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World Championship 2014 - First Round Draw announced

THE DRAW for the first round of the World Championship has been announced.

Defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan will begin his bid to win his sixth World Championship title against Robin Hull from Finland. 252 more words

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2014 World Championship Draw

The draw for the 2014 World Championship has just been made live on YouTube.

As ever, the draw has provided us with some exciting matches to look forward to as the conclusion of a busy campaign comes to a frantic end. 21 more words


Thrilling Climax to World Qualifiers

The World Championship qualifiers have ended after a dramatic final day of action at the Ponds Forge International Centre in Sheffield.

Several of the opening eight matches in the final round had ended under routine circumstances on Tuesday. 592 more words


2014 World Championship TV Coverage

A lot is always made about the amount of television coverage that is provided by both BBC and Eurosport at every tournament throughout the season. 451 more words


Doherty Returns to the Crucible

Ken Doherty has qualified for the World Championship for the first time in two years after beating Dechawat Poomjaeng 10-5 in the final qualifying round in Sheffield. 626 more words


YouTube Channel to Stream World Championship Draw

The draw for the final stages of the Dafabet World Championship will be shown live and exclusive on World Snooker’s YouTube channel on Thursday.

The random draw will pitch the top 16 seeds against the 16 qualifiers to create the first round line-up for the sport’s biggest tournament. 81 more words


Fin's Fables: The Magic of the Crucible

By Fin Ruane

As the countdown continues to this year’s World Snooker Championship in Sheffield and all eyes turn to the Crucible Theatre, many snooker fans are looking forward to visiting the famous venue – some for the umpteenth year in a row, others for the very first time. 1,000 more words