FOR making the Olympic standard with meager resources and training, former Asian champion Marestella Torrres can be considered the top long jumper in the world, according to her new American coach.Now James Lafferty, who handled the Nigerian marathon team in the ...
Apr 2, 2014
THE Philippine Sports Commission has formed a committee to look into the controversy surrounding two head coaches from the Philippine Amateur Track and Field Association (Patafa).PSC chairman Ritchie Garcia said the committee will be tasked to decide on the fate of ...
Mar 3, 2014
THE controversy involving Philippine Amateur Track and Field Association (Patafa) and the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) had just gotten worse.The track and field federation threatened to haul the government sports agency to court, particularly commissioner Jolly Gomez, for what it claimed ...
Feb 26, 2014
CONTROVERSIAL sports official Go Teng Kok is contemplating on stepping down as head of the Philippine Amateur Track and Field Association (Patafa) after more than two decades owing to health reasons.Go fell ill last July and had to be confined at ...
Dec 30, 2013
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco blasted first vice-president Manny Lopez for his claims that the country's Olympic body is not respecting the autonomy of National Sports Associations (NSAs).In the weekly POC radio program, Cojuangco stressed that ...
Nov 22, 2012
OFFICIALS running for different positions in the coming Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) elections will be given the chance to present their respective plans and programs in a public forum to be conducted by the Olympic governing body's election committee on Thursday ...
Nov 8, 2012
GO Teng Kok said it is absurd that his candidacy for Philippine Olympic Committee president has yet to be confirmed only because the Olympic body wants to receive a required document directly from the Supreme Court.Ricky Palou, a member of the ...
Nov 6, 2012
CONTROVERSIAL athletics chief Go Teng Kok will be eligible to run for the presidency of the Philippine Olympic Committee once he submits the Supreme Court decision junking the motion made by the Olympic body declaring him as a persona non grata.However, ...
Nov 6, 2012
THE unsinkable Go Teng Kok is at it again.The controversial sports official on Wednesday announced his plan to run as president of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and oppose the bid of former ally and incumbent Jose `Peping' Cojuangco for a ...
Oct 3, 2012
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