Kyren Wilson beat Mark Allen to reach the quarter-finals of the World Championships. Photograph: Getty

Rising star Kyren Wilson is convinced he can become the first qualifier since Shaun Murphy to win the World Snooker Championship after booking his pla(...)

 Judd Trump sported some interesting footwear during his second-round match against Ding Junhui at the World Championships at the  Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Photograph:  Richard Sellers/PA Wire

Judd Trump became embroiled in a Twitter row as his hopes of World Championship glory took a major nosedive on Sunday. The 2011 Crucible runner-up wa(...)

Stuart Bingham gives a thumbs up to the crowd after losing his first-round match to Ali Carter  during day one of the Betfred Snooker World Championships at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Photograph:  Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire.

Stuart Bingham became the latest victim of the ‘Crucible curse’ as the man who lifted the trophy last May crashed out on day one of the Betfred World (...)

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(...)

Fergal O’Brien is into the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals. Photograph: Gareth Copley/PA Wire

Ireland’s Fergal O’Brien will meet Mark Selby in the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals after fighting back to beat Zhao Xintong on Thursday.Zhao, the 17(...)

 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(...)

Fergal O’Brien. Photograph: Inpho

It was a bad day for the Irish at the Australian Open as both Ken Doherty and Fergal O’Brien crashed out of the tournament.Doherty lost 5-2 to Hong Ko(...)

Fergal O’Brien. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s Fergal O’Brien has beaten World championship semi-finalist Ricky Walden 5-4 in the first round of the Australian Open. World number two Mar(...)

Dominic Dale in action against Judd Trump during his first round match of the Betfair World Championships at the Crucible, Sheffield.  Photograph:  Simon Cooper/PA Wire

Judd Trump marched impressively through to the second round of the Betfair World Championship this morning. The 2011 runner-up never(...)