Sourav Kothari Wins National Billiards Title

Sourav Kothari has added yet another championship to his impressive resume by winning the National Billiards Championship. The cueist from Kolkata came up against Siddharth Parekh in the final of the tournament and came out winning 5-2 in the match. Siddharth, who was playing his first National Billiards final, was outclassed by Sourav, who had

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World Title Number 15 For Pankaj Advani

Indian cueist Pankaj Advani has pocketed his 15th World Championship win at the IBSF World Snooker Championship in Hurghada. Advani defeated Zhua Xintong in the final of the tournament with a score of 8-6 in the best of 15 match. The match started off on a positive note for the Indian as he was leading

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IBSF Snooker Championship: Pankaj Advani In Semis

Pankaj Advani has made it to the semi-finals of the IBSF Snooker Championship being held at Hurghada, Egypt. Pankaj Advani – Lone Indian in the men’s category As things stand now, Advani is the lone Indian in the men’s category. He defeated Alex Borg of Malta 6-0 to guarantee his spot in the Semi-Finals. He

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IBSF World Snooker: Pankaj Advani In Last 32

Pankaj Advani has made it to the final 32 of the IBSF World Snooker championship while Varsha Sanjeev crashed out. Varsha, who earlier made it to the knockout round of 24 in the women’s category faced off against veteran Theresa Whitten of Australia. The 18-year-old Indian failed to keep up with the veteran and the

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Pankaj Advani Wins Title No. 14

Pankaj Advani is India’s most successful cueist. The ISBF World Billiards Championship recently concluded at Adelaide became his 14th world title. He ousted Singapore’s Peter Gilchrist in the finals of the competition by a margin of 1168 points. A good night’s sleep did the trick for Pankaj Advani After winning his 14th world title, Pankaj

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Sports Stats Weekly #8: Cue Sports (Billiards, Snooker)

Cue sports such as billiards, snooker, pool and their different variants are quite popular as a pass time hobby in many of the metro cities in the country. Unfortunately, not many people would ever plan on turning pro in the game in spite of India’s vast success in the field, which is quite disappointing. What is also disappointing

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Pankaj Advani Beats Yan Bingtao To Clinch 13th World Title

Indian star cueist Pankaj Advani successfully defended his IBSF World 6 Reds snooker title after defeating Chinese teen sensation Yan Bingtao in the summit clash. This title win,came after an average performance by Pankaj Advani during the earlier group stages and once again highlights the finishing ability of the Indian champ. In a fairly one-sided

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Snooker World Cup: Indian Cueists Win Bronze

12-time world champion Pankaj Advani, along with Aditya Mehta, failed to make it to the finals of the 2015 Snooker World Cup in Wuxi, China. They were beaten by Scotland in a close encounter and hence settled for the bronze medal. This is India’s best performance till date at the prestigious Snooker World Cup. India

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Jitu Rai Wins Indian Sports Person of the Year Award

Shooter Jitu Rai, who won seven international medals last year, was felicitated as the Indian Sports person of the Year at an awards ceremony this Thursday. Legendary sprinter, Milkha Singh, popularly known as the ‘Flying Sikh’ was honored with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. Unprecedented Success for Jitu Rai These awards for shooter Jitu Rai and

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Pankaj Advani Loses ACBS Final To Hamza Akbar

Indian hopes of a winner were halted in the final of the 31st ACBS Championships at Kuala Lumpur when Pankaj Advani lost to Pakistan’s Hamza Akbar, in a close tie by the odd frame in thirteen. The young Pakistani won the match 7-6 to bring home the title for his country, after 17 years. Pankaj

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