Tag Archive: Ali Carter

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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Apr 18 2014

The Big 2014 World Championship Preview With Neal Foulds

The three day gap between the conclusion of the final qualifying round for this year’s World Championship and the start of play tomorrow morning at the Crucible makes the job of previewing the tournament ever-more difficult. But this year I am hopeful that I have been able to do the tournament justice, thanks to the …

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Mar 17 2014

Closing In On The Cut: Crucible 2014 (Updated)

Following the conclusion of the 2014 Haikou World Open yesterday, the picture is now somewhat clearer as far as the World Championship seedings are concerned, with the identity of the top 16 players seeded through to the Crucible Theatre now confirmed. Still, there are still changes that can occur during the upcoming Players Championship Grand …

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Mar 12 2014

Allen Closes In On Crucible Spot

Day three at the Haikou World Open saw the last 32 played out to a conclusion, including victories for big hitters such as Neil Robertson (who took his centuries tally to 91), Mark Selby, Ding Junhui, Judd Trump and John Higgins. As ever here at PSB though, in the early stages of events such as …

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