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Selby ends Advani’s run in European snooker


August 27th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Furth (Germany), Aug 27 (IANS) World No.1 Mark Selby ended the dream run of India's Pankaj Advani with a 4-2 win in the semifinals of the European Tour-1 Paul Hunter ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani qualifies for semis


August 27th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Furth (Germany), Aug 27 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani advanced to the semi-finals of the qualifiers for the European Tour-1 Paul Hunter Classic snooker tournament after defeating Welshman Ryan Day 4-1.Earlier ... Read more...

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Advani in snooker qualifier semis (Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Furth (Germany), Aug 26 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani advanced to the semifinals of the qualifiers for the European Tour-1 Paul Hunter Classic snooker tournament after defeating Welshman Ryan Day 4-1 ... Read more...

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European snooker: Advani beats English veteran Mark King


August 26th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Furth (Germany), Aug 26 (IANS) Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani continued his winning streak on the Professional Snooker Tour, beating Mark King 4-3 in the fourth round of qualifiers for ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani beats former World No.1 Higgins


August 25th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Furth, Aug 25 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani proved his mettle on Day 2 of the European Tour 2 Paul Hunter Classic by winning three matches in the same day stamping ... Read more...

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Snooker: Advani qualifies for main draw


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 23 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani continued his dream run by defeating World No.32 Michael Holt of England 6-4 to qualify for snooker's richest tournament, the International Championship, here ... Read more...

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Advani qualifies for International Championship


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 22 (IANS) In a closely contested final qualification round for the International Snooker Championship, India's Pankaj Advani reigned supreme, beating World No.32 Michael Holt of England 6-4.In a ... Read more...

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Advani scalps McManus


August 21st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 21 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani, notching two century breaks, scalped another former top-10 player in Alan McManus 6-3 to advance to the final qualifying round of the International ... Read more...

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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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Advani makes it to round of 16


August 11th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gloucester, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani stormed into the pre-quarterfinals of the UK - PTC 2 snooker tournament with back-to-back victories here.Advani, the 2003 IBSF World champion, overcame China's ... Read more...

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Advani in second round


August 10th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gloucester, Aug 10 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani defeated Britain's Sean O'Sullivan 4-2 in the first round of the UK Players Tour snooker championship-2 here Friday and will next take on ... Read more...

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Advani crashes out of UK Championship


July 21st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gloucester, July 21 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani fought hard against England's Michael Holt, ranked 32nd, in the fourth round of the UK Players Tour Championship, before eventually losing the match ... Read more...

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Billiards: Advani heads Indian challenge


July 16th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 16 (IANS) Asian champion Pankaj Advani will lead a strong Indian contingent in the World billiards championship to be held later this year.The squad also includes World women's ... Read more...

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World snooker: Advani loses twice


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 4 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani had a rough day at the SangSom Six Red World snooker championships as he lost both his league matches here Wednesday.In his first ... Read more...

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Advani has mixed luck in World snooker


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 3 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani remained in contention for a berth in the knock-out phase as he beat Thailand's Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5-4 for his second win, but later ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani wins snooker championship opener


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 2 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani, down by three frames, fought back to defeat Australia's Ben Nunan 5-4 in his opening Group E league match of the SangSom Six ... Read more...

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Advani, Sethi enter semis at billiards meet


June 21st, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) Pankaj Advani and Geet Sethi moved closer to a possible title showdown as the two former World champions sailed into the semi-finals of the ECA-Raman Nair ... Read more...

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Sethi warms up with easy win


June 20th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) Multiple former World billiards champion Geet Sethi knocked in breaks of 153, 261 and 105 as he beat Tapendra 150-0 in the super league of the ... Read more...

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Sethi, Advani to play invitational billiards


June 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) Former World champions Geet Sethi and Pankaj Advani are among the 10 invited players who will participate in the ECA 14th G. Raman Nair handicap billiards ... Read more...

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Advani prevails, Mehta loses


June 14th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), June 14 (IANS) Pankaj Advani, holder of seven World titles, defeated China's Li Yan 5-1 in the second round of the Australian Goldfields Open snooker qualifiers here late ... Read more...

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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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India to host 2013 world professional snooker meet


May 4th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) India will host the world professional snooker championship next year, Billiard and Snooker Federation of India president P.V.K. Mohan said here Friday.However, the venue was yet ... Read more...

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Pankaj, Aditya for world pro snooker tour


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 3 (IANS) India will have two snooker players in the world professional tour with Aditya Mehta automatically qualifying after winning the Asian championship and Pankaj Advani being ... Read more...

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Fans root for RCB as clouds hang over


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 2 (IANS) Undeterred by a cloudy sky and threat of rain, thousands thronged the Chinnaswamy stadium late Wednesday to root for home team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) against ... Read more...

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Advani, Mehta to clash for title in Asian Snooker (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, April 28 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani and national champion Aditya Mehta entered the final of the Asian Snooker Championship here Saturday to set up an intriguing title clash.In the ... Read more...

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Advani, Mehta enter semis of Asian Snooker


April 28th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, April 28 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta continued to make steady progress as both the Indian top seeds reached the semi-finals of the Asian snooker championship here ... Read more...

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Advani, Mehta in last 8 of Asian snooker championship


April 27th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, April 27 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta, the top two seeds, entered the quarter-finals of the Asian snooker championship here Friday.Advani overcame Qatar's Ahmed Saif 4-0 while ... Read more...

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Geet Sethi, Pankaj Advani for inaugural Kolkata Open snooker


April 26th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) City cueists will vie with the likes of former multiple world champions Geet Sethi and Pankaj Advani in the inaugural Kolkata Open National Invitation Snooker Championship ... Read more...

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Aditya eyeing gold at Asian Snooker


April 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) India's No.1 Aditya Mehta is all set to better his silver-winning performance at the Asian Snooker Championship 2012 to be held in Doha April 20-28. ... Read more...

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Advani felicitated by Karnataka Billiards Association


April 17th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 17 (IANS) Pankaj Advani, who earlier this month became the first Indian to win five Asian titles, was felicitated by the Karnataka State Billiards Association (KSBA), here Tuesday.Advani ... Read more...

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National Snooker: Mehta, Chawla in title round


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) Aditya Mehta, the 26-year-old from Mumbai and the only Indian on the snooker pro circuit, qualified for his second consecutive final in the National Snooker Championship ... Read more...

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Mehta eases into semis of National Snooker Championship


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 3 (IANS) Defending champion Aditya Mehta, along with Kamal Chawla, Brijesh Damani and Shahbaaz Khan entered the semi-finals of the 78th Manisha-National snooker championship, here Friday.Mehta, who opened ... Read more...

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Advani leads way into pre-quarters of National Snooker


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 2 (IANS) Four-time champion Pankaj Advani swept past veteran Devendra Joshi 4-0 enroute to the pre-quarterfinals of the Manisha-National snooker championship here Thursday.A break of 75 in the ... Read more...

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Chopra joins centurions list in National Snooker


February 1st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 1 (IANS) Punjab cueist Vivek Chopra became the second player to record a century as he posted a 100 clearance while defeating Rajat Khaneja of Chandigarh 3-2 ... Read more...

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Advani survives scare in National Snooker Championship


January 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 30 (IANS) Defending champion Aditya Mehta made it look easy while four-time champion Pankaj Advani survived a scare against unheralded Rajat Khaneja of Chandigarh before winning in the ... Read more...

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