O’Sullivan set to make big announcement

RONNIE O’Sullivan is to make a major announcement on his future career plans next week. The Rocket, who was crowned the winner of the World Championship last season, announced in November last year he would miss the remainder of the season so he could take a break away from the game due to personal issues.…

Carter withdraws from Haikou World Open

GERMAN Masters Champion Ali Carter has pulled out of the Haikou World Open on medical grounds. The world number 11 is suffering from the effects of Crohn’s disease and has been advised by his doctor not to travel to China and play in the tournament. It is a case of history repeating itself for Carter…

ITV to screen Haikou World Open

LIVE coverage of next week’s Haikou World Open will be screened on ITV4, it has been announced. Extensive coverage of the ranking event, which kicks off on Monday (February 25), will be broadcast from 6.10am to 3pm each day during the week-long event in China. It will be the first time in 20 years ITV…