Efren Reyes - updates

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Efren 'Bata' Reyes to be feted in PSA Awards 2020

Jan 26, 2020 - 5:14 PM

Legendary pool player Efren 'Bata' Reyes will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award during the country's biggest sports gala night

LIVING LEGEND. Efren "Bata" Reyes will be recognized for his contributions to Philippine sports. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

SEA Games gold still eludes Efren 'Bata' Reyes

Dec 06, 2019 - 10:19 PM

Billiards legend Efren 'Bata' Reyes falls short yet again of his bid to add a SEA Games gold to his exceptional medal collection

Philippines' Efren "Bata" Reyes competes in the 30th SEA Games 1-cushion carom semi-finals at the Manila Tent Hotel on December 6, 2019. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

10 Filipino athletes to look out for in 2017 SEA Games

Aug 18, 2017 - 8:39 PM

Here s a short list of some of the outstanding Filipino athletes who will see action at the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Efren Reyes: The Lion In Winter

Aug 03, 2017 - 10:56 AM

The Magician isn t retiring yet but admits he can t do what he once did with a cue ball

AGING LEGEND. Efren Reyes, who will represent the Philippines at this month's SEA Games, bemoans the decline in popularity of billiards in the country. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Successful Kings Cup a refreshing twist on pocket billiards

Nov 24, 2015 - 3:18 PM

The East vs West team challenge showed how creative thinking can make for a compelling sports spectacle

KINGS CUP. Efren Reyes (right) with the Ko brothers. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Kings Cup is rare chance to see Reyes, Bustamante play together again

Nov 18, 2015 - 4:44 AM

This week s East versus West pool team event will give fans an opportunity to witness two iconic Pinoy pool players playing in tandem

KING'S CUP. Efren Reyes (center) and Francisco Bustamante (right), two of the greatest Filipino athletes, will play together for maybe the last time in a competitive environment during the King's Cup at Resorts World. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Pinoy Pool hopes for a boost at the World 9 Ball Championship

Sep 15, 2015 - 8:59 PM

One of the Philippines strongest sports is in the doldrums Might a new Filipino world champ spark a revival?

ROBOCOP. Dennis Orcollo wants to add to his world 8 ball title in Qatar. File photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

Reyes, Immonen win, Pacquiao falls in opening day billiard tilt

Dec 09, 2014 - 9:01 PM

Efren Bata Reyes advances to next round while Manny Pacquiao loses early on his own 10 ball tournament

Efren "Bata" Reyes gets ready to break at the 2nd Manny Pacquiao International 10-ball Championship. Photo by Edwin Espejo/Rappler