Golan Lodge, with Jack Kennedy up, left, jumps the last on their way to winning the Coral.ie  Maiden Hurdle at Leopardstwon. Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

‘He has very little mileage on the clock,” said Ted Walsh. “He’s like a car you brought home and stood on blocks for three years.” In that sense, th(...)

 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(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan says that he refused a bribe. Photo: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Five-time world snooker champion Ronnie O’Sullivan has said he was offered money to throw a match but declined. Speaking on The Clare Balding Show, wh(...)

The ambidextrous Major League Baseball player Pat Venditte pitched left-handed before switching his glove from his right to left hand. Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images

Last Friday night 29-year-old pitcher Pat Venditte made his Major League Baseball debut for the Oakland Athletics. Drafted by the New York Yankees in (...)

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(...)

England’s Stuart Bingham celebrates beating England’s Shaun Murphy in the World Championship Snooker final at The Crucible in Sheffield. Photo: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

After 20 years of hard snooker graft Stuart Bingham is finally an overnight success. The popular 38-year-old from Basildon became the oldest first-tim(...)

Stuart Bingham reacts as he comes close to making a 147 break in the World Championship Final  against Shaun Murphy at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.  Photo: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Stuart Bingham was producing the best snooker of his life in the biggest match of his career and almost made a maximum break as he moved within sight (...)

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(...)