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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

The 2014 Masters: Nerveless Ronnie O’Sullivan beats Mark Selby to take his fifth title

O'Sullivan closed out the match 10-4 after a Selby fightback

Ronnie O'Sullivan in action

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The world champion scored 556 points without reply at Alexandra Palace

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Snooker: Ronnie O'Sullivan dumped out of UK Championship after shock defeat to Stuart Bingham

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Westlife's Kian Egan has emerged as an early rival for Joey Essex in the battle for the I'm A Celebrity crown

I'm A Celebrity 2013: Kian Egan tipped to rival Joey Essex for crown

Bookmakers have picked the Westlife singer as the most likely challenger

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Running: The Autobiography, by Ronnie O'Sullivan

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

Snooker: Ronnie O'Sullivan asked to explain bribery comments after claim he was offered £20,000 to fix a match

World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association will write to the current world champion to ask for more information after latest revelation made in his autobiography

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’”

Comment: Joints and all-night benders – Ronnie O'Sullivan’s wasted tales reek of teenage desperation

'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

The Open 2013: Nearly man Lee Westwood the real deal again

Three late dropped shots fail to dampen enthusiasm of forgotten major contender 

Snooker: Cancer blow for Ali Carter

Ali Carter, twice a World Championship finalist, has been diagnosed with testicular cancer.

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