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On Cue: A rare match-up, a see-saw battle and ungrudging admiration

The crowd was thoroughly entertained on Tuesday when Advani raced to a 3-1 lead, after which Mehta had to eke out a 56-clearance going to 3-2, and then immediately a 79 for 3-all.

'Rocket' Ronnie O'Sullivan blasts to 1,000th century break in Players Championship win

Ronnie O'Sullivan recorded a memorable snooker landmark when he became the first player ever to compile 1,000 career century breaks en route to winning the Players Championship final in Preston.

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Pankaj Advani leads strong field in CCI snooker

India's top 8 ranked players, including star cueist Pankaj Advani (ONGC), will vie for top honours in the Rs 12.9 lakh prize money CCI All India Open Snooker Championship which begins Monday.

India thump Pakistan to enter Asian snooker championship final

Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta combined forces to power India into final of Asian Snooker team championship after thrashing Pakistan 3-0.

India settle for bronze after bowing out to Scotland

Despite the loss, there are positives the pair takes away from the experience.

Maiden title eludes snooker’s 148 man Jamie Burnett

Often players would glance towards the scoreboard, mentally plotting a route once the frame is secure just to get closer to the illustrious number.

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Snooker: Raghuwanshi leads Deccan charge

Anand decimated fellow Deccan cueist Santosh Dharmadhikari 79-25, 49-17 in the second round match.

Hockey, Snooker federations lash out at Arjuna Award selection committee

No hockey or cue sport player was recommended by the Arjuna selection panel headed by Kapil Dev.

Pankaj Advani creates history in Sharm El-Sheikh

This win takes Pankaj to highest tally of world titles by any Indian cueist in the Open (Men’s) category.

ECC’s Jain,Khan through

Senior billiards champion Arun Agrawal and junior billiards and snooker champion Jaiveer Dhingra were the significant winners who also advanced to the round robin.

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