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‘EXTRAORDINARY’ MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNEY — UAAP

For 48 days, the student-athletes of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) amazed, dazzled, and entertained during the Season 84 men’s basketball tournament. It was a product of meticulous preparation not just from the UAAP, but all eight-member schools that mounted a bubble for their teams as the league staged the competition amid […]

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PBA’S REVIEW OF UNIFORM PLAYER’S CONTRACT LAUDED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Thursday lauded the Philippine Basketball Association’s (PBA) plan to review the Uniform Player’s Contract (UPC) of its players. “Considering that the PBA’s UPC is already 40 years old and has not been amended since, it is high time that it be updated to better reflect the current […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST: QUARANTINE TEAM PH POST-SEA GAMES

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list urged the delegates to the 2021 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Vietnam to quarantine when they get back to the Philippines to limit exposure to the coronavirus. PBA Party-list spokesperson Atty. Migs Nograles issued the call after the Philippine College of Physicians asked the government to bring back […]

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ABSENTEE VOTING FOR SEA GAMES DELEGATES URGED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party list on Wednesday urged the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to allow members of the Philippine delegation to the 2021 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games to avail of local absentee voting privileges. “Our election day is only three days away from the SEA Games, and by then our delegates will […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST LAUDS EALA DOMINANCE IN W25 TOURNEY

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list lauded tennis sensation Alex Eala for dominating the W25 Chiang Rai tournament in Thailand. Eala, currently the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) World No. 533, beat hometown bet and WTA World No. 955 Luksika Kumkhum, 6-4, 6-2, to clinch the W25 Chiang Rai title. “We congratulate Alex on her […]

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HUMILITY, SPORTSMANSHIP IN COLLEGIATE SPORTS URGED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list reminded athletes and coaching staff of schools competing in collegiate sports to always uphold humility and sportsmanship regardless of the outcome of a game. “The UAAP (University Athletic Association of the Philippines) and the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) games are held in the spirit of friendly competition […]

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COVID-19 INSURANCE FOR SEA GAMES ATHLETES PUSHED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list is urging the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) to include comprehensive insurance coverage for COVID-19 for members of the Philippine delegation to the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. PBA Party-list spokesperson Atty. Migs Nograles issued the call after it was revealed that host […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST LAUDS OBIENA-PATAFA ROW RESOLUTION

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list lauded the settlement of the dispute between star pole vaulter EJ Obiena and the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA). “We are relieved that this issue has been amicably resolved and finally put to rest. We hope that this dark chapter of PATAFA has been closed and […]

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TAGAYTAY CITY TO HOST 2023 ASIAN BMX CHAMPIONSHIPS

International cycling action returns to the Philippines when Tagaytay City hosts the 2023 Asian BMX Championships and Asian Junior BMX Championships for Racing and Freestyle from March 3 to 6 next year at the International Cycling Union (UCI)-standard BMX track and at the Tagaytay City International Convention Center (TICC) complex. The Asian Cycling Confederation (ACC) […]

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PBA PARTY LIST CALLS FOR NEW PATAFA OFFICIALS

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Thursday called for a vote of no-confidence of the entire Philippine Athletics and Track and Field Association (PATAFA) board in wake of the association’s suspension by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). “It’s quite obvious that the officials of the PATAFA are no longer working to serve the […]