• Ding Builds Semi-Final Lead
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  • Hawk Sets Up Higgins Semi-Final
  • Ding Downs The Rocket

O’Sullivan And Ding Finely Poised

Ronnie O’Sullivan and Ding Junhui are locked together at 4-4 following an intriguing opening session of their Betfred World Championship clash. The Rocket, who is competing in his 18th Crucible quarter-final, has dominated previous meetings between the pair, leading 10-2 in the head to head record. However, it’s 12-time ranking winner Ding who most recently made it to snooker’s showpiece match, losing out in last year’s world final to Mark…

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Snooker Champ Parrott Visits Sheffield’s Becton Centre

Left to right: Jason Ferguson, Seema Jaswal, George, Ellis and John Parrott Former World Snooker Champion John Parrott paid a visit to Becton Centre for Children and Young People on Monday – and took to the baize with two talented young potters. Parrott, who conquered the Crucible in 1991, visited the centre along with Seema Jaswal who is part of the BBC’s presentation team at the Betfred World Championship which…

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Fu Beats Robertson In Thriller

Marco Fu won a gripping match 13-11 against Neil Robertson in the last 16 of the Betfred World Championship, to earn a shot at title-holder Mark Selby. Hong Kong’s Fu came from 10-8 and 11-10 down to win five of the last six frames, sealing victory on the final black of a dramatic 24th frame. He now meets Selby over 25 frames in the quarter-finals on Tuesday and Wednesday, in…

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Bank of England's staff gym lockers not accepting new £1 coins 

Despite the new 12 sided coin becoming legal tender nearly a month ago on March 28, the gym has been forced to put signs up telling members to carry on using the old coins. One member of staff at the Bank of England Sports Centre in Roehampton, south west London said: “You’d think that the Bank of England would have thought about this. The club boasts a pool, gym, tennis…

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