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 (...)

Shaun Murphy is through to the World Championship final after beating Barry Hawkins 17-9 at The Crucible. Photograph: PA

Shaun Murphy powered through to the Betfred World Championship final and will vie for a second title after seeing off Barry Hawkins. Armed with an ove(...)

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(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan is through to the quarter-finals of the snooker World Championships after a 13-5 win over Matthew Stevens. Photograph: PA

Ronnie O’Sullivan admitted his motivations have changed when it comes to winning the World Championship after easing into the quarter-finals with a 13(...)

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(...)

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 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(...)