AP Worldstream

Wilson Jones, two-time world billiards champion, dead

AP Worldstream; Oct 4, 2003; 236 Words ...DELHI, India Wilson Jones, who won the World Billiards Championship...said. He was 81. Jones, who rose from...India's glorious billiards tradition, passed...tradition started by Jones saw India produce three more world billiards champions in...

The Hindustan Times

JONES MEMORIAL SNOOKER - Kalyaniwala, Ootam advance to third round

The Hindustan Times; Oct 19, 2005; 331 Words ...second round matches of the Silk India Naturals-sponsored All India P J Hindu Gymkhana-Wilson Jones Open Handicap Snooker Tournament 2005, at the gymkhana's billiards hall on Wednesday. Kalyaniwala potting fluently outclassed SB Pandya 96-76, 97-59...

India Abroad

Sports 2000: Hope in the Arena; With money, the green baize craze is

India Abroad; Aug 28, 1998; 653 Words ...in 1958 that the venerable Wilson Jones put India on the international billiards map by winning the world...it appears that the hopes Jones had kindled will not be belied...more so as proficiency in billiards and snooker has become a...

The Hindustan Times

CUE SPORTS - Thakur sisters hold centrestage on day one

The Hindustan Times; Nov 24, 2005; 594 Words ...the 41st CCI Open Billiards & Snooker Tournament...Singh Dungarpur at the Wilson Jones Billiards Room, CCI here. Anuja...start to overcome CCI billiards and snooker vice-chairman...Nicholson 370-305 in the billiards qualifying round...

The Hindustan Times

Kumar upsets Prabhu

The Hindustan Times; Nov 27, 2005; 490 Words ...in a closely fought qualifying round snooker match, of the 41st CCI Open Billiards & Snooker Tournament 2005, at the Cricket Club of India's Wilson Jones billiards hall, here, on Sunday. RESULTS Snooker qualifying round: S R Vengurlekar...

The Hindustan Times

Sportsfield - where India's elite sportspersons reside

The Hindustan Times; Mar 22, 2006; 383 Words ...match (seven). Other sportspersons include former billiards champion Wilson Jones, badminton ace Pradeep Gandhe, woman tennis player...not want the society to be only for cricketers. "Wilson Jones was living in a one-room flat and we wanted to...

India Today

Minor League Authentic champions in India have been few and a string of semi- successful sporting heroes has led to cricketers, by default, monopolising eyeballs and aspirations

India Today; Oct 2, 2006; Mukul Kesavan ; 700+ Words ...shooting competition; for a World Champion we had to tunnel our way down to billiards. There we had Wilson Jones, and, in course of time, Michael Ferreira. Billiards wasn't nearly as competitive as professional snooker, but given our cupboard...

The Hindustan Times

World Junior Snooker Championship kicks off in Goa

The Hindustan Times; Aug 23, 2007; 270 Words ...in England," said Devendra Joshi, Joint Secretary of Billiards and Snooker Association of Maharashtra. China, England...rated, though it has produced legendary players like Wilson Jones and Michael Ferreira and champions like Geet Sethi and...

The Hindustan Times

Selectors never win - only this time they were not forgotten

The Hindustan Times; Jun 29, 2008; 691 Words ...team at Kuala Lumpur in 1975, though individual world titles have been picked up by men like Wilson Jones, Michael Ferreira and Geet Sethi in billiards and snooker and Viswanathan Anand in chess. No one thought of holding a felicitation to mark...

Little India

Beyond the Pale

Little India; Sep 30, 2005; Chhibber, Kavita ; 700+ Words ...and Merle Oberon, hockey star Leslie Claudius, tennis ace Leander Paes, former Ms World Diana Hayden, world billiards champion Wilson Jones, quiz master Derek O'Brien, among others. Anglo Indians prided themselves as British. But the British shunned.