Big brother's 'gyaan' helps Pankaj, says mother
Big brother's 'gyaan' helps Pankaj, says mother

Pankaj Advani might have become the toast of India after winning the World Billiards title (time format), but the ace cueist's mother Kajal says it is elder brother and sports psychologist Shree's 'gyaan' that often does the trick for him.

World Billiards Championship: Pankaj Advani beats Robert Hall to win 12th title
World Billiards Championship: Pankaj Advani beats Robert Hall to win 12th title

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani claimed another World Title by convincingly beating Robert Hall of the UK in the World Billiards Championship finals in the Timed Format.

Pankaj Advani edges past David Causier in World Billiards semis thriller
Pankaj Advani edges past David Causier in World Billiards semis thriller

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani held his nerves to edge past David Causier of England in the semi-final of the World Billiards Championship time format by a mere five points, here today.

Billiards Premier League is good for the sport: Pankaj Advani
Billiards Premier League is good for the sport: Pankaj Advani

 Cue sports ace Pankaj Advani says tournaments like the Billiards Premier League need to be encouraged and conducted at the national level to make the game popular.

Mixed luck for Pankaj Advani in World billiards
Mixed luck for Pankaj Advani in World billiards

Former champion Pankaj Advani, returning to the three-ball sport after a two-season break, had a mixed start as he lost to 2013 winner Peter Gilchrist of Singapore 2-3 but defeated Brian Harvey 3-0 in his next outing as the World Billiards Championship (points format) started here Monday.

Dhruv Sitwala`s 188 break steers MB`s Shooters into BPL final

Dhruv Sitwala, fresh from his silver medal winning feat in the recent world team championship, uncorked the tournament-high break of 188 to steer MB`s Shooters into the final of the inaugural Videocon Billiards Premier League at the Bombay Gymkhana here today.

Siddharth Parikh`s 168 launches RRockets to top of Billiards League

Australian Open bronze medallist Siddharth Parikh fired the tournament`s highest break of 168 to take RRockets to the top of the table in the inaugural Videocon Billiards Premier League here on Saturday.

Billiards Premier League is good for the sport: Pankaj Advani

Cue sports ace Pankaj Advani says tournaments like the Billiards Premier League need to be encouraged and conducted at the national level to make the game popular.

Nalin Patel fires two century breaks in Billiards Premier League

Former world professional No.7 Nalin Patel fired two impressive century breaks for an explosive start to the inaugural Videocon Billiards Premier League, organised by the Billiards and Snooker Association of Maharashtra, at the Bombay Gymkhana on Sunday.

Sourav Kothari looking forward to bond as a team with Alok Kumar

Sourav Kothari is now looking forward to team bonding with Alok Kumar against whom he won the title bouts to win the national and Asian titles.

Snooker, billiards should be part of CWG, Asian Games: Advani

Fresh from his recent World 6-Reds Snooker Championship triumph, ace cueist Pankaj Advani feels the time is right to make a push for billiards and snooker to be included in the Commonwealth and Asian Games.

Sitwala, Parikh enter Australian Open billiards semifinals

It was double delight for Indian cueists at the Australian Open Billiards Championship today as Dhruv Sitwala and Siddhartha Parikh made the semifinals in the five-day event at the Yarraville Club here.

Asian Billiards events postponed due to visa issues

Three continental cue sport events, including Asian Billiards Championships, scheduled to be held here from April 4 to 14 have been postponed due to visa-related issues, the organisers said today.

Advani, state cueists felicitated by KSBA

Eight-time world champion Pankaj Advani was today felicitated by the Karnataka State Billiards Association (KSBA) for winning his sixth and overall 24th national title at the 81st National Snooker championship in Lucknow early this month.

Proud to be Indian, says Michael Ferreira

Former world billiards champion Michael Ferreira on Monday presented himself to the EOW of Mumbai police in connection with the investigation into a complaint relating to direct selling company QNET.

Ferreira says he will appear before Mumbai police soon

Former World Billiards Champion Michael Ferreira on Wednesday said he would appear before the Mumbai police in connection with the alleged Rs. 425 crore QNet scam as soon as "I am able" to after his ongoing treatment in a Kuala Lumpur hospital.

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.

Billiards: Alok, Shandilya enter semis

National champion Alok Kumar and fellow-Indian Ashok Shandilya entered the points format semi-finals of the World professional billiards championship on Tuesday with contrasting victories.

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.

Defending champion Ebdon, Higgins ousted from snooker China Open

Defending champion Peter Ebdon and World No.5 John Higgins both suffered first-round exits at the World Snooker China Open on Tuesday.