Pankaj Advani to lead Indian charge in World Billiards
Pankaj Advani to lead Indian charge in World Billiards

Ace cueist Pankaj Advani will spearhead the strong Indian contingent of 17 men and two women in the World Billiards Championship in Leeds, commencing on October 20.

Pankaj Advani wants Ranbir Kapoor to star in a biopic on him
Pankaj Advani wants Ranbir Kapoor to star in a biopic on him

At a time when sports biopics seem to be the flavour of Bollywood, ace cueist Pankaj Advani said he would like to see one on his life as well starring current heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor as the rising actor is very "intense" and has played the sport himself.

Indian Open snooker postponed to March next year
Indian Open snooker postponed to March next year

Owing to the state elections in Maharashtra, this season's Indian Open world ranking snooker event, slated to be held here, has been postponed from its original date of October 13-17 to March 10-14 next year.

Indian Open snooker postponed to March next year
Indian Open snooker postponed to March next year

Owing to the state elections in Maharashtra, this season's Indian Open world ranking snooker event, slated to be held here, has been postponed from its original date of October 13-17 to March 10-14 next year.

Pankaj Advani undecided over Indian Open participation

Ace cueist Pankaj Advani on Thursday said he still hasn`t decided whether he will participate in the Indian Open World Ranking Snooker event scheduled to be held in October as the dates are clashing with the World Billiards Championship.

Pankaj Advani to return to his first love billiards after pro season

Ever since Pankaj Advani ventured into the glitzy world of professional snooker, his first love billiards took a back seat, but the eight-time world champion has vowed to play more of the traditional format after the end of pro season in April.

Indian challenge ends in World Billiards

It was a case of so near yet so far as the two veteran Indian cueists, Alok Kumar and Ashok Shandilya, fell just before the last hurdle in the World Billiards Championship, here.

Rupesh Shah upsets Sethi, progresses into pre-quarters

Rupesh Shah caused a major upset at the World Billiards Championship when he defeated seven-time world champion and compatriot Geet Sethi in the `Long up` format and advanced into the pre-quarters of the event, on Tuesday.

Rupesh Shah shows his class in World Billiards

Defending champion Rupesh Shah from India continued his fine run in the World Billiards Championship as he notched up convincing wins over his respective opponents in the Point Format, here.

Advani skips World Billiards, chooses International C`ship

For the first time in his career, Pankaj Advani has decided to skip the World Billiards Championship in Leeds, instead preferring to compete in the International Championship.

Nothing bigger than World Billiards Championship: Advani

Ace cueist Pankaj Advani on Sunday said there`s nothing bigger than the World Billiards Championship, which he won after defeating reigning champion and seasoned Englishman Mike Russell in the Time format final.

Advani says World Billiards win special as he waited for 3 yrs

The youngest Indian sportsperson to win eight world titles, ace cueist Pankaj Advani says his recent World Billiards Championship triumph was a "special" one as he had to wait for three years to regain it.

I wanted to outdo myself by winning World Billiards: Advani

When ace cueist Pankaj Advani decided to take part in the World Billiards Championship, he had quietly made a promise to himself that nothing short of silverware would satisfy him and he kept his date with destiny.

Pankaj Advani defeats Russell, clinches seventh World Billiards Championship title

India`s Pankaj Advani won his seventh World billiards title when he outclassed defending champion Mike Russell 1,895-1,216 in the final on Sunday.

Rupesh Shah of India wins career`s second World Billiards title

Rupesh Shah became only the fifth Indian cueist to lift the world title twice after he beat Australia`s Matthew Bolton 6-2 in the final of the World Billiards (point frame) here.

Rupesh Shah in World billiards final

Rupesh Shah of India overcame Peter Gilchrist (Singapore) 5-2 to enter the final of the 150-up format World Billiards Championship, here Saturday.

Clash in dates forces Advani to pick World Billiards Championship

Faced with a tough choice between two top tournaments which clash in dates, India`s ace cueist Pankaj Advani has decided to take part in the World Billiards Championship and skip International Snooker Championship, both starting later this month.

It`s either World Billiards or Intl Championship for Advani

Pankaj Advani is faced with the "toughest" choice of his life as he ponders on whether to play the World Billiards Championship or compete in the world`s richest pro-snooker tournament.

Advani in semifinals of World Billiards Championship

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani advanced to the semifinals of the World Billiards Championship after defeating compatriot Devendra Joshi by 279 points here.

Indian cueists advance to Group II of world billiards meet

Indian cueists led by Geet Sethi, Devendra Joshi, Pankaj Advani and Alok kumar among others, advanced to Group Stage II of World Billiards Championship, being played here.