O’Sullivan fined for Twitter outbursts and abusing referee

MASTERS champion Ronnie O’Sullivan has been fined £8,000 by snooker’s governing body for posting comments on Twitter which ‘damaged the image of the game’ and for abusing a referee. O’Sullivan was fined a total of £7,000 by World Snooker for posts he made on the social networking site in September and October last year. The world…

Comment – O’Sullivan now has trophies his talent deserves

In the first of a regular column feature, The Old Green Baize editor Nigel Slater gives his take on the Dafabet Masters.  MAY – Ronnie O’Sullivan wins the 2013 World Championship. January – Ronnie O’Sullivan wins the 2014 Masters title. Nothing’s changed much in the past eight months, has it? The Dafabet Masters showed once again,…

Q School changes announced

WORLD Snooker has announced changes to its Q School competition. The annual event, which is held every May and gives amateur players the chance to earn a spot on the main tour, will this year only see eight players win professional status instead of its usual 12. World Snooker has said the changes made are because…