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GIVE SEA GAMES ATHLETES STRICT BUBBLE TRAINING

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list said the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) must ensure that all training bubbles for athletes bound for the coming Southeast Asian (SEA) Games will be totally sanitized and secured to prevent an outbreak of COVID-19 infections. This, after PSC Commissioner Ramon Fernandez said the usual training venues for Team […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST SLAMS PATAFA FOR DROPPING OBIENA

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Tuesday slammed the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) over the organization’s decision to drop Olympic pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena from its national training pool. “This is not how we treat our athletes, especially those who show great potential! The other sports organizations should learn […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST CALLS FOR JUICO’S RESIGNATION

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA party-list) on Thursday called on Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) president Phillip Juico to resign from his post. PBA Party-list spokesperson Atty. Migs Nograles issued the statement after Juico was declared persona non grata by the Philippine Olympic Committee following the PATAFA chief’s public spat with Olympic […]

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ATHLETES IN ‘ODETTE’ RELIEF EFFORTS HAILED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list lauded Filipino athletes who took the initiative of raising donations for those affected by the onslaught of typhoon Odette. Nograles, in particular, commended Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz and national beach volleyball team member Sisi Rondina for using their influence and reach on social media to call for […]

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BACK-TO-BACK WINS OF DONAIRE, TAPALES HAILED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Monday hailed boxing legend Nonito Donaire for successfully defending his WBC bantamweight title. “Clearly, Nonito has a lot of fight in him. We congratulate him for his very decisive and show-stopping defense of his WBC bantamweight belt. That knockout should erase any doubt that he is deserving […]

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BOXING, WEIGHTLIFTING STAY IN 2028 OLYMPICS PUSHED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list today expressed concern over the possible exclusion of boxing and weightlifting in the 2028 Olympic Games. The two sports were recently excluded from the provisional list of games to feature at the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles, as announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Boxing is the […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST EYES NAT’L HOSPITAL FOR PH ATHLETES

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list said it is looking into the possibility of legislating the establishment of a national hospital dedicated to Philippine athletes and specializing in sports and rehabilitation medicine. “With our recent string of successes in the global sports arena, napapanahon na rin siguro na magkaroon tayo ng ospital na tututok […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST THANKS EJ OBIENA FOR LOYALTY TO PH

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list praised pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena for saying he had ‘no desire’ to play under another flag despite the recent controversy involving him and the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA). “We can breathe a sigh of relief with EJ’s assurance that he plans to keep playing […]

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PBA PARTY BATS FOR STANDARD NSA FINANCIAL PROCESS

In the wake of the controversy surrounding pole vault star EJ Obiena, the Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta on Wednesday called for the standardization of payroll and accounting procedures of national sports associations (NSAs), especially in the payment of foreign coaching staff. This, after two NSAs revealed that it is not standard practice within their own […]

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MONEY HEIST SEASON 5, VOLUME 2 IS UPON US

If you have not finished watching Volume 1 of Money Heist’s Season 5 (or the entire show), this article may contain spoilers. If you have not watched a single episode, you have a few hours to get yourself orientated.  The journey of Netflix’s Spanish thriller and global hit Money Heist is coming to an end […]