World champion Ronnie O'Sullivan has backtracked on his claim that match-fixing could be rife in snooker.
The threat of disciplinary action against O'Sullivan arose when he spoke out a day after Stephen Lee was found guilty of fixing matches.
O'Sullivan said: "My reference to players throwing matches was out of context. I was referring to rumours from many years ago when there were only a few tournaments on the circuit."Reuse content