FRANCISCO 'Django' Bustamante copped the Derby City Classic One-Pocket Championship after beating Corey Deuel, 3-2, in Elizabeth, Indiana.The 55-year-old Bustamante overcame a 0-2 deficit to rule the tournament for the second straight time and take home ...
Feb 7, 2019
LOCAL pool officials turned to legends Efren "Bata" Reyes as they try to boost the morale of rising star Cheska Centeno ahead of the Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur.The 18-year old pool player from Zamboanga City suffered a heartbreaking ...
Aug 13, 2017
FRANCISCO 'Django' Bustamante is one of the legends of billiards, having put the Philippines on the world pool map with his glowing exploits overseas with good friend Efren 'Bata' Reyes.On the way to carving a niche as ...
Jul 28, 2017
EFREN "Bata" Reyes will compete for flag and country once again in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games but his close friend and fellow pool legend Francisco "Django" Bustamante missed out.Reyes is part of the 11-member billiards and snooker team for ...
Jun 19, 2017
Sports a powerful tool as Jolly Gomez brings renewed hope to inmates not only at the Muntinlupa penitentiary but also in various jail facilities around the countryCARE is not usually something one finds in jail cells. Prisons, we're told, are places ...
Feb 4, 2017
Just last May, Reyes and Bustamante played against each other in an exhibition match inside the Maximum Security Penitentiary of the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City, entertaining inmates with their shot-making skills before playing a doubles match with a lucky ...
Jan 20, 2017
DESPITE his deteriorating eyesight, Efren 'Bata' Reyes continues to defy logic with his shot-making skills and father time with his stubbornness against wearing glasses while playing billiards.During an outreach program at the New Bilibid Prisons in Muntinlupa City over the ...
Apr 25, 2016
BILLIARDS was once derisively described as 'laro ng mga tambay.'Well, Efren 'Bata'Reyes and Francisco 'Django' Bustamante, the two men mainly responsible for elevating billiards into a sport, continue to be a hero of the ...
Apr 24, 2016
TEAM West defeated the Efren 'Bata' Reyes and Francisco 'Django' Bustamante-led Team Asia, 67-66, after the Kings' Cup on Sunday at the Resorts World Manila.Mika Immonen, Albin Ouschan, and Darren Appleton beat Bustamante, Ko Pin Yi, and Ko Ping ...
Nov 25, 2015
POOL legends Efren 'Bata' Reyes and Francisco 'Django' Bustamante team up to lead Asia in its showdown against Europe/USA in the Kings Cup set to start on Friday at Resorts World Manila.Reyes, team captain of Team Asia, and Bustamante will ...
Nov 18, 2015
AWAY from the prying eyes of the public, two global icons from the world of sports square off in a game few fans expect them to play.But there they were, boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and pool legend Efren 'Bata' Reyes sitting ...
Jul 29, 2015
FILIPINOS Francisco Bustamante and Dennis Orcollo emerged as top two in the latest 2013 Player Money List issued by AZbilliards.comBustamante, the former world no. 1, is currently on top of the list with total earnings of $45,893 five months into ...
May 1, 2013
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