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Live Reporting

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    Video caption: World Snooker: 'I don't know where that noise came from' Bangs interrupt Robertson game

    Neil Robertson and Liang Wenbo were interrupted during their evening session at the World Snooker Championship when two loud bangs filled the Crucible.

  2. O'Sullivan in cruise control & Higgins through

    Ronnie O'Sullivan and Thepchaiya Un-Nooh

    Ronnie O'Sullivan cruised into an 8-1 lead in his first-round match against Thailand's Thepchaiya Un-Nooh at the World Championship at the Crucible.

    O'Sullivan, 44, scored two centuries in the first three frames and also made breaks of 85, 74, 88 and 76 to go 6-0 up before Un-Nooh won the seventh frame.

    However, the five-time world champion took the next two frames to leave him needing two more to advance from Monday's final session.

    Meanwhile, Scotland's four-time winner John Higgins eased to a 10-5 win over Wales' Matthew Stevens.

    Read full report here.

  3. O'Sullivan hits two centuries in first three frames

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    Video caption: World Snooker: Ronnie O'Sullivan makes 'fabulous' century break at the Crucible

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    Video caption: World Snooker: Ronnie O'Sullivan makes 'magnificent' second century break of 115
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    Video caption: World Snooker: Absolutely outstanding' Robertson opens with stunning 140 break

    Watch 2010 champion Neil Robertson win the opening the frame with a 140 break at the World Snooker Championship.

  5. What happened on Saturday?

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    Video caption: Bingham makes 'wonderful' 106 break at the Crucible

    Former winners Stuart Bingham and Mark Williams, along with 2016 finalist Ding Junhui, booked their places in the second round of the 2020 World Championships on day two in Sheffield.

    Bingham, champion in 2015, clinched a hard-fought 10-7 win against fellow Englishman Ashley Carty.

    Welshman Williams - a three-time winner at the Crucible - reeled off six straight frames to overcome Scotland's Alan McManus 10-5.

    Ding, of China, endured a much more difficult route, forced into a deciding frame before beating England's Mark King 10-9.

    Read the full report of Saturday's action here.

  6. Last time out

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    Video caption: World Snooker Championship final: Record-breaking snooker and epic shots

    Last year’s final saw Judd Trump dismantle John Higgins 18-9 to claim his maiden World Championship title in one of the most breathtaking Crucible finals ever witnessed.

    In a classic contest, the two shared a record 11 centuries and brought up the 100th ton of the tournament.

    Trump took total control at 12-5 after the first day in Sheffield, helped by a run of winning eight straight frames.

    Both missed chances of maximum breaks as Trump went 16-9 up, a lead he did not relinquish in the final session.

    Read the full report here.

  7. How can I watch the World Snooker Championship?

    All times are BST and subject to late changes.

    Full BBC TV and online listings for day two of the World Snooker Championship.

    Sunday, 2 August

    10:00-12:00, 13:00-18:00 & 19:00-21:00 - BBC Two

    10:00-14:00, 14:30-16:30, 20:00-23:00 - BBC Red Button

    10:00-14:00, 14:30-18:00, 19:00-23:00 - Table 1 & 2, BBC Sport online, BBC iPlayer & Connected TV

    00:00-00:50 - Highlights, BBC Two

    00:50-02:50 - World Championship Extra, BBC Two

  8. What is it?

    2020 World Snooker Championship

    The World Championship is snooker's biggest event and has been staged since 1927. It has been hosted in its modern form by Sheffield's Crucible Theatre since 1977.

    It is one part of snooker's 'Triple Crown' events alongside the UK Championship and the Masters.

    The event has seen some of the biggest names in snooker throughout the decades win the trophy, including Stephen Hendry (seven titles) and Ronnie O'Sullivan (five titles).

    This is the first time the event will be held in August due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

    World Snooker Championship
  9. How to get in to Snooker

    Get Inspired


    Whether you choose to play competitively or socially, snooker is sure to get your brain working.

    It requires skill and concentration and will improve your focus and hand-eye coordination.

    Anyone can play regardless of age, gender or ability and it's not an expensive sport to get into.

    Snooker is essentially a simple sport, once the rules of the game have been learnt - to do just that click here.

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    Video caption: Get Inspired: How World Snooker is helping build confidence in the community