Snooker showman Judd Trump believes a self-imposed social media ban can help him land a long-awaited first world title.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
Ronnie O'Sullivan insisted he was "really not that bothered" about winning the Betfred World Championship for a sixth time after he reached the quarter-finals on Saturday with a 13-7 victory over Shaun Murphy.
Sun, 23 Apr, 2017
Defending champion Judd Trump stormed into the second round of the China Open with a comfortable 5-1 victory over Ashley Hugill in Beijing.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
John Higgins recorded an impressive break of 122 as he saw off fellow Scot Anthony McGill 5-3 to reach the second round of the Wuxi Classic in China.
Mon, 23 Jun, 2014
Ireland's Mark Allen suffered a surprise exit at the hands of Ricky Walden in the first round of the China Open in Beijing today.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2012
World champion John Higgins dumped snooker's new sensation Judd Trump out of the Partypoker.com Snooker Shoot-Out in Blackpool last night.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2012
World champion John Higgins has urged snooker firebrands Mark Allen and Judd Trump to cut out the sniping.
Thu, 26 Jan, 2012
World champion John Higgins admits he “needs to knuckle down” after his shock first-round elimination from the Australian Goldfields Open in Bendigo today.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2011
World champion John Higgins crashed out of the Australian Goldfields Open in Bendigo today.
Ronnie O’Sullivan heads into a titanic Crucible quarter-final with John Higgins today insisting he is the underdog.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2011
STEPHEN HENDRY was not quite ready for his carriage clock and farewells yesterday but Scotland’s seven-time world snooker champion has retirement on his mind.
John Higgins hauled himself level at the mid-session interval of an arduous battle with Rory McLeod at the Betfred.com World Championship.
Sun, 24 Apr, 2011
JOHN HIGGINS finished off Stephen Lee last night to pass his first test at the Betfred.com World Championship.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2011
John Higgins finished off Stephen Lee tonight to pass his first test at the Betfred.com World Championship.
Thu, 21 Apr, 2011
John Higgins began what could be an emotional journey to a fourth Crucible title with a hint of early anxiety followed by a masterclass this evening.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2011
Ronnie O’Sullivan and John Higgins were today handed tough-looking first-round draws for this year’s Betfred.com World Snooker Championship.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2011
Six-time winner Steve Davis tonight failed to qualify for the World Championship after he was thrashed in the final round of qualifying by Stephen Lee.
Sun, 13 Mar, 2011
John Higgins admitted he was "all over the place" after returning to action for the first time since his father's death with a workmanlike 4-3 win over youngster Jack Lisowski today.
Tue, 15 Feb, 2011
Veteran Nigel Bond proved himself a champion sprinter as he triumphed at the Snooker Shoot-Out in Blackpool tonight.
Sun, 30 Jan, 2011
John Higgins made a winning return to competitive action in Britain today with a 9-6 victory over Stephen Lee at the UK Championship in Telford.
Sun, 05 Dec, 2010
Shaun Murphy could not hide his delight after dumping six-time champion Stephen Hendry out of the Masters at Wembley with a 6-4 triumph.
Mon, 11 Jan, 2010
Jimmy White has been given a wild card for the Masters at Wembley and will take on Mark King on the opening evening of the 18-man event on January 10.
Thu, 17 Dec, 2009
Ronnie O’Sullivan has extended an enthusiastic welcome to Barry Hearn, revealing the promoter’s proposed involvement in snooker is likely to extend his own career.
Tue, 08 Dec, 2009
Stephen Hendry believes leaving the Crucible on a permanent basis should be out of the question as the Betfred.com World Championship organisers consider the future of their event.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2009
The North's Mark Allen had one foot in the second round of the Betfred.com World Championship after tearing to a 7-2 lead over Martin Gould.
Sun, 19 Apr, 2009
Ronnie O’Sullivan squandered the chance of a lucrative maximum break on day one of the Betfred.com World Championship as he began his quest to become the first back-to-back winner since 1996.
Sat, 18 Apr, 2009
Ronnie O’Sullivan missed out on a possible £157,000 (€177,000) jackpot but still clinched a commanding lead over Stuart Bingham in their first-round match at the Betfred.com World Championship.
Stephen Hendry began his new snooker campaign with a fortuitous win in Preston tonight.
Sun, 03 Oct, 2004
Rory McLeod set up a dream meeting with his idol by beating Malta’s Tony Drago 5-3 in the first round of the £597,200 (€86,500) Regal Scottish Open in Edinburgh.
Sun, 06 Apr, 2003
John Higgins’ winning streak came to an end at the hands of Stephen Lee in the quarter-finals of the £597,200 LG Cup at Preston Guild Hall today.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2001
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