It is 20 years since Ken Doherty was crowned world champion when he became the first player to beat Stephen Hendry in a Crucible final. Ahead of this year’s tournament, the Irishman assesses the state of the sport and gives us his World Snooker Championship tips.
Snooker fans were among the first to enjoy a flagship event in 2021 as one of the sport’s prestigious ‘triple crown’ events – the Masters – took place in January. Attention now turns to another: the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre in April, where the planet’s best snooker players will go head to head for the final time this season.
Following the announcement of six contenders, we’re taking a look at the 2020 Sports Personality of the Year odds to see who is fancied to claim this prestigious award. The winner will be announced on December 20 via a live broadcast from Salford, with voting open to the public during that programme.
Ronnie O’Sullivan has been stuck on five World Snooker Championship titles since 2013 but is fancied to add to his tally of Crucible triumphs this year. The Rocket may now be a veteran performer at the age of 42, but he has had one of his best ever campaigns, picking … Read more
The Masters odds > BET HERE! Ronnie O’Sullivan has claimed a record seven Masters titles and looks a worthy 5/2 favourite to add to that tally at Alexandra Palace this month. It is hard to believe that the Rocket first lifted this trophy way back in 1995, but he seems … Read more
UK Championship odds > BET HERE! The UK Championship is rated second only to the World Championship in terms of prestige on the snooker calendar and we’re taking two players against the field in the outright winner market. Ronnie O’Sullivan heads into the York tournament as 4/1 favourite and is … Read more
The Scottish Open takes place at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow this week, with 128 players competing for the top prize of £70,000. Three former world champions are in first-round action on Tuesday, with Ronnie O’Sullivan and Shaun Murphy featuring in the afternoon session before Neil Robertson competes in the … Read more
York plays host to UK Championship snooker for the next two weeks and Kyren Wilson stands out as the value bet in the outright market. As per usual, Ronnie O’Sullivan leads the betting for the second biggest tournament on the calendar but that is of little surprise, such is the weight … Read more