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Mark Selby takes control of Snooker World Championships 2016 final against Ding Junhui

The Betfred World Championship‘s great underachiever Ding Junhui became China’s first Crucible finalist on a dramatic day in Sheffield.Ding will tackle the toughest nut to crack in snooker after Leicester’s Mark Selby came through a 17-15 winner against Hong Kong’s Marco Fu.On Sunday, as his beloved Leicester City bid to win the Premier League title against Manchester United at Old Trafford, Selby will be beginning his third World Championship final. 772 more words

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It's There! See Ya

It’s time for goodbyes, and among those is a farewell for now to our armchair aficionado, Free Ball.

Many thanks for all the ramblings and digressing again this year, hopefully there’ll be a return in a year’s time. 282 more words

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2016 World Snooker Championship - The Final

Mark Selby completed a famous ‘Leicester double’ by defeating Ding Junhui 18-14 in the¬†final of the World Snooker Championship on the same night that his hometown football club completed their own fairytale won the Premier League title. 176 more words


Mark Selby wins World Snooker Championship

England’s world number one Mark Selby has beaten China’s Ding Junhui 18-14 to win his second World Championship in three years.

Ding kept in touch with the 2014 winner but could never make up enough ground after world number one Selby opened up a 6-2 lead in the first session on Sunday. 263 more words


A Memorable World Championship

It’s the morning after the 17 days before.

The 2016 Betfred World Championship has come to an end, with Mark Selby deservedly being crowned the king of the Crucible for the second time in three years.  752 more words

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Mark Selby is the World Champion

Mark Selby is a two-time world champion after beating Ding Junhui 18-14 in an entertaining final at the Crucible.

The 32 year-old joins Stephen Hendry, Steve Davis, Ronnie O’Sullivan, John Higgins and Mark Williams as multiple winners in Sheffield. 496 more words

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