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Last Updated: Monday, 10 April 2006, 15:49 GMT 16:49 UK
Live snooker from both tables
snooker tv coverage
Digital television and website viewers will be able to watch live snooker from both tables throughout the 2006 World Snooker Championship in Sheffield.

UK users of the BBC Sport website with broadband connections can watch uninterrupted coverage from either table at The Crucible.

The website also features daily video highlights packages and interviews, as well as a selection of Sport Academy video training challenges.

Meanwhile, as in previous years, pressing the red button on your digital TV remote control will also give you exclusive live access to any match.

Digital and broadband viewers will be able to tune in at 1000, 1400 and 1900 BST every day until Saturday 29 April to watch uninterrupted coverage until the end of play in each session. Coverage of the semi-finals and final will be live on BBC One and Two on 29, 30 April and 1 May.

How to use digital TV

During snooker coverage on BBC One and BBC Two, viewers will be prompted to be press the RED key.

Outside of BBC One and BBC Two coverage, viewers need to press RED or TEXT and then select SNOOKER INTERACTIVE from the menu.

The digital service will also include an up-to-date news and statistics service.

Please note that Freeview viewers may not be able to access the full service at certain times.


You will be able to see links to the live snooker coverage at any time from the main Snooker page on the BBC Sport website.

Highlights, interviews and training challenges will also be available on this page.

Alternatively go to the BBC Sport Player using the large button on the top right of any page.

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10 Apr 06 |  Snooker

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