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O'Sullivan lets spectator take shot after she runs around table

Ronnie O’Sullivan let a spectator who evaded security and ran around the table take his last shot as he won in the third round at the English Open. The woman entered the playing arena at the Barnsley Metrodome as five-time ...

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English Open: Ronnie O'Sullivan overcomes injury and progresses in Barnsley

Ronnie O’Sullivan overcame an ankle injury and progressed into the third round of the English Open by coming from behind to beat Mark Davis 4-1. O’Sullivan wore blue trainers in his first round win and threatened to “pull out” after ...

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O'Sullivan allowed to wear trainers in English Open

Ronnie O’Sullivan has been given permission to wear trainers in his second-round match at the English Open. The five-time world champion, 41, beat Zhang Anda 4-1 in the first round in trainers after injuring his ankle. He said he was ...

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English Open: Ronnie O'Sullivan could 'pull out' of tournament

Five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan complained of a sprained ankle and said he could “pull out” of the English Open in Barnsley. O’Sullivan beat Zhang Anda 4-1 to reach the second round but – having worn trainers – has been ...

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Billy Joe Castle: Snooker player making impression in first professional year

Billy Joe Castle is now more familiar with green baize than green fingers after giving up his day job as a gardener for professional snooker. The 25-year-old, from Southampton, has already made a strong impression in his first year on ...

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Judd Trump beats Stuart Bingham 9-7 to retain European Masters title

World number four Judd Trump retained the European Masters title with a 9-7 win over Stuart Bingham in Belgium. Former world champion Bingham notched successive centuries to build a 4-2 lead but Trump levelled at 4-4 at the end of ...

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Indian Open: John Higgins beats Anthony McGill to take title

John Higgins moved up to second in the world rankings after beating fellow Scotsman and defending champion Anthony McGill 5-1 to win the Indian Open. It was a 29th ranking title for the 42-year-old, who moves ahead of Steve Davis ...

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World Open: Ding Junhui beats Kyren Wilson 10-3 in China

China’s Ding Junhui beat England’s Kyren Wilson 10-3 to win the Yushan World Open and £150,000 in prize money. Ding claimed his 13th career ranking title with the comprehensive victory that lifted him to second in the world rankings. He ...

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Mark Selby: World number one loses to Lee Walker at Yushan World Open

World champion Mark Selby suffered a shock first-round exit to world number 69 Lee Walker at the Yushan World Open. Welshman Walker won 5-2 against world number one Selby, who missed the start of the season with a broken toe. ...

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'I've had absolutely horrific abuse about my weight'

Former world snooker champion Shaun Murphy was among those listening to 5 live Daily on Friday, when the programme examined attitudes towards obesity. The 35-year-old, also a World Championship beaten finalist in 2009 and 2015, rang the programme to share ...

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