Judd Trump named snooker’s player of the year for third time

World No 1 Judd Trump picks up top honour for third consecutive season having won five ranking titles to maintain his position at the top of the rankings; Mark Selby, Neil Robertson and China’s Pang Junxu also pick up awards Last Updated: 06/05/21 8:00pm Judd Trump has been named snooker’s player of the year for …

World Snooker Championship: Mark Selby wins fourth Crucible title with victory in Sheffield

Mark Selby joins John Higgins as a four-time world snooker champion following his latest victory at the Crucible to add to his wins in 2014, 2016 and 2017; the 37-year-old from Leicester defeats 2005 champion Shaun Murphy 18-15 By Raz Mirza Last Updated: 03/05/21 10:20pm Mark Selby joined John Higgins as a four-time world snooker …

World Snooker Championship: Mark Selby four frames away from winning his fourth title at Crucible

Mark Selby maintained his three-frame advantage over Shaun Murphy after the penultimate session of the World Snooker Championship final in Sheffield; the 37-year-old from Leicester is closing in on his fourth world crown and first since 2017 Last Updated: 03/05/21 5:38pm Mark Selby is closing in on his fourth world snooker title Mark Selby moved …

World Snooker Championship: Mark Selby leads Shaun Murphy 10-7 in Crucible final held in front of near-capacity crowd

Mark Selby leads Shaun Murphy 10-7 in the final of the 2021 World Snooker Championship at the Crucible in Sheffield; the session was watched by a near-capacity crowd wearing face coverings; final concludes on Monday, May 3 Last Updated: 02/05/21 11:58pm 1:37 Fans packed into the Crucible in Sheffield to watch the World Snooker Championship …

World Snooker Championship: Shaun Murphy vows to entertain in final against Mark Selby

Shaun Murphy claims 17-12 victory over Kyren Wilson to reach World Snooker Championship final; Murphy dismisses criticism of ‘theatrical’ celebrations as he progresses to final date with Mark Selby, who beat Stuart Bingham By PA Media Last Updated: 01/05/21 11:33pm Shaun Murphy is through to his first World Championship final since 2015 Shaun Murphy shrugged …

World Snooker Championship: Mark Selby warned for slow play as Stuart Bingham edges ahead at Crucible

Selby was warned by referee Ben Williams after he took over three minutes to play a shot in his semi-final against Stuart Bingham, who leads 13-11 going into Saturday’s afternoon session; Kyren Wilson and Shaun Murphy are playing each other in the other semi By PA Media Last Updated: 01/05/21 9:20am Mark Selby had to …

World Snooker Championship: Shaun Murphy ends Judd Trump’s hopes at the Crucible

Shaun Murphy, nicknamed ‘The Magician’ ends the hopes of world No 1 Judd Trump to reach the semi-finals of the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible in Sheffield; Murphy will take on last year’s runner-up Kyren Wilson; the other semi-final pits Mark Selby up against Stuart Bingham Last Updated: 29/04/21 9:02am Shaun Murphy booked his …

World Snooker Championship 2021: Judd Trump and Mark Selby lead former winners into quarter-finals

World No 2 Trump too strong for Gilbert with 13-8 victory, while three-time champion Mark Selby sees off Mark Allen to reach last eight; Shaun Murphy and Stuart Bingham also through after victories Last Updated: 27/04/21 8:04am 2:19 Despite overcoming David Gilbert 13-8 to reach the last eight, Judd Trump is confident he’s saving his …

World Snooker Championship: Mark Williams insists he cannot win fourth crown despite defeating John Higgins

Mark Williams booked his place in the last eight where he will meet the winner of Mark Selby and Mark Allen; Welshman, who is already a three-time Crucible champion, says: “What do you want me to say, ‘I think I can win it’? I don’t think I can” By PA Media Last Updated: 25/04/21 8:25am …

World Snooker Championship: Neil Robertson through to quarter-finals at Crucible in Sheffield

Play had resumed with Neil Robertson leading 9-7 and he extended his lead by two frames in clinical fashion; Jack Lisowski put up some late resistance but the Australian 2010 world champion rallied and won through to the quarter-finals with late scores of 70 and 99 By PA Media Last Updated: 24/04/21 2:29pm 2:39 Neil …