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Snooker: Advani downs Steve Davis

August 21st, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 20 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani, down 1-4, bounced back to defeat legendary Steve Davis 6-5 in the second round of the qualifying tournament for the International Championship snooker ... Read more...

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Ishpreet upsets Joshi in All-India Snooker

August 7th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) India sub junior No.3 Ishpreet Singh Chadha was third time fortunate when he stunned Asian bronze medallist Devendra Joshi of BPCL in a 4-3 thriller in ... Read more...

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Pahuja stuns Gandhi All India Snooker

August 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Harish Pahuja stunned Abhimanyu Gandhi of Gujarat 4-3 in a Group A thriller to give the elite main draw an explosive start in the Shyam Shroff ... Read more...

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British champion Trump suffers shock defeat in snooker championship

May 1st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, May 1 (IANS) British champion Judd Trump suffered a shock 12-13 defeat to Allister Ali Carter in the last 16 of the snooker world championship at the Crucible.Resuming 9-7 ... Read more...

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Wade, Bosh, James lead Miami to victory over Raptors

March 31st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 31 (IANS) Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh and Lebron James combined to score 86 points for the Miami Heat in a 113-101 victory over the Toronto Raptors in the ... Read more...

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Hendry cruises into second round of China Open

March 27th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry edged Martin Gould 5-4 to set up a second-round clash with "the Melbourne Machine" Neil Robertson in the 2012 World Snooker ... Read more...

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Iranian teenager pockets World Snooker title

December 4th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 3 (IANS) Seventeen-year old Hoosein Vafaei Ayouri on Saturday became the first Iranian to win the IBSF World Snooker championship when he won a heart-stopping 10-9 victory against ... Read more...

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Eight Indians advance to knockout stage of World Snooker

November 30th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 30 (IANS) While century-breaks continued to rain in the IBSF World snooker championship, and eight Indians qualified for the knock-out stage, 26-year old Omar Alkojah provided a lot ... Read more...

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Kelly Brook bares all for Paris-based mag Exhibition

February 15th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Kelly Brook has bared all for new Paris-based mag Exhibition.The 31-year-old posed naked with her breasts and body smeared in red lipstick for a set of shocking full-frontal ... 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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Wanted to win gold after shooters won another silver: Advani

November 14th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (IANS) After winning the gold at the Asian Games, ace cueist Pankaj Advani said he was motivated to fight back against Myanmar's OO Nay Thway Oo in the close ... Read more...

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Asian Games: India wins first gold, in fifth position

November 14th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China), Nov 14 (ANI): Defending Asian Games billiards champion Pankaj Advani made it a Super Sunday for India here by winning the first gold of the Asian Games 2010 for his ... Read more...

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Merchant enters All India snooker last eight

January 21st, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Top seed and favourite Yasin Merchant kept his nerves to win 4-3 against veteran Geet Sethi en route to the quarterfinals of the Alumni Club All-India invitational snooker ... Read more...

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World snooker: On Yee to take on Parashis in woman’s finals

November 23rd, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Ng On Yee, the 19-year old from Hong Kong-China scripted a brilliant 4-3 win against Ramona Belmont of New Zealand to enter the final of the ... Read more...

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World snooker: Chawla qualifies for quarter-finals, Advani out (Roundup)

November 23rd, 2009 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Kamal Chawla, the 30-year-old from Bhopal, emerged India's unlikeliest hero as he qualified for the quarter-finals in the ONGC-IBSF World Snooker championship here Sunday that witnessed ... Read more...

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Advani wins Alliance snooker title

September 21st, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) World champion Pankaj Advani scraped through a nerve-wracking final 6-5 against Manan Chandra to win the Alliance Group-ASCA invitational snooker tournament here Sunday.Leading 4-1 at one stage, Advani, ... Read more...

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