Stephen Lee will start his appeal against his 12-year ban from snooker on Thursday.
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Thursday 21 July 2011
Matthew Selt claimed another scalp in the Australian Goldfields Open with victory over seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry. World No 43 Selt, who came through qualifying, beat John Higgins on Tuesday and saw off Hendry 5-1 yesterday in the last 16.
Monday 11 July 2011
Sunday 26 June 2011
Vic Marks, one of a gifted generation of cricketers coached by Arthur Milton at Oxford University from 1975-78, describes his fellow West Countryman as "one of the least ambitious sportsmen I've ever come across", while adding that he was "generous, gentle and wise".
Saturday 21 May 2011
Ronnie O'Sullivan claims he "detests" some of his rival players and would love to stage his own tournament without them.
Thursday 19 May 2011
The Scottish Crown Counsel has found insufficient evidence to justify a criminal prosecution following an investigation into the 2008 UK Championship match between Stephen Maguire and Jamie Burnett.
Wednesday 18 May 2011
The Scottish Crown Counsel have found insufficient evidence to justify a criminal prosecution following an investigation into the 2008 UK Championship match between Stephen Maguire and Jamie Burnett, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association have confirmed in a statement.
Sunday 08 May 2011
One of the quite remarkable things about The Quite Remarkable David Coleman (BBC2, Tuesday) is that it took BBC Television so long to honour the man who bestrode their sports coverage for decades. Coleman presented three of their flagship sports programmes, Grandstand, Match of the Day and A Question of Sport, not to mention covering 11 Olympic Games, six football World Cups and much else besides, and making his excitably gurgled "Won-nil!" a catch-phrase for millions of football fans.
Wednesday 04 May 2011
Wednesday 04 May 2011
The BBC television commentator Ted Lowe played a significant supporting role in one of the greatest yet most improbable sporting dramas, when on 28 April 1985, the snooker world championship culminated in the most nail-biting climax there had ever been or, to date, would ever be.
Tuesday 03 May 2011
Monday 02 May 2011
Known affectionately as "Whispering Ted", the legendary snooker commentator Ted Lowe died yesterday, aged 90.
Monday 02 May 2011
Judd Trump has been a revelation at this year's World Championship. The 21-year-old has attracted an army of supporters ever since he caused a big upset by knocking out Neil Robertson, the defending champion, in the first round of snooker's biggest tournament.
Sunday 01 May 2011
John Higgins was challenged by an angry fan here last night who called him "a disgrace" over last year's frame-fixing furore. The three-time world champion was engulfed by the affair 12 months ago following a newspaper sting operation on a trip to Kiev with former manager Pat Mooney.
Friday 29 April 2011
Judd Trump showed exactly why he is the game's rapidly rising star with a sparkling start to his World Championship semi-final against Ding Junhui yesterday.
Thursday 28 April 2011
John Higgins kept his hopes of a fourth Crucible crown alive last night as he brought Ronnie O'Sullivan, his arch-rival, down to earth with a bump.
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