Higgins Reaches Sixth World Final

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Higgins Reaches Sixth World Final

John Higgins is through to the Betfred World Championship final after completing a 17-8 demolition of Barry Hawkins. The last four victory sets up a repeat of the 2007 world final between the illustrious Scot and the now world number one Mark Selby. Ten years ago it was a 23-year-old Selby who assumed the role… Read More

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Selby Beats Ding In Classic Semi-Final

Mark Selby remained on course to become only the fourth player to win back-to-back Crucible crowns as he beat Ding Junhui 17-15 in a superb semi-final at the Betfred World Championship. Selby will now face John Higgins over 35 frames on Sunday and Monday for the famous trophy and £375,000 top prize. It’s a repeat of the… Read More

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Higgins On The Brink Of Final Place

John Higgins needs just one frame to reach the final of the Betfred World Championship for the sixth time having taken a 16-8 lead over Barry Hawkins. Wizard of Wishaw Higgins dominated the third session of his Crucible semi-final, winning six of the eight frames. The match resumes at 7pm tonight with the Scot on… Read More

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Watch World Championship On Facebook Live

World Snooker Championship to be Broadcast throughout the Americas and the Indian Sub-Continent Live On Facebook Broadcast of Snooker’s biggest tournament will be available in new territories through a partnership with Facebook Live. In the USA the final of the tournament not be on Facebook but it will be televised on the Eleven Sports Network… Read More

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Taylor Made

Damian Taylor was making 90 breaks in his early teens, and his father, the 1985 World Champion Dennis Taylor, believes he could have had a career in the game. By Andrew Smith Damian chose to pursue golf, and now coaches some of the world’s top professionals. His father won the most famous snooker final in… Read More

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Ding Sets Up Thrilling Finale

Ding Junhui claimed the final two frames of the day to level at 12-12 with Mark Selby and set up a grandstand last session of their Betfred World Championship semi-final. Selby overhauled a 5-3 deficit earlier today to lead 9-7 coming into this evening’s enticing session of snooker. The clash is a repeat of last… Read More

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Higgins In Charge

John Higgins has taken full control of his semi-final clash with Barry Hawkins at the Betfred World Championship, establishing a 10-6 lead. Yesterday evening the four-time World Champion secured a 5-3 advantage. However, the Hawk emerged the happier of the two after clawing his way back into contention from 4-0 down. This afternoon it was… Read More

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Selby Edges Ahead

Mark Selby has fought back to establish a 9-7 advantage over Ding Junhui after the second session of their Betfred World Championship semi-final. The defending champion had trailed Ding 5-3 after the first session of what is a repeat of last year’s final. China’s number one was the more fluent among the balls yesterday, but… Read More

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Your Chance To Bid For Unique Signed Balls

A set of balls signed by every World Snooker Champion of the Crucible era is available for auction. This remarkable and unique set carries the signatures of all 20 Crucible kings, including John Spencer and Alex Higgins who are no longer with us. The players who have signed the balls are: John Spencer Ray Reardon … Read More

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WPBSA Launches New Coaching Course

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA), through its umbrella organisation the English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards (EPSB) has announced exciting new changes to its accredited snooker coaching programme. The world governing body for snooker and billiards, through its umbrella organization the English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards (EPSB), has teamed up with 1st4sport Qualifications,… Read More

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