ESPN/STAR & ABS-CBN To Air Women’s World Ten Ball Championship

Singapore- Dragon Promotions is pleased to announce its media partnership with ESPN Star Sports for the first Women's World 10-Ball Championship. According to Dragon Promotions the Women's World 10-Ball Championship will be broadcast to more countries and viewers than any other women's event in the history of billiards. The event will garner 20 hours of live coverage on ESPN STAR Sports' ESPN channel as well as an additional 20 hours of taped matches. The event takes place in Manila, Philippines at the SM Mall North Edsa June 2-6,2009.  48 top women pros from around the world will enter the event.  The event is supported by, ABS-CBN, SM Mall North Edsa, Bugsy Promotions and recognized by the BMPAP and BSCP.

"ESPN/STAR Sports is pleased to be broadcasting the Women's World 10-Ball Championship. This is an historic event and we are looking forward to giving one of the best billiards events excellent coverage across Asia. We are pleased to be working with Dragon Promotions for this world class event." said an ESPN/STAR spokesperson.  ESPN/STAR Sports has an audience reach of over 310 million viewers and is broadcast to 24 countries including the Philippines, Taiwan, China, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Indonesia. With the combination of coverage from ESPN/STAR Sports and Filipino network giant ABS-CBN, the Women's World 10-Ball Championship will be seen in 40 countries worldwide. Over 40 hours of match coverage is scheduled. No women's billiards event in history has enjoyed this much live airtime.

"The collaboration with ESPN Star Sports, ABS-CBN, and Dragon Promotions is really making this Women's World 10-Ball Championship unique in that the media attention is massive", says Cindy Lee, CEO of Dragon Promotions. "The TV network coverage is extraordinary, but also combined with the newspapers, radio, magazines, etc. The players who do well in this event are going to become very famous." The event is considered to be the biggest women's sporting event of the year for the Philippines, and one of the biggest in Asia as it draws massive media attention with 40 hours of match coverage including 20 hours live on ESPN and its local partner ABS-CBN, the leading TV channel of the Philippines. 48 women from around the globe will attend the event vying for $20,000 1st place prize out of the $75,000 purse available. SM Mall North Edsa, Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila and are some of the primary sponsors of the event.  

"Billiards, the sport of the Philippines. The sport of the people."  For more info email: