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# snooker - Today’s News

‘Life in the old dog yet!’ – Doherty books Crucible spot

The 44-year-old will be the oldest player at this year’s World Snooker Championship in Sheffield.

# snooker - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Snapshot: Ronnie O’Sullivan has a kickabout with his son at Upton Park

Ronnie junior showed his old man a thing or two after last night’s Capital One Cup semi-final.

# snooker - Sunday 19 January, 2014

O’Sullivan rockets past Selby to win fifth Masters title

The world champion raced into an early lead and was never going to be caught.

# snooker - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Birthday boy O’Sullivan crashes out of UK Championships

Stuart Bingham inflicted a 6-4 quarter-final defeat on The Rocket.

# snooker - Monday 11 November, 2013

Ken Doherty is searching for Irish snooker’s next superstar

‘Lucky Break’ begins on Setanta Ireland later this week.

# snooker - Friday 11 October, 2013

Ronnie O’Sullivan says he turned down £20,000 to fix snooker match

The 37-year-old wrote in his autobiography he was approached during a brief meeting in Epping Forest.

# snooker - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Stephen Lee launches appeal to fight 12-year ban

The English snooker player was handed the longest suspension in the sport’s history for alleged match-fixing.

# snooker - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

10 of the worst sporting housemates

From the person who washes the entire team’s jerseys to the early-bird runner.

# snooker - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

# snooker - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Stephen Lee claims to be ‘totally innocent’ after match fixing ban

The former world number five says he has “done nothing wrong”.

Stephen Lee banned for 12 years for snooker match-fixing

English snooker player found guilty on seven counts and suspended until 2024.

# snooker - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Ronnie O’Sullivan: ‘Many more players throw snooker matches’

Comments come as Stephen Lee faces a lifetime ban from the sport.

Stephen Lee found guilty of match-fixing, facing lifetime ban

The English snooker player will receive his punishment later today.

# snooker - Monday 1 July, 2013

Snooker star Ali Carter diagnosed with cancer

“I hope to be back in action soon,” said Carter, who has been diagnosed with testicular cancer.

# snooker - Friday 31 May, 2013

Snooker world braces itself for first ever Male vs. Female tournament clash

“Women weren’t allowed in the (snooker hall) unless they were working in the bar,” world champion Reanne Evans revealed.

# snooker - Monday 6 May, 2013

Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor cheers on Rocket’s world championship win

The 16-time world darts champion was in Sheffield to cheer on Ronnie O’Sullivan as he won his fifth Crucible championship.

Kerry and Leitrim unite to cheer on Rocket Ronnie at The Crucible

Ronnie O’Sullivan may re-think retiring if these two legends agree to tour the world with him.

# snooker - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Ronnie O’Sullivan in fresh row as he eyes final

He finished Friday’s play leading Judd Trump 14-10 in their best of 33-frame semi-final

# snooker - Friday 3 May, 2013

# snooker - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Steve Davis warns of Ronnie O’Sullivan ‘disrespect’ to snooker

The Rocket has again threatened to pack away his cue after the weekend.

# snooker - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

‘I needed to pay the school fees but snooker’s not for me’ – O’Sullivan says he’s retiring

The defending world champion eased into the semi-finals at the Crucible but insists it’s his last major event.

Ronnie O’Sullivan says his psychiatrist can help sort Suarez, bring title to ‘Pool

‘If Liverpool can have Steve there for four or five years, then they’ll win the Premier League.’

# snooker - Saturday 20 April, 2013

All of Ronnie O’Sullivan’s 147 breaks in one majestic 95-minute clip

The Rocket kicks off his bid for a fifth World Championship in Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre this morning.

# snooker - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Ronnie O’Sullivan says friendship with artist Damien Hirst inspired snooker comeback

‘He loves me and I love him and we’re best mates, and everybody else will fit around what we do.’

9 ways to live your life like Ronnie O’Sullivan

Want to be like (arguably) the greatest snooker player ever? Here are some quick tips.

# snooker - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Ding Junhui rattled in this 147 at the PTC Grand Finals in Galway today

Ding scored the fifth 147 of his career in the Bailey Allen Hall, NUIG earlier today.

# snooker - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

# snooker - Monday 21 January, 2013

Selby wins third Masters title

The world number 1 defeated defending champion Neil Robertson 10-6 at Alexandra Palace tonight.

# snooker - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Appalling shoe choice almost costs Trump at the London Masters

Snooker’s world number two showed up in a pair of stud-covered shoes designed by Christian Louboutin.

# snooker - Monday 14 January, 2013

# snooker - Friday 21 December, 2012

Big break: NUI Galway secures snooker’s Grand Finals for 2013

Ken Doherty and Mark Selby will join an elite field for the Players Tour Championship event.

# snooker - Monday 10 December, 2012

Leicester jester Mark Selby captures UK Championship

The world’s number one snooker player upped the ante in the evening session to win 10-6.

# snooker - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Caption time: what’s going on at the UK Snooker Championships?

‘Even I think snooker is boring’.

# snooker - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Teenage prodigy Brecel advances to quarters

The 17-year-old Belgian fought back to beat Mark King in York earlier today.

# snooker - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

UK Championship: Carter leads way into last 8

Matthew Stevens also made the quarter-finals after beating Marco Fu.

# snooker - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Allen facing possible three-month ban for Fu comments

The Northern Irishman seems to have a hard time keeping his opinions to himself.

# snooker - Friday 30 November, 2012

Mark Allen: I don’t miss Ronnie, but the fans clearly do

The Northern Irish snooker star says Stephen Hendry is a bigger loss to the sport, but does not deny the Rocket’s star power.

# snooker - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

World champion O’Sullivan to miss rest of season because of ‘personal issues’

The Rocket won’t defend his title at the Crucible… if you believe what he says today.

# snooker - Sunday 4 November, 2012

World number one Trump beats Robinson to land third title

The Englishman, who became world number one with his semi-final victory over Peter Ebdon, won the International Championship in China.

# snooker - Friday 12 October, 2012

Snooker: Lee suspended in ‘betting’ probe

The star was already the subject of an investigation by the WPBSA in 2010.

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