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UK Snooker Championship: Chris Keogan ‘will learn’ from Ali Carter defeat

Chris Keogan vowed to learn from his Betway UK Championship experience after losing 6-1 to a free-flowing Ali Carter in the first round at the York Barbican on Thursday.

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Doncaster snooker ace Chris Keogan

From a deconstructed table football table to the big time: the Donny Dynamo Chris Keogan

When it comes to talent at snooker being a case of a mis-spent youth, the story of Chris Keogan is the contradiction.

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Sheffield's Adam Duffy.

Adam’s gutted at Duff result against Ebdon

Adam Duffy admitted he was absolutely devastated after suffering a heart-breaking 4-3 loss to Peter Ebdon which saw his Coral Northern Ireland Open hopes come to a crashing halt.

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Snooker: Sheffield-based potter reaches second round

Ding Junhui was reflected on a job well done after easing past Mitchell Mann 4-0 to reach the English Open second round on Monday.

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Ding Junhui: Photo: PA

Sheffield-based Chinese snooker star Ding marches into English Open second round

Ding Junhui reflected on a job well done after easing past Mitchell Mann 4-0 to reach the English Open second round last night.

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Ding Junhui. Photo  Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Sheffield-based Ding Junhui beats world champion Mark Selby to win his second Shanghai Masters title

Sheffield-based Ding Junhui defeated world champion Mark Selby 10-6 to win the Shanghai Masters for the second time.

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Adam Duffy

Snooker: Duffy hopes for upturn in fortunes

It is a brand new season - and Adam Duffy hopes a new cue will bring him a change in fortunes.

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Adam Duffy

Snooker: Adam Duffy keen to make the most of second chance

Adam Duffy hated every day of being an amateur snooker player.

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Five-time snooker world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan

Snooker legend Ronnie O'Sullivan praises Sheffield Wednesday fans after friendly visit to Hillsborough

He's a veteran of potting balls at the city's legendary Crucible Theatre - but snooker genius Ronnie O'Sullivan switched sports for an afternoon yesterday as he visited Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough stadium.

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Mark Selby celebrates with the trophy after beating Ding Junhui in the final of the Betfred Snooker World Championships at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.

Sheffield snooker tickets set for sell-out

Tickets for the 2017 World Snooker Championships in Sheffield are already close to selling out.

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Snooker at Sheffield Crucible 2017: tickets ‘like gold dust’

Tickets for snooker’s Betfred World Championship in Sheffield have virtually sold out - only two months after Mark Selby beat Ding Junhui in the 2016 final.

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It’s a family affair as Steelers win Sheffield snooker title

It’s a family affair as Steelers win Sheffield snooker title

Pictured are the Steelers No.5 team who won the David Herriot Trophy, beating Carlton SC II 3-1 in the final at Steelers Sports Bar.

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Ding Junhiu in action during the final at the Crucible in Sheffield

Sheffield’s snooker deal ‘unique chance’ to attract Chinese investment

Sheffield’s new deal to keep the World Snooker Championship for another decade is a ‘unique opportunity’ for the city to attract investment from China, council bosses have said.

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Mark Selby celebrates with the trophy after beating Ding Junhui in the final of the Betfred Snooker World Championships at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

Snooker Hall: Leicester City fan Mark Selby toasts World Snooker and Premier League titles

He may have missed out on an invite to the Vardy Party which celebrated Leicester City’s Premier League title win, but Mark Selby was the toast of Sheffield on Monday evening after sealing his second World Championship title.

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Deal to keep world snooker finals in Sheffield is ‘great for city’, say residents

Deal to keep world snooker finals in Sheffield is ‘great for city’, say residents

It could be worth £50m to the city, and the deal to keep the world’s biggest snooker tournament in Sheffield until 2027 was greeted with excitement outside the Crucible.

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Mark Selby celebrates with wife Vikki and daughter Sofia Maria after beating Ding Junhui in the final of the Betfred Snooker World Championships at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Pic: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Snooker Hall: Mark Selby a worthy champion after another memorable tournament at Sheffield’s Crucible

A homeless man asks for change and a woman totters past the Crucible with a full wine glass as, just metres away inside the famous old theatre, two heavyweights of the snooker world do battle for a life-changing World Championship title.

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Mark Selby celebrates beating Ding Junhui in the final of the Betfred Snooker World Championships at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

World Snooker: Ding battles but Selby too strong as another title heads to Leicester

On the night when Leicester City incredibly became Premier League champions, the World Snooker Championship trophy also headed to the East Midlands city as Mark Selby saw off the spirited challenge of Sheffield-based Ding Junhiu.
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Ding Junhui at the table in his match against Mark Williams during day eleven of the Betfred Snooker World Championships at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday April 26, 2016. See PA story SNOOKER World. Photo credit should read: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Snooker to stay in Sheffield until at least 2027

Sheffield is to retain World Championship snooker for at least another ten years.

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Mark Selby in action during day fifteen of the Betfred Snooker World Championships at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Steven Paston/PA Wire

Sheffield set to keep snooker in new long-term deal

A long-term deal to keep World Championship snooker in Sheffield is expected to be signed ‘very shortly’.

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Barry Hearn during day twelve of the Betfred World Championships at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Pic: Simon Cooper/PA Wire

Snooker Hall: Why the World Championships at the Crucible gives businessman Barry Hearn a headache

As a businessman and a snooker lover, the World Championship continuing at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre gives Barry Hearn a headache.

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