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
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
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