Lee found guilty of match-fixing

STEPHEN Lee has been found guilty of match-fixing charges by the World Professional Snooker and Billiards Association. The verdict comes after Lee, a five times ranking event winner, faced a disciplinary tribunal hearing in Bristol last week following charges over seven matches played in four tournaments between 2008 and 2009 – charges the 38-year-old denied. His…

British Open joy for Evans

REANNE Evans kicked off the 2013/14 women’s snooker season in winning style by claiming the British Open. The nine-times World Ladies champion defeated Derby teenager Hannah Jones 4-1 in the final at Whitley Bay Snooker Centre, Tyne and Wear to grab her hands on the first silverware of the campaign. Jones, 17, appearing in her…

Lee set to face match-fixing hearing

STEPHEN Lee is to attend an independent disciplinary hearing on Monday (September 9) over allegations into match-fixing. The suspended star, who has not played a main tour match since October last year, denies the allegations which centre over seven matches in four different tournaments between 2008 and 2009. In October last year the Crown Prosecution…

Davis stuns Robertson to defend Six Reds crown

MARK Davis remained the king of snooker’s shortest form of the game after he was crowned Six Reds World Champion for the second year running. World number 17 Davis collected the £40,000 cash prize and kept hold of the trophy he won last year after defeating world number one Neil Robertson 8-4 earlier today (Saturday).…

Kyren relishing Shanghai experience

YOUNG snooker star Kyren Wilson has said he is buzzing with excitement ahead of his first major ranking event after enjoying a brilliant few weeks on the baize. The 21-year-old will star in the upcoming Shanghai Masters after victories over Alex Davies, Barry Pinches, James Wattana and Marcus Campbell in Doncaster three weeks ago booked…