Ronnie O'Sullivan: Champion of the world

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Ronnie O'Sullivan is a snooker odyssey.
Ronnie O'Sullivan: Champion of the world
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He is one of the finest players ever to pick up a cue and now has four world titles to go alongside his exceptional talent.

The Rocket has had three previous World Championship triumphs and bundles of fantastic moments in the game, but this could arguably be his finest.

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Ronnie O’Sullivan, 2012 World Champion

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Ronnie O’Sullivan, 2012 World Champion

Ronnie O’Sullivan tonight became the world champion for the fourth time in his illustrious career following an 18-11 triumph over Ali Carter.

It’s the second time that the English pair have met with snooker’s holy grail at stake and, while Carter enjoyed claiming three more frames than in 2008, the result was always inevitably going to be the same.

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O'SULLIVAN ROCKETS TO WORLD TITLE

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RONNIE O'Sullivan regained the world snooker championship with an 18-11 victory over Ali Carter at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.

 

The Rocket, who had enjoyed the better of the opening day of the final where he closed 10-7 returned and swiftly extended his advantage to 14-7, punishing the mistakes of Carter.

 

But just as some were wondering

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Rocket fires his way to title

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Rocket fires his way to title

Ronnie O'Sullivan claimed the World Championship title for a fourth time with a comfortable 18-11 victory over Ali Carter at the Crucible.

'The Rocket' followed up his triumphs in 2001, 2004 and 2008 with an impressive performance against his fellow Englishman.O'Sullivan led 10-7 going into Monday's play and promptly reeled off the first four...

The End is Nigh

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The End is Nigh

Today, the final two sessions of the 2012 World Championship will be played and, with it, comes the conclusion of a jam-packed and memorable season.

Ronnie O’Sullivan grafted a three-frame overnight cushion over Ali Carter following yesterday’s intriguing battle to lead 10-7.

Neither player were at their imperial best but both scrapped well when

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O'Sullivan moves three clear

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Stamina test: Ronnie O'Sullivan (left) and Ali Carter resume on Monday

Ronnie O'Sullivan remained on course to clinch his fourth world title after opening up a 10-7 lead over Ali Carter in the final at the Crucible.

O'Sullivan, who has hinted he will follow Stephen Hendry into retirement after the final concludes on Monday, looked set to end...

Pink Ribbon 2012: Tournament Information

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Pink Ribbon 2012: Tournament Information

South West Snooker Academy is delighted to announce the launch of the 2012 Pink Ribbon Pro Am, the biggest Charity Pro Am in the World…

Following the success of the first two year’s events, this year is set to be even bigger and better.

The Amateur qualifying days will be 6-8 June with the 32 seeded professionals joining the tournament on 9-10 June.

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Ken Doherty Joins WPBSA Board

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Ken Doherty Joins WPBSA Board

Ken Doherty, one of snooker’s most experienced players, has joined the board of the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA).

 

Former World Champion Doherty was co-opted as the second Non-Executive Player Director at a WPBSA board meeting during the Betfred.com World Snooker Championship this week. He will join six times World

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The only way is Essex

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Fifteen days are down and two men are left standing in the World Championship.
The only way is Essex
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It's time for the final.

We've seen it all. Joy, despair, surprises,comebacks, flukes and more but now we're down to an Essex derby to decide who becomes world champion.

Ronnie O'Sullivan faces Ali Carter in a repeat of the final some four years...

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O'SULLIVAN CRUISES THROUGH

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RONNIE O'Sullivan cruised into the final of the World Championships with a 17-10 victory over Matthew Stevens.

 

Resuming with a 15-9 advantage ovber the Welshman the Rocket needed only fifty minutes to put paid to the challenge of the man who has contested two world championship finals but has yet to wear the world crown.

 

Stevens though to his

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Rocket in overdrive

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Ronnie O'Sullivan: chasing a fourth world title

Ronnie O'Sullivan quickly claimed the two frames he needed to set up a clash against Ali Carter in the Betfred.com World Championship final.

The three-time former champion ended Welshman Matthew Stevens' hopes with a 17-10 victory in a short Saturday evening session.Sunday and Monday will see a...

Carter gets it done

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Ali Carter: Reached the final for the second time in five years

Ali Carter completed a 17-12 triumph over Stephen Maguire to secure his place in the final of the Betfred.com World Championship.

Beaten 2008 finalist Carter was suffering so badly with Crohn's disease, the bowel condition he was diagnosed with nine years ago, that he considered...

Ronnie rallies at Crucible

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Ronnie O'Sullivan: Final in sight

Ronnie O'Sullivan put a slow start behind him on Saturday to move two frames away from a place in the World Championship final.

The 36-year-old started so slowly it seemed Matthew Stevens, 11-5 behind heading into the session, would significantly close the gap ahead of tonight's concluding session.At one stage...

Crucible Diary 2012: Day Fifteen

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Crucible Diary 2012: Day Fifteen

Day fifteen at the Crucible and already there has been a dramatic morning session as Matthew Stevens attempted to come back from 11-5 down against Ronnie O’Sullivan to make a match of it. Click below to see how he got on?

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With the final trip to Sheffield...

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Rocket goes into overdrive

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Ronnie O'Sullivan: Imperious form on Friday

Ronnie O'Sullivan reeled off six straight frames to leave Matthew Stevens shell-shocked in their Betfred.com World Championship semi-final.

The three-time champion was on top form as he surged into an 11-5 lead on the back of a stunning second session on Friday.He treated a rapt audience to breaks of...

The Semi Spat

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The Semi Spat

The debate is revisited nearly every year and once again chatter among journalists and bloggers, players and fans has resorted back to the format of the World Championship semi-finals.

Many have their own personal view and a lot of these have been shared on other blogs, Twitter and Facebook over the course of the last 24 hours so I thought I may

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Carter closing in on final

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Carter closing in on final

Stephen Maguire won the final three frames of the evening but it is Ali Carter who remains in charge of their Betfred.com World Championship semi-final.

Carter was considering retirement at the turn of the year, as he struggled badly with Crohn's disease, a bowel condition, but now a second appearance in the World Championship final beckons

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