Not end of the Lines for Leeds potter Peter

FOR MOST professional snooker players, falling off the tour would be their worst nightmare but Peter Lines claims it has given him a new lease of life.


Ex-snooker star jailed for part in international fake Viagra scheme

A former professional snooker player has been jailed for his part in an international fake Viagra operation.

Mark Selby celebrates with wife Vikki and daughter Sofia Maria after beating Ding Junhui in the final

World Championship: Mark Selby does enough to hold off underdog Ding Junhui

Mark Selby lifted the Betfred World Championship last night to complete a miserable evening for China.

Ding Junhui at the table.

Ding’s final fightback keeps Crucible dream alive

Ding Junhui produced a stunning fightback to keep alive his hopes of becoming the first Asian snooker player to win the Betfred World Championship.

Ding Junhui holds a 14-10 overnight lead against Alan McManus in their World Championship semi-final (Picture: Mike Egerton/PA).

Ding Junhui misses maximum on record-breaking night at Crucible

Ding Junhui edged the battle of the qualifiers last night in a record-breaking battle, but missed out on a 147 maximum at the Betfred World Championship.

World Snooker chief Barry Hearn announces his 10 year deal with Eurosport alongside Eurosport CEO Peter Hutton.

Hearn excited with 10-year Eurosport deal

Eurosport have signed a lucrative 10-year deal to continue their television coverage of snooker across the globe.

Sheffield-based Ding Junhui.

Time for Ding Junhui to gatecrash the party at Crucible in Sheffield

Living in Sheffield for Ding Junhui is like having a works party in your front living room for 17 days every year and you’re not invited.

Kyren Wilson during day nine of the Betfred World Championship at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.

Experience proves key at Crucible

Alan McManus is leading the charge of snooker’s ‘golden oldies’ at this year’s Betfred World Championship.

Anthony McGill during his defeat to Marco Fu.

Richard Hercock: Crucible’s leading men fail to deliver on big stage

The Crucible in Sheffield is no stranger to drama but killing off your leading men in the opening scene is something odd even for this famous old theatre.

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Leeds's Paul Hunter.

Masters tribute to Leeds legend Hunter

Leeds snooker legend Paul Hunter has been honoured by sporting chiefs on the 10th anniversary of his tragic death.

Ding Junhui in action against Martin Gould in Sheffield.

Ding’s star rising as Gould stunned by Crucible fightback

Ding Junhui held his nerve to clinch a thrilling first-round win at the Betfred World Championship last night.

Ronnie O'Sullivan.

O’Sullivan faces disciplinary action after Crucible win

Ronnie O’Sullivan eased to a first-round win at the Betfred World Championship then walked straight into trouble in Sheffield.

Shaun Murphy.

Murphy’s loss compounds champion Bingham’s exit

The race to win the Betfred World Championship has been blown wide open after last year’s two finalists crashed out in the opening 24 hours.


No rest or breaks for snooker’s retiring legend Steve Davis

Nugget. Interesting. The Ginger Magician. The Romford Robot. Romford Slim. DJ Thundermuscle. Steve. Mr Davis, if you prefer.

Ali Carter (left) and Stuart Bingham during day one of the Betfred Snooker World Championship.

World Championship: Stuart Bingham loses his crown on opening day at Crucible

Defending champion Stuart Bingham suffered a shock first-round exit on the opening day of the Betfred World Championship.


World Championships: Return to scene of final anguish welcomed by ambitious Shaun Murphy

SHAUN MURPHY has revealed how losing in last year’s Betfred World Championship left him depressed and in a “dark place” for several weeks.

Ronnie O’Sullivan opens up at Crucible against in-form David Gilbert

Ronnie O’Sullivan opens up at Crucible against in-form David Gilbert

Ronnie O’Sullivan will launch his bid for a sixth Betfred World Championship title against Tamworth’s David Gilbert.

Peter Lines.

Lines on track to win Crucible qualifier and add to On Yee’s troubles

Leeds cueman Peter Lines needs just one frame to complete a miserable week for former World Ladies Champion Ng On Yee

Neil Robertson celebrates  after winning the UK Snooker Championship final against Liang Wenbo. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA.

O’Sullivan return widely welcomed

Neil Robertson believes snooker is ready for its equivalent of a Tiger Woods comeback as Ronnie O’Sullivan prepares to make his long-awaited return to action.

David Grace enters the Barbican for his semi-final match.

Fairytale of York can turn out to be Grace’s big break in snooker

It’s been dubbed the ‘Fairytale of York’ but this morning David Grace was back cleaning snooker tables.

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