Advani`s Asiad gold was high point for cuesports in 2010

Pankaj Advani, was yet again cynosure of all eyes with his gold medal win at the Guangzhou Asian Games but overall it was an average year for the Indian cueists as titles eluded them at the major international events.

Cue sports deserve to be in better position, feels Advani

Indian cueists’ rich medal haul in the ongoing Asian Games is a shot in the arm for cue sports and would give it a chance to push for a place in the sports ministry’s ‘priority list’, feels Pankaj Advani.

Asiad Billiards: Advani, Sethi given bye into pre-quarters

World professional champion Pankaj Advani and compatriot Geet Sethi have been given byes straight into the prequarter-finals of the Asian Games billiards championship at Guangzhou, China next month.

World Professional Billiards C`ship from Wednesday

Reigning champion Pankaj Advani and veteran cueist Geet Sethi will spearhead the Indian
challenge in the World Professional Billiards Championships
beginning in Leeds, UK on Wednesday.

Sethi shines in India’s Billiards Challenge Cup win

Geet Sethi won both of his encounters as the Indian cueists came from behind to edge past Rest of the World 3-2 to lift the Manisha Billiards Challenge Cup.

Impressive start for Advani, setback for Sethi

Defending champion Pankaj Advani opened his campaign in style by winning both his group matches but eight-time winner Geet Sethi suffered one of the worst starts in his career.

Dronacharya award for former billiards champ Subhash Agarwal

Former national coach and World Billiards runner-up Subhash Agarwal has been selected for the prestigious Dronacharya Award.

Age has caught up with me: Sethi

Geet Sethi conceded that advancing age has caught up with him as he is experiencing weakening of his mental and physical strength.

My 10-year-old cue is my lucky charm: Advani

Through seven World and five Asian titles and across 30 countries one thing has remained unchanged in Billiards wonder boy Pankaj Advani’s life – his lucky cue.

Sethi, Joshi win in Asian Billiards c’ship

Veteran Geet Sethi and former World billiards championship runner-up Devendra Joshi got off to an impressive starts in the Asian Billiards championship, which commenced here on Sunday.

Advani brings cheer to Indian cue sport

The rising performance graph of Pankaj Advani in billiards highlighted the country’s cue sport scene in 2009.

Pankaj Advani presented Eklavya award

Reigning World Professional Billiards Champion, Pankaj Advani was presented the Eklavya award,the highest recognition for a sportsperson in Karnataka in recognition of his achievements.

Advani wins bronze in Asian Indoor Games

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani capped his Asian Indoor Games campaign by winning a bronze medal in the English Billiards singles’ category.

Glamourise cue sports with a bit of fashion: Advani

Replacing the formal attire with casual clothing for cueists and organising fashion shows at major events are sure-shot ways of making snooker and billiards popular among the young, feels world champion Pankaj Advani.

Advani to clash with Sethi in final of National Billiards

World champion Pankaj Advani trounced Devender Joshi, while veteran Geet Sethi overwhelmed Dhruv Sitwala to set up the title clash of the National Billiards and Snooker Championship.

Advani, Seethi through to Natl Billiards semifinal

World Champion Pankaj Advani and veteran Geet Sethi entered the semifinals of the National Billiards Championships here today.

National Billiards & Snooker C`ship starts in Agra

Country`s top cueists, including world
professional billiards champions Pankaj Advani, Geet Sethi,
Ashok Shandilya and Devendra Joshi, will be seen in action in
the Indian National Billiards and Snooker
Championship.

Advani hopes his title will inspire other cueists

Newly-crowned World Professional
billiards champion Pankaj Advani today said his title would
inspire others to take up the game and win more laurels for
the country.

President congratulates Advani on becoming World champion

President Pratibha Patil congratulated Pankaj Advani for becoming the World Billiards Champion.