Useless snooker fact of the day: Matthew Stevens has only ever lost in the first round of the Masters or won it. His first round appearances were in 1996, 2001–2007, and 2012–2013 and his sole victory was in 2000.


Snooker starlet Oliver Sykes is one to watch

The 12-year-old wants to emulate the likes of Judd Trump and Ronnie O’Sullivan. I remember growing up I got a mini snooker table. It was a Steve Davis endorsed table and I played it all the time. I even copied his bridge hand. I played with my dad on real tables but they dried up …