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Ashraf registers outright win against Karim

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KARACHI: The 22nd Sindh Cup Snooker Tournament 2013 got under way on Wednesday in Karachi, with 192 players competing in the two-week event. Ashraf Ali began his campaign with a convincing 3-0 win against Umar bin Karim, while Arif Khan outclassed Abdul Ghaffar 3-0. On the other hand, Ahmed Imam played ...

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Gary Wilson: Snooker player shoots maximum 147 break

Gary Wilson Snooker player

Gary Wilson has made his first maximum 147 break while playing in a German Masters qualifying event in Barnsley. The 28-year-old, ranked 89th in the world, cleaned up in the fourth frame against Ricky Walden, but will share a £2,500 prize with Dechawat Poomjaeng as the Thai shot a 147 ...

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Stephen Lee match-fixing appeal scheduled for January

Stephen Lee: Handed a 12-year ban from snooker earlier this year

Stephen Lee’s appeal against a 12-year ban for match-fixing is to begin at the end of January, the WPBSA has announced. The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) on Wednesday confirmed the appeal would be heard in two parts, the first of those to be held in London on ...

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UK Championship: Ronnie O’Sullivan knocked out in the quarter-finals at the Barbican

Ronnie O'Sullivan: Knocked out in the quarter-finals by Stuart Bingham

Ronnie O’Sullivan saw his hopes of winning the UK Championship for a fifth time dashed when he was beaten 6-4 by Stuart Bingham. ‘The Rocket’ found himself 3-1 down at the mid-session interval of the quarter-final clash, including watching his opponent knock in a break of 131. O’Sullivan responded with ...

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UK Championship: Neil Robertson edges past Stuart Bingham in York

Neil Robertson: Held his nerve to win the decider

Neil Robertson overcame a dramatic fightback from Stuart Bingham to win 9-8 and book his place in the final of the williamhill.com UK Championship in York. The Australian led 5-3 at the interval and won the first three frames of the evening session to move to the brink of victory. ...

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Masters: Ronnie O’Sullivan will play at Alexandra Palace after all

Ronnie O'Sullivan will play at Alexandra Palace after all

Ronnie O’Sullivan has changed his mind about competing at next month’s Masters event in London by saying he will now take his place in one of snooker’s most prestigious competitions. The reigning world champion originally said he was thinking about giving the event at Alexandra Palace a miss before making ...

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Snooker review 2013

Snooker review 2013

Snooker continues to grow in terms of tournaments and prize money under Barry Hearn, but in a year full of incident it was marred by match-fixing headlines with Stephen Lee banned for 12 years after the biggest controversy to ever hit the sport. It was also another year full of ...

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