28. April 202226. January 2024Sport Drugs, drinking Chanel No5 and an axe-wielding Oliver Reed – how snooker tore up the rulebook to dominate sport and the music charts in the 1980s. by Andy MurrayThis year's world championships started on April 16 and will conclude on May 2nd. The Game columnist Andy Murray looks back at the sport’s 1980s heyday when 18.5million people stayed up to watch the 1985 black-ball final.