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
Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price discount retailer, and parent company of Dealz, has reported a surge in the number of well-heeled shoppers visiting its stores as it notched up a record Christmas performance.
Thu, 23 Jan, 2014
Ronnie O’Sullivan believes quiffed Crucible new boy Jamie Jones can carry off the Betfred.com World Championship title.
Tue, 01 May, 2012
Judd Trump branded Ali Carter's behaviour "childish" after being dumped out of the Betfred.com World Championship last night.
Ronnie O’Sullivan should today reap reward for the scintillating session of snooker which carried him to the brink of another Crucible victory over Mark Williams.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2012
Ronnie O’Sullivan turned the most keenly-anticipated first-round match at the Betfred.com World Championship into a procession as he surged 7-2 ahead of Peter Ebdon.
Mon, 23 Apr, 2012
There was a dramatic twist to last night’s Betfair Players Tour Championship Grand Finals in Galway whenRonnie O’Sullivan pulled out due to medical reasons.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2012
It’s been Ireland’s best kept sporting secret but from tomorrow through to Sunday, snooker’s version of the Champions League final takes place in Galway — and over 40 million people will tune in to watch it.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2012
Ronnie O'Sullivan was in devastating form today as he crushed Joe Perry to stride into the PartyPoker.net German Masters quarter-finals.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2012
Stephen Hendry was poised to lose his place in the world’s top 16 after defeat by Robert Milkins in the first round of the Shanghai Masters.
Wed, 07 Sep, 2011
Tesco has launched into the UK's second-hand car market in the group’s latest venture to expand outside traditional supermarket retailing.
Sun, 03 Apr, 2011
Mark Williams cruised into the quarter-finals of the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals in Dublin with a 4-0 win over Anthony Hamilton.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2011
Shaun Murphy came through his first test at the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals as he saw off Ricky Walden’s challenge in Dublin.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2011
Ireland's Mark Allen held off a fightback by defending champion Ding Junhui to claim another final-frame decider and move into the last eight of the 12Bet.com UK Championship last night.
Wed, 08 Dec, 2010
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
Stephen Maguire and Mark Williams both crashed out of the Shanghai Masters to lower-ranked opponents today.
Thu, 09 Sep, 2010
Ken Doherty came from 3-1 and 4-2 down to beat Mohammad Sajjad 5-4 and avoid an embarrassing first-round exit in the Shanghai Masters.
Mon, 06 Sep, 2010
Peter Ebdon and Stephen Hendry were among the players to book their places in the second round of the Sanyuan Foods China Open today.
Wed, 31 Mar, 2010
Andrew Higginson romped to a 5-0 win over Li Yan in the Wildcard round of the Sanyuan Foods China Open to set up a first-round clash with Stephen Hendry.
Mon, 29 Mar, 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
Former world champion Ken Doherty wasted little time marching past India’s Aditya Mehta 5-0 in the qualifying round of the Shanghai Masters.
Mon, 07 Sep, 2009
Supermarket giant Tesco today announced 800 new UK jobs with the opening of a customer service centre to support its personal finance operation.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2009
RONNIE O’SULLIVAN finally began to dominate second-round opponent Mark Allen at the Crucible as he secured an overnight lead over the Northern Irishman.
Sat, 25 Apr, 2009
Shaun Murphy was booed by a section of the Crucible crowd as he began his second-round match against Marco Fu today.
Fri, 24 Apr, 2009
Shaun Murphy set up a second-round showdown with Marco Fu after denying Andrew Higginson a dream debut at the Betfred.com World Championship.
Wed, 22 Apr, 2009
Former champion Shaun Murphy was in trouble against Crucible newcomer Andrew Higginson this morning.
World number one Ronnie O’Sullivan will kick off his bid for a fourth World Snooker Championship crown with a first-round tie against Stuart Bingham.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2009
Supermarket giant Tesco today announced the appointment of Laurie McIlwee as Group Finance Director.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2009
Supermarket giant Tesco reported its worst Christmas in almost 20 years today as it wrestled with difficult markets at home and abroad.
Tue, 13 Jan, 2009
TESCO said it makes sense to temper its stores policy in Ireland given that the country is facing a big slowdown.
Wed, 03 Dec, 2008
Jimmy White missed out on a place in the final stages of the Welsh Open when Andrew Higginson beat him 5-2 in the last round of qualifying at Prestatyn today.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2008
Neil Robertson held his nerve to defeat Andrew Higginson and win the Welsh Open tonight 9-8.
Sun, 18 Feb, 2007
There will be no nostalgic return to the winner's circle for Steve Davis at the Welsh Open after Australia's Neil Robertson claimed a 6-3 semi-final victory over the 49-year-old at the Newport Centre this afternoon.
Sat, 17 Feb, 2007
Andrew Higginson will be in dreamland when he takes on Stephen Maguire in the semi-finals of the Welsh Open in Newport tonight.
Little-known Andrew Higginson fired in a 147 break in Newport this morning as his remarkable success story in the Welsh Open continued.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2007
Ken Doherty and Michael Judge were both defeated in the third round of the Welsh Open last night.
Neil Robertson earned the respect of Stephen Hendry after keeping his cool to beat the seven-times world champion in Newport tonight.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2007
Dubliner Michael Judge will face Andrew Higginson in the third round of the Welsh Open today.
Andrew Higginson did John Higgins a friendly favour on the Scot’s arrival in Newport but hopes to be firmly in the driving seat when they clash in the second round of the Welsh Open tonight.
Tue, 13 Feb, 2007
Ken Doherty is through to the third round of the Malta Cup.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2007
KEN DOHERTY dug deep for a 5-3 victory over Nigel Bond, to secure his passage through to the next round of the Malta Cup.
Tue, 30 Jan, 2007
Stephen Lee has high hopes that this week’s Malta Cup will prove to be a happy hunting ground in his search for a fifth ranking-event title.
Mon, 29 Jan, 2007
An interactive gaming company today agreed a deal to rescue the online charity lottery “monday”.
Thu, 18 Jan, 2007
Supermarket giant Tesco saw its shares hit a record high today on a report that it wanted to unlock more value from its £12bn (€17bn) property empire.
Fri, 24 Mar, 2006
Supermarket giant Tesco shrugged off the resurgence of rival chains to report another strong Christmas sales performance in the UK today.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2006
Supermarket giant Tesco realised £366m (€524m) from its property estate today after agreeing a sale-and-leaseback deal involving 14 of its UK sites.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2005
Tesco offered its rivals no respite today after buoyant Christmas sales kept the supermarket giant on course for annual profits of more than £2bn (€2.9bn).
Tue, 18 Jan, 2005
Supermarket chain Tesco today said it had extended a Far East joint venture with electronics company Samsung.
Fri, 22 Oct, 2004
Supermarket giant Tesco today reported a 17.5% hike in sales ahead of Christmas – spurred by growth in its clothing division.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2003
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