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  celebrates beating Judd Trump in the semi-finals  of the Betfair World  Championship at the Crucible Theatre  in Sheffield. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Ronnie O’Sullivan rocketed to his fifth World Championship final as he brushed aside the challenge of Judd Trump today at Sheffield’s Crucible(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan plays a shot against Judd Trump during their semi-final  in the Betfair World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre. Photograph:  Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan clicked into gear to take control of his box-office Betfair World Championship semi-final with Judd Trump.(...)