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Sheffield World Snooker: from pints and fags to Wine Gums

They used to down pints of lager and smoke free fags and none of us would bat a watery eyelid.

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Snooker: Ding Junhui still believes he can be a Crucible champion in Sheffield despite World Championship quarter-final exit

Another Crucible opportunity may have slipped through Ding Junhui’s grasp but the deep-seated belief that he will one day be world champion still resides in the Chinese snooker superstar.

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Snooker: Favourite Ding Junhui on verge of exit at Sheffield Crucible

Everything appeared to be opening up perfectly for Ding Junhui at this year’s Betfred World Championship but a scintillating session of snooker from Crucible specialist Barry Hawkins has him on the verge of another frustrating exit.

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Sheffield Wednesday players take a break at Crucible for World Snooker Championships

Sheffield Wednesday players take a break at Crucible for World Snooker Championships

Four Owls players swooped into the Crucible yesterday to soak up some of the special snooker atmosphere with the Betfred World Championship now in full swing.

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Ronnie O' Sullivan during his match against Ali Carter during day eight of the 2018 Betfred World Championship at The Crucible, Sheffield. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

Snooker World Championships: Ronnie O'Sullivan brands conqueror Ali Carter 'Mr Angry' during Crucible defeat

Ronnie O'Sullivan crashed out of the Betfred World Championship after a bitter mid-match spat with Ali Carter at the Crucible.

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Snooker: Sheffield-based Chinese star Ding Junhui dreaming of glamour semi-final... against Ronnie O'Sullivan

Ding Junhui may have just reached the Betfred World Snooker Championship second round but he is already dreaming of a glamour semi-final with Ronnie O’Sullivan.

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Cancer fighter Eilish Jennings given VIP treatment at Crucible for World Snooker Championships - as £300,000 fundraising target ticks towards halfway mark in less than a month

Hers is a story that has captured the hearts of the people of Sheffield - and cancer-fighter Eilish Jennings was given the VIP treatment at the Crucible yesterday, watching the World Snooker Championships with her partner Simon.
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VIDEO: Ronnie O'Sullivan shows real appetite for this year's World Snooker Championship

Snooker superstar Ronnie O'Sullivan proved he's got a real appetite for this year's World Snooker Championship - eating through the official press conference at Sheffield's Crucible.

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Barry Hearn at the Crucible

'We belong to the city of Sheffield' insists snooker chief Barry Hearn ahead of 2018 World Championship at Crucible

World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn has reaffirmed the sport's long term commitment to Sheffield as 500million people worldwide prepare to tune in for the World Championship at the Crucible from tomorrow.

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Players Lounge No.1 confirmed their title in the Premiership in fine style with a maximum 5-0 win against Alpine No.1.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan talks to referee Brendan Moore at the Crucible

In the fast lane: Former Sheffield bus driver lands Crucible final

Former Sheffield bus driver Brendan Moore will referee the final of the Betfred World Championship at the Crucible for the second time, this year.

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David collects trophy from brother Carl

The final of both the Sheffield Snooker Championship and the Marshall Cup have taken place. Both were staged at the Players Lounge who sponsors both events together with Coors.

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Alpine No 2 potters well placed at summit

Premiership leaders Players Lounge No.1 did not have a match this week giving their near rivals the chance to catch up a few points.

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Steelers inflict rare defeat on Players No1

Having previously lost only one match all season Premiership leaders Players Lounge No.1 went down to their second defeat in a row this week, losing 3-2 at Steelers Bar.

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No 1 potters extend lead at top of Premiership to 15 points

Players Lounge No.1’s lead continues to grow at the top of the Premiership.

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Snooker: Ding Junhui left deflated as Masters curse strikes again with defeat to unfancied Ryan Day

Ding Junhui was left deflated after his Masters curse struck again on Monday in his first-round defeat by the unfancied Ryan Day.
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2018's Ladbrokes World Grand Prix will take place at Preston Guild Hall, February 19 to 25

WIN: Ladbrokes World Grand Prix final tickets to see snooker stars at Preston Guild Hall

Snooker superstar Ronnie O'Sullivan is fast becoming regarded as the greatest player of them all and we're giving you the chance to see the best in action at 2018's Ladbrokes World Grand Prix.

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Sheffield's Adam Duffy

Snooker: Adam Duffy in a good place despite exit from Dafabet Northern Ireland Open

Adam Duffy insists he is in a good place ahead of next week's UK Championships despite watching his Dafabet Northern Ireland Open campaign draw to an end.
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Snooker: Adam Duffy can’t hide his delight after ‘scrappy’ Open victory

Two missed flights, one immense gridlock and one battling victory – it’s fair to say Adam Duffy will have few stranger days than this Dafabet Northern Ireland Open experience.

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Mark Selby won the title for the second time by beating Ronnie O'Sullivan in the final last year

WIN: World Snooker tickets to 2017 Betway UK Championship in York

World Snooker's top stars return to York this month for the Betway UK Championship and here’s your chance to win tickets to the showpiece final.

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