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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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PH NEEDS MORE SKATE PARKS — PBA PARTY-LIST

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta is calling on the next administration to include skate parks in the country’s Build, Build, Build program for the next six years. “The Philippines has a lot of skateboarding enthusiasts – youth who skateboard for leisure and enjoyment. And now that skateboarding has been officially recognized as an Olympic sport, […]

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TAP PBA PLAYERS FOR FIBA 3X3 2022 WORLD TOUR 2022

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Sunday urged the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) to tap players from the Philippine Basketball Association’s (PBA) 3×3 league for the upcoming FIBA 3×3 World Tour 2022. “Now that the PBA has its own 3×3 conference, the SBP should strengthen the Gilas 3×3 pool by tapping players […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST: REINSTATE OBIENA’S TRANING FUNDS

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list urged the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) to reinstate the training funds allocated for Olympic pole vaulter Earnest John Obiena while allegations over the athlete’s supposedly “falsified liquidations submitted” to the federation is investigated. PBA Party-list spokesperson Atty. Migs Nograles made the call after Obiena admitted […]

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PBA PARTY LIST HITS PATAFA OVER OBIENA TREATMENT

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Monday criticized the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) for claiming pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena “falsified the liquidations submitted” to the federation, warning that the Tokyo Olympian could become another Wesley So and play for another country if they could not properly back up their […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST: GIVE PH ATHLETES INSURANCE FUND

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Wednesday said it will lobby for the institutionalization of automatic free insurance coverage for all Filipino athletes competing in international events in the next Congress. PBA Party-list spokesperson Atty. Migs Nograles said they aim to establish an insurance fund for national athletes competing in any international professional […]

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PBA LAUDED FOR EASING UP ON FIL-FOREIGN PLAYERS

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Wednesday welcomed the Philippine Basketball Association’s (PBA) move to ease eligibility requirements for Filipino-foreigners hoping to play in the league. “This is indeed good news for foreign basketball players who have Filipino ancestry, especially those who hold dual citizenship,” PBA Party-list spokesperson Atty. Migs Nograles said. PBA […]

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PRIORITY BOOSTER JABS FOR SEAG ATHLETES URGED

With the postponement of the 2021 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games from November to May 2022, the Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list is urging the government to prioritize COVID-19 booster shots for national athletes joining the regional competition. “The postponement actually gives us a time to administer booster shots to our athletes to ensure their […]

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PODIUM FINISHERS IN ANNUAL WORLD TILTS ALSO DESERVE CASH INCENTIVES —PBA PARTY-LIST

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Friday said it may be time to revisit Republic Act No. 10699, or the National Athletes and Coaches Benefits and Incentives Act, to increase cash incentives for athletes bagging podium finishes in annual world championship tilts. This, after gymnast Carlos Yulo won gold and silver medals in […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST LAUDS VAXXING OF STUDENT ATHLETES

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) over the weekend lauded the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) for spearheading the coronavirus vaccination drive for student-athletes. “We thank CHED for listening to our call to include student-athletes in the list of priority groups for inoculation against COVID-19. We also congratulate them for the successful launch of their […]