newscuesports2 days ago

I am as hungry and motivated as I was when I won my first world title, says Pankaj Advani

After registering his 22nd world title which is also his fourth title in as many years, Pankaj Advani has said his motivation to win is as it was when he won his first world title back in 2003. Advani breezed past local favourite Nay Thway Oo 6-2 in the final match of the championship.
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newscuesports18 days ago

When I’m under pressure, I know I’m on the right track, says Pankaj Advani

Pankaj Advani believes his performance improves when he ‘feels the butterflies in his stomach’ as it helps him stay sharp on the game ahead. After becoming the only player to complete a Career Grand Slam across formats, 34-year-old Advani believes he can still raise the bar in cue sports.
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newscuesports3 months ago

IBSF Snooker World Cup | Pankaj Advani and Laxman Rawat secure semi-final berth

India are assured of at least one medal at the IBSF Snooker World Cup in Doha after blanking Iran 3-0 after Pankaj Advani and Laxman Rawat advanced to the semi-finals. After last year’s gold medal finish, India will face the winner of the match between Hong Kong and Ireland in the semifinal.
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newscuesports3 months ago

India start World Cup campaign with two win but lose Asian Team Snooker Championship Final to Pakistan

The Indian snooker team lost 2-3 against Pakistan in the final of the Asian Team Snooker Championship in Doha, Qatar on Friday. The team did, however, made a great start to their campaign at the World Cup, at the same venue, with victories over South Africa and Thailand on Saturday.
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newscuesports3 months ago

Asian Snooker Championship | Pankaj Advani wins title, completes career grand slam in cue sports

Pankaj Advani has become the only cueist to win the Asian and World Championships in all the formats as he bagged the Asian Snooker Championship title on Friday. The Indian got the better of Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon 6-3 in the final of the continental event which was held in Doha.
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newscuesports3 months ago

Asian Snooker Championship | Pankaj Advani leaves it late to defeat Aditya Mehta in quarter-final

Pankaj Advani had to make a comeback after almost being the victim of an upset to ultimately win 5-4 against fellow Indian cueist Aditya Mehta and make it to the semi-final of the Asian Snooker Championship. Mehta was leading 4-3 before Advani won two consecutive frames to emerge victorious.
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newscuesports3 months ago

Sourav Kothari lifts Pacific International Snooker title

Indian cueist Sourav Kothari has clinched the 2019 Pacific International Snooker Championship - The Reventon Classic, in Melbourne on Monday. Kothari defeated Tyson Crinis of Australia to win the trophy in a best of nine frames in the final round of the Snooker Championship yesterday.
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newscuesports5 months ago

Asian Billiards | Pankaj Advani qualifies for semi-finals

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani has made it to the semi-finals of the ongoing Asian Billiards tournament in Chandigarh. Advani is the only Indian to stay alive in the competition as Dhruv Sitwala, Sourav Kothari and Dhvaj Haria all have lost in their respective quarter-final matches.
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newscuesports6 months ago

Pankaj Advani, Alok Kumar complain about violation of Sports Code in BSFI elections

After losing the Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) elections, cueists Pankaj Advani and Alok Kumar have complained about the violation of Sports Code during the polls. Both the players had contested for the vice-presidents’ posts but were unable to gather votes in their favour.
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newscuesports6 months ago

Aditya Mehta upsets Pankaj Advani to lift CCI Trophy

Mumbai-born Aditya Mehta registered a memorable win against the legendary Pankaj Advani in a best of 13 frames final to lift the Cricket Club of India (CCI) snooker championship trophy on Tuesday. Advani was full of praise for Mehta who fought his way to a hard-fought victory while trailing 3-1.
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