TOP officials of the Philippine Olympic Committee have committed to vacate their positions to set the stage for a special election that can happen as early as July 5.POC chairman Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino and Joey Romasanta led the officials who expressed ...
Jun 25, 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
NEW Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Joey Romasanta assured a sudden change in leadership of the national Olympic body will not affect the hosting of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.Romasanta vowed the SEA Games will be staged by a collaborative organization ...
Jun 18, 2019
RICKY Vargas has resigned as president of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC).Vargas made the decision during Tuesday's meeting of the Olympic body's executive board at the POC office in Pasig City, just 16 months after taking office.At ...
Jun 18, 2019
REP. Mikee Romero (1-Pacman Partylist) called on heads of national sports associations (NSAs) to avoid 'politicking' so as not to disrupt the athletes' preparations for the 2019 SEA Games which the country will be hosting later this year."Show ...
May 30, 2019
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas' top lieutenant lashed out at a group allied with former president Peping Cojuangco which he said is solely focused on a power grab rather than the country's preparations for the 2019 Southeast Asian ...
May 28, 2019
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) first vice-president Joey Romasanta cried foul after being dropped as chef de mission to the Tokyo Olympics as he called for an election to resolve issues plaguing the organization.POC president Ricky Vargas made sweeping leadership changes ...
May 27, 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
PETER Cayco has been elected the new president of the Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas on Thursday in a poll held at the LVPI office inside the Arellano University campus in Taft Avenue, Manila.Former vice-president Cayco was unanimously voted by the ...
Aug 2, 2018
MEMBERS of the national karatedo team has expressed a loss of confidence on Philippine Karatedo Federation (PKF NSA Inc.) president Joey Romasanta and secretary general Raymund Lee Reyes amid allegations of mismanagement in the federation.In a letter made public during Wednesday' ...
Jan 24, 2018
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) will appeal the decision of a Pasig City court ordering a reelection for president and chairman of the country's Olympic body on February 23.POC first vice-president Joey Romasanta said the board has given its ...
Jan 17, 2018
THE door remains open for players who failed to show up during Monday night's volleyball showcase involving members of both the men and women's training pool.But their absence could weigh heavily against their inclusion in the final ...
May 16, 2017
THE members of the Philippine national pool for both the women's and the men's squads will be named next week, Larong Volleyball ng Pilipinas Inc. (LVPI) president Joey Romasanta said on Tuesday.Romasanta said he will meet with national head ...
Mar 7, 2017
OVERSEAS training camps are set and matches with other clubs are being arranged for the national women's team that is being assembled for the 2017 Southeast Asian Games.Larong Volleyball Sa Pilipinas Inc. officials said almost everything is set and they ...
Feb 1, 2017
THE national volleyball federation preparing a women's squad for two tournaments this year hopes to extend the program further to 2018, eyeing a stint in the Asian Games in Indonesia.Larong Volleyball Sa Pilipinas Inc. is forming a team for the ...
Jan 31, 2017
FRANCIS Vicente has been appointed national women's volleyball team coach while Sammy Acaylar has been named head coach of the Philippine men's team.Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas Inc. president Joey Romasanta made the announcement during Thursday's ...
Jan 12, 2017
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THE Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas Inc. (LVPI) has yet to discuss with Alyssa Valdez the invitation sent by a Thai club, but officials are eager to see a Filipina in action in a professional league overseas.Valdez is on a vacation abroad ...
Jan 5, 2017
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco insisted there was nothing political in the disqualification of presidential candidate Ricky Vargas from the November 25 polls.In a radio interview, Cojuangco said the POC election committee was merely following the rules and ...
Oct 27, 2016
JOEY Romasanta, a Philippine Olympic Committee vice president under 12-year chief Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco, welcomed the candidacy of Ricky Vargas, the first to challenge the incumbent POC president in eight years.Cojuangco, seeking a fourth term as head of ...
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
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