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Greatness cannot be measured only on Olympic showing, says ace cueist Pankaj Advani

Greatness cannot be measured only on Olympic showing, says ace cueist Pankaj Advani

Advani is looking ahead to the Asian Billiards Championship, Asian Snooker Championship and Asian Team Championship to be held in April and May.

Yet another title for Pankaj Advani; becomes only Indian to hold billiards, snooker titles at once

Yet another title for Pankaj Advani; becomes only Indian to hold billiards, snooker titles at once

Apart from clinching his 29th national title overall, Advani broke several other records.

Padma Award: What more I need to do? Pankaj Advani asks Sports Minister after being snubbed for prestigious award

Padma Award: What more I need to do? Pankaj Advani asks Sports Minister after being snubbed for prestigious award

Advani, who has pocketed eight world titles in the last eight years, was in race for the third highest civilian award of the country.

Pankaj Advani: Ace Indian Cueist Beats Singapore's Peter Gilchrist To Win World Billiards Championships Title

Pankaj Advani: Ace Indian Cueist Beats Singapore's Peter Gilchrist To Win World Billiards Championships Title

Earlier, Advani had beaten Htay 5-0 in the morning to storm into the finals while Gilchrist defeated India's Dhvaj Haria 5-1 in another semi-final.

World Snooker Championship: Pankaj Advani settles for bronze after semifinal exit against Andrew Pagett

World Snooker Championship: Pankaj Advani settles for bronze after semifinal exit against Andrew Pagett

Advani now heads back to Bangalore to switch to the 3-ball game in preparation for the World Billiards Championship that commences from 5 December.

Pankaj Advani claims bronze medal at IBSF World Snooker Championship

Pankaj Advani claims bronze medal at IBSF World Snooker Championship

The Indian is the only player in the world to compete at the world championship level in both sports and be successful in all the formats of both billiards and snooker.

Pankaj Advani enters semis of IBSF World Snooker Championship, assures India a medal

Pankaj Advani enters semis of IBSF World Snooker Championship, assures India a medal

Advani defeated Thailand's Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon 6-5 in an exciting quarterfinal duel to guarantee India a medal in the men's tournament.

Pankaj Advani takes historic bronze at 6 Red Snooker World Championship

Pankaj Advani takes historic bronze at 6 Red Snooker World Championship

In the quarterfinals, the Indian received a walkover from Michael Holt who withdrew due to personal reasons.

Cueist Pankaj Advani recommended for Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian honour

Cueist Pankaj Advani recommended for Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian honour

The winners will be announced on the eve of Republic Day.

Sushil Kumar recommended for Padma Bhushan, coach Yashvir Singh for Padma Shri

Sushil Kumar recommended for Padma Bhushan, coach Yashvir Singh for Padma Shri

Pankaj Advani's name also features in the list forwarded for the Padma Bhushan. 

India thump Pakistan to enter final of Asian Snooker team championship

India thump Pakistan to enter final of Asian Snooker team championship

Meanwhile, Iran defeated Malaysia by a similar 3-0 margin in the other semifinal.

Happy to successfully juggle between Snooker, Billiards: Pankaj Advani

Happy to successfully juggle between Snooker, Billiards: Pankaj Advani

Winning titles after titles may have become a habit for the great player but Advani is more happy to cap off the season on a high.

Pankaj Advani pockets 15th world title

Pankaj Advani pockets 15th world title

Pankaj prevailed over the teenage sensation 8-6 in the best-of-15 final.

Pankaj Advani enters IBSF World Snooker Championship semis

Pankaj Advani enters IBSF World Snooker Championship semis

Advani outplayed Maltese Alex Borg 6-0 to better his last year's performance when he went down to Yan Bingtao of China in the quarterfinals in Bengaluru.

Pankaj Advani enters IBSF World Snooker C'ship knockouts

Pankaj Advani enters IBSF World Snooker C'ship knockouts

Advani outplayed Belgium's Peter Bullen 4-0 to advance to the last-32 at the Sunrise Crystal Bay resort.

Pankaj Advani demolishes Peter Gilchrist ​to win 14th World Billiards title

Pankaj Advani demolishes Peter Gilchrist ​to win 14th World Billiards title

 India's most successful cueist Pankaj Advani on Sunday added another feather to his cap by winning the IBSF World Billiards Championship by outplaying his opponent in the final to take his world title count to 14 here on Sunday.