newscuesports17 days ago

Pankaj Advani seals World Snooker Championship after outclassing Amir Sarkhosh

Pankaj Advani has secured yet another IBSF World Snooker Championship with a brilliant performance against Iran's Amir Sarkhosh to win the final in Doha, 8-2. The 32-year-old Advani was in top form throughout the game as he won the 18th World Championship title of his illustrious career.
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newscuesports22 days ago

World Snooker Championship | Pankaj Advani advances into the knockout stages

Pankaj Advani has stormed into the knockout rounds of the World Snooker Championship with a comfortable 4-0 win over Brazil’s Victor Sarkis in the round robin stage. The 17-time World Champion, who grabbed the top seed spot in the process, believes things to become even more challenging now.
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newscuesportsa month ago

IBSF World Billiards Championship | Pankaj Advani defeats Mike Russell to clinch 17th title

Star Indian cueist Pankaj Advani won his 17th world title on Sunday as he defeated England’s Mike Russell 6-2 (0-155, 150-128, 92-151, 151-0, 151-6, 151-0, 150-58, 150-21) in the IBSF World Billiards Championship. He will challenge the 'Grand Double' in the lengthier format (long-up) next.
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newscuesports10 months ago

Pankaj Advani becomes first Indian to hold all billiards and snookers titles simultaneously

Pankaj Advani defeated Pandurangaiah of Railways 6-0 in a one-sided final of the Indian National Snooker Championship at Pune on Thursday to clinch his 29th national title overall. The 31-year-old has now become the first Indian to hold all the billiards and snooker titles at once.
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newscuesportsa year ago

Pankaj Advani questions his non-selection for Padma Bhushan

16-time World Champion cueist Pankaj Advani has expressed his disappointment at missing out on Padma Bhushan award for the second year in a row and taken to Twitter to question his snub. The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardee had won a staggering 28th national title in Pune earlier this week.
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newscuesportsa year ago

Pankaj Advani wins National 6-red snooker title

Pankaj Advani finished  the year on a high as he reclaimed the National 6-red snooker crown with a 7-4 win over Ishpreet Chadha in the final on Friday (Dec 23) to become the only player in the world to hold the National, Continental and World Championships in this cue sport format.
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reportcuesportsa year ago

Pankaj Advani claims 11th world billiards crown

Pankaj Advani won his 11th world billiards title on Monday by defeating Singapore's Peter Gilchrist 6-3 in the 150-up format final in Bengaluru. It was the Indian ace’s 16th world crown, and had bowed out in the quarters of the Long-up format last week to compatriot Sourav Kothari.
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reportcuesportsa year ago

World Billiards Championship | Sourav Kothari stumbles on final hurdle

National champion Sourav Kothari suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of former world champion Peter Gilchrist in the final of the IBSF World Billiards Long Up title in Bengaluru. The Indian, who defeated Pankaj Advani on his way to the final, lost 1500-617 in a one-sided encounter.
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reportcuesportsa year ago

World Billiards Championship | Sourav Kothari through to the final

Sourav Kothari booked a place in the final of the IBSF World Billiards Championship with a 1250-816 win over Dhwaj Haria in the semi-final. Kothari knocked out tournament favorite Pankaj Advani in the quarter-finals to set up the clash with Indian Dhvaj Haria in the semis.
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newscuesportsa year ago

Sourav Kothari stuns Pankaj Advani in world billiards

National champion Sourav Kothari stunned compatriot and multiple times world champion Pankaj Advani in the quarterfinals of the IBSF World Billiards (long-up format) in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Kothari dominated the proceedings to win 1000-644.
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