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(...)

Mark Allen will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of US Masters winner Danny Willett at the snooker World Championships. Photograph: PA

Mark Allen has vowed to put himself into Crucible contention by taking inspiration from golf’s Masters champion Danny Willett. Keen golfer Allen pla(...)

Thepchaiya Un-Nooh missed the black off its spot for a 147 against Neil Robertson at the UK Championships. Photograph: PA

Thailand’s Thepchaiya Un-Nooh missed out on a £44,000 (€62,000) windfall after failing to pot the final black when poised for a 147 break against Nei(...)

Mark Allen: is in fine form again at the Shanghai Masters

Mark Allen remains on course to go one better than last season at the Shanghai Masters after racing into the semi-finals on Friday. The 29-year-old fr(...)

Stuart Bingham celebrates after winning the final of the Betfred World Championships at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Photo: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Stuart Bingham has revealed how a casual jibe from Northern Irish cueman Mark Allen spurred him on to become world champion.Allen claimed in 2011 tha(...)

Ding Junhui reacts after screwing back for the blue ball when on course for a possible  147 break in his World Championship first-round match against Mark Davis at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Ronnie O’Sullivan sailed close to the wind as usual in his world championship confrontation with Craig Steadman after taking his shoes off in their fi(...)

Mark Allen has been jailed for nine years for falsely imprisoning Ciarán Noonan.

A Dublin man has been jailed for nine years for falsely imprisoning a father-of-one whose naked body was discovered in a field two weeks after his vio(...)

Ricky Walden:  notched breaks of 65, 107, 54, 87 and a match-clinching 74. Photograph: Getty Images

Keen runner Ricky Walden sprinted into the International Championship final as he moved one step away from the biggest title of his career. The world (...)

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(...)