Pankaj Advani

Greatness cannot be measured only on Olympic showing, says ace cueist Pankaj Advani

Greatness cannot be measured only on Olympic showing, says ace cueist Pankaj Advani

Advani is looking ahead to the Asian Billiards Championship, Asian Snooker Championship and Asian Team Championship to be held in April and May.

Mar 20, 2017, 17:12 PM IST
Yet another title for Pankaj Advani; becomes only Indian to hold billiards, snooker titles at once

Yet another title for Pankaj Advani; becomes only Indian to hold billiards, snooker titles at once

Apart from clinching his 29th national title overall, Advani broke several other records.

Feb 02, 2017, 22:38 PM IST
Padma Award: What more I need to do? Pankaj Advani asks Sports Minister after being snubbed for prestigious award

Padma Award: What more I need to do? Pankaj Advani asks Sports Minister after being snubbed for prestigious award

Advani, who has pocketed eight world titles in the last eight years, was in race for the third highest civilian award of the country.

Jan 26, 2017, 12:49 PM IST
Pankaj Advani: Ace Indian Cueist Beats Singapore's Peter Gilchrist To Win World Billiards Championships Title

Pankaj Advani: Ace Indian Cueist Beats Singapore's Peter Gilchrist To Win World Billiards Championships Title

Earlier, Advani had beaten Htay 5-0 in the morning to storm into the finals while Gilchrist defeated India's Dhvaj Haria 5-1 in another semi-final.

Dec 12, 2016, 22:34 PM IST
World Snooker Championship: Pankaj Advani settles for bronze after semifinal exit against Andrew Pagett

World Snooker Championship: Pankaj Advani settles for bronze after semifinal exit against Andrew Pagett

Advani now heads back to Bangalore to switch to the 3-ball game in preparation for the World Billiards Championship that commences from 5 December.

Nov 29, 2016, 19:16 PM IST
Pankaj Advani claims bronze medal at IBSF World Snooker Championship

Pankaj Advani claims bronze medal at IBSF World Snooker Championship

The Indian is the only player in the world to compete at the world championship level in both sports and be successful in all the formats of both billiards and snooker.

Nov 29, 2016, 11:00 AM IST
Pankaj Advani enters semis of IBSF World Snooker Championship, assures India a medal

Pankaj Advani enters semis of IBSF World Snooker Championship, assures India a medal

Advani defeated Thailand's Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon 6-5 in an exciting quarterfinal duel to guarantee India a medal in the men's tournament.

Nov 28, 2016, 20:18 PM IST
Pankaj Advani takes historic bronze at 6 Red Snooker World Championship

Pankaj Advani takes historic bronze at 6 Red Snooker World Championship

In the quarterfinals, the Indian received a walkover from Michael Holt who withdrew due to personal reasons.

Sep 09, 2016, 20:32 PM IST
Cueist Pankaj Advani recommended for Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian honour

Cueist Pankaj Advani recommended for Padma Bhushan, India's third-highest civilian honour

The winners will be announced on the eve of Republic Day.

Sep 09, 2016, 09:28 AM IST
Sushil Kumar recommended for Padma Bhushan, coach Yashvir Singh for Padma Shri

Sushil Kumar recommended for Padma Bhushan, coach Yashvir Singh for Padma Shri

Pankaj Advani's name also features in the list forwarded for the Padma Bhushan. 

Sep 06, 2016, 15:52 PM IST