Mark Allen battled illness and blurred vision as he beat Michael Holt 10-4 in round one of the World Championship.
Barry Hearn has handed Stephen Hendry and Steve Davis a unique route back onto the professional snooker tour.
Judd Trump survived a test of nerve at the World Championship as he beat Tom Ford 10-8 in Sheffield.
Round-by-round results from the 2014 World Championship at the Crucible in Sheffield.
A full draw and daily schedule for snooker's World Championship at the Crucible in Sheffield from April 19 to May 5.
Ronnie O’Sullivan will be among the names invited to compete at the Champion of Champions in Coventry from November 3-9.
Ricky Walden held off Crucible debutant Kyren Wilson's fightback to avoid joining the high-profile exits in the first round.
Alan McManus dumped former champion John Higgins out of the World Championship on Tuesday.
Michael Wasley sprang one of the Crucible's great upsets as he beat Ding Junhui at the World Championship.
Mark Selby secured his place in the second round of the World Championship with a 10-9 win over Michael White.