National 6-Red Snooker Championship: Pankaj Advani wins 34th national title with convincing win over Ishpreet Singh
Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani clinched the National 6-Red Snooker Championship with a convincing 7-3 final over Maharashtra's Ishpreet Singh in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Asian Billiards Championship: Pankaj Advani beats Yeo Teck Shin in opener; Vidya Pillai, Rupesh Shah notch wins
Pankaj Advani barely broke a sweat as he dumped Yeo Teck Shin with the help of a 98 break and three consecutive centuries in the best-of-seven 100-up encounter.
Pankaj Advani of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board added another national title to his collection of trophies, beating Railways' Kamal Chawla 7-3 today in the final of the 7th National 6-Red Snooker Championship in Chennai.
World Snooker Championships: Pankaj Advani storms into Round of 16 with win over Brazil's Itaro Santos
India's top cueist Pankaj Advani stamped his authority yet again as he registered a convincing victory over Brazil's Itaro Santos to storm into the pre- quarter-finals of World Snooker Championships in Doha on Saturday.
Pankaj Advani interview part 2: I am a more complete player now whether it's safety, attack, or taking time on crucial shots
In the second part of the Pankaj Advani interview, we talk to the 17-time World Champion about the nuances of cue sport, the changes in his gameplay, biggest challenges, his motivation behind churning out titles after titles and much more.
Firstpost sits down with Pankaj Advani to find out what goes inside the mind of a champion cueist.
Pankaj Advani clinched his 17th world title after he thrashed arch-rival Mike Russell of England in the final of IBSF World Billiards Championship.
Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani stormed into the semi-finals of the 150-Up format of the IBSF World Billiards Championship in Bengaluru on Sunday.
This was Advani's first 15-Red Snooker title since 2003 when he won the crown in China.
Pankaj Advani was reported to have slammed the government for Sania getting the Khel Ratna but he has denied such claims.
Advani is concerned about the plight of cue sport players in the country and urged the government to look into these things and implement policies without discriminating Olympics and non-Olympics sportspersons in terms of recognising their achievements.