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Hawk Ready To Soar

Hawkins’ break-building class has helped make him a fixture among the world’s top ten A relaxing summer break has left Barry Hawkins ready to regain his best form in the new season. World number eight Hawkins elected to miss the Australian Goldfields Open in order to give him a full two months to recharge his batteries, and he’s now looking forward to getting back on the baize at next week’s…

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Handy Calendar

How about a handy calendar for the 2015/16 season? Just bookmark this page for a quick and easy guide showing all the tournaments and dates for the new season, so you’ll know exactly what’s happening in the snooker world, and what’s coming up. Of if you prefer a pdf version just click the link below. Click here 2015/16 Calendar

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World champion Bingham aids amateur tournament

20 July 2015 Last updated at 17:39 By Shamoon Hafez BBC Sport “Hi mate, I’ll give you a grand. Cheers, Stuart.” An amateur snooker tournament organiser found himself on the end of a generous donation from world champion Stuart Bingham, who has provided £1,000 to help with prize money for his competition. The Snookerbacker Classic  – financially the biggest event in Europe for players who are not members of the…

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Calling All Snooker Fans….

Announcing the forthcoming return of http://www.110sport.tv/ – the snooker news website. We’ve been offline for a while due to a number of factors, and we feel sad. Because while we’re away there’s nobody to keep you guys up to date with the latest snooker news stories from around the web. Happy to say we’re about to put that right, so please check back in a couple of days and you should…

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Snooker – Absurdly talented kid pulls off staggering string of pool trick shots

DailymotionVideo https://www.dailymotion.com/embed/video/x2wl2wf Embed Calling himself ‘The Stinger’, Webber has earned himself a huge following on the internet after a glorious video of his trickshots went viral. And, well, frankly that’s about as far as we got with this one. But what else do you need? Just make sure you don’t stop watching before the double black ball catch, the ‘machine gun’ line-up of reds, the… well, you get the idea….

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Higgins triumphs in Australian Open

John Higgins has won the world title four times 5 July 2015 Last updated at 14:12 John Higgins secured his 27th ranking title with a 9-8 win over Martin Gould in the Australian Open final. The dramatic victory draws Higgins, 40, level with Ronnie O’Sullivan and to within one of Steve Davis’s total for ranking tournament wins. Fellow Scot Stephen Hendry leads the way with 36. England’s Martin Gould, 33,…

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Australian Open results

29 June 2015 Last updated at 10:47 Sunday 5 July Final (Best of 17 frames) John Higgins (Sco) 9-8 Martin Gould (Eng) Saturday 4 July Semi-finals (Best of 11 frames) Jamie Jones (Wal) 4-6 John Higgins (Sco) Stephen Maguire (Sco) 1-6 Martin Gould (Eng) Friday 3 July Quarter-finals Jamie Jones (Wal) 5-4 Michael White (Wal) Joe Perry (Eng) 3-5 John Higgins (Sco) Judd Trump (Eng) 1-5 Stephen Maguire (Sco) Martin…

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Snooker – Honours list disgrace: Why is Ronnie O’Sullivan being ignored?

Pub quiz time. With which sport is Vera Selby best associated? Tennis? Athletics? Lawn bowls? Croquet? You could spend some time guessing. I did. The more eagle-eyed of you may guess snooker simply because of Mark Selby, last year’s world champion fighting out of Crucible’s Sheffield Theatre after a rousing final success against Ronnie O’Sullivan. And you would be right, but not because Vera is a relation to Mark. They…

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Snooker will bid again for Olympics

Five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan has opposed snooker’s attempt to become an Olympic sport 22 June 2015 Last updated at 18:27 By Frank Keogh BBC Sport Snooker will bid again to become an Olympic sport after missing out on a place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Jason Ferguson, World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association chairman, is targeting the 2024 Games. “We know we are a strong sport, we will come…

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Chinese teens beat Scots in final

Yan is debuting on the professional circuit 21 June 2015 Last updated at 15:58 Fifteen-year-old Yan Bingtao and Zhou Yuelong, two years older, have beaten former world champion John Higgins and Stephen Maguire to win the World Cup. The Scots had beaten China’s A team in the quarter-finals but lost out 4-1 to the hosts’ B side, who secured the £120,000 top prize in Wuxi. China’s Ding Junhui and Liang…

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