GEET SETHI

  • Geet Sethi bows out as eight Indians reach prequarters of World Billiards October 24, 2013

    Leeds: Eight Indian cueists entered the prequarterfinals of the World Billiards Championship after registering contrasting victories in their respective last 32 round matches, here on Thursday. However, seventime world champion Geet Sethi lost to Arun Agrawal 24 in one of the major upsets of the tournament. Defending champion Rupesh Shah continued...
  • Has the Khel Ratna row tarnished the image of Indian sports? August 22, 2013

    The Sports Ministry has officially confirmed double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi as the recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, putting an end to the row over country's highest sporting award. ...
  • Sportspersons should take Khel Ratna gracefully: Geet Sethi August 16, 2013

    Former Billiards world champion has said that there is a transparent committee for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award and sportspersons should accept it gracefully. ...
  • Advani, Sethi keep up winning streak at World Billiards October 21, 2012

    Leeds: Seventime world champion Pankaj Advani, veteran Geet Sethi and Dhruv Sitwala continued their unbeaten run in the Time Format after outplaying their rivals in the World Billiards Championships here Sunday. Advani whipped John Hartley of England 630294, Sethi routed another Englishman Nalin Patel 522268 and Sitwala virtually toyed with Australia's...
  • Pankaj, Geet, Dhruv off to great start at World billiards October 20, 2012

    Leeds: World billiards finalist Dhruv Sitwala and former champion Geet Sethi alongwith Pankaj Advani were off to roaring starts as the trio outplayed their respective rivals by huge margins on the opening day of the World Billiards Championships here. Sitwala thrashed Ryan Mears 702134, Advani routed Martin Schmdt 874147 while Geet...
  • Go for Glory: Olympics a big success for India August 13, 2012

    CNNIBN's panel of experts analyses India's performance at the London Olympics. ...
  • Has Mary Kom put Manipur on the national map? August 8, 2012

    The fivetime world champion boxer has won a bronze medal for India at the London Olympics. ...
  • Go for Glory: India opens its account in London July 31, 2012

    CNNIBN's panel of experts reviews India's third day at the Olympics. ...
  • Go for Glory: Vijender's experience got him through July 29, 2012

    CNNIBN's panel of experts reviews boxer Vijender Singh's first round win on Saturday night. It also discusses India's challenge on the second day of the Olympics. ...
  • London Olympics: India will get 6 medals, says Geet Sethi April 18, 2012

    The billiards champion said that India would draw heavily from shooting and boxing. ...
  • Pankaj Advani retains National Billiards title September 26, 2009

    Agra: World Champion Pankaj Advani scored a stunning 54 victory over Geet Sethi in a nervewracking final to retain his National Billiards title in Agra on Saturday. Trailing 23 at one stage, a resilient Advani came back well to claim his third consecutive national title. Advani defeated Sethi 42150, 15427, 0152,...
  • Pankaj maintains India's great billiards tradition September 7, 2009

    New Delhi: Pankaj Advani's win is just the latest addition to India's grand history in the sport. For decades now, Indian cueists have been setting the green baize ablaze. Independent India's first World Champion Wilson Jones was a pioneer of cue sports in the country. He won the World Amateur Billiards Title...
  • Pankaj Advani wins world billiards time format title September 10, 2008

    Bangalore: Pankaj Advani added a grand double to his kitty by winning the time format IBSF World Billiards title in Bangalore on Wednesday. Advani, the defending champion in the time format, beat Devendra Joshi 2370 to 2020 in the final. This title comes just six days after he won the points...
  • Pankaj Advani wins World Billiards Championship September 5, 2008

    Bangalore: Asserting his supremacy, Pankaj Advani on Friday annexed the ONGC IBSF World Billiards Championship (point format) with a comprehensive six games to one victory over Geet Sethi. The 23yearold Bangalorean delighted the home crowd at Karnataka State Billiards Association Hall with a superlative display, winning 15090, 1510, 15024, 1500, 86150,...
  • India favourite in billiards, snooker October 6, 2006

    New Delhi: India has a rich legacy in cue sports and boasts many world champions in billiards and snooker. So it should come as no surprise then that the Indians are the favourites when it comes to winning medals at the Doha Asian Games. The current billiards world champion Pankaj Advani and...