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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: 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 […]

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PNVF ANNOUNCES VOLLEYBALL NATIONAL TEAM POOLS FOR SEA GAME

The Philippine National Volleyball Federation released the national team pools to represent the country in the 31st SEA Games in Hanoi, Vietnam. The federation has recently announced that they will be excluding collegiate volleyball players from the pool as the duration of the tournament will conflict with the UAAP season set to start during the […]

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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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INCREASE CASH INCENTIVES FOR SEA GAMES MEDALISTS – ANGARA

With close to 400 medals won by the Philippine contingent in the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), the national team has brought tremendous pride to the country. Part of the impressive medal haul were 149 gold medals, a feat that was achieved through hard work and a lot of personal sacrifice on the part […]

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SENATE COMMENDS LA UNION SURFER FOR RESCUING INDONESIAN OPPONENT DURING SEA GAMES – BINAY

A Filipino surfer in La Union might have lost his aspiration to win a gold during the Southeast Asian Games surfing competition but won the country’s heart when he saved an Indonesian opponent from drowning last December 6. The Senate adopted Senate Resolution No. 230, taking into consideration Senate Resolution 258, to honor Roger Casogay […]

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ATHLETES ALL PRAISES FOR NEW CLARK CITY SPORTS FACILITIES – SEN. CAYETANO

“World-class!” This sums up what two Filipino athletes who won gold in the ongoing Southeast Asian (SEA) Games think about the country’s newly built sports facilities in New Clark City (NCC) in Capas, Tarlac. Olympics-bound pole vaulter EJ Obiena and long-distance runner Christine Hallasgo were all praises for the sprawling sports complex, which hosted athletics and […]

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SAMBO IS AN EMERGING MEDAL SOURCE FOR PH SPORTS – NOGRALES

“Sambo is just starting to take root in the country yet our sambo athletes have already brought us pride and honor in international competition.” This was the statement of Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, Chairman of Pilipinas Sambo Federation, Inc. (PSFI) after the Philippines harvested six medals in two days of competition in the 30th Southeast […]