PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino has a conservative goal for all national sports associations in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games - win at least two gold medals.Appearing in the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum at Amelie Hotel Manila, Tolentino ...
Nov 26, 2019
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino has called for understanding following several glitches that have marred the lead-up to the country's hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Appearing in Tuesday's Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum, Tolentino ...
Nov 26, 2019
WITH a few days left before the start of the Southeast Asian Games, the country is engulfed by a debate. Sadly, it's not about how many medals we will win, or how in peak form our athletes are, or if we ...
Nov 21, 2019
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is allotting a total of P1.2 billion to fund the Filipino athletes' needs for the 30th Southeast Asian Games.The amount will be split into two - P600 million for the actual participation of the athletes seeing ...
Aug 14, 2019
KEY positions were again filled on Tuesday during the first Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) general assembly under new president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino.Tolentino announced before the general assembly at the Diamond Hotel that he was appointing Philippine Football Federation president Mariano 'Nonong' ...
Aug 13, 2019
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) finally showed a hint of unity following Friday's extraordinary executive board meeting and president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino is optimistic about the future.After another meeting last week was called off due to lack of quorum, 10 ...
Aug 9, 2019
NEWLY-elected Philippine Olympic Committee president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino hopes to start the healing process when he convenes the POC board for the first time this Friday.Tolentino will meet his board at the POC office in his first official function as ...
Jul 30, 2019
NEWLY-ELECTED Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino vowed to continue putting in the reforms pushed by former chief Ricky Vargas, as well as focus on the country's hosting of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.Tolentino won the presidency ...
Jul 28, 2019
PHILIP Ella 'Popoy' Juico and Rep. Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino will contest the presidency of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) in special elections on Sunday at the Century Park Hotel.Juico, president of the Philippine Athletics Track and Field ...
Jul 26, 2019
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has formally set its special elections on July 28 at the Century Park Sheraton Hotel in Manila.The date and venue were formalized during Thursday's extraordinary general assembly at the Manila Golf Club where four positions - ...
Jul 18, 2019
THE International Olympic Committee (IOC) will send an observer for the July 18 extraordinary general assembly of the Philippine Olympic Committee.The POC is set to form of the election committee for the July 28 special elections.The IOC said in a ...
Jul 13, 2019
SUDDENLY, the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has two secretary generals.POC chairman Bambol Tolentino clarified that Patrick Gregorio has not yet resigned from his post and, therefore, remains as the official sec-gen of the national Olympic body.Tolentino cleared the matter ...
Jul 4, 2019
ADA Milby and Stephen Fernandez, both active officers and former athletes of Rugby and Taekwondo respectively, were named Deputy Chefs De Mission of Team Philippines, to serve alongside Philippine Sports Commission Commissioners Celia Kiram, Arnold Agustin, Charles Maxey and Ramon Fernandez.They ...
Jul 4, 2019
THE International Olympic Committee (IOC) reiterated that the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) should not rush the holding of its special elections to avoid legal issues.The IOC sent a second letter, dated July 2, recommending steps that would lead to a special ...
Jul 3, 2019
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) chairman Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino said a verbal commitment to resign is binding as he urged members of the executive board to honor their word and step down from their positions for a special election to push through.The ...
Jul 2, 2019
MAJORITY of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) executive board doubt if a special elections will push through on Friday following a directive from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to formalize the conduct of the polls.POC secretary general Charlie Ho said the ...
Jul 1, 2019
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee chairman Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino has formally called for a special election on July 5 that will fill the seven vacancies in the organization.A notice of a special election was sent out to all POC regular members by Tolentino ...
Jun 27, 2019
TOP officials of the Philippine Olympic Committee have committed to vacate their positions to set the stage for a special election that can happen as early as July 5.POC chairman Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino and Joey Romasanta led the officials who expressed ...
Jun 25, 2019
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) chairman Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino on Wednesday said he intends to call for a special election for the position of president vacated by Ricky Vargas.In a statement, Tolentino cited the POC by-laws specifically Article 7, Section 6 ...
Jun 19, 2019
NEW Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Joey Romasanta assured a sudden change in leadership of the national Olympic body will not affect the hosting of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.Romasanta vowed the SEA Games will be staged by a collaborative organization ...
Jun 18, 2019
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