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PBA PARTY-LIST: KEEP SPORTS EVENTS COVID-19 FREE

Amid an uptick in COVID-19 cases, the Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta Party-list (PBA) has called on the government to ensure that health protocols are strictly enforced so that the country can continue to host international sporting events.  The neophyte lawmaker said the government should not be averse in emulating other countries that have already successfully […]

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YULO’S ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS DOMINANCE LAUDED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta  (PBA) lauded Carlos Yulo’s historic performance in the 9th Senior Artistic Gymnastics Asian Championships held in Doha, Qatar. “Taos-pusong pagbati kay Caloy Yulo na muli na namang ibinandera ang galing at kakayahan ng Pilipino,” PBA Party-list Rep. Migs Nograles said. Yulo is now set to compete in the Artistic World […]

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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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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 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 […]

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STRONGER GYMNASTICS PROGRAM FOR PH URGED

A stronger gymnastics program in the Philippines is needed if the country is to replicate the success of the likes of Carlos Yulo and Bea Lucero, the Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list said Saturday. PBA Party-list spokesperson Atty. Migs Nograles issued the statement as the Gymnastics Association of the Philippines (GAP) opened its National […]

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BOWLER BONG COO LAUDED FOR COMMEMORATIVE STAMP

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Saturday lauded bowling icon Bong Coo for being honored with her very own commemorative stamp by the Philippine Postal Corporation. “We congratulate Bong Coo for this recognition dahil hindi lang kung sino-sino ang binibigyan ng karangalan na mailagay sa selyo. That honor is reserved for our heroes […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST: LET EJ OBIENA DEFEND TITLE IN SEAG

With the Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam looming, the Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Wednesday urged the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) to reinstate pole vaulter EJ Obiena to the national training pool for the athlete to be able to defend his title in the regional meet. “It would be a […]