Through snooker, Syrian teen looks at life after war
The war in Syria forced Yazan al-Hadad to give up football and take up snooker. His progress in the sport is a means of regaining normalcy.
Comeback on cue: 57-year-old Sethi 'hooked' to billiards again
One of the most accomplished names in Indian cue sport, Geet Sethi is back at the tables, his four-year absence from billiards not denting his spirit one bit.
Advani wins Padma Bhushan; Padma Shri for Srikanth
Former India cricket captain MS Dhoni and multiple world champion cueist Pankaj Advani have been conferred with the country's third-highest civilian award, Padma Bhushan.
Snooker: Advani wins 18th World title
Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani secured his 18th World Championship title with an 8-2 win over Iran's Amir Sarkhosh in the IBSF World Snooker Championship final in Doha on Monday.
Right on cue: How Pankaj Advani came to dominate world snooker and billiards
Seventeen world titles and counting, Advani is India's top contemporary sportsman. Here's the story of how he got there, and why he's been under the radar.
Cue the music: Snooker gets a colour correction
Screams, boos and whistles. Music, drama and bright costumes. Welcome to Cue Slam, the latest in a train of sporting leagues to hit the prime time television slot.
Asian Snooker C'ship: Advani loses in final
Pankaj Advani lost 3-6 to China's Lv Haotian in the summit clash at the Asian Snooker Championship in Doha on Friday.
Vidya Pillai -- 'counting' on every win
Vidya Pillai, who recently won a bronze at the Asian Ladies Snooker Championship and a silver at the World Women's Snooker Championship, talks to ESPN about her journey in the 'rich man's sport'.
Billiards misses the cue to shed stuffy image, get eyeballs
Sport is stuck in a time warp of tradition and is suffering from a lack of spectator appeal and sponsorship.
'Relieved' Advani wins 12th billiards crown
Pankaj Advani added to his trophy cabinet by beating defending champion Peter Gilchrist 6-3 in the final of the World Billiards Championship (points format) in Bengaluru on Monday.
Pankaj Advani wins bronze at World Snooker Championship
India's Pankaj Advani lost 2-7 against Wales' Andrew Pagett to settle for a bronze in the semifinal of the IBSF World Snooker Championship in Doha on Monday.
O'Sullivan: God told me to give up snooker
Ronnie O'Sullivan says he no longer feels "trapped in a prison" after deciding that snooker is now a hobby after "conversations with God".
O'Sullivan tops White in battle of legends at Northern Ireland Open
Ronnie O'Sullivan came through a rare showdown with Jimmy White to book his place in the third round of the Northern Ireland Open.
Advani wins historic snooker bronze
Pankaj Advani became the first Indian to win a medal at the Snooker World Championship.
Asian Snooker Championship: India to meet Pak in semi
Aditya Mehta and Pankaj Advani blanked UAE 3-0 in the quarter-final in Abu Dhabi.
Pankaj Advani: "Possibility of a IPL-like snooker league"
Pocketing his 13th World title, Pankaj Advani feels that an IPL-like league in snooker or billiards would be a possibility in the game that has become financially rewarding.
Snooker: India enter Asian Championship knockouts
India entered the knockout stages of the Asian Team Snooker Championship after finishing second in their group
Pankaj Advani crowned champion of the Asian Six Reds
Pankaj Advani created history by being the first in the world to hold both world and continental titles in 6-red snooker at the same time
Pankaj Advani, Aditya Mehta continue winning streak in Abu Dhabi
Advani beat Khaled Alastal 5-0, Mehta beat Saudi Arabia's Ahmed Asseri 5-3 to remain on course for the knock-out stage.
O'Sullivan exits Crucible after defeat by Hawkins
Barry Hawkins hailed one of the best wins of his career after holding his nerve to edge Ronnie O'Sullivan in a final frame thriller and reach the World Championship quarter-finals.
Schoolboy Yuan stuns Gould in China
Martin Gould is heading home from the China Open in Beijing after being thrashed by 15-year-old amateur Yuan Sijun in the first round.
Relentless ambition, achievements at the state level, political clout, and proximity to the powers that be are some of the factors that have propelled his ascent
The sport and media landscape has changed so much that we may never have definitive voices like his ever again
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