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Former champion Ken Doherty made his last appearance at the World Snooker Championships in 2014. Photograph: Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Ken Doherty admits that he craves one last appearance at the spiritual home of snooker before packing away his cue for good. The 1997 world champion(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan celebrates winning the world championship at the Crucible on Sunday night. Photograph: BBC Two/PA

Perhaps when you weigh everything up, it is only right that this unique World Snooker Championship belongs to Ronnie O’Sullivan. There are many words (...)

Alex Higgins looks on as Jimmy White is at the table during the 1986 World Championships. Photograph: Adrian Murrell/Getty

Whenever you are asked about least favourite moments in sport or, it is impossible not to hear David Brent’s immortal answer to his biggest life disap(...)

Donegal brothers Conor and Michael Murray

Saturday, November 30th Sheryl Bailey & Peter Moc Group Arthurs, Dublin Czech-born guitarist Peter Moc first presented his tribute to the music o(...)

Mayo are an older team now than when they last met Dublin in the 2017 final. It would appear as if this is the greatest team of all time they are playing. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

And then there were four. Kerry-Tyrone has its own recent history and edge and I am sure it will produce a worthy finalist on Sunday. But I think it i(...)

Lukas Bates, dressed as Big Ben, struggles to get over the finish line during the London Marathon. Photo: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

It’s possibly no consolation to Liverpool fans after 29.1 millimetres banjaxed their Sunday, but there’s always someone worse off. Like that man dre(...)

Kyle Walker after Manchester City’s narrow 1-0 win over Tottenham at the Etihad. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty

At last some cracks are showing. This has been a title race characterised by the implacable excellence of one runner and the tumultuous late comebacks(...)

Ronnie O’Sullivan beat Mark Allen 10-6 to secure his seventh UK Championship. Photograph: Richard Sellers/PA

Ronnie O’Sullivan vowed to continue making snooker history after becoming the first player to win seven UK Championship titles with a 10-6 victory ove(...)

Alex Higgins came from seven frames behind in the first session to win 16-15 in December 1983. Photograph: Mirrorpix/Getty Images

Alex Higgins’s life was in a state of turbulence in late 1983. First-round defeats in the International Open and Professional Players Championship sho(...)

Stephen Hendry celebrates his fourth World Championship victory in 1994. Photograph: Mike Cooper/Allsport

“It was a mixture of embarrassment, anger, frustration, sadness, everything,” Stephen Hendry says as he remembers how his dominance of snooker unravel(...)

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