THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) rescheduled its first General Assembly (GA) to Jan. 26 because of the surge of COVID-19.POC PresidentAbraham "Bambol" Tolentino said on Friday that the body doesn't want to risk its members and officials from the ...
Jan 7, 2022
FILIPINO athletes bound for the 31st Southeast Asian Games got the needed boosters they need, literally, for the May 12-23 event in Hanoi, Vietnam.The Manny V. Pangilinan Sports Foundation (MVPSF) donated 500 booster shots of Moderna vaccines to be utilized ...
Jan 6, 2022
THE Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) said on Wednesday it is deferring the implementation of EJ Obiena's expulsion from the national pool and the filing of criminal charges against the Olympic pole vaulter 'for two weeks.' ...
Jan 6, 2022
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has leapt to the defense of EJ Obiena.POC president Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino vowed to champion the cause of the embattled Olympic pole vaulter after the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) threatened to expel him ...
Jan 4, 2022
EJ Obiena is set to lose his status as a Philippine national athlete.An investigative body formed by the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) has recommended that the Olympic pole vaulter be expelled from the national team in the latest ...
Jan 4, 2022
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) put premium on the welfare of pole vaulter Ernest John "EJ" Obiena in accepting its Ethics Committee's recommendation to declare athletics president Philip Ella Juico as persona non grata."If a president of a member NSA [ ...
Jan 3, 2022
PHILIPPINE Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) president Philip Ella 'Popoy' Juico will contest the decision of the Philippine Olympic Committee executive board declaring him persona non-grata following the feud between the federation and pole vaulter EJ Obiena.Juico ...
Dec 29, 2021
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) executive board on Tuesday declared Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) president Philip Ella 'Popoy' Juico a persona non grata.The POC acted on the recommendation of its Ethics Committee after an investigation into ...
Dec 28, 2021
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PC) has set a December 15 deadline for EJ Obiena and the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) to submit to mediation over a messy dispute over alleged non-payment of the pole vaulter's foreign ...
Nov 29, 2021
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) on Tuesday vowed to conduct an investigation into the issue between Ernest John "EJ" Obiena and the national track and field federation over funding."We are in deepest regret to realize that one of our Olympians, multi- ...
Nov 23, 2021
YUKA Saso's main sponsor is not turning back on its prized athlete.International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) reaffirmed its support for the Filipina-Japanese golfer in the wake of her decision to become a Japanese citizen when she turns 22."Yuka ...
Nov 4, 2021
THE staging of the 31st Southeast Asian Games will finally push through in Vietnam by the middle of 2022.Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Rep. Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino said an official announcement is going to be made by the host country next ...
Oct 2, 2021
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) submitted an additional budget request of P450 million in the General Appropriations Act (GAA) for Filipino athletes' preparation and participation in five major international competitions in 2022.POC president Rep. Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino submitted the request to ...
Sep 22, 2021
THE House and the Senate both vowed to include in the 2022 General Appropriations Act (GAA) a budget for four major international competitions next year, Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino bared on Wednesday."House Speaker Lord Velasco and Senate ...
Sep 15, 2021
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino said the best is yet to come for Philippine sports following the successful campaign in the Tokyo Olympics.With eyes on Paris 2024, The POC is determined to have a big follow-up to ...
Aug 8, 2021
TOKYO - Philippine boxing's three medalists at the Tokyo Olympics got a pleasant surprise on Sunday as the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) announced that each one would get a house and lot in Tagaytay each.POC president Bambol Tolentino announced that ...
Aug 8, 2021
TOKYO - Everybody happy.Rep. Bambol Tolentino made sure no Filpino athlete will come home from the Tokyo Olympics empty-handed, saying non-medalists will be given P500,000 each by the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and the MVP Sports Foundation.The POC ...
Aug 5, 2021
THE gold medal win of Hidilyn Diaz sparked a deluge of different brands honoring the Philippines' first-ever Olympic gold medalist through different advertising materials.The Philippine Olympic Committee, however, has made an advisory about the use of the Olympic logo, among ...
Jul 31, 2021
THE 30th Southeast Asian Games will be deferred for next year after Vietnam decided to postpone its hosting of the biennial meet.The formal announcement was made on Thursday after a virtual SEA Games Federation Council meeting attended by Philippine Olympic Committee ( ...
Jul 8, 2021
THE Philippine Olympic Committee announced that Asics is the official footwear and apparel partner of the Filipino athletes in the Tokyo Olympiad.Asics renewed its partnership with the POC after also providing the outfitter of the Filipino athletes in the 2019 Southeast ...
Jul 7, 2021
THE two flagbearers of the Philippines in the Tokyo Olympics will be known on Thursday.The Philippine Olympic Committee is set to make that much-awaited announcement during a virtual press conference slated at 4 p.m.Apart from winning a medal, ...
Jul 7, 2021
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