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Stephen Lee: Banned snooker player avoids prison in Hong Kong

Banned snooker player Stephen Lee has avoided prison despite admitting to working illegally in Hong Kong. Lee, 43, was arrested in April and has been on bail since initially pleading not guilty to breaching the conditions of his tourist visa. ...

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'I'm not sure punishing the players is the answer' – O'Sullivan on match-fixing

Former world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan says snooker’s governing body should look at the reasons for match-fixing instead of sanctioning players. It comes after three players were suspended by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) over match-fixing allegations. O’Sullivan ...

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World Snooker suspends David John, Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng over match-fixing concerns

Former Welsh snooker professional David John, along with Chinese pair Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng have been suspended over match-fixing allegations. The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association investigated matches involving the trio and found there was a case to ...

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Cheltenham Races to host snooker World Grand Prix

Snooker’s World Grand Prix will be held at Cheltenham Racecourse next year. The ranking tournament moves from Preston’s Guild Hall to The Centaur auditorium at the famous National Hunt venue. “We are thrilled to bring the World Grand Prix to ...

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Tyson Fury brings snooker star Ronnie O'Sullivan into his support team

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has added snooker star Ronnie O’Sullivan to his support team. Fury, 29, has not fought since winning the world title in 2015 but returns to the ring on 9 June against a still to ...

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Q School: Barry Pinches faces Luke in father-and-son battle of the baize

He’s beaten the legendary Jimmy White and taken seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry to a final-frame decider at the Crucible. But Barry Pinches has never faced a trickier match than Wednesday’s contest against a 17-year-old rookie. The 47-year-old takes on ...

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Williams keeps promise to appear naked at news conference

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Watch as Mark Williams delivers on his promise of appearing naked in his news conference if he won the World Championship title. BBC Sport – Snooker

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World champion Williams 'thought I was finished five years ago'

Media playback is not supported on this device World champion Mark Williams says he “thought I was finished five years ago” and did not expect to win the title for a third time. The Welshman held off John Higgins’ fightback ...

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World Championship: Mark Williams beats John Higgins to win third title

Media playback is not supported on this device Mark Williams won his third World Championship – 15 years after his last – by holding off John Higgins’ stunning fightback in a classic Crucible final. Williams, 43, won 18-16 to become ...

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World Championship: Mark Williams takes control in final – 5 best shots

Watch five of the best shots from the first two sessions of the World Snooker Championship as Mark Williams takes a 10-7 lead at the Crucible. READ MORE: Williams leads Higgins by three in World Championship final You can watch ...

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