SNOOKER: Snooker Legends Cup – Live on British Eurosport

May 7, 2013

Following on from 17 days of World Championship drama at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre, a selection of snooker’s great and the good will all be under one roof once again for a special event in London.

Featuring the likes of Ronnie O’Sullivan, Jimmy White and Steve Davis, British Eurosport will screen live action from the Snooker Legends Cup event at the Civic Hall in Bedworth on the weekend of May 11-12.

The format of the competition pits four players from England and Northern Ireland against four players from the rest of the world.

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SNOOKER: Betfair Masters 2013 – Live on BBC TV & British Eurosport

January 9, 2013

BBC Sport and British Eurosport will have full coverage of the 2013 Betfair Masters, snooker’s most prestigious invitation event featuring 16 of the world’s leading players.

The tournament promises to be the perfect start to the new year for all snooker fans and will be played at one of London’s finest venues, Alexandra Palace, which stages the event for the second successive year.

Extensive live coverage of all eight days of the event begins on Sunday, January 13, concluding with the showpiece final a week later.

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SNOOKER: UK Championship 2012 – Live on BBC TV & British Eurosport

November 26, 2012

World snooker’s finest are in York to contest the 2012 WilliamHill.com UK Championship and you can follow all the action with BBC Sport and British Eurosport.

The tournament is the second biggest ranking event on the calendar after the World Championship and is one of snooker’s Triple Crown events.

Last year, Judd Trump (above) claimed the UK title, his second ranking event of his career, after taking seven frames in a row on the way to beating Mark Allen 10-8, in a gripping match in which he eventually had to hold off a strong comeback from his opponent.

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TV: Barry Hearn documentary to air on BBC Two

April 27, 2012

The life and career of sports promoter Barry Hearn, one of the most colourful and powerful characters in the business, is to be the subject of a new BBC Two documentary.

Barry Hearn: The People’s Promoter presents an insight into the self-made millionaire who worked his way up from humble beginnings to manage some of the biggest stars in sport, as well as elevate pastimes such as darts and snooker into unlikely sporting success stories.

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