Shaun Murphy is through to the World Championship final after beating Barry Hawkins 17-9 at The Crucible. Photograph: PA

Shaun Murphy powered through to the Betfred World Championship final and will vie for a second title after seeing off Barry Hawkins. Armed with an ove(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan leaves the Crucible arena after defeat to Stuart Bingham in their  World Snooker Championship quarter-final. Photo: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Ronnie O’Sullivan crumbled at the Crucible as Stuart Bingham sent the five-time winner crashing out of the World Championships.While 38-year-old Bing(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan in action during his World Championship quarter-final match against Stuart Bingham at the Crucible Theatre. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Ronnie O’Sullivan found himself at the centre of another controversy at the World Championship when he put chalk down on the table during the first s(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan is through to the quarter-finals of the snooker World Championships after a 13-5 win over Matthew Stevens. Photograph: PA

Ronnie O’Sullivan admitted his motivations have changed when it comes to winning the World Championship after easing into the quarter-finals with a 13(...)

Neil Robertson tries to play his way out of a snooker during his World Championship first-round match against Jamie Jones at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Photo:   Lynne Cameron/PA

Neil Robertson revealed a new practice repertoire which he hopes will lift him among the game’s all-time greats after storming into the second round o(...)

Mark Selby celebrates after winning the final of the Dafabet World Snooker Championships at The Crucible, Sheffield.Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Mark Selby dedicated Crucible glory to his late father after stunning Ronnie O’Sullivan with one of the greatest snooker comebacks. The 30-year-old L(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Barry Hawkins during their semi-final at the World Snooker Championship at The Crucible Theatre  in Sheffield, England. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Ronnie O’Sullivan gave himself the chance to earn a day off as he built on his lead over Barry Hawkins in their World Championship semi-final in Shef(...)

 Mark Selby plays a shot during the first session of his quarter-final match against Alan McManus at the Crucible Theatre  in Sheffield. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Mark Selby held on to take a 4-3 lead following the first session of his World Snooker Championship quarter-final against Alan McManus in Sheff(...)

Ken Doherty in action in his second-round match against Alan McManus during the World Snooker Championships in Sheffield. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Ken Doherty left himself too much work to do as he lost his last 16 clash with Alan McManus at the World Championships at The Crucible in Shef(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan is two frames down to Joe Perry in the second round of The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre  in Sheffield. Photograph:  Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Joe Perry will take a two-frame lead into the final session of his Dafabet World Championship second-round match against defending champion Ron(...)