Snooker player's 12-year ban

Stephen Lee has been banned for 12 years after being found guilty of seven match-fixing charges, World Snooker has confirmed.

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Lee career effectively ended by 12-year snooker ban

Snooker authorities said the 12-year match-fixing ban handed to Stephen Lee will be backdated to October 2012.

This means the 38-year-old will not be allowed to play professional snooker until October 2024, effectively ending his sporting career.

Lee, the former world number five, was found guilty of match-fixing charges relating to seven matches in 2008 and 2009.

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