# World Snooker

This year
Rocket targets record eighth world title
First round draw pits O’Sullivan against Pang Junxu
All time
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.
Ken Doherty eyes first Crucible appearance since 2014 after crucial victory
The Dubliner’s victory last night ensured he avoided relegation from the full-time circuit.
Ronnie O'Sullivan lashes out at World Snooker chief, says he won't be 'bullied'
The five-time world champion has launched a scathing attack on Barry Hearn over his treatment.
Ronnie O'Sullivan in trouble after skipping press conference
The five-times world champion beat David Gilbert 10-7 at Sheffield’s Crucible.
Is this Chinese whizz-kid teenager the future of snooker?
Zhou Yuelong came from behind to beat world champion Stuart Bingham at Champion of Champions tournament today.
Snooker star Ali Carter diagnosed with cancer
“I hope to be back in action soon,” said Carter, who has been diagnosed with testicular cancer.
Ken Doherty won't be playing at the Crucible this year
The Dubliner, who won the World Snooker Championship in 1997, was beaten in the final qualifying round by Matthew Selt.
Ronnie O'Sullivan demands 'compassion' from world snooker bosses
World champion says players deserve ‘some slack’ from the game’s chiefs, despite hectic tour schedule.
Rocket takes control of semi-final against Matthew Stevens
Ronnie O’Sullivan is on the brink of another World Championship Final appearance. He only needs two frames tonight to beat Matthew Stevens.
Ding Junhui slams the Crucible crowd after losing to Ryan Day in Sheffield
The 25-year-old becomes the latest player to risk the wrath of the World Snooker authorities.
Mark Allen apologises to Cao Yupeng, and snooker authorities, over remarks
The Northern Irishman realises he ‘overstepped the line’ in remarks he made after exiting the World Championship.
Snooker chief Barry Hearn responds to Mark Allen's outburst
Barry Hearn will seek legal advice after being slated by the Northern Irish player during the UK Championship
Allen calls on 'money-hungry' Hearn to resign
Northern Ireland’s Mark Allen has said that World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn is ruining the game’s traditions in an attempt to boost its popularity.
Ronnie O'Sullivan: 'I feel like I'm being raped by snooker bosses'
Three-time world champion insists he’s being ‘blackmailed’ into playing smaller tournaments because of rankings system.