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Pankaj Advani ensures a medal in World Snooker Championships

Pankaj Advani ensures a medal in World Snooker Championships

Advani will next face Florian Nuble of Austria for a spot in the final. 

Nov 26, 2017, 20:24 PM IST
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.

Nov 29, 2016, 11:00 AM IST
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.

Nov 23, 2015, 17:45 PM IST
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.

Nov 21, 2015, 22:39 PM IST
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.

Nov 20, 2015, 20:56 PM IST
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.

Nov 18, 2015, 20:28 PM IST
Never slammed the government for Sania Mirza's Khel Ratna: Pankaj Advani

Never slammed the government for Sania Mirza's Khel Ratna: Pankaj Advani

Hurt at being misquoted about his stance on the National Sports Awards, ace cueist Pankaj Advani on Friday said he never took a jibe at any sportsperson and his critical remarks on Sania Mirza getting the Khel Ratna were nothing but a figment of somebody's imagination.

Sep 04, 2015, 15:44 PM IST
Politics and sports should not be mixed: Pankaj Advani

Politics and sports should not be mixed: Pankaj Advani

Amid escalating tensions between India and Pakistan, ace cueist Pankaj Advani believes politics should not be mixed with games and Indo-Pak sporting ties should go on.

Aug 23, 2015, 15:25 PM IST
Pankaj Advani bags 13th world title

Pankaj Advani bags 13th world title

 India's poster boy of cue sports Pankaj Advani on Tuesday clinched his 13th world title after winning the World 6-Red Snooker Championship in a convincing manner here.

Aug 11, 2015, 22:10 PM IST
Adelaide to host IBSF World Billiards C'ship in September

Adelaide to host IBSF World Billiards C'ship in September

The South Australian city of Adelaide will host the IBSF World Billiards Championship between September 18 and 27 this year.

Jun 16, 2015, 15:24 PM IST
Vidya Pillai, Amee Kamani to represent India at snooker worlds

Vidya Pillai, Amee Kamani to represent India at snooker worlds

 Vidya Pillai and Amee Kamani will represent India in the World Snooker Championship to be held in November.

Jun 15, 2015, 22:23 PM IST
Aditya Mehta, Pankaj Advani to play finals of RKG Open before World Cup

Aditya Mehta, Pankaj Advani to play finals of RKG Open before World Cup

India's lone snooker professional, Aditya Mehta, and former professional, Pankaj Advani, are in the 32-man draw for the 1st RKG Open tournament's finals which commenced here on  Tuesday.

Jun 09, 2015, 19:27 PM IST
Kamal Chawla on course in Asian snooker

Kamal Chawla on course in Asian snooker

Kamal Chawla won both his matches while fellow Indians Brijesh Damani and Sourav Kothari had mixed bag of results on the first day of the Asian 6-Red Snooker Championship here.

May 26, 2015, 14:07 PM IST
Snooker: Journeyman Bingham hangs tough to land first world title

Snooker: Journeyman Bingham hangs tough to land first world title

 Journeyman Stuart Bingham held his nerve in a dramatic and fluctuating final to beat fellow Englishman Shaun Murphy 18-15 on Monday and win the world snooker championship for the first time.

May 05, 2015, 09:20 AM IST

Murphy, Bingham into World Championship final

England`s Shaun Murphy reached the final of snooker`s World Championship for the third time in his career at Sheffield on Saturday, seeing off Barry Hawkins in double-quick time.

May 03, 2015, 10:10 AM IST
Ronnie O`Sullivan bows out tamely to Stuart Bingham

Ronnie O`Sullivan bows out tamely to Stuart Bingham

Five-time world snooker champion Ronnie O`Sullivan`s eventful world championships came to a disappointing end on Wednesday when he lost 13-9 in the quarter-finals to fellow-Englishman Stuart Bingham.

Apr 30, 2015, 03:21 AM IST
Snooker: Ailing Judd Trump sinks Ding Junhui at World Championship

Snooker: Ailing Judd Trump sinks Ding Junhui at World Championship

Judd Trump overcame illness to secure a berth in the World Championship semi-finals on Wednesday after completing a one-sided 13-4 victory over China`s Ding Junhui in Sheffield.

Apr 29, 2015, 22:33 PM IST
Brisk Judd Trump sinks Ding Junhui at World Championship

Brisk Judd Trump sinks Ding Junhui at World Championship

Judd Trump became the first player to book a place in the World Championship semi-finals after completing a one-sided 13-4 victory over China`s Ding Junhui in Sheffield on Wednesday.

Apr 29, 2015, 16:37 PM IST
Trump to face Ding as Robertson wins through to quarters

Trump to face Ding as Robertson wins through to quarters

Judd Trump will play China`s Ding Junhui in the quarter-finals of the World Championship after defeating Hong Kong`s Marco Fu, the other remaining hope of a first Asian world champion at this year`

Apr 28, 2015, 06:04 AM IST
Ronnie O`Sullivan on brink of world quarter-finals

Ronnie O`Sullivan on brink of world quarter-finals

Five-time winner Ronnie O`Sullivan was on the verge of a quarter-final place in this year`s World Championship after going 12-4 up against Matthew Stevens on Sunday.

Apr 27, 2015, 02:19 AM IST