Advani claimed bronze medal at IBSF World Snooker Championship

first_imgDoha, Nov 29 (PTI) Fifteen-time world champion Pankaj Advani suffered a 2-7 loss in the semifinals against Andrew Pagett of Wales to settle for a bronze medal at the IBSF World Snooker Championship here. After a hard-fought four-hour quarterfinal that went down to the wire, defending champion Advani had to return to the table for the crucial semifinal without much of a break. His opponent Andrew kept the pressure and reached the final after notching up a 14-74, 8-71, 0-87, 78-64, 0-81, 70-37, 7-80, 37-68, 19-74 win. Advani now heads back to Bangalore to switch to the 3-ball game in preparation for the World Billiards Championship that commences from December 5. The Indian is the only player in the world to compete at the world championship level in both sports and be successful in all the formats of both billiards and snooker. Results: Andrew Pagett (Wales) beat Pankaj Advani (India) 7-2: 14-74, 8-71, 0-87, 78-64, 0-81, 70-37, 7-80, 37-68, 19-74. PTI ATK SSC SSClast_img read more

Read More

A list of Alberta premiers since the province was created in 1905

first_imgEDMONTON — A list of Alberta’s premiers:Rachel Notley, NDP, 2015-Jim Prentice, Progressive Conservative, 2014-2015Dave Hancock (interim), Progressive Conservative, 2014Alison Redford, Progressive Conservative, 2011-2014Ed Stelmach, Progressive Conservative, 2006-2011Ralph Klein, Progressive Conservative, 1992-2006Don Getty, Progressive Conservative, 1985-1992Peter Lougheed, Progressive Conservative, 1971-1985Harry Strom, Social Credit, 1968-1971Ernest Manning, Social Credit, 1943-1968William Aberhart, Social Credit, 1935-1943Richard Reid, United Farmers, 1934-1935John Brownlee, United Farmers, 1925-1934Herbert Greenfield, United Farmers, 1921-1925Charles Stewart, Liberal, 1917-1921Arthur Sifton, Liberal, 1910-1917Alexander Rutherford, Liberal, 1905-1910The Canadian Presslast_img read more

Read More