Mar 13, 2013 11:07 EDT
Pakistan will host the Asian Amateur Snooker Championship next month, officials announced on Wednesday, despite security concerns which forced a recent event with arch-rivals India to be cancelled.
Feb 26, 2013 07:34 EST
Ronnie O'Sullivan is set to end his snooker exile and defend his world title in April this year, the English cuemaster announced at a news conference in London on Tuesday.
Feb 22, 2013 13:11 EST
Reigning world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is set to make a major announcement concerning his future in snooker on Tuesday.
Feb 15, 2013 18:28 EST
Defending champion Ding Junhui made light work of reaching the last four of the Wales Open with a 5-1 quarter-final win over England's Robert Milkins on Friday.
Feb 15, 2013 13:05 EST
Indian cueman Pankaj Advani's history-making run at the Wales Open came to an end with a 5-2 quarter-final defeat by Judd Trump in Newport on Friday.
Feb 14, 2013 18:02 EST
Pankaj Advani on Thursday became the first Indian snooker player to reach the quarter-finals of a world ranking event when he defeated Graeme Dott 4-1 at the Welsh Open.
Feb 02, 2013 22:42 EST
Hong Kong's Marco Fu reached his first major final since 2008 and credited his run at the German Masters to becoming a father for the first time.
Jan 21, 2013 15:32 EST
World Snooker supremo Barry Hearn has insisted the success of the recent Masters tournament shows the sport can thrive without Ronnie O'Sullivan although he'd welcome the return of the world champion.
Jan 20, 2013 19:23 EST
Mark Selby won a third Masters title as he beat defending champion Neil Robertson of Australia 10-6 in the final at London's Alexandra Palace on Sunday.
Jan 18, 2013 13:30 EST
Judd Trump produced one of his worst displays in a 6-1 quarter-final loss to Graeme Dott at the Masters on Friday.
Jan 13, 2013 17:57 EST
Reigning champion Neil Robertson started the defence of his Masters title by winning the last three frames to beat China's Ding Junhui 6-5 in a tense first round clash at London's Alexandra Palace.
Dec 09, 2012 21:56 EST
World number one Mark Selby defeated close friend and fellow Englishman Shaun Murphy 10-6 to win the UK Championship title.
Dec 05, 2012 18:14 EST
Belgian snooker wunderkind Luca Brecel once again underlined his massive potential with a blistering performance to reach the quarter-finals of the UK Championships in York on Wednesday.
Dec 03, 2012 17:39 EST
Australia's 2010 world snooker champion Neil Robertson moved a step closer to becoming only the eighth player to win the sport's Triple Crown when he eased into the second round of the UK Championship with an impressive 6-1 win over England's Tom Ford on Monday.
Nov 16, 2012 09:43 EST
World champion Ronnie O'Sullivan has signed up with a new management company, days after announcing that he was putting his snooker career on hold.
Nov 06, 2012 12:51 EST
World champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is set to give up his title without a defence after it was announced Tuesday he does not plan to compete in any World Snooker Tour events for the rest of the 2012/13 season.
Nov 06, 2012 09:48 EST
World champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is set to give up his title without a defence after it was announced on Tuesday he does not plan to compete in any World Snooker Tour events for the rest of the 2012/13 season.
Aug 28, 2012 13:19 EDT
Four-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan was given a suspended fine and a warning by snooker's governing body on Tuesday after being found guilty of failing to attend tournaments.
Aug 07, 2012 05:33 EDT
World champion Ronnie O'Sullivan has settled his differences with the governing body of the sport and is set to return to the main tour.
May 07, 2012 16:21 EDT
Ronnie O'Sullivan won the 2012 World Snooker Championship after beating Ali Carter 18-11 in the final at the Crucible Theatre on Monday.
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Engraving from Charles Cotton's 1674 book, The Compleat Gamester
|Highest governing body||World Confederation of Billiard Sports|
|First played||15th century Europe, with roots in ground billiards|
|Team members||Single opponents, doubles or teams|
|Mixed gender||Yes, sometimes in separate leagues/divisions|
|Equipment||Billiard ball, billiard table, cue stick|
|Venue||Billiard hall or home billiard room|
|Olympic||Proposed for 2010|