Ronnie O'Sullivan

O'Sullivan cruises into round three

Ronnie O'Sullivan eased into the third round of the Northern Ireland Open on Wednesday night, making his 972nd career century break in the process.

Barry Hearn: World Snooker chairman

Hearn: A land of opportunity

World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn insists the amount of big name casualties at the Northern Ireland Open proves the standard of snooker across the world is improving markedly.

Ronnie O'Sullivan

O'Sullivan dazzles in Belfast opener

Ronnie O'Sullivan made light work of Soheil Vahedi as he raced through his opening match at the Northern Ireland Open to win 4-0.

Ronnie launches fresh attack on Hearn

Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan has suggested Barry Hearn is running a dictatorship in another astonishing attack on World Snooker.

Barry Hawkins

Early exits for big names in Belfast

Barry Hawkins suffered an early exit from the Northern Ireland Open when losing 4-3 to rookie to Chen Zifan in Belfast.

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Paper Talk: Roma tracking Young

Roma are looking at Ashley Young while his Manchester United team-mate Chris Smalling is wanted by Everton - all in today's newspapers.

Southwell
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Daily Nap: Steam in at Southwell

It's all-weather racing all the way for Richard Mann on Thursday with the Sporting Life Daily Nap running at Southwell.

Check out our daily preview with tips for every race3

Thursday's racing preview

David Clough makes Anycity his best Thursday bet at Southwell and he has a tip for every race in the UK and Ireland.

Kemboy in action
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Thursday Talking Points

Richard Mann previews an interesting day of racing with a couple of young Alan King-trained hurdlers of particular interest and Supreme Racing Club taking on the big boys in Ireland.

You can watch Dimitri van den Bergh's nine-darter below (Picture: Lawrence Lustig/PDC)5

Watch: Van den Bergh's nine-darter

Dimitri van den Bergh hit a nine-dart finish during his second-round victory over Stephen Bunting at the Grand Slam of Darts.

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Get all the football gossip from the National Papers1

Paper Talk: Roma tracking Young

Roma are looking at Ashley Young while his Manchester United team-mate Chris Smalling is wanted by Everton - all in today's newspapers.

Southwell
2

Daily Nap: Steam in at Southwell

It's all-weather racing all the way for Richard Mann on Thursday with the Sporting Life Daily Nap running at Southwell.

Check out our daily preview with tips for every race3

Thursday's racing preview

David Clough makes Anycity his best Thursday bet at Southwell and he has a tip for every race in the UK and Ireland.

Kemboy in action
4

Thursday Talking Points

Richard Mann previews an interesting day of racing with a couple of young Alan King-trained hurdlers of particular interest and Supreme Racing Club taking on the big boys in Ireland.

You can watch Dimitri van den Bergh's nine-darter below (Picture: Lawrence Lustig/PDC)5

Watch: Van den Bergh's nine-darter

Dimitri van den Bergh hit a nine-dart finish during his second-round victory over Stephen Bunting at the Grand Slam of Darts.

Racing Tips

Kemboy in action

Thursday Talking Points

Richard Mann previews an interesting day of racing with a couple of young Alan King-trained hurdlers of particular interest and Supreme Racing Club taking on the big boys in Ireland.

Southwell

Daily Nap: Steam in at Southwell

It's all-weather racing all the way for Richard Mann on Thursday with the Sporting Life Daily Nap running at Southwell.

Check out our daily preview with tips for every race

Thursday's racing preview

David Clough makes Anycity his best Thursday bet at Southwell and he has a tip for every race in the UK and Ireland.

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