Gudong sets up Selby clash after fending off stern Day test

Xiao Guodong recorded his first win over Ryan Day and booked his place in the second round at the Crucible with a 10-4 win over the number 16 seed. Guodong, who finished runner up to Anthony McGill in a February Shoot Out tournament, took advantage...

Sheffield host Masters International Short Track Games

Two weeks ago Sheffield hosted the Masters International Short Track Games. The fact that speed skating is not the most recognisable sport, it is likely the championships passed with the sound of a faint whisper. Apolo Ohno said speed skating is like doing one-legged squats...

Dogged Murphy sees off spirited Bingtao

Shaun Murphy almost came unstuck in his World Snooker Championship first round tie against Yan Bingtao, with the 17-year-old forcing the former World Champion into a deciding frame. Murphy admitted his nerves almost got the better of him, saying “You don’t feel this sort of...