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#Snooker

# snooker - Monday 13 January, 2020

From The42 'The most amazing shot in history' leaves fans stunned at the Masters Bonkers This post contains videos

'The most amazing shot in history' leaves fans stunned at the Masters

Viewers could had believe what they saw during Stephen Maguire’s comeback win.

# snooker - Thursday 12 December, 2019

From The42 Ronnie O'Sullivan refuses to shake hands over germ fears CAREFUL

Ronnie O'Sullivan refuses to shake hands over germ fears

Instead, he tried to fist bump both James Cahill and the referee.

# snooker - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

From The42 Snookered: Ex-world champion flops in Open golf bid Transition

Snookered: Ex-world champion flops in Open golf bid

Shaun Murphy and ex-international cricketer Sean Ervine both failed to make the cut.

# snooker - Thursday 6 June, 2019

From The42 'If I had my time over again, I definitely wouldn't pursue snooker' Rocket

'If I had my time over again, I definitely wouldn't pursue snooker'

Five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan discusses his struggle with addiction and his relationship with the sport.

# snooker - Sunday 5 May, 2019

From The42 Trump takes control of World Championship after dazzling first day at Crucible Snooker

Trump takes control of World Championship after dazzling first day at Crucible

Judd Trump leads John Higgins by 12-5.

# snooker - Saturday 4 May, 2019

From The42 Snooker 'legend' John Higgins into World final after last-frame thriller Holding His Nerve

Snooker 'legend' John Higgins into World final after last-frame thriller

The four-time champion has reached his eighth World Championship final.

# snooker - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

From The42 Trump eases into World Championships semi-final at the Crucible Cruising

Trump eases into World Championships semi-final at the Crucible

Meanwhile, four-time champion John Higgins saw off Neil Robertson in tonight’s other quarter-final.

# snooker - Saturday 27 April, 2019

From The42 Williams resumes Crucible title defence after hospital checks on chest pain Back At It

Williams resumes Crucible title defence after hospital checks on chest pain

The world champion was admitted to A&E yesterday after his opening session against David Gilbert.

# snooker - Friday 26 April, 2019

From The42 World snooker champion in hospital after suffering chest pains Concern

World snooker champion in hospital after suffering chest pains

Mark Williams later revealed doctors are confident his health scare is not related to his heart.

# snooker - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

From The42 Antrim's Allen finds Crucible fightback fall short while Trump recovers to seal thrilling win On Cue

Antrim's Allen finds Crucible fightback fall short while Trump recovers to seal thrilling win

There was further first round drama at the World Snooker Championships today.

# snooker - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

From The42 O'Sullivan 'struggled to stay awake' during stunning Crucible upset Amateur Hour

O'Sullivan 'struggled to stay awake' during stunning Crucible upset

The five-time champion was dumped out in Sheffield today.

From The42 Ronnie O'Sullivan suffers shock World Championship defeat to 23-year-old amateur Rocket Crash

Ronnie O'Sullivan suffers shock World Championship defeat to 23-year-old amateur

A stunning victory for James Cahill is being labelled the biggest upset in the history of the World Championship.

# snooker - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From The42 Hollywood actor Jackie Chan impresses Ken Doherty with trick shot In The Pocket This post contains videos

Hollywood actor Jackie Chan impresses Ken Doherty with trick shot

The Rush Hour star put his skills on show for the 1997 World Snooker champion.

# snooker - Monday 25 March, 2019

From The42 O'Sullivan returns to world number one after nine years The Rocket

O'Sullivan returns to world number one after nine years

The 43-year-old becomes the oldest man to occupy top spot since Ray Reardon.

# snooker - Sunday 10 March, 2019

From The42 Ronnie O'Sullivan becomes first man to record 1,000 centuries with Players Championship win Snooker This post contains videos

Ronnie O'Sullivan becomes first man to record 1,000 centuries with Players Championship win

Defending champion O’Sullivan clocked up a remarkable landmark on Sunday.

# snooker - Saturday 15 December, 2018

From The42 'I was all over the place': Hungover Allen reaches Scottish Open final In A Bad Way

'I was all over the place': Hungover Allen reaches Scottish Open final

Mark Allen admitted he has treated the Scottish Open with a lack of respect, but said he may hit the booze again on the eve of the final.

# snooker - Saturday 1 December, 2018

From The42 Chinese snooker players handed 10-year, 6-year bans for match fixing Banned

Chinese snooker players handed 10-year, 6-year bans for match fixing

Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng hit with heavy sanctions following investigation by the WPBSA.

# snooker - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From The42 Ronnie O'Sullivan fights back from the brink to book Northern Ireland Open final spot The Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan fights back from the brink to book Northern Ireland Open final spot

The 42-year-old made an exquisite pot as he edged Mark Selby in tonight’s deciding frame.

# snooker - Thursday 11 October, 2018

From The42 Welsh snooker player Jones suspended over match-fixing allegations Match-Fixing

Welsh snooker player Jones suspended over match-fixing allegations

World snooker’s governing body believes Jamie Jones has “a case to answer”.

# snooker - Saturday 19 May, 2018

From The42 Tyson Fury enlists Ronnie O'Sullivan's help ahead of next month's comeback Frame Of Mind

Tyson Fury enlists Ronnie O'Sullivan's help ahead of next month's comeback

The snooker legend has been drafted in to help the heavyweight to cope mentally with his return to boxing.

# snooker - Sunday 29 April, 2018

From The42 O'Sullivan vows to play until he's 50 after acrimonious World Championship exit Rocket Man

O'Sullivan vows to play until he's 50 after acrimonious World Championship exit

The 19th frame of Ali Carter’s 13-9 win on Saturday saw O’Sullivan appear to barge into his opponent.

# snooker - Sunday 22 April, 2018

From The42 'I think I’m going to live until about 200 now,' says Ronnie O'Sullivan Ambition

'I think I’m going to live until about 200 now,' says Ronnie O'Sullivan

The star apologised on Sunday to Crucible fans for the “embarrassing” start to his latest world title bid.

# snooker - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

From The42 Disappointment for Doherty as former world champion misses out on Crucible return Snooker

Disappointment for Doherty as former world champion misses out on Crucible return

The 1997 winner was beaten by Matthew Stevens in the final qualifying round today.

# snooker - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From The42 Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan registers maximum break of 147 for 14th time in his career, still loses Class This post contains videos

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan registers maximum break of 147 for 14th time in his career, still loses

The 42-year-old was beaten 6-2 by fellow Englishman Elliot Slessor in Beijing.

# snooker - Monday 22 January, 2018

From The42 'It means so much' - Northern Ireland's Mark Allen wins first Masters title Winner Winner

'It means so much' - Northern Ireland's Mark Allen wins first Masters title

He held his nerve to beat Kyren Wilson 10-7.

# snooker - Friday 19 January, 2018

From The42 Ronnie O'Sullivan says snooker is 'weighted towards numpties' Unimpressed

Ronnie O'Sullivan says snooker is 'weighted towards numpties'

The five-time winner has again threatened to skip the 2018 World Championship.

# snooker - Thursday 18 January, 2018

From The42 'I've got double-vision, I'm dizzy and I'm struggling' - Ronnie O'Sullivan dumped out of Masters Under The Weather This post contains videos

'I've got double-vision, I'm dizzy and I'm struggling' - Ronnie O'Sullivan dumped out of Masters

The defending champion went out at the quarter-final stage, losing 6-1 to Mark Allen, and blamed it on illness.

# snooker - Saturday 30 December, 2017

From The42 'Rocket' Ronnie O'Sullivan fuels speculation over missing worlds Doubt

'Rocket' Ronnie O'Sullivan fuels speculation over missing worlds

The 42-year-old — the sport’s greatest drawcard — made the remarks in a question and answer session.

# snooker - Monday 18 December, 2017

From The42 'That's a first' - Chinese player Cao Yupeng invents the one-handed snooker shot Snooker Loopy

'That's a first' - Chinese player Cao Yupeng invents the one-handed snooker shot

Let’s see him build a century break though.

# snooker - Monday 11 December, 2017

From The42 Ronnie O'Sullivan consolidates legendary status with record-equalling triumph History Maker

Ronnie O'Sullivan consolidates legendary status with record-equalling triumph

24 years on from his maiden UK Championship triumph, ‘The Rocket’ has won the tournament for a sixth time.

# snooker - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

From The42 Irish snooker player shocks world number 3 at UK Championship Upset

Irish snooker player shocks world number 3 at UK Championship

Limerick’s Leo Fernandez had not won a match in four tournaments since returning from a 15-month ban.

# snooker - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

From The42 2015 world snooker champion handed six-month ban for breaking gambling rules Betting

2015 world snooker champion handed six-month ban for breaking gambling rules

The WPBSA estimate that Stuart Bingham placed bets worth £35,771.

# snooker - Thursday 19 October, 2017

From The42 Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan lets stage invader attempt to pot the black Unexpected Guest This post contains videos

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan lets stage invader attempt to pot the black

The snooker star allowed a member of the audience take over at the English Open today.

# snooker - Monday 1 May, 2017

From The42 Mark Selby lands world snooker championship with thrilling win over John Higgins Title Defence

Mark Selby lands world snooker championship with thrilling win over John Higgins

Selby became only the fourth player in the past 40 years to retain the title.

# snooker - Sunday 30 April, 2017

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Ken Doherty's World Snooker Championship success? Memory Lane

Quiz: How well do you remember Ken Doherty's World Snooker Championship success?

Cast your mind back 20 years to that famous night at the Crucible.

# snooker - Friday 28 April, 2017

From The42 Watch: Mark Selby hits two of the best shots you'll see in thrilling semi with Ding Class This post contains videos

Watch: Mark Selby hits two of the best shots you'll see in thrilling semi with Ding

In the other semi-final, Scotland’s four-time world champion John Higgins retained control advancing to a 10-6 lead.

# snooker - Thursday 27 April, 2017

From The42 'It's there, it's close, it's very close... what a shot this is!' - Ken Doherty Sensational This post contains videos

'It's there, it's close, it's very close... what a shot this is!' - Ken Doherty

Mark Selby hit the ‘mother of all doubles’ in tonight’s semi-final with Ding Junhui at the Crucible.

# snooker - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From The42 Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out of World Championship despite massive 146 break Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out of World Championship despite massive 146 break

The five-time champion was knocked out by last year’s runner-up Ding Junhui.

# snooker - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

From The42 Ronnie loses first 3 frames of Ding quarter-final, but he's already started the comeback The Crucible

Ronnie loses first 3 frames of Ding quarter-final, but he's already started the comeback

Higgins, Selby and Hawkins all lead after the opening quarter-final sessions.

# snooker - Saturday 22 April, 2017

From The42 You'll need more than magic! Ronnie brushes past Murphy into Crucible quarter-finals Snooker

You'll need more than magic! Ronnie brushes past Murphy into Crucible quarter-finals

Five-time champ will play either Liang Wenbo or Ding Junhui in the last eight

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