John Higgins seized on a nervy start from Mark Selby to take early charge of the Betfred World Championship final today.
TOWARDS the start of Ian Rankin’s new John Rebus novel, it emerges that the curmudgeonly detective has “taken the gold watch” and retired.
Stuart Bingham was last night crowned world champion, beating Shaun Murphy 18-15 in the final at the Crucible Theatre.
Ronnie O’Sullivan does not think he has spoiled Stephen Hendry’s birthday by equalling his all-time record for century breaks.
Ronnie O’Sullivan moved a first step nearer the sixth world title that would give him equal footing with Steve Davis and Ray Reardon after a no-frills opening win against Robin Hull at the Crucible.
Ronnie O’Sullivan assured snooker fans “I haven’t gone yet” after winning his fourth World Championship title at the Crucible last night.
Ronnie O’Sullivan tonight put the seal on his glorious tournament – and perhaps one of snooker’s great careers too – by carrying off the Betfred.com World Championship title for a fourth time.
Ronnie O’Sullivan claims he has never known a Crucible campaign so gruelling but a fourth world title should be his reward tomorrow for lasting the pace.
Ali Carter has vowed to win his battles on and off the table as he closes in on Crucible glory.
Ali Carter edged ahead of Stephen Maguire after an underwhelming opening session of their Betfred.com World Championship semi-final.
Ronnie O’Sullivan tonight claimed Stephen Hendry could be the first in a line of players to quit snooker as he complained about “relentless” demands on players.
Any lingering doubt that Ronnie O’Sullivan might not have the form or the temperament to land a fourth Betfred.com World Championship title was emphatically dispelled tonight.
Jimmy White has joined Ronnie O’Sullivan in calling for snooker chiefs to mark the anniversaries of Alex Higgins’ two world title triumphs.
AN EMOTIONAL John Higgins claimed his fourth Betfred.com World Championship title last night as the most harrowing 12 months of his life ended in triumph.
An emotional John Higgins claimed his fourth Betfred.com World Championship title tonight as the most harrowing 12 months of his life ended in triumph.
Alex “Hurricane” Higgins lived up to his stormy nickname.
Neil Robertson became Australia’s first World Championship finalist for 35 years as he completed victory over Ali Carter this afternoon.
John Higgins has set his sights on winning another two world titles after joining the small band of players to have triumphed three times.
SHOWMAN Neil Robertson last night became the first Australian since 1982 to reach the World Championship semi-finals.
World champion Ronnie O'Sullivan was forced to dig deep to establish a slender one-frame advantage over Ricky Walden after the first session of today's Roewe Shanghai Masters final.
Ronnie O’Sullivan is poised to join a select band if he completes his demolition of outsider Ali Carter during today’s conclusion of the 888.com World Championship final at the Crucible theatre.
Odds-on favourite Ronnie O'Sullivan is on course to lift a third 888.com World Championship title after taking an iron grip on his final clash with Ali Carter at the Crucible theatre.
Stephen Maguire held his nerve to beat Shaun Murphy 10-9 and be crowned the new Honghe Industrial China Open champion.
John Higgins moved into top gear to take a strong grip on his 888.com World Championship final with qualifier Mark Selby in Sheffield.
New world number one John Higgins put an uncertain start behind him to open up a 5-3 lead in the first session of the 888.com World Championship final against qualifier Mark Selby in Sheffield.
RONNIE O’SULLIVAN blazed his way into the quarter-finals of the Royal London Watches Grand Prix — and then declared he wanted to be like Billy the Kid.
Ronnie O’Sullivan blazed his way into the quarter-finals of the Royal London Watches Grand Prix – and then declared he wanted to be like Billy the Kid.
Ronnie O’Sullivan is out of form.
Player of the season John Higgins overcame an attack of nerves to beat nemesis Ken Doherty 6-2 in the semi-finals of the China Open in Beijing.
Stephen Hendry will not be suffering from any shortage of motivation when he launches his challenge for a record fourth Welsh Open title at the Newport Centre tonight.
Struggling fellow countrymen Matthew Stevens and Mark Williams go into this week’s Welsh Open at the Newport Centre increasingly desperate to re-discover winning ways.
Peter Ebdon has received the backing of Ronnie O’Sullivan’s mentor Ray Reardon as he looks to strengthen his grip on the Embassy World Championship semi-final with outsider Shaun Murphy.
PETER EBDON quickened the pace after his controversial go-slow against Ronnie O’Sullivan to seize early control of his Embassy World Championship semi-final with Shaun Murphy at the Crucible.
Ian McCulloch stunned new tournament favourite Matthew Stevens by opening up a four-frame lead in the opening session of their Embassy World Championship semi-final tonight.
Ronnie O’Sullivan overcame a hesitant start to gain an invaluable first session lead over Stephen Maguire at the Embassy World Championship in Sheffield today.
Ronnie O’Sullivan suffered an early scare when he began the defence of his Embassy world title in Sheffield this morning against Scotland’s Stephen Maguire.
A decade after his one and only Rileys Club Masters triumph, Ronnie O’Sullivan is poised to lift the trophy again.
RONNIE O’SULLIVAN set up a mouth-watering semi-final with his fellow crowd-pleaser Jimmy White.
Ronnie O’Sullivan set up a mouth-watering semi-final with his fellow crowd-pleaser Jimmy White at the Rileys Club Masters by blasting past Chinese teenager Ding Jun Hui on Friday night.
Crowd pleasers Ronnie O’Sullivan and Jimmy White are heading for a Rileys Club Masters semi-final showdown.
DING JUNHUI reached his first ever major quarter-final with an outstanding 6-1 win over former world champion Ken Doherty at the Riley's Club Masters at Wembley.
Ronnie O’Sullivan tonight won through to the British Masters quarter-finals – and then revealed he has renewed his world championship-winning partnership with Ray Reardon.
Ronnie O’Sullivan enters the fray when the televised stages of the Travis Perkins UK Championship begin in York tomorrow – against the player he claims is currently the world’s best.
Hard-working Ronnie O’Sullivan took another step towards winning a third successive ranking title by blasting into the semi-finals of the British Open in Brighton today.
Snooker legend Ray Reardon is tipping Ronnie O’Sullivan to win 10 world titles and believes he should change his nickname from ‘The Rocket’ to ‘The Magician’.
A serial streaker was celebrating today after chalking up a snooker coup at the Embassy World Championships in front of millions of viewers.
RONNIE O’SULLIVAN is champion of the world for the second time after outclassing rank outsider Graeme Dott to win the Embassy crown at the Crucible Theatre.
An emotional Ronnie O’Sullivan dedicated his second Embassy world snooker title to his jailed father Ronnie senior after demolishing Graeme Dott 18-8 in a one-sided final at The Crucible.
Ronnie O’Sullivan is champion of the world for the second time after out-classing rank outsider Graeme Dott to win the Embassy crown at the Crucible Theatre.
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