- The Bengaluru player had to polish his game all over again after the lockdown break, going on to add a world and an Asian snooker title to the many he has
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Updated on Aug 02, 2020 07:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow/New Delhi | By Sharad Deep & Ajai Masand
Top athletes talk to HT about their experience of dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. This is Pankaj Advani, the 23-time world billiards and snooker champion who, days before the nationwide lockdown was announced, won his 34th national title in Ahmedabad last month.
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Published on Dec 07, 2019 07:21 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Purnima Goswami Sharma
Starting off with a maiden world title at the age of 18, Advani now has 23 world titles to his name. Advani visited HT house here along with another great Geet Sethi and spoke at length.
Updated on Nov 25, 2019 10:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Sharad Deep
This takes Advani’s world title tally to a phenomenal 23 while Aditya claimed his maiden at a time when his future is being doubted due to health issues.
Updated on Sep 25, 2019 11:47 PM IST
Mandalay (Myanmar) | By Press Trust of India
On Sunday, Pankaj won a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship.
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 02:56 PM IST
New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
Advani defeated local favourite Nay Thway Oo 6-2 to win a fourth straight final in the 150-up format at the IBSF World Billiards Championship in Mandalay, Myanmar on Sunday.
Updated on Sep 16, 2019 01:50 PM IST
New Delhi | By PTI
In a repeat of last year’s final at the IBSF World Billiards Championship, Pankaj re-enacted the one-sided match with the same eventual outcome as well as identical scorelines of 6-2
Updated on Sep 15, 2019 11:49 PM IST
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
The 34-year-old has brought home a world trophy every year ever since returning from a professional stint in the UK in 2014.
Updated on Sep 15, 2019 05:03 PM IST
Mandalay, Myanmar | By Press Trust of India
Advani, who is vying for his 22nd world title, will face local player Nay Thway Oo in the summit clash in a repeat of last year’s tournament.
Updated on Sep 14, 2019 08:55 PM IST
Mandalay (Myanmar) | By PTI
Pankaj will be on a mission to retain his billiards world title he won last year.
Published on Sep 09, 2019 02:06 PM IST
Mandalay | By PTI
Hindustan Times caught up with Pankaj Advani before he leaves for Mandalay, Myanmar on September 7 to take part in the 150-up IBSF World Billiards Championships
Updated on Sep 01, 2019 11:06 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Bihan Sengupta
Hindustan Times caught up with the ace cueist before he leaves for Mandalay, Myanmar on September 7 to take part in the 150-up IBSF World Billiards Championships and World 6-Red & Team Snooker Championships.
Updated on Aug 31, 2019 06:14 PM IST
Mumbai | By Bihan Sengupta
Having already accomplished it in billiards, Advani had this elusive 15-red Asian Snooker title missing from his silverware collection.
Updated on Jun 22, 2019 10:06 AM IST
Doha | By PTI
While Pankaj Advani has always won the timed version of the long format, the more recent short version eluded him over the years.
Updated on Nov 18, 2018 07:39 PM IST
Yangoon | By Press Trust of India
The 33-year-old from Bengaluru overcame Nay Thway Oo of Myanmar in a high-quality final. After bossing the ‘150-up’ format, Advani will now compete in the longer version, ‘Up’ format, commences immediately.
Updated on Nov 15, 2018 03:23 PM IST
Yangon | By PTI
Advani delivered a power-packed performance to outclass China’s Ju Reti 6-1 in the final and become the first Indian to win an Asian Snooker Tour event.
Updated on Oct 31, 2018 05:16 PM IST
New Delhi | By PTI
Pankaj Advani now switches to billiards to play in the selection camp for the World Championship, to be held in Bengaluru from the October 3.
Updated on Sep 29, 2018 10:51 PM IST
Doha | By Press Trust of India
The doubles was the turning point where Asif played out of his skin to pull back a 62-point deficit and allow his partner Masih to wrap up the frame 70-72.
Updated on Sep 22, 2018 03:52 PM IST
Doha | By PTI