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#Snooker

# snooker - Monday 18 January, 2021

Another stunning victory as Yan Bingtao upsets Higgins to win Masters title
# Young Blood
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# Young Blood

Another stunning victory as Yan Bingtao upsets Higgins to win Masters title

Jan 18th 2021, 12:18 AM 6,978 Views 2 Comments

The Chinese star became the youngest Masters champion since Ronnie O’Sullivan in 1995.

# snooker - Friday 15 January, 2021

High-class John Higgins sees off Ronnie O’Sullivan to book semi-final spot
# Like A Fine Wine
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# Like A Fine Wine

High-class John Higgins sees off Ronnie O’Sullivan to book semi-final spot

Jan 15th 2021, 11:47 PM 5,810 Views 5 Comments

The Scot triumphed 6-3 in the 70th meeting between the two long-standing rivals.

# snooker - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Defending champion hints at UK Championship withdrawal if fans allowed back in
# Worry
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# Worry

Defending champion hints at UK Championship withdrawal if fans allowed back in

Nov 26th 2020, 11:43 PM 5,804 Views 0 Comments

Ding Junhui believes the idea is ‘too risky’

# snooker - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Stuart Bingham makes UK Championships' second 147 in 24 hours
# Snooker
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# Snooker

Stuart Bingham makes UK Championships' second 147 in 24 hours

Nov 25th 2020, 1:06 PM 5,128 Views 2 Comments

It comes a day after Kyren Wilson’s maximum break in Milton Keynes.

# snooker - Friday 25 September, 2020

Dream journey comes to an end after another big win for Cork teen sensation Aaron Hill
# Dreams
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# Dreams

Dream journey comes to an end after another big win for Cork teen sensation Aaron Hill

Sep 25th 2020, 7:45 PM 90,141 Views 27 Comments

The 18-year-old got the better of Matthew Stevens at the European Masters today.

'He's my childhood hero... I'm stuck for words' - Cork teen star after incredible win over O'Sullivan
# Young Blood
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# Young Blood

'He's my childhood hero... I'm stuck for words' - Cork teen star after incredible win over O'Sullivan

Sep 25th 2020, 12:00 PM 38,454 Views 20 Comments

Aaron Hill let his lead slip before rallying to defeat The Rocket at the European Masters.

# snooker - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Cork teen stuns six-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan at European Masters
# Aaron Hill
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# Aaron Hill

Cork teen stuns six-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan at European Masters

Sep 24th 2020, 11:00 PM 15,991 Views 13 Comments

Aaron Hill beat The Rocket to book his place in the third round.

# snooker - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry takes his cue to come out of retirement
# Long Time No Ste
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# Long Time No Ste

Seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry takes his cue to come out of retirement

Sep 1st 2020, 11:14 PM 13,779 Views 12 Comments

The 51-year-old departed the World Snooker Tour eight years ago but will return to action for the next two seasons.

# snooker - Monday 17 August, 2020

Ronnie O'Sullivan: How Del Boy helped me conquer the Crucible
# Only Fools And Horses
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# Only Fools And Horses

Ronnie O'Sullivan: How Del Boy helped me conquer the Crucible

Aug 17th 2020, 10:39 AM 7,987 Views 6 Comments

‘I kind of relate to that show a lot – Ronnie the plonker, rather than Rodney the plonker’ said the Rocket.

# snooker - Sunday 16 August, 2020

Playing with abandonment means more than records to Ronnie O’Sullivan
# Maverick
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# Maverick

Playing with abandonment means more than records to Ronnie O’Sullivan

Aug 16th 2020, 11:00 PM 7,668 Views 4 Comments

The new world champion insists he is not driven by the prospect of going on to match Stephen Hendry’s record of seven.

Ronnie O’Sullivan eases past Kyren Wilson to land a sixth world title
# The Rocket
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# The Rocket

Ronnie O’Sullivan eases past Kyren Wilson to land a sixth world title

Updated Aug 16th 2020, 8:05 PM 52,599 Views 60 Comments

The Rocket finished strongly to make sure of victory at the Crucible.

# snooker - Saturday 15 August, 2020

O'Sullivan rockets into commanding lead in World Snooker Championship final
# Six Appeal
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# Six Appeal

O'Sullivan rockets into commanding lead in World Snooker Championship final

Aug 15th 2020, 5:45 PM 15,281 Views 1 Comment

“I think 6-2 is too far for Kyren to come back from,” said Stephen Hendry.

Ronnie O’Sullivan criticises ‘irresponsible’ decision to allow crowds into World Championship final
# Rocket
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# Rocket

Ronnie O’Sullivan criticises ‘irresponsible’ decision to allow crowds into World Championship final

Aug 15th 2020, 10:56 AM 13,034 Views 14 Comments

O’Sullivan will play Kyren Wilson in the decider.

# snooker - Friday 14 August, 2020

Ronnie O’Sullivan joins Wilson in final on scintillating day of snooker
# Drama
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# Drama

Ronnie O’Sullivan joins Wilson in final on scintillating day of snooker

Aug 14th 2020, 10:47 PM 15,720 Views 15 Comments

Both semi-finals at the Crucible went to final-frame deciders.

Emotional Kyren Wilson reaches Crucible final after dramatic deciding frame
# Drama
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# Drama

Emotional Kyren Wilson reaches Crucible final after dramatic deciding frame

Aug 14th 2020, 8:17 PM 7,839 Views 5 Comments

The Englishman will play Mark Selby or Ronnie O’Sullivan in the final after beating Anthony McGill.

Ronnie O’Sullivan rallies against Mark Selby
# As It Stands
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# As It Stands

Ronnie O’Sullivan rallies against Mark Selby

Aug 14th 2020, 2:07 PM 18,151 Views 3 Comments

The Rocket wins frames 23 and 24 of his best-of-33 semi-final at the Crucible.

# snooker - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Mark Selby edges ahead of Ronnie O’Sullivan in World Championship semi-final
# The Jester
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# The Jester

Mark Selby edges ahead of Ronnie O’Sullivan in World Championship semi-final

Aug 13th 2020, 6:09 PM 13,171 Views 5 Comments

Selby took the session 6-2 to gain a two-frame lead overnight.

# snooker - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Reigning champion Judd Trump knocked out of World Championship
# Disappointment
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# Disappointment

Reigning champion Judd Trump knocked out of World Championship

Aug 11th 2020, 5:36 PM 5,775 Views 2 Comments

He became the 18th victim of the so-called ‘Crucible Curse’.

'I was questioning myself' - Selby regains his confidence to book Crucible semi-final spot
# Jester From Leicester
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# Jester From Leicester

'I was questioning myself' - Selby regains his confidence to book Crucible semi-final spot

Aug 11th 2020, 1:36 PM 4,682 Views 0 Comments

The three-time world champion saw off Neil Robertson in today’s quarter-final.

# snooker - Monday 10 August, 2020

Ronnie O’Sullivan: I would have to lose an arm and a leg to fall out of top 50
# Rocket
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# Rocket

Ronnie O’Sullivan: I would have to lose an arm and a leg to fall out of top 50

Aug 10th 2020, 8:17 AM 26,648 Views 32 Comments

The 44-year-old will face Mark Williams in the World Championship quarter-finals after beating Ding Junhui.

# snooker - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Kyren Wilson survives Martin Gould fightback to book Judd Trump date at Crucible
# Crucible
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# Crucible

Kyren Wilson survives Martin Gould fightback to book Judd Trump date at Crucible

Aug 9th 2020, 5:05 PM 3,710 Views 2 Comments

Wilson had resumed 11-5 up before losing the first three frames of the morning session.

# snooker - Thursday 6 August, 2020

John Higgins makes the first World Championship 147 since 2012
# Maximum
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# Maximum

John Higgins makes the first World Championship 147 since 2012

Aug 6th 2020, 11:59 AM 7,554 Views 3 Comments

The Scot’s 147 was the 11th time a maximum has been made at the event.

# snooker - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

'The worst two days of my snooker years' - Former world champion Murphy crashes out at Crucible
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

'The worst two days of my snooker years' - Former world champion Murphy crashes out at Crucible

Aug 4th 2020, 2:20 PM 7,821 Views 3 Comments

The 2005 winner suffered a 10-4 defeat to Thailand’s Noppon Saengkham today.

# snooker - Monday 3 August, 2020

Ronnie O'Sullivan races to 108-minute win, the quickest in Crucible history
# Short Work
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# Short Work

Ronnie O'Sullivan races to 108-minute win, the quickest in Crucible history

Aug 3rd 2020, 12:30 PM 10,867 Views 12 Comments

Shaun Murphy’s previous record of 149 minutes was blown away this morning.

# snooker - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Red-hot Ronnie O’Sullivan makes flying start in bid for sixth world title
# Rocket
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# Rocket

Red-hot Ronnie O’Sullivan makes flying start in bid for sixth world title

Aug 2nd 2020, 10:59 PM 7,095 Views 1 Comment

The latest from the World Snooker Championships at the Crucible.

Rocket Ronnie O’Sullivan happy to cool his jets as he looks for title number six
# The Magician
From The42
# The Magician

Rocket Ronnie O’Sullivan happy to cool his jets as he looks for title number six

Aug 2nd 2020, 10:33 AM 8,137 Views 5 Comments

Fan favourite says he is getting his snooker ‘fix’ in Sheffield.

# snooker - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Former world champion blames sanitised balls for struggles in Crucible opener
# Snookered
From The42
# Snookered

Former world champion blames sanitised balls for struggles in Crucible opener

Aug 1st 2020, 10:22 PM 12,780 Views 7 Comments

Stuart Bingham beat qualifier Ashley Carty 10-7 at the World Snooker Championships.

# snooker - Friday 31 July, 2020

Judd Trump battles back after first round scare at World Championships
# Crucible
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# Crucible

Judd Trump battles back after first round scare at World Championships

Jul 31st 2020, 11:11 PM 4,029 Views 1 Comment

Qualifier Tom Ford had started strong against the reigning champ.

Setback for UK sports as Johnson confirms pilots of crowds won't take place
# Fans
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# Fans

Setback for UK sports as Johnson confirms pilots of crowds won't take place

Jul 31st 2020, 1:47 PM 4,325 Views 1 Comment

Some 5,000 racegoers had been due to attend the Glorious Goodwood Festival on Saturday.

# snooker - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Snooker stars treated like 'lab rats' - Ronnie O'Sullivan
# Complaint
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# Complaint

Snooker stars treated like 'lab rats' - Ronnie O'Sullivan

Jul 29th 2020, 11:25 PM 5,037 Views 2 Comments

The five-time world champion launched his attack on the plan after asthma-suffering fellow player Anthony Hamilton said he fears for his health at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre.

# snooker - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Ken Doherty misses out on Crucible appearance and loses World Snooker Tour card
# Out Of The Frame
From The42
# Out Of The Frame

Ken Doherty misses out on Crucible appearance and loses World Snooker Tour card

Jul 26th 2020, 5:25 PM 8,544 Views 7 Comments

The Dubliner lost out to Mark King in the third qualifier.

# snooker - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

O'Sullivan criticises the 'unnecessary risk' of allowing spectators at The Crucible
# Coronavirus
From The42
# Coronavirus

O'Sullivan criticises the 'unnecessary risk' of allowing spectators at The Crucible

Jul 21st 2020, 5:36 PM 4,916 Views 4 Comments

‘Anything to take the stress off [the NHS] is paramount,’ said the five-time world champion.

# snooker - Thursday 2 July, 2020

'Several players' pull out of this year's World Snooker Championship over health concerns
# Crucible
From The42
# Crucible

'Several players' pull out of this year's World Snooker Championship over health concerns

Jul 2nd 2020, 1:58 PM 4,450 Views 2 Comments

None of those who have opted against travelling to the UK are understood to be in the current world top 16, however.

# snooker - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Former snooker star Willie Thorne dies aged 66
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Former snooker star Willie Thorne dies aged 66

Jun 17th 2020, 9:59 AM 40,594 Views 45 Comments

It was announced he was battling leukaemia in March.

# snooker - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Former snooker star Willie Thorne put into induced coma
# Respiratory Failure
From The42
# Respiratory Failure

Former snooker star Willie Thorne put into induced coma

Jun 16th 2020, 4:52 PM 9,153 Views 7 Comments

The 66-year-old has been battling leukaemia and is being treated in a Spanish hospital.

# snooker - Friday 1 May, 2020

Former world snooker champion Peter Ebdon retires to avoid spinal surgery From The42

Former world snooker champion Peter Ebdon retires to avoid spinal surgery

May 1st 2020, 8:28 AM 7,474 Views 8 Comments

Ebdon signs off having won the 2002 World Championship.

# snooker - Saturday 25 April, 2020

'I'm from a small town and when you’re young, people are saying ‘When will you be playing on the telly?’'
# Pot Luck
From The42
# Pot Luck

'I'm from a small town and when you’re young, people are saying ‘When will you be playing on the telly?’'

Apr 25th 2020, 8:00 AM 41,127 Views 15 Comments

Tipperary native Brendan O’Donoghue on the ups and downs that go hand-in-hand with a career in snooker.

# snooker - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

World Snooker Championship rescheduled for July start at The Crucible
# Actual Live Sport
From The42
# Actual Live Sport

World Snooker Championship rescheduled for July start at The Crucible

Apr 22nd 2020, 3:12 PM 3,149 Views 7 Comments

‘Live sport can be a massive inspiration for the public and can boost morale.’

# snooker - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Barry Hearn suffers minor heart attack
# Speedy Recovery
From The42
# Speedy Recovery

Barry Hearn suffers minor heart attack

Apr 8th 2020, 1:51 PM 7,101 Views 0 Comments

The well-known promoter underwent surgery yesterday, his son Eddie revealed.

# snooker - Friday 20 March, 2020

World Snooker Championship postponed with aim to reschedule in July or August
# The Crucible
From The42
# The Crucible

World Snooker Championship postponed with aim to reschedule in July or August

Mar 20th 2020, 11:43 AM 1,612 Views 2 Comments

WST chairman Barry Hearn said they are currently exploring the potential to stage tournaments behind closed doors.

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