The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has banned an amateur player from competing in competitions for six years and ordered him to pay costs of £5,000 after he was found guilty of match-fixing.

The player, John Sutton, was taking part in the International Championship qualifying event as an invitee of World Snooker Ltd in September last year, during which suspicious betting patterns were flagged...

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