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Pankaj Advani

'Achievements of all athletes should be celebrated equally': Pankaj Advani

Admitting that cricket is India's 'favourite sport', Advani feels the government need to review their policies a bit.

01 Oct 2019 8:00 PM

Pankaj Advani congratulated by PM Modi on his 22nd world title

Advani defeated local favourite Nay Thway Oo 6-2 to win the final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship.

16 Sep 2019 11:17 AM

World title number 22 for Pankaj Advani after winning World Billiards Championship

The 34-year-old has brought home a world trophy every year ever since returning from a professional stint in the UK in 2014.

15 Sep 2019 5:08 PM

Pankaj Advani enters final of World Billiards Championship after defeating England's Mike Russell

Pankaj, vying for his 22nd world title, will play in a repeat of last year's final against Nay Thway Oo of Myanmar.

15 Sep 2019 11:29 AM

Carolina Marin, Pankaj Advani applaud PV Sindhu for winning gold at BWF World C'ships

PV SIndhu had four medals at the World C'ships as she bagged bronze in the 2013 and 2014 while in 2017 and 2018 she claimed silver medals.

26 Aug 2019 10:50 AM


Pankaj Advani wins Asian 10-red snooker

The 33-year-old started off by gaining the upper hand with a 2-0 lead but a few miscued shots helped Ehsan stay in the match.

26 Apr 2019 6:37 AM

Advani is Asian snooker champ

The IBSF World Billiards and Snooker Championships is less than a fortnight away and the Indian star cueist is the defending champion in both sports.

01 Nov 2018 12:52 AM

Asian Team Snooker Championship: India romp into semis, assured of medal

After qualifying from the group, the Indian team faced top seed Thailand in the quarterfinals and it emerged 3-0 victorious.

21 Sep 2018 9:19 AM

Role change for the cueist

Simplistic and serious minded, Advani loves hanging around with family. And busy improving his game, and working on his app.

26 Aug 2018 12:46 AM

Competition at the CCI Open

Yasin Merchant along with Sonic Multani will spearhead the veterans challenge against the rest of the fray.

31 Jan 2018 12:11 AM


‘Back-to-back Worlds a challenge’

Advani also revealed he had coaching plans but at the moment aspiring cueists could benefit through his app.

05 Nov 2017 12:23 AM

Cue Slam impresses Advani & Co.

Gujarat Kings icon player Andrew Pagett outclassed Advani twice to lead his team to the title win in front of home fans.

27 Aug 2017 2:42 AM

Reserved Pankaj Advani enjoys limelight

Advani, who is headed for the world snooker and billiards championships in October-November, felt competition is getting tough.

24 Aug 2017 1:52 AM

Pankaj Advani leads Chennai

Dharminder Lilly rallied to beat Hyderabad’s best bet Amir Sarkhosh 2-1 in the pool singles encounter.

23 Aug 2017 12:58 AM

Advani falters, Bengaluru Buddies triumph

Morgan kept Bengaluru Buddies in the tie with thrilling 2-1 win. Advani won first frame easily 41-10.

22 Aug 2017 12:53 AM


Andrew Pagett gives winning start to Gujarat

Brijesh Damani of Gujarat Kings won the decider in Single Snooker with Faisal Khan 1-0.

20 Aug 2017 1:05 AM

Pockets full as IPL-style Cue Slam sets off Saturday

Advani expected some hostility from the home crowd as they kickstart the League on Saturday.

19 Aug 2017 12:08 AM

New league launched, 25 players picked in draft

Star Pankaj Advani expressed his delight at the launch of the league and declared that it would be a huge hit in the country.

26 Jul 2017 1:35 AM

India demolish Pakistan to lift crown

India’s fate was going to be determined by Advani’s partner Rawat’s form and he did not disappoint.

06 Jul 2017 6:05 AM

‘CUE’ d’état on the green baize

Billiards and Snooker Champion Pankaj Advani talks about his recent 16th world title, his journey and what inspires him to excel.

15 Jan 2017 7:03 AM