Manny Pacquiao addresses the Philippine sports writers

MANILA, March 7 – The triumph of Francisco ‘Django’ Bustamante in last year’s World 9-Ball Championship and the gold medal achievements of Biboy Rivera, Rey Saludar and Dennis Orcollo in the 16th Asian Games are living testament that Philippine sports...

Bata Reyes holds sway in UAE world billiards


By Lily O Ramos MANILA, Feb. 23 (PNA) – World billiards icon of the Philippines, Efren “Bata” Reyes, stopped countryman Dennis “Robocop” Orcollo, 7-5, in their group stage play to remain unbeaten in the on-going World 8-Ball Pool Championship 2011 at...

World-class Filipino billiard players being lured for coaching jobs abroad

By Lily O. Ramos MANILA, Feb. 14 (PNA) – World champion Filipino players like Dennis Orcollo, Ronato Alcano and Lee Vann Corteza are being lured away from the sport to coach young, aspiring players in the Middle East, particularly Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. The...