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
PHILIPPINE sports officials recently predicted that the country would win 220 gold medals in the coming Southeast Asian Games.This rosy outlook might have prompted you to wonder: what, exactly, will a national athlete get if they win a medal in the ...
Nov 16, 2019
ERNIE Gawilan can hardly believe his good fortune.The 27-year-old 'legless' swimming wonder from Paquibato District came home with three gold medals and a pair of silver from the 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. More than ...
Oct 18, 2018
ALL medalists in the last 18th Asian Games will receive their cash incentives from the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) during the scheduled PBA Governors Cup games on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.The awarding ceremony will be held just before the ...
Sep 21, 2018
YUKA Saso and teammates in the Philippine women's golf team that won two gold medals in the 18th Asian Games have donated incentives amounting to millions of pesos to the national golf body to preserve their amateur status.In a ...
Sep 12, 2018
PRESIDENT Duterte has given an additional P2 million in incentives each to the gold medalists who won in the 18th Asian Games.Duterte bared during the turnover of cash incentives from the government to Asian Games medalists at Malacañang Palace on ...
Sep 12, 2018
MEDALISTS in the just-concluded 18th Asian Games are set to receive additional financial incentives from no less than President Duterte.The Chief Executive will give P1 million each to the gold medalists, P500,000 to silver, and P200,000 to bronze ...
Sep 5, 2018
JAKARTA - Third time's definitely the charm for Hidilyn Diaz.Diaz bagged a weightlifting silver in her third Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, ending a medal drought that lasted four Summer Games. On Tuesday night, Diaz snatched an Asian ...
Aug 22, 2018
BOCAUE - THE stakes just got higher for the Philippine men's 3x3 team.Coming in as underdogs in the 2018 Fiba 3x3 World Cup, the Filipinos were offered extra incentives by Gilas Pilipinas chief backer Chooks-to-Go before seeing action at ...
Jun 8, 2018
THE Philippine Sports Commission released P29 million as incentives for the medalists of the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games and the Asean Para Games and their coaches in a simple ceremony at the PhilSports Arena on Friday.Meggie Ochoa and Annie ...
Oct 27, 2017
A COURTESY call in Malacanang where incentives will be given are in the offing for the medalists of the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games and the 2017 Asean Para Games.Philippine Sports Commission chairman William 'Butch' Ramirez said ...
Oct 3, 2017
THE incentives keep coming for Hidilyn Diaz as the Rio Olympics silver medalist received more than P500,000 from the Senate on Monday.According to a Senate press release, Senate President Aquilino 'Koko' Pimentel lauded the Philippine sports heroine who won silver ...
Sep 5, 2016
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte hinted he will take action on claims by Mansueto 'Onyok' Velasco that he has yet to receive his incentives for winning a silver medal in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.Velasco's supposedly undelivered incentive was once again brought ...
Aug 13, 2016
ASEAN Para Games double gold medalist and Rio Paralympics qualifier Ernie Gawilan stands to receive P375,000 as cash reward from the government, thanks to a rejigged law that entitled differently abled athletes the same incentive as other national athletes.Philippine Sports ...
Dec 13, 2015
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) handed out P50,000 to each members of team sports that won a gold medal in the 28th Southeast Asian Games in Singapore.The incentives were given to the athletes on Saturday at the Philsports Arena.Among ...
Jun 27, 2015
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is planning to give out the cash incentives of athletes who won medals in the 17th Asian Games and their respective coaches by next week.PSC chairman Ritchie Garcia said the agency has requested the Philippine Amusement ...
Oct 7, 2014
AFTER winning the country's first gold medal in the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing China, Filipino archer Gabriel Luis Moreno is not entitled to any cash incentive from the government.Philippine laws guarantee incentives to Filipino athletes who won medals ...
Aug 26, 2014
AN incentive from University of the Philippines team manager Dan Palami await members of the Fighting Maroons after finally putting an end to their 27-game losing skid.Mikee Reyes and JR Gallarza mentioned during the postgame press conference that they will ...
Aug 9, 2014
CHRISTMAS came two days earlier for all Filipino medalists in the just concluded 27th Southeast Asian Games after the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) formally gave them the corresponding incentives on Monday.Finally getting clearance from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor), ...
Dec 23, 2013
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