UNIVERSITY of the Philippines alumna Pia Cayetano was the first to lift up the spirits of the Lady Maroons after a demoralizing loss at the hands of Ateneo, 14-25, 19-25, 21-25, in the UAAP Season 79 women's volleyball ...
Feb 26, 2017
TAGUIG Rep. Pia Cayetano doesn't see any problem with Manny Pacquiao's decision to come out of retirement in the boxing ring and make a comeback in pro basketball while being a senator of the land.Cayetano said Pacquiao likely knows ...
Aug 5, 2016
A REMNANT of the last University of the Philippines team to win a UAAP women's volleyball championship, Senator Pia Cayateno is urging the current batch of Lady Maroons to "start thinking like champions."Cayetano, a sophomore player when UP won ...
Mar 27, 2016
SENATOR Pia S. Cayetano is no stranger to the world of sport, being an accomplished volleyball player and multi-sport athlete. She has extended her interest in sports to her own advocacies that have, over the years, brought wider awareness to the ...
Feb 12, 2016
THE Student-Athletes Protection Bill has been signed into law by President Aquino as Republic Act 10676 on Thursday, a development that outlaws the residency rules adopted by the country's collegiate leagues.Cayetano reported on Twitter that the bill which ...
Aug 27, 2015
ATENEO has no plans yet to elevate the case of Hubert Cani toa court of law as the school is set to appeal the UAAP decision to declare the former National University high school star ineligible for Season 78.There is growing ...
Aug 19, 2015
SENATOR Pia Cayetano has slammed the UAAP board's decision to declare Ateneo recruit Hubert Cani ineligible this season, saying its another display of the college league's 'arrogance' and 'immaturity.'The UAAP ruled on Monday ...
Aug 18, 2015
THE Senate and House of Representatives have approved a bicameral version of the Student-Athletes Protection Bill, which includes a provision prohibiting school leagues from imposing a residency period for high school athletes transferring to a different college.Sen. Pia Cayetano, in ...
Jun 11, 2015
HUBERT Cani confirmed he has committed to play college ball at Ateneo and claimed he and his family were assured by National University officials of his release papers even before he decided to make the switch.Cani, the Finals MVP of the ...
Jun 12, 2014
ATENEO is seeking the release of Hubert Cani from National University and Jerie Pingoy from Far Eastern University, now that Sen. Pia Cayetano's bill which specifically prohibits residency rules for student athletes is on the verge of being passed into law. ...
Jun 10, 2014
SENATOR Pia Cayetano's bill has raised hope that Jerie Pingoy may yet be able to play for the Ateneo Blue Eagles this season.Cayetano announced on Monday that Senate Bill 2226, or the Student-Athletes Protection Act, has been approved ...
Jun 3, 2014
SENATOR Pia Cayetano said 13 of her colleagues are supporting Senate Bill No. 2226 or the Student-Athletes Protection Act.Cayetano said all 13 signed Committee Report 29, which means the bill that seeks to prohibit residency rules and the commercialization of ...
May 21, 2014
UNIVERSITY of the East president Ester Albano-Garcia admitted the school's various teams have fallen victims to the rampant piracy in the UAAP where poached athletes head to a "certain group" of member schools.Speaking during the recent Senate hearing ...
Apr 12, 2014
PRESIDENTS of member schools of the UAAP have hired a consultancy firm to look into the league's constitution and by-laws, a move that will hopefully lead to reform.UE president Ester Albano-Garcia bared during Thursday's Senate hearing on ...
Apr 11, 2014
FAR Eastern University athletic director Mark Molina bared the school has almost always granted the release of athletes who expressed the intention to move to a different school, unless there is "clear evidence of piracy.""We have more than 20 athletes who ...
Apr 11, 2014
SEN. Pia Cayetano on Thursday said Senate Bill 2166 or the Magna Carta for Student Athletes was filed to protect athletes from 'unfair practices' by collegiate leagues, citing specifically the UAAP's controversial two-year residency rule for high school transferees.Cayetano ...
Apr 10, 2014
THREE Senate Committees have scheduled a public hearing on Thursday to discuss bills that concerns the alleged commercialization of athletic leagues in the country.The committees have invited officials of the collegiate leagues including the UAAP and the NCAA to talk about ...
Apr 9, 2014
THE UAAP stands by its earlier decision to impose the controversial two-year residency rule on transferring high school graduates as the league holds its annual board meeting next month in preparation for Season 77.Speaking on behalf of the league as ...
Mar 21, 2014
PFL
THE growth of the United Football League can be measured not just by the quantity of its fans, but also by the stature of people in attendance at its home field at the Emperador Stadium in Mckinley Hill.The developing semi-professional ...
Feb 1, 2014
PHILIPPINE Sports Commission chairman Ritchie Garcia has denied accusations by Senator Pia Cayetano that the government agency failed to protect the interest of "deserving" athletes who were left out of the national team bound for the Southeast Asian Games because of politics. ...
Nov 22, 2013
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