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(...)

Ireland’s Ken Doherty  in action against Stuart Bingham  during day one of the the  World Snooker Championship at The Crucible Theatre  in Sheffield. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Ken Doherty rallied from 3-0 down to finish the first session just one frame behind at 5-4 in his first-round clash against Stuart Bingham at t(...)

Five-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan to face Finnish qualifier Robin Hull. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Ireland’s Ken Doherty will face England’s Stuart Bingham in the first round of the snooker world Championships at the Crucible on Saturday. (...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan says he returned to snooker because of financial reasons. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA

Ronnie O’Sullivan tonight revealed he only returned to snooker because he needed the money and claimed he will walk away from the sport again. (...)

 Stuart Bingham and Ronnie O’Sullivan during yesterday’s action at the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Photograph: Getty Images

Ronnie O’Sullivan looked invincible as he produced one of snooker’s great sessions in building a 7-1 lead over Stuart Bingham at the Betfair W(...)