Snooker


Williams vows ‘naked cartwheels’ if he retains title

NEWLY crowned world champion Mark Williams has vowed to perform naked cartwheels if he repeats his stunning triumph next year — after stripping off in celebration of his nailbiting victory in Sheffield. Williams, ...

May 9, 2018, Wednesday


Ding’s worlds dream ended by Hawkins

DING Junhui’s bid to become the first Asian player to win the world title will have to wait a further year as England’s Barry Hawkins outclassed the Chinese superstar 13-5 in the quarterfinal. Ding, ...

May 3, 2018, Thursday


Masterful Ding closes in on quarterfinals at worlds

CHINESE snooker superstar Ding Junhui is one frame away from booking his place in the quarterfinals of the world championships after dominating Anthony McGill 12-4 in their second round clash in London. The ...

May 1, 2018, Tuesday


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




 

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