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India has bright future in cue sports: Geet Sethi


May 5th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Nine time World Billiards Champion Geet Sethi feels India has a bright future in cue sports and welcomes the changes which billiards has seen over the ... Read more...

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Triple crown for Varsha in National cue sports


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 23 (IANS) Bangalore's Varsha Sanjeev notched a creditable triple crown by winning the junior girls snooker event in the Manisha Constructions National Billiards and Snooker Championship here Monday.Varsha, ... Read more...

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National cue sports meet: Varsha in line for triple crown


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 22 (IANS) Local challenger Arya Pimpale and defending champion Varsha Sanjeev entered the final of the sub-junior girls snooker event in the Manisha Constructions National Billiards and Snooker ... Read more...

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Titles for Rawat, Varsha in National Cue Sports


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi's Laxman Rawat scored two back to back wins in the semi-final league to claim the junior snooker title, while Varsha Sanjeev of Karnataka annexed the ... Read more...

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Renthlei wins maiden snooker title for Mizoram


July 27th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Mizoram produced its first National champion in any form of cue sports as 20-year old Lalrina Renthlei from Aizwal emerged winner in the junior snooker event ... Read more...

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Varsha, Dhuvaj bag national titles in cue sports


July 20th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) Bangalore schoolgirl Varsha Sanjeev Wednesday completed a fine double by adding the snooker title to the billiards crown that she had won earlier while Gujarat's Dhuvaj ... Read more...

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Fairly satisfactory year for Indian cue sports (2010 in Retrospect)


December 25th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) To say the least, it has been a fairly satisfactory year for Indian cueists, notably Pankaj Advani, the country's No.1 exponent. Although only 25, Advani has ... Read more...

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Alok himself did not think he would win a pool medal


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Cueist Alok Kumar, who won a maiden bronze for India in 8-ball pool at the Guanghzhou Asian Games says no one, including himself, thought he would have ... Read more...

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India beat Pakistan 3-2 in Asiad hockey; silver, bronze take tally to 22 (Evening Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 20 (IANS) India defeated traditional rivals Pakistan 3-2 in a men's hockey group B match at the Asian Games here Saturday, while a silver in golf and a bronze ... Read more...

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Aditya wraps up India’s Asiad snooker campaign with singles bronze (Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 20 (IANS) Aditya Mehta potted an unexpected bronze in the men's snooker singles after losing in the semi-finals as India finished with four medals at the 16th Asian Games here ... Read more...

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Asian Games snooker: Aditya wins bronze in snooker singles


November 20th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 20 (IANS) India's Aditya Mehta secured a surprise bronze after losing to Chun Marco Fu Ka of Hong Kong 1-4 in the semifinals of the men's snooker singles competition at ... Read more...

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Asian Games snooker: Advani knocked out, Aditya in quarters (Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani lost 1-4 to Junhui Ding of China in the men's snooker pre-quarterfinals while compatriot Adiya Mehta reached the last eight stage, overcoming Yu-Lun Wu of ... Read more...

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Asian Games snooker: Advani, Aditya in snooker pre-quarters (Lead)


November 18th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani scraped through 4-3 against Nisar Ahmed Safuddin of Qatar while Aditya scored an easy win over Lebanese Mazen Berjaoui 4-0 to enter the pre-quarterfinals of ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Women’s wushu silver, 9-0 hockey victory, Saina, Vijender move ahead (Roundup)


November 17th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) Women's wushu produced a silver and the men's hockey team demolished Bangladesh 9-0, while shuttler Sania Nehwal and boxer Vijender Singh moved ahead on an otherwise gloomy day ... Read more...

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9-0 hockey victory against Bangladesh on disappointing Asiad day (Evening Lead)


November 17th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team demolished Bangladesh 9-0 Wednesday but there was little else for sports enthusiasts to cheer on the fifth day of competitions at the ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Indira Gowda loses in 8-ball pool prequarters


November 17th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) It turned out to be another uneventful day for India in cue sports as Indira Gowda lost 4-5 to Thuy Vi Duon of Vietnam in the pre-quarterfinals of ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Four bronzes for India on day four (Roundup)


November 16th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Gymnast Ashish Kumar, swimmer Virdhawal Khade, chess International Master Harika Dronavalli and wushu exponent Bimoljit Singh Tuesday claimed a bronze apiece for India at the Asian Games on ... Read more...

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Asian Games billiards: Medals elude Indian cueists on fourth day


November 16th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) India's medal-winning streak in cue sports came to a halt Tuesday with Dharmender Singh Lily, Alok Kumar and Manan Chandra crashing out of their respective events at ... Read more...

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Asian Games billiards: Lilly, Alok lose in cue sports


November 16th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Veteran Dharminder Singh Lilly lost 8-40 to Joji Kai of Japan in the men's carom 3 singles quarterfinals while compatriot Alok Kumar went down 4-9 to another Japanese ... Read more...

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Asian Games billiards: Advani wins gold, Alok settles for silver (Roundup)


November 14th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) India opened their account in the cue sports with defending champion Pankaj Advani winning the gold in the men's English billiards singles while Alok Kumar had to be ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Gagan Narang shoots a silver double on opening day (Intro Round Up)


November 13th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (IANS) Shooter Gagan Narang opened India's medal count on the opening day of the Asian Games with two silver medals in the 10-metre air rifle individual and team ... Read more...

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Asian Games billiards: Advani sneaks into semis, Sethi knocked out (Roundup)


November 13th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (IANS) India had a successful day in cue sports with Pankaj Advani looking good for his title defence as he edged past Praput Chaithanasakun of Thailand 3-2 to enter ... Read more...

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Billiards champion Pankaj Advani calls for better government support


September 21st, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Agra, Sept 21 (ANI): Pankaj Advani, the second Indian to win the World Billiards title, has asked the authorities to take steps to encourage the game."Like the BCCI is doing so ... Read more...

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