Snooker Legends has been a successful series of exhibitions featuring players who helped make the game such a successful TV phenomenon.Launched four years ago by Jason Francis, it has attracted large crowds to various venues around the U...
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The season just gone will be celebrated at the World Snooker awards in London tonight.The truth is, though, that there was no one definitive player of the year. At various points in the campaign, various players were on top.Mark Selby wo...
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Those pondering what it says about snooker that a player can return barely having played since the previous year and successfully defend the world title are considering the wrong question.They should be asking what it says about Ronnie O...
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As a teenager, Barry Hawkins worked as a junior in an office. It was a chance of a guaranteed income, gradually climbing up the career ladder: a nice, steady nine-to-five, Monday to Friday job which could have lasted his whole working li...
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It seems unlikely now that the 2013 Betfair World Championship will not end with a fifth title for Ronnie O’Sullivan.He has been the best player in the event, playing with great discipline as well as his usual panache.Last night there wa...
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Judd Trump v Ronnie O’Sullivan: now there is a match to get the snooker juices flowing.Their Betfair World Championship semi-final over four sessions has the potential to be big entertainment. These are two crowd pleasers who go for thei...
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Ronnie O’Sullivan has won 23 of the 71 frames he needs to capture a fifth world title so still has a long way to go but the manner in which he clinched victory over Ali Carter last night makes him the man to beat.The old O’Sullivan swagg...
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The new Champion of Champions event announced today and to be staged in Coventry in November promises to be a prestigious affair with £100,000 to the eventual winner.The 16 player field will comprise the winners of all major tournaments ...
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After no finishes at all at the Betfair World Championship yesterday there are four today.This great behemoth of a tournament isn’t the easiest to schedule but yesterday felt a bit like an exercise in treading water with no exciting fini...
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The calendar of events for the 2013/14 season, released today, illustrates how professional snooker has been transformed since Barry Hearn’s arrival at the helm of World Snooker in 2010.Let’s remember why the players turned to Hearn: bec...
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