No one will trust Ronnie O’Sullivan and his cranky schemes, says Barry Hearn

• World Snooker chairman dismisses talk of breakaway tour • O’Sullivan into third round of UK Championship after 6-0 win Barry Hearn has hit back at Ronnie O’Sullivan’s claim that he is ready to form a breakaway competition and called it a “cranky scheme”. O’Sullivan, the five-time world champion, speaking at the UK Championship on Sunday, claimed he was “ready to go” and kick-off a Champions League-style tour for the elite players. Continue reading...