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Ted Lowe: ‘Whispering Ted’, the voice of snooker for half

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.

Snooker: Trump makes sparkling start

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.

Steve Davis gets interesting as a prog rock DJ

Get ready for an "interesting" mix of avant garde jazz and psychedelic rock. The secret musical life of Steve Davis, the snooker legend, will be revealed when he presents his own show on the BBC 6 Music radio station.

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Snooker: Robertson is too strong for Hendry

Neil Robertson advanced to the quarter-finals of the Masters at Wembley Arena yesterday with a 6-3 win over seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry. Australian Robertson, the reigning Crucible champion, recorded three breaks in the 80s as he kick-started his campaign with a comfortable win. He will face Ronnie O'Sullivan's conqueror Mark Allen in the next round.

Snooker: Higgins seals fairytale triumph on his return

John Higgins staged a remarkable comeback to overcome Mark Williams 10-9 last night and win his third UK Championship in Telford. The Scot was on the brink of defeat after trailing 7-2 and then 9-5 in the best-of-19 final. But Higgins held his nerve in adding to his 1998 and 2000 victories in dramatic fashion.