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Oct 17

English Open: Ronnie O’Sullivan could ‘pull out’ of tournament

Five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan complains of a sprained ankle and could “pull out” of the English Open.

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Oct 12

Snooker: Billy Joe Castle makes impression in first year as professional

Snooker player Billy Joe Castle talks about his switch from landscape gardening to the professional game.

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Oct 11

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

Billy Joe Castle is happy to have swapped plant pots for long pots in his first year as a professional snooker player.

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Oct 08

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

Judd Trump beats Stuart Bingham 9-7 to retain the European Masters title in Belgium.

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Sep 25

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

China’s Ding Junhui beats England’s Kyren Wilson 10-3 to win the Yushan World Open and £150,000 in prize money.

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Sep 19

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

World Champion Mark Selby is knocked out in the first round of the Yushan World Open by Welshman Lee Walker.

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Sep 16

Indian Open: John Higgins beats Anthony McGill to take title

John Higgins wins his 29th ranking title with a 5-1 victory over defending champion Anthony McGill at the Indian Open.

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Sep 01

‘I’ve had absolutely horrific abuse about my weight’

Shaun Murphy, world snooker champion in 2005, speaks to 5 live Daily about the abuse he has faced about his weight.

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Aug 27

Paul Hunter Classic 2017: Michael White beats Shaun Murphy in final

Wales’ Michael White wins his second ranking tournament after defeating Shaun Murphy 4-2 in the final of the Paul Hunter Classic.

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Aug 22

China Championship: Luca Brecel beats Shaun Murphy for first ranking title

Belgium’s Luca Brecel wins his first ranking tournament as he beats England’s Shaun Murphy 10-5 in the final of the China Championship in Guangzhou.

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Aug 21

China Championship: Shaun Murphy beats Ali Carter to reach final

Shaun Murphy comes from behind to beat fellow Englishman Ali Carter and reach the final of the China Championship.

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Aug 20

China Championship: Ronnie O’Sullivan beaten by Luca Brecel in quarter-finals

Luca Brecel comes back from 4-1 down to beat five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan 5-4 and reach the China Championship semi-finals.

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Aug 19

O’Sullivan thrashes Dott to reach last eight in China

Five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan reaches the China Championship quarter-finals with a 5-0 defeat of Graeme Dott.

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Aug 18

China Championship: Selby, Higgins, Trump, Ding, Fu, Hawkins all out

The world’s top six players are all knocked out in a remarkable second round at the China Championship.

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Jul 26

Joe Perry gets three-month suspended ban over betting rule breaches

Joe Perry is given a three-month ban – suspended until May 2018 – for betting on matches.

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Jul 23

Hong Kong Masters 2017: Neil Robertson beats O’Sullivan in final

Neil Robertson beats Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-3 in the final of the Hong Kong Masters to seal a first title in 13 months.

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