Allen receives Chinese rocket

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Allen receives Chinese rocket

Mark Allen: Received a suspended three-month ban and fined £10,000

Mark Allen has been given a suspended three-month ban and fined £10,000 for accusing Chinese players of cheating.

The punishment comes for comments made after his defeat at the World Championship at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield on April 22.The 26-year-old first accused his...

Rocket confirms break

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Rocket confirms break

Ronnie O'Sullivan: will not take part in this year's Premier League

Reigning world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is to take a break from snooker after refusing to sign the contract binding tour players.

O'Sullivan said after winning his fourth Crucible title in Sheffield that he would "have four, five, six months off and assess the situation".True...

Williams fined for Crucible rant

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Williams fined for Crucible rant

Mark Williams: Fined after Twitter comments

Two-time world snooker champion Mark Williams has been fined £3000 for making derogatory comments about the Crucible and suggesting the World Championship should be moved to China.

The Welshman landed himself in hot water with a rant on Twitter about the conditions at the famous Sheffield theatre, and...

Jogia suspended by WPBSA

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Jogia suspended by WPBSA

British professional Joe Jogia has been suspended by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) pending the completion of a betting investigation.

Jogia withdrew from his Snooker Shoot-Out match against Matthew Selt in January due to a leg injury, shortly after a bookmaker reported the contest had been the subject of...

ACS Elects 2012-2013 Directors/Officers

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ACS-News

At its recent Annual General Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, the American CueSports Alliance (ACS) elected a new director to the ACS board. Mark Finkelstein [NY] (ACS Certified Instructor -- Level 4) was elected to a two-year term representing ACS Instructors, while the balance of incumbents retained their seats.

 

The new board of directors

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Why I Watch Snooker, by Kenn Fong

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Why I Watch Snooker, by Kenn Fong

As those of you who regularly drop in on my live chats here at PSB may be aware, Kenn Fong is a snooker fan from the United States of America and given the relative lack of snooker presence across the Atlantic, I asked him if he would be interested in writing a guest article as to what attracted him to the sport. Over to Kenn….

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Q School 2012: Sean Storms Sheffield

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Q School 2012: Sean Storms Sheffield

Today saw the second event of the 2012 Q School come to a conclusion and four more players confirmed on the main tour for 2012/13, including another in Sean O’Sullivan who will be making his début next season…

  • Click here to view all of the results from Q School Event Two

First man through today was 18-year-old Sean O’Sullivan, who defeated Michael W

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