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...

Bingham edges it in the tale of the two champions

Stuart Bingham fought off a resilient Peter Ebdon to reach the second round of the BetFred World Snooker Championship. The two former world champions provided an entertaining spectacle full of high quality snooker. Flashes of brilliance from the veteran Ebdon punctuated the first session, and...