Tempers reached boiling point at the Crucible as Anthony McGill expressed his anger with opponent Jamie Clarke during their second round encounter.
Canned applause is being played out loud at the Crucible to make up for fans not being allowed to watch the World Championship.
Judd Trump has become only the second player in snooker history to make 100 century breaks in a single season.
It has been announced that both Hazel Irvine and John Virgo will not be part of the BBC’s coverage for this year’s World Championship.
Snooker’s top boss Barry Hearn has accused Anthony Hamilton of “poor form” regarding his withdrawal from the World Championship.
Anthony Hamilton has withdrawn from competing in World Championship for medical reasons – only days after qualifying for the event for the first time in 12 years.
They say no match is easy at the Crucible in the World Championship – and talented Thepchaiya Un-Nooh certainly knows it.
The draw for the World Championship first round has been made this morning – with just two days to go before the action starts at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre.
Former world champion Ken Doherty will need to rely on snooker bosses giving him a wildcard if he is to continue his illustrious playing career.
Masters finalist Ali Carter had a birthday to forget as he crashed to a surprise defeat in the World Championship qualifiers.