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SAI to explore possibility of hiring differently-abled coaches to work with hearing, speech-impaired athletes
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SAI to explore possibility of hiring differently-abled coaches to work with hearing, speech-impaired athletes

In a virtual meeting with the Sports Minister, the AISCFD on Thursday highlighted the need for differently-abled coaches for its athletes for clear communication.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Ace cueist Pankaj Advani contributes Rs 5 lakh towards India's battle against COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Ace cueist Pankaj Advani contributes Rs 5 lakh towards India's battle against COVID-19

Multiple world champion ace cueist Pankaj Advani on Monday donated Rs 5 lakh in country's fight against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic that has claimed more than 120 Indian lives.

Pankaj Advani beats Sourav Kothari 5-2 in final to claim 10th National Billiards Championship title
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Pankaj Advani beats Sourav Kothari 5-2 in final to claim 10th National Billiards Championship title

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani on Tuesday claimed yet another Senior National Billiards Championship title with a 5-2 win over Sourav Kothari in a pulsating final.

All India Open Billiards Championship 2019: Pankaj Advani, Geet Sethi storm into semi-finals with easy wins
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All India Open Billiards Championship 2019: Pankaj Advani, Geet Sethi storm into semi-finals with easy wins

Pankaj Advani, Geet Sethi storm into semi-finals of All India Open Billiards Championship with easy wins.

Ace cueist Pankaj Advani talks mental conditioning for billiards, reveals plans for grassroots initiative and 'cue schools'
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Ace cueist Pankaj Advani talks mental conditioning for billiards, reveals plans for grassroots initiative and 'cue schools'

In a freewheeling conversation, Pankaj Advani talks about how his training regimen has changed over the years and discusses his grassroots initiative 'Cue schools by Pankaj Advani'

Defending champion Sourav Kothari sails past Mike Russell to enter second consecutive World Billiards final
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Defending champion Sourav Kothari sails past Mike Russell to enter second consecutive World Billiards final

Defending champion Sourav Kothari on Friday continued his spectacular show to outperform multiple-time world champion Mike Russell of England in the semifinal and book his second consecutive World Billiards (long-up) final at Melbourne.

Pankaj Advani Interview: Revealing the person inside the champion you don't know about
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Pankaj Advani Interview: Revealing the person inside the champion you don't know about

In this tell-all interview, cue sport giant Pankaj Advani opens up about financial troubles that he faced in the initial phase of his career, the time when he wanted to quit and the secret to his success.

IBSF World Billiards Championship: Pankaj Advani claims 22nd world title with lopsided victory in final
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IBSF World Billiards Championship: Pankaj Advani claims 22nd world title with lopsided victory in final

Pankaj Advani, on Sunday increased his tally of world titles to 22 by winning a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship.

IBSF World Billiards Championship 2019: Defending champion Pankaj Advani beats England's Mike Russell to enter final
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IBSF World Billiards Championship 2019: Defending champion Pankaj Advani beats England's Mike Russell to enter final

In a clash of the titans, Pankaj Advani prevailed over the multiple time world champion Mike Russell in the semifinal match. Russell had lost at the same stage last year to settle for a bronze.

Pankaj Advani to participate in Myanmar Open as he gears up to defend his title at IBSF World Billiards Championship
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Pankaj Advani to participate in Myanmar Open as he gears up to defend his title at IBSF World Billiards Championship

At IBSF World Billiards Championship, Pankaj Advani will be on a mission to retain his billiards world title he won last year.

Pankaj Advani on cue sports needing franchise-based league to attract fans, absence from Olympics and need for proper structure
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Pankaj Advani on cue sports needing franchise-based league to attract fans, absence from Olympics and need for proper structure

Pankaj Advani talks about the lack of investment and interest in cue sports, the challenge of playing a non-Olympic sport, the need for a system in place to churn out quality players and more.

Reigning WBL World Billiards champion Sourav Kothari becomes India's new No 1 cueist
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Reigning WBL World Billiards champion Sourav Kothari becomes India's new No 1 cueist

By virtue of winning both the national selection tournaments, Kothari will now represent India as the top player from the country in the forthcoming World Billiards Championships, to be held in Myanmar (short format) in September and Melbourne (long format) in November.

Pankaj Advani wins Asian snooker Championship to complete career grand slam in cue sports
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Pankaj Advani wins Asian snooker Championship to complete career grand slam in cue sports

Pankaj Advani became the first to win Asian and World Championships in all formats. He is also the only one to do so in two sports, both Billiards and Snooker.

Down memory lane: How Yasin Merchant became India's first snooker professional... only to settle a vendetta
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Down memory lane: How Yasin Merchant became India's first snooker professional... only to settle a vendetta

Even though India was the site of snooker's origin, it was mainly seen as billiards' country. In snooker, however, Yasin Merchant is the man who shattered the glass ceiling.

Pankaj Advani, Alok Kumar allege violation of Sports Code in Billiards and Snooker Federation of India elections
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Pankaj Advani, Alok Kumar allege violation of Sports Code in Billiards and Snooker Federation of India elections

Later, Advani, Kumar and some others alleged that there were breaches/lapses of legal process and cited violation of Sports Code in the BSFI elections

Pulwama attack: Asian snooker tournament scrapped after India denies visas to Pakistani players
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Pulwama attack: Asian snooker tournament scrapped after India denies visas to Pakistani players

The Asian Tour 10 Reds Snooker tournament, a recently-introduced format in the game on the continental level, that was scheduled to be held in Bengaluru in March, has been called off with Asian Confederation of Billiard Sport reaching this conclusion after India refused visas to six Pakistani and Pakistan-origin players

Pankaj Advani outclasses China's Ju Reti to win second leg of Asian Snooker Tour for first time in career
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Pankaj Advani outclasses China's Ju Reti to win second leg of Asian Snooker Tour for first time in career

Nineteen-time world champion Pankaj Advani on Wednesday sent out a strong message before the upcoming world championships by winning the second leg of the Asian Snooker Tour in Jinan, China.

India's Sourav Kothari beats Peter Gilchrist to clinch 2018 WBL World Billiards Championship title
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India's Sourav Kothari beats Peter Gilchrist to clinch 2018 WBL World Billiards Championship title

India's Sourav Kothari defeated Peter Gilchrist of Singapore 1134-944 of to clinch the 2018 WBL World Billiards Championship title on Friday.

Indian Keerthana Pandian beats Albina Leschuk to win girls' IBSF World Under-16 Snooker Championships title
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Indian Keerthana Pandian beats Albina Leschuk to win girls' IBSF World Under-16 Snooker Championships title

Indian Keerthana Pandian won her first crown by beating Belarussian rival Albina Leschuk in the IBSF World Under-16 Snooker Championships in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Asian Billiards Championship: Pankaj Advani on course to defending title after breezing into final
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Asian Billiards Championship: Pankaj Advani on course to defending title after breezing into final

Multiple-time World and Asian champion Pankaj Advani stayed on course to defend his title as he sailed into the finals of the 17th Asian Billiards Championship in Yangon on Friday.