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Live sport might be taking a back seat but to help you get your sporting fix in a time of lockdown, Eurosport are proud to launch The Break, a new snooker vodcast hosted by Andy Goldstein and featuring the likes of Ronnie O'Sullivan, Jimmy White and Neal Foulds - as well some of the top players in the game.
While snooker takes a break, join The Break as we host debates around the all-time greats of the game and speak to a few of them too. All recorded remotely in the age of social distancing. And don't forget to rate and review us on your podcast platform of choice.

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Live sport might be taking a back seat but to help you get your sporting fix in a time of lockdown, Eurosport are proud to launch The Break, a new snooker vodcast hosted by Andy Goldstein and featuring the likes of Ronnie O'Sullivan, Jimmy White and Neal Foulds - as well some of the top players in the game.
While snooker takes a break, join The Break as we host debates around the all-time greats of the game and speak to a few of them too. All recorded remotely in the age of social distancing. And don't forget to rate and review us on your podcast platform of choice.

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    The Joy of Six: Ronnie O'Sullivan exclusive

    The Joy of Six: Ronnie O'Sullivan exclusive

    The Break is delighted to bring you The Joy of Six: an exclusive hour-long special, hosted by Colin Murray, reliving each of Ronnie O’Sullivan’s six World Championship titles dating back to his maiden win in 2001.
    Widely regarded as the greatest player of all time, O’Sullivan delivers an insightful account as he recalls each world title – key milestones of what has been the most decorated career in snooker history, spanning over 28 years.
    O’Sullivan also discusses topics which have made him one of the most interesting characters in snooker such as the challenges of success at such a young age and his struggles with depression.
    If you enjoyed this very special episode of The Break, be sure to like and subscribe on your podcast platform of choice.

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    • 42 min
    How Ronnie became world champion and what changes now

    How Ronnie became world champion and what changes now

    Ronnie O’Sullivan’s sixth world title is expertly analysed by Eurosport’s Neal Foulds and Dave Hendon, who join Rachel Casey to look back on the Betfred World Snooker Championship. We hear from both The Rocket and beaten finalist Kyren Wilson. Barry Hearn reflects on the battle to get fans back into The Crucible, plus we discuss the best and worst of the championship.
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    • 38 min
    Still Too Close to Call

    Still Too Close to Call

    Ronnie O'Sullivan may have a three frame lead over Kyren Wilson going into the last day of the World Snooker Championship final, but as ex player Neal Foulds and commentator Philip Studd discuss with Rachel Casey, this is a very unpredictable year and an extraordinary Championship; anything could happen.
    The trio have a comprehensive review of the first two sessions of the final and look ahead to the next two.
    Plus Rachel has a lively conversation with Eurosport Presenter Colin Murray on his three week experience at the Crucible being in the company of Jimmy White and all the top competitors.

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    • 24 min
    "The Greatest Ever Day in Crucible History"

    "The Greatest Ever Day in Crucible History"

    Eurosport pundit and ex player Neal Foulds joins Rachel Casey and commentator Philip Studd to look back on the most extraordinary day at the 2020 Betfred World Snooker Championship, where Ronnie O'Sullivan and Kyren Wilson will battle it out in the final after two semi-finals which both went to a nail-biting final frame decider. There's reaction from both players, as well as losing players Anthony McGill and Mark Selby, who wasn't happy with Ronnie "smashing em all over the gaff". Neal has plenty to say about that.
    Plus, ahead of spectators returning for the final, we've an exclusive interview with Jason Ferguson of the WPBSA.

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    • 36 min
    Shaun Murphy on winning as a "clueless numpty" and the challenge of a Crucible semi-final

    Shaun Murphy on winning as a "clueless numpty" and the challenge of a Crucible semi-final

    2005 world champion Shaun Murphy joins Rachel Casey to chat about the unique challenge of a semi-final at The Crucible, what he regrets saying most as a young pro and his triumph as a qualifier fifteen years ago. “I was a twenty-two year old, clueless numpty who just went for lots of shots and they went in for that fortnight.” Plus, the ’86 winner Joe Johnson and commentator Dave Hendon discuss the last four at this year's Betfred World Snooker Championship and the game's greatest cueists, rest players and exponents of high quality safety play.
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    • 29 min
    Mark Selby joins The Break, as the Crucible Curse strikes again

    Mark Selby joins The Break, as the Crucible Curse strikes again

    Rachel Casey speaks to Mark Selby, who is back in form and through to the last four at the Betfred World Snooker Championship for the first time since he won his third world title in 2017. Eurosport’s Dominic Dale and Phil Yates discuss Selby and his fellow semi-finalist Kyren Wilson, who scored victories over Neil Robertson and defending champion Judd Trump respectively. We get reaction to Ronnie O’Sullivan’s comments about the standard of snooker’s younger players and chat about the magic of the one table set-up at The Crucible. Subscribe for more episodes of The Break during the World Championship, and rate and review us on your podcast platform of choice!
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    • 34 min

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