World Open snooker 2017

The full draw, schedule, results, odds & TV times for snooker's World Open, which takes place in Yushan, China from September 18-24.

Mark Allen

Allen gets better of Robertson

Mark Allen came from behind to beat Neil Robertson and book his spot in the quarter-finals of the World Open in Yushan.

Li Hang of China

Higgins & Ding favs; Hang shines

John Higgins and Ding Junhui are joint 3/1 favourites for the World Open title after reaching round three on a day of two 140+ breaks.

Easy does it for Higgins

John Higgins found his stride quickly on Tuesday at the Yushan World Open but world number one Mark Selby is out.

Hawkins crashes out in Yushan

Barry Hawkins was the biggest casualty in the first round of the World Open after falling to a final-frame defeat to Chris Wakelin.

Racing Tips

Anythingtoday: Worth a bet

Value Bet: Take Flight at 50/1

Ben Linfoot seeks out the best Value Bets at Newbury and Newmarket on Saturday including a 40/1 chance in the Dubai Duty Free Handicap.

Desert Encounter wins at Ascot

Oli Bell: Don't desert Desert

Oli Bell previews Saturday's ITV Racing action and is backing Desert Encounter to claim the victory he deserves.

Frankie Dettori celebrates

Multiple Choice: Fun-time Frankie

Each Friday one of our racing team will recommend a multiple racing bet for the weekend - don't miss Matt Brocklebank's Saturday selections.

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17:00 Downpatrick
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Roseriver Has
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Football Tips

Philippe Coutinho can hit the target for Liverpool

Weekend Premier League tips

David John says Philippe Coutinho can get on the scoresheet and Tottenham can edge out West Ham in the Premier League.

Fleetwood manager Uwe Rosler

Sky Bet EFL betting tips

Nick Hext backs Fleetwood to win at home to Southend as his best bet in the Sky Bet EFL this weekend.

Action from York

Our best bets

Check out all of our available betting tips and previews of the forthcoming sporting action.