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Snooker UK Championship deal extended for two years

The United Kingdom (UK) Championship will remain at the York Barbican until 2018 due to an extension of the current agreement for an extra two years, World Snooker has announced.The tournament is one of snooker's big four events alongside the World ... Prokerala, 2 months ago

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Advani downs Mehta to win Kolkata Open

Ace cueist Pankaj Advani downed two-time defending champion Aditya Mehta 5-1 in a flawless display to clinch the third Kolkata Open National Invitational Snooker Championship, here today. The 16-time world champion was off to a sedate start before clinching ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

'Sports code must give primacy to athletes'

In the backdrop of the developments surrounding cricket in India, sixteen-time world champion in cuesports Pankaj Advani feels that any sports code would only yield results if athletes and measures to support them are given primacy. "The world’s sports policy needs to be centred on the athletes and their requirements. Only then will it be successful," he said on the sidelines of the 3rd Kolkata Open National Invitation Snooker Championship 2017 organised by the West Bengal Billiards ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Parikh shocks former champion Gilchrist at World Billiards

In the first upset of the tournament, India's Siddharth Parikh on Monday shocked multiple-time World champion Peter Gilchrist in a closely fought battle 500-483 at the 2016 IBSF World Billiards Championship in the 500 long-up format in Bengaluru.Parikh, who scripted the first century break in the competition, managed to win by 17 points towards the end after he compiled 147 to take initial lead. Peter fought back strongly as he crafted a couple of  close to century breaks to dismantle the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Advani hopes to deliver at home

Every time there's an international cue sports event, Pankaj Advani is automatically handed the task of leading the country's hopes. And when his hometown Bengaluru hosts an event, the pressure and responsibility increase manifold. There's little doubt that ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

VOTE! The best Indian sportsperson of 2016

It was a year which P V Sindhu made memorable for all Indians with a historic silver medal at the Rio Olympics and Sakshi Malik became the darling of the nation with her bronze medal in wrestling. Deepa Malik defied all odds to clinch a Paralympic medal at the Rio Games while Dipa Karmakar made Produnova a household name in India after her magical showing in Rio, finishing a close fourth. Virat Kohli lit up the cricketing field with his batting while Ravichandran Ashwin's spin sent the visiting ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Shrikrishna rising up the ranks in fine fashion

For a guy who took up the sport because it was played inside air-conditioned halls and didnt require strenuous physical activity, teenager Suryanarayanan Shrikrishna has blossomed at the speed at which he plays — fast. Tired after losing repeatedly in ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Advani, Gilchrist the cynosure

Big ticket players Pankaj Advani and Peter Gilchrist will be the men to beat while a clutch of seasoned Indians would be looking to scale a new peak in their careers when the IBSF World Billiards Championship kicks off here on Monday. Advani, the defending ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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