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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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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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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Indian Sports Stars Who were Ranked World #1 – Part 1

After Saina’s feat a week ago, here’s a peek at some of the Indian sports stars that have reached No.1 ranking in their respective sports.



Dhruv Sitwala Upset Pankaj Advani To Win Asian Billiards Title

Mumbai cueist Dhruv Sitwala produced a big surprise in the Asian Billiards Championship held at Beijing when he won the title by upsetting Pankaj Advani. First taste of International success The Asian Billiards Championship title is the first International crown of Sitwala’s career and he had some tough competition to win the tournament. Three World

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Indian Open Snooker championship: Bad Day For Indians Qualifiers

The Indian Open Snooker Championship saw a bad day for the Indian players in the Wild card qualifiers. Former India No. 3 Neeraj Kumar and amateur Brijesh Damani crashed out of the tournament in the qualifiers and in a late night match Pankaj Advani also suffered a rare defeat . Brave Fight from Damani Damani

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