World Snooker Championships
World Snooker Championships
RONNIE O'Sullivan completed a memorable season by winning the 888.com World Championship crown for the third time with a comfortable 18-8 success over Ali Carter at the Crucible Theatre last night.
STEPHEN Hendry suffered his first-ever session whitewash at the 888.com World Championships as Ronnie O'Sullivan won all eight frames today to open up a 12-4 lead in their semi-final clash at the Crucible Theatre.
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RONNIE O'Sullivan admits he lacks the "killer instinct" that allowed Stephen Hendry to dominate snooker in the 1990s.
STEPHEN HENDRY went into today's session of his 888.com World Snooker Championship match in Sheffield needing just two more frames to seal a record 17th quarter-final place in the event.
NEW world champion John Higgins is toasting double success after being officially crowned the best player on the planet.
JOHN HIGGINS today revealed his pride at holding his nerve in the face of a magnificent Mark Selby fightback to win his second 888.com Snooker World Championship title.
SCOTLAND'S John Higgins would have to suffer the biggest ever second-day slump of the World snooker final to be denied his second title.
JOHN Higgins excelled himself to take a strong grip on his 888.com World Championship final with qualifier Mark Selby in Sheffield last night.
STEPHEN MAGUIRE looks poised to realise the potential he showed when bursting on to the snooker scene three years ago as he closes in on his first 888.com World Championship final.
STEPHEN Maguire is on the brink of his first World Championship final after opening up an 14-10 lead against John Higgins in Sheffield.
STEPHEN Maguire and fellow-Scot John Higgins were hard to separate at the 888.com World Snooker Championship in Sheffield yesterday as the pair shared the opening eight frames in the best-of-33 semi-final.
JOHN Higgins held off a dogged fightback from tournament favourite Ronnie O'Sullivan last night to clinch a 13-9 quarter-final victory at the 888.com World Championship.
RONNIE O'Sullivan and John Higgins were locked at 4-4 after the first session of their quarter-final clash at the 888.com World Championship in Sheffield last night.
STEPHEN Hendry briefly delayed the inevitable before making his anticipated exit from the World Snooker Championship in Sheffield.
STEPHEN Hendry's World Championship hopes were hanging by the slenderest thread after Ali Carter built a 12-4 lead in their second-round match last night to leave him one frame from victory.
MATTHEW Stevens set up a Crucible rematch with 2005 conqueror Shaun Murphy after reaching the quarter-finals of the 888.com World Championship with a 13-9 victory against Mark Allen last night.
JOHN Higgins wasted little time in booking his place in the second round of this year's World Championship. The 1998 Crucible king stormed to an impressive 10-4 win over Nottingham's Michael Holt yesterday.
SEVEN times champion Stephen Hendry, Australia's Neil Robertson and English qualifier Mark Selby all secured their places in the second round of the world championship in Sheffield.
CRUCIBLE rookie Mark Allen is still coming to terms with his shock 888.com World Championship victory over former champion Ken Doherty.
DEFENDING champion Graeme Dott crashed out of the 888.com World Championship at the first-round stage as the famous Crucible curse struck again in a shock defeat to Ian McCulloch.
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