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PBA PARTY-LIST: GIVE ATHLETES ADMIN SUPPORT STAFF

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list said the issue over EJ Obiena’s supposed non-payment of his coach would not have happened in the first place if only the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) assigned a dedicated support team to help Obiena with financial, administrative, and logistical matters. “Having administrative staff support should […]

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PBA PARTY HITS PSC FOR INACTION ON OBIENA CASE

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Wednesday said the decision of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to take a hands-off approach on the issue involving Olympic pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena and the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) was not only unfair for Obiena but was also lazy and irresponsible on […]

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UAAP, NCAA SCHOOLS SUPPORT IN SEAG TRAINING URGED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Sunday asked officials of member-schools of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to allow national athletes who are set to compete in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Hanoi next year to train using the facilities of the […]

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PBA PARTY LAMENTS SASO’S MOVE TO PLAY FOR JAPAN

Yuka Saso’s decision to become a Japanese citizen will be a big blow to Philippine golfing, the Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list said Thursday. “Yuka Saso is one of the bright lights of Philippine golfing, and of course her decision to play for Japan will leave a gaping hole in the sport here in […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST BATS FOR ESPORTS GOV’T SUPPORT

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list is pushing for the national government’s support in developing the gaming and esports industry in the Philippines, noting the massive number of active players in the country and their history of enthusiasm towards video games since the last decade.“They may not be known or as talked about as […]