Amateur player James Cahill pulled off the biggest shock in the history of the World Snooker Championships as he completed a 10-8 first-round win over five-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan.
Ronnie O'Sullivan is at risk of being on the wrong end of one of the biggest upsets in World Snooker Championship history having ended today 5-4 behind amateur James Cahill in their first-round match in Sheffield.
World number one Ronnie O'Sullivan will begin his quest for a sixth World Snooker Championship title against James Cahill with action in Sheffield set to get under way tomorrow.
One of the enduring bonuses of an airport - particularly if one has been enduring a long, shuffling, early morning queue with a growing sense of dismay over the previous night's alcoholic intake - or so people tell me - is the unexpected people you see.
Ali Carter upset the odds to beat five-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan and earn a place in the quarter-finals of the World Snooker Championships in Sheffield.
Ali Carter holds a 9-7 advantage over five-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan after the second session of their round two match at the World Snooker Championships in Sheffield.
Five-time winner Ronnie O'Sullivan fought back from 6-3 down overnight to beat Scotland's Stephen Maguire at the World Snooker Championship in Sheffield.
Ronnie O’Sullivan is due to begin his bid for a sixth World Snooker Championship title tomorrow when he faces Stephen Maguire in the first round of the 2018 edition in Sheffield.
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Vijay Amritraj had died twice before I interviewed him at the Wimbledon qualifying tournament in Roehampton. We had a fascinating chat.
Adam Scott regrets he will be unable to attend the Rio 2016 Olympics golf competition owing to a subsequent engagement.
Ronnie O’Sullivan - Olympic champion. Could that ever become a reality? In terms of ability, you bet. But snooker’s bid for inclusion in the 2020 Tokyo Games, for all the flexibility of events promised by the International Olympic Committee's recent Agenda 2020 deliberations, is a long shot into the far pocket.
Five-time world snooker champion Ronnie O’Sullivan feels his sport does not deserve a place on the Olympic programme, claiming winning a “World Championship, UK Championship or Masters title would always come before Olympic gold”.