TWO months ago, their parallel quests for an Olympic berth came to a shuddering halt.But for national athletes Hidilyn Diaz and Nesthy Petecio, the conditioning goes on under quarantine.Still, they admit, it's hard to keep in shape during a ...
May 16, 2020
PHILIPPINE Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William Ramirez has instructed all national athletes and members of the juniors team to vacate the dormitories at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex and Philsports Complex in the midst of the rising cases of the coronavirus disease ( ...
Mar 13, 2020
INTERNATIONAL travel restrictions have been imposed to national athletes and coaches by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) following the increasing number of cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19).The travel restrictions will start from Saturday until April 14 for national athletes and ...
Mar 12, 2020
Benefits and incentives for national athletes are required by law, but it often takes the very public grousing of athletes for people to remember that it's a thing.Case in point: wushu gold medalist Agatha Wong's post-SEA ...
Feb 11, 2020
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
THIS one was long overdue.In a landmark move, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) tied up with the Social Security System (SSS) for a deal that would assure national athletes and coaches of pension funds and other benefits.Signing the Memorandum of ...
Jul 30, 2019
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has designated Pretty Huge Obstacles (PHO), a training facility at Bonifacio Global City, as the official cross-training venue for the national athletes.With 100 obstacles in its layout, PHO is the biggest obstacle training facility in ...
Jun 24, 2018
THE Philippines' top national athletes will now get an allowance of P45,000 monthly, up by P5,000 from the previous system.The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) approved the new monthly allowance scheme recently, with Olympic medalists and world champions listed in ...
Feb 10, 2018
PRESIDENTIAL aspirant Grace Poe cited the importance of sports as she laid down her platform during her speech announcing her candidacy on Wednesday afternoon.Poe, an educator before she was elected senator in 2013, mentioned sports and the quest for an elusive ...
Sep 16, 2015
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PAMPANGA Rep. Yeng Guiao said the training facility to be constructed in Clark should be built with the mindset that it can serve as the main hub for future editions of the Southeast Asian Games or even the Asian Games.The representative ...
Dec 3, 2014
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