, the whole billiards industry is stepping up and uniting. This campaign will involve everybody in the cue sports community, in order to be able to speak with one voice to uphold our sports’ candidacy
With frequent worldwide Live and delayed TV coverage, social media livestreaming and on-demand video, our sports are reaching the widest possible audience, in the most efficient way.
Viewers are watching millions of hours billiard sport videos across the globe every year. Both TV and online coverage shall keep growing as we seek Olympic inclusion for 2024.
World events, Star players, Magazines… Countless websites and social media accounts share quality content and entertain billiards fans everywhere. In addition, social media phenomenons like Florian ‘Venom’ Kohler bring our sports outside its boundaries by dazzling millions with their trickshots!