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Zambo teen shocks Amit, rules 10-ball

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Cheska Centeno, only 15, feels like on top of the world billiards scene. The precocious lass from Zamboanga City pulled off a 9-8 upset win over Rubilen Amit in women’s 10-ball of the PSC-POC Philippine National Games.

Posted: May 24th, 2014 in Billiards,Headlines,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

Donaire set to rebound from 2013 nightmare

WITH the concession on the expansion draft eased just a teeny-weeny bit by the PBA board, there will be at least two active players from each of the 10 PBA ballclubs that will go to the expansion pool and be made available to new teams NLEX, Blackwater and Kia.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Billiards,Boxing / MMA,Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,In Huddle,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

PSA Awards: MVP cites Gilas Pilipinas for unifying PH

Manny V. Pangilinan. FILE PHOTO

Businessman Manny V. Pangilinan reiterated Saturday night the value of achieving unity through sports as proven by Gilas Pilipinas when it stirred the nation’s passion for basketball with its silver medal finish in the 2013 FIba-Asia Championship.

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Basketball,Billiards,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Multimedia,Other Sports,Photos,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

PSA fetes 2013 sports heroes Saturday night

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They stirred the nation’s passion in one glorious run in August. Defying tough odds, Gilas Pilipinas brought Philippine basketball back to great heights to highlight a sporting year that also saw the coronation of a bevy of Filipino world champions.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Basketball,Billiards,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

Ynares 10-ball: Reyes clashes with Arpilleda tomorrow

Filipino cue master Efren “Bata” Reyes and Victor Arpilleda will rekindle their rivalry as they collide in Mayor Boyet Ynares 10-ball billiards championship tomorrow at Binangonan Recreation and Conference Center in Binangonan, Rizal.

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Billiards,Headlines,Other Sports | Read More »

Amit pays tribute to grieving Rañola

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The highly anticipated finale between Filipino cue aces Rubilen Amit and Iris Rañola didn’t happen. But Amit, who captured the women’s 10-ball title over an Indonesian foe Friday night, says Rañola’s presence alone in the competition was worth more than any gold in the 27th Southeast Asian Games.

Posted: December 22nd, 2013 in Billiards,Headlines,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

Gold on a borrowed cue stick

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Thanks to a borrowed cue stick, Dennis Orcollo will be bringing home his third billiards gold in the Southeast Asian Games.

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Billiards,Headlines,Other Sports | Read More »

Success eludes billiards team

Far from ruthless form, the highly regarded Philippine billiards team failed to live up to expectations, settling for a silver and a couple of bronze medals at the Wunna Theikdi Stadium’s billiard and snooker hall here.

Posted: December 15th, 2013 in Billiards,Headlines,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

Rañola focused in SEA Games despite father’s death

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She wouldn’t have competed here if he asked her to stay.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Billiards,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Team Asia claims Queens Cup

Two-time world 10-ball champ Rubilen Amit of the Philippines sustained her fiery form yesterday as Team Asia wrapped up a 10-4 pummeling of Team West to lift the JBET.com Queens Cup at Resorts World Manila.

Posted: November 7th, 2013 in Billiards,Headlines,Other Sports | Read More »

Amit shifts focus to SEA Games

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AFTER ruling the Women’s World 10-Ball Championship for the second time in five editions, Rubilen Amit is now setting her sights on capturing two gold medals when she sees action in the Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar next month.

Posted: November 5th, 2013 in Billiards,Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Amit 10-ball champ again

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RUBILEN Amit jumps into the arms of England’s Kelly Fisher after winning the World Women’s 10-Ball title at Resorts World Manila. ROMY HOMILLADA

Rubilen Amit freed herself from the burden of expectation, simply focused on getting better and was rewarded last night with the World Women’s 10-Ball Championship.

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in Billiards,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Amit reclaims Women’s World 10-ball title after outplaying Fisher

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Rubilen Amit. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Filipino bet Rubilen Amit had the steadier hand as she outplayed American Kelly Fisher, 10-7, to capture her second crown in the Yalin Women’s World 10-Ball Championship Monday night at the Resorts World Manila.

Posted: November 4th, 2013 in Billiards,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

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