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.

Nation mourns loss of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam but Assam CM Tarun Gogoi dances, plays golf - Watch
Nation mourns loss of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam but Assam CM Tarun Gogoi dances, plays golf - Watch

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has come under fire for being in 'celebratory' mode at a time when the nation is mourning the loss of former president and Bharat Ratna Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.

Oldest champions: Three of the best in world sports
Oldest champions: Three of the best in world sports

Roger Federer can become the oldest Wimbledon champion of the Open Era if he defeats Novak Djokovic in Sunday`s Wimbledon final.

Baseball, softball apply for Tokyo 2020 Games inclusion
Baseball, softball apply for Tokyo 2020 Games inclusion

Baseball and softball officially applied for inclusion in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Thursday as they look to earn back their spot in the Games they lost after 2008.

Snooker: Shaun Murphy holds narrow lead over Stuart Bingham in world final
Snooker: Shaun Murphy holds narrow lead over Stuart Bingham in world final

Shaun Murphy held a slender 9-8 lead over Stuart Bingham at the end of Sunday`s play in the World Championship final at Sheffield`s Crucible Theatre.

Ding Junhui eyes world title after beating John Higgins
Ding Junhui eyes world title after beating John Higgins

China`s Ding Junhui insisted he`d yet to hit top form after moving into the quarter-finals of the World Championships for just the third time after battling back to defeat John Higgins 13-9 in Sheffield on Saturday.

Snooker shortlisted for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Snooker shortlisted for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The green baize game of snooker, played with multi-coloured balls, has been short-listed among three sports to be included in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, according to Captain P V K Mohan, president of the International Billiards and Snooker Federation (IBSF).

Shaun Murphy overpowers Neil Robertson in Masters final
Shaun Murphy overpowers Neil Robertson in Masters final

Shaun Murphy thrashed Australia`s Neil Robertson 10-2 in the final of the Masters at London`s Alexandra Palace on Sunday to complete a career triple crown.

Robertson routs O`Sullivan to make Masters final

Neil Robertson raced into the Masters final as the Australian crushed defending champion Ronnie O`Sullivan 6-1 at Alexandra Palace in London on Saturday.
 

Ronnie O`Sullivan equals Stephen Hendry record in Masters win
Ronnie O`Sullivan equals Stephen Hendry record in Masters win

Ronnie O`Sullivan equalled Stephen Hendry`s all-time record of 775 century breaks en route to a 6-4 victory over Ricky Walden at the Masters in London on Tuesday.

Neil Robertson into Masters last eight
Neil Robertson into Masters last eight

Neil Robertson and Stephen Maguire moved into the Masters quarter-finals after 6-4 victories in their opening matches at London`s Alexandra Palace on Monday.

Pankaj Advani and others qualify for Indian Open
Pankaj Advani and others qualify for Indian Open

India No. 1 snooker player Pankaj Advani along with five others qualified for the Indian Open Championships after winning their respective knockout matches, here on Thursday.

Pankaj Advani enters Indian Open snooker qualifiers knockout
Pankaj Advani enters Indian Open snooker qualifiers knockout

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani once again mesmerised the green baize to top the league round and enter the knockout phase of the Indian Open snooker qualifier, here on Wednesday.

Indian Open snooker postponed to March next year
Indian Open snooker postponed to March next year

Owing to the state elections in Maharashtra, this season's Indian Open world ranking snooker event, slated to be held here, has been postponed from its original date of October 13-17 to March 10-14 next year.

Indian Open snooker postponed to March next year
Indian Open snooker postponed to March next year

Owing to the state elections in Maharashtra, this season's Indian Open world ranking snooker event, slated to be held here, has been postponed from its original date of October 13-17 to March 10-14 next year.

Pankaj Advani undecided over Indian Open participation

Ace cueist Pankaj Advani on Thursday said he still hasn`t decided whether he will participate in the Indian Open World Ranking Snooker event scheduled to be held in October as the dates are clashing with the World Billiards Championship.

Grand welcome for world champion Pankaj Advani

Pankaj Advani was accorded a grand welcome at the airport here today when the cue sport champion arrived after winning the IBSF World 6-Red Snooker Championship in Egypt.

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.

Dilip Kumar shocks Aditya Mehta

Dilip Kumar of Railways stunned ace cueist Aditya Mehta 3-1 in a best-of-five frames Group A tie in the CCI Classic Billiards & Snooker Tournament, here on Saturday.