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PBA PARTY-LIST BACKS PSC’S GRASSROOTS SPORTS DEV’T

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list backed the Philippine Sports Commission’s desire to focus its funding on grassroots development, saying that doing so would help ensure a steady stream of athletes “capable of competing with the best.” This as the PSC urged the Philippine Olympic Committee and the national sports associations under its wing […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST BATS FOR GRASSROOTS SPORTS DEV’T

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list expressed its gratitude for being given a new mandate to serve the people and vowed to continue pushing for more meaningful legislation in the 19th Congress. “Maraming salamat sa sambayanang Pilipino sa panibagong mandato na maglingkod. Asahan po ninyong gaya ng dati ay hindi namin sasayangin ang inyong […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST GRATEFUL FOR CONTINUED VOTER TRUST

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Tuesday said it was humbled and grateful for the continued trust of the voters in its advocacy as it acknowledged the result of the latest Pulso ng Bayan pre-electoral survey of polling firm Pulse Asia. “We remain grateful that our kababayans continue to believe in our advocacy […]

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SMC PLAN TO BUILD BATANGAS SPORTS CENTER LAUDED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Tuesday lauded San Miguel Corporation for its commitment to build a P50 million sports center in Balayan, Batangas, for the development of homegrown athletes. “We welcome SMC’s commitment to sports development and thank Mr. Ramon Ang for his generosity. This planned sports center is sure to jumpstart […]

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SENATE RATIFIES BICAM REPORT ESTABLISHING NAT’L ACADEMY OF SPORTS – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian said the creation of the National Academy of Sports (NAS) which aims to develop sports in the country has been boosted by the ratification by Congress of a bicameral conference committee. Gatchalian, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Basic Education, Arts and Culture, headed the bicameral conference which reconciled differences in the […]

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SENATE APPROVES PHILIPPINE HIGH SCHOOL FOR SPORTS BILL – GATCHALIAN

The most universally understood language is not English, French or Chinese. It is sports, said Senator Win Gatchalian, chairman of the Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture. Sports is the international lingua franca of competition, cooperation and mutual respect, Gathalian said. The veteran legislator steered the approval of Senate Bill No. 1086, seeking to […]

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DUTERTE ADMIN TO CONTINUE TO SUPPORT ATHLETES – GO

With the outstanding performance of Team Pilipinas in emerging as the overall champion in the recently concluded 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games hosted by the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Bong Go upheld their promise to recognize all athletes especially those who achieved medal finishes in their respective sports in an awarding ceremony at […]

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GIVE MORE FOCUS ON SPORTS DEVELOPMENT – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging all stakeholders to sustain their support for Filipino athletes as the Philippines claimed an overall championship finish at the 30th SEA Games. According to Gatchalian, it is important for all sectors, including the government, academe and the private sector to strengthen the infrastructural, financial, and policy support to athletes considering […]

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NEW CLARK CITY SPORTS COMPLEX READY FOR 30th SEA GAMES – GO

After conducting an ocular inspection of the New Clark City Sports Complex, Senate Committee on Sports Chair Bong Go said the P13-billion project is ready for the 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games that the Philippines will be hosting. “As planned and promised, the construction of the sports complex is right on schedule. It will no […]

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PASS PHILIPPINE HIGH SCHOOL FOR SPORTS BILL – GO

Senator Bong Go again pushed for the creation of the Philippine High School for Sports (PHSS) during the Senate hearing on Senate Bill (SB) 1086. Go said that he has always been “very vocal and public about my advocacy of passing this legislative measure, through my filing of SB No. 397 last July,” and urges […]