Snooker


Ding brushes aside Xiao to reach 2nd round at worlds

Chinese star Ding Junhui eased into the second round of the world championships yesterday with a 10 frames to 3 demolition of compatriot and close friend Xiao Guodong in Sheffield....

April 25, 2018, Wednesday


Debutante Lu outclasses veteran Fu at worlds

China’s Lu Haotian made light of his being the lowest ranked player in the world championships with a memorable 10-5 defeat of two-time semifinalist Marco Fu on his debut....

April 24, 2018, Tuesday


Fu undergoes eye surgery

Veteran Marco Fu has announced that he will be taking a break from competitions “for the coming months” after being diagnosed with retinal degeneration in his left eye....

January 30, 2018, Tuesday


‘Calm’ Allen wins Masters

Mark Allen said he felt “calmer as the match went on” after seeing off the challenge of a spirited Kyren Wilson to seal his first Masters title with a 10-7 victory at London’s Alexandra Palace....

January 23, 2018, Tuesday


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




 

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