Rocket into quarter-finals

Ronnie O'Sullivan hit a 973rd century as he cruised into the Northern Ireland Open quarter-finals with a comfortable 4-1 victory Zhou Yuelong.

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.

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Jerrysback is a fascinating runner in the JP McManus silks
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Value Bet: Hobbs has Steel

Ben Linfoot seeks out the value on day one of Cheltenham's November Meeting with Philip Hobbs' fancied to strike with a long-absent horse.

Wayne Rooney shares a joke with Brad Guzan2

England ease to 3-0 win over USA

Wayne Rooney got a heartfelt send-off and glimpse of the future as England debutant Callum Wilson completed a 3-0win for Gareth Southgate's side against the United States.

Michael van Gerwen (Picture: Lawrence Lustig/PDC)3

MVG beats Smith in epic

Michael van Gerwen and Michael Smith produced one of the finest matches in Grand Slam of Darts history but it was the world number one who reached the quarter-finals.

A Hare Breath is backed at Cheltenham4

Friday's racing preview

Nick Robson previews all of Friday's action including at Cheltenham but his best bet of the day runs at Lingfield - get his verdict for every race.

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Croatia set up Wembley showdown

Tin Jedvaj's stoppage-time strike earned Croatia a thrilling 3-2 victory over Spain in Zagreb to set up a winner takes all Nations League clash with England.

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Jerrysback is a fascinating runner in the JP McManus silks
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Value Bet: Hobbs has Steel

Ben Linfoot seeks out the value on day one of Cheltenham's November Meeting with Philip Hobbs' fancied to strike with a long-absent horse.

Wayne Rooney shares a joke with Brad Guzan2

England ease to 3-0 win over USA

Wayne Rooney got a heartfelt send-off and glimpse of the future as England debutant Callum Wilson completed a 3-0win for Gareth Southgate's side against the United States.

Michael van Gerwen (Picture: Lawrence Lustig/PDC)3

MVG beats Smith in epic

Michael van Gerwen and Michael Smith produced one of the finest matches in Grand Slam of Darts history but it was the world number one who reached the quarter-finals.

A Hare Breath is backed at Cheltenham4

Friday's racing preview

Nick Robson previews all of Friday's action including at Cheltenham but his best bet of the day runs at Lingfield - get his verdict for every race.

Tin Jedvaj celebrates5

Croatia set up Wembley showdown

Tin Jedvaj's stoppage-time strike earned Croatia a thrilling 3-2 victory over Spain in Zagreb to set up a winner takes all Nations League clash with England.

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Jerrysback is a fascinating runner in the JP McManus silks

Value Bet: Hobbs has Steel

Ben Linfoot seeks out the value on day one of Cheltenham's November Meeting with Philip Hobbs' fancied to strike with a long-absent horse.

Midnight Shot in action at Cheltenham

Simon Holt: Midnight feast

Simon Holt has a quartet of quality selections as Cheltenham opens its doors again for day one of the November Meeting on Friday.

A Hare Breath is backed at Cheltenham

Friday's racing preview

Nick Robson previews all of Friday's action including at Cheltenham but his best bet of the day runs at Lingfield - get his verdict for every race.

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Hunt for goals at Highbury

The early kick-off on Saturday sees Fleetwood take on Walsall in Sky Bet League One. Tom Carnduff is backing goals.

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Rooney set to strike in final game

It's all about Wayne Rooney in his final game for England, and there is value to back him to strike against the United States.