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All-star PH billiards team targets at least 4 golds in SEA Games 2019

Dec 03, 2019 - 12:43 AM

Efren 'Bata' Reyes, Dennis Orcollo, Carlo Biado, and Rubilen Amit banner the Philippines' star-studded billiards lineup

OLD BUT GOLD. Efren "Bata" Reyes will see action in three-cushion carom in what is likely his last SEA Games hurrah. File photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Biado settles for 2nd in 2019 WPA Players Championship

Apr 20, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Top Filipino billiards player Carlo Biado blows a comfortable lead against Taiwanese Kevin Cheng in the final

SO CLOSE. Carlo Biado nearly clinches the gold in the tournament that drew 64 of the world’s elite pool players. Photo from World Pool-Billiard Association Facebook

World 9 Ball Championship: Carlo Biado's bid for 2nd straight crown falls short

Dec 21, 2018 - 8:15 AM

Pinoy shooter Carlo Biado loses the final to German sensation Joshua Filler

STUNNED. World No.2 Carlo Biado falls short of a title defense after getting nipped by German Joshua Filler. Photo from World Pool-Billiard Association Facebook

Biado-De Luna tandem misses out on World Cup of Pool semis

May 19, 2018 - 10:47 PM

The Filipino pair crashes out vs China in the prestigious tournament the country last ruled in 2013

END OF THE ROAD. Jeff de Luna and Carlo Biado fail to snap the Philippines' 5-year title drought in the World Cup of Pool. Photo from World Cup of Pool's official Twitter account (@worldcupofpool)

PH duo of Biado-De Luna advances to World Cup of Pool quarterfinals

May 18, 2018 - 11:38 PM

International pool glory and a $250,000 cash prize await the winner

ON TO THE NEXT. Carlo Biado (middle) and partner Jeff de Luna will face China B in the quarterfinals. Photo from JP Parmentier/Matchroom Multi Sport 2018

Bashers fuel Carlo Biado to capture World 9-Ball Championship title

Mar 02, 2018 - 12:00 PM

Biado is one of the 3 PSA-Tapa King Athlete of the Year awardees

SPARK. Carlo Biado recalls that other countries were bashing him that sparked the fire in him to do better. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

[OPINION] The case for a Gilas-style national billiards team

Dec 21, 2017 - 12:47 PM

For relatively little cash, a sponsored national cuesports team can bring very good exposure to a Pinoy corporate entity.

GILAS OF BILLIARDS. An organized roster of national billiards talent would go a long way towards keeping the Philippines a world power on the pool table, the columnist opines. Photo from WPA press release

Carlo Biado defeats Roland Garcia in all-Filipino final, wins 2017 World 9-Ball Championship

Dec 14, 2017 - 8:45 PM

Carlo Biado is the first Filipino to win the World 9-Ball Championship since Francisco Bustamante in 2010

GOLDEN TOUCH. Carlo Biado comes out on top in the all-Filipino final, winning the country its first World 9-Ball Championship since 2010. File photo from PSC-POC Media

Biado, Garcia advance to All-Filipino World 9-Ball Championship final

Dec 14, 2017 - 6:15 PM

Filipino players Carlo Biado and Roland Garcia will face off for the World 9-Ball Championship title in Doha, Qatar

DOMINANCE. The Philippines will finish 1-2 in the 2017 World 9-Ball Championship as Carlo Biado and Roland Garcia advance to the championship match. Photos from WPA

Filipino players Biado, Garcia make it to World 9-Ball Championship final 4

Dec 14, 2017 - 11:49 AM

Half of the players in the last 4 of the World 9-ball Championship are from the Philippines as Biado and Garcia face opponents from Taiwan and Albania, respectively

CRUNCH TIME. Filipino veteran Carlo Biado was awarded an 11-0 win over his quarterfinal opponent after he failed to show up on time. Photo from WPA

Carlo Biado clinches billiards gold in 2017 SEA Games

Aug 27, 2017 - 8:43 PM

Biado gives Philippines its second gold medal in billiards

GOLDEN TOUCH. Carlo Biado of the Philippines clinched the gold medal at the 2017 SEA Games. Photo from PSC-POC Media

Can Kiamco, Biado capture the Philippines' fourth World Cup of Pool title?

Sep 22, 2015 - 5:08 AM

A new Pinoy combination will attempt to equal the achievements of Reyes Bustamante Corteza and Orcollo: to be the best doubles pairing in the world

MEN ON A MISSION. Carlo Biado (pictured) and Warren Kiamco will represent the Philippines at the Dafabet World Cup of Pool in London, England. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: All Philippine gold medal wins at 2015 SEA Games

Jun 07, 2015 - 10:10 PM

View photos of all 29 of the Philippines gold medal wins at the 28th Southeast Asian Games

Gilas Cadets celebrate their 17th SEA Games basketball gold medal. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

Kiamco, Biado win gold for PH in men’s 9-ball pool doubles

Jun 07, 2015 - 6:45 PM

The Philippines wins its 5th SEA Games gold as Carlo Biado and Warren Kiamco top Vietnam

Kiamco Warren (pictured) and Carlo Biado topped the men's 9-ball pool doubles event. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

Taiwan's Ko wins World 10 Ball Championship in GenSan

Feb 22, 2015 - 5:02 AM

Taiwan s Ko Pin Yi wins his first ever world title by capturing the 2015 World 10 Ball Championship with a dramatic 11 9 win over Filipino Carlo Biado

Ko Pin Yi surveys the table in General Santos City, Philippines. Photo by Dong Secuya

China tops Philippines at World Pool Team Championship

Aug 03, 2014 - 1:21 PM

The China II team won the 2014 WPA World Pool Team Championship on Saturday defeating a less than sharp Philippine team 4 2

The winning Chinese team, from left: Liu Haitao, Liu Shasha, Fu Xiaofang, Wang Can and Dang Ching Hu. Photo from WPA