newscuesports2 hours ago

Brijesh Damani beats Sourav Kothari to win CCI All India Open Snooker Championship

India Oil's Brijesh Damani breezed past ONGC's Sourav Kothari 7-1 in a best-of-13 frame final to win the CCI All India Open Snooker Championship on Sunday and prize money of Rs 12.25 lakh. While Damani went home richer by Rs. 2 lakhs, Kothari received Rs. 1.30 lakh for finishing runners-up.
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newscuesports23 days ago

Amee Kamani makes stunning comeback to win senior National women’s snooker semifinal

Amee Kamani beat Vidya Pillai 27-52, 54-71, 75-66, 74-38, 69-21 in the semifinal of senior National women’s snooker at KSBA in Bangalore on Friday. Despite losing the first two frames, Kamani fought back hard to keep her hopes alive in the tournament.
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newscuesports2 months ago

I Proved that i can win both world titles at the same time, says Pankaj Advani

India's ace cueist Pankaj Advani has expressed his delight upon becoming the first player to win both IBSF World Billiards and Snooker titles at the same time. He further insisted that his next target is to bag the elusive Olympic gold if and when the chance arises.
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newscuesports2 months ago

Pankaj Advani progresses into round of 16 of National six-Red Snooker

Pankaj Advani had a domineering win over Pandurangaiah by five frames to nil as he advanced into the round of 16 of the 7th National 6-Red Snooker Championship, on Thursday. Other players who progressed were former Asian billiards champion Sourav Kothari and Ishpreet Singh Chadha.
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newscuesports3 months 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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newscuesports3 months 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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newscuesports3 months 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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newscuesportsa year 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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