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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

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


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


Amit proud of Centeno, even though loss pained her

Aug 30, 2017 - 12:45 PM

This one is a loss that is as heartbreaking as they come

GOLD-SILVER. Chezka Centeno (R) and Rubilen Amit of the Philippines celebrate after winning gold and silver medals, respectively, in the women's 9-ball singles event of the 29th Southeast Asian Games. Photo from PSC-POC Media

Centeno stuns veteran Amit for back-to-back women's 9-ball pool gold

Aug 27, 2017 - 4:21 PM

The 18 year old Centeno comes back from a 2 5 deficit to beat her idol in women s 9 ball pool singles for the second consecutive SEA Games

BACK-TO-BACK 1-2 FINISH. Chezka Centeno (R) wins gold and defeats her idol Rubilen Amit in women's 9-ball pool singles for the second straight SEA Games. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Pinoy billiards shooters aim for SEA Games golden harvest

Jul 10, 2017 - 4:55 PM

Billiards has long been a source of medals for the Philippines It will likely be a similar story in Kuala Lumpur

CUES UP. Rubilen Amit, a two-time women's world 10 Ball champion, will represent the Philippines in the 9 Ball event. Photo by Bob Guerrero

Centeno claims gold over Amit in All-PH women’s 9-ball singles

Jun 09, 2015 - 3:26 PM

Chezka Centeno defeats fellow Filipina athlete Rubilen Amit as the Philippines earns a gold and silver from the women s 9 ball singles event

CORNER POCKET. Chezka Centeno topped her compatriot Rubilen Amit to win gold. Photo from Centeno's Facebook

Amit to face Centeno in all-PH women's 9-ball singles final

Jun 08, 2015 - 6:18 PM

Rubilen Amit dominates Myanmar in the semifinal to guarantee a 1 2 finish for the Philippines at the Southeast Asian Games

FINALS BOUND. Rubilen Amit assures the Philippines of a 1-2 finish in women's 9-ball singles at the 2015 SEA Games. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Filipina athletes take center stage at SEA Games

Jun 04, 2015 - 8:01 PM

The Philippines female athletes who will compete at the Southeast Asian Games are among the most popular – and successful – that the country has to offer

SEA STARS. The Philippine women's volleyball team, which includes flag-bearer Alyssa Valdez (Front row, third from right), will be one of the star attractions of the 2015 SEA Games. Photo by Josh Albelda

How to make the Queens Cup even better

Apr 20, 2015 - 5:08 PM

The Queens Cup showcased the best of women s billiards but tweaks to the game and event could improve future competitions

While all eight players were accomplished and well-known in the pool world, few in the Philippines were aware of the players outside of Asia captain Rubilen Amit, few are well-known in the Philippines. Photo by Bob Guerrero

Women's Pool takes centerstage at the Queens Cup

Apr 11, 2015 - 3:59 AM

The Philippines own Rubilen Amit will lead a troop of Asian lady pool masters against some of the finest from America and Europe Will it help reignite interest in the game?

China's Chen Si Ming is rated number one in the world and will be in action at Resorts World Manila. Some feel the 20-year-old will eventually go down as one of the best female pool players ever. Photo by Bob Guerrero

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

Amit repeats as best athlete in SAC-SMB Cebu Sports Awards

Mar 27, 2014 - 11:53 PM

Following two world titles in 2013 cue artist Rubilen Amit bags her second Athlete of the Year honor during the 32nd Cebu Sports Awards

File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Sports in 2013: Stories of resiliency

Dec 24, 2013 - 9:45 AM

Misfortunes struck comebacks were mounted and history was made in the last 365 days Look back on the biggest sports stories

SEAG: Amit adds one more gold for the Philippines

Dec 21, 2013 - 2:51 PM

Rubilen Amit is on a roll as she bags a gold for the Philippines in the 27th SEA Games

ONE MORE. Rubilen Amit adds one more emphatic victory to her name before ending the year as she secures a gold for the Philippines in the 27th SEA Games. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Amit-powered Team Asia wins Queens Cup

Nov 07, 2013 - 6:02 PM

Rubilen Amit teams up with Asia s best cue to bring home the title

SECOND CHAMPIONSHIP. It's Amit's second 10 ball title after winning in the inaugural edition in 2009. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Amit wins World 10 ball championship

Nov 04, 2013 - 7:18 PM

Amit braves through pressure and bags 3 racks to secure her second 10 ball crown in 5 years

SECOND CHAMPIONSHIP. It's Amit's second 10 ball title after winning in the inaugural edition in 2009. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Amit storms back to make World 10 ball Finals

Nov 04, 2013 - 4:05 PM

Amit will face the winner of the other semifinals match between Britain s Kelly Fisher and China s Yu Han on Monday November 4

BACK IN FINALS. Cebuana Rubilen Amit pulls  a sensational comeback against Taipei's Tsai Pei Chen to make it to the finals of the Yalin Women's World 10 ball Championship. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Women's billiards: Amit sails to Round of 24

Nov 02, 2013 - 5:47 PM

Amit falls one rack short of her last game to gain an outright spot in the Top 16

PRESSURE. Amit is the last Filipina standing in the Yalin Women's World 10 Ball Championship. File photo by Mike Alquinto/EPA