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From the amount of newsprint and daily discussions dedicated to cricket, it is not tough to identify India’s favorite sport! Even though hockey is the official Indian sport and football enjoys a fair degree of popularity, the Indian cricket team is the most loved, often despised and debated group of players in the subcontinent. Aside from cricket, football and hockey – Indians follow lawn tennis, badminton, athletics, weightlifting and boxing. Sports like car racing and [...]

Michael Ferreira is the Indian billiards player or known by name ” Bombay Tiger”, has four World Billiards Championship titles to his credit. Michael Ferreira was born on October 1, 1938. He participated in the National Billiards Championship in 1960 for the first time in 1964 he represented India in the World Amateur Billiards Championship held in New Zealand . In 1977 he won his first World Amateur Billiards Championship title at Christchurch, New Zealand. [...]

Pankaj Advani is a world-renowned snooker player from India. He holds the record of being the youngest national snooker champion at the age of 17. He is the second cueist to win both the billiards and snooker amateur world titles. In the year 2005 he achieved a historical feat by becoming the first player to win both the Time and Points format titles in the IBSF World Billiards Championship in Malta. He is the recipient [...]

Geet Sethi is the Indian Billiards player who ruled the sport of billiards throughout the 1990s. He created history by breaking the world record of 1276 points under the two-pot rule in the 1992 World Professional Billiards Championship. He was honored with the greatest award in sports, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 1992-1993. He was also awarded the Padma Shri in 1986. Geet Sethi was born on 17th April,1961 in New Delhi. He did [...]

Ashok Shandilya is a renowned billiards player of India who was born in the year of 1968 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Working for Central Railway, Ashok Shandilya has held India high in the 1998 Asian Games, where he bagged two gold medals. Ashok Shandilya, from his childhood days, had a major interest in the game of billiards. During his growing years Ashok Shandilya started playing billiards with great enthusiasm as a result of which he made [...]