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.

Six Indians including Pankaj Advani in last 16 of World Billiards
Six Indians including Pankaj Advani in last 16 of World Billiards

Pankaj Advani along with five more Indians marched into the last 16 of the World Billiards Championships (time format) here.

Pankaj Advani stuns Peter Gilchrist to clinch 150 up points format World Billiards title
Pankaj Advani stuns Peter Gilchrist to clinch 150 up points format World Billiards title

King of Indian cue sports Pankaj Advani added yet another jewel to his glowing crown, outplaying former champion Peter Gilchrist in the 150 up points format World Billiards Championship final and pocket his 11th world title, here on Friday.

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.

Peter Gilchrist cues past Pankaj Advani, Rupesh Shah to pocket Glasgow Open

Reigning world billiards champion Peter Gilchrist outclassed former world champions Pankaj Advani and Rupesh Shah en route to his Galsgow Open triumph and register his first title of the season.

Billiards Premier League set for debut

A neglected Indian sport, Billiards is the latest to join the bandwagon of growing Premier League`s of various games after the success of IPL in cricket.

Historic title win for Advani in Egypt

Indian cueist Pankaj Advani today created history by becoming the first player in the world to win world titles in the long and shorter formats of both billiards and snooker by pocketing the IBSF World 6-Red snooker Championship, here.

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.

Billiards and snooker nationals start

The Manisha National Billiards and Snooker Championship started on Friday with defending champion Ishpreet Chadha of Maharashtra making it to the quarterfinals after getting a bye here.

Causier drubs Alok for title

England’s David Causier outplayed Alok Kumar from India 6-1 in the final of the 150-up format competition in the world professional billiards championship here Friday.

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.

O`Sullivan asked to explain on match-fixing following Lee ban

Five-time world champion Ronnie O`Sullivan has been asked by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association to prove his claim that Stephen Lee may not be the only top-level cueist to be involved in match-fixing, or face possible sanction over his response.

Pankaj Advani wins PSPB snooker and billiards championship

Eight-time world champion Pankaj Advani staved off a stiff challenge from Rupesh Shah before prevailing 3-2 in the decider to win the PSPB Snooker and Billiards Championship, here on Friday.

Junhui eyes snooker world’s breakthrough

Snooker player Ding Junhui believes that as the only top Chinese player, he is always under pressure playing in major tournaments but added that he can win the upcoming World Championships.

Rupesh becomes Asian Billiards champion

Reigning world champion Rupesh Shah added another feather in his cap by clinching the 12th Asian Billiards championship with win over compatriot Alok Kumar in the fiercely fought finalon Sunday.

Four Indians in quarterfinals of Asian Billiards Championship

Four Indian cueists booked quarterfinal berths in the 12th ONGC Asian Billiards Championship after the completion of round-robin stage here on Thursday.

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.

Advani leaves for UK to conquer the world of snooker

Pankaj Advani today set off on a long English journey to tame the `big boys` of world snooker and claim the only major trophy missing from his cabinet - The UK Championship at Crucible - a tournament which he described as the ‘battle for survival’.

Pankaj Advani seeks corporate support to fulfil London Dreams

When Pankaj Advani was rewriting history books on the Professional Circuit, he had hoped that corporate sponsorship would come in good measure but the eight-time world champion is now realising that the burden of expenses is huge and the support, little.

I am playing the best snooker of my life: Advani

New Delhi: Eight-time world champion Pankaj Advani says he is playing the best snooker of his life on the Pro circuit and now wants to pass on his vast experience to the new generation of Indian cueists who aspire to compete at the highest level.