Man wins £10,000 after bet on eight-year-old Judd Trump finally pays off

Neil Morrice placed the bet in 1998 after watching the future world snooker champion play a single frame.

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Hallett thinks new world champion Trump can dominate snooker for years to come

Trump hammered John Higgins 18-9 to take his first world crown.

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Trump wins eight straight frames to take charge of final against Higgins

Higgins totalled three centuries of his own before he was over-run by his irrepressible opponent.

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Trump edges towards first Crucible final since 2011

Trump’s break of 114 against Gary Wilson was the 87th century of the Championship, topping the previous record mark.

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Gilbert extends lead over Higgins in Crucible semi-final

The Scot made a series of uncharacteristic errors.

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Gilbert comes close to maximum break before opening up early lead over Higgins in semi

Gilbert potted 15 reds and 14 blacks to raise hopes of clinching the £50,000 prize but he ran out of position after sinking the final red.

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Crucible semi-finalist Wilson made his TV debut at the age of nine

The former factory worker appeared on the junior version of the popular show Big Break.

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Wilson sees off Carter to reach World Championships semi-finals

The 33-year-old has found form at the Crucible after six years off the tour.

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Judd Trump in complete control against Stephen Maguire

Trump is within six frames of reaching the semi-finals.

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Sensational session gives Barry Hawkins control against Kyren Wilson

Hawkins was runner-up in the 2013 World Championship final.

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Captain Carter capitalises on loose Lisowski to reach round two

The 39-year-old had to come through qualifying to reach the Crucible.

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Mark Allen joins Ronnie O'Sullivan in making early World Championship exit

Thepchaiya Un-Nooh could not make his overnight lead stick against Trump, while Zhou Yuelong got the better of Allen.

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Hendry record still within reach for ‘mercurial’ O’Sullivan, says Doherty

O’Sullivan’s bid for a sixth world title was ended by 750-1 outsider James Cahill in the first round.

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Trump edges Un-Nooh in final-frame decider

The Masters champion will face Ding Junhui in the last 16.

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James Cahill targets Crucible crown after shock victory over Ronnie O’Sullivan

The amateur stunned the world number one in the opening round of the World Championship.

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James Cahill leads Ronnie O’Sullivan as amateur seeks Sheffield shock

Cahill, the first amateur to play at the World Championship, leads Ronnie O’Sullivan 5-4 at the halfway stage of their first-round match.

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Mark Williams feels like an unwanted World champion

The 44-year-old won in Sheffield last year.

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Ireland's Michael Judge falls short in Crucible bid

Michael Judge fell agonisingly short in his bid to become the first amateur ever to reach the Crucible.

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Michael Judge takes aim at Crucible return after 11 years

Michael Judge stands one win away from a comeback of Tiger Woods proportions — and making World Championship history.

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Actor Jackie Chan shows off snooker skills to Ireland's Ken Doherty

"It was one of the best and funniest night I’ve ever had."

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Stephen Fry hails ‘millennial man’ Ronnie O’Sullivan after latest achievement

Fry is a big snooker fan and was in awe as the Rocket lifted off once more.

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Rocket fires up for a 1,000th career century on memorable night in Preston

O’Sullivan claimed his 35th career ranking title with victory.

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It feels good to talk Oz, says O’Sullivan as he moves on to 997 career centuries

O’Sullivan defeated John Higgins 6-4 and will play Mark Allen in the semi-finals in Preston.

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5 times ‘Aussie’ Ronnie O'Sullivan has taken off in interviews

The 43-year-old is a five-time world champion.

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Snooker player Ronnie O’Sullivan gives post-match interviews in bizarre Australian accent

The world number three booked his place in the last eight in Preston.

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Allen faces sanction for conceding match-winning frame early at World Grand Prix

Mark Allen faces a fine from World Snooker after conceding a match-winning frame with 11 reds still left on the table at the World Grand Prix.

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Trump hails ‘dream’ triumph as he beats O’Sullivan to land Masters title

The 29-year-old added the Masters crown to his 2011 UK Championship win.

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Judd Trump beats Ronnie O’Sullivan to claim Masters title

Trump dominated O’Sullivan to win 10-4 at Alexandra Palace.

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Defending champion Mark Allen suffers first-round exit at Alexandra Palace

Brecel avenged his first round defeat to Allen at the same stage last year.

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Mark Allen shakes off UK hangover to win Scottish Open

Mark Allen beat Shaun Murphy 9-7 to win the Scottish Open a week after losing the UK Championship final.

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Ronnie O’Sullivan: I don’t want to stop here

‘The Rocket’ made history by beating Mark Allen to claim a seventh UK Championship title.

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Ronnie O’Sullivan wins record-breaking seventh UK Championship title

The 43-year-old beat Mark Allen in the final in York.

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Ruthless O’Sullivan sweeps aside Ford to book final showdown with Allen

Ronnie O’Sullivan will play Mark Allen in the final.

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Judd Trump and Ding Junhui suffer shock defeats at UK Championship

Martin O’Donnell sets up last-eight showdown with Ronnie O’Sullivan.

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Ronnie O’Sullivan turned down Jungle to concentrate on UK Championship

O’Sullivan stormed into the quarter-finals with a 6-1 win over Jack Lisowski.

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O’Sullivan happy to stay on World Snooker’s Tour if changes are made

The 42-year-old wants a Champions League-style tour for snooker’s elite players.

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Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng banned from snooker for match-fixing

Yu has been banned for 10 years and nine months.

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Mark Williams not interested in topping rankings but says the party goes on

World champion can go to world number one with a UK Championship final win.

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O’Sullivan eases past factory worker Simmonds after battling virus

The six-time winner of the UK Snooker Championship thought he wouldn’t be able to get through the match.

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Five of Ronnie O’Sullivan’s best centuries

Rocket is closing in on career landmark.

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Judd Trump not satisfied despite 6-0 win; Ken Doherty in fine form at UK Championship

There were also wins for Neil Robertson, Ding Junhui and Kyren Wilson on day one in York.

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O’Sullivan beats Murphy to reach Champion of Champions final

The Rocket rattled in breaks of 129 and 127 to take control of the semi-final at the Ricoh Arena.

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O’Sullivan defends criticism of English Open

The 42-year-old is the defending champion.

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Five Ronnie O’Sullivan snooker controversies

The 42-year-old was critical of Crawley’s K2 Leisure Centre as it prepares to host the English Open

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A hellhole that stinks of urine – O’Sullivan unimpressed by English Open venue

The 42-year-old won his opening match against Kurt Maflin 4-1.

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Cork’s Aaron Hil narrowly misses out in World U16 Snooker Championships

Cork’s Aaron Hill narrowly missed out on world glory last Sunday after losing 4-3 in the IBSF World U16 Snooker Championships final in St. Petersburg.

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Mark Selby beats Higgins in deciding frame to clinch 15th ranking title

Mark Selby won a nail-biting final against John Higgins at the Evergrande China Championship.

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Mark Allen's Crucible journey is over after Hawkins and Wilson surge into semi-finals at Sheffield

Barry Hawkins and Kyren Wilson booked their places in the last four of the Betfred World Championship with ruthless demolitions of their quarter-final opponents.

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Hawkins and Wilson through to semi-finals in Sheffield

Latest: Barry Hawkins and Kyren Wilson booked their places in the last four of the Betfred World Championship with ruthless demolitions of their quarter-final opponents.

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Latest: Judd Trump two frames up on John Higgins in World Championship quarter-final

Update 5.43pm: Judd Trump took a 5-3 lead over four-time champion John Higgins after the first session of their World Championship quarter-final at the Crucible.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan clashes with Ali Carter as he crashes out at Crucible

Ronnie O'Sullivan clashed with Ali Carter in a bitter Crucible row as the five-time winner crashed out of the Betfred World Championship.

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Neil Robertson the latest former world champion to be knocked out at the Crucible

Robertson became the fifth former champion to crash out in the opening round of the Betfred World Championship.

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Turning back on social media a sign I've matured, says snooker's Trump

Snooker showman Judd Trump believes a self-imposed social media ban can help him land a long-awaited first world title.

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How to lose friends and alienate snooker players at the Crucible

Fail to follow the etiquette of the baize and this could happen to you.

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