John Higgins

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 Ronnie O’Sullivan:  he had claimed  snooker’s lower reaches were populated by “numpties”

Ronnie O’Sullivan saw his hopes of snooker’s first £1 million jackpot end with a shock defeat at the Northern Ireland Open to world number 82 Elliot S(...)

Cath lab: each additional 10km that patients must travel could increase absolute mortality rates by 1 per cent. Photograph: Jolife/Physio-Control

The Health Service Executive has made significant errors of judgment in attempting to reorganise cardiac care in the southeast. Beyond the evident inc(...)

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(...)

Mark Selby celebrates winning his semi-final match against Ding Junhui at the  Betfred Snooker World Championships at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Mark Selby moved one step away from a third World Championship title in four years as he saw off Ding Junhui again at the Crucible. Twelve months ago(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan in action against Ding Junhui on day eleven at the Crucible. Photograph: PA

Ding Junhui produced a sparkling display at the Crucible to lead Ronnie O’Sullivan 10-6 in their world championship quarter-final. Every frame featur(...)

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(...)

Shaun Murphy and Ronnie O’Sullivan during day six of the Betfred Snooker World Championships at the Crucble Theatre, Sheffield. Photograph: PA

Ronnie O’Sullivan bids to take another step towards more Crucible glory on Friday after setting aside off-table controversy to make a stunning start a(...)

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