The world champion scored 556 points without reply at Alexandra Palace
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Monday 04 March 2013
Mark Allen retained his Haikou World Open title after beating Matthew Stevens 10-4 in the final in China yesterday.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
On a late summer's day in San Francisco in 1962, a modest crowd gathered to watch the visiting St Louis Cardinals baseball team do battle with the hometown San Francisco Giants. The Cardinals were not strong that year, while the Giants were challenging for the National League divisional baseball championship. Still, the Cardinals were always interesting to watch because of the presence on the team of their aging superstar, Stan Musial, known down the years to anybody exposed to the sport as "Stan the Man".
Monday 21 January 2013
Selby wins the Masters
Monday 10 December 2012
Mark Selby clinched his first UK Championship title last night after a dominant display in the evening session took him to a 10-6 victory over Shaun Murphy in the final.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
Luca Brecel believes he can strip the absent Ronnie O'Sullivan of his record of being the youngest winner of a ranking event by lifting the UK Championship.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
World snooker champion Ronnie O'Sullivan has settled his differences with the sport's governing body and is set to return to the main tour.
Monday 02 July 2012
Ricky Walden beat fellow Englishman Stuart Bingham 10-4 in the final of the Wuxi Classic in China yesterday.
Monday 07 May 2012
In the 1960s a young Twiggy joined Mary Quant, Peter Sellers and The Beatles in picking the modest Mini as her car of choice to cut across swinging London. Today's young stars don't quite seem to have grasped the concept of stealth wealth. So as the typical 18-year-old gets to work in a battered-old Corsa, teen idol Justin Bieber, One Direction's Harry Styles and snooker player Judd Trump and are all bombing around in £100k-plus supercars.
Saturday 05 May 2012
Ronnie O'Sullivan looked every inch the champion as he reeled off six straight frames against Matthew Stevens in a masterclass yesterday to take one step to the World Championship final at the Crucible.
Monday 30 April 2012
Ronnie O'Sullivan, the triple world champion, powered to within a whisker of securing his quarter-final place here at the Betfred.com World Championship yesterday.
Wednesday 25 April 2012
Mark Allen has vowed to smarten up his act after appalling snooker chiefs with his criticism of Chinese players.
Friday 20 April 2012
He has enjoyed himself after reaching last year's world snooker final. But his fun will be limited to the table next week
Friday 30 March 2012
World champion John Higgins suffered a second-round defeat to Peter Ebdon at the China Open in Beijing yesterday.
Wednesday 29 February 2012
Ding Junhui followed up his Welsh Open triumph 10 days ago bycrashing out of the World Open in China in the first round. A surprisingly under-par Ding was thrashed 5-1 by wild-card entrant Jin Long.
Friday 13 January 2012
Ding Junhui insists that he is a better player and a stronger character than the last time he faced Ronnie O'Sullivan at the Masters.
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