Tag: Stephen Lee

WPBSA Stephen Lee Statement

Today, World Snooker released this statement regarding the latest in the Stephen Lee appeal on a 12-year ban for match fixing. The Appeals Committee have considered the evidence and submissions made by all parties in the first part of Stephen Lee’s appeal against his conviction for match fixing. Today they[Read More…]

2013 Snooker Highs and Lows

2013 was another action-packed year on the baize. There were many highs, lows and all that comes in between as comebacks, victories, defeats and scandals dominated the snooker headlines. Such is the enormity of the calendar these days that there is barely a respite throughout the entire 12 months. Indeed,[Read More…]

Round-Up: Lee, Ronnie, Wales

While there has been no snooker played on the table this week there has certainly been plenty of talk about the sport off it. Here’s a quick round-up of everything that’s been going on. Stephen Lee Appeals As expected, Stephen Lee has lodged his appeal against the 12-year ban he[Read More…]

Damning Dozen for Lee

Stephen Lee escaped a lifetime sentence but his professional career is effectively over after being banned for 12 years for match fixing. The former world no.5, a five-time ranking event winner, Crucible semi-finalist and Masters runner-up, among boasting many other accolades throughout a long and pretty fruitful career, will only[Read More…]

Ronnie in Limelight Again

Ronnie O’Sullivan is rarely out of the papers, whether it’s for his snooker ability on the table, his temperamental behaviour off it, or his ability to crop up when the limelight should be on somebody else. Stephen Lee on Monday was found guilty of match fixing, to which he is[Read More…]

Stephen Lee Guilty

So the verdict that most people expected came to fruition yesterday when Stephen Lee was found guilty of alleged match fixing. It is another black moment for the sport and one which will dominate the newspaper headlines this morning across the world. Lee was originally suspended 11 months ago pending[Read More…]

Stephen Lee Saga Goes On

Fresh information came to light today regarding the Stephen Lee saga but not much. As already known by most, there have been constant delays to the hearing process – most of which appear to be labelled at Lee himself. A lot can be said on the matter but for now,[Read More…]

2013 SHQ Awards

The new campaign is just a matter of days away but let’s first take a look back at the highlights of the 2012/13 campaign with the second annual SHQ Awards. As was the case twelve months ago, I am lucky enough to be joined by regular contributors Fin Ruane and[Read More…]

WPBSA Statement – Stephen Lee

World Snooker has released the following statement with regard Stephen Lee’s suspension: As a result of the referral by the Gambling Commission on 5th October 2012, Nigel Mawer the Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee of the WPBSA, launched an investigation into alleged match fixing by Stephen Lee in relation to[Read More…]

World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the World Snooker Championship – won by Mark Selby.

1. Judd Trump
2. Mark Selby
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Shaun Murphy
6. Kyren Wilson
7. John Higgins
8. Ding Junhui
9. Stephen Maguire
10. Yan Bingtao
11. Mark Williams
12. Mark Allen
13. Barry Hawkins
14. Jack Lisowski
15. Stuart Bingham
16. Anthony McGill

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