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Live Reporting

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  1. By Shamoon Hafez

    BBC Sport

    Ronnie O'Sullivan

    Ronnie O'Sullivan recovers from the verge of defeat to beat Mark Selby 17-16 and set up a World Championship final against Kyren Wilson.

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    Video caption: World Snooker Championship 2020: Ronnie O'Sullivan was disrespectful - Mark Selby

    Mark Selby says Ronnie O'Sullivan was disrespectful in the way he approached some of his shots during their semi-final at the World Snooker Championship.

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    Video caption: World Snooker Championship 2020: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Mark Selby

    Ronnie O'Sullivan reaches the final of the World Championship after winning a thrilling last frame to beat Mark Selby 17-16.

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    Video caption: World Snooker Championship 2020: Kyren Wilson & Anthony McGill play thrilling final frame

    Watch Kyren Wilson and Anthony McGill play out one of the most extraordinary deciding frames in Crucible history as the Englishman reaches the World Championship final.

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    Video caption: Analysis: 'Never see a frame like that again'
  6. Wilson beats McGill in remarkable final-frame decider

    Kyren Wilson

    World number eight Kyren Wilson beat qualifier Anthony McGill 17-16 in an unforgettable last-four tie to reach his first World Championship final.

    Englishman Wilson trailed 6-2 after the first session but turned the tie around to lead 13-11 after the third session.

    Scot McGill went one from victory at 16-15 but Wilson claimed back-to-back frames including a brilliant decider.

    Read the full report here.

  7. Fans expected to be allowed in for final

    Fans at the Crucible

    Fans are expected to be allowed into the Crucible Theatre this weekend for the final of the World Snooker Championship, BBC Sport understands.

    The government is set to announce shortly that the programme of pilots,which were paused at the end of July,can resume from this weekend.

    That means the Crucible could welcome around 300 fans for the final two days.

    More pilot events are due to be announced in the coming days, involving indoor and outdoor sports.

    The government's ambition to allow a wider return of fans to sport from 1 October is still said to be on track.

  8. 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.

  9. When can I watch today?

    All times are BST and subject to late changes.

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

    Friday, 14 August

    10:00-12:00, 13:00-18:00 & 18:55-21:00 - BBC Two

    10:00-14:00 - BBC Red Button

    21:00-22:00 - BBC Four

    10:00-13:00, 14:30-18:00 & 19:00-22:00 - BBC Sport online, BBC iPlayer & Connected TV

  10. What is it?

    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.

    The World Championship Trophy
  11. Get Inspired : How to get into snooker

    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