Obsession over Olympic medal not helping India: Pankaj Advani
Obsession over Olympic medal not helping India: Pankaj Advani

Indian cue sports star Pankaj Advani on Thursday remarked Olympic achievement has become national "obsession" and urged the athletes to change their perception to excel in their respective disciplines.

Pankaj Advani in National Billiards semifinals
Pankaj Advani in National Billiards semifinals

On a day of upsets, Indian ace Pankaj Advani continued his impressive run by storming into the semifinals of the National Billiards Championship at the Bengal Rowing Club here on Thursday.

Advani, Chawla enter 6-Red snooker knockout

Pankaj Advani and Kamal Chawla kept the Indian hopes alive after making it to the last 16 stage of the 6-Red Snooker Championship here today after a host of other national cueists lost out.

Eight Indians enter knock-out stage of IBSF World Snooker

Manan Chandra and Vidya Pillai, along with six other Indian cueists, have qualified for the knock-out stage of the IBSF World Snooker Championships here.

Khan, Damani post wins in World Snooker

Shahbaz Adil Khan and Brijesh Damani got back to winning ways as both chalked up fluent 4-0 victories in their respective group matches in the ongoing IBSF World Snooker Championship here.

Medal hopes rest on Vidya, Manan at IBSF World Snooker

World 6-red snooker gold medallist Vidya Pillai and 2006 edition bronze winner Manan Chandra are India`s best medal hopes at the IBSF World Snooker Championship, beginning in Daugavpils, Latvia from Wednesday.

Silverware for Indian team in Asian Snooker Championship

Before the Indian trio of Brijesh Damani, Alok Kumar and Manan Chandra had set foot in the Qatari capital for the inaugural Asian Team Snooker Championship, they had made a promise to themselves that nothing short of silverware would suffice.

India win inaugural Asian Team Snooker Championship

The Indian team, consisting of Manan Chandra, Brijesh Damani and Alok Kumar, clinched the inaugural Asian Team Snooker Championships after blanking Iran 3-0 in the title clash in Doha, Qatar.

Damani, Mifsud enter knockout stages

India`s Brijesh Damani registered his third straight win of the tournament to join Australian legend Steve Mifsud and Saleh Mohammad of Afghanistan in the knockout stage of IBSF World Snooker Championship on Wednesday.