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Snooker No1 John Higgins suspended for match-fixing

TAGs: John Higgins, match-fixing, Snooker

Nudge, nudge, wink, wink

Nudge, nudge, wink, wink

On the eve of the World Snooker Championships we reported that dark arts were at work in the murky world of multi-coloured ball dispersion. Yesterday, hours before the start of the final, it emerged that John Higgins had been suspended for agreeing to rig matches for €300,000 with some dodgy Russian mafia types. The World No1 denies ever having thrown a frame but he was caught on camera agreeing to do just that and, think about it, he did just lose to a 53-year-old in the last 16. Read more.

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