Asian snooker is getting more popular and more importantly better quality-wise. They did have great players in the past, like Junhui and Fu. However, a new, possibly even better generation has started to emerge lately. When we’ve created our list, we’ve payed attention to the world rankings and achievements in the past. However, the potential is also important.
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Without doubt Ronnie O’Sullivan is the most influential snooker player in the world, so you would do your best to keep him happy.
However, World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn doesn’t appear to be in O’Sullivan’s good books at present. The current favourite for the Betway UK Championship claimed that Hearn is running a ‘dictatorship.’
West Ham's Premier League stars Marko Arnautovic and Mark Noble, teamed up with six-time Betway UK Championship winner Steve Davis, to take on Hammers team-mates Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez and Robert Snodgrass, plus 1991 Champion John Parrott, in a CRAZY game of Crazy Snooker!
If you asked a snooker fan at your local club how Ronnie O'Sullivan was able to equal the joint-record of five ranking titles in a single season last year, they'd probably say it's because he's the greatest of all time, or possibly a genius.
Both are partially true, but O'Sullivan himself reckons he's achieved something a bit more special and unique than that. O'Sullivan, who has spent 25 years on the pro tour, reckons it's down to his new recent healthy-eating diet.
The first of the Triple Crown events in the snooker season, the UK Championship held at York’s Barbican Centre, is a chance for the stars of this green baize sport to lay down a marker going into the second half of their campaign.
Ronnie O'Sullivan has further extended the record of most century breaks made in professional events by knocking in a further two to reach 950 total in his semi-final victory against Stuart Bingham at the Shanghai Masters.
The first event of snooker’s Triple Crown will take place at the York Barbican on 27 Nov - 9 Dec 2018, and it looks set to be one of the most hotly contented tournaments which we have seen for some time.
Five-time World Snooker Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan has confirmed that he is pulling out of the upcoming European Masters event in Lommel, Belgium.
There has been 139th officially record professional 147 maximum snooker breaks since Steve Davis's 147 at the Lada Classic in 1982. Let's take a look back at some of these most memorable breaks.
Snooker is one of the all time best recreational games a person can play yet. The game requires much mental calculation as well as it requires focus, precision and many other physical qualities.
Earlier this year, Ronnie O’ Sullivan teamed up with the online gaming company Playtech, to bring casino players the first ever online slot game fronted by a professional snooker star. And what better way to celebrate the release of Ronnie O’ Sullivan Sporting Legends than bringing you some top tips for getting started at the snooker table.
“Welsh Potting Machine” Mark Williams was in imperious form in winning the World Snooker Championship 2018 final last month. Where can the now three-time World Champion go from here?
For the upcoming 2018/2019 professional World Snooker season, there will be an incredible 20 different ranking events up for grabs.
On top of prestigious invitational, The Masters, as well as the Champion of Champions and the new "Tour Championship" ranking event that features the top eight players from the one-year ranking list, this season will fiercly contested.
Another compelling snooker season culminates in a couple of weeks of green baize battles at the sport’s spiritual home, The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, at the 2018 World Championship from 21st April to 7th May. With this year’s event just around the corner, we take a detailed look at five leading contenders to win the top prize in snooker.
The highlight of the snooker season will soon be upon us as the World Championship is staged at the Crucible for the 42nd time, and this year’s edition promises to be a thrilling and wide-open contest with a host of top players in with a chance.
Chinese snooker sensation Ding Junhui is one of the sport's most decorated players but he has yet to lift the biggest prize yet in his career, the World Championship.
Ronnie “The Rocket” O’Sullivan is quite simply the greatest player to ever pick up a cue. This is obviously high praise for anyone but you’ll be hard pressed to find anyone in the entire world who disagrees with you, and if they do, they are wrong.
Mark Allen has set his sights on a famous victory at the upcoming World Championship after beating Kyren Wilson to claim The Masters. He became only the third Northern Irishman in history to win The Masters, following in the footsteps of Alex Higgins and Dennis Taylor.
The World Snooker Championship at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre remains the green baize sport’s showpiece event, but has the format grown a little stale? Five-time winner Ronnie O’Sullivan certainly thinks so after blasting the tournament as “boring”. The Rocket recently indicated on social media he could miss the end-of-season event to film a pool TV show, Hustle, in Australia.
Ronnie O'Sullivan continues to entertain sports fans and despite recently crashing out of the 2018 Masters to eventual champion Mark Allen, he is still playing top-class snooker 25 years after first bursting onto the scene.