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#Snooker

# snooker - Monday 3 May, 2021

Mark Selby retains three-frame lead over Shaun Murphy to close in on world title
# In Command
# In Command

Mark Selby retains three-frame lead over Shaun Murphy to close in on world title

May 3rd 2021, 5:00 PM 6,151 Views 15 Comments

Selby leads 14-11, with 18 the target for victory.

# snooker - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Mark Selby takes control in World Championship final
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Mark Selby takes control in World Championship final

May 2nd 2021, 11:52 PM 17,011 Views 12 Comments

He won seven out of nine frames against Shaun Murphy at the Crucible.

# snooker - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Selby to face Murphy in world snooker final
# Snooker
# Snooker

Selby to face Murphy in world snooker final

Updated May 1st 2021, 10:14 PM 10,829 Views 13 Comments

Mark Selby saw off Stuart Bingham in the semi-final.

# snooker - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Kyren Wilson dominates Shaun Murphy in first session of Crucible semi-final
# Snooker
# Snooker

Kyren Wilson dominates Shaun Murphy in first session of Crucible semi-final

Apr 29th 2021, 11:10 PM 3,649 Views 0 Comments

In the other match in Sheffield, Mark Selby and Stuart Bingham were locked at 4-4 overnight.

# snooker - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Bingham and Murphy join Selby and Wilson in world snooker semi-finals
# Take A Bow
# Take A Bow

Bingham and Murphy join Selby and Wilson in world snooker semi-finals

Updated Apr 28th 2021, 11:04 PM 9,614 Views 12 Comments

Stuart Bingham will play Mark Selby in the final four, while Shaun Murphy faces Kyren Wilson.

# snooker - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Selby surges ahead of Williams in world quarter-final
# Blaze Of Glory
# Blaze Of Glory

Selby surges ahead of Williams in world quarter-final

Apr 27th 2021, 10:23 PM 5,573 Views 7 Comments

The remaining three quarter-finals at the Crucible are more closely-fought contests.

# snooker - Friday 23 April, 2021

Ronnie O’Sullivan knocked out of World Championship by Anthony McGill
# Exit Door
# Exit Door

Ronnie O’Sullivan knocked out of World Championship by Anthony McGill

Apr 23rd 2021, 10:43 PM 6,587 Views 6 Comments

McGill held his nerve to win 13-12 against the defending champion.

Anthony McGill misses Crucible maximum but wipes out Ronnie O’Sullivan lead
# Crucible
# Crucible

Anthony McGill misses Crucible maximum but wipes out Ronnie O’Sullivan lead

Apr 23rd 2021, 8:02 AM 6,422 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old McGill was looking to become only the eighth different player to make a 147 clearance at the World Snooker Championship.

# snooker - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Ronnie O’Sullivan unnerved at Crucible after encounter with ‘boozed up geezer’
# Rocket
# Rocket

Ronnie O’Sullivan unnerved at Crucible after encounter with ‘boozed up geezer’

Apr 17th 2021, 10:42 PM 21,576 Views 3 Comments

Nevertheless, world champion O’Sullivan hailed the return of fans to the famous venue as the World Championships got underway.

# snooker - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Stephen Hendry’s hopes of Crucible return ended by China’s Xu Si
# Hend Of The Road
# Hend Of The Road

Stephen Hendry’s hopes of Crucible return ended by China’s Xu Si

Apr 8th 2021, 7:16 AM 6,128 Views 4 Comments

Hendry won’t be at this year’s World Championships after a 6-1 defeat in qualifying.

# snooker - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Ken Doherty beaten by Lee Walker and misses out on World Championship spot
# Off The Spot
# Off The Spot

Ken Doherty beaten by Lee Walker and misses out on World Championship spot

Apr 6th 2021, 10:35 PM 3,901 Views 0 Comments

Doherty blew a 4-1 lead to crash out in a marathon match.

Stephen Hendry overcomes Jimmy White in World Championship qualifying
# Friends Reunited
# Friends Reunited

Stephen Hendry overcomes Jimmy White in World Championship qualifying

Apr 6th 2021, 7:53 AM 8,120 Views 4 Comments

Hendry needs to win three more matches to seal an unlikely return to the Crucible.

# snooker - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Undaunted Stephen Hendry targets centuries milestone despite comeback defeat
# The Comeback Kid
# The Comeback Kid

Undaunted Stephen Hendry targets centuries milestone despite comeback defeat

Mar 2nd 2021, 10:48 PM 10,347 Views 4 Comments

The Scot lost 4-1 to Matthew Selt in the first round of the Gibraltar Open.

# snooker - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Antrim's Jordan Brown seals major snooker upset with Welsh Open win over Ronnie O'Sullivan
# Spot On
# Spot On

Antrim's Jordan Brown seals major snooker upset with Welsh Open win over Ronnie O'Sullivan

Feb 21st 2021, 10:19 PM 32,003 Views 15 Comments

Brown, a 750-1 outsider for the title, held his nerve to clinch a 9-8 victory.

# snooker - Monday 18 January, 2021

Another stunning victory as Yan Bingtao upsets Higgins to win Masters title
# Young Blood
# Young Blood

Another stunning victory as Yan Bingtao upsets Higgins to win Masters title

Jan 18th 2021, 12:18 AM 6,988 Views 2 Comments

The Chinese star became the youngest Masters champion since Ronnie O’Sullivan in 1995.

# snooker - Friday 15 January, 2021

High-class John Higgins sees off Ronnie O’Sullivan to book semi-final spot
# Like A Fine Wine
# Like A Fine Wine

High-class John Higgins sees off Ronnie O’Sullivan to book semi-final spot

Jan 15th 2021, 11:47 PM 5,840 Views 5 Comments

The Scot triumphed 6-3 in the 70th meeting between the two long-standing rivals.

# snooker - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Defending champion hints at UK Championship withdrawal if fans allowed back in
# Worry
# Worry

Defending champion hints at UK Championship withdrawal if fans allowed back in

Nov 26th 2020, 11:43 PM 5,814 Views 0 Comments

Ding Junhui believes the idea is ‘too risky’

# snooker - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Stuart Bingham makes UK Championships' second 147 in 24 hours
# Snooker
# Snooker

Stuart Bingham makes UK Championships' second 147 in 24 hours

Nov 25th 2020, 1:06 PM 5,133 Views 2 Comments

It comes a day after Kyren Wilson’s maximum break in Milton Keynes.

# snooker - Friday 25 September, 2020

Dream journey comes to an end after another big win for Cork teen sensation Aaron Hill
# Dreams
# Dreams

Dream journey comes to an end after another big win for Cork teen sensation Aaron Hill

Sep 25th 2020, 7:45 PM 90,147 Views 27 Comments

The 18-year-old got the better of Matthew Stevens at the European Masters today.

'He's my childhood hero... I'm stuck for words' - Cork teen star after incredible win over O'Sullivan
# Young Blood
# Young Blood

'He's my childhood hero... I'm stuck for words' - Cork teen star after incredible win over O'Sullivan

Sep 25th 2020, 12:00 PM 38,463 Views 20 Comments

Aaron Hill let his lead slip before rallying to defeat The Rocket at the European Masters.

# snooker - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Cork teen stuns six-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan at European Masters
# Aaron Hill
# Aaron Hill

Cork teen stuns six-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan at European Masters

Sep 24th 2020, 11:00 PM 16,036 Views 13 Comments

Aaron Hill beat The Rocket to book his place in the third round.

# snooker - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry takes his cue to come out of retirement
# Long Time No Ste
# Long Time No Ste

Seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry takes his cue to come out of retirement

Sep 1st 2020, 11:14 PM 13,815 Views 12 Comments

The 51-year-old departed the World Snooker Tour eight years ago but will return to action for the next two seasons.

# snooker - Monday 17 August, 2020

Ronnie O'Sullivan: How Del Boy helped me conquer the Crucible
# Only Fools And Horses
# Only Fools And Horses

Ronnie O'Sullivan: How Del Boy helped me conquer the Crucible

Aug 17th 2020, 10:39 AM 8,008 Views 6 Comments

‘I kind of relate to that show a lot – Ronnie the plonker, rather than Rodney the plonker’ said the Rocket.

# snooker - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Playing with abandonment means more than records to Ronnie O’Sullivan
# Maverick
# Maverick

Playing with abandonment means more than records to Ronnie O’Sullivan

Aug 16th 2020, 11:00 PM 7,679 Views 4 Comments

The new world champion insists he is not driven by the prospect of going on to match Stephen Hendry’s record of seven.

Ronnie O’Sullivan eases past Kyren Wilson to land a sixth world title
# The Rocket
# The Rocket

Ronnie O’Sullivan eases past Kyren Wilson to land a sixth world title

Updated Aug 16th 2020, 8:05 PM 52,625 Views 60 Comments

The Rocket finished strongly to make sure of victory at the Crucible.

# snooker - Saturday 15 August, 2020

O'Sullivan rockets into commanding lead in World Snooker Championship final
# Six Appeal
# Six Appeal

O'Sullivan rockets into commanding lead in World Snooker Championship final

Aug 15th 2020, 5:45 PM 15,297 Views 1 Comment

“I think 6-2 is too far for Kyren to come back from,” said Stephen Hendry.

Ronnie O’Sullivan criticises ‘irresponsible’ decision to allow crowds into World Championship final
# Rocket
# Rocket

Ronnie O’Sullivan criticises ‘irresponsible’ decision to allow crowds into World Championship final

Aug 15th 2020, 10:56 AM 13,057 Views 14 Comments

O’Sullivan will play Kyren Wilson in the decider.

# snooker - Friday 14 August, 2020

Ronnie O’Sullivan joins Wilson in final on scintillating day of snooker
# Drama
# Drama

Ronnie O’Sullivan joins Wilson in final on scintillating day of snooker

Aug 14th 2020, 10:47 PM 15,789 Views 15 Comments

Both semi-finals at the Crucible went to final-frame deciders.

Emotional Kyren Wilson reaches Crucible final after dramatic deciding frame
# Drama
# Drama

Emotional Kyren Wilson reaches Crucible final after dramatic deciding frame

Aug 14th 2020, 8:17 PM 7,852 Views 5 Comments

The Englishman will play Mark Selby or Ronnie O’Sullivan in the final after beating Anthony McGill.

Ronnie O’Sullivan rallies against Mark Selby
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Ronnie O’Sullivan rallies against Mark Selby

Aug 14th 2020, 2:07 PM 18,172 Views 3 Comments

The Rocket wins frames 23 and 24 of his best-of-33 semi-final at the Crucible.

# snooker - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Mark Selby edges ahead of Ronnie O’Sullivan in World Championship semi-final
# The Jester
# The Jester

Mark Selby edges ahead of Ronnie O’Sullivan in World Championship semi-final

Aug 13th 2020, 6:09 PM 13,177 Views 5 Comments

Selby took the session 6-2 to gain a two-frame lead overnight.

# snooker - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Reigning champion Judd Trump knocked out of World Championship
# Disappointment
# Disappointment

Reigning champion Judd Trump knocked out of World Championship

Aug 11th 2020, 5:36 PM 5,789 Views 2 Comments

He became the 18th victim of the so-called ‘Crucible Curse’.

'I was questioning myself' - Selby regains his confidence to book Crucible semi-final spot
# Jester From Leicester
# Jester From Leicester

'I was questioning myself' - Selby regains his confidence to book Crucible semi-final spot

Aug 11th 2020, 1:36 PM 4,697 Views 0 Comments

The three-time world champion saw off Neil Robertson in today’s quarter-final.

# snooker - Monday 10 August, 2020

Ronnie O’Sullivan: I would have to lose an arm and a leg to fall out of top 50
# Rocket
# Rocket

Ronnie O’Sullivan: I would have to lose an arm and a leg to fall out of top 50

Aug 10th 2020, 8:17 AM 26,721 Views 32 Comments

The 44-year-old will face Mark Williams in the World Championship quarter-finals after beating Ding Junhui.

# snooker - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Kyren Wilson survives Martin Gould fightback to book Judd Trump date at Crucible
# Crucible
# Crucible

Kyren Wilson survives Martin Gould fightback to book Judd Trump date at Crucible

Aug 9th 2020, 5:05 PM 3,720 Views 2 Comments

Wilson had resumed 11-5 up before losing the first three frames of the morning session.

# snooker - Thursday 6 August, 2020

John Higgins makes the first World Championship 147 since 2012
# Maximum
# Maximum

John Higgins makes the first World Championship 147 since 2012

Aug 6th 2020, 11:59 AM 7,565 Views 3 Comments

The Scot’s 147 was the 11th time a maximum has been made at the event.

# snooker - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

'The worst two days of my snooker years' - Former world champion Murphy crashes out at Crucible
# Upset
# Upset

'The worst two days of my snooker years' - Former world champion Murphy crashes out at Crucible

Aug 4th 2020, 2:20 PM 7,847 Views 3 Comments

The 2005 winner suffered a 10-4 defeat to Thailand’s Noppon Saengkham today.

# snooker - Monday 3 August, 2020

Ronnie O'Sullivan races to 108-minute win, the quickest in Crucible history
# Short Work
# Short Work

Ronnie O'Sullivan races to 108-minute win, the quickest in Crucible history

Aug 3rd 2020, 12:30 PM 10,876 Views 12 Comments

Shaun Murphy’s previous record of 149 minutes was blown away this morning.

# snooker - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Red-hot Ronnie O’Sullivan makes flying start in bid for sixth world title
# Rocket
# Rocket

Red-hot Ronnie O’Sullivan makes flying start in bid for sixth world title

Aug 2nd 2020, 10:59 PM 7,111 Views 1 Comment

The latest from the World Snooker Championships at the Crucible.

Rocket Ronnie O’Sullivan happy to cool his jets as he looks for title number six
# The Magician
# The Magician

Rocket Ronnie O’Sullivan happy to cool his jets as he looks for title number six

Aug 2nd 2020, 10:33 AM 8,146 Views 5 Comments

Fan favourite says he is getting his snooker ‘fix’ in Sheffield.

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