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Maiden national snooker title for Chitra


January 29th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 29 (IANS) Former World billiards champion Chitra Magimairaj won her maiden national women's snooker title when she beat Neena Praveen of Tamil Nadu 3-1 in the Manisha-National billiards ... Read more...

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Chitra, Praveen in title round of National Snooker


January 28th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 28 (IANS) Former World billiards champion Chitra Magimairaj from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu's Neena Praveen entered the final of the women's snooker event in the Manisha-National billiards and ... Read more...

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Advani retains billiards crown


January 27th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 27 (IANS) Pankaj Advani of PSPB scored a 5-0 win over Balachandra Bhaskar of Karnataka to retain the men's billiards title in the Manisha National Billiards and Snooker ... Read more...

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Meenal, Arantxa in National Billiards Final


January 25th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) Mumbai's Meenal Thakur and Pune cueist Arantxa Sanchis will face-off in the final of the ladies billiards event at the Manisha-National Billiards and Snooker Championship after ... 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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Rawat upsets Renthlei in junior snooker


January 20th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 20 (IANS) Laxman Rawat of Delhi upset holder and top seeded Lalrina Renthlei (Mizoram) 4-1 in the semifinal league of the junior snooker event in the Manisha Constructions ... Read more...

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Sachdev, Jain advance in junior national snooker


January 18th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 18 (IANS) Qualifiers Rahul Sachdev of Maharashtra and Rishit Jain of Delhi scored 3-1 wins to enter the second round of the junior snooker event in the Manisha ... Read more...

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Triple crown for Haria in National Billiards and Snooker


January 17th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 17 (IANS) Teen-aged sensation Dhvaj Haria achieved a rare treble when he annexed the sub-junior snooker and the junior billiards crowns Tuesday in addition to sub-junior billiards ... Read more...

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Haria to meet Dhingra for sub-junior snooker title


January 16th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 16 (IANS) Gujarat's Dhvaj Haria will take on Maharashtra's Jaiveer Dhingra in the finals of the sub-junior snooker event at the Manisha National Billiards and Snooker championships here.In ... Read more...

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Snooker ace Habib passes away


August 20th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Former India No.2 snooker player Syed Habib, 71, passed away here Saturday following prolonged illness, according to his son Rafath Habib.Better known for his snooker prowess, ... Read more...

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Ashok Shandilya loses in qualifying round of national snooker


August 4th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Former top ranked player Ashok Shandilya (Railways) failed to qualify for the senior national snooker championship as he went down 2-3 to Nigel Lazar who is ... Read more...

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Agarwal, Ahmed advance in national snooker


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Arun Agarwal, the younger member of the famous cue-sport family from Mumbai, along with fellow-veteran Shakeel Ahmed (Kolkata) advanced to the third round of the qualifying ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani pockets fifth national billiards crown


July 30th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Pankaj Advani (PSPB) raced to his fifth title in the senior National billiards championship with a 5-1 drubbing of Balachandra Bhaskar of Karnataka who was playing ... Read more...

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Billiards: Pankaj Advani to meet Geet Sethi in semi-final (Lead)


July 30th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) Title favourite and seven times World Champion Pankaj Advani (PSPB) ended the giant-killing act of K.Venkatesham (Railways) with a polished 4-0 victory on Friday to set-up ... Read more...

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Venkatesham eliminates Alok in senior national billiards


July 29th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) K. Venkatesham, the Hyderabad-based Railways player, knocked out defending champion and Asian champion Alok Kumar of PSPB 3-2 en route to the quarter-finals of the senior ... Read more...

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Sethi, Advani, Alok advance in senior national billiards


July 28th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) The big guns Pankaj Advani (PSPB), Geet Sethi (Gujarat) and defending champion Alok Kumar (PSPB) qualified for the knock-out stage of the senior National billiards championships ... 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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Easy for fancied players in National Billiards


July 26th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Pankaj Advani (PSPB) and Geet Sethi (Gujarat), who have won 16 World titles between them, came through their opening league matches in contrasting style as the ... Read more...

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Varsha picks up third title in National billiards and snooker


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Bangalore schoolgirl Varsha Sanjeev won her third title in the ongoing National billiards and snooker championship when she beat Keerath Bhandaal from Delhi 127-97 in the ... Read more...

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Varsha Sanjeev bags national billiards title


July 19th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) Varsha Sanjeev of Karnataka, ranked No.3 last year, fared far better this time as she won the sub-junior girls billiards title in the National Championship here ... Read more...

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Close battles in the offing in National Billiards and Snooker


July 17th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) The National Billiards and Snooker championships return to Chennai after a five-year break with a bouquet of categories that include sub-junior, juniors, women and men as ... Read more...

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Cue sport Nationals in Chennai


June 24th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) The 78th Senior National Billiards and Snooker Championships for men will be held here July 24 - Aug 12.The championship will be preceded by the 4th ... Read more...

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World snooker: Advani cruises into knock-out stage (Lead)


November 18th, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Pankaj Advani, the 24-year-old from Bangalore, lit up the rather damp day with two century breaks en route to a 4-1 win against Qatar's Ali Obaidly ... Read more...

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Alok Kumar enters knock-out stage in World Snooker


November 18th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Alok Kumar continued his quiet and virtually unnoticed progress to the knock-out stage in the men's category as he wrapped up his fourth win in as ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani wins national billiards championship


September 27th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
Agra, Sep 27 (ANI): Pankaj Advani, who recently won the world's professional Billiards tournament, on Sunday, defeated the former world Champion Geeth Sethi in the National Billiards Championship.Advani beat Sethi, in 5-4 ... Read more...

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