O’Sullivan not included in SPOTY shortlist

REIGNING world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan has not been included in this year’s shortlist to win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. Despite not playing a competitive match in more than six months, O’Sullivan lifted his fifth world title in May with victory over Barry Hawkins at the Crucible. But his triumph, which followed…

Bangkok to stage PTC Finals

THIS season’s Players Tour Championship Finals will be held in Bangkok, it has been announced. The PTC finals, which sees the top 24 players from the European Tour Order of Merit and the eight top stars from the Asian Tour Order of Merit come together to play a knockout competition, start from March 25 next…