Ten top snooker stars slapped with massive bans in shocking match-fixing scandal
TWO CHINESE snooker players have been banned for life – with eight others suspended for up to a total of 27 YEARS – in the biggest match-fixing scandal in British sport. Today the independent World…
Hearn hoping for Eubank moment with O'Sullivan after pair's feud
Barry Hearn and Ronnie O’Sullivan haven’t always seen eye-to-eye with the latter often speaking his mind but the snooker supremo hopes one day the Rocket will appreciate the chances he’s had
Ronnie O'Sullivan falsely accused of kidnapping and strip searched before fame
Ronnie O’Sullivan has never been far from controversy throughout his snooker career – but he wasn’t at fault when the police wrongly thought he was the suspect in a kidnapping case
Luca Brecel pulls out of tournament... due to exhaustion after Crucible partying
NEW world snooker champ Luca Brecel has pulled out of the Vienna Open due to exhaustion. The Belgian, 28, claimed a first world title at the Crucible last Monday with an 18-15 victory over Mark Sel…
Mark Selby says 'health is more important' as he sends message to wife Vikki
Snooker ace Mark Selby sent a message of support to his wife following the Snooker World Championship final – before champion Luca Brecel offered kind words of his own
Brilliant Brecel beats Selby for first world crown
Belgium’s Luca Brecel becomes the first player from mainland Europe to win snooker’s World Championship, beating Mark Selby 18-15 in Sheffield.
Selby makes snooker final history with first 147 - and costs rival Wilson £27.5k
SMILING Mark Selby achieved the first 147 ever seen in the final of the World Snooker Championship. In the 16th frame, the Leicester Jester enjoyed a moment of snooker perfection by clearing all th…
Mark Selby fires back at trolls at 1am after reaching World Championship final
Mark Selby said abuse from social media trolls was like water off a duck’s back after reaching the World Snooker Championship final by edging past Mark Allen at the Crucible
Selby beats Allen to reach sixth Worlds final
Mark Selby withstands a dramatic Mark Allen fightback to win a late-night finish 17-15 as he reaches his sixth World Championship final.
Luca Brecel in 'disbelief' as he makes final with greatest Crucible comeback
Luca Brecel incredibly recovered from 14-5 down to beat Chinese youngster Si Jiahui 17-15, becoming the first player ever to overcome a nine-frame deficit at the Crucible
Stephen Hendry criticises Mark Selby and Mark Allen
Selby battled back from a three-frame deficit to establish a 7-6 overnight advantage against his opponent after a gruelling session in which safety play prevailed.
Debutant Si, 20, leads Brecel in thrilling Crucible semi
Chinese debutant Si Jiahui, 20, leads Luca Brecel 14-10 in a thrilling World Championship semi-final in Sheffield.
Snooker bosses threaten to move World Championship to Qatar
The World Snooker Championship has been held at the Crucible Theatre since 1977 and is a popular venue amongst fans.
Si Jiahui leads Luca Brecel in World Championship semi-final after opening session
The Belgian fought back from 4-1 down before the 20-year-old took the last frame
Snooker legend John Higgins hints at retirement and tells fans to 'wait and see'
John Higgins reflected on a ‘poor season’ and hinted at retirement from the sport following his exit from the World Snooker Championship at the hands of Mark Selby
Ronnie O'Sullivan shocked by Luca Brecel in World Snooker Championship
Luca Brecel handed Ronnie O’Sullivan a shock defeat in their quarter-final at the World Snooker Championship in Sheffield.
Ronnie O'Sullivan wishes 'he never won' 7th world title after 'worst nightmare'
Ronnie O’Sullivan is embarking on a record-breaking eighth World Snooker Championship title but if it’s anything like number seven, the snooker legend is in for a rough time
World Snooker Tour hit back at John Higgins after 'pathetic' rant
John Higgins pulled no punches when discussing schedule issues at this year’s World Snooker Championship.
Allen reaches first Crucible semi-final since 2009
Mark Allen claims a tense 13-10 win over Jak Jones to reach the World Championship semi-finals for the first time since 2009.
Ronnie O'Sullivan cries 'that's so s***' as he marches out Crucible at frame end
Seven-time World Snooker Championship winner Ronnie O’Sullivan didn’t look best pleased as he exited the arena after winning a dicey seventh frame against Luca Brecel
World Snooker Championship: Alan McManus enthralled by 'match of the tournament' between John Higgins and Mark Selby
Alan McManus has described the clash between Mark Selby and John Higgins as the best match of the World Championship so far.
Snooker match-fixing claims set to be heard
Ten Chinese players face match-fixing charges as an independent panel considers the evidence against them at a hearing that begins on Monday.
Ronnie O'Sullivan labelled 'bang out of order' by snooker chief Hearn
Ronnie O’Sullivan has been slammed after advancing in the World Snooker Championship.
Qualifier McGill closes in on quarter-finals
Qualifier Anthony McGill needs two frames for a World Championship quarter-final place after leading Jack Lisowski 11-5.
O'Sullivan makes admission on Vafaei comments despite dominant Crucible win
‘All of a sudden, it just went a bit funny.’
O'Sullivan moment with Vafaei immediately after win sums up snooker great
Ronnie O’Sullivan remains on course for a record-breaking eighth World Championship after swatting aside Hossein Vafaei in double quick time following a tumultuous build-up
World Snooker Championship will be STOPPED due to 3pm alert test
As part of a Government system test, a message will be sent at 3pm to all 4G and 5G-capable phones in the country.
Hossein Vafaei 'cracks' against Ronnie O'Sullivan with controversial break
There were incredible scenes at the start of the second frame between Ronnie O’Sullivan and Hossein Vafaei when the Iranian broke off by smashing into the pack and virtually gifting the frame to his opponent
Vafaei branded 'disrespectful' against O'Sullivan
Iran’s Hossein Vafaei is branded “disrespectful” after smashing the pack of reds from a break during his match with defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan.
Jimmy White, Alan McManus feel Hossein Vafaei 'not done yet' but needs to cut out 'nonsense' against Ronnie O'Sullivan
Jimmy White and Alan McManus feel Hossein Vafaei still has hope against Ronnie O’Sullivan, but feel he needs to leave the nonsense behind the scenes.
Barry Hearn plots to sue Just Stop Oil protester who 'robbed' snooker spectators
Barry Hearn is planning to sue the Just Stop Oil protester that covered a table in orange powder at the World Snooker Championship this week – and wants fans to join him
Ronnie O'Sullivan vs Hossein Vafaei: The story of their feud
The Rocket and the Prince of Persia settle their beef at the Crucible.
Shaun Murphy's shot of the championship contender in vain as he suffers upset
The Crucible crowd were treated to a true exhibition of snooker as Shaun Murphy just failed to overcome Si Jiahui in a World Snooker Championship belter on Thursday night
Milkins holds nerve to beat Perry in final-frame decider
The match had been interrupted by the Just Stop Oil protest earlier in the week
Selby survives spirited comeback but Murphy out
Four-time world champion Mark Selby beats qualifier Matthew Selt 10-8, but former champion Shaun Murphy loses 10-9 to Chinese debutant Si Jiahui.
Qualifier McGill upsets Trump in first round
Qualifier Anthony McGill says “I can win the World Championship” after beating former champion Judd Trump 10-6 to reach the second round.
Kyren Wilson hits 147 at World Snooker Championships as fans go wild
Kyren Wilson completed the first 147 break of the 2023 World Snooker Championship on Wednesday, taking out the maximum in his first-round clash against Ryan Day
Wilson withstands Slessor fightback to progress
Gary Wilson holds off a fightback from practice partner Elliot Slessor to win 10-8 and move into the second round of the World Championship.
Vafaei says 'disrespectful' Ronnie O'Sullivan is 'nice person when he's asleep'
Hossein Vafaei has thrown some serious shade at Ronnie O’Sullivan ahead of their second round clash at the Crucible on Friday, which looks set to be a tense one
World Snooker Championship 2023: Play halted amid Just Stop Oil protest
The incident at the Crucible happened during Robert Milkins’ clash with Joe Perry in the evening session
O’Sullivan gives 'answer nobody expected' when naming most famous phone contacts
RONNIE O’SULLIVAN produced an “answer nobody was expecting” as he named the most famous person in his phone contacts. Last year’s winner is preparing to defend his title and make history with…
O'Sullivan blasts Vafaei ahead of potential Crucible clash
Iranian player Hossein Vafaei, who could play the reigning champion in the second round at the Crucible if he overcomes China’s Ding Junhui, made the comments last year.
Robertson leaving 'no stone unturned' after Wu win
Neil Robertson produces a sublime display to defeat Chinese debutant Wu Yize 10-3 in the first round of the World Championship in Sheffield.
I am so tired – Ronnie O’Sullivan defies debilitating virus to reach next round
The 47-year-old revealed he would head straight home to bed after beating Chinese qualifier Pang Junxu in Sheffield.
O'Sullivan holds off Pang to advance at Crucible
Ronnie O’Sullivan holds off qualifier Pang Junxu to seal a 10-7 win as his hunt for a record eighth World Championship title in the modern era got under way.
Ronnie O'Sullivan keen to dodge punishments after lewd gesture fine
Ronnie O’Sullivan was fined at last year’s World Championship but has a plan in place to avoid further punishments this year.
Snooker in best state ever, says Murphy
Shaun Murphy says “snooker is in the best state it has ever been in” with the World Championship set to start on Saturday in Sheffield.
Ronnie O'Sullivan unconvincing on Crucible chances: 'It's not all in my hands'
‘I’ll give it my best, try my hardest, but so will 31 other players.’
O'Sullivan 'won't put a number on' world titles
Ronnie O’Sullivan says he will “not put a number on” how many world titles he can win as his bid for an eighth Crucible crown gets under way against Pang Junxu on Saturday.
Ronnie O'Sullivan looking for eighth world snooker title after up-and-down season on and off the table
A snooker great is targeting world title number eight.