PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas extended the hand of reconciliation as his first official move upon presiding over the first board meeting of the country's Olympic governing body with him at the helm.Vargas was humble enough to reach ...
Mar 6, 2018
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
PHILIPPINE Sports Commission (PSC) commissioner Ramon Fernandez fired back at Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco via social media, days after being labeled a 'game-fixer' by the Philippine Olympic Committee president.Fernandez went on the attack with a series of social media ...
Mar 10, 2017
THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines has hit out at the meddling of Philippine Olympic Committee president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco in its affairs during a Senate sports committee hearing on Tuesday.Abap executive director Ed Picson questioned Cojuangco's interference ...
Nov 29, 2016
JOSE 'Peping' Cojuangco formally claimed his fourth term as Philippine Olympic Committee on Friday after winning the elections unopposed at the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club.Cojuangco got 26 votes from the 37 voting members present during Friday's general assembly, ...
Nov 25, 2016
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco has called for healing after a controversy-filled lead-up to Friday's election of the national Olympic body.Cojuangco spoke after the Pasig City Regional Trial Court Branch 159 denied a motion by ...
Nov 24, 2016
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco brushed aside criticisms over his age, saying he remains healthy and sharp as he goes for another term.Cojuangco also insisted the POC voting members have continued to lend their support to his leadership, and ...
Nov 1, 2016
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
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
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee president Jose "Peping" Cojuangco has a challenger, after all.Philippine Football Federation president Mariano "Nonong" Araneta has signified his desire to run as POC chief, challenging the incumbent, who is seeking a fourth term as the head of the ...
Oct 20, 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
RIO DE JANEIRO - Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco expressed full confidence that the country's athletes are more than capable of bringing home at least a bronze medal by the end from the Rio Olympics.Cojuangco, however, refused to ...
Jul 25, 2016
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco defended sports officials in light of statements made by 1Pacman party list Representative Mikee Romero earlier this week about the sad state of Philippine sports.Romero recently urged all sports officials to step down ...
Jun 2, 2016
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco is certain Manny Pacquiao will win an elusive first gold medal for the Philippines in the Olympics should the Senator-elect participate in Rio."He will win the gold medal. Kung weight niya 'yung papasukan ...
May 19, 2016
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco is turning to the private sector to make his long-awaited dream of building a state-of-the-art training facility for national athletes a reality.Cojuangco bared in the POC's radio ...
Apr 1, 2016
THE Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) plans to boycott the 2017 Southeast Asian Games if Malaysia organizers insist on dropping eight of 44 athletics events in next year's meet although the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) cautions against such move. ...
Mar 11, 2016
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco said the country's hosting of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games will push through regardless of who the next president of the Philippines will be.Cojuangco begged to disagree with a statement by POC first ...
Jan 14, 2016
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) officially appointed first vice president Jose Romasanta as the country's chief de mission for the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics.And the former Gintong Alay project director's first order of the day?"The initial challenge ...
Jul 31, 2015
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) is fully supporting the bid of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) to host the FIBA World Cup in 2019, the same year the Southeast Asian Games returns to the country.POC president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco said ...
Jul 30, 2015
SINGAPORE - Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco said the country should not waste the opportunity of hosting the 2019 Southeast Asian Games."For me, kung ako ang masusunod, tuloy," said Cojuangco on Sunday upon arriving in this progressive nation to ...
Jun 7, 2015
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