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Mark Selby wins world snooker championship Special

Sheffield - Mark Selby has won the world professional snooker championship for the second time in three years. Selby defeated Ding Junhui 18-14 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.

Mark Selby and Ding Junhui in final showdown Special

The third session of the world snooker championship final continued the mix of brilliant potting and the war of attrition, as both players showed they can play as well defensively as they can produce attacking shots.

World Snooker: Selby remains in front Special

Sheffield - The world snooker championship final, between Mark Selby and Ding Junhui, has reached the half-way stage. Despite a fight back from Ding in the second session, Selby maintains a lead going into the final day.

World Snooker: Selby takes the lead in world final Special

Sheffield - Mark Selby has taken a strong lead after the first session in the world snooker final at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Selby won six of the opening eight frames.

World Snooker: Ding and Selby contest final Special

Sheffield - China's Ding Junhui and England's Mark Selby are to contest the best of 35-frame world snooker final at the Crucible Theatre (Sheffield, U.K.) The two players were involved in contrasting semi-finals.

World Snooker: McManus fights back against Ding Special

Sheffield - Ding Junhui remains ahead of Alan McManus is their semi-final clash at the world snooker championship, although McManus has played very well. In the other semi-final, Mark Selby and Marco Fu are locked at 8-8.

World Snooker: Ding produces brilliant play Special

Sheffield - The semi-finals have begun in the world snooker championship and both Ding Junhui and Mark Selby are ahead in their matches. Ding Junhui has been especially brilliant.

World Snooker: Selby eases through to semi-finals Special

Sheffield - Three matches were completed during the world snooker championship as the semi-final line up was completed. First through was new tournament favorite Mark Selby.

World Snooker: Ding Junhui through to the semi-finals Special

Sheffield - Ding Junhui has become the first player to reach the semi-finals of the world snooker championship, by thrashing former champion Mark Williams 13 frames to 3.

World snooker: Ronnie O’Sullivan crashes out Special

Sheffield - In the shock of the tournament Barry Hawkins defeated Ronnie O’Sullivan by 13 frames to 12 in the round of the world snooker championship. The day’s play also saw Judd Trump lose to Ding Junhui.

World snooker: Ronnie O’Sullivan in trouble Special

Sheffield - Ronnie O’Sullivan could be on the brink of going out of the world snooker championship. O’Sullivan trails Barry Hawkins by 9 frames to 7 going into the final session. Also precariously placed is second favorite Judd Trump.

World snooker: Williams and Selby advance Special

Sheffield - Three second round watches were completed on day seven of the world snooker championships. the day saw two former world champions - Mark Selby and Mark Williams - advance to the quarter-finals.

World snooker: Marco Fu marches on Special

Sheffield - Hong Kong's Marco Fu became the first player through to the quarter-finals of the world snooker championship, by defeating England's Anthony McGill.

World snooker: Judd Trump fights back Special

Sheffield - England’s Judd Trump turned around what appeared to be an impossible situation to win his opening round match at the world snooker championship. Day six saw all of the remaining first round matches completed.

Chinese snooker player Ding Junhui wins as Judd Trump struggles Special

Sheffield - Day five of the world snooker championship saw an epic battle between Chinese player Ding Junhui and England’s Martin Gould. Ding battled back from 6-8 behind to take the match 10-8.

World snooker: Robertson bows out Special

Sheffield - Australian title hopeful Neil Robertson unexpectedly lost his opening match in the world snooker championship. Robertson had been one of the favorites for the tournament. We bring you the action from day four of the tournament.

World snooker: O’Sullivan dashes through Special

Sheffield - Day three of the world snooker championship saw ‘Rocket’ Ronnie O’Sullivan ease through into the last sixteen by dispensing of Dave Gilbert 10-7. Digital Journal reviews the day's play.

Defending champion Stuart Bingham crashes out Special

Sheffield - In a major shock on the opening day of the world snooker championship, England's Ali Carter edged out defending champion Stuart Bingham by 10 frames 9. Digital Journal reviews the first day's play.

Steve Davis, snooker legend, retires

London - Six times world snooker champion Steve Davis, on the second day of this year's tournament, has announced his retirement from the sport. Davis is regarded as one of the all time greats of the cue sport.

World Snooker Championship preview Special

Sheffield - The world snooker championship begins at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield on April 16. Can Stuart Bingham retain his title or will Ronnie O'Sullivan win his sixth crown? We look forward to the 17 day tournament.

Ronnie O'Sullivan is world snooker champion

Sheffield - Ronnie O'Sullivan has convincingly won the world snooker championship, defeating Ali Carter, 18-11, over the course of a two-day final at the Crucible Theater.

O'Sullivan ahead in world snooker final

Sheffield - Ronnie O'Sullivan holds a three frame advantage at the half-way stage in the world snooker final, leading by 10 frames to 7 over Ali Carter.

O'Sullivan and Carter to contest snooker world championship

Ronnie O'Sullivan and Ali Carter will contest the final of the world professional snooker championship, a repeat of the 2008 final which O'Sullivan won.

Draw made for world snooker championship

Sheffield - The draw for the world professional snooker championship was made on April 16. The draw brings the sixteen seeded players in contention with the sixteen survivors of April’s qualifying completion.

Ding Junhui is Welsh Open snooker champion

Newport - Ding Junhui, of China, has won the Welsh Open snooker tournament by beating Mark Selby, of England, by 9 frames to 6. The final produced an array of potting with five century breaks recorded.

Maguire leads O'Sullivan in the snooker German Masters

Berlin - Stephen Maguire compiled three consecutive century breaks to lead Ronnie O'Sullivan in the final of the German Masters snooker tournament.

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Stephen Maguire in play
Stephen Maguire in play
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Stuart Bingham  2015 world snooker champion.
Stuart Bingham, 2015 world snooker champion.
Allister Carter signing an autograph
Allister Carter signing an autograph
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Mark Selby (England)  (L)   and Ding Junhui (China)  contesting the 2016 world snooker championship ...
Mark Selby (England), (L), and Ding Junhui (China), contesting the 2016 world snooker championship final.
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Marco Fu Ka-chun  a professional snooker player from Hong Kong.
Marco Fu Ka-chun, a professional snooker player from Hong Kong.