‘Onus on Federation to Popularise Cue Sports activities,’ Says Pankaj Advani

‘Onus on Federation to Popularise Cue Sports,’ Says Pankaj Advani

He additionally says that there’s a want to understand non-Olympic sports activities within the nation as properly.

“We have to begin appreciating non-Olympic sports activities. It’s not nearly Olympic sports activities and cricket. We’re very focussed on the Olympics, which I believe is an effective factor. I do consider the Olympics are an enormous occasion however I additionally really feel that it isn’t the be-all of Indian sports activities.”

Advani can be a part of an interview sequence hosted by Indian squash star Saurav Ghosal with legends like Abhinav Bindra and Viswanathan Anand additionally that includes in a chat about among the greatest matches of their lives.

Concerning the present with Saurav, he stated, “It’s an honour to be a part of that checklist (of visitors on the present). I’ve recognized Saurav for some time, he’s an excellent squash participant and what I loved most about it was that he went into depth about sure matches that I performed whereas reaching the Grand Double (successful the IBSF world snooker and billiards championships), it was the primary time it had ever occurred within the historical past concerning the sport.”

“It’s nice to speak concerning the mindset as a result of a fellow athlete is aware of what you’re going by. The gamut of feelings you expertise whereas competing on the highest degree,” he stated, whereas speaking concerning the interview that may go on air on Friday, 10 September.

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