Snooker

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

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

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

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

Scottish Open: Ronnie 'Rocket' O'Sullivan relieved despite whitewash by John Higgins

The 42-year-old five-times world champion - who won a joint record sixth UK Championship last weekend - says the first wipeout in a ranking tournament he has suffered at the hands of Higgins since 1994 would give him the chance to recharge his batteries.

Dec 16, 2017, 17:12 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

Pankaj Advani sweeps round-robin stage at World Snooker Championships

It also helped the ace Indian cueist grab the top-seed spot in the draw of 64.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

Pankaj Advani advances to World Snooker knockouts

Seventeen-time world champion Pankaj Advani showed no signs of a billiards hangover as he marched through the round-robin stage of the snooker event with convincing wins at World Championships here.

Nov 21, 2017, 15:10 PM IST

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

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.

Aug 12, 2015, 11:29 AM IST

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.

Aug 11, 2015, 22:10 PM IST

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.

Jul 30, 2015, 10:59 AM IST

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.

Jul 11, 2015, 17:39 PM IST

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.

Jun 11, 2015, 18:36 PM IST

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.

May 04, 2015, 07:01 AM IST

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 Shef

Apr 26, 2015, 02:22 AM IST