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 during his second round match against Alan McManus at the Crucible venue in Sheffield. Photograph: PA

Ken Doherty insists he will not be leaving the snooker stage any time soon and believes he still has one big tournament left in him. The(...)

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(...)

Alan McManus (left) and Ken Doherty in their second round match during the Dafabet World Snooker Championships at The Crucible, Sheffield. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Ronnie O’Sullivan admitted he had put Liverpool’s Premier League title quest ahead of his own needs after battling his way into the quarter-fi(...)

Ken Doherty in action in his second round match against Alan McManus during the Dafabet World Snooker Championships at The Crucible, Sheffield. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Ken Doherty showed all his battling qualities at the Dafabet World Championship on Friday to emerge from the first session of his last-16 Cruc(...)

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Put your best (or worst, or funniest) foot forward on May 9th as part of the Walk In My Shoes campaign, which highlights mental health issues and a(...)

Alan McManus in action during his match against John Higgins. Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Wire

John Higgins joined Ding Junhui on the Crucible casualty list as the four-time world champion was bundled out in Sheffield by his fellow Scot A(...)

Ken Doherty shares a joke with referee Jan Verhaas during  his first round match against Stuart Bingham at the  World Snooker Championships at The Crucible, Sheffield. Photograph:  Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Ken Doherty returned to vintage form and struck a blow for snooker’s senior citizens as he enjoyed a first Crucible win in eight years on Sunda(...)

Ireland’s Ken Doherty  in action against Stuart Bingham  during day one of the the  World Snooker Championship at The Crucible Theatre  in Sheffield. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Ken Doherty rallied from 3-0 down to finish the first session just one frame behind at 5-4 in his first-round clash against Stuart Bingham at t(...)

Five-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan to face Finnish qualifier Robin Hull. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Ireland’s Ken Doherty will face England’s Stuart Bingham in the first round of the snooker world Championships at the Crucible on Saturday. (...)