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Doherty’s 1997 Crucible Win Immortalised

Ken Doherty’s moment of triumph at the 1997 World Championship has been captured on the canvas by portrait artist John Donaldson, 25 years on from claiming the Crucible crown with a famous win over Stephen Hendry. Donaldson has worked with a number of famous figures across the world of sport and has recently started portraying… Read More

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Doherty Aiming To Roll Back The Years

Ken Doherty says his run at the recent BetVictor Championship League has inspired him to try and reproduce the form from his prime, which saw him win the 1997 World Championship and rack up six career ranking titles. Doherty, 51, was on the cusp of glory and a first ranking final appearance since the 2006… Read More

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Doherty Awarded Invitational Tour Card

Former World Champion Ken Doherty has been awarded an invitational tour card to keep his place on the professional circuit for at least the next two years. One of snooker’s great ambassadors, Irishman Doherty has played on the pro tour since 1990, winning six ranking titles including the 1997 World Championship. Last weekend he reached… Read More

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Doherty Setting Sights On Crucible

Ken Doherty is determined to grace Crucible Theatre again before the end of his career, despite his tour survival being on the line at the upcoming Betfred World Championship qualifying. Ireland’s 1997 World Champion Doherty needs to win at least one match at Sheffield’s English Institute of Sport to secure a place in the top… Read More

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Crucible A Distant Goal For Dublin Duo

By Michael McMullan While sportspeople around the world find competitive action put on hold by the Covid-19 crisis for the time being, two of snooker’s longest-standing professionals remain in an enhanced state of limbo, as they wait to play in a tournament which could be crucial to their careers. When the circuit was effectively suspended… Read More

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Doherty Dreams Of Crucible Last Hurrah

By Simon Cromie Ken Doherty can’t help but smile at the memory of it all. The feelings that have eluded many of snooker’s aspiring world champions come flooding back — potting the colours that made up his victory lap, shaking the hand of a bested Stephen Hendry, lifting the famous World Championship trophy aloft —… Read More

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Doherty Wins UK Seniors Crown

Ireland’s Ken Doherty won the CRS UK Seniors Snooker Championship for the first time with a 4-1 final victory over Igor Figueiredo in Hull. The tournament was the first event of the 2018/19 World Seniors Snooker Tour (WSST), which for the first time this season operates under the auspices of snooker’s world governing body the WPBSA. The… Read More

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Ken Doherty Q&A

Ken Doherty has found form which he thought was ‘lost forever’ after reaching the semi-finals at last weekend’s Kaspersky Riga Masters. We caught up with him to discuss his game before he heads to Wuxi in China next week to form half of the Republic of Ireland World Cup team alongside Fergal O’Brien. Ken, a… Read More

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The A-Z of Ken Doherty

The Darling of Dublin under the spotlight… Interview by Jonathan Davies Abroad – What is your favourite holiday destination? It would have to be Australia – I have family there, I love the lifestyle, they have beautiful beaches, it’s cosmopolitan and the people are great. But, in Europe, Florence is the nicest place I’ve been… Read More

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Doherty Seeking Deep Run

Ken Doherty heads to the Ruhr Open in Germany targeting “one big week” which could boost him back up the world rankings. Former World Champion Doherty has gradually slipped down the list in recent years and now stands 47th, having failed to reach the quarter-finals of an event carrying ranking points since the 2013 Welsh… Read More

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