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Snooker looks for Sport England aid

Snooker chiefs want Sport England to help fund the game at grass-roots level.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan

Limping O’Sullivan sprints to English Open win at Barnsley Metrodome

Ronnie O’Sullivan limped into Barnsley but ran away with the Dafabet English Open on Sunday night after a scintillating display at the Metrodome.

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Swiss rookie Alexander Ursenbacher.

Snooker looking for big break at 2024 Olympics

Snooker chiefs are stepping up their campaign to make the sport part of the 2024 Olympics.

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Hossein Vafaei, from Iran.

English Open: Swiss rookie Ursenbacher making the headlines at Metrodome

If snooker needed a new poster boy to grab the attention of the Olympics hierarchy, rising star Alexander Ursenbacher may be the answer to their prayers.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan

Ronnie O'Sullivan allows intruding fan to take shot during win at English Open in Barnsley

Ronnie O’Sullivan navigated an intruder and John Higgins as he made the quarter-finals of the English Open in Barnsley.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan was given permission to wear trainers after injuring his ankle

English Open: Ronnie O'Sullivan advances to third round as Liang Wenbo hits maximum in Barnsley

Ronnie O'Sullivan was allowed to wear trainers as he raced into the third round of the English Open in Barnsley with a 4-1 win against Mark Davis.

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Ashley Hugill

English Open defeat all part of learning process for Hugill

ASHLEY Hugill feels like he missed a golden opportunity for a deep run at the Dafabet English Open this week but claims every defeat brings him a step closer to really making waves on the professional snooker tour.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan

World Snooker’s u-turn after stepping on Rocket’s blue shoes in Barnsley

World Snooker has allowed Ronnie O’Sullivan to wear trainers during his second round match at the English Open.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan

English Open: Ronnie O'Sullivan on search for black trainers after threatening Barnsley pull out

Ronnie O'Sullivan has threatened to pull out of the English Open over a row about his shoes.

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Ding Junhui.

Efficient Ding shows rookie Keogan no mercy in Barnsley

DING Junhui is one of the favourites for every tournament he enters but after winning Tuesday’s battle of South Yorkshire, the snooker superstar claims his main goal this week is simply conserving energy.

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Ding Junhui

English Open: Ding wins 'battle of South Yorkshire'

DING Junhui is one of the favourites for every tournament he enters but after winning Tuesday's battle of South Yorkshire, the snooker superstar claims his main goal this week is simply conserving energy.

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Ashley Hugill

English Open: Hard graft finally paying off for York rookie Hugill at Metrodome

Ashley Hugill is determined to make it as a professional snooker player after years battling to join the World Snooker tour.

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Video - English Open: Snooker’s top stars making a splash at Barnsley’s Metrodome

First we had the Hurricane, then the Whirlwind, now snooker has the Calypso Cove, as the Dafabet English Open rolled into Barnsley yesterday.

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English Open: World's best players arrive in Barnsley

Peter Lines was a first-round casualty on the opening day of the Dafabet English Open.
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Peter Lines and son Oliver Lines.

English Open: Champion moment is not to be repeated for Lines

Veteran snooker star Peter Lines admits he is “gutted” he will not be able to defend his World Seniors title.

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Snooker player David Grace pictured at Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds. (Picture: Simon Hulme)

Big Interview: Snooker’s Amazing Grace happy to be losing ... weight

TWO years ago, underdog David Grace made sporting headlines with a stunning run to the UK Championship semi-finals.

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Snooker player Chris Keogan from Sprotbrough, Doncaster, is sponsored by Club Doncaster.

Testing times for tour rookie Keogan after O’Sullivan loss

Doncaster rookie Chris Keogan has had a tough baptism to life as a professional snooker player.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan

English Open: Ronnie O’Sullivan targets maximum return at the Metrodome

Ronnie O’Sullivan will bank a £40,000 bonus if he can add to his record haul of 147 maximum breaks at next week’s English Open.

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Chris Keogan

English Open draw: Yorkshire hopefuls handed tough openers in Barnsley

Doncaster rookie Chris Keogan faces a daunting opening match against Ding Junhui in the English Open.

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Snooker player Chris Keogan, has teamed up with Club Doncaster.

Trump is feeling champion ahead of Barnsley

Bucharest, Belgium, and, maybe, Barnsley: Judd Trump is the man in form ahead of next week’s English Open.

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