SEA Games 2019 billiards - updates

Rappler's latest stories on SEA Games 2019 billiards


SEA Games affirms Centeno as future of PH billiards, says Amit

Dec 13, 2019 - 6:19 PM

Former world pool champion Rubilen Amit says Zamboanga City native Chezka Centeno is the rightful heir to the Philippine billiards throne

POOL PHENOMS. Billiards stars Rubilen Amit (left) and Chezka Centeno team up for the gold in the SEA Games 9-ball doubles. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

Amit, Centeno blank Indonesian duo for 9-ball doubles gold

Dec 10, 2019 - 9:44 PM

After copping a gold each in singles play, Rubilen Amit and Chezka Centeno team up to rule the women’s 9-ball doubles

DOUBLE GOLD. Rubilen Amit and Chezka Centeno pick up their second gold. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

Olympic hopeful Daniel Caluag grabs BMX racing silver

Dec 10, 2019 - 3:22 PM

After a heartbreaking start to his SEA Games campaign, Filipino BMX star Daniel Caluag bounces back and clinches a silver

Daniel Patrick Caluag of the Philippines bags silver against Thailand during the finals of the BMX race cycling event of the 30th SEA Games at the BMX Track, Tagaytay City Centrum on December 10, 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Dennis Orcollo pockets SEA Games 10-ball gold

Dec 10, 2019 - 1:21 AM

Filipino pool star Dennis Orcollo breaks his four-year Southeast Asian Games championship drought

Dennis Orcollo Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Amit trumps Centeno, cops SEA Games 9-ball gold

Dec 08, 2019 - 10:12 PM

Rubilen Amit walks away with the 9-ball gold this time after succumbing to Chezka Centeno in the women's 10-ball finals

COMEBACK FASHION. Rubilen Amit comes back from a two-rack deficit to topple compatriot Chezka Centeno. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

Chezka Centeno outshines Rubilen Amit for SEA Games 10-ball gold

Dec 08, 2019 - 12:35 AM

Pool stars Chezka Centeno and Rubilen Amit secure another 1-2 finish in the women’s 10-ball tournament

1-2 FINISH. Chezka Centeno (R) celebrates with compatriot Rubilen Amit after the awarding ceremonies in the 30th SEA Games women's 10-ball pool singles event at the Manila Hotel Tent on December 7, 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/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

Pinoy cue masters still on a roll

Dec 06, 2019 - 10:28 AM

The country's pool stars stay in the medal hunt of the 2019 SEA Games billiards and snooker competitions

FOCUSED. Rubilen Amit prepares a shot in 10-ball pool action. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Efren 'Bata' Reyes pulls off effortless win; PH teams yield in semis

Dec 05, 2019 - 10:37 AM

The legendary Efren 'Bata' Reyes shows yet again why he's one of the greatest athletes to ever wield a cue stick

COMPOSED. Efren 'Bata' Reyes says he doesn't feel nervous playing carom billiards. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

Seeking first SEA Games gold, Efren 'Bata' Reyes plays in unique pool event

Dec 04, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Arguably the greatest pool player of all time, Efren 'Bata' Reyes aims to add that elusive SEA Games gold medal to his collection

SWAN SONG. Efren ‘Bata’ Reyes represents the Philippines in what could be his last SEA Games. File photo by Sajjad Hussain/AFP

Pinoy pool masters off to impressive SEA Games start

Dec 04, 2019 - 10:40 AM

Former world champions and top pool prospects get the Philippines' campaign rolling in the billiards and snooker tournaments

Philippines team Basil Al Shajjar prepares to take a shot during the Men's double Snooker at 30th Southeast Asia Games in Manila on December 03, 2019. Photo by: Lito Borra/Rappler

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