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‘EXTRAORDINARY’ MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNEY — UAAP

For 48 days, the student-athletes of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) amazed, dazzled, and entertained during the Season 84 men’s basketball tournament. It was a product of meticulous preparation not just from the UAAP, but all eight-member schools that mounted a bubble for their teams as the league staged the competition amid […]

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Politics

GO LAUDS PADIOS FOR PH’S 1st SEA GAMES GOLD

Senator Bong Go, chair of the Senate Committee on Sports, hailed the Filipino athletes who have so far clinched medals for the country in the ongoing 2021 Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam. Go congratulated Mary Francine Padios for winning the Philippines’ first gold medal in the regional meet. The legislator likewise commended other athletes […]

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PBA’S REVIEW OF UNIFORM PLAYER’S CONTRACT LAUDED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Thursday lauded the Philippine Basketball Association’s (PBA) plan to review the Uniform Player’s Contract (UPC) of its players. “Considering that the PBA’s UPC is already 40 years old and has not been amended since, it is high time that it be updated to better reflect the current […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST LAUDS EALA DOMINANCE IN W25 TOURNEY

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list lauded tennis sensation Alex Eala for dominating the W25 Chiang Rai tournament in Thailand. Eala, currently the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) World No. 533, beat hometown bet and WTA World No. 955 Luksika Kumkhum, 6-4, 6-2, to clinch the W25 Chiang Rai title. “We congratulate Alex on her […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST LAUDS OBIENA-PATAFA ROW RESOLUTION

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list lauded the settlement of the dispute between star pole vaulter EJ Obiena and the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA). “We are relieved that this issue has been amicably resolved and finally put to rest. We hope that this dark chapter of PATAFA has been closed and […]

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TAGAYTAY CITY TO HOST 2023 ASIAN BMX CHAMPIONSHIPS

International cycling action returns to the Philippines when Tagaytay City hosts the 2023 Asian BMX Championships and Asian Junior BMX Championships for Racing and Freestyle from March 3 to 6 next year at the International Cycling Union (UCI)-standard BMX track and at the Tagaytay City International Convention Center (TICC) complex. The Asian Cycling Confederation (ACC) […]

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PBA PARTY LIST CALLS FOR NEW PATAFA OFFICIALS

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Thursday called for a vote of no-confidence of the entire Philippine Athletics and Track and Field Association (PATAFA) board in wake of the association’s suspension by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC). “It’s quite obvious that the officials of the PATAFA are no longer working to serve the […]

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OBIENA’S ABSENCE IN WORLD INDOORS LAMENTED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Sunday expressed its frustration over star pole vaulter EJ Obiena’s failure to participate in the World Athletics Indoor Championships due to his non-endorsement by the Philippine Athletics and Track and Field Association (PATAFA). “Tama si EJ. Mas masakit yung alam mong hindi pa nagsisimula ang laban, talo […]

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DEPED LAUNCHES ‘GALAW PILIPINAS’ – BRIONES

To promote an active lifestyle among Filipinos, the Department of Education (DepEd) has launched the Galaw Pilipinas, the Department’s National Calisthenics Exercise Program that will be part of the daily exercise routine in schools and community learning centers. Galaw Pilipinas is a four-minute calisthenics routine that shall contribute to the 60 minutes of moderate to […]

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BOWLER BONG COO LAUDED FOR COMMEMORATIVE STAMP

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Saturday lauded bowling icon Bong Coo for being honored with her very own commemorative stamp by the Philippine Postal Corporation. “We congratulate Bong Coo for this recognition dahil hindi lang kung sino-sino ang binibigyan ng karangalan na mailagay sa selyo. That honor is reserved for our heroes […]