Tag Archive: Ali Carter

Sep 08 2014

Carter’s Return – Ranking Options

When Ali Carter announced earlier this summer that he had been diagnosed with lung cancer and would therefore be away from snooker while he received treatment, the WPBSA were quick to announce that his ranking would be frozen, a decision that received almost unanimous support from those within the game. What was not explained however …

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Sep 05 2014

Bulgarian Open 2014: Draw and Format Released

A brief line tonight as World Snooker this week released the draw and format for the next event of this season’s European Tour, the Bulgarian Open, as John Higgins looks to defend the title that he won over a year ago in Sofia…

Aug 01 2014

The Big Neil Robertson Interview – Part Two

Following on from part one earlier in the week, click below for the second part of my recent chat with world number one Neil Robertson, as we discuss the development of his game, look back on his 2010 world title triumph and also some of the things that Neil likes to do off the table. …

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Jun 28 2014

Closing In On The Cut: July 2014

We might still be in June as I write this, but little over a week from now will come the first seedings revision of the 2014/15 season, following the final of the Australan Goldfields Open in Bendigo. Determining the seedings for this season’s Shanghai Masters, one of just three events remaining under the ‘non-flat’ draw …

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Jun 10 2014

News Round-up: Lines Wins Pink Ribbon, Carter Ranking Set To Be Frozen, Wildcards & More…

Following the conclusion of Q School and the qualifying events for the Wuxi Classic and Australian Goldfields Open, there are still another couple of weeks to go until professional snooker returns to our screens with the venue stages of Wuxi towards the end of the month. That said, there have been a number of smaller …

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May 24 2014

Carter Diagnosed With Lung Cancer

Within the last 30 minutes, World Snooker has issued a statement announcing the two-time world finalist Ali Carter has sadly been diagnosed with a form of lung cancer. The full statement follows below, confirming that Ali will undergo an ‘intensive form of chemotherapy’ and of course will not be competing in the Wuxi Classic qualifiers …

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May 07 2014

World Championship 2014: Picture Perfect

As the dust settles on Mark Selby’s memorable World Championship victory at the Crucible Theatre, it’s time to look back on the best of my photos from this year’s tournament, including those of the venue, backstage and the people involved in the action…

Apr 19 2014

Crucible Diary 2014: Day One

After all the hype, after all of the previews, day one of the 2014 World Championship is now well underway, with Ronnie O’Sullivan and Stuart Bingham having started their respective campaigns this morning. Click below for day one of my now traditional Crucible Diary, which throughout the week will detail any stories of mine, together …

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