Mark Selby during Sunday’s second session of the World Snooker Championship final at the Crucible. Photograph: Getty Images

Mark Selby threatened to squeeze the life out of Shaun Murphy as he seized the advantage in the second session of their World Snooker Championship fin(...)

Fans watch the action during the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England. Photograph: Getty Images

Anthony McGill moved to within four frames of a second successive semi-final appearance at the World Snooker Championship by hitting back to gain the (...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan  plays a shot during his quarter-final match against Ryan Day during the  2019 Dafabet Masters at Alexandra Palace  in London in 2019. Photograph:  Alex Pantling/Getty Images

He has been a thoroughly English wizard for slightly longer than Harry Potter and has yet to win the BBC Sports Personality Of The Year even though he(...)

 Ronnie O’Sullivan goes in search of a seventh world snooker title to level up with Stephen Hendry’s record haul. Photograph:  George Wood/Getty Images

Ronnie O’Sullivan insists he could not care less about the prospect of equalling Stephen Hendry’s record of seven Crucible crowns as he prepares to be(...)

Aaron Hill will take part in next week’s World Championship qualifiers.

When you are on the outside looking through the window, elite snooker can seem like a closed house. The annual world championships will begin in Sheff(...)

Augusta’s famous Azaleas picutured at the 16th. Photograph: Roberto Schmidt/Getty/AFP

The poet got it right. April is the coolest month. Those of us born into it secretly know that April never gets the write-ups, but who cares. Its’ E(...)

Limerick hurling manager John Kiely is among the Manager of the Year nominees. File photograph: Inpho

RTÉ have announced their nominees for the 2020 Young Sportsperson of the Year and Manager of the Year awards. The Young Sportsperson of the Year nomi(...)

China’s Yan Bingtao fought back to beat Scotland’s John Higgins 10-8. File photograph: Getty Images

Yan Bingtao was crowned the youngest Masters champion since Ronnie O’Sullivan in 1995 after sinking John Higgins 10-8 in Milton Keynes. The 20-year-o(...)

Armagh v Roscommon in the National League in October: Armagh had "home advantage", courtesy of self-portraits from over 3,000 primary school children across the county in the stands. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne

Crowds There weren’t any. And it took our pundits some time to adjust to the new normal. Eg Before Armagh played Roscommon at the Athletic Grounds: C(...)

Lewis Hamilton after winning the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. Photograph: PA

Lewis Hamilton was named the BBC Sports Personality of the Year, putting the seal on a year of exceptional professional achievement and political acti(...)

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