Following a detailed investigation by the WPBSA Integrity Unit, working closely with Sportradar, the WPBSA has decided that ten snooker players have a case to answer in respect of the following alleged breaches of the WPBSA Conduct Regulations. Yan Bingtao has been charged with fixing matches on the World Snooker Tour and betting on snooker. Zhao Xintong has been charged with being concerned in fixing matches on the World Snooker Tour and betting on snooker. The players are currently suspended from attending and competing on the World Snooker Tour and in other WPBSA governed events until the conclusion of the hearing or hearings and the determination of this matter. THE WPBSA Conduct RegulationsPart 1 WPBSA Conduct Regulations – Betting Rules2.
Having first won the title in 2019, he becomes the 11th player to capture the crown on more than one occasion. He now moves to four career Triple Crown victories, one ahead of Terry Griffths and Shaun Murphy. At the age of 47 years and 300 days, Williams missed out on the chance to become the oldest ever winner of a Triple Crown title. The Welshman remains on seven Triple Crown victories and two Masters crowns, and has to settle for the runner-up prize of £100,000. A loose safety from Williams gave Trump the chance of a mid-range pot, and he cleared to edge ahead.16 days ago World Snooker
World number 13 Murphy has struggled with neck pain for eight years, and after a flare-up a few days ago, he tweeted this morning to say: “In terrible pain today with my neck / shoulder. In fact Murphy was immediately into his stride with a break of 100, then Trump made it 1-1 with an 89. In frame three, Trump led 66-30 when he missed a tricky pot on the yellow with two reds left, and Murphy punished him with a 43 clearance. Trump got the better of an exchange on the last red in frame eight, as he went 5-3 ahead. Every shot I will just try to learn more and try some different things.2 months ago World Snooker
Mark Allen completed one of the great Cazoo UK Championship final fight backs as he came from 6-1 down to beat Ding Junhui 10-7 and win the title for the first time. Tickets for the 2023 UK Championship are on sale now – for details click here. It’s his second Triple Crown title having won the Masters in 2018. But Ding then missed the green and Allen took advantage to square the match. Having lost seven frames in a row, Ding regained the initiative with a break of 105.2 months ago World Snooker
Trump beat Williams 10-8 in an exciting finalJudd Trump captured his second Masters crown after beating Mark Williams 10-8 in a thrilling final at Alexandra Palace on Sunday. “I should’ve been out first round, I should’ve been out second round, I should’ve lost this one – I’m like a cat!” he laughed. At 8-7 down, I was gone and I managed to win that frame, and then I played all right in the last couple of frames. “The way I played this week – not my best – this is my best ever performance to grind out to win this. Williams responded magnificently with a stunning 107 clearance, only for his opponent to square things up again on the yellow.16 days ago Live Snooker
Thitikul has already won twice in her first season on the LPGA Tour, and is looking for more wins. Since the Korean War (1950-1953), one of the largest proxy wars of the Cold War, the relationship between the two Korean states has been heavily strained. Due to the general threat from North Korea, South Korea has the second largest military in the world in terms of number of soldiers (first place: North Korea). South Korea is a member of several international economic organizations, e.g. Due to the Korean Wave, South Korea has a great cultural importance and influence worldwide.3 months ago Tennis World
Manchester United legends have reacted to Erik ten Hag's decision to drop legendary footballer Cristiano Ronaldo from United's squad for their next game against Chelsea. Manchester United are now five managers down the road since Alex Ferguson. If he doesn't see Cristiano Ronaldo as a starter in his team more often than not, I think he has to release him from the contract," Ferdinand said. Ronaldo-Ten Hag falloutThe fallout between Ronaldo and Ten Hag happened during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday. This is Manchester United, and united we must stand.3 months ago Republic World
Erling Haaland and Kevin De Bruyne netted for Manchester City as they beat Brighton on Saturday. Manchester City returned to winning ways on Saturday thanks to a 3-1 win over Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League. But after 22 minutes Haaland, who had been quiet up until that point, netted the opener. City opened the second period with Riyad Mahrez forcing a good save from Sanchez following a Kevin De Bruyne breakaway. From there, Brighton were on top and Ederson denied Trossard after the winger poked an effort at goal following a lengthy dribble.3 months ago Manchester World