The developing match-fixing investigation in snooker could have consequences for the sport that prove difficult to recover from.
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It has been announced on Wednesday that all ten Chinese snooker players who were under investigation for breaches of conduct have been charged.
Snooker, like any sport, has seen its fair share of scandals over the years, but the current match-fixing affair is quickly becoming a crisis for the game.
It was announced on Friday that five snooker players from China have been suspended with immediate effect.
Ronnie O’Sullivan and John Higgins are among the marquee names left in the draw at the quarter-finals stage of the Scottish Open at Venue Cymru.
Two of the tournament favourites will face off against a couple of outsiders for a place in the final.
Eight players are still in contention in what is the penultimate ranking event of 2020.
The Chinese competitor topped Group 32 after the “Rocket” decided to skip the event.
The German Masters, the last counting ranking event in the Race to the World Grand Prix, gets under way on Wednesday in Berlin.
There’ll be no top 16 players in the Riga Masters quarter-final stage as the first ranking event of the campaign reaches its conclusion in Latvia this Sunday.