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#World Snooker Championship

# world-snooker-championship - 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 6,160 Views 15 Comments

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

# world-snooker-championship - Friday 30 April, 2021

Mark Selby warned for slow play as Stuart Bingham rallies at the Crucible
# Crucible
# Crucible

Mark Selby warned for slow play as Stuart Bingham rallies at the Crucible

Apr 30th 2021, 11:05 PM 12,653 Views 13 Comments

Bingham took an 11-9 lead.

# world-snooker-championship - 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 9,631 Views 12 Comments

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

# world-snooker-championship - Saturday 24 April, 2021

Neil Robertson has momentum as he reaches World Championship quarter-finals
# Wizard Of Oz
# Wizard Of Oz

Neil Robertson has momentum as he reaches World Championship quarter-finals

Updated Apr 24th 2021, 9:24 PM 6,184 Views 4 Comments

Elsewhere, Mark Williams saw off fellow veteran John Higgins.

# world-snooker-championship - Thursday 22 April, 2021

'There’s a lot more going on in the world to worry about my poxy break-off'
# Little Break
# Little Break

'There’s a lot more going on in the world to worry about my poxy break-off'

Apr 22nd 2021, 8:40 AM 9,160 Views 5 Comments

Mark Williams furious at ‘farcical’ attempts to ban his controversial tactic.

# world-snooker-championship - Friday 16 April, 2021

I wish I shared your excitement – World title ‘anticlimax’ for O’Sullivan
# Bored
# Bored

I wish I shared your excitement – World title ‘anticlimax’ for O’Sullivan

Apr 16th 2021, 7:39 PM 9,998 Views 7 Comments

O’Sullivan is more excited by Sheffield’s running routes and his new shop at Meadowhall.

# world-snooker-championship - 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 3,908 Views 0 Comments

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

# world-snooker-championship - 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 8,018 Views 6 Comments

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

# world-snooker-championship - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Ronnie O’Sullivan takes 10-7 lead into final day after Kyren Wilson fightback
# Crucible
# Crucible

Ronnie O’Sullivan takes 10-7 lead into final day after Kyren Wilson fightback

Aug 15th 2020, 11:44 PM 9,976 Views 5 Comments

The Rocket had led 8-2 at one point.

# world-snooker-championship - Friday 14 August, 2020

Fans to be allowed to attend Crucible final as UK pilot events resume from Saturday
# Snooker Loopy
# Snooker Loopy

Fans to be allowed to attend Crucible final as UK pilot events resume from Saturday

Aug 14th 2020, 9:03 AM 5,631 Views 6 Comments

Fans are set to return to the famous venue.

# world-snooker-championship - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

O'Sullivan gets the better of Selby in semi-final first session as humidity threatens to wreak havoc
# Close
# Close

O'Sullivan gets the better of Selby in semi-final first session as humidity threatens to wreak havoc

Aug 12th 2020, 11:43 PM 13,444 Views 4 Comments

The Rocket complained about the worst kicks of his career after an error-strewn start to the session.

Ronnie O’Sullivan: I'm like a fat Maradona, only natural talent gets me through
# Maverick
# Maverick

Ronnie O’Sullivan: I'm like a fat Maradona, only natural talent gets me through

Aug 12th 2020, 7:45 AM 53,327 Views 25 Comments

The Rocket completed a fine comeback to beat Mark Williams and set up a clash with Mark Selby.

# world-snooker-championship - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

'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 4,703 Views 0 Comments

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

# world-snooker-championship - 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 26,733 Views 32 Comments

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

# world-snooker-championship - 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 3,724 Views 2 Comments

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

# world-snooker-championship - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Crucible controversy as Anthony McGill confronts opponent Jamie Clarke
# Tempers Flare
# Tempers Flare

Crucible controversy as Anthony McGill confronts opponent Jamie Clarke

Aug 8th 2020, 9:13 PM 24,261 Views 6 Comments

Elsewhere, Ronnie O’Sullivan and Ding Junhui are tied at 8-8.

# world-snooker-championship - 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 7,571 Views 3 Comments

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

# world-snooker-championship - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Ken Doherty misses out on Crucible appearance and loses World Snooker Tour card
# Out Of The Frame
# Out Of The Frame

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

Jul 26th 2020, 5:25 PM 8,573 Views 7 Comments

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

# world-snooker-championship - Thursday 2 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 2nd 2020, 1:58 PM 4,469 Views 2 Comments

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

# world-snooker-championship - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Defending World Snooker champion Williams refuses to blame health scare after crashing out of tournament
# Shock Result
# Shock Result

Defending World Snooker champion Williams refuses to blame health scare after crashing out of tournament

Apr 27th 2019, 11:02 PM 9,891 Views 4 Comments

The Welshman’s exit was the second shock of the day following Mark Selby’s defeat.

Three-time winner Selby crashes out of World Championship to former taxi driver
# Big Upset
# Big Upset

Three-time winner Selby crashes out of World Championship to former taxi driver

Apr 27th 2019, 3:15 PM 5,683 Views 10 Comments

Fellow Englishman Gary Wilson is competing in the tournament for just the second time.

# world-snooker-championship - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Disappointment for Doherty as former world champion misses out on Crucible return
# Snooker
# Snooker

Disappointment for Doherty as former world champion misses out on Crucible return

Apr 18th 2018, 1:38 PM 5,080 Views 3 Comments

The 1997 winner was beaten by Matthew Stevens in the final qualifying round today.

# world-snooker-championship - Monday 1 May, 2017

Mark Selby lands world snooker championship with thrilling win over John Higgins
# Title Defence
# Title Defence

Mark Selby lands world snooker championship with thrilling win over John Higgins

May 1st 2017, 11:24 PM 11,356 Views 5 Comments

Selby became only the fourth player in the past 40 years to retain the title.

# world-snooker-championship - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Mark Selby late show leaves World Championship final in the balance
# As It Stands
# As It Stands

Mark Selby late show leaves World Championship final in the balance

Apr 30th 2017, 11:59 PM 19,773 Views 5 Comments

A potentially disastrous day at the office ended with the defending champion trailing by just three frames.

# world-snooker-championship - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'It's there, it's close, it's very close... what a shot this is!' - Ken Doherty
# Sensational
# Sensational

'It's there, it's close, it's very close... what a shot this is!' - Ken Doherty

Apr 27th 2017, 10:25 PM 14,404 Views 3 Comments

Mark Selby hit the ‘mother of all doubles’ in tonight’s semi-final with Ding Junhui at the Crucible.

# world-snooker-championship - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan's Crucible challenge is hanging by a thread against Ding
# Rocked
# Rocked

Ronnie O'Sullivan's Crucible challenge is hanging by a thread against Ding

Apr 26th 2017, 9:51 AM 7,500 Views 1 Comment

Ding on the brink of World Championship semis after opening up 10-6 lead.

# world-snooker-championship - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Ronnie loses first 3 frames of Ding quarter-final, but he's already started the comeback
# The Crucible
# The Crucible

Ronnie loses first 3 frames of Ding quarter-final, but he's already started the comeback

Apr 25th 2017, 7:21 PM 6,116 Views 5 Comments

Higgins, Selby and Hawkins all lead after the opening quarter-final sessions.

# world-snooker-championship - Saturday 22 April, 2017

You'll need more than magic! Ronnie brushes past Murphy into Crucible quarter-finals
# Snooker
# Snooker

You'll need more than magic! Ronnie brushes past Murphy into Crucible quarter-finals

Apr 22nd 2017, 11:24 AM 8,571 Views 5 Comments

Five-time champ will play either Liang Wenbo or Ding Junhui in the last eight

# world-snooker-championship - Friday 21 April, 2017

Magician! Murphy plays shot of the tournament off three cushions to pot impossible red
# Crucible
# Crucible

Magician! Murphy plays shot of the tournament off three cushions to pot impossible red

Apr 21st 2017, 12:42 PM 11,190 Views 1 Comment

This is outrageous.

# world-snooker-championship - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Trump hits spectacular shot at The Crucible but crashes out of first round to 1,000/1 outsider
# Upset
# Upset

Trump hits spectacular shot at The Crucible but crashes out of first round to 1,000/1 outsider

Apr 20th 2017, 11:39 AM 8,889 Views 3 Comments

The world number two suffered a surprise defeat to 46-year-old qualifier Rory McLeod at the World Snooker Championship.

# world-snooker-championship - Monday 2 January, 2017

'It still gives me goosebumps’ – Doherty 20 years after dethroning Hendry
# The Darling Of Dublin
# The Darling Of Dublin

'It still gives me goosebumps’ – Doherty 20 years after dethroning Hendry

Jan 2nd 2017, 9:30 PM 19,726 Views 16 Comments

2017 marks the 20th anniversary of a famous night in Irish sport.

# world-snooker-championship - Friday 29 April, 2016

Marco Fu ignores cue crisis to level World Championship semi-final
# Composure
# Composure

Marco Fu ignores cue crisis to level World Championship semi-final

Apr 29th 2016, 11:42 PM 9,793 Views 2 Comments

It’s neck and neck following tonight’s action at the Crucible in Sheffield.

# world-snooker-championship - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

O'Sullivan out of World Champs as comeback falls short in final-frame thriller
# Rocket Crash
# Rocket Crash

O'Sullivan out of World Champs as comeback falls short in final-frame thriller

Apr 26th 2016, 7:51 AM 6,279 Views 1 Comment

Barry Hawkins held his nerve to beat Ronnie O’Sullivan and book his place in the Crucible quarter-finals.

# world-snooker-championship - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

This lad was spotted wearing a Glenroe tshirt at the World Snooker Championships
# Biddy And Miley
From The Daily Edge
# Biddy And Miley

This lad was spotted wearing a Glenroe tshirt at the World Snooker Championships

Apr 20th 2016, 8:34 AM 7,739 Views 0 Comments

The true winner of the championship.

# world-snooker-championship - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Quiz: How well do you know the World Snooker Championships?
# Pot Luck
# Pot Luck

Quiz: How well do you know the World Snooker Championships?

Apr 16th 2016, 12:08 PM 21,159 Views 18 Comments

Action gets under way at The Crucible this afternoon.

# world-snooker-championship - Thursday 14 April, 2016

How He-Man stopped Joe Johnson from re-living his famous World Snooker Championship win
# Just Clawful
# Just Clawful

How He-Man stopped Joe Johnson from re-living his famous World Snooker Championship win

Apr 14th 2016, 1:12 PM 5,655 Views 5 Comments

Joe Johnson caused one of the great snooker shocks when he beat Steve Davis.

# world-snooker-championship - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Strong start leaves Ken Doherty with Crucible fate in his own hands
# Crafty Ken
# Crafty Ken

Strong start leaves Ken Doherty with Crucible fate in his own hands

Apr 13th 2016, 11:55 AM 5,406 Views 4 Comments

Doherty resumes this evening with a 5-4 lead over Ryan Day.

# world-snooker-championship - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Snooker's new world champion says everything changed when a fellow pro called him a bottler
# Crucible Champ
# Crucible Champ

Snooker's new world champion says everything changed when a fellow pro called him a bottler

May 5th 2015, 1:20 PM 7,855 Views 6 Comments

Stuart Bingham showed the world he is no bottler in a nail-biting final against Shaun Murphy.

# world-snooker-championship - Monday 4 May, 2015

The man who conquered The Rocket just won one of the tightest world snooker finals ever
# Instant Classic
# Instant Classic

The man who conquered The Rocket just won one of the tightest world snooker finals ever

May 4th 2015, 11:29 PM 8,817 Views 11 Comments

Stuart Bingham eked out a narrow 18-15 win over Shaun Murphy.

# world-snooker-championship - Friday 1 May, 2015

Snooker can be a cruel, cruel game - as Shaun Murphy found out yesterday

Snooker can be a cruel, cruel game - as Shaun Murphy found out yesterday

May 1st 2015, 11:38 AM 8,234 Views 6 Comments

Where’s the cue ball going?

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