Sport in Short: Snooker

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JIMMY WHITE, the favourite to win the Benson and Hedges Masters and add it to his wins in this season's Rothmans Grand Prix and UK Championship, eased into a quarter-final place by beating Willie Thorne 5-2 at Wembley yesterday.

BENSON AND HEDGES MASTERS (Wembley) Second round: S James (Eng) bt T Griffiths (Wal) 5- 0; J White (Eng) bt W Thorne (Eng) 5-2.