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 country's highest sports official is in favor of postponing the Tokyo Olympic Games to 2021, saying it will give more Filipino athletes the chance to qualify.Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino said it is ...
Mar 24, 2020
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
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
CONTINGENCY measures are in place in case approaching typhoon Kammuri hits the country's hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games.The Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) made the assurance on Friday in the wake of concerns that competition in ...
Nov 29, 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
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
ABRAHAM 'Bambol' Tolentino was elected the new president of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) during a special elections on Sunday at the Century Park Hotel, beating Philip Ella Juico, 24-20.Tolentino will serve the unfinished term of Ricky Vargas, who resigned ...
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
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
BAMBOL Tolentino announced he'll be running for the top post of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) when the sports body holds a special election on July 28.The concurrent chairman of the country's Olympic body made the disclosure in a ...
Jul 4, 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
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
THE feud within the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) came to a head during the general assembly on Monday when a fed-up Ricky Vargas purged dissenting officials from key committees in the organization.POC president Vargas ordered the removal of former POC ...
May 27, 2019
EMBATTLED Philippine Olympic Committee president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco expressed disappointment over the decision of an election committee to allow rival Ricky Vargas to run in a POC re-election on Friday based on a court ruling."It's sad that the POC ...
Feb 22, 2018
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