Media playback is not supported on this device Snooker’s world number one talks to Simon Mundie about the importance of moderation.Five-time snooker world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan says he “definitely wouldn’t choose snooker as a sport to pursue” if he could make the decision again.O’Sullivan, 43, became world number one for the first time since 2010…

Ronnie O’Sullivan became world number one for the first time since 2010 by edging a thrilling Tour Championship final against Neil Robertson.O’Sullivan led 5-3 overnight in Llandudno but Robertson had the better of Sunday’s first session to reach 8-8.He levelled again at 10-10 but never led and an 83 saw O’Sullivan win 13-11.The Englishman said…

Ronnie O’Sullivan trailed 2-0 but soon moved 5-2 upRonnie O’Sullivan came from two frames down to assume control of his Tour Championship final against Neil Robertson in Llandudno. O’Sullivan, 43, compiled compiled breaks of 74, 97, 71 and 67 in consecutive frames to move 4-2 up.The world number two edged a narrow seventh frame but…

Robertson completed a career triple crown of World, UK and Masters championships in 2013Neil Robertson will face Ronnie O’Sullivan in the Tour Championship final after sweeping past Northern Ireland’s Mark Allen 10-6 in Llandudno.Allen won three straight frames to pull level at 6-6 in the evening session, only to lose the next four.Australian Robertson put…

O’Sullivan trailed 6-2 going into the evening sessionRonnie O’Sullivan beat Judd Trump 9-8 on the final black in a thrilling Tour Championship semi-final in Llandudno. Trump, 29, led 6-2 at the mid-session interval and moved 8-5 up when he took a frame lasting more than 40 minutes.But O’Sullivan – seeking the world number one spot…

Watch Ronnie O’Sullivan’s record-breaking 147 break at the 1997 World Snooker Championship.Regarded as probably the greatest break in the sport’s history, O’Sullivan rattled in a Crucible maximum in five minutes and 20 seconds in his first-round match against Mick Price.WATCH MORE: Rule breaker, mischief maker: Why we can’t keep our eyes off RonnieAvailable to UK…

Media playback is not supported on this device The greatest ever – the life and times of Ronnie O’SullivanThe landmark was reached in style.Ronnie O’Sullivan became the first player to compile 1,000 professional centuries and, in the process, wrapped up the match to win the Players Championship in Preston.”It is a phenomenal achievement when you…

Ronnie O’Sullivan did his post-match interview in an Australian accentDefending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan adopted an Australian accent after reaching the quarter-finals of the Players Championship.The 43-year-old Englishman pretended to be from down under after he downed Barry Hawkins 6-4 in Preston. “It’s all good. I should have been an impersonator,” O’Sullivan told BBC Lancashire Sport.The…

Marco Fu delivered breaks of 61, 52 and 66 on his way to a 4-2 winDefending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan suffered a shock first-round defeat to Marco Fu at the World Grand Prix.O’Sullivan, 43, took the first frame with breaks of 68 and 51 but fell 2-1 behind before levelling with a 77.The world number three…

Ronnie O’Sullivan eases into Masters quarter-finals – best shots 2019 Dafabet Masters Venue: Alexandra Palace, London Dates: 13-20 January Coverage: Watch live across BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, the BBC Sport website and mobile app. Seven-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan eased past Stuart Bingham 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals of the Masters.…