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# snooker - Today’s News

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

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

# snooker - Yesterday’s News

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

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 This post contains videos

John Higgins makes the first World Championship 147 since 2012

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

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

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

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

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

# snooker - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Former world champion blames sanitised balls for struggles in Crucible opener

Stuart Bingham beat qualifier Ashley Carty 10-7 at the World Snooker Championships.

# snooker - Friday 31 July, 2020

Judd Trump battles back after first round scare at World Championships

Qualifier Tom Ford had started strong against the reigning champ.

Setback for UK sports as Johnson confirms pilots of crowds won't take place

Some 5,000 racegoers had been due to attend the Glorious Goodwood Festival on Saturday.

# snooker - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Snooker stars treated like 'lab rats' - Ronnie O'Sullivan

The five-time world champion launched his attack on the plan after asthma-suffering fellow player Anthony Hamilton said he fears for his health at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre.

# snooker - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Ken Doherty misses out on Crucible appearance and loses World Snooker Tour card

The Dubliner lost out to Mark King in the third qualifier.

# snooker - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

O'Sullivan criticises the 'unnecessary risk' of allowing spectators at The Crucible

‘Anything to take the stress off [the NHS] is paramount,’ said the five-time world champion.

# snooker - Thursday 2 July, 2020

'Several players' pull out of this year's World Snooker Championship over health concerns

None of those who have opted against travelling to the UK are understood to be in the current world top 16, however.

# snooker - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Former snooker star Willie Thorne dies aged 66 RIP

Former snooker star Willie Thorne dies aged 66

It was announced he was battling leukaemia in March.

# snooker - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Former snooker star Willie Thorne put into induced coma

The 66-year-old has been battling leukaemia and is being treated in a Spanish hospital.

# snooker - Friday 1 May, 2020

Former world snooker champion Peter Ebdon retires to avoid spinal surgery

Former world snooker champion Peter Ebdon retires to avoid spinal surgery

Ebdon signs off having won the 2002 World Championship.

# snooker - Saturday 25 April, 2020

'I'm from a small town and when you’re young, people are saying ‘When will you be playing on the telly?’'

Tipperary native Brendan O’Donoghue on the ups and downs that go hand-in-hand with a career in snooker.

# snooker - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

World Snooker Championship rescheduled for July start at The Crucible

‘Live sport can be a massive inspiration for the public and can boost morale.’

# snooker - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Barry Hearn suffers minor heart attack

The well-known promoter underwent surgery yesterday, his son Eddie revealed.

# snooker - Friday 20 March, 2020

World Snooker Championship postponed with aim to reschedule in July or August

WST chairman Barry Hearn said they are currently exploring the potential to stage tournaments behind closed doors.

# snooker - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Former snooker star 'devastated' after being diagnosed with leukemia

1985 UK Championship runner-up Willie Thorne, who has been a commentator for the BBC, says he is starting chemotherapy in Spain today.

# snooker - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Judd Trump makes snooker history

The Englishman landed a sixth snooker ranking title in the 2019-20, setting a new record.

# snooker - Monday 13 January, 2020

'The most amazing shot in history' leaves fans stunned at the Masters Bonkers This post contains videos

'The most amazing shot in history' leaves fans stunned at the Masters

Viewers could had believe what they saw during Stephen Maguire’s comeback win.

# snooker - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Ronnie O'Sullivan refuses to shake hands over germ fears

Instead, he tried to fist bump both James Cahill and the referee.

# snooker - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Snookered: Ex-world champion flops in Open golf bid

Shaun Murphy and ex-international cricketer Sean Ervine both failed to make the cut.

# snooker - Thursday 6 June, 2019

'If I had my time over again, I definitely wouldn't pursue snooker'

Five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan discusses his struggle with addiction and his relationship with the sport.

# snooker - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Trump takes control of World Championship after dazzling first day at Crucible

Judd Trump leads John Higgins by 12-5.

# snooker - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Snooker 'legend' John Higgins into World final after last-frame thriller

The four-time champion has reached his eighth World Championship final.

# snooker - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Trump eases into World Championships semi-final at the Crucible

Meanwhile, four-time champion John Higgins saw off Neil Robertson in tonight’s other quarter-final.

# snooker - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Williams resumes Crucible title defence after hospital checks on chest pain

The world champion was admitted to A&E yesterday after his opening session against David Gilbert.

# snooker - Friday 26 April, 2019

World snooker champion in hospital after suffering chest pains

Mark Williams later revealed doctors are confident his health scare is not related to his heart.

# snooker - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Antrim's Allen finds Crucible fightback fall short while Trump recovers to seal thrilling win

There was further first round drama at the World Snooker Championships today.

# snooker - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

O'Sullivan 'struggled to stay awake' during stunning Crucible upset

The five-time champion was dumped out in Sheffield today.

Ronnie O'Sullivan suffers shock World Championship defeat to 23-year-old amateur

A stunning victory for James Cahill is being labelled the biggest upset in the history of the World Championship.

# snooker - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Hollywood actor Jackie Chan impresses Ken Doherty with trick shot In The Pocket This post contains videos

Hollywood actor Jackie Chan impresses Ken Doherty with trick shot

The Rush Hour star put his skills on show for the 1997 World Snooker champion.

# snooker - Monday 25 March, 2019

O'Sullivan returns to world number one after nine years

The 43-year-old becomes the oldest man to occupy top spot since Ray Reardon.

# snooker - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Ronnie O'Sullivan becomes first man to record 1,000 centuries with Players Championship win Snooker This post contains videos

Ronnie O'Sullivan becomes first man to record 1,000 centuries with Players Championship win

Defending champion O’Sullivan clocked up a remarkable landmark on Sunday.

# snooker - Saturday 15 December, 2018

'I was all over the place': Hungover Allen reaches Scottish Open final

Mark Allen admitted he has treated the Scottish Open with a lack of respect, but said he may hit the booze again on the eve of the final.

# snooker - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Chinese snooker players handed 10-year, 6-year bans for match fixing

Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng hit with heavy sanctions following investigation by the WPBSA.

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