Ronnie O’Sullivan who escaped unscathed from a car crash as he travelled home from defeat in the world championships final.  Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Snooker ace Ronnie O’Sullivan escaped unscathed from a car crash as he travelled home from defeat in the Dafabet World Championship final. The five-t(...)

Mark Selby celebrates after winning the final of the Dafabet World Snooker Championships at The Crucible, Sheffield.Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Mark Selby dedicated Crucible glory to his late father after stunning Ronnie O’Sullivan with one of the greatest snooker comebacks. The 30-year-old L(...)

Mark Selby celebrates winning the final frame of the afternoon session of the  World Snooker Championships at The Crucible in Sheffield. Photograph:  Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Mark Selby rocked Ronnie O’Sullivan with one of the great Crucible comebacks as his tenacity and sheer appetite for the task was rewarded with a fi(...)

Now look . . . I’ll take the first . . . then we can go from there.

So, what kind of inner chimp have you? Rowdy or calm? Confident or fearful? Combative or timid? In Ronnie O’Sullivan’s case, his probably has a bit of(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Barry Hawkins during their semi-final at the World Snooker Championship at The Crucible Theatre  in Sheffield, England. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Ronnie O’Sullivan gave himself the chance to earn a day off as he built on his lead over Barry Hawkins in their World Championship semi-final 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(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan is two frames down to Joe Perry in the second round of The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre  in Sheffield. Photograph:  Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Joe Perry will take a two-frame lead into the final session of his Dafabet World Championship second-round match against defending champion Ron(...)

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(...)

 Judd Trump  in action against Tom Ford  during day four of the  World Championship at Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Judd Trump survived a test of nerve on a day his form deserted him to edge through to the second round of the World Championship. Runne(...)

Joe Perry in action against Jamie Burnett  during day four of the the  World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre  in Sheffield. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

World number 15 Joe Perry overturned a 6-3 overnight deficit to beat Jamie Burnett 10-7 to set up a clash with Ronnie O’Sullivan in the second (...)