Pankaj Advani

Coronavirus pandemic: Pankaj Advani donates Rs 5 lakh to Prime Minister's CARES Fund

On April 1, Advani had urged his countrymen to do their bits in helping the nation at this difficult situation by donating to the Prime Minister's coronavirus relief fund.

Apr 06, 2020, 17:24 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi lauds Pankaj Advani for winning 4th straight final at IBSF World Billiards Championship

Advani won his fourth straight final in the 150-up format by thrashing local favourite Nay Thway Oo 6-2 in a one-sided final clash. 

Sep 16, 2019, 07:12 AM IST

Pankaj Advani defeats Mike Russell to enter World Billiards Championship final

Pankaj, vying for his 22nd world title, will play in a repeat of last year`s final against Oo. 

Sep 15, 2019, 10:46 AM IST

Pankaj Advani beats Mike Russell to enter World Billiards Championship final

In a clash of the titans, the might of multiple world title winner Russell wasn't enough to stop India's golden boy. 

Sep 14, 2019, 22:33 PM IST

Billiards champion Pankaj Advani alleges violation of sports code after losing BSFI elections

Later, Advani, Kumar and some others alleged that there were breaches/lapses of the legal process and cited a violation of Sports Code in the BSFI elections.

Mar 24, 2019, 13:17 PM IST

Unstoppable Pankaj Advani clinches 9th National Snooker title

Advani now has 21 world titles and 21 national titles as a men's player, in both snooker and billiards. 

Feb 11, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

19-time World Champion Pankaj Advani settles for bronze in Asian 10-red Snooker

Nineteen-time World Champion Pankaj Advani had to settle for a bronze in the after a 5-0 loss to Ireland’s Brendan O’Donoghue in the semifinals on Saturday. 

Sep 30, 2018, 00:15 AM IST

Cricketer MS Dhoni, cueist Pankaj Advani, others conferred Padma awards: Here's the full list

The President presented five Padma Bhushan and 38 Padma Shri awards at the civil investiture ceremony held at the Durbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday.

Apr 02, 2018, 23:15 PM IST

Pankaj Advani retains Asian Billiards Championship title in Myanmar

Pankaj Advani on Saturday defended his Asian Billiards Championships title in style by demolishing his practice partner B Bhaskar 6-1 in the summit clash.

Mar 24, 2018, 19:12 PM IST

Pankaj Advani enters final of Asian Billiards Championship in Myanmar

Multiple-time World and Asian champion Pankaj Advani stayed on course to defend his title as he sailed into the final of the 17th Asian Billiards Championship on Friday.

Mar 23, 2018, 21:09 PM IST

Indian billiards players qualify for knockouts at Asian Championship

Advani will be up against home favourite Aung Htay, while Dhvaj Haria, who gained top billing, faces Singapore's Peter Gilchrist in the quarterfinals.

Mar 22, 2018, 21:49 PM IST

Pankaj Advani continues winning streak in Asian Billiards Championship

In the women's Asian snooker championship, Vidya Pillai won her second match in identical fashion to the first with a 2-1 scoreline versus Iranian Akram Mohammadi.

Mar 20, 2018, 15:44 PM IST

Pankaj Advani makes winning start at Asian Billiards Championship

Multiple-time world champion Pankaj Advani made a rampaging start to his title defence at the 17th Asian Billiards Championship, outclassing Singapore's Yeo Teck Shin 4-0 in the opening match of the men's event, here on Monday0.

Mar 19, 2018, 14:04 PM IST

Pankaj Advani-led India beat Pakistan to win Snooker Team World Cup

The Indian combine of Pankaj Advani and Manan Chandra staged a remarkable recovery to pip Pakistan in the final of the inaugural IBSF Snooker Team World Cup.

Mar 03, 2018, 12:57 PM IST

Pankaj Advani, Manan Chandra take India to IBSF World Cup Team Snooker semifinals

In the last-4 stage, India will be up against the Iranian team. 

Mar 01, 2018, 22:32 PM IST

Pankaj Advani gets his due with Padma Bhushan award, says no hard feelings against government

The cue sports legend has finally got his due after being ignored for Padma Bhushan the previous two years.

Jan 26, 2018, 19:07 PM IST

Names of Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awardees announced ahead of Republic Day 2018: Full List

Illaiyaraja and MS Dhoni are among those who will be given the Padma awards.

Jan 25, 2018, 23:17 PM IST

MS Dhoni, Pankaj Advani, composer Illaiyaraja on list of Padma awardees

Illaiyaraja and MS Dhoni are among those who will be given the Padma awards.

Jan 25, 2018, 22:50 PM IST

Pankaj Advani once again rules India's year in cue sports

Rarely does a sport become synonymous with an individual but Pankaj Advani has been just that to cue sports in India for a long time and this year was no different as he claimed a couple of more world titles to add to his legendary status.

Dec 19, 2017, 14:31 PM IST

Experiencing best phase of my sporting career: Pankaj Advani

Quizzed on India`s future in the sport, he said the players were doing their bit, but the government should identify the lacking areas and improve facilities.

Dec 03, 2017, 00:21 AM IST