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
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
FORMER Philippine Olympic Committee presidents Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco and Celso Dayrit are among the new appointees of new POC head Ricky Vargas.Cojuangco was appointed chairman of the POC Constitutional Revisions and Amendments Committee with Dayrit, the man he succeeded as POC ...
Mar 15, 2018
PHILIPPINE Olympic Commitee (POC) president Ricky Vargas is grateful for the support of the athletes in a re-election that swept him to power against long-serving presient Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco.Vargas got the support of the Athletes' Commission led by 2016 ...
Feb 25, 2018
FORMER Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco has accepted the result of the elections on Friday that saw Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (Abap) president Ricky Vargas take over the top post of the national Olympic body.Cojuangco ...
Feb 24, 2018
SHORTLY after getting elected as the new Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president, Ricky Vargas was gifted a seed money of P20 million by his boss to get the ball rolling for sports' renaissance.The financial support was courtesy of Manny V. ...
Feb 23, 2018
JOSE 'Peping' Cojuangco declined to comment on the result of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) won by Association of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines (Abap) president Ricky Vargas, who called for a reconciliation following the contentious polls.Cojuangco's 13-year reign ...
Feb 23, 2018
RICKY Vargas has won the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) re-election against incumbent Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco on Friday at the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club.An official tally had Vargas beating Cojuangco, 24-15, in a vote among representatives ...
Feb 23, 2018
AN election committee has given boxing chief Ricky Vargas and Philcycling president and Tagaytay City Rep. Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino the green light to run for president and chairman, respectively, in Friday's Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) re-election.The decision, made on ...
Feb 22, 2018
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco and Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (Abap) president Ricky Vargas have formally submitted their certificate of candidacy on Wednesday.Also filing their certificates of candidacy were cycling federation president and Tagaytay City ...
Feb 21, 2018
ASSOCIATION of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines (ABAP) president Ricky Vargas asked for patience from national athletes amid the ongoing leadership squabble in the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC).Vargas admitted preparations for the 2018 Asian Games and the country's hosting of ...
Feb 19, 2018
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) said it will hold another election for president and chairman on Friday, February 23, but it is unclear if the candidates of the group challenging incumbent Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco will be allowed to run.The ...
Feb 19, 2018
JUST when you thought the impasse at the Philippine Olympic Committee was finally ending, it seems not. Beleaguered POC president Peping Cojuangco just dug in his heels some more. Now he's saying he wants to abide by the International Olympic Committee' ...
Feb 15, 2018
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) made it clear the court-mandated February 23 election is not cast in stone, saying it will be up to the general assembly on whether to push through with it or not.POC spokesperson Rep. Prospero Pichay ...
Feb 14, 2018
THE Philippine Olympic Committee announced in a memorandum to national sports associations (NSAs) on Friday that it is set to hold the election for president and chairman as ordered by the court.The memo was signed by POC secretary general Steve Hontiveros. ...
Feb 10, 2018
THE Court of Appeals denied on Tuesday a request by Philippine Olympic Committee officials for a restraining order that would have barred the holding of a reelection on February 23.In a decision by Associate Justice Maria Filomena D. Singh of the ...
Jan 30, 2018
LAWYERS of Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (Abap) president Ricky Vargas have filed a motion asking the Pasig Regional Trial Court to direct the Philippine Olympic Committee told a special election on February 23.Vargas' camp filed the motion ...
Jan 19, 2018
SOME people are proposing a dialogue between POC president Peping Cojuangco Jr. and boxing association chief Ricky Vargas to thresh out their differences and, it is hoped, forge a united front where everyone can be happy and Philippine sports can move forward ...
Jan 18, 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
TWO National Sports Association (NSA) leaders on Tuesday urged the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) to hold a reelection on February 23 that a Pasig City court has ordered.Monsour del Rosario of taekwondo and Robert Bachmann of squash said holding another election ...
Jan 9, 2018
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