Snooker: Stephen Lee faces life ban for fixing


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The Independent Online

Stephen Lee, one of snooker’s biggest names, has been found guilty of match-fixing.

The verdict was confirmed by Nigel Mawer, the chairman of the disciplinary committee of the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association, yesterday.

Lee, the 38-year-old former world No 5, was found guilty over seven matches. His punishment will be announced at a hearing next Tuesday – a lifetime ban is possible.