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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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STOP BLAME GAME IN SEA GAMES HOSTING – GO

Senator Bong Go delivered a privilege speech during the Senate’s regular session urging organizers of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games to “wake up” instead of apologizing for the logistical inefficiencies in the country’s hosting of the sporting event which reportedly inconvenienced athletes from Cambodia, Myanmar, Timor-Leste, Thailand, and the country’s women’s football team. “Hindi apology […]

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FILIPINOS PASSIONATE WITH SPORTS MUST HAVE UNITY, TEAMWORK – GO

To further give support to Filipino athletes in their journey towards bagging a medal in international competitions, such as the upcoming 2019 Southeast Asian Games hosted by the Philippines, Senator Bong Go urged all Filipinos to unite under one vision, “One Team, One Goal, Go for the Gold!” “Just like a sports team, all of […]

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PIMENTEL TO SPORTS EXECS: WHAT IS THE STATUS OF SEA GAMES PREPS?

Senator Koko Pimentel III on Monday called on officials of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to give a comprehensive update on the status of preparations for the 30th Southeast Asian Games or SEA Games, which the country will be hosting from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 this year. “We’ve been […]

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BICAM APPROVES PHILIPPINE SPORTS TRAINING CENTER BILL – VILLANUEVA

Senator Joel Villanueva, vice chairperson of the Senate committee on sports, hailed the bicameral conference committee approval of a proposed measure seeking to establish the Philippine Sports Training Center or the PSTC. In the consolidated versions of the Senate and the House of Representatives, the PSTC shall include training facilities for Olympic sports and other […]