PHILIPPINE weightlifting, the only sport to have ended the 20-year medal drought for the country in the Olympics, has aired a plea for help from major sports stakeholders. Samahang Weighlifting ng Pilipinas president Monico Puentevella on Tuesday called on the Philippine ...
May 29, 2018
ONE of the dreams of Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz became a reality on Thursday as the 2017 Hidilyn Diaz Weightlifting Open Championships was launched at the Meralco Fitness Center in Pasig City.The event will be held on July 8 to ...
Jun 2, 2017
NEWLY-elected Bacolod City mayor Monico Puentevella plans to make the southern city one of the major sports hubs in the country.The former Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) chairman and current president of the Philippine Weightlifting Federation has vowed to continue embarking ...
May 15, 2013
MONICO Puentevella and Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino lost out in their bids for a seat in the Philippine Olympic Committee last year, but both had rousing victories in the just-concluded midterm elections.Puentevella was elected mayor of Bacolod City, beating ...
May 14, 2013
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