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Ronnie O’Sullivan wins the battle but Mark Selby wins the World Snooker war

Another year of snooker is over and Ronnie O’Sullivan has lifted the World Championship trophy for the fifth time, the second time in a row. Yet, when he’s away, snooker goes on as normal and it is world number one … Continue reading

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Is Ronnie O’Sullivan really winning his battle with snooker and himself?

In an interview shortly after his masterclass against Stuart Bingham, Ronnie O’Sullivan surprised nobody when he announced that he was done with snooker. No, definitely this time. Absolutely no coming back. Probably. OK, I’m skint. Before we get going, this … Continue reading

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Mark Selby misses out on the Triple Crown after World Snooker Championship exit

Four out of the eight second round matches of the World Snooker Championship in Sheffield have come to an end and there has already been one big shock – that of the exit of world number one Mark Selby. The … Continue reading

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Results 14/3/2013: Chelsea, Newcastle and Tottenham all sneak into Europa League quarter-finals

Despite a wide range of results from the English sides left in Europe’s second-tier continental competition, Chelsea, Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur all made it into the draw for the Europa League’s last eight. Chelsea’s fate was uncertain for a … Continue reading

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Results 31/1/2013: Heather Watson loses out in the Pattaya Open

Heather Watson made it to the second round of the Pattaya Open in Hungary but started poorly against Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova. The eighth seed took Watson to a tie-break in the first set that she won 7-4, before the Brit … Continue reading

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Results 16/1/2013 – Jack Wilshere ruins Swansea’s dreams

Swansea City may still be in the Capital One Cup semi-final but they were denied the chance to progress in the FA Cup by a late Jack Wilshere strike. Edging towards extra time in the third round replay, Swansea had … Continue reading

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News 10/1/13 – Tony O’Shea faces rematch with Wesley Harms

Tony O’Shea and Wesley Harms will meet in the BDO World Championship semi-finals for the second successive year. O’Shea saw off 16th seeded Darryl Fitton five sets to three to book his place in the final four. Robbie Green, who … Continue reading

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News 9/1/2013 – Young tennis stars progress towards the Australian Open

James Ward and Jamie Baker, the two men hoping to gain a place at the first Grand Slam event of the year, have won their first qualifying rounds in Australia. Ward breezed past Serbian opponent Boris Pashanski in straight sets, … Continue reading

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Judd Trump slumps out in the first round of the UK Championship

When world number one Judd Trump declared “I want to destroy my opponent, I want to ruin them for the rest of the season”, you know you’re in for either a masterclass of a tournament or a misguided attempt at … Continue reading

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Best of the Week – 19th to 25th November 2012

In the wake of the announcement of this year’s candidates for BBC Sports Personality of the Year and its “safe” shortlist, it’s time to return a little bit closer to the present with Sport Britain’s “Best of the Week”. As … Continue reading

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