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Scribes honor ‘The Magician’ with lifetime achievement award

Scribes honor ‘The Magician’ with lifetime achievement award

The magic may have waned, but the legend lives on. Efren “Bata” Reyes remains one of the top draws in Philippine sports even at the age of 65 as shown in the 30th Southeast Asian Games. The iconic pool player with the charismatic smile still packed them in, and was easily the most sought after […]

Amit loses to Austrian rival at world 9-ball tilt

BY KRISTEL SATUMBAGA   Rubilen Amit kissed her 2019 Women’s World 9-Ball Championship title bid goodbye after yielding to veteran Jasmin Ouschan of Austria, 9-2, in the semifinals on Wednesday in Sanya, China. Amit failed to recover after Ouschan, a 10-time European 9-ball champion, dominated the first five racks. The 38-year-old Amit advanced to the […]

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Amit last Pinay standing at world 9-ball tilt

BY KRISTEL SATUMBAGA   RUBILEN Amit bested Fan Langtong of China, 9-4, but three other Filipina bets fell by the wayside on Tuesday in the 2019 Women’s World 9-Ball Championships in Sanya, China. The 38-year-old Southeast Asian Games gold medalist recovered from a 0-3 start by winning the next four racks to set the pace […]

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Pinoys lose to Austrians in title match

The Filipino tandem tied the match at 2-2 but their struggles allowed He and Ouschan to take nine of the next 10 racks to claim the top purse of $60,000 (P3.07 million).

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Pinoy pair in world pool semis

The Philippine duo trailed 4-1 but won the next seven racks on its way to arranging a semifinal duel with Niels Feijen and Marc Bijsterbosch of The Netherlands at presstime.

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Pinoy bets reach quarters at World Cup of Pool

Biado and De Luna won three consecutive racks to go on the hill at 6-3 before weathering Kaci and Spahju’s comeback attempt to reach the last eight of the annual nine-ball doubles competition.

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