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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

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

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

Jeffrey Ignacio banners the next generation of Pinoy pool stars

Jul 24, 2016 - 5:25 PM

A Filipino hasn t won the World 9 Ball Championship since 2010 Jeffrey Ignacio hopes to end that streak as the tournament kicks off in Doha

CORNER POCKET. Jeffrey Ignacio leads the next generation of Filipino pool players looking to reclaim the World 9 Ball title for the Philippines. 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

Hohmann denies Gabica for world 9-ball crown

Sep 14, 2013 - 6:39 PM

Thorsten Hohmman downed Gaga Gabica for the World 9 Ball Championships title

FROM BEHIND. Hohmann trailed before coming back to beat Gabica. Photo by EPA.