SPORTS Vision's Ricky Palou and Tony Boy Liao, ex-Philippine Superliga president Tats Suzara and Beach Volleyball Republic founder Charo Soriano have formed a coalition that will field bets in the upcoming Philippine volleyball elections.With the Philippine Olympic Committee ( ...
4 days ago
THE COVID-19 pandemic and the cancellation of the UAAP season has one of the country's most successful coaches seriously considering retirement.In a chance meeting with Spin.ph at Quezon City Hall, current Adamson coach Franz Pumaren hinted about ...
Jan 7, 2021
WITH next year's Tokyo Games being trumpeted as the country's best chance to win its first-ever Olympic gold, Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero (1Pacman Partylist) on Monday called on all sports leaders and major stakeholders to give newly-elected Philippine ...
Nov 30, 2020
THE CURRENT pandemic has been eye-opening for many citizens - and not just netizens - in the country.In a crisis that's paralyzed almost the entire country, the machinery of government has been laid bare like never before. In many cases, at ...
Apr 6, 2020
MARIANO 'Nonong' Araneta was reelected president of the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) on Friday at the Century Park Hotel.Araneta beat Negros Occidental Football Association (Nofa) president Ricky Yanson, 23-12, in the poll conducted during the PFF's 16th Congress ...
Nov 29, 2019
FRANCIS Zamora headlined the sports personalities who emerged winners in the 2019 midterm elections.The former La Salle Green Archer ended the five decade-long strangehold of the Ejercito Estrada clan in San Juan politics, collecting 35,060 votes to beat Janella ...
May 14, 2019
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YENG Guiao will still push through with his plan to run for a seat in Congress despite his double-duty as Team Pilipinas and NLEX coach.Guiao bared he will be filing his certificate of candidacy next week where he will run ...
Oct 6, 2018
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) said it will hold another election for president and chairman on Friday, February 23, but it is unclear if the candidates of the group challenging incumbent Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco will be allowed to run.The ...
Feb 19, 2018
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) made it clear the court-mandated February 23 election is not cast in stone, saying it will be up to the general assembly on whether to push through with it or not.POC spokesperson Rep. Prospero Pichay ...
Feb 14, 2018
THE Philippine Olympic Committee announced in a memorandum to national sports associations (NSAs) on Friday that it is set to hold the election for president and chairman as ordered by the court.The memo was signed by POC secretary general Steve Hontiveros. ...
Feb 10, 2018
THE Court of Appeals denied on Tuesday a request by Philippine Olympic Committee officials for a restraining order that would have barred the holding of a reelection on February 23.In a decision by Associate Justice Maria Filomena D. Singh of the ...
Jan 30, 2018
The PCA Open, the country's premier tennis tournament, has withdrawn its support for the Philippine Tennis Association following its officials' decision to postpone the scheduled elections last March 24.Philta secretary-general Romeo Magat announced the postponement to the ...
Apr 3, 2017
THE camp of disqualified presidential candidate Ricky Vargas maintained it will continue to support Philippine sports despite its failure to win a single position in the Philippine Olympic Committee during Friday's elections.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio ...
Nov 25, 2016
THE camp of Ricky Vargas said it will not hesitate to go to court the decision of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) election committee to disqualify him from the presidential election is not reversed.Vargas, bringing a battery of lawyers, has formally ...
Nov 3, 2016
THE candidacy of Tom Carrasco for the chairmanship of the Philippine Olympic Committee has been put under protest by a member of the POC general assembly.A letter of protest has been filed by Philcycling secretary general Billy Sumagui to the POC ...
Oct 29, 2016
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) presidential candidate Ricky Vargas isn't counting the chickens before they are hatched, but is hoping their platform will be enough to win voters over to their side when the national Olympic body holds its elections on November ...
Oct 24, 2016
UNLESS a surprise candidate comes out of the blue in the next few weeks, it appears Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco is on track to earning another term as Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president.Less than two months before the country's Olympic body ...
Sep 22, 2016
AL Panlilio has been elected the new president of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP), succeeding Manny V. Pangilinan as he inherits the mantle of charting the future of the sport in this basketball-crazy nation.Panlilio, who was Pangilinan's ...
Aug 8, 2016
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RAIN or Shine players offered their 112-108 victory against Alaska in Game Three of the PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals to coach Yeng Guiao, who lost in his reelection bid as Pampanga first district representative last Monday.Elasto Painters big man ...
May 11, 2016
FORMER University of Santo Tomas cager Joel Villanueva vowed to use his experience in basketball as a team player as he is set to become one of the 12 newly-elected senators in the 2016 national elections.Speaking in an interview with ...
May 10, 2016
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