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Pankaj Advani makes World Snooker Championship knockouts
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Pankaj Advani makes World Snooker Championship knockouts

Pankaj Advani claimed his 25th world title after beating compatriot Sourav Kothari in the billiards final at the World Championships in Kuala Lumpur last month.

Pankaj Advani beats compatriot Dhruv Sitwala to bag eighth Asian billiards title
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Pankaj Advani beats compatriot Dhruv Sitwala to bag eighth Asian billiards title

This is Pankaj Advani's 40th international title and 8th Asian crown.

Asian Billiards Championship: Indian cuiest Pankaj Advani enters final
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Asian Billiards Championship: Indian cuiest Pankaj Advani enters final

Ace Indian cuiest Pankaj Advani brushed aside stiff challenge from Pauk Sa of Myanmar to enter the final of Asian Billiards Championship in Doha on Saturday.

Asian Snooker Championship: Pankaj Advani tops group, qualifies for knockouts
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Asian Snooker Championship: Pankaj Advani tops group, qualifies for knockouts

Advani defeated recently crowned world champion Ahsan Ramzan of Pakistan 4-1.

Ace cueist Pankaj Advani tests positive for COVID-19
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Ace cueist Pankaj Advani tests positive for COVID-19

"I was following all the COVID restrictions but still got infected. We all have to be extra careful in this third wave of COVID. I have taken medicines and I think it'll take a week for me to recover and get back to my normal routine," Advani said.

Ace cueist Pankaj Advani wins his 11th National Billiards title
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Ace cueist Pankaj Advani wins his 11th National Billiards title

Advani defended his national billiards title — his 11th in the tournament — after he defeated his PSPB teammate Dhruv Sitwala 5-2 in a best of nine games final.

Pankaj Advani continues unbeaten run in World Snooker Qualifiers
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Pankaj Advani continues unbeaten run in World Snooker Qualifiers

After being unbeaten in the first phase, Advani registered three more wins in the second stage.

Pankaj Advani wins his 24th world title in Doha, beats Babar Masih in final
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Pankaj Advani wins his 24th world title in Doha, beats Babar Masih in final

Pankaj ensured a clean slate of wins over the last fortnight in Qatar across two international championships - Asian Snooker and 6-red Snooker World Cup.

Pankaj Advani defends Asian Snooker Championship title in first tournament since 2019
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Pankaj Advani defends Asian Snooker Championship title in first tournament since 2019

Pankaj Advani had won the title in 2019 before the 2020 edition got scrapped due to the pandemic.

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju launches four infrastructure projects at SAI Bangalore
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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju launches four infrastructure projects at SAI Bangalore

The project is due to be completed by the end of 2022 and at a cost of Rs. 13.86 crore under the Khelo India budget.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pullela Gopichand donates Rs 26 lakh; Pankaj Advani, Dhanraj Pillay among others who contribute
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Pullela Gopichand donates Rs 26 lakh; Pankaj Advani, Dhanraj Pillay among others who contribute

Indian badminton team's chief coach Pullela Gopichand, multiple world title-holder cueist Pankaj Advani, former hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay were some of the prominent names who made financial contributions in country's fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

National 6-Red Snooker Championship: Pankaj Advani wins 34th national title with convincing win over Ishpreet Singh
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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.

National Snooker Championship: Aditya Mehta beats Pankaj Advani 6-2 to clinch title
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National Snooker Championship: Aditya Mehta beats Pankaj Advani 6-2 to clinch title

Mehta held his nerves and claimed all the following four frames to win the title with a 6-2 score line in the best of 11 frames.

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.

Pune to host 'Manisha-Vascon' National Billiards and Snooker Championship, Pankaj Advani, Sourav Kothari to feature
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Pune to host 'Manisha-Vascon' National Billiards and Snooker Championship, Pankaj Advani, Sourav Kothari to feature

Top Indian elite cueists, including former world champion Pankaj Advani and former Asian billiards champion Sourav Kothari will be seen in action at PYC Gymkhana in a month-long event, a media release said

Best of 2010s: From Virat Kohli breaking batting records to PV Sindhu's unprecedented success; top Indian athletes of decade
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Best of 2010s: From Virat Kohli breaking batting records to PV Sindhu's unprecedented success; top Indian athletes of decade

This is a list of best Indian athletes of this decade in no particular order. Obvious names like Virat Kohli and PV Sindhu feature, but the likes of Pankaj Advani and Apurvi Chandela also make their way.

Aditya Mehta says blueprint now ready for Cue Slam League; franchise-based tournament to return soon
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Aditya Mehta says blueprint now ready for Cue Slam League; franchise-based tournament to return soon

Having grabbed the eyeballs in its inaugural edition in Ahmedabad in 2017, the five-team franchise tournament has ceased to exist.

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'