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Stephen Lee will start his appeal against his 12-year ban from snooker on Thursday.

Ronnie O'Sullivan won his fifth Masters title on Sunday

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Ronnie O'Sullivan has claimed he was offered £20,000 to fix a match 10 years ago

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Stephen Lee

Snooker: Stephen Lee launches appeal over 12-year ban

Lee was found guilty of match-fixing charges

“Mum said ‘You’re going to get caught soon. You can’t carry on like this’”

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'Mum said "You’re going to get caught soon. You can’t carry on like this"'

Snooker: Ronnie O'Sullivan moves to clarify comments on match-fixing

The world champion appeared to suggest a number of players were fixing matches

Stephen Lee found guilty of match-fixing: Ronnie O'Sullivan claims 'many more snooker players throw matches'

The world champion believes Lee may be just the tip of the iceberg

Lee Westwood launches his approach to the 14th green yesterday

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