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Still ‘no clear shots’ for cue artists

Still ‘no clear shots’ for cue artists

By Nick Giongco       Save for a few players, the country’s billiards artists are relegated to just conjuring moves mentally and unable to hone their skills owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. Billiards and snookers secretary-general Robert Mananquil said the lockdown has left many practitioners without any alternatives but to wait before the government […]

No more sked for grieving Amit

By Kristel Satumbaga         World billiards champion Rubilen Amit does not inclined to see action until early next year due to the coronavirus pandemic that has affected the sporting world the past months. In a recent radio interview, the 38-year-old Cebuana native said most of her tournaments are held abroad and it […]

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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 […]

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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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