Ronnie O'Sullivan

Ronnie O'Sullivan of England poses with the trophy and his son Ronnie after beating Barry Hawkins of England to win the Betfair World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre on May 6, 2013
Ronnie O'Sullivan escapes fine for skipping media duties at World Championship
Ronnie O'Sullivan escapes with just a slap on the wrist after snubbing a mandatory post-match press conference following his first-round win at the World Championship.
Apr 19, 15:15
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan focused on World Championship after Welsh Open joy
Welsh Open champion Ronnie O'Sullivan says that he plans to 'chill out' for the next month ahead of the 2016 World Championship in Sheffield.
Feb 21, 22:20
Ronnie O'Sullivan poses with the Masters trophy on January 17, 2016
Snooker legend Ronnie O'Sullivan wants to be in 'Celebrity Big Brother'
Snooker legend Ronnie O'Sullivan admits that he would "one day" love to be in reality TV show Celebrity Big Brother.
Feb 4, 11:31
Ronnie O'Sullivan poses with the Masters trophy on January 17, 2016
Result: Ronnie O'Sullivan wins record-equalling sixth Masters title
Ronnie O'Sullivan hammers Barry Hawkins 10-1 in the Masters final to claim a record-equalling sixth title at the event.
Jan 17, 20:19
Ronnie O'Sullivan of England poses with the trophy and his son Ronnie after beating Barry Hawkins of England to win the Betfair World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre on May 6, 2013
Ronnie O'Sullivan wants to try darts-type atmosphere at snooker
Ronnie O'Sullivan wants to bring the raucous party atmosphere of a darts crowd to a snooker event.
Jan 1, 14:54
Jockey A P McCoy celebrates after winning on Don't Push It following The Grand National steeplechase at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, north-west England on April 10, 2010
Tony McCoy knighted in New Year's honours list
Legendary jockey Tony McCoy is awarded a knighthood in the New Year's honours list.
Dec 30, 22:40
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan: I wasn't "controversial" at World Championship
Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan hits back at suggestions that he was "controversial" at this year's World Championship.
May 20, 13:42
Britain's Stuart Bingham reacts during the final of the Snooker Shanghai Masters against Mark Allen of Northern Ireland in Shanghai on September 14, 2014
Result: Stuart Bingham wins first World Snooker Championship title
Stuart Bingham beats Shaun Murphy 18-15 to be crowned World Snooker Champion for the first time.
May 4, 23:02
Jose Mourinho of Chelsea gives out instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on September 21, 2014
Three sporting figures in the spotlight this weekend
Sports Mole singles out three sporting figures who will be in the spotlight this weekend.
May 1, 12:49
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan expects "changing of the guard"
Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan reveals that he felt "way off the pace" during his quarter-final defeat to Stuart Bingham at the World Championship.
Apr 30, 16:28
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Result: Ronnie O'Sullivan out of Snooker World Championship after loss to Stuart Bingham
Ronnie O'Sullivan is knocked out of the Snooker World Championship by world number 10 Stuart Bingham.
Apr 29, 22:27
Judd Trump plays a shot in his quarter final match against Neil Robertson at the Crucible Theatre on April 30, 2014
Result: Judd Trump eases past Ding Junhui to reach World Championship semi-finals
Judd Trump confirms his place in the last four of the World Championship with a 13-4 victory over third seed Ding Junhui.
Apr 29, 10:58
Ronnie O'Sullivan of England poses with the trophy and his son Ronnie after beating Barry Hawkins of England to win the Betfair World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre on May 6, 2013
Ronnie O'Sullivan: 'I've settled at five world titles'
Five-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan says that he is not as hungry for success as he used to be.
Apr 28, 05:31
Shaun Murphy of Great Britain celebrates after winning his semi-final match against Mark Allen of Great Britain on day seven of the 2015 Dafabet Masters at Alexandra Palace on January 17, 2015
Shaun Murphy: "I'm playing best snooker of my life"
Shaun Murphy admits that he is relishing the chance to match his achievement of 2005 by going all the way in this year's Snooker World Championship.
Apr 27, 15:45
Mark Selby in action during his first round match against Matthew Selt during the Betfair World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre on April 24, 2013
Mark Selby: 'No embarrassment in losing to Anthony McGill'
Defending champion Mark Selby insists that he has "no embarrassment" in losing 13-9 to qualifier Anthony McGill in the second round of the World Snooker Championship.
Apr 24, 22:59
Mark Selby in action during his first round match against Matthew Selt during the Betfair World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre on April 24, 2013
Result: Defending champion Mark Selby crashes out at the Crucible
Defending champion Mark Selby is knocked out of the World Snooker Championship courtesy of a 13-9 defeat to Scottish qualifier Anthony McGill in the second round.
Apr 24, 22:37
Matthew Stevens of Wales in action during his semi final match against Ronnie O'Sullivan of England during the Betfred.com World Championship at Crucible Theatre on May 5, 2012
Matthew Stevens: 'Victory over Mark Williams was bittersweet'
Matthew Stevens admits that beating Mark Williams at The Crucible "is not nice" due to the close bond he holds with his fellow Welshman.
Apr 22, 16:15
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan risks fine after playing in socks
Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan plays part of his first-round match at the World Championship in socks, risking a fine after breaking the designated dress code.
Apr 22, 10:21
Mark Selby in action during his first round match against Matthew Selt during the Betfair World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre on April 24, 2013
Mark Selby to face Kurt Maflin at World Championship
Defending champion Mark Selby will begin his 2015 World Championship campaign against Norwegian qualifier Kurt Maflin.
Apr 16, 12:41
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan offers £350,000 London flat in £1.50 raffle
Five-time world snooker champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is offering a £350,000 London apartment in a raffle, which will costs punters just £1.50 to enter.
Apr 6, 11:50
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan pulls out of China Open due to "health problems"
Ronnie O'Sullivan pulls out of the China Open due to "health problems".
Mar 28, 20:56
Judd Trump plays a shot in his quarter final match against Neil Robertson at the Crucible Theatre on April 30, 2014
Judd Trump beats Ronnie O'Sullivan to win World Grand Prix final
Judd Trump comes from behind to beat Ronnie O'Sullivan 10-7 to win the World Grand Prix snooker final in Llandudno.
Mar 23, 09:57
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan: 'Welsh Open venue in Cardiff is like a shopping mall'
Ronnie O'Sullivan criticises the venue of the Welsh Open by describing the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff as like a "shopping mall".
Feb 17, 09:23
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan breaks Stephen Hendry century record
Ronnie O'Sullivan breaks Stephen Hendry's all-time century record during his 6-1 victory over Marco Fu at The Masters.
Jan 15, 18:39
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan equals Stephen Hendry century record
Ronnie O'Sullivan equals Stephen Hendry's record of 775 centuries during his first-round win over Ricky Walden at The Masters.
Jan 13, 17:33
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan closing in on Stephen Hendry century record
Ronnie O'Sullivan moves two centuries behind all-time holder Stephen Hendry after moving to 773 career tons in a 5-2 qualifying win over George Pragnall.
Dec 19, 15:13
China's Ding Junhui plays a shot during his first round match against England's Shaun Murphy on day three of the Masters Snooker tournament at Alexandra Palace in London on January 14, 2014
Ding Junhui becomes world number one
China's Ding Junhui moves to the top of the world snooker rankings, despite his early exit from the UK Championship last week.
Dec 11, 15:09
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Result: Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Judd Trump to win fifth UK Championship title
Ronnie O'Sullivan snatches a 10-9 victory over Judd Trump to secure his fifth UK Championship title.
Dec 8, 06:09
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan: 'Adrenaline was flowing for 147 break'
Ronnie O'Sullivan admits that, although he is no longer as motivated as he once was, he was still "pumped up" to rack up his 13th career 147 break yesterday.
Dec 5, 08:30
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan admits to frustrations
Ronnie O'Sullivan says that he is happy to advance through to the last 16 of the UK Championship following a "tough" encounter with Ben Woollaston.
Dec 3, 08:09
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan targets UK Championship success
Ronnie O'Sullivan says that he is 'looking to put right' his seven-year wait for success in the UK Championship ahead of his first-round tie with Daniel Wells.
Nov 23, 13:30
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Result: Ronnie O'Sullivan wins Champion of Champions title
Ronnie O'Sullivan retains his Champion of Champions title after registering a 10-7 victory over Judd Trump.
Nov 10, 11:12
Ronnie O'Sullivan of England poses with the trophy and his son Ronnie after beating Barry Hawkins of England to win the Betfair World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre on May 6, 2013
Ronnie O'Sullivan: 'I would snub invite to join clique at BBC's SPOTY awards'
Five-time world snooker champion Ronnie O'Sullivan says that he will never attend the BBC's Sports Personality of the Year award because it's 'meaningless'.
Oct 13, 11:23
Stephen Maguire of Scotland in action against Ryan Day of Wales during day one of the The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 19, 2014
Result: Stephen Maguire captures SangSom Six Reds World Championship title
Stephen Maguire fights back from losing positions twice to defeat Ricky Walden in the final of the SangSom Six Reds World Championship.
Sep 7, 14:18
Ronnie O'Sullivan of England poses with the trophy and his son Ronnie after beating Barry Hawkins of England to win the Betfair World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre on May 6, 2013
Ronnie O'Sullivan confirmed as Deeping Rangers FC sponsor
Snooker legend Ronnie O'Sullivan will sponsor Deeping Rangers FC's Under-10 side next season.
Jul 22, 19:42
Uruguay's forward Luis Suarez reacts past Italy's defender Giorgio Chiellini during a Group D football match between Italy and Uruguay at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 24, 2014
Top five bad sporting excuses
Sports Mole takes a look at some of the poorer excuses used by sports stars to excuse bad behaviour or mistakes.
Jun 29, 11:02
 Manager Roy Hodgson of England looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between England and Italy at Arena Amazonia on June 14, 2014
Roy Keane: 'Roy Hodgson should be England psychologist'
Roy Hodgson should be England's sports psychologist ahead of Steve Peters, according to Roy Keane.
Jun 15, 01:27
Ronnie O'Sullivan plays a shot against Joe Perry during their second round match in The Dafabet World Snooker Championship at Crucible Theatre on April 26, 2014
Ronnie O'Sullivan and son "absolutely fine" after car crash
Ronnie O'Sullivan says that he and his six-year-old son are "absolutely fine" following a motorway car crash.
May 7, 12:16
Ronnie O'Sullivan of England poses with the trophy and his son Ronnie after beating Barry Hawkins of England to win the Betfair World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre on May 6, 2013
Ronnie O'Sullivan and son in car crash after Crucible defeat
Ronnie O'Sullivan and his six-year-old son are involved in a car crash as 'The Rocket' travelled back from Sheffield after his defeat in the World Championship final.
May 7, 00:38
Mark Selby and Ronnie O'Sullivan shake hands ahead of The Dafabet World Snooker Championship final at Crucible Theatre on May 4, 2014
Mark Selby dedicates world title win to late father
Mark Selby dedicates his maiden World Championship triumph to his late father after beating defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan 18-14 at The Crucible.
May 5, 23:58