Crucible hero Selby targets top spot

Mark Selby believes he is going in the "right direction" after claiming his fourth World Championship by beating Shaun Murphy 18-15 on Monday evening.

Murphy vows to fight back

Shaun Murphy says his World Championship final clash with Mark Selby is "a long way from being over", with the Magician 10-7 in arrears following day one.

Murphy aiming to double up

Shaun Murphy is relishing the opportunity to win a second World Snooker Championship title some 16 years after claiming his first.

Selby opens up semi-final advantage

Three-time champion Mark Selby leads Stuart Bingham 9-7 ahead of Friday evening's session of their World Championship semi-final tie.

Wilson talks up title belief

Kyren Wilson says he believes he can win the World Snooker Championship, having booked his place in the semi-finals for the third time in four seasons with a 13-8 victory over Neil Robertson.

Confident Selby marches on at Crucible

Mark Selby has set his sights on a fourth World Snooker Championship title after booking his place in the quarter-finals.

Trump seeks improvement after making last eight

Judd Trump admitted there's plenty of room for improvement after he sealed his place in the World Championship last eight with a 13-8 victory over David Gilbert.

Williams plays down title talk

Mark Williams remains doubtful about whether he can win a fourth World Snooker Championship, despite a fine second-round win over John Higgins.

McGill ends Rocket's Crucible defence

Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is out of the World Snooker Championship after a 13-12 defeat to Anthony McGill in the second round.

Selby is in the mood for more

Mark Selby has warned his World Championship rivals that he feels he is playing close to the standard which has seen him become a three-time champion.

Bingham thrilled with "classic" victory

Stuart Bingham is delighted to come through an epic clash with Ding Junhui at the World Championship but is expecting a tough test in the second round.

Higgins looking ahead after tough start

Four-time world champion John Higgins says he will "take the positives" from his 10-7 win over Tian Pengfei in the first round of the World Championships, but admits he was "struggling" to cope with the pressure of the situation.

Experience the key for Wilson

Robertson not fazed by expectations

Neil Robertson said he is happy to deal with the demands of expectations after reaching the last 16 of the World Championships in Sheffield.

Ronnie in for the long-haul

Defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is preparing for a marathon run at the World Snooker Championship, starting with his match against Mark Joyce.

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