Snooker


New format for Shanghai Masters

Starting from next year, the Shanghai Masters will adopt a brand new format to give Chinese snooker players more opportunities following the signing of a new five-year contract....

November 20, 2017, Monday


Ding pulls out of Masters

This week’s Shanghai Masters will lack a major star attraction after home favorite Ding Junhui pulled out of the event....

November 14, 2017, Tuesday


Yan sets up quarterfinal clash with Higgins

TEENAGE sensation Yan Bingtao set up a mouth-watering quarterfinal clash with John Higgins after defeating Englishman Jack Lisowski 6-4 at the World Snooker International Championship in Daqing, north ...

November 2, 2017, Thursday


Beaten Rocket compares teen Yan to Hendry

BRITISH legend Ronnie “Rocket” O’Sullivan predicted a stellar future for teenager Yan Bingtao after he was stunned by the Chinese prodigy in the first round of the International Championship. O’Sullivan, ...

November 1, 2017, Wednesday


Former world champion Bingham gets betting ban

The 2015 world champion Stuart Bingham has been banned for six months — three of them suspended — for betting breaches....

October 25, 2017, Wednesday


Snooker Open in Jiangxi

The 2017 World Snooker Open will kick off in Yushan County, southeast China’s Jiangxi Province, on September 18, for the second straight year, organizers said yesterday....

August 14, 2017, Monday


Selby joins elite trio in retaining world title

ENGLAND’S Mark Selby successfully defended his world snooker championship on Monday, beating four-time champion John Higgins 18 frames to 15 in a thrilling contest at The Crucible in Sheffield. The 33-year-old ...

May 3, 2017, Wednesday


Hearn hits out at critics of 147-break prize kitty

SNOOKER supremo Barry Hearn has said there’s no going back to the days of huge pay-outs for 147 breaks, insisting those complaining about the current prize money on offer for maximums should “get out ...

May 2, 2017, Tuesday


China's Ding edged out by defending champion Selby at snooker worlds semifinals

CHINA'S Ding Junhui was stopped by defending champion Mark Selby 17-15 in a thrilling semifinal at the World Snooker Championship here on Saturday. World number four Ding, who upset five-time champion ...

April 30, 2017, Sunday


Higgins, Selby into semifinals

JOHN Higgins and defending champion Mark Selby both cruised into the semifinals of the world championships at the Crucible in Sheffield, northern England, yesterday. Higgins, 41, converted an overnight ...

April 27, 2017, Thursday




 

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