Indian Open: Former world champion Ken Doherty ousted by Joe Swail
Indian Open: Former world champion Ken Doherty ousted by Joe Swail

Irishman Ken Doherty, a former world champion, crashed out of the Indian Open World Ranking snooker tournament following a 4-2 defeat against Northern Ireland's Joe Swail in a first round battle of veteran cueists here.

Indian Open Snooker: Onus on Aditya Mehta to deliver
Indian Open Snooker: Onus on Aditya Mehta to deliver

A veil of gloom and anxiety has descended on the Indian Open World ranking snooker tournament as the 300,000 pounds event entered its second day here on Wednesday.

Indian Open: Pankaj Advani loses to Scotland's Rhys Clark
Indian Open: Pankaj Advani loses to Scotland's Rhys Clark

Indian ace cueist Pankaj Advani lost a thriller 3-4 against young Scottish rival Rhys Clark, making an exit from the 300,000 pound sterling Indian Open World Ranking Snooker Tournament here on Wednesday.

Getting adjusting to tables is the key: Pankaj Advani
Getting adjusting to tables is the key: Pankaj Advani

Adjusting to the fast championship tables is one of the key areas for the six Indian wild cards to do well in the 300,000 pound sterling Indian Open Snooker Championship commencing here on March 10, said national champion Pankaj Advani on Sunday.

CCI to felicitate Pankaj Advani
CCI to felicitate Pankaj Advani

The Cricket Club of India will be felicitating ace cueist Pankaj Advani at a function to be held at the CCI's C.K. Nayudu Hall, here on Saturday.

Pankaj Advani loses to Siddharth Parikh but still tops ranking
Pankaj Advani loses to Siddharth Parikh but still tops ranking

Ace cueist Pankaj Advani lost to Siddharth Parikh but still managed to top the overall ranking in the selection camp for Asian Billiards Championship here on Thursday.

Brijesh Damani stuns Pankaj Advani in Asian Billiards selection camp
Brijesh Damani stuns Pankaj Advani in Asian Billiards selection camp

Kolkata cueist Brijesh Damani stunned world and national champion Pankaj Advani in the opening game of the selection camp trials for the Asian Billiards Championship, here on Tuesday.

Senior National Snooker Championship: Double delight for Pankaj Advani
Senior National Snooker Championship: Double delight for Pankaj Advani

 Pankaj Advani added one more title to his glittering career when he eased past an inexperienced Varun Madan 6-3 to win the Senior National Snooker Championship at the Bengal Rowing Club on Saturday.

Pankaj Advani storms into last-32 of National Snooker C'ship
Pankaj Advani storms into last-32 of National Snooker C'ship

Indian ace Pankaj Advani kept himself in line for a double as he topped the group A table to storm into the last 32 of the senior National Snooker Championship at the Bengal Rowing Club on Wednesday.

Pankaj Advani trounces Dhruv Sitwala to annex National Billiards title
Pankaj Advani trounces Dhruv Sitwala to annex National Billiards title

Indian ace Pankaj Advani routed his PSPB colleague and 'friend' Dhruv Sitwala 5-0 in a flawless display of potting en route to his seventh Senior National Billiards Championship at the Bengal Rowing Club, here on Saturday.

National Billiards: Pankaj Advani, Dhruv Sitwala set up summit clash
National Billiards: Pankaj Advani, Dhruv Sitwala set up summit clash

Pankaj Advani and Dhruv Sitwala registered contrasting wins to set up a summit clash in the Senior National Billiards Championship at the Bengal Rowing Club here on Friday.

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.

Dhvaj Haria upsets Sourav Kothari in National Billiards
Dhvaj Haria upsets Sourav Kothari in National Billiards

 Dhvaj Haria of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board produced the biggest upset of the tournament ousting defending champion Sourav Kothari in the prequarters of the National Billiards Championship at the Bengal Rowing Club here on Thursday.

National Billiards Championship: Kothari survives scare, Advani, Shah register easy wins
National Billiards Championship: Kothari survives scare, Advani, Shah register easy wins

Top cueists on display at the National Billiards Championship had a relatively easy day out on the board, except Sourav Kothari who survived through a stern challenge from local boy Aamer Hossain to fight again at the Bengal Rowing Club Tuesday.

Have to earn awards and not hanker after them: Pankaj Advani
Have to earn awards and not hanker after them: Pankaj Advani

 Criticising the recent furore over Padma Bhushan, ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani on Monday said one must let the performance do the talking and not hanker after such government awards.

Advani-Kothari duel in National Championship
Advani-Kothari duel in National Championship

Indian ace cueists Pankaj Advani and Sourav Kothari will renew their rivalry when the duo compete in BRC Gloster National Billiards and Snooker Championship at Bengal Rowing Club beginning here on Saturday.

Pankaj Advani makes the cue his 'magic wand' in 2014
Pankaj Advani makes the cue his 'magic wand' in 2014

 In the history of cue sports, he is already nothing short of a living legend and Pankaj Advani added some more sheen to his golden career by taking his world title count from 8 to 12 in a landmark year for himself and the sport.

14-year-old Chinese boy sends Pankaj Advani packing at World Snooker
14-year-old Chinese boy sends Pankaj Advani packing at World Snooker

China's 14-year-old Yan Bingtao on Friday scripted a sensational upset as he sent 12-time world title holder Pankaj Advani packing with a 6-4 victory in the quarter-finals of the Seaways IBSF World Snooker Championship.

Chinese prodigy knocks out Pankaj Advani in World Snooker Championships
Chinese prodigy knocks out Pankaj Advani in World Snooker Championships

China's 14-year-old Yan Bingtao broke Indian hearts by defeating title favourite Pankaj Advani 6-4 to storm into the men's semi-finals at the IBSF World Snooker Championships here Friday.