England’s Mark Selby plays a shot during the third session of the World Snooker Final against China’s Ding Junhui at the Crucible. Photo: Paul Elliss/Getty Images

Mark Selby was pushing for the winning line in the Betfred World Championship final as Ding Junhui remained three frames off the pace. The Leicester (...)

Mark Selby at the table during the final against Ding Junhui on day sixteen of the Betfred Snooker World Championships at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Photo: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Ding Junhui put a harrowing start behind him to force his way back into the Betfred World Championship final and revive the prospect of glory for Chin(...)

Ding Junhui in action during his Betfred World Championship semi-final against Alan McManus at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Photograph:   Steven Paston/PA Wire

The World Championship’s great underachiever Ding Junhui became China’s first Crucible finalist on a dramatic day in Sheffield. Ding will tackle the (...)

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(...)

 Ronnie O’Sullivan of England reacts after missing a shot during his quarter-final match against Mark Selby at the  Masters at Alexandra Palace  in London, England. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Ronnie O’Sullivan completed a tremendous clearance to beat Mark Selby and book his spot in the semi-finals of the Masters. O’Sullivan is back on the (...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan in action during his match against Mark O’Sullivan at the UK Masters   at Alexandra Palace in London.  Photograph:  Anthony Devlin/PA

Five-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan marked his return to major tournament action with a battling 6-5 victory over Mark Williams in the first round of(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Ding Junhui of China in action during his match against John Higgins at the World Snooker Championship in Sheffield. Photo: Michael Regan/Getty Images

John Higgins saw his hopes of a fifth world title ended for this year as Ding Junhui advanced to the quarter-finals in Sheffield.World number three (...)