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Mark Selby celebrates winning the Betfred  World Championship with wife Vikki and daughter Sofia Maria  at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Photograph: Steven Paston/PA Wire

What a difference a day makes. Mark Selby, completely unrecognisable from the wan, bottomed-out facsimile of himself who trailed 10-4 at one stage dur(...)

Mark Selby dominated the Monday afternoon session to lead John Higgins by two frames in the World Championship final. Photograph: Paul Ellis/Getty

Mark Selby dramatically stormed ahead of John Higgins in the Betfred World Championship final as he began to dominate at the Crucible. The world numb(...)

 Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over Wladimir Klitschko with London mayor  Sadiq Khan. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Anthony Joshua can make the same game-changing impact on boxing as Tiger Woods achieved in golf, according to Barry Hearn. And veteran promoter Hearn(...)

Mark Selby rallied to trail John Higgins by three frames at the Crucible. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty

John Higgins thought his days as a Crucible contender were gone but a fifth Betfred World Championship title is in his sights after he secured a three(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan beat Shaun Murphy 13-7 to reach the last-eight of the World Championships in Sheffield. Photograph: Rui/Vieira/PA

Ronnie O’Sullivan insisted he was “really not that bothered” about winning the Betfred World Championship for a sixth time after he reached the quarte(...)

Barry Hearn: “Do you want to see a draw between all Chinese players? The system is there, if they are good enough.”Photograph:  Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Last year Ding Junhui’s run to the final of the World Snooker Championship brought TV audiences in China to 210 million. Ding became the first Asian (...)

Mayo’s Kevin Keane will line out for Westport in Croke Park this weekend. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

I know that people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones, but I have a cousin who might love sport not wisely, but too well. Maybe it takes one to kn(...)

James White of the New England Patriots scores the game winning touchdown in overtime against the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

The New England Patriots pulled off one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history last night - reversing a 25-point deficit to beat the Atlanta F(...)

Mark Selby celebrates with the Betway UK Championship trophy after victory over Ronnie O’Sullivan. Photograph: PA

Ronnie O’Sullivan accepts Mark Selby is setting a staggeringly high standard in snooker after the world number one added the UK Championship title to (...)

Diego Costa’s brilliant second half strike sealed three points for Chelsea at Southampton. Photograph: Getty

Southampton 0 Chelsea 2 Chelsea’s title challenge under Antonio Conte feels more persuasive with every passing week. This was arguably a more impre(...)

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