Snooker


Selby stops Robertson

Three-time world champion Mark Selby ended Australian Neil Robertson’s hopes of a second world crown with a gritty 13 frames to 7 victory in their quarterfinal at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield yes...

August 12, 2020, Wednesday


Ex-world champion Murphy upset by Thai outsider

Thailand’s Noppon Saengkham pulled off the biggest upset so far at the world championships by ousting 2005 champion Shaun Murphy in the first round in Sheffield yesterday....

August 5, 2020, Wednesday


O’Sullivan records fastest win in Crucible history

Five-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan was in imperious form at the world snooker championship when he beat first-round opponent Thepchaiya Un-Nooh of Thailand 10-1 in 108 minutes to set the record for the...

August 4, 2020, Tuesday


Hamilton out of worlds

Anthony Hamilton has withdrawn from the world championship due to his coronavirus concerns, World Snooker Tour Chairman Barry Hearn said yesterday....

July 31, 2020, Friday


Ding to face King in world championship first round

China’s top potter Ding Junhui will meet Englishman Mark King in the first round at the Snooker World Championship, which starts tomorrow in Sheffield, Britain....

July 30, 2020, Thursday


Thorne in induced coma

Former professional snooker player Willie Thorne has been put into an induced coma after suffering respiratory failure while being treated for leukemia in Spain, the Englishman’s carer has said....

June 17, 2020, Wednesday


‘Rocket’ Ronnie back to defend his title

The 2019 Shanghai Masters will be held from September 9 to 15 at the Regal International East Asia Hotel, organizers announced yesterday....

June 14, 2019, Friday


Trump world final triumph ensures grand slam sweep

England’s Judd Trump defeated John Higgins 18-9 to win the 2019 World Championship final in commanding style at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre on Monday....

May 8, 2019, Wednesday


Zhou claims prize scalp of seeded Allen at worlds

China’s Zhou Yuelong pulled off a notable giant-killing feat at the world snooker championships beating sixth seed Mark Allen to reach the second round in only his second appearance....

April 26, 2019, Friday


Amateur stuns ‘Rocket’ at worlds

Five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan was knocked out of the world championship by amateur James Cahill at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre yesterday in one of the biggest shocks in the tournament’s...

April 24, 2019, Wednesday




 

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