World number one Ronnie O'Sullivan has been knocked out of snooker's world championship in the first round by amateur James Cahill.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2019
Amateur James Cahill has beaten five-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan 10-8 in the first round of the World Snooker Championship in Sheffield.
World number 51 Jamie Jones stunned former champion Shaun Murphy with a 10-9 victory at the Crucible last night.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
The Betfred World Championship got underway today as the tournament enforced a new ban on football shirts.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2018
Mark Selby was making short work of getting past snooker's marathon man in the first round of the Betfred World Championship.
Sat, 15 Apr, 2017
Mark Selby swept to Crucible glory and gave Leicester a second trophy of the night to toast as he fended off Ding Junhui in the Betfred World Championship final.
Mon, 02 May, 2016
Marco Fu lost his cue tip but not his nerve as he levelled his World Snooker Championship semi-final against Mark Selby at 8-8.
Sat, 30 Apr, 2016
Robertson lost to a qualifier who had not won a match at the Crucible since 2005.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2016
Stuart Bingham has revealed how a casual jibe from Irish cueman Mark Allen spurred him to become world champion.
Wed, 06 May, 2015
Ronnie O'Sullivan shrugged off a shock Crucible defeat as his exit from the Betfred World Championship threw the title race open.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
Ronnie O’Sullivan admitted his motivations have changed when it comes to winning the World Snooker Championship after easing into the quarter-finals with a 13-5 victory over Matthew Stevens.
Tue, 28 Apr, 2015
John Higgins won four frames in a row to nose ahead of Judd Trump in the Betfred.com World Championship final.
Mon, 02 May, 2011
Judd Trump showed John Higgins he would not be reeled in easily as he remained three frames clear midway through the second afternoon of the Betfred.com World Championship final.
Marco Fu was taking revenge for last year’s first-round defeat by Martin Gould as he opened up a 6-3 lead in their re-match at the Betfred.com World Championship.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2011
Ronnie O’Sullivan begins his Betfred.com World Championship campaign today – 11 days after ruling himself out of the tournament.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2011
Neil Robertson was facing a battle to stay in the Betfred.com World Championship after Judd Trump made life difficult for last year’s winner in their first-round clash.
Sat, 16 Apr, 2011
Steve Davis believes Neil Robertson and Judd Trump both had plenty to fear as they headed into today’s tantalising first-round tussle at the Betfred.com World Championship.
Neil Robertson became Australia’s first World Championship finalist for 35 years as he completed victory over Ali Carter this afternoon.
Sat, 01 May, 2010
Neil Robertson outplayed a weary Ali Carter in the first session of their marathon last-four showdown as he began his quest to give Australia their first ever Crucible finalist.
Thu, 29 Apr, 2010
Neil Robertson wrapped up victory over Steve Davis this afternoon to clinch a place in the Betfred.com World Championship semi-finals.
Wed, 28 Apr, 2010
Ronnie O'Sullivan roared back to top form with three centuries in seven frames as he knocked Mark Williams out of the Betfred.com World Championship.
Mon, 26 Apr, 2010
Stephen Hendry missed a big chance to develop a lead against Mark Selby and had to settle for a share of the first eight frames in their second-round clash at the Betfred.com World Championship.
Sun, 25 Apr, 2010
Steve Davis pulled off the greatest shock of the Betfred.com World Championship today when he sent last year’s winner John Higgins out of the tournament.
Sat, 24 Apr, 2010
Mark Allen made sure of his place in the Betfred.com World Championship quarter-finals as the seeds looked set to be scattered in Sheffield.
Northern Ireland’s Mark Allen tonight has become the first man to reach the quarter-finals of the World Snooker Championship as he completed a thumping 13-5 win against England’s Mark Davis.
Fri, 23 Apr, 2010
Ding Junhui made short work of wrapping up victory over Stuart Pettman as he breezed into the second round of the Betfred.com World Championship.
Wed, 21 Apr, 2010
Ronnie O’Sullivan set up a second-round clash with Mark Williams by stumbling over the finish line in his Crucible opener against Liang Wenbo.
Tue, 20 Apr, 2010
Ding Junhui moved to within touching distance of a place in the second round of the Betfred.com World Championship today.
John Higgins was in early trouble as he began the defence of his title at the Betfred.com World Championship in Sheffield this morning.
Sat, 17 Apr, 2010
John Higgins and Shaun Murphy shared the opening eight frames as the Betfred.com World Championship final got under way.
Sun, 03 May, 2009
Neil Robertson recovered from a dismal start to slash Shaun Murphy’s lead to four frames after the third session of their Betfred.com World Championship semi-final.
Sat, 02 May, 2009
Shaun Murphy won all four frames before the mid-session interval to stretch his lead over Neil Robertson to 13-7 in their Betfred.com World Championship semi-final.
John Higgins was hoping to avoid another nail-biting finish as he resumed his semi-final against Mark Allen in the Betfred.com World Championship today.
John Higgins was pulling away from Mark Allen this morning as he closed in on a place in the Betfred.com World Championship final.
Fri, 01 May, 2009
Mark Allen has called time on his trouble-causing days after admitting he was in danger of falling into the same traps which snared Alex Higgins.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2009
Ireland’s Mark Allen joined Murphy in the World Snooker Championship semi-finals today after a 13-11 victory over Welshman Ryan Day.
Wed, 29 Apr, 2009
Graeme Dott won three of the first four frames against Mark Selby this morning to battle his way back into their second-round match at the Betfred.com World Championship.
Mon, 27 Apr, 2009
Stephen Hendry romped into the Crucible quarter-finals with a brilliant display against Ding Junhui and insisted: “I’m only here for the trophy.”
Fri, 24 Apr, 2009
John Higgins stormed through to the second round of the Betfred.com World Championship by turning on the style against Michael Holt.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2009
Nigel Bond is happy just to be playing more snooker after he made it into the second round of the Betfred.com World Championships with a shock 10-5 win over Peter Ebdon last night.
Wed, 22 Apr, 2009
Ireland's Mark Allen secured a second-round meeting with Ronnie O'Sullivan by coming through his opener at the Betfred.com World Championship.
Mon, 20 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
Mark Williams produced a stirring comeback as he established a narrow advantage over Stephen Hendry in the opening round of the Betfred.com World Championship.
World Snooker chairman Rodney Walker has dismissed Ronnie O'Sullivan's claim that the sport is "dying" but admits it could be time for a change.
Sun, 12 Apr, 2009
Ronnie O’Sullivan completed a memorable season by winning the 888.com World Championship crown for the third time with a comfortable 18-8 success over Ali Carter at the Crucible Theatre.
Mon, 05 May, 2008
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.
Ali Carter, who five years ago was “happy to be alive” after being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, is through to his first World Championship final after overcoming Joe Perry 17-15 at the Crucible Theatre.
Sat, 03 May, 2008
Ronnie O’Sullivan overwhelmed seven-time champion Stephen Hendry 17-6 to reach his third 888.com World Championship final with a session to spare.
Fri, 02 May, 2008
Ali Carter emulated Ronnie O’Sullivan by completing a pre-interval whitewash to move ahead of Joe Perry in their 888.com World Championship semi-final at the Crucible Theatre.
Stephen Hendry suffered his first ever session whitewash at the 888.com World Championships as Ronnie O’Sullivan won all eight frames to open up a 12-4 lead in their semi-final clash at the Crucible Theatre.
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