DURING a Thursday afternoon briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque vowed to raise the concerns of 1996 Olympics silver medalist Onyok Velasco to the Office of the President.A few weeks ago, Velasco spoke out again on the claims that he has yet ...
Aug 5, 2021
YOU MAY have seen an art card of Quezon City mayor Joy Belmonte pop up on your feeds, with the city exec congratulating Hidilyn Diaz on her gold medal win in weightlifting.Netizens slammed the posters for what appeared to be a ...
Jul 30, 2021
THE Bureau of Internal Revenue has spoken: Hidilyn Diaz' windfall of rewards won't be subject to taxes.The government agency issued the clarification on Thursday as the deluge of prizes given to the country's first ever Olympic ...
Jul 29, 2021
SIMONE Biles' withdrawal from the individual all-around gymnastics finals and the team finals has put the mental health of athletes once again in the spotlight. Sadly, the withdrawal of Biles, who is arguably the greatest gymnast of all time, was greeted ...
Jul 28, 2021
YESTERDAY, Hidilyn Diaz stepped into the Tokyo International Forum with the weight of the country on her shoulders. A few hours later, she stepped out, the country's first ever Olympic gold medal hanging on her neck, a huge smile on her ...
Jul 27, 2021
AHEAD of President Rodrigo Duterte's final State of the Nation Address (SONA), the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) released a 10-point list touting the government's sports legacy.The government arm for sports shared on its social media pages ...
Jul 26, 2021
YESTERDAY, representatives of the UAAP said that the league will finally be setting, and enforcing, limits on benefits offered to recruits and student-athletes. By doing this, they hope to, as Kiko Diaz of the University of the Philippines said, "level the ...
Jul 17, 2021
FORMER president Noynoy Aquino, son of former president Cory and national hero Ninoy, has died today. He was 61.Multiple reports have confirmed the news, citing several sources. Summit Media news site reportr has confirmed his death, and has been told to ...
Jun 24, 2021
THIS IS a tale of two storms.When Ondoy struck in 2009, Coach Yeng Guiao was on his way to a practice game in his home province in Pampanga.He had only reached Sumulong Highway - a mere five minutes away from the ...
Jun 20, 2021
QUEZON City councilor Franz Pumaren, the head coach of the Adamson Soaring Falcons, was slapped with a show-cause order by the city local government after allegedly breaching health protocols during a recent food distribution event he sponsored last Tuesday. The news ...
May 26, 2021
FOUR-FOR-twenty-nine from the free throw line. Blowing wide open lay-ups. Lackluster play. No, I'm not talking about the last time my high school buddies and I attempted to play basketball. I'm referring to yesterday's professional ...
Apr 15, 2021
SPORTS collectibles are having quite a surge recently. Whether it's sports trading cards or sports nonfungible tokens like NBA Top Shot, the market has been at an upswing. The collectible industry has been on fire so much that card grader and ...
Apr 8, 2021
AS THE provincial government noted a rise in positive COVID-19 cases within La Union, border controls are being tightened. Non-residents who are not APORs (authorized persons outside their residence) will not be allowed to enter the province for the meantime. ...
Mar 31, 2021
IS DOUBLE masking effective? Which vaccines are the best? Summit Media recently got a chance to ask these questions to the Department of Health via a roundtable interview with Dr. Beverly Ho, a director at the government agency. Ho fielded the Qs ...
Mar 30, 2021
AS METRO Manila, Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, and Bulacan move back into ECQ, multiple sporting goods and sneaker stores have announced that they would be closed for the remainder of the week.Malacanang announced that ECQ will be in effect from today, March ...
Mar 29, 2021
ECQ ROUND 2 will drop soon on the so-called "NCR Plus" bubble, as rising case numbers forced the government to impose a fresh new lockdown on Metro Manila and surrounding provinces.As of yesterday, the number of active cases of COVID- ...
Mar 28, 2021
TWO of the country's largest conglomerates often clash on the hardcourt, as the three MVP Group teams of Meralco, TnT, and NLEX routinely face off against the San Miguel Corp. stable of Ginebra, San Miguel, and Magnolia.It's a contest ...
Mar 25, 2021
BICYCLE enthusiasts got a shot in the arm with a government move that will help meet the growing demand for bikes during the pandemic.Recently, bike brand TRINX Bicycle Sport Technology Corp. (TBSTC) got the approval of the Board of Investments (BOI) ...
Mar 22, 2021
CHICAGO - Irish Magno ruffled the boxing ropes last Tuesday when she posted an Instagram story lamenting the delayed release of allowances due her as a national athlete.Magno is in Thailand right now preparing for the Tokyo Olympics. She has no use ...
Mar 18, 2021
WITH ANGE Kouame and Bienve Marañon's naturalization gaining steam in Congress, it's a good time as ever to take a look at the legal side of citizenship and naturalization. If you were ever curious on what makes a Filipino ...
Feb 19, 2021
THE FALLOUT over Ez Mil's lyrics continues.This time, the city mayor of Lapu-Lapu - the city named after the country's national hero - took aim at the rapper for the error in his viral song "Panalo (Trap Carinosa)."Mayor Junard " ...
Feb 8, 2021
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