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# snooker - Friday 20 February, 2015

British snooker player forced to explain the ‘Isis’ sponsor logo on his waistcoat

“It’s about being loyal to [a company] that has been loyal to me,” says Rory McLeod.

# snooker - Thursday 15 January, 2015

# snooker - Friday 26 December, 2014

Jimmy White on snooker, the Devil’s d**k and stealing his dead brother from a funeral home

The snooker legend chats to about his eventful time in the spotlight.

# snooker - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Ali Carter has been given the all-clear from lung cancer

The 35-year-old began chemotherapy in May.

# snooker - Sunday 14 December, 2014

It’s Sunday so here’s 13 of our favourite images from the past 7 days

This is how another week looked through a lens.

# snooker - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Broken ankle and all, Ronnie O’Sullivan just hit his 13th 147 break Rocket Man This post contains videos

Broken ankle and all, Ronnie O’Sullivan just hit his 13th 147 break

He picks up a nice £40,000 bonus too.

# snooker - Saturday 29 November, 2014

# snooker - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

‘Jimmy has always been a wild boy in the the mold of Alex Higgins’ – Ken Doherty

Stories about White’s drug abuse were revealed on Monday.

# snooker - Sunday 7 September, 2014

‘I lost touch with reality in a big way’ – The Irishmen who played snooker non-stop for 4 days

How two lads from Ennis, County Clare recently broke a Guinness World Record.

# snooker - Saturday 26 July, 2014

The Irishmen set to play 80 consecutive hours of snooker

Gordon O Loughlin and Kieran Ferns from Ennis will undertake this mammoth task starting on 15 August.

# snooker - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Ali Carter to undergo treatment for lung cancer

The 34-year-old returned to the game last August after he was given the all-clear for testicular cancer.

# snooker - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Ronnie O’Sullivan unhurt in crash following final defeat

The snooker ace was heading home with his son after losing the world championship final last night.

# snooker - Monday 5 May, 2014

Mark Selby leads Ronnie O’Sullivan ahead of World Snooker Championship final session

Selby took advantage of some uncharacteristic mistakes from the Rocket.

# snooker - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Ronnie O’Sullivan leads 10-7 after first day of the World Championship final

Mark Selby bounced back in the later frames.

Memory lane: The top 5 Crucible moments

Ahead of today’s final, we open the Sheffield archive and look at some of the tournament’s best memories

# snooker - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Mark Selby edges out Neil Robertson in tense semi to set up final against ‘Rocket’

The Leicester native held his nerve to clinch the Best of 33 frames encounter.

# snooker - Thursday 1 May, 2014

O’Sullivan stays on course for another world title

The veteran star has established a 6-2 lead over Barry Hawkins in the first session of their semi-final.

# snooker - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Doherty makes Crucible exit, Rocket battles back to book quarter-final berth

The defending champion has seen off Joe Perry while the Dubliner was unsuccessful against Alan McManus.

# snooker - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Ken Doherty reaches second round after stunning Crucible comeback

The Irishman got off to a flying start in the morning session of his first round encounter.

Basta breeds them big: It’s the Sporting Tweets of the Week

Also featuring a jubilant Ken Doherty, Eoin Cadogan and a child who simply would not share.

# snooker - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Doherty still in the hunt in World Snooker Championship first round tie

The 1997 champion is one frame down against Stuart Bingham going into this evening’s session.

A number of players have made dodgy walk-on music choices at the Crucible

Everything from Mark Morrison’s ‘Return of the Mack’ to the Superman theme tune will be played at the World Snooker Championships.

# snooker - Friday 18 April, 2014

Ronnie O’Sullivan aims for three in a row at the Crucible

We’re snooker loopy, nuts are we.

# snooker - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

‘Life in the old dog yet!’ – Doherty books Crucible spot

The 44-year-old will be the oldest player at this year’s World Snooker Championship in Sheffield.

# snooker - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Snapshot: Ronnie O’Sullivan has a kickabout with his son at Upton Park

Ronnie junior showed his old man a thing or two after last night’s Capital One Cup semi-final.

# snooker - Sunday 19 January, 2014

O’Sullivan rockets past Selby to win fifth Masters title

The world champion raced into an early lead and was never going to be caught.

# snooker - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Birthday boy O’Sullivan crashes out of UK Championships

Stuart Bingham inflicted a 6-4 quarter-final defeat on The Rocket.

# snooker - Monday 11 November, 2013

Ken Doherty is searching for Irish snooker’s next superstar

‘Lucky Break’ begins on Setanta Ireland later this week.

# snooker - Friday 11 October, 2013

Ronnie O’Sullivan says he turned down £20,000 to fix snooker match

The 37-year-old wrote in his autobiography he was approached during a brief meeting in Epping Forest.

# snooker - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Stephen Lee launches appeal to fight 12-year ban

The English snooker player was handed the longest suspension in the sport’s history for alleged match-fixing.

# snooker - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

10 of the worst sporting housemates

From the person who washes the entire team’s jerseys to the early-bird runner.

# snooker - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

# snooker - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Stephen Lee claims to be ‘totally innocent’ after match fixing ban

The former world number five says he has “done nothing wrong”.

Stephen Lee banned for 12 years for snooker match-fixing

English snooker player found guilty on seven counts and suspended until 2024.

# snooker - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Ronnie O’Sullivan: ‘Many more players throw snooker matches’

Comments come as Stephen Lee faces a lifetime ban from the sport.

Stephen Lee found guilty of match-fixing, facing lifetime ban

The English snooker player will receive his punishment later today.

# snooker - Monday 1 July, 2013

Snooker star Ali Carter diagnosed with cancer

“I hope to be back in action soon,” said Carter, who has been diagnosed with testicular cancer.

# snooker - Friday 31 May, 2013

Snooker world braces itself for first ever Male vs. Female tournament clash Closing The Gap This post contains videos

Snooker world braces itself for first ever Male vs. Female tournament clash

“Women weren’t allowed in the (snooker hall) unless they were working in the bar,” world champion Reanne Evans revealed.

# snooker - Monday 6 May, 2013

Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor cheers on Rocket’s world championship win

The 16-time world darts champion was in Sheffield to cheer on Ronnie O’Sullivan as he won his fifth Crucible championship.

Kerry and Leitrim unite to cheer on Rocket Ronnie at The Crucible

Ronnie O’Sullivan may re-think retiring if these two legends agree to tour the world with him.

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