TWO members of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) executive board feel there's no need, at least for the time being, to implement an age cap on officials running for a position in the country's national body.POC president Abraham 'Bambol' ...
Jul 27, 2020
THE special meeting of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) on Friday to discuss amendments to the constitution ended in a stalemate.According to a statement by the POC, seven of the 13 members of the executive board opposed an amendment putting an ...
Jul 24, 2020
THIS battle is one for the ages or, maybe, for the ageing. On one side is a group of all men, all under 70 years old, pitted against another group of mainly men with one woman, all over 70 years old. The ...
Jul 23, 2020
SEVEN members of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) executive board have suggested that the age cap for officials in the national Olympic body be omitted from the amendments being proposed by the constitutional change commission.The executive members in POC chairman Steve ...
Jul 20, 2020
FORMER Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas is pushing for an age limit of 70 years old for sports officials who would like to run for a position in the national Olympic body.Vargas, the president of the Association of Boxing ...
Jun 30, 2020
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino vowed to help regain the slashed allowances of national athletes which had been restructured earlier to help the country's fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.Tolentino said he will exhaust all means in ...
Jun 22, 2020
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) is reportedly moving to amend its constitution by prohibiting officials aged 70 years old and above to run for an executive board position.POC president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino is spearheading the move which he hopes to be ...
Jun 9, 2020
DESPITE the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam will push through, according to Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Rep. Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino.Tolentino said Vietnam SEA Games organizers have not indicated about the possibility of postponing the biennial ...
Jun 3, 2020
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Rep. Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino is not in favor of the resumption of team sports events during the quarantine which a few national sports associations (NSAs) are pushing for.Seven national sports associations (NSAs), some from team sports ...
Jun 2, 2020
TEAM sports from ball games are pushing for the resumption of practices following the stoppage of sporting activities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.A video conference was held on Friday with Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) president and Philippine ...
May 30, 2020
NATIONAL athletes, especially those in Olympic sports, will be given bicycles by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) for use in their daily training.POC chief Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino made the pledge in the light of bikes becoming the safest mode of transportation ...
May 21, 2020
IT'S going to be a busy 2021 for Philippine sports.Top Filipino athletes will have their hands full campaigning in the Tokyo Olympics and the 31st Southeast Asian Games one after the other following the decision to have the Summer Games ...
Mar 25, 2020
THE stunning result of the recent Southeast Asian Games that saw the Philippines win 149 gold medals and capture its first overall championship since 2005 may have changed Philippine sports forever. Because all those victories have shown us that sporting glory does ...
Dec 21, 2019
PHILIPPINE Paralympic Committee president Michael Barredo said on Fridat the 10th Asean Paragames will be rescheduled to March from its original date of January 18 to 25 next year.The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) relayed the situation to PPC and recommended to ...
Dec 20, 2019
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino will be lobbying for more sports to be included in the 2021 Southeast Asian Games to improve the country's chances of retaining the overall title.Tolentino said he will be flying to ...
Dec 18, 2019
FIVE of six sports that produced gold medals for the country in the 30th Southeast Asian Games were formally welcomed as part of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) family on Tuesday.POC president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino personally received the sports of modern ...
Dec 17, 2019
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) on Tuesday handed out cash incentives to gold medal winners in the 30th Southeast Asian Games following its general assembly held at the Conrad Hotel.Most of the 149 gold medalists in the SEA Games were present ...
Dec 17, 2019
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Rep. Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino on Saturday announced extra incentives amounting close to P53 million for all Philippine medalists in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Tolentino said he sought the help of sports patrons and members of Congress ...
Dec 14, 2019
THREE sheets of bond paper contained the formula that led to the Philippines' amazing rise from sixth to overall champion at the 30th Southeast Asian Games.These sheets of paper were filled with notes scribbled over time by Abraham 'Bambol&# ...
Dec 13, 2019
NEW CLARK CITY - A top Philippine sports official said the overall championship of the 30th Southeast Asian Games is already in the bag for the host country.Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) chairman Steve Hontiveros doesn't see any between Indonesia and Vietnam, ...
Dec 8, 2019
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