Pankaj Advani hits out at government for awarding Khel Ratna to Sania Mirza
Pankaj Advani hits out at government for awarding Khel Ratna to Sania Mirza

Ace cueist Pankaj Advani slammed the government for awarding country’s highest sporting honour Khel Ratna to Sania Mirza as he believes that there's less weightage for team events.

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.

Cuesport players not getting their due by govt: Pankaj Advani
Cuesport players not getting their due by govt: Pankaj Advani

Disappointed at the exclusion of Sourav Kothari and Chitra Magimairaj from the Arjuna Awards list, ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani on Tuesday said the central government is discriminating and not giving due recognition to non-Olympic sportspersons in the country.

IPL-like league possible in snooker, billiards: Pankaj Advani
IPL-like league possible in snooker, billiards: Pankaj Advani

Pocketing his 13th World title, ace cueist Pankaj Advani feels that an IPL-like league in snooker or billiards would be a possibility in the game that has become financially rewarding.

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.

Happy to be in Pakistan: Indian cueist
Happy to be in Pakistan: Indian cueist

 She was apprehensive about making the trip to Pakistan but India's top woman cueist Chitra Magimairaj said ignoring the worries and deciding to come for the World Eight Reds Snooker team and individual championships here has turned out to be a good experience for her.

Former Billiards and Snooker Federation of India president dies

 Former Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) president Pashupatinath Roy died here this afternoon following a cardiac arrest at a private nursing home, according to the West Bengal Billiards Association.

India settle for bronze in Snooker World Cup
India settle for bronze in Snooker World Cup

India settled for a bronze medal after narrowly missing the final berth of the Snooker World Cup here on Sunday.

India storm into semis of Snooker World Cup
India storm into semis of Snooker World Cup

India overcame dark horses Belgium 4-1 to march into the semifinals of the Snooker World Cup here on Saturday.

India storm into quarters of Snooker World Cup
India storm into quarters of Snooker World Cup

The Indian team, comprising 12-time world champion Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta, on Friday stormed into the quarterfinals of the Snooker World Cup here.

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.

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.

TOP Scheme shows how sport treated unequally in India: Pankaj Advani
TOP Scheme shows how sport treated unequally in India: Pankaj Advani

 Twelve-time world champion cueist Pankaj Advani feels the government-run TOP Scheme for India's Olympic medal hopefuls clearly shows how sport is treated unequally in the country.

Dhruv Sitwala stuns Pankaj Advani to claim Asian Billiards title
Dhruv Sitwala stuns Pankaj Advani to claim Asian Billiards title

 Rising Mumbai cueist Dhruv Sitwala stunned multiple world champion Pankaj Advani to win the ACBS Asian Billiards Championship and pocket his first international title here on Monday.

Indian Open: Former world champion Ken Doherty ousted by Joe Swail
Indian Open: Former world champion Ken Doherty ousted by Joe Swail

Irishman Ken Doherty, a former world champion, crashed out of the Indian Open World Ranking snooker tournament following a 4-2 defeat against Northern Ireland's Joe Swail in a first round battle of veteran cueists here.

Indian Open Snooker: Onus on Aditya Mehta to deliver
Indian Open Snooker: Onus on Aditya Mehta to deliver

A veil of gloom and anxiety has descended on the Indian Open World ranking snooker tournament as the 300,000 pounds event entered its second day here on Wednesday.

Indian Open: Pankaj Advani loses to Scotland's Rhys Clark
Indian Open: Pankaj Advani loses to Scotland's Rhys Clark

Indian ace cueist Pankaj Advani lost a thriller 3-4 against young Scottish rival Rhys Clark, making an exit from the 300,000 pound sterling Indian Open World Ranking Snooker Tournament here on Wednesday.

Getting adjusting to tables is the key: Pankaj Advani
Getting adjusting to tables is the key: Pankaj Advani

Adjusting to the fast championship tables is one of the key areas for the six Indian wild cards to do well in the 300,000 pound sterling Indian Open Snooker Championship commencing here on March 10, said national champion Pankaj Advani on Sunday.

CCI to felicitate Pankaj Advani
CCI to felicitate Pankaj Advani

The Cricket Club of India will be felicitating ace cueist Pankaj Advani at a function to be held at the CCI's C.K. Nayudu Hall, here on Saturday.

Pankaj Advani loses to Siddharth Parikh but still tops ranking
Pankaj Advani loses to Siddharth Parikh but still tops ranking

Ace cueist Pankaj Advani lost to Siddharth Parikh but still managed to top the overall ranking in the selection camp for Asian Billiards Championship here on Thursday.